WISDM Speaker

Juncal Arbelaiz, MS

Mathematics |
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Speaking (Panel), Mentoring, Speaking (Presentation), Press Commentary, Board Seat/Advising, Academic Collaborations

About Juncal

Juncal is a PhD candidate in Applied Mathematics at MIT. Previously, she obtained her B.S. and M.S. degrees in Industrial Engineering at the UNAV (Spain). Broadly speaking, her research revolves around the design of optimal decentralized controllers and estimators for large-scale and spatially-distributed dynamical systems subject to uncertainty. Often, she finds inspiration in biology to come up with novel problem formulations and design methodologies. Outside her research, she enjoys science outreach, encouraging womxn to pursue STEM careers and running/fitness. During her PhD, she was part of the Graduate Women at MIT (GWAMIT) executive board and the President of Spain@MIT.

STEM Keywords

control and decision theory, dynamical systems, optimization, science outreach, statistical learning theory;

Country of Origin


Juncal In the News

Hugh Hampton Young Fellows: a legacy of curiosity

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Women in Math aim for an equals sign

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Juncal Awards

Google Anita Borg Award

McKinsey Next Generation Women Leader Award

National Award for Academic Excellence (Spanish Government)