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Publications (2015)

AUTHOR TITLE JOURNAL/CONFERENCE YEAR
(01)Article
X. Wu, F. Dörfler, M.R. Jovanovic Decentralized optimal control of inter-area oscillations in bulk power systems IEEE Conference on Decision and Control 2015
P. Mohajerin Esfahani, J. Lygeros A Tractable Fault Detection and Isolation Approach for Nonlinear Systems with Probabilistic Performance IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, to appear as a full paper, (arXiv:1408.1767) 2015
M. Todescato, J. Simpson-Porco, F. Dörfler, R. Carli, F. Bullo Optimal Voltage Support and Stress Minimization in Power Networks IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Note: To appear 2015
J. Simpson-Porco, F. Dörfler, F. Bullo Avoiding Collapse: Reactive Loading Margins in Power Networks IEEE Conference on Decision and Control 2015
S. Bolognani, F. Dörfler Fast Power System Analysis via Implicit Linearization of the Power Flow Manifold Allerton Conference on Communication, Control, and Computing, pp. 8 2015
T.H. Summers, I. Shames, J. Lygeros, F. Dörfler Topology Design for Optimal Network Coherence European Control Conference (ECC), Note: Available at http://arxiv.org/abs/1411.4884 2015
F. Pasqualetti, F. Dörfler, F. Bullo A Divide-and-Conquer Approach to Distributed Attack Identification IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Note: To appear 2015
H. Hesse, R. Palacios Dynamic Load Alleviation in Wake Vortex Encounters AIAA Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, Accepted for publication (8-June-2015) 2015
Theodor Borsche Effects of Rotational Inertia on Power System Damping and Frequency Transients IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Osaka, Japan, vol. 54 Dec 2015
F. Parise, M.E. Valcher, J. Lygeros On the use of hyperplane methods to compute the reachable set of controlled stochastic biochemical reaction networks IEEE Conference on Decision and Control Dec 2015
A.B. Hempel, P.J. Goulart, J. Lygeros A Necessary Optimality Condition for Constrained Optimal Control of Hybrid Systems IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Osaka, JP, pp. 5272-5277 Dec 2015
S. Grammatico, F. Parise, J. Lygeros Constrained linear quadratic deterministic mean field control: Decentralized convergence to Nash equilibria in large populations of heterogeneous agents IEEE Conference on Decision and Control Dec 2015
A. Millane, H. Hesse, T. A. Wood, R. S. Smith Range-Inertial Estimation for Airborne Wind Energy IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Osaka, Japan, pp. 455-460 Dec 2015
F. Parise, B. Gentile, S. Grammatico, J. Lygeros Network aggregative games: Distributed convergence to Nash equilibria IEEE Conference on Decision and Control Dec 2015
X. Zhang, A. Georghiou, J. Lygeros Convex Approximation of Chance-Constrained MPC through Piecewise Affine Policies using Randomized and Robust Optimization IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Osaka, Japan Dec 2015
M. Zamani, M. Rungger, P. Mohajerin Esfahani Construction of Approximations of Stochastic Control Systems: A Compositional Approach Conference on Decision and Control (CDC) Dec 2015
S. Shafieezadeh-Abadeh, P. Mohajerin Esfahani, D. Kuhn Distributionally Robust Logistic Regression Neural Information Processing Systems (NIPS), awarded for spotlight presentation (Top 4%), (arXiv:1509.09259) Dec 2015
D. Paccagnan, M. Kamgarpour, J. Lygeros On the Range of Feasible Power Trajectories for a Population of Thermostatically Controlled Loads IEEE Conference on Decision and Control Dec 2015
A. Rezaeizadeh, R. S. Smith, T. Schilcher MPC based Supervisory Control Design for a Free Electron Laser 54th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), Osaka, Japan, pp. 1682-1686 Dec 2015
T. A. Wood, H. Hesse, A. Zgraggen, R. S. Smith Model-Based Flight Path Planning and Tracking for Tethered Wings IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Osaka, Japan, pp. 6712-6717 Dec 2015
G. Darivianakis, A. Georghiou, R. S. Smith, J. Lygeros A Stochastic Optimization Approach to Cooperative Building Energy Management via an Energy Hub IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Osaka, Japan, pp. 7814 - 7819 Dec 2015
