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2017-06-14

Claudio Altafini is one of the four principal investigators in a project about Multi-resolution dynamical modelling of multiple sclerosis that has received funding from the Swedish Foundation for Strategic Research (SSF).
LiU news (in Swedish)

2017-05-04

The Wildlife Security initiative has received financial support from the Norrköping Research Foundation for development of a digital platform for use in the Kolmården zoo.
LiU news (in Swedish)

2017-04-26

Christian A. Naesseth has received the Best paper award at the 20th International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Statistics as one of the authors of the paper Reparameterization Gradients through Acceptance-Rejection Sampling Algorithms.

2017-03-24

Fredrik Gustafsson has recently given two TEDx talks.
Göteborg 20161112
Norrköping 20170313

2017-03-20

LINK-SIC (Linköping Center for Sensor Informatics and Control) has been granted competence center funding from Vinnova.

2017-03-03

Gustaf Hendeby has been promoted to IEEE Senior Member.

2017-03-01

Johan Löfberg, Inger Erlander Klein, Angela Fontan and Svante Gunnarsson have all been nominated for the pedagogical prize of the mechanical engineering students.

2017-02-24

Kolmården Fundraising Foundation (KIS) has decided to donate new mobile phones to the Wildlife Security project. The phones will be used by the Ngulia rangers.
Wildlife Security

2017-02-06

Manon Kok's PhD thesis is given attention on the university homepage.
LiU news

2016-12-02

Inger Erlander Klein has been nominated for Linköping University's leadership prize in her role as chairman for the educational board for computer science-oriented engineering programs.

2016-11-11

Martin Enqvist has been awarded an Iplom for the course Industrial control systems by the students at the Industrial Engineering and Management (I) program. The award is given annually to the top 5 courses for I students based on the course evaluation result.

2016-09-05

Christian A. Naesseth has been awarded a Fulbright grant and will spend the academic year 2016/2017 as a visiting student researcher at Columbia University, NYC, USA.
Fulbright Commission: Swedish Graduate Student Program

2016-05-27

The iQmatic project, in which Niclas Evestedt, Oskar Ljungqvist, Daniel Axehill and Fredrik Gustafsson are involved, has been given attention on Swedish TV.
SVT video (in Swedish)

2016-05-20

Niklas Wahlström, Fredrik Gustafsson and Gustaf Hendeby are members of a team that has been awarded a category prize in Venture Cup Öst.
Press release (in Swedish)

2016-04-22

The high number of applicants to the WASP graduate school is given attention in the local newspaper. There are six PhD students in WASP from the control division so far.
Corren article (in Swedish)

2016-04-20

Three students have received scholarships by Radionavigeringsnämnden. Martin Szilassy and Daniel Örn were awarded for their master's thesis about low-energy GPS positioning and Mathias Hallmén was awarded for his master's thesis about map-aided GPS tracking in urban areas.
MSc thesis 1
MSc thesis 2

2016-03-09

The paper Features for micro-Doppler based activity classification, with Gustaf Hendeby as one co-author, was one of the 20 most downloaded papers across all IET Journal titles in January 2016. The paper is a combined result of the Security Link project DASA and the FOCUS project muDAC.
Paper

2016-03-04

Johan Löfberg, Svante Gunnarsson and Jonas Hyllengren have been nominated for the Mechanical engineering student's teacher prize.
Nominations (in Swedish)

2016-02-04

Anders Hansson's introductory lecture about control engineering has received praise from the students.
Student blog (in Swedish)

2015-12-17

The Smart Savannahs project is given attention in the magazine Innovation.
Article (in Swedish)

2015-11-11

Fredrik Gustafsson has, together with Johan Bergenäs, written a debate article in the Swedish business magazine Veckans Affärer on the need for bigger research visions.
Veckans affärer article (in Swedish)

2015-11-11

The Swedish business magazine Veckans Affärer has listed the Swedish super companies of 2015. The spin-off company NIRA Dynamics is ranked over-all number two in Sweden, and also Softube is on this list. Only one out of ten thousand companies qualifies to be a super company in their definition.
Veckans affärer article (in Swedish)

2015-11-04

Claudio Altafini has received a grant from the Swedish Research Council (VR) for a project about Decision making on networked systems in presence of antagonistic interactions.

