Luis Rodrigues
Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering
Concordia University
1515 St. Catherine W., EV12.111
Montréal, Québec, Canada H3G 2W1
Tel.: (514) 8482424 Ext.3135
Fax.: (514) 8482802
Email: first name dot last name at concordia dot ca



See my research profile at Google Scholar


L. Rodrigues, B. Samadi, M. Moarref, "Piecewise Affine Control: Continuous Time, Sampled Data, and Networked Systems", SIAM 2019.
A free download of chapter 1 can be found here (just scroll down to sample chapter).

Classes 2021-2022

  • summer: ELEC482/ENCS6181: System Optimization/Optimization Techniques
  • autumn: AERO482/ENGR6461: Avionics Navigation Systems

Press Releases and Videos

  • On the 15th of September 2020 the Global Aerospace Campus released a video on its new air mobility course. This course will be delivered for free worldwide through an e-learning platform starting 2021. I will contribute with content on trajectory optimization, navigation and flight control.
  • ICAO Innovation Webinar: The Ambular Project , August 29, 2020. My contribution starts at minute 18.
  • 4th Space Webinar: The Ambular Drone as Emergency Response, April 15, 2020.
  • Opinion article on "The covid-19 pandemic: models, predictions, and aviation", The Hill Times, April 6, 2020.
  • Opinion article on "Automation and safety in aircraft", The Hill Times , April 2019.
  • Opinion article on "Managing the flights of the future", The Hill Times , April 2018.
  • The TedX 2017 Concordia talk I delivered at Place des Arts on drones, art and music here .
  • A video about our work with Wowwee on quadrotors tracking a moving car appeared on Daily Planet on March 2, 2016 and on Fox News in October 2015.
    You can see the video of Fox News here . Our work appears at minute 2:48.
  • The FMS work performed in my research group has appeared in an article of the Aviation Today Magazine in December 2015 (click here) .
  • The work on FMS has also appeared in Global News in November 2015.
    Click here to watch it.
  • Our work on quadrotor control in collaboration with Pleiades Robotics has been recognized by Bloomberg as one of the top 3 drones at the Consumer Electronics Show in 2015.
  • Video on control and navigation of a quadrotor responding to music here, and simulation in Python here .
  • Class on navigation delivered at Marianopolis in 2013 click here .