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Great success all submissions accepted for 2020 IFAC World Congress

Feb 27, 2020

We are happy to announce that all our submissions for the 2020 IFAC World Congress to be held in Berlin have been accepted: 

  • Simon Helling, Max Lutz, Thomas Meurer: Flatness-based MPC for underactuated surface vessels in confined areas
  • Alexander Schaum, Petro Feketa, Thomas Meurer: Dissipative PI control for a class of semilinear heat equations with actuator disturbance
  • Fudong Ge, Thomas Meurer: Trajectory planning for semilinear time-fractional reaction-diffusion systems under Robin boundary conditions
  • Petro Feketa, Sergiy Bogomolov, Thomas Meurer: Safety Verification for Impulsive Systems
  • Bastian Biedermann, Thomas Meurer: Motion planning for a class of boundary controlled port-Hamiltonian systems
  • Khaled Othman, Thomas Meurer: Demand Tracking Control in Manufacturing Systems

Congratulations to all authors! 

KOMPASS 2019 awarded to Simon Helling

Sep 06, 2019

Simon Helling made the first place in the KOMPASS-Award 2019 dedicated to innovative scientific work from Schleswig-Holstein in the maritime sector. Simon received the award for his master thesis addressing optimal path planning for autonomous ships using a flatness-based approach. The thesis was advised by Max Lutz and Prof. Thomas Meurer. Congratulations to Simon! 

Further information is available here:

Professor-Werner-Petersen-Award for Jan Reinhold

Sep 06, 2019

Congratulations to Jan Reinhold for receiving the 2018 Professor-Werner-Petersen-Award for the best Master Thesis. We are pround that members of our group have received this award twice in a row with Manuel Amersdorfer being the 2017 recipient. Jan's master thesis "Trajektorienplanung für den Transport von schwappenden Flüssigkeiten mittels eines 7-DOF Industrieroboters" was supervised by Manuel Amersdorfer  and Prof. Thomas Meurer.

Award ceremony.









Photo: Axel Schön


Media and Press Coverage:

Research presented in the WT.SH brochure "Wirtschaftsland 2019"

Jan 25, 2019

The new brochure "Wirtschaftsland 2019" of the WT.SH includes a feature presentation of some of our activities in automated and autonomous shipping. Enjoy reading here (in German). 

German Kickoff of the EU Interreg Project InProReg

Jul 10, 2018

Prof. Meurer gave a presentation at the "Deutsch-Dänisches Automatisierungsforum" (German-Danish Automation Forum) addressing the use of robots in industrial manufacturing and the arising control problems. The meeting constitutes also the kickoff of the EU Interreg Project InProReg. Press coverage of the event by the Kieler Nachrichten. 

Professor-Werner-Petersen-Award for Manuel Amersdorfer

Feb 13, 2018

Congratulations to Manuel Amersdorfer for receiving the 2018 Professor-Werner-Petersen-Award for the best Master Thesis. His master thesis entitled "Cartesian Impedance Control of a Mobile Robot Arm based on the Example of the KUKA youBot" was supervised by Philipp Rosenzweig and Prof. Thomas Meurer. 

Excerpt from the Kieler Nachrichten.

Source: Article from Kieler Nachrichten