P. Aeschbach, X. Zhang, A. Georghiou, J. Lygeros Balancing Bike Sharing Systems through Customer Cooperation – A Case Study on London's Barclays Cycle Hire IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Osaka, Japan Dec 2015
G. Torrisi, S. Grammatico, M. Morari, R. S. Smith Model Predictive Control approaches for Centrifugal Compression Systems Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), Osaka, Japan, pp. 4320 - 4325 Dec 2015
M. Colombino, T.H. Summers, R. S. Smith Quadratic Two-Team Games IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Osaka, Japan, pp. 4557-4562 Dec 2015
W. Pawlus, D. Frick, M. Morari, Geir Hovland, M. Choux Drivetrain Design Optimization for Electrically Actuated Systems via Mixed Integer Programing IEEE IECON, Industrial Electronics Conf., Yokohama, Japan, pp. 1465-1470 Nov 2015
T.H. Summers, J. Warrington, M. Morari, J. Lygeros Stochastic optimal power flow based on conditional value at risk and distributional robustness International Journal of Electrical Power and Energy Systems, vol. 72, pp. 116-125 Nov 2015
J. Simpson-Porco, Q. Shafiee, F. Dörfler, Juan M. Vasquez, J.M. Guerrero, F. Bullo Secondary Frequency and Voltage Control of Islanded Microgrids via Distributed Averaging IEEE Trans. on Industrial Electronics, vol. 62, no. 11, pp. 7025-7038, Note: Available at http://arxiv.org/abs/1504.06784 Nov 2015
X. Zhang, S. Grammatico, G. Schildbach, P.J. Goulart, J. Lygeros On the sample size of random convex programs with structured dependence on the uncertainty Automatica, vol. 60, pp. 182-188, dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.automatica.2015.07.013 Oct 2015
Time-domain Subspace Identification Algorithms using Nuclear Norm Minimisation IFAC Symposium on System Identification, pp. 903-908, Beijing, China Oct 2015
M. Graf Plessen, T. A. Wood, R. S. Smith Time-domain Subspace Identification Algorithms using Nuclear Norm Minimisation IFAC Symposium on System Identification, pp. 903-908, Beijing, China Oct 2015
P. Mohajerin Esfahani, D. Chatterjee, J. Lygeros On stochastic reach-avoid problem and set characterization for diffusions Automatica, accepted for publication (arXiv:1202.4375) Oct 2015
M. Tanaskovic, L. Fagiano, Carlo Novara, M. Morari On - Line Direct Control Design for Nonlinear Systems IFAC Symposium on System Identification, Beijing, China, pp. 144-149 Oct 2015
V. Rostampour, P. Mohajerin Esfahani, T. Keviczky Stochastic Nonlinear Model Predictive Control of an Uncertain Batch Polymerization Reactor IFAC Conference on Nonlinear Model Predictive Control Sep 2015
C. Fischer, S. Mariéthoz, M. Morari Minimising Conversion Losses in Isolated Multisource DC-DC Converters with Non-Negligible Resistive Components IEEE ECCE, Energy Conversion Congress and Exhibition, Montreal, pp. 1575-1581 Sep 2015
G. Torrisi, S. Mariéthoz, R. S. Smith, M. Morari Comparison of the Efficiency of Different Magnetization Strategies for a Variable Speed Induction Machine Drive IEEE EPE ECCE European Conference on Power Electronics and Applications, Geneva, pp. 1-10 Sep 2015
M. Herceg, C. Jones, M. Morari Dominant speed factors of active set methods for fast MPC Optimal Control Applications and Methods, vol. 36, no. 5, pp. 608–627 Sep 2015
T. Geyer, G. Darivianakis, W.v.d. Merwe Model Predictive Control of a STATCOM based on a Modular Multilevel Converter in Delta Configuration IEEE EPE ECCE European Conference on Power Electronics and Applications Sep 2015
D. Ochsenbein, T. Vetter, M. Morari, M. Mazzotti Agglomeration of Needle-like Crystals in Suspension: II. Modeling Crystal Growth & Design, vol. 15, no. 9, pp. 4296–4310 Aug 2015
J. Wirz, M. Tranzatto, A. Liniger, M. Colombino, H. Hesse, S. Grammatico AEOLUS, the ETH Autonomous Model Sailboat International Robotic Sailing Conference, Mariehamn, Åland, pp. 103-112 Aug 2015
K. Alexis, G. Darivianakis, M. Burri, R. Y. Siegwart Aerial robotic contact-based inspection: planning and control Autonomous Robots Aug 2015
X. Zhang, E. Vrettos, M. Kamgarpour, G. Andersson, J. Lygeros Stochastic Frequency Reserve Provision by Chance-Constrained Control of Commercial Buildings European Control Conference (ECC), Linz, Austria Jul 2015
