Plenary Speakers

Laurent Hardouin

University of Angers

Laurent Hardouin received the Master’s and Ph.D. degrees in acoustic and control from the University of Poitiers, France, in 1990 and 1993, respectively, and the Habilitation Degree from the University of Angers, France, in 2004.
He is currently a Full Professor with Polytech Engineering School, University of Angers. His research interests include discrete-event systems, max-plus algebra, and interval analysis with applications to computer networks, manufacturing systems, transportation systems, and robotics.

Marcos V. Moreira

Federal University of Rio de Janeiro

Marcos Vicente Moreira received the Master’s and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in 2002 and 2006, respectively. He is currently an Associate Professor at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro. He was Assistant Director of Development and Outreach of the Polytechnique School/UFRJ from February 2014 to April 2017. He took a sabbatical leave at École Normale Supérieure Paris-Saclay, France, from July 2017 to July 2018, and was a visiting Professor at the Institut Clément Ader, University Paul Sabatier, Toulouse, during the months of November and December 2021. Associate Editor of the Journal of Control, Automation and Electrical Systems. Coordinator of the Automation Technical Committee of the Brazilian Society of Automatics since 2021. His main interests are security against cyber attacks, fault diagnosis of Discrete Event Systems, and identification of Discrete Event Systems.

Necmiye Ozay

University of Michigan

Necmiye Ozay received her B.S. degree from Bogazici University, Istanbul in 2004, her M.S. degree from the Pennsylvania State University, University Park in 2006 and her Ph.D. degree from Northeastern University, Boston in 2010, all in electrical engineering. She was a postdoctoral scholar at the California Institute of Technology, Pasadena between 2010 and 2013. She joined the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor in 2013, where she is currently an associate professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, and Robotics. Dr. Ozay’s research interests include hybrid dynamical systems, control, optimization and formal methods with applications in cyber-physical systems, system identification, verification & validation, autonomy and dynamic data analysis. Her papers received several awards. She has received the 1938E Award and a Henry Russel Award from the University of Michigan for her contributions to teaching and research, and five young investigator awards, including NSF CAREER, DARPA Young Faculty Award, ONR Young Investigator Award, and NASA Early Career Faculty Award. She is also a recipient of the 2021 Antonio Ruberti Young Researcher Prize from the IEEE Control Systems Society for her fundamental contributions to the control and identification of hybrid and cyber-physical systems.