Carlos Canudas de Wit

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Canudas-de-Wit, Carlos was born in Villahermosa, Tabasco, Mexico in 1958. He received his B.Sc. degree in electronics and communications from the Technological Institute of Monterrey, Mexico in 1980. In 1984 he received his M.Sc. in the Department of Automatic Control, Grenoble, France. He was visitor researcher in 1985 at Lund Institute of Technology, Sweden. In 1987 he received his Ph.D. in automatic control from the Polytechnic of Grenoble (Department of Automatic Control), France. Since then he has been working at the same department as "Directeur de recherche at the CNRS", where He teaches and conducts research in the area of nonlinear control of mechanical systems, and on networked controlled systems.  He is the current leader of the NeCS GIPSA-lab(CNRS)-INRIA team on Networked controlled systems. His research topics includes: vehicle control, adaptive control, identification, control of walking robots,  systems with friction, AC and CD drives, networked controlled systems, and road traffic modeling and control. He has established several industrial collaboration projects with major French companies (FRAMATOME, EDF, CEA, IFREMER, RENAULT, SCHNEIDER, ILL, IFP, ALSTOM). He has been associate editor of the IEEE-Transaction on Automatic Control, from Jan 1992, to Dec. 1997,  AUTOMATICA, from 1999, to 2002, Editor of the Asian Journal of Control (since 2010), and IEEE Transaction on Control System Technology (Since  Jan. 2013), and the IEEE Transaction on Control of system Networks (Since June 2013).  He is current President of the EUCA association for the period 2013-15, and serves at the IEEE Board of Governors of the Control System Society 2011-2014. His research publications includes:   185 International conference papers, and  62  published papers in international journals, 5 books, 9 Book chapter, and holds 11 Patents.  He has supervised  more than 30 Ph. D. students, 11 Post-docs, and more than 30 Ms. 

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GIPSA-Lab, Control Systems Department
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