Alfredo Garcia

Professor

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Office: 4024 ETB
Phone: 979.458.2368
Fax: 979.458.4299

Curriculum Vitae

Research Interests

His research interests include game theory and dynamic optimization, with applications in electricity and communication networks.

Awards & Honors

  • Faculty Fellow, International Residential College, University of Virginia, 2013-2014
  • University of Virginia Bankard Fellowship, 2010-2011
  • Visiting Professor, Universidad Carlos III, Madrid, Spain, 2010
  • University of Virginia Bankard Fellowship, 2001-2002
  • Colfuturo Foundation Fellowship, 1993-1995
  • French Government (MinistÈre des A§aires EtrangÈres) Fellowship, 1991-1992, (in recognition of academic excellence in undergraduate studies at Universidad de los An- des, Final GPA 4.34/5; ranked second among 280 engineering students)

Education

  • Ph.D., Industrial and Operations Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 1997
  • M.S, Industrial and Operations Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI,
  • D.E.A Diplome d'Etudes Approfondies, Automatique et Informatique Industrielle; Universite de Toulouse III, Toulouse, France, 1992
  • Ingeniero Electrico; Universidad de los Andes, Bogota, Colombia, 1991

Selected Publications

A Flocking-based Approach for Distributed Stochastic OptimizationîS. Pu and A. Garcia, Operations Research, accepted for publication.

ìNoise Reduction by Swarming in Social ForagingîS. Pu, A. Garcia and Z. Lin, IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, (2016) (DOI:10.1109/TAC.2016.2529958)

ìInteractive Model-based Search with Reactive Resource AllocationîY. Sun and A. Garcia, Journal of Global Optimization, (2016) (DOI:10.1007/s10898-015-0398-9)

ìE¢ cient Rate Allocation in Wireless Networks Under Incomplete Informationî A. Garcia and M. Hong, IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, (2016) Vol. 61, No.5 pp: 1397-1402

ìDistributed Synchronization Control of Multi-agent Systems with Unknown Nonlin- earitiesîS. Su, Z. Lin and A. Garcia, IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics, (2016) Vol. 46, No. pp. 325-338