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Publications (2008)

AUTHOR TITLE JOURNAL/CONFERENCE YEAR
(01)Article
M. Morari A Geometric View of Constrained Optimal Control AIChE Annual Meeting, Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia, USA, Special Session in Honor of the 60th Birthday of George Stephanopoulos I (10003), 17 November Nov 2008
F. Oldewurtel, C.N. Jones, M. Morari A Tractable Approximation of Chance Constrained Stochastic MPC based on Affine Disturbance Feedback Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), Cancun, Mexico Dec 2008
A. Caruso, P.M. Schumacher, M. Morari A novel direct search method for the optimization of multiple-drug regimens for pain treatment Proceedings of the ASA Annual Meeting, Anesthesiology 2008; 109: A1471; Orlando, FL Oct 2008
I. Lymperopoulos, J. Lygeros Adaptive Aircraft Trajectory Prediction using Particle Filters AIAA Guidance, Navigation and Control Conference and Exhibit Aug 2008
D. J. Bates, A.G. Beccuti, I.A. Fotiou, M. Morari An Optimal Control Application in Power Systems Using Numerical Algebraic Geometry American Control Conference, Seattle, WA Jun 2008
A. Abate, M. Prandini, J. Lygeros, S. Sastry An approximate dynamic programming approach to probabilistic reachability for stochastic hybrid systems IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, pp. 4018-4023, Cancun, Mexico Dec 2008
M. Baric, P. Grieder, M. Baotic, M. Morari An efficient algorithm for optimal control of PWA systems with polyhedral performance indices Automatica, vol. 44, no. 1, pp. 296--301 Jan 2008
S. Mariéthoz, A.G. Beccuti, M. Morari Analysis and optimal current control of a voltage source inverter connected to the grid through an LCL filter IEEE PESC, Power Electronics Specialists Conf., Rhodes, Greece, pp. 2132 - 2138 Jun 2008
S. Mariéthoz, T. Wijekoon, P. Wheeler Analysis, Control and Comparison of Hybrid Two-stage Matrix Converters for Increased Voltage Transfer Ratio and Unity Power Factor IEEJ Transactions on Industry Applications, vol. 128-D, no. 7, pp. 892 - 900, http://www.jstage.jst.go.jp/article/ieejias/128/7/128_892/_article
Jul 2008
C. Setz, A. Heinrich, Ph. Rostalski, G. Papafotiou, M. Morari Application of model predictive control to a cascade of river power plants IFAC World Congress, 17th, Seoul, Korea Jul 2008
Sasa V. Rakovic, M. Fiacchini Approximate Reachability Analysis for Linear Discrete Time Systems Using Homothety and Invariance IFAC World Congress, Accepted. Jul 2008
J. Lygeros, B. Djeridane Approximate Viability Using Quasi-Random Samples and a Neural Network Classifier IFAC World Congress, vol. 17, pp. 14342-14347, vol.17, part I Jul 2008
M. Lawrence, G-P Gross, M. Lang, A. Kuhn, T. Keller Assessment of Finger forces and Wrist torques for functional grasp using new multi-channel textile neuroprostheses Artificial Organs, vol. 32, no. 8, pp. 634-638 Aug 2008
H. Peyrl, P.A. Parrilo Computing sum of squares decompositions with rational coefficients Theoretical Computer Science, vol. 409, no. 2, pp. 269-281 Dec 2008
M. Laurent, J.B. Lasserre, Ph. Rostalski Computing the real variety of an ideal - A real algebraic and symbolicnumeric algorithm Annual ACM Symposium on Applied Computing, Fortaleza, Ceará, Brazil Mar 2008
T. Geyer, G. Papafotiou, Roberto Frasca, M. Morari Constrained Optimal Control of the Step-Down DC-DC Converter IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol. 23, no. 5, pp. 2454-2464 Sep 2008
G. Roussos, G. Chaloulos, K. Kyriakopoulos, J. Lygeros Control of Multiple Non-Holonomic Air Vehicles under Wind Uncertainty Using Model Predictive Control and Decentralized Navigation Functions IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Cancun, Mexico Dec 2008
