Rien Quirynen

Rien Quirynen
  • Biography

    Rien's research interests are in model predictive control and moving horizon estimation, numerical algorithms for (nonlinear) dynamic optimization and real-time control applications. His doctoral research was focused on numerical simulation methods with efficient sensitivity propagation for real-time optimal control algorithms.

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  • Internships with Rien

    • CD1388: Mixed-Integer Optimal Control Algorithms

      MERL is looking for highly motivated individuals to work on efficient numerical algorithms and applications of mixed-integer optimal control methods. The research will involve some among the following: the study and development of mixed-integer optimization techniques for optimal control, the implementation and validation of algorithms for relevant control applications. The ideal candidate should have experience in branch-and-bound methods and presolve techniques for mixed-integer optimization and/or model predictive control. PhD students in engineering or mathematics with a focus on mixed-integer optimization or numerical optimal control are encouraged to apply. Publication of relevant results in conference proceedings and journals is expected. Capability of implementing the designs and algorithms in Matlab is expected; coding parts of the algorithms in C/C++ is a big plus. The expected duration of the internship is 3-6 months and the start date is flexible.

    • CD1399: Optimization Algorithms for Stochastic Predictive Control

      MERL is looking for a highly motivated individual to work on tailored numerical optimization algorithms and applications of stochastic learning-based model predictive control (MPC) methods. The research will involve the study and development of novel optimization techniques and/or the implementation and validation of algorithms for industrial applications, e.g., related to autonomous driving. The ideal candidate should have experience in either one or multiple of the following topics: stochastic MPC (e.g., scenario trees or tube MPC), convex and non-convex optimization, machine learning, numerical optimization and (inverse) optimal control. PhD students in engineering or mathematics with a focus on stochastic (learning-based) MPC or numerical optimization are encouraged to apply. Publication of relevant results in conference proceedings and journals is expected. Capability of implementing the designs and algorithms in Matlab is expected; coding parts of the algorithms in C/C++ is a plus. The expected duration of the internship is 3-6 months and the start date is flexible.

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  • MERL Publications

    •  Berntorp, K., Quirynen, R., Uno, T., Di Cairano, S., "Trajectory Tracking for Autonomous Vehicles on Varying Road Surfaces by Friction-Adaptive Nonlinear Model Predictive Control", Journal of Vehicle Systems Dynamics, January 2020.
      BibTeX Download PDFAbout TR2020-005
      • @article{Berntorp2020jan,
      • author = {Berntorp, Karl and Quirynen, Rien and Uno, Tomoki and Di Cairano, Stefano},
      • title = {Trajectory Tracking for Autonomous Vehicles on Varying Road Surfaces by Friction-Adaptive Nonlinear Model Predictive Control},
      • journal = {Journal of Vehicle Systems Dynamics},
      • year = 2020,
      • month = jan,
      • url = {https://www.merl.com/publications/TR2020-005}
      • }
    •  Kalabić, U., Chakrabarty, A., Quirynen, R., Di Cairano, S., "Learning autonomous vehicle passengers’ preferred driving styles using g-g plots and haptic feedback", IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Conference (ITSC), DOI: 10.1109/ITSC.2019.8917328, October 2019, pp. 4012-4017.
      BibTeX Download PDFAbout TR2019-115
      • @inproceedings{Kalabic2019oct,
      • author = {Kalabić, Uroš and Chakrabarty, Ankush and Quirynen, Rien and Di Cairano, Stefano},
      • title = {Learning autonomous vehicle passengers’ preferred driving styles using g-g plots and haptic feedback},
      • booktitle = {Proc. IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Conf.},
      • year = 2019,
      • pages = {4012--4017},
      • month = oct,
      • doi = {10.1109/ITSC.2019.8917328},
      • url = {https://www.merl.com/publications/TR2019-115}
      • }
    •  Berntorp, K., Quirynen, R., Di Cairano, S., "Steering of Autonomous Vehicles Based on Friction-Adaptive Nonlinear Model-Predictive Control", American Control Conference (ACC), July 2019.
