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Discrete Technology & Production Automation (DTPA)

Prof. dr. ir. J.M.A. Scherpen

The mission of the research group of Discrete Technology and Production Automation (DTPA) is to provide a leading education and research environment for students and researchers who are interested in a inter-disciplinary study in engineering, management, computer science, mathematics and engineering sciences in general. The research activities at DTPA focus on developing quantitative and analytical theories and methodologies based on mathematical models for design and control of complex industrial processes and systems. The application area can be found in e.g., robotics, sensor networks, micro-assembly systems, energy systems, mechatronic systems, semi-conductor devices, and space systems. The research of the group is funded by both government agencies and industrial partners.

Secretary Frederika Fokkens
Telephone +31 50 363 8493
Postal address University of Groningen
Nijenborgh 4
NL-9747 AG Groningen
The Netherlands
E-mail secdtpa rug.nl
Chair Prof. dr. ir. J.M.A. (Jacquelien) Scherpen

Research Staff

Monica Acuautla Meneses
Monica Acuautla Meneses
Ming Cao
Ming Cao
Bayu Jayawardhana
Bayu Jayawardhana
Jacquelien Scherpen
Jacquelien Scherpen

Post-doctoral Researchers

Miguel Badillo
Miguel Badillo
Pablo Borja
Pablo Borja
Michele Cucuzzella
Michele Cucuzzella
Vahab Rostampour
Vahab Rostampour
Mengbin Ye
Mengbin Ye
Lorenzo Zino
Lorenzo Zino

PhD Students

Zaki Almuzakki
Zaki Almuzakki
Azka Burohman
Azka Burohman
Carlo Cenedese
Carlo Cenedese
Carmen Chan
Carmen Chan
Nelson Chan
Nelson Chan
Rafael Cunha
Rafael Cunha
Tábitha Esteves
Tábitha Esteves
Kathinka Frieswjik
Kathinka Frieswjik
Luke Gong
Luke Gong
Miao Guo
Miao Guo
Alain Govaert
Alain Govaert
Bo Jin
Bo Jin
Matthijs de Jong
Matthijs de Jong
Ningbo Li
Ningbo Li
Tinghua Li
Tinghua Li
Emin Martirosyan
Emin Martirosyan
D. Bao Nguyen
D. Bao Nguyen
Oscar Portolés  Marín (PHD DSSC)
Oscar Portolés  Marín (PHD DSSC)
Agung Prawira Negara
Agung Prawira Negara
Rully Tri Cahyone
Rully Tri Cahyone
Koorosh Shomalzadeh
Koorosh Shomalzadeh
Anja Schmerbauch
Anja Schmerbauch
Amirreza Silani
Amirreza Silani
Marco Vasquez Beltran
Marco Vasquez Beltran
Yuzhen Qin
Yuzhen Qin
Sepide Taleb
Sepide Taleb
Weijia Yao
Weijia Yao
Hao Yin
Hao Yin
Hongyu Zhang
Hongyu Zhang

Guest researchers

Liangming Chen
Liangming Chen
Wei Dai
Wei Dai
Yujuan Fang
Yujuan Fang
Feng Huang
Feng Huang
Xuegang Tan
Xuegang Tan
Chu Wu
Chu Wu

Support Staff

Sietse Achterop
Sietse Achterop
Simon Busman
Simon Busman
Frederika Fokkens
Frederika Fokkens
Martin Stokroos
Martin Stokroos

DTPA Group Photo 2009

Former group 2009
DTPA Group, 2009. Back row from left to right: Thomas Voss, Tudor Ionescu, Danny Dirksz. Middle row, from left to right: Herman Kuis, Ruiyue Ouyang, Ming Cao, Marike Vos. Front row, from left to right: Jacquelien Scherpen, Weiguo Xia, Mauricio Munoz Arias, Pim van den Dool, Bayu Jayawardhana.
Last modified:06 December 2019 2.45 p.m.