Past and Present Outreach Projects

PAST AND CURRENT PROJECTS

December 2016
“Key support to the 3rd IEEE Colombian Conference on Automatic Control 2017”

PI: José Luis Villa
Institution: Universidad Tecnológica de Bolivar, Cartagena, Colombia

“Interactive books for control education”
PI: José Luis Guzmán
Institution: University of Almería, Spain.

“Empowering automation and control with emerging ICT technologies,”
PI: Tariq Samad
Institution: University of Minnesota, USA.

“National Science and Engineering Academy - 2017”
PI: Christopher Seaman
Institution: Learning for Life Division, Boy Scouts of America, Westmoreland Fayette Council, Greensburg, Pennsylvania, USA.

“Control Conference Africa 2017”
PI: Otis Nyandoro
Institution: University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.

“Supporting student participation in the Indian Control Conference, IIT-Kanpur”
PI: M. Vidyasagar
Institution: Indian Institute of Technology – Kanpur, India.

“Summer school on sliding mode control”
PI: M. Steinberger,
Institution: Graz University of Technology, Graz, Austria.

May 2016
“Proposal for the 12th Annual CSL Student Conference”
PI: P. Paré
Institution: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
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“Open virtual and remote labs for control education”
PI: S. Dormido,
Institution: Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia (UNED), Madrid, Spain.

“STEM Beyond the Borders: An Engineering Enrichment Outreach Program – Part II”
PI: V. Serrano
Institution: Technological University of Panama

“IEEE CSS Summer School on Cyber-Physical Systems”
PI: S. Srinivasan
Institution: Kasalingam University, India
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“A Summer Camp for Video-game Based Control Learning for Middle-School Girls”
PI: Y. Wang
Institution: Clemson University, South Carolina, USA
Project Report

December 2015

“Proposal for the 11th Annual CSL Student Conference”
PI: K. Alsheri
Institution: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA.
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“First Conference on Control of Cyber-physical and Human Systems”
PI: Mariana Netto
Institution: IFFSTTAR, France.

“Supporting Student Participation in the Indian Control Conference, Guwahati, Jan. 4-6, 2017”
PI: M. Vidyasagar
Institution: University of Texas-Dallas.
Project Report

May 2015

“Grant for registration to the 54th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control”
PI: Y. Ohta
Institution: Kyoto University, Japan

“Feedback and control systems: teaching the teacher’s workshop VI”
PI: Abubakr Muhammad
Institution: Lahore University of Management Sciences, Pakistan
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December 2014

“Supporting Student Participation in the Indian Control Conference, Hyderabad, January 4-6, 2016”
PI: M. Vidyasagar
Institution: The University of Texas at Dallas.
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“National Engineering and Science Academy, a program of the Learning for Life Division of the Boy Scouts of America, Westmoreland Fayette Council”
PI: Christopher Seaman
Institution: Alcoa Technical Center
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“Control Engineering for High School Students and Teachers: An Online Platform Development”
PI: Dr. Farhad Farokhi
Institution: University of Melbourne.
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“Teen Engineers: Introduction to Control Systems and Laboratory Experiments using MATLAB/Simulink,”
PI: Paul Graven
Institution: Redondo Union High School District, California, USA.

“PhD/Mphil Student Workshop, 2015 Australian Control Conference,”
PI: Professor Ljubo Vlacic
Institution: Griffith University, Australia.
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“2nd IEEE Colombian Conference of Automatic Control 2015 CCAC 2015 (IEEE CSS Colombian Chapter)”
PI: Diego A. Patino
Institution: Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Bogotá, Colombia

“10th Annual Coordinated Science Laboratory Student Conference”
PI: Peter Kairouz
Institution: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA.
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November 2013

“Workshop: Automatic control for the human welfare-bringing together multidisciplinary experts and users to identify the new challenges in human-machine systems”
PI: Mariana Netto
Institution:  IFSTTAR, Development and Networks, France.

“Financial Assistance in Organizing the Indian Control Conference during 2015, 2016 and 2017”
PI:  M. Vidyasagar
Institution: University of Texas at Dallas, USA.
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“Control Engineering Workshop & Demos for Southampton School Students”
PI: Dina Shona Laila
Institution: University of Southampton, UK.

“Control Systems and Energy Efficiency in Latin America”
PI: Jorge Sofrony
Institution: Universidad Nacional de Colombia.

