.

João Hespanha

João Hespanha

Professor and Chair, Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering

Affiliation: 
Electrical and Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering

Contact

(805) 893-7042
5157 Harold Frank Hall

University of California, Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106

Fellow of: 

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

Honors

IEEE Control Systems Society Board of Governors; IEEE Distinguished Lecturer; Ruberti Young Researcher Prize

Research

Dynamic Systems and Control, Networking

Research in hybrid and switched systems; the modeling and control of communication networks; distributed control over communication networks (also known as networked control systems); the use of vision in feedback control; game theory; and stochastic modeling in biology.

Affiliations

Center for Control, Dynamical-Systems and Computation; Institute for Collaborative Biotechnologies

Education

PhD Electrical Engineering, Yale University
MS Electrical and Computer Engineering, Instituto Superior Tecnico
Licenciatura Electrical and Computer Engineering, Instituto Superior Tecnico