RECENTLY COMPLETED RESEARCH PROJECTS 


  • The Output Regulation Problem: a Convergent Dynamics Approach, Pavlov, A., Ph.D. thesis Eindhoven University of Technology, October 2004, (Funded by NWO)
  • Torsional and Lateral Vibrations in Flexible Rotor Systems with Friction, Mihajlovic, N., Ph.D. thesis Eindhoven University of Technology, June 2005.
  • the NewMotion-project (2004-2006) on trajectory generation for robotic systems in cooperation with Bosch Rexroth AG and FEI Company.
  • the ChatterControl project on the analysis, detection and control of the chatter instability phenomenon in the milling process in cooperation with the Netherlands Organisation for Applied Scientific Research (TNO Science and Industry), Jabro Tools, Somatech and Philips ETG. Chatter Prediction and Control for High-Speed Milling: Modelling and Experiments, Faassen, R.P.H., Ph.D. thesis Eindhoven University of Technology, June 2007.
  • the EU project SICONOS on the Modelling, Simulation and Control of Nonsmooth Dynamical Systems. Output-feedback design for non-smooth mechanical systems: Control synthesis and experiments, Doris, A., Ph.D. thesis Eindhoven University of Technology, September 2007.
  • the Boderc project: Beyond the Ordinary: Design of Embedded Real-time Control in cooperation with the Embedded Systems Institute, the Netherlands. The Boderc project focuses on distributed embedded real-time controllers of complex systems. Control over communication networks: modeling, analysis and synthesis, Posthumus-Cloosterman, M.B.G., Ph.D. thesis Eindhoven University of Technology, June 2008.
  • the Teleman-0 project on Teleoperations (in cooperation the Departments of Electrical Engineering and Mathematics and Informatics of the TU/e).
  • Nathan van de Wouw has been a researcher in the HYCON European Network of Excellence on 'Hybrid Control: Taming Heterogeneity and Complexity of Networked Embedded Systems. HYCON webpage
  • the SenterNovem-IOP project "Active high precision machining processes for milling" on the control of the chatter instability phenomenon in the milling process in cooperation with the Netherlands Organisation for Applied Scientific Research (TNO Science and Industry), JabroTools, Unisign, Hemtech and Philips ETG. Active chatter control in high-speed milling processes, van Dijk, N.J.M., Ph.D. thesis Eindhoven University of Technology, February 2011.
  • the CONACYT project "Remote Control and motion coordination of mobile robots, Alvarez Aguirre, A., Ph.D. thesis Eindhoven University of Technology, September 2011.
  • the ESI-TU/e project on Event-driven Control (in cooperation with dr.ir. W.P.M.H. Heemels), Donkers, M.C.F., Ph.D. thesis Eindhoven University of Technology, October 2011.
  • the STW project on Model Reduction for Complex High-Tech Systems - Efficient Analysis of Active Multi-physical Systems (in cooperation with Prof. W.H.A. Schilders, Department of Mathematics and Informatics, TU/e, and prof. D.J. Rixen, Department 3mE, TU-Delft). Besselink, B., Ph.D. thesis Eindhoven University of Technology, June 2012.
  • the EU-project WIDE on "Decentralized and Wireless Control of Large-Scale Systems" (WIDE - 224168 - FP7-ICT-2007-2). WIDE webpage Bauer, N.W., Ph.D. thesis Eindhoven University of Technology, February 2013.
  • the NWO project on Stability, Bifurcations and Stabilisation of Invariant Sets in Differential Inclusions (in cooperation with the University of Groningen, Prof. H. Broer). Biemond, J.J.B., Ph.D. thesis Eindhoven University of Technology, March 2013.
  • the HTAS project `Connect & Drive' on Cooperative Adaptive Cruise Control (in cooperation with SAM, TNO, WMC, UT, TUD, a.o.) resulting in two PhD theses:
    • 'String Stability of Interconnected Vehicles: Network-aware Modelling, Analysis and Experiments', Oncu, S., Ph.D. thesis Eindhoven University of Technology, January 2014.
    • 'Analysis and design of controllers for cooperative and automated driving', Ploeg, J., Ph.D. thesis Eindhoven University of Technology, April 2014.
  • the STW project Hypermotion: Hybrid Control for Performance Improvement of Linear Motion Systems (in cooperation with ASML, Philips, Assembleon, FEI, TMC, Bosch Rexroth B.V.). resulting in two PhD theses:
    • 'Hunnekens, B.G.B., 'Performance optimization of hybrid controllers for linear motion systems', Ph.D. thesis Eindhoven University of Technology, February 2015.
    • 'van Loon, S.J.L.M., 'Hybrid control for performance improvement of linear systems', Ph.D. thesis Eindhoven University of Technology, January 2016.
  • Nathan van de Wouw has been a researcher in the HYCON 2 European Network of Excellence on 'Highly Complex and Networked Control Systems'.
  • the project `Design and implementation of controllers in oil-field drill-string systems for rate-of-penetration increase' (in cooperation with Shell). Vromen, T.G.M., Control of stick-slip vibrations in drilling systems', Ph.D. thesis Eindhoven University of Technology, November 2015.
  • Shell-TU/e collaborative project on the implementation and testing of controllers for the mitigation of torsional stick-slip vibrations in drill-string systems. 2016.