
Airborne Wind Energy 
ALL 
 Modelling of tether dynamics in kite power systems for state estimation 
open 
 Development of a Kite Visual Tracking System 
open 
 MultiAgent Localisation with UWB Radios for Personnel Protection in Surface Mines 
taken 
 Adaptive Sensor Fusion for Improved State Estimation in Airborne Wind Energy 
taken 

Air Traffic Control 
ALL 
 Aircraft Conflict Detection and Resolution in Stochastic Environment 
taken 

Automatic Control Laboratory 
ALL 
 Hydropower Scheduling using Decision Rules 
open 
 The Decision Rule Approach to Optimal Control Design 
open 
 Cyber Security in Power Networks 
open 
 Next Generation Subcutaneous Injector Device 
open 
 Robust and Stable MPC for Buffer Management Problems 
open 
 Impact of scaling and splits on the DC approach for nonconvex QCLPs 
open 
 Preconditioning in an ADMM solver for convex QCLPs 
open 
 Survey on complexvalued semidefinite optimization 
open 
 Implementation of a complexvalued semidefinite optimization solver 
open 
 SOS polynomials vs. SOHS polynomials 
open 
 ScenarioBased Model Predictive Control for Wind Turbines 
taken 
 Adaptive model predictive control for constrained systems – implementation on a quad tank system 
taken 
 Pricebased control and decision support for shared mobility systems 
taken 
 MPC Algorithms  Theory and Application 
taken 
 Formation of robust networks for secure exchange of cryptocurrencies 
taken 

Autonomous RC Racing 
ALL 
 Optimal Control of Autonomous 1:43 scale RC Race Cars 
open 
 Fast Stochastic MPC in Autonomous Racing 
taken 
 Model Complexity and its Influence on the Performance of RC Race Car 
taken 
 How to jump with RC cars? 
taken 
 Trajectoryplanning for race cars with LTL specifications 
taken 

Autonomous Sailing Project 
ALL 
 Optimal control for autonomous Regatta 
open 
 Development of a Hydrofoiled Trimaran 
open 
 Development of an Autonomous Sailing Trimaran 
taken 

Autonomous Solar Electric Vehicle 
ALL 
 Autonomous Solar Electric Vehicle Development: Telecommunication with remote computer 
open 

Chemical Process Control 
ALL 
 Enhancing Computer Vision Algorithms of an Imaging Setup for Chemical Process Control 
taken 

Control of Electrical Drives 
ALL 
 Design of fast MPC for electricdriven compressors 
taken 
 Optimization of Electrical Drives in Transient for Traction Applications 
taken 

Control of Power Electronic Systems 
ALL 
 Sensorless speed control of an induction motor 
open 
 Modeling and simulation of a wind turbine generator system 
open 
 Advanced Algorithm for High Speed Explicit Hybrid Model Predictive Control 
open 
 Modeling and Control of Variable Speed Drives 
taken 

Cooperative Control 
ALL 
 Mean Field Control for MultiAgent Systems 
open 
 The boundary riders: a prototypical problem in decentralized control 
open 

Data driven control theory 
ALL 
 Learning a Cost Function for Visual Search 
open 
 Distributed Controller Design Using Reinforcement Learning 
open 
 Optimal Control Approach to Parameter Inference for Hidden Markov Models 
taken 
 Learning of Distributed Policies 
taken 
 Learning Freeway Traffic Dynamics 
taken 

Demand Response Methods 
ALL 
 Combining demand response with energy hub modelling 
open 

Digital Fabrication 
ALL 
 Distributed cooperative control and estimation for two KUKA Lightweight Robots 
open 
 System Identification of the latest KUKA Lightweight Robot 
taken 

Distributed Flying 
ALL 
 Development of a simulation environment in Gazebo for a Distributed Autonomous Flying Test Bed 
open 

