WITRANT
Emmanuel
Professor UGA
Supervising

Actual students

  1. Mohamad BAYDOUN, Master 2 Thesis: Modeling and Control of Proton-Exchange Membrane in a Fuel Cell, 2022.
  2. Mohamed Camil BELHADJOUDJA, Master 2 Thesis: Spatially and Temporally Intermittent Control of Partial Differential Equations, 2022. Advisor with Mohamed MAGHENEM.
  3. Skantzikas KONSTANTINOS, Master 2 Thesis: Learning Methods for Distributed Systems: Optimal Control of a Heat Exchanger, 2022. Advisor with Bokan MAVKOV.

Former students

    Ph.D. students

  1. Federico BRIBIESCA ARGOMEDO, Ph.D. Thesis: Infinite dimensional control and Input-to-State stability of the safety factor profile in a tokamak plasma, 2009-2012. Advisor with C. Prieur. [website] [Ph.D. Thesis].
  2. Felipe CASTILLO BUENAVENTURA, Ph.D. Thesis: Modeling and Control of the Air-Path of Diesel Engines for the EURO 7, 2010-2013. Col. RENAULT. Advisor with L. Dugard and V. Talon. [Ph.D. Thesis]. Price of the Renault Innovation Trophy in 2013. Prix des meilleures thèses du GdR MACS 2015.
  3. Jai CHOWDHRY BEEMAN, Ph.D. Thesis: The role of greenhouse gases in past climatic variations : an approach based on accurate chronologies of deep polar ice cores, 2016-2019. Col. LGGE and LSCE. Advisor with Frédéric Parrenin and Amaëlle Landais. [Ph.D. Thesis].
  4. Aditya GAHLAWAT, Ph.D. Thesis: Analysis and Control of Parabolic Partial Differential Equations With Application to Tokamaks Using Sum-of-Square Polynomials, 2011-2015, Illinois Institute of Technology, USA. Advisor with M. Peet and M. Alamir. [Ph.D. Thesis]
  5. Mohammad GHOUSEIN, Ph.D. Thesis: Adaptive observer and control design for different classes of coupled partial differential equations, 2017-2020. Col. CERN. [Ph.D. Thesis]
  6. Sandra HAMZEH, Ph.D. Thesis: Optimisation multi-objectifs inter-systèmes des groupes motopropulseurs pour euro 7, 2016-2018. Col. Renault. Advisor with Delphine Bresch-Pietri and Vincent Talon. [Ph.D. Thesis]
  7. Hamza MAMECHE, Ph.D. Thesis: Nonlinear PDE Control and Internal Transport Barriers in Tokamaks. Col. EPFL. Advisor with Christophe Prieur, 2018-2020.
  8. Bojan MAVKOV, Ph.D. Thesis: Modeling and control of coupled transport dynamics in thermonuclear fusion, 2013-2017. Advisor with C. Prieur. [Ph.D. Thesis]
  9. Sarah MECHHOUD, Ph.D. Thesis: Estimation of the thermal diffusion and of the source term of the heat transport model in tokamak plasmas, 2010-2013. Col. CEA. Advisor with L. Dugard and D. Moreau. [Ph.D. Thesis]
  10. Pierre-Jean MEYER, Ph.D. Thesis: Hybrid control for green buildings, 2012-2015. Col. LJK. Advisor with A. Girard. [Ph.D. Thesis] [website]
  11. Alexandre MOREAU, Ph.D. Thesis: Investigation on dynamic performances and processes stability of the future cooling systems for the LHC trackers, 2009-2010. Col. CERN. Advisor with S. Niculescu.
  12. Firas MOURAD, Ph.D. Thesis: Feedback mechanisms and optimal inputs in polar ice sheets, 2016-2020. Col. ULB. Advisor with Frank Pattyn.[Ph.D. Thesis]
  13. Maria RIVAS-CAICEDO, Ph.D. Thesis: Modeling and control for spark ignited Euro VI engines, 2009-2012. Col. RENAULT and Institut PRISME (Université d'Orléans). Advisor with O. Sename, P. Higelin and C. Caillol. [Ph.D. Thesis]
  14. Sen WANG, Ph.D. Thesis: Integrated model-predictive profile control for steady state tokamak operation scenarios, 2017-2021. Col. CEA. Advisor with Didier Moreau. [Ph.D. Thesis]

