News at the division of Systems and Control
- Ludvig Hult joins us as a new PhD student. Welcome!
- Thomas Schön and Ian Manchester received an ARC grant.
- Niklas Gunnarsson joins us as an industrial PhD student.
- Andreas Svensson defended his PhD thesis Machine learning with state-space models, Gaussian processes and Monte Carlo methods Friday October 12.
- Fredrik Gustafsson joins the division as a PhD student in Thomas Schön's group.
- Antonio Horta Ribeiro joins the division as a guest PhD student. He will be staying for a year and work together with Thomas Schön's group.
- Fredrik Olsson defended his licentiate thesis Modeling and Assessment of Human Balance and Movement Disorders Using Inertial Sensors Tuesday May 29.
- Rubén Cubo defended his PhD thesis Model-based optimization for individualized deep brain stimulation Friday May 25.
- Tatiana Chistiakova defended her licentiate thesis Ammonium Based Aeration Control in Wastewater Treatment Plants - Modelling and Controller Design Thursday April 12.
- Johan Alenlöv joins the division as a post doc and will work together with Fredrik Lindsten.
- Koen Tiels joins the division as a post doc and will work together with Fredrik Lindsten and Thomas Schön.
- Oscar Samuelsson defended his licentiate thesis Fault Detection in Water Resource Recovery Facilities.
- Juozas Vaicenavicius joins the division as a researcher.
- Jack Umenberger joins the division as a post doc in Thomas Schön's group.
- Fredrik Lindsten receives Ingvar Carlsson Award from the Swedish Foundation for Strategic Research Swedish Foundation for Strategic Research.
- Helena Andersson joins the division as a PhD student with Alexander Medvedev as main supervisor.
- Thomas Schön receives the Tage Erlander's prize from the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences.
- Carl Jidling joins the division as a PhD student with Thomas Schön as main supervisor.
- Per Mattsson defends his thesis Modeling and identification of nonlinear and impulsive systems Friday November 25
- Fredrik Lindsten receives a start-up grant from the Swedish Research Council for the project "Statistical learning of large-scale probabilistic dynamical models".
- Lawrence Murray joins the division as new researcher in Thomas Schöns group.
- Guo Zhaoyu joins the division as new visiting PhD student with Alexander Medvedev as supervisor.
- Peter Stoica is appointed foreign member of the Americal National Academy of Engineering.
- Anna Wigren joins the division as new PhD student
- Carl Andersson joins the division as new PhD student
- Liang Dai defends his PhD thesis Identification using Convexification and Recursion Faculty opponent: Prof Magnus Jansson, KTH.
- Thomas Schön is awarded the Arnberg prize by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences
- Niklas Wahlström joins the division as post-doc. His thesis Modeling of Magnetic Fields and Extended Objects for Localization Applications was defended in December 2015 at Linköping University.
- Johannes Nygren defends his PhD thesis Input-Output Stability Analysis of Networked Control Systems Faculty opponent: Prof Torkel Glad, Linköping University.
- Peter Stoica is awarded the Athanasios Papoulis award from the European Association of Signal Processing.
- Fredrik Lindsten joins the division as Senior Lecturer. He comes from a post-doc visit at University of Cambridge, following doctoral studies at Linköping University.
- Invited session "Mathematical Modeling of Diseases and Medical Intervention Effects" proposed by Alexander Medvedev and Caterina Scoglio, Kansas State University, is included in full in the program of The 2016 American Control Conference, July 6-8, Boston, MA, USA.
- Ruben Cubo presents his Licentiate Thesis Mathematical Modeling for Optimization of Deep Brain Stimulation. Discussion leader is Prof. Karin Wårdell, Linköping University
- Margarida Silva (former PhD student at Systems and Control) has been awarded Bjurzons premium for an excellent thesis by the Faculty for Science and Technology at Uppsala University. Margarida defended her thesis Nonlinear Modeling and Feedback Control of Drug Delivery in Anesthesia in Nov 2014. Her supervisor was Alexander Medvedev.
- Daniel Jansson defends his PhD thesis Identification Techniques for Mathematical Modeling of the Human Smooth Pursuit System. Faculty oppnent: Prof. Johan Schoukens, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium.
- The paper "Model-based Optimization of Lead Configurations in Deep Brain Stimulation" by Ruben Cubo, Mattias Åström, Alexander Medvedev gets Best Paper Award from The First International Conference on Smart Portable, Wearable, Implantable and Disability-oriented Devices and Systems (SPWID 2015), held in Brussels, Belgium - June 21 - 26, 2015
- Invited session "Biological Oscillators" proposed by Alexander Medvedev and Ming Cao, University of Groningen, is included in the program of the 54th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Osaka, Japan, December 15-18, 2015.
- May 12: Olov Rosén defends his PhD thesis Parallel stochastic estimation on multicore platforms. Faculty oppnent: Prof Petar Djuric, Stony Brook University, NY, USA.
- May 8: Marcus Björk defends his PhD thesis Contributions to Signal Processing for MRI. Faculty opponent: Prof Andreas Jacobsson, Lund University
- February 1: Sholeh Yasini joins the division as Post-Doc.
- January 1: Fredrik Olsson joins the division as PhD Student. Main supervisor is Kjartan Halvorsen and co-supervisor is Kristiaan Pelckmans.
