4TU. HTS Colleagues

Meet the 4TU. HTS Colleagues from the 4 Technical Universities
4TU Delft
4TU Eindhoven
4TU Twente
4TU Wageningen



Robert Babuska


Name: Prof.dr. Robert Babuska
E-mail: R.Babuska@tudelft.nl
Phonenumber: +31 15 2785117
Faculty/Service: Mech, Maritime & Materials Eng
Department: Delft Center for Systems and Control
Street: Mekelweg 2
Roomnumber: Kamer : E-330
Zip Code: 2628CD
Place: Delft
Land: Nederland

Robert Babuˇska received the M.Sc. degree (with honors) in Electrical Engineering from the Czech Technical University Prague (1990), and the Ph.D. degree (cum laude) in Control from the Delft University of Technology (1997). He has had faculty appointments at the Technical Cybernetics Department of the Czech Technical University Prague (1991–1993) and at the Faculty of Information Technology and Systems of the Delft University of Technology (1993–2003). In 1992 he spent six months as a visiting research scientist at Laboratoire d’Automatique de Grenoble, France. Currently he is professor of Intelligent Control and Robotics at the Delft Center for Systems and Control, Delft University of Technology. He is also the founder and scientific director of the TU Delft Robotics Institute (see robotics.tudelft.nl). His research interests include adaptive and learning control, nonlinear identification and state-estimation, dynamic multi-agent systems, predictive control, neural networks, fuzzy systems, machine learning. He is maintaining contacts with industrial partners, mainly in the area of robotics, mechatronics, aerospace and process control. He has acquired funding from the European Commission (three long-term research projects and two networks of excellence), several Dutch funding institutions (Dutch Technology Foundation, Senter) and companies (Applikon, IHC Systems, DSM, Heineken). He has delivered invited and plenary talks, organized numerous invited sessions, and served at international program committees of conferences.

Robert Babuska has co-authored over 390 publications, including three research monographs, three edited books, 85 journal papers, 31 chapters in books and over 270 conference papers. A list of recent publications can be found at http://www.dcsc.tudelft.nl/˜rbabuska. His h-index is 21 (ISI Web of Science), and 24 (Scopus). He has been the supervisor and promotor of 23 Ph.D. students, of whom 12 defended their theses, two of them with honors (cum laude). He has been the supervisor of over 100 MSc students.

Dr. Babuˇska has been serving as Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Fuzzy Systems, Area Editor of Fuzzy Sets and Systems, Associate Editor of the IFAC journals Automatica and Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence, - Associate editor of Journal of Applied Mathematics and Computer Science. He is a member of the Editorial Board of International Journal of General Systems. He served the chairman of IFAC (International Federation of Automatic Control) technical committee on Cognition and Control in the period 2002–08. He also served as a Program Vice-Chair for the 2007 IEEE Conference on Fuzzy Systems. He is a member of the IEEE Technical Committees “Fuzzy Systems” and “System Identification and Adaptive Control”. He is lecturing regular undergraduate and graduate courses in the area of systems and control and supervising Ph.D. and M.Sc. students. He received multiple times the ‘Lecturer of the Year’ teaching award.

He has been serving as the chairman of the Educational Committee of the Mechanical Engineering faculty, TU Delft and as a member of the Educational Committee of Computer Engineering and Embedded Systems. He is also active in international educational activities. He was a co-proposer and coordinator of the EC funded International TMR School “Advances in Fuzzy Control” (Ferrara 1998 and Delft 1999) and a member of the Training and Education Committee of the EC funded “European Network on Intelligent Technologies for Smart Adaptive Systems” (EUNITE, 2000 – 2003).



Just Herder


Name: Prof.dr.ir. J.L. Herder
E-mail: J.L.Herder@tudelft.nl
Phonenumber: +31 (0)15 27 84713
Faculty/Service: Mechanical, Maritime & Materials Engineering
Department: Precision and Microsystems Engineering
Street: Mekelweg 2
Roomnumber: 34-G-1-440
Zip Code: 2628CD
Place: Delft
Land: Nederland

Just Herder is professor of Interactive Mechanisms and Mechatronics at Delft University of Technology (0.8 fte) and of Mechanisms and Robotics Design at the University of Twente (0.2 fte). He has widely published in international peer-reviewed journals and conferences and has received several international awards. He is EC member of IFToMM, board member of several international IEEE and ASME conferences, associate editor in Mechanism and Machine Theory and Journal of Medical Devices, and EiC of Mechanical Sciences. Six start-up companies have emerged from his research and he holds over a dozen international patents in different areas of mechanism design.



