Markus Mueller

Research Group

Marina Maier - PhD Student

David Packman - PhD Student

Kevin Bolton - PhD Student

Sohaib Talal Hasan - PhD Student (part supervising)

Dr Kirubhakaran Krishnanathan (KTP Associate)

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Dr Markus Mueller

Lecturer in Applied Mathematics


My research addresses mathematical systems and control theory and their applications within marine engineering, renewable energy and systems biology. My academic work includes developing the Applied Mathematics programmes for both undergraduate and postgraduate taught students at the Cornwall Campus, with a focus on interdisciplinary applications and in close liaison with my colleagues.

I am also a member of the Mathematics department in the College of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences.

You can find out more by watching a two-minute video of me explaining my work.

Research interests

  • Systems theory, including time-varying linear systems and systems with multi-dimensional inputs/outputs (e.g. vector relative degree)
  • Adaptive, funnel and model predictive control
  • Robust control, including the robustness of time-varying linear systems
  • Control applications such as wave energy converters

Current projects

  • Control strategies for Oscillating Water Column wave energy converters (as part of the H2020 OPERA project)
  • Smart Facilities Management (KTP with NJW Limited)


2009 Dr. rer. nat. in Mathematics (Ilmenau University of Technology, Germany)
2005 Diploma in Mathematics (Ilmenau University of Technology, Germany)


2012-present Lecturer, University of Exeter
Associate Research Fellow, University of Exeter
Associate Research Fellow, University of Melbourne, Australia
2006-2009 DFG PhD Research Fellow, Ilmenau University of Technology, Germany
Research Assistant, University of Southampton

Contact details

Telephone +44 (0) 1326 259483
Building Environment and Sustainability Institute
Room 1.27
Address University of Exeter
Penryn Campus
Cornwall TR10 9FE
Office Hours

My student office hours for the 1st term are:

Monday 1300-1500

Tuesday 1000-1200