Miguel C. Muñoz-Lecanda

Full professor at UPC
Research area: Geometry

PhD in Sciences-Mathematics obtained at UAB (1980)


Graduate in Physics, 1970, at the Universitat de Barcelona – UB
Ph. D. in Sciences-Mathematics, 1980, by the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona – UAB
Associate Professor at the UAB, UB, UIB and UPC from 1971 to 1992
Professor of Applied Mathematics at the UPC since 1992

Research lines

  • Applied Differential Geometry to Mathematical Physics
  • Control Theory of Mechanical Systems
  • Geometric Mechanics
  • Optimal control

Selected publications

  • Barbero-Liñán, María; de León, Manuel; Martín de Diego, David; Marrero, Juan C.; Muñoz-Lecanda, Miguel C., Kinematic reduction and the Hamilton-Jacobi equation.J. Geom. Mech.4 (2012), no. 3, 207–237
  • Barbero-Liñán, María; Muñoz-Lecanda, Miguel C.,Strict abnormal extremals in nonholonomic and kinematic control systems.DiscreteContin. Dyn. Syst. Ser. S3 (2010), no. 1, 1–17
  • Cariñena, José F.; Gràcia, Xavier; Marmo, Giuseppe; Martínez, Eduardo; Muñoz-Lecanda, Miguel C.; Román-Roy, Narciso, Geometric Hamilton-Jacobitheory.Int. J. Geom. MethodsMod. Phys.3 (2006), no. 7, 1417–1458
  • Gràcia, Xavier; Marín-Solano, Jesús; Muñoz-Lecanda, Miguel-C. ,Some geometric aspects of variational calculus in constrained systems.Rep. Math. Phys.51 (2003), no. 1, 127–148
  • Munoz-Lecanda, Miguel C.; Yániz-Fernández, F. Javier, Dissipative control of mechanical systems: a geometric approach.SIAM J. Control Optim.40 (2002), no. 5, 1505–1516