Bart de Schutter


Name: Prof.dr.ir. B. De Schutter
E-mail: b.deschutter@tudelft.nl
Phonenumber: +31 (0)15-27 85113
Faculty/Service: Mechanical, Maritime & Materials Engineering
Department: Delft Center for Systems & Control
Street: Mekelweg 2
Roomnumber: 8C-2-11
Zip Code: 2628 CD
Place: Delft
Land: Nederland

Bart De Schutter received the MSc degree in electrotechnical-mechanical engineering in 1991 and the PhD degree in Applied Sciences (summa cum laude with congratulations of the examination jury) in 1996, both at K.U.Leuven, Belgium. Currently, he is a full professor at the Delft Center for Systems and Control of Delft University of Technology in Delft, The Netherlands. Bart De Schutter is associate editor of Automatica and of the IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems.  His current research interests include discrete-event systems, control of hybrid systems, multi-level and distributed control, multi-agent systems, and intelligent transportation and infrastructure systems

     


Martijn Wisse


Name: Dr.ir. M. Wisse
E-mail: M.Wisse@tudelft.nl
Phonenumber: +31 (0)15 27 86834
Faculty/Service: Mech, Maritime & Materials Eng
Department: Biomechanical Engineering
Street: Mekelweg 2
Roomnumber: E-1-240
Zip Code: 2628CD
Place: Delft
Land: Nederland

Martijn Wisse received the MSc degree in Mechanical Engineering in 2000 and the PhD degree in Mechanical Engineering (cum laude) in 2004, both at Delft University of Technology. Currently, he is an associate professor at the department of Bio-Mechanical Engineering of Delft University of Technology in Delft, The Netherlands. His previous work includes highly efficient and natural human-like walking robots. His current research interests are underactuated robot hands, feedforward controlled robot arms, human-inspired arm control and path planning, and the development of next generation industrial robots for SMEs.

    


Tamàs Keviczky


Name: T. Keviczky
E-mail: T.Keviczky@tudelft.nl
Phonenumber: +31 (0)15 27 82928
Faculty/Service: Mechanical, Maritime & Materials Engineering
Department: Delft Center for Systems & Control
Street: Mekelweg 2
Roomnumber: E-2-310
Zip Code: 2628CD
Place: Delft
Land: Nederland

Tamás Keviczky received the M.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from the Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Budapest, Hungary, in 2001, and the Ph.D. degree from the Control Science and Dynamical Systems Center, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, in 2005.

He is currently an Assistant Professor with the Delft Center for Systems and Control, Delft University of Technology, Delft, The Netherlands. He has been a Research Intern at Honeywell Laboratories in Minneapolis and a Postdoctoral Scholar in Control and Dynamical Systems, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena. His research interests include distributed optimization and optimal control, model predictive control, and distributed control and estimation of large-scale systems with applications in aerospace, automotive and mobile robotics, industrial processes, and infrastructure systems.

Dr. Keviczky was a corecipient of the AACC O. Hugo Schuck Best Paper Award for Practice in 2005.


Teun Baller



Name: Prof.dr. T. S. Baller 
E-mail: T.S.Baller@tudelft.nl 
Phonenumber: tel: +31 (0)15 27 85401 
Faculty/Service: Mechanical, Maritime & Materials Engineering 
Department:   
Street: Mekelweg 2 
Roomnumber: Kamer : 34-A-150 
Zip Code: 2628CD 
Place: Delft 
Land: Nederland

Theun Baller (56) studeerde Natuurkunde aan de Universiteit van Amsterdam en promoveerde op een fundamenteel procesonderzoek aan de Universiteit Twente. Per 1 juli 2012 is hij decaan van de Faculty Werktuigbouwkunde, Maritieme Techniek en Materialen (3mE) bij de TU Delft. Tussen januari tot juni 2012 werkte hij bij de TU Delft als Program Manager Open Innovation.  Daarvoor was hij in diverse functies werkzaam bij Philips Research; de laatste 10 jaar was hij daar actief als lid van het managementteam actief als Chief Operating Officer en Program manager. Eerder werkte hij bij AMOLF. Theun Baller heeft altijd gewerkt op het raakvlak van de wetenschap en het bedrijfsleven. Hij is onderzoeker geweest en heeft later zeer ruime ervaring opgebouwd in het samen met wetenschappers stimuleren van succesvol onderzoek.