      BibTeX Download PDFAbout TR2019-063
      • @inproceedings{Berntorp2019jul3,
      • author = {Berntorp, Karl and Quirynen, Rien and Di Cairano, Stefano},
      • title = {Steering of Autonomous Vehicles Based on Friction-Adaptive Nonlinear Model-Predictive Control},
      • booktitle = {American Control Conference (ACC)},
      • year = 2019,
      • month = jul,
      • url = {https://www.merl.com/publications/TR2019-063}
      • }
    •  Berntorp, K., Inani, P., Quirynen, R., Di Cairano, S., "Motion Planning of Autonomous Road Vehicles by Particle Filtering: Implementation and Validation", American Control Conference (ACC), July 2019.
      BibTeX Download PDFAbout TR2019-062
      • @inproceedings{Berntorp2019jul2,
      • author = {Berntorp, Karl and Inani, Pranav and Quirynen, Rien and Di Cairano, Stefano},
      • title = {Motion Planning of Autonomous Road Vehicles by Particle Filtering: Implementation and Validation},
      • booktitle = {American Control Conference (ACC)},
      • year = 2019,
      • month = jul,
      • url = {https://www.merl.com/publications/TR2019-062}
      • }
    •  Hespanhol, P., Quirynen, R., Di Cairano, S., "A Structure Exploiting Branch-and-Bound Algorithm for Mixed-Integer Model Predictive Control", European Control Conference (ECC), DOI: 10.23919/ECC.2019.8796242, June 2019, pp. 2763-2768.
      BibTeX Download PDFAbout TR2019-050
      • @inproceedings{Hespanhol2019jun,
      • author = {Hespanhol, Pedro and Quirynen, Rien and Di Cairano, Stefano},
      • title = {A Structure Exploiting Branch-and-Bound Algorithm for Mixed-Integer Model Predictive Control},
      • booktitle = {European Control Conference (ECC)},
      • year = 2019,
      • pages = {2763--2768},
      • month = jun,
      • doi = {10.23919/ECC.2019.8796242},
      • url = {https://www.merl.com/publications/TR2019-050}
      • }
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  • Other Publications

    •  G. Frison, R. Quirynen, A. Zanelli, M. Diehl and J. B. Jorgensen, "Hardware Tailored Linear Algebra for Implicit Integrators in Embedded NMPC", Proceedings of the IFAC World Congress, 2017.
      BibTeX
      • @Inproceedings{Frison2017,
      • author = {Frison, G. and Quirynen, R. and Zanelli, A. and Diehl, M. and Jorgensen, J. B.},
      • title = {Hardware Tailored Linear Algebra for Implicit Integrators in Embedded NMPC},
      • booktitle = {Proceedings of the IFAC World Congress},
      • year = 2017
      • }
    •  S. Gros, R. Quirynen, A. Schild and M. Diehl, "Implicit Integrators for Linear Dynamics Coupled to a Nonlinear Static Feedback and Application to Wind Turbine Control", Proceedings of the IFAC World Congress, 2017.
      BibTeX
      • @Inproceedings{Gros2017,
      • author = {Gros, S. and Quirynen, R. and Schild, A. and Diehl, M.},
      • title = {Implicit Integrators for Linear Dynamics Coupled to a Nonlinear Static Feedback and Application to Wind Turbine Control},
      • booktitle = {Proceedings of the IFAC World Congress},
      • year = 2017
      • }
    •  R. Quirynen, "Numerical Simulation Methods for Embedded Optimization", 2017, KU Leuven and University of Freiburg.
      BibTeX
      • @Phdthesis{Quirynen2017,
      • author = {Quirynen, R.},
      • title = {Numerical Simulation Methods for Embedded Optimization},
      • school = {KU Leuven and University of Freiburg},
      • year = 2017
      • }
    •  R. Quirynen, B. Houska and M. Diehl, "Efficient Symmetric Hessian Propagation for Direct Optimal Control", Journal of Process Control, Vol. 50, pp. 19-28, 2017.
      BibTeX
      • @Article{Quirynen2017a,
      • author = {Quirynen, R. and Houska, B. and Diehl, M.},
      • title = {Efficient Symmetric Hessian Propagation for Direct Optimal Control},
      • journal = {Journal of Process Control},
      • year = 2017,
      • volume = 50,
      • pages = {19--28}
      • }
    •  M. E. Villanueva, R. Quirynen, M. Diehl, B. Chachuat and B. Houska, "Robust MPC via min-max differential inequalities", Automatica, Vol. 77, pp. 311-321, March 2017.
