Imperial College London

ProfessorAlessandroAstolfi

Faculty of EngineeringDepartment of Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Professor of Non-Linear Control Theory
 
 
 
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Contact

 

+44 (0)20 7594 6289a.astolfi Website

 
 
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Assistant

 

Miss Michelle Hammond +44 (0)20 7594 6281

 
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Location

 

1110AElectrical EngineeringSouth Kensington Campus

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Summary

 

Summary

Short Curriculum Vitae

  • Born October 11th, 1967 in Rome, Italy.
  • Diploma cum laude in Electrical Engineering at University of Rome "La Sapienza" (1991).
  • Research assistant at the Automatic Control LaboratoryETH Zurich (1992-1996).
  • Nachdiplomstudium (M.Sc.) in Informationstechnik from the ETH-Zurich (1995).
  • Doktor in Technischen Wissenschaften (PhD) with medal of honour from the ETH-Zurich (1995).
    Thesis on Discontinuous control of nonholonomic systems.
  • Dottorato di Ricerca (PhD) from the University of Rome "La Sapienza" (1996).
    Thesis on Robust control of nonlinear systems.
  • Lecturer in Nonlinear Control Theory at the Automatic Control LaboratoryETH Zurich (1995-1996).
  • Visiting Lecturer on Control of constrained systems at the Terza University of Rome (1996).
  • Lecturer in Control Engineering at the Dept. of Electrical and Electronic EngineeringImperial College, London (1996-2000).
  • Associate Professor at Dept. of Electronics and InformationPolitecnico di Milano, Milan (1998-2003).
  • Visiting Lecturer on Nonlinear Control at Rice University, Houston (1999).
  • Visiting Professor in Nonlinear Control at Kepler University, Linz (2000).
  • Senior Lecturer in Control Engineering at the Dept. of Electrical and Electronic EngineeringImperial College, London (2000-2002).
  • Visiting Professor in Nonlinear Control at SUPELEC, Paris (2001).
  • Reader in Nonlinear Control Theory at the Dept. of Electrical and Electronic EngineeringImperial College, London (2002-2005).
  • Visiting Fellow at the Mittag-Leffler Institute, The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, (May-June 2003).
  • Philip Leverhulme Prize (2003). The prize is "to recognise the outstanding research achievements of young scholars of distinction and promise based in UK institutions".
  • Professor of Nonlinear Control Theory at the Dept. of Electrical and Electronic EngineeringImperial College, London (2005-).
  • Professor at Dipartimento di Informatica Sistemi e ProduzioneUniversity of Rome Tor Vergata, Rome (2005-).
  • IEEE Control Systems Society Antonio Ruberti Young Researcher Prize (2007). The Prize is given annually to "recognize distinguished cutting-edge contributions by a young researcher to the theory or application of systems and control".
  • IEEE Fellow (2009): for contributions to nonlinear control theory and its applications to mechanical, electromechanical and power systems.
  • Chair of the Conference Editorial Board of the IEEE Control Systems Society (2009--).