2018 – 2019 Seminars

Spring 2018

Decentralized and Reinforcement Learning Approaches to Congestion Control Neil Walton, Ph.D., University of Manchester – March 13, 2019

The Barycenter Method for Direct Optimization: an Overview, with Applications to Estimation of Switched Linear Models Felipe Pait, Ph.D., University of S Paulo, Brazil – March 6, 2019

Optimization Over Probability MeasuresYongxin Chen, Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology – February 20, 2019

Decentralized Control Over Unreliable Communication Links – Ashutosh Nayyar, Ph.D., University of Southern California – February 13, 2019

Programming Dynamic Behaviors in Molecular Systems and Materials Elisa Franco, Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles – February 6, 2019

Cyber-Attack Resilient and Communication-Aware Networked Control Systems Erick J. Rodriguez-Seda, Ph.D., United States Naval Academy – January 23, 2019

Fall 2019

Can I be of Assistance?: Socially Assistive Robots and the Future of Healthy Aging – Goldie Nejat, University of Toronto – November 28, 2018

Structure Theory for Ensemble Control and Estimation of Nonholonomic SystemsXudong Chen, University of Colorado, Boulder – November 14, 2018

Feedback Control with Minimum Directed InformationTakashi Tanaka, University of Texas at Austin – November 7, 2018

Evolutes of the ideal polygonsMaxim Arnold, University of Texas at Dallas – October 31, 2018

The proximal augmented Lagrangian method for nonsmooth composite optimizationMihailo Jovanovic, University of Southern California – October 24, 2018

Transportation Systems Resilience: Value of Information and Capacity-Aware ControlSaurabh Amin, Massachusetts Institute of Technology – October 17, 2018

A variational formula for risk-sensitive controlVivek Borkar, IIT Bombay, Mumbai – October 10, 2018

Computer Vision and Robotics in Interventional Procedures: From Intra-Operative Image Mapping to Interactive Robotic Surgical TrainingLiangjing Yang, Zhejiang University/University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (ZJU-UIUC) Institute – September 26, 2018

Controlling Physical Human-Robot InteractionMilos Zefran, University of Illinois at Chicago – September 19, 2018