Institute for Mathematical Optimization
Technische Universität Carolo-Wilhelmina zu Braunschweig
Technische Universität Carolo-Wilhelmina zu Braunschweig
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August 2018

  • Our paper U. Bau, N. Baumg√§rtner, J. Seiler, F. Lanzerath, C. Kirches, and A. Bardow. "Optimal Operation of Adsorption Chillers: First Implementation and Experimental Evaluation of a Nonlinear Model-Predictive-Control Strategy" has been accepted for publication in Applied Thermal Engineering.

  • Rebecca Nahme joins IMO to conduct a joint PhD project with Volkswagen Smart Production Lab.

July 2018

  • Enrique Guerrero successfully defended his PhD thesis "Real-Time Optimization for Estimation and Control: Application to Waste Heat Recovery in Heavy Duty Trucks" at Heidelberg University. Congratulations!

  • Paul Manns will talk about regularity assumptions for MIOCP at IFIP TC7 in Essen.

  • Four talks by IMO members will be given at ISMP 2018 in Bordeaux.

May 2018

  • Our special issue of Optimization Methods and Software on the occasion of the 5th International Conference on Mathematical Software, 11-14 July 2016 in Berlin has appeared.

  • Our contribution M.N. Jung, C. Kirches, S. Sager, S. Scholl. Computational Approaches for Mixed-Integer Optimal Control Problems with Indicator Constraints has been accepted for publication in a special issue of the Vietnam Journal of Mathematics in honour of the 70th birthday of Hans Georg Bock.
    Many happy returns, Georg!

  • The Antrittsvorlesung by Christian Kirches takes place on Wednesday, May 30, at 5 pm.

  • Our contribution T. Fischer, T. Kraus, C. Kirches, and F. Gauterin. Demonstration of a Nonlinear Model Predictive Control of a Thermal Management System for Electric Vehicles in Real-Time has been accepted for presentation at the 2nd IEEE Conference on Control Technology and Applications in Copenhagen.

April 2018

March 2018

  • Two papers (1, 2) have been accepted for publication in Optimization Methods & Software.

  • Christian Kirches and Christian Clason (Duisburg-Essen) will chair Section S16 "Optimization" at GAMM Annual Meeting 2019 in Vienna.

  • Christian joins the IPC program chairs for NMPC 2018 in Madison, WI, U.S.A.

February 2018

  • Lilli Bergner successfully defended her PhD thesis "Fast Numerical Methods for Robust Nonlinear Optimal Control under Uncertainty" at Heidelberg University. Congratulations!

  • Felix Lenders successfully defended his PhD thesis "Numerical Methods for Mixed-Integer Optimal Control with Combinatorial Constraints." at Heidelberg University. Congratulations!