Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Control Systems

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The field of control systems has changed dramatically in the last 30 years. The advent of low cost microprocessors has enabled control algorithms to be embedded in almost every conceivable type of technology. The development of sophisticated computed aided design software has enabled analysis and controller design for complex multivariable systems. The needs of society for improved safety and a cleaner environment have posed challenges that can only be solved with feedback control. Numerous new applications for control have emerged, including such areas as cyber-physical systems, biological systems, networks, production lines, and biped locomotion. Faculty in the Control Laboratory of the EECS Department at the University of Michigan play leading roles in all these developments. Our research advances the state of the art and the classes we teach make these new concepts accessible to students.

Control Courses at the University of Michigan

Graduate Advising for Control


Bio-inspired Control
Cyber-Physical Systems
Discrete Event and Hybrid Systems
Linear Feedback Control
Modeling and Control of Automotive Powertrain Systems
Nonlinear Control
Production Systems Engineering
Stochastic Control

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ECE Faculty

Berenson, Dmitry
Freudenberg, James S.
Grizzle, Jessy W
Lafortune, Stephane
Mathieu, Johanna
Meerkov, Semyon M.
Ozay, Necmiye
Revzen, Shai
Teneketzis, Demosthenis

CSE Faculty

Dreslinski, Ronald
Noble, Brian

Courtesy Faculty

Atkins, Ella M.
Stefanopoulou, Anna
Tilbury, Dawn


Afshari, Sina
Griffin, Brent
Harirchi, Farshad
Keroglou, Christoforos