M. Kamgarpour, C. J. Tomlin Convergence Properties of a Decentralized Kalman Filter Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), pp. 3205-3210 Dec 2008
David Megias-Alguacil, T. Keller, Kai Lutz, Ashley P. Barlow, Dominik A. Ettlin Design and construction of a magnetic resonance compatible multi-injector gas jet delivery system Review of Scientific Instruments, vol. 79, no. 1, pp. in press Jan 2008
M. Baotic, F. Borrelli, A. Bemporad, M. Morari Efficient On-Line Computation of Constrained Optimal Control SIAM Journal on Control and Optimization, vol. 47, no. 5, pp. 2470-2489 Sep 2008
T. Keller, A. Kuhn Electrodes for transcutaneous (surface) electrical stimulation Journal of Automatic Control, vol. 18, no. 2, pp. 35-45 Sep 2008
Th. Besselmann, J. Löfberg, M. Morari Explicit MPC for LPV systems IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Cancun, Mexico Dec 2008
Th. Besselmann, J. Löfberg, M. Morari Explicit MPC for systems with linear parameter-varying state transition matrix IFAC World Congress, Seoul, Korea, pp. 13163-13168 Jul 2008
Zvi Artstein, Sasa V. Rakovic Feedback and Invariance under Uncertainty via Set-Iterates Automatica, vol. 44, no. 2, pp. 520-525 Feb 2008
V. Deligiannis, S. Manesis, J. Lygeros Global automata: A new approachon modelling industrial systems International Journal of Industrial and Systems Engineering, vol. 3, no. 4, pp. 383-406 May 2008
G. Chaloulos, G. Roussos, J. Lygeros, K. Kyriakopoulos Ground Assisted Conflict Resolution in Self-Separation Airspace AIAA Guidance, Navigation and Control Conference and Exhibit, Honolulu, Hawaii Aug 2008
T. Geyer, G. Papafotiou, M. Morari Hybrid Model Predictive Control of the Step-Down DC-DC Converter IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, vol. 16, no. 6, pp. 1112-1124 Nov 2008
Th. Besselmann, M. Morari Hybrid Parameter-Varying MPC for Autonomous Vehicle Steering European Journal of Control, vol. 14, no. 5, pp. 418 - 431 2008
E. Cinquemani, A. Milias, J. Lygeros Identification of Genetic Regulatory Networks: A Stochastic Hybrid Approach IFAC World Congress, Seoul, Korea Jul 2008
Sasa V. Rakovic, M. Fiacchini Invariant Approximations of the Maximal Invariant Set or ``Encircling the Square'' IFAC World Congress, Accepted. Jul 2008
J.K. Johnsen, F. Dörfler, F. Allgöwer L2-gain of Port-Hamiltonian systems and application to a biochemical fermenter American Control Conference, Seattle, Washington, USA, pp. 153-158 Jun 2008
G. Chaloulos, J. Lygeros Limitations of Subliminal Control in Air Traffic Management International Conference on Research in Air Transportation (ICRAT), Fairfax, Virginia Jun 2008
M. Baric, Sasa V. Rakovic, Th. Besselmann, M. Morari Max-Min Optimal Control of Constrained Discrete-Time Systems IFAC World Congress, Seoul, Korea, pp. 8803 - 8808 Jul 2008
K. Nolde, M. Uhr, M. Morari Medium Term Production Scheduling of a Hydro-thermal System under Uncertainty using Nested Benders Decomposition Automatisierungstechnik, vol. 56, no. 4, pp. 189-196 Apr 2008
K. Nolde, M. Uhr, M. Morari Medium term scheduling of a hydro-thermal system using stochastic model predictive control Automatica, vol. 44, no. 6, pp. 1585-1594 Jun 2008
S. Mariéthoz, M. Herceg, M. Kvasnica Model Predictive Control of buck DC-DC converter with nonlinear inductor IEEE COMPEL, Workshop on Control and Modeling for Power Electronics, Zurich, Switzerland Aug 2008
