Academic Career

09/13 My PhD thesis is available online here
01/31/13 I successfully defended my PhD thesis!
04/09 - 12/12 Research Assistant at the Intelligent Sensor-Actuator-Systems Lab, Department of Computer Science, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT).
11/11 - 03/12 Research Stay at Politecnico di Torino with Giuseppe Calafiore
03/09 German Diploma (equivalent to MSc) with Major in Mathematics and Minor Computer Science, Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn.
10/05 - 03/09 Student of Mathematics at the Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn.
10/03 - 09/05 Student of Mathematics at the Technische Universität Berlin.

Research Interests

My research interests include convex, linear and mixed-integer optimization with emphasis on robust optimization, random convex programs, and chance constrained programming.

Publications

Giuseppe Calafiore, Daniel Lyons
Random Convex Programs for Distributed Multi-Agent Consensus
Proceedings of the European Control Conference (ECC 2013), Zurich, Switzerland, July, 2013.

Giuseppe Calafiore, Daniel Lyons, Lorenzo Fagiano
On Mixed-Integer Random Convex Programs
Proceedings of the 51st IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC 2012), Maui, Hawaii, USA, December, 2012.

Giuseppe Calafiore, Daniel Lyons, Lorenzo Fagiano
On Mixed-Integer Random Convex Programs
25th European Conference on Operational Research (EURO 2012), Vilnius, Lithuania, July, 2012.

 
Daniel Lyons, Jan-Peter Calliess, Uwe D. Hanebeck,
Chance Constrained Model Predictive Control for Multi-Agent Systems with Coupling Constraints
Proceedings of the 2012 American Control Conference (ACC 2012), Montréal, Canada, June 2012.
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Author : Daniel Lyons, Jan-Peter Calliess, Uwe D. Hanebeck
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Title : Chance Constrained Model Predictive Control for Multi-Agent Systems with Coupling Constraints
In : Proceedings of the 2012 American Control Conference (ACC 2012)
Address : Montréal, Canada
Date : June 2012
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Benjamin Noack, Daniel Lyons, Matthias Nagel, Uwe D. Hanebeck,
Nonlinear Information Filtering for Distributed Multisensor Data Fusion
Proceedings of the 2011 American Control Conference (ACC 2011), San Francisco, California, USA, June 2011.
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Author : Benjamin Noack, Daniel Lyons, Matthias Nagel, Uwe D. Hanebeck
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Title : Nonlinear Information Filtering for Distributed Multisensor Data Fusion
In : Proceedings of the 2011 American Control Conference (ACC 2011)
Address : San Francisco, California, USA
Date : June 2011
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Jan-P. Calliess, Daniel Lyons, Uwe D. Hanebeck,
Lazy auctions for multi-robot collision avoidance and motion control under uncertainty
Autonomous Robots and Multirobot Systems (ARMS) Workshop at AAMAS 2011, Taipei, Taiwan, May 2011.
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Author : Jan-P. Calliess, Daniel Lyons, Uwe D. Hanebeck
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Title : Lazy auctions for multi-robot collision avoidance and motion control under uncertainty
In : Autonomous Robots and Multirobot Systems (ARMS) Workshop at AAMAS 2011
Address : Taipei, Taiwan
Date : May 2011
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Benjamin Noack, Vesa Klumpp, Daniel Lyons, Uwe D. Hanebeck,
Modellierung von Unsicherheiten und Zustandsschätzung mit Mengen von Wahrscheinlichkeitsdichten
tm - Technisches Messen, Oldenbourg Verlag, 77(10):544-550, October 2010.
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Author : Benjamin Noack, Vesa Klumpp, Daniel Lyons, Uwe D. Hanebeck
Editor : Klaus-Dieter Sommer, Fernando Puente León, Michael Heizmann
Title : Modellierung von Unsicherheiten und Zustandsschätzung mit Mengen von Wahrscheinlichkeitsdichten
In : tm - Technisches Messen, Oldenbourg Verlag
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Date : October 2010
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Achim Hekler, Daniel Lyons, Benjamin Noack, Uwe D. Hanebeck,
Nonlinear Model Predictive Control Considering Stochastic and Systematic Uncertainties with Sets of Densities
Proceedings of the IEEE Multi-Conference on Systems and Control (MSC 2010), Yokohama, Japan, September 2010.
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Author : Achim Hekler, Daniel Lyons, Benjamin Noack, Uwe D. Hanebeck
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Title : Nonlinear Model Predictive Control Considering Stochastic and Systematic Uncertainties with Sets of Densities
In : Proceedings of the IEEE Multi-Conference on Systems and Control (MSC 2010)
Address : Yokohama, Japan
Date : September 2010
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Daniel Lyons, Achim Hekler, Markus Kuderer, Uwe D. Hanebeck,
Robust Model Predictive Control with Least Favorable Measurements
Proceedings of the 2010 IEEE International Conference on Multisensor Fusion and Integration for Intelligent Systems (MFI 2010), Salt Lake City, Utah, USA, September 2010.
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Author : Daniel Lyons, Achim Hekler, Markus Kuderer, Uwe D. Hanebeck
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Title : Robust Model Predictive Control with Least Favorable Measurements
In : Proceedings of the 2010 IEEE International Conference on Multisensor Fusion and Integration for Intelligent Systems (MFI 2010)
Address : Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
Date : September 2010
Abstract Nominee Best Paper Award
 
