Alfredo Garcia

Professor

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Office: 4024 ETB
Phone: 979.458.2368
Fax: 979.458.4299
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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

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 Optimization" S. Pu and A. Garcia, Operations Research, https://doi.org/10.1287/opre.2017.1666​

Interactive Model-based Search with Reactive Resource Allocation" Y. Sun and A. Garcia, Journal of Global Optimization, (2017) Vol 67, No.1 pp. 135-149

Noise Reduction by Swarming in Social Foraging" S. Pu, A. Garcia and Z. Lin, IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, (2016) Vol. 61 No. 12 pp. 4007-4013

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

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