Ph.D. collaborators / jury member

  1. Nils Christian Aars WILHELMSEN, Ph.D. Thesis: Estimation Algorithms for Thermoacoustic Instabilities with Distributed and Nonlinear Dynamics, supervised by Florent DI MEGLIO and Pierre ROUCHON, Université Paris Sciences & Lettres, 2021. Member of the scientific committee (reviewer and chairman). [Ph.D. Thesis]
  2. Denis NIKITIN, Ph.D. Thesis: Scalable large-scale control of network aggregates, supervised by Carlos CANUDAS DE WIT and Paolo FRASCA, Université Grenoble Alpes, 2021. Member of the scientific committee (chairman). [Ph.D. Thesis]
  3. Clémentine STRAUB, Ph.D. Thesis: Gestion des congestions et prise de décision dans les réseaux électriques maillés en utilisant des batteries électriques, supervised by Sorin OLARU and Jean MAEGHT, Université Paris-Saclay, 2021. Member of the scientific committee (reviewer). [Ph.D. Thesis]
  4. Amal ALRISH, Ph.D. Thesis: Radio link modelling for co-design of wireless control systems in industrial automation, supervised by Fortunato SANTUCCI and Alessandro D'INNOCENZO, University of L’Aquila, 2021. Member of the scientific committee (reviewer). [Ph.D. Thesis]
  5. Xiao SONG, Ph.D. Thesis: Model-based Control-oriented Scenario Construction in Tokamaks, supervised by Blaise FAUGERAS and Holger HEUMANN, Université Côte d'Azur, 2019. Member of the scientific committee (reviewer). [Ph.D. Thesis]
  6. Adrien VASSAL, Ph.D. Thesis: Étude d’un système cryogénique multi-clients pour SPIRAL2, supervised by Marek LEWITOWICZ, Université de Caen Normandie, 2019. Member of the scientific committee (reviewer). [Ph.D. Thesis]
  7. Thomas Cornelis BLANKEN, Ph.D. Thesis: Model-based estimation and control of the particle distribution and discharge supervision in nuclear fusion reactors, supervised by Marco de BAAR, Maurice HEEMELS and Federico FELICI, Technische Universiteit Eindhoven, 2019. Member of the defense committee (reviewer). [Ph.D. Thesis]
  8. Menno LAURET, Ph.D. Thesis: Control of Mixing and Oscillations in Plasmas and Fluids, supervised by Marco de BAAR and Maurice HEEMELS, Technische Universiteit Eindhoven, 2014. Member of the defense committee (reviewer). [Ph.D. Thesis]
  9. Benjamin BRADU, Ph.D. Thesis: Modélisation Simulation et Contrôle des installations cryogéniques du CERN, 2007-2010, Université de Paris-Sud XI. Collaborator. Prix des meilleures thèses du GdR MACS 2011. [website] [Ph.D. Thesis]
  10. Sumanth CHINTHALA, Ph.D. Thesis: Near Field Simulation of PM10 Dispersion in Open Pit Coal Mines, 2011-2016, Indian Institute of Technology, Dehli. Member of the scientific committee (reviewer).
  11. Miguel-Angel HERNANDEZ-PEREZ, Ph.D. Thesis: LPV control of Poiseuille flows, 2012-2015. Col. Instituto Politécnico Nacional, Mexico. Collaborator.
  12. David F. NOVELLA RODRIGUEZ, Ph.D. Thesis: Time-delay compensation in flow networks, 2012-2015. Col. Instituto Politécnico Nacional, Mexico. Collaborator.
  13. Erik OLOFSSON, Ph.D. Thesis: Nonaxisymmetric experimental modal analysis and control of resistive wall MHD in RFPs, 2007-2012, Alfvèn lab, KTH, Stockholm. Member of the scientific committee. [Ph.D. Thesis]

Post-doc/ATER

  1. Fabrice BABET, ATER: design and operation of an experimental benchmark for intelligent building ventilation, 2009-2010.
  2. Clément FAUVEL, ATER: Design and setup of an heat exchanger experiment, 2016-2017.
  3. Xiao Dong LI, Post-Doc: Bread oven optimization and inverse modeling for firn air transport, 2012-2013.
  4. David F. NOVELLA RODRIGUEZ, Post Doc: Modeling and Control of Fluid Networks, 2017-2019.
  5. Basma TOUIL, ATER: Infrared hot spots detection in tokamaks, 2010-2011.

