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List of Publications

AUTHOR TITLE JOURNAL/CONFERENCE YEAR
(01)Article
G. Darivianakis, A. Eichler, R. S. Smith, J. Lygeros A Data-Driven Stochastic Optimization Approach to the Seasonal Storage Energy Management IEEE Control Systems Letters 2017
A. Eichler, M. Khosravi, R. S. Smith Classification and Identification Procedure for Hybrid Building Models Applied to a Swiss Office Building Energy Procedia Sep 2017
A. Eichler, G. Darivianakis, J. Lygeros Humans in the Loop: A Stochastic Predictive Approach to Building Energy Management in the Presence of Unpredictable Users IFAC World Congress Jul 2017
F. Rey, X. Zhang, S. Merkli Notes on Distributed Frequency Reserves Provision through Commercial Buildings using ADMM IfA Memo 5519. Oct 2016
B. Flamm, Paolo Gabrielli, A. Eichler, Matteo Gazzani, J. Lygeros, M. Mazzotti Modeling for Optimal Operation of PEM Fuel Cells and Electrolyzers International Conference on Environment and Electrical Engineering, Florence, Italy Jun 2016
D. Sturzenegger, D. Gyalistras, M. Morari, R. S. Smith Model Predictive Climate Control of a Swiss Office Building: Implementation, Results and Cost-Benefit Analysis IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, vol. 24, no. 1, pp. 1-12, [OC:03416] Jan 2016
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. 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
X. Zhang, M. Kamgarpour, P.J. Goulart, J. Lygeros Selling Robustness Margins: A Framework for Optimizing Reserve Capacities for Linear Systems IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Los Angeles, California, USA Dec 2014
D. Sturzenegger, Dominik Keusch, Leonardo Muffato, Dominique Kunz, R. S. Smith Frequency-Domain Identification of a Ventilated Room for MPC IFAC World Congress on Automatic Control, Cape Town, South Africa, pp. 593-598 Aug 2014
X. Zhang, S. Grammatico, G. Schildbach, P.J. Goulart, J. Lygeros On the sample size of randomized MPC for chance-constrained systems with application to building climate control European Control Conference (ECC), Strasbourg, France, pp. 478-483 Jun 2014
D. Sturzenegger, D. Gyalistras, V. Semeraro, M. Morari, R. S. Smith BRCM Matlab Toolbox: Model Generation for Model Predictive Building Control American Control Conference, Portland, pp. 1063-1069 Jun 2014
D. Sturzenegger, M. Morari, R. S. Smith Modeling, Identification and Control of Building Thermal Systems COLEB - Computational Optimisation of Low-Energy Buildings, Workshop at ETH Zurich, pp. 19-20 Mar 2014
E. Vrettos, X. Zhang, F. Oldewurtel, M. Kamgarpour, J. Lygeros, G. Andersson Exploring the Potential of Buildings in the Swiss Ancillary Service Market COLEB - Computational Optimisation of Low-Energy Buildings, Zurich, Switzerland Mar 2014
M. Gwerder, S. Bötschi, D. Gyalistras, C. Sagerschnig, D. Sturzenegger, R. S. Smith, Bruno Illi Integrated Predictive Rule-Based Control of a Swiss Office Building Clima - RHEVA World Congress, Prague, Czech Republic, pp. 1723-1732 2013
F. Oldewurtel, D. Sturzenegger, G. Andersson, M. Morari, R. S. Smith Towards a Standardized Building Assessment for Demand Response Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), Florence, Italy, pp. 7083 - 7088 2013
B. Lehmann, D. Gyalistras, M. Gwerder, K. Wirth, Stephan Carl Intermediate complexity model for Model Predictive Control of Integrated Room Automation Energy and Buildings, vol. 58, pp. 250-262 2013
D. Sturzenegger, F. Oldewurtel, M. Morari Importance of Long-Term Occupancy Information – A Validation with Real Occupancy Data Clima - RHEVA World Congress, Prague, Czech Republic, pp. 1245-1257 Jun 2013
D. Sturzenegger, D. Gyalistras, M. Gwerder, C. Sagerschnig, M. Morari, R. S. Smith Model Predictive Control of a Swiss Office Building Clima - RHEVA World Congress, Prague, Czech Republic, pp. 3227-3236 Jun 2013
F. Oldewurtel, D. Sturzenegger, M. Morari Importance of Occupancy Information for Building Climate Control Applied Energy, vol. 101, pp. 521–532 Jan 2013
A. Domahidi, F. Ullmann, M. Morari, C.N. Jones Learning Near-optimal Decision Rules for Energy Efficient Building Control IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Maui, HI, USA, pp. 7571 - 7576 Dec 2012
D. Sturzenegger, D. Gyalistras, M. Morari, R. S. Smith Semi-Automated Modular Modeling of Buildings for Model Predictive Control BuildSys 2012 - Workshop of ACM SenSys Conference, Toronto, Canada Nov 2012
