Workshops and Special Sessions

2017 Chaiperson of the Panel Sessions: "Preparing Tomorrow's Scientists and Engineers for the Challenges of the 21st Century and Your Research Sharing through Outreach," IFAC, July 9-14, 2017, Toulouse, France.

2017 Co-organizer of the Workshop for High School Students and Teachers: "The Power, Beauty and Excitement of Cross – Boundaries Nature of Control, a Field that Spans Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics (STEM): Workshop for High School Students & Teachers," ACC, May 24-26, 2017, Seattle, Washington.

2016 Co-organizer of the Workshop for High School Students and Teachers: "The Power, Beauty and Excitement of Cross – Boundaries Nature of Control, a Field that Spans Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics (STEM): Workshop for High School Students & Teachers," CDC, Las Vegas, Nevada, December 12, 2016.

2016 Stochastic Control and Related Fields Workshop In Honor of the 75th Birthday of Tyrone Duncan: "Stochastic Control and Related Fields Workshop In Honor of the 75th Birthday of Tyrone Duncan," CDC, Las Vegas, Nevada, December 11, 2016.

2016 Co-organizer of the Workshop for High Scho ol Students and Teachers: "The Power, Beauty and Excitement of Cross – Boundaries Nature of Control, a Field that Spans Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics (STEM): Workshop for High School Students & Teachers," ACC, Boston, MA, July 8, 2016.

ACC 2016 Workshop Assessments and Reflections


2015 Moderator for the Workshop: "After Graduation: Women in Control Around the Globe Take Leadership Roles," CDC, Osaka, Japan, December 2015.

2015 Co-organizer of the Workshop for High School Students and Teachers: "The Power, Beauty and Excitement of Cross – Boundaries Nature of Control, a Field that Spans Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics (STEM): Workshop for High School Students & Teachers," ACC, Chicago, IL, July 1, 2015.

2014 Co-organizer and Co-Chair of the Workshop for High School Students and Teachers: "The Power, Beauty and Excitement of the Cross-Boundaries Nature of Control, a Field that Spans Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics (STEM)," CDC, Los Angeles, CA, December 15, 2014.

2014 Chair of the Workshop for High School Students and Teachers: "The Beauty of Feedback Control," 19th IFAC World Congress, Cape Town, South Africa, August 29, 2014.

2014 Co-organizer of the Workshop: "Emerging Frontiers in Adaptive Systems and Learning," ACC, Portland, OR, June 3, 2014.

2014 Co-organizer and Chair of the Workshop for Middle and High School Students and Teachers: "The Beauty of Controls," ACC, Portland, OR, June 3, 2014. [photos]

2013 Co-organizer and Co-chair of the Special Session: "History of Workshops for Middle and High School Students And Teachers: Ideas and Technology of Control Systems," ACC, Washington, D.C., June 19, 2013. [photos]

2013 Co-organizer and Co-chair of the Special Session: "History of Women in Control," ACC, Washington, D.C., June 18, 2013. [photos]

2013 Co-organizer and Chair of the Workshop for Middle and High School Students and Teachers: "The Beauty of Controls," ACC, Washington, D.C., June 17, 2013. [photos]

2012 Organizer and Chair of the Workshop for Middle and High School Students and Teachers: "The Ideas and Technology of Control Systems: The Power and Beauty of a Field that Spans Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)," CDC, Maui, HI, December 12 (150 participants). [report] [photos] [video]

2012 Organizer and Chair of the "Ideas and Technology of Control Systems" Workshop for High School Students and Teachers, 2012 IEEE MSC, Dubrovnik, Croatia, October 2. [PowerPoint presentation: "Feedback and Control for Everyone"]

2012 Organizer and Chair of the Special Education Session: "New Challenges and Opportunities in Control Education: Control for Physicists," ACC, Montreal, Canada, June 28.

2011 Organizer and Chair of the Special Control Education Session: "New Challenges and Opportunities in Control Education," CDC/ECC, Orlando, FL, December 14 (100 participants).