2015-10-27

The Wildlife Security project has been given attention in various media channels.
Local radio (in Swedish)
SvD article (in Swedish)
LiU news (in Swedish)

2015-10-26

The article Pose Estimation Using Monocular Vision and Inertial Sensors Aided with Ultra Wide Band by Hanna Nyqvist, Martin Skoglund, Gustaf Hendeby and Fredrik Gustafsson has been nominated for the Best paper award at the International Conference on Indoor Positioning and Indoor Navigation.

2015-09-15

The spin-off company SenionLab has been given attention in a local newspaper.
Article (in Swedish)

2015-08-25

Maplesoft has published a user case study that concerns a joint project between ABB and our division and a master's thesis at ABB Robotics.
User case study
MSc thesis

2015-07-30

Several videos where Lennart Ljung talks about system identification have been posted on the web by Mathworks.
Video series

2015-04-02

Martin Nilsson has been awarded a scholarship by Radionavigeringsnämnden for his master's thesis about indoor positioning.
MSc thesis

2015-03-05

The project about wildlife protection is given attention in the local newspapers.
NT article (in Swedish)

2014-12-22

Carsten Fritsche has been selected as an Exemplary Reviewer for IEEE Wireless Communications Letters.

2014-11-18

André Carvalho Bittencourt's research about friction modeling and diagnosis is described in an article in Ny Teknik.
Ny Teknik article (in Swedish)

2014-11-14

Daniel Axehill has been awarded an Iplom for the course Control theory by the students at the Industrial Engineering and Management (I) program. The award is given annually to the top 5 courses for I students based on the course evaluation result.

2014-11-04

Anders Hansson has received a grant from the Swedish Research Council (VR) for a project about Distributed optimization for scalable computations in control.

2014-11-04

Tianshi Chen has received a grant from the Swedish Research Council (VR) for a project about Kernel-based regularization methods for system identification.

2014-10-31

The paper Indoor Positioning Using Multi-Frequency RSS with Foot-Mounted INS, with Martin Skoglund and Gustaf Hendeby as co-authors, has been selected as the 2nd best paper at the International Conference on Indoor Positioning and Indoor Navigation.

2014-09-25

The Wildlife Security project contributes to a new Commitment to Action within the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI).
CGI webpage
Project homepage
SVT news (in Swedish)
Corren news (in Swedish)
LiU news (in Swedish)

2014-09-25

André Carvalho Bittencourt's PhD thesis is given attention on the university homepage.
LiU news (in Swedish)

2014-09-16

The paper Automatic robust convex programming by Johan Löfberg has been selected as one of the Editor's choice articles to showcase the Taylor & Francis journal Optimization Methods and Software.

2014-09-12

The paper Smoothed state estimates under abrupt changes using sum-of-norms regularization by Henrik Ohlsson, Fredrik Gustafsson, Lennart Ljung and Stephen Boyd has received the Automatica paper prize.

2014-09-12

The paper System identification of nonlinear state-space models by Thomas B. Schön, Adrian Wills and Brett Ninness has received the Automatica paper prize.

2014-09-12

The paper An optimization-based approach to human body motion capture using inertial sensors by Manon Kok, Jeroen D. Hol and Thomas B. Schön was nominated for the application paper prize at the 18th IFAC World Congress.

2014-09-12

Fredrik Gustafsson and Martin Enqvist are co-applicants in an EU project about Autonomous Unmanned Aerial Systems for Marine and Coastal Monitoring that now has been granted funding.

2014-07-28

On July 3rd, LINK-SIC's chairman Gunnar Holmberg, Saab, and Johan Bergenäs, Stimson Center and Linköping University, participated in a debate in Almedalen about the use of UAV's in society. One of the topics discussed was the Ngulia project.
Movie (In Swedish)

2014-06-26

On July 1st, Fredrik Gustafsson will give a seminar about innovation efforts in Sweden during the Almedalen week together with some leading politicians and researchers.
Invitation (In Swedish)

2014-06-26

Patrik Axelsson's research is described in an article in Hallands nyheter.
Article (In Swedish)

2014-06-10

Fredrik Lindsten has received a postdoc grant from the Swedish Research Council (VR).

2014-06-04

Reglermöte, which is a biennial Swedish control conference, was held at Linköping University on June 3-4, 2014.

