Dr.-Ing. Andreas Völz

Department of Electrical-Electronic-Communication Engineering
Chair of Automatic Control (Prof. Dr.-Ing. Graichen)

Room: Room 03.037
Cauerstr. 7
91058 Erlangen

Research Interests


  • Motion planning with dynamic roadmaps
  • Optimization-based motion planning
  • Predictive path-following control

Model predictive control

  • Real-time model predictive control with GRAMPC
  • Stochastic model predictive control
  • Distributed model predictive control


Since April 2019 Postdoc, Chair of Automatic Control, FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg
2014-2019 Research associate, Institute of Measurement, Control and Microtechnology, Ulm University
2012-2014 Master of Sciene in Communications and Computer Engineering, Ulm University
2009-2012 Bachelor of Science in Communications and Computer Engineering, Ulm University

Open theses

  • Stochastische modellprädiktive Regelung nichtlinearer Systeme

Current and completed theses

  • Model-based reinforcement learning with first-principle models
  • Hierarchical learning and model predictive control
  • Zustandsschätzung nichtlinearer Systeme mittels Moving Horizon Estimatio
  • Automatisches Differenzieren für die numerische Lösung von Optimierungsproblemen
  • Bewegungsplanung für Roboterarme mit hierarchischen Dynamic Roadmaps