Ricardo Femat was born in Orizaba, VER, Mexico (April 1968). He received the B.S. degree in chemical engineering from the University of Guadalajara, Guadalajara, JAL, Mexico, in 1995; the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees were obtained from the Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana, Mexico City, DF, Mexico, in 1995 and 1997, respectively. He was Research Professor at the University of San Luis Potosí, San Luis Potosí, SLP, Mexico, until 2001, and since 2001 he has been Research Professor at the Applied Mathematics Division of the Instituto Potosino de Investigación Científica y Tecnológica, in San Luis Potosí. He has been a Visiting Professor at the Mathematics Department of the Iowa State University (2000) and Head of the Applied Mathematics Division of the Instituto Potosino de Investigación Científica y Tecnológica, in San Luis Potosí, since 2006. His research interests include suppression and synchronization of chaotic systems, regulation of the glucose levels in diabetic patients via feedback control, analysis of dynamics, and control of nonlinear systems. He has published more than 190 research publications including research journals, books, and conferences proceedings. He has been a Regular Member of the Mexican Academy of Science since 2003 and was the President of the AMCA, which is the national member organization of IFAC in Mexico. Currently, he is Member of the Directive Board for the Mexican Mathematical Society.
Biography Updated on 14 September 2014