“Systems and Controls Laboratories on a Shoestring: Low-Cost Laboratories for Online Course Augmentation and Resource-Limited Colleges and Universities”
PI: Laura Ray
Institution: Thayer School of Engineering, Dartmouth College, USA.
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“Using Mindstorms in a Control Systems Lab to impact next generation engineers”
PI:  Yi (Elisa) Wu
Institution: Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, USA.
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“Series of Control System Workshop 2014”
PI: Rosmiwati Mohd Mokhtar
Institution: Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia.

“26th Southern California Control Workshop”
PI: Andrew Teel
Institution: University of California-Santa Barbara, USA.
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May 2013

" Massive Open Online Course: Introduction to Control Theory"
PI: Andrew Packard
Institution: University of California, Berkeley
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"Symposium on the Control of Network Systems"
PI: Ioannis Paschalidis
Institution: Boston University.
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December 2012

" 2013 Robotics Inspire Science Education (RiSE) - A Pre-College Student STEM Activity in Ghana"
PI: Ashitey Trebi-Ollennu
Institution: JPL
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" My Daughter is an Engineer: Parent-Daughter Weekend of Engineering Exploration at CSULB"
PI: Bei Lu
Institution: California State University, Long Beach
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" International Workshop on Smarter City"
PI: Ming Ge
Institution: NECIA, HDU
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" Summer Training Experience for K-12 Teachers in Control Engineering"
PI: Yan Wang
Institution: University of North Texas
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" Interactive Web-Based Content for Control System Education"
PI: Tyler Summers
Institution: ETH Zurich
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" Student travel grant for 3rd Australian Control Conference (AUCC 2013)"
PI: Wictor Sreeram
Institution: University of Western Australia
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June 2012

"Symposium on Control and Modeling of Networked Systems"
PI: Yangmin Xie
Institution: University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
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" The 1st  Annual Aerial Robotics and Control Summer Camp 2013"
PI: Joe Yeo
Institution: Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
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" Ideas and Technology of Control Systems Workshop for Middle and High School Students"
PI: Bozenna Pasik-Duncan
Institution: University of Kansas
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January 2012

"My Daughter is an Engineer"
PI: Bei Lu
Institution: California State University, Long Beach
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"The East African Control School"
PI: Lachlan Blackhall
Institution: The Australian National University
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"Workshop on Industrial and Academic Experience in Aerospace Fault Detection and Diagnosis"
PI: Andres Marcos
Institution: Deimos Space SLU
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"Seventh Annual CSL Student Conference"
PI: Tao Yang
Institution: University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
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July 2011
We are pleased to announce that the following projects will be supported by the second round of funding of the Outreach Fund of IEEE Control Systems Society.  Principal investigators and lead institutions are also listed.

Putting Control Engineering in Middle School Girls' Future
PI: Bernardo A. Leon de la Barra
Institution: University of Tasmania
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Tutorial on Systems and Control Analyses of Parkinson’s Disease
PI: Richard Middleton
Institution: Hamilton Institute, Ireland
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Develop Laboratory Curriculum for Teaching Model-Based Control Design
using Low Cost Platform HILINK
PI: Yan Tang
Institution: Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
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9th European Workshop on Advanced Control and Diagnosis (ACD 2011)
PI: Bálint Vanek
Institution: Hungarian Academy of Science
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January 2011
We are pleased to announce that the following projects will be supported by the newly established Outreach Fund of IEEE Control Systems Society.  Principal investigators and lead institutions are also listed.

Sixth Annual CSL Student Conference
PI:  Dayu Huang
Institution:  University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, U.S.A.
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“My Daughter Is an Engineer”
PI:  Bei Lu
Institution:  California State University at Long Beach, U.S.A.
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Benchmark Control Problems for Small UAVs
PI:  Peter Seiler
Institution:  University of Minnesota, U.S.A.
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Robot Control Outreach Camps for Elementary and Middle School Children
PI:  Warren Dixon
Institution:  University of Florida, U.S.A.
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Workshop on “Controls for Societal Challenges”
PI:  Dennice Gayme
Institution:  California Institute of Technology, U.S.A.
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IEEE Colombian Control Conference
PI:  Leonardo Solaque
Institution:  Universidad Militar Nueva Granada, Colombia
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The East African Control School
PI:  Lachlan Blackhall
Institution:  Australian National University, Australia
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(CPS)d:  Workshop on Cyber Physical Systems for Developing Nations
PI:  Abubakr Muhammad
Institution:  Lahore University of Management Science, Pakistan
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Student Workshops on Control Systems
PI:  Amir Aghdam
Institution:  Concordia University, Canada
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2010
International Workshop on the Future of Control in Transportation Systems
PI:  Luigi Glielmo
Institution:  Università del Sannio, Italy
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