Editorial activities

Journals

  • since 2014: Associate Editor of SIAM Journal on Optimization
  • since 2011: Associate Editor of Mathematics of Control, Signals and Systems
  • 2012-2013: Associate Editor of the Asian Journal of Control
  • 2008-2013: Associate Editor of the Czech journal Kybernetika
  • 2005-2008: Associate Editor of the EUCA European Journal of Control
  • 2005-2008: Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control
  • 2004-2010: Associate Editor of the Slovak Journal of Electrical Engineering
  • 2003-2009: Associate Editor of the IFAC journal Automatica

    Conferences

  • 2017: Co-chair of the International Programme Committee of the IFAC World Congress on Automatic Control, Toulouse, France
  • 2017: Member of the International Programme Committee of the International Conference on Process Control, Strbske Pleso, Slovakia
  • 2016: Member of the Program Committee of the INFORMS Optimization Society Conference, Princeton Univ., USA.
  • 2016: Member of the Local Organization Committee of the SMAI-MODE Conference, Toulouse, France
  • 2015: Member of the Best Student Paper Award Committee for the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), Osaka, Japan
  • 2015: Member of the Technical Programme Committee of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), Osaka, Japan
  • 2015: Member of the International Programme Committee of the European Control Conference, Linz, Austria
  • 2015: Member of the International Programme Committee of the International Conference on Process Control, Strbske Pleso, Slovakia
  • 2014: Member of the Best Student Paper Award Committee for the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), Los Angeles, California
  • 2014: Member of the International Programme Committee of the IFAC World Congress on Automatic Control, Cape Town, South Africa
  • 2013: Editor of the International Programme Committee of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), Florence, Italy
  • 2013: Member of the International Programme Committee of the IFAC Symposium on System Structure and Control, Grenoble, France
  • 2013: Member of the International Programme Committee of the International Conference on Process Control, Strbske Pleso, Slovakia
  • 2012: Editor of the International Programme Committee of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), Maui, Hawaii
  • 2012: Member of the International Programme Committee of the IFAC Workshop on Time Delay Systems (TDS), Boston, Massachusetts
  • 2012: Member of the International Programme Committee of the IFAC Symposium on Robust Control Design (ROCOND), Aalborg, Denmark
  • 2012: Area Editor of the Conference Internationale Francophone d'Automatique (CIFA), Grenoble, France
  • 2011: Member of the International Programme Committee of the joint IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC) and European Control Conference (ECC), Orlando, Florida
  • 2011: Member of the International Programme Committee of the International Symposium on Information, Communication and Automation Technologies (ICAT), Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • 2011: Member of the International Programme Committee of the IEEE Multi-conference on Systems and Control (MSC), Denver, Colorado
  • 2011: Member of the Technical Programme Committee of the International ICST Conference on Performance Evaluation Methodologies and Tools (ValueTools), Paris, France
  • 2011: Member of the International Programme Committee of the Workshop on Multidimensional (nD) systems, Poitiers, France
  • 2011: Member of the Local Organisation Committee of the Austrian-French-German Conference on Optimisation, Toulouse, France
  • 2010: Member of the Local Organisation Committee of the Toulouse Global Optimisation (TOGO) Conference, Toulouse, France
  • 2010: Member of the International Programme Committee of the IFAC Symposium on Time Delay Systems (TDS), Prague, Czech Republic
  • 2010: Area Editor of the Conference Internationale Francophone d'Automatique (CIFA), Nancy, France
  • 2009: Area Editor of the International Programme Committee of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), Shanghai, China
  • 2009: Member of the International Programme Committee of the IFAC Symposium on Robust Control Design (ROCOND), Haifa, Israel
  • 2008: Member of the International Programme Committee of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), Cancun, Mexico
  • 2008: Editor of the International Programme Committee of the IFAC World Congress, Seoul, Korea
  • 2008: Member of the International Programme Committee of the IEEE Symposium on Computer-Aided Control System Design (CACSD), San Antonio, Texas
  • 2006: Publication Chair of the IEEE Symposium on Computer-Aided Control System Design (CACSD), Munich, Germany
  • 2006: Invited Session Chair of the IFAC Symposium on Robust Control Design (ROCOND), Toulouse, France
  • 2006: National Organisation Committee Member of the IFAC Symposium on Robust Control Design (ROCOND), Toulouse, France
  • 2005: Area Editor of the International Programme Committee of the joint IEEE Conference on Decision and Control and European Control Conference (CDC-ECC), Sevilla, Spain
  • 2005: Editor of the International Programme Committee of the IFAC World Congress, Prague, Czech Republic
  • 2004: Invited Session Chair for the IEEE Symposium on Computer-Aided Control System Design (CACSD), Taipei, Taiwan
  • 1999-2004: Associate Editor of the Conference Editorial Board of the IEEE Control Systems Society

