3rd Workshop Edition:

Computation-Aware Algorithmic Design for Cyber-Physical Systems

A co-located workshop of the 2023 CPS-IoT week, May 9-12, 2023

More details here

  IEEE CDC Pre-Conference Workshop:

Cyber-security in Control of CPS: Recent Developments and Open Challenges

A co-located workshop of the 2022 IEEE CDC Conference

More details here 

 New book on hybrid control:

R. G. Sanfelice, Hybrid Feedback Control, Princeton University Press, January, 2021

Available at Amazon.com

More details here


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Ricardo Sanfelice is Professor at the Department of Electrical and Computer EngineeringUniversity of California at Santa Cruz. He received the B.S. degree in Electronics Engineering from the Universidad Nacional de Mar del Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina, in 2001. He joined the Center for Control, Dynamical Systems, and Computation at the University of California, Santa Barbara in 2002, where he received his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in 2004 and 2007, respectively. During 2007 and 2008, he was a Postdoctoral Associate at the Laboratory for Information and Decision Systems at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He visited the Centre Automatique et Systemes at the Ecole de Mines de Paris for four months. From 2009 to 2014, he was Assistant Professor in the Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering at the University of Arizona, where he was also affiliated with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and the Program in Applied Math.  

Complete bio and photo here

CV available here


Modeling, stability, robust control, observer design, and simulation of nonlinear and hybrid systems with applications to power systems, robotics, aerospace, and biology. See selected projects and publications.  




News history here 

New Book

Hybrid Feedback Control

Princeton University Press

Publisher's website

Book page  Book errata  Bibtex 

Book Chapter

Robust Distributed Estimation and Synchronization for Linear Systems with Limited Information

In Control Subject to Computational and Communication Constraints

Springer's Lecture Notes in Control and Information Sciences


New Center at UCSC

Cyber-Physical Systems Research Center



Coursera MOOC

Cyber-Physical Systems: Modeling and Simulation



Book Chapter

Incremental Graphical Asymptotic Stability for Hybrid Dynamical Systems

In Feedback Stabilization of Controlled Dynamical Systems

Springer's Lecture Notes in Control and Information Sciences



Book Chapter

Analysis and Design of Cyber-Physical Systems

In Cyber Physical Systems: From Theory to Practice

CRC Press



Book Chapter

Feedback Control of Hybrid Dynamical Systems

In Encyclopedia of Systems and Control




YouTube Channel

Hybrid Systems Lab


SIAM Plenary

Control of Hybrid Dynamical Systems: From Cells to Power Networks


Book Chapter

Control of Hybrid Dynamical Systems: An Overview of Recent Advances

In Hybrid Systems with Constraints, Wiley





Hybrid Dynamical Systems: Modeling, Stability, and Robustness

Princeton University Press

Publisher's website: http://press.princeton.edu/titles/9759.html. Chapter 1 (sample): http://press.princeton.edu/chapters/s9759.pdf

Book page  Book errata  Bibtex


Featured Article

Hybrid Dynamical Systems: Robust Stability and Control

IEEE Control Systems Magazine

ONLINE  Bibtex



Ph.D., Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of California, Santa Barbara. Spring 2007.
M.S., Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of California, Santa Barbara. Winter 2004.

B.S., Electronic Engineering
Universidad de Mar del Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina. Fall 2001.



Ricardo G. Sanfelice, Ph.D.
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of California Santa Cruz
1156 High Street  MS:SOE3
Santa Cruz, CA 95064 

Tel: (831) 459-1016
Fax: (831) 459-4046
Url: http://hybrid.soe.ucsc.edu
Email: before @ put ``ricardo'', and after the @ symbol write ucsc <dot > edu