Research lab: Elect
Via di Santa Marta, 3, 50039 Firenze FI

Cristian Garzon-Alfonso

PhD Student in Smart Industry

Born in Zipaquira, Colombia, South America. I grew up in a town close to Bogota, in a family of composed by 4 people and pets. We always have a lot of love, kindness, respect, kindness and happiness to give to other people. In 2014, I obtained my bachelor’s degree in systems engineering from Escuela Colombiana de Ingenieria Julio Garavito in Bogota. Then, in 2018 I got my graduation in Master of Science in Computer Engineering in the University of Puerto Rico Mayaguez in Puerto Rico. My experience and knowledge are in machine learning, big data, business intelligence, warehouses and databases. Actually, I’m a PhD student at University of Pisa, my research is focus on the power systems field applying different machine learning models.


Machine learning, neural networks, deep learning, forecasting, big data.

Research Topic:

Apply different machine learning models and techniques to improve the reliability, fault diagnosis, prognostic and health management of the systems. For 2025 I will have a software that help the energy industry in the early detection of anomalies, disturbances or problems that could affect the power electronic systems and grids.

Other Activities:

I am a passionate person for the competitiveness and the sports. I’m runner in training hopping to be someday a good runner. I’m also player of the Firence’s waterbasket team. And as last and not less important bicycle lover.