Robert Babuska


Name: Prof.dr. Robert Babuska
E-mail: R.Babuska@tudelft.nl
Phonenumber: +31 15 2785117
Faculty/Service: Mech, Maritime & Materials Eng
Department: Delft Center for Systems and Control
Street: Mekelweg 2
Roomnumber: Kamer : E-330
Zip Code: 2628CD
Place: Delft
Land: Nederland

Robert Babuˇska received the M.Sc. degree (with honors) in Electrical Engineering from the Czech Technical University Prague (1990), and the Ph.D. degree (cum laude) in Control from the Delft University of Technology (1997). He has had faculty appointments at the Technical Cybernetics Department of the Czech Technical University Prague (1991–1993) and at the Faculty of Information Technology and Systems of the Delft University of Technology (1993–2003). In 1992 he spent six months as a visiting research scientist at Laboratoire d’Automatique de Grenoble, France. Currently he is professor of Intelligent Control and Robotics at the Delft Center for Systems and Control, Delft University of Technology. He is also the founder and scientific director of the TU Delft Robotics Institute (see robotics.tudelft.nl). His research interests include adaptive and learning control, nonlinear identification and state-estimation, dynamic multi-agent systems, predictive control, neural networks, fuzzy systems, machine learning. He is maintaining contacts with industrial partners, mainly in the area of robotics, mechatronics, aerospace and process control. He has acquired funding from the European Commission (three long-term research projects and two networks of excellence), several Dutch funding institutions (Dutch Technology Foundation, Senter) and companies (Applikon, IHC Systems, DSM, Heineken). He has delivered invited and plenary talks, organized numerous invited sessions, and served at international program committees of conferences.

Robert Babuska has co-authored over 390 publications, including three research monographs, three edited books, 85 journal papers, 31 chapters in books and over 270 conference papers. A list of recent publications can be found at http://www.dcsc.tudelft.nl/˜rbabuska. His h-index is 21 (ISI Web of Science), and 24 (Scopus). He has been the supervisor and promotor of 23 Ph.D. students, of whom 12 defended their theses, two of them with honors (cum laude). He has been the supervisor of over 100 MSc students.

Dr. Babuˇska has been serving as Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Fuzzy Systems, Area Editor of Fuzzy Sets and Systems, Associate Editor of the IFAC journals Automatica and Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence, - Associate editor of Journal of Applied Mathematics and Computer Science. He is a member of the Editorial Board of International Journal of General Systems. He served the chairman of IFAC (International Federation of Automatic Control) technical committee on Cognition and Control in the period 2002–08. He also served as a Program Vice-Chair for the 2007 IEEE Conference on Fuzzy Systems. He is a member of the IEEE Technical Committees “Fuzzy Systems” and “System Identification and Adaptive Control”. He is lecturing regular undergraduate and graduate courses in the area of systems and control and supervising Ph.D. and M.Sc. students. He received multiple times the ‘Lecturer of the Year’ teaching award.

He has been serving as the chairman of the Educational Committee of the Mechanical Engineering faculty, TU Delft and as a member of the Educational Committee of Computer Engineering and Embedded Systems. He is also active in international educational activities. He was a co-proposer and coordinator of the EC funded International TMR School “Advances in Fuzzy Control” (Ferrara 1998 and Delft 1999) and a member of the Training and Education Committee of the EC funded “European Network on Intelligent Technologies for Smart Adaptive Systems” (EUNITE, 2000 – 2003).



Just Herder


Name: Prof.dr.ir. J.L. Herder
E-mail: J.L.Herder@tudelft.nl
Phonenumber: +31 (0)15 27 84713
Faculty/Service: Mechanical, Maritime & Materials Engineering
Department: Precision and Microsystems Engineering
Street: Mekelweg 2
Roomnumber: 34-G-1-440
Zip Code: 2628CD
Place: Delft
Land: Nederland

Just Herder is professor of Interactive Mechanisms and Mechatronics at Delft University of Technology (0.8 fte) and of Mechanisms and Robotics Design at the University of Twente (0.2 fte). He has widely published in international peer-reviewed journals and conferences and has received several international awards. He is EC member of IFToMM, board member of several international IEEE and ASME conferences, associate editor in Mechanism and Machine Theory and Journal of Medical Devices, and EiC of Mechanical Sciences. Six start-up companies have emerged from his research and he holds over a dozen international patents in different areas of mechanism design.



