Darine Zambrano is a Ph.D. student in the University of Seville, Seville, Spain. She obtained the degree in electrical engineering from the University of Los Andes (ULA), Mérida, Venezuela, 1999 and the DEA in automatic from the Departamento de Ingeniería de Sistemas y Automática, University of Seville, Spain in 2002. She realizes teaching and research activities at the ULA from 2002. She is working in the PhD thesis at the University of Seville . Her research interests are in the area of predictive control, hybrid systems and optimization.