MY PARTNERSHIP RESEARCH in 180s enables researchers from the Carnot Engineering@Lyon Institute to present
their partnership research experience with an SME that has led to an innovative object.
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1st prize : a value of 50 000 € is the financing of a postdoc for one year
Closing : January 16, 2018
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Thesis: Research hydroconversion process of oil residue slurry stage

Pedro soutiendra sa thèse le vendredi 15 décembre 2017 à 14h00
Salle et lieu : Amphi C223, CPE

Le titre en français et en anglais :
- Etude du procédé d’hydroconversion des résidus pétroliers en phase slurry en mode recyclage
- Study of the slurry-phase hydroconversion of petroleum residues in recycling mode

Le résumé de sa thèse en français est ICI.

La soutenance est confidentielle. Les personnes qui assistent doivent signer un accord de confidentialité. Name: Pedro ALVAREZ
Graduate School:
Directors: Melaz Tayakout
Beginning of the thesis: 05/01/2015
Expected end of the thesis: 04/01/2018
Funding: TOTAL CIFRE Raffinage-Chimie

Seminar by Arbi Moses-Badlyan on “Open State Space Formulation of Reactive Mixtures”


The seminar presented by Arbi Moses-Badlyan (Technical University of Berlin) will take place on Thursday 7 December at 14:00 in room J. Bordet on the following subject:

Title: Open State Space Formulation of Reactive Mixtures

Complex physical systems have been successfully modelled as metriplectic systems, which are state space formulations that have become famous under the acronym GENERIC (General Equation for the Non-Equilibrium Reversible Irreversible Coupling). GENERIC is typically formulated for isolated systems and consist of two main parts, a Hamiltonian part represented by a Poisson bracket and an entropic part represented by a so called dissipation bracket.

In this talk I present results of a joint work were we have been able to set up an operator based open state space formulation that encodes the weak-formulation of the partial-differential field equations describing the dynamics of a reactive mixture of viscous heat-conducting Newtonian fluids. Our operator based open state space formulation via duality pairing induces a bracket formulation that has the properties of a metriplectic system such that the first and in particular the second law of thermodynamics are satisfied.

Arbi Moses Badlyan – PhD Student
: TU-Berlin
Supervisors: Prof. Christopher Beattie (Virginia-Tech) and Prof. Volker Mehrmann (TU-Berlin)

In joint work with:
Christoph Zimmer – PhD Student
University: TU-Berlin
Supervisors: Prof. Christopher Beattie (Virginia-Tech) and Prof. Volker Mehrmann (TU-Berlin)

Seminar of Professor A. J. van der Schaft, University of Groningen

A seminar will be given by Professor A. J. van der Schaft of the University of Groningen, visiting professor at LAGEP on Thursday 19 October 2017 at 14:00 in room G111.

The title and summary of this seminar are:
Title: Stabilization of optimal supply-demand values for power networks

Abstract: Key constraint in the control of power networks is supply-demand matching, where the total consumed power is equal to the total generated power. Optimization of the so-called social welfare function under the constraint of supply-demand matching leads to an optimal set-point for the operation of the power network. Continuous-time implementation of the primal-dual gradient algorithm converging to this optimal set-point defines a distributed dynamical controller for the physical power network. It will be shown that the optimal set-point is an asymptotically stable equilibrium of the resulting closed-loop system. Main idea in the proof is the port-Hamiltonian modeling of the physical network, as well as of the primal-dual gradient controller, leading to an insightful Lyapunov function.

Yacine Chitour of the L2S gives a seminar in the Bordet room at the LAGEP at 14:00.

Sorry, this entry is only available in Français.

” From Doctorate to Employment “

The Université de Lyon proposes in the section “Doctorat”, the setting up of a new system initiated by the Department of Doctoral Studies at the University of Lyon, with the expertise of OPE (Objective for Employment), ” From Doctorate to Employment “.

It is presented in the form of a six-month program led by experts, for the support of doctors tailored to the search for a permanent job outside the academic sector. This course is based on a collective dynamic led by professional trainers, and associated with a personalized accompaniment adapted to their profile.

The program of the device, with the contacts to be taken, is


and a Presentation Note ED-OPE 07-2017-1

Two professors, Prof. Yao Pengfei and Prof. Guo Baozhu, from the Chinese Academy of Sciences, visits LAGEP

Nous accueillons deux professeurs, Prof. Yao Pengfei et Prof. Guo Baozhu, de l’académie des sciences de Chine, en visite au LAGEP. Nous avons programmé deux conférences données à partir de 13h30 à la salle F001 CPE le jeudi 29 juin 2017.

Voici les titres et les résumés des conférences :


Title : Why we need Riemannian Geometry for the Control of the Wave Equation with Variable Coefficient,
Pengfei YAO, Academy of Mathematics and Systems Science, Academia Sinica.

Abstract: I will present a brief comparison between several methods which have been used in the literature to show why Riemannian geometry is necessary for control of the wave equation with variable coefficients. The classical multipliers are generalized to a version of the Riemannian geometry setting with help of the Bochner technique to find out verifiable geometric assumptions for control of the wave equation with variable coefficients in space. Thus controllability/stabilization of the wave equation with variable coefficients comes down to an escape vector field for the Riemannian metric, given by the variable coefficients.

Title : A Nonlinear Extended Stated Observer Based on Switching Functions,
Bao-Zhu GUO, Academy of Mathematics and Systems Science, Academia Sinica.

Abstract: In the last two decades, there is a new emerging control technology called active disturbance rejection control (ADRC) proposed by Jingqing Han of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, which has been widely used in engineering control in many countries. Progress from a theoretical perspective was made only in last few years. In this talk, I will briefly introduce ADRC and focus on some recent results on extended state observers for nonlinear systems, a key part of ADRC. Numerical results are also presented to compare with other control methods.

Nous vous souhaitons nombreux à la demie journée thématique.

Control@Lyon Day

At the Lyonnaise automatic community and others!!

On 6 and 7 July, the “Workshop on incremental methods in control” is organized by Control @ Lyon.

You can find information about this event on:

A form is required to attend!

Fulvio Forni
Paolo Forni
Vincent Fromion
Ian Manchester
Laurent Praly
Björn Rüffer
Giovanni Russo
Ricardo Sanfelice
Cyrus Mostajeran
Nathan Van de Wouw

Venue and Local information:

The workshop will take place in CPE Lyon, 3 rue Victor Grignard, 69622 Villeurbanne.

Journées du LAGEP : June 22nd and 23rd, 2017

These scientific days are an unmissible annual meeting for the laboratory. They are an excellent opportunity for the PhD students to present their angoing research (oral presentations and poster sessions) to the laboratory staff and partners. They will take place on June 22nd and 23rd, 2017 at Petit-Amphi of CPE Lyon. Event not to be missed !

Scientific program HERE

Contacts :

    Isabelle Pitault (pitault@lagep.univ-lyon1.fr)
    Noureddine Lebaz (noureddine.lebaz@univ-lyon1.fr)

LAGEP is member of Carnot institut since 2011.

(Français) Concours Logo LAGEP

Hello everyone,

Last month we proposed to our PhD students and post-doctoral students to remaster the LAGEP logo.
Oceane makes the following proposition:

So if you like, vote for!