Rudy R. Negenborn      Rudy Negenborn
Associate Professor
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Team & Themes

Transport Engineering and Logistics
Dept. of Maritime and Transport Technology
Delft University of Technology
Mekelweg 2, 2628 CD  Delft
The Netherlands

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Computational Logistics 2015

Computational Logistics

The people of ICCL'15

ICCL'15 - International Conference on
Computational Logistics (ICCL) 2015
Delft, The Netherlands

Delfia-1 Autonomous Vessel

Delfia-1 Autonomous Vessel Facility

Main research interests

4S Framework:
Real-time coordination of
Smart Equipment in Smart Hubs
for Smart Ports in Smart Networks

Anticipating the
Massive introduction of
Sensing, Computation, and
Communication Technologies


Multi-Agent Control for Transport Networks:
Coordination within and among transport hubs

Vacancies: 2 PhD vacancies currently under evaluation:
                   Dynamic Fleet Management for Autonomous Vehicles.

Publications: [Recent] [All] [In pictures] [Control & Coordination] [Transport Logistics]

Recently added publications
X. Lin, R.R. Negenborn, G. Lodewijks. Towards quality-aware control of perishable goods in synchromodal transport networks. Accepted for the 5th IFAC Conference on Sensing, Control and Automation for Agriculture (IFAC AgriControl 2016), Seattle, August 2016.   
A. Andziulis, T. Eglynas, M. Bogdevicius, R.R. Negenborn, M. Jusis. Dynamics and mathematical model of intermodal crane spreader transients. Ciencia e Tecnica Vitivinicola, vol. 31, no. 5, pp. 1-17, 2016.   
J.H.R. van Duin, H. Geerlings, J. Froese, R.R. Negenborn. Towards a benchmarking method of energy consumption at terminals. Accepted for publication in International Journal of Sustainable Planning & Development, 2016.   
S. Zheng, R.R. Negenborn. Design of port regulation mechanisms for multilayer governance: A Shanghai case study. Accepted for publication in Maritime Economics & Logistics, 2016.   
R.D. Geertsma, R.R. Negenborn, K. Visser, J.J. Hopman. Torque control for diesel mechanical and hybrid propulsion on naval vessels. In Proceedings of the 13th International Naval Engineering Conference and Exhibition 2016 (INEC 2016), Bristol, UK, pp. 476-492, April 2016.   

Distributed Model Predictive Control Made Easy   Transport of Water versus Transport over Water   Intelligent 
Infrastructures -- The Book

Research in Sketches
Synchromodal Transport

Coordination Challenges for Inland Shipping

Active topic cloud (past 3 years)

logistics, intermodal transport, container transport
transport over water, control of ships

transportation networks, inter-terminal transport
water networks power networks, gas networks

multi-agent systems, model predictive control, hybrid systems
reinforcement learning, Kalman filters, learning robots

STW Perspectief 2015 Program "i-CAVE"

AIDA - Automatic Identification of Research Trends
Strategic Innovation Project AIDA:
Automatic Identification of Research Trends

STW Water 2015 Program "GasDrive"

Topsector Water/STW Maritime 2013
Program "ShipDrive"

Next Generation Port Infrastructures, Powered by Maasvakte 2
Inter Terminal Transport at the Port of Rotterdam

    Next Generation Port Infrastructures, Powered by Maasvakte 2
Towards guaranteed port accessibility

China Scholarship Council

Innovational Research Incentives Scheme
2010 VENI Grant

Journal Special Issue
Special Issue SWZ Maritime on Propulsion Systems
Propulsion Systems
(Special issue of SWZ Maritime)

Special Issue Water Prediction and Control Technology
Water Prediction and Control Technology
(Special issue of Journal of Hydroinformatics)

PhD thesis
Multi-Agent Model Predictive Control with Applications to Power 
Multi-Agent Model Predictive Control
with Applications to Power Networks

Videos on Inter Terminal Transport

Opportunities for Real-Time Coordination

Automated MTS and waterborne AGVs as solution?

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