Dr Philipp Braun

College of Engineering & Computer Science

Research interests

Applied dynamical systems and control theory (with emphasis on)

  • Nonsmooth control Lyapunov functions: (De-)Stabilization of dynamical systems
  • Numerical construction of control Lyapunov functions
  • Obstacle avoidance controller design for dynamical systems
  • (Distributed) Model predictive control
  • Distributed optimization and distributed algorithm design
  • Algorithm and controller design with applications in smart grids
  • Uncertainty in the social cost of carbon dioxide: Control theoretic methods investigating the DICE model


Philipp Braun received the Diploma in mathematics from Technical University Kaiserslautern, Germany, in 2012, and the Ph.D. degree in mathematics from the University of Bayreuth, Germany, in 2016.
From October 2016 to August 2018, he was an Assistant Professor with the University of Bayreuth with a double affiliation with the University of Newcastle, Callaghan, Australia. From October 2016 to July 2020, he has was a Senior Research Associate with the University of Newcastle. Since August 2020, he has been a Research Fellow with the Australian National University, Canberra, Australia.

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