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SHORT BIO

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 Mathematics.

CV available here

RESEARCH INTERESTS

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.  

HIGHLIGHTS

News history here

 

New Book

Hybrid Feedback Control

To appear in 2018 

           Coming soon. Come back for a sneak peak at the end of Summer 2018!

 

 

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

ONLINE 

New Center at UCSC

Cyber-Physical Systems Research Center

ONLINE 

 

Coursera MOOC

Cyber-Physical Systems: Modeling and Simulation

ONLINE 

 

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

ONLINE 

 

Book Chapter

Analysis and Design of Cyber-Physical Systems

In Cyber Physical Systems: From Theory to Practice

CRC Press

ONLINE

 

Book Chapter

Feedback Control of Hybrid Dynamical Systems

In Encyclopedia of Systems and Control

Springer

ONLINE

 

YouTube Channel

Hybrid Systems Lab

ONLINE

SIAM Plenary

Control of Hybrid Dynamical Systems: From Cells to Power Networks

ONLINE 

Book Chapter

Control of Hybrid Dynamical Systems: An Overview of Recent Advances

In Hybrid Systems with Constraints, Wiley

ONLINE  

Bibtex

 

Book

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

  

PUBLICATIONS

SELECTED AWARDS AND HONORS

EDUCATION

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.

CONTACT

Ricardo G. Sanfelice, Ph.D.
Professor
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: r...@ucsc.edu