Research Engineer at DHI |

Model Predictive Control (MPC)

Water systems

Urban Drainage

Wastewater treatment

Smart Grids and Demand Response

Advanced Time Series Analysis (2015)

Introduction to Numerical Algorithms (2011)

Introductory Programming with Matlab (2011)

Programming project with microcomputers (2009)

Linear Control Design (2007-2010)

- Model predictive control for urban drainage: testing with a nonlinear hydrodynamic model
R. Halvgaard, A. K. V. Falk, N. S. V. Lund, M. Borup, P. S. Mikkelsen, and H. Madsen

Submitted to 14th IWA/IAHR International Conference on Urban Drainage (ICUD), Prague, Czech Republic, 10-15 September 2017.

- An efficient formulation of overflow structures for Model Predictive Control of urban drainage systems
R. Halvgaard and A. K. V. Falk

In proceedings of the 12th IWA Specialized Conference on Instrumentation, Control and Automation (ICA), Québec City, Québec, Canada 11-14 June 2017.

- Integrated Model Predictive Control of Wastewater Treatment Plants and Sewer Systems in a Smart Grid
R. Halvgaard, L. Vezzaro, P. S. Mikkelsen, M. Grum, T. Munk-Nielsen, P. Tychsen, and H. Madsen

Submitted to Journal of Computers and Chemical Engineering, 2017.

- Stochastic Greybox Modeling for Control of an Alternating Activated Sludge Process
R. Halvgaard, L. Vezzaro, T. Munk-Nielsen, M. Grum, P. Tychsen, and H. Madsen

Submitted to Journal of Process Control, 2016.

- Distributed Model Predictive Control for Smart Energy Systems
R. Halvgaard, L. Vandenberghe, N. K. Poulsen, H. Madsen, and J. B. Jørgensen

*IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid*, vol. 7, no. 3, pp. 1675-1682, May 2016.

- Coupling of Weather Forecasts and Smart Grid-Control of Wastewater inlet to Kolding WWTP (Denmark)
J. E. Bjerg, M. Grum, V. Courdent, R. Halvgaard, L. Vezzaro, P. S. Mikkelsen

in proceedings of the*10th International Urban Drainage Modelling (UDM) Conference*, 2015.

- Stochastic Greybox Modeling of an Alternating Activated Sludge Process
R. Halvgaard, T. Munk-Nielsen, P. Tychsen, M. Grum, H. Madsen

in proceedings of the*9th IWA Symposium on Systems Analysis and Integrated Assessment (Watermatex)*, 2015.

- Model Predictive Control for Smart Energy Systems
R. Halvgaard, PhD Thesis, Technical University of Denmark, 2014.

- Handbook of Clean Energy Systems, Vol. 4 - Intelligent Energy Systems
H. Madsen, J. Parvizi, R. Halvgaard, L. E. Sokoler, J. B. Jørgensen, L. H. Hansen, and K. B. Hilger.

Book chapter pp. 2213 - 2238, Wiley, 2015, ISBN 978-1-118-38858-7.

- Decentralized Large-Scale Power Balancing
R. Halvgaard, J. B. Jørgensen, N. K. Poulsen, H. Madsen, and L. Vandenberghe

in Proceedings of*IEEE PES 4th Innovative Smart Grid Technologies (ISGT) Europe*, 2013. [bibtex]

- A Homogeneous and Self-Dual Interior-Point Linear Programming Algorithm for Economic Model Predictive Control
L. E. Sokoler, G. Frison, A. Skajaa, R. Halvgaard, and J. B. Jørgensen

*IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control*, 2015.

- A Warm-Started Homogeneous and Self-Dual Interior-Point Method for Linear Economic Model Predictive Control
L. E. Sokoler, A. Skajaa, G. Frison, R. Halvgaard, and J. B. Jørgensen

in Proceedings of*2013 IEEE 52th Annual Conference on Decision and Control (CDC)*, 2013.

- Dual Decomposition for Large-Scale Power Balancing
R. Halvgaard, J. B. Jørgensen, and L. Vandenberghe

in Proceedings of*18th Nordic Process Control Workshop (NPCW)*, 2013. [bibtex]

- Thermal Storage Power Balancing with Model Predictive Control
R. Halvgaard, N. K. Poulsen, H. Madsen, and J. B. Jørgensen

in Proceedings of*2013 European Control Conference (ECC)*, pp. 2567–2572, 2013. [bibtex]

- Model Predictive Control for a Smart Solar Tank based on Weather and Consumption Forecasts
R. Halvgaard, P. Bacher, B. Perers, E. Andersen, J. B. Jørgensen, N. K. Poulsen, and H. Madsen

Energy Procedia, vol. 30, pp. 270–278, 2012. [bibtex]

- Electric Vehicle charge planning using Economic Model Predictive Control
R. Halvgaard, F. Marra, D. E. M. Bondy, N. K. Poulsen, H. Madsen, and J. B. Jørgensen

in Proceedings of*2012 IEEE International Electric Vehicle Conference (IEVC)*, 2012. [bibtex]

- Economic Model Predictive Control for Building Climate Control in a Smart Grid
R. Halvgaard, N. K. Poulsen, H. Madsen, and J. B. Jørgensen

in Proceedings of*2012 IEEE PES Innovative Smart Grid Technologies (ISGT)*, 2012. [bibtex]

- Energy Efficient Refrigeration and Flexible Power Consumption in a Smart Grid
T. G. Hovgaard, R. Halvgaard, L. F. S. Larsen, and J. B. Jørgensen,

in Proceedings of*Risø International Energy Conference*, pp. 164–175, 2011. [bibtex]

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