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

Rodríguez-Sarmiento DL, León-Vargas F, Garelli F.  2022.  Practical constraint definition in safety schemes for artificial pancreas systems. The International Journal of Artificial Organs. 45:535-542.
Garelli F, Fushimi E, Rosales N, Arambarri D, Serafini MCecilia, De Battista H, Grosembacher L, Sánchez-Peña RSalvador.  2022.  Control no-híbrido de glucemia ensayado en pacientes ambulatorios con Diabetes Tipo 1. Revista Iberoamericana de Automática e Informática industrial.
Garelli F, Fushimi E, Rosales N, Arambarri D, Mendoza L, Serafini MCecilia, Moscoso-Vásquez M, Stasi M, Duette P, García-Arabehety J et al..  2022.  First Outpatient Clinical Trial of a Full Closed-Loop Artificial Pancreas System in South America. Journal of Diabetes Science and Technology. :19322968221096162.
Fushimi E, De Battista H, Garelli F.  2022.  A Dual-Hormone Multicontroller for Artificial Pancreas Systems. IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics. :1-8.
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.
Seeber R, Haimovich H, Horn M, Fridman LM, De Battista H.  2021.  Robust exact differentiators with predefined convergence time. Automatica. 134:109858.
Inthamoussou FA, Valenciaga F, Nuñez S, Garelli F.  2021.  Extended SEIR Model for Health Policies Assessment Against the COVID-19 Pandemic: the Case of Argentina. Journal of Healthcare Informatics Research.