Publications

  • J. Schultz, K. Flaßkamp, and T. D. Murphey. Variational integrators for structure-preserving filtering. Journal of computational and nonlinear dynamics, 2016. In press
    [BibTeX]
    @article{SchultzFlasskampMurphey2015,
    Author = {Schultz, J. and Fla{\ss}kamp, K. and Murphey, T.D.},
    Journal = {Journal of Computational and Nonlinear Dynamics},
    Note = {In press},
    Title = {Variational Integrators for Structure-Preserving Filtering},
    Year = {2016}}

  • G. {De La Torre}, K. Flaßkamp, A. Prabhakar, and T. D. Murphey. Ergodic exploration with stochastic sensor dynamics. In Proceedings of the american control conference 2016, page 2971–2976, 2016.
    [BibTeX]
    @inproceedings{DLToFlaPrabMur2015,
    Annote = {doi={10.1109/ACC.2016.7525371}, },
    Author = {{De La Torre}, G. and Fla{\ss}kamp, K. and Prabhakar, A. and Murphey, T.D.},
    Booktitle = {Proceedings of the American Control Conference 2016},
    Pages = {2971--2976},
    Title = {Ergodic Exploration with Stochastic Sensor Dynamics},
    Year = {2016}}

  • A. Ansari, K. Flaßkamp, and T. D. Murphey. Sequential action control for tracking of free invariant manifolds. IFAC-Papers On Line, 48(27):335-342, 2015.
    [BibTeX]
    @article{AnsariFlasskampMurphey2015,
    Author = {Ansari, A. and Fla{\ss}kamp, K. and Murphey, T.D.},
    Booktitle = {Analysis and Design of Hybrid Systems},
    Journal = {{IFAC-Papers On Line}},
    Number = {27},
    Pages = {335-342},
    Title = {Sequential Action Control for Tracking of Free Invariant Manifolds},
    Volume = {48},
    Year = {2015}}

  • M. Dellnitz, F. Dignath, K. Flaßkamp, M. Hessel-von Molo, M. Krüger, R. Timmermann, and Q. Zheng. Modelling and analysis of the nonlinear dynamics of the transrapid and its guideway. In M. Günther, A. Bartel, M. Brunk, S. Schöps, and M. Striebel, editors, Progress in industrial mathematics at ecmi 2010, volume 17 of The European Consortium for Mathematics in Industry, page 113–123. Springer, 2012.
    [BibTeX]
    @inproceedings{DDF+12,
    Author = {M. Dellnitz and F. Dignath and K. Fla{\ss}kamp and M. {Hessel-von Molo} and M. Kr{\"u}ger and R. Timmermann and Q. Zheng},
    Booktitle = {Progress in Industrial Mathematics at ECMI 2010},
    Editor = {M. G{\"u}nther and A. Bartel and M. Brunk and S. Sch{\"o}ps and M. Striebel},
    Pages = {113--123},
    Publisher = {Springer},
    Series = {The European Consortium for Mathematics in Industry},
    Title = {Modelling and analysis of the nonlinear dynamics of the Transrapid and its guideway},
    Volume = {17},
    Year = {2012}}

  • K. Flaßkamp, A. Ansari, and T. D. Murphey. Hybrid control for tracking of invariant manifolds. Nonlinear analysis: hybrid systems, 2016. In press
    [BibTeX]
    @article{FAM16,
    Author = {Fla{\ss}kamp, K. and Ansari, A. and Murphey, T.D.},
    Journal = {Nonlinear Analysis: Hybrid Systems},
    Note = {In press},
    Title = {Hybrid Control for Tracking of Invariant Manifolds},
    Year = {2016}}

  • A. Prabhakar, K. Flaßkamp, and T. D. Murphey. Symplectic integration for optimal ergodic control. In Proceedings of the 54th ieee conference on decision and control, 2015.
    [BibTeX]
    @inproceedings{PFM15,
    Author = {Prabhakar, A. and Fla{\ss}kamp, K. and Murphey, T.D.},
    Booktitle = {Proceedings of the 54th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control},
    Title = {Symplectic Integration for Optimal Ergodic Control},
    Year = {2015}}

