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Giuseppina Gini
DEIB, Politecnico di Milano

Brief Bio
Giuseppina C. Gini, after the “Laurea” degree in Physics from the University of Milano (Italy), in 1972 joined Politecnico di Milano (Italy) as assistant professor. She had various appointments at the hand-eye robotics project at SAIL, and at the NMR Laboratory of the Stanford University (CA, USA). Since 1987, as Associate Professor at the Department of Electronics, Information and Bioengineering (DEIB) of Politecnico di Milano, she has been responsible for the Robotics and Cognitive Robotics courses in the graduate school, member of the Ph.D. board for Information Engineering, and fellow of ASP, the graduate school of excellence of Politecnico di Milano and Politecnico di Torino. Her research themes are at the intersection of robotics, machine learning, and artificial intelligence both symbolic and neural. She has been responsible for the design and implementation of advanced robot languages, simulators, planners, and of bioinspired models of walking, grasping, vision, memory, and robot learning. She has been the principal investigator in more than 30 European, NATO, bilateral and national research projects. She also served as expert and reviewer for various European research programs and working groups, was a National Delegate in the EU COST Action on Knowledge Exploration in Science and Technology, and member of the European Commission assigning the Giralt PhD Award for extraordinary contributions in robotics. More info: ... More >>

Radu-Emil Precup
Department of Automation and Applied Informatics, Politehnica University of Timisoara

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Sherif Abdelwahed, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Virginia Commonwealth University, United States
Hussein A. Abdullah, School of Engineering, University of Guelph, Canada
Mihail Abrudean, Independent Researcher, Romania
Lounis Adouane, Robotics, Université de Technologie de Compiègne, France
El-Houssaine Aghezzaf, Department of Industrial Management, Ghent University, Faculty of Engineering and Architecture, Belgium
Eugenio Aguirre, Department of Computer Science And Artificial Intelligence, University of Granada, Spain
Rudy Agustriyanto, Chemical Engineering, University of Surabaya, Indonesia
Aamir Ahmad, Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems, Germany
Mojtaba Ahmadieh Khanesar, Faculty of Engineering, University of Nottingham, United Kingdom
Manuel Aleixandre, Laboratory for Future Interdisciplinary Research of Science and Technology, Institute of Innovative Research, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
Erdinç Altug, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Istanbul Technical University, Turkey
Víctor H. Andaluz, Eléctrica y Electrónica, Universidad de las Fuerzas Armadas ESPE, Ecuador
Mihail H. Antchev, Faculty of electronic engineering and technology, sectionPower electronics, Technical University - Sofia, Bulgaria
Rui Araujo, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Coimbra, Portugal
Vijayan K. Asari, Electrical and Computer Engineering, University Dayton, United States
Mohd Ashraf Ahmad, Faculty of Electrical & Electronics Engineering, University Malaysia Pahang, Malaysia
Ramiro Barbosa, Department of Electrotechnical Engineering, ISEP/IPP - School of Engineering, Polytechnic Institute of Porto, Portugal
Michele Basso, Information Engineering, University of Florence, Italy
Eric Baumgartner, Academics, Milwaukee School of Engineering, United States
Mahmoud Belhocine, Robotics, CDTA, Algeria
Juri Belikov, Software Science, Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia
Faiz Ben Amar, Sorbonne Université, France
Naceur Benhadj Braiek, Génie Electrique,, Tunisia
Karsten Berns, Department Of Computer Science, University of Kaiserslautern-Landau, Germany
Sylvain Bertrand, TIS, ONERA - Univ. Paris-Saclay, France
Arijit Bhattacharya, Norwich Business School, University of East Anglia, United Kingdom
Zafer Bingul, Mechatronics Eng., Kocaeli University, Turkey
Claudia-Adina Bojan-Dragos, Politehnica University of Timisoara, Romania
Mohammad Bozorg, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Yazd University, Iran, Islamic Republic of
Glen Bright, Mechanical Engineering, University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Laurent Burlion, MAE, Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, United States
Ivan Buzurovic, Harvard University, United States
Simeon C. Calvert, Department of Transport & Planning, TU Delft, Netherlands
Kenneth Camilleri, Department of Systems and Control Engineering, University of Malta, Malta
Alessandro Casavola, DIMES, University of Calabria, Italy
Marco Castellani, University of Birmingham, United Kingdom
Adrian D. Cheok, i-University, Tokyo, Japan