Reglermöte 2014
2014-04-28

The Ngulia project, with Fredrik Gustafsson in a leading role, is described in a Ny Teknik article.
Ny Teknik article (in Swedish)

2014-04-11

Fredrik Gunnarsson has been selected as Inventor of the year at Ericsson AB for his large contributions to the Ericsson patent portfolio, mainly concerning radio resource management, self-organizing networks and heterogeneous networks.
Ericsson news item and video
Ericsson photo

2014-04-04

SenionLab, which is a spin-off company from the division, has been selected as one of the 33 most promising new engineering companies in Sweden by the Ny Teknik magazine and has recieved the Jumpstart prize from Teknikföretagen and Veryday.
Ny Teknik article (In Swedish)
Teknikföretagen (In Swedish)

2014-04-04

Zoran Sjanic's PhD thesis is given attention on the university homepage.
LiU news (in Swedish)

2014-03-21

Fredrik Gustafsson's research initiative about the use of modern sensor technologies for wildlife protection is given attention on the university homepage and in the local news.
LiU news (In Swedish)
Corren article (In Swedish)
24Corren (In Swedish)
Local radio (P4) (In Swedish)

2014-03-12

Fredrik Gustafsson has been granted 50 million SEK over ten years as Distinguished Professor (rådsforskare) by the Swedish Research Council (Vetenskapsrådet) for the project Scalable Kalman Filters.
VR decision (in Swedish)

2014-02-03

Professor Claudio Altafini has now joined Linköping University and our division.

2013-11-11

Fredrik Gustafsson has co-authored an article in Svenska Dagbladet about the possibilities of UAV monitoring of endangered animals in national parks.
SvD article (In Swedish)

2013-08-12

Jonas Callmer's research is given attention in the local newspaper.
Corren article (In Swedish)

2013-06-13

Roger Larsson, who got his Licentiate's degree on June 12, is the 100th person who gets a third cycle degree (Licentiate's or PhD) from the division. Roger is working as an industrial PhD student within the Industry Excellence Center LINK-SIC.

2013-05-29

Thomas Schön has been awarded the Best PhD thesis award 2013 by the European Association for Signal Processing (EURASIP).
EURASIP homepage

2013-05-29

Johan Kihlberg and Simon Tegelid have received the best Master's Thesis award by Dataföreningen Öst for their thesis Map aided indoor positioning.

2013-05-22

Fredrik Gustafsson has received a research grant from FFI as one part of a large joint research project called iQMatic. The project topic is autonomous heavy duty vehicles and is to be carried out in collaboration with KTH, Scania, Autoliv, and Saab.

2013-03-07

Sina Khoshfetrat Pakazad has been awarded the Teacher prize by the students at the Applied Physics and Electrical Engineering (Y) program.

2012-11-29

Fredrik Gustafsson has been awarded a prize as the entrepreneurial researcher of the year at Linköping University.
LiU news (In Swedish)

2012-11-26

SenionLab has been awarded Danske Bank's rookie prize for being one of Östergötland's most innovative and promising new companies. SenionLab is a spin-off company from Linköping University with several people from the control group involved.
News coverage 1 (in Swedish)
News coverage 2 (in Swedish)
Press release (in Swedish)
SenionLab

2012-11-06

Karl Granström's PhD thesis is given attention on the university homepage.
LiU news coverage (in Swedish)

2012-10-25

Martin Enqvist has received a grant from CENIIT for a project about Adaptive linearization of electronic devices.
CENIIT homepage

2012-09-20

Karl Granström became "First Runner Up for the Best Student Paper Award" at the 15th International Conference on Information Fusion for the paper "On the Reduction of Gaussian Inverse Wishart Mixtures" with Umut Orguner as co-author.

2012-04-18

Martin Enqvist has been nominated for LinTek's pedagogical prize "Gyllene moroten" by the students at the Information Technology and Computer Science and Engineering programs (D-sektionen).

2012-01-04

Lennart Ljung has been interviewed about his ERC Advanced Grant.
LiU news (In Swedish)

2011-12-14

Daniel Peretzki, who did his Master's thesis at the division, has received the NAMUR Award 2011 for his thesis.
News from Universität Kassel (In German)

2011-12-06

Fredrik Gustafsson has received the 2011 Harry Rowe Mimno Award for the tutorial "Particle Filter Theory and Practice with Positioning Applications", which was published in the AESS Magazine in July 2010.
Award webpage

2011-12-06

Fredrik Gustafsson has been elevated to IEEE Fellow for "contributions to theory and applications of statistical signal processing".
IEEE Fellows 2012

2011-12-06

Fredrik Gustafsson has been elected to serve in the International Society for Information Fusion (ISIF) board of directors.
Voting results

2011-11-22

Christian Lundquist has been interviewed about his thesis.
LiU news (In Swedish)

