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Research Fellow, Docent Björn Olofsson


I received the M.Sc. degree in Engineering Physics in June 2010 and the Ph.D. degree in Automatic Control in September 2015, both from Lund University. Since May 2016, I work at the Division of Vehicular Systems, Department of Electrical Engineering at Linköping University. I was appointed Docent at Linköping University in 2020.

My research interests are in autonomy of vehicles and robots. More specifically, I do research within motion planning and optimal motion control for both ground vehicles and robot manipulators. I am involved in the ELLIIT Excellence Center in a project investigating autonomous, optimal vehicle maneuvers. I also participate in the Wallenberg AI, Autonomous Systems, and Software Program (WASP), within the Automated Transport Systems cluster.


Google Scholar Profile: [Link]

Journal Articles

Conference and Workshop Papers

Theses and Reports

Teaching at Linköping University

Graduate Courses

  • Ph.D. course on Advanced Motion Planning and Control (2016, 2021) [Link]

Undergraduate Courses

  • Autonomous Vehicles --- Planning, Control, and Learning Systems (2019, 2020, 2021) [Link]

Teaching at Lund University

Graduate Courses

  • Ph.D. course Study Circle on Robot Learning and Control (2014) [Link]
  • Ph.D. course on Motion Planning and Control (2017) [Link]

Undergraduate Courses

  • Automatic Control, Basic Course for CMN (2010, 2011, 2013)
  • Nonlinear Control and Servo Systems (2011, 2012, 2013)
  • Control Theory (2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016)
  • Project Course in Automatic Control (2013, 2014)
  • System Identification (2013, 2015)
  • Systems Engineering (2014)
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Björn Olofsson
Research Fellow, Docent

Institutionen för Systemteknik
Linköpings Universitet
S-581 83 Linköping

Telefon: +46 (0)13 - 28 10 00
E-mail: bjorn.olofsson@liu.se
Fax: +46 (0)13 - 28 2035

Kontor: L-huset, entré-plan, rum 111a

Informationsansvarig: Björn Olofsson
Senast uppdaterad: 2021-11-10