Following the first phase of the pilot New Horizons scheme in 2020, the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) is now launching the second phase. New Horizons is a funding opportunity for research ideas that are new, speculative and high risk with potential for high reward. The ideas should be within the remit of… Continue reading Funding Opportunity: New Horizons – EPSRC
The deadline for the call for papers for the 13th UKACC International Conference on Control to be held on 20-22 April 2022 at The University of Plymouth has been extended to 30 November 2021. More information can be found on the Control 2022 website. Papers can be submitted via Paper Plaza.
The International Federation of Automatic Control invites you on Tuesday, 30 November 2021 at 11:00 am (CET) to the lecture: “High-performance nonlinear control method for servo systems in automation and robotics: theory to practice” by Prof. Dongil “Dan” Cho, Ph.D. IFAC President-Elect. The lecture will take place via Zoom. Registration and participation is free.
The deadline of 30 September 2021 is fast approaching for full paper and abstract submissions for Control 2022. More information can be found on the Control 2022 website. Papers can be submitted via Paper Plaza.
The August 2021 IFAC Newsletter can be downloaded from the IFAC website. Contents in this issue: IFAC Activity Fund Update EAAI (Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence) Webinar IFAC President’s Column IFAC Journal of Systems and Control: Update from the EiC Reports from IFAC Conferences (CTS/FR, INCOM/HU) IFAC 2023 Update 2020-2023 IFAC Fellows & Major Awards:… Continue reading August 2021 IFAC Newsletter
Over the past year there has been a UKRI wide initiative to explore ways of furthering Engineering Biology research. As a result of this work, the first opportunity in this area for funding is now live. Developing Engineering Biology Breakthrough Ideas will fund adventurous, short term research in the Engineering Biology space, with collaborative projects… Continue reading Funding Opportunity: Synthetic Biology and Biological Systems
UKACC welcomes its new Chair, Professor Visakan Kadirkamanathan, who takes over from the outgoing Chair Professor Roger Dixon. Visakan is from the Department of Automatic Control and Systems Engineering at the University of Sheffield and is also the Director of the Rolls-Royce supported University Technology Centre in Control, Monitoring and Systems Engineering. He has been… Continue reading New Chair of UKACC
The IET Control and Automation Doctoral Dissertation Prize 2021 is now open and taking applications. Do you know a student who deserves to win this year – the prize money on offer is £500! The Prize recognises a student for their research excellence in the field of Control & Automation at a UK university, between… Continue reading Cash Prize for PhD Excellence!
A vacancy has arisen at Lancaster University for a Senior Research Associate in Condition Monitoring and Control. The successful candidate will join a team working on the EPSRC funded (£1.5 mil) Autonomous Inspection for Responsive and Sustainable Nuclear Fuel Manufacture (AIRS-NFM) project. The project aims to determine whether the manufacture of nuclear fuel can be… Continue reading Vacancy: Senior Research Associate at Lancaster University
The June 2021 IFAC Newsletter can be downloaded from the IFAC website. Contents in this issue: Who’s Who in IFAC: TB Vice-Chairs A. Astolfi (UK) & K. Janschek (DE) (including VC reports). IFAC President’s Column. Best Practices for Industry Involvement in IFAC Events Now Released. From the IFAC Blog: The Prince and I(FAC). Transitions: Tibor… Continue reading June 2021 IFAC Newsletter