Bart de Schutter


Name: Prof.dr.ir. B. De Schutter
E-mail: b.deschutter@tudelft.nl
Phonenumber: +31 (0)15-27 85113
Faculty/Service: Mechanical, Maritime & Materials Engineering
Department: Delft Center for Systems & Control
Street: Mekelweg 2
Roomnumber: 8C-2-11
Zip Code: 2628 CD
Place: Delft
Land: Nederland

Bart De Schutter received the MSc degree in electrotechnical-mechanical engineering in 1991 and the PhD degree in Applied Sciences (summa cum laude with congratulations of the examination jury) in 1996, both at K.U.Leuven, Belgium. Currently, he is a full professor at the Delft Center for Systems and Control of Delft University of Technology in Delft, The Netherlands. Bart De Schutter is associate editor of Automatica and of the IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems.  His current research interests include discrete-event systems, control of hybrid systems, multi-level and distributed control, multi-agent systems, and intelligent transportation and infrastructure systems

     


Martijn Wisse


Name: Dr.ir. M. Wisse
E-mail: M.Wisse@tudelft.nl
Phonenumber: +31 (0)15 27 86834
Faculty/Service: Mech, Maritime & Materials Eng
Department: Biomechanical Engineering
Street: Mekelweg 2
Roomnumber: E-1-240
Zip Code: 2628CD
Place: Delft
Land: Nederland

Martijn Wisse received the MSc degree in Mechanical Engineering in 2000 and the PhD degree in Mechanical Engineering (cum laude) in 2004, both at Delft University of Technology. Currently, he is an associate professor at the department of Bio-Mechanical Engineering of Delft University of Technology in Delft, The Netherlands. His previous work includes highly efficient and natural human-like walking robots. His current research interests are underactuated robot hands, feedforward controlled robot arms, human-inspired arm control and path planning, and the development of next generation industrial robots for SMEs.

    


Tamàs Keviczky


Name: T. Keviczky
E-mail: T.Keviczky@tudelft.nl
Phonenumber: +31 (0)15 27 82928
Faculty/Service: Mechanical, Maritime & Materials Engineering
Department: Delft Center for Systems & Control
Street: Mekelweg 2
Roomnumber: E-2-310
Zip Code: 2628CD
Place: Delft
Land: Nederland

Tamás Keviczky received the M.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from the Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Budapest, Hungary, in 2001, and the Ph.D. degree from the Control Science and Dynamical Systems Center, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, in 2005.

He is currently an Assistant Professor with the Delft Center for Systems and Control, Delft University of Technology, Delft, The Netherlands. He has been a Research Intern at Honeywell Laboratories in Minneapolis and a Postdoctoral Scholar in Control and Dynamical Systems, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena. His research interests include distributed optimization and optimal control, model predictive control, and distributed control and estimation of large-scale systems with applications in aerospace, automotive and mobile robotics, industrial processes, and infrastructure systems.

Dr. Keviczky was a corecipient of the AACC O. Hugo Schuck Best Paper Award for Practice in 2005.


Teun Baller



Name: Prof.dr. T. S. Baller 
E-mail: T.S.Baller@tudelft.nl 
Phonenumber: tel: +31 (0)15 27 85401 
Faculty/Service: Mechanical, Maritime & Materials Engineering 
Department:   
Street: Mekelweg 2 
Roomnumber: Kamer : 34-A-150 
Zip Code: 2628CD 
Place: Delft 
Land: Nederland

Theun Baller (56) studeerde Natuurkunde aan de Universiteit van Amsterdam en promoveerde op een fundamenteel procesonderzoek aan de Universiteit Twente. Per 1 juli 2012 is hij decaan van de Faculty Werktuigbouwkunde, Maritieme Techniek en Materialen (3mE) bij de TU Delft. Tussen januari tot juni 2012 werkte hij bij de TU Delft als Program Manager Open Innovation.  Daarvoor was hij in diverse functies werkzaam bij Philips Research; de laatste 10 jaar was hij daar actief als lid van het managementteam actief als Chief Operating Officer en Program manager. Eerder werkte hij bij AMOLF. Theun Baller heeft altijd gewerkt op het raakvlak van de wetenschap en het bedrijfsleven. Hij is onderzoeker geweest en heeft later zeer ruime ervaring opgebouwd in het samen met wetenschappers stimuleren van succesvol onderzoek.