    PhD and habilitation committees

  • PhD: Ronan David. Étude de la stabilité de deux systèmes multidimensionnels. Univ Poitiers, 12 February 2018. Reviewers: Didier Henrion (LAAS-CNRS Univ Toulouse), Paula Rocha (Univ Porto). Members: Laurentiu Hetel (Cristal-CNRS Univ Lille), Driss Mehdi (Univ Poitiers). Advisors: Olivier Bachelier (Univ Poitiers), Nima Yeganefar (Univ Poitiers).

  • PhD: Maria Lopez Quijorna. Detecting optimality and extracting optimal solutions in polynomial optimization based on the Lasserre relaxation. Univ Konstanz, 8 February 2018. Referees: Didier Henrion (LAAS-CNRFS Univ Toulouse), Claus Scheiderer (Univ Konstanz), Markus Schweighofer (Univ Konstanz).

  • PhD: Andre Wagner. Computer vision and computer algebra. Tech Univ Berlin, 23 November 2017. Chair: Gitta Kutyniok (TU Berlin). Referees: Michael Joswig (TU Berlin), Didier Henrion (LAAS-CNRS Univ Toulouse).

  • PhD: Roxana Hess. Some approximation schemes in polynomial optimization. LAAS-CNRS, 28 September 2017. Jerome Bolte (Univ. Toulouse Capitole), Stephane Gaubert (INRIA Saclay), Didier Henrion (LAAS-CNRS Univ. Toulouse), Etienne de Klerk (Univ. Tilburg), Krzysztof Kurdyka (Univ. Savoie Mont-Blanc), Jean Bernard Lasserre (LAAS-CNRS Univ. Toulouse), Michael Overton (New York Univ.), Markus Schweighofer (Univ. Konstanz), Lieven Vandenberghe (Univ. California Los Angeles).

  • Habilitation: Ronan Quarez. Sommes de carrés en algèbre réelle. Université de Rennes, 2017. Referees: Francesca Acquistapace (Univ. Pisa), Erwan Brugallé (Ecole Polytechnique Palaiseau), Didier Henrion (LAAS-CNRS Univ Toulouse).

  • Habilitation: Naly Rakoto. Control of Hybrid Systems and Discrete-Event Systems. Ecole des Mines de Nantes, 6, 7 or 8 September 2017. Alexandre Dolgui (Ecole des Mines de Nantes), Didier Henrion (LAAS-CNRS Univ Toulouse), Claude Jard (Univ. Nantes), Stephane Lafortune (Univ. of Michigan at Ann Arbor), Daniel Liberzon (Univ. Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), Jean-Jacques Loiseau (Univ. Nantes), Eric Niel (INSA Lyon).

  • Habilitation: Roland Hildebrand. University of Grenoble, 20 July 2017. Alexandre d'Aspremont (ENS Paris), Arkadi Nemirovski (Georgia Tech Atlanta), Immanuel Bomze (Univ Wien), Edouard Oudet (Univ Grenoble), Anatoli Iouditski (Univ Grenoble), Didier Henrion (LAAS-CNRS Univ Toulouse), Yurii Nesterov (Univ Cattholique Louvain).

