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Guido Cavraro- Post Doc - February 2015-September 2016
Research topic: Distributed control and optimization for smart micro-grids

Xiaobo Gu - Visiting Ph.D. Student - Beihang Univ., China - May 2015-August 2015
Research topic: Impact of clock synchronization errors in PMUs phasor estimation and grid state estimation

Nelson Chan - Visiting MS Student - Univ. of Twente, Netherlands- February 2015-May 2015
Research topic: Distributed estimation and filtering

Subhrakanti Dey - Visiting Professor - Univ. of Uppsala, Sweden, June 2014-August 2014
Research topic: Optimal Control subject to communication constraints

Sinan Yildirim - Visiting Scholar - April 2013-September 2013
Research topic: Low-power and adaptive clock synchronization in Wireless Sensor Networks

Subhrakanti Dey - Visiting Professor - Univ. of Melbourne, Australia, October 2012-December 2012
Research topic: Remote estimation subject to communication constraints

Damiano Varagnolo - Post Doc - Jan 2010-March 2012
Research topic: Distributed algorithms for estimation in Wireless Sensor Networks


Nicoletta Bof - 2015-2017
Research topic: Distributed optimization and estimation for Data Tsunami 

Andrea Carron - 2013-2015
Research topic: Distributed optimization algorithms for Robotic Networks    [Thesis] [Slides]

Currently Post-doctoral Research Fellow at ETH, Zurich

Filippo Zanella - 2009-2011 (coadvised with Angelo Cenedese)
Research topic: A Consensus Approach to Distributed Convex Optimization in Multi- Agent Systems [Thesis] [Slides].

Currently founder of Sellf Inc.

Damiano Varagnolo - 2008-2010
Research topic: Distributed algorithms for estimation and control in Networked Control Systems [Thesis] [Slides].

Currently Assistant Professor at University of Lulea, Sweden.


Nicola Dal Lago - October 2016
Model Indetification and Flight Control Design for the Prometheus Mapping    [Thesis] [Slides]  (in collaboration with Prof. george Nikolakopoulos, University of Lulea, Sweden)  

Antongiulio Deganello - Luglio 2016
Design of a Trajecotory Tracking Generator for a Constrained Third Order Integrator with Experimental Validation    [Thesis] [Slides]  (in collaboration with Stefano Bizzotto and Emanuele Siego, Salvagnini spa, Italy)

Stefano Borile - October 2015
Identification-based Personal Lighting Control     [Thesis] [Slides]  (in collaboration with Prof. Ashish Pandharipande, Philips Research Nat. Lab, The Netherlands)

Tommaso Martini - October 2015
UAV-based GNSS-R Systems for Soil Moisture Monitoring    [Thesis] [Slides]  (in collaboration with Prof. Adriano Camps, Universitat Polit√®cnica de Catalunya, Spain)

Andrea Peruffo -  July 2015
Lighting control with distributed wireless sensing and actuation for daylight and occupancy adaptation     [Thesis] [Slides]  (in collaboration with Dr. Ashish Pandharipande, Philips Research National Labs, The Netherlands) 

Fabio Baldo - October 2013
iCruise: development of a smartphone app for distance estimation   (in Italian) [Thesis] [Slides] [VIdeo1]

Alvise Rigo - July 2013
iCruise: development of a smartphone app for lane detection   [Thesis] [Slides] [VIdeo1]

Andrea Martin - July 2013
Interactive Motion Prediction using Game Theory  [Thesis] [Slides]  (in collaboration with Dr. Daniel Althoff, Technical University Munich, Germany) 

Enrico Regolin - April 2013
Modelling of a Torque Converter and Control of the Torque Converter Lockup Clutch (in collaboration with Dr. Thomas Eggert, AVL, Austria)

Andrea Carron - October 2012
Receding Horizon Control of Multi-Agents Systems with Cooperative Dynamics [Thesis] [Slides] [VIdeo1] [VIdeo2] [VIdeo3] in collaboration with Prof. Elisa Franco, UC Riverside, USA) 

Stefano Dazzo - October 2011
Design of an Android mobile phone indoor navigation system using a wireless sensor network via Bluetooth   (in Italian) [Thesis] [Slides] [VIdeo1]