S. Mariéthoz, A.G. Beccuti, M. Morari Model Predictive Control of multiphase interleaved DC-DC converters with sensorless current limitation and power balance IEEE PESC, Power Electronics Specialists Conf., Rhodes, Greece, pp. 1069 - 1074 Jun 2008
C. Grossmann, C. Langel, M. Morari, M. Mazzotti, M. Morbidelli Multi-rate optimizing control of simulated moving beds Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), vol. Proceedings of CDC, pp. 5650 - 5655, Cancún, México Dec 2008
E. Cinquemani, V. Roukos, Z. Lygerou, J. Lygeros Numerical analysis of FRAP experiments for DNA replication and repair IEEE Conference on Decision and Control Dec 2008
C.N. Jones, E.C. Kerrigan, Jan M. Maciejowski On Polyhedral Projection and Parametric Programming Journal of Optimization Theory and Applications, vol. 138, no. 2 Apr 2008
A. Lecchini Visintini, J. Lygeros, Jan M. Maciejowski On the approximate domain optimization of deterministic and expected value criteria IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, pp. 4933-4938, Cancun, Mexico Dec 2008
A. Caruso, T. Bouillon, P.M. Schumacher, M. Morari On the modeling of drug induced respiratory depression in the non-steady-state Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2008, pp. 5564-8; Vancouver, Canada Aug 2008
T. Geyer, F.D. Torrisi, M. Morari Optimal complexity reduction of polyhedral piecewise affine systems Automatica, vol. 44, no. 7, pp. 1728-1740 Jul 2008
M. Lawrence, S Monteleone, T. Keller, S. Micera Optimized electrode placement and improved EMG detection for a new textile grasping neuroprosthesis International Functional Electrical Stimulation Society Conference, Freiboug, Germany, vol. 13, pp. 409-411 Sep 2008
A. Sahin, M. Morari Optimizing control of hot blast stoves in staggered parallel operation IFAC World Congress, Seoul, Korea Jul 2008
C. Grossmann, M. Amanullah, M. Morari, M. Mazzotti, M. Morbidelli Optimizing control of simulated moving bed separations of mixtures subject to the generalized Langmuir isotherm Adsorption, vol. 14, pp. 423-432 Jun 2008
K. Koutroumpas, E. Cinquemani, P. Kouretas, J. Lygeros Parameter Identification for Stochastic Hybrid Systems Using Randomized Optimization: A Case Study on Subtilin Production by Bacillus Subtilis Nonlinear Analysis: Hybrid Systems, vol. 2, no. 3, pp. 786-802 Aug 2008
K. Koutroumpas, Z. Lygerou, J. Lygeros Parameter Identification for a DNA Replication Model IEEE International Conference on BioInformatics and BioEngineering, Athens Oct 2008
A. Abate, M. Prandini, J. Lygeros, S. Sastry Probabilistic reachability and safety for controlled discrete time stochastic hybrid systems Automatica, vol. 44, no. 11, pp. 2724-2734 Nov 2008
B. Djeridane, E.Cruck, J. Lygeros Randomized algorithm: A viability computation IFAC World Congress, pp. 11548-11553, Seoul Korea Jul 2008
M.N. Zeilinger, C.N. Jones, M. Morari Real-time suboptimal Model Predictive Control using a combination of Explicit MPC and Online Computation IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Cancun, Mexico Dec 2008
J.B. Lasserre, M. Laurent, Ph. Rostalski Semidefinite Characterization and Computation of Real Radical Ideals Foundations of Computational Mathematics, vol. 8, no. 5, pp. 607-647, MSC-class: 14P05; 13P10 (primary); 12E12; 12D10; 90C22 (secondary) Sep 2008
S. Mariéthoz, A.G. Beccuti, G. Papafotiou, M. Morari Sensorless explicit model predictive control of the DC-DC buck converter with inductor current limitation IEEE APEC, Applied Power Electronics Conf. and Exposition, Austin, TX, USA, pp. 1710 - 1715 Feb 2008
A. Caruso, P.M. Schumacher, M. Morari, T. Bouillon Simultaneous modeling of drug induced hypercarbia and hypoventilation in the nonsteady state Proceedings of the ASA Annual Meeting, Anesthesiology 2008; 109: A15; Orlando, FL Oct 2008
