Ian Manchester, Jan 2012
Ian Manchester will visit CDS on 25 Jan 2012 (Wed). If you would like to meet with him, please sign up below.
- 12:30pm-2:00pm: Lunch and discussion; please sign up here if you want to join the lunch
meet at west gate of second floor @ Annenberg, outside classroom 213
- 2:00-3:00pm: Talk; place: TBA
- 3:00-3:30: Necmiye (maybe chat @ CDS tea)
- 3:30-4:00: open
- 4:00-4:30: open
- 4:30-5:00: open
- 5:00-5:30: open
Ian Manchester received the BE (Hons 1) and PhD degrees in Electrical Engineering from the University of New South Wales, Sydney. He was then a post-doc and guest lecturer at Umeå University, Sweden. He is presently a Research Scientist with the Robot Locomotion Group, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. For the last 2 yrs he was working with Alex Megretski and Russ Tedrake, mostly on convex optimization algorithms for nonlinear system identification and analysis. A particular focus has been identifying and analyzing systems with autonomous oscillations (limit cycles) including live neurons in culture, and walking robots.