  • K. Flaßkamp and T. D. Murphey. Variational integrators in linear optimal filtering. In Proceedings of the 2015 american control conference, pages 5140-5145, 2015.
    [BibTeX]
    @inproceedings{FM15a,
    Author = {Fla{\ss}kamp, K. and Murphey, T.D.},
    Booktitle = {Proceedings of the 2015 American Control Conference},
    Pages = {5140-5145},
    Title = {Variational Integrators in Linear Optimal Filtering},
    Year = {2015}}

  • K. Flaßkamp. On the optimal control of mechanical systems – hybrid control strategies and hybrid dynamics. PhD thesis, University of Paderborn, 2013.
    [BibTeX]
    @phdthesis{Fla2013,
    Author = {Fla{\ss}kamp, K.},
    School = {University of Paderborn},
    Title = {On the Optimal Control of Mechanical Systems -- Hybrid Control Strategies and Hybrid Dynamics},
    Year = {2013}}

  • K. Flaßkamp. Analysis of the nonlinear coupled lateral dynamics of the magnetic levitation train transrapid (in German). Master’s thesis, University of Paderborn, 2008.
    [BibTeX]
    @mastersthesis{Fla2008,
    Author = {Fla{\ss}kamp, K.},
    School = {University of Paderborn},
    Title = {Analysis of the nonlinear coupled lateral dynamics of the magnetic levitation train Transrapid (in {G}erman)},
    Year = {2008}}

  • J. Gausemeier, F. J. Rammig, and W. Schäfer, editors. Design methodology for intelligent technical systems. Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering. Springer, Heidelberg, 2014. Coauthor of the chapters: Self-Optimization in Intelligent Technical Systems, Set-Oriented Multiobjective Optimization, Optimal Control of Mechanical and Mechatronic Systems, Motion Planning with Motion Primitives
    [BibTeX]
    @book{DMfITS,
    Address = {Heidelberg},
    Editor = {J. Gausemeier and F.J. Rammig and W. Sch{\"a}fer},
    Note = {Coauthor of the chapters: Self-Optimization in Intelligent Technical Systems, Set-Oriented Multiobjective Optimization, Optimal Control of Mechanical and Mechatronic Systems, Motion Planning with Motion Primitives},
    Publisher = {Springer},
    Series = {Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering},
    Title = {Design Methodology for Intelligent Technical Systems},
    Year = {2014}}

  • K. Flaßkamp, S. Hage-Packhäuser, and S. Ober-Blöbaum. A hybrid systems framework for motion planning with motion primitives of mechanical systems. In Pamm, volume 14, pages 913-914, 2014.
    [BibTeX]
    @inproceedings{FHO14a,
    Author = {K. Fla{\ss}kamp and S. {Hage-Packh\"auser} and S. {Ober-Bl\"obaum}},
    Booktitle = {PAMM},
    Pages = {913-914},
    Title = {A Hybrid Systems Framework for Motion Planning with Motion Primitives of Mechanical Systems},
    Volume = {14},
    Year = {2014}}

  • J. Gausemeier, F. J. Rammig, W. Schäfer, and W. Sextro, editors. Dependability of self-optimizing mechatronic systems. Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering. Springer, Heidelberg, 2014. Coauthor of the chapters: Self-Optimizing Mechatronic Systems, Verification for Interacting Mechatronic Systems with Motion Profiles doi:10.1007/978-3-642-53742-4
    [BibTeX]
    @book{DoSOMS,
    Address = {Heidelberg},
    Annote = {W.~Dangelmaier and M.~Dellnitz and R.~Dorociak and K.~Fla{\ss}kamp and J.~Gausemeier and S.~Groesbrink and P.~Hartmann and C.~Heinzemann and C.~H{\"o}lscher and P.~Iwanek and J.~H.~Ke{\"ss}ler and B.~Kleinjohann and L.~Kleinjohann and S.~Korf and M.~Kr{\"u}ger and T.~Meyer and W.~M{\"u}ller and S.~Ober-Bl{\"o}baum and M.~Porrmann and C.~Priesterjahn and F.~J.~Rammig and C.~Rasche and P.~Reinold and W.~Sch{\"a}fer and A.~Seifried and W.~Sextro and C.~Sondermann-Woelke and K.~Stahl and D.~Steenken and R.~Timmermann and A.~Tr{\"a}chtler and M.~Va{\ss}holz and H.~Wehrheim and K.~Witting and T.~Xie and Y.~Zhao and S.~Ziegert and D.~Zimmer},
    Doi = {10.1007/978-3-642-53742-4},
    Editor = {J. Gausemeier and F.J. Rammig and W. Sch{\"a}fer and W. Sextro},
    Note = {Coauthor of the chapters: Self-Optimizing Mechatronic Systems, Verification for Interacting Mechatronic Systems with Motion Profiles},
    Publisher = {Springer},
    Series = {Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering},
    Title = {Dependability of Self-optimizing Mechatronic Systems},
    Year = {2014},
    Bdsk-Url-1 = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-53742-4}}

