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Prof. Dr.-Ing. Johann Reger

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Johann Reger
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Johann Reger

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Control Engineering Group
Computer Science and Automation Dept.
Technische Universität Ilmenau

P.O. Box 10 05 65
98684 Ilmenau - Germany

Tel.: + 49 (3677) 69-2817, Room 2025, Zuse-Building
Email: johann.reger@tu-ilmenau.de

 

 

Brief Biography

since July 2008Head of the Control Engineering Group, Institute for Automation and Systems Engineering, Computer Science and Automation Dept., TU Ilmenau, Germany
11/2007 – 06/2008Postdoc with the Systems and Control Theory Group (Prof. Jörg Raisch), Max Planck Institute for Dynamics of Complex Technical Systems, Magdeburg, and Control Systems Group, TU Berlin, Germany
04/2007 – 11/2007Visiting professor with the EECS Control Laboratory (Prof. Jessy Grizzle), University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
01/2005 – 03/2007Director of the control laboratory at the Institute for Measurement and Automation, Universität der Bundeswehr München, Munich, Germany
07/2004 – 12/2004Postdoc with the Sección de Mecatrónica (Prof. Sira Ramírez), Departamento de Ingeniería Eléctrica del Centro de Investigación y Estudios Avanzados del Instituto Politécnico Nacional (CINVESTAV-IPN), Mexico-City
01/1999 – 07/2004 PhD-Student with the Discrete Event Systems Group (Prof. Thomas Moor) at the Institute for Automatic Control, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany
Thesis: Linear Systems over Finite Fields — Modeling, Analysis, and Synthesis; Funded by ''Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes'' and ''Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft'' (DFG) under grant RO 2262/3-1/2
10/1992 – 12/1998Student of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg (Germany) and with the Laser Laboratory of the University of Liverpool (UK)
Main areas: Continuum Mechanics, Fluid Dynamics, Laser Forming, and Applied Mathematics

 

Teaching

A list of my current teaching activities may be found here

Research Interests

  • Adaptive controller design
  • Variable structure and sliding mode control
  • System inversion and tracking
  • Robust optimal control
  • Modulation and FIR-filter based estimation

Please see also my group's web-page

Academic Charges

  • Associate Editor of the IEEE-CSS Conference Editorial Board (CEB)
  • Associate Editor of the EUCA Conference Editorial Board
  • Member of the IFAC Technical Committee on Non-Linear Control Systems
  • Member of the IEEE Technical Committee on Variable Structure and Sliding Mode Control
  • Dean of Studies at Computer Science and Automation Dept., TU Ilmenau
  • Member of the Faculty Council at Computer Science and Automation Dept., TU Ilmenau
  • Chairman of the degree program on Technical Cybernetics and Systems Theory, see microsite (in German)
  • University Coordinator for activities in the region Central America and Mexico

Publications

S. Mauch, J. Reger: Real‐Time Adaptive Optic System Using FPGAs. George Dekoulis (Ed.), Field-Programmable Gate Array, InTech, pp. 177-195, 2017. [PDF]

M. Noack, J. Rueda-Escobedo, J. Reger, J. Moreno: Fixed-Time Parameter Estimation in Polynomial Systems through Modulating Functions.  55th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC 2016), Las Vegas, NV, USA, 2016. [PDF]

K. Kumari, B. Bandyopadhyay, A. Behera, J. Reger: Event-Triggered Sliding Mode Control for Delta Operator Systems. 42nd IEEE Industrial Electronics Society Conference (IECON 2016), Florence, Italy, 2016 [PDF]

M. Tejada Zuñiga, M. Noack, J. Reger: Observer Designs for a Turbocharger System of a Diesel Engine. 17th Latinamerican Control Conference (CLCA 2016), Medellín, Colombia, 2016 [PDF]

S. Mauch, J. Reger: Real-Time Implementation of the Spiral Algorithm for Shack-Hartmann Wavefront Sensor Pattern Sorting on an FPGA. Measurement, Volume 92, Issue 10, pp. 63-69, 2016.

