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Angelo Cenedese received the Laurea Degree in Electronic Engineering in 1999, from the University of Padova (UniPD); in 2000 he completed a post-graduate course on Plasma Physics and Engineering with the National Research Council and the University of Padova; and in 2004 he received the Ph.D. in Energy Science from the same University. In 2004 he joined the Department of Information Engineering (DEI), UniPD, on a post-doctoral fellowship.

From 2006 he was Assistant Professor (Automatica - ING-INF/04), and since 2015 he has been Associate Professor with the Department of Information Engineering, UniPD.

He is also scientific responsible of NAVLAB, the research laboratory of the Control and Automation Group, and of MAG2IC (Multi-AGent & Motion Analysis and Gait Intelligent Control), the Flying Arena and Interdisciplinary Research Laboratory, Dept. of Information Engineering.

He is actively involved as member and co-founder in the HIT - Human Inspired Tecnologies Research Centre and he is in the directive board of the CRF - Center for Research on Nuclear Fusion, both of the University of Padova.

He has held several visiting positions at international Universities and Research Centers: the UKAEA-JET laboratories in the Culham Research Centre, Abingdon, UK (2002-04), the JAERI Institute, Naka, Japan (2000) and General Atomics, San Diego, CA (2004), the Vision Lab of UCLA, Los Angeles, CA (2010), the Fusion for Energy (F4E) European Agency, Spain (2014).

He was PI and responsible for software tasks for the European Project EFDA-JET Enhancement on Magnetic Diagnostics (2002-04), in the project "SIMEA: Integrated/distributed System for Energetic and Environmental Monitoring" (2010-12) funded by Regione Veneto, in the EU Fusion for Energy (F4E) project "Analysis of real-time magnetic reconstruction in ITER", and in other projects on sensor and actor networks funded by government institutions and industries.
He was also actively involved in several EU Projects ("ELT Design Study - Technology development towards a European Extremely Large Telescope" - FP6 (2005-09); EFDA-JET Projects on control and diagnostics (2001-04); "FeedNetBack - Feedback design for wireless networked systems" - STREP ICT FP7 (2008-11), "HYCON2 - Highly-complex and networked control systems", NoE FP7 (2010-13)), in the "WISEWAI - Wireless Sensor networks for city-Wide Ambient Intelligence" project, funded by CaRiPaRo foundation (2007-10), in several National PRIN Projects among which "Smart Environments" (2006-08).

He is currently PI of the project "Electromagnetic modeling and mathematical optimization for large nuclear fusion devices" - Progetto d'Ateneo 2014 (2015-16) and he is actively involved in the MIUR Smart Cities project "SEAL: SMART DOMOTICS FOR SAFE AND ENERGY AWARE ASSISTED LIVING".

His research collaborations include ESO Garching, Germany, ENEA-EURATOM, F4E Barcelona, Spain, UCLA, LAAS-CNRS, and several industrial partners.

He was a co-organizer of the national control congress SIDRA 2008 (Vicenza, Italy), Publication and Publicity Chair for the 1st IFAC Workshop NECSYS 2009 (Venice, Italy), publication co-chair of the IFAC World Congress 2011 (Milan, Italy), and Special sessions co-chair, for the ICM2013 - IEEE International Conference on Mechatronics (Vicenza, Italy).
He regularly serves as a reviewer for international journals and conferences in the fields of system theory and automatic control.

His research interests are in the fields of modeling, control theory and its applications, active and computational vision, sensor and actor networks.

He has coauthored more than 100 papers on international journals and proceedings of international conferences, and several technical reports of international research institutes, and three patents have been granted, in the area of sensor/actor networks and videosurveillance.