      BibTeX
      • @Article{Villanueva2017,
      • author = {Villanueva, M. E. and Quirynen, R. and Diehl, M. and Chachuat, B. and Houska, B.},
      • title = {Robust MPC via min-max differential inequalities},
      • journal = {Automatica},
      • year = 2017,
      • volume = 77,
      • pages = {311--321},
      • month = mar
      • }
    •  A. Zanelli, R. Quirynen, J. Jerez and M. Diehl, "A Homotopy-based Nonlinear Interior Point Method for NMPC Applications", Proceedings of the IFAC World Congress, 2017.
      BibTeX
      • @Inproceedings{Zanelli2017,
      • author = {Zanelli, A. and Quirynen, R. and Jerez, J. and Diehl, M.},
      • title = {A Homotopy-based Nonlinear Interior Point Method for NMPC Applications},
      • booktitle = {Proceedings of the IFAC World Congress},
      • year = 2017
      • }
    •  T. Albin, F. Frank, D. Ritter, D. Abel, R. Quirynen and M. Diehl, "Nonlinear MPC for Combustion Engine Control: A Parameter Study for Realizing Real-Time Feasibility", Proceedings of the IEEE Multi-conference on Systems and Control (MSC), 2016, pp. 311-316.
      BibTeX
      • @Inproceedings{Albin2016,
      • author = {Albin, T. and Frank, F. and Ritter, D. and Abel, D. and Quirynen, R. and Diehl, M.},
      • title = {Nonlinear MPC for Combustion Engine Control: A Parameter Study for Realizing Real-Time Feasibility},
      • booktitle = {Proceedings of the IEEE Multi-conference on Systems and Control (MSC)},
      • year = 2016,
      • pages = {311--316}
      • }
    •  T. Albin, D. Ritter, R. Quirynen and M. Diehl, "In-Vehicle Realization of Nonlinear MPC for Gasoline Two-Stage Turbocharging Airpath Control", IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, 2016.
      BibTeX
      • @Article{Albin2016a,
      • author = {Albin, T. and Ritter, D. and Quirynen, R. and Diehl, M.},
      • title = {In-Vehicle Realization of Nonlinear MPC for Gasoline Two-Stage Turbocharging Airpath Control},
      • journal = {IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology},
      • year = 2016,
      • note = {(submitted)}
      • }
    •  S. Gros, M. Zanon, R. Quirynen, A. Bemporad and M. Diehl, "From Linear to Nonlinear MPC: bridging the gap via the Real-Time Iteration", International Journal of Control, 2016.
      BibTeX
      • @Article{Gros2016,
      • author = {Gros, S. and Zanon, M. and Quirynen, R. and Bemporad, A. and Diehl, M.},
      • title = {From Linear to Nonlinear MPC: bridging the gap via the Real-Time Iteration},
      • journal = {International Journal of Control},
      • year = 2016
      • }
    •  D. Kouzoupis, R. Quirynen, B. Houska and M. Diehl, "A Block Based ALADIN Scheme for Highly Parallelizable Direct Optimal Control", Proceedings of the American Control Conference (ACC), 2016, pp. 1124-1129.
      BibTeX
      • @Inproceedings{Kouzoupis2016,
      • author = {Kouzoupis, D. and Quirynen, R. and Houska, B. and Diehl, M.},
      • title = {A Block Based ALADIN Scheme for Highly Parallelizable Direct Optimal Control},
      • booktitle = {Proceedings of the American Control Conference (ACC)},
      • year = 2016,
      • pages = {1124--1129}
      • }
    •  D. Kouzoupis, R. Quirynen, F. Girrbach and M. Diehl, "An Efficient SQP Algorithm for Moving Horizon Estimation with Huber Penalties and Multi-Rate Measurements", Proceedings of the IEEE Multi-conference on Systems and Control (MSC), 2016, pp. 1482-1487.
