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Dr Ir. Matthijs Amelink

  • UAV control and automation design


Matthijs obtained his MSc. degree in Aerospace engineering in 2002 at the Control & Simulation division with a thesis titled: Visual Control Augmentation by presenting Energy Management Information in the Primary Flight Display. The thesis was nominated by the Faculty of Aerospace Engineering for the NVvL (Dutch association for aerospace technology) award 2002. After graduation, Matthijs worked as a consultant for Accenture but soon decided to pursue a Ph.D. position. In 2004, he started working for Thales Nederland B.V. at the D-CIS lab where he carried out his PhD research. The research was conducted under supervision of the Control and Simulation division at the Faculty of Aerospace at the TU Delft. Currently Matthijs continues to work at Thales.

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C&S aims to be a leading research group in the integration, development and testing of new theories on control, autonomous and cognitive systems (with and without human elements), while addressing industrial and societal needs.


Section Control & Simulation
Department Control & Operations
Faculty of Aerospace Engineering
Delft University of Technology

Kluyverweg 1
2629 HS, Delft

+31 (0)15 27 89471