F. Oldewurtel, A. Parisio, C. Jones, D. Gyalistras, M. Gwerder, V. Stauch, B. Lehmann, M. Morari Use of Model Predictive Control and Weather Forecasts for Energy Efficient Building Climate Control Energy and Buildings, vol. 45, pp. 15-27 Feb 2012
F. Oldewurtel, Andreas Ulbig, M. Morari, G. Andersson Building Control and Storage Management with Dynamic Tariffs for Shaping Demand Response IEEE PES Innovative Smart Grid Technologies Europe Dec 2011
C. Sagerschnig, D. Gyalistras, A. Seerig, S. Privara, J. Cigler, Z. Vana Co-simulation for building controller development: The case study of a modern office building CISBAT 2011, 14-16 Sept. 2011, Lausanne, Switzerland, pp. 6 Sep 2011
S. Privara, Z. Vana, D. Gyalistras, J. Cigler, C. Sagerschnig, M. Morari, L. Ferkl Modeling and Identification of a Large Multi-Zone Office Building IEEE Multi-Conference on Systems and Control, Denver, September 28-30, 2011 Sep 2011
Martin B. Larsen, R. S. Smith, Mogens Blanke Modeling of tethered satellite formations using graph theory Acta Astronautica, vol. 69, pp. 470-479 Aug 2011
R. S. Smith A decoupled feedback structure for covertly appropriating networked control systems International Federation of Automatic Control World Congress, Milan, Italy, pp. 90-95 Aug 2011
J. Siroky, F. Oldewurtel, J. Cigler, S. Privara Experimental Analysis of Model Predictive Control for an Energy Efficient Building Heating System Applied Energy, vol. 88, pp. 3079-3087 Apr 2011
R. Gondhalekar, F. Oldewurtel, C.N. Jones Least-Restrictive Robust MPC of Periodic Affine Systems with Application to Building Climate Control Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), Atlanta, GA, USA Dec 2010
F. Oldewurtel, Andreas Ulbig, A. Parisio, G. Andersson, M. Morari Reducing Peak Electricity Demand in Building Climate Control using Real-Time Pricing and Model Predictive Control Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), Atlanta, GA, USA Dec 2010
M. Gwerder, D. Gyalistras, F. Oldewurtel, B. Lehmann, K. Wirth, V. Stauch, C. Sagerschnig Prädiktive Gebäuderegelung mithilfe von Wetter- und Anwesenheitsvorhersagen: Resultate des Projekts OptiControl 16. brenet Status-Seminar Energie- und Umweltforschung im Bauwesen, «Forschen und Bauen im Kontext von Energie und Umwelt», 2-3 September 2010, ETH Zurich, Switzerland, pp. 8 Sep 2010
F. Oldewurtel, A. Parisio, C.N. Jones, M. Morari, D. Gyalistras, M. Gwerder, V. Stauch, B. Lehmann, K. Wirth Energy Efficient Building Climate Control using Stochastic Model Predictive Control and Weather Predictions American Control Conference, Baltimore, USA Jun 2010
M. Gwerder, D. Gyalistras, F. Oldewurtel, B. Lehmann, K. Wirth, V. Stauch, J. Tödtli Potential Assessment of Rule-Based Control for Integrated Room Automation Clima - RHEVA World Congress, Antalya, Turkey May 2010
D. Gyalistras, M. Gwerder, F. Oldewurtel, C.N. Jones, M. Morari, B. Lehmann, K. Wirth, V. Stauch Analysis of Energy Savings Potentials for Integrated Room Automation Clima - RHEVA World Congress, Antalya, Turkey May 2010
F. Oldewurtel, D. Gyalistras, M. Gwerder, C.N. Jones, A. Parisio, V. Stauch, B. Lehmann, M. Morari Increasing Energy Efficiency in Building Climate Control using Weather Forecasts and Model Predictive Control Clima - RHEVA World Congress, Antalya, Turkey May 2010
F. Oldewurtel, R. Gondhalekar, C.N. Jones, M. Morari Blocking Parameterizations for Improving the Computational Tractability of Affine Disturbance Feedback MPC Problems Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), Shanghai, China Dec 2009
F. Oldewurtel, C.N. Jones, M. Morari A Tractable Approximation of Chance Constrained Stochastic MPC based on Affine Disturbance Feedback Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), Cancun, Mexico Dec 2008
F. Oldewurtel, M. Mihelj, T. Nef, R. Riener Patient-Cooperative Control Strategies for Coordinated Functional Arm Movements European Control Conference (ECC), Kos, Greece Jul 2007
(04)Technical Report
M. Gwerder, D. Gyalistras, C. Sagerschnig, R. S. Smith, D. Sturzenegger Final Report: Use of weather and occupancy forecasts for optimal building climate control. Part II: Demonstration (OptiControl-II) vol. AUT13-13, http://www.opticontrol.ethz.ch/Lit/Gwer_13_Rep-OptiCtrl2FinalRep.pdf Sep 2013
D. Sturzenegger Bilinear Modeling for Model Predictive Control of an Air Handling Unit vol. AUT12-04 Aug 2012
