Internal Workshop on Robust Model Predictive Control (DFG Project)

Monday, June 21, 2021, 12:30 - Wednesday, June 23, 2021, 14:00

"Caritas Tagungszentrum"

Prof. Dr. Moritz Diehl & Florian Messerer Prof. Dr. Sergio Lucia
Professur für Systemtheorie, Regelungstechnik und
Optimierung, Institut für Mikrosystemtechnik
Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg
Process Automation Systems Lab
Fakultät Bio- und Chemieingenieurwesen
Technische Universität Dortmund


Hygiene concept

The rules of the venue apply. These (among others) include:

  • Participants need to be covered by a negative COVID-19 rapid test not older than 24 hours (at all times)
    • The normal exceptions apply.
    • We will distribute testing kits.
  • Please keep a distance of at least 1.5 m at all times.
  • Inside the seminar room, please wear a medical grade face mask.

Preliminary Schedule

  Monday, Jun 21 Tuesday, Jun 22 Wednesday, Jun 23
Guest Talk Boris Houska
(public*, online from China)
09:30-10:00 Talk Jonathan Frey
10:00-10:30 Discussion (hybrid real/online) Discussion
10:30-11:00 Coffee Break Coffee Break
11:00-11:30 Talk Jochem De Schutter Talk Benjamin Karg
11:30-12:00 Discussion Discussion
12:00-12:30 Talk Lukas Lüken Talk Katrin Baumgaertner
12:30-13:00 Arrival Discussion Discussion
Lunch together
Lunch together
Lunch together
Talk Moritz Diehl
Talk Sergio Lucia
15:00-15:30 Discussion Discussion
15:30-16:00 Coffee Break Coffee Break
16:00-16:30 Talk Felix Fiedler Discussion
16:30-17:00 Discussion Transfer to Techische Fakultät
17:00-17:30 Talk Florian Messerer
Visit of the Kite Carousel
17:30-18:00 Discussion

* The guest talk by Boris Houska will be streamed in a public zoom session simultaneously.
For more details see:


Talk Details

14:00 Moritz Diehl Stability and Robustness Optimization for Nonlinear Dynamic Systems
16:00 Felix Fiedler On the relationship between data-enabled predictive control and subspace predictive control
17:00 Florian Messerer Towards non-conservative tube-based robust optimal control with guarantees
09:00 Boris Houska Set Based Computing Methods in Optimization and Control
11:00 Jochem De Schutter TuneMPC: A Tool for Economic Tuning of Tracking (N)MPC Problems
12:00 Lukas Lüken Differentiable optimization for optimal control
14:00 Sergio Lucia The scenario approach for uncertain convex optimization and its potential for robust and stochastic MPC
09:30 Jonathan Frey acados - software presentation
11:00 Benjamin Karg Stability and feasibility of neural network-based controllers via output-range analysis
12:00 Katrin Baumgaertner Zero-order Iterative Learning Control