Ruprecht-Karls-Universit├Ąt Heidelberg

Optimization of Uncertain Systems

The research group Optimization of Uncertain Systems was founded as a junior research group in spring 2013 and is headed by Dr. Christian Kirches. It is located at the Interdisciplinary Center for Scientific Computing (IWR) of Heidelberg University, and is embedded in the Heidelberg Graduate School of Mathematical and Computational Methods for the Sciences (HGS MathComp).

Research Interests
  • Mixed-Integer Optimal Control
  • Nonlinear Model Predictive Control, Real-Time Optimization
  • Mixed-Integer Nonlinear Programming
  • Switched, Hybrid, and Implicitly Discontinuous Systems
  • Optimization under Uncertainty, Robust Optimization

DFG Priority Program 1962 Non-smooth and Complementarity-based Distributed Parameter Systems: Simulation and Hierarchical Optimization
The junior research group is funded by DFG through Heidelberg Graduate School of Mathematical and Computational Method for the Sciences (HGS MathComp) BMBF grant Mathematics for Innovation in Industry and Service 2013-2016 IWR Twinning Project funded by the university's institutional strategy * Participation in and funding by EU FP7 project KoroiBot

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