# CDS research areas

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Faculty and students in CDS are active in a number of research areas.

#### Primary theoretical areas of research include:

- robust control
- multivariable and nonlinear dynamical systems
- multiscale modeling
- optimal and decentralized control
- system identification and estimation theory
- communications and information theory

#### Applications include:

- mixing and transport processes in fluids
- cooperative control of multi-vehicle systems
- networking and communication systems
- biological systems
- quantum measurement and control
- control of nonlinear and mechanical systems
- nonlinear and chaotic dynamics
- mechanics
- nonlinear flight dynamics for highly maneuverable aircraft
- robotics

#### Selected, active multi-investigator projects:

- <a href="http://www.cds.caltech.edu/sec/">Software Enabled Control</a> (DARPA)
- <a href="http://www.iqi.caltech.edu">Institute for Quantum Information</a> (NSF)
- <a href="http://minty.caltech.edu/MURI/">Quantum Communication Networks</a> (MURI)
- <a href="http://www.cds.caltech.edu/%7Emurray/projects/darpa01-mica/">Mixed Initiative Control of Automa-teams</a> (DARPA)
- <a href="http://www.seas.ucla.edu/coopcontrol/">Cooperative Control</a> (MURI)
- <a href="http://www.cds.caltech.edu/%7Emurray/projects/durip01-mvwt/index.html">Integrated Computing, Communications, and Control</a> (AFOSR)
- <a href="http://sbml.org/">Systems Biology</A> (NIH)
- <a href="http://www.cimms.caltech.edu">Center for Multiscale Modeling and Simulation</a> (CIT, NSF)
- <a href="http://www.cds.caltech.edu/%7Emarsden/projects/ocean.html">Adaptive Ocean Sampling Network</a> (ONR)