SADCO Newsletter - Issue 3 - February 2013


One ESR (PhD) position in Robust Control - Hybrid Systems is available with EADS Astrium (Paris area), starting as soon as possible. 


Past events

The internal research review of the SADCO project was held in Madeira, Portugal, on 24-25 January 2013.

Presentations and photos are available now available.

The internal research review was preceded on 21-23 January by the Young Researchers Workshop on System Dynamics and Optimal Control, which was the first event organized by the SADCO fellows.


Upcoming events


  • Doctoral Days 2013, 10-12 June 2013, Paris area - Internal event

The second SADCO doctoral days will be held in Paris on 10-12 June 2013 (Venue to be confirmed).

All the fellows will have the opportunity to present their research to the network members.

Some participants from industry will also be invited to participate. 

The doctoral days will be followed by a complementary skills training session in grant writing on 13 June 2013.


  • Summer school and workshop on optimal and model predictive control - OMPC 2013, 9-13 Sept. 2013, Bayreuth, Germany

The Summer School will take place on 9-10 Sept. 2013.
The workshop will be held on 11-13 Sept. 2013. 

▪ Moritz Diehl (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven)
▪ Lars Grüne (University of Bayreuth)

Summer school courses on:
▪ Numerical Optimal Control by Matthias Gerdts (Munich)
▪ Model Predictive Control by James Rawlings (Wisconsin-Madison)

Invited talks on various aspects of Optimal Control, Numerical Methods and Model Predictive Control by:
▪ Rolf Findeisen (Magdeburg)
▪ Matthias Gerdts (Munich)
▪ Tor Arne Johansen (Trondheim)
▪ Carl Laird (Texas A&M)
▪ Anders Rantzer (Lund)
▪ James Rawlings (Wisconsin-Madison)

Talks by SADCO fellows and team members

Poster session for young researchers 

Registration will open soon. 
Participation at OMPC 2013 will be free of charge but the number of participants is limited. 
For young researchers SADCO will offer a limited number of grants to cover the local expenses. 

More information at: here and on the website of the University of Bayreuth 


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