GT MAP Seminar: Prof. Magnus Egerstedt (GT ECE)

Event Details
  • Date/Time:
    • Friday February 5, 2016
      2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Location: Room 006, Skiles Building
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Contact

Sung Ha Kang

kang@math.gatech.edu

404-385-7678

Summaries

Summary Sentence: Prof. Magnus Egerstedt and Dr. Zak Costello will speak as the first speaker of the GT MAP Seminar Series.

Full Summary: February 5th, Friday, 3-5PM at Skiles 006

This will be a part of the launching of GT MAP activities. There will be light refreshments through out the event.

View the event PHOTOS.

3PM - 3:15PM Launching Remarks

3:15PM - 4:00PM Prof. Magnus Egerstedt (GT ECE) will give a talk on

          "Distributed Control of Multi-Robot Systems"

4:00PM -- 4:15PM Break with Discussions

4:15PM - 4:35PM   Dr. Zak Costello (GT ECE) will give the second talk on

            "From Global Properties to Local Interaction Rules"

4:35PM - 5PM Discussion of open problems stemming from the presentations.

 

BIO] Prof. Magnus Egerstedt is the Schlumberger Professor in the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology, where he serves as Associate Chair for Research and External Affairs. He received the M.S. degree in Engineering Physics and the Ph.D. degree in Applied Mathematics from the Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden, the B.A. degree in Philosophy from Stockholm University, and was a Postdoctoral Scholar at Harvard University. Dr. Egerstedt is the director of the Georgia Robotics and Intelligent Systems Laboratory (GRITS Lab), where he conducts research in the areas of control theory and robotics, with particular focus on control and coordination of complex networks, such as multi-robot systems, mobile sensor networks, and cyber-physical systems. Magnus Egerstedt is a Fellow of the IEEE, and has received a number of teaching and research awards, including the Ragazzini Award from the American Automatic Control Council, the Outstanding Doctoral Advisor Award and the HKN Outstanding Teacher Award from Georgia Tech, the Alum of the Year Award from the Royal Institute of Technology, and the CAREER Award from the U.S. National Science Foundation.

 

 

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School of Mathematics, GT MAP

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Faculty/Staff, Public, Graduate students, Undergraduate students
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Seminar/Lecture/Colloquium
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  • Created By: Kristen Bailey
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  • Created On: Jan 15, 2016 - 10:31am
  • Last Updated: Nov 13, 2017 - 9:21am