M. Colombino, A.B. Hempel, R. S. Smith Robust Stability of a Class of Interconnected Nonlinear Positive Systems American Control Conference, Chicago, IL, pp. 5312 - 5317 Jul 2015
T. A. Wood, H. Hesse, A. Zgraggen, R. S. Smith Model-Based Identification and Control of the Velocity Vector Orientation for Autonomous Kites American Control Conference, Chicago, IL, pp. 2377-2382 Jul 2015
M. Graf Plessen, V. Semeraro, T. A. Wood, R. S. Smith Optimization Algorithms for Nuclear Norm Based Subspace Identification with Uniformly Spaced Frequency Domain Data American Control Conference, Chicago, IL, pp. 1119-1124 Jul 2015
M. Graf Plessen, T. A. Wood, R. S. Smith Nuclear Norm Minimization Algorithms for Subspace Identification from Non-Uniformly Spaced Frequency Data European Control Conference (ECC), pp. 2032-2037, Linz, Austria Jul 2015
A. Rezaeizadeh, R. S. Smith An Adaptive Iterative Learning Control Scheme for Reducing CO2 Emission in Gasoline Engines European Control Conference (ECC), Linz, Austria, pp. 1394-1397 Jul 2015
T.H. Summers, A. Botros, J. Warrington, J. Lygeros Large-scale optimal power flow using convex relaxations and distributed optimization IEEE Powertech, Power System Technology, Eindhoven, The Netherlands, submitted Jul 2015
F. Dörfler Distributed Control and Optimization in DC Microgrids Automatica, vol. 61, no. 18, pp. 18-26 Jul 2015
M. Sinha, F. Dörfler, B. Johnson, S. Dhople Virtual Oscillator Control Subsumes Droop Control American Control Conference, pp. 2353 - 2358 Jul 2015
J. Zhao, F. Dörfler Distributed Control, Load Sharing, and Dispatch in DC Microgrids American Control Conference, pp. 3304 - 3309 Jul 2015
M. Sinha, B. Johnson, N. Ainsworth, F. Dörfler, S. Dhople Nonlinear Supersets to Droop Control IEEE COMPEL, Workshop on Control and Modeling for Power Electronics, pp. 6 Jul 2015
J. Simpson-Porco, F. Dörfler, F. Bullo Voltage Stabilization in Microgrids via Quadratic Droop Control IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, pp. 12, Note: Submitted. Available at http://arxiv.org/pdf/1507.00431v1.pdf Jul 2015
C. Zhao, E. Mallada, F. Dörfler Distributed Frequency Control for Stability and Economic Dispatch in Power Networks American Control Conference, pp. 2359 - 2364 Jul 2015
G. Torrisi, V. Jaramillo, J. Ottewil, S. Mariéthoz, M. Morari, R. S. Smith Active Surge Control of Electrically Driven Centrifugal Compressors European Control Conference (ECC), Linz, pp. 1614-1619 Jul 2015
S. Merkli, J.L. Jerez, A. Domahidi, R. S. Smith, M. Morari Circuit Generation for Efficient Projection onto Polyhedral Sets in First-Order Methods European Control Conference (ECC), Linz, pp. 3440-3445, test Jul 2015
A. Hauswirth, T.H. Summers, J. Warrington, J. Lygeros A Modular AC Optimal Power Flow Implementation for Distribution Grid Planning IEEE Powertech, Power System Technology, Eindhoven, NL, pp. 6 Jul 2015
D. Materassi, S. Bolognani, M. Roozbehani, M. Dahleh Optimal consumption policies for power-constrained flexible loads under dynamic pricing IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, vol. 6, no. 4, pp. 1884-1892 Jul 2015
J. Ruess, F. Parise, A. Milias, M. Khammash, J. Lygeros Iterative experiment design guides the characterization of a light-inducible gene expression circuit Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences Jun 2015
F. Parise, J. Lygeros, J. Ruess Bayesian inference for stochastic individual-based models of ecological systems: a pest control simulation study Frontiers in Environmental Science Jun 2015
M. Schmitt, P.J. Goulart, A. Georghiou, J. Lygeros Flow-Maximizing Equilibria of the Cell Transmission Model European Control Conference (ECC), pp. 2634--2639 Jun 2015
S. Grammatico, B. Gentile, F. Parise, J. Lygeros A mean field control approach for demand side management of large populations of thermostatically controlled loads European Control Conference (ECC) Jun 2015
F. Parise, S. Grammatico, M. Colombino, J. Lygeros On Constrained Mean Field Control for Large Populations of Heterogeneous Agents: Decentralized Convergence to Nash Equilibria European Control Conference (ECC), pp. 3316-3321 Jun 2015
