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Pauline Kergus, Postdoctoral fellow, Department of Automatic Control, Lund University

I am a postdoctoral researcher at the Department of Automatic Control since January 2020. I currently work on the modelling and control of district heating and cooling networks with Anders Rantzer through his ERC project Scalable Control of Interconnected Systems.

I was previously a PhD student at ONERA, Toulouse (France), from 2016 to 2019. My work consisted in proposing a new data-driven control design technique in the frequency-domain. I received my PhD in October 2019 from ISAE-SUPAERO, Toulouse, France. My PhD thesis is available here.

I obtained my engineering degree from Ecole Centrale de Lyon in 2016 after a year as an exchange student in UNICAMP (Brazil) at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer science (FEEC).

My research interests are control, system theory, model order reduction and system identification.

Journal articles4 documents

  • Charles Poussot-Vassal, Pauline Kergus, Franck Kerhervé, Denis Sipp, Laurent Cordier. Interpolatory-based data-driven pulsed fluidic actuator control design and experimental validation. IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2021, ⟨10.1109/TCST.2021.3070056⟩. ⟨hal-03084334⟩
  • Pauline Kergus. Data-driven control of infinite dimensional systems: Application to a continuous crystallizer. IEEE Control Systems Letters, IEEE, 2020, pp.1-1. ⟨10.1109/LCSYS.2020.3045827⟩. ⟨hal-03084333⟩
  • Pauline Kergus, Martine Olivi, Charles Poussot-Vassal, Fabrice Demourant. From reference model selection to controller validation: Application to Loewner Data-Driven Control. IEEE Control Systems Letters, IEEE, 2019, 3 (4), pp.1008-1013. ⟨10.1109/LCSYS.2019.2920208⟩. ⟨hal-02181447⟩
  • Pauline Kergus, Fabrice Demourant, Charles Poussot-Vassal. Identification of parametric models in the frequency-domain through the subspace framework under LMI constraints. International Journal of Control, Taylor & Francis, In press, ⟨10.1080/00207179.2018.1535717⟩. ⟨hal-02061484⟩

Conference papers3 documents

  • Pierre Vuillemin, Pauline Kergus, Charles Poussot-Vassal. Hybrid Loewner Data Driven Control. IFAC World Congress, 2020, Berlin, Germany. ⟨hal-03094551⟩
  • Pauline Kergus, Simone Formentin, Charles Poussot-Vassal, Fabrice Demourant. Data-driven control design in the Loewner framework: Dealing with stability and noise. European Control Conference 2018, Jun 2018, LIMASSOL, Cyprus. ⟨hal-02099590⟩
  • Pauline Kergus, Charles Poussot-Vassal, Fabrice Demourant, S. Formentin. Frequency-domain data-driven control design in the Loewner framework. IFAC World Congress, 2017, Toulouse, France. pp.2095-2100, ⟨10.1016/j.ifacol.2017.08.531⟩. ⟨hal-01850582⟩

Poster communications3 documents

  • Pauline Kergus. Data-driven stability analysis and enforcement for Loewner Data-Driven Control. Workshop Intersections between Learning, Control and Optimization (IPAM, UCLA), 2020, Los Angeles, United States. ⟨hal-03095975⟩
  • Pauline Kergus, Martine Olivi, Charles Poussot-Vassal, Fabrice Demourant. Data-driven control in the frequency-domain: From reference model selection to controller validation. European Network of System Identification, 2019, Maastricht, Netherlands. ⟨hal-03095969⟩
  • Pauline Kergus, David Martinez, Martine Olivi, Fabien Seyfert, Fabrice Demourant. A control application to matching theory: Sensivity minimization. European Network of System Identification, 2018, Cambridge, United Kingdom. ⟨hal-03095964⟩

Preprints, Working Papers, ...2 documents

  • Basile Bouteau, Pauline Kergus, Pierre Vuillemin. Loewner-based Data-driven Iterative Structured Control Design. 2020. ⟨hal-03084335⟩
  • Charles Poussot-Vassal, Pauline Kergus, Pierre Vuillemin. Interpolation-based irrational model control design and stability analysis. 2020. ⟨hal-03084336⟩

Theses1 document

  • Pauline Kergus. Data-driven model reference control in the frequency-domain From model reference selection to controller validation. Automatic Control Engineering. Institut Supérieur de l'Aéronautique et de l'Espace (ISAE-SUPAERO), 2019. English. ⟨tel-02437362v3⟩