Group

PhD students

Master students

  • Matteo Ciocca

  • Anshuman Bhattacharjee

  • Danny Hameeteman

  • Alfons Schure

  • Tom Loomans

Alumni

Master students

  • Rajesh Subbuaram, “ General Controller for Multi-Limb Robots for Pushing Task, “ 2015

  • Anuj Shah, “ Cooperative Sequential Composition Control for Compliant Manipulation: An Approach via Robot Contact Languag, “ 2015

  • Robert Lensink, “ Gait chaotification, “ 2015

  • Kentaro Nagaki, “ Reward system design for incorporating control performance, “ 2015

  • Thijs Jansen, “ Robotic edge rounding for ship-building, “ 2015

  • Cees Verdier , “ Geometric control of an underactuated balancing robot, “ 2015

  • Suzanne Weller , “ Emotion expression in robotics, “ 2015

  • Charlotte Le Coultre, “ Control design for an aerial tracking camera. Applied to a quadrotor unmanned aerial vehicle, “ 2014

  • Jijju Thomas, “ Interaction control using external forces, “ 2014

  • Ramkumar Raghuraman, “ Design of a variable stiffness actuator, “ 2014

  • Paolo forni, “Nonlinear control for a class of physical systems. A port-Hamiltonian formulation for attitude control and the adaptive regulation of fully-actuated mechanical systems”, 2014. Awarded best 3mE MSc thesis!!!

  • Django van Amstel “Feedback Mechanisms in Switching Max-Plus Linear Systems”, 2014

  • Koen Lekkerkerker “Gaining by forgetting. Towards long-term mobile robot autonomy in large scale environments using a novel hybrid metric-topological mapping system”, 2014

  • Erik Vlasblom “Nonlinear State Estimation for a Bipedal Robot”, 2014

  • Osman Ali Cifti “Learning, Transfer and Use of Affordances in Robotics Tasks”, 2014

  • Edwin Schreuder, “Improving winch control performance in kite power systems using gain scheduling and a compliant element”, 2013

  • Rafn Camillisson, “Pose control and balancing of humanoid robot”, 2013

  • Thierry Kabos, “Symbolic Regression for Reinforcement Learning”, 2013

  • Joseph Vitolla, “Battery-aware robot motion control”, 2013

  • Sander van Weperen, “Manipulator control by energy dissipation”, 2013

  • Mitchell van Oosterum, “A system concept for automated handling of orchids. Feasibility study focused on stem manipulation”, 2012

  • Olivier Sprangers, “Embedding machine learning into passivity theory: a port-Hamiltonian approach”, 2012

  • Vladimir Shirokov, “Modeling and control principles for a tentacle-like surgical instrument”, 2012

  • Shujie Yuan, “Architecture Modeling for autonomous robotic missions”, 2011

  • Bart Kersbergen, “Optimal Gait Switching Using Max-plus Linear Systems”, 2011

  • Simon Zijlstra, “Automating the process of Control Design”, 2011

  • Jurriaan Knobel, “Learning optimal gait parameters using the episodic Natural Actor-Critic method”, 2011

  • Ali Isik, “Software Infrastructure for Communication in Distributed Robotics Systems”, 2010

  • Vincent Gusdorf, “Automatic Transitions for Serial Manipulators via Homotopy Methods”, 2010

  • Thijs Ramakers, “Memory-based Modeling and Prioritized Sweeping in Reinforcement Learning”, 2010

  • Fankai Zhang, “Learning Control via Local Linear Regression. Application to legged locomotion”, 2010

  • David van der Lijn, “A Vision-Based Velocity Estimator for a Legged Robot”, 2010

Bsc students

  • R.M.G.P. van Bodegom

  • B.B. van Dam

  • J.C.L. Langeslag

  • M.J. Luijt

  • M. Boertje

  • M.E. Hassnaoui

  • J. Frederik

  • E. Hendrix