I. Shames, Farhad Farokhi, T.H. Summers Security Analysis of Networked Systems in the Presence of Impulsive Attacks Asian Control Conference, submitted Jun 2015
A. Filieri, M. Maggio, A.B. Hempel Software Engineering Meets Control Theory International Symposium on Software Engineering for Adaptive and Self-Managing Systems May 2015
A. Rezaeizadeh, R. Kalt, T. Schilcher, R. S. Smith Pulse Compressor Phase and Amplitude Modulation Based on Iterative Learning Control 6th International Particle Accelerator Conference, Richmond, USA, pp. 1076-1078 May 2015
M. Tranzatto, S. Grammatico, A. Liniger, A. Landi The debut of Aeolus, the autonomous model sailboat of ETH Zurich IEEE Oceans Conference May 2015
A. Rezaeizadeh, R. Kalt, T. Schilcher, R. S. Smith Beam-Based Power Distribution Over Multiple Klystrons in a Linear Accelerator 6th International Particle Accelerator Conference, Richmond, USA, pp. 1079-1081 May 2015
T. Sutter, D. Sutter, P. Mohajerin Esfahani, J. Lygeros Efficient Approximation of Channel Capacities IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, vol. 61, no. 4, (arXiv:1407.7629) Apr 2015
S. Bolognani, R. Carli, G. Cavraro, S. Zampieri Distributed reactive power feedback control for voltage regulation and loss minimization IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, vol. 60, no. 4, pp. 966-981 Apr 2015
A.B. Hempel, P.J. Goulart, J. Lygeros Inverse Parametric Optimization with an Application to Hybrid System Control IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, vol. 60, no. 4, pp. 1064-1069 Apr 2015
A. Liniger, J. Lygeros A Viability Approach for Fast Recursive Feasible Finite Horizon Path Planning of Autonomous RC Cars HSCC (Hybrid Systems: Computation and Control ), Seattle, WA, USA, pp. 1 - 10 Apr 2015
B. P. Van Parys, P.J. Goulart, D. Kuhn Generalized Gauss Inequalities via Semidefinite Programming Mathematical Programming, submitted to Mathematical Programming Mar 2015
D. Ochsenbein, T. Vetter, S. Schorsch, M. Morari, M. Mazzotti Agglomeration of Needle-like Crystals in Suspension: I. Measurements Crystal Growth & Design, vol. 15, no. 4, pp. 1923-1933 Mar 2015
J. Simpson-Porco, F. Dörfler, F. Bullo On Resistive Networks of Constant Power Devices IEEE Trans. on Circuits and Systems-I, vol. 62, no. 8, pp. 811-815, Note: Available at http://arxiv.org/pdf/1503.04769v1.pdf Mar 2015
X. Wu, F. Dörfler, M.R. Jovanovic Input-output analysis and decentralized optimal control of inter-area oscillations in power systems IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, Note: To appear. Available at http://arxiv.org/abs/1502.03221 Feb 2015
R. S. Smith Covert Misappropriation of Networked Control Systems IEEE Control Systems Magazine, vol. 35, no. 1, pp. 82-92 Feb 2015
F. Pasqualetti, F. Dörfler, F. Bullo Control-Theoretic Methods for Cyber-Physical Security IEEE Control Systems Magazine, vol. 35, no. 1, pp. 110-127 Feb 2015
I. Shames, Farhad Farokhi, T.H. Summers Security Analysis of Cyberphysical Systems With Application to Smart Grids IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, submitted Feb 2015
B. Gentile, S. Grammatico, J. Lygeros Mean field modeling of large-scale energy systems MATHMOD Conference, Wien Feb 2015
B.F. Ng, R. Palacios, E.C. Kerrigan, J.M.R. Graham, H. Hesse Aerodynamic Load Control in HAWT with Combined Aeroelastic Tailoring and Trailing-Edge Flaps Wind Energy Feb 2015
J.L. Jerez, G. Constantinides, E.C. Kerrigan A Low Complexity Scaling Method for the Lanczos Kernel in Fixed-Point Arithmetic IEEE Transactions on Computers, vol. 64, no. 2, pp. 303-315 Feb 2015
D. Ochsenbein, S. Schorsch, F. Salvatori, T. Vetter, M. Morari, M. Mazzotti Modeling the Facet Growth Rate Dispersion of β L-Glutamic Acid - Combining Single Crystal Experiments with nD Particle Size Distribution Data Chemical Engineering Science, vol. 133, pp. 30-43 Feb 2015
S. Almér, S. Mariéthoz, M. Morari Dynamic Phasor Model Predictive Control of Switched Mode Power Converters IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, vol. 23, no. 1, pp. 349 - 356 Jan 2015
P. Mohajerin Esfahani, T. Sutter, J. Lygeros Performance Bounds for the Scenario Approach and an Extension to a Class of Non-convex Programs IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, vol. 60, no. 1, (arXiv:1307.0345) Jan 2015
