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Paulo TabuadaPaulo Tabuada, Professor and Vice-Chair, Graduate Affairs

George S. Axelby Award, 2011
Donald P. Eckman Award, 2009
NSF CAREER Award, 2005

Research Group: Cyber-Physical Systems Laboratory

Office: 66-147F Engr. IV Phone: 310.794.4266, Email



Paulo Tabuada was born in Lisbon, Portugal, one year after the Carnation Revolution. He received his "Licenciatura" degree in Aerospace Engineering from Instituto Superior Tecnico, Lisbon, Portugal in 1998 and his Ph.D. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering in 2002 from the Institute for Systems and Robotics, a private research institute associated with Instituto Superior Tecnico. Between January 2002 and July 2003 he was a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Pennsylvania. After spending 3 years at the University of Notre Dame as an Assistant Professor he joined the Electrical Engineering Department at the University of California at Los Angeles.

Research Interests

Cyber-physical systems (modeling, analysis, design, and security), systems and control theory, applications to power (smart-grids, micro-grids, ...) and automotive systems (control software verification and synthesis).

Awards and Recognitions

  • 2011 George S. Axelby Award
  • 2009 Donald P. Eckman Award
  • 2005 NSF CAREER Award


  • P. Tabuada, Verification and Control of Hybrid Systems, Springer, 2009
  • P. J. Antsaklis and P. Tabuada, editors, Networked Embedded Sensing and Control, volume 331 of Lecture Notes in Control and Information Sciences, Springer, 2006.
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