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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.
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.
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Mechatronics engineer, ASML Netherlands BV
1 Nov 2018 → …
Senior Control Engineer, DAF Trucks N.V.
1 Sept 2011 → 31 Oct 2018
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TKI mini impuls "Advanced piezo-electric wafer stage for next generation lithography and metrology application"
Steinbuch, M., de Bruijn, R., van Keulen, T. A. C. & Oude Vrielink, J.
1/01/18 → 30/11/25
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Online feedforward parameter learning with robustness to set-point variationsvan Keulen, T., Oomen, T. & Heemels, W. P. M. H., 26 May 2023, (Accepted/In press). 7 p.
Research output: Contribution to conference › Paper › AcademicFile
Singular Fuel-optimal Control of the Velocity and Power-split of Hybrid Electric Vehicles via Pontryagin's Minimum Principlevan Keulen, T. & Salazar, M., 10 Feb 2022, 2021 IEEE Vehicle Propulsion and Power Conference (VPPC). Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 7 p. 9699272
Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceeding › Conference contribution › Academic › peer-reviewFile61 Downloads (Pure)
Fast extremum seeking using multisine dither and online complex curve fittingvan Keulen, T., van der Weijst, R. & Oomen, T., 2020, In: IFAC-PapersOnLine. 53, 2, p. 5362-5367 6 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Conference article › peer-reviewOpen Access
Solution for the continuous-time infinite-horizon linear quadratic regulator subject to scalar state constraintsvan Keulen, T., 1 Jan 2020, In: IEEE Control Systems Letters. 4, 1, p. 133-138 6 p., 8734848.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › Academic › peer-review
Constrained multivariable extremum-seeking for online fuel-efficiency optimization of Diesel enginesvan 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 journal › Article › Academic › peer-reviewOpen AccessFile
Advanced control for future HD powertrains
1/09/18 → …
Extremum seeking control for data-based performance optimization
1/09/21 → …
Optimal control and reinforcement learning
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