G. Schildbach, P.J. Goulart, M. Morari Linear Controller Design for Chance Constrained Systems Automatica, vol. 51, no. 1, pp. 278-284 Jan 2015
D. Metha, N. Daleo, F. Dörfler, J. Hauenenstein Algebraic Geometrization of the Kuramoto Model: Equilibria and Stability Analysis Chaos, vol. 25, no. 5, pp. 8 Jan 2015
R.J.S. Simpson, R. Palacios, P.J. Goulart Integrated Flight Dynamics and Aeroelastic Control of Flexible Aircraft with Application to Swept Flying Wings 56th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference, AIAA Science and Technology Forum 2015 Jan 2015
D. Frick, A. Domahidi, M. Morari Embedded Optimization for Mixed Logical Dynamical Systems Computers & Chemical Engineering, vol. 72, pp. 21-33 Jan 2015
B. Johnson, M. Sinha, N. Ainsworth, F. Dörfler, S. Dhople Synthesizing Virtual Oscillators to Control Islanded Inverters IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, Note: To appear Jan 2015
Book Chapter
M. Vrakopoulou, P. Mohajerin Esfahani, K. Margellos, J. Lygeros, G. Andersson Cyber-Attacks in the Automatic Generation Control pp. 303-328, Chapter in Book: Cyber Physical Systems Approach to Smart Electric Power Grid (K. Khaitan, D. McCalley, and C. Liu Editors) Feb 2015
(04)Technical Report
P. Mohajerin Esfahani, S. Shafieezadeh-Abadeh, Grani A. Hanasusanto, D. Kuhn Data-driven Inverse Optimization with Incomplete Information vol. AUT15-09, submitted for publication Dec 2015
T. Tanaka, P. Mohajerin Esfahani, Sanjoy Mitter LQG Control with Minimal Information: Three-Stage Separation Principle and SDP-based Solution Synthesis vol. AUT15-08, submitted for publication (arXiv:1510.04214) Oct 2015
M. Zamani, M. Rungger, P. Mohajerin Esfahani Approximations of Stochastic Hybrid Systems: A Compositional Approach vol. AUT15-07, submitted for publication (arXiv:1508.06496) Aug 2015
A.B. Hempel, P.J. Goulart, J. Lygeros Strong Stationarity Conditions for Optimal Control of Hybrid Systems vol. AUT15-06, available at http://arxiv.org/abs/1507.02878 Jul 2015
P. Mohajerin Esfahani, D. Kuhn Data-driven Distributionally Robust Optimization Using the Wasserstein Metric: Performance Guarantees and Tractable Reformulations vol. AUT15-02, submitted for publication (arXiv:1505.05116) May 2015
(03)Ph.D. Thesis
B. P. Van Parys Distributionally robust control and optimization Dec 2015
A.B. Hempel Control of Piecewise Affine Systems Through Inverse Optimization Dec 2015
M. Tanaskovic Application of Set Membership Identification to Controller Design Dec 2015
Distributionally robust control and optimization Oct 2015
C. Fischer Modelling and Optimisation-Based Control for Enhanced Performance of Electric Power Converters Oct 2015
D. Ochsenbein Modeling and Characterizing Populations of Nonequant Particles in Crystallization Processes Sep 2015
N. Kariotoglou Optimization-based approximations to stochastic reachability problems Jul 2015
R. Nguyen Multi-Input Transcutaneous Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation for Control of the Lower Limb Jul 2015
K. Nguyen Towards vestibular implants: effective pulse modulation in human patients and electrically evoked compound action potentials in animal models Co-supervised by Prof. Silvestro Micera. Co-referee Dr Barry Seemungal Feb 2015
(05)Plenary/Invited/Honorary Lecture
M. Mazzotti, D. Ochsenbein, F. Salvatori Opportunities and Challenges in Applying Multi-Dimensional Population Balances in Crystallization Processes Larson Workshop, Philadelphia Oct 2015
M. Morari Fast Model Predictive Control ESWEEK, Amsterdam, 5 - 9 October 2015 Oct 2015
D. Ochsenbein, T. Vetter, S. Schorsch, F. Salvatori, M. Morari, M. Mazzotti Understanding shape in real crystallization processes BACG - Annual Conference of the British Association for Crystal Growth, London Jun 2015
T. Vetter, D. Ochsenbein, S. Schorsch, F. Salvatori, M. Morari, M. Mazzotti Observing crystal growth on multiple size scales through imaging COST Action Meeting, Marseille Jun 2015
(06)Talk
D. Ochsenbein, F. Salvatori, S. Schorsch, T. Vetter, M. Morari, M. Mazzotti From Measuring and Modeling to Mitigating Facet Growth Rate Dispersion BIWIC - International Workshop on Industrial Crystallization, Daejeong Sep 2015
