TSD 2018 (UT Dallas)

Texas Systems Day 2018 was held at UT Dallas

8:30 a.m. -9:30 a.m. – Keynote

  • “Control of Wind Turbines and Wind Farms”

Prof. Lucy Pao, Univeristy of Colorado, Boulder

9:30 a.m. -10:00 a.m. Coffee Break

10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Morning Session

  • “Robustly Stable, Computationally Feasible Model Predictive Control of Nonlinear Systems”
    Dragan Djurdjanovic, UT-Austin
  • “Polynomial Optimization via Parabolic Relaxation with Applications to Power System Control and Planning”
    Ramtin Madani, UTArlington
  • “Throughput-Optimal Scheduling for Multi-Hop Networked Transportation Systems with Switch-Over Delay”
    I-Hong Hou, Texas A&M University
  • “Cooperative Learning Control”
    Rangana N. Jayawardhana, Texas Tech University
  • “Information Theory for Feedback Systems: Recent Developments and Perspectives”
    Takashi Tanaka, UT-Austin
  • “Computational Optimization of Internal Combustion Engines”
    Haiwen Ge, Texas Tech University

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Lunch Break

1:00 p.m. – 2:20 p.m. Afternoon Session

  • “Bio-inspired Underwater Robots Enabled by Electroactive Polymer Artificial Muscles”
    Zheng Chen, University of Houston
  • “Soft actuators for Soft Robots and Humanoids”
    Yonas Tadesse, UT Dallas
  • “Aerospace Robotics: Structural and Sensing Systems”
    Manoranjan Majji, Texas A&M University
  • “Hierarchical Control of Aircraft Electro-Thermal Systems”
    Justin Koeln, UT Dallas

2:20 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. NSF Talk

  • “Funding Opportunities as NSF in Dynamics and Control — Atul Kelkar, NSF