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Tue/Thu, 3:30-4:45pm, F6 LC


Shuo Han (
Office hour: Mon, 3:00-5:00pm, 1110 SEO


Abraham Edwin Emmanuel Mappilaparambil (
Office hour: N/A

Course Description

This graduate-level course focuses on modeling, analysis, and design of linear dynamical systems in state space. The course will help build up the foundation for students to read literature and learn other advanced topics in control.


ECE 350 or equivalent course on introductory control. Linear algebra. Familiarity with MATLAB.



Course Policy

Course Text and References

There is no single textbook that covers all the topics in this course. The lecture notes will be the primary source of reference.

The recommended main textbooks for the course are:

Both textbooks are on reserve at Daley library.

Other references

For textbooks with "UIC access", you need to connect to UIC campus network or VPN. Alternatively, you can search for the textbook on the UIC library website and click the eBook link therein.

State space control theory:

Linear algebra:

Classical control theory: