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Sergio M. Savaresi Full Professor Savaresi's e-mail Savaresi's personal webpage

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Sergio M. Savaresi was born in Manerbio, Italy, on September 21st, 1968. He received the M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering (Politecnico di Milano, 1992), the Ph.D. in Systems and Control Engineering (Politecnico di Milano, 1996), and the M.Sc. in Applied Mathematics (Catholic University, Brescia, 2000). After the Ph.D. he worked as management consultant at McKinsey&Co, Milan Office. He is Full Professor in Automatic Control, at Politecnico di Milano.

He was visiting researcher at Lund University, Sweden, University of Twente, The Netherlans, Canberra National University, Australia, Stanford University, USA, Minnesota University at Minneapolis, USA, Johannes Kepler University, Linz, Austria.

He is Associate Editor of the European Journal of Control and IET Transactions on Control Theory and Applications, and Member of the Editorial Board of the IEEE CSS. He is Director of the Milan-Singapore Executive master “ICT and Design for Innovation”.

Sergio Savaresi is the Chair of the Systems & Control Section of the Department of Electronics, Computer Science and Bioengineering.

His main interests are in the areas of vehicles control, automotive systems, data analysis and system identification, non-linear control theory, and control applications.

Fabio Previdi Associate professor at Università degli Studi di Bergamo Previdi's e-mail Previdi's personal webpage

Prof. Fabio Previdi's photoFabio Previdi was born in Milano, Italy, on 22 August 1968. He received the M.Sc. in Electronic Engineering (Control Systems) and the Ph.D. in Computer Science and Control Systems Engineering from the Politecnico di Milano (Italy) in in 1993 and in 1999, respectively.

In 1999-2000 he was Research Assistant at the Centre for Systems and Control of the Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, University of Glasgow (UK). In 2000-2002 he was Research Assistant at the Dipartimento di Elettronica e Informazione, Politecnico di Milano (Italy). In 2002-2006 he was Assistant Professor at the Engineering Faculty of the Università degli Studi di Bergamo. From 2006 he is Associate Professor at the same University.

His research interests include fault diagnosis, system identification, control of biomedical systems and application of control systems methods in physics.

Matteo Corno Associate professor Corno's e-mail Corno's personal webpage

Dr. Matteo Corno's photoMatteo Corno jointly received the Master of Science in Computer and Electrical Engineering from the University of Illinois at Chicago and the “Laurea” Degree cum laude from the Politecnico di Milano in 2005. In 2006, he joined the Ph.D. program in Control Engineering at Politecnico di Milano where he graduated in 2009 cum laude. From 2009 to 2011 he was Assistant Professor at the Delft University of Technology. In 2011 he joined the Politecnico di Milano as an Assistant professor. Since 2015, he is an associate professor in the same university.

He held several visiting positions among others at: Johannes Kepler University in Linz, University of Minnesota and Thales Alenia Space.

During his career he won 2 Honda Initiation Grants, the IFAC Congress Interactive Paper Prize at the 19th IFAC World Congress in Cape Town  and an award for the best paper published in Control Engineering Practice and the  Guglielmo Marconi Prize for Industrial Innovation by the Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei.  Starting from 2015, he is the Principal Investigator of the Scientific Independence of young Researchers project: Online Accurate Battery State Estimation via Electrochemical Modelling

His research interests include automotive control systems, nonlinear estimation techniques applied to Battery Management Systems and haptic interfaces.

Mara Tanelli Associate professor Tanelli's e-mail Tanelli's personal webpage

Dr. Mara Tanelli's photoMara Tanelli was born in Lodi, Italy, on 25 September 1978. She received the Master degree in Computer Engineering in 2003 from the Politecnico di Milano and the Master of science in Computer Science in 2003 from the University of Illinois at Chicago.
She earned the Ph.D. in Information Engineering in 2007 (thesis “Active Braking Control Systems Design for Road Vehicles”, supervisor Prof. Sergio M. Savaresi), from the Politecnico di Milano (Milano, Italy).

She was Visiting scholar (June-September 2005) at the Electrical and Electronic Engineering Department, Imperial College, London, UK. Under the supervision of Prof. A. Astolfi. She presently is an Assistant Professor at the Dipartimento di Elettronica e Informazione of the Politecnico di Milano.

Her current research interests include Control of road-vehicles, Control of agricultural-tractors, Markov-Jump Linear Systems and Identification and Control of web-service systems.