      BibTeX
      • @Inproceedings{Kouzoupis2016a,
      • author = {Kouzoupis, D. and Quirynen, R. and Girrbach, F. and Diehl, M.},
      • title = {An Efficient SQP Algorithm for Moving Horizon Estimation with Huber Penalties and Multi-Rate Measurements},
      • booktitle = {Proceedings of the IEEE Multi-conference on Systems and Control (MSC)},
      • year = 2016,
      • pages = {1482--1487}
      • }
    •  D. Kouzoupis, R. Quirynen, J. Lago Garcia, M. Erhard and M. Diehl, "A Quadratically Convergent Primal Decomposition Algorithm with Soft Coupling for Nonlinear Parameter Estimation", Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), 2016.
      BibTeX
      • @Inproceedings{Kouzoupis2016b,
      • author = {Kouzoupis, D. and Quirynen, R. and Lago Garcia, J. and Erhard, M. and Diehl, M.},
      • title = {A Quadratically Convergent Primal Decomposition Algorithm with Soft Coupling for Nonlinear Parameter Estimation},
      • booktitle = {Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC)},
      • year = 2016
      • }
    •  R. Quirynen, B. Houska and M. Diehl, "Symmetric Hessian propagation for lifted collocation integrators in direct optimal control.", Proceedings of the American Control Conference (ACC), 2016, pp. 1117-1123.
      BibTeX
      • @Inproceedings{Quirynen2016,
      • author = {Quirynen, R. and Houska, B. and Diehl, M.},
      • title = {Symmetric Hessian propagation for lifted collocation integrators in direct optimal control.},
      • booktitle = {Proceedings of the American Control Conference (ACC)},
      • year = 2016,
      • pages = {1117--1123}
      • }
    •  R. Quirynen, S. Gros and M. Diehl, "Inexact Newton-Type Optimization with Iterated Sensitivities", SIAM Journal on Optimization (accepted, preprint available at Optimization Online, 2016-06-5502), 2016.
      BibTeX
      • @Article{Quirynen2016a,
      • author = {Quirynen, R. and Gros, S. and Diehl, M.},
      • title = {Inexact Newton-Type Optimization with Iterated Sensitivities},
      • journal = {SIAM Journal on Optimization (accepted, preprint available at Optimization Online, 2016-06-5502)},
      • year = 2016
      • }
    •  R. Quirynen, S. Gros, B. Houska and M. Diehl, "Lifted Collocation Integrators for Direct Optimal Control in ACADO Toolkit", Mathematical Programming Computation (accepted, preprint available at Optimization Online, 2016-05-5468), 2016.
      BibTeX
      • @Article{Quirynen2016b,
      • author = {Quirynen, R. and Gros, S. and Houska, B. and Diehl, M.},
      • title = {Lifted Collocation Integrators for Direct Optimal Control in ACADO Toolkit},
      • journal = {Mathematical Programming Computation (accepted, preprint available at Optimization Online, 2016-05-5468)},
      • year = 2016
      • }
    •  R. Verschueren, N. van Duijkeren, R. Quirynen and M. Diehl, "Exploiting Convexity in Direct Optimal Control: a Sequential Convex Quadratic Programming Method", Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), 2016.
      BibTeX
      • @Inproceedings{Verschueren2016,
      • author = {Verschueren, R. and van Duijkeren, N. and Quirynen, R. and Diehl, M.},
      • title = {Exploiting Convexity in Direct Optimal Control: a Sequential Convex Quadratic Programming Method},
      • booktitle = {Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC)},
      • year = 2016
      • }
    •  R. Verschueren, M. Zanon, R. Quirynen and M. Diehl, "Time-optimal Race Car Driving using an Online Exact Hessian based Nonlinear MPC Algorithm", Proceedings of the European Control Conference (ECC), 2016.
      BibTeX
      • @Inproceedings{Verschueren2016b,
      • author = {Verschueren, R. and Zanon, M. and Quirynen, R. and Diehl, M.},
      • title = {Time-optimal Race Car Driving using an Online Exact Hessian based Nonlinear MPC Algorithm},
      • booktitle = {Proceedings of the European Control Conference (ECC)},
      • year = 2016
      • }
    •  R. Verschueren, M. Zanon, R. Quirynen and M. Diehl, "A Sparsity Preserving Convexification Procedure for Indefinite Quadratic Programs Arising in Direct Optimal Control", SIAM Journal on Optimization (accepted, preprint available at Optimization Online, 2016-06-5512), 2016.
