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. degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from MIT. He has also been a visiting scientist at UC Berkeley and Santa Fe Institute .

His main research interests lie in the modeling, analysis, control, and optimization of large-scale complex dynamical networks, with applications in social networks, technological infrastructure, and biological systems.

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



  • General chair of the 5th IFAC Workshop on Distributed Estimation and Control in Networked Systems
  • 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
  • Teaching high-school students about Complex Networks at SAAST'14, July 2014
  • Invited seminar at Duke, Spring 2014
  • Organizing an invited session on Control of Epidemics at CDC '14
  • Invited seminar at UC Santa Barbara, Spring 2014
  • Invited seminar at UC San Diego, Spring 2014
  • Organizing an invited session on Social and Economic Networks at IFORS '14
  • Invited seminar at UC Berkeley, Fall 2013
  • Invited seminar at UCLA, Fall 2013
  • Invited seminar at UIUC, Fall 2013
  • NSF project on control of robotic networks
  • Member of the IEEE Control Systems Society Conference Editorial Board
  • PC for the IEEE Symposium on Network Sensing, Inference, and Communication
  • PC for the IEEE Symposium on Network Theory
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