D. Gyalistras, M. Gwerder Use of weather and occupancy forecasts for optimal building climate control (OptiControl): Two Years Progress Report – Main Report Terrestrial Systems Ecology ETH Zurich R&D HVAC Products, Building Technologies Division, Siemens Switzerland Ltd., Zug, Switzerland, pp. 158 2010
(03)Ph.D. Thesis
D. Sturzenegger Model Predictive Building Climate Control - Steps Towards Practice Zürich, pp. 175, Dissertation accepted by the ITET department conference on December 17, 2014. Dec 2014
F. Oldewurtel Stochastic Model Predictive Control for Energy Efficient Building Climate Control ETH Zurich Aug 2011
(08)Patent
G. Darivianakis, T. Geyer, W.v.d. Merwe, V. Spudić Model predictive control of a modular multilevel converter Jul 2014
(06)Talk
D. Sturzenegger, M. Morari Prädiktive Regelung für Gebäude - Simulation und Praxis 8. Schweizer Haustech Planertag, Zurich, Switzerland. Feb 2013
F. Oldewurtel Energy Efficient Building Control and Reduction of Peak Electricity Demand in Buildings Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden Jan 2012
F. Oldewurtel Energy Efficient Building Control and Reduction of Peak Electricity Demand in Buildings University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA Sep 2011
M. Morari, D. Gyalistras Results from the OptiControl Project MPC in Buildings Workshop, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada 23 – 25 June 2011 Jun 2011
M. Morari, D. Gyalistras, C.N. Jones, F. Oldewurtel, Ph. Rostalski, T. Scherer Vorausschauende Regelungskonzepte für moderne Gebäude 6. Schweizer Haustech Planertag, Zurich, Switzerland. Feb 2011
F. Oldewurtel Reducing Peak Electricity Demand in Building Climate Control using Real-Time Pricing and Model Predictive Control Conference on Decision and Control (CDC) Dec 2010
F. Oldewurtel, D. Gyalistras Model Predictive Control for Building Climate Control Advanced HVAC Control Workshop, Prague, Czech Republic Sep 2010
F. Oldewurtel Energy Efficient Building Climate Control using Stochastic Model Predictive Control and Weather Predictions American Control Conference, Baltimore, USA Jul 2010
F. Oldewurtel Increasing Energy Efficiency in Building Climate Control using Weather Forecasts and Model Predictive Control Clima - RHEVA World Congress, Antalya, Turkey May 2010
A. Domahidi Approximation of Hybrid MPC for Building Control by Simple Decision Rules Talk given at the OptiControl meeting. Apr 2010
F. Oldewurtel Blocking Parameterizations for Improving the Computational Tractability of Affine Disturbance Feedback MPC Problems Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), Shanghai, China Dec 2009
M. Morari, D. Gyalistras, F. Oldewurtel Weather forecasts enhance comfort and save energy Smart and Efficient Energy Council, Fondazione Bruno Kessler (FBK), Trento, Italy, 8 - 9 October 2009 Oct 2009
F. Oldewurtel A Tractable Approximation of Chance Constrained Stochastic MPC based on Affine Disturbance Feedback Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), Cancun, Mexico Dec 2008
F. Oldewurtel Building Energy Management, Stochastic MPC and a Surprise IfA Internal Seminar Series Nov 2008
M. Morari, J. Tödtli Weather forecasts enhance comfort and save energy Smart Energy Strategies 2008 Conference, Meeting the Climate Change Challenge, 8-10 September 2008, ETH Zurich, main building, Auditorium maximum Sep 2008
Ph. Rostalski Analysis and Distributed Control of HVAC Systems NCCR MICS Workshop 2007, Neuchâtel, Talk and Poster Jul 2007
Ph. Rostalski, F. Oldewurtel Wireless sensor-networks and HVAC Systems MICS Scientific Conference 2006, Poster Jul 2006
(07)Award
R. S. Smith IEEE Fellow Jan 2011
F. Oldewurtel Best Presentation in Session Award at the 2010 American Control Conference American Control Conference, Baltimore, USA Jul 2010
(13)Semester/Bachelor Thesis
X. Zhang Nonlinear Control of Wind Turbines based on an Iterative MPC Technique and Feedback Linearization Semester Thesis, HS 12 (10173) Feb 2012
X. Zhang UWB Imaging System: Reconstruction Algorithm and Demonstrator Bachelor Thesis, FS 2010 Jun 2010
T. Baltensperger Embedding Predictive Control in Hierarchical Integrated Room Automation Systems (Part 1/2) Semester/Bachelor Thesis, FS 09 Jun 2009
F. Ullmann Embedding Predictive Control in Hierarchical Integrated Room Automation Systems (Part 2/2) Semester Thesis, FS 09 Jun 2009
(12)Diploma/Master Thesis
X. Zhang Scenario-Based Model Predictive Control for Energy-Efficient Building Climate Control Master Thesis, FS12 (10172) Sep 2012
K. Chung Reduced Order Models for Underfloor Ventilation Systems Master Thesis, FS 09 Apr 2009