Silvia Strada  Senior Assistant professor  Strada's e-mail Strada's personal webpage

Silvia Stradas's photoSilvia Strada was born in Milano, Italy, on 22 November 1965. She received the M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering in 1990 and the Ph.D. in Information and Automation Engineering in 1993, both from Politecnico di Milano, Italy. To her M.Sc. thesis (‘’Active Control of vibrations in helicopters’’) was conferred the “Premio Quazza” prize for the best thesis in Control developed at the Politecnico di Milano in that year.
She is currently a Senior Assistant Professor of Automatic Control at the Dipartimento di Elettronica, Informazione e Bioingegneria of the Politecnico di Milano, Italy, where her main interests address advanced automatic control methods for linear and non-linear systems, recently focused on sliding mode control strategies for time-varying uncertain systems, data-mining on motor vehicle insurance data to predict crash risk and to profile driver behavior.
She is co-author of peer-reviewed scientific publications and of a workbook to support her teaching activity in Automatic Control.

Simone Formentin  Senior Assistant professor  Formentin's e-mail Formentin's personal webpage

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Simone Formentin was born in Legnano, Italy, in 1984. He received his B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in Automation Engineering from Politecnico di Milano, Italy, in 2006 and 2008, respectively. In 2012, he obtained his Ph.D. degree in Information Technology within a joint program between Politecnico di Milano and Johannes Kepler University of Linz, Austria.

After that, he held postdoctoral appointments at Swiss Federal Institute of Technology of Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland and Università degli studi di Bergamo, Italy. Since 2014, he has been an Assistant Professor at Dipartimento di Elettronica, Informazione e Bioingegneria of Politecnico di Milano.

His research interests include data-driven optimization and control, mechatronics and automotive applications.

Giulio Panzani  Junior Assistant professor  Panzani's e-mail Panzani's personal webpage

Giulio Panzani's photoGiulio Panzani was born in Monza, Italy, on 9 January 1984. In April 2008 he received the Master degree cum laude in Mechanical Engineering from the Politecnico di Milano discussing a thesis about the control of a power-shift transmission for agricultural tractors (supervised by Prof. Sergio Savaresi).

On April 2008 he also joined MOVE@DEI as a research assistant. His main interests are about the control of semi-active damper and control of motorbike dynamic.

Michele Ermidoro Research Assistant at Università degli Studi di Bergamo Ermidoro's e-mail

Michele Ermidoro's photoMichele Ermidoro was born in Bergamo, Italy, on October 25th, 1987. In December 2011 he got a Master Degree cum laude in Computer Engineering from Università degli Studi di Bergamo, discussing a thesis about developing of an inertial platform and the creation of algorithms for the estimation of the orientation.
On January 2012 he started his Ph.D. program in Mechatronics at Università di Bergamo. His main activities are related to the use of inertial platform in industrial environment.

Fabio Angeloni Ph.D. student at Università degli Studi di Bergamo Angeloni's e-mail

Fabio Angeloni's photoFabio Angeloni was born in Bergamo, Italy, on 13 August, 1987. He received the master degree in Mechanical Engineering from Università degli Studi di Bergamo, discussing a thesis on identification of obstacles in automatic access systems.

On January 2014 he started his Ph.D. program in Mechatronics at Università di Bergamo.

Tommaso Colombo Ph.D. student Colombo's e-mail

Tommaso Colombo's photo Tommaso Colombo was born in Monza, Italy, on 9 January 1990. In October 2014 he received the Master of Science cum laude in Control Systems Engineering from the Politecnico di Milano. During his master thesis he worked on semi-active control for motorbikes suspension. On November 2014 he joined the Ph.D. program in Control Systems Engineering at the Dipartimento di Elettronica, Informazione e Bioingegneria of the Politecnico di Milano. His main interests are about the estimation problems in vehicle dynamics and semi-active suspension control of vertical dynamics.

Fabio Busnelli Ph.D. student Busnelli's e-mail

Fabio Busnelli's photoFabio Busnelli was born in Samana, Colombia, in 1986. He received his B.Sc. and M.Sc. degree in Control Systems Engineering from Politecnico di Milano (Italy) in 2009 and 2012, respectively. His MSc thesis is related to phase retrieval in confocal microscopy (supervised by Prof. M.H. Verhaegen, TU Delft, The Netherlands).

From 2012 to 2014, he worked as researcher at the TU Wien University (Austria) in the automation and control department.

On April 2014 he joined the MOVE research group and he is currently a Ph.D. Student in the Control Systems Engineering section at the Dipartimento di Elettronica, Informazione e Bioingegneria of the Politecnico di Milano. His current research include identification and control of two wheeled vehicles.

Federico Roselli Ph.D. student Roselli's e-mail

Federico Roselli's photo Federico Roselli was born in Pescara, Italy on August 4th, 1990. In October 2014 he received the Master of Science cum laude in Control Systems Engineering from the Politecnico di Milano discussing a thesis about the identification of the torque-to-slip dynamics oriented to the development of a traction control system for sport motorbikes. On November 2014 he joined the Ph.D. program in Control Systems Engineering at the Dipartimento di Elettronica, Informazione e Bioingegneria of the Politecnico di Milano.
His research interests include the control of a series hybrid electric bycicle and dynamics identification and control of an autonomous car.

