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
1 Assistant Professor, 1 PhD, and 1 Post-Doc vacancy now open for application Vacancies:
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[ In pictures]
[ Control & Coordination]
[ Transport Logistics]
Recently added publications
C. Liu, R.R. Negenborn, X. Chu, H. Zheng. Predictive path following based on adaptive line-of-sight for underactuated autonomous surface vessels. Accepted for publication in Journal of Marine Science and Technology, 2018. X. Lin, R.R. Negenborn, M.B. Duinkerken, G. Lodewijks. Reducing lost sales and spoilage in cut rose logistics: Modeling and control of fast moving perishable goods. Accepted for the 2018 Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting (TRB'18), Washington, D.C., January 2018. S. Li, R.R. Negenborn. Stimulating inland waterway transport between seaports and the hinterland from a coordination perspective. Accepted for the 2018 Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting (TRB'18), Washington, D.C., January 2018. R.D. Geertsma, R.R. Negenborn, K. Visser, J.J. Hopman. Pitch control for ships with diesel mechanical and hybrid propulsion: Modelling, validation and performance quantification. Accepted for publication in Applied Energy, 2018. X. Tian, R.R. Negenborn, P.J. van Overloop, J.M. Maestre, A. Sadowska, N. van de Giesen. Efficient multi-scenario model predictive control for water resources management with ensemble streamflow forecasts. Advances in Water Resources, vol. 109, pp. 58-68, 2017.
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?