4TU. HTS Colleagues



Robert Babuska


Name: Prof.dr. Robert Babuska
E-mail: R.Babuska@tudelft.nl
Phonenumber: +31 15 2785117
Faculty/Service: Mech, Maritime & Materials Eng
Department: Delft Center for Systems and Control
Street: Mekelweg 2
Roomnumber: Kamer : E-330
Zip Code: 2628CD
Place: Delft
Land: Nederland

Robert Babuˇska received the M.Sc. degree (with honors) in Electrical Engineering from the Czech Technical University Prague (1990), and the Ph.D. degree (cum laude) in Control from the Delft University of Technology (1997). He has had faculty appointments at the Technical Cybernetics Department of the Czech Technical University Prague (1991–1993) and at the Faculty of Information Technology and Systems of the Delft University of Technology (1993–2003). In 1992 he spent six months as a visiting research scientist at Laboratoire d’Automatique de Grenoble, France. Currently he is professor of Intelligent Control and Robotics at the Delft Center for Systems and Control, Delft University of Technology. He is also the founder and scientific director of the TU Delft Robotics Institute (see robotics.tudelft.nl). His research interests include adaptive and learning control, nonlinear identification and state-estimation, dynamic multi-agent systems, predictive control, neural networks, fuzzy systems, machine learning. He is maintaining contacts with industrial partners, mainly in the area of robotics, mechatronics, aerospace and process control. He has acquired funding from the European Commission (three long-term research projects and two networks of excellence), several Dutch funding institutions (Dutch Technology Foundation, Senter) and companies (Applikon, IHC Systems, DSM, Heineken). He has delivered invited and plenary talks, organized numerous invited sessions, and served at international program committees of conferences.

Robert Babuska has co-authored over 390 publications, including three research monographs, three edited books, 85 journal papers, 31 chapters in books and over 270 conference papers. A list of recent publications can be found at http://www.dcsc.tudelft.nl/˜rbabuska. His h-index is 21 (ISI Web of Science), and 24 (Scopus). He has been the supervisor and promotor of 23 Ph.D. students, of whom 12 defended their theses, two of them with honors (cum laude). He has been the supervisor of over 100 MSc students.

Dr. Babuˇska has been serving as Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Fuzzy Systems, Area Editor of Fuzzy Sets and Systems, Associate Editor of the IFAC journals Automatica and Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence, - Associate editor of Journal of Applied Mathematics and Computer Science. He is a member of the Editorial Board of International Journal of General Systems. He served the chairman of IFAC (International Federation of Automatic Control) technical committee on Cognition and Control in the period 2002–08. He also served as a Program Vice-Chair for the 2007 IEEE Conference on Fuzzy Systems. He is a member of the IEEE Technical Committees “Fuzzy Systems” and “System Identification and Adaptive Control”. He is lecturing regular undergraduate and graduate courses in the area of systems and control and supervising Ph.D. and M.Sc. students. He received multiple times the ‘Lecturer of the Year’ teaching award.

He has been serving as the chairman of the Educational Committee of the Mechanical Engineering faculty, TU Delft and as a member of the Educational Committee of Computer Engineering and Embedded Systems. He is also active in international educational activities. He was a co-proposer and coordinator of the EC funded International TMR School “Advances in Fuzzy Control” (Ferrara 1998 and Delft 1999) and a member of the Training and Education Committee of the EC funded “European Network on Intelligent Technologies for Smart Adaptive Systems” (EUNITE, 2000 – 2003).



Just Herder


Name: Prof.dr.ir. J.L. Herder
E-mail: J.L.Herder@tudelft.nl
Phonenumber: +31 (0)15 27 84713
Faculty/Service: Mechanical, Maritime & Materials Engineering
Department: Precision and Microsystems Engineering
Street: Mekelweg 2
Roomnumber: 34-G-1-440
Zip Code: 2628CD
Place: Delft
Land: Nederland

Just Herder is professor of Interactive Mechanisms and Mechatronics at Delft University of Technology (0.8 fte) and of Mechanisms and Robotics Design at the University of Twente (0.2 fte). He has widely published in international peer-reviewed journals and conferences and has received several international awards. He is EC member of IFToMM, board member of several international IEEE and ASME conferences, associate editor in Mechanism and Machine Theory and Journal of Medical Devices, and EiC of Mechanical Sciences. Six start-up companies have emerged from his research and he holds over a dozen international patents in different areas of mechanism design.



