Zhidong Lu
Institute of Flight System Dynamics
Technische Universität München
Boltzmannstr. 15
85748 Garching bei München
Room:MW3614 (floor plan)
Phone:+49 89 289 16099
Fax:+49 89 289 16058

Research Interests

  • Flight Trajectory Optimization
  • Reachability Analysis


Z. Lu, H. Hong and F. Holzapfel, "Multi-Phase Vertical Take-Off and Landing Trajectory Optimization with Feasible Initial Guesses", Aerospace, vol. 11, no. 1, 2024. [doi]
Z. Lu, H. Hong, J. Diepolder, F. Holzapfel, "Maneuverability Set Estimation and Trajectory Feasibility Evaluation for eVTOL Aircraft", Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, 2023. [doi]
Z. Lu, H. Li, R. He, F. Holzapfel, "Energy-Efficient Incremental Control Allocation for Transition Flight via Quadratic Programming", in Advances in Guidance, Navigation and Control. ICGNC 2022, Singapore: Springer, 2023, pp. 4940-4951. [doi]
Z. Lu, H. Hong and F. Holzapfel, "Directional Flight Envelope Prediction based on Convex Optimization", in AIAA SciTech 2022 Forum. [doi]
H. Hong, P. Piprek, Z. Lu, F. Holzapfel, "A Nonlinear Trigonometric Series Parameterization Approach for Smooth Trajectory Generation", in CEAS EuroGNC 2022.
Z. Lu, H. Hong, M. Gerdts, F. Holzapfel, "Flight Envelope Prediction via Optimal Control-Based Reachability Analysis", Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, 2021. [doi]