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Dr. Adrián Fernández Rodríguez

Current position:
Research Associate Professor
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Association date:
05/Dec/2012
Location:
FR3. D-001
Phone extension number:
+34 91 542-2800 ext. 4504
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Biography:

Adrián Fernández-Rodríguez was born in 1988 in Madrid, Spain. He received the Industrial Engineering degree from the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Madrid, in 2012. In 2015, he receive the Official Master's Degree in Research in Engineering Systems Modeling and his PhD in November 2018, both from Comillas Pontifical University. Currently, he is coordinator of the Railways Research Group of the Institute for Research in Technology, Comillas Pontifical University. His research interest includes train simulation, energy efficiency in railway operation and nature inspired optimisation.


Areas of interest:

Train simulation, energy efficiency in railway operation and nature inspired optimisation.


Journal Publications

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Projects

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International Exchanges

  • Jul - Aug 2018, Department of Astronautics, Electrical and Energy Engineering (DIAEE), Sapienza Università di Roma. Rome (Italy).
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Invited Conferences and Seminars

  • Conference "Efficient operation of interoperable traffic: ATO over ERTMS" Jornadas "Innovación en gestión energética: contribución del ferrocarril a la movilidad sostenible". Plataforma Tecnológica Ferroviaria Española (PTFE); Fundacion de los Ferrocarriles Españoles; y ADIF. Madrid (Spain). May 2021.
  • Conference "Eco-driving in ATO over ERTMS" 14th Workshop on Industrial Systems and Energy Technologies - JOSITE'2019. Instituto de Investigación Tecnológica. Universidad Pontificia Comillas. Madrid (Spain). May 2019.
  • Conference "Energy efficiency in high speed railway traffic operation: a real-time ecodriving algorithm" 10th Workshop on Industrial Systems and Energy Technologies - JOSITE'2015. Instituto de Investigación Tecnológica. Universidad Pontificia Comillas. Madrid (Spain). May 2015.
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Patents

  • "Sistema de aprovechamiento de energía eléctrica regenerada por un tren o disponible en catenaria, por parte de un vehículo eléctrico, y procedimiento asociado". Owner(s): Metro de Madrid, S.A.; Universidad Pontificia Comillas; Sistemas de Computación y Automática General S.A.; y Centro de Investigaciones Energéticas, Medioambientales y Tecnológicas. Priority country: Madrid (Spain). Dec 2016
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Fellowships and Awards

  • «Train eco-driving optimisation based on simulation models» "Honorary Distinction to the best Doctoral Thesis on Engineering". Universidad Pontificia Comillas. Madrid (Spain). Jan 2020.
  • «Mejora energética en la conducción ATO» "The 100 Best Ideas of the Year 2013". Actualidad Económica. Madrid (Spain). Jun 2014.
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Other Activities

  • Doctoral Defense Committee of "Navarro Rodríguez, L.M.« Contributions to the improvement of capacity in urban railway lines»". Universidad Pontificia Comillas. Madrid (Spain). Sep 2020.
  • Doctoral Defense Committee of "Roch Dupré, D.«Improving the electrical infrastructure of dc-electrified railway systems to increase energy efficiency, taking into account complex topologies and representative traffic scenarios»". Universidad Pontificia Comillas. Madrid (Spain). Jul 2020.
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