Cristian Durán Faúndez

(Cristian Duran-Faundez)
ORCID iD iconorcid.org/0000-0002-2793-5880

Assistant Professor
Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, DIEE
University of the Bío-Bío,
Concepción, Chile

Universidad del Bío-Bío

Mailing Address: Departamento de Ingeniería Eléctrica y Electrónica
Facultad de Ingeniería
Universidad del Bío-Bío,
Avda. Collao 1202, Casilla 5-C,
Concepción, CHILE

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phone: +56 (41) 3111562
fax: +56 (41) 3111025

Background

Cristian Duran-Faundez is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering of the University of the Bío-Bío, Concepción, Chile. He holds a degree in informatics from the University of the Bío-Bío (2005) and, after working at the Centre for Automatic Control of Nancy (France), a Doctorate in Automation, Signal Processing and Computer Engineering from the Henri Poincaré University (2009). His current research interests are centered in wireless sensor networks with an emphasis on image communication and localization methods.


Research Interests:

  • Wireless Sensor Networks
  • Industrial wireless communications
  • Self-organized systems
  • Industrial informatics

Memberships:

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), IEEE Communications Society

Sensor and Actuator Networks Research Group, Universidad del Bío-Bío

Recent Publications:

  1. Daniel G. Costa and Cristian Duran-Faundez. "Open-Source Electronics Platforms as Enabling Technologies for Smart Cities: Recent Developments and Perspectives". In: Electronics 2018, 7(12), 404; https://doi.org/10.3390/electronics7120404.
  2. Leonardo De P. Carvalho, Jonathan M. Palma, Alim P. De C. Gonçalves and Cristian Duran-Faundez. "Vehicle Following problem: A Control Approach for Uncertain Systems with Lossy Networks". In: IEEE Latin America Transactions,  17(9), 2018.
  3. David Rocha-Rocha, Francisco Vásquez-Salgado, Cristian Duran-Faundez, Rosa Medina Durán, Daniel G. Costa and Patricio Galdames. "Genetic Algorithm for the Nodes Deployment Problem in Industrial Wireless Sensor Networks".  [Accepted to be presented] In: IEEE ICA-ACCA 2018.
  4. Víctor Gutiérrez-Godoy, Cristian Duran-Faundez, Ernesto Rubio, Luciano González-González and Christian Hernández-Novoa. "Experimental Evaluation of a Wireless Control for a Coupled Tanks System". [Accepted to be presented] In: IEEE ICA-ACCA 2018.
  5. Krzysztof Herman, Eduardo Boemo, Washington Fernandez, Cristian Duran-Faundez and Ernesto Rubio. "Preliminary Studies on FPGA Implementation of a Real-Time Ultrasonic Air-Coupled Sonar". [Accepted to be presented] In: IEEE ICA-ACCA 2018.
  6. Richar Sosa, Lida Vazquez, Ivan Santana, Ernesto Rubio and Cristian Duran-Faundez. "Automated Sprayer System for Variable Rate Application of Pesticides". [Accepted to be presented] In: IEEE ICA-ACCA 2018.
  7. Jonathan M. Palma, Cristian Duran-Faundez, Leonardo de P. Carvalho, Cecília F. Morais, Ricardo C. L. F. Oliveira, Ernesto Rubio, Krzysztof Herman. "Protocol for Energy-Efficiency in Networked Control Systems based on WSN". In: Sensors, 2018, 18(8), 2590; https://doi.org/10.3390/s18082590.
  8. Cristian Duran-Faundez, Pablo Sáez-Srain, Daniel G. Costa and Gilbert Habib. "Simulating Image Communication over Multi-Hop Wireless Sensor Networks Using TOSSIM". In: International Journal of Digital Information and Wireless Communications (IJDIWC), 2018, 8(3), 168-173, 2018.
  9. Cristián Molina-Martínez, Patricio Galdames, Cristian Duran-Faundez. "A Distance Bounding Protocol for Location-Cloaked Applications". In: Sensors, 2018,  18(5), 1337; doi:10.3390/s18051337.
  10. Daniel G. Costa, Cristian Duran-Faundez, Daniel C. Andrade, João B. Rocha-Junior and  João Paulo Just Peixoto. "TwitterSensing: An Event-based Approach for Wireless Sensor Networks Optimization Exploiting Social Media in Smart City Applications". In: Sensors, 2018, 18(4), 1080; doi:10.3390/s18041080.
  11. Rosa Medina Durán, Enrico Malaguti and Cristian Duran-Faundez. "Métodos Exactos para Encontrar Secuencias de Soluciones del Problema de Semiasignación". In: XII Chilean conference on Operations Research (OPTIMA 2017), Viña del Mar, Chile, 2017.
  12. Rosa Medina Durán, Enrico Malaguti and Cristian Duran-Faundez. "Techniques for finding a list of solutions with increasing costs for the Semi-Assignment Problem". In: 2017 CHILEAN Conference on Electrical, Electronics Engineering, Information and Communication Technologies (CHILECON), Pucón, Chile, 2017.
  13. Leonardo Carvalho, Jonathan Matías Palma Olate, Alim Gonçalves and Cristian Duran-Faundez. "Applying Polytopic Uncertainty in the Vehicle-Following Problem with Lossy Networks". In: 2017 CHILEAN Conference on Electrical, Electronics Engineering, Information and Communication Technologies (CHILECON), Pucón, Chile, 2017.
  14. Daniel G. Costa, Cristian Duran-Faundez and Joao Carlos N. Bittencourt. "Availability Issues for Relevant Area Coverage in Wireless Visual Sensor Networks". In: 2017 CHILEAN Conference on Electrical, Electronics Engineering, Information and Communication Technologies (CHILECON), Pucón, Chile, 2017.
  15. Cristian Duran-Faundez, Daniel G. Costa, David Rocha-Rocha, Francisco Vásquez-Salgado, Gilbert Habib and Patricio Galdames. "On optimal deployment of industrial wireless sensor networks".  In: 2017 CHILEAN Conference on Electrical, Electronics Engineering, Information and Communication Technologies (CHILECON), Pucón, Chile, 2017.
  16. Víctor Gutiérrez-Godoy, Luciano González-González, Christian Hernández-Novoa, Cristian Duran-Faundez, Ernesto Rubio, Alleiny Machado Sosa, Krzysztof Herman and Jonathan M. Palma. "Wireless control of a coupled tanks system: A case study". In: 2017 CHILEAN Conference on Electrical, Electronics Engineering, Information and Communication Technologies (CHILECON), Pucón, Chile, 2017.
  17. Gilbert Habib, Ralph El Khoury, Nicolas Haddad, Cristian Duran-Faundez and Daniel G. Costa. "An experimental platform for evaluating low power wireless communication systems for industrial applications". In: 2017 CHILEAN Conference on Electrical, Electronics Engineering, Information and Communication Technologies (CHILECON), Pucón, Chile, 2017.
  18. Cristian Duran-Faundez, Pablo Sáez-Srain, Daniel G. Costa and Gilbert Habib. "Simulating Image Communication over Multi-Hop Wireless Sensor Networks Using TOSSIM". In: The Third International Conference on Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Telecommunication Engineering and Mechatronics (EEETEM2017), Beirut, Lebanon, 2017.
  19. Cristian Duran-Faundez. "Evolutionary Computing for high complexity networked systems: Study cases, Issues and Challenges". In: 21st Conference of the International Federation of Operational Research Societies (IFORS 2017). Québec, Canada, July, 2017.
  20. Katherine Zapata-Quiñones, Cristian Duran-Faundez, Gilberto Gutiérrez, Vincent Lecuire, Christopher Arredondo-Flores and Hugo Jara-Lipán. "A Genetic Algorithm for the Generation of Packetization Masks for Robust Image Communication". In: Sensors, 2017, 17(5), 981; doi:10.3390/s17050981.
  21. Daniel G. Costa, Mario Collotta, Giovanni Pau and Cristian Duran-Faundez. "A Fuzzy-based Approach for Sensing, Coding and Transmission Configuration of Visual Sensors in Smart City Applications," In: Sensors. 2017, 17(1), 93. doi:10.3390/s17010093.