I. de Albuquerque, D. Ochsenbein, M. Morari, M. Mazzotti Effect of Crystal Shape on Measured Particle Size Distributions ECCE - European Congress of Chemical Engineering, Nice Sep 2015
G. Torrisi, V. Jaramillo, J. Ottewil, S. Mariéthoz, M. Morari, R. S. Smith Active Surge Control of Electrically Driven Centrifugal Compressors European Control Conference (ECC), Linz Aug 2015
D. Frick, J.L. Jerez, A. Domahidi, S. Grammatico, M. Morari Real-time Optimal Control of Constrained Hybrid Systems International Symposium on Mathematical Programming, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S. Jul 2015
A.B. Hempel Continuous Stationarity Conditions for Hybrid System MPC Problems International Symposium on Mathematical Programming, Pittsburgh, PA Jul 2015
D. Aregger, H. Hesse, F. Gohl, J. Heilmann, C. Houle, R. S. Smith, R. H. Luchsinger Hardware in the loop based testing for autonomous airborne wind energy systems Airborne Wind Energy Conference (AWEC), Delft, Netherlands Jun 2015
R. H. Luchsinger, D. Aregger, D. Costa, F. Gohl, J. Heilmann, H. Hesse, C. Houle, T. A. Wood, R. S. Smith Closing the Gap: Pumping Cycle Kite Power with TwingPower Airborne Wind Energy Conference (AWEC), Delft, Netherlands Jun 2015
H. Hesse, T. A. Wood, A. Millane, A. Zgraggen, R. S. Smith Autonomous Pumping Cycles of Tethered Wings Airborne Wind Energy Conference (AWEC), Delft, Netherlands Jun 2015
G. Torrisi, S. Mariéthoz, R. S. Smith, M. Morari Identification of Magnetic Hysteresis and Iron Losses in Induction Motors ABB Corporate Research Center, Baden (CH) Feb 2015
A.B. Hempel A Novel Method for Modelling Cardinality and Rank Constraints IfA Internal Seminar Series, Zurich, CH Jan 2015
(07)Award
W. Pawlus Drivetrain Design Optimization for Electrically Actuated Systems via Mixed Integer Systems Witold Pawlus receives the Best Presentation Award in the session TS-140: Electrical Drive Applications I at the IEEE IECON Conference in Yokohama. Nov 2015
M. Morari Election as an International Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering (U.K.) Manfred Morari was formally admitted into the Fellowship on October 21, 2015 at the Draper’s Hall in London. Oct 2015
J. Warrington ABB-Forschungspreis 2015 Joseph Warrington's PhD thesis “Robust and Distributed Approaches to Power System Optimization” 2013 is awarded the ABB-Forschungspreis 2015 for its excellence. The prize will be presented to him at ETH on the ETH-Tag, 21 November 2015. Aug 2015
M. Morari Manfred Morari is honored with 2015 ASME Rufus Oldenburger Medal May 2015
(13)Semester/Bachelor Thesis
P. Gutzwiller Autonomous Solar Vehicle Development: Wireless Telecommunication with Remote Computer Bachelor Thesis, FS15 (10406) Nov 2015
L. Widmer Normal Equations Solver For Interior Point Methods for Second-Order Cone Programming Semester Thesis, FS15 (10435) Nov 2015
M. Brunner Modeling, Control and Study of an Airborne Wind Turbine with Onboard Power Generation Semester Thesis, HS15 (10453) Nov 2015
J. Greiner Modeling and Control of Variable Speed Drives Semester Thesis, HS15 (10458) Nov 2015
A. Sonder Design and Implementation of an Airborne Wind Sensor Semester Thesis, FS15 (10408) Oct 2015
d a Explicit Model Predictive Control for Buffer Management Problems Semester Thesis, FS15 (10444) Oct 2015
M. Rudin Development of an Airborne Sensing Platform for Control of Kites Semester Thesis, FS15 (10409) Sep 2015
B. Ganz Multi-agent surveillance system: 3D Simulation platform Semester Thesis, FS15 (10432) Sep 2015
C. Giang Duality Between Robust Control and Closed-Loop System Identification Semester Thesis, FS15 (10447) Aug 2015
Y.H. Ng, P. Schwendener RoboCup: Technical Challenges Semester Thesis, FS15 (10445/6) Aug 2015
B. Kalay Electric Drive Platform: Speed control Semester Thesis, FS15 (10430) Aug 2015
B. Chatton Minimal Invasive Redistribution Algorithms for Balancing of Bike Sharing Systems through Customer Cooperation Semester Thesis, FS15 (10455) Aug 2015
D. Drzajic Energy Theft Detection via Compressive Sensing Methods Semester Thesis, FS15 (10358) Aug 2015
D. Stettler State and friction estimation for 1:43 RC cars Semester Thesis, FS15 (10410) Jul 2015
