There was a total of 25 entries from 15 universities for the PhD Showcase, which was held on 24 November 2015. Click here to see the programme and presentations.
The winner of the prize, awarded for quality of presentation, content and delivery, went to Rucha Sawlekar, University of Warwick, for her presentation entitled ‘Implementing Nonlinear Systems Using Nucleic Acids’.
Two runner-up prizes were also awarded:
Theory: Cyrus Mostajeran, University of Cambridge, ‘Invariant Differential Analysis’.
Application: Bulat Khusainov, Imperial College London, ‘Optimal Co-design of FPGA Implementations for MPC’.
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- 10.00pm: UKACC Executive Committee Meeting.
- 12.00pm: UKACC AGM. Committee plus any additional representatives of member bodies are welcome.
- 13.00pm: Lunch.
- 14.00pm PhD Presentation Showcase.
- 18.00 for 18.30: UKACC/IET Tustin Lecture will be given by Professor David Limebeer, University of Oxford, and will be on reducing lap times and fuel consumption in F1 via optimal control of hybrid power trains. Followed by evening reception. You must register for the lecture/reception using this registration form.
Please let firstname.lastname@example.org know if you are coming to the lunch or PhD Presentation Showcase if you are not a committee member or presenting on the day.
Further details: UKACC Day 2015 flyer
PhD students: please see the presenter instructions and download the template. Deadline for submission of your presentation is Monday, 16 November.
Cranfield, Fri 28 November 2014
Presentations on topics of interest to automotive engineers: mechatronic components, advanced control techniques, automotive control applications and software implementations. This will be followed in the evening by a guest lecture. You can find out more at http://ieee-ukandireland.org/control_systems_chapter?postTabs=3.
If you wish to attend, please email Daniel Auger email@example.com.
The winner of the prize, awarded for quality of presentation, content, and delivery, went to Sandira Gayadeen, University of Oxford, for her presentation entitled ‘Synchrotron Electron Beam Control’. The judges felt that this was a great piece of research clearly explained in the 4 minutes allowed. She beat off stiff competition from 26 other presenters representing 11 Universities.
Three runners-up, highly commended for their presentations were
Kaoru Yamamoto,University of Cambridge: Bounded Disturbance Amplification in Mass Chains
Can Du, University of Bath: Variable Supply Pressure Electro-hydraulic System for Efficient Multi-axis Motion Control
James Trollope, Coventry University: Ethical pre-emptive decision making algorithm inspired by altruism for controlled energy absorption
Programme and presentations can be found under the ‘Events’ menu.
Royal Society, Carlton Terrace, London
2.00pm PhD Presentation Showcase
6.00 for 6.30pm UKACC/InstMC Thomson Lecture: ‘From Measurement to Mathematics’ presented by Professor Marcus du Sautoy. Followed by evening reception. You must register for the Lecture/Reception using this registration form
Further details: UKACC Day
PhD students: please download Presenter Instructions and Template. Deadline for submission of your presentation is Friday 17th October.
We encourage guests from industry to attend the PhD showcase. Please let us know you are coming at firstname.lastname@example.org.
AGM, PhD Presentation Showcase and Lecture, to be held in London.
PhD Students: please start planning your 4 minute presentations. Format will be similar to last year. More details to follow.
The UKACC/InstMC Thomson lecture will be given by Professor Marcus du Sautoy, entitled ‘From Measurement to Mathematics’.
Wednesday 27th August, 19.30
Mondiall Restaurant, Alfred Mall, V&A Waterfront (www.mondiall.co.uk)
All UK delegates at the IFAC World Congress are cordially invited to this social evening. We look forward to seeing you there.
The detailed programme for the UKACC Control 2014 conference in Loughborough, 9-11th July, has been published. See the conference website.
The deadline for this prize for PhD research is the 29th August 2014.
Please find details here.