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Position Permanent position
Role AD Leader
Institution Institut National de Recherche en Informatique et en Automatique
Address INRIA-RA, 655 avenue de l'Europe Montbonnot
38334 Saint Ismier
Phone +33685737016
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Biographical sketch

Canudas-de-Wit, Carlos. was born in Villahermosa, Tabasco, Mexico. 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. His research topics includes: vehicle control, adaptive control, identification, control of walking robots, systems with friction, AC and CD drives, and networked controlled systems. He has established several industrial collaboration projects with major French companies (FRAMATOME, EDF, CEA, IFREMER, RENAULT, SCHNEIDER, ILL). He has written a book in 1988 on adaptive control of partially known systems: theory and applications (Elservier Publisher). He has also edited a book in 1991 on Advanced Robot Control (Springer-Verlag), a joint 12 author book "Theory of robot control", on Springer Control and Communication Series, in (1997). He has been associate editor of the IEEE-Transaction on Automatic Control, from Jan 1992, to Dec. 1997, and of AUTOMATICA, from 1999, to 2002. His research publications includes: more than 150 International conference papers, and more than 50 published papers in international journals. He has supervised 20 Ph. D. students