Archive of News and Events held in SysCon


2015 – 2016 2016 – 2017        
News and Events of AY 2015 - 16

[20 May 16]: Talk by Dr Masaaki Nagahara from University of Kitakyushu was held on May 20, 2016. Title: Sparsity, discreteness and optimal control.
[25 Apr 16]: Talk by Prof. Navin Khaneja was held on April 25, 2016. Title: Control of Spin Systems.
[30 Mar 16]: Talk by Prof. Daniel Quevedo from Paderborn University, Germany was held on 30 March 2016
[09 Mar 16]: Prof. B.Bandyopadhyay has been appointed as an Associate Editor of IEEE Transaction on Industrial Electronics for a period of three years
[18 Feb 16]: Talk by Prof. Witold Respondek - Normandie Universite, INSA de Rouen, France was held from 15th Feb to 18th Feb 2016 under EECI International Graduate School on Control 2016
[12 Jan 16]: Talk by Sivaranjani Seetharaman from University of Notre Dame was held on January 12, 2016
[11 Jan 16]: Talk by Dr Pavan Tallapragada from Dept of Mechanical & Aerospace Engg University of California, San Diego was held on January 11, 2016
[11 Jan 16]: Talk by Tobias Sutter from Automatic Control Laboratory, Dept, ETH Zurich, Switzerland was held on January 11, 2016
[08 Jan 16]: Talk by Ashish Cherukuri from University of California, San Diego was held on January 08, 2016
[21 Dec 15]: Seminar by Prof. Daniel Liberzon from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign was held on December 21, 2015
[17 Nov 15]: Prof. B. Bandyopadhyay received the best presentation recognition for his paper Control of Single-Stage Grid-Connected Three Phase Solar Photovoltaic System using Sliding Mode Control in the Flagship conference of IEEE Industrial Electronics Society - IEEE IECON 2015 held in Yokohama, Japan 9th -12th Nov. 2015.
[19 Oct 15]: Dr. Shimjith S. R. (an alumnus of Syscon, Ph.D. 2012) has received the prestigious 'Scientific and Technical Excellence Award of Department of Atomic Energy for the Year 2014'
[28 Sep 15]: Seminar by Dr. Bamdev Mishra was held on 30/09/2015 on Manopt: a Matlab toolbox for optimization on manifolds
[31 Aug 15]: Seminar by Dr. S.K. Chaudhuri, Ex Director, DRDO Lab (RCI, Hyderabad), was held on 2nd & 3rd Sept 2014
[07 Aug 15]: Dr. Shyam Kamal has received the excellence in Ph.D. award for his thesis *Sliding mode control for Fractional order System*. His thesis / monograph / TAC paper are the first to address the topic in control literature.
[06 Jul 15]: Dr. Ankur Kulkarni has been elected as an Associate of Indian Academy of Sciences
[25 May 15]: Prof B. Bandyopadhyay has been elected as the New Convener and taken the charge from Prof R. N. Banavar w.e.f. Monday, 25th May 2015


News and Events of AY 2016 - 17


[07 Apr 17]: Prabhat has received a Swiss Government Excellence Scholarship; he'll spend the period Sep 2017 to Aug 2018 at EPFL, Switzerland.
[03 Apr 17]: Sharu Jose and Prof Ankur Kulkarni have received the best paper award among the submissions to the 23rd National Conference on Communications, NCC 2017 for " A Linear Programming Based Channel Coding Strong Converse for the BSC and BEC "
[08 Mar 17]: Talk by Daniel Quevedo from Paderborn University, Germany held on 08th Mar 2017.
                    Slides are available here

[01 Mar 17]: Talk by Masaaki Nagahara from The University of Kitakyushu, Japan held on 15th Feb and 01st Mar 2017.
                    Slides are available here

[04 Jan 17]: Talk by Francesco Bullo from Mechanical Engineering, UC Santa Barbara.
                    Slides are available here

[30 Nov 16]: IEEE Fall School on Sliding Mode Control (Sponsored by IEEE Control System Society) was held at IIT Bombay between 26th - 30th Oct 2016.
[26 Oct 16]: Talk by D H Sanjeeva Maithripala from Departement of Mechanical Engineering, University of Peradeniya, Peradeniya in Sri Lanka held on 19, 20 and 26 October 2016.
[28 Sept 16]: Talk by Alejandro Jofre from CMM and DIM, Universidad de Chile.
[17 Aug 16]: Talk by Maruthi R. Akella, Myron L. Begeman Fellowship in Engineering, Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics, University of Texas at Austin, USA.
                    Slides are available here

[13 Aug 16]: Former PhD student Atreyee Kundu received an "Excellence in Thesis" award from IIT Bombay for 2016.


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