  • K. Flaßkamp and S. Ober-Blöbaum. Motion planning for mechanical systems with hybrid dynamics. In M. Fontes, M. Günther, and N. Marheineke, editors, Progress in industrial mathematics at ECMI 2012, volume 19 of The European Consortium for Mathematics in Industry. Springer, 2014.
    [BibTeX]
    @incollection{FO12-ECMI,
    Author = {K. Fla{\ss}kamp and S. Ober-Bl\"obaum},
    Booktitle = {Progress in Industrial Mathematics at {ECMI} 2012},
    Editor = {Fontes, M. and G\"unther, M. and Marheineke, N.},
    Publisher = {Springer},
    Series = {The European Consortium for Mathematics in Industry},
    Title = {Motion Planning for Mechanical Systems with Hybrid Dynamics},
    Volume = {19},
    Year = {2014}}

  • K. Flaßkamp, T. D. Murphey, and S. Ober-Blöbaum. Optimization for discretized switched systems. In Pamm, volume 13, page 401–402, 2013.
    [BibTeX]
    @inproceedings{FMO13c,
    Author = {Fla{\ss}kamp, K. and Murphey, T.D. and Ober-Bl\"obaum, S.},
    Booktitle = {PAMM},
    Number = {1},
    Pages = {401--402},
    Title = {Optimization for discretized switched systems},
    Volume = {13},
    Year = {2013}}

  • K. Flaßkamp, J. Timmermann, S. Ober-Blöbaum, M. Dellnitz, and A. Trächtler. Optimal control on stable manifolds for a double pendulum. In Pamm, volume 12, page 723–724, 2012.
    [BibTeX]
    @inproceedings{FTODT12,
    Author = {K. Fla{\ss}kamp and J. Timmermann and S. {Ober-Bl\"obaum} and M. Dellnitz and A. Tr\"achtler},
    Booktitle = {PAMM},
    Number = {1},
    Pages = {723--724},
    Title = {Optimal Control on Stable Manifolds for a Double Pendulum},
    Volume = {12},
    Year = {2012}}

  • K. Flaßkamp, J. Timmermann, S. Ober-Blöbaum, and A. Trächtler. Control strategies on stable manifolds for energy-efficient swing-ups of double pendula. International journal of control, 2014. doi:10.1080/00207179.2014.893450
    [BibTeX] [Download PDF]
    @article{FTOT14,
    Author = {K. Fla{\ss}kamp and J. Timmermann and S. Ober-Bl\"obaum and A. Tr\"achtler},
    Doi = {10.1080/00207179.2014.893450},
    Eprint = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00207179.2014.893450},
    Journal = {International Journal of Control},
    Title = {Control strategies on stable manifolds for energy-efficient swing-ups of double pendula},
    Url = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00207179.2014.893450},
    Year = {2014},
    Bdsk-Url-1 = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00207179.2014.893450}}

  • M. Dellnitz, J. Eckstein, K. Flaßkamp, P. Friedel, C. Horenkamp, U. Köhler, S. Ober-Blöbaum, S. Peitz, and S. Tiemeyer. Development of an intelligent cruise control using optimal control methods. Procedia technology, 15:285 – 294, 2014. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.protcy.2014.09.082
    [BibTeX]
    @article{DEF+14b,
    Annote = {2nd International Conference on System-Integrated Intelligence: Challenges for Product and Production Engineering},
    Author = {Dellnitz, M. and Eckstein, J. and Fla{\ss}kamp, K. and Friedel, P. and Horenkamp, C. and K\"ohler, U. and Ober-Bl\"obaum, S. and Peitz, S. and Tiemeyer, S.},
    Doi = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.protcy.2014.09.082},
    Issn = {2212--0173},
    Journal = {Procedia Technology},
    Number = {0},
    Pages = {285 -- 294},
    Title = {Development of an Intelligent Cruise Control Using Optimal Control Methods},
    Volume = {15},
    Year = {2014},
    Bdsk-Url-1 = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.protcy.2014.09.082}}

