This book gathers together a selection of papers presented at the Joint CTS-HYCON Workshop on Nonlinear and Hybrid Control held at the Paris Sorbonne, France, 10-12 July 2006. The main objective of the Workshop was to promote the exchange of ideas and experiences and reinforce scientific contacts in the large multidisciplinary area of the control of nonlinear and hybrid systems.
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Author Biography - Francoise Lamnabhi-Lagarrigue
Francoise Lamnabhi-Lagarrigue is "Directeur de Recherche" at the the French National Centre of Scientific Research (CNRS) at Laboratoire de Signaux et Systemes, Supelec, since 1993. She obtained her Docteur d'etat es Sciences Physiques from Universite Paris Sud in 1985. She is presently Managing Editor of International Journal of Control, Director of the Marie Curie Control Training Site (CTS), Scientific Manager of the HYCON NoE (Hybrid Control: Taming Heterogeneity and Complexity of Networked Embedded Systems). She was elected member for the years 2003-2005 of the Board of Governors of the IEEE Control Systems Society. Her main research interests lie in the fields of nonlinear and hybrid systems including system analysis and control design. She is author and co-author of more than hundred scientific publications which include one book, 60 journal papers and chapters of book, a Special issue of the International Journal on Control, the co-edition of 10 books, about 70 published conference papers. Antonio Loria is currently "Charge de Recherche", at the the French National Centre of Scientific Research (CNRS) at Laboratoire de Signaux et Systemes, Supelec. He got his PhD degree from the University of Technology of Compiegne in 1996. He is (co)author of more than a hundred scientific publications including 4 books. His research interests are modelling and control of physical systems, stability analysis of nonlinear time-varying and hybrid systems. He is associate editor of Automatica and Systems and Control Letters. Elena Panteley is currently "Chargee de Recherche", at the the French National Centre of Scientific Research (CNRS) at Laboratoire de Signaux et Systemes, Supelec since 2004. She got her PhD degree from St. Petersbourg State University (mathematics) in 1997. She is (co)author of more than seventy scientific publications including 2 books. Her research interests include control design and analysis for nonlinear, time-varying and switched dynamical systems, adaptive nonlinear control and synchronisation of nonlinear systems. Salah Laghrouche got an electrical engineering degree at the University of Algiers in 2000. He received a scholarship to undertake research in the area of nonlinear control at Ecole Centrale Nantes in France. He obtained his PhD diploma in 2004 and then moved to the Laboratoire des Signaux et Systemes, CNRS, Supelec to work as a Research fellow. In 2006, he was appointed to a lectureship in Control Engineering at Universite de Technologie de Belfort-Montbeliard. His research interests are higher order sliding mode control, power systems and automotive control.