2011-11-03

Daniel Axehill and Anders Hansson have received a grant from the Swedish Research Council (VR) for a project about Distributed Optimization for Hybrid MPC.
VR homepage

2011-11-03

Jonas Callmer has been interviewed about his research interests.
LiU news (In Swedish)

2011-10-31

Daniel Axehill has received a grant from CENIIT for a project about Real-time MPC.
CENIIT homepage

2011-06-21

An article about the research centers Security Link and FOCUS has been published in Framtidens forskning.
Article (In Swedish)

2011-06-20

Fredrik Gustafsson and Erik G. Larsson have received a grant from the Swedish Foundation for Strategic Research (SSF) for a project about Cooperative Localization. Furthermore, Patrick Doherty, Thomas Schön, Anders Ynnerman and Michael Felsberg have received an SSF grant for a project about Collaborative Unmanned Aircraft Systems.

2011-06-08

Fredrik Gustafsson has been awarded Åke Svensson's research scholarship.
LiU news coverage (In Swedish)

2011-05-26

Volvo's night vision project, in which Andreas Eidehall works as an expert, is given attention in Dagens nyheter. Andreas got his PhD in the division in 2007.
DN's coverage (In Swedish)

2011-05-09

Svante Gunnarsson has been awarded LinTek's pedagogical prize "Gyllene moroten". The prize is given to recognize and reward outstanding pedagogical achievements during the previous academic year.

2011-04-14

Svante Gunnarsson has been nominated for LinTek's pedagogical prize "Gyllene moroten" by the students at the Industrial Engineering and Management (I) program.

2011-03-03

David Törnqvist has been awarded the Teacher prize by the students at the Applied Physics and Electrical Engineering (Y) program and been nominated for LinTek's pedagogical prize "Gyllene moroten".

2011-01-20

Lennart Ljung has received a prestigious Advanced Grant from the European Research Council for research about Limitations, Estimation, Adaptivity, Reinforcement and Networks in System Identification. This is a five-year project that will be performed in cooperation with the Automatic control group at KTH.
ERC homepage
LiU news coverage (In Swedish)

2010-11-05

Fredrik Gustafsson has received a large grant from the Swedish Research Council (VR) for Extended Target Tracking.
VR homepage

2010-11-05
Lennart Ljung and Thomas Schön have received grants from the Swedish Research Council (VR) for projects about Convexity within System Identification and Calibration of Nonlinear Dynamic Models, respectively.
VR homepage

2010-11-03
Johan Löfberg has received a grant from CENIIT for a project about Advanced Optimization Algorithms for MPC.
CENIIT homepage

2010-04-07
Martin Enqvist was nominated for Gyllene Moroten 2010. Gyllene Moroten is a prize instituted by LinTek, the student union at the faculty of technology. The prize is given to recognize and reward outstanding pedagogical achievements during the previous academic year.

2009-09-21
The government published 2009-09-21 the budget proposition (PROP. 2009/10:1) that announces 40 new strategic centers in Sweden. Two of these in the areas of ICT and Security have directors from the automatic control group, see www.elliit.liu.se and www.securitylink.liu.se.

2009-04-25
Thomas B. Schön has been awarded Gyllene Moroten 2009. Gyllene Moroten is a prize instituted by LinTek, the student union at the faculty of technology. The prize is given to recognize and reward outstanding pedagogical achievements during the previous academic year.

2009-02-16
Our long-time co-worker Anna Hagenblad passed away on February 16, only 37 years old.
Till minne av Anna

2008-06-18
The CADICS (Control, Autonomy, and Decision-making in Complex Systems) Linnaeus excellence center - of which the Automatic Control group is a member - has been awarded funding for 10 years by the Swedish Research Council (VR) as one of twenty prominent Swedish research environments.
VR press release (In Swedish)
LiU news coverage (In Swedish)

2008-06-18
The Swedish Foundation for Strategic Research (SSF) has granted money to start a Center for integrated optimal planing and control in process industry. The Automatic Control group is one of the partners involved in the project.
SSF press release (In Swedish)
LiU news coverage (In Swedish)

2008-06-18
LINK-SIC (Linköping Center for Sensor Informatics and Control) is an Industry Excellence Center that has been granted funding from Vinnova and several companies. The center will be organized around the Automatic Control and Vehicular Systems research groups and the research projects involve five industrial partners: ABB Corporate Research, ABB Robotics, GM Powertrain Sweden AB, Saab AB and Scania AB.
LiU news coverage (In Swedish)

2007-12-18
Automatic Control undergraduate studies constellation (the research groups Automatic Control and Vehicular Systems) has received a prestigious award from The Swedish National Agency for Higher Education (HSV) as one of five outstanding educational environments in Sweden.
The decision from HSV
LiU news coverage

2007-11-26
Erik Wernholt's research on identification of models for industrial robots is given attention in Ny Teknik (press release).

