**Domènec Ruiz** is a PhD Student at Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (UAM). He earned a BSc in Mathematics and a BSc in Physics at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Later he earned and a MSc in Applied Mathematics in an Erasmus Mundus program between the Università degli Studi dell'Aquila (UAQ) and Universität Hamburg (UH). His master thesis was about asymptotic analysis and control of kinetic Cucker-Smale models. Currently, he is studying for a PhD in Control Theory under the supervision of Professor Enrique Zuazua.

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#### Stabilization of a collective behavior model

Summary of example objective The goal of this tutorial is to use LQR theory applied to a model of collective behavior. The model choosen shares a formal structure with the semidiscretization of the semilinear 1d heat equation.