Tom Oomen


News

  • 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