Bart de Schutter


Name: Prof.dr.ir. B. De Schutter
E-mail: b.deschutter@tudelft.nl
Phonenumber: +31 (0)15-27 85113
Faculty/Service: Mechanical, Maritime & Materials Engineering
Department: Delft Center for Systems & Control
Street: Mekelweg 2
Roomnumber: 8C-2-11
Zip Code: 2628 CD
Place: Delft
Land: Nederland

Bart De Schutter received the MSc degree in electrotechnical-mechanical engineering in 1991 and the PhD degree in Applied Sciences (summa cum laude with congratulations of the examination jury) in 1996, both at K.U.Leuven, Belgium. Currently, he is a full professor at the Delft Center for Systems and Control of Delft University of Technology in Delft, The Netherlands. Bart De Schutter is associate editor of Automatica and of the IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems.  His current research interests include discrete-event systems, control of hybrid systems, multi-level and distributed control, multi-agent systems, and intelligent transportation and infrastructure systems

     


Martijn Wisse


Name: Dr.ir. M. Wisse
E-mail: M.Wisse@tudelft.nl
Phonenumber: +31 (0)15 27 86834
Faculty/Service: Mech, Maritime & Materials Eng
Department: Biomechanical Engineering
Street: Mekelweg 2
Roomnumber: E-1-240
Zip Code: 2628CD
Place: Delft
Land: Nederland

Martijn Wisse received the MSc degree in Mechanical Engineering in 2000 and the PhD degree in Mechanical Engineering (cum laude) in 2004, both at Delft University of Technology. Currently, he is an associate professor at the department of Bio-Mechanical Engineering of Delft University of Technology in Delft, The Netherlands. His previous work includes highly efficient and natural human-like walking robots. His current research interests are underactuated robot hands, feedforward controlled robot arms, human-inspired arm control and path planning, and the development of next generation industrial robots for SMEs.

    


Tamàs Keviczky


Name: T. Keviczky
E-mail: T.Keviczky@tudelft.nl
Phonenumber: +31 (0)15 27 82928
Faculty/Service: Mechanical, Maritime & Materials Engineering
Department: Delft Center for Systems & Control
Street: Mekelweg 2
Roomnumber: E-2-310
Zip Code: 2628CD
Place: Delft
Land: Nederland

Tamás Keviczky received the M.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from the Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Budapest, Hungary, in 2001, and the Ph.D. degree from the Control Science and Dynamical Systems Center, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, in 2005.

He is currently an Assistant Professor with the Delft Center for Systems and Control, Delft University of Technology, Delft, The Netherlands. He has been a Research Intern at Honeywell Laboratories in Minneapolis and a Postdoctoral Scholar in Control and Dynamical Systems, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena. His research interests include distributed optimization and optimal control, model predictive control, and distributed control and estimation of large-scale systems with applications in aerospace, automotive and mobile robotics, industrial processes, and infrastructure systems.

Dr. Keviczky was a corecipient of the AACC O. Hugo Schuck Best Paper Award for Practice in 2005.


Teun Baller



Name: Prof.dr. T. S. Baller 
E-mail: T.S.Baller@tudelft.nl 
Phonenumber: tel: +31 (0)15 27 85401 
Faculty/Service: Mechanical, Maritime & Materials Engineering 
Department:   
Street: Mekelweg 2 
Roomnumber: Kamer : 34-A-150 
Zip Code: 2628CD 
Place: Delft 
Land: Nederland

Theun Baller (56) studeerde Natuurkunde aan de Universiteit van Amsterdam en promoveerde op een fundamenteel procesonderzoek aan de Universiteit Twente. Per 1 juli 2012 is hij decaan van de Faculty Werktuigbouwkunde, Maritieme Techniek en Materialen (3mE) bij de TU Delft. Tussen januari tot juni 2012 werkte hij bij de TU Delft als Program Manager Open Innovation.  Daarvoor was hij in diverse functies werkzaam bij Philips Research; de laatste 10 jaar was hij daar actief als lid van het managementteam actief als Chief Operating Officer en Program manager. Eerder werkte hij bij AMOLF. Theun Baller heeft altijd gewerkt op het raakvlak van de wetenschap en het bedrijfsleven. Hij is onderzoeker geweest en heeft later zeer ruime ervaring opgebouwd in het samen met wetenschappers stimuleren van succesvol onderzoek.



