CNRS Senior Researcher
Research interests, CV, bio, education

Research interests

  • control of partial differential equations;
  • nonlinear control theory;
  • hybrid systems.


  • fluid/thermal dynamics, fusion/plasmas;
  • fluid networks, sloshing dynamics;
  • navigation and object tracking;
  • flight control, aerospace.

Plenary keynotes in international workshops and conferences

  • "Nonlinear Control Design", plenary lecture, Workshop on Mathematical Systems Theory in honour of Fabian Wirth, Weimar, Germany, 14-15 April 2023.
  • "On stability of PDEs using nonlinear boundary controls", plenary lecture, 4th IFAC Workshop on Control of Systems Governed by Partial Differential Equations (CPDE 2022), Kiel, Germany, 7-9 September 2022.
  • Semi-plenary lecture (cancelled due to COVID), 24th International Symposium on Mathematical Theory of Networks and Systems (MTNS 2021), Cambridge, UK, 23-27 August 2021.
  • "Boundary stabilization of distributed parameter systems", International Conference on Recent Trends in Applied Sciences Technology and Health, SRM Institute of Science and Technology, Kattankulathur, Tamilnadu, India, 3-5 March 2021.
  • "Control algorithms are enriched with AI (and vice versa)", plenary lecture, 14th ESA Workshop on Avionics, Data, Control and Software Systems (ADCSS 2020), Virtual workshop, 20-22 October 2020
  • "Wave equation and nonlinear damping controls", Control and stabilization issues for PDE, in honor of J.-P. Raymond, Toulouse, France, 16-18 September 2019.
  • "Control of a beam with saturating piezoelectric controls", Stability and Control of Infinite-Dimensional Systems, Wurzburg, Germany, October 10-12, 2018.
  • "Singularly perturbed hyperbolic systems", AC3E Summer Workshop on Automatic Control, Valparaiso, Chile, January 4, 2017.
  • "Using saturated inputs for the control of PDEs", Stability and Control of Infinite-Dimensional Systems, Passau, Germany, October 12-14, 2016.
  • "Singularly perturbed hyperbolic systems", Stability of non-conservative systems, Valenciennes University, France, July 4-7, 2016.
  • "Asymptotic stabilization by means of event-triggered output feedbacks", Laurent Praly's 60th birthday conference, MinesParisTech, July 27-28, 2015.
  • "Design of switching rules for linear systems of conservation laws", GeoLMI 2013 - Conference on Geometry and Algebra of Linear Matrix Inequalities, Marseilles, France, November 12th-16th 2013.
  • "ISS-Lyapunov functions for infinite dimensional systems", 3rd Latin American Workshop on Optimization and Control, Valparaiso, Chile, January 10th-13th 2012.
  • "Robust stabilization of hyperbolic systems", New Trends in Analysis and Control of Nonlinear PDEs, INDAM, Rome, Italy, June 13-15, 2011.
  • "ISS Lyapunov functions for infinite dimensional systems", 7th Workshop on Control of Distributed Parameter Systems, Wuppertal, Germany, July 18-22, 2011.
  • "Analysis of the stability and of the perturbation sensitivity for hyperbolic systems", Workshop on Hyperbolic systems and control in networks, Institut-Henri-Poincare, Paris, France, October 20, 2010.
  • "Stability and performance of hybrid systems", EADS Workshop on Hybrid and Complex Systems, Toulouse, France, February 3, 2010.
  • "Stabilization of nonlinear systems by means of hybrid feedbacks", Workshop on Heterogeneity in Control Systems, IECN, Nancy, France, May 25-26, 2009.
  • "Robust nonlinear stabilization of nonlinear control systems by means of hybrid feedbacks", Workshop on hybrid and switched systems, Polytechnico, Turin, Italy, January 12-13, 2005.

CV in pdf-files



  • 2009: French habilitation (Habilitation à Diriger des Recherches), university Paul-Sabatier, Toulouse
    • More informations (in french): Toutes les informations
    • Title: Contrôlabilité et stabilisation optimales en dimension finie ou infinie
    • Reviewers: Bernard Brogliato, Pierre Rouchon, Enrique Zuazua
    • Examinators: Bernard Brogliato, Jean-Michel Coron, Laurent Praly, Jean-Pierre Raymond, Pierre Rouchon, Sophie Tarbouriech
  • 1999-2001: Phd in applied mathematics of the university Paris-Sud, Orsay, France
    • Advisors: Jean-Michel Coron and Laurent Praly
    • Title: Diverses méthodes pour des problèmes de stabilisation
    • Reviewers: Eduardo Sontag and Michel Sorine
    • Examinators: Guy Bornard, Jean-Michel Coron, Gilles Lebeau, Claude Lobry, Laurent Praly and Michel Sorine
  • 1998: Agrégation of mathematics
  • 1996-2000: Graduate from the Ecole Normale Supérieure de Cachan, mathematics department

Christophe PRIEUR, Gipsa-lab, CNRS - Univ. Grenoble Alpes