      BibTeX
      • @Article{Verschueren2016c,
      • author = {Verschueren, R. and Zanon, M. and Quirynen, R. and Diehl, M.},
      • title = {A Sparsity Preserving Convexification Procedure for Indefinite Quadratic Programs Arising in Direct Optimal Control},
      • journal = {SIAM Journal on Optimization (accepted, preprint available at Optimization Online, 2016-06-5512)},
      • year = 2016
      • }
    •  A. Zanelli, R. Quirynen and M. Diehl, "An efficient inexact NMPC scheme with stability and feasibility guarantees", Proceedings of 10th IFAC Symposium on Nonlinear Control Systems, August 2016.
      BibTeX
      • @Inproceedings{Zanelli2016,
      • author = {Zanelli, A. and Quirynen, R. and Diehl, M.},
      • title = {An efficient inexact NMPC scheme with stability and feasibility guarantees},
      • booktitle = {Proceedings of 10th IFAC Symposium on Nonlinear Control Systems},
      • year = 2016,
      • address = {Monterey, CA, USA},
      • month = aug
      • }
    •  T. Albin, D. Ritter, D. Abel, N. Liberda, R. Quirynen and M. Diehl, "Nonlinear MPC for a Two-Stage Turbocharged Gasoline Engine Airpath", Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), 2015, pp. 849-856.
      BibTeX
      • @Inproceedings{Albin2015,
      • author = {Albin, T. and Ritter, D. and Abel, D. and Liberda, N. and Quirynen, R. and Diehl, M.},
      • title = {Nonlinear MPC for a Two-Stage Turbocharged Gasoline Engine Airpath},
      • booktitle = {Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC)},
      • year = 2015,
      • pages = {849--856}
      • }
    •  D. Kouzoupis, R. Quirynen, J. V. Frasch and M. Diehl, "Block Condensing for Fast Nonlinear MPC with the Dual Newton Strategy", Proceedings of the IFAC Conference on Nonlinear Model Predictive Control (NMPC), 2015, vol. 48, pp. 26-31.
      BibTeX
      • @Inproceedings{Kouzoupis2015b,
      • author = {Kouzoupis, D. and Quirynen, R. and Frasch, J. V. and Diehl, M.},
      • title = {Block Condensing for Fast Nonlinear MPC with the Dual Newton Strategy},
      • booktitle = {Proceedings of the IFAC Conference on Nonlinear Model Predictive Control (NMPC)},
      • year = 2015,
      • volume = 48,
      • number = 23,
      • pages = {26--31}
      • }
    •  R. Quirynen, M. Zanon, A. Kozma and M. Diehl, "A Compression Algorithm for Real-Time Distributed Nonlinear MPC", Proceedings of the European Control Conference (ECC), 2015, pp. 3422-3427.
      BibTeX
      • @Inproceedings{Quirynen2015,
      • author = {Quirynen, R. and Zanon, M. and Kozma, A. and Diehl, M.},
      • title = {A Compression Algorithm for Real-Time Distributed Nonlinear MPC},
      • booktitle = {Proceedings of the European Control Conference (ECC)},
      • year = 2015,
      • pages = {3422--3427}
      • }
    •  R. Quirynen, S. Gros and M. Diehl, "Lifted implicit integrators for direct optimal control", Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), 2015, pp. 3212-3217.
      BibTeX
      • @Inproceedings{Quirynen2015a,
      • author = {Quirynen, R. and Gros, S. and Diehl, M.},
      • title = {Lifted implicit integrators for direct optimal control},
      • booktitle = {Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC)},
      • year = 2015,
      • pages = {3212--3217}
      • }
    •  R. Quirynen, S. Gros and M. Diehl, "Inexact Newton based Lifted Implicit Integrators for fast Nonlinear MPC", Proceedings of the IFAC Conference on Nonlinear Model Predictive Control (NMPC), 2015, pp. 32-38.
