Mathias Hudoba de Badyn

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    • BSc. Combined Honours in Physics and Mathematics, University of British Columbia (2014)

    Research Interests

    • Lie Groups and Symmetry Methods for Control of Networks
    • Quantum Control
    • Controllability of Networked and Distributed Systems
    • Spacecraft Trajectory Optimization and Planning
    • Spacecraft Radiation Shielding and Radiation Mitigation Methods
    • Graph Theory and Combinatorics



    • Mathias Hudoba de Badyn, Mehran Mesbahi. Growing Controllable Graphs via Whiskering and Submodular Optimization. (2016) In Proc. of the 55th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control. arXiv:1609.08733.
    • Mathias Hudoba de Badyn, Richard Marchand, Richard D. Sydora. Using Orbital Tethers to Remediate Geomagnetic Radiation Belts. (2016) J. Geophys. Res-Space 121: 1114-1123.
    • Mathias Hudoba de Badyn, Airlie Chapman, Mehran Mesbahi. Network Entropy: A System-Theoretic Perspective. (2015) In Proc. of the 54th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, pp. 5512-5517. 
    • Mathias Hudoba de Badyn, Joanna L. Karczmarek, Philippe Sabella-Garnier, Ken Huai-Che Yeh. Emergent geometry of membranes. (2015) JHEP 2015:89.
    • Mathias Hudoba de Badyn, Adam TahirOrbital Electromagnetic Field Generators as a Method for Removing Small and Untrackable Space Debris. AIAA SPACE 2015.
    • James E. Owen, Mathias Hudoba de Badyn, Cathie J. Clarke, Luke Robins. Characterizing thermal sweeping: a rapid disc dispersal mechanism. (2013) MNRAS 436 (2): 1430-1438.


    Conference Abstracts

    • Mathias Hudoba de Badyn. Algebraic graph theoretic methods in control theory. 2016 Joint Mathematics Meeting. (January 2016).
    • Mathias Hudoba de Badyn, Richard Marchand, Richard Sydora. The use of orbital tethers to remediate geomagnetic radiation belts. 56th APS DPP Meeting. (October 2014).
    • Mathias Hudoba de Badyn, James E. Owen, Cathie J. Clarke, Luke Robins. Characterizing thermal sweeping: a rapid disc dispersal mechanism. APS Pacific Northwest Meeting. (May 2014).
    • Mathias Hudoba de Badyn. Two methods of determining the critical β of the 2-D Potts model. Canadian Undergraduate Mathematics Conference. (July 2013).
    • James E. Owen, Mathias Hudoba de Badyn, Barbara Ercolano, Cathie J. Clarke. Thermal sweeping: a rapid disc dispersal mechanism. Protostars and Planets VI. (July 2013).
    • James E. Owen, Mathias Hudoba de Badyn, Luke Robins, Cathie J. Clarke, Barbara Ercolano. The final stages of disc clearing. Planet Formation and Evolution (Sept. 2012)


    Undergraduate Theses

    • Mathias Hudoba de Badyn. On the Hilbert-Pólya and Pair Correlation Conjectures. UBC cIRcle Archive (January 1, 2014)
    • Mathias Hudoba de Badyn. Born-Infeld Action Geometries. UBC cIRcle Archive. (May 1, 2014)


    • Conference on Decision and Control Travel Award (2016)

    • Dean's Fellowship, Faculty of Engineering at the University of Washington (2014). Comprised of:

      • Alfred & Geraldine Cohn Fellowship

      • Louis & Katherine Marsh Fellowship

      • Max E. Gellert Fellowship

    • American Physical Society Department of Plasma Physics Travel Grant (2014)

    • John Collison Memorial Scholarship in Mathematics and Aeronautics, University of British Columbia (2014)

    • University Physics Contest, Bronze Medal (2013)

    • Walter Gage Memorial Grant (2013)

    • University of Alberta Research Experience Grant in Space & Plasma Physics (2013)

    • Summer Student Grant, Canadian Institute for Theoretical Astrophysics (2012)

    • Seanna and Nicole Strongman Memorial Scholarship (2010)

    • President's Entrance Scholarship, University of British Columbia (2010)

    • Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences Prize, GVRSF (2010)

    • Bronze + Silver Medal, Senior Physics and Mathematics, GVRSF (2009-2010)

    • Fermat, Cayley and Euclid Medals. University of Waterloo Mathematics Contests (2008-2010)

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