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Guillermo Valencia-Palomo
PhD, MSc, BEng.
Automatic Control and Systems Engineering


Guillermo Valencia-Palomo was born in Merida, Mexico, in 1980. He received the Engineering degree in Electronics from the Tecnológico Nacional de México-IT Mérida, Mexico, in 2003, and the M.Sc. and the Ph.D. degree in Automatic Control from the National Center of Research and Technological Development (CENIDET) in 2006 and The University of Sheffield U.K. in 2010, respectively. Since 2010, Dr. Valencia-Palomo is a Full-time (Tenured) Professor at Tecnológico Nacional de México-IT Hermosillo. He is author/co-author of more than 50 research papers published in ISI-Journals and several international conferences. As a product of his research, he has 1 patent in commercial exploitation. He has led a number of funded research projects and the funding for these projects is comprised of a mixture of sole investigator funding, collaborative grants, and funding from industry. His research interests include predictive control, linear parameter varying systems, fault detection, fault-tolerant control systems, and their applications to different physical systems.

National Researcher Level 2 (SNI Nivel 2)

Scopus ID: 36012227700

ORCID: 0000-0002-3382-8213

Pubons: F-8544-2010

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  • Predictive control.

  • Fault diagnosis.

  • Fault-tolerant control.

  • Unmanned aerial vehicles.

  • Pipeline leak detection systems.

  • Control applications.

  • Ph.D. in Automatic Control and Systems Engineering, 2010. 

      University of Sheffield, U.K.

  • MSc in Electronic Engineering, 2006. 

      National Center for Research and

      Technological Development (CENIDET)

  • BEng. in Electronic Engineering, 2003. Tecnológico Nacional de México, Instituto Tecnológico de Mérida.

Ediorial board memberships

Edited books

  • Advanced Mathematics and Computational Applications in Control Systems Engineering, 2020. MCA 

  • Optimization for Control, Observation, and Safety, 2019. Processes 

  • Optimization in Control Applications, 2018. MCA 

Latest publications

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  • S. Gómez-Peñate, F.R. López-Estrada, G. Valencia-Palomo, D. Rotondo, M.E. Guerrero-Sánchez (2021) Actuator and sensor fault estimation based on a proportional multiple-integral sliding mode observer for LPV systems with inexact scheduling parameters. International Journal of Robust and Nonlinear Control, 31(17), 8420–8441. ISSN: 1099-1239.

  • C.D. García-Beltrán, E.M. Miranda-Araujo, M.E. Guerrero-Sánchez, G. Valencia-Palomo, O. Hernández-González, S. Gómez-Peñate (2021). Passivity based control laws for an unmanned powered parachute aircraft. Asian Journal of Control, 23(5) 2087– 2096. ISSN:1934-6093.

  • M.E. Guerrero-Sánchez, O. Hernández- González, G. Valencia-Palomo, D.A. Mercado-Ravell, F.R. López-Estrada, J.A. Hoyo-Montaño (2021). Robust IDA-PBC for under-actuated systems with inertia matrix dependent of the unactuated coordinates: application to a UAV carrying a load. Nonlinear Dynamics, 105(4), 3225-3238. ISSN: 0924-090X.

  • M.E. Guerrero-Sánchez, O. Hernández- González, G. Valencia-Palomo, F.R. López-Estrada, A.E. Rodríguez-Mata, J. Garrido (2021). Filtered observer-based IDA-PBC control for trajectory tracking of a quadrotor. IEEE Access, 9, 114821–114835. ISSN: 2169-3536.

  • N. Urbina-Brito, M.E. Guerrero-Sánchez, G. Valencia-Palomo, O. Hernández-González, F.R. López-Estrada, J.A. Hoyo-Montaño (2021). A Predictive Control Strategy for Aerial Payload Transportation with an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle. Mathematics, 9(15), PaperID 1822. ISSN: 2227-7390.

  • J.A. Guzmán-Rabasa, F.R. López-Estrada, V. Estrada-Manzo, G. Valencia-Palomo (2021). Actuator fault estimation based on a proportional-integral observer with nonquadratic Lyapunov functions. International Journal of Systems Science, 52(9), 1938-1951. ISSN: 0020–7721.

