Main research interests: Coordination within and among transport hubs
4S Framework: Real-time coordination of
Smart Equipment in Smart Hubs for Smart Ports in Smart Networks
Massive introduction of
Sensing, Computation, and Communication Technologies
3 Assistant/associate professor, 1 Post-Doc vacancy now open for application Vacancies:
[ Publications: Recent] [ All]
[ In pictures]
[ Control & Coordination]
[ Transport Logistics]
Recently added publications
J. Xin, R.R. Negenborn, T. van Vianen. A hybrid dynamical approach for allocating materials in a dry bulk terminal. IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering, 2018. Available online: January 2018. H. Mees, X. Lin, R.R. Negenborn. Towards a flexible banana supply chain: dynamic reefer temperature management for reduced energy consumption and assured product quality. Accepted for the 6th International Conference on Dynamics in Logistics (LDIC 2018), Bremen, Germany, February 2018. J. Los, M.T.J. Spaan, R.R. Negenborn. Fleet management for pickup and delivery
problems with multiple locations and
preferences. Accepted for the 6th International Conference on Dynamics in Logistics (LDIC 2018), Bremen, Germany, February 2018. W. Guo, W. Beelaerts van Blokland, Gabriel Lodewijks, R.R. Negenborn. Multi-commodity multi-service matching design for container transportation systems. Accepted for the 2018 Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting (TRB'18), Washington, D.C., January 2018. J. Xin, R.R. Negenborn, X. Lin. Piecewise affine approximations for quality modeling and control of perishable foods. Accepted for publication in Journal of Optimal Control Applications and Methods, 2018.
How will autonomous ships work?
Research in Sketches
Active topic cloud (past 3 years)
transport over water,
control of ships
transportation networks, inter-terminal transport
reinforcement learning, Kalman filters, learning robots
The Brain of TU Delft
"Port Impact of Autonomous Ship Applications"
NWO Social & Physical Sciences 2016
"Complexity Methods for Predictive Synchromodality" (COMET-PS)
STW Perspectief 2015 Program "i-CAVE"
Strategic Innovation Project AIDA:
Automatic Identification of Research Trends
STW Water 2015 Program "GasDrive"
Topsector Water/STW Maritime 2013
Inter Terminal Transport at the Port of Rotterdam
Towards guaranteed port accessibility
Innovational Research Incentives
Scheme 2010 VENI
Journal Special Issue
Computational Transport Logistics at Work
(Special issue of Transportation Research Part E)
(Special issue of SWZ Maritime 2017/02)
(Special issue of SWZ Maritime 2015/10)
Water Prediction and Control Technology
(Special issue of Journal of Hydroinformatics)
Videos on Inter Terminal Transport
Opportunities for Real-Time Coordination
Automated MTS and waterborne AGVs as solution?