  • M. Dellnitz, J. Eckstein, K. Flaßkamp, P. Friedel, C. Horenkamp, U. Köhler, S. Ober-Blöbaum, S. Peitz, and S. Tiemeyer. Multiobjective Optimal Control Methods for the Development of an Intelligent Cruise Control. In ECMI 2014 proceedings (in press), 2014.
    [BibTeX]
    @inproceedings{DEF+14a,
    Author = {Dellnitz, M. and Eckstein, J. and Fla{\ss}kamp, K. and Friedel, P. and Horenkamp, C. and K\"{o}hler, U. and Ober-Bl\"{o}baum, S. and Peitz, S. and Tiemeyer, S.},
    Booktitle = {{ECMI} 2014 Proceedings (In Press)},
    Title = {{Multiobjective Optimal Control Methods for the Development of an Intelligent Cruise Control}},
    Year = {2014}}

  • K. Flaßkamp, S. Hage-Packhäuser, and S. Ober-Blöbaum. Symmetry exploiting control of hybrid mechanical systems. Journal of computational dynamics, 2(1):25-50, 2015.
    [BibTeX]
    @article{FHO15,
    Author = {K. Fla{\ss}kamp and S. Hage-Packh\"auser and S. Ober-Bl\"obaum},
    Journal = {Journal of Computational Dynamics},
    Number = {1},
    Pages = {25-50},
    Title = {Symmetry exploiting control of hybrid mechanical systems},
    Volume = {2},
    Year = {2015}}

  • K. Flaßkamp, S. Ober-Blöbaum, and M. Kobilarov. Solving optimal control problems by using inherent dynamical properties. In Pamm, volume 10, page 577–578, 2010.
    [BibTeX]
    @inproceedings{FOK10,
    Author = {K. Fla{\ss}kamp and S. {Ober-Bl\"obaum} and M. Kobilarov},
    Booktitle = {PAMM},
    Number = {1},
    Pages = {577--578},
    Title = {Solving optimal control problems by using inherent dynamical properties},
    Volume = {10},
    Year = {2010}}

  • K. Flaßkamp, T. D. and Murphey, and S. Ober-Blöbaum. Discretized switching time optimization problems. In Proceedings of the 2013 european control conference, page 3179–3184, 2013.
    [BibTeX]
    @inproceedings{FMO13,
    Annote = {17-19 July
    Zurich, Switzerland},
    Author = {Fla{\ss}kamp, K. and and Murphey, T.D. and Ober-Bl\"obaum, S.},
    Booktitle = {Proceedings of the 2013 European Control Conference},
    Pages = {3179--3184},
    Title = {Discretized Switching Time Optimization Problems},
    Year = {2013}}

  • K. Flaßkamp, S. Ober-Blöbaum, T. Schneider, and J. Böcker. Optimal control of a switched reluctance drive by a direct method using a discrete variational principle. In 52st ieee international conference on decision and control, page 7467–7472, 2013.
    [BibTeX]
    @inproceedings{FOSB13,
    Annote = {Florence, Italy
    10-13 December},
    Author = {K. Fla{\ss}kamp and S. {Ober-Bl\"obaum} and T. Schneider and J. B\"ocker},
    Booktitle = {52st IEEE International Conference on Decision and Control},
    Pages = {7467--7472},
    Title = {Optimal Control of a Switched Reluctance Drive by a Direct Method Using a Discrete Variational Principle},
    Year = {2013}}

  • K. Flaßkamp, T. D. Murphey, and S. Ober-Blöbaum. Switching time optimization in discretized hybrid dynamical systems. In 51st ieee international conference on decision and control, page 707–712, 2012.
    [BibTeX]
    @inproceedings{FMO12,
    Annote = {10-13 December
    Maui, HI, USA},
    Author = {Fla{\ss}kamp, K. and Murphey, T.D. and Ober-Bl\"obaum, S.},
    Booktitle = {51st IEEE International Conference on Decision and Control},
    Pages = {707--712},
    Title = {Switching time optimization in discretized hybrid dynamical systems},
    Year = {2012}}

