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Mr Marco Gallieri

Graduate Student

Personal Homepage:http://marcogallieri.micso.it
Office Location:Control lab. 4th floor, Baker building

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MSc in Automation engineering, UniversitÓ Politecnica delle Marche (UNIVPM), Ancona, IT, Dec. 2009.
BSc in informatics and automation engineering, UNIVPM, Oct 2007.

Research experience:
Feb-July 2009: MSc project "Altitude control of a seaweed harvester", at National University of Ireland Maynooth (NUIM).
March-Oct 2010: Marie Curie research stager "Nonlinear cooperative control of autonomous underwater vehicles" (AUVs), at the Institute for Systems and Robotics (ISR), the Instituto Superior TÚcnico (IST), Lisbon, Portugal, within the FREEsubNET consortium.

Technical background:
- Marine vehicles
- Nonlinear control
- Path planning and obstacle avoidance
- Probabilistic localization and sensor fusion
- Mechatronics and robotics
- System identification

For publications, refer to http://marcogallieri.micso.it/pub.htm
Research Overview
LASSO-MPC: Model Predictive Control (MPC) for over-actuated system.

This project aims advanced research on constrained Model Predictive Control. Main topic of investigation is the use of a particular cost function (l1 regularised least squares), for over-actuated systems, where the number of actuators is greater or equal than the number of control variables (DOF). Target applications include motion control of Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUVs) and Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) formation control, besides classic industrial applications.

Evaporator (Part IIA) - Third Year Project - Control Systems. University of Cambridge, Easter term 2010/2011, 2011/2012.
Systems & Control (3F2-B): Ball & Beam (Part IIA) - University of Cambridge, Lent term 2011/2012.
CD-player: ENGINEERING AREA ACTIVITY (EAA) 5,6,7, 8. Responsibilities: 1) Feedback control loops. 2) Motor drives. University of Cambridge, Michaelmas term 2012/2013.

Supervising (Group teaching):

3F2: Systems & Control (Part IIA) - University of Cambridge, Lent term 2011/2012.