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Currently, Lizan is working as a Doctoral Candidate in the Control Systems Group at Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e). She is working on the project called System Identification in Dynamic Networks (SYSDYNET), under supervision of Full Professor Paul Van den Hof. The topic of her part of the research concerns the representation of dynamic networks.

The first part of her research is on the connection between state-space representations and module representations of dynamic networks. The second part of her research is on physical networks and the identification thereof.


To quote Albert Einstein: 'In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.'

Academic background

Lizan Kivits received her BSc degree in Electrical Engineering in 2014 and her MSc degree in Systems and Control (with great appreciation) in 2017, both at Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e), the Netherlands. Her master thesis was entitled “Control Relevant Model Reduction for Disturbance Decoupling” and was supervised by Full Professor Siep Weiland.

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Research Output 2018 2019

  • 2 Citations
  • 1 Article
  • 1 Conference article
1 Citation (Scopus)

Constrained order observer design for disturbance decoupled output estimation

Merks, R. W. H., Kivits, E. M. M. & Weiland, S., Jan 2019, In : IEEE Control Systems Letters. 3, 1, p. 49-54 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Large scale systems
Error analysis
1 Citation (Scopus)

On representations of linear dynamic networks

Kivits, E. M. M. & Van den Hof, P. M. J., 8 Oct 2018, In : IFAC-PapersOnLine. 51, 15, p. 838-843 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference articleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
MIMO systems

Student theses

Control relevant model reduction for disturbance decoupling

Author: Kivits, E., 23 Feb 2017

Supervisor: Weiland, S. (Supervisor 1) & Merks, R. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master