Sponsored by SIAM Activity Group on Control and Systems Theory.

This meeting is being held jointly with 2013 SIAM Annual Meeting (AN13), July 8 – 12, 2013.

This meeting is being co-located with The SIAM Workshop on Network Science (NS13), July 7-8, 2013.


Presentations from the Conference

Most of the invited and prize speaker presentations from the 2013 Conference on Control and Its Applications have been captured and are available as slides with synchronized audio. In addition there are PDF’s of the slides available for printing. View presentation slides with synchronized audio.

To view photos from the Annual Meeting and Conference on Control and Its Applications, visit http://on.fb.me/172LF7M.


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Internet Access
Attendees staying within the SIAM room block at the Town and Country Resort & Convention Center are entitled to a discounted Internet rate of $5.00 per 24 hours. The discounted rate applies to Internet access within your sleeping room. Be sure to request a SIAM code when checking into the hotel. Additionally, complimentary wireless Internet access will be available in the conference meeting space within the hotel.  The network name is SIAM and the password is siamonly.


Math of Planet Earth 2013

2013 is designated as the year of Math of Planet Earth. SIAM supports MPE2013.

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Organizing Committee

Organizing Committee Co-chairs
Fariba Fahroo, Air Force Office of Scientific Research, USA
Wei Kang, Naval Postgraduate School, USA

Organizing Committee
Murat Arcak, University of California at Berkeley, USA
Francesco Bullo, University of California at Santa Barbara, USA
Tryphon Georgiou, University of Minnesota, USA
Qi Gong, University of California at Santa Cruz, USA
Daniel Hernández - Hernández, Centro de Investigación en Matemáticas, A.C. (CIMAT), Mexico
Naira Hovakimyan, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
Matthew James, Australian National University, Australia
William M. McEneaney, University of California, San Diego, USA (AN13 liaison)
Bozenna Pasik-Duncan, University of Kansas, USA
Maurice Robin, Digiteo, France
Shanjian Tang, Fudan University, China
Antonio Vicino, University of Siena, Italy
Lizette Zietsman, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, USA

Program Committee

Program Committee Chair
Qing Zhang, University of Georgia, USAProgram Committee

Program Committee
Tomasz R. Bielecki, Illinois Institute of Technology, USA
Francois Dufour, Université Bordeaux 1, France
Boumediene Hamzi, Imperial College London, United Kingdom
Kurt Helmes, Humboldt University of Berlin, Germany
Ruihua Liu, University of Dayton, USA
Delfim F. M. Torres, University of Aveiro, Portugal
Jennifer Trelewicz, Skolkovo Foundation, Russia
MingQing Xiao, Southern Illinois University, USA
Yong Zeng, University of Missouri - Kansas City, USA
Gang Zheng, INRIA-Lille Nord Europe, France
Chao Zhu, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, USA

Steering Committee

SIAG/CST Conference Steering Committee
Arthur Krener, University of California, Davis, USA
William Levine, University of Maryland, USA
Ralph Smith, North Carolina State University, USA
George Yin, Wayne State University, USA



The field of control theory is central to a wide range of aerospace, energy, automotive and advanced technological systems and is increasingly recognized as fundamental for emerging fields ranging from nanotechnology, smart grid to cell regulation. Moreover, in addition to its traditional ubiquity in process regulation for the physical sciences and engineering, control concepts now pervade the biological, computer, and social sciences. This conference will showcase a wide range of topics in control and systems theory. The topics and applications include control of PDEs, computational mathematics for control and optimization, real-time optimization and data assimilation, cooperative control for unmanned autonomous vehicles, differential games, cellular and biological regulation, control of hybrid systems, control techniques for financial mathematics, biomedical control, risk sensitive control and filtering, control of smart systems, flow control and quantum control. This conference is a continuation of a series of meetings started in 1989 in San Francisco.


Funding Agency

SIAM and the Conference Organizing Committee wish to extend their thanks and appreciation to the U.S. National Science Foundation for its support of this conference.



Important Deadlines

January 7, 2013:    Minisymposium proposals
January 28, 2013:  Abstracts for contributed and minisymposium speakers
January 28, 2013:  Full Paper Submission (Optional) for Consideration in Proceedings*

* Conference participants have the opportunity to submit a full paper for consideration in the conference proceedings. Speakers should first submit an abstract to SIAM’s Conference Management System (CMS) for inclusion in the conference schedule, as either a minisymposium or contributed participant. Secondly, speakers interested in submitting a paper for consideration for inclusion in the proceedings must submit full papers via PaperCept, Inc.

Submitting your abstract to the CMS will not automatically include your paper for consideration in the proceedings.

January 14, 2013: SIAM Student Travel Award and Post-doc/Early Career Travel Award Applications

June 10, 2013: Disconnect time is 4:00 PM EDT

June 10, 2013

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