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Roberto Oboe's Biography

Roberto Oboe obtained the Laurea degree in Electrical Engineering in 1988 from the University of Padova, Padova, Italy. During 1990 he has been visiting researcher at the Department of Electrical Engineering of the Keio University - Yokohama - Japan. He obtained the Doctorate degree from the University of Padova in 1992. From 1993 to 2003, he has been with the Dipartimento di Elettronica e Informatica of the University of Padova. From 2003 to 2008 he has been Associate Professor in Automatic Control at the Department of Mechanical and Structural engineering, University of Trento. Since 2008, he is Associate Professor in Automatic Control at the University of Padova, Dep.t of Management and Engineering. In 1996 he has been visiting the Biorobotics Lab. of the Univ. of Washington, Seattle, where he participated to the realization a system for the manipulation of objects in shared virtual environments. In 1997 he has been at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), where he has been working on Internet-based telerobotics with haptic feedback. In 2000, he has been visiting scholar at the Center for Magnetic Recording Research, UCSD. IN 2002, he has been visiting faculty at the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Univ. of California, Berkeley.

His interests are in the fields of Data Storage, Parametric Identification of mechanical systems, Control and applications of MEMS devices, Applied Digital Control, Telerobotics, Virtual Mechanism, Haptic Devices, Biomedical Equipments and Applications of Digital Signal Processors to Real Time Control. He is author/coauthor of more than 90 contributions, plus 4 international patents.

He is Senior Member of the IEEE and Chair of the Technical Committee on Motion Control of the Industrial Electronics Society (IES), IES AdCom member, Technical Committee on Network Based Control member and Publication Board member.