Discrete-Event Systems

  • Supervisor localization: top-down approach for distributed control
  • Distributed control with communication delays
  • Distributed control under partial observation
  • Relative observability: partially-observed supervisory control
  • Scalable supervisory control
  • Application to warehouse automation served by multiple robots

Networked Multi-Agent Systems

  • Surplus averaging algorithms: solving average consensus over general strongly connected digraphs
  • Eigenstructure assignment: top-down approach for formation control
  • Distributed optimization based on surplus averaging algorithms
  • Distributed internal model principle: general theory of cooperative control
  • Complex networks: algebraic connectivity and controllability
  • Application to formation control of multi-UAV system


  • "Robust and adaptive distributed control of discrete-event systems", JSPS Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists, 2016-2020.
  • MEXT Program to Disseminate Tenure Tracking System, 2014-2016.
  • "Internal-model distributed control design for complex networks of dynamic agents", JSPS Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists, 2014-2015.