Master 2

  1. Corentin BRIAT, Master 2 Thesis: Synthesis of a control-dedicated network, 2005. [webpage]
  2. Mohamad BAUDOUN, Master 2 Thesis: Modeling and Control of a PEM Fuell Cell, 2022.
  3. Mohamed Camil BELHADJOUDJA, Master 2 Thesis: Hybrid Control for Distributed Systems, 2022.
  4. Felipe CASTILLO BUENAVENTURA, engineer internship : Experiment design for advanced control methodologies in intelligent building ventilation, 2009. Master 2 Thesis: Air path modeling for an EGR Diesel Euro VI engine, 2010. Col. RENAULT.
  5. Mateu CASTELLS, Master 2 Thesis: Design of linear quadratic regulators for bootstrap current maximization in tokamaks, 2015.
  6. Ambre CORREARD, Master 2 Thesis: Embedded control and wireless networks design for intelligent buildings, 2013.
  7. Nicolas COUDURIER, engineer internship : UFAD pour bâtiments intelligents: analyse des outils de modélisation, 2010.
  8. Mohammad GHOUSEIN, Master 2 Thesis: Observer design and parameter estimation for 2-phases CO2 heat exchangers, 2017. Col. CERN. [M.Sc. report]
  9. Sandra HAMZEH, Master 2 Thesis: Développement d'outils d'optimisation pour l'indentification des paramètres des schémas réactionnels des modèles de systèmes catalytiques diesel, 2015. Col. Renault.
  10. Maria KABTOUL, Master 2 Thesis: Efficient Diffusivity Inversion and Multiple Time Scales in Polar Firn Models, Advisor with P. Martinerie, 2018.
  11. Konstantinos SKANTZIKAS, Master 2 Thesis: Learning Methods for Distributed Systems: Optimal Control of a Heat Exchanger, 2022.
  12. Hamza MAMECHE, Master 2 Thesis: Control-Oriented Modeling and Control of Internal Transport Barriers in Tokamaks. Col. EPFL. Advisor with C. Prieur, 2018.
  13. Pierre MORTELMANS, Master 2 Thesis: Embedded control with wireless sensing capabilities for UFAD automation, 2010.
  14. Hosein NAZARPOUR, Master 2 Thesis: Modeling, identification and control of an experimental benchmark for intelligent building ventilation, 2013. Col. LJK.
  15. Sufiyan N-YO, Master 2 Thesis: Feedback Mechanisms of Neuro-Biomechanical Systems: Body Adaption to a Push-like Perturbation in a Taï-Chi Posture, 2019. Advisor with Olivier Martin
  16. Magdalena POLAC, Master 2 Thesis: Estimating the heat and density transport properties in a tokamak plasma, 2014. Col. KU Leuven.
  17. Mustapha Amine RAHMANI, Master 2 Thesis: Non-homogeneous transport in two-phase flows: improving dynamic performances of a CO2 LHC-tracker cooling plant, 2011, Col. CERN.
  18. Maria RIVAS, Master 2 Thesis: F4RT EGR BP air path modeling, linearization and control, 2009. Col. RENAULT.
  19. Enrique SANTIAGO, Master 2 Thesis: Blind identification of the plasma edge electron density in Tore Supra, [report], 2010. Col. CEA-Cadarache.
  20. Yousra SIDQI, Master 2 Thesis: Modeling thermal diffusion of isotopic ratios in polar firns, 2016. Col. LGGE-LSCE.
  21. Fateh TAIBI, Master 2 Thesis: Aerology optimization experiments for intelligent building ventilation, 2010.
  22. Amgad TAREK, Master 2 Thesis: Model predictive control strategies for bootstrap current maximization in tokamaks, 2015.
  23. Nhat-Quang TRAN, Master 2 Thesis: Identification tools for Diesel Euro VI engines, 2010. Col. RENAULT. [webpage]
  24. Jacques WEYDERT, Master 2 Thesis: Source determination in non homogeneous dissipative media, 2009. Col. CEA-Cadarache.
  25. Chakib MOUHOUBI, Master 2 Thesis: Design of human-machine interface and programmable logic controller for flow and vibration processes with addaptive methods, 2015.
  26. Fairouz ZOBIRI, Master 2 Thesis: Modeling and optimization of interconnected heat flows in thermal exchangers for cryogenics, 2015. Col. CEA-Grenoble.
  27. Master 1

  28. Jonathan CLAIRET, Master 1 Thesis: Air quality control in a convective flow benchmark, 2012.
  29. Ambre CORREARD, Master 1 Thesis: Distributed control over wireless networks for intelligent buildings ventilation, 2012.
  30. Mohamad EL-ACHKAR, Master 1 Thesis: Conception d'un micro-actionneur magnétique à grande échelle pour des expériences de commande [Poster], [report], 2008.
  31. Farshid SARRAFIN-ARDEBILI, Master 1 Thesis: Air quality control in a convective flow, 2011.
  32. Laure TREMILLION, Master 1 Thesis: dsPIC programming and Scicos embedded control for green buildings, 2010.

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