2007-11-26
Lennart Ljung has been awarded the IEEE Control Systems Award for 2007 "For seminal contributions to system identification and its impact on industrial practice".
IEEE

2007-05-15
Lennart Ljung has been awarded an honorary degree from Helsinki University of Technology. The degree acknowledges his contributions to science, technology and international cooperation. The award ceremony will take place on April 2, 2008.

2007-01-24
Andreas Eidehall's research on automotive collision avoidance is given attention in newspapers, radio and TV.
SVT
Corren

2006-12-14
Anders Hansson will co-ordinate a 2.1 Million Euro project funded by the European Commission on Clearance of Flight Control Laws using Optimization.

2006-12-04
Inger Klein received 450 000 SEK from CENIIT for Diagnosis for industrial processes.
CENIIT homepage

2006-11-28
Anders Hansson received 450 000 SEK from CENIIT for Optimization for Gain-Scheduling.

2006-11-09
Anders Hansson and Anders Helmersson received 2 025 000 SEK from the Swedish research Council for Low-Order Robust Controller Design.

2006-11-06
PhD Student Johanna Wallén shares, together with Linnéa Rosenbaum at Electronic Systems, the University Equality Award for starting and running the female PhD student network LiTHe Doqtor.
LiU news

2006-09-25
PhD Student Jeroen Hol received an award for his Master Thesis on Sensor Fusion for Augmented Reality, supervised by the group.

2006-04-21
Ingela Lind, Johanna Wallén, and Inger Klein are interviewed on local television regarding the female PhD student network LiTHe Doqtor.

2006-06-20
The 15th ERNSI Workshop on System Identification will take place at Automatic Control, Linköping University on September 20 and 21, 2006.
ERNSI 2006

2005-10-11
A workshop on the occasion of Lennart Ljung's 60th birthday will be held on Friday, September 22, 2006.
Forever Ljung

2005-12-19
The Swedish Foundation for Strategic Research (SSF) has granted Prof Lennart Ljung 45 million SEK over 5 years for the creation of a research center within modelling, visualisation and information integration.
SSF
LiU

2005-11-28
Mikael Norrlöf and Prof Svante Gunnarsson have recieved a grant (3 years, ~600 kSEK/year) from the Swedish Research Council (VR) for the project "Sensor integration with application in modeling and control of advanced industrial robot".

2005-06-02
Jonas Jansson is interviewed on the local radio news and national television, about his research on collision mitigation.
Sveriges radio 2 juni

2005-05-03
Lecturer Inger Klein has been nominated to "Gyllene Moroten", for her teaching activities.

2005-03-16
Rickard Karlsson's patented particle filter navigation for ships is given attention in various magazines and newspapers.
All the links

2004-12-15
Director of Studies Kent Hartman receives an award for his engagement in education, on different levels. The prize was awarded by AF (Akademiska Föreningen) in Linköping.

2004-11-26
Article about intelligent cars in the local newspaper, focuses on Professor Fredrik Gustafssons research

2004-11-22
The science council grants large funds for Professors Lennart Ljung, Fredrik Gustafsson, and Anders Hansson.
More in Swedish

2004-09-29
Softube, ett företag med rötter i gruppen, syns i nyteknik.se.
Digital simulering ger rätta soundet
Simulerat ljud får riskpengar

2004-09-23
Stefan Glawing, student på Y-programmet, har fått pris för bästa examensarbete inom SKF-koncernen i Sverige. Examensarbetet har utförts vid Ovako Steel i Hofors och har titeln Modellering av härdbarhet med hjälp av neurala nätverk. Prissumman är 15000:-.

2004-09-04
Ragnar Wallin received the Best Student-Paper Award at the 2004 IEEE International Symposium on Computer Aided Control Systems Design in Taipei, Taiwan.

2004-09-01
Professor Lennart Ljung has been awarded the honor of "Doctor Honoris Causa", by l'Université de Technologie de Troyes, France. The award will be presented on September 15, 2004.

2004-06-23
Professor Lennart Ljung will be awarded the honor of "Doctor Honoris Causa" by the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven on Wednesday October 13, 2004. Read more


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