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Av. Instituto Politécnico Nacional 2508, Col. San Pedro Zacatenco
Delegación Gustavo A. Madero, C.P. 07360
México D.F., México

Phone: +52 (55) 57 47 37 35
Email: castanos@ieee.org

Biography

Fernando Castaños was born in Mexico City on March 1976. He received the bachelor's degree in Electric and Electronic Engineering from Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM). He received the master degree in Control Engineering from UNAM and the Ph.D degree from Université Paris-Sud XI (UPS). He was a postdoctoral fellow at McGill's Center for intelligent machines (CIM) for two years. He currently works at the Automatic Control Department, Cinvestav, México.

A short CV is also available in english, french and spanish.

Research interests

Passivity-based control, nonlinear control, port-Hamiltonian systems, implicit systems, neuromorphic engineering, robust control and variable structure systems.


(very) Short Introduction to control engineering

Swing-up and stabilization of an inverted pendulum

Sliding-mode control

Passivity-based control

Implicit systems

Neuromorphic engineering


Research visits

Publications

Papers

[CEMR17]
Fernando Castaños, Edgar Estrada, Sabine Mondié, and Adrián Ramírez. Passivity-based PI control of first-order systems with I/O communication delays: a frequency domain analysis. Int. J. Control, Online, 2017. [ DOI | .pdf ]
[MBC17a]
Félix Miranda, Bernard Brogliato, and Fernando Castaños. Multivalued robust tracking control of Lagrange systems: Continuous and discrete-time algorithms. IEEE Trans. Autom. Control, 62:4436 - 4450, September 2017. [ DOI | .pdf ]
[CF17]
Fernando Castaños and Alessio Franci. Implementing robust neuromodulation in neuromorphic circuits. Neurocomputing, 233:3 - 13, April 2017. [ DOI | .pdf ]
[MC17]
Félix Miranda and Fernando Castaños. Robust output regulation of strongly passive linear systems with multivalued maximally monotone controls. IEEE Trans. Autom. Control, 62:238 - 249, January 2017. [ DOI | .pdf ]
[HZCF16]
Debbie Hernández-Zárate, Fernando Castaños, and Leonid Fridman. Zero-dynamics design and its application to the stabilization of implicit systems. Systems and Control Lett., 98:74 - 78, December 2016. [ DOI | .pdf ]
[MCF16]
Andrea Aparicio Martínez, Fernando Castaños, and Leonid Fridman. Output feedback sliding-mode control with unmatched disturbances, an ISS approach. Int. J. Robust Nonlinear Control, 26:4056 - 4071, December 2016. [ DOI | .pdf ]
[MCP16]
Félix Miranda, Fernando Castaños, and Alexander Poznyak. Min-max piecewise constant optimal control for multi-model linear systems. IMA J Math Control Info, 33:1157 - 1176, December 2016. [ DOI | .pdf ]
[CG16]
Fernando Castaños and Dmitry Gromov. Passivity-based control of implicit port-hamiltonian systems with holonomic constraints. Systems and Control Lett., 94:11 - 18, August 2016. [ DOI | .pdf ]
[CK15]
Fernando Castaños and Cristian Kunusch. Ditherless extremum seeking for hydrogen minimization in PEM fuel cells. IEEE Trans. Ind. Electron., 62:5218 - 5226, August 2015. [ DOI | .pdf ]
[MCP14]
Manuel Mera, Fernando Castaños, and Alexander Poznyak. Quantised and sampled output feedback for nonlinear systems. Int. J. Control, 87:2475 - 2487, December 2014. [ DOI | .pdf ]
[CHZF14]
Fernando Castaños, Debbie Hernández-Zárate, and Leonid Fridman. Integral sliding-mode control for linear time-invariant implicit systems. Automatica, 50:971 - 975, March 2014. [ DOI | .pdf ]
[CGHM13]
