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Florian Dörfler

Florian Dörfler
Dr., Professor

Automatic Control Laboratory
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology
Physikstrasse 3, ETL I 26
CH-8092 Zürich

Phone: +41 44 632 7288
Fax: +41 44 632 1211


My research interests are centered around distributed control in complex, cyber-physical, and networked systems with applications to energy systems and coordination in multi-agent systems.

Recent news

  • 2016:guest editor for ''Distributed Control and Efficient Optimization Methods for Smart Grid'' (call for papers) -- consider submitting
  • 2016: our paper on Kron Reduction received the IEEE Circuits and Systems Guillemin-Cauer Best Paper Award
  • 2016: Bala Kameshwar Poolla is a Top Five Finalist for the ACC Best Student Paper Award with his work on inertia placement
  • 2016: excited to start the MIGRATE project
  • 2016: our paper on voltage collapse appeared in Nature Communications

Publications, preprints, & miscellaneous info

Teaching, student projects, & Ph.D. schools

Indicative slides summarizing recent work

Note to prospective Ph.D. students and postdocs

I am currently looking for motivated Ph.D. students and postdocs. If you are interested in joining my research group, please send me an email with your resume, transcript of courses, a statement of research interests, as well as a list of reference contacts.