Jorge I. Poveda is an assistant professor in the Department of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering at the University of Colorado Boulder. He received his PhD and MS degrees in electrical and computer engineering from the University of California at Santa Barbara in 2018 and 2016, respectively. Before joining CU Boulder in 2019, he was a postdoctoral fellow at the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences at Harvard University. In 2017, he was a Best Student Paper Award finalist at the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, and he received the 2013 CCDC Outstanding Scholar Fellowship at UC Santa Barbara. He also holds double BS degrees in electronics and mechanical engineering, and an MSc (magna cum laude) degree in electrical engineering, all from the University of Los Andes, Colombia.
Core areas: control, hybrid dynamical system's theory, game theory, convex optimization, adaptive control, and artificial intelligence.
Applications: transportation systems; synchronization of clocks and networked sampled-data systems; guidance and control of autonomous robots; power systems; energy systems.