Projects

Public-funded projects (pre-competitive applied research)

progetto-azzurraAutomatic control of sailboats.
autonomia-garantitaAutomatic management of autonomy for electric vehicles.
tetraTilting 4-wheeler light electric vehicle.
cambio-automaticoAutomatic gear-shift for motorcycles.
stabilityElectronic Stability Control for 2-wheel vehicles.
ERSEEnergy-estimation and grid-interaction of electric-cars.
ESABest-performance assistant for sail-boats.
smart-bikeSmart electric bicycle.
500Software-definition of the car vehicle dynamics via active braking control.
alfaSemi-active suspension control of a car during braking or lane-change manoeuvres.
Photo of a bikeAnalysis and design of an “hybrid” bicycle.
Logo ok LaKi projectLast-Kilometer (LaKi) vehicle: control and management of a fleet of light electric urban vehicles.
Traction control for high-performance motorcycles.
posteEnergy-optimization and power-management of serial-hybrid commercial vehicles.
ride-by-wireRide-by-wire (electronic throttle) for high-performance motorcycles.
semi-active-suspension-control-motoSemi-active suspension control for high-performance motorcycles.
semi-active-suspension-control-scootersSemi-active suspension control for scooters.
drive-away-manControl of the drive-away manoeuvre for Electric-Parking-Brake (EPB) systems.
ebp-clamping-forceClamping-force estimation of Electric-Parking-Brake (EPB) systems via indirect measurements.
same-self-tuningSelf-tuning of the parameters for the transmission control system (motion-inversion-system) of agricultural tractors.
same-transmission-controlTransmission-control (gear-shift) for agricultural tractors.
same-cvtSpeed control for power-shift CVT transmissions in agricultural tractors.
same-inverterMotion-inversion control in agricultural tractors.
same-cabinSemi-active control of the cabin in agricultural tractors.
high-speed-trainSemi-active control of the secondary lateral suspension in high-speed trains.
washing-machineSemi-active suspension control of washing machines, via Magneto-Rheologic friction dampers.
roll-angle-estimation-MEMSRoll-angle estimation via inertial MEMS sensors.
roll-angle-estimation-opticalRoll and pitch angle estimation via optical sensors.
F1-2Analysis and design of the traction-control system in a F1 car.
engine_jtsControl of the rail pressure in Direct-Injection turbocharged gasoline engines.
digital-filtering-helmetsDigital filtering of noise in helmets.
bbwControl of brake-by-wire (BBW) Electro-Mechanical (EM) braking systems.
speed-slip-estimationSpeed and slip estimation in cars.
modelling-magneto-rheologicBlack-box and grey-box modelling of magneto-rheologic dampers for high-speed trains.
optimal-gear-selectionVirtual selection of the optimal gear-set in a race car.
catamaranoAutomatic point-keeping of a large catamaran, via thrust-vectoring.
rov_thumbAutomatic trajectory tracking and planning for semi-autonomous Remote Operated Vehicles (ROV).
sesActive control of the cobblestone effect in large Surface Effect Ships (SES).
EHSControl of Electro-Hydrostatic (EHS) by-wire actuators for industrial and automotive applications.
parkingAutomatic low-speed maneuvering systems for large vessels .
drivingstyleData-processing and modelling for the evaluation of the driving-style of public-transport drivers, using GPS and inertial sensors.
flyboardInnovative electric micro-vehicle for indoor and outdoor personal mobility.
safespot3G-smartphone-based system for protection of non-conspicuous light vehicles.
escooterAdvanced energy-management (performance and range) of light electric vehicles.
azionamentoAdvanced electronic control systems for brushless motors for light electric vehicles.
litioModelling and characterization (dynamic models, state-of-charge estimation, ageing) of Lithium cells for electric vehicles.
BMSAdavenced electronic Battery-Management Systems for Lithium cells.
airbagAlgorithms and signal processing for airbag triggering systems on two-wheel vehicles.
steerSemi-active steer control for motorcycles.
BBW_2Electro-actuated Brake-by-Wire systems for light vehicless.
virtualdashboardVirtual dashboards for light vehicles.
bicieliosDevelopement of new architectures and control strategies for Electric Pedal Assited Cycles.
shipSensor fusion of GPS, Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU) and magnetic compass, for high-accuracy adaptive estimation of the heading attitude of ships.
pandaElectronic Stability Control of 4-wheel-drive vehicles, via central active differential.

Disclaimer: the images are only a pictorial representation of the projects; they do not necessarily represent the specific vehicle or component used in the project.

MOtor VEhicle control team