Professor Robert Shorten

Position:  Professor of Control Engineering and Decision Science at UCD.

Research Interests: Smart Mobility and Smart Cities; Control Theory and Dynamics; Hybrid Dynamical Systems; Networking; Linear Algebra; Collaborative Consumption.

Recent work: on (A) smart mobility (including video demos); (B) bikes and urban pollution; and (C) ergodic control of ensembles.

We have also been working recently on sharing economy applications, the design of recommender systems in closed loop, as well as on switched and regular dynamic systems.

Most of my work is funded by Science Foundation Ireland and the European Commission.

New books: on (A) Distributed resource allocation and AIMD; on (B) Connected car and plug-in vehicles.

A personal view: Climate change, open debate and action.


Image: Hannah Shorten