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George J. Pappas is the Joseph Moore Professor and Chair of the Department of Electrical and Systems Engineering at the University of Pennsylvania. He also holds a secondary appointment in the Departments of Computer and Information Sciences, and Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics. He is member of the GRASP Lab and the PRECISE Center. He has previously served as the Deputy Dean for Research in the School of Engineering and Applied Science. His research focuses on control theory and in particular, hybrid systems, embedded systems, hierarchical and distributed control systems, with applications to unmanned aerial vehicles, distributed robotics, green buildings, and biomolecular networks. He is a Fellow of IEEE, and has received various awards such as the Antonio Ruberti Young Researcher Prize, the George S. Axelby Award, and the National Science Foundation PECASE.

October 2013: George J. Pappas will deliver a Science Keynote at the 2013 NSF CPS PI meeting in Washington, DC. More

July 2013: Konstantinos Gatsis wins the Best Student Paper Award at the 2013 American Control Conference More

April 2013: George Pappas comments in "Can control theory make software better?" More

March 2013: Future Vision: George Pappas Ushers in New Era for ESE More

January 2013: Penn Research Team Awarded $2.75 Million as Part of New ‘Swarm’ Computing Center More

October 2012: George J. Pappas will deliver a Science Keynote at the 2012 NSF CPS PI meeting in Washington, DC. More

June 2012: George J. Pappas will be an invited speaker at the 22nd International Conference on Automated Planning and Scheduling (ICAPS) in Sao Paolo, Brazil. More

June 2012: George J. Pappas will be an invited speaker at the 4th IFAC Conference on Analysis and Design of Hybrid Systems (ADHS) in Eindhoven, Netherlands. More

December 2011: George J. Pappas will be a semi-plenary speaker at the 50th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control and European Control Conference in Orlando, FL. More

 

 

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Optimal Resource Allocation for Network Protection: A Geometric Programming Approach. Victor Preciado, Michael Zargham, Chinwendu Enyioha, Ali Jadbabaie, and George J. Pappas. IEEE Transactions on Control of Network Systems. September 2013. Accepted.

Active hypothesis testing for active object detection. Nikolay Atanasov, Bharath Sankaran, George J. Pappas, and Kostas Daniilidis. IEEE Transactions in Robotics. May 2013. Accepted.

Optimal power management for wireless control systems. Konstantinos Gatsis, Alejandro Ribeiro, and George J. Pappas. IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control. October 2012. Accepted.

Differentially private filtering. Jerome Le Ny, and George J. Pappas. IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control. In press.

Topological conditions for in-network stabilization of dynamical systems. Miroslav Pajic, Shreyas Sundharam, Rahul Mangharam, and George J. Pappas. EEE Transactions in Selected Areas of Communications. 31(4):794-807, April 2013.

 

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