IRIM Robotics Seminar–Magnus Egerstedt

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  • Wednesday, October 1, 2014 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Location: Marcus Nanotechnology Building, Room 1116

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Josie Giles
IRIM Marketing Communications Mgr.

Georgia Tech’s Magnus Egerstedt presents a seminar as part of the IRIM Robotics Seminar Series. The seminar will be held in the Marcus Nanotechnology Building from 12-1 p.m. and is open to the public.  


Magnus Egerstedt is the Schlumberger Professor in the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, where he serves as associate chair for Research and External Affairs. After completing his Ph.D., he was a postdoctoral scholar at Harvard University.

As the director of the Georgia Robotics and Intelligent Systems Laboratory (GRITS Lab), Egerstedt conducts research in the areas of control theory and robotics, focusing on control and coordination of complex networks, such as multi-robot systems, mobile sensor networks and cyber-physical systems.

Egerstedt is the deputy editor-in-chief for IEEE Transactions on Network Control Systems and the past editor for electronic publications for the IEEE Control Systems Society. Additionally, he is a Fellow of the IEEE and a recipient of the National Science Foundation CAREER Award. He also received the HKN Outstanding Teacher Award, the Alumni of the Year Award from the Royal Institute of Technology and the Outstanding Junior Faculty Member Award from Georgia Tech's School of Electrical and Computer Engineering. 

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