Electrical Power Grid Control 
ALL 
 Virtualoscillator based control of inverters in microgrids 
open 
 Inertia Placement in Power Grids with Dynamic Loads 
open 
 Reverse Engineering Project in Power Flow Analysis 
open 
 Network Reduction for Optimal Flow Problems 
taken 
 Game Theoretic Analysis of the Ancillary Service Electricity Market 
taken 

Embedded Optimization 
ALL 
 Multicore interior point method 
open 
 Online Solvers for Hybrid MPC Using Generalized Disjunctive Programming 
open 
 Realtime model predictive control of piecewise affine systems 
open 
 Real time autotuning of ADMM for model predictive control 
open 
 Optimal Control for Autonomous Regatta 
open 
 Optimal Deployment Strategy & Constellation Management for ESA Satellites 
open 
 Optimal Trajectory for an ESA Active Debris Removal Mission 
open 
 SMT solvers for embedded hybrid MPC 
open 
 Evaluation of theoretical ADMM guarantees by simulation 
taken 
 Optimization Algorithms and Fixed Point Algebra 
taken 
 Optimal Area Mapping for the ESA Asteroid Impact Mission 
taken 
 A revised comparison of FAMA and ADMM 
taken 
 ADMM Modifications 
taken 

Energy Management of Buildings and Districts 
ALL 
 Optimal Control Strategies of Seasonal Storage Devices for District Energy Management 
open 
 Game Theoretic Approach for Distributed Energy Hub Management 
open 
 Development of a Graphical Interface for Energy Data 
open 
 System Identification of the Cooling System of a Real Building 
open 
 Developing an online setpoint optimizer for heat pumps 
taken 
 Distributed Optimisation for Cooperative Building Energy Management via the Alternating Direction Method of Multipliers 
taken 
 Literature and Model Review of Energy Market Price 
taken 
 Stochastic Frequency Reserve Provision through Cooperative Building Energy Management via an Energy Hub 
taken 
 Management Controller for Room Automation of a Real Building 
taken 

Fachpraktikum 
ALL 
 WebBrowser based Control Experiment 
open 

Hybrid Systems Group 
ALL 
 Control Synthesis given Temporal Logic Specifications using Mixed Logic Dynamical Systems 
open 

Networked Control Systems 
ALL 
 Network Design for Complex Dynamical Systems 
open 
 Peertopeer clock synchronization in wireless sensor networks 
taken 

Reachability Project 
ALL 
 Reachability based optimal control via polynomial optimization 
open 
 Design and implementation of ADP control for intelligent surveillance systems 
open 
 Probabilistic Basins of Attraction for a Juggling Machine 
open 
 HamiltonJacobiBellman PDE solvers 
open 
 Nonlinear Optimal Control of HVDC for Power System Stability 
taken 

RoboCup 
ALL 
 RoboCup 
open 

Robotics & Automation 
ALL 
 Multiperception vision control 
taken 

Stochastic Optimization 
ALL 
 Maximum Entropy Estimation 
taken 
 ModelFree Optimisation for Stochastic Systems 
taken 

System Identification 
ALL 
 System identification of a cerebral blood flow model 
open 
 System identification for ecological systems 
taken 

Systems Biology 
ALL 
 System identification of a cerebral blood flow model 
open 
 Spatiotemporal modelling of DNA replication (jointly with IBM Research Zurich) 
open 
 System identification for ecological systems 
taken 

Thermoacoustic control 
ALL 
 Optimization of driving signals and control strategies for a thermoacoustic cooling machine 
open 
 Modeling, identification & control of a 1/4 wave thermoacoustic cooler 
taken 
 Design, construction and active control of a travelling wave thermoacoustic machine 
taken 
 Active control of thermoacoustic instabilities and sound field of a Rijke tube 
taken 
 Acoustic resonator for control thermoacoustic machines 
taken 
 Active collocated control of thermoacoustic instabilities and sound field of a Rijke tube 
taken 
 Solar energy powered thermoacoustic engine 
taken 