IAP DYSCO Study Day: Dynamical systems, control and optimization

Monday November 23, 2015 - KU Leuven, Kasteelpark Arenberg


10:00 Welcome

10:05 Plenary talk 1: Proximal Envelopes: Quasi-Newton operator splitting methods for solving nonsmooth optimization problems by Panos Patrinos (KU Leuven)

(Aud. van de Tweede Hoofdwet, Thermotechnisch Instituut)

11:05 Coffee break, poster session, lunch


14:00 Parallel sessions
1. Large scale data and systems (room ESAT 00.62)

  • 14h00 Renaud Lambiotte (UNamur), Diffusion on networked systems is a question of time or structure
  • 14h45 Karl Meerbergen (KU Leuven), The compact rational Krylov method and its application in model order reduction and nonlinear eigenvalue problems
  • 15h30 Discussion
  • 15h45 End

2. Estimation and modeling (room MTM 02.20)

  • 14h00 Frank Naets (KU Leuven), Model order reduction of multibody models for estimation purposes
  • 14h45 John Lataire (VUB), On the frequency domain identification of time-varying systems
  • 15h30 Discussion
  • 15h45 End

3. Distributed systems, decision, control and communication (room LAND 00.42)

  • 14h00 Ignace Tack (KU Leuven), Individual based modeling of microbial colonies and biofims
  • 14h45 Toon Van Waterschoot (KU Leuven), Distributed estimation of cross-correlation functions in wireless sensor networks
  • 15h30 Discussion
  • 15h45 End

16:00 Plenary talk 2: Accuracy guarantees for a class of randomized averaging algorithms by Julien Hendrickx (UCL)

(Aud. A, ESAT)

17:00 End


The study day will take place at the Thermotechnisch Instituut, Kasteelpark Arenberg, Willem de Croylaan 42, 3001 Heverlee-Leuven.

Parking facilities

Parking your car is only possible at the new parking "Kasteelpark - De Molen" in the Celestijnenlaan (see map below). To enter/leave this parking, you will need an entrance code. On Monday November 23 this code is 787507# (don't forget the hashtag !)

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