Predictive Control Lab
The mission of the Automatic Control Lab at the EPFL is to push the boundaries of optimization and predictive control methods, with a focus on tackling control problems at extreme scales, including very fast and/or very large-scale systems. We focus on developing data-driven control techniques that are both formally correct and computationally efficient, as well as practically useful. Our research spans a wide range of applications, including robotics, autonomous driving, rocketry, dynamic flight, and the management of energy consumption in buildings. We strive to use our expertise to reduce energy consumption and make buildings positive control elements for the smart grid, while also educating and inspiring the next generation of control and systems engineers through our teaching and outreach activities.
The Predictive Control Lab is part of the Laboratoire d’Automatique.
Why was the predictive control engineer always calm?
Because he was always one step ahead!
Talk by Ran Chen
On Thursdyay, 18/1/24, Ran Chen will give the talk "Advancing Closed-Loop Identification in Sparse Linear Systems: Insights from Controller Design through Fractional Parameterization and Sparsity Invariance". The seminar will start at 11h00 in ME C2 405.
Talk by Vishnu Varadan
On Tuesday, 16/1/24, Vishnu Varadan will give the talk "Data-Driven Control Methods for Beam Wire Scanners". The seminar will start at 11h00 in ME C2 405.