Rapid Model Predictive Controller for Artificial Pancreas

  • M. El HachimiEmail author
  • A. Ballouk
  • A. Baghdad
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Science, Technology & Innovation book series (ASTI)


Artificial Pancreas (AP) will help large diabetic patients to manage their disease. This paper presents a new Control Algorithm used in AP. This algorithm is based on a model predictive control and characterized by an acceleration of control law without producing overshoot. The method consists on the introduction of two penalization function in the cost function according to the system dynamic. Simulations under a realistic scenario in approved platform of simulation demonstrate the success of this method to obtain satisfactory control performances.


Artificial pancreas Control algorithm Overshoot Model predictive control Cost function System dynamic 



artificial pancreas


model predictive control


Type 1 diabetes mellitus


blood glucose








continuous glucose monitor


continuous subcutaneous insulin injection


Food and Drug Administration


total daily insulin


milligrams per deciliter N


picomoles per minute


Universities of Virginia/Padova



This work returns the framework of the research project SISA1 “Mini intelligent Power plant” began between research center SISA and our University. We are anxious to think the Hassan II University of Casablanca for the financing of this project.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Laboratory of Electronics Energy, Automatic & Data Processing (LEEA&TI) FST, Mohammedia University Hassan II of CasablancaMohammediaMorocco

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