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Mr Gareth Willetts



Area of research:

I am a PhD student, having previously studied my MSci Maths, Energy Systems and Control with the University of Exeter, interested in control theory, optimisation and the development of demonstrators for these concepts. The title of my PhD project is "Optimal Control of Mechanical Controllers with Applications in Passive and Renewable Energy Systems", with the development of a more efficient H2 norm algorithm.

A further interest that I have is in using Lego Mindstorms as a mathematical demonstrator, as I have previously done with the Gyroboy.

First Supervisor: Dr Tim Hughes

Second Supervisor: Dr Markus Mueller