Research Topics

Data-Driven Optimization Techniques

Simultaneous learning and optimization for problems with black-box objectives and constraints.

Model Predictive Control

Advanced optimization-based control strategies

Hierarchical Control Systems

Optimization-based modeling and control of safety-critical multi-layered autonomous systems

Airborne Wind Energy

Autonomous systems to harvest wind energy

Autonomous Drones for Civil Applications

Autonomous aerial vehicles for infrastructure digitalization and monitoring

Smart Manufacturing

Advanced modeling and optimal control at both plant-wide and single-machine levels