Contact

Patrick Piprek
Dr.-Ing.
E-mail:patrick.piprek@tum.de
XING:www.xing.com/profile/Patrick_Piprek/
  Patrick Piprek was a research associate at the FSD from 05/2016 - 05/2020.

Software

He was one of the developers of Falcon.m, the FSD Optimal Control Tool for MATLAB.

Publications

Dissertation

Piprek, Patrick (2020): Robust Trajectory Optimization Applying Chance Constraints and Generalized Polynomial Chaos. Dissertation. Technische Universität München, München.

Paper

[17] H. Hong, P. Piprek, R. J. M. Afonso, F. Holzapfel, "Trigonometric Series-based Smooth Flight Trajectory Generation", IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems, vol. 57, no. 1, 2021, pp. 721-728. [doi]
[16] H. Zheng, P. Piprek, H. Hong, F. Holzapfel, S. Tang, "Smooth Sub-optimal Trajectory Generation for Transition Maneuvers", IEEE Access, vol. 8, no. 1, 2020, pp. 61035-61042. [doi]
[15] P. Piprek, M. M. Marb, P. Bhardwaj, F. Holzapfel, "Trajectory/Path-Following Controller Based on Nonlinear Jerk-Level Error Dynamics", Applied Sciences, vol. 10, no. 23, 2020, pp. 8760. [pdf] [doi]
[14] P. Piprek, S. Gros and F. Holzapfel, "Rare Event Chance-Constrained Optimal Control Using Polynomial Chaos and Subset Simulation", Processes, vol. 7, no. 4, 2019. [doi]
[13] P. Piprek, S. Gros and F. Holzapfel, "A Distributed Robust Optimal Control Framework Based on Polynomial Chaos", in CEAS Specialist Conference on Guidance, Navigation & Control​ (EuroGNC 2019).
[12] P. Piprek, V. Schneider, V. Fafard, S. P. Schatz, C. Dörhöfer, P. J. Lauffs, L. Peter, F. Holzapfel, "Enhanced Kinematics Calculation for an Online Trajectory Generation Module", Transportation Research Procedia, vol. 29, 2018, pp. 312-322. [doi]
[11] P. Piprek, F. Holzapfel, "Robust Trajectory Optimization of a Ski Jumper for Uncertainty Influence and Safety Quantification", in 12th Conference of the International Sports Engineering Association, Brisbane, Queensland, 2018. [doi]
[10] P. Piprek, F. Glas, X. Fang, V. Bessone, P. Johannes, M. Bittner, F. Holzapfel, "Multi-Body Ski Jumper Model with Nonlinear Dynamic Inversion Muscle Control for Trajectory Optimization", in 12th Conference of the International Sports Engineering Association, Brisbane, Queensland, 2018. [doi]
[9] P. Piprek, F. Holzapfel, "ROBUST TRAJECTORY OPTIMIZATION OF VTOL TRANSITION MANEUVER USING BI-LEVEL OPTIMAL CONTROL", in ICAS 31st Congress of the International Council of the Aeronautical Science, 2018.
[8] P. Piprek, F. Holzapfel, "BI-LEVEL TRAJECTORY OPTIMIZATION BY STOCHASTIC COLLOCATION FOR UNCERTAINTY INTERVAL CALCULATION", in ICAS 31st Congress of the International Council of the Aeronautical Science, 2018.
[7] B. Grüter, J. Diepolder, P. Piprek, T. Akman, F. Holzapfel, "NONLINEAR MODEL PREDICTIVE CONTROL FOR OPTIMAL AIRCRAFT SEQUENCING", in ICAS 31st Congress of the International Council of the Aeronautical Science, 2018.
[6] P. Piprek, V. Schneider, V. Fafard, S. P. Schatz, C. Dörhöfer, P. J. Lauffs, L. Peter, F. Holzapfel, "Enhanced Kinematics Calculation for an Online Trajectory Generation Module", in 6th CEAS Air and Space Conference Aerospace Europe, 2017.
[5] P. Piprek, F. Holzapfel, "Robust Trajectory Optimization combining Gaussian Mixture Models with Stochastic Collocation", in IEEE Conference on Control Technology and Applications (CCTA), 2017, pp. 1751-1756.
[4] J. Diepolder, P. Piprek, B. Grüter, T. Akman, F. Holzapfel, "Aircraft Safety Analysis using Generalized Polynomial Chaos", in ENRI Int. Workshop on ATM/CNS 2017 (EIWAC 2017).
[3] J. Diepolder, M. Bittner, P. Piprek, B. Grüter, F. Holzapfel, "Facilitating aircraft optimal control based on numerical nonlinear dynamic inversion", in 25th Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation (MED), 2017, pp. 141-146. [doi]
[2] V. Schneider, P. Piprek, S. P. Schatz, T. Baier, C. Dörhöfer, M. Hochstrasser, A. C. Gabrys, E. Karlsson, C. Krause, P. J. Lauffs, N. C. Mumm, K. Nürnberger, L. Peter, P. Spiegel, L. Steinert, A. W. Zollitsch, F. Holzapfel, "Online Trajectory Generation Using Clothoid Segments", in 14th International Conference on Control, Automation, Robotics & Vision (ICARCV), 2016.
[1] X. Fang, B. Grüter, P. Piprek, V. Bessone, P. Johannes, F. Holzapfel, "Ski Jumping Trajectory Reconstruction Using Wearable Sensors via Extended Rauch-Tung-Striebel Smoother with State Constraints", Sensors, vol. 20, no. 7. [doi]

Supervised Lectures

Supervised Student Theses

[9] J. Schwarz, "Robust Model Predictive Control for Vehicles with Motorsports Application", Thesis, Technische Universität München, Garching, 2020.
[8] M. Marb, "Development and Testing of a Path-Following Controller Employing Full Nonlinear Kinematics Based on Jerk-Level Dynamics", Thesis, Technische Universität München, Garching, 2020.
[7] A. Huber, "Analyse zur leistungsbasierten Nachweisführung von Kollisionsvermeidungssystemen für UAS-Luftraumintegration​", Thesis, Technische Universität München, Garching, 2019.
[6] F. Schwaiger, "Online Flight Path Optimization on a Hexarotor UAV Using IPOPT", Thesis, Technische Universität München, Garching, 2017.
[5] L. Paul, "Modellierung und Vermeidung von Hindernissen durch Potentialfelder für die Anwendung in der Optimalsteuerung", Thesis, Technische Universität München, Garching, 2017.
[4] J. Mayr, "Automatisierte Generierung von Starrkörper und Mehrkörpermodellen für die Optimalsteuerung", Thesis, Technische Universität München, Garching, 2017.
[3] L. Huber, "Trajectory optimization of a staged surface-to-air missile", Thesis, Technische Universität München, Garching, 2017.
[2] F. Glas, "Development of a High-Fidelity Muscle Model for a Multi-body Ski Jumper Model", Thesis, Technische Universität München, Garching, 2017.
[1] X. Chen, "Arbitrary Polynomial Chaos augmented Stochastic Collocation for Robust Optimal Control", Thesis, Technische Universität München, Garching, 2017.