13th International Young Researchers Workshop on Geometry, Mechanics and Control



All talks will be held at Room Pedro Nunes (1st floor)


Schedule of the Workshop in PDF


You can now download the Booklet of Abstracts of the workshop.

Social events:

The workshop dinner will be on Friday at the Restaurant Loggia, located in the National Museum Machado de Castro (15.50 Eur per person). On Saturday afternoon, we are planning a visit to the Old Library and the Royal Palace, at 3 p.m. (5 Eur per person). To register for these social events, please fill in the form at this link.


On the topology of bracket-generating distributions

Álvaro del Pino (Universiteit Utrecht, The Netherlands)

Geometric hydrodynamics

Klas Modin (Chalmers University of Technology and University of Gothenburg, Sweden)

The fictitious control method for the internal controllability of underactuated coupled systems of PDEs

Pierre Lissy (Paris-Dauphine University, France)

Contributed Talks:

Paz Albares - Lie symmetries for a multi-component NLS Equation in 2+1 dimensions

Geir Bogfjellmo -  Symplectic integrators on S2n x T*R

Eduardo Fernández-Saiz - Poisson–Hopf algebras in Lie–Hamilton systems

Iván Gutiérrez-Sagredo - Drinfel'd doubles and coisotropic spacetimes

Hildeberto Jardon - Stabilisation of slow-fast systems at non-hyperbolic points

Víctor Manuel Jiménez Morales - Groupoids and Distributions: A new way to deal with non-uniform material bodies

Juan Margalef-Bentabol - From (quantum) geometry to spectral theory

Antonio Michele Miti -  Homotopy co-momentum Map in Hydrodynamics

Clément Moreau - Necessary Condition for Local Controllability

Rodrigo Takuro Sato Martín de Almagro - Numerical optimal control of nonholonomic systems

Marcin Zajac - Geometrical framework of gauge theories

Poster Session:

Sara Galasso - Dynamics of pendula hanging from a string

Miguel García - The reveal of minimal ruled surfaces using control theory

Pavel Holba - Nonlocal symmetries of Gibbons-Tsarev equation

Jorge Alberto Jover Galtier - Geometric description of quantum states: Markovian dynamics and control of open quantum systems

André Marques - On the controllability of rolling pseudo-hyperbolic space - a constructive proof

Fátima Pina - Rolling Grassmannians - constructive proof of controllability

Xavier Rivas - Affine Lagrangians in the k-cosymplectic formalism of field theories

Chiara Segala - Tracking and filtering on SE(2)

Alexandre Simões - Exact discrete lagrangian for constrained mechanics: an open problem

Milo Viviani - Lie-Poisson simulation of the dynamics of point vortices on a rotating sphere coupled with a background field