C. Weise, K. Wulff, J. Reger: Exponentially Converging Observer for a Class of FO-LTI Systems. IEEE 2016 Multi-conference on Systems and Control (MSC 2016), Buenos Aires, Argentina, 2016. [PDF]

M. Noack, K. Wulff, J. Reger, M.-H. Höper: Observability Analysis and Nonlinear Observer Design for a Turbocharger in a Diesel Engine. IEEE 2016 Multi-conference on Systems and Control (MSC 2016), Buenos Aires, Argentina, 2016. [PDF]

A. Barth, M. Reichhartinger, K. Wulff, M. Horn, J. Reger: Certainty Equivalence Adaptation combined with Super-Twisting Sliding-Mode Control. International Journal of Control,  Volume 89, Issue 9, pp. 1767-1776, 2016.

O. Gavrilenko, J. Reger, D. Röser, T. Sattel: Identification of Active Magnetic Bearing Systems Utilizing a Modulating Function Technique. 15th International Symposium on Magnetic Bearings (ISMB 2016), Kitakyushu, Japan, 2016. [PDF]

A. Behera, B. Bandyopadhyay, J. Reger: Discrete event-triggered sliding mode control with fast output sampling feedback. 14th International Workshop on Variable Structure Systems (VSS 2016), Nanjing, China, 2016. [PDF]

A. Barth, M. Reichhartinger, J. Reger, M. Horn, K. Wulff: Certainty-equivalence based super-twisting control using continuous adaptation laws. 14th International Workshop on Variable Structure Systems (VSS 2016), Nanjing, China, 2016. [PDF]

J. Jouffroy, J. Reger: Finite-time simultaneous parameter and state estimation using modulating functions. IEEE 2015 Multi-conference on Systems and Control (MSC 2015), Sydney, Australia, 2015. [PDF]

A. Barth, M. Reichhartinger, J. Reger, M. Horn, K. Wulff: Lyapunov-design for a super-twisting sliding-mode controller using the certainty-equivalence principle. 1st Conference on Modelling, Identification and Control of Nonlinear Systems (MICNON 2015), Saint Petersburg, Russia 2015. [PDF]

S. Mauch, A. Barth, J. Reger, C. Reinlein, M. Appelfelder, E. Beckert: FPGA-accelerated Adaptive Optics Wavefront Control Part II. Proceedings of SPIE Photonics West 2015, Vol. 9343 Laser Resonators, Microresonators, and Beam Control XVII, Los Angeles, USA, 2015. [PDF]

S. Mayr, G. Grabmair, J. Reger: Input Design and Parameter Estimation with Open Source Tools. 8th MATHMOD, Vienna, Austria, 2015. [PDF]

H.-M. Maus, S. Revzen, J. Guckenheimer, C. Ludwig, J. Reger, A. Seyfarth: Constructing predictive models of human running. Journal of The Royal Society Interface, Volume 12, Issue 103, 2014.

O. Cieza Aguirre, J. Tafur, J. Reger: Frequency Domain Modulating Functions for Continuous-Time Identification of Linear and Nonlinear Systems. 16th Latinamerican Control Conference (CLCA 2014), Quintana Roo, Mexico, 2014. [PDF]

K. Treichel, J. Reger, R. Al Azrak: On Flatness based L1 adaptive Trajectory Tracking Control. IEEE 2014 Multi-conference on Systems and Control (MSC 2014), Antibes, France, 2014. [PDF]

S. Mauch, J. Reger: Real-Time Spot Detection and Ordering for a Shack–Hartmann Wavefront Sensor With a Low-Cost FPGA. IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, Volume 63, Issue 10, pp. 2379-2386, 2014. [PDF]

S. Mauch, J. Reger, C. Reinlein , M. Appelfeld, M. Goy, E. Beckert, A. Tünnermann: FPGA-accelerated Adaptive Optics Wavefront Control. Proceedings of SPIE Photonics West, Vol. 8978 MEMS Adaptive Optics VIII, Los Angeles, USA, 2014. [PDF]

S. Mauch, J. Reger: Application of μ-synthesis based H-control for adaptive optics in laser material processing. IEEE 2013 Multi-conference on Systems and Control (MSC 2013), Hyderabad, India, 2013. [PDF]

K. Treichel, R. Al Azrak, J. Reger, and K. Wulff: Robust output feedback trajectory tracking control of an electrodynamic planar motion stage for precision positioning. 18th IEEE International Conference on Methods and Models in Automation and Robotics (MMAR 2013), Międzyzdroje, Poland. [PDF]

K. Treichel, R. Al Azrak, J. Reger, and K. Wulff: Modeling of a planar motion stage for precision positioning. 18th IEEE International Conference on Methods and Models in Automation and Robotics (MMAR 2013), Międzyzdroje, Poland. [PDF]

