Hernán De Battista

Hernán De Battista was born in La Plata, Argentina, in 1968. He received the M.S.Eng. degree with highest honors in 1994 and the PhD degree in 2000, both from La Plata National University, Argentina. Currently he is Full Professor at the Faculty of Engineering of La Plata National University and Principal Researcher of the National Research Council of Argentina (CONICET). His main research interests are in nonlinear control and its applications to renewable energies and biological systems. HDB received the E. Galloni award from the Argentine Academy of Exact, Physical and Natural Sciences in 2002 and the S. Gershanik award from the Buenos Aires Academy of Engineering in 2006.

Teaching position Full Professor
Research Category Principal Researcher (CONICET)
email deba@ing.unlp.edu.ar
CV (English) CV_DeBattista_EN.pdf
Education PhD, Engineering
Fields of interest Automatic control Renewable energy Bioprocess engineering Artificial pancreas
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Book Chapters

Colmegna P, Garelli F, De Battista H, Bianchi FD, Sánchez-Peña R.  2019.  The ARG algorithm: clinical trials in Argentina. The Artificial Pancreas: current situation and future directions. :79-104.
Inthamoussou FA, Bianchi FD, De Battista H, Mantz RJ.  2014.  Gain Scheduled Hinf Control of Wind Turbines for the Entire Operating Range. Wind Turbine Control and Monitoring. :71–95.
Picó J, Picó-Marco E, Navarro JL, De Battista H.  2005.  Control of fed-batch bioreactors. Nonlinear and Adaptive Control: Tools and Algorithms for the User. :207-237.

Books

Garelli F, Mantz RJ, De Battista H.  2011.  Advanced control for constrained processes and systems.
Bianchi FD, De Battista H, Mantz RJ.  2006.  Wind Turbine Control Systems: Principles, Modelling and Gain-scheduling Design. Advances in Industrial Control.

