C-MUMS: Control of Multivariable Piezoelectric Microsystems
with Minimization of Sensors
News - March 2015 - Yasser Al Hamidi recognized for teaching service
Yasser Al Hamidi, PhD with Micky Rakotondrabe
on multivariable vibration control by extending input shaping techniques (with self-funding), has been honored with the 2015 Texas A&M University
Association of Former Students University-level Distinguished Achievement Awards for their contributions to the university and its branch campus.
Notice that Yasser is lab manager at the Texas A&M University at Qatar and follows the PhD program of the University of Franche-ComtÚ at Besanšon France with Micky Rakotondrabe.
More details on this recignition are HERE and
NEWS - 2014/2015: Special Issue
on "Hysteresis in Smart Mechatronic Systems: Modeling, Identification, and Control" (IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics)
NEWS - July 2015: special session organization
on "Modeling and Control of Smart Material Systemsl"
at the American Control Conference (ACC) held in July 2015 in Chicago IL USA,
organized by Mohammad Al Janaideh, Micky Rakotondrabe and Xiaobo Tan.
NEWS - July 2014: Two twin special sessions organization
on "Advances in Micro and Nano-scale Positioning Systems: Design and Control"
at the IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics) held in July 2014 in Besanšon France,
organized by Yuen Kuan Yong, Andrew J. Fleming and Micky Rakotondrabe. There have been eleven (11) papers for the two sessions.
NEWS - July 2014: Tutorial Organization
on "Advanced control and noise reduction for micromanipulation"
(IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics)
News - HDR dissertation
Micky Rakotondrabe, principal investigator of the C-MUMS project has defended his HDR thesis and works on December the 10th 2015. More details can be here: HDR thesis and dissertation of Micky Rakotondrabe
News - June 2014
The paper: "Habineza Didace, Rakotondrabe Micky, Le Gorrec Yann, Modeling, Identification and Feedforward Control of Multivariable Hysteresis by Combining Bouc-Wen Equations and the Inverse Multiplicative Structure, ACC2014, pp. 4783-4789", presented by Didace Habineza wins the "Best Presentation Award" for the " Modeling, Analysis and Control of Systems with Hysteresis (FrB11)" Invited Session, at the American Control Conference 2014 - Portland Oregon.
News - June 2014 - Invited seminar at the UniversitÚ des Sciences et de la Technologie d'Oran, Algeria
Micky Rakotondrabe, gives a seminar on "Modeling and control of microrobots and of microsystems: feedforward control" at UniversitÚ des Sciences et de la Technologie d'Oran (USTO) Algeria the 9th of June 2014. He was invited this university the whole week to give seminar and to discuss possible collaboration on control of piezoelectric systems.
News - January 2014 - New PhD student with self-funding
Yasser Al Hamidi starts a PhD with Micky Rakotondrabe on multivariable vibration control by extending input shaping techniques. He is lab manager and staff at the TEXAS A & M at Qatar, and follows the PhD program of the University of Franche-ComtÚ at Besanšon and the FEMTO-ST/AS2M in parallel. His PhD starts the 1st of January 2014, is self-funded and relies to the themes of C-MUMS.
News - May 2013 - Invited seminar at the TEXAS A & M at Qatar
Micky Rakotondrabe, gives a seminar on "Introduction to feedforward control of vibration in systems" at TEXAS A & M at Qatar the 29th of May 2013. He was invited this university the whole week to give seminar and to discuss possible collaboration on feedforward control of vibrations.
News - Oct 2nd 2012 - New PhD student funded by C-MUMS
Didace Habineza is hired as a phd-student within the C-MUMS-project from October 1st 2012 to September 30st 2015. His works concern the multivariable feedforward control of nonlinear, oscillating and thermal sensitive piezoelectric microsystems. His supervisors are: Yann Le Gorrec and Micky Rakotondrabe.
Webmaster: Micky Rakotondrabe.