Robert Babuska


Name: Prof.dr. Robert Babuska
E-mail: R.Babuska@tudelft.nl
Phonenumber: +31 15 2785117
Faculty/Service: Mech, Maritime & Materials Eng
Department: Delft Center for Systems and Control
Street: Mekelweg 2
Roomnumber: Kamer : E-330
Zip Code: 2628CD
Place: Delft
Land: Nederland

Robert Babuˇska received the M.Sc. degree (with honors) in Electrical Engineering from the Czech Technical University Prague (1990), and the Ph.D. degree (cum laude) in Control from the Delft University of Technology (1997). He has had faculty appointments at the Technical Cybernetics Department of the Czech Technical University Prague (1991–1993) and at the Faculty of Information Technology and Systems of the Delft University of Technology (1993–2003). In 1992 he spent six months as a visiting research scientist at Laboratoire d’Automatique de Grenoble, France. Currently he is professor of Intelligent Control and Robotics at the Delft Center for Systems and Control, Delft University of Technology. He is also the founder and scientific director of the TU Delft Robotics Institute (see robotics.tudelft.nl). His research interests include adaptive and learning control, nonlinear identification and state-estimation, dynamic multi-agent systems, predictive control, neural networks, fuzzy systems, machine learning. He is maintaining contacts with industrial partners, mainly in the area of robotics, mechatronics, aerospace and process control. He has acquired funding from the European Commission (three long-term research projects and two networks of excellence), several Dutch funding institutions (Dutch Technology Foundation, Senter) and companies (Applikon, IHC Systems, DSM, Heineken). He has delivered invited and plenary talks, organized numerous invited sessions, and served at international program committees of conferences.

Robert Babuska has co-authored over 390 publications, including three research monographs, three edited books, 85 journal papers, 31 chapters in books and over 270 conference papers. A list of recent publications can be found at http://www.dcsc.tudelft.nl/˜rbabuska. His h-index is 21 (ISI Web of Science), and 24 (Scopus). He has been the supervisor and promotor of 23 Ph.D. students, of whom 12 defended their theses, two of them with honors (cum laude). He has been the supervisor of over 100 MSc students.

Dr. Babuˇska has been serving as Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Fuzzy Systems, Area Editor of Fuzzy Sets and Systems, Associate Editor of the IFAC journals Automatica and Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence, - Associate editor of Journal of Applied Mathematics and Computer Science. He is a member of the Editorial Board of International Journal of General Systems. He served the chairman of IFAC (International Federation of Automatic Control) technical committee on Cognition and Control in the period 2002–08. He also served as a Program Vice-Chair for the 2007 IEEE Conference on Fuzzy Systems. He is a member of the IEEE Technical Committees “Fuzzy Systems” and “System Identification and Adaptive Control”. He is lecturing regular undergraduate and graduate courses in the area of systems and control and supervising Ph.D. and M.Sc. students. He received multiple times the ‘Lecturer of the Year’ teaching award.

He has been serving as the chairman of the Educational Committee of the Mechanical Engineering faculty, TU Delft and as a member of the Educational Committee of Computer Engineering and Embedded Systems. He is also active in international educational activities. He was a co-proposer and coordinator of the EC funded International TMR School “Advances in Fuzzy Control” (Ferrara 1998 and Delft 1999) and a member of the Training and Education Committee of the EC funded “European Network on Intelligent Technologies for Smart Adaptive Systems” (EUNITE, 2000 – 2003).



Just Herder


Name: Prof.dr.ir. J.L. Herder
E-mail: J.L.Herder@tudelft.nl
Phonenumber: +31 (0)15 27 84713
Faculty/Service: Mechanical, Maritime & Materials Engineering
Department: Precision and Microsystems Engineering
Street: Mekelweg 2
Roomnumber: 34-G-1-440
Zip Code: 2628CD
Place: Delft
Land: Nederland

Just Herder is professor of Interactive Mechanisms and Mechatronics at Delft University of Technology (0.8 fte) and of Mechanisms and Robotics Design at the University of Twente (0.2 fte). He has widely published in international peer-reviewed journals and conferences and has received several international awards. He is EC member of IFToMM, board member of several international IEEE and ASME conferences, associate editor in Mechanism and Machine Theory and Journal of Medical Devices, and EiC of Mechanical Sciences. Six start-up companies have emerged from his research and he holds over a dozen international patents in different areas of mechanism design.



