Selected News

Five papers accepted for the conferences IEEE IROS, IEEE CDC and CCE

Jul 21, 2019

Lately five papers have been accepted for major control conferences. These are

  • Reinhold, J.; Amersdorfer, M.; Meurer, T.: A Dynamic Optimization Approach for Sloshing Free Transport of Liquid Filled Containers Using an Industrial Robot, 2019 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS)
  • de los Reyes, H.F.; Schaum, A.; Meurer, T.; Alvarez, J.: Passivity-based output-feedback control for a class of 1-D semilinear PDE models, 2019 16th International Conference on Electrical Engineering, Computing Science and Automatic Control (CCE)
  • Lutz, M.; Freudenthaler, G.; Roduner, C.; Meurer, T.: UKF-based Constrained Extremum-Seeking Control with Application to a Large-Bore Gas Engine, 2019 IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC)
  • Feketa, P.; Schaum, A.; Jerono, P.; Meurer, T.: Impulsive observer design for a class of continuous biological reactors, 2019 IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC)
  • de los Reyes, H.F.; Schaum, A.; Meurer, T.; Alvarez, J.: Nonlinear output-feedback control of a class of semilinear parabolic PDEs, 2019 IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC)

Successful PhD defense by Julian Andrej

Apr 07, 2019

On March 15th, 2019 Julian Andrej successfully defended his PhD thesis entitled "Modeling and optimal control of multiphysics problems using the finite element method". Congratulations Julian!! 

Professor-Werner-Petersen-Award for Jan Reinhold (updated)

Jan 25, 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


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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). 

Prof. Meurer is Plenary Speaker at the 2019 IFAC-CPDE

Jan 25, 2019

Prof. Meurer is a Plenary Speaker at the 3rd IFAC/IEEE CSS Workshop on Control of Systems Governed by Partial Differential Equations (CPDE) which will take place May 20th to May 24th, 2019 in Oaxaca, Mexico. For further information please consult the CPDE 2019 website. 

Best Poster Award for Pascal Jerono at the 2018 Bundesalgenstammtisch

Oct 16, 2018

Congratulations to Pascal Jerono for winning the Best Poster Award at the 2018 Bundesalgenstammtisch in Karlsruhe. Our contribution was entitled "Prozessüberwachung und -optimierung für die Produktion von Astaxanthin mittels Haematococcus pluvialis" (Process monitoring and optimization for the production of Astaxanthin using Haematococcus pluvialis).

Pascal Jerono at the Bundesalgenstammtisch