R. Al Azrak, K. Treichel, and J. Reger: Discrete-Time AUV Tracking Controller Design Based on Disturbance Rejection and Dynamic Trajectory Planning, 2013 MTS/IEEE OCEANS, Bergen, Norway. [PDF]

S. Mauch, J. Reger, and E. Beckert: Adaptive Optics Control for Laser Material Processing. 15th Latinamerican Control Conference (CLCA 2012), Lima, Peru. [PDF]

A. Montazeri, J. Reger: Developing an IIR Robust Adaptive Algorithm in the Modified Filtered-x RLS Form for Active Noise and Vibration Control Systems. 50th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control and European Control Conference (CDC-ECC 2011), Orlando, FL, USA, 2011. [PDF]

E. Delgado-Eckert, J. Reger, and K. Schmidt: Discrete Time Systems with Event-Based Dynamics: Recent Developments in Analysis and Synthesis Methods. Mario Alberto Jordán (Ed.), Discrete Time Systems, InTech, pp. 447-476, 2011. [PDF]

J. Linares-Flores, J. Reger, and H. Sira-Ramírez: Load Torque Estimation and Passivity-based Control of a Boost-Converter/DC-Motor combination. IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, Volume 18, Issue 6, pp. 1398-1405, 2010. [PDF]

B. Schmidt, J. Reger: H-Suboptimal Tracking Control for Bilinear Power Systems with Dynamic Feedback - Theory and Experiment. IEEE 2010 Multi-conference on Systems and Control (MSC 2010), Yokohama, Japan, 2010. [best student paper award finalist] [PDF]

K. Treichel, K. Wulff, J. Reger, S. Amthor: Modelling and identification of a high-precision planar positioning system, 55th International Scientific Colloquium (IWK), Ilmenau, 2010. [PDF]

J. Reger, A. Amthor, B. Schmidt: FIR-Filter Design for Derivative Estimation in a Nanopositioning System. 55th International Scientific Colloquium (IWK). Ilmenau, Germany, 2010. [PDF]

J. Reger, J. Jouffroy: On Algebraic Time-Derivative Estimation and Deadbeat State Reconstruction. 48th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC 2009), Shanghai, China, 2009. [PDF]

B. Schmidt, J. Reger: H-Suboptimal Tracking Control with Integral Action and Load Estimation Applied on a Boost-Converter/DC-Motor Combination. IEEE 2009 Multi-conference on Systems and Control (MSC 2009). Petersburg, Russia, 2009. [best student paper award finalist] [PDF]

J. Reger, J. Jouffroy: Proofing Identities with Computer Algebra - Example: Algebraic Time-Derivative Estimation, PAMM, Vol. 8, No. 1, pp. 10905-10906, Wiley, 2009. [PDF]

J. Reger, J. Jouffroy: Algebraische Ableitungsschätzung im Kontext der Rekonstruierbarkeit. at-Automatisierungstechnik, Vol. 56, Issue 6, pp. 324-331, Oldenbourg, 2008. [PDF]

J. Reger: Planning a Finite Time Transition from a Non-stationary to a Stationary Point without Overshoot. American Control Conference (ACC 2008), Seattle, USA, 2008. [PDF]

J. Linares Flores, H. Sira Ramírez, J. Reger, S. Hernández Marcial: A Boost Unity Power Factor Pre-Compensator. 39th IEEE Power Electronics Specialists Conference, Rhodes, Greece, 2008. [PDF]

J. Zehetner, J. Reger, M. Horn: Echtzeit-Implementierung eines algebraischen Ableitungsschätzverfahrens. at-Automatisierungstechnik, Vol. 55, Issue 11, pp. 553-560, Oldenbourg, 2007. [PDF]

J. Zehetner, J. Reger, M. Horn: A Derivative Estimation Toolbox based on Algebraic Methods — Theory and Practice. IEEE 2007 Multi-conference on Systems and Control (MSC 2007). Singapore, 2007. [Josef won the best student paper award] [PDF]

P. Mai, C. Join, J. Reger: Flatness-based fault tolerant control of a nonlinear mimo system using algebraic derivative estimation. 4th IFAC Symposium on System, Structure, and Control (SSSC 2007). Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil, 2007. [PDF]