Bart de Schutter


Name: Prof.dr.ir. B. De Schutter
E-mail: b.deschutter@tudelft.nl
Phonenumber: +31 (0)15-27 85113
Faculty/Service: Mechanical, Maritime & Materials Engineering
Department: Delft Center for Systems & Control
Street: Mekelweg 2
Roomnumber: 8C-2-11
Zip Code: 2628 CD
Place: Delft
Land: Nederland

Bart De Schutter received the MSc degree in electrotechnical-mechanical engineering in 1991 and the PhD degree in Applied Sciences (summa cum laude with congratulations of the examination jury) in 1996, both at K.U.Leuven, Belgium. Currently, he is a full professor at the Delft Center for Systems and Control of Delft University of Technology in Delft, The Netherlands. Bart De Schutter is associate editor of Automatica and of the IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems.  His current research interests include discrete-event systems, control of hybrid systems, multi-level and distributed control, multi-agent systems, and intelligent transportation and infrastructure systems

     


Martijn Wisse


Name: Dr.ir. M. Wisse
E-mail: M.Wisse@tudelft.nl
Phonenumber: +31 (0)15 27 86834
Faculty/Service: Mech, Maritime & Materials Eng
Department: Biomechanical Engineering
Street: Mekelweg 2
Roomnumber: E-1-240
Zip Code: 2628CD
Place: Delft
Land: Nederland

Martijn Wisse received the MSc degree in Mechanical Engineering in 2000 and the PhD degree in Mechanical Engineering (cum laude) in 2004, both at Delft University of Technology. Currently, he is an associate professor at the department of Bio-Mechanical Engineering of Delft University of Technology in Delft, The Netherlands. His previous work includes highly efficient and natural human-like walking robots. His current research interests are underactuated robot hands, feedforward controlled robot arms, human-inspired arm control and path planning, and the development of next generation industrial robots for SMEs.

    


Tamàs Keviczky


Name: T. Keviczky
E-mail: T.Keviczky@tudelft.nl
Phonenumber: +31 (0)15 27 82928
Faculty/Service: Mechanical, Maritime & Materials Engineering
Department: Delft Center for Systems & Control
Street: Mekelweg 2
Roomnumber: E-2-310
Zip Code: 2628CD
Place: Delft
Land: Nederland

Tamás Keviczky received the M.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from the Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Budapest, Hungary, in 2001, and the Ph.D. degree from the Control Science and Dynamical Systems Center, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, in 2005.

He is currently an Assistant Professor with the Delft Center for Systems and Control, Delft University of Technology, Delft, The Netherlands. He has been a Research Intern at Honeywell Laboratories in Minneapolis and a Postdoctoral Scholar in Control and Dynamical Systems, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena. His research interests include distributed optimization and optimal control, model predictive control, and distributed control and estimation of large-scale systems with applications in aerospace, automotive and mobile robotics, industrial processes, and infrastructure systems.

Dr. Keviczky was a corecipient of the AACC O. Hugo Schuck Best Paper Award for Practice in 2005.


Teun Baller



Name: Prof.dr. T. S. Baller 
E-mail: T.S.Baller@tudelft.nl 
Phonenumber: tel: +31 (0)15 27 85401 
Faculty/Service: Mechanical, Maritime & Materials Engineering 
Department:   
Street: Mekelweg 2 
Roomnumber: Kamer : 34-A-150 
Zip Code: 2628CD 
Place: Delft 
Land: Nederland

Theun Baller (56) studeerde Natuurkunde aan de Universiteit van Amsterdam en promoveerde op een fundamenteel procesonderzoek aan de Universiteit Twente. Per 1 juli 2012 is hij decaan van de Faculty Werktuigbouwkunde, Maritieme Techniek en Materialen (3mE) bij de TU Delft. Tussen januari tot juni 2012 werkte hij bij de TU Delft als Program Manager Open Innovation.  Daarvoor was hij in diverse functies werkzaam bij Philips Research; de laatste 10 jaar was hij daar actief als lid van het managementteam actief als Chief Operating Officer en Program manager. Eerder werkte hij bij AMOLF. Theun Baller heeft altijd gewerkt op het raakvlak van de wetenschap en het bedrijfsleven. Hij is onderzoeker geweest en heeft later zeer ruime ervaring opgebouwd in het samen met wetenschappers stimuleren van succesvol onderzoek.