Eliezer Colina Morles

Eliezer Colina Morles
Eliezer Colina Morles he/him/his
Senior Research Engineer
(300) 300-6198
204 Applied Research Institute

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  • Philosophy Doctor, University of Sheffield, United Kingdom, 1994.
  • Master of Science, Systems Engineering, Case Western Reserve University, USA, 1984.
  • Systems Engineer, University of Los Andes, Venezuela, 1978.


Eliezer Colina Morles is a staff member at the Applied Research Institute, where he holds a Senior Research Engineer position. He was a Research Engineer at the University of Cuenca, Ecuador; Control Systems Lecturer at the Faculty of Engineering, University of Pamplona, Colombia; and Control Systems Professor at the Department of Automatic Control, University of Los Andes, Venezuela. He was a co-founder of the Master of Science program in Control Engineering, University of Los Andes, and also the Director of the Postgraduate Division Studies of the Faculty of Engineering for eight years. He has participated in research and development projects linked to the oil and cement industries. He is a Senior Member of IEEE and has received several awards and recognitions over the years, including the University of Los Andes Bicentennial Award for his work in linking university-industry projects, the Faculty of Engineering Award for excellence in undergraduate teaching, and the 2016 ETCM-IEEE- best paper award, among others. His current research interests include intelligent control systems, systems modeling, systems identification, and artificial intelligence/machine learning algorithms.

Academic Positions

  • Research Engineer, University of Cuenca, Ecuador, Business Processes, 2018-2019.
  • Researcher II, SENESCYT, Ecuador, Intelligent Control, 2013-2016.
  • Lecturer, University of Pamplona, Colombia, Control Systems, 2004-2012.
  • Professor, University of Los Andes, Venezuela, Control Systems, 1994-2004.

Professional Registrations

  • IEEE, New York, 1987-2020.

Research Interests

  • His current research interests include intelligent control systems, systems modeling and identification, artificial intelligence/machine learning applications.

Research Areas

  • Algorithm and Software Development
  • Materials

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  • Bicentennial Distinction (10/15/1994)

Teaching Honors

  • Meritorious Professor Level I (12/18/2003)

Research Honors

  • Researcher Stimulus Program (12/01/2003)

Other Honors

  • Recognition for 25 Years of Service (10/15/2003)