Highlights

Prof.Eric Feron visit to RIOTU and PSU

11-04-2021 to 13-04-2021

Collaboration between RIOTU Lab and RISC Lab and also between the two Universities PSU and KAUST.link

 

 


Anwaar Alghamdi MS thesis defense  

2020-07-22

Anwaar Alghamdi successfully defends MS thesis: A Game-Theoretic Implementation of the Aerial Coverage Problem.


IFAC High Impact Paper Award

2020-07-12

Jeff Shamma to receive the IFAC High Impact Paper Award for the paper: “Research on gain scheduling”, Automatica, Vol. 36, pp. 1401-1425, 2000 (coauthored with Prof. Wilson J. Rugh). The award presentation will be at the upcoming 21st IFAC World Congress in Berlin, Germany. link


Keynote speech at Ubiquitous Robots 2020

2020-06-22

Jeff Shamma to deliver keynote speech at Ubiquitous Robots 2020, Kyoto, Japan. link


RISC lab hosts Prof. Khaled Alshehri  

2020-06-04

RISC lab will host Prof. Khaled Alshehri, who will give a seminar titled "Game theoretic analysis of smart grid markets: From retail to wholesale". link


Mohammad Albeaik MS thesis defense  

2020-04-01

Mohammad Albeaik successfully defends MS thesis: Assume-Guarantee Approach to Distributed Control of Interconnected Systems


RISC lab hosts Dr. Inmo Jang

2020-02-27

RISC will host Dr. Inmo Jang, who will give a seminar entitled “Towards Collaboration of Multiple Intelligent Robots and Human Supervision​”. link


RISC lab hosts Prof.Fatma Abdelhedi

2020-02-12

RISC will host Prof. Fatma Abdelhedi, who will give a seminar entitled “A robust HOSM control method for robotic systems​”. link


RISC lab hosts Dr. Mohammed Kutbi

2020-01-30

RISC will host Dr. Mohammed Kutbi, who will give a seminar entitled “An Egocentric Computer Vision-based Robotic Wheelchair ​” link


Editor-in-Chief, IEEE Transactions on Control of Network Systems

2020-01-01

Jeff Shamma appointed Editor-in-Chief of the IEEE Transactions on Control of Network Systems. link

 


National Academics Symposium on Arab-American Frontiers of Science, Engineering, and Medicine

2019-11-17

Jeff Shamma to deliver lecture at the 7th National Academics Symposium on Arab-American Frontiers of Science, Engineering, and Medicine, Cairo, Egypt. link


Cutting Edge Forum at IROS2019

2019-11-06

Jeff Shamma to speak at IROS2019 Cutting Edge Forum on “Human Interaction with Multi-Robot Systems”, Macau, China. link


Workshop at IROS2019

2019-11-04

Samet Guler to speak at IROS2019 Workshop on “Aerial Swarms”, Macau, China. link


Workshop at Politecnico di Torino

2019-09-24

Jeff Shamma to speak at workshop on “Resilient Control of Infrastructure Networks”, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Politecnico di Torino, Italy. link


Plenary lecture at MMAR2019

2019-08-26

Jeff Shamma to deliver plenary lecture at 24th International Conference on Methods and Models in Automation and Robotics. link


RISC paper at ACC2019

2019-07-10

Samet Guler to present paper at 2019 American Control Conference, Philadelphia, USA. link


RISC PAPER AT CGRES2019

2019-06-10

Alfiya Kulmukhanova to present poster at IFAC Workshop on Control of Smart and Renewable Energy Systems, Jeju, Korea. link


Joint MBSC-KAUST Workshop

2018-28-15

Doha Hamza to speak at the 1st Joint KAUST-MBSC

 

Short course at the EECI International Graduate School on Control

2019-04-14

Jeff Shamma to give five day short course at KAUST on "Game Theory and Distributed Control" for the EECI/IFAC International Graduate School on Control. link


GFIA Innovation Award

2019-04-03

RISC lab alum Mohammad Shaqura, founder of Robocrop, receives Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture (GFIA) award for “Best Date Prodution Innovation”, Abu Dhabi, UAE. link 

 


Saudi Robotics Conference and Expo

2019-03-25

Kuat Telegenov to present overview of RISC lab activity at the 2019 Saudi Robotics Conference and Expo , Jubail Industrial City, Saudi Arabia. link

 


Joint UAE Symposium on Social Robotics

2019-02-03

Jeff Shamma to speak at 4th Joint UAE Symposium on Social Robotics. link

 


Two RISC papers at IEEE CDC2018

​Hassan Jaleel and Jeff Shamma are coauthors of two papers at the 57th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control​ link


RISC poster at SASG2018 

Alfiya Kulmukhanova to present poster at the 8th Saudi Arabia Smart Grid Conference​ link


Shamma appointed Associate Editor

Jeff Shamma is appointed an Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Robotics (effective January 1, 2019).link


