Timm Faulwasser

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timm.faulwasser@epfl.ch

EPFL E E-DOC EDEE-ENS

Unité: EDEE-ENS

EPFL STI IGM LA3
ME C2 398 (Bâtiment ME)
Station 9
CH-1015 Lausanne

Site web: http://lawww.epfl.ch/
Unité: LA3

Données administratives

Publications

Enseignement & Phd

Enseignement

Programmes doctoraux

  • Doctoral Program in Chemistry and Chemical Engineering
  • Doctoral Program in Manufacturing Systems and Robotics
  • Doctoral program in robotics, control, and intelligent systems

Doctorants

Cours

Optimal control

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Génie électrique (edoc), 2018-2019, language : anglais
Manufacturing (edoc), 2018-2019, language : anglais

Recherche

Research interests

My research interests are focused on optimization-based control and real-time optimization. Especially, I am interested in the following topics:
  • real-time optimization of uncertain nonlinear processes,
  • nonlinear model predictive control (NMPC),
  • turnpike properties of optimal control problems and their use in economic MPC,
  • reference-tracking and path-following problems.
I am interested in applying these control methods to problems from process control, aeronautics and mechatronics/robotics. Besides my employment at EPFL, I hold a position a senior research associate at the Institute for Applied Informatics, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology. There I lead the group Advanced Control. For more details on my current research activities, please check the group page at KIT.

Real-time optimization of uncertain processes

Additionally, I work jointly with the PhD students Martand Singhal, Tafarel de Avila Ferreira and Predrag Milosavljevic on real-time optimization of uncertain processes. This research explores different aspects and applications of RTO, such as handling gradient uncertainty (Singhal et al. 2015}), RTO for large-scale and interconnected systems (Predrag Milosavljevic) and RTO for fuel cell systems (Tafarel de Avila Ferreira).