Contact

Simon Schatz
M.Sc.
E-mail:simon.p.schatz@tum.de

Research Interests

  • Nonlinear and Adaptive Flight Control
  • Flight Control subject to Certification Aspects
  • Unmanned Aerial Vehicles
  • Model-Based Software Development

Supervised Lectures

Publications

[22] A. W. Zollitsch, S. P. Schatz, N. C. Mumm, F. Holzapfel, "Model-in-the-Loop Simulation of Experimental Flight Control Software", in 2018 AIAA Modeling and Simulation Technologies Conference. [doi]
[21] 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]
[20] S. P. Schatz, F. Holzapfel, "Nonlinear Modular 3D Trajectory Control of a General Aviation Aircraft", in CEAS EuroGNC, 2017.
[19] 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.
[18] N. C. Mumm, A. W. Zollitsch, S. P. Schatz, S. Wulf, F. Holzapfel, P. J. Lauffs, L. Peter, "Design and Testing of a Ground Roll Runway Centerline Tracking Controller for a General Aviation Research Aircraft", in The 2017 Asian Control Conference - ASCC 2017, pp. 1689-1694.
[17] N. C. Mumm, S. P. Schatz and F. Holzapfel, "Evaluation of the Flight Technical Error of a Trajectory Controller During Final Approach", in International Symposium on Precision Approach and Performance Based Navigation (ISPA), 2017.
[16] E. Karlsson, S. P. Schatz, F. Holzapfel, T. Baier, C. Dörhöfer, A. C. Gabrys, M. Hochstrasser, C. Krause, P. J. Lauffs, N. C. Mumm, K. Nürnberger, L. Peter, V. Schneider, P. Spiegel, L. Steinert, A. W. Zollitsch, "Development of an Automatic Flight Path Controller for a DA42 General Aviation Aircraft", in CEAS EuroGNC, 2017.
[15] E. Karlsson, F. Holzapfel, T. Baier, C. Dörhöfer, A. C. Gabrys, M. Hochstrasser, C. Krause, P. J. Lauffs, N. C. Mumm, K. Nürnberger, L. Peter, S. P. Schatz, V. Schneider, P. Spiegel, L. Steinert, A. W. Zollitsch, "Active Control Objective Prioritization for High-Bandwidth Automatic Flight Path Control", in CEAS EuroGNC, 2017.
[14] M. Hochstrasser, S. P. Schatz, K. Nürnberger, M. Hornauer, S. Myschik, F. Holzapfel, "Aspects of a Consistent Modeling Environment for DO-331 Design Model Development of Flight Control Algorithms", in CEAS EuroGNC, 2017.
[13] 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.
[12] S. P. Schatz, T. Yucelen, G. De La Torre, B. C. Gruenwald, E. N. Johnson, F. Holzapfel, "Scalability of Closed-Loop System Responses in Adaptive Control Schemes", in 14th International Conference on Control, Automation, Robotics & Vision (ICARCV), 2016.
[11] S. P. Schatz, V. Schneider, E. Karlsson, F. Holzapfel, T. Baier, C. Dörhöfer, M. Hochstrasser, A. C. Gabrys, C. Krause, P. J. Lauffs, N. C. Mumm, K. Nürnberger, L. Peter, P. Spiegel, L. Steinert, A. W. Zollitsch, "Flightplan Flight Tests of an Experimental DA42 General Aviation Aircraft", in 14th International Conference on Control, Automation, Robotics & Vision (ICARCV), 2016.
[10] S. P. Schatz, C. D. Heise and F. Holzapfel, "Comparison of Command Governor Augmentation and Modified Linear Extended State Observers for Uncertain Dynamical Systems", in 24th Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation (MED), 2016, pp. 1108-1113. [doi]
[9] E. Karlsson, S. P. Schatz, T. Baier, C. Dörhöfer, A. C. Gabrys, M. Hochstrasser, C. Krause, P. J. Lauffs, N. C. Mumm, K. Nürnberger, L. Peter, V. Schneider, P. Spiegel, L. Steinert, A. W. Zollitsch, F. Holzapfel, "Automatic Flight Path Control of an Experimental DA42 General Aviation Aircraft", in 14th International Conference on Control, Automation, Robotics & Vision (ICARCV), 2016.
[8] E. Karlsson, A. C. Gabrys, S. P. Schatz, F. Holzapfel, "Dynamic Flight Path Control Coupling for Energy and Maneuvering Integrity", in 14th International Conference on Control, Automation, Robotics & Vision (ICARCV), 2016.
[7] C. D. Heise, S. P. Schatz and F. Holzapfel, "Modified Extended State Observer Control of Linear Systems", in AIAA Science and Technology Forum and Exposition 2016. [doi]
[6] G. P. Falconí, S. P. Schatz and F. Holzapfel, "Fault Tolerant Control of a Hexarotor using a Command Governor Augmentation", in 24th Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation (MED), 2016, pp. 182-187. [doi]
[5] J. Diepolder, J. Z. Ben-Asher, A. C. Gabrys, S. P. Schatz, M. Bittner, M. Rieck, B. Grüter, F. Holzapfel, "Flight Control Law Clearance Using Worst-Case Inputs", in ICAS 30th International Congress of the International Council of the Aeronautical Sciences, 2016.
[4] S. P. Schatz, T. Yucelen, B. C. Gruenwald, F. Holzapfel, "Application of a Novel Scalability Notion in Adaptive Control to Various Adaptive Control Frameworks", in AIAA Guidance, Navigation, and Control Conference, 2015. [doi]
[3] S. P. Schatz, F. Holzapfel, "Modular trajectory / path following controller using nonlinear error dynamics", in Aerospace Electronics and Remote Sensing Technology (ICARES), 2014 IEEE International, IEEE, pp. 157-163. [doi]
[2] S. P. Schatz, T. Yucelen, E. N. Johnson, F. Holzapfel, "Constraint Enforcement Methods for Command Governor based Adaptive Control of Uncertain Dynamical Systems", in AIAA Guidance, Navigation, and Control (GNC) Conference, 2013. [doi]
[1] S. P. Schatz, T. Yucelen and E. N. Johnson, "Constrained adaptive control with transient and steady-state performance guarantees", in CEAS EuroGNC, 2013.

Supervised Student Theses

[6] N. Schmidbauer, "Linearization and analysis of a nonlinear deviation based trajectory controller", Thesis, Technische Universität München, Garching, 2017.
[5] S. Raab, "Linear Analysis of Adaptive Controllers", Thesis, Technische Universität München, Garching, 2016.
[4] M. Menner, "Adaptive Output Feedback for Feedthrough Systems with Aircraft Control Application", Thesis, Technische Universität München, Garching, 2016.
[3] P. Piprek, "Classical and Nonlinear Adaptive Flight Control Development for a Quadcopter Testbed Close to Hover Flight: Klassische und nichtlineare adaptive Regelung eines Quadrocopters in der Nähe des Schwebefluges", Thesis, Technische Universität München, Garching, 2015.
[2] R. Hollmann, "Modeling and Control of a Quadrotor using Nonlinear Dynamic Inversion, Pseudo Control Hedging and Sliding Mode Control", Thesis, Technische Universität München, Garching, 2014.
[1] B. Balaji, "Gain development and evaluation of a trajectory / path control design using Nonlinear Dynamic Inversion", Thesis, Technische Universität München, Garching, 2014.