L. Cristian Iacob

Lucian Cristian Iacob is a PhD candidate in the Control Systems Group of the Department of Electrical Engineering at Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e). He received his Bachelor’s degree in Automation and Applied Informatics from the Technical University of Cluj-Napoca, Romania, in 2017. He obtained his Master’s degree in Systems and Control (with Great Appreciation) at Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e), The Netherlands, in 2019.  For his Master’s thesis, he worked under the supervision of Prof.dr. Siep Weiland, and focused on the topic of composition of thermodynamic systems. During his studies, he has been an intern at the Institute for Artificial Intelligence Bremen (IAI Bremen) and the Dutch Institute for Fundamental Energy Research (DIFFER). His current research is on data-driven learning of Linear Parameter-Varying (LPV) models, under the supervision of dr.ir. Roland Tóth and dr.ir. Maarten Schoukens. His main research interests include first-principle and data-driven modelling of LPV systems, system identification and machine learning techniques.