Winter 2018 Seminars

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Control Seminars 

Fridays 3:30 – 4:30 p.m.
Room 1500 EECS Building

 April 13 Lars Eriksson, “Model-Based Development – The Prosperous Life, Evolution, and Impact of a Diesel Engine Mode,” Linkoping University. Abstract
 April 6 Shai Revzen, University of Michigan. “Will Geometric Mechanics Revolutionize Multi-legged Locomotion?” Abstract
March 30

Amit K. Sanyal, Syracuse University, “Control and Autonomy in the Age of Cyber-Physical Systems.” Abstract

March 23

Greg Shaver, Purdue University, “High-efficiency Control System Development for Connected and Automated Class 8 Trucks”. **CANCELED*

March 16 Ella Atkins / Hossein Rastgoftar, University of Michigan, “Safe Multi-Vehicle System Planning and Coordination”.  Abstract
March 9

Chinedum Okwidure, University of Michigan, “A Remarkable Feedforward Tracking Control Technique and its Application to 3D Printing.” Abstract

February 16

Jesse Hoagg, University of Kentucky, “Orientation Control and Consensus Using Piece-wise Continuous Sinusoids with Application to Microrobots and Small-Satellite Swarms.” Abstract

February 9

Amey Karnik, Ford Motor Company, “Evaluating Model Predictive Control for Vehicle Powertrain Thermal Management Applications.” Abstract

February 2

Robert Gregg, University of Texas at Dallas, “From Kinematic to Energetic Control of Wearable Robots for Agile Human Locomotion.” Abstract

January 26

Wei Zhang, Ohio State University, “Tractable Algorithms for Hybrid Systems and Differential Games.” Abstract

January 19

Alex Gorodetsky, University of Michigan, “Compression Algorithms for Enabling High-Dimensional Motion Planning.” Abstract

January 12

Noah Cowan, Johns Hopkins University, “Cerebellar Patients Have Intact Feedback Control That Can Be Leveraged to Improve Reaching.” Abstract

For more information please contact Prof. James Freudenberg

and Prof. Dimitra Panagou

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