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, 14:00-15:00 (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



  • "Best Paper Award" of the journal "at-Automatisierungstechnik" in the category "Survey" of 2023 (certificate)
  • "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)


N. Gehring, A. Irscheid, J. Deutscher, F. Woittennek, J. Rudolph, Control of distributed-parameter systems using normal forms: an introduction, at - Automatisierungstechnik, 71(8), 624-646, 2023. DOI

A. Irscheid, J. Deutscher, N. Gehring, J. Rudolph, Output regulation for general heterodirectional linear hyperbolic PDEs coupled with nonlinear ODEs, Automatica, Volume 148, 2023. DOI

A. Irscheid, N. Espitia, W. Perruquetti, J. Rudolph, Prescribed-time control for a class of semilinear hyperbolic PDE-ODE systems, in: 4th IFAC Workshop on Control of Systems Governed by Partial Differential Equations CPDE 2022, Kiel, Germany, September 5-7, 2022, IFAC-PapersOnLine, Volume 55, Issue 26, 2022, Pages 47-52. DOI

F. Woittennek, A. Irscheid, N. Gehring, Flatness-based analysis and control design for 2x2 hyperbolic PDEs with nonlinear boundary dynamics, 4th IFAC Workshop on Control of Systems Governed by Partial Differential Equations CPDE 2022, Kiel, Germay, September 4-7, 2022, Volume 55, Issue 26, 2022, Pages 13-19. DOI

A. Irscheid, N. Gehring, J. Deutscher, J. Rudolph. (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