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Th, 1-3pm, 125 Steele


Jorge Gonçalves, 5 Steele, x3367,
Office hours: after classes

Teaching Assistant

Xin Liu, 7 Steele, x2289,
Office hours: 4-6pm on Mondays

Course Description

Linear systems, realization theory, time and frequency response, norms and performance, stochastic noise models, robust stability and performance, linear fractional transformations, structured uncertainty, optimal control, model reduction, mu analysis and synthesis, real parametric uncertainty, Kharitonov~s theorem, uncertainty modeling.

Course Policy

This course is pass-fail. There are going to be 3 homework assignments and a final project. The homeworks will weigh 50% and the project will weigh 50%.

Course Textbook(s)

G.E. Dullerud and F.G. Paganini, "A Course in Robust Control Theory: A Convex Approach", Springer-Verlag NY Inc, 2000.

Homework Assignments

Homework1 due Feb 5th in class

Homework2 due Feb 19th in class



In case you use SOSTOOLS for the final project, it can be found at:
SOSTOOLS requires MATLAB and SeDuMi, a semidefinite programming solver, downloadable at:
Matlab is available on the ITS machines as well as on other campus machines. Online tutorials for Matlab are available at