Operating Committee
General Chair Anuradha Annaswamy, MIT, USA
General Chair Dawn Tilbury, UMichigan, USA
Program Chair Sandra Hirche, TU Muenchen, Germany
Vice Chair, Invited Sessions Goldie Nejat, UToronto, Canada
Vice Chair, Industry Tariq Samad, UMinnesota, USA
Editor Berenice Mettler, ICSI, Berkeley, USA
Finance Chair Rifat Sipahi, Northeastern University, USA
Publicity Chair Yue Wang, Clemson University, USA
Registration Chair Yildiray Yildiz, Bilkent University, Turkey
Local Arrangements Chair Tansel Yucelen, Univ. South Florida, USA
Special Sessions Chair Neera Jain, Purdue University, USA
Advisory Board Mariana Netto, IFSTTAR, France
Advisory Board Francoise Lamnabhi-Lagarrigue, CNRS, University of Paris-Saclay, France
Advisory Board Pramod Khargonekar, UC Irvine, USA

IPC Members
David Abbink, TU Delft, Netherlands
Bruno Berberian, The French Aerospace Lab, France
Geoffrey Chase, University of Canterbury, New Zealand
Yuval Cohen, Afeka Tel-Aviv Academic College of Engineering, Israel
Marcio de Queiroz, Louisiana State University, USA
Fréderic Déhais, ISAE-SUPAERO, France
Bart de Schutter, TU Delft, Netherlands
Thomas Desaive, University of Liège, Belgium
Subhrakanti Dey, Uppsala University, Sweden
Sebastian Dormido, Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia, Spain
Tamsyn Edwards, San Jose University/ NASA Ames Research Center, USA
Timothy Exell, University of Portsmouth, UK
Takeshi Hatanaka, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
Ron Hess, UC Davis, USA
Hideaki Ishii, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
Zhaodan Kong, UC Davis, USA
Peter Kopacek, Vienna University of Technology, Austria
Tamara Lorenz, University of Cincinnati, USA
Franck Mars, IRCCyN, CNRS & Ecole Centrale de Nantes, France
Shinichi Nakasuka, University of Tokyo, Japan
Eric Rogers, University of Southampton, UK
Anthony Rossiter, University of Sheffield, UK
Thomas Schauer, TU Berlin, Germany
Julie Shah, MIT, USA
Bryant Walker Smith, University of South Carolina, USA
Sarah Spurgeon, University College London, UK
Gabor Sziebig, The Arctic University of Norway, Norway
Frédéric Vanderhagen, Université de Valenciennes, France
Philipe Vezin, IFSTTAR, France
Ljubo Vlacic, Griffith University, Australia
Birgit Vogel-Heuser, TU Munich, Germany
Jessie Yang, University of Michigan, USA
Yildiray Yildiz, Bilkent University, Turkey
Jianhua Zhang, East China University of Science and Technology, China

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Draft Manuscripts:
April 23, 2018

IFAC CPHS 2018 Young Author Prize:
May 22, 2018

Acceptance/Rejection Notice:
September 1, 2018

Final Manuscript Submission:
October 1, 2018
October 5, 2018

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October 10, 2018


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