J.J.P. Veerman (Portland State University): Transients in Traffic Like Systems
Wed, 10/22/2014

Another lecture given by the visiting professor J.J.P. Veerman. This lecture will also focus on some aspects of distributed control of distributed systems. The lecture will be given at K14 seminar room of the Department of Control Engineering FEE CTU in Prague, Karlovo namesti 13/E and will start at 3pm. The expected duration is 60 to 90 minutes. Everybody is welcome.

J.J.P. Veerman (Portland State University): Synchronization of large linear oscillator arrays
Mon, 10/20/2014

Everyone is warmly welcome to attend the talk by our guest lecturer. The talk starts at 15:00 at K14 seminar room of the Dept. of Control Engineering FEE CTU in Prague, Karlovo náměstí 13/E. Duration 60 to 90 minutes.

Passive, dissipative, positive-real, bounded-real and all that...
Wed, 10/15/2014

A tutorial lecture on fundamental concepts in dynamical systems theory. Unfortunately these have not found their way into our curriculum and yet you encounter them in every other paper on control and dynamical systems theory. The lecture will be held at at 15:00-16:00 in the K14 seminar room. Recommended for graduate students but interested undergraduates are welcome as well.

Public defense of Ph.D. thesis by Martin Řezáč
Fri, 09/26/2014

Everyone is welcome to attend a public defense of Ph.D. thesis by Martin Řezáč. It will take place at K14 seminar room of Department of Control Engineering FEE CTU at Karlovo náměstí 13/E. It will start at 10am. The topic of Martin's doctoral research was inertial stabilization and estimation and its combination with visual feedback from cameras. His work was motivated by a development of inertially stabilized aerial camera platform, an initiative in which our group participated together with Czech Air Force and Air Defense Technological Institute.

Ivo Herman: Transfer functions for platoons
Tue, 09/23/2014

Seminar on the latest progress of Ivo in his research. Starting at 10:00 at K14. One-hour duration expected.

Transmission line approach to analysis and control synthesis for chains of dynamical systems
Thu, 09/18/2014

Everyone is welcome to attend a talk that summarizes the research results achieved by Zdenek Hurak during his 7-month Fulbright stay at UC Santa Barbara. The talk will be given at K14 seminar room at 10:00-11:30am.

Dr. Juraj Makarovič (Žilinská univerzita v Žilině): Lightweight Positioning and Actuators of High-tech Mechatronic systems
Thu, 05/29/2014

Everyone is warmly welcome to the seminar given by Dr. Juraj Makarovič on the topic of advanced high-precision positioning. The seminar will take place at K24 room at Karlovo namesti 13/E building and will start at 10:00. Duration about one hour.

AIME@CZ - Czech workshop on applied mathematics in engineering
Tue, 03/11/2014 - Wed, 03/12/2014

The workshop, organized by Didier Henrion, Josef Malek, Tomas Pajdla, Zdenek Strakos and Miroslav Tuma aims at reporting recent achievements in applied mathematics in engineering on the Czech scene. It is a follow-up of a series of previous similar workshops that took place in Prague in 2010, 2011 and 2012. More info can be found at

Didier Henrion: Course on LMI optimization with applications in control
Mon, 03/10/2014 - Fri, 03/14/2014

This is a course for graduate students or researchers with a background in linear control systems, linear algebra and convex optimization. The focus is on semidefinite programming (SDP), or optimization over linear matrix inequalities (LMIs), an extension of linear programming to the cone of positive semidefinite matrices. Since the 1990s, LMI methods have found numerous applications mostly in combinatorial optimization, systems control and signal processing.

Haitham Hindi (Ph.D. Stanford University): Optimization for Cancer Radiation Treatment Planning
Mon, 02/17/2014

Everybody is welcome to attend the talk given by Dr. Haitham Hindi. The talk will start at 9:30 and will take about one hour. It will be given in the K14 seminar room, building E, Karlovo náměstí 13. The seminar is organized by the Department of Control Engineering, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Czech Technical University in Prague.