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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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Research Output

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

van den Hurk, D., Weiland, S. & van Berkel, K., Feb 2020, In : IEEE Transactions on Semiconductor Manufacturing. 33, 1, p. 96-102 7 p., 8876608.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

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    Pitfalls of Guaranteeing Asymptotic Stability in LPV Control of Nonlinear Systems

    Koelewijn, P. J. W., Mazzoccante, G. S., Tóth, R. & Weiland, S., 28 Apr 2020, (Accepted/In press) European Control Conference (ECC 20), Saint Petersburg. IFAC, (IFAC-PapersOnLine).

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

    Open Access
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    Stability Analysis of Thermodynamic Systems: Heat Conduction in Solids

    Lou, D. & Weiland, S., 2020, (Accepted/In press).

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaperAcademic

    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
  • 1 Citation (Scopus)
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    A novel Krylov method for model order reduction of quadratic bilinear systems

    Cao, X., Maubach, J. M. L., Weiland, S. & Schilders, W. H. A., 18 Jan 2019, 2018 IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, CDC 2018. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, p. 3217-3222 6 p. 8619575

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    • 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