Didier Georges was born in Epinal, France in 1961. He received the Engineering degree from ESIEE Paris, France in 1984, the Docteur-Ingénieur degree in automatic control and applied mathematics from the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Mines de Paris, France, in 1987, and the Habilitation à Diriger des Recherches degree from the Institut National Polytechnique de Grenoble, France, in 1997. Since 1995, Georges is with Control System Department of GIPSA-lab (former Laboratoire d'Automatique de Grenoble). From 1995 to 1997, Georges served also as an Associate Professor at Grenoble INP, ESISAR, Valence, France. Presently, he is a Professor at Grenoble INP, Ecole Nationale Supérieure de l'Energie, de l'eau et de l'Environnement, Grenoble, France. He is mainly interested in closed-loop nonlinear optimal control (predictive control, numerical solutions), modelling and control of complex systems governed by partial differential equations or systems in networks, and estimation or control of electrical and hydraulic systems. Since 2003, he is a Member of IFAC Technical Committee 6.3 Power Plants and Power Systems. From 2005 to 2009, he was a Member of the Expert Committee on Communication Networks of the French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS). Georges has published more than 130 communications in books, journals, or international conferences, in the field of automatic control and its applications.
Biography Updated on 21 March 2011