Control Group

Cambridge University Department of Engineering

Marco Gallieri

Background - Research - Publications

Position: PhD student

Office Location: BN3-08

E-mail: mg574 [at]

Thesis Title: lasso-MPC – Predictive Control with l1-Regularised Least Squares

Supervisor: Prof Jan Maciejowski


Control and Optimisation of cyber-physical systems
Dynamic modeling and control of offshore crane-vessels
Formation control of autonomous vehicles
Nonlinear control systems

Research Interests

LASSO Model Predictive Control (LASSO MPC)

Multiply-actuated systems

Marine/air vehicles

Selected Publications

Journal articles:

Hartley E. N., Gallieri M. and Maciejowski J. M., “Terminal Spacecraft Rendeveuz and Capture with LASSO Model Predictive Control” to appear in the International Journal of Control (IJC), 2013. [DOI]

Conference papers:

Gallieri M., Maciejowski J. M., “Soft constrained LASSO-MPC for robust LTI tracking: Enlarged feasible region and an ISS gain estimate”, to appear in Proceedings of the Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), December 2013, Firenze, Italy.

Gallieri M., Maciejowski J. M., “Stabilising Terminal Cost and Terminal Controller for LASSO-MPC: Enhanced Optimality and Region of Attraction”, in Proceedings of the European Control Conference (ECC), Pages 524:529, July 2013, Zürich, Switzerland. [PDF]

Gallieri M., Maciejowski J. M., “LASSO-MPC: Smart regulation of over-actuated systems”, in Proceedings of the American Control Conference (ACC), Pages 1217:1222, June 2012, Montréal, Canada. [PDF] [bib ]

Soares J. M., Aguiar A. P., Pascoal A. M., and Gallieri M., “Triangular formation control using range measurements: an application to marine robotic vehicles”, in Proceedings of the IFAC Workshop on Navigation, Guidance and Control of Underwater Vehicles, NGCUV’2012, Porto, Portugal. [PDF]