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Siep Weiland is Full Professor in the Control Systems Group of the Department of Electrical Engineering at Eindhoven University of Technology. His research interests are the general theory of systems and control, robust control, model approximation, modeling and control of hybrid systems, identification, and model predictive control.  

Weiland was Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control from 1995 to 1999, of the European Journal of Control from 1999 to 2003, of the International Journal of Robust and Nonlinear Control from 2001 to 2004 and Associate Editor for Automatica from 2003 to 2006. He was co-organizer of the 13th IFAC Symposium on System Identification in 2003. Weiland is on the board of the Dutch Institute of Systems and Control (DISC). 

Academic background

Siep Weiland received both his MSc (1986) and PhD (1991) degrees in mathematics from the University of Groningen. He worked as postdoctoral research associate at the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Engineering of Rice University (USA) from 1991 to 1992. Since 1992, Weiland has been affiliated with Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e). In 2010, Weiland was appointed full-time professor in Spatial-temporal Systems for Control.  

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Energy management Engineering & Materials Science
Controllers Engineering & Materials Science
Identification (control systems) Engineering & Materials Science
Decomposition Engineering & Materials Science
Tensors Engineering & Materials Science
Large scale systems Engineering & Materials Science
Extreme ultraviolet lithography Engineering & Materials Science
Feedforward control Engineering & Materials Science

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Research Output 1993 2019

110 Downloads (Pure)

A distributed optimization approach for complete vehicle energy management

Romijn, T. C. J., Donkers, M. C. F., Kessels, J. T. B. A. & Weiland, S., May 2019, In : IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology. 27, 3, p. 964-980 17 p., 8267501.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Energy management
Climate control
Convex optimization
Fuel consumption
1 Citation (Scopus)
56 Downloads (Pure)

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
Observer Design
Large scale systems

Control of thermo-mechanical wafer deformations in EUV lithography using an active wafer clamp

van den Hurk, D., Weiland, S. & van Berkel, K., 18 Oct 2019, In : IEEE Transactions on Semiconductor Manufacturing.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Extreme ultraviolet lithography
Clamping devices
6 Downloads (Pure)

Discussion paper: a new mathematical framework for representation and analysis of coupled PDEs

Peet, M., Shivakumar, S., Das, A. & Weiland, S., 1 Jun 2019, In : IFAC-PapersOnLine. 52, 2, p. 132-137 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference articleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Partial differential equations
Boundary conditions

Frequency domain estimation of spatially varying parameters in heat and mass transport

Das, A., Weiland, S. & van Berkel, M., 29 Aug 2019, 2019 American Control Conference (ACC). Philadelphia, PA, USA: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, p. 600-605 6 p. 8814465

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionAcademicpeer-review

Mass transfer
Hot Temperature

Activities 2000 2001

  • 3 Contributed talk
  • 1 Workshop, seminar, course or exhibition

Seminar in Colloquium Series, Mathematics Institute, Rijksuniversiteit Groningen

Siep Weiland (Speaker)
10 Oct 2001

Activity: Talk or presentation typesContributed talkScientific

MACSI Workshop on Model Reduction, Eindhoven

Siep Weiland (Speaker)
8 Oct 2001

Activity: Talk or presentation typesContributed talkScientific

MACSI workshop on Model Reduction

Siep Weiland (Organiser)
8 Oct 20019 Oct 2001

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesWorkshop, seminar, course or exhibitionScientific

Voordracht, Dept. Astronomy, UNAM, Ensenada, Mexico

Siep Weiland (Speaker)
10 Jul 2000

Activity: Talk or presentation typesContributed talkScientific


Modeling dynamics

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Model reduction

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Non-linear optimization

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Press / Media

2005_POD Based Model Approximation for an Industrial Glass Feeder

Siep Weiland


1 item of Media coverage

Press/Media: Expert Comment

Student theses

Active battery balancing

Author: Berendsen, F., 31 Dec 2015

Supervisor: Corporaal, H. (Supervisor 1), Duarte, J. (Supervisor 2), Vleeshouwers, J. (Supervisor 2) & Weiland, S. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

Active damping for charge driven piezoelectric nanopositioning stage using self sensing control

Author: Di Filippo, R., 19 Sep 2018

Supervisor: Weiland, S. (Supervisor 1), Butler, H. (Supervisor 2), Jansen, B. (External coach) & Vandervelden, R. (External person) (External coach)

Student thesis: Master

Adaptive control of a flexible TR-robot

Author: Doelman, R., 14 Feb 1995

Supervisor: Kok, J. (Supervisor 1), Lammerts, I. (Supervisor 2), Smits, J. (Supervisor 2), Veldpaus, F. (Supervisor 2) & Weiland, S. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master


Adaptive port-Hamiltonian discretization of distributed parameter systems

Author: Meijer, T., 25 Oct 2018

Supervisor: Weiland, S. (Supervisor 1) & van den Hurk, D. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

Advanced thermo-mechanical modeling for reticle stages in EUV lithography

Author: Insuasty Moreno, E., 31 Aug 2012

Supervisor: Weiland, S. (Supervisor 1) & Coene, W. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master