LDCN is set to host the Workshop on Atomically Precise Fabrication of Solid-State Quantum Devices on March 13-14, 2023. The workshop will take place at the University of Texas at Dallas. To register for the workshop and see the full list of speakers, see the website:


LDCN periodically invites distinguished members of the research community to present seminars at The University of Texas at Dallas. A list of featured past seminars is presented below.

Professor Tsu-Chin Tsao

February 3, 2020

Seminar Title: Mechatronics and Control: From Precision Machining to Robotic Surgery

Professor Dong-Il (Dan) Cho

December 20, 2018

Seminar Title: Tuningless, High-Performance Nonlinear Servo Control Including Machine Learning: Theory to Practice

Professor David L. Trumper

October 8, 2018

Seminar Title: Oscillator Amplitude Control: Fast Tool Servos, Atomic Force Microscopy, Reticle Pushers, and More

Professor Faryar Jabbari

April 30, 2018

Seminar Title: Actuator Saturation: Old Problem, New Tricks, Along with Some Unusual Applications

Professor Lucy Pao

April 6, 2018

Seminar Title: Control of Wind Turbines and Wind Farms

Dr. Paul Ashby

March 5, 2018

Seminar Title: Gentle High Speed Atomic Force Microscopy using Encased Cantilevers and Spiral Scanning

Professor Roberto Horowitz

November 8, 2017

Seminar Title: Modeling, Control and Estimation of Traffic Networks

Professor Karl F. Böhringer

October 9, 2017

Seminar Title: Interfacial Engineering in MEMS -Moving and Assembling Chips and Drops

Professor Manfred Morari (University of Pennsylvania)

April 14, 2017

Seminar Title: The Past, Present and Future of Control

Professor Udo D. Schwarz (Yale University)

March 24, 2017

Seminar Title: Extending the Capabilities of Scanning Probe Microscopy: The Path towards Robust, Quantitative, Multidimensional Atomic Resolution Imaging with Chemical Selectivity

Professor Masayoshi Tomizuka (University of California, Berkeley)

February 20, 2017

Seminar Title: Humans and Industrial Robots: The Best of Two Worlds

Dr. Siva Banda (Air Force Research Laboratory)

February 6, 2017

Seminar Title: Autonomous UAVs: A Look into the Future

Dr. Santosh Devasia (University of Washington, Seattle)

October 31, 2016

Seminar Title: Iterative Control for Networked Heterogeneous Multi-Agent Systems with Uncertainties

Professor Murti V. Salapaka (University of Minnesota, Twin-Cities)

October 10, 2016

Seminar Title: Manipulation and Interrogation of Matter at the Small Scale Enabled by a Controls and Systems Perspective

Dr. Robert E. Skelton (Texas A&M University)

September 26, 2016

Seminar Title: Artificial Gravity, The Missing Technology in Space

Dr. Richard D. Braatz (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

September 19, 2016

Seminar Title: Fast Robust Model Predictive Control of Advanced Manufacturing Systems

Dr. Oliver Sawodny (University of Stuttgart Institute for System Dynamics)

August 24, 2016

Seminar Title: Approaches for Control of System in Adaptive Optics

Dr. Graham Goodwin (The University of Newcastle, Australia)

June 29, 2016

Seminar Title: Sampled-Data Models for Data Control