Alberto Olivares González
Profesor Contratado Doctor
Secretario Dpto. Teoría de la Señal y Comunicaciones y Sistemas Telemáticos y Computación
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E.T.S. Ingenieria de Telecomunicación


Teoría de la Señal y las Comunicaciones y Sistemas Telemáticos y Computación


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  • Alberto Olivares obtained his MSc in Mathematics and BS in Statistics at the Univerity of Salamanca, Spain, and his PhD in Mathematical Engineering at the Rey Juan Carlos University in Madrid, Spain.
    He has more than 20 publications in peer-review journals and conferences and has participated in more than 15 funded research projects. He has worked as a visiting researcher at the Athens University of Economics and Business, Greece, and has participated as researcher and counsellor in different projects for companies. He is technical expert of the Spanish Certification Agency (ACIE), member of the Editorial Board of Mathematical Problems in Engineering, and reviewer of several international peer-review journals. His main research interests are Nonlinear and Nonconvex Optimization, Statistical Learning, Optimal Control, Trajectory Optimization, Robotics, Aeronautics, Astronautics and Uncertainty Quantification.

  • Awards

    - Luis Azcárraga Award, ENAIRE Foundation, 2016
    - Best Research Paper Award, International Conference on Application and Theory of Automation in Command and Control Systems (ATACCS), 2013
    - Ramiro Melendreras Award, Spanish Society of Statistics and Operations Research (SEIO), 2004

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Códigos de investigador
  • A. Olivares and E. Staffetti, Switching time-optimal control of spacecraft equipped with reaction wheels and gas jet thrusters (doi:10.1016/j.nahs.2018.03.003), Nonlinear Analysis: Hybrid Systems, Volume 29, pp. 261-282, 2018

    A. Olivares and E. Staffetti, Hybrid switched time-optimal control of underactuated spacecraft (doi:10.1016/j.actaastro.2018.01.051), Acta Astronáutica, Volume 145, pp. 456-470, 2018

    A. Olivares and E. Staffetti, Time-Optimal Attitude Scheduling of a Spacecraft Equipped with Reaction Wheels (doi:10.1155/2018/5947521), International Journal of Aerospace Engineering, Volume 2018, pp. 1-14, 2018

    M. Soler, A. Olivares and E. Staffetti, Multiphase Optimal Control Framework for Commercial Aircraft Four-Dimensional Flight-Planning Problems (doi: 10.2514/1.C032697), Journal of Aircraft, Volume 52, pp. 274-286, 2015.

    A. Olivares and E. Staffetti, Embedded Optimal Control of Robot Manipulators with Passive Joints (doi: 10.1155/2015/348178), Mathematical Problems in Engineering, Volume 2015 pp. 1-21, 2015.

    P. Bonami, A. Olivares and E. Staffetti, Energy-Optimal Multi-Goal Motion Planning for Planar Robot Manipulators (doi: 10.1007/s10957-013-0516-0), Journal of Optimization Theory and Applications, Volume 163, Issue 1, pp. 80-104, 2014.

    P. Bonami, A. Olivares, M. Soler and E. Staffetti, Multiphase Mixed-Integer Optimal Control Approach to Aircraft Trajectory Optimization (doi:10.2514/1.60492), Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, Volume 36, No. 5, pp. 1267-1277, 2013.

    J. Gregory, A. Olivares and E. Staffetti, Energy-Optimal Trajectory Planning for Planar Underactuated RR Robot Manipulators in the Absence of Gravity (doi: 10.1155/2013/476094), Abstract and Applied Analysis, Volume 2013, pp. 1-16, 2013.

    J. Gregory, A. Olivares and E. Staffetti, Energy-Optimal Trajectory Planning for the Pendubot and the Acrobot (doi: 10.1002/oca.2020), Optimal Control Applications and Methods, Volume 34, Issue 3, pp.275-295, 2013.

    M. Soler, D. Zapata, A. Olivares and E. Staffetti, Framework for Aircraft Trajectory Planning Towards an Efficient Air Traffic Management (doi: 10.2514/1.C031490), Journal of Aircraft, Volume 49, No. 1, pp.341-348, 2012.

    J. Gregory, A. Olivares and E. Staffetti,  Energy-Optimal Trajectory Planning for Robot Manipulators with Holonomic Constraints (doi: 10.1016/j.sysconle.2011.11.005), Systems and Control Letters, Volume 61, Issue 2, pp.279-291, 2012.

    C. Avelino, J.M. Moguerza,  A.Olivares and F.J. Prieto, Combining and Scaling Descent and Negative Curvature Directions (10.1007/s10107-009-0305-6), Mathematical programming, Volume 128, pp. 285-319, 2011.

    M. Soler, A. Olivares and E. Staffetti, Hybrid Optimal Control Approach to Commercial Aircraft Trajectory Planning (doi: 10.2514/1.47458), Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, Volume 33, No. 3, pp. 985-991, 2010.

    A. Olivares and J.M. Moguerza, Improving Directions of Negative Curvature in an Efficient Manner, (doi: 10.1007/s10479-008-0425-z), Annals of Operations Research, Volume 166, pp. 183-201, 2009.

    A.Olivares, J. M. Moguerza and Francisco Javier Prieto, Nonconvex Optimization Using Negative Curvature within a Modified Linesearch (doi: 10.1016/j.ejor.2006.09.097), European Journal of Operation Research, Volume 189, pp. 706-722, 2008