M. (Maarten) Steinbuch - Expertise

Steinbuch, M.
Address :
Technische Universiteit Eindhoven
P.O. Box 513
Chair :
Control Systems Technology
Department :
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Section :
Control Systems Technology
Positioncategory :
Professor (HGL)
Position :
University Professor
Room :
GEM-Z 0.125
Tel :
+31 40-247 5444
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  • D14240 - Manufacturing technology, mechanical technology, robotics
  • D14340 - Measurement and control engineering
  • Mechatronics
  • Control theory
  • Automotive


Maarten Steinbuch (1960) received the M.Sc. degree (cum laude) in Mechanical Engineering from Delft University of Technology, Delft, The Netherlands, in 1984. From 1984 until 1987 he was a research assistant at Delft University of Technology and KEMA, Arnhem, The Netherlands. In 1989 he received the Ph.D. degree from Delft University of Technology. From 1987-1998 he was with Philips Research Labs., Eindhoven as a Member of the Scientific Staff. From 1998-1999 he was manager of the Dynamics and Control group at Philips Center for Manufacturing Technology. Since 1999 he is full professor in Systems and Control, and head of the Control Systems Technology group of the Mechanical Engineering Department of Eindhoven University of Technology. He was an Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, of IFAC Control Engineering Practice, and of IEEE Control Systems Magazine. He was Editor-at-Large of the European Journal of Control. Currently, he is  Editor-in-Chief of IFAC Mechatronics and Associate Editor of Int. Journal of Powertrains. He is programleader of the TU/e Master of Science Automotive Technology, member of the board of HTAS and HTAC, member of the Formule E team, Chairman of the Stichting Techniekpromotie, member of the Advisory Board of the DSPE, of The Institute, and co-founder of MI-Partners. Since july 2006 he is also Scientific Director of the Centre of Competence High Tech Systems of the Federation of Dutch Technical Universities. In 2003, 2005 and 2008 he obtained the 'Best-Teacher' award of the Department of Mechanical Engineering, TU/e. His research interests are modelling, design and control of motion systems, robotics, automotive powertrains and control of fusion plasmas.