  • F.R. López-Estrada, A. Méndez-López, I. Santos-Ruiz, G. Valencia-Palomo, E. Escobar-Gómez (2021) Fault detection in unmanned aerial vehicles via orientation signals and machine learning. Revista Iberoamericana de Automática e Informática Industrial, 18(3), 254-264. ISSN: 1697-7912.

  • I. Santos-Ruiz, F.R. López-Estrada, V. Puig, L. Torres, G. Valencia-Palomo, S. Gómez-Peñate (2020). Optimal estimation of the roughness coefficient and friction factor of a pipeline. Journal of Fluids Engineering 143(5) 51304 ISSN: 0098-2202.

  • F.R. López-Estrada, G. Valencia-Palomo (2021). Advanced mathematics and computational applications in control systems engineering. Mathematical and Computational Applications 26(1), 20. ISSN: 2297-8747.

  • M.E. Guerrero-Sánchez, R. Lozano, P. Castillo, O. Hernández-González, C.D. García-Beltrán, G. Valencia-Palomo (2021). Nonlinear Control Strategies for a UAV Carrying a Load with Swing Attenuation. Applied Mathematical Modelling, 91, 709-722, ISSN 0307-904X.

  • E.J. Pérez-Pérez, F.R. López-Estrada, G. Valencia-Palomo, L. Torres, V. Puig, J.D. Mina-Antonio (2021). Leak diagnosis in pipelines using a combined artificial neural network approach. Control Engineering Practice, 107, 104677. ISSN: 0967-0661.


  • O. Hernández-González, F. Ramírez-Rasgado, C.M. Astorga-Zaragoza, M.E. Guerrero-Sánchez, G. Valencia-Palomo, A.E. Rodríguez-Mata (2021). Observer for nonlinear systems with sampled measurements: application to the friction factor estimation of a pipeline. IET Control Theory and Applictions, 15(3), 432-445. ISSN: 1751-8652.

  • F.D.J. Sorcia-Vázquez, C.D. García-Beltrán, G. Valencia-Palomo, J.A. Brizuela-Mendoza, J.Y. Rumbo-Morales (2020). Descentralized robust tube-based model predictive control: application to a four-tank system. Revista Mexicana de Ingeniería Química 2020, 19(3), 1135-1151. ISSN 2395-8472.

  • B. Farrera, F.R. López-Estrada, M. Chadli, G. Valencia-Palomo, S. Gómez-Peñate (2020). Distributed fault estimation of multi-agent systems using a proportional-integral observer: a leader-following application. International Journal of Applied Mathematics and Computer Science 30(3), 551-560. ISSN: 1641-876X.

  • I. Santos-Ruiz, F.R. López-Estrada, V. Puig, G. Valencia-Palomo (2020). Simultaneous Optimal Estimation of Roughness and Minor Loss Coefficients in a Pipeline. Mathematical and Computational Applications 25(3), PaperID 56. ISSN: 2297-8747.

  • F.R. López-Estrada, O. Santos-Estudillo, G. Valencia-Palomo, S. Gómez-Peñate, C. Hernández-Gutierrez (2020). Robust qLVP Tracking Fault-Tolerant Control of a 3 DOF Mechanical Crane. Mathematical and Computational Applications 25(3), PaperID 48. ISSN: 2297-8747.

  • J. Enríquez-Zárate, G. Valencia-Palomo, F.R. López-Estrada, G. Silva-Navarro, J.A. Hoyo-Montaño (2020). Efficient predictive vibration control of a building-like structure. Asian Journal of Control, 22(4) 1411–1421. ISSN:1934-6093.

  • G. Valencia-Palomo, F.R. López-Estrada, G. Flores, J. Domínguez-Zenteno, J.A. Hoyo-Montaño (2020). Fault diagnosis systems in unmanned aerial vehicles. Dyna 95(4) 352. ISSN: 1989-1490.

  • G. Valencia-Palomo, F.R. López-Estrada, D. Rotondo (2020). Recent advances on Optimization for Control, Observation and Safety. Processes 2020, 8(2), 201. ISSN 2227-9717.