A. Loría was born in Mexico City, in 1969. He got the BSc degree in Electronic Systems Engineering from the "Monterrey Institute of Technological and Higher Studies (ITESM) in 1991. He got the DEA (~MSc) and PhD in Control Engineering degrees from the "University of Technology of Compi&egravegne" in 1993 and 1996 respectively, both under the supervision of Romeo Ortega . From December 1996 till May 1997 he was a research fellow of the Department of Applied Mathematics at the University of Twente. From May through December 1997 he was a research fellow of the Department of Engineering Cybernetics at the Norwegian Institute of Science and Technology. From January through December 1998, he was an associate research engineer of the Center for Control Engineering and Computation, under the sponsorship of Prof. Petar Kokotovic and Prof. Andrew Teel. A. Loria ocuppies a permanent Research position at the French National Council of Scientific Research (CNRS) since 1999 (Senior Researcher since 2007) and is with Laboratoire de Signaux et Systèmes since 2001.  

Research interests


Keywords: Adaptive control, Stability theory, observers, output feedback, mechanical systems, Euler-Lagrange, discrete-time systems, Lyapunov, switched systems, hybrid control, synchronization, chaos, chaotic systems, time-varying systems, cascaded systems.

Control applications: robot control, marine systems (boats, AUVs ...), electric machines, aerospace.

A. Loria's list of publications

Other professional activities

A. Loria serves as associate editor for Systems and Control Letters, Automatica, IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, Revista Iberoamericana de Automática and the IEEE Conference Editorial Board.