2011 Organizer and Chair of the "Ideas and Technology of Control Systems" Workshop for High School Teachers and Students, CDC/ECC, Orlando, FL, December 12 (150 participants). [speakers] [report]
[photos]

2011 Organizer and Moderator of the Special Panel Session on Education: "Preparing Tomorrow's Scientists and Engineers for the Challenges of the 21st century," with 15 panelists representing 50 countries/members of the International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC) at the 18th IFAC World Congress, Milan, Italy, September 1. [PowerPoint presentation]

2011 Organizer and Chair of the Special Education Session: "Emerging Control Education Issues. Plain Talks on Systems & Control for a Wide Range of the Public (Revisited)," ACC, San Francisco, CA, June 29.

2010 Organizer and Chair of the Special Education Session: "Preparing Tomorrow's Scientists and Engineers for the Challenges of the 21st Century," CDC, Altanta, GA, December 16.

2010 Organizer and Chair of the Pre-Conference Workshop for High School Students and Teachers: "The Ideas and Technology of Control Systems: The Power and Beauty of a Field that Spans Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)," CDC, Atlanta, GA, December 14 (550 participants). [speakers] [photos]

2010 Organizer and Chair of the Special Education Session: "Discussion on Control Textbooks at Undergraduate and Graduate Levels and Control Resources Publications," ACC, Baltimore, MD, July 1.

2010 Organizer and Chair of the Pre-Conference Workshop for High School Teachers and Students: "The Ideas and Technology of Control The Power and Beauty of a Field that Spans Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)," ACC, Baltimore, MD, June 29. [program]

2009 Organizer and Chair, Special Session on Education, Shanghai, China, CDC and Chinese Control Conference, December.

2009 Organizer and Chair of the Special Education Session: "Preparing tomorrow's scientists and engineers for the challenges of the 21st century," ACC, St. Louis, MO, June. [report] [photos]

2009 Organizer and Chair of the Workshop for High School Teachers and Students: "The Power, Beauty and Excitement of a Field that Spans Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)," ACC, St. Louis, MO, June. [schedule] [report]

2008 Organizer and Chair, Special Education Session, CDC, Cancun, Mexico, December.

2008 Co-organizer and Co-chair of the IEEE and IFAC Workshop on "The Power, Beauty and Excitement of the Cross-Boundaries Nature of Control," Seoul, Korea, July 6.

2008 Organizer and Chair of the Special Education Session: "America's Engineering Crisis: How can we attract more students to engineering?" ACC, Seattle, WA, June 12.

2008 Organizer and Chair of the NSF Workshop for High School Teachers, ACC, Seattle, WA, June 10.

2007 Organizer and Chair of the Special Education Session: "Plain Talk on Control for a Wide Range of the Public," CDC, New Orleans, LA, December 12.

2007 Organizer and Chair of the NSF High School Students and Teachers Workshop: "The Power, Beauty and Excitement of the Cross-Boundary Nature of Control," CDC, New Orleans, LA, December 11.

2007 Organizer and Chair of Panel Session on Stochastic Control in Financial Engineering Education, at the ACC in July, NY, (70 participants).

2006 Member of the Organizing Committee of Great Plains Network/GENI First Workshop, Kansas State University, KS, December 18.

2006 Organizer and Chair of the Workshop for 650 Middle and High School Students and Teachers on "The Power, Beauty and Excitement of the Cross Boundary Nature of Control,” 45th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, San Diego, CA, December 13. [program]

2006 Organizer and Chair of the Panel Session on New Directions of Control at the CDC in December, San Diego, CA (100 participants).

2006 Co-organizer and Co-chair of the IFAC Workshop on "Power, Beauty and Excitement of Control" for Spanish High School Teachers and Students and College Students, held at the 7th IFAC Symposium on Advances in Control Education, in Madrid, Spain in June (about 150 participants).

2006 Organizer and Chair of the Session for IEEE CSS Women in Control, “Advancement for Women is Stil Slower Than for Men," at the ACC in June, Minneapolis, Minnesota.