Fernando Castaños, Dmitry Gromov, Vincent Hayward, and Hannah Michalska. Implicit and explicit representations of continuous-time port-Hamiltonian systems. Systems and Control Lett., 62:324 - 330, April 2013. [ DOI | .pdf ]
[HCF13]
Debbie Hernández, Fernando Castaños, and Leonid Fridman. Pole-placement in higher-order sliding-mode control. arXiv:1309.3317 [math.OC], 2013. [ .pdf ]
[REC+11]
Matteo Rubagotti, Antonio Estrada, Fernando Castaños, Antonella Ferrara, and Leonid Fridman. Integral sliding mode control for nonlinear systems with matched and unmatched perturbations. IEEE Trans. Autom. Control, 56:2699 - 2704, November 2011. [ DOI | .pdf ]
[CF11]
Fernando Castaños and Leonid Fridman. Dynamic switching surfaces for output sliding mode control: An H approach. Automatica, 47:1957-1961, September 2011. [ DOI | .pdf ]
[Cas10]
Fernando Castaños. Discussion on: “Energy shaping of port-Hamiltonian systems by using alternate passive input-output pairs”. European Journal of Control, 16:678 - 679, December 2010. [ DOI | .pdf ]
[CJOGC09]
Fernando Castaños, Bayu Jayawardhana, Romeo Ortega, and Eloísa García-Canseco. Proportional plus integral control for set-point regulation of a class of nonlinear RLC circuits. Circuits Syst. Signal Process., 28:609 - 623, August 2009. [ DOI | .pdf ]
[CO09a]
Fernando Castaños and Romeo Ortega. Energy-balancing passivity-based control is equivalent to dissipation and output invariance. Systems and Control Lett., 58:553 - 560, August 2009. [ DOI | .pdf ]
[COvdSA09]
Fernando Castaños, Romeo Ortega, Arjan J. van der Schaft, and Alessandro Astolfi. Asymptotic stabilization via control by interconnection of port-Hamiltonian systems. Automatica, 45:1611 - 1618, July 2009. [ DOI | .pdf ]
[OvdSCA08]
Romeo Ortega, Arjan J. van der Schaft, Fernando Castaños, and Alessandro Astolfi. Control by interconnection and standard passivity-based control of port-Hamiltonian systems. IEEE Trans. Autom. Control, 53:2527 - 2542, December 2008. [ DOI | .pdf ]
[SFSC08a]
Eugenii Shustin, Leonid Fridman, Emilia Fridman, and Fernando Castaños. Robust semiglobal stabilization of the second order system by relay feedback with an uncertain variable time delay. SIAM J. Control Optim., 47:196 - 217, January 2008. [ DOI | .pdf ]
[JOGCC07]
Bayu Jayawardhana, Romeo Ortega, Eloísa García-Canseco, and Fernando Castaños. Passivity of nonlinear incremental systems: Application to PI stabilization of nonlinear RLC circuits. Systems and Control Lett., 56:618 - 622, September 2007. [ DOI | .pdf ]
[CF06a]
Fernando Castaños and Leonid Fridman. Analysis and design of integral sliding manifolds for systems with unmatched perturbations. IEEE Trans. Autom. Control, 51:853 - 858, May 2006. [ DOI | .pdf ]
[OFC05]
Yuri Orlov, Leonid Fridman, and Fernando Castaños. Discussion on: “dynamic sliding mode control for a class of systems with mismatched uncertainty”. European Journal of Control, pages 11-18, 2005. [ DOI | .pdf ]

Book chapters

[CCF16]
Ismael Castillo, Fernando Castaños, and Leonid Fridman. Sliding surface design for higher-order sliding modes. In Leonid Fridman, Jean-Pierre Barbot, and Franck Plestan, editors, Recent Trends in Sliding Mode Control, chapter 1.2, pages 29 - 57. The Institution of Engineering and Technology, Herts, United Kingdom, 2016. [ DOI ]
[CXF06]
Fernando Castaños, Jian-Xin Xu, and Leonid Fridman. Integral sliding modes for systems with matched and unmatched uncertainties. In Christopher Edwards, Enric Fossas Colet, and Leonid Fridman, editors, Advances in Variable Structure and Sliding Mode Control, chapter 11, pages 227 - 246. Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 2006.

