Alberto Olivares González


Statistics and Operations Research

Short Bio

Alberto Olivares received his MSc in Mathematics and BS in Statistics from the Universidad de Salamanca, Spain, and his PhD in Mathematical Engineering from the Universidad Rey Juan Carlos. He has been working with the Athens University of Economics and Business, Greece, and has participated as researcher and counsellor in several projects for companies.

Research lines

Nonlinear and Nonconvex Optimization, Statistical Learning, Optimal Control, Trajectory Optimization, Robotics, Aeronautics, Astronautics.


Office D103. Departamental III
Universidad Rey Juan carlos
Camino del Molino s/n.
Fuenlabrada, 28943, Madrid, Spain


Selected publications

.-Soler, M., Olivares, A., Staffetti, E., & Zapata, D. (2012). Framework for aircraft trajectory planning toward an efficient air traffic management. Journal of Aircraft, 49(1), 341-348.

.-Bonami, P., Olivares, A., & Staffetti, E. (2014). Energy-Optimal Multi-Goal Motion Planning for Planar Robot Manipulators. Journal of Optimization Theory and Applications, 163 (1), 89-104.

.-Bonami, P., Soler, M., Olivares, A., & Staffetti, E. (2013). Multiphase Mixed-Integer Optimal Control Approach to Aircraft Trajectory Optimization. Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, 36 (5), 1267-1277.

.-Avelino, C. P., Moguerza, J. M., Olivares, A., & Prieto, F. J. (2011). Combining and Scaling Descent and Negative Curvature Directions. Mathematical programming, 128, 285-319.