J. Linares Flores, J. Reger, H. Sira Ramírez: Speed-sensorless tracking control of a DC-motor via a double Buck-converter. 45th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC 2006), San Diego, USA, 2006. [PDF]

P. Mai, C. Join, J. Reger: An example of flatness-based fault tolerant control using algebraic derivative estimation. 2006 IAR Workshop. Nancy, France, 2006. [PDF]

J. Linares Flores, H. Sira Ramírez, J. Reger, R. Silva Ortigoza: An exact tracking error dynamics passive output feedback controller for a Buck-Boost-converter driven DC motor. IEEE International Conference on Power Electronics (CIEP 2006), Puebla. Mexico, 2006. [PDF]

J. Reger, P. Mai, H. Sira Ramírez: Robust algebraic state estimation of chaotic systems. IEEE 2006 Multi-conference on Systems and Control (MSC 2006), Munich, Germany, 2006. [PDF]

J. Jouffroy, J. Reger: An algebraic perspective to single-transponder underwater navigation. IEEE 2006 Multi-conference on Systems and Control (MSC 2006), Munich, Germany, 2006. [PDF]

F. Antritter, P. Maurer, J. Reger: Flatness-based control of a Buck-converter driven DC motor. 4th IFAC-Symposium on Mechatronic Systems, Wiesloch/ Heidelberg, Germany, 2006. [PDF]

J. Linares Flores, J. Reger, H. Sira Ramírez: A time-varying linear state feedback tracking controller for a boost-converter driven DC motor. 4th IFAC-Symposium on Mechatronic Systems, Wiesloch/ Heidelberg, Germany, 2006. [PDF]

J. Reger, H. Sira Ramírez, M.Fliess: On non-asymptotic observation of nonlinear systems. 44th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control and European Control Conference (CDC-ECC 2005), Sevilla, Spain, 2005. [PDF]

K. Schmidt, J. Reger, T. Moor: Hierarchical Control for Structural Decentralized DES. 7th Workshop on Discrete Event Systems (WODES 2004), Reims, France, 2004. [PDF]

J. Reger: Linear Systems over Finite Fields: Modeling, Analysis, and Synthesis. Shaker Verlag, Aachen, 2004. [PDF]

J. Reger, K. Schmidt: Modeling and Analyzing Finite State Automata in the Finite Field GF(2). Mathematics and Computers in Simulation (MATCOM), Vol. 66, Issue 2-3, pp. 193-206, Elsevier Science, 2004. [PDF]

J. Reger, K. Schmidt: A Finite Field Framework for Modelling, Analysis and Control of Finite State Automata. Mathematical and Computer Modelling of Dynamical Systems (MCMDS), Vol. 10, Issue 3-4, pp. 253-285, Taylor & Francis, 2004. [PDF]

J. Reger, K. Schmidt: Aspects on Analysis and Synthesis of Linear Discrete Systems over the Finite Field GF(q). European Control Conference (ECC 2003), Cambridge, United Kingdom, 2003. [PDF]

J. Reger, K. Schmidt: Modeling and Analyzing Finite State Automata in the Finite Field GF(2). 4th MATHMOD, Vienna, Austria, 2003.

K. Schmidt, J. Reger.: Synthesis of State Feedback for Linear Automata in the Finite Field GF(2). 4th MATHMOD, Vienna, Austria, 2003.

J. Reger: Analysis of Multilinear Systems using Gröbner-Bases over the Finite Field GF(2). 4th MATHMOD, Vienna, Austria, 2003 — best conference poster award.

J. Reger: Cycle Analysis for Deterministic Finite State Automata. 15th IFAC World Congress, Barcelona, Spain, 2002. [PDF]

J. Reger: Deadlock Analysis for Deterministic Finite State Automata using Affine Linear Models. European Control Conference (ECC 2001), Porto, Portugal, 2001.

Technical Reports and Supplements

J. Reger: Supplementary Maple-Worksheets wrt. article "On Algebraic Time-Derivative Estimation and Deadbeat State Reconstruction". [PDF]: proof of equivalence, illustrative example — for the proof you will need to install: Doron Zeilberger's programs EKHAD and MultiZeilberger

J. Reger: Algebraische Modellierung, Analyse und Synthese ereignisdiskreter Systeme über GF(2). Abschlußbericht zum DFG-Vorhaben RO 2262/3-1 und RO 2262/3-2, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg. [PDF]