Teaching

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Paolo Mercorelli

Current Courses of the Summer Semester at Leuphana University

  • “Introduction to Control Systems“: The course is held at Leuphana Collage “Bachelor in Ingenieurwissenschaften“ and consists of 60 teaching hours and embraces fundamental knowledge of Control Systems and System Theory. The course started to be held from 2012.

Role: Course Leader

  • “Robotics“: The course is inside the Master in Management and Engineering and consists of 30 teaching hours and embraces fundamental knowledge of Robotic Manipualtion and Mobile Robotics and in particular their control. The course started to be held from 2016. 

Role: Course Leader

  •  Optimization Techniques: The course is inside the Master in “Management and Engineering“ and consists of 30 teaching hours and embraces fundamental Knowledge of Algorithms for Optimisation and Control.

Role: Course Leader

Current Courses of the Winter Semester at Leuphana University 

  • “Engineering Mathematics“: The course is inside the Master in Management and Engineering“ and consists of 45 teaching hours and embraces fundamental knowledge of Linear Algebra and Linear Differential Equations. The course started to be held from 2019.

Role: Course Leader

  • “Electrical Drives“:   The course is held at Leuphana Collage Bachelor in Ingenieurwissenschaften and consists of 60 teaching hours and embraces fundamental knowledge of  Electrical Maschines and Drives. The course started to be held from 2012. 

Role: Course Leader

  • “Numerical Algorithms and Methods to Identify Dynamical Systems for Data Analysis and Reconciliation“: The course is inside the Master in Management and Data Science“ The topics taken into consideration are fundamental  knowledge of modelling of technical systems and their Simulation, Wavelets, Recoursive Least Squares, Kalman Filters. The course started to be held from 2019.

Role: Course Leader

Current Course at the Part-Time Master in Data Science at the Graduate School of Leuphana University

  •  „Mathematics & Statistics“: The course is inside the Part-Time Master in Data Science at the Graduate of Leuphana University of Lueneburg. The Part-Time Master in Data Science is a Master of Science in cooperation with research Centers and Companies and is devoted to high education of students who are currently involved in research groups of them. Neverteless the course is not limited to these. The content of the course embraces: Spaces and Subspaces Theory and their Topology; Linear Algebra; Optimisation; Statistics.

Role: Course Leader 

Current Courses of the Winter and Summer Semester at Lodz University of Technology    

  • International Distinguished Visiting Professor Fellowship at the Institute of Automatic Control of Lodz University of Technology (Poland) and responsible for the courses “Modelling of Industrial Control Systems“ and Modelling Methods of Analog Circuits. The courses are annual courses for the Master in „Automation and Robotics“ and each course consists of 60 teaching hours. The courses embrace the modern applied control and identification algorithms respectively. The courses are held in a compact form as a two weeks lecture. These two courses started to be held from winter semester 2017/2018.

Role: Course Leader

Courses of the Winter and Summer Semester 2020 at The University of Craiova

Role: Course Leader

Courses of the Winter and Summer Semester at American University through USAC Program

  • Since Winter Semester 2020 he has been a lecturer at Universtiy of Nevada at Las Vegas (USA) and at University of Arkansas at Fayetteville (USA) within  USAC Consortium Teaching Exchange Virtual Program through Zoom lectures. In Winter Semester 2020 he has been a lecturer at National Public Research Wright Universtiy (Ohio State University) within the same program.

Role: Course Leader

Current Courses of the Summer Semester at Ostfalia University of Applied Sciences 

  • Seminars in “Control Systems“. These seminars are inside the Master in “Fahrzeuginformatik und Elektronik“. The Courses are held in seminar forms and  embrace the most important aspects of some fundametal aspects in Control Systems and their application in automotive field. The course started to be held from 2005.

Role: Lecturer

Past Courses of the Summer Semester of the Year 2019 at The University of Miskolc

Role: Course Leader

Past Courses from 2012 to 2018 at Leuphana University

  •  Actuators and Control
  •  Numerical Simulations
  •  Production Simulation
  •  Fundamentals in Nonlinear Control

Role: Course Leader

Former Courses from 2005 to 2011 at Ostfalia University of Applied Sciences

  • Control Systems
  • Process Informatics
  • System Modelling
  • System stability
  • Electrical Systems and Machines

Role: Course Leader

Former Courses from 2002 to 2004 at Harz University of Applied Sciences

  •  Discrete Control Systems

Role: Course Leader

Former Courses of the Winter Semester of the Year 1998 at The University of Siena

  •  Electrical Systems

Role: Course Leader

Former Courses of the Summer Semester of the Year 1997 at The University of California at Santa Barbara

  •  Exercises for the course on Nonlinear Control Systems

Role: Lecturer

Extern Examinator

2013 PhD Student: Matteo Carraro, University of Padua (Italy). Title of the PhD Thesis: „Innovative estimation and Control techniques in electrical drives for mechatronics applications“.

2016 PhD Student: Maik Leska, University of Rostock (Germany). Title of the PhD Thesis: „Berechnung kraftstoffoptimaler Trajektorien und Betriebsstrategien für Diesel-Hybrid-Schienenfahrzeuge“.

2019  PhD Student: Tristan Braun,   University of Saarland (Germany). Title of the PhD Thesis: „A contribution to the observer design and the sensorless follow-up control of translator magnetic actuators“.

2019 PhD Student: Edgar Ramírez Laboreo, University of Zaragoza (Spain). Title of the PhD Thesis: „Modeling and Control of Reluctance Actuators“.

2020 PhD Student: Christoph Weise, University of Ilmenau (Germany). Title of the PhD Thesis: „Applications of equivalent representations of fractional and integer order linear time invariant Systems„.

2020 PhD Student: Alen Turnwald, University of Kaiserslautern (Germany). Title of the PhD Thesis: „Modelling and control of an autonomous two-wheeled vehicle“.

2020 PhD Student: Soumyajit Roy, University of Kharagpur (India). Title of the PhD Thesis: „Coupled Dynamics of Panthograph-Catenary System during Multiple Pantograph Operations“.

2021 PhD Student: Eduardo Moya, University of Zaragoza (Spain). Title of the PhD Thesis: „Soft-Landing Control of Short-Stroke Reluctance Actuators“.

Other Responsibilities

Since 2012 Extern Examinator at the Department of Advanced Mechatronic Technology Center of Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, Port Elizabeth, South Africa.

2017 Master Students: Dale Fulton: Title of the PhD Thesis: A Genetic Algorithm to Obtain Optimum Parameters for a Halcon Vision System“.

2020 PhD Students: Oliver Raffler; Title of the PhD Thesis: „Mechatronics Based High Speed Rotational Piezzo Actuator“.

2021 Master Students: Cullen Leo Gilfillan; Title of the Master Thesis: „Dynamic Modelling and Implementation of an Optimized Control System for an Automated Guided Vehicle“.

Administrative Responsibilities

  • Seit 2019 Programmkoordinatoren und Mitglieder der Kommission für Internationalisierung der Wirtschaftsfakultät der Leuphana Universität
  • Seit 2020 Programmkoordinatoren der Minor Ingenieurwissenschaften (Vertiefung) der Wirtschaftsfakultät der Leuphana Universität

Available Bachelor and Master Theses for Students

Theses in Cooperation with External Institutions

Also internal theses are available on different topics of Control and Drive Systems