Professor in System Engineering and Automatic Control at the UCM
Matilde Santos Peñas was born in Madrid, Spain. She received her B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in Physics (Computer Engineering) and her Ph.D in Physics in 1994, from the University Complutense of Madrid (UCM). Since 1986 she has been with the Department of Computer Architecture and Systems Engineering at the UCM, where she is currently Full Professor in System Engineering and Automatic Control. She has been teaching in Computer Science, Physics and Chemistry Faculties. She has published many papers in international scientific journals and several book chapters. She is coauthor of a book on Artificial Intelligence (RaMa, 2005). She has supervised 10 Ph.Ds. She has worked on several national, European and international research projects, leading some of them. She currently serves as member of the editorial board of prestigious journals and she is editor-in-chief assistant of one of them. She belongs to different national committees. She has been on the radio and TV shows speaking about Artificial Intelligence. Her major research interests are: Artificial Intelligence (mainly in the automatic control field), Pattern recognition, Modelling and simulation, Engineering applications of Soft Computing techniques.