Systems Theory and Automatic Control

Rudolph Kok


Ph.D. Student and Research Assistant

Institute for Automation Engineering (IFAT)
Laboratory for Systems Theory and Automatic Control
Otto-von-Guericke University Magdeburg
39106 Magdeburg - Germany


Room:

G07 - 206

Email:

rudolph.kokno-spam@ovgu.de

Research Interests

My research interests are focused on:

  • Optimal Control
  • Model Predictive Control
  • Machine Learning in Chemical Engineering

Publications

Proceedings (peer reviewed)

[1] R. L. Kok, A. F. Van der Merwe, G. Van Schoor, and K. R. Uren. Statistical modelling of an ammonium nitrate fluidised bed granulator for inference measurement. In 18th IFAC Symposium on Control, Optimization and Automation in Mining, Mineral and Metal Processing (MMM), volume 52, issue 14, pages 135--140, Stellenbosch, South Africa, August 2019. [ DOI ]

Miscellaneous

  • R. L. Kok. A Statistical Model of an Ammonium Nitrate Fluidised Bed Granulator. Master thesis, Faculty of Chemical Engineering, North-West University. 2016.
  • R. L. Kok. Inference Measurement for a Hydro Cyclone using a Neural Network with the Levenberg Marquardt Algorithm. Bachelor thesis, Faculty of Chemical Engineering, North-West University. 2014.

CV

Research Experience

Working Experience

  • May 2017 - September 2020: Process Engineer, CDE Process, Secunda, South Africa
  • February 2017 - April 2017: Software Engineer Intern, Agrisol Pty Ltd, Potchefstroom, South Africa

Education

  • 2015 - 2016: Master's in Chemical Engineering (M.Eng.), North-West University, Potchefstroom, South Africa
  • 2011 - 2014: Bachelor's in Chemical Engineering (B.Eng.), North-West University, Potchefstroom, South Africa

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