Journal Articles

Ibáñez B, Inthamoussou FA, De Battista H.  2020.  Wind turbine load analysis of a full range LPV controller. Renewable Energy.
Castañeda MTeresita, Nuñez S, Voget C, De Battista H.  2019.  In silico optimization of lipid production in Rhodosporidium toruloides by gene knockout strategies. IFAC-PapersOnLine. 52:94-99.
Levieux LI, Inthamoussou FA, De Battista H.  2019.  Power dispatch assessment of a wind farm and a hydropower plant: A case study in Argentina. Energy Conversion and Management. 180:391-400.
Nuñez S, Garelli F, Picó J, De Battista H.  2019.  Analysis of Transcriptional Feedback Strategy for Reducing Interaction in Gene Expression Processes. IFAC-PapersOnLine. 52:526-531.
Haimovich H, De Battista H.  2019.  Disturbance-tailored super-twisting algorithms: Properties and design framework. Automatica. 101:318-329.
De Battista H, Picó-Marco E, Santos-Navarro FN, Picó J..  2019.  Output Feedback Linearization of Turbidostats After Time Scaling. IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology. 27(4):1668-1676.
Fushimi E, Colmegna P, De Battista H, Garelli F, Sánchez-Peña R.  2019.  Artificial Pancreas: Evaluating the ARG Algorithm Without Meal Announcement. Journal of Diabetes Science and Technology. :1932296819864585.
Jamilis M, Garelli F, De Battista H, Volcke EIP.  2019.  Stability and control of a partial nitritation reactor with biomass retention. Chemical Engineering Research and Design. 144:318-333.
Jamilis M, Garelli F, De Battista H, Volcke EIP.  2019.  Operating conditions analysis for a partial nitritation process with biomass retention.. IFAC-PapersOnLine. 52:643-648.
Rosales N, De Battista H, Vehí J, Garelli F.  2018.  Open-loop glucose control: Automatic IOB-based Super-Bolus feature for commercial insulin pumps. Computer Methods and Programs in Biomedicine. 159:145-158.
Sánchez-Peña R, Colmegna P, Garelli F, De Battista H, García-Violini D, Moscoso-Vásquez M, Rosales N, Fushimi E, Campos-Náñez E, Breton M et al..  2018.  Artificial Pancreas: Clinical Study in Latin America Without Premeal Insulin Boluses. Journal of Diabetes Science and Technology. 12(5):914-925.
Colmegna P, Garelli F, De Battista H, Sánchez-Peña R.  2018.  Automatic regulatory control in type 1 diabetes without carbohydrate counting. Control Engineering Practice. 74:22-32.
De Battista H, Jamilis M, Garelli F, Picó J.  2018.  Global stabilisation of continuous bioreactors: Tools for analysis and design of feeding laws. Automatica. 89:340-348.
Castañeda MT, Nuñez S, Garelli F, Voget C, De Battista H.  2018.  Comprehensive analysis of a Metabolic Model for lipid production in Rhodosporidium toruloides. Journal of Biotechnology. 280:11-18.
Fushimi E, Rosales N, De Battista H, Garelli F.  2018.  Artificial pancreas clinical trials: Moving towards closed-loop control using insulin-on-board constraints. Biomedical Signal Processing and Control. 45:1-9.
García-Clúa JG, Mantz RJ, De Battista H.  2018.  Optimal sizing of a grid-assisted wind-hydrogen system. Energy Conversion and Management. 166:402-408.
Sánchez-Peña R, Colmegna P, Grosembacher L., Breton M., De Battista H, Garelli F, Belloso W.H, Campos-Nánez E., Simonovich V., Beruto V. et al..  2017.  Artificial Pancreas: First Clinical Trials in Argentina. IFAC-PapersOnLine. 50:7731-7736.
Nuñez S, Garelli F, De Battista H.  2016.  Product-based sliding mode observer for biomass and growth rate estimation in Luedeking–Piret like processes. Chemical Engineering Research and Design. 105:24-30.
García-Clúa JG, Mantz RJ, De Battista H, Gallegos NG.  2016.  Stabilisation of grid assistance for a renewable hydrogen generation system by min-projection strategy. IET Control Theory & Applications. 10:183-189.
Inthamoussou FA, De Battista H, Mantz RJ.  2016.  LPV-based active power control of wind turbines covering the complete wind speed range. Renewable Energy. 99:996-1007.
Jamilis M, Garelli F, De Battista H.  2016.  Smooth extremum-seeking control for fed-batch processes. IFAC-PapersOnLine. 49:103-108.
León-Vargas F, Garelli F, De Battista H, Vehí J.  2015.  Postprandial response improvement via safety layer in closed-loop blood glucose controllers. Biomedical Signal Processing and Control. 16:80-87.
Jamilis M, Garelli F, Mozumder MSalatul Is, Volcke E, De Battista H.  2015.  Specific growth rate observer for the growing phase of a Polyhydroxybutyrate production process. Bioprocess and Biosystems Engineering. 38:557-567.
