Welcome to:

C3   Laboratory for Cognition & Control in Complex Systems

Started in 2012, this University of Florida research laboratory focuses on multidisciplinary control issues. Current interests include smart grid control methods, power market dynamics and optimization in complex systems. Please see the projects page for more information on our work.



Ongoing Events:


Links to past C3 video can be found here 



Q&A with Florida Power and Light

  • January 15 & 16, 2016

4th Workshop on Cognition and Control 


IMA 2016 - Control at Large Scales: Energy Markets and Responsive Grids

  • March 19, 2015

Synchronized Phasor Measurement Data and their Applications in Power Systems  

Joe H. Chow - Professor, Electrical, Computer, and Systems Engineering,Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
  • February 4-5, 2015 

Golden Egg or Scrambled Egg? Impacts of Decentralizing Utility Services

Annual PURC Conference ongoing for over 3 decades!

  • February 2-3, 2015 

FESC Workshop: Integration of Renewable Energy into the Grid

  • January 16-17, 2015 

3rd Workshop on Cognition and Control

  • May 12-13, 2014 

 Florida Energy System Consortium Workshop,  Gainesville
  • March 28 & 29, 2014

2nd Interdisciplinary Workshop on Smart Grid Design & Implementation

Following the 2012  1st Interdisciplinary Workshop on Smart Grid Design & Implementation

  • January 15 & 16, 2014

2nd Workshop on Cognition and Control

Following the 2012  1st Workshop on Cognition and Control

  • January 14, 2014

Tutorial on Concentration of Measure Inequalities in Information Theory, Communications and Coding

  • December, 2013

In Florence Italy - Short course on  Ancillary Service from Flexible Loads to Help the Electric Grid of the Future

  • Feb 2012 - Jan 2013

C3 Cognition & Control Seminar Series

  • Jan - Apr, 2013

Spring ECE Seminar Series and Tutorials on the Future Power Grid: Smart or not?

  • Feb 21-23, 2013

1st Workshop on Cognition & Control

  • Dec 7-8, 2012

1st Interdisciplinary Workshop on Smart Grid Design & Implementation


See the Events page for a full listing of past and upcoming events 

Check out our joint research on Smart Buildings! Link

Surveyed in the Halloween Lecture by Prof. Prabir Barooah, Sailing the electric grid through wind and sunshine.  

Other Power Links

New Course Offering Spring 2013:  EEL 6935 Control Techniques for Complex Networks

Based on the Cambridge University Press Monograph of the same name

New Course Offering Fall 2013:  EEL 6935 Stochastic Methods for Engineering II

Based on the UIUC Course An Exploration of Random Processes for Engineers


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