Lukas Schwenkel

Research Assistant
Institute for Systems Theory and Automatic Control


+49 711 685-67744
+49 711 685-67735

Pfaffenwaldring 9
70569 Stuttgart
Room: 3.234

Office Hours

On appointment


I'm working on the field of Model Predictive Control (MPC). My reasearch focuses on robust MPC for uncertain systems or systems that are affected by bounded disturbances.

J. Köhler, L. Schwenkel, A. Koch, J. Berberich, P. Pauli, F. Allgöwer.
Robust and optimal predictive control of the COVID-19 outbreak  
Annual Reviews in Control, 2020, submitted. [preprint]
L. Schwenkel, J. Köhler, M.A. Müller, F. Allgöwer.
Robust Economic Model Predictive Control without Terminal Conditions  
IFAC World Congress, 2020, accepted. [preprint]
L. Schwenkel, M. Guo, M. Bürger.
Optimizing Sequences of Probabilistic Manipulation Skills Learned from Demonstration
Proceedings of the Conference on Robot Learning, PMLR 100:273-282, Osaka, 2019. [online available]
L. Schwenkel, M. Gharbi, S. Trimpe, C. Ebenbauer.
Online learning with stability guarantees: A memory-based warm starting for real-time MPC
Automatica, 2018, submitted. [Extended version]

since 07/2019

Research Assistant at the Institute for Systems Theory and Automatic Control, University of Stuttgart

04/2017 −  05/2019

Master studies Engineering Cybernetics at the University of Stuttgart

Master thesis: "Leveraging Data in Model Predictive Control"

12/2018 − 05/2019

Internship at Bosch Center for Artificial Intelligence (BCAI), Robert Bosch GmbH, Renningen

Topic: Learning from Demonstration

10/2014 − 03/2017

Bachelor studies Engineering Cybernetics at the University of Stuttgart

Bachelor thesis: "Accelerated Gradient Methods for Convex Optimization"

10/2012 − 09/2014

Studies Mathematics and Physics for teaching at the University of Tübingen, without graduation due to change of subject.


Abitur at the Graf Eberhard Gynmasium in Bad Urach

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