AFV research

Teaching and supervision

Available BEng, MEng/MSc, and PhD thesis projects at the University of VIGO

If you would like to do your BEng thesis ("TFG"), MEng/MSc thesis ("TFM"), or PhD thesis ("tese de doutoramento") on a topic related to my research interests, please contact me!

Supervised PhD theses:

    Currently co-supervising the PhD thesis of Gemma Massonis Feixas (jointly with Julio R. Banga, IIM-CSIC).

Supervised Master theses (TFMs):

    "Observabilidad e identificabilidad: simetrías de Lie" (English title: "Observability and identifiability: Lie symmetries"), by Gemma Massonis Feixas. Master in Industrial Mathematics (M2i). Thesis co-supervised by Manuel Carretero Cerrajero (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid). Defended on 03/02/2020. Grade: 9.5/10. Associated publication: G Massonis, AF Villaverde (2020), Finding and breaking Lie symmetries: implications for structural identifiability and observability in biological modelling. Symmetry, 12(3), 469 [doi:10.3390/sym12030469]

    "Caracterización de la observabilidad e identificabilidad estructural en el modelado de sistemas dinámicos de forma computacional" (English title: "Computational characterization of structural identifiability and observability in dynamical systems modelling"), by Nerea Martínez López. Master in Industrial Mathematics (M2i). Thesis co-supervised by José Durany Castrillo (Universidade de Vigo). Defended on 15/09/2020. Grade: 9.5/10. Associated publication: N Martínez, AF Villaverde (2020) Nonlinear observability algorithms with known and unknown inputs: analysis and implementation. Mathematics, 8, 1876 [doi:10.3390/math8111876]

    Currently supervising the Master thesis of Tacio Camba Espí, Master in Industrial Mathematics (M2i).

Supervised B. Eng. theses (TFGs):

    "The knapsack problem: solution with optimization algorithms" ("O problema da mochila: solución mediante algoritmos de optimización"), by Pablo Fernández Fernández. Co-supervised by Antonio Barreiro Blas. Defended on 07/11/2018. Grade: 7.6/10.

Teaching experience:

    Nov 21–22 2017: “Identifiability and Uncertainty Quantification” (1.5 hours), lecture in the internal workshop of the H2020 project CanPathPro, Oslo, Norway

    Sep 26–30 2016: “Kinetic Model Building in Biological Systems Engineering” (5 hours), training school of the H2020 Marie Sklodowska-Curie Innovative Training Network SyMBioSys consortium (SyMBioSys), Vigo, Spain

    Sep 2015: “Network Inference” (3 hours), lecture in the CAJAL Advanced Neuroscience Training Course Bio-neuroinformatics for the Neuroscientist (FENS), Bordeaux School of Neuroscience, Bordeaux, France

    Apr 2015: “Systems Biology” (5 hours), subject of the Master in Biological Sciences (University of Vigo)

    May 12–15, 2014: Two sessions at the workshop “The Systems Biology Modelling Cycle” (EMBL-EBI), Cambridge, UK

    Feb 2012 – Jun, 2012: “Fundamentals of Automatic Control” (42 hours), 2nd year Mechanical Engineering (University of Vigo)

    Sep 2010 – Jan, 2011: “Automatic Control Systems” (75 hours), 4th year Electrical Engineering (University of Vigo)

    Departamento de Enxeñaría de Sistemas e Automática | Campus universitario Lagoas-Marcosende | C.P. 36310 Vigo (Galicia) | Spain