2006 Organizer and Chair of the Panel Session on Control Engineering Education Initiatives, at the ACC in June, Minneapolis, Minnesota (100 participants).

2005 Organizer and Chair of the Session for IEEE CSS Women in Control, “Making Research Breakthroughs and Breaking Glass Ceilings: The Communication Challenges of Women in Higher Education,” 44th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control and European Control Conference (ECC'05), Seville, December 12-15, 2005. [photos]

2005 Organizer and Moderator of the Panel Session, "Math, Science and Technology in Control Systems Education," 44th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control and European Control Conference (ECC'05), Seville, Spain, December 12-15, 2005.

2005 Co-organizer and Co-chair of the Workshop for Czech High School Students and Teachers at the World Congress of the International Federation of Automatic Control, Prague, Czech Republic, July 3, 2005.

2005 Organizer and Chair of the Workshop for Cyprus Students on "The Cross-Boundary Nature of Control, Its Power and Beauty," Joint IEEE International Symposium on Intelligent Control and Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation, Limassol, Cyprus, June 27, 2005.

2004 Organizer and Chair of the Workshop for High School Teachers, held in Radom, Poland in June (15 teachers).

2004 Organizer and Chair of the Workshop for the Oregon Polytechnic High School Teachers and Students, held Portland, Oregon, at the ACC in June (over 700 participants).

2004 Beginning and Continuing Mentoring and Assisting in Graduates and Undergraduates with K-12 (GUK12) Partnership Programs in Math, Science and Engineering for KU, other universities, groups and organizations.

2003 Organizer and Chair of the NSF Workshop for 300 Middle and High School Teachers and Students on "Ideas and Technology of Control Systems," December, Maui Hawaii (300 students and 20 teachers).

2003 Organizer and Chair of the NSF Workshop for Women in Control on "After Graduation: Women in Control Taking a Leadership Role," December, Maui, Hawaii (80 participants).

2003 Organizer of the 2nd Workshop for High School Teachers of Math and Science at the ACC in Denver held in June (50 teachers).

2002 - Organizer of the Control Awareness Days Workshop for High School Students at the CDC in Las Vegas (200 participants). [slideshow]

2001 Organizer of the Workshop for High School Students and Teachers in Radom, Poland held in September (200 participants).

2001 Coordinator of the 2001 Mathematics Awareness Month at KU.

2001 Organizer of the NSF International Workshop on Stochastic Theory and Control with participation of the High School Teachers, University of Kansas, October 2001 (5 teachers).

2001 - Organizer of the International Workshop on Stochastic Theory and Control, University of Kansas, October 2001.

2000 - Member of the Program Committee of the 2001 IFAC Workshop on Identification.

2000 Coordinator of the 2000 Mathematics Awareness Month at KU

2000 Organizer of the Panel Session on Partnership in Math and Science Education between K-12 Teachers from local schools and KU Faculty of Math and Science, held at KU in April (100 participants).

2000 - Organizer and Chair of the Program Committee of the First NSF National Workshop for High School Teachers of Math and Science, held at the ACC in Chicago, in June (70 participants). [video]

1999 - Coordinator of the Mathematics Awareness Month at KU.

1998 - Coordinator of the Math Awareness Week at KU.

1997 - Organizer of the Math Awareness Week at KU.

1996 Organizer of the Math Awareness Week at KU

1995 - Organizer of the Math Technology Workshop for the Sunset Hill Elementary School students, KU, December 1995.

1994 Organizer of two Math Workshops for Sunset Hill Elementary Students, KU

1992 Organizer of the Math Workshop for Sunset Hill Elementary Students, KU

1991 Co-organizer of International Workshop on "Stochastic Theory-Adaptive Control" at KU sponsored by NSF and KU

Bozenna Pasik-Duncan

Bozenna Pasik-Duncan

Professor, Department of Mathematics
503 Snow Hall, University of Kansas
Lawrence, Kansas 66045
Telephone: (785) 864-5162
Email: bozenna@ku.edu

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