Gianmarco Rallo Ph.D. student Rallo's e-mail

Gianmarco Rallo's photo Gianmarco Rallo was born in Marsala, Italy, on November 3rd, 1989. In July 2014 he received the Master of Science cum Laude in Control Systems Engineering from the Politecnico di Milano, discussing a thesis about analysis and modelling of semi-active suspensions for snowmobile; this work was developed in collaboration with BRP. In November 2014 he joined the the MOVE research group and he is currently a Ph.D. student in Control Systems Engineering at the Dipartimento di Elettronica, Informazione e Bioingegneria of the Politecnico di Milano.

Mirko Mazzoleni Ph.D. student at Università degli Studi di Bergamo Mazzoleni's e-mail

Mirko Mazzoleni's photo Mirko Mazzoleni was born in Ponte San Pietro (BG), Italy, on 12th October 1989. He received the Bachelor Degree in Computer Science Engineering in 2011 from the Università degli Studi di Bergamo (Italy) and the Master Degree in Computer Science Engineering in 2014, with a thesis about algorithms for fault detection of electromechanical actuators in the aerospace environment. From February 2014 to August 2014 he worked in Same-Deutz Fahr, developing and testing software for the electronic control units of agricultural tractors.
From September 2014 is a Ph.D student in Engineering and Applied Sciences at Università degli Studi di Bergamo. His main research interests are the application of machine learning methodologies to system identification and Bayesian statistic.

Yamuna Maccarana, Ph.D. student at Università degli Studi di Bergamo Maccarana's e-mail

Yamuna Maccarana's photo Yamuna Maccarana was born in Bergamo, Italy, on February 10th, 1992. In July 2015 she got a Master Degree cum laude in Computer Engineering from Università degli Studi di Bergamo, discussing a thesis about modeling, identification and control of a test bench for fault detection of aeronautical electro-mechanical actuators.
On October 2015 she started her Ph.D. program in Engineering and Applied Sciences at Università di Bergamo.

Stefano Moretti, Ph.D. student at Università degli Studi di Bergamo Moretti's e-mail

Stefano Moretti's photo Stefano Moretti was born in Bergamo, Italy, on 15th January 1991. He received the Bachelor Degree in Mechanical Engineering in 2013 from the Università degli Studi di Bergamo (Italy) and the Master Degree in Mechanical Engineering in 2015, with a thesis on the design and control of an electric riveting machine.
During his Erasmus experience, he spent 4 months in Czech Technical University in Prague. From October 2015 is a Ph.D student at Università degli Studi di Bergamo. His main research interests are motion control and multibody modelling.

Alessandro Amodio,  PhD Student Ghisleni's e-mail

Alessandro Amodio's photo Alessandro Amodio was born in Bari (Italy) on February, 23rd 1991. He received his Bachelor’s Degree cum Laude from Politecnico di Bari in 2012 and his Master’s Degree cum Laude from Politecnico di Milano in 2014, discussing a thesis about the design of an anti-rollover control system, to be applied on a narrow-track vehicle. From January to September 2015 he is Visiting Scholar at The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio (USA), focusing on the design and testing of fault diagnosis and control algorithms applied to Torque Security problems on electrified vehicles. From November 2015 he is PhD student at Politecnico di Milano, joining the MOVE group.

Olga Galluppi,  PhD Student Galluppi's e-mail

Olga Galluppi's photo Olga Galluppi was born and raised in Florence. She obtained her Licence 1 in Math at the Université Paris Diderot. After that, she went on to obtain her Bachelor and Master of Science in Automation from the Politecnico di Milano respectively in 2013 and 2015. She is currently a PhD student.

Luca D’avico,  PhD Student D'avico's e-mail

Luca D'avico's photo Luca D’Avico was born in Merate, Italy on April 3rd, 1990. In December 2014 he received the Master of Science in Automation Engineering from the Politecnico di Milano discussing a thesis about analysis and development of a cylinders deactivation control system for high powered vehicles (supervised by Prof. Sergio Savaresi).From January 2015 to November 2015 he was a visiting scholar at the Center for Automotive Research (The Ohio State University), working on modeling and estimation of vehicle driveline components for drivability improvement. On November 2015 he joined the Ph.D. program in Systems and Control at the Dipartimento di Elettronica, Informazione e Bioingegneria of the Politecnico di Milano

Stefano Marelli,  PhD Student Ghisleni's e-mail

Stefano Marelli's photo Stefano Marelli was born in Como, Italy, on January 9th, 1988. He received his MSc cum Laude in Control Systems Engineering from Politecnico di Milano in 2013, with a thesis on a 4-wheeled electric vehicle dynamics modeling and roll over mitigation.
In 2014 he joined Clemson University ICAR, South Carolina (USA), as a Visiting Scholar, working on optimal control of HEVs including battery aging and on aging propagation modeling in interconnected systems. In 2015 he worked with e-Shock s.r.l., Milano (Italy), focusing on the development of a sport car automatic seat, the electronic suspensions lock control for a tilting 4-wheel motorcycle and an integrated inertial measurement unit with GPS module.
In November 2015 he joined MOVE@DEIB as a PhD student. His main research interest is in Li-Ion batteries modeling and states estimation.

