Control Group at Queen's
Mathematics and Statistics
Description of Activities: Research is conducted in the general areas of control theory with particular emphasis on geometric control, nonlinear control, optimal control, subRiemannian geometry, distributed optimization, learning, stochastic control, stochastic stability, information and control, decentralized and networked control, and game theory.
Faculty

Research
Interests


Bahman
Gharesifard 
Distributed optimization
and control, game theory, learning, geometric control
theory 
Ron Hirschorn
(Emeritus) 
Nonlinear systems, sliding mode control, discontinuous stabilization 
Andrew Lewis  Geometric control theory, geometric functional analysis 
AbdolReza Mansouri  SubRiemannian geometry, geometric equivalence,
nonholonomic control systems, nonlinear control 
Serdar
YĆ¼ksel 
Stochastic control, decentralized and networked control, information theory, stochastic stability 
Past Events:
Fourth Biannual Meeting on Systems and Control Theory
Seventh Biannual Meeting on Systems and Control Theory
Graduate Courses Offered:
Math 830 Modern Control Theory
Math 834 Optimization Theory and Applications
Math 836 Lagrangian Mechanics, Dynamics, and Control
Math 844 Differentiable Manifolds
Math 839 Special Topics in Control
Math 872 Control of Stochastic Systems
Math 923 Topics in Analysis: Stochastic Calculus & Analysis
Math 949 Topics in Global Analysis
Application for graduate studies: Queen's provides an ideal environment to do graduate study in Mathematics and Engineering, Applied Mathematics or Mathematics or Statistics. Our course curriculum is rigorous and diverse. The applicants should follow the guidelines listed here. Typically students with backgrounds in mathematics / applied mathematics/ electrical and computer engineering / systems (mechanical, systems, industrial, aerospace) engineering with strong interests in mathematical sciences will find the graduate program very stimulating and rewarding. Our research environment is enhanced by an active group of graduate students, visiting scholars and postdoctoral fellows.