לאוניד מירקין

לאוניד מירקין
חברי סגל
חדר: 210, DK

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  • 1989 - M.Sc., Electrical Engineering, Frunze Polytechnic Institute, Frunze, USSR
  • 1992 - Ph.D., Control Engineering, Academy of Science of Kyrgyz Republic, Bishkek

Research Interests

  • Sampled-data (hybrid continuous/discrete) systems.
  • Time-delay systems.
  • H2 and H estimation and control
  • Robust control.
  • Control of flexible structures.
  • Oversampling methods in A/D and D/A data conversion.

Guest Appointments

  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Technion (1994-1997)

Public Professional Activities

  • Head - Control of Flexible Structures Laboratory
  • Publication Chair, The 7th Mediterranean Conference on Control & Automation (1999)

Membership in Professional Societies

  • IEEE Control Systems Society
  • IAAC

Honors and Awards

  • Young Investigator Award from the 5th All-Union Symposium on Adaptive System Theory, Leningrad, USSR (1991)
  • Theodore and Mina Bargman Academic Lectureship (1998,1999)
  • Henri Gutwirth Research Award (2002)

  • L. Mirkin and Z. J. Palmor, "Mixed discrete/continuous specifications in sampled-data H2-optimal control," Automatica, 33, no. 11, pp. 1997-2014, 1997
  • L. Mirkin and Z. J. Palmor, "A new representation of the parameters of lifted systems," IEEE Trans. Automat. Control, 44, no. 4, pp. 833-840, 1999
  • L. Mirkin, H. Rotstein and Z. J. Palmor, "H2 and H design of sampled-data systems using lifting. Part I: general framework and solutions. Part II: properties of systems in the lifted domain," SIAM J. Control Optim., 38, no. 1, pp. 175-218, 1999
  • L. Mirkin and Z. J. Palmor, "Computation of the Frequency-Response Gain of Sampled-Data Systems via Projection in the Lifted Domain," IEEE Trans. Automat. Control, 47, no. 9, pp. 1505-1510, 2002
  • G. Meinsma, L. Mirkin, and Q.-C. Zhong, "Control of systems with I/O delay via reduction to a one-block problem," IEEE Trans. Automat. Control, 47, no. 11, pp. 1505-1510, 2002
  • L. Mirkin, "On the extraction of dead-time controllers and estimators from delay-free parametrizations," IEEE Trans. Automat. Control, 48, no. 4, pp. 543--553, 2003
  • L. Mirkin and G. Tadmor, "Yet another H discretization," IEEE Trans. Automat. Control, 48, no. 5, pp. 891-894, 2003
  • L. Mirkin, "On the H fixed-lag smoothing: how to exploit the information preview," Automatica, 39, no. 8, pp. 1495-1504, 2003
  • L. Mirkin, "On the approximation of distributed-delay control laws," Systems & Control Letters, 51, no. 5, pp. 331-342, 2004

מערכות דגומות (sampled-data), בקרה ושערוך אופטימליים במובן Ho, H2ו-11, בקרה רב-קצבית, מתמרי A/D ו- D/A בעלי סיבית יחידה (Sigma-Delta), בקרה רובוסטית ואדפטיבית.