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Expert in Applied Mathematics: Partial Differential Equations, Systems Control and Numerical Analysis
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Enrique Zuazua (Eibar, Basque Country – Spain, 1961) holds an Alexander von Humboldt Professorship at the Friedrich–Alexander University (FAU), Erlangen–Nürnberg (Germany). He is also the Director of the Chair of Computational Mathematics at Deusto Foundation, Universidad de Deusto, Bilbao (Basque Country-Spain) where he leads the research team funded by the ERC – European Research Council Advanced Grant “DyCon: Dynamic Control”. He is also a Professor of Applied Mathematics since 2001 in the Department of Mathematics of the UAM - Autonomous University of Madrid where he holds a Strategic Chair.

His fields of expertise in the area of Applied Mathematics cover topics related with Partial Differential Equations, Systems Control and Numerical Analysis. His work in the interface between Control Systems Theory and Numerical Analysis and Scientific Computing has led to some fruitful collaboration with different industrial sectors such as the optimal shape design in aeronautics and the management of electrical and water distribution networks.

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  • Dual PhD degree (1987 and 1988). “Université Pierre et Marie Curie”, Paris, France
  • Bachelor degree in Mathematics from the University of the Basque Country, Spain

Released

The Inverse Problem for Hamilton-Jacobi equations and Semiconcave Envelopes

Esteve C., Zuazua E.. The Inverse Problem for Hamilton-Jacobi equations and Semiconcave Envelopes SIAM J. Math. Anal., Vol. 52, No ...
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Control under constraints for multi-dimensional reaction-diffusion monostable and bistable equations

Ruiz-Balet D., Zuazua E.. Control under constraints for multi-dimensional reaction-diffusion monostable and bistable equations. J. Math. Pures Appl, vol. 143, ...
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Sparse source identification of linear diffusion–advection equations by adjoint methods

Monge A., Zuazua E. Sparse source identification of linear diffusion–advection equations by adjoint methods. Syst. Control. Lett, vol. 145 (2020) ...
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Nonnegative control of finite-dimensional linear systems

 Lohéac J., Trélat E., Zuazua E. Nonnegative control of finite-dimensional linear systems. Ann. I. H. Poincare-An. (2020). DOI: j.anihpc.2020.07.004 Abstract ...
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Controllability of a Class of Infinite Dimensional Systems with Age Structure

Maity D., Tucsnak M., Zuazua E. Controllability of a Class of Infinite Dimensional Systems with Age Structure. Control Cybern. Vol ...
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Shape turnpike for linear parabolic PDE models

Lance G., Trélat E., Zuazua E. Shape turnpike for linear parabolic PDE models  Syst. Control. Lett. Vol. 142 (2020). DOI: ...
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A stochastic approach to the synchronization of coupled oscillators

Umberto Biccari, Enrique Zuazua. A stochastic approach to the synchronization of coupled oscillators. Frontiers in Energy Research, section Smart Grids. Front ...
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Full probabilistic solution of a infinite dimensional linear control system with random initial and final conditions

J.-C. Cortes, A. Navarro-Quiles, J.-V. Romero, M.-D. Rosello, E. Zuazua. Full probabilistic solution of a infinite dimensional linear control system ...
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Turnpike in optimal shape design

G. Lance, E. Trélat, E. Zuazua Turnpike in optimal shape design IFAC-PAPERSONLINE. (ISSN: 24058963). 52(16): 496-501. DOI: 10.1137/17M1119160 Abstract: We ...
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Asymptotic behavior and control of a “guidance by repulsion” model

Dongnam Ko, E. Zuazua, Asymptotic behavior and control of a "guidance by repulsion" model. Math Models Methods Appl. Sci. Vol ...
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Accepted

The Finite-Time Turnpike Phenomenon for Optimal Control Problems: Stabilization by Non-Smooth Tracking Terms

M. Gugat, M. Schuster, E. Zuazua. The Finite-Time Turnpike Phenomenon for Optimal Control Problems: Stabilization by Non-Smooth Tracking Terms ...
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Propagation of one and two-dimensional discrete waves under finite difference approximation