Conference proceedings

[GC17]
Dmitry Gromov and Fernando Castaños. The geometric structure of interconnected thermo-mechanical systems. In Proc. IFAC World Congress, pages 584 - 589, Toulouse, France, July 2017. [ .pdf ]
[MCB17]
Félix Miranda, Fernando Castaños, and Bernard Brogliato. A set-valued nested sliding-mode controller. In Proc. IFAC World Congress, pages 3026 - 3031, Toulouse, France, July 2017. [ .pdf ]
[MBC17b]
Félix Miranda, Bernard Brogliato, and Fernando Castaños. Set-valued discrete-time sliding-mode control of uncertain linear systems. In Proc. IFAC World Congress, pages 10017 - 10022, Toulouse, France, July 2017. [ .pdf ]
[MC15]
Félix Miranda and Fernando Castaños. Robust output regulation of linear passive systems using maximally monotone controls. In Proc. Conference on Decision and Control, pages 6897 - 6902, Osaka, Japan, December 2015. [ .pdf ]
[CF15]
Fernando Castaños and Alessio Franci. The transition between tonic spiking and bursting in a six-transistor neuromorphic device. In Proc. Int. Conf. on Electrical Eng., Computing Science and Automatic Control, pages 1 - 6, Mexico City, Mexico, December 2015. [ .pdf ]
[MCF15]
Andrea Aparicio Martínez, Fernando Castaños, and Leonid Fridman. ISS properties of sliding-mode controllers for systems with matched and unmatched disturbances. In Proc. European Control Conference, pages 2870-2875, Linz, Austria, July 2015. [ .pdf ]
[CG15]
Fernando Castaños and Dmitry Gromov. Interconnection and damping assignment for implicit port-Hamiltonian systems. In Proc. IFAC Conf. on Modelling, Identification and Control of Nonlinear Systems, pages 1016 - 1021, Saint Petersburg, Russia, June 2015. [ .pdf ]
[MCF14]
Andrea Aparicio Martínez, Fernando Castaños, and Leonid Fridman. ISS-Lyapunov functions for output feedback sliding modes. In Proc. Conference on Decision and Control, pages 5536 - 5541, Los Angeles, California, USA, December 2014. [ .pdf ]
[HZCF14]
Debbie Hernández-Zárate, Fernando Castaños, and Leonid Fridman. Pole-placement in higher-order sliding-mode control. In Proc. IFAC World Congress, pages 1386 - 1391, Cape Town, South Africa, August 2014. [ .pdf ]
[MC14]
Félix Miranda and Fernando Castaños. Robust output regulation of variable structure systems with multivalued controls. In Proc. Variable Structure Systems Workshop, Nantes, Francia, June 2014. [ .pdf ]
[MCF13]
Andrea Aparicio Martínez, Fernando Castaños, and Leonid Fridman. Dynamic surface for output feedback sliding modes, the case of relative degree two. In Proc. Conference on Decision and Control, pages 3578 - 3583, Florence, Italy, December 2013. [ .pdf ]
[ECM13]
Edgar Estrada, Fernando Castaños, and Sabine Mondié. σ-estabilidad de sistemas de control basados en pasividad con retardos en la comunicación. In Congreso Anual de la AMCA, pages 129 - 134, Ensenada, Mexico, October 2013. [ .pdf ]
[MC13]
Andrea Aparicio Martínez and Fernando Castaños. Control por modos deslizantes por retroalimentación de salida con grado relativo dos. In Congreso Anual de la AMCA, pages 544 - 549, Ensenada, Mexico, October 2013. [ .pdf ]
[KC13b]
Cristian Kunusch and Fernando Castaños. On the implementation of an adaptive extremum seeking algorithm for hydrogen minimization in PEM fuel cell based systems. In Proc. European Control Conference, pages 2501 - 2506, Zürich, Switzerland, July 2013. [ .pdf ]
[KC13a]
Cristian Kunusch and Fernando Castaños. Extremum seeking algorithms for minimal hydrogen consumption in PEM fuel cells. In Proc. of the American Control Conference, pages 1146 - 1151, Washington, DC, USA, June 2013. [ .pdf ]
[CHZF12]
