Marco Lovera was born in Milan, Italy, in 1967. He obtained the Master of Science in Electronic Engineering from the Politecnico di Milano in 1993 with a thesis on the active control of vibration in helicopters and the PhD from the same University in April 1998 with a dissertation on subspace identification methods. He joined Carlo Gavazzi Space SpA (Milan, Italy) in May 1998, as control engineering specialist, working on spacecraft attitude determination and control systems and contributed to the design of the attitude control software for the Italian spacecraft MITA and AGILE.
Since January 2004 he is Associate Professor at the Dipartimento di Elettronica e Informazione of the Politecnico di Milano.
He has been a visiting scholar at Delft University - the Nederlands, University of Maryland - USA, Johannes Kepler University - Linz, Austria. His main research interests include system identification, spacecraft attitude and orbit control and advanced active control applications; he is the author of more than 100 scientific publications in these areas. His research activity is carried out in cooperation with the relevant national and international agencies (ASI, DLR, ESA) and companies (Carlo Gavazzi Space - Italy, Thales Alenia Space - France and Italy, NGC Aerospace - Canada).
He is currently Associate editor of the IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology and member of the Editorial Board of IET Control Theory and Applications.
He is a member of the IFAC Technical Committees on Aerospace and on Control Design and of the IEEE Control Systems Society Technical Committees on Computer-Aided Control Systems Design and on System Identification and Adaptive Control. He is also involved in the operation of the IEEE CSS in a number of editorial and organisational roles, as member of the IEEE CSS Conference Editorial Board, as Chair for Membership & Admissions of the IEEE CSS Member Activities Board and as Program Chair for the 2008 IEEE International Symposium on Computer-Aided Control Systems Design.
2008 IEEE Multi-conference on Systems and Control
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