**Description of Activities:** Research is conducted in the general areas of control theory with particular emphasis on geometric control, non-linear control, optimal control, sub-Riemannian geometry, distributed optimization, learning, stochastic control, stochastic stability, information and control, decentralized and networked control, and game theory.

Faculty | Research Interests |
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Maria Teresa Chiri | Optimal control, hyperbolic conservation laws, calculus of variations |

Serdar Yüksel | Stochastic control theory, stochastic dynamical systems, robustness and learning, information theory, multi-agent systems |

Kexue Zhang | Hybrid systems and control, functional differential equations on time scales |

Affiliated Faculty | Primary Affiliation | Research Interests |
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Martin Guay | Chemical Engineering, Queen's University | Control theory, Process Control, Applied Statistics |

**Past Events:**

Fourth Biannual Meeting on Systems and Control Theory

Seventh Biannual Meeting on Systems and Control Theory

**Graduate Courses Offered:**

Math 830 Modern Control Theory

Math 834 Optimization Theory and Applications

Math 836 Lagrangian Mechanics, Dynamics, and Control

Math 844 Differentiable Manifolds

Math 839 Special Topics in Control

Math 872 Control of Stochastic Systems

Math 923 Topics in Analysis: Stochastic Calculus & Analysis

Math 949 Topics in Global Analysis

**Application for graduate studies**: Queen's provides an ideal environment to do graduate study in Mathematics and Engineering, Applied Mathematics or Mathematics or Statistics. Our course curriculum is rigorous and diverse. The applicants should follow the guidelines listed on our Application Information page. Typically students with backgrounds in mathematics / applied mathematics/ electrical and computer engineering / systems (mechanical, systems, industrial, aerospace) engineering with strong interests in mathematical sciences will find the graduate program very stimulating and rewarding. Our research environment is enhanced by an active group of graduate students, visiting scholars and post-doctoral fellows.