Mohammed Chadli has been Assoc. Professor at the University of Picardy Jules Verne (UPJV) in Amiens, France since 2004 as well as being a researcher in the “Modélisation, Information & Systèmes” (MIS) Laboratory. His research interests include, on the theoretical side, analysis and control of singular (switched) systems, analysis and control of fuzzy/LPV polytopic models, the multiple model approach, robust control, fault detection and isolation (FDI), fault tolerant control (FTC), analysis and control via LMI optimization techniques and Lyapunov methods. On the application side he is mainly interested in automotive control.

Pierre Borne is Professor at Ecole Centrale de Lille in France. He has received honorary degrees from the University of Moscow, Russia, the Politehnica University of Bucharest, Romania and the University of Waterloo, Canada. He is a Fellow of the IEEE, and currently President of the IEEE France section.