Jamilis M, Garelli F, Mozumder MSI, Castañeda T, De Battista H.  2015.  Modeling and estimation of production rate for the production phase of non-growth associated high cell density processes. Bioprocess and Biosystems Engineering. 38:1903-1914.
Revert A, Garelli F, Picó J, De Battista H, Rossetti P, Vehí J, Bondia J.  2015.  Safety auxiliary feedback element for the artificial pancreas in type 1 diabetes. Diabetes Technology and Therapeutics. 17:S35-S36.
Monsalve-Bravo GM, Garelli F, Mozumder MSalatul Is, Alvarez H, De Battista H.  2015.  Model-based scale-up methodology for aerobic fed-batch bioprocesses: application to polyhydroxybutyrate (PHB) production. Bioprocess and Biosystems Engineering. 38:1179-1190.
Nuñez S, Garelli F, De Battista H.  2014.  Second-order sliding mode observer for biomass concentration and growth rate estimation in batch photo-bioreactors. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy. 39:8772-8779.
Nuñez S, De Battista H, Garelli F, Picó J.  2014.  Sufficient conditions for state observability in multi-substrate bioprocesses with additive growth dynamics. Latin America Transactions, IEEE (Revista IEEE America Latina). 12:928-934.
Inthamoussou FA, Bianchi FD, De Battista H, Mantz RJ.  2014.  LPV Wind Turbine Control With Anti-Windup Features Covering the Complete Wind Speed Range. Energy Conversion, IEEE Transactions on. 29:259-266.
Picó J, Picó-Marco E, Vignoni A, De Battista H.  2013.  Stability preserving maps for finite-time convergence: Super-twisting sliding-mode algorithm. Automatica. 49:534-539.
León-Vargas F, Garelli F, De Battista H, Vehí J.  2013.  Postprandial blood glucose control using a hybrid adaptive PD controller with insulin-on-board limitation. Biomedical Signal Processing and Control. 8:724-732.
Revert A, Garelli F, Picó J, De Battista H, Rossetti P, Vehí J, Bondia J.  2013.  Safety Auxiliary Feedback Element for the Artificial Pancreas in Type 1 Diabetes. Biomedical Engineering, IEEE Transactions on. 60:2113-2122.
Nuñez S, Garelli F, De Battista H.  2013.  Decentralized Control with Minimum Dissolved Oxygen Guaranties in Aerobic Fed-Batch Cultivations. Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research. 52:18014-18021.
Nuñez S, De Battista H, Garelli F, Vignoni A, Picó J.  2013.  Second-order sliding mode observer for multiple kinetic rates estimation in bioprocesses. Control Engineering Practice. 21:1259-1265.
Nuñez S, Garelli F, De Battista H.  2012.  Sliding mode observer for biomass estimation in a biohydrogen production process. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy. 37:10089-10094.
Inthamoussou FA, Mantz RJ, De Battista H.  2012.  Flexible power control of fuel cells using sliding mode techniques. Journal of Power Sources. 205:281-289.
De Battista H, Picó J, Garelli F, Navarro JL.  2012.  Reaction rate reconstruction from biomass concentration measurement in bioreactors using modified second-order sliding mode algorithms. Bioprocess and Biosystems Engineering. 35:1615-1625.
Inthamoussou FA, De Battista H, Mantz RJ.  2012.  New concept in maximum power tracking for the control of a photovoltaic/hydrogen system. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy. 37:14951-14958.
De Battista H, Picó J, Picó-Marco E.  2012.  Nonlinear PI control of fed-batch processes for growth rate regulation. Journal of Process Control. 22:789-797.
García-Clúa JG, Mantz RJ, De Battista H.  2011.  Evaluation of hydrogen production capabilities of a grid-assisted wind-H2 system. Applied Energy. 88:1857-1863.
De Battista H, Picó J, Garelli F, Vignoni A.  2011.  Specific growth rate estimation in (fed-)batch bioreactors using second-order sliding observers. Journal of Process Control. 21:1049-1055.
Garelli F, Mantz RJ, De Battista H.  2010.  Multi-loop two-degree-of-freedom PI controllers with adaptive set-point weighting. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers. Part I: Journal of Systems and Control Engineering. 224:1033-1039.
García-Clúa JG, De Battista H, Mantz RJ.  2010.  Control of a grid-assisted wind-powered hydrogen production system. Int J Hydrogen Energy. 35:5786-5792.
Picó J, De Battista H, Garelli F.  2009.  Smooth sliding-mode observers for specific growth rate and substrate from biomass measurement. Journal of Process Control. 19:1314-1323.