  • PhD: Dan Pilbauer. Kath Univ Leuven, 25 April 2017 and Czech Tech Univ Prague, 16 April 2017. Wim Michiels (Kath Univ Leuven), Tomas Vyhlidal (Czech Tech Univ Prague), Martin Hromcik (Czech Tech Univ Prague), Didier Henrion (LAAS-CNRS Univ Toulouse), Milos Schlegel (Univ West Bohemia Pilsen), Karl Meerbergen (Kath Univ Leuven), Ralf Vandebril (Kath Univ Leuven), Wim Desmet (Kath Univ Leuven).

  • Habilitation: Xavier Thirioux. Veryfing embedded systems. INP Toulouse, 19 September 2016. Referees: Matthieu Martel (Univ. Perpignan), Marc Pouzet (ENS Paris and Univ. Pierre et Marie Curie), Sylvain Conchon (LRI, Univ. Parie Sud). Committee: Virgine Wiels (ONERA Toulouse), Eric Feron (Georgia Tech Atlanta), Didier Henrion (LAAS-CNRS Univ Toulouse), Robert De Simone (INRIA Sophia-Antipolis), Philippe Queinnec (INPT-IRIT Univ Toulouse).

  • Habilitation: Pierre-Loïc Garoche. Convex optimization based static analysis for control systems. ONERA Toulouse, 19 September 2016. Referees: Eric Goubault (Ecole Polytechnique), Ilya Kolmanovsky (Michigan Univ), David Monniaux (Verimag Univ Grenoble). Committee: Behcet Acikmese (Univ Washington Seattle), Eric Feron (Georgia Tech Atlanta), John Hauser (Univ Colorado Boulder), Didier Henrion (LAAS-CNRS Univ Toulouse), Matthieu Martel (Univ Perpignan), Philippe Queinnec (INPT-IRIT Univ Toulouse).

  • Habilitation: Bruno Scherrer. Contributions algorithmiques au contrôle optimal stochastique à temps discret et horizon fini. Institut Elie Cartan de Lorraine, Université de Lorraine, Nancy, 28 June 2016. Referees: Dimitri Bertsekas (MIT Boston), Stéphane Gaubert (INRIA Saclay and Ecole Polytechnique), Bruno Gaujal (INRIA Grenoble). Committee: Didier Henrion (LAAS-CNRS Univ. Toulouse), Frédéric Bonnans (INRIA Saclay and Ecole Polytechnique), Anne Gégout (Univ. Lorraine Nancy), Rémi Munos (INRIA Lille and Google Deepmind London).

  • PhD: Simone Naldi. Exact algorithms for determinantal varieties and semidefinite programming. LAAS-CNRS, Univ. Toulouse, 24 September 2015. Advisors: Didier Henrion (LAAS-CNRS Univ. Toulouse) and Mohab Safey El Din (Univ. Pierre et Marie Curie Paris). Referees: Stéphane Gaubert (Inria Saclay and Ecole Polytechnique), Bernd Sturmfels (Univ. California at Berkeley). Committee: Jean-Charles Faugère (Inria Rocquencourt), Bernard Mourrain (Inria Sophia Antipolis), Giorgio Ottaviani (Univ. Florence), Bruno Salvy (Inria Lyon and Ecole Normale Supérieure Lyon), Markus Schweighofer (Univ. Konstanz).

  • PhD: Zhao Sun. Polynomial Optimization: Error Analysis and Applications. Tilburg Univ., The Netherlands. 29 June 2015. Advisors: Etienne de Klerk (Tilburg Univ.) and Monique Laurent (CWI Amsterdam). Committee: Didier Henrion (LAAS-CNRS Univ. Toulouse), Renata Sotirov (Tilburg Univ.), Frank Vallentin (Univ. Koeln), Juan-Carlos Vera Lizcano (Tilburg Univ).

  • PhD: Marta Abril Bucero. Moments Matrices, Real algebraic geometry and polynomial optimization. INRIA Sophia-Antipolis, Nice, 12 December 2014. Advisor: Bernard Mourrain (INRIA Sophia-Antipolis). Referees: Didier Henrion (LAAS-CNRS Univ. Toulouse), Mohab Safey El Din (Univ. Pierre et Marie Curie Paris), Markus Schweighofer (Univ. Konstanz). Committee: Mariemi Alonso (Univ. Complutense Madrid), André Galligo (Univ. Nice).