Fernando Castaños, Debbie Hernández-Zárate, and Leonid Fridman. Integral sliding-mode control for linear time-invariant implicit descriptions. In Proc. Conference on Decision and Control, pages 6442 - 6447, Maui, Hawaii, December 2012. [ .pdf ]
[REC+10]
Matteo Rubagotti, Antonio Estrada, Fernando Castaños, Antonella Ferrara, and Leonid Fridman. Optimal disturbance rejection by integral sliding mode control for systems in regular form. In Proc. of the Variable Structure Systems Workshop, pages 78 - 82, Mexico City, Mexico, June 2010. [ .pdf ]
[CO09b]
Fernando Castaños and Romeo Ortega. Energy-balancing passivity-based control is equivalent to dissipation and output invariance. In Proc. European Control Conference, page WeC2.4, Budapest, Hungary, August 2009. [ .pdf ]
[SFSC08b]
Eugenii Shustin, Leonid Fridman, Emilia Shustin, and Fernando Castaños. Robust semiglobal stabilization of the second order system by relay feedback with an uncertain variable time delay. In Proc. Conference on Decision and Control, pages 2716 - 2721, Cancún, México, December 2008. [ .pdf ]
[COvdSA08]
Fernando Castaños, Romeo Ortega, Arjan J. van der Schaft, and Alessandro Astolfi. Asymptotic stabilization via control by interconnection of port-hamiltonian systems. In Congreso Latinoamericano de Control Automático, Mérida, Venezuela, November 2008. [ .pdf ]
[CJOGC08]
Fernando Castaños, Bayu Jayawardhana, Romeo Ortega, and Eloísa García-Canseco. A class of nonlinear RLC circuits globally stabilizable by proportional plus integral controllers. In Proc. of the IFAC World Congress, pages 6202 - 6207, Seoul, Korea, June 2008. [ .pdf ]
[OvdSCA07]
Romeo Ortega, Arjan J. van der Schaft, Fernando Castaños, and Alessandro Astolfi. Control by (state-modulated) interconnection of port-Hamiltonian systems. In Proc. IFAC Symposium on Nonlinear Control Systems, pages 47 - 54, Pretoria, South Africa, August 2007. [ .pdf ]
[JOGCC06]
Bayu Jayawardhana, Romeo Ortega, Eloísa García-Canseco, and Fernando Castaños. Passivity of nonlinear incremental systems: Application to PI stabilization of nonlinear RLC circuits. In Proc. Conference on Decision and Control, page ThIP2.17, San Diego, December 2006. [ .pdf ]
[CF06b]
Fernando Castaños and Leonid Fridman. Design of integral sliding manifolds for multi-model uncertain systems via LMI. In Proc. of the Variable Structure Systems Workshop, pages 63-67, Alghero, Italy, June 2006. [ .pdf ]
[CF05b]
Fernando Castaños and Leonid Fridman. Robust design criteria for integral sliding surfaces. In Proc. Conference on Decision and Control, and European Control Conference, pages 1976-1981, Seville, Spain, December 2005. [ .pdf ]
[CF05a]
Fernando Castaños and Leonid Fridman. Integral sliding surface design using an H criterion for decentralized control. In Proc. of the IFAC World Congress, pages Th-A09-T0/2, Prague, July 2005. [ .pdf ]
[CF04b]
Fernando Castaños and Leonid Fridman. Measurement sliding mode-H control with application to decentralized systems. In Proc. of the Variable Structure Systems Workshop, Vilanova i la Geltrú, Spain, September 2004. [ .pdf ]
[FCMK04]
Leonid Fridman, Fernando Castaños, N. M'Sirdi, and Khraef. Decomposition and robustness properties of integral sliding mode controllers. In Proc. of the Variable Structure Systems Workshop, Vilanova i la Geltrú, Spain, September 2004. [ .pdf ]
[CF04a]
Fernando Castaños and Leonid Fridman. Control descentralizado por modos deslizantes. In Congreso Anual de la AMCA, ISBN: 970-32-2137-8, pages 253-258, México, D.F., 2004. [ .pdf ]


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