Imperial College London

Dr Dante Kalise

Faculty of Natural SciencesDepartment of Mathematics

Honorary Lecturer



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Bio. I'm originally from Chile and grew up in front of the Pacific, in Viña del Mar. I received a B.Sc. in Mathematical Engineering and a M.Sc. in Electronic Engineering from the Federico Santa María Technical University in Valparaíso. In 2008 I moved to Norway, where I got a Ph.D. in Mathematics in 2012 from the University of Bergen (with some periods away from the rain in Oslo and Trento). Later on, I moved to Rome where I was a postdoc at La Sapienza. From 2013 until 2017 I was a Research Scientist at RICAM. I recently moved to Imperial to start a research project on multiscale optimal control of agent-based models. When time constraints are inactive, I enjoy photography and playing MtG, although I've recently migrated to Hearthstone.

Research interests. Scientific Computing and Computational Control Theory. Numerical optimization and optimal control of finite and infinite-dimensional dynamical systems. Sparse optimization and control. Multiscale control of agent-based models. Mean-field optimal control and games. Numerical approximation of fully nonlinear PDEs (Hamilton-Jacobi-Bellman, Isaacs). High-dimensional approximation, model order reduction. Active vibration control. Feedback control in power electronics. Numerical methods in atmospheric modelling and prediction. 



Kalise Balza DF, Kunisch K, Sturm K, Optimal actuator design based on shape calculus, Mathematical Models and Methods in Applied Sciences, ISSN:1793-6314

Bailo R, Bongini M, Carrillo JA, et al., 2018, Optimal consensus control of the Cucker-Smale model, Ifac-papersonline, Vol:51, ISSN:2405-8963, Pages:1-6

Albi G, Kalise D, 2018, (Sub)Optimal feedback control of mean field multi-population dynamics, Ifac-papersonline, Vol:51, ISSN:2405-8963, Pages:86-91

Briceno-Arias LM, Kalise D, Silva FJ, 2018, PROXIMAL METHODS FOR STATIONARY MEAN FIELD GAMES WITH LOCAL COUPLINGS, Siam Journal on Control and Optimization, Vol:56, ISSN:0363-0129, Pages:801-836


Herty M, Kalise D, 2018, Suboptimal nonlinear feedback control laws for collective dynamics, International Conference in Control and Automation ICCA 2018, IEEE, Pages:556-561, ISSN:1948-3449

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