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Thijs van Keulen is an Assistant Professor at the Mechanical Engineering Department at Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e). He is co-lecturer of an MSc course entitled “Advanced control for future heavy-duty powertrains”. His research interests include optimal control theory, control of constrained systems, and extremum seeking control. Thijs’ specific expertise covers measurement and control engineering as well as the applications of optimal control in hybrid vehicles and heavy-duty power trains, and high performance mechatronic systems. His research has resulted in several benefits in the area of mobility, such as modeling solutions for emissions and methods of emission reduction and fuel efficiency improvements

Academic background

Thijs van Keulen received his MSc in Mechanical Engineering from Delft University of Technology (2007) and his PhD from TU/e (2011). From 2011 to 2018 he has also been working with the Engine Test Center at DAF Trucks N.V., Eindhoven, the Netherlands. Since 2018 he is with ASML.

External positions

Mechatronics engineer, ASML Netherlands BV

1 Nov 2018 → …

Senior Control Engineer, DAF Trucks NV

1 Sep 201131 Oct 2018

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Fuel consumption Engineering & Materials Science
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Research Output 2007 2020

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Solution for the continuous-time infinite-horizon linear quadratic regulator subject to scalar state constraints

van Keulen, T., 1 Jan 2020, In : IEEE Control Systems Letters. 4, 1, p. 133-138 6 p., 8734848.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

State Constraints
Infinite Horizon
Regulator
Continuous Time
Scalar
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Constrained multivariable extremum-seeking for online fuel-efficiency optimization of Diesel engines

van der Weijst, R., van Keulen, T. & Willems, F., 1 Jun 2019, In : Control Engineering Practice. 87, p. 133-144 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Diesel Engine
Extremum
Diesel engines
Optimization
Cost functions

Extremum-seeking control for combined EGR fraction tracking and constrained pumping-loss minimization in Diesel engines

van der Weijst, R., van Keulen, T. & Willems, F., Jul 2019, 2019 American Control Conference, ACC 2019. p. 1623-1628 6 p. 8814660

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

Exhaust gas recirculation
Diesel engines
Controllers
Actuators
Physics
1 Citation (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

On-line fuel-efficiency optimization of Diesel engines using constrained multivariable extremum-seeking

Van Der Weijst, R., Van Keulen, T. & Willems, F., 29 Nov 2018, 2018 European Control Conference, ECC 2018. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, p. 213-218 6 p. 8550156

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

Diesel Engine
Extremum
Diesel engines
Optimization
Engines
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Robust fuel consumption estimation for on-line optimization of diesel engines

Kupper, F., Forrai, A., Indrajuana, A., Weijst, R. V. D., Keulen, T. V. & Willems, F., 1 Jan 2018, In : IFAC-PapersOnLine. 51, 31, p. 233-239 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference articleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Brakes
Fuel consumption
Diesel engines
Scavenging
Controllers

Courses

Student theses

Continuous time input constrained LQR with applications

Author: Janssens, D., 18 Mar 2016

Supervisor: Heemels, W. (Supervisor 1) & van Keulen, T. (Coach)

Student thesis: Master

Cruise control with optimal transient engine operation

Author: van den Brink, J., 29 Jun 2017

Supervisor: Steinbuch, M. (Supervisor 1), van Keulen, T. (Supervisor 2) & Lazar, M. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

On numerical computation of the fuel-optimal velocity profile of a hybrid vehicle

Author: Wolken, J., 24 Nov 2016

Supervisor: de Jager, A. (Supervisor 1), Saccon, A. (Supervisor 2) & van Keulen, T. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master