  • PhD: Pierre Vuillemin. Approximation de modèles dynamiques de grande dimension sur intervalles de fréquences limités. ISAE-Supaéro and ONERA Toulouse, 24 November 2014. Advisors: Daniel Alazard (ISAE Univ. Toulouse), Charles Poussot-Vassal (ONERA Toulouse). Referees: Martine Olivi (INRIA Nice), Serkan Gugercin (Virgina Inst Tech). Committee: Didier Henrion (LAAS-CNRS Univ. Toulouse), Michel Zasadzinski (Univ. Lorraine).

  • PhD: Pierre Roux. Analyse statique de systèmes de contrôle commande : synthèse d'invariants non linéaires. ISAE-Supaéero and ONERA Toulouse, 18 December 2013. Advisors: Pierre-Loïc Garoche (ONERA Toulouse), Virgine Wiels (ONERA Toulouse). Referees: David Monniaux (VERIMAG Univ. Grenoble), Helmut Seidl (Tech. Univ. Munich). Committee: Eric Féron (Georgia Tech. Atlanta), Eric Goubault (CEA Saclay and Ecole Polytechnique Palaiseau), Didier Henrion (LAAS-CNRS Univ. Toulouse), Cesar Muñoz (NASA Langley Research Center Hampton).

  • PhD: Alberto Passuello. Semidefinite programming in combinatorial optimization with applications to coding theory and geometry. Univ. Bordeaux, 17 December 2013. Advisor: Christine Bachoc (IMB Univ. Bordeaux). Referees: Eiichi Bannai (Shanghai Jiao Tong Univ.), Didier Henrion (LAAS-CNRS Univ. Toulouse). Committee: Dion Gijswijt (Tech. Univ. Delft), Arnaud Pêcher (LABRI Univ. Bordeaux), Jean-Pierre Tillich (INRIA Rocquencourt), Gilles Zémor (IMB Univ. Bordeaux).

  • PhD: Victor Magron. Formal Proofs for Global Optimization - Templates and Sums of Squares. Ecole Polytechnique, Palaiseau, 9 December 2013. Advisors: Benjamin Werner (LIX Ecole Polytech. Palaiseau), Stéphane Gaubert (INRIA Saclay and CMAP Ecole Polytech. Palaiseau), Xavier Allamigeon (INRIA Saclay and CMAP Ecole Polytech. Palaiseau). Referees: Didier Henrion (LAAS-CNRS Univ. Toulouse), Thomas C. Hales (Univ. Pittsburgh), Yves Bertot (INRIA Mediterranee Nice). Committee: Monique Laurent (CWI Amsterdam), Markus Schweighofer (Univ. Konstanz),

  • PhD: Aurélien Greuet. Optimisation polynomiale et variétés polaires : théorie, algorithmes et implantations. Université de Versailles-Saint-Quentin, 5 December 2013. Advisors: Vincent Cossart (Univ. Versailles-St-Quentin), Mohab Safey El Din (Univ. Pierre-et-Marie-Curie Paris). Referees: Didier Henrion (LAAS-CNRS Univ. Toulouse), Markus Schweighofer (Univ. Konstanz). Committee: Jean-Charles Faugère (INRIA Paris-Rocquencourt), Stéphane Gaubert (INRIA Saclay), Marc Giusti (Ecole Polytechnique Palaiseau).

  • PhD: Mathieu Claeys. Mesures d'occupation et relaxations semi-définies pour la commande optimale. LAAS-CNRS, Toulouse, 8 October 2013. Advisors: Didier Henrion (LAAS-CNRS Toulouse), Jean-Bernard Lasserre (LAAS-CNRS Toulouse). Referees: Marc Quincampoix (Univ. Brest), Hasnaa Zidani (ENSTA Paris Tech). Committee: Jean-Baptiste Hiriart-Urruty (Univ. Toulouse), Emmanuel Trélat (Univ. Pierre et Marie Curie Paris).

