PAST Seminars


All past seminars (2021-Present) info can be viewed here: https://mae.ucsd.edu/seminars/archives


Old Site Archives 2017-2021: https://mae.ucsd.edu/seminars/old-archives

Fall 2019

Joseph Beaman (University of Texas at Austin)

"3D Printing, Additive Manufacturing, and Solid Freeform Fabrication. The Technologies of the Past, Present and Future"

Friday, October 4, 2019, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm, von Karman-Penner Seminar Room, EBU2 479


Anuradha Annaswamy (MIT)

"Socio-Technical Modeling, Control, and Optimization for Urban Mobility"

Friday, October 4, 2019, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm, von Karman-Penner Seminar Room, EBU2 479


Richard Braatz (Massachusetts Institute of Technology )

"Systems and Control Theory for Advanced Manufacturing"

Friday, October 25, 2019, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm, von Karman-Penner Seminar Room, EBU2 479


Yong-Lae Park (Carnegie Mellon University)

"Highly Deformable Artificial Skin Sensors and Muscle Actuators "

Friday, October 25, 2019, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm, von Karman-Penner Seminar Room, EBU2 479


Mary Baker (President and Technical Director, ATA Engineering, Inc., San Diego)

"Advancing Test and Analysis Methods to Support Design by Removing Traditional Boundaries"

Thursday, December 5, 2019, 11:00 pm - 12:00 pm, Qualcomm Conference Center, 1st floor, Jacobs Hall

Winter 2020


James Rawlings (University of California, Santa Barbara)

"Nonlinear optimization-based state estimation; robustness analysis by Q functions"

Friday, January 17, 2020, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm, von Karman-Penner Seminar Room, EBU2 479

Fall 2020

Mrdjan Jankovic (Ford Research & Advanced Engineering)

"Collision Free Navigation with Interacting, Non-Communicating Obstacles"

Friday, October 16, 2020, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm, ZOOM

Abstract and bio are available in the "Seminar Abstract & Bio Page"


John Simpson (University of Waterloo)

"Advances in Feedback Control for Power Grid Modernization"

Friday, October 30, 2020, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm, ZOOM

Abstract and bio are available in the "Seminar Abstract & Bio Page"


Javier Gonzalez-Rocha (University of California, Riverside)

"Toward Wind Velocity Profiling in the Lower Atmosphere with Multirotor UAS"

Friday, November 6, 2020, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm, ZOOM

Abstract and bio are available in the "Seminar Abstract & Bio Page"


Johannes Royset (Naval Postgraduate School)

"Consistent Approximations for the Solution of Challenging Optimization Problems"

Friday, November 13, 2020, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm, ZOOM

Abstract and bio are available in the "Seminar Abstract & Bio Page"


Mahnoosh Alizadeh (UC Santa Barbara)

"Learning to optimize demand in safety-critical systems"

Friday, December 4, 2020, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm, ZOOM

Abstract and bio are available in the "Seminar Abstract & Bio Page"


Neera Jain (Purdue University)

"Reimagining Thermal Management through Hierarchical Control Co-design"

Friday, December 11, 2020, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm, ZOOM

Abstract and bio are available in the "Seminar Abstract & Bio Page"

SPRING 2021

Alex Gorodetsky (University of Michigan)

"Bayesian system ID: optimal management of parameter, model, and measurement uncertainty"

Friday, May 7, 2021, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm, ZOOM

Abstract and bio are available on the MAE Seminar website


Benoît Tran (Ecole Polytechnique, France)

"Tropical Dynamic Programming for discrete time stochastic optimal control"

Friday, May 14, 2021, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm, ZOOM

Abstract and bio are available on the MAE Seminar website


Nikolai Matni (University of Pennsylvania)

"Robust Learning for Safe Control"

Friday, May 21, 2021, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm, ZOOM

Abstract and bio are available on the MAE Seminar website


Stephanie Gil (Harvard University)

"Trust in Multi-Robot Systems and its role in Achieving Resilient Coordination"

Friday, May 28, 2021, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm, ZOOM

Abstract and bio are available on the MAE Seminar website


Majid Zamani (University of Colorado Boulder)

"Compositional verification and synthesis of interconnected control systems"

Friday, June 4, 2021, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm, ZOOM

Abstract and bio are available on the MAE Seminar website


Chuchu Fan (MIT)

"Building Dependable and Verifiable Autonomous Systems"

Friday, June 11, 2021, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm, ZOOM

Abstract and bio are available on the MAE Seminar website