U. Biccari, A. Marica, E. Zuazua Propagation of one and two/dimensional discrete waves under finite difference approximation,Found Comput Math (2020) ...
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Submitted

Turnpike in Lipschitz-nonlinear optimal control

Esteve C., Geshkovski G., Pighin D., Zuazua E. . Turnpike in Lipschitz-nonlinear optimal control (2020) Abstract. We present a new ...
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Averaged dynamics and control for heat equations with random diffusion

Bárcena J.A., Zuazua E.. Averaged dynamics and control for heat equations with random diffusion (2020) Abstract. This paper deals with ...
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Constrained control of bistable reaction-diffusion equations: Gene-flow and spatially heterogeneous models

Mazari I., Ruiz-Balet D., Zuazua E.. Constrained control of bistable reaction-diffusion equations: Gene-flow and spatially heterogeneous models. (2019) ⟨hal-02373668⟩ Abstract ...
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Large-time asymptotics in deep learning

Esteve C., Geshkovski B., Pighin D., Zuazua E. Large-time asymptotics in deep learning (2020). hal-02912516 Abstract. It is by now well-known ...
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Classical system theory revisited for Turnpike in standard state space systems and impulse controllable descriptor systems

Heiland J., Zuazua E. Classical system theory revisited for Turnpike in standard state space systems and impulse controllable descriptor systems (2020) ...
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The Turnpike property and the long-time behavior of the Hamilton-Jacobi equation

C. Esteve, H. Kouhkouh, D. Pighin, E. Zuazua. The Turnpike property and the long-time behavior of the Hamilton-Jacobi equation Abstract: In ...
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Stochastic optimization methods for the simultaneous control of parameter-dependent systems

Umberto Biccari, Ana Navarro-Quiles, Enrique Zuazua. Stochastic optimization methods for the simultaneous control of parameter-dependent systems (2020) Abstract. We address the ...
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Model predictive control with random batch methods for a guiding problem

Dongnam Ko, Enrique Zuazua. Model predictive control with random batch methods for a guiding problem (2020) Abstract. We model, simulate ...
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Asymptotic behavior of scalar convection-diffusion equations

Enrique Zuazua. Asymptotic behavior of scalar convection-diffusion equations (2020) Abstract. In these lecture notes, we address the problem of large-time asymptotic ...
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Control of certain parabolic models from biology and social sciences

D. Ruiz-Balet, E. Zuazua. Control of certain parabolic models from biology and social sciences (2020) Abstract. These lecture notes address ...
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Enrique Zuazua  holds an Alexander von Humboldt Professorship at the Friedrich–Alexander University (FAU), Erlangen–Nürnberg (Germany).

On January 3rd., 2020 he awarded the Txopitea eta Pakea, the maximum recognition of the city of Eibar, Basque Country - Spain.

With over 200 articles published, his work has had an important impact (h-index = 33) and he was recognized as a “Highly Cited Researcher” by the ISI Institute (Thomson) in 2004, also he has supervised 24 PhD students and over 25 postdoctoral researchers.

He has been awarded the Euskadi (Basque Country) Prize for Science and Technology 2006 and the National Julio Rey Pastor Prize 2007 in Mathematics and Information and Communication Technology and the Advanced Grants of the European research Council (ERC) NUMERIWAVES in 2010 and DyCon in 2016.

He is an Honorary Member of the of Academia Europaea and Jakiunde, the Basque Academy of Sciences, Letters and Humanities, Visiting Professor of the Laboratoire Jacques­Louis Lions of the “Université Pierre et Marie Curie” in Paris and Sichuan University in Chengdu­China and Doctor Honoris Causa from the “Université de Lorraine” in France, France, Member and Ambassador of the Friedrisch­Alexandre University in Erlangen­-Nurenberg, Germany.

From 1999 to 2002 he was the first Scientific Manager of the Panel for Mathematics within the Spanish National Research Plan. From 2008­ to 2012 he was the Founding Scientific Director of the BCAM ­ Basque Center for Applied Mathematics, where he was the leader of the research group on “PDE, Control and Numerics”, until 2015, in his condition of Distinguished Ikerbasque Professor.

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