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Francesco Borrelli

Mechanical Engineering Dept.
University of California, Berkeley

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Francesco Borrelli received the Laurea degree in computer science engineering in 1998 from the University of Naples Federico II, Italy. In 2002 he received the PhD from the Automatic Control Laboratory at ETH-Zurich, Switzerland. He is currently an Assistant Professor at the Department of Mechanical Engineering of the University of California at Berkeley, USA.He is the author of more than sixty publications in the field of predictive control. He is author of the book Constrained Optimal Control of Linear and Hybrid Systems published by Springer Verlag, the winner of the Innovation Prize 2004 from the ElectroSwiss Foundation and the winner of the 2009 NSF CAREER Award. In 2008 he was appointed the chair of the IEEE technical committee on automotive control. His research interests include constrained optimal control, model predictive control and its application to advanced automotive control and energy efficient building operation.