Henk Nijmeijer


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Research profile

Henk Nijmeijer is emeritus Full Professor at Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) and Chair of the Dynamics and Control group. Henk’s research focuses on Control Systems Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Automotive Engineering. His areas of expertise include (advanced) control theory and systems, robotics, mechatronics, (system) dynamics and control systems engineering. The current project is 'Extremum seeking control in large-scale information systems.

Henk is also Program Leader of TU/e research program ‘Integrated Cooperative Automated Vehicles’ (i-CAVE). This focuses on development of Autonomous vehicles that can drive independently on non-public roads and drive together on public roads.

Academic background

Henk Nijmeijer obtained his MSc and PhD in Mathematics from the University of Groningen, the Netherlands. He has published a large number of journal and conference papers, and several books, and is or was at the editorial board of numerous journals. Henk is an editor of Communications in Nonlinear Science and Numerical Simulations. He is a fellow of the IEEE since 2000. Henk Nijmeijer is honorary knight of the ‘Golden Feedback Loop’, NTNU, Trondheim.

Henk is editor in chief of the Journal of Applied Mathematics, corresponding editor of the SIAM Journal on Control and Optimization, and board member of the International Journal of Control, Automatica, European Journal of Control, Journal of Dynamical Control Systems, SACTA, International Journal of Robust and Nonlinear Control, and the Journal of Applied Mathematics and Computer Science. Since 2017, he has been director of the Graduate Program Automotive Technology of the TU/e.

Affiliated with

IFAC Council Member

Dutch Institute of Systems and Control (DISC) Scientific Director

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 14 - Life Below Water
  • SDG 15 - Life on Land


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