Curriculum Vitae of Dr. Marco Münchhof

Marco Münchhof

TU Darmstadt
Institute of Automatic Control
Laboratory for Control Systems and Process Automation
Landgraf-Georg-Str. 4
64283 Darmstadt

Born: 1975
Citizenship: German

Educational Background
05/2006-present

Technische Universität Darmstadt, 64283 Darmstadt, Germany
Postdoctoral Research at the
Institute of Automatic Control
Laboratory for Control Systems and Process Automation
Advisor: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Dr. h.c. Rolf Isermann

Research areas: System identification, self-tuning and adaptive control, fault management, mechatronic systems

05/2001-04/2006 Technische Universität Darmstadt, 64283 Darmstadt, Germany
Doctoral Studies at the
Institute of Automatic Control
Laboratory for Control Systems and Process Automation
Advisor: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Dr. h.c. Rolf Isermann
Doctoral Tthesis: "Model-Based Fault Detection for a Hydraulic Servo Axis"
May 2, 2006 Degree: Doktor-Ingenieur (Dr.-Ing.)
08/1999-08/2000 State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 14260, USA
Graduate Studies at the Department of Mechanical Engineering
Advisor: Prof. Tarunraj Singh, Ph. D.
Master Thesis: "Robust Jerk Limited Control of Flexible Structures"
September 1, 2000 Degree: Master of Science/SUNY (M.S./SUNY)
10/1995-07/1999
and
09/2000-04/2001

Technische Universität Darmstadt, 64283 Darmstadt, Germany
Studies at the Department of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology
Specialisation: Controls Engineering

September 30,1997 Pre-Diploma (Conclusion of Undergraduate Studies)
Diploma Thesis: "Modellgestützte Überwachung von PKW-Bremssystemen" (Model-Based Supervision of Passenger Car Braking Systems)
April 30,2001 Degree: Diplom-Ingenieur (Dipl.-Ing.) with grade "Mit Auszeichnung bestanden" (Graduation with Honors)
1986-1995 Ludwig-Georgs-Gymnasium, 64283 Darmstadt, Germany
Secondary Grammar School (Humanistisches Gymnasium)
Summer 1995 Degree: Abitur (Diploma from Grman Secondary School Qualifying for Unversity Admission or Matriculation) with Intensive Courses (Leistungskurse) in Mathematics and Physics
1982-1986

Lessingschule, 64390 Erzhausen, Germany
Primary School
Work Experience
January 1, 2004-present TU Darmstadt, 64283 Darmstadt, Germany
General Manager of the Special Reserach Area Mechatronic Systems at TU Darmstadt
May 1, 2001- December 31,2003

TU Darmstadt, 64283 Darmstadt, Germany
Research Associate at the
Institute of Automatic Control,
Laboratory for Control Systems and Process Automation

10/200-02/2001
and
10/1997-07/1999



TU Darmstadt, 64283 Darmstadt, Germany
Teaching Assistant in Various Positions for the Lectures "Mathematics I for ET, WI(ET), SpoInf", "Mathematics II for ET, WI(ET), SpoInf", "Controls Engineering I " (2 times) , "Controls Engineering II ", "Controls Engineering Laboratory I"
08/1999-04/2000
State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 14260, USA
Teaching Assistant for the Lectures SYS 435/535 (Continuous Control Systems) and SYS 436/536 (Digital Control Systems)
04/1999-08/1999 TU Darmstadt, 64283 Darmstadt, Germany
Research Assistant at the
Institute of Automatic Control,
Laboratory for Control Systems and Process Automation
Internships
03/1999-04/1999 Adam Opel AG, 65423 Rüsselsheim, Germany
02/1998-04/1998 Adam Opel AG, 65423 Rüsselsheim, Germany
08/1996
and
02/1997
Deutsche Bahn AG, 64293 Darmstadt, Germany
08/1995-10/1995 Hessische Elektrizitäts-AG, 64289 Darmstadt
Awards
2001 Laureate „Preis der ABB Deutschland“ (Award of ABB Germany) for my Diploma Thesis „Modellgestützte Überwachung von PKW-Bremssystemen“
1995 Laureate at the "Tag der Mathematik" (State-Wide Mathematics Contest) in Bensheim, Germany; Participation at the "Modellierungswoche Mathematik" Organized by TU Darmstadt and Universität Kaiserslautern
Foreign Languages
  Latin (7 Years at School); Language Certificate "Latinum" with 14 out of 15 Points
  Ancient Greek (4 Years at School); Language Certificate "Graecum" with 14 out of 15 Points
  Business Fluent in Spoken and Written English (7 Years at School); TOEFL-Test with 273 out of 300 Points, 1 Year-long Studies at a University in the USA, Teaching Assistant for two Professors at the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
  French (1 Year at School); Fundamental Knowledge
Computer Skills
 

Office/Publication: Microsoft Office (primarily Word, Outlook and Powerpoint), Latex, Jabref, Corel Draw (in constant use), Corel Video Studio, Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Dreamweaver, AiF Andat (very good knowledge)

Development Software: MatLab, Simulink, dSPACE Hard- and Software (in constant use), Assembler (very good), C/C++ (good), Eagle (Fundamental knowledge)

Professional Activities and Memberships
07/2008-present Vice-Chair of the Technical Committee (TC) 4.1 "Components and Technologies for Control" of the International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC)
2008-2009 Member of the International Program Committee of the "DCDS 09 - 2nd IFAC Workshop on Dependable Control of Discrete Systems"
2007-2008 Member of the International Program Committee of the IFAC World Congress 2008 in Korea as Conference Technical Associate Editor (CTAE)
07/2006-present University Teaching Position ("Lehrauftrag") for the Lecture "Identification of Dynamic Systems"
2006-2007 Member of the International Program Committee of the "DCDS 07 - 1st IFAC Workshop on Dependable Control of Discrete Systems"
08/2006-present Member of "Verein Deutscher Ingenieure" (German Engineering Association)
07/2005-07/2008 Vice-Chair of the Technical Committee (TC) 4.1 "Components and Technologies for Control" of the International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC)
2005-2006 Member of the National Organizing Committee of "MECHATRONICS 2006 - 4th IFAC-Symposium on Mechatronic Systems"
2004-present Member of Board 4.15 "Mechatronik in der Luft- und Raumfahrt" (Mechatronics in Aerospace Engineering) of the "Gesellschaft für Mess- und Automatisierungstechnik" (German Measurement and Controls Engineering Association)
Hobbies
  Travelling, Video Editing, Hiking, Webdesign