  • PhD: Agnès Gorge. Programmation semi-définie positive : méthodes et algorithmes pour la management d'énergie. LRI, Univ. Paris-Sud, Orsay, 26 September 2013. Advisor: Abdel Lisser (LRI Univ. Paris-Sud). Referees: Franz Rendl (Univ. Alpen-Adria Klagenfurt), Didier Henrion (LAAS-CNRS Toulouse). Committee: Sandrine Charousset (EDF R&D), Alain Denise (LRI Univ. Paris-Sud), Abdelatif Mansouri (Univ. Cadi Ayyad Marrakech), Michel Minoux (LIP6 Univ. Pierre-et-Marie-Curie), Riadh Zorgati (EDF R&D).

  • PhD: Mohamed Amin Ben Sassi. Analyse et contrôle des systèmes dynamiques polynomiaux. Université de Grenoble, France, 15 April 2013. Advisors: Guillaume James (Univ. Grenoble), Antoine Girard (Univ. Grenoble). Referees: Jean-Luc Gouze (INRIA Sophia Antipolis), Didier Henrion (LAAS-CNRS Toulouse). Committee: Anatoni Iouditski (Univ. Grenoble), Nacim Ramdami (Univ. Orléans), Jean-Pierre Raymond (Univ. Toulouse).

  • PhD: Florian Bugarin. Vision 3D multi-images : contribution à l'obtention de solutions globales à l'aide de l'optimisation polynomiale par théorie des moments. Ecole des Mines d'Albi, France, 5 October 2012. Advisors: Didier Henrion (LAAS-CNRS Toulouse), Jean-Jose Orteu (Ecole des Mines d'Albi). Referees: Francois Glineur (Univ. Cath. Louvain-la-Neuve), Richard Hartley (Australian Nat. Univ.), Committee: Adrien Bartoli (Faculte de Medecine Clermont-Ferrand), Jean-Bernard Lasserre (LAAS-CNRS Toulouse), Monique Laurent (CWI Amsterdam), Thierry Sentenac (Ecole des Mines d'Albi), Peter Sturm (INRIA Rhone-Alpes).

  • PhD: Houssem Halalchi. Commande linéaire à paramètres variants des robots manipulateurs flexibles. LSIIT-CNRS, Université de Strasbourg, France, 13 September 2012. Advisor: Edouard Laroche (Univ. Strasbourg). Referees: Didier Henrion (LAAS-CNRS Toulouse), Olivier Sename (Inst. Nat. Polytech. Grenoble). Committee: Jamal Daafouz (Univ. Nancy), Michel de Mathelin (Univ. Strasbourg), G. Iuliana Bara (Univ. Strasbourg).

  • PhD: Mioara Maria Joldes. Rigorous polynomial approximations and applications. Ecole Normale Superieure (ENS) de Lyon, France, 26 September 2011. Advisor: Jean-Michel Muller (ENS Lyon). Referees: Didier Henrion (LAAS-CNRS Toulouse), Warwick Tucker (Univ. Uppsala). Committee: Frederic Benhamou (Univ. Nantes), Nicolas Brisebarre (ENS Lyon),

  • PhD: Nicolas Gillis. Nonnegative matrix factorization - complexity, algorithms and applications, Universite Catholique de Louvain (UCL), Belgium, 18 January 2011. Advisor: Francois Gilleur (UCL). Committee: Pierre-Antoine Absil (UCL), Samuel Fiorini (Univ Libre Bruxelles), Didier Henrion (LAAS-CNRS Toulouse), Philippe Lefevre (UCL), Paul Van Dooren (UCL), Sabine Van Huffel (Kath. Univ. Leuven), Stephen Vavasis (Univ. Waterloo).

