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Bogotá, Colombia, 2015

Title: Humanitarian Feedback Control Engineering

Location/Program/Support: Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá, Colombia.  Course completed in collaboration with Nicanor Quijano. Part of the Summer School program by Ingenieros Sin Fronteras, led by Catalina Ramirez.  Financial support provided by ISF, Universidad de los Andes, and the IEEE Foundation.  About 20 attendees.

Dates: June 30-July 3, 2015 (17 hours of lectures, plus supervised final project work all day Friday)

Based On: Course, Spring 2015 and Book, Edition 2

Outline: For schedule and homework assignments, click here.

  1. Feedback control for financial advisor, model and analysis of sustainability
  2. Models and analysis of wealth distribution policy, democracy, and environmental justice
  3. Economic models and analysis, poverty traps, optimization for allocation, technology diffusion, resource utilization control
  4. Robust multicriteria decision theory/applications, cooperative management of community technology, models and analysis of technologies for sustainable community development

Final project for the course, click here. Click here for information on the IEEE Humanitarian Challenge, Colombia 2015 that is connected to the Final Project.

For the slides for the lectures click here, and for videos of the lectures (in order) click hereherehereherehereherehereherehere, and here.