RISC lab awarded KAUST Competitive Research Grant

​Jeff Shamma and Xiangliang Zhang are coPIs on the KAUST CRG project “Incentive-Based Coordinated Charging of Electric Vehicles for Large-Scale Grid Integration” with MIT collaborators Prof. Munther Dahleh and Dr. Mardavij Roozbehani.​​ link


Invited talk at Yale University

​Jeff Shamma to deliver invited lecture at Yale University. link


RISC lab hosts Dr. Julian Gomez

RISC will host Dr. Julian Gomez, who will give a seminar entitled “Evolutionary Dynamics and Linear-Quadratic Mean-Field-Type Games"​​ read link


 

RISC paper at INFORMS Annual Meeting 2018

Hassan Jaleel to present paper at the INFORMS Annual Meeting 2018 link


 

RISC lab hosts Mr. Pasquale Grippa

​RISC will host Mr. Pasquale Grippa, who will give a seminar entitled “Drone Delivery Systems​” link


Shaqura a finalist for Best Student Paper at ICCAS 2018

​Mohammad Shaqura was selected a finalist for the Student Best Paper Award at the 18th International Conference on Control, Automation, and Systems link


RISC paper at PED2018

​Mohammed Alrashed to present paper at the 9th International Conference on Pedestrian and Evacuation Dynamics. link


Two RISC papers at IEEE CCTA2018

2018-08-21

​Samet Guler and Hassan Jaleel to present papers at the 2nd IEEE Conference on Control Technology and Applications. link

 


Mohammad Shaqura PhD thesis defense

Mohammad Shaqura successfully defends PhD dissertation: Robotic Manipulation and Control for Mobile Autonomous Platforms: Design and Implementation


RISC lab hosts Dr. Claudio Paliotta

​RISC will host Dr. Claudio Paliotta, who will give a seminar entitled “Guidance and control of marine vehicles: An overview”​ link


RISC hosts summer interns

RISC is hosting three undergraduate summer interns from Imperial College, MIT, and King Abdulaziz University.


RISC paper at ICRA2018

Mohamed Abdelkader to present a paper at the 2018 International Conference on Robotics and Automation.​


 

Alfiya Kulmukhanova MS thesis defense

​Alfiya Kulmukhanova successfully defends MS thesis: Mechanism Design for Virtual Power Plant with Independent Distributed Generators


Mohamed Abdelkader PhD thesis defense

​Mohamed Abdelkader successfully defends PhD dissertation: Towards Real-Time Distributed Planning in Multi-Robot Systems


Yimeng Lu MS Thesis Defense

Yimeng Lu successfully defends MS thesis: A Game-theoretical Approach for Distributed Cooperative Control of Autonomous Underwater Vehicles


Keynote lecture at ISMA18

​Jeff Shamma to deliver keynote lecture at International Symposium on Mechatronics and Its Applications (ISMA18), Sharjah, United Arab Emirates.​​​​ link


Short course at the EECI International Graduate School on Control

Jeff Shamma and Jason Marden to give five day short course on "Game Theory and Distributed Control" for the EECI/IFAC International Graduate School on Control. link


RISC lab hosts Prof. Dario Bauso

RISC will host Prof. Dario Bauso, who will give a seminar entitled “Modeling physical and socio-economic components in energy systems via evolutionary game dynamics and bio-inspired collective decision making in structured and unstructured environments” link


RISC lab receives KAUST Winter Enrichment Program speakers

​RISC lab visited by KAUST Winter Enrichment Program speakers: Ionuț Budișteanu (VisionBot), Elizabeth Churchill (Google), Munther Dahleh (MIT), & Andrew Vardy (Memorial University).​ link


RISC paper at CDC 2017

​Jeff Shamma to present paper coauthored with Doha Hamza ​at the 56th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Melbourne, Australia.​ link


Marine robotics short course at KAUST

Dr. Ahmed Chemori of Montpellier Laboratory of Computer Science, Robotics and Microelectronics (LIRMM) to give three lecture short course on control of marine vehicles (hosted by KAUST Prof. Meriem Laleg).​ link


KAUST-NSF Conference on Environmental Monitoring

​Profs. Alouini, Al-Naffouri, and Shamma co-organize the KAUST-NSF Conference on Environmental Monitoring link


SCONES 2017 at Boston University

​Jeff Shamma is a co-organizer for the 2nd Symposium on the COntrol of NEtwork Systems (SCONES)​, Boston University. link


Shaqura a finalist for Best Student Paper at ICMA 2017

​Mohammad Shaqura was selected a finalist for the Best Student Paper Award at the IEEE International Conference on Mechatronics and Automation (ICMA 2017).​​ link


Jaleel a visiting scientist at MIT

​Hassan Jaleel to spend September 2017 as a visiting scientist at the MIT Laboratory for Information and Decision Systems (LIDS).​


RISC hosts KAU senior design team

2017-01-09

​RISC is hosting a team of four King Abdulaziz University students for their senior design project.​​​​


