National Graduate School for Systems and Control

Research school DISC is an interuniversity research institute and graduate school that unites all university groups in the Netherlands that are active in systems and control theory and engineering. It offers a nationally organized graduate programme for PhD students in this field.

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Course program - general information

DISC offers graduate courses on systems and control lectured by national and international top lecturers.

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Summer School

A yearly four day Summer School lectured by (inter)national specialists in the field of systems and control

Winter course

The wintercourse 2016-2017 will take place from Wednesday December 7 to Thursday December 8, 2016. The topic will be "System Identification in the Life Sciences" and it will be hosted by the University of Wageningen. See the designated page for more information

Benelux Meeting 2017

The Benelux meeting 2017 will be held from march 28-March 30, 2017.


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24/26 May
12/15 Dec


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PhD defense G. Fu

On Monday January 9, 2017 G. Fu will defend his thesis, titled “Improving volcanic ash forecasts with ensemble-based data assimilation”
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PhD Defense Mohammad Shahbazi Aghbelagh (DCSC)

On Wednesday December 7, 2016 Mohammad Shahbazi Aghbelagh will defend his thesis titled “A Template-Based Control Architecture for Dynamic Legged Locomotion”.
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PhD Defense Sachin Navalkar (TUD-DCSC)

On Tuesday December 6, 2016  Sachin Navalkar will defend his thesis titled “Iterative Data-driven Load Control for Flexible Wind Turbine Rotors”.
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PhD Defense Renshi Luo (TUD-DCSC)

On Wednesday November 30, 2016  Renshi Luo will defend his thesis titled “Multi-Agent Control of Urban Transportation Networks and of Hybrid Systems with Limited Information Sharing”.
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PhD Defense Kim Verbert (TUD-DCSC)

On Tuesday November 22, 2016  Kim Verbert will defend her thesis titled “Fault diagnosis and maintenance optimization for interconnected systems, with applications to railway and climate control systems”.
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Benelux Meeting 2017: abstract submission opens December 16, 2016
The Organizing Committee has the pleasure of inviting you to participate in the36th Benelux Meeting on Systems and Control to be held at “Sol-Cress”, Spa, Belgium, on March 28 – ...


We unite academic research

DISC unites all academic research in the Netherlands in the field of systems and control, ranging from mathematical systems theory research to technology-driven control engineering.

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