Karl Henrik Johansson's Research Group

Research Group

Please, contact me if you are interested in working on a thesis subject related to my interest, either towards a M.Sc. or a Ph.D. degree.


  • Song Fang, Postdoc (Ph.D. from City University of Hong Kong): Information and control theory

  • Matin Jafarian, Postdoc (Ph.D. from University of Groningen): Control of networked systems

  • Xingkang He, Postdoc (Ph.D. from Academy of Mathematics and Systems Science, Chinese Academy of Sciences): Distributed estimation

  • Urszula Libal (Ph.D. from Wroclaw University of Science and Technology): Interacting control and processing systems

  • Vahid Mamduhi, Postdoc (Ph.D. from TU Munich): Networked control systems

  • Ehsan Nekouei (Ph.D. from University of Melbourne): Privacy and information constraints in networked control systems

  • Philip E. Paré, Postdoc (Ph.D. from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign): Epidemic processes over dynamic networks

  • Xiaoqiang Ren, Postdoc (Ph.D. from Hong Kong University of Science and Technology): Event-based networked systems

  • Anton Selivanov, Postdoc (Ph.D. from St. Petersburg State University): Control of time-delay and other infinite-dimensional systems

  • Jieqiang Wei, Postdoc (Ph.D. from University of Groningen): Nonlinear control of networks

  • Kuize Zhang, Postdoc (Ph.D. from Harbin Engineering University): Boolean control networks

PhD Students

  • Joakim Björk, Ph.D. student: Control of high-voltage DC networks (co-supervisors Bertil Berggren, Lennart Harnefors, and Henrik Sandberg)

  • Dominik Baumann, Ph.D. student: Event-based wireless control of cyber-physical systems (main supervisor Sebastian Trimpe, Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems)

  • Mladen Cicic, Ph.D. student: Control of automated transport systems (co-supervisor Jonas Mårtensson)

  • Dirk van Dooren, Ph.D. student: Control over mobile networks (co-supervisor James Gross)

  • Joana Filipa Gouveia Fonseca, Ph.D. student: Control of autonomous multi-vehicle networks

  • Yulong Gao, Ph.D. student: Multi-agent control of vehicle networks (co-supervisor Lihua Xie)

  • Takuya Iwaki, Ph.D. student: Wireless control of industrial processes (co-supervisor Henrik Sandberg)

  • Alexander Johansson, Ph.D. student: Coordination of vehicle platooning (main supervisor Jonas Mårtensson)

  • Yuchao Li, Ph.D. student: Control of automated vehicles (main supervisor Jonas Mårtensson)

  • Hanxiao Liu, Ph.D. student: Cyber-secure control systems (main supervisor Yilin Mo, Nanyang Technological University)

  • Jezdimir Milosevic, Ph.D. student: Control of smart grid (main supervisor Henrik Sandberg)

  • Elis Stefansson, Ph.D. student: Human-robot interactions and control (co-supervisor Henrik Sandberg)

  • David Umsonst, Ph.D. student: Security of cyberphysical systems (main supervisor Henrik Sandberg)

  • Xinlei Yi, Ph.D. student: Event-based multi-agent control (co-supervisors John Baras and Dimos Dimarogonas)

Former Postdocs and Ph.D. Students

Former postdocs

  • Mohammad Pirani, 2018-2019

  • Jaehyun Yoo, 2016-2018, currently researcher at Agency for Defence Development, Korea

  • Takashi Tanaka, 2015-2017, currently assistant professor at University of Texas, Austin, USA

  • Jungfeng Wu, 2014-2017, currently assistant professor at Zhejiang University, China (received Guan Zhao-Zhi Award and Chinese 1000 Talent Plan grant)

  • Moritz Wiese, 2014-2016, currently researcher at TU Munich, Germany

  • Marco Molinari, 2013-2016, currently researcher at KTH

  • Adam Molin, 2014-2016, currently at DENSO, Germany

  • Bart Besselink, 2012-2016, currently assistant professor at University of Groningen, the Netherlands

  • Wei Chen, 2016, currently researcher at UC Berkeley, USA

  • Tomonori Sadamoto, 2015-2016, currently researcher at Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan

  • Alessandra Parisio, 2012-2015, currently lecturer at University of Manchester, UK

  • Weiguo Xia, 2014-2015, currently assistant professor at Dalian University of Technology, China

  • Davide Liuzza, 2013-2015, currently with University of Naples, Federico II, Italy

  • Kun Liu, 2013-2015, currently assistant professor at Beijing Institute of Technology, China

  • Tao Yang, 2012-2014, currently assistant professor at University of North Texas, USA

  • Ziyang Meng, 2012-2014, currently assistant professor at Tsinghua University, China (awarded Humboldt Research Fellowship and Chinese 1000 Talent Plan grant)

  • Takayuki Ishizaki, 2012, currently assistant professor at Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan

  • Damiano Varagnolo, 2011-2013, currently assistant professor at Luleå Technical University, Sweden

  • Guodong Shi, 2010-2014, currently lecturer at Australian National University, Australia

  • Kin Cheong Sou, 2010-2012, currently assistant professor at Chalmers University, Sweden

  • James Weimer, 2010-2012, currently research assistant professor at Univerisity of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA

  • Daniel Lehmann, 2011-2012, currently at STEAG Energy Services GmbH, Germany

  • Milos Stankovic, 2010-2012, currently at University of Belgrade, Serbia

  • Iman Shames, 2010-2012, currently lecturer at University of Melbourne, Australia

  • Ubaldo Tiberi, 2011-2012, currently at Volvo Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden

  • Yassine Ariba, 2010, currently associate professor at ICAM, Toulouse, France

  • Phoebus Chen, 2009-2011, currently at Tarana Wireless, Berkeley, USA

  • Corentin Briat, 2009-2011, currently researcher at ETH Zurich, Switzerland

  • Dimos Dimarogonas, 2007-2009, currently associate professor at Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden

  • Alexandre Seuret, 2007-2008, currently Charge de Recherche CNRS LAAS, Toulouse, France

  • Maben Rabi, 2006-2009, currently assistant professor at IIT Mandi, India

  • Emmanuel Witrant, 2006-2007, currently associate professor at Universite Joseph Fourier, Grenoble, France

  • Carlo Fischione, 2005-2007, currently associate professor at KTH, Sweden

  • Henrik Jansson, 2005-2007, currently at RaySearch Laboratories, Sweden

  • Michael Rotkowitz, 2005-2006, currently assistant professor at University of Maryland, USA

  • Luigi Iannelli, 2003, currently assistant professor at University degli Studi del Sannio, Benevento, Italy

Ph.D. theses completed under my supervision or co-supervision

Lic. theses completed under my supervision or co-supervision