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Dr. Alfredo Núñez Vicencio – Research Projects

Projects railway infrastructure

  • ProRail project "Research with ProRail-Datalab". Duration: Nov. 2018 - May 2019. Keywords: Big Data, sensor fusion, massive railway data. Role: Researcher.

  • Project sponsored by Thailand Government. Duration: Sep. 2018 - Sep. 2022. Keywords: Railway track measurement, track stiffness, acceleration signals. Role: Daily supervisor of a PhD researcher.

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Needs Tailored Interoperable Railway NeTIRail-INFRA (Cordis details), Call H2020-MG-2014 Two Stages, Topic MG-2.1-2014 - I2I Intelligent Infrastructure. Duration: 36 Months, Jun. 2015 - Jun. 2018. Keywords: Rail, track, overhead power supply, smart technology, societal impact, economics, decision support tools. TUDelft participants: Dr. Zili Li and Dr. Alfredo Núñez. Consortium: The University of Sheffield (Project leader, UK), University of Leeds (UK), International Union of Railways - UIC (France), ADS-Electronics Research (Romania), Romanian Railway Authority - AFER (Romania), Delft University of Technology (The Netherlands), Albert-Ludwigs University Freiburg ALU-FR (Germany), IFSTTAR (France), TCDD (Turkey), INTADER (Turkey), VTI (Sweden), SZ-Infrastruktura (Slovenia), RCCF (Romania). Social media and dissemination: .

  • ProRail project "Testen in the baan ExploRail". Duration: Dec. 2015 - Dec. 2020. Keywords: hammer test, geometry measurements, ultrasonic and eddy current, sampling of rail tracks, test on the project PRIME test rig, on-train DrTrack measurement. Role: Researcher.

  • ProRail project "Risk analysis of Railway Assets, counter of answers for questions from Arcadis and ProRail". Duration: May 2014 - Jun. 2015. Keywords: Rail, track, risk. Role: Researcher.

Dr. Track, ADMIRE, and PYRAMIDS. Projects in partnership with ProRail, NWO Social Sciences and Technology foundation STW, (see more information at: Explorail), The Netherlands. Duration: Feb. 2013 - Feb. 2016. Role: Researcher, supervisor and support of management activities. Youtube videos: (English)(Dutch).

Participant in other research projects

  • Traffic Modeling and Control for an Urban Network in Medellin-Colombia (MOYCOT), COLCIENCIAS, Project 111856934640, Colombian Government research funding. Role: Associate researcher, Mar. 2013 to Mar. 2015.

  • Highly-complex and networked control systems (HYCON2), EU Network of Excellence. Role: Postdoc and support of management activities, Sept. 2010- Jan. 2013.

  • Hierarchical and distributed model predictive control of large-scale systems (HD-MPC), European 7th framework STREP project. Role: Postdoc, support of management activities, Feb. 2010 - Sept. 2011.

  • Real-time intelligent control for integrated transit systems, Proyecto Anillo de Investigacion Cientifica y Tecnologica (CONICYT). Role: Ph.D researcher. Mar. 2007- Mar. 2009.

  • Design of predictive control strategies based on hybrid fuzzy modeling, Project FONDECYT 1061156. Role: Ph.D researcher. Mar. 2006- Mar. 2008.

  • Real-time optimization of public transport operations, Project FONDECYT 1061261. Role: Ph.D researcher. Mar. 2006- Mar. 2008.

  • Analysis, design and evaluation of a high coverage personalized public transport: Application to the city of Santiago-Chile, Project FONDECYT 1030700. Role: Master researcher. Mar. 2005- Mar. 2006.

  • Hybrid Predictive Control for Systems with continuous and quantized variables, Project FONDECYT 1040698. Role: Master researcher. Mar. 2004- Mar. 2006.

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