The University of Valladolid, with its origins at the beginning of the 13th century, is a Spanish public university with over 28.000 undergraduate students, 2.600 teaching staff and 950 administration and services staff.

The University participates in around 740 research projects financed through competitive R+D+I calls (European, national and regional), and approximately 500 contracts aimed at the transfer of knowledge and technology, amounting to an annual average value of over 15 million Euros.

The University of Valladolid holds 57 patents and each year publishes around 800 articles in journals listed in the SCI, around 250 books, and is present at many national and international congresses with over 1.900 papers and communications.


The Advanced Control Group focuses its research on advanced control, especially in desalination, the process industry and renewable energies, as well as on system modelling and simulation (dynamic systems modelling and simulation, integrated control and process design, model predictive control algorithms and real-time implementation).

The group has longstanding expertise in the area of desalination, in particular reverse osmosis processes, and maintains a stable cooperation with several companies of the sector.


Leader of WP5, on the design of the desalination unit for hydrogen electrolysers to be deployed offshore, and the development of a control system to balance the energy consumption of the desalination (reverse osmosis) unit.

Additional participation in WP1, WP4, WP7, WP10 and WP11.