      BibTeX
      • @Inproceedings{Quirynen2015b,
      • author = {Quirynen, R. and Gros, S. and Diehl, M.},
      • title = {Inexact Newton based Lifted Implicit Integrators for fast Nonlinear MPC},
      • booktitle = {Proceedings of the IFAC Conference on Nonlinear Model Predictive Control (NMPC)},
      • year = 2015,
      • pages = {32--38}
      • }
    •  R. Quirynen, M. Vukov and M. Diehl, "Multiple Shooting in a Microsecond" in Multiple Shooting and Time Domain Decomposition Methods, pp. 183-201, Springer, 2015.
      BibTeX
      • @Incollection{Quirynen2015c,
      • author = {Quirynen, R. and Vukov, M. and Diehl, M.},
      • title = {Multiple Shooting in a Microsecond},
      • booktitle = {Multiple Shooting and Time Domain Decomposition Methods},
      • year = 2015,
      • pages = {183--201},
      • publisher = {Springer}
      • }
    •  R. Schmied, H. Waschl, R. Quirynen, M. Diehl and L. del Re, "Nonlinear MPC for Emission Efficient Cooperative Adaptive Cruise Control", Proceedings of the IFAC Conference on Nonlinear Model Predictive Control (NMPC), 2015.
      BibTeX
      • @Inproceedings{Schmied2015,
      • author = {Schmied, R. and Waschl, H. and Quirynen, R. and Diehl, M. and del Re, L.},
      • title = {Nonlinear MPC for Emission Efficient Cooperative Adaptive Cruise Control},
      • booktitle = {Proceedings of the IFAC Conference on Nonlinear Model Predictive Control (NMPC)},
      • year = 2015
      • }
    •  F. Debrouwere, M. Vukov, R. Quirynen, M. Diehl and J. Swevers, "Experimental Validation of Combined Nonlinear Optimal Control and Estimation of an Overhead Crane", Proceedings of the IFAC World Congress, 2014, pp. 9617-9622.
      BibTeX
      • @Inproceedings{Debrouwere2014,
      • author = {Debrouwere, F. and Vukov, M. and Quirynen, R. and Diehl, M. and Swevers, J.},
      • title = {Experimental Validation of Combined Nonlinear Optimal Control and Estimation of an Overhead Crane},
      • booktitle = {Proceedings of the IFAC World Congress},
      • year = 2014,
      • pages = {9617--9622}
      • }
    •  S. Gros, R. Quirynen and M. Diehl, "An Improved Real-time NMPC Scheme for Wind Turbine Control using Spline-Interpolated Aerodynamic Coefficients", Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), 2014.
      BibTeX
      • @Inproceedings{Gros2014b,
      • author = {Gros, S. and Quirynen, R. and Diehl, M.},
      • title = {An Improved Real-time NMPC Scheme for Wind Turbine Control using Spline-Interpolated Aerodynamic Coefficients},
      • booktitle = {Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC)},
      • year = 2014
      • }
    •  S. Mehrkanoon, R. Quirynen, M. Diehl and J. AK Suykens, "LSSVM based initialization approach for parameter estimation of dynamical systems", Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 2014.
      BibTeX
      • @Article{Mehrkanoon2014,
      • author = {Mehrkanoon, S. and Quirynen, R. and Diehl, M. and Suykens, J. AK},
      • title = {LSSVM based initialization approach for parameter estimation of dynamical systems},
      • journal = {Journal of Physics: Conference Series},
      • year = 2014
      • }
    •  R. Quirynen, M. Vukov, M. Zanon and M. Diehl, "Autogenerating Microsecond Solvers for Nonlinear MPC: a Tutorial Using ACADO Integrators", Optimal Control Applications and Methods, Vol. 36, pp. 685-704, 2014.
      BibTeX
      • @Article{Quirynen2014a,
      • author = {Quirynen, R. and Vukov, M. and Zanon, M. and Diehl, M.},
      • title = {Autogenerating Microsecond Solvers for Nonlinear MPC: a Tutorial Using ACADO Integrators},
      • journal = {Optimal Control Applications and Methods},
      • year = 2014,
      • volume = 36,
      • pages = {685--704}
      • }
    •  R. Quirynen, B. Houska, M. Vallerio, D. Telen, F. Logist, J. Van Impe and M. Diehl, "Symmetric Algorithmic Differentiation Based Exact Hessian SQP Method and Software for Economic MPC", Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), 2014, pp. 2752-2757.
