About us

The Group of Control Applications (GCA) is a research unit of the Institute of Research in Electronics, Control and Signal Processing at the Faculty of Engineering (FI) of the National University of La Plata (UNLP) and the National Research Council (CONICET) , ARGENTINA.

The GCA research unit focuses its research and developments on the modeling, control, optimization and monitoring of dynamical systems for a range of applications. Industrial processes, renewable energies, autonomous systems and biological systems are the main application fields of our research.


Address: C.C. 91 (1900) La Plata, ARGENTINA
Tel/fax: +54 221 425 9306

Recent publications

Rosales N, De Battista H, Garelli F.  2022.  Hypoglycemia prevention: PID-type controller adaptation for glucose rate limiting in Artificial Pancreas System. Biomedical Signal Processing and Control. 71:103106.
Inthamoussou FA, Valenciaga F.  2021.  A fast and robust closed-loop photovoltaic MPPT approach based on sliding mode techniques. Sustainable Energy Technologies and Assessments. 47:101499.
García-Violini D, Sánchez-Peña R, Moscoso-Vásquez M, Garelli F.  2021.  Non-pharmaceutical intervention to reduce COVID-19 impact in Argentina. ISA Transactions.
Nuñez S, Inthamoussou FA, Valenciaga F, De Battista H, Garelli F.  2021.  Potentials of constrained sliding mode control as an intervention guide to manage COVID19 spread. Biomedical Signal Processing and Control. 67:102557.
Garelli F, Rosales N, Fushimi E, Arambarri D, Mendoza L, De Battista H, Sánchez-Peña R, Arabehety JGarcía, Distefano S, Barcala C et al..  2020.  Remote Glucose Monitoring Platform for Multiple Simultaneous Patients at Coronavirus Disease 2019 Intensive Care Units: Case Report Including Adults and Children. Diabetes Technology & Therapeutics.
Levieux LI, Ocampo-Martínez C, Inthamoussou FA, De Battista H.  2020.  Predictive management approach for the coordination of wind and water-based power supplies. Energy. :119535.
Rosendo JL, Monnet D, De Battista H, Ninin J, Clement B, Garelli F.  2020.  A global optimization approach for sliding mode tuning and existence maps generation. International Journal of Dynamics and Control.