C. Frei Communication Management Device Semester Thesis, FS15 (10439) Jul 2015
M. Polzin A Novel Visual Motion Tracker for State Estimation in Airborne Wind Energy Semester Thesis, FS15 (10407) Jul 2015
G. König Numerical Study on Real-Time Model Predictive Control for Piece-Wise Affine Systems Semester Thesis, FS15 (10434) Jul 2015
C. Eggenberger Serial to ethernet converter Semester Thesis, FS15 (10419) Jul 2015
P. Papamanolis Electric drive platform: Inverter board and motor control Semester Thesis, FS15 (10426) Jul 2015
M. Gross Experimental optimization of driving signals for a thermoacoustic machine Semester Thesis, FS15 (10403) Jul 2015
B. Mottet Probabilistic Basins of Attraction for a Juggling Machine Semester Thesis, FS15 (10414) Jul 2015
M. Albert Multi-Agent Route Choice as a Mean-Field Game Semester Thesis, FS15 (10440) Jul 2015
O. Sylejmani Robocup: Improving Walking Bachelor Thesis, FS15 (10424) Jul 2015
P. Oschatz Fast Viable Path Planning for 1:43 RC Cars Semester Thesis, FS15 (10411) Jun 2015
O. Karaca Model-Free Algorithms for Stochastic Optimisation, applied to Optimal Control Problems Semester Thesis, FS15 (10433) Jun 2015
A. Lelouvier Decentralized and Distributed Frequency Control in Power Grids Semester Thesis, FS15 (10413) Jun 2015
J. Schäfer Improved embedded sensing and communication for 1:43 RC cars Semesster Thesis, FS15 (10416) Jun 2015
F. Percacci Electric drive platform: a framework for measurement acquisition Semester Thesis, FS15 (10399) Jun 2015
B. Liu Portfolio Optimization for Small Investors Semester Thesis, FS15 (10431) Jun 2015
C. Mauquoi, Y. Xu RoboCup: Dynamic Diamond Positioning Semester Thesis, FS15 (10421/7) Jun 2015
T. Schalch Active Control of Thermoacoustic Instabilities in a Rijke Tube System Semester Thesis, FS15 (10415) Jun 2015
D. Manickathu RoboCup: Generating Kicking Motions for the NAO Semester Thesis, FS15 (10420) May 2015
M. Leuenberger, L. Affolter RoboCup: Drop-in Player Semester Thesis, FS15 (10428/9) May 2015
Y. Meier Predicting Grades Semester Thesis, FS15 (10417) May 2015
E. Zvizdic Model predictive control of a stock portfolio Semester Thesis, HS13 (10321) Apr 2015
P. Nahata Distributed Control and Optimization in DC Microgrids Semester Thesis, HS14 (10442) Apr 2015
A. Giger System Identifcation and Optimal Control of an Autonomous Helicopter Semester Thesis, HS14 (10388) Mar 2015
M. Grob, M. Stalder High precision plug-and-play local positioning system using ultra-wideband transceivers Semester Thesis, HS14 (10393/4) Mar 2015
L. Isler Design and implementation of a rotor position estimator for PMSMs for operation at standstill and low speed Semester Thesis, HS14 (10396) Mar 2015
S. Comari Parametric System Identification of an Autonomous Sailing Boat Semester Thesis, HS14 (10362) Feb 2015
W. Gao Enabling Fast Reversing on an Open-Source BLDC Controller Semester Thesis, HS14 (10395) Feb 2015
F. Martinioni RoboCup: A Framework for Passing Semester Thesis, HS14 (10405) Feb 2015
K. Steich RoboCup: Dynamic Role Assignment within the B-Human Framework Semester Thesis, HS14 (10382) Feb 2015
P. Aeschbach Balancing Bike Sharing Systems through Customer Cooperation Semester Thesis, HS14 (10392) Jan 2015
B. Mottet Application of moment-based methods for parameter inference to nonlinear stochastic population growth model Semester Thesis, HS14 (10378) Jan 2015
C. Stäheli Semidefinite Programming for Stochastic Optimal Control Semester Thesis, HS14 (10485) Jan 2015
(12)Diploma/Master Thesis
I. Abou-Zeid Learning Control for Functional Electrical Stimulation Excited Quadriceps Knee Angle Control Master Thesis, FS13 (10247) Dec 2015
R. Oswald Velocity Control of Trapped Ions for Transport Quantum Logic Gates Master Thesis, FS15 (10441) Nov 2015
F. Kottmann Computational Load and Congestion Control in Cloud Environments Master Thesis, FS15 (10470) Nov 2015
H. Banzhaf Trajectory-Tracking Using Model Predictive Control for an Autonomous Solar Vehicle Master Thesis, FS15 (10404) Oct 2015
L. Möller Mean-Field Control for Leader-Follower Multi-Agent Systems Master Thesis, FS15 (10345) Sep 2015