Nikhil Chopra, University of Maryland, United States
Paul Christodoulides, Cyprus University of Technology, Cyprus
Feng Chu, University of Evry Val d'Essonne, France
Sesh Commuri, EBME, University of Nevada, Reno, United States
Michel Dambrine, Polytechnic University of Hauts-de-France, France
Paolo Di Giamberardino, Computer, Control and Management Engineering, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
António Dourado, Informatics Engineering, University of Coimbra, Portugal
Pawel Drag, Department of Control Systems and Mechatronics, Wroclaw University of Science and Technology, Poland
Marc Ebner, Institut für Mathematik und Informatik, Ernst-Moritz-Arndt-Universität Greifswald, Germany
Mehmet Önder Efe, Hacettepe Univ., Turkey
Eniko Enikov, The University of Arizona, United States
Mohammed S. Fadali, Electrical & Biomedical Engineering, UNR, United States
Baris Fidan, Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering, University of Waterloo, Canada
Paolo Fiorini, Department of Computer Science, University of Verona, Italy
Gerardo Flores, Systems Engineering Department, University of Texas at Dallas, United States
Fernando Fontes, DEEC, Faculty of Engineering, University of Porto, Portugal
Thierry Fraichard, INRIA, France
Giuseppe Franze', University of Calabria, Italy
Eduardo Oliveira Freire, Federal University of Sergipe, Brazil
Georg Frey, Chair of Automation and Energy Systems, Automation and Energy Systems, Saarland University, Germany
Mauro Gaggero, Institute of Marine Engineering, National Research Council of Italy, Italy
Zoran Gajic, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Rutgers, The State University Of New Jersey, United States
Andrej Gams, Jožef Stefan Institute, Slovenia
Péter Gáspár, Systems and Control Laboratory, SZTAKI, Hungary
Paulo Gil, Electrical Engineering, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal
Giorgio Gnecco, IMT - School for Advanced Studies - Lucca, Italy
Eduardo P. Godoy, Control and Automation Engineering, São Paulo State University (UNESP), Brazil
Gil Gonçalves, Independent Researcher, Portugal
Lucian T. Grigorie, Faculty of Aircraft and Military Vehicles, Center for Excellence in Self-Propelled Systems and Technologies for Defense and Security, Military Technical Academy ''Ferdinand I'', Bucharest, Romania
Prof. Rajeev Gupta, Electronics Engineering, Rajasthan Technical University, India
Maki Habib, Mechanical Eng. Dept., , The American University in Cairo, Egypt
Tarek Hamel, Sophia University, Japan
Kensuke Harada, Graduate School of Engineering Science, Osaka University, Japan
Khalifa H. Harib, Mechanical and Aerospace, UAE University, United Arab Emirates
Sallehuddin Haris, Dept. of Mechanical & Manufacturing Engineering, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Malaysia
David Hästbacka, Computing Sciences, Tampere University, Finland
Ramdane Hedjar, Computer Engineering Department, King Saud University, Saudi Arabia
Abdollah Homaifar, North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, United States
Chiu-Fan Hsieh, National Formosa University, Taiwan, Republic of China
Loulin Huang, Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand
Daniela Iacoviello, Computer Control and Management Engineering Antonio Ruberti, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
Dalil Ichalal, University of Évry-val d'Essonne - Paris Saclay, France
Gianluca Ippoliti, Dipartimento di Ingegneria dell'Informazione, Università Politecnica delle Marche, Italy
Sarangapani Jagannathan, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Missouri University of Science and Technology, United States
Michael Jenkin, EECS, York University, Canada
Isabel Jesus, ISEP-Institute of Engineering of PortoDept. of Electrical Engineering, Rua Dr. Antonio Bernardino de Almeida, 431, ISEP/IPP - School of Engineering, Polytechnic Institute of Porto, Portugal
Nicolas Jouandeau, Paris 8 University, France
Fabrício Junqueira, Depto. of Mechatronics and Mechanical Systems, University of São Paulo (USP), Brazil
Mete Kalyoncu, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Turkey
Tohru Kawabe, Faculty of Engineering, Information and Systems, University of Tsukuba, Japan
Farshad Khorrami, ECE, New York University, United States
Balint Kiss, Control Engineering And Information Technology, Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Hungary
Bahare Kiumarsi, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Michigan State University, United States
Moharram H. Korayem, Robotic Research Lab, Mechanical Engineering Department, Iran University of Science and Technology, Iran, Islamic Republic of
Peter Košťál, Institute of Production Devices and Mechanics, Slovenská Technická Univerzita v Bratislave, Slovak Republic
Marek Kraft, Institute of Robotics and Machine Intelligence, Poznan University of Technology, Poland