E. Cinquemani, A. Milias, S. Summers, J. Lygeros Stochastic dynamics of genetic networks: modelling and parameter identification Bioinformatics, vol. 24, no. 23, pp. 2748-2754 Dec 2008
J. Lygeros, K. Koutroumpas, S. Dimopoulos, I. Legouras, Panagiotis Kouretas, Christian Heichinger, Paul Nurse, Z. Lygerou Stochastic hybrid modeling of DNA replication across a complete genome PNAS, vol. 105, no. 34, pp. 12295-12300 Aug 2008
E. Cinquemani, R. Porreca, G. Ferrari-Trecate, J. Lygeros Subtilin Production by Bacillus Subtilis: Stochastic Hybrid Models and Parameter Identification IEEE Trans. on Circuits and Systems-I, Special Issue on Systems Biology Jan 2008
C.N. Jones, M. Morari The Double Description Method for the Approximation of Explicit MPC Control Laws Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), Cancun, Mexico Dec 2008
S. Jackson, J. Tisdale, M. Kamgarpour, B. Basso, K. Hedrick Tracking Controllers for Small UAVs with Wind Disturbances: Theory and Flight Results Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), pp. 3205-3210 Dec 2008
Tracking Controllers for Small UAVs with Wind Disturbances: Theory and Flight Results Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), pp. 3205-3210 Dec 2008
I. Lymperopoulos, J. Lygeros Trajectory Prediction by Adaptively Reducing Wind Uncertainty Application of Advanced Technologies in Transportation, Athens May 2008
C. Grossmann, M. Amanullah, G. Erdem, M. Mazzotti, M. Morbidelli, M. Morari ‘Cycle to cycle’ optimizing control of simulated moving beds AIChE Journal, vol. 54, no. 1, pp. 194-208 Jan 2008
Book Chapter
Ph. Rostalski, J.B. Lasserre, M. Laurent A unified approach for real and complex zeros of zero-dimensional ideals. vol. The IMA Volumes in Mathematics and its Applications, accepted as a book chapter in: "Emerging Applications of Algebraic Geometry","The IMA Volumes in Mathematics and its Applications", Seth Sullivant and Mihai Putinar ed. 2008
A. Abate, M. Prandini, J. Lygeros, S. Sastry Approximation of general stochastic hybrid systems by switching diffusions with random hybrid jumps Lecture Notes in Computer Science LNCS, vol. 4981, in Hybrid Systems: Computation and Control 2008
M.L. Bujorianu, J. Lygeros, R. Langerak Reachability analysis of stochastic hybrid systems by optimal control Lecture Notes in Computer Science LNCS, vol. 4981, pp. 610-613, in Hybrid Systems: Computation and Control 2008
(04)Technical Report
C.N. Jones, Jorge Goncalves A Cost-Effective Atomic Force Microscope for Undergraduate Control Laboratories vol. AUT08-04 Aug 2008
Y. Wang, M. Morari A Hierarchical Model for Urban Highway Traffic Network vol. AUT08-02 Feb 2008
A. Lecchini Visintini, J. Lygeros, Jan M. Maciejowski Approximate domain optimization for deterministic and expected value criteria vol. AUT08-03 Mar 2008
K. Nolde Comparison of Continuous and Discrete Time Formulations for Load Tracking Scheduling Problems vol. AUT08-06 Jul 2008
S. Mariéthoz Direct Voltage Control of PWM Inverters connected to the grid through LCL Filters vol. AUT08-05 Jul 2008
T. Geyer, G. Papafotiou, M. Morari Hybrid Model Predictive Control of the Step-Down DC-DC Converter vol. AUT08-01 Jan 2008
M. Lawrence In-vivo assessment of transcutaneous electrode comfort vol. AUT08-08 Aug 2008
Sasa V. Rakovic, M. Baric, M. Morari Max--Min Control Problems for Constrained Discrete Time Systems vol. AUT08-07 Sep 2008
M. Agarwal, E. Cinquemani, D. Chatterjee, J. Lygeros On convexity of stochastic optimization problems with constraints vol. AUT09-01 Dec 2008
