Research Projects of the Research Unit

Control and Process Automation

ADORe-SNG

Illustration of a SNG chain with four steps

Automation, digitalization and process optimization of the production of feed-in synthetic natural gas from renewable solid fuels. An essential contribution to the reduction of CO2 intensity for Austria!

ConnAT

Trucks send signals to front trucks to determine an automatic distance

© IEEE (2020) with permission under CC BY-4.0

Innovative truck platoon control concept combining trajectory optimization and distributed model-predictive control to efficiently reduce fuel consumption and increase traffic safety.

Conserve

Control concept of a cooling circuit in an electric refrigerated truck

Mobility of the future - Integrated thermal management systems for electrically powered Refrigerated Light Trucks.

DiNaMiC

Electric vehicle, which has a measuring device for cooling in the cargo space

Development of an advanced model-based control strategy to monitor the specified temperature limits in the refrigerated transports.

EDCSproof

Schematic illustration of a wind power plant and the path of the electricity to the household appliances

Energy Demand Control System PROcess For Industrial low Temperature.

EmiL

Teaserpicture Project Böhler

Emission Limited Model Preditcive Control Of Small-Scale Biomass Furnaces.

FC-Impact

schematic representation of a car chassis with battery equipment

Increasing Market Penetration of FC Cars by Efficient System Solutions.

FC4HD

Tractor unit of a lorry with electric drive

The FC4HD project aims to develop and demonstrate a full 40t fuel cell truck and brings fuel cell technologies on the road.

HyStEPs

Projektpicture Pernsteiner

Nonlinear observers for complex distributed systems.

HyTruck

schematic visualization of a fuel cell and an electric motor

This project focuses on heavy-duty fuel cell electric vehicles for road freight transport.

IntIntSec

7 boxes in a circle which are linked together

Real time intersection traffic management and optimization trough integrated and flexible communication, control and simulation methods to enhance traffic safety & efficiency while reducing traffic emissions.

JenMic

Network between factory building lines and power supply

Model-based and adaptive control strategies for the robust integration of Jenbacher gas engines in microgrids with renewable generators and storage.

Protect

Projektpicture Vrlic

Advanced Control for Efficient Fuel Cell Operation.

VariSpeed II

Schema Feedforward Control

Development of a two-degree-of-freedom controller that determined the optimal reference trajectory generated by the pilot input.

CDL Emulated Reality

schematic illustration of a monitor, computer and a blue car

Experimental Validation of Innovative Control Concepts for Test Beds in Hardware-in-the-Loop Configuration.