CPS Summer School at Halmstad University

Jeff Shamma to deliver three lectures on "Game Theory for Cyber-Physical Systems" at the Summer School on Cyber-Physical Systems, CPS 2017, Halmstad University, Sweden​.​ link


Three RISC papers at IFAC 2017

Hassan Jaleel, Mohamed Abdelkader, and Usman Fiaz to present papers at the 20th World Congress of the International Federation of Automatic Control, Toulouse, France (9-14 July 2017).link


Shamma elected IFAC Fellow

​Jeff Shamma was elected a Fellow of the International Federation of Automatic Control "for contributions to linear parameter varying systems, multiagent systems, game theory, and robust control". link

 


RISC hosts summer interns

​RISC is hosting three undergraduate summer interns from Boston University, King Abdulaziz University, and Pennsylvania State University.​​​


Noureddine Toumi MS thesis defense

Noureddine Toumi successfully defends MS thesis on Decentralized Control of Multi-agent Aerial Transportation System​.​​


Usman Amin Fiaz MS thesis defense

​Usman Amin Fiaz successfully defends MS thesis on Passive Magnetic Latching Mechanisms for Robotic Applications.​​


Team KAUST places 3rd at MBZIRC

​Team KAUST places 3rd at the Mohamed Bin Zayed International Robotics Challenge (MBZIRC) in the ground robotics challenge. link


RISC featured in KAUST Discovery

​Doha​ Hamza & Jeff Shamma were featured in KAUST Discovery for their work on distributed matching for cognitive radio.​​ link


Shamma selected as IEEE CSS Distinguished Lecturer

​​Jeff Shamma selected to be an IEEE Distinguished Lecturer for the Control Systems Society.​ link

 


Workshop at IEEE Conference on Decision and Control

​Jeff Shamma co-organizer for workshop on 'Human-Machine Networks and Distributed Autonomy' at 54th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC2015), Osaka, Japan.​ link

 


Two RISC papers at CDC 2016

​​Hassan Jaleel and Mohamed Mabrok ​to present papers at the 55th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Las Vegas, USA.​​​ link


Semi-Plenary lecture at GAMES 2016

​Jeff Shamma to deliver semi-plenary lecture at the 5th World Congress of the Game Theory Society, Maastricht, The Netherlands.​link


RISC paper at ISIT

​Doha Hamza​ to present a paper at 2016 IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory, Barcelona, Spain.​​ link


Gilberto Mendoza-Chavez MS thesis defense

​​Gilberto Mendoza-Chavez successfully defends MS thesis on Autonomous Landing on Moving Platforms.


Seminar at King Abdulaziz University

Jeff Shamma to speak at King Abdulaziz University, Center of Excellence in Intelligent Engineering Systems, Jeddah, KSA.


Workshop at Texas A&M Qatar

​Jeff S​hamma to speak at Texas A&M Qatar, Autonomous Underwater Vehicles Workshop, Doha, Qatar.​


Seminar at ETH Zurich

Jeff Shamma to speak at ETH Zurich, Automatic Control Laboratory, Zurich, Switzerland. link


 

Workshop at IEEE Conference on Decision and Control

12/14/2015

​Jeff Shamma co-organizer for workshop on 'Human-Machine Networks and Distributed Autonomy' at 54th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC2015), Osaka, Japan.​link

 

 


Workshop at IPAM UCLA

​Jeff Shamma to speak at Decision Support for Traffic, Institute for Pure and Applied Mathematics (IPAM), University of California, Los Angeles, USA.​ link

 


 

External Advisory Board at Umm Al-Qura University

​Jeff Shamma to participate in the External Advisory Board meeting of the Electrical Engineering Department at Umm Al-Qura University, Mecca, KSA. link


Workshop at IMA University of Minnesota

​Jeff Shamma to speak at 'Analysis and Control of Network Dynamics', Institute for Mathematics and its Applications (IMA), University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN​​ link


KAUST Conference on Human-Machine Networks and Intelligent Infrastructure

​Profs. Laleg & Shamma co-organize KAUST Conference on Human-Machine Networks and Intelligent Infrastructure. link


Seminar at Harvard University

​Jeff Shamma to speak at Harvard University, Electrical Engineering Seminar Series, Cambridge, USA.


Summer school at IPAM UCLA

​Jeff Shamma to speak at 'Games and Contracts for Cyber-Physical Security', Institute for Pure and Applied Mathematics (IPAM), University of California Los Angeles, USA. link


 

Conference at University of Oxford

2015-06-27

​Jeff Shamma to speak at 'Advances in the Social Sciences: A Conference in Honor of Peyton Young', University of Oxford, UK​​.


 

Short Course at American University of Beirut

​Jeff Shamma to deliver short course on 'Game theory and multi-agent systems' at the 1st Artificial Intelligence Summer School, American University of Beirut, Lebanon.
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Workshop at ICCS 2015

​Jeff Shamma to speak at the 'Workshop on Paradigms for Control in Social Systems'​, ICCS 2015, Reykjavik, Iceland.​​​ link