D. Chatterjee, E. Cinquemani, G. Chaloulos, J. Lygeros Stochastic Control up to a Hitting Time: Optimality and Rolling-horizon Implementation vol. AUT08-10, Also available at: http://arxiv.org/abs/0806.3008 Jun 2008
C. Grossmann, C.N. Jones, M. Morari System identification with missing data via nuclear norm regularization vol. AUT08-09 Nov 2008
(03)Ph.D. Thesis
M. Baric Constrained Control - Computations, Performance and Robustness no. 18063 Oct 2008
M. Kvasnica Efficient software tools for control and analysis of hybrid systems no. 17662 Feb 2008
A. Kuhn Modeling Transcutaneous Electrical Stimulation Sep 2008
R. Möbus Multi-object adaptive cruise control no. 17742 Apr 2008
K. Nolde Optimal Control of Switched-input and Uncertain Systems no. 17886 Oct 2008
I.A. Fotiou Parametric Optimization and Constrained Optimal Control for Polynomial Dynamical Systems no. 17609 Jun 2008
(05)Plenary/Invited/Honorary Lecture
M. Morari Beyond Process Control Symposium in Honor of Prof. Reuel Shinnar, Department of Chemical Engineering, City College of New York, 13 November Nov 2008
M. Morari Control of hybrid systems: Theory, computation and applications Chinese Control Conference (CCC), Kunming, China, July 16-18,2008 Jul 2008
M. Morari Predicting the Future of Model Predictive Control AIChE Annual Meeting, Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia, USA, Session Systems and Process Control Centennial Session (invited) (TH021), 18 November Nov 2008
Sasa V. Rakovic Set Theoretic Methods in Model Predictive Control Int. Symposium on Nonlinear Model Predictive Control Sep 2008
J. Lygeros Stochastic Hybrid Systems: Theory and applications / Semi-plenary lecture Chinese Control Conference (CCC) Jul 2008
M. Morari The Nokia Distinguished Lectures on Cyber-Physical Systems: "Distributed Control of Energy Management Systems" University of California, Berkeley, 18 September, 12.00 - 1.00 p.m.

Sep 2008
(06)Talk
Y. Wang A Quasi-Steady Model fro Congested Highway Traffic Flow IfA Internal Seminar Series Feb 2008
D. Chatterjee A Recovery Strategy in Stochastic Optimal Control IfA Internal Seminar Series Jun 2008
F. Oldewurtel A Tractable Approximation of Chance Constrained Stochastic MPC based on Affine Disturbance Feedback Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), Cancun, Mexico Dec 2008
I. Lymperopoulos Air Traffic Control Linkoping Sep 2008
G. Chaloulos Aircraft Conflict-free Navigation using MPC and Navigation Functions IfA Internal Seminar Series Sep 2008
S. Mariéthoz Analysis and optimal current control of a Voltage Source Inverter connected to the grid through an LCL filter IEEE PESC, Power Electronics Specialists Conf., Rhodes, Greece Jun 2008
M. Morari Approximate Explicit Model Predictive Control Assessment and Future Directions of Nonlinear Model Predictive Control (NMPC), 5 - 9 September 2008, Collegio Cairoli, Pavia, Italy Sep 2008
C.N. Jones Approximate Explicit Model Predictive Control University of British Columbia Jun 2008
F. Oldewurtel Building Energy Management, Stochastic MPC and a Surprise IfA Internal Seminar Series Nov 2008
G. Roussos, G. Chaloulos, K. Kyriakopoulos, J. Lygeros Control of Multiple Non-Holonomic Air Vehicles under Wind Uncertainty Using Model Predictive Control and Decentralized Navigation Functions IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Cancun, Mexico Dec 2008
M. Morari Control of hybrid systems: Theory, computation and applications Linköping University, Linköping, Sweden, 27 February 2008 Feb 2008
M. Agarwal Convex Stochastic Optimization Problems with Chance Constraints IfA Internal Seminar Series Jul 2008