Daniel Lyons, Benjamin Noack, Uwe D. Hanebeck,
A Log-Ratio Information Measure for Stochastic Sensor Management
Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Sensor Networks, Ubiquitous, and Trustworthy Computing (SUTC 2010), Newport Beach, California, USA, June 2010.
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Author : Daniel Lyons, Benjamin Noack, Uwe D. Hanebeck
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Title : A Log-Ratio Information Measure for Stochastic Sensor Management
In : Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Sensor Networks, Ubiquitous, and Trustworthy Computing (SUTC 2010)
Address : Newport Beach, California, USA
Date : June 2010
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Daniel Lyons, Achim Hekler, Benjamin Noack, Uwe D. Hanebeck,
Maße für Wahrscheinlichkeitsdichten in der informationstheoretischen Sensoreinsatzplanung
Verteilte Messsysteme, pp. 121-132, KIT Scientific Publishing, March 2010.
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Author : Daniel Lyons, Achim Hekler, Benjamin Noack, Uwe D. Hanebeck
Editor : Fernando Puente León, Klaus-Dieter Sommer, Michael Heizmann
Title : Maße für Wahrscheinlichkeitsdichten in der informationstheoretischen Sensoreinsatzplanung
In : Verteilte Messsysteme
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Date : March 2010
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Benjamin Noack, Vesa Klumpp, Daniel Lyons, Uwe D. Hanebeck,
Systematische Beschreibung von Unsicherheiten in der Informationsfusion mit Mengen von Wahrscheinlichkeitsdichten
Verteilte Messsysteme, pp. 167-178, KIT Scientific Publishing, March 2010.
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Author : Benjamin Noack, Vesa Klumpp, Daniel Lyons, Uwe D. Hanebeck
Editor : Fernando Puente León, Klaus-Dieter Sommer, Michael Heizmann
Title : Systematische Beschreibung von Unsicherheiten in der Informationsfusion mit Mengen von Wahrscheinlichkeitsdichten
In : Verteilte Messsysteme
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Date : March 2010
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Technical Reports

Daniel Lyons, Jan Calliess, Uwe D. Hanebeck
Chance-constrained Model Predictive Control for Multi-Agent Systems
Technical Report arXiv:1104.5384v3, August, 2011 Available Online

Jan Calliess, Daniel Lyons and Uwe D. Hanebeck
Lazy Auctions for Multi-robot Collision Avoidance and Motion Control under Uncertainty
Technical Report. No: PARG-11-01, University of Oxford, 2011 Available Online

Misc

Here is a Wordle of the introduction of my thesis

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