Picó J, Garelli F, De Battista H, Mantz RJ.  2009.  Geometric invariance and reference conditioning ideas for control of overflow metabolism. Journal of Process Control. 19:1617-1626.
Bianchi FD, De Battista H, Mantz RJ.  2008.  Optimal gain-scheduled control of fixed-speed active stall wind turbines. Renewable Power Generation, IET. 2:228-238.
García-Clúa JG, Mantz RJ, De Battista H.  2008.  Hybrid control of a photovoltaic-hydrogen energy system. Int J Hydrogen Energy. 33:3455-3459.
Garelli F, Mantz RJ, De Battista H.  2008.  Collective Sliding-Mode Technique for Multivariable Bumpless Transfer. Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research. 47:2721-2727.
Mantz RJ, De Battista H.  2008.  Hydrogen production from idle generation capacity of wind turbines. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy. 33:4291-4300.
Garelli F, Mantz RJ, De Battista H.  2007.  Sliding mode compensation to preserve dynamic decoupling of stable systems. Chemical Engineering Science. 62:4705-4716.
De Battista H, Picó J, Picó-Marco E.  2006.  Globally stabilizing control of fed-batch processes with Haldane kinetics using growth rate estimation feedback. Journal of Process Control. 16:865-875.
De Battista H, Mantz RJ, Garelli F.  2006.  Power conditioning for a wind-hydrogen energy system. Journal of Power Sources. 155:478-486.
Garelli F, Mantz RJ, De Battista H.  2006.  Limiting interactions in decentralized control of MIMO systems. Journal of Process Control. 16:473-483.
Garelli F, Mantz RJ, De Battista H.  2006.  Partial decoupling of non-minimum phase processes with bounds on the remaining coupling. Chemical Engineering Science. 61:7706-7716.
Picó-Marco E, Picó J, De Battista H.  2005.  Sliding mode scheme for adaptive specific growth rate control in biotechnological fed-batch processes. International Journal of Control. 78:128-141.
De Battista H, Picó-Marco E, Picó J.  2005.  On Feedback Stabilization of Fed-Batch Bioreactors: Non-Monotonic Growth Kinetics. Biotechnology Progress. 21:651–652.
Mantz RJ, De Battista H, Bianchi FD.  2005.  VSS global performance improvement based on AW concepts. Automatica. 41:1099-1103.
De Battista H, Mantz RJ.  2004.  Dynamical variable structure controller for power regulation of wind energy conversion systems. Energy Conversion, IEEE Transactions on. 19:756-763.
Mantz RJ, De Battista H.  2004.  Comments on "variable-structure PID control to prevent integrator windup". Industrial Electronics, IEEE Transactions on. 51:736-738.
Bianchi FD, De Battista H, Mantz RJ.  2004.  On the stability of DC-to-DC converters in photovoltaic systems undergoing sliding motions. International Journal of Systems Science. 35:637-647.
Mantz RJ, De Battista H, Bianchi FD.  2004.  Sliding Mode Conditioning for Constrained Processes. Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research. 43:8251-8256.
De Battista H, Mantz RJ, Christiansen CF.  2003.  Energy-based approach to the output feedback control of wind energy systems. International Journal of Control. 76:299-308.
Mantz RJ, De Battista H, Bianchi FD, Fernández R.D.  2003.  Control of the reaching mode in variable structure systems. {Latin American applied research}. 33:469-474.
De Battista H, Mantz RJ.  2002.  Variable structure control of a photovoltaic energy converter. Control Theory and Applications, IEE Proceedings -. 149:303-310.
Mantz RJ, De Battista H, Puleston PF.  2001.  A new approach to reaching mode of VSS using trajectory planning. Automatica. 37:763-767.
De Battista H, Mantz RJ, Christiansen CF.  2001.  Performance analysis of a variable structure controller for power regulation of WECS operating in the stall region. International Journal of Energy Research. 25:1345–1357.
De Battista H, Puleston PF, Mantz RJ, Christiansen CF.  2000.  Sliding mode control of wind energy systems with DOIG-power efficiency and torsional dynamics optimization. Power Systems, IEEE Transactions on. 15:728-734.
De Battista H, Mantz RJ, Christiansen CF.  2000.  Dynamical sliding mode power control of wind driven induction generators. Energy Conversion, IEEE Transactions on. 15:451-457.
De Battista H, Mantz RJ.  2000.  Harmonic series compensators in power systems: their control via sliding mode. Control Systems Technology, IEEE Transactions on. 8:939-947.
Mantz RJ, Puleston PF, De Battista H.  1999.  Output overshoots in systems with integral action operating in sliding mode. Automatica. 35:1141-1147.