CarlesPedret was born in Tarragona, Spain, on January 29, 1972. He received the B.Sc. degree in Electronic Engineering and the Ph.D. degree in System Engineering and Automation from the Autonomous University of Barcelona, in 1997 and 2003, respectively. He is Associate Professor at the department of Telecommunications and System Engineering of the Autonomous University of Barcelona. His research interest is in uncertain systems, time-delay systems, PID control and application to environmental systems.