Marin Lujak


IMT Lille Douai, France

Short bio

 From September 2016, I am an Associate Professor at the Informatics and Control Systems Research Unit (URIA) of L'école nationale supérieure Mines-Télécom Lille Douai (IMT Lille Douai) in northern France.

My scientific work relates to Artificial Intelligence and Operations Research coordination and optimization approaches for distributed systems. These are software and cyber-physical systems in which networked embedded components, robots, computers, and computing devices in general, coordinate their actions by passing messages without any access to a shared memory. They are the prevailing software architecture on the Internet and are a means to sustainable development and scalability in large complex industrial and urban systems.




IMT Lille Douai

Informatics and Control Systems

E-mail: marin dot lujak at imt-lille-douai dot fr

In more detail, my research interests are related with Computational Optimization, Multi-Agent Systems Coordination, and Planning and Scheduling in Distributed Systems with applications in real industrial and business environments. In specific, at present, I am working on scalable and robust exact and meta-heuristic distributed mechanisms and methods for multi-agent system coordination that result in the solution´s graceful degradation when diminishing of the exchanged information quantity and/or quality occurs.

I apply my research to resolving societal challenges concerning:

· Smart, Green and Integrated Transport and in more specific the development of distributed Route Guidance Systems (RGS) for the assignment of efficient, fair, and envy-free routes to users in a distributed way in real-time and the coordination of commercial fleets without the need for a dispatching center.

· Emergency Management: i) the distributed coordination of Emergency Medical Systems with ambulances and ii) distributed coordination of evacuation routes in emergency evacuation of buildings, neighborhoods or cities.

· Factories of the Future (FoF) and in more specific, a distributed coordination of mobile industrial robots within robot teams working on a factory shop-floor.

· Ageing population, and in more specific, distributed real-time coordination of teams of service robots with humans for human assistance and support (newly obtained COMRADES Project).

With experience in coordinating project proposal preparations for national and EU Calls, I am also interested in collaboration with industry and other R&D centers especially around the Horizon 2020 projects related with the above mentioned Societal Challenges.



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