  • K. Flaßkamp and S. Ober-Blöbaum. Energy efficient control for mechanical systems based on inherent dynamical structures. In American control conference, page 2609–2614, 2012.
    [BibTeX]
    @inproceedings{FO12,
    Annote = {Montr\'{e}al, Canada
    27-29 June},
    Author = {K. Fla{\ss}kamp and S. {Ober-Bl\"obaum}},
    Booktitle = {American Control Conference},
    Pages = {2609--2614},
    Title = {Energy efficient control for mechanical systems based on inherent dynamical structures},
    Year = {2012}}

  • K. Flaßkamp, S. Ober-Blöbaum, and M. Kobilarov. Solving optimal control problems by exploiting inherent dynamical systems structures. Journal of nonlinear science, 22(4):599-629, 2012.
    [BibTeX]
    @article{FOK12,
    Author = {K. Fla{\ss}kamp and S. Ober-Bl\"obaum and M. Kobilarov},
    Journal = {Journal of Nonlinear Science},
    Number = {4},
    Pages = {599-629},
    Title = {Solving Optimal Control Problems by Exploiting Inherent Dynamical Systems Structures},
    Volume = {22},
    Year = {2012}}

  • K. Flaßkamp, S. Ober-Blöbaum, M. Ringkamp, T. Schneider, C. Schulte, and J. Böcker. Berechnung optimaler Stromprofile für einen 6-phasigen, geschalteten Reluktanzantrieb. In 8.~Paderborner Workshop Entwurf mechatronischer Systeme, Paderborn, 2011. Heinz Nixdorf Institut Verlagsschriftreihe.
    [BibTeX]
    @inproceedings{FORSSB11,
    Address = {Paderborn},
    Annote = {19-20 May},
    Author = {K. Fla{\ss}kamp and S. {Ober-Bl\"obaum} and M. Ringkamp and T. Schneider and C. Schulte and J. B\"ocker},
    Booktitle = {{8.~Paderborner Workshop Entwurf mechatronischer Systeme}},
    Publisher = {Heinz Nixdorf Institut Verlagsschriftreihe},
    Title = {Berechnung optimaler {S}tromprofile f\"ur einen 6-phasigen, geschalteten {R}eluktanzantrieb},
    Year = {2011}}

  • K. Flaßkamp and S. Ober-Blöbaum. Optimale Steuerungsstrategien für selbstoptimierende mechatronische Systeme mit mehreren Zielkriterien. In 9. paderborner workshop entwurf mechatronischer systeme, page 65–78, Paderborn, 2013. Heinz Nixdorf Institut Verlagsschriftreihe.
    [BibTeX]
    @inproceedings{FO13,
    Address = {Paderborn},
    Annote = {18-19 April 2013},
    Author = {K. Fla{\ss}kamp and S. {Ober-Bl{\"o}baum}},
    Booktitle = {9. Paderborner Workshop Entwurf mechatronischer Systeme},
    Pages = {65--78},
    Publisher = {Heinz Nixdorf Institut Verlagsschriftreihe},
    Title = {{O}ptimale {S}teuerungsstrategien f{\"u}r selbstoptimierende mechatronische {S}ysteme mit mehreren {Z}ielkriterien},
    Year = {2013}}

  • C. Heinzemann, M. Krüger, W. Schäfer, A. Trächtler, K. Flaßkamp, D. Steenken, S. Ober-Blöbaum, and H. Wehrheim. Sichere Konvoibildung mit Hilfe optimaler Bremsprofile. In 9. paderborner workshop entwurf mechatronischer systeme, pages 177-190, Paderborn, 2013. Heinz Nixdorf Institut Verlagsschriftreihe.
    [BibTeX]
    @inproceedings{FHKO13,
    Address = {Paderborn},
    Annote = {18-19 April 2013},
    Author = {C. Heinzemann and M. Kr{\"u}ger and W. Sch{\"a}fer and A. Tr{\"a}chtler and K. Fla{\ss}kamp and D. Steenken and S. {Ober-Bl{\"o}baum} and H. Wehrheim},
    Booktitle = {9. Paderborner Workshop Entwurf mechatronischer Systeme},
    Pages = {177-190},
    Publisher = {Heinz Nixdorf Institut Verlagsschriftreihe},
    Title = {{S}ichere {K}onvoibildung mit {H}ilfe optimaler {B}remsprofile},
    Year = {2013}}