M. Agarwal Convex Stochastic Optimization Problems with Chance Constraints IfA Internal Seminar Series Aug 2008
K. Koutroumpas DNA replication modeling and analysis IfA Internal Seminar Series Dec 2008
C. Grossmann, M. Morari, M. Morbidelli, G. Ströhlein Development of a ‘Cycle to Cycle' Control for the Mcsgp-Process for a Monoclonal Antibody Variant Separation American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting, (AIChE). Philadelphia, PA, USA. Nov 2008
C. Grossmann, G. Ströhlein, M. Morari, M. Morbidelli Development of a ‘cycle to cycle’ control for the MCSGP-process for a monoclonal antibody variant separation International Symposium on Preparative and Industrial Chromatography and Allied Techniques (SPICA), Zurich, Switzerland Oct 2008
C.N. Jones Embedded Model Predictive Control with Explicit Computational Constraints Toronto, Canada Nov 2008
C.N. Jones Embedded Model Predictive Control with Explicit Computational Constraints Berkeley, San Francisco Nov 2008
C.N. Jones Embedded Model Predictive Control with Explicit Computational Constraints EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland Sep 2008
C.N. Jones Embedded Model Predictive Control with Explicit Computational Constraints UCSB, Santa Barbara, CA Nov 2008
C.N. Jones Embedded Model Predictive Control with Explicit Computational Constraints Stanford, Palo Alto, CA Nov 2008
C.N. Jones Embedded Model Predictive Control with Explicit Computational Constraints CalTech, Pasadena, CA Nov 2008
C.N. Jones Embedded Model Predictive Control with Explicit Computational Constraints UCSD, San Diego, CA Nov 2008
C. Langel, C. Grossmann, M. Morari, M. Mazzotti, M. Morbidelli Experimental control results for a chiral SMB separation International Symposium on Preparative and Industrial Chromatography and Allied Techniques (SPICA), Zurich, Switzerland Oct 2008
C. Grossmann, C. Langel, M. Morari, M. Mazzotti, M. Morbidelli Experimental implementation of an automated online HPLC monitoring system for ‘cycle to cycle’ optimizing control of SMB processes International Symposium on Preparative and Industrial Chromatography and Allied Techniques (SPICA), Zurich, Switzerland Oct 2008
C. Grossmann, M. Mazzotti, M. Amanullah, M. Morbidelli, M. Morari, C. Langel Experimental implementation of the Cycle to cycle optimizing control of Simulated Moving Bed (SMB) processes using online HPLC measurements American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting, (AIChE). Philadelphia, PA, USA. Nov 2008
Th. Besselmann Explicit MPC for LPV systems IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Cancun, Mexico Dec 2008
Th. Besselmann Explicit MPC for LPV systems - the current status IfA Internal Seminar Series Nov 2008
M. Morari Geometry of Constrained Optimal Control AIChE Annual Meeting, Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia, USA, Special Session in Honor of the 60th Birthday of George Stephanopoulos I (10003), 17 November Nov 2008
M. Herceg Hysdel 3.0 IfA Internal Seminar Series Sep 2008
E. Cinquemani Identification of stochastic hybrid models of genetic networks IfA Internal Seminar Series Oct 2008
A. Milias Iterated Function Systems: a brief overview and stability properties IfA Internal Seminar Series, ETH Zürich Jun 2008
M. Morari Lessons Learned, A Retrospective IfA Internal Seminar Series Mar 2008
G. Chaloulos, J. Lygeros Limitations of Subliminal Control in Air Traffic Management International Conference on Research in Air Transportation (ICRAT), Fairfax, Virginia Jun 2008
Ph. Rostalski Linear system theory meets polynomial system solving IfA Internal Seminar Series Apr 2008
