Ricardo S. Sánchez Peña

Instituto Tecnológico de Buenos Aires, Argentina


Ricardo S. Sánchez Peña is an electronic engineer (University of Buenos Aires, 1978). He received the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from California Institute of Technology, Calif, USA, in 1986 and 1988, respectively. He worked at CITEFA (1977–1979), CNEA (1989–1994) and in spacecraft navigation and control in the argentine Space Agencies, CNIE (1979–1984), and CONAE (1994–2004) with collaborations for NASA, DLR (Germany), CTA/INPE (Brazil), and ZonaTech (Phoenix). He was a Professor at the University of Buenos Aires (1989–2004), an ICREA Research Professor at the UPC, Spain (2005–2009), and a Visiting Researcher/Professor at universities in the USA and EU. He published 3 books and more than 100 journal and conference papers. He is a Full Member of the International Academy of Astronautics, a Senior Member of IEEE and AIAA, and a Policy Committee Member of IFAC (2005–2008). Since 2009, he directs the Ph.D. program at the Buenos Aires Institute of Technology as a CONICET Principal Investigator. His research interests are in the applications of robust identification and control to practical problems in engineering.

Biography Updated on 30 March 2010

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