  • K. Flaßkamp and S. Ober-Blöbaum. Variational formulation and optimal control of hybrid Lagrangian systems. In Hscc ’11: 14th international conference on hybrid systems: computation and control, page 241–250, 2011.
    [BibTeX]
    @inproceedings{FO11,
    Annote = {ACM
    New York, NY, USA
    12-14 April},
    Author = {Fla{\ss}kamp, K. and Ober-Bl\"obaum, S.},
    Booktitle = {HSCC '11: 14th International Conference on Hybrid Systems: Computation and Control},
    Isbn = {978-1-4503-0629-4},
    Location = {Chicago, IL, USA},
    Pages = {241--250},
    Title = {{V}ariational formulation and optimal control of hybrid {L}agrangian systems},
    Year = {2011}}

Theses

  • On the Optimal Control of Mechanical Systems – Hybrid Control Strategies and Hybrid Dynamics. PhD thesis, University of Paderborn, 2013
  • Analyse der nichtlinear gekoppelten Lateraldynamik der Magnetschwebebahn Transrapid (Analysis of the nonlinearly coupled lateral dynamics of the maglev train Transrapid, in German). Diploma thesis, University of Paderborn, 2008

Presentations

  • Motion Planning with Structure-Exploiting Motion Primitives & Ergodic Control (Invited Talk). Applied Analysis Seminar, University of Bremen, Dec 13, 2016, Bremen, Germany
  • Ergodic Optimal Control (Poster). GAMM Annual Meeting, March 07-11, 2016, Braunschweig, Germany
  • Structure-Preserving Optimal Control for Ergodic Trajectory Design (Invited Talk for Young Researchers‘ Minisymposium: Variational integrators in simulation and control). GAMM Annual Meeting, March 07-11, 2016, Braunschweig, Germany
  • Variational Integrators for LQR and Filtering Problems. NxR Meeting, Northwestern University, Dec. 3, 2015, Evanston, IL, USA
  • How to get a free ride — If you are a robot (Presentation Award). Third Annual NUPF Symposium, Sept. 1, 2015, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, USA
  • Variational Integrators in Linear Optimal Filtering. ACC 2015, July 1-3, 2015, Chicago, IL, USA
  • Variational Integrators for LQR and Filtering with Application to Ergodic Control for
    Mechanical Systems (Invited Talk). Mathematics Institute, Biocomputing Group, FU Berlin, June 8, 2015, Berlin, Germany
  • Discrete-Time Structure-Preserving Optimal Ergodic Control. SIAM Conference on Applications of Dynamical Systems, May 17–21, 2015, Snowbird, UT, USA
  • Structure-Preserving Integration for LQR and Filtering (Poster). GAMM 85th Annual Meeting, March 23-27, 2015, Lecce, Italy
  • Structure-preserving discrete-time LQR problems. GAMM 85th Annual Meeting, March 23-27, 2015, Lecce, Italy
  • Control of Mechanical Systems — Preserving and Exploiting Dynamical Structures (Invited Talk). Seminar of the group „Optimization and Optimal Control“, Zentrum für Technomathematik, University of Bremen, March 16, 2015, Bremen
  • Variational Integrators in Control and Estimation (Invited Talk). Meeting of GAMM-Fachausschuss „Dynamics and Control“, March 12-13, 2015, Hamburg
  • Structure-Preserving Integration for Control and Estimation Problems in Robotics (Invited Talk). Seminar for Wissenschaftliches Rechnen, University of Paderborn, March 11, 2015, Paderborn
  • Optimization-based Control Using Free Dynamics (Poster). Women in Optimization, March 2-4, 2015, Heidelberg
  • Motion Planning for Mechanical Systems with Structure-exploiting Motion Primitives. NxR Meeting, Northwestern University, Oct. 15th, 2014, Evanston, IL, USA
  • Structured Simulation and Optimal Control of Hybrid Mechanical Systems (Poster). Second Annual NUPF Symposium, Northwestern University, Sept. 3rd, 2014, Chicago, IL, USA
