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Henk Nijmeijer is a 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

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Research Output 1983 2020

3 Citations (Scopus)
6 Downloads (Pure)

Set-point control of motion systems with uncertain set-valued stribeck friction

Beerens, R., Nijmeijer, H., Heemels, W. P. M. H. & van de Wouw, N., 1 Jul 2017, In : IFAC-PapersOnLine. 50, 1, p. 2965-2970 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference articleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Friction
Controllers
Stabilization
4 Citations (Scopus)
32 Downloads (Pure)

Large amplitude dynamic behavior of thrust air bearings: modeling and experiments

Franssen, R. H. M., Potze, W., de Jong, P., Fey, R. H. B. & Nijmeijer, H., May 2017, In : Tribology International. 109, p. 460-466 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
File
Bearings (structural)
thrust bearings
gas bearings
Thrust bearings
Air
4 Downloads (Pure)

Active trailer steering control for high-capacity vehicle combinations

Kural, K., Hatzidimitris, P., van de Wouw, N., Besselink, I. J. M. & Nijmeijer, H., 2017, In : IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Vehicles. 2, 4, p. 251-265 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Light trailers
Controllers
Maneuverability
Amplification
Scheduling
20 Citations (Scopus)
20 Downloads (Pure)

Guaranteeing stable tracking of hybrid position-force trajectories for a robot manipulator interacting with a stiff environment

Heck, D. J. F., Saccon, A., van de Wouw, N. & Nijmeijer, H., Jan 2016, In : Automatica. 63, p. 235-247

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Manipulators
Trajectories
Robots
Controllers
End effectors
14 Citations (Scopus)
5 Downloads (Pure)

Flame dominated thermoacoustic instabilities in a system with high acoustic losses

Hoeijmakers, P. G. M., Kornilov, V. N., Lopez Arteaga, I., Nijmeijer, H. & de Goey, L. P. H., 2016, In : Combustion and Flame. 169, p. 209-215

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Thermoacoustics
flames
Acoustics
acoustics
heat sources

Activities 2011 2015

  • 6 Editorial activity
  • 2 Membership of council
  • 1 Membership of board

VolkswagenStiftung, Hannover (External organisation)

Henk Nijmeijer (Member)
2015 → …

Activity: Membership typesMembership of councilProfessional

International Physics and Control Society (IPACS) (External organisation)

Henk Nijmeijer (Member)
2015 → …

Activity: Membership typesMembership of boardScientific

Communications in Nonlinear Science and Numerical Simulation (Journal)

Henk Nijmeijer (Editorial board member)
2014 → …

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditorial activityScientific

SIAM Journal on Control and Optimization (Journal)

Henk Nijmeijer (Editor)
2014 → …

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditorial activityScientific

International Journal of Bifurcation and Chaos in Applied Sciences and Engineering (Journal)

Henk Nijmeijer (Editorial board member)
2014 → …

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditorial activityScientific

Courses

Dynamics

1/09/12 → …

Course

Press / Media

Eindhoven and Mexican researchers prove Huygens was right

Henk Nijmeijer

29/03/164/04/16

6 items of Media coverage

Press/Media: Expert Comment

Decoded: How two pendulum clocks always oscillate in synchronicity

Henk Nijmeijer

30/03/1631/03/16

12 items of Media coverage

Press/Media: Expert Comment

After 350 Years, Researchers Prove Huygens was Right

Henk Nijmeijer

29/03/16

1 item of Media coverage

Press/Media: Expert Comment

Student theses

(Structural) identification of a single track truck model

Author: Evens, R., 30 Sep 2015

Supervisor: Nijmeijer, H. (Supervisor 1) & Bekkers, F. (External coach)

Student thesis: Master

Active trailer steering control for longer heavier vehicles

Author: Hatzidimitris, P., 31 Oct 2015

Supervisor: van de Wouw, N. (Supervisor 1), Kural, K. (Supervisor 2), Besselink, I. (Supervisor 2) & Nijmeijer, H. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

Active vibration isolation with sliding mode control

Author: van Gils, D., 30 Jun 2014

Supervisor: Heertjes, M. (Supervisor 1) & Nijmeijer, H. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

A feedback control for the Flat Plank Tyre Tester

Author: van Ballegooijen, M., 31 Aug 2010

Supervisor: Fey, R. (Coach) & Nijmeijer, H. (Supervisor 1)

Student thesis: Master

File

A linear inverted pendulum walk implemented on TUlip

Author: van Dalen, S., 31 Jul 2012

Supervisor: van Zutven, P. (Supervisor 1), Nijmeijer, H. (Supervisor 2), Jonker, P. (Supervisor 2), Kostic, D. (Supervisor 2) & Sandee, J. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master