last updated on 26 May 2018

Björn Rüffer
mathematician, control theorist

School of Mathematical & Physical Sciences
Faculty of Science
The University of Newcastle, Australia


News items:

10 February 2018

Writing mathematics on an iPad

Notability paper templates

To create presentations or lectures with mathematical content on an iPad Pro the app Notability is my personal favourite. I have created some templates that have the right page format ...

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13 December 2017

University of Newcastle to host 12th IFAC Symposium on Nonlinear Control Systems in 2022

Australia wins competitive bid for hosting control theory conference

It took two rounds of close votes before Australia’s bid to host IFAC’s Symposium on Nonlinear Control Syste...

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01 December 2017

CARMA Workshop on Mathematical Systems Theory and Applications

University of Newcastle, 7–8 December 2017

With the help of CARMA, Chris Kellett and I are hosting a workshop on Mathematical Systems Theory and Applications in early Decemb...

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20 June 2017

POSTA2018 in Hangzhou, China

6th International Conference on Positive Systems to be held at Hangzhou Dianzi University, Hangzhou, China from 25–27 August 2018


The 6th International Conference on Positive Systems (POSTA2018) will take place at Hangzhou Dianzi University, Hangzhou, China from August 25th to 27th, 2018. As with previous conference, the scope of POSTA2018 will cover a wide range of topics from theory to applications of positive systems. Talks presenting new results as well as surveying recent work are welcome. The POSTA proceedings will be published in the Springer LNCIS Series after the conference. Previous editions of the conference were held in Rome, Italy (2003), Grenoble, France (2006), Val...

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17 June 2017

Workshop on incremental methods in control

Lyon, France, 6–7 July 2017

Gérard Scorletti, Paolo Massioni, and Vincent Andrieu are organising a workshop on incremental methods in contr...

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25 April 2017

Nonlinear left and right eigenvectors for max-preserving maps

Proceedings of POSTA 2016 now available from Springer.

Positive Systems: Theory and Applications (POSTA 2016) Rome, Italy, September 14-16, 2016

The proceedings of the 5th International Symposium on Positive Systems (POSTA), which was held at Università C...

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14 March 2017

ICFPTA'17 dates updated

12th International Conference on Fixed Point Theory and Its Applications, 24–28 July, 2017 in Newcastle, NSW


Conferences dates
  • Early-bird registration closes: 24 May, 2017
  • Abstract submission closes: 4 June, 2017...
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27 January 2017

German Student Exchange Program Up and Running

Photo of the people involved in establishing this agreement. A new student exchange program was ...

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04 October 2015

The 5th International Symposium on Positive Systems (POSTA2016)

Università Campus Bio-Medico di Roma, Italy, September 14-16th, 2016

Picture of Collosseum in Rome, Italy; supplied by POSTA2016.ORG

POSTA will be held in Rome, Italy, in September 2016. Deadlines for submissions of contributed papers and s...

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01 September 2015

Annual NSW/ACT ANZIAM Meeting 2015

25th & 26th November 2015 in Sydney, NSW

Sydney skyline

The NSW/ACT chapter of ANZIAM is holding its annual meeting at...

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