H. Cai Modeling and Aggregation of Electric Water Heaters to Serve in Swiss Ancillary Service Market Master Thesis, FS15 (10398) Aug 2015
C. Stäheli Stochastic Optimal Control through Moments and Positive Polynomials Master Thesis, FS15 (10486) Aug 2015
J. Wirz Reactive Path Planning for an Autonomous model Sailboat Master Thesis, FS15 (10397) Jul 2015
C.M. Beyss Nonlinear Reachability Analysis and Optimal Control of Power Systems Master Thesis, HS14 (10379) Jun 2015
R. Franz Model Predictive Control of building-side hot water pumps at the NASA Sustainability Base Master Thesis, HS14 (10343) Jun 2015
C. Moustafelos Portfolio construction with cardinality and lot size constraints Master Thesis, HS14 (10369) Jun 2015
A. Zanelli Efficient Discretization Schemes for Embedded Nonlinear Model Predictive Control Master Thesis, HS14 (10367) Apr 2015
A. Millane Sensor Fusion for Airborne Wind Energy Estimation Master Thesis, FS14 (10364) Apr 2015
Y. Darouach Implementation of a Model Predictive Room Temperature Controller Master Thesis, HS14 (10373) Mar 2015
N. Le Clair Decentralized Control and Estimation for Common DC Bus Traction Systems Master Thesis, HS14 (10340) Mar 2015
A. Martinez Gomez Control of distributed electric water heaters for ancillary services provision in the power grid Master Thesis, HS14 (10127) Mar 2015
A. Hauswirth Applications of AC Optimal Power Flow in Distribution Networks Master Thesis, HS14 (10363) Feb 2015
R. Brühwiler Feedback Control of a Legged Micro Robot with On-Board Power and Sensing Master Thesis, HS 14 (10355) Feb 2015
(10)Course
M. Mazzotti, D. Ochsenbein, F. Salvatori, I. de Albuquerque Characterizing and Modeling Crystallization Processes Summer School on Crystal Shape Engineering, Zurich Jul 2015
D. Ochsenbein, M. Morari, M. Mazzotti Crystallization Analysis Toolbox Hands-on Session Summer School on Crystal Shape Engineering, Zurich Jul 2015
D. Ochsenbein, M. Morari, M. Mazzotti Crystallization Analysis Toolbox Demo Crystallographic Course, Erice Jun 2015
(15)Miscellaneous
S. Bolognani 1ACPF - First-order AC power flow model GitHub repository Sep 2015
J. Simpson-Porco, F. Dörfler, F. Bullo Voltage Stabilization in Microgrids via Quadratic Droop Control Note: Available at http://arxiv.org/pdf/1507.00431v1.pdf Jul 2015
J. Simpson-Porco, Q. Shafiee, F. Dörfler, Juan M. Vasquez, J.M. Guerrero, F. Bullo Distributed Averaging Controllers for Secondary Frequency and Voltage Control in Microgrids Note: Available at http://arxiv.org/abs/1504.06784. Apr 2015
J. Simpson-Porco, F. Dörfler, F. Bullo On Resistive Networks of Constant Power Devices Note: Available at http://arxiv.org/pdf/1503.04769v1.pdf Mar 2015
M. Fazlyab, F. Dörfler, Victor M. Preciado Optimal Design for Synchronization of Kuramoto Oscillators in Tree Networks Note: Available at http://arxiv.org/abs/1503.07254 Mar 2015
X. Wu, F. Dörfler, M.R. Jovanovic Input-output analysis and decentralized optimal control of inter-area oscillations in power systems Note: Available at http://arxiv.org/abs/1502.03221 Feb 2015
(17)Poster
A. Rezaeizadeh, R. S. Smith Iterative Learning Control Application in the SwissFEL Max Planck ETH Workshop on Learning Control, Tübingen, Germany Nov 2015
A. Rezaeizadeh, R. S. Smith, T. Schilcher, R. Kalt Low Level RF control studies for the SwissFEL Low Level Radio Frequency workshop, Shanghai Institute of Applied Physics, China Nov 2015
D. Ochsenbein, T. Vetter, M. Morari, M. Mazzotti Agglomeration of Needles in Suspension BIWIC - International Workshop on Industrial Crystallization, Daejeong Sep 2015
M. Polzin, H. Hesse, T. A. Wood, R. S. Smith Visual Motion Tracking for Estimation of Kite Dynamics Airborne Wind Energy Conference (AWEC), Delft, Netherlands Jun 2015
R. Nguyen, F. Bertolucci, S. Micera, M. Morari, C Chisari EMG-triggered synchronization of functional electrical stimulation and robot-assisted treadmill training: a pilot study International Congress on Neurorehabilitation and Neural Repair May 2015
K. Nguyen, J. DiGiovanna, W. Gong, C. Haburcakova, W. Poppendieck, S. Micera, D. Merfeld Characterizing Vestibular Electrically Evoked Compound Action Potentials in Guinea Pigs ARO Association for Research in Otolaryngology, Baltimore, MD, USA, Accepted poster Feb 2015