Community Profile


Gerard Van Willigenburg

Wageningen University


Assistant professor (b. 1958), received his M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from Delft University of Technology (1983) and a Ph.D. degree from Delft University of Technology (1991) for his thesis entitled "Digital optimal control of rigid manipulators".
Professional Interests: My professional research interests include digital optimal control, reduced-order control, adaptive control and model predictive control (receding horizon control). The application areas are indoor climate control (greenhouses, stables, buildings, stadiums), robot control, automatic guidance of agricultural field machines and the control of processes in the food industry (bioreactors, sterilization, drying). My private research interests also include fundamentals of physics (thermodynamics, relativity and quantummechanics). For further details:


  • 8 Contributions