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Dr. Alfredo Núñez Vicencio – Thesis Projects

MSc Thesis Projects available

  • Reinforcement Deep Learning for monitoring of railway infrastructure based on high definition videos and on-board vibration measurements.

  • Distributed fuzzy state estimators for railway track parameter estimation based on axle box acceleration measurements.

  • Condition monitoring for Secondary Railway Lines based on smartphones: a comparison with on-board axle box acceleration measurements.

  • Social Model Predictive Control for railway track maintenance in Seconday Railway Lines.

  • Fast time-frequency analysis methodologies for online detection of severe rail defects using axle box acceleration measurements.

  • Designing a railway station of the future.

  • Desing of an on board measurement system for the monitoring of the third rail in metro systems.

  • Video images for detection of big objects in the railway track, increasing safety at level crossings.

  • Sentiment Model Predictive Control for the Dutch railways, the passengers perspective.

  • Suicides in the Dutch railway infrastructure: Effects, current policies and recommendations from a whole railway system perspective.

  • Expensive evolutionary optimization to solve inverse problems in railway tracks.

  • Thesis proposal over development of a structural health monitoring system for concrete railway bridges. Here some extra information: (link).

Past MSc Thesis Projects

  • Interval Neural models for Renawable Energy solutions tailored to Mapuche communities (finished, Aug. 2018).

  • Hybrid Predictive Control using Interval Fuzzy Models for disturbances prediction (finished, Feb. 2018).

  • Non linear classifiers for the early detection of failures in switches (finished, Jan. 2018).

  • Distributed Model Predictive Control for the ballast tamping operations in railway tracks (finished, Jan. 2018).

  • Optimization of Maintenance Investment Portfolios in Infrastructure Networks (finished, Nov. 2017).

  • Condition based decision support for tram infrastructures (finished, Oct. 2017).

  • Hybrid Human in the Loop Model Predictive Control (finished, Oct. 2016).

  • Improving the High-Speed rail maintenance program (finished, Sept. 2016).


  • Just contact me to arrange an appointment, we can discuss the topic of your interest with much more details.

  • Some general suggestions about the Literature Survey: hints.