M. Kearney Minimum correction control for obstacle avoidance using set invariance IfA Internal Seminar Series, ETH Zurich Jul 2008
Reza Ghaemi Model Predictive Control for Constrained Discrete-Time Systems: An Optimal Perturbation Analysis Approach IfA Internal Seminar Series Jul 2008
S. Mariéthoz Model Predictive Control in Power Electronics University of Missouri-Rolla, IEEECIS/IAS/IEEE Seminar Mar 2008
S. Mariéthoz Model Predictive Control of multiphase interleaved DC-DC converters with sensorless current limitation and power balance IEEE PESC, Power Electronics Specialists Conf., Rhodes, Greece Jun 2008
Ph. Rostalski Moment matrices and real root finding MSRI Workshop on Algebraic Statistics, Berkeley, USA Dec 2008
C. Grossmann Multi-rate optimizing control of simulated moving beds Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), Cancún, México Dec 2008
M.N. Zeilinger New ideas towards real-time suboptimal MPC with stability and performance guarantees IfA Internal Seminar Series, Zurich Nov 2008
E. Cinquemani, V. Roukos, Z. Lygerou, J. Lygeros Numerical analysis of FRAP experiments for DNA replication and repair Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), Cancun, Mexico Dec 2008
M. Kearney Obstacle avoidance using MPC IfA Internal Seminar Series Mar 2008
J. Lygeros On the approximate domain optimization of deterministic and expected value criteria IEEE Conference on Decision and Control Dec 2008
H. Peyrl On the existence of a Lyapunov function - a dual point of view IfA Internal Seminar Series Jul 2008
A. Caruso On the modeling of drug induced respiratory depression in the non-steady-state IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society Annual Meeting, Vancouver, Canada (invited talk) Aug 2008
M. Lawrence, Samuel Monteleoni, S. Micera Optimized electrode placement and improved EMG detection for a new textile grasping neuroprosthesis International Functional Electrical Stimulation Society Conference, Freiboug, Germany, vol. 13, pp. 409-411 Sep 2008
C. Grossmann Optimizing control of drug purification processes. IfA Internal Seminar Series, ETH Zurich Oct 2008
K. Koutroumpas, Z. Lygerou, J. Lygeros Parameter Identification for a DNA Replication Model IEEE International Conference on BioInformatics and BioEngineering, Athens Oct 2008
M. Morari Process Dynamics and Control AIChE Annual Meeting, Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia, USA, Special Session in Honor of the 60th Birthday of George Stephanopoulos I (10003), 17 November Nov 2008
Ph. Rostalski Quasi-Hankel matrices and the real radical ideal CWI Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, CWI-DIAMANT Seminar Combinatorics and Optimization Sep 2008
J. Lygeros Randomized optimization with an expected value criterion: Finite sample bounds and applications ABB Corporate Research Center Jun 2008
J. Lygeros Randomized optimization with an expected value criterion: Finite sample bounds and applications University of California Santa Barbara USA Oct 2008
Ph. Rostalski Real Radical Ideals and the Hankel Operator UC Berkeley, Discrete Mathematics Seminar (and UC Davis Dec. 8, 2008). Nov 2008
M.N. Zeilinger Real-time suboptimal MPC using a combination of Explicit MPC and Online Computation IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Cancun, Mexico Dec 2008
U. Mäder Reference Tracking with MPC IfA Internal Seminar Series May 2008
S. Mariéthoz Selected topics in power electronics control: overview of applications and models; nonlinear DC-DC converter IfA Internal Seminar Series Sep 2008
A. Kuhn Selectivity and Comfort of Stimulation Electrodes IfA Internal Seminar Series Jul 2008