  • Habilitation: Mohab Safey El Din. Resolution de systemes polynomiaux sur les reels : algorithmes, complexite, implantations et applications. Univ. Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, 10 december 2010. Committee: Richard Pollack (Courant Institute New York Univ.), Bruno Salvy (INRIA Paris Rocquencourt), Frank Sottile (Texas A&M Univ.), Valerie Berthe (Univ. Denis Diderot Paris), Jean-Charles Faugere (INRIA Paris Rocquencourt), Marc Giusti (Ecole Polytechnique Paris), Didier Henrion (LAAS-CNRS Toulouse), Pierre Sens (Univ. Pierre et Marie Curie Paris), Daniel Lazard (Univ. Pierre et Marie Curie Paris).

  • PhD: Jordan Ninin. Optimisation globale basee sur l'analyse d'intervalles: relaxation affine et limitation de la memoire, Institut National Polytechnique de Toulouse, 8 november 2010. Advisor: Frederic Messine (ENSEEIHT). Committee: Raph Baker Kearfott (Univ. Louisiana), Leo Liberti (Ecole Polytechnique), Pierre Hansen (HEC Montreal), Didier Henrion (LAAS-CNRS Toulouse), Marcel Mongeau (Univ Paul Sabatier Toulouse).

  • PhD: Eduardo Mojica-Nava. A polynomial approach for analysis and optimal control of switched nonlinear systems. Ecole Centrale de Nantes, 22 september 2009. Advisors: Jean-Jacques Loiseau (IRRCyN-CNRS Nantes), Alain Gauthier (Univ. Los Andes Bogotá). Referees: Peter Caines (McGill Univ. Montréal), Didier Henrion (LAAS-CNRS Toulouse). Committee: Nicanor Quijano (Univ. Los Andes Bogotá), Naly Rakoto-Ravalontsalama (Ec. Mines Nantes), Pierre Riedinger (Univ. Nancy).

  • PhD: Wilfried Gilbert. Synthèse polynomiale appliquée à la commande de turboréacteurs. INSA Toulouse, 25 november 2008. Advisors: Jacques Bernussou (LAAS-CNRS Toulouse), Didier Henrion (LAAS-CNRS Toulouse). Referees: Edouard Laroche (Univ. Strasbourg), Olivier Sename (Univ. Grenoble). Committee: Jean-Marc Biannic (ONERA Toulouse), David Boyer (SNECMA), Jean-Luc Fréale (TURBOMECA), Germain Garcia (INSA Toulouse), Christine Pont (SNECMA), Luc Reberga (TURBOMECA).

  • PhD: Marc Fuentes. Analyse et optimisation de problèmes sous contraintes d'autocorrélation. Univ. Paul Sabatier Toulouse, 29 october 2007. Advisor: Jean-Baptiste Hiriart-Urruty (Univ. Paul Sabatier Toulouse). Referees: Maitine Bergounioux (Univ. Orleans), Claude Lemarechal (INRIA Grenoble). Committee: Didier Henrion (LAAS-CNRS Toulouse), Philippe Mahey (ISIMA Clermont-Ferrand), Pierre Marechal (Univ. Paul Sabatier Toulouse).

  • PhD: Luc Reberga. Commande robuste multivariable des turboréacteurs. INSA Toulouse, 30 september 2005. Advisors: Jacques Bernussou (LAAS-CNRS Toulouse), Didier Henrion (LAAS-CNRS Toulouse). Referees: Gilles Duc (SUPELEC Paris), Mohammed M'Saad (ENSI Caen). Committee: Jean-Pierre Bugeat (SNECMA), Germain Garcia (INSA Toulouse), Florian Vary (SNECMA).

  • PhD: Juan Carlos Zuniga Anaya. Algorithmes numériques pour les matrices polynomiales avec applications en commande. INSA Toulouse, 14 september 2005. Advisor: Didier Henrion (LAAS-CNRS Toulouse) Referees: Hisham Abou-Kandil (ENS Cachan), Paul Van Dooren (UCL Louvain-la-Neuve). Committee: Germain Garcia (INSA Toulouse), Javier Ruiz Leon (CINVESTAV Guadalajara), Michael Sebek (CVUT Prague).