Stephane Mollier has attended a Course Control of PDE by Enrique Zuazua at Paris

Stephane Mollier has attended the course of ”Introduction to the control of Partial Differential Equations” given by the Professor Enrique Zuazua. The course happened from 10/04/2017 to 14/04/2017 and was organized by the European Embedded Control Institute and took place in Paris. The aim of the course was to give another view of what is control of PDE for students who do not have neccessary background in control.

Giacomo Casadei participer to the “Journée commune GT SYNC et Observation”

Giacomo Casadei participer to the “Journée commune GT SYNC et Observation”, Thursday 8th of June, in Paris.
The seminar was organised jointly by GDR MACS groups SynC and Observation, on the base of invited speaker, dealing with problem of observation and synchronisation of nonlinear systems. Giacomo presented his work on synchronisation of heterogeneous networks: in particular the talk dealt with the case of uncertain leader and the use of nonlinear regression tools.

UPCOMING Workshop on “Modelling Reduction Tools for Large Scale Complex Networks” 21-22 Sept 2017, Grenoble

The workshop, organized within the context of the ERC-AdG Scale-FreeBack project, aims to investigate problems of modelling, model reduction, aggregation for large-scale dynamical systems and their application to traffic networks. Large-scale systems embed intrinsic issues in terms of computational complexity, which make their analysis and the definition of control architecture…

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Seminar Program: 2 talks of Pierre Rouchon, 21 June 2017, GIPSA-LAB

Pierre Rouchon presented two talks at the Gipsa-lab on the 21th June 2017:

10h30 – 11h30 “Une introduction au contrôle quantique pour automaticiens familiers du monde classique” – Salle des Séminaires B208, DAUTO

14h00 – 15h “On the first experimental realization of a quantum state feedback” – Salle des Séminaires B208, DAUTO

Carlos Canudas de Wit presented 4 talks at the Russell Severance Springer Lecture Series, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of California, Berkeley

Four talks were held by Carlos Canudas de Wit during his stay at the University of California:

– 13 April 2017, 10am-11am: “Data fusion algorithms for Density Reconstruction in Road Transportation Networks”
– 18 April 2017, 11am-12pm: “Towards Scale-Free Control of Large-Scale Traffic Networks”
– 20 April 2017, 10am-11am: “Using the Averaged Link Transmission Model for efficient control design of Large-Scale Urban Networks”
– 27 April 2017, 10am-11am: “Fun-to-Drive by Feedback”

For more information have a look at the Flyer and the Colloquium Announcement.

4 members of the Scale-FreeBack team attended the 2017 INdAM Workshop

Between the 6th and the 10th March 2017, Maria Laura Delle Monache, Giacomo Casadei, Nicolas Martin and Stéphane Mollier attended the 2017 INdAM Workshop on “Transport Modeling and Management: Vehicles and Crowds” in Rome, Italy. The first two days were devoted to lessons for PhD student on the subject of conservation laws. The three following days were organised in the form of a workshop, with invited and regular speakers. The aim of this conference is to gather researchers from different fields (mathematics, traffic engineering and physics) interested in transport modelling and control. The speakers presented different aspects of the subject from model analysis, numerical simulation, comparison with real experiment to control and planning of traffic infrastructure.

Giacomo Casadei visited Berkeley University

Giacomo Casadei has been on a short visit from the 5th December 2016 to the 9th December 2016 at Berkeley University. The goal of this visit was to establish collaboration with leading experts in network and traffic control. During the visit, various discussions and interactions took place with Prof. Murat Arcak, Prof. Alexandre M. Bayen and their teams.

Vadim Bertrand attended the Cap Cities Congress 2016

Our research engineer Vadim Bertrand visited the Cap Cities Congress 2016 on Smart Cities organised by CapUrba on the 8th and 9th December 2016. The presentations in which he participated addressed issues such as data fusion and storage from various sources, communication between connected devices and network representation of those devices. Problems were discussed from a traffic management point of view, but also from other application fields such as smart lightning.