Joseba Quevedo

Joseba Quevedo

Since 1990 Joseba Quevedo (1952) is Full Professor of Engineering of Systems and Automatic.
He got his degree in Technical Engineering in Industrial Electronics at the “Escuela Politécnica de Mondragón”, a Master (maîtrise) in Electricity, Electronics and Automatics at the Université Paul Sabatier of Toulouse (France), and the PhD in Automatics at the LAAS Toulouse, from 1972 to 1976.

In 1982 he did his PhD Thesis on Computer Science at the Barcelona School of Informatics (FIB). Since 1979 he is professor of the Universitat Politècnica de Barcelona (UPC), at first in the School of Industrial and Aeronautical Engineering of Terrassa (ETSEIAT), and at the Institute of Cybernetics, where he became Assistant Director. In 1989 he started teaching at ETSEIAT and later at the present Terrassa School of Engineering (EET). He is founder and member of the consolidated research group of Advanced Control Systems  (SAC). From 1998 to 2002 he was also Secretary of the Spanish Automatic Association (CEA-IFAC).

His research interests are on the field of Advanced Control and Diagnosis in Real Time of Dynamic Systems. He has more than 400 scientific papers and he is responsible of more than 40 R+D projects, both in public and private companies. He coordinated the research team who won the Duran Farell award of technologic research in 2001.

Posts: Assistant Manager of Studies at the ETSEIAT (1991-1993). First Representative of the Rector of the UPC at the Campus of Terrassa (1993-1995). Director of the Department of Automatic Control of the UPC (1995-2001). Member of the specific commission for the Evaluation of Qualifications and ATP Programms of the AQU (2006-2010). Representative of the Rector of the UPC at the Campus of Terrassa (2006-April 2010). Currently he is member of the scientific comitee of the European Group ACQUEAU, as well as of the technological center CETAQUA. He is also member of the club INNOVATECH of the CECOT and councelor of administration of IEASA.