  • GAMM 2014: 85th Annual Meeting of GAMM, March 10-14, 2014
    (Talk: „Motion Planning for Hybrid Mechanical Systems with Symmetry“)
  • CDC 2013: The 52nd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, December 10-13, 2013, Florence, Italy (Talk/Publication: „Optimal Control of a Switched Reluctance Drive by a Direct Method Using a Discrete Variational Principle“)
  • SON2013 4th International Workshop on Set-Oriented Numerics, Sept. 29–Oct. 2, 2013, Dresden, Germany (Talk: „Motion Planning for Mechanical Systems with Hybrid Dynamics and Symmetry“)
  • IFIP TC 7 / 2013 System Modelling and Optimization, Sept. 9-13, 2013,
    Klagenfurth, Austria (Talk: „Nonsmooth Optimization for Discretized Switching Time Problems“)
  • ECC13 European Control Conference, July 17–19, 2013 Zurich, Switzerland (Talk/Publication: „Discretized Switching Time Optimization Problems“)
  • Wissenschaftsforum Intelligente Technische Systeme 2013, 9. Paderborner Workshop Entwurf mechatronischer Systeme, April 18–19, 2013, Paderborn, Germany
    (Talk/Publication: „Optimale Steuerungsstrategien für selbstoptimierende mechatronische Systeme mit mehreren Zielkriterien“, Publication: „Sichere Konvoibildung mit Hilfe optimaler Bremsprofi le“)
  • GAMM 84th annual meeting, March 18–22, 2013, Novi Sad, Serbia (Talk/Publication: „Optimization for discretized switched systems“)
  • CDC 2012: The 51st IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, December 10 – 13, 2012, Maui, Hawaii, USA (Talk/Publication: „Switching Time Optimization in Discretized Hybrid Dynamical Systems“)
  • ECMI 2012: The 17th European Conference on Mathematics for Industry, July 23 – 27, Lund, Sweden (Talk/Publication: „Motion Planning for Mechanical Systems with Hybrid Dynamics“)
  • ACC 2012: American Control Conference, June 27 – 29, Montréal, Canada (Talk/Publication: „Energy efficient control for mechanical systems based on inherent dynamical structures“)
  • GAMM 83rd annual meeting, March 26-30, 2012, Darmstadt, Germany (Talk: „Optimal control on stable manifolds for a double pendulum“)
  • 2nd International Workshop on Set Oriented Numerics, Sept. 18-21, 2011, TU München, Germany (Talk: „Optimal Control for Hybrid Mechanical Systems“)
  • Wissenschaftsforum Intelligente Technische Systeme, Workshop Entwurf mechatronischer Systeme, May 19-20, 2011, Paderborn, Germany (Talk/Publication: „Berechnung optimaler Stromprofile für einen 6-phasigen geschalteten Reluktanzantrieb“ Best Paper & Presentation Award)
  • HSCC’11: Hybrid Systems: Computation and Control, April 12-14, Chicago, IL, USA (Talk/Publication: „Variational Formulation and Optimal Control of Hybrid Lagrangian Systems“)
  • First International Workshop on Set Oriented Numerics, November 3-8, Mexico City, Mexico (Talk: „Optimal Control Using Inherent Dynamical Properties“)
  • ECMI 2010: The 16-th European Conference on Mathematics for Industry, July 2010 Wuppertal, Germany (Co-author of „Analysis of the nonlinear lateral dynamics of a magnetic levitation train“)
  • GAMM 81st annual meeting, March 2010, University of Karlsruhe
    (Talk: „Solving optimal control problems by using inherent dynamical properties“)
  • 7. Paderborner Workshop „Entwurf mechatronischer Systeme“
    (Poster Presentation of subproject A1 „Model-Oriented Self-Optimization“ of the Collaborative Research Centre 614 „Self-optimizing concepts and structures in mechanical engineering”)
  • Elgersburg Workshop 2010, March 2010, Elgersburg, Germany
    (Doktorandenvortrag: „Lösungsstrategien für Optimalsteuerungsprobleme unter Einbeziehung der inhärenten dynamischen Systemeigenschaften“)