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Projects:

Current

  • Sistema de apoyo a la toma de decisiones para la cosecha de frutas basado en Internet de las Cosas. (coinv.) FONDEF IDeA.
  • Redes de sensores inalámbricos de visión multi-cámara de bajo consumo de recursos. Proyecto de investigación regular interno DIUBB.
  • Estimación de algunos parámetros físicos de nieve a través de ultrasonidos: análisis de factibilidad. (coinv.) Proyecto de investigación regular interno DIUBB,
  • Dispositivo flexible de monitoreo de productos agrícolas basados en redes de sensores móviles (FMSN-Flexible mobile sensor networks). (coninv.) Proyecto de Rápida Implementación, INGENIERÍA 2030 14ENI2-26866.

Past

Teaching:

Courses

Teaching projects

Advising

Current students:

Graduate students

  • Eric Orellana-Romero. "Evaluación de Métodos de Entrelazamiento de Bloques para Transmisión de Imágenes sobre WVSN empleando Procesamiento Paralelo". Tesis de Magister en Ciencias de la Computación, Universidad del Bío-Bío, Concepción, Chile.
  • Pablo Sáez-Srain.

Under-graduate students

  • Victor Alejandro Jara Rivera. "Sistema de percepción y comunicación remota de variables georeferenciadas desde vehículos para la visualización y análisis de información en un contexto de planificación vial". Trabajo de Título de Ingeniero Civil en Automatización, Universidad del Bío-Bío, Concepción, Chile. Advising with F. Núñez.
  • Matías Vilugrón Valdebenito. "Diseño e implementación de sistema para el estudio de algoritmos de posicionamiento indoor basados en tecnología inalámbrica IEEE 802.15.4". Trabajo de Título de Ingeniero Civil en Automatización, Universidad del Bío-Bío, Concepción, Chile.
  • Pedro Alejandro Fica Gutiérrez. "Diseño e implementación de una red inalámbrica para monitoreo de productos agrícolas basado en Internet de las Cosas". Trabajo de Título de Ingeniero Civil en Automatización, Universidad del Bío-Bío, Concepción, Chile.
  • Christian Rodríguez Hormazabal. “Desarrollo de un sistema interconectado para dispositivos IoT basados en Arduino, con experiencia en tiempo real”. Trabajo de Título de Ingeniero de Ejecución en Computación e Informática, Universidad del Bío-Bío, Concepción, Chile.

[Former Students]

Notes:

Lista de apuntes y documentos técnicos de asignaturas y otros.

Some Past Events (not updated):

CongresoComputacion2009 (invited speaker), ExpoRobotica2010 (invited judge), INTERCON'2011 (revisor), ExpoRobotica2011 (co-organizer)