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Department of Control Theory

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Logo of ACT The research in linear control theory has a long tradition in the Institute. During the 1960s researchers of the Institute made considerable developments in both transfer-function and state-space methods. During the 1970s and the 1980s, the members of the Department achieved significant results, which launched an entirely new area of research worldwide. Among these are the parametrization of all controllers stabilizing a given plant (known as the Youla-Kučera parametrization) and the design of control systems via polynomial equations. Starting the 1990s, the research activities of the department ranged from robust control to nonlinear systems.

Applied research in the department focuses on numerical methods for control-system simulation and design, which yields various original software packages for control and simulation. Furthemore, Department investigates the problems in robotic walking, including their software and hardware implementations

The theoretical research currently prevails in the Department and it is focused on the control systems analysis, feedback control design and general dynamical systems theory. The most important areas are as follows:

  • Analysis and robust control design of linear large scale and spatially distributed systems.
  • Theoretical and numerical methods for analysis and design of controlled systems, including chaotic systems.
  • Analysis and design of nonlinear control systems using properties of their invariant manifolds.
  • Topological dynamics and dynamical systems on surfaces and manifolds.
  • Dynamical systems on complex networks of various type.
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Recognition for Dr. Zdenek Beran from the Department of Control Theory.
Uznání pro Mgr. Zdeňka Berana, CSc. z oddělení Teorie řízení.
Milan Anderle from Control Theory has successfully defended his PhD thesis "Modelling and control of walking robots"....
Milan Anderle z oddělení Teorie řízení úspěšně obhájil svoji disertační práci na téma "Modelling and control of walking...
Prestigious Werner von Siemens Awards were delivered to young scientists, students and teachers on February 4th, 2016...
Petr Augusta from Department of Control Theory was awarded The Best Paper Diploma of the 13th International Carpathian...
Sergej Čelikovský received SICE 2011 Award for Outstanding Paper published in
Ing. Mohammad Mushfiqul Alam Ph.D.
Ing. Milan Anderle Ph.D.
Ing. Petr Augusta Ph.D.
RNDr. Petra Augustová Ph.D.
Mgr. Zdeněk Beran CSc.
Prof. RNDr. Sergej Čelikovský CSc.
Mgr. Kamil Dolinský Ph.D.
Ing. Jan Ježek CSc.
Prof. Ing. Vladimír Kučera DrSc.
Mgr. Volodymyr Lynnyk Ph.D.
Ing. Branislav Rehák Ph.D.
Miroslava Součková