Maria Serra Prat

Profesora Agregada


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Automatic Control


E-mail maserra (at) iri.upc.edu

Phone 93 4015789

Internal Phone 93 4013009

Prof. Maria Serra (graduate in Physics, 1995, PhD in Chemical Enginnering, 2000) is Associate Professor of the Automatic Control Department at Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya since 2008. She is currently the Head of the Automatic Control Group in the Insitut de Robòtica i Informàtica Industrial (IRI). Her research interests are modeling and control of complex systems, focusing on energy generation and fuel-cell systems.

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  • P. Martínez, M. Serra and R. Costa Castelló. Modeling and control of HTPEMFC based combined heat and power for confort control, 22nd IEEE International Conference on Emerging Technologies and Factory Automation, 2017, Limassol, Cyprus, to appear.

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  • F. Serri, M. Serra and R. Costa Castelló. Experimental thermal model of a high temperature fuel cell stack, 2017 Iberian Symposium on Hydrogen, Fuel Cells and Advanced Batteries, 2017, Porto, Portugal, to appear.

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  • U. Reija, R. Torres and M. Serra. Modeling a high temperature PEM fuel cell focusing on its thermal behavior, 2017 Iberian Symposium on Hydrogen, Fuel Cells and Advanced Batteries, 2017, Porto, Portugal.

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  • J.A. Luna, E. Usai, A.P. Husar and M. Serra. Enhancing the efficiency and lifetime of a proton exchange membrane fuel cell using nonlinear model predictive control with nonlinear observation. IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, 2017, to appear.

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  • M. Serra, C. Ocampo-Martínez, M. Li and J. Llorca. Model predictive control for ethanol steam reformers with membrane separation. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 42(4): 1949-1961, 2017.

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  • E. Pérez, M. Serra, C. Ocampo-Martínez and J. Llorca. Nonlinear model predictive control for hydrogen production in an ethanol steam reformer with membrane separation, 2016 IEEE Multi-Conference on Systems and Control, 2016, Buenos Aires, Argentina, pp. 1155-1160.

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  • J.A. Luna, S. Jemei, N. Yousfi, A.P. Husar, M. Serra and D. Hissel. Nonlinear predictive control for durability enhancement and efficiency improvement in a fuel cell power system. Journal of Power Sources, 328: 250-261, 2016.

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  • J.A. Luna, E. Usai, A.P. Husar and M. Serra. Observation of the electrochemically active surface area in a proton exchange membrane fuel cell, 42nd Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society, 2016, Florence, pp. 5483-5488.

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  • J.A. Luna, E. Usai, A.P. Husar and M. Serra. Nonlinear observation in fuel cell systems: A comparison between disturbance estimation and high-order sliding-mode techniques. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 41(43): 19737-19748, 2016.

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  • M. Torchio, C. Ocampo-Martínez, L. Magni, M. Serra, R. Braatz and D. Raimondo. Fast model predictive control for hydrogen outflow regulation in ethanol steam reformers, 2016 American Control Conference, 2016, Boston, MA, pp. 5044-5049.

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