16:30 – 17:00
Siep Weiland is full professor in the Control Systems Group of the Department of Electrical Engineering at Eindhoven University of Technology. His research interests are the general theory of systems and control, robust control, model approximation, modelling and control of hybrid systems, identification, and model predictive control. Weiland was associate editor of the IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control from 1995 to 1999, of the European Journal of Control from 1999 to 2003, of the International Journal of Robust and Nonlinear Control from 2001 to 2004. He is currently an associate editor for Automatica. He was co-organizer of the 13th IFAC Symposium on System Identification in 2003. Weiland has also been on the board of the Dutch Institute of Systems and Control (DISC), and is still a staff member there.