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.
Singular Fuel-optimal Control of the Velocity and Power-split of Hybrid Electric Vehicles via Pontryagin's Minimum Principle18th IEEE Vehicle Propulsion and Power Conference (VPPC 2021) (2022)
Solution for the continuous-time infinite-horizon linear quadratic regulator subject to scalar state constraintsIEEE Control Systems Letters (2020)
Fast extremum seeking using multisine dither and online complex curve fittingIFAC-PapersOnLine (2020)
Extremum-seeking control for combined EGR fraction tracking and constrained pumping-loss minimization in Diesel engines2019 American Control Conference (ACC 2019) (2019)
Constrained multivariable extremum-seeking for online fuel-efficiency optimization of Diesel enginesControl Engineering Practice (2019)
Current Educational Activities
- Mechatronics engineer, ASML