Victor M. Preciado is the Raj and Neera Singh Assistant Professor of Electrical and Systems Engineering at the University of Pennsylvania, where he is affiliated with the Networked & Social Systems Engineering program and the Warren Center for Network & Data Sciences. He received his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He has also been a visiting scientist at UC Berkeley and Santa Fe Institute.

His main research interests lie in the modeling, analysis, and control of large-scale complex dynamic networks, with applications in socio-technical networks, bioengineering, medicine, and technological infrastructure.

: preciado [at] seas [dot] upenn [dot] edu
Office: Levine Hall, 360


  • C. Becker wins best research poster at IEEE DIG's Forum
  • Our work on control of epidemics is on the cover of IEEE Control Systems Magazine (Feb. 2016)
  • Program committee member of CDC 2016.
  • New course on Data Science (feat. in Daily Pennsylvanian)
  • Invited seminar at Tokyo Institute of Technology, Dec 2015
  • Organizing an invited session on Controllability and Design of Networks at CDC'15 (with S. Pequito and G.J. Pappas)
  • General chair of the 5th IFAC Workshop on Distributed Estimation and Control in Networked SystemsSep 2015
  • Invited seminar at MIT, Sep 2015
  • Invited seminar at Harvard University, Sep 2015
  • Invited seminar at Boston University, Sep 2015
  • Invited seminar at Northeastern University, Sep 2015
  • Teaching high-school students about Engineering Complex Networks at ESAP'15, July 2015
  • Invited talk about Controlling Complex Networks at NetSci 2015, June 2015
  • Member of IFAC Technical Committee on Networked Systems
  • Invited seminar at University of Maryland, Spring 2015
  • Invited seminar at the IEEE Philadelphia Section, Spring 2015
  • Member of IEEE Technical Committee on Medical and Health Care Systems
  • Invited seminar at Yale University, Fall 2014
  • Invited seminar at University of Washington, Fall 2014
  • Member of IFAC Technical Committee on Social Impact of Automation
  • Invited seminar at Princeton University, Fall 2014
  • NSF project on Spectral Analysis of Big Data, August 2014
  • Organizing the Network Theory Symposium at GlobalSIP'14

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