Education and professional qualifications

Qualification by the French CNU (National University Council) for Assistant Professor grade (2016).

Ph.D. in Automatic Control, Supélec – University Paris Sud XI, France (2009 – 2013).

Subject: “Model predictive control of hybrid systems with applications to power electronics systems”.

Collaboration: Energy Department (Supélec) / Automatic Control Department (Supélec).

Committee: Frédéric Bouillault (committee president), Maurice Fadel (reviewer), Emmanuel Godoy (supervisor), Nicolas Langlois (reviewer), Pierre Lefranc (co-supervisor), Pedro Rodriguez-Ayerbe (co-supervisor), Xuefang Lin-Shi (examiner), Claire Valentin (examiner). B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, specialization on “Automatic Control and Industrial Informatics”, University “Politehnica” Bucharest (2004 – 2009).

Research interests

  • Model predictive control
  • Hybrid systems
  • Power electronics control
  • Energy optimization for automotive applications (electric and hybrid vehicles)
  • Fault Detection and Fault Tolerant Control

Contact info

Cristina VLAD

CentraleSupélec/Laboratory of Signals and Systems

3 rue Joliot Curie 91192 Gif-sur-Yvette cedex, France

Phone: +33 (0)1 69 85 13 79

Fax: + 33 (0)1 69 85 13 89


Office: C 3-22