Education and professional qualifications

PhD in Automatic Control, Supélec – University Paris Sud XI, Gif-sur-Yvette, France (2010-2013)

Title: Contribution to Modeling and Robust Control of Flexible-Joint Robot Manipulators – Applications to Interactive Robotics.
Collaboration: CEA LIST Interactive Robotics Laboratory / SUPELEC Automatic Control Department.
Committee: E. Walter (committee president), M. Gautier (reviewer), P. Poignet (reviewer), E. Laroche (examiner), I. Queinnec (examiner), P. Rodriguez-Ayerbe (advisor), D. Dumur (co-advisor), M. Grossard (co-advisor).

Master of Science in Engineering, Civilingenjör (Electrical Engineering, Automatic control), February 2010, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden.

Master Thesis: Multi-Sensor Data Fusion for a Long-Reach Robot (projet de recherche au CEA LIST Laboratoire de Robotique Interactive).
Advisors: D. Keller (CEA), Y. Perrot (CEA), B. Wahlberg (KTH).

Engineering degree from SUPELEC, February 2010, Gif-sur-Yvette, France.

Research interests

  • Control methods & objectives: predictive control, robust control, uncertain systems, fault detection, identification of dynamical systems.
  • Applications and cross-disciplinary interactions: robotics (manipulation using robotic arms or hands, physical human-robot interaction), human motor control.

Contact info

Maria MAKAROV
CentraleSupélec/Laboratory of Signals and Systems
3 rue Joliot Curie
91192 Gif-sur-Yvette cedex, France
Phone : +33 (0)1 69 85 13 75
Fax: + 33 (0)1 69 85 13 89
E-Mail: maria.makarov@centralesupelec.fr
Office: C3-16