Stefano Sabatini,  PhD Student Stefano Sabatini's e-mail

Stefano Sabatini's photo Graduate control engineer with research experience in the automotive field. Experience with model based design in the after-treatment and vehicle dynamics areas. Solid understanding of basic and advanced control systems design. Good knowledge of electrical engineering theory, thermodynamics and mechanics. Advanced knowledge of Matlab/Simulink/Stateflow and experience with the rapid prototyping enviroment ETAS INCA/INTECRIO and dSPACE.

Luca Onesto,  PhD Student Luca Onesto's e-mail

Luca Onesto's photo Luca Onesto was born in Borgomanero, Italy, on 10th January 1991.
He received his B.Sc. and M.Sc. degree in Control Systems Engineering from Politecnico di Milano (Italy) in 2013 and 2015, respectively.
His MSc thesis is related to the development of indirect Tire Pressure Monitoring Systems, in collaboration with Maserati – Alfa Romeo group.
On April 2016 he joined the MOVE research group as research fellow.
On November 2016 he joined the Ph.D. program in Systems and Control at DEIB of the Politecnico di Milano.

Simone Gelmini  PhD Student Simone Gelmini's e-mail

Simone Gelmini's photo Simone Gelmini was born in Morbegno (SO) – Italy – on May, 28th 1991. He received his Master’s Degree from Politecnico di Milano in 2015, discussing a thesis about the design of the control system for an electric kick scooter. From January to November 2016 he is Visiting Scholar at the Clemson University International Center for Automotive Research (CU-ICAR), working on the development of the optimal control of a Three Way Catalytic Converter and its aging diagnostics. From November 2016 he is PhD student at Politecnico di Milano, joining the MOVE group.

Dario Nava  PhD Student Dario Nava's e-mail

Dario Dario Nava was born in Milano, Italy, on 8th December 1991. He received the Bachelor Degree in Automation Engineering in 2013 from Politecnico di Milano (Italy) and the Master Degree cum laude in 2015, discussing a thesis about control of the out-of-plane modes in sport motorcycles. From January 2016 to October 2016 he worked as Research Assistant at Università degli Studi di Bergamo. From November 2016 he joined the Ph.D. program in Control Systems Engineering  at the Dipartimento di Elettronica, Informazione e Bioingegneria of the Politecnico di Milano.

Gabriele Pozzato  PhD Student Dario Nava's e-mail

 Gabriele Pozzato's photo Gabriele Pozzato was born in Vicenza, Italy, on October 31st 1991. He received his Bachelor degree in Information Engineering from Università di Padova and his Master of Science (cum laude) in Automation and Control Engineering from Politecnico di Milano, defending a thesis on analysis and development of slip and launch control systems for a high-performance motorcycle.
He was a visiting scholar at the Clemson University International Center for Automotive Research (CU-ICAR), South Carolina (USA), from January to November 2016. He worked on the physics based modelling of Gasoline Particulate Filter (GPF) using finite element simulations and on the derivation of macroscale equations for GPF transport dynamics. He is starting his doctoral research at Politecnico di Milano from November 2016.

Gabriele Maroni, Ph.D. student at Università degli Studi di Bergamo Maroni's e-mail

Gabriele Maroni's photo Gabriele Maroni was born in Bergamo, Italy, on 6th May 1988. He received the Bachelor Degree in Computer Science Engineering in 2013 and the Master Degree cum laude in 2016 from Università degli Studi di Bergamo (Italy), discussing a thesis about particle filter-based algorithms for fault detection of electromechanical actuators in the aerospace environment. From April 2016 to September 2016 he worked as junior data scientist at Target Reply in Milan. From October 2016 he joined the Ph.D. program in Engineering and Applied Sciences at Università degli Studi di Bergamo. His interests include machine learning, big data, computer vision.

Matteo Scandella, Ph.D. student at Università degli Studi di Bergamo Scandella's e-mail

Matteo Scandella's photo Matteo Scandella was born in Clusone (BG), Italy, on 29th December 1992. He received the Bachelor Degree in Computer Science Engineering in 2014 from the Università degli Studi di Bergamo (Italy) and the Master Degree in Computer Science Engineering in 2016, with a thesis about algorithms for the semi-supervised identification of non linear dynamical system.
From October 2016 is a Ph.D student in Engineering and Applied Sciences at Università degli Studi di Bergamo.

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