Abdurrahman Irscheid

Research assistant

M.Sc. Abdurrahman Irscheid
Saarland University
Chair of Systems Theory and Control Engineering
Campus A5 1, Room 2.08
66123 Saarbrücken

Tel.: +49 681 302-64731

Office hours (or available through MS Teams):
Wednesdays, 12:00-13:00 (also during semester breaks)
and by appointment



  • since 2018: research assistant at LSR
  • 2013-2017: student assistant at LSR
  • 2015-2017: studies of Computational Engineering of Technical Systems (COMET), Saarland University; degree: M.Sc. with distinction
  • 2012-2015: studies of Mechatronics, Saarland University; degree: B.Sc.

Research Topics

  • Control and observer design for hyperbolic partial differential equations with nonlinear boundary dynamics
  • Control theoretic methods for convergence in prescribed finite-time
  • Cooperative load transportation with heavy ropes



  • "VDI-Preis 2019" of the "VDI Bezirksverein Saar e.V." for the outstanding Master's thesis (certificate)
  • "VDE-Saar Preis"-award of the "VDE-Bezirksverein Saar e.V." for the outstanding graduation in the field of electrical engineering at Saarland University (certificate)
  • "Stiftungspreis des Jahres 2018"-award of the "Erich-Ferdinand-Bläse-Stiftung für Forschung und Wissenschaft" for the outstanding Master's thesis (certificate)


Irscheid, A., Gehring, N., Deutscher, J., Rudolph, J. (2022). Tracking Control for 2×2 Linear Heterodirectional Hyperbolic PDEs that Are Bidirectionally Coupled with Nonlinear ODEs. In: Auriol, J., Deutscher, J., Mazanti, G., Valmorbida, G. (eds) Advances in Distributed Parameter Systems. Advances in Delays and Dynamics, vol 14. Springer, Cham. DOI

A. Irscheid, S. Bleymehl, J. Rudolph, Stabilisierung flacher Systeme in vorgebbarer endlicher Zeit (Prescribed finite-time stabilization for flat systems), at - Automatisierungstechnik, 69(7), 585-596, 2021. DOI

A. Irscheid, N. Gehring, J. Deutscher, J. Rudolph, Observer design for 2×2 linear hyperbolic PDEs that are bidirectionally coupled with nonlinear ODEs, 2021 European Control Conference (ECC), 2021, pp. 2506-2511. DOI

A. Irscheid, N. Gehring, J. Rudolph, Trajectory Tracking Control for a Class of 2×2 Hyperbolic PDE-ODE Systems, in: 24th International Symposium on Mathematical Theory of Networks and Systems MTNS 2020, IFAC-PapersOnLine, Volume 54, Issue 9, 2021, Pages 416-421. DOI

P.M. Scherer, A. Irscheid, G. Rizzello, J. Rudolph, Flatness-based Trajectory-tracking Control of Dielectric Elastomer Actuators, in: 21th IFAC World Congress, IFAC-PapersOnLine, Volume 53, Issue 2, 2020, Pages 8757-8762. DOI

A. Irscheid, M. Konz, J. Rudolph, A Flatness-Based Approach to the Control of Distributed Parameter Systems Applied to Load Transportation with Heavy Ropes, in: Y. Kondratenko, A. Chikrii, V. Gubarev, J. Kacprzyk (EDS.), Advanced Control Techniques in Complex Engineering Systems: Theory and Applications. Studies in Systems, Decision and Control, Vol. 203. Springer, pp. 279-294, 2019. DOI

A. Irscheid, D. Gerbet, J. Rudolph, Flatness‐based control of a rigid body carried by multiple heavy ropes, PAMM - Proc. Appl. Math. Mech., 18: e201800438, 2018. DOI