Alessandro Astolfi#

Email:a.astolfi 'at' ic.ac.uk
Membership Number:4317
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:UNITED KINGDOM
Section:PHYSICS & ENGINEERING SCIENCES
Username:aastolfi
Elected:2016
Homepage: http://www.imperial.ac.uk/people/a.astolfi


Present and Previous Positions
  • 2010 - present Head of the control and Power Group, Dept. of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Imperial College, London
  • 2005 - present Professor at Dipartimento di Ingegneria Civile e Ingegneria Informatica, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Rome
  • 2005 - present Professor of Nonlinear Control Theory , Dept. of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Imperial College, London
  • 2002 - 2005 Reader in Nonlinear Control Theory, Dept. of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Imperial College, London
  • 2000 - 2002 Senior Lecturer in Control Engineering, Dept. of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Imperial College, London
  • 1998 - 2003 Associate Professor at Dept. of Electronics and Information, Politecnico di Milano, Milan
  • 1996-2000 Lecturer in Control Engineering, Dept. of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Imperial College, London
  • 1995 - 1996 Lecturer in Nonlinear Control Theory at the Automatic Control Laboratory, ETH Zurich

Fields of Scholarship
  • Nonlinear control theory
  • Adaptive and robust control
  • Model reduction
  • Game theory
  • Geometric control theory
  • Discontinuous stabilization

Honours and Awards
  • 2003 Philip Leverhulme Prize. The prize is "to recognise the outstanding research achievements of young scholars of distinction and promise based in UK institutions"
  • 2007 IEEE Control Systems Society Antonio Ruberti Young Researcher Prize. The Prize is given annually to "recognize distinguished cutting-edge contributions by a young researcher to the theory or application of systems and control"
  • 2009 IEEE Fellow: for contributions to nonlinear control theory and its applications to mechanical, electromechanical and power systems
  • 2009 Googol Best New Application Paper Award (Sponsored by Googol Technology (HK Ltd) for the paper H. Chang and A. Astolfi "Activation of Immune Response in Disease Dynamics via Controlled Drug Scheduling," Automation Science and Engineering, IEEE Transactions on vol. 6, no. 2, pp. 248-255, 2009., IEEE. 2012
  • George S. Axelby Outstanding Paper Award for the paper Model Reduction by Moment Matching for Linear and Nonlinear Systems, IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Vol. 55, No. 10, pp.2321-2336, October 2010, IEEE
  • 2012 IEEE CSS Distinguished Member Award, IEEE
  • 2015 Sir Harold Hartley Medal, Institute of Measurement and Control (UK)

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