Center for Nonlinear Dynamics and Control

Center for Nonlinear Dynamics & Control at Villanova University

The Center for Nonlinear Dynamics & Control at Villanova University has one of the highest concentrations of controls-oriented faculty in the region. The Center is distinguished by its strong interdisciplinary teams, close collaboration with sponsors and by its expertise in nonlinear dynamic systems theory and application. These strengths reflect the needs of today’s highly integrated and multi-domain systems, and a common set of core skills is used across a broad range of application areas. The Center has a strong educational mission, supporting MS and PhD students and developing a sequence of Control Systems graduate courses leading to a Certificate in Control.

Core Skills

  • Nonlinear System Control
  • Nonlinear System Modeling and Identification
  • Nonlinear System Analysis and Optimization
  • Nonlinear System Prognostics & Diagnostics

Laboratories & Application Areas


Contact Us

Dr. Hashem Ashrafiuon
800 Lancaster Ave
Villanova University
Villanova, PA 19085

Dr. Hashem Ashrafiuon