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 Post-Doc vacancy now open for application Vacancies:
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[ In pictures]
[ Control & Coordination]
[ Transport Logistics]
Recently added publications
X. Lin, R.R. Negenborn, G. Lodewijks. Predictive quality-aware control for scheduling of potato starch production. Accepted for publication in Computers and Electronics in Agriculture, 2018. L. Chen, R.R. Negenborn, J.J. Hopman. Distributed model predictive control for vessel train formations of cooperative multi-vessel systems. Accepted for publication in Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies, 2018. M. Kalikatzarakis, R.D. Geertsma, E.J. Boonen, K. Visser, R.R. Negenborn. Ship energy management for hybrid propulsion and power supply with shore charging. Accepted for publication in Control Engineering Practice, 2018. K. Wang, X. Yan, Y. Yuan, X. Jiang, X. Lin, R.R. Negenborn. Dynamic optimization of ship energy efficiency considering time-varying environmental factors. Accepted for publication in Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment, 2018. L. Ferranti, R.R. Negenborn, T. Keviczky, J. Alonso-Mora. Coordination of multiple vessels via distributed nonlinear model predictive control. Accepted for the 17th European Control Conference (ECC 2018), Limassol, Cyprus, June 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
H2020 EU.3.2.5 2017: Cross-cutting marine and maritime research:
"Space@Sea -- Transport & Logistics"
"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
AIDA -- The Booklet
Automatic Research Positioning & Trend Identification
Journal Special Issues
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?