Sergio Bittanti
Research Associate, CNR IEIIT Torino

Sergio Bittanti is a control scientist. His intense research activity is dedicated to the advancement of system identification and control methodologies for the design of innovative solutions in the problems posed by industry and society of our days. This activity is witnessed by a multitude of papers and books, not to speak of his contribution to the organization of many international conferences as member of their Program Committees.

Currently, Sergio Bittanti is serving as Chairperson of the 18th IFAC World Congress to be held in Milano from August 28 to September 2, 2011, and as Editor-in-Chief of the European Journal of Control, the Journal of EUCA.

In collaboration with distinguished colleagues, he contributed to the organization of the following symposia and workshops:

  • Symposium on Robust Control Design (Milano, 2003)

  • Workshop on Periodic Control Systems (Cernobbio, Como, 2001)

  • Workshop on Adaptation and Learning in Control and Signal Processing (Cernobbio, Como, 2001)

  • European Control Conference (Roma, 1995)

  • Conference on the Riccati Equation in Control, Signals and Systems (Como, 1989)

In 2006, he masterminded and organized in Milano the conference for the 50th anniversary of Control Science in Italy.

He is active in the life of various scientific associations, in particular the European Union Control Association (EUCA), the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) and the International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC). Within IFAC he served in the Council in the triennium 2002 – 2005. It was during this triennium that IFAC decided to assign to Italy the 18th IFAC World Congress.

Sergio Bittanti is long time associate to the National Research Council of Italy, CNR (Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche), currently via the Institute of Electronics, Information Engineering and Telecommunications (IEIIT). He works in the Department of Electronics and Information Sciences, DEI, of the Politecnico di Milano (Technical University of Milan), Italy.

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