Klaus Schmiedhofer - July 2011
Human motion prediction for navigation of a mobile robot [Thesis] [Slides] (in collaboration with Dott. Daniel Althoff and Dott. Roderick de Nijs, Technical University, Munich, Germany)

Alberto Tonello - July 2011
Control and guidance systems for the navigation of a biomimetic autonomous underwater vehicle [Thesis] [Slides] (in collaboration with Dr Euan McGookin, University of Glasgow, Scotland)

Gianmario Tamai - April 2011
Implementation of a coordinated multi-camera perimeter patrolling system  [Thesis] [Slides] [VIdeo1] [Video2] (in collaboration with Videotec)

Federico Spagnolo - April 2011
Implementation of an environmental monitoring system for building activity estimation using wireless sensor networks (in Italian)  [Thesis] [Slides] (in collaboration with Inthegra)

Marco Pattarello - April 2011
Patrolling 2D for multicamera video surveillance (in Italian) [Thesis] [Slides] (in collaboration with Dott. Davide Raimondo, ETH, Zurich, Switzerland)

Luca Fardin - April 2011
Velocity Estimation and Motion control using MEMS Accelerometers  [Thesis] [Slides] (in collaboration with Prof. Richard Kavanagh, University College Cork, Eire)

Massimo Marra - December 2010
Design and implementation of a chromotherapy system using a wireless sensor network  [Thesis] [Slides] [VIdeo1] [Video2]

Nicola Franceschini - December 2009
WirMoS: A low-power environmental monitoring and control system for Wireless Sensor Networks (in Italian)  [Thesis] [Slides]

Giovanni Barbera - October 2009
Theoretical and experimental analysis of a biomimetic control system for a robotic "Boxfish"  [Thesis] [Slides] (in collaboration with Prof. Xinyan Deng, Purdue University, USA)

Nora Tosin - October 2009
Centralized and distributed control strategies for environmental control in residential buildings (in Italian) [Thesis] [Slides]

Caterina Vitadello - October 2009
Simultaneous localization and mapping with linear features  [Thesis] [Slides]

Sandro Rizzieri - April 2009
Lossless compression algorithms for wireless sensor networks based on integer wavelet transform (in Italian) [Thesis] [Slides]

Sergio Zanatta - December 2008
Design of a control system a smart greenhouse based on WSNs (in Italian) [Thesis] [Slides] 

Francesco Sardara - July 2008
System design for the integration of wireless sensor networks and mobile vehicles (in Italian) [Thesis] [Slides] 

Federico Fiorentin - April 2008
Implementation of distributed clock synchronization in Wireless Sensor Networks (in Italian) [Thesis] [Slides] 

Matteo De Luigi- April 2008
Passive stability or active control? Considerations on maneuverability for a locomotion system based on ostraciform fish  (in Italian) [Thesis] [Slides] 

Marco Cattapan- February 2008
Development of an environmental control system for smart greenhouses based on wireless sensor networks  (in Italian) [Thesis] [Slides]

Ilaria Solida- November 2007
Localization service for IEEE 802.15.4/Zigbee devices: mobile node tracking   (in Italian) [Thesis] [Slides]

Alessandro Agnoli- October 2007
Control of wheel anolonomous robots  (in Italian) [Thesis] [Slides]

Diego Pizzocaro - October 2007
Sensor deployment in a battlefield and sensor assignment to competing missions   [Thesis] [Slides]

Corrado Scarmagnan - April 2007
Control desing for a smart greenhouse based on wireless sensor networks   [(in Italian) Thesis] [Slides]

Giacomo Piccolo - April 2007
Ricoursive algorithms for contour reconstructions: implementaiton and experimental validation  [Thesis] [Slides]

Riccardo Sala - July 2006
Minimum power management for data traffic in a wireless sensor network  (in Italian)[Thesis] [Slides]

Marco Albi - April 2006
Moving beyond dynamic limitations via collaborations inspired by animal hunting strategies (in Italian)[Thesis] [Slides]

Alessio Basso - April 2006
Clock synchronization in wireless sensor networks (in Italian)[Thesis] [Slides]

Luca Cordioli - March 2006
Analysis and control of a marin locomotion biomimetic system (in Italian)[Thesis] [Slides]


Filippo Zanella co-founder, Sellf Inc, Italy
Damiano Varagnolo Assistant Professor, Lulea University, Sweden