Eduardo Candela

Eduardo Candela

Doctoral Researcher

Imperial College London

Eduardo Candela is a PhD student at the Centre for Transport Studies (CTS) since 2019, and a member of the Transport Systems and Logistics Laboratory and the Personal Robotics Laboratory. His research focuses on the development of efficient algorithms for the identification of safety edge-cases in Autonomous Vehicle Control Systems. He is mainly interested in the application of Artificial Intelligence and Optimization to complex engineering settings, such as Autonomous Vehicles.

Eduardo holds a MSc in Operations Research from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), a BSc in Industrial Engineering from Instituto Tecnologico Autonomo de Mexico (ITAM), and a BSc in Mechatronics (Robotics) Engineering, also from ITAM.

After obtaining his MSc, Eduardo worked in Silicon Valley for 2 years as a Data Scientist at Tesla and the Bosch Centre for Artificial Intelligence. He also worked part-time as a research assistant at Harvard University.


  • Autonomous Vehicles
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Reinforcement Learning
  • Optimization
  • Operations Research


  • M.Sc. in Operations Research, 2017

    Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

  • B.Sc. in Industrial Engineering, 2015

    Instituto Tecnologico Autonomo de Mexico (ITAM)

  • B.Sc. in Mechatronics Engineering, 2015

    Instituto Tecnologico Autonomo de Mexico (ITAM)