Tom Oomen


News

  • Half-day invited tutorial session at ASPE 2020, May 2020, Boston, MA

  • Frontier lecture at AMC2020, Norway

  • Our team is expanding: welcome Maurice Poot (PhD candidate on machine learning and advanced motion control of semicon backend equipment, with ASMPT), Koen Classens (PhD candidate on digital twin and fault detection and isolation, with ASML), Leontine Aarnoudse (PhD candidate on machine learning for control), Paul Tacx (PhD on data-driven modeling for future motion control systems, on VIDI project “From Data to Complex Controlled Machines”), Wataru Ohnishi (visiting professor from The University of Tokyo) and Mirko Mazzoleni (visiting professor from University of Bergamo)

  • interview on our research within the EAISI institute

  • speaker at ERNSI 2019, covering connections between system identification, numerical linear algebra, orthonormal polynomials, and delta-operators

  • New tutorial book chapter on motion control, ranging from loopshaping PID controllers to snap feedforward.

  • Thermal aspects are becoming increasingly important in mechatronic systems: read our recent article in Mikroniek

  • Several openings (PhD/postdoc) in the area of learning, identification, and control, with potential applications in precision mechatronics

  • IFAC LPVS to be held in Eindhoven, you can still submit your contribution!

  • Jurgen van Zundert will defend his PhD thesis on Wednesday November 28, 2018 at 16.00 hours!

  • Robbert Voorhoeve will defend his PhD thesis on Monday October 22, 2018 at 13.30 hours!

  • double IEEJ award for their contribution at SAMCON 2018 for Nard Strijbosch and Jurgen van Zundert, see here

  • plenary presentation at nDS workshop, Zielona Gora, Poland on September 14, 2017

  • I will be visiting KTH in April 2017

  • ILC Pre-Conference Workshop at IFAC World-Conference in Toulouse, France. The workshop is aimed at a general audience (a basic knowledge of systems and control is sufficient as background) and includes many well-known speakers in the field. You can still register!

  • Frank Boeren received the DISC PhD Thesis Award 2016 at the Benelux Meeting in Spa, Belgium, congratulations Frank!

  • Lennart Blanken and Enzo Evers were Finalist for the Best Presentation Award at the Benelux Meeting in Spa, Belgium

  • I will be visiting the University of Tokyo in March 2017

  • all three papers accepted for the 2017 American Control Conference, as well as two invited sessions on Precision Mechatronics, organised jointly with Andrew Fleming and Marcel Heertjes

  • speaker at UCL on November 29, 2016

  • DSPE 2016 was great: Lennart presented our research on Advanced Feedforward Control, in addition to two additional posters of our research!

  • Frank Boeren successfully defended his Ph.D. thesis on October 3, 2016!

  • Enzo Evers has started as a Ph.D. candidate in our team on October 1, 2016. Welcome!

  • our paper to the CDC in Las Vegas, December 12-14, 2016, has been accepted

  • Egon Geerardyn successfully defended his thesis in the private defense on June 26, 2016. Final thesis will be available soon, public defense is scheduled on August 26, 2016 at VUB.

  • Want to learn how to improve the performance of your system? We still have several seats left for our industrial course on advanced feedforward on November 2-3, 2015, see Advanced Feedforward Control, see also my teaching page for more information

  • Oct. 2015: Teun Melief defended his MSc thesis “Design of a Disturbance Observer for Internal Deformation Estimation of a Wafer Stage”

  • Hiroshi Fujimoto and his students will visit our group on Friday September 18, 2015

  • I will visit The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor in June 2015

  • We have made available several files to implement advanced feedforward controllers (including non-causal/unstable rational ones), see matlab files

  • I will visit The University of Manchester in February 2015

  • We have some openings left for in new industrial AFC course: learn how to improve your system using feedforward and learning control!

  • A summary of our research assessment, see here

  • Learn how to improve the performance of your system: a two day course (November 3 and 4, 2014) on the state-of-the-art in iterative learning control, advanced feedforward, and repetitive control with experimental training.

  • Sachin Navalkar, Jan-Willem van Wingerden, and I received an honourable mention at the 19th IFAC World Congress as one of five finalist papers for the IFAC Congress Young Author Prize

  • Frank Boeren, Joost Bolder, and I will present recent results on feedforward and learning control at the Advanced Feed Forward and ILC day on October 7

  • We will attend the DSPE conference in Sint-Michielsgestel on September 2-3, where we have three contributions

  • The paper we submitted to the 52nd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control in Los Angeles has been accepted!

  • I will be visiting the University of California, Berkeley in May 2014

  • Jan Verhaegh will defend his M.Sc. thesis on April 30, 2014!

  • Marion Gilson-Bagrel will visit our group January 27 - 31, 2014.

  • Robbert van Herpen will defend his Ph.D. thesis on January 27, 2014!

  • I will be visiting the ERNSI workshop in Nancy, France on September 22-25, 2013, where we have two poster presentations.

  • I have been appointed Associate Editor on the IEEE Conference Editorial Board in June, 2013

  • I am international jury member for the Ph.D. defense of Pieter Janssens on May 15, 2013, at the KU Leuven

  • Frank Boeren will receive the KIVI-NIRIA (Royal Dutch Institution of Engineers) graduation award for the best M.Sc. thesis in Mechanical Engineering 2011-2012 on May 27, 2013

  • The post-academic course on Iterative Learning Control that I organised with Maarten Steinbuch on March 13 & 14 was a huge success! Because there were more registrations than the 12 training places, we have planned a second edition in November 2013