      BibTeX
      • @Inproceedings{Quirynen2014c,
      • author = {Quirynen, R. and Houska, B. and Vallerio, M. and Telen, D. and Logist, F. and Impe, J. Van and Diehl, M.},
      • title = {Symmetric Algorithmic Differentiation Based Exact Hessian SQP Method and Software for Economic MPC},
      • booktitle = {Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC)},
      • year = 2014,
      • pages = {2752--2757}
      • }
    •  D. Telen, F. Logist, R. Quirynen, B. Houska, M. Diehl and J. Van Impe, "Optimal experiment design for nonlinear dynamic (bio)chemical systems using sequential semidefinite programming", AIChE (American Institute of Chemical Engineers) Journal, Vol. 60, No. 5, pp. 1728-1739, 2014.
      BibTeX
      • @Article{Telen2014,
      • author = {Telen, D. and Logist, F. and Quirynen, R. and Houska, B. and Diehl, M. and Impe, J. Van},
      • title = {Optimal experiment design for nonlinear dynamic (bio)chemical systems using sequential semidefinite programming},
      • journal = {AIChE (American Institute of Chemical Engineers) Journal},
      • year = 2014,
      • volume = 60,
      • number = 5,
      • pages = {1728--1739}
      • }
    •  R. Quirynen, S. Gros and M. Diehl, "Fast auto generated ACADO integrators and application to MHE with multi-rate measurements", Proceedings of the European Control Conference (ECC), 2013, pp. 3077-3082.
      BibTeX
      • @Inproceedings{Quirynen2013,
      • author = {Quirynen, R. and Gros, S. and Diehl, M.},
      • title = {Fast auto generated ACADO integrators and application to MHE with multi-rate measurements},
      • booktitle = {Proceedings of the European Control Conference (ECC)},
      • year = 2013,
      • pages = {3077--3082}
      • }
    •  R. Quirynen, S. Gros and M. Diehl, "Efficient NMPC for nonlinear models with linear subsystems", Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), 2013, pp. 5101-5106.
      BibTeX
      • @Inproceedings{Quirynen2013a,
      • author = {Quirynen, R. and Gros, S. and Diehl, M.},
      • title = {Efficient NMPC for nonlinear models with linear subsystems},
      • booktitle = {Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC)},
      • year = 2013,
      • pages = {5101--5106}
      • }
    •  S. Gros, R. Quirynen and M. Diehl, "Aircraft Control Based on Fast Nonlinear MPC & Multiple-shooting", Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), 2012.
      BibTeX
      • @Inproceedings{Gros2012e,
      • author = {Gros, S. and Quirynen, R. and Diehl, M.},
      • title = {Aircraft Control Based on Fast Nonlinear MPC & Multiple-shooting},
      • booktitle = {Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC)},
      • year = 2012
      • }
    •  R. Quirynen, "Automatic code generation of Implicit Runge-Kutta integrators with continuous output for fast embedded optimization", 2012, KU Leuven.
      BibTeX
      • @Mastersthesis{Quirynen2012,
      • author = {Quirynen, R.},
      • title = {Automatic code generation of Implicit Runge-Kutta integrators with continuous output for fast embedded optimization},
      • school = {KU Leuven},
      • year = 2012
      • }
    •  R. Quirynen, M. Vukov and M. Diehl, "Auto Generation of Implicit Integrators for Embedded NMPC with Microsecond Sampling Times", Proceedings of the 4th IFAC Nonlinear Model Predictive Control Conference, 2012, pp. 175-180.
      BibTeX
      • @Inproceedings{Quirynen2012a,
      • author = {Quirynen, R. and Vukov, M. and Diehl, M.},
      • title = {Auto Generation of Implicit Integrators for Embedded NMPC with Microsecond Sampling Times},
      • booktitle = {Proceedings of the 4th IFAC Nonlinear Model Predictive Control Conference},
      • year = 2012,
      • pages = {175--180}
      • }
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      Inventors: Quirynen, Rien; Hespanhol, Pedro
      Patent No.: 10,409,233
      Issue Date: Sep 10, 2019
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