- December 16: Egi Hidayat, Alexander Medvedev, and Karin Nordström won Best Paper Award at IEEE-sponsored 6th International Congress on Ultra Modern Communication and Control Systems in Saint Petersburg, Russia, October 6-8, 2014 for the paper "Identification of a Layer of Spatially Distributed Motion Detectors in Insect Vision"
- November 21: Alexander Medvedev is granted funding from Vinnova's program "Innovations for Future Health" for a project on quantification of motor symptoms in Parkinson's disease. The project is led by ACREO Swedish ICT and other collaborators are University hospitals (Uppsala Academic Hospital, Uppsala, Sweden and Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Gothenburg, Sweden), universities (Dalarna University and Uppsala University), and companies (Sensidose and Cenvigo).
- November 21: Margarida Silva defends her PhD thesis Nonlinear Modeling and Feedback Control of Drug Delivery in Anesthesia. Faculty Opponent: Prof. Robain De Keyser, University of Gent, Belgium
- November 14: Bengt Carlsson receives Uppsala University's pedagogical prize for 2014 at the annual inauguration of new Professors.
- November 11: Per Mattsson, Daniel Jansson, Egi Hidayat, and Alexander Medvedev have contributed three chapters in the book
"Signal and Image Analysis for Biomedical and Life Sciences" published by Springer.
- October 17: Hans Norlander defends his thesis Modelling and Control Methods with Applications to Mechanical Waves. Faculty Opponent: Prof. Jonas Sjöberg, Chalmers.
- October 14: Mojtaba Soltanalian defends his thesis Signal Design for Active Sensing and Communications. Faculty Opponent: Prof. Bo Wahlberg, KTH.
- September 19: Soma Tayamon defends her thesis Nonlinear System Identification and Control Applied to Selective Catalytic Reduction Systems. Faculty Opponent: Prof Bo Egardt, Chalmers.
- September 10: Erik Ullenhag, Minister for Integration meets staff at Systems and Control for a discussion on labor migration.
- September 9: Per Mattsson presents his licentiate thesis "Pulse-modulated Feedback in Mathematical Modeling and Estimation of Endocrine Systems". Discussion leader is Dr. Denis Efimov, INRIA Lille - Nord.
- September 4: Tobias Rydén joins the division as an Adjunct Professor. Tobias main employer is Lynx Asset Management and he has perviously held Professor positions (mathematical statistics) at Lund University and KTH.
- Thomas Schön received the Automatica best paper award for papers published in Automatica 2011-2013. Awarded for the paper: Thomas B. Schön, Adrian Wills and Brett Ninness. System identification of nonlinear state-space models. Automatica, 47(1):39-49, January 2011. DOI: 10.1016/j.automatica.2010.10.013.
- July 22: Peter Stoica on Thomson Reuters' updated list of highly cited researchers: "... among the top 1% most cited for their subject field and year of publication, earning them the mark of exceptional impact." He was also on the first list published in 2001. See also press release.
- May 28: Bengt Carlsson to receive Uppsala University Pedagogical Prize for the area of mathematics, natural sciences, and engineering.
- April 29: Linda Åmand defends her PhD thesis Ammonium Feedback Control in Wastewater Treatment Plants. Faculty Opponent: Prof. Peter A Vanrolleghem, Université Laval, Québec, Canada
- April 9: Liang Dai presents his licentiate thesis "On Several Sparsity Related Problems and the Randomized Kaczmarz Algorithm"
- March 27: Johannes Nygren presents his licentiate thesis "Output Feedback Control - Some Methods and Applications"
- March 3: Egi Hidayat defends his PhD thesis On Identification of Biological Systems. Faculty Opponent: Prof. Elling W. Jacobsen, KTH
- Håkan Lanshammar to receive Gustaf Adolf medal in gold for successful management of the Department of Information Technology.
- January 21: Daniel Jansson presents his licentiate thesis: "Mathematical modeling of the Human Smooth Pursuit System". Discussion leader: Dr. Tianshi Chen, Division of Automatic Control, Linköping University
- Daniel Jansson has received Best Student Paper Prize for the paper "Stochastic anomaly detection in eye-tracking data for quantification of motor symptoms in Parkinson's disease" at International Symposium on Computational Models for Life Science (CMLS-2013), November 27-29, Sydney, Australia. The co-authors are Alexander Medvedev, Hans Axelson and Dag Nyholm.
- Peter Stoica has been selected to receive the 2013 SPS Best Paper Award of the IEEE Signal Processing Society for a paper on localization in sensor networks, "Exact and Approximate Solutions of Source Localization Problems". DOI:10.1109/TSP.2007.909342
- Kristiaan Pelckmans together with David Sumpter (Dept. of Mathematics, UU) and Niclas Kolm (Dept. of Ecology and Genetics) receive 23 million SEK from the Knut and Alice Wallenberg foundation for the project "Linking social behaviour to the brain".
- Diana Yamalova has joined Systems and Control as a PhD student.
- Thomas Schön has joined Systems and Control as Professor of Automatic Control.
- Andreas Svensson has joined Systems and Control as a PhD student.
- Johan Wågberg has joined Systems and Control as a PhD student.
- April 19: Olov Rosén presents his licentiate thesis: "Parallelization of Stochastic Estimation Algorithms on Multicore Computational Platforms". Discussion leader: Dr. Thomas Schön, Division of Automatic Control, Linköping University
- March 11: SysCon is represented by three papers at the IFAC Workshops PSYCO 2013 and ALCOSP 2013, Caen, France.