J. Lygeros Short course on hybrid systems Università degli Studi della Calabria Mar 2008
A. Caruso Simultaneous modeling of drug induced hypercarbia and hypoventilation in the nonsteady state ASA - American Society of Anesthesiologists Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL Oct 2008
E. Cinquemani Stochastic dynamics of genetic regulatory networks: Modelling and identification Systems Biology workshop, Padova Nov 2008
E. Cinquemani Stochastic dynamics of genetic regulatory networks: modelling and parameter identification INRIA Rhone-Alpes Nov 2008
J. Lygeros Stochastic hybrid systems in systems biology IEEE Conference on Decision and Control Dec 2008
M. Morari, J. Tödtli Weather forecasts enhance comfort and save energy Smart Energy Strategies 2008 Conference, Meeting the Climate Change Challenge, 8-10 September 2008, ETH Zurich, main building, Auditorium maximum Sep 2008
(07)Award
M. Morari Manfred Morari is elected IFAC Fellow Apr 2008
(09)Non-Refereed Article
M. Lawrence, S. Micera, M. Morari, V. Dietz, S. Mangold Application of a new Textile Neuroprosthesis for restoration of functional grasping ZNZ Symposium, Hoenggerberg Sep 2008
M. Lawrence, S. Micera, G. Colombo, M. Morari, V. Dietz Smart Armeo: Combined Robotics and Transcutaneous Electrical Stimulation for complete functional restoration of ‘reach and grasp’ ZNZ Symposium, Hoenggerberg Sep 2008
(13)Semester/Bachelor Thesis
E. Bianda, E. Illiano Control of a high-performance 3-phase inverter Semester/Bachelor Thesis, WS 07/08 Mar 2008
R. Vujanic Design and Control of a Buck-Boost DC-DC Power Converter Semester/Bachelor Thesis, SS 08 Jun 2008
Roman Ratnaweera Design of an Automated Guided Vehicle Semester/Bachelor Thesis, FS 08 Jun 2008
J. Cupic Design of the Power Train for an Autonomous Solar Vehicle Semester/Bachelor Thesis, SS 08 Jun 2008
Robin Ritz Development of a Dynamical Model for Retina-based Control of an RC Monster Truck Semester/Bachelor Thesis, FS 08 Jun 2008
S Monteleone EMG Detection in Paralyzed Patients Semester/Bachelor Thesis, FS 08 Jun 2008
F. Jonasch Energy Management for an Autonomous Solar Vehicle Semester/Bachelor Thesis, SS 08 Jun 2008
Urs Wieser Experiment design for compartmental PK model parameter estimation Semester/Bachelor Thesis, FS 08 Jan 2008
Philip Jonas Feedback control in conscious sedation - integrating sensor, controller and actuator on xPC platform Semester/Bachelor Thesis, FS 08 May 2008
C. Elmiger Mechanical Design of an Autonomous Solar Vehicle Semester/Bachelor Thesis, SS 08 Jun 2008
Stephanie Stockar Provocation discography -Modeling, simulation and implementation for clinical testing Semester/Bachelor Thesis, FS 08 May 2008
K. Chung Robustness of Hybrid MPC Controllers for a Mechanical System with Backlash Semester/Bachelor Thesis, FS 08 May 2008
David O. Boillat Virtuelles Experiment für die Stabilisierung von Luftfahrzeugen Semester/Bachelor Thesis, FS 08 Sep 2008
(12)Diploma/Master Thesis
J. Warrington Active Climate Control Master thesis written in 2007-8 at Cambridge University, UK, supervised by Prof Malcolm Smith. Jun 2008
R. Nguyen Ankle Feedback Control in FES Assisted Standing and Walking Master Thesis Jul 2008
F. Dörfler Geometric Analysis of the Formation Problem for Autonomous Robots University of Toronto Aug 2008
Felix Althaus Model Predictive Control for cascaded river power plants Master Thesis, FS 08 Jul 2008
(17)Poster
R. Nguyen, H. Geyer, M. Morari Closed Loop Positive Feedback for Functional Electrical Stimulation Assisted Gait Recent Advances in Neuro-Robotics Symposium: Sensorimotor Control, Freiburg, Germany Jul 2008