SIAM Conference on Control and Its Applications (CT21)

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HAPPENING VIRTUALLY: SIAM Conference on Control and Its Applications (CT21)

July 19 - 21, 2021

Virtual Conference


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About the Conference

About the Conference


This is the meeting of the SIAM Activity Group on Control and Systems Theory

The following meetings will be held jointly:

SIAM Annual Meeting (AN21)
SIAM Conference on Applied and Computational Discrete Algorithms (ACDA21)
SIAM Conference on Control and Its Applications (CT21)
SIAM Conference on Discrete Mathematics (DM21)
SIAM Conference on Optimization (OP21)

The field of control theory is central to a wide range of aerospace, energy, automotive, and advanced technological systems and is increasingly recognized as fundamental for emerging fields ranging from nanotechnology, the smart grid to cellular regulation. Moreover, in addition to its traditional ubiquity in process regulation for the physical sciences and engineering, control concepts now pervade the biological, computer, and social sciences. This conference will showcase a wide range of topics in control and systems theory. The topics and applications include control of PDEs, computational mathematics for control and optimization, real-time optimization and data assimilation, cooperative control for unmanned autonomous vehicles, dynamic games, cellular and biological regulation, control of hybrid systems, control techniques for financial mathematics, analysis and control of biomedical systems, risk sensitive control, learning for dynamics and control, control for smart systems such as transportation networks, flow control, and quantum control. This conference is a continuation of a series of meetings started in 1989 in San Francisco.

Included Themes

Included Themes
  • Adaptive Control
  • Analysis and Control of Nonlinear Systems
  • Analysis, Control and Identification of Distributed Parameter Systems
  • Autonomous Systems
  • Autonomy in Robotic Systems
  • Biologically Inspired System Modeling, Control and Simulation
  • Cloud Computing for Automation
  • Computational Issues in Nonlinear Control and Optimization
  • Control for Unmanned Autonomous Vehicles
  • Control of Biological Systems
  • Control of Hybrid Systems
  • Control of Networks
  • Control of Power Systems and Smart Grid
  • Control of Smart Material Systems
  • Control Techniques for Financial Mathematics
  • Control of Traffic Networks and Transportation Systems
  • Cooperative Control
  • Data Driven Modeling and Operational Automation
  • Deep Learning in Autonomous Systems
  • Fluid Flow Control
  • Game Theory
  • Industrial Applications
  • Intelligent Computational Systems
  • Intelligent Control Systems and Optimization
  • Learning and Estimation in Control
  • Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence in Robotic Systems
  • Modeling, Estimation, and Control of Large-Scale Systems with Massive Amounts of Data
  • Networked and Embedded Controls
  • Nonlinear Estimation and Data Assimilation
  • Optimization in Control and Systems Theory
  • Process Modeling, Analysis, Mining, and Optimization in Intelligent Automation
  • Quantum Control, Estimation, and Filtering
  • Risk Sensitive Control
  • Robotics and Control
  • Robust Control
  • Semantic Techniques in Intelligent Automation
  • Stochastic Control
  • System Identification

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Funding Agency

SIAM and the Organizing Committee wish to extend their thanks and appreciation to the U.S. National Science Foundation for its support.

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