Dynamics and Control in Networks: Workshop Program

Tuesday, October 14

15:15-17:00 Focus period seminars (seminar room of Automatic Control Department, Ole Römers väg 1, Lund)
17:00-19:00 Welcomining reception and registration at the Pufendorf Institute in Biskopsgatan 3 (map).

Wednesday, October 15

08:30 Registration at the Old Bishop's Palace at Biskopsgatan 1 in Lund
Opening remarks
Giacomo Como and Anders Rantzer, Lund University, Sweden

Controllability for Complex Networks: Metrics and Limitations
Sandro Zampieri, Università di Padova, Italy
Differentially positive systems
Rodolphe Sepulchre, University of Cambridge, UK
10:20 Coffee
A survey of classical and recent results in RLC circuit synthesis
Malcolm Smith, University of Cambridge, UK
Synchronization and evolvability in nonlinear networks
Jean-Jacques Slotine, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
12:00 Lunch
Community Detection: Fundamental Limits and Optimal Sampling Algorithms
Alexandre Proutiere, Kungliga Tekniska Högskolan, Sweden
Community detection in stochastic block models via spectral methods
Laurent Massoulié, Microsoft Research-INRIA Joint Centre
15:20 Coffee
Complex Energy Systems
Michael Chertkov, Los Alamos National Laboratory, USA

Thursday, October 16

Distributed Alternating Direction Method of Multipliers for Multi-agent Optimization
Asuman Ozdaglar, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
Learning graphical models: hardness and tractability
Devavrat Shah, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
10:20 Coffee
Load Balancing Using Limited State Information
R. Srikant, University of Illinois at Urbana Champain, USA
12:00 Lunch
15:20 Coffee
Lyapunov Approach to Consensus Problems
Angelia Nedic, University of Illinois at Urbana Champain, USA
Majority Consensus by local polling
Moez Draief, Imperial College, UK
18:15 Buses leave from Bangatan (green arrow on map)
19:00 Symposium Dinner at Bjärreds saltsjöbad (map)

Friday, October 17

Robust Networked Stabilization: When Gap Meets Two-Port
Li Qiu, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
10:20 Coffee
Randomized averaging algorithms, when can errors and unreliabilities just be ignored?
Julien Hendrickx, Université Catholique de Louvain, Belgium
Systemic Risk in Finance
Munther A. Dahleh, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
12:00 Lunch
On Distributed Control of Dynamical Flow Networks
Giacomo Como, Lund University, Sweden
Control of convex-monotone systems
Anders Rantzer, Lund University, Sweden
15:20 Coffee
Panel Discussion
Anders Rantzer (moderator)
17:00  Final remarks - end of the workshop