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--).

Selected Publications

Journal Articles

Ortega R, Praly L, Astolfi A, et al., 2011, Estimation of Rotor Position and Speed of Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motors With Guaranteed Stability, IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, Vol:19, ISSN:1063-6536, Pages:601-614

Astolfi A, 2010, Model Reduction by Moment Matching for Linear and Nonlinear Systems, IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Vol:55, ISSN:0018-9286, Pages:2321-2336

Karagiannis D, Carnevale D, Astolfi A, 2008, Invariant Manifold Based Reduced-Order Observer Design for Nonlinear Systems, IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Vol:53, ISSN:0018-9286, Pages:2602-2614

Andrieu V, Praly L, Astolfi A, 2008, Homogeneous approximation, recursive observer design, and output feedback, SIAM Journal on Control and Optimization, Vol:47, ISSN:0363-0129, Pages:1814-1850

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