Masao Kubo, computer science, Narional Defense Academy of Japan, Japan
Kolja Kühnlenz, Department of Electrical Engineering ans Computer Science, Coburg University of Applied Sciences and Arts, Germany
Piotr Kulczycki, Systems Research Institute, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland
Miroslav Kulich, Czech Technical University in Prague, Czech Republic
Sébastien Lahaye, Automatisation, Istia - LARIS, France
Ho-Hoon Lee, Industrial and Engineering Technology, Southeastern Louisiana University, United States
Kauko Leiviskä, Control Engineering Laboratory, University of Oulu, Finland
Yangmin Li, ISE, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
Jr-Shin Li, Electrical and Systems Engineering, Washington University in St. Louis, United States
Gordon Lightbody, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, University College Cork, Ireland
Martin Lukac, Computer Science, Nazarbayev University, Kazakhstan
Chaomin Luo, Mississippi State University, United States
Hichem MAAREF, IBISC, University of Evry - Paris Saclay, France
Anthony A. Maciejewski, Electrical And Computer Engineering, Colorado State University, United States
Om Malik, Electrical And Computer Engineering, University of Calgary, Canada
Federico Mari, University of Rome Foro Italico, Italy
Ester Martinez-Martin, Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence, University of Alicante, Spain
Pavlo Maruschak, Department of Industrial Automation, Ternopil National Ivan Puluj Technical University, Ukraine
Luca Mazzola, School of Information Technology, HSLU - Lucerne University of Applied Sciences, Switzerland
Seán McLoone, Electonics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Queen's Unviersity Belfast, Ireland
Mahanijah Md Kamal, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia
Paolo Mercorelli, Institute for Production Technology and Systems, Leuphana University of Lüneburg, Germany
Jaroslaw Milewski, Institute of Heat Engineering, Warsaw University of Technology, Poland
Marek Miskowicz, Department of Electronics, AGH University of Science and Technology, Poland
Paulo Miyagi, Mechatronics Engineering, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
Saleh Mobayen, Zanjan University, Iran, Islamic Republic of
Héctor Montes, CINEMI, Technological University of Panama, Panama
Rafael Morales, University of Castilla La Mancha, Spain
Juan J. Nieto, Mathematical Analysis and Statistics, University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain
Michal Niezabitowski, Silesian University of Technology, Poland
Shimon Y. Nof, PRISM Center, Purdue University, United States
Urbano Nunes, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Coimbra, Portugal
Andrzej Obuchowicz, Institute of Control and Computation Engineering, University of Zielona Góra, Poland
Fernando S. Osorio, ICMC - Instituto de Ciências Matemáticas e de Computação / SSC - Dept. de Sistemas de Computação, USP - Universidade de Sao Paulo, Brazil
Stamatios Papadakis, School of Education - Department of Preschool Education, Department of Preschool Education, Faculty of Education, University of Crete, Greece, Greece
Evangelos Papadopoulos, Mechanical Engineering Department, NTUA, Greece
Ju H. Park, Electrical Engineering, Yeungnam University, Korea, Republic of
Igor Paromtchik, Robotic Technologies, France
Tejaswin Parthasarathy, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, United States
Anatol Pashkevich, DAPI, IMT Atlantique Nantes, France
Mukesh D. Patil, Electronics and Telecommunication, Ramrao Adik Institute of Technology, India
Dariusz Pazderski, Institute of Automation and Robotics, Poznan University of Technology, Poland
Adrian Peidro, Systems Engineering and Automation, Miguel Hernandez University, Spain
Qingjin Peng, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Manitoba, Canada
Alexandre Philippot, CReSTIC, University of Reims Champagen Ardenne, France
Jeff Pieper, University of Calgary, Canada
Roel Pieters, Independent Researcher, Finland
Mark Post, The University of York, United Kingdom
Oscar Reinoso, Edif. Innova Ingenieria De Sistemas y Automática, Miguel Hernandez University, Spain
Francisco Restivo, Universidade do Porto, Universidade do Porto, Portugal
Gerasimos Rigatos, Unit of Industrial Automation, Industrial Systems Institute, Greece
Paolo Rocco, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
Alejandro Rodriguez-Angeles, Electrical Engineering, Cinvestav-IPN, Mexico
Raul-Cristian Roman, Dept. Automation and Applied Informatics, Politehnica University of Timisoara, Romania
Juha Röning, Biomimetics and Intelligent Systems, University of Oulu, Finland
Christophe Sabourin, Laboratoire Images, Signaux, et Systèmes Intelligents, Univ. Paris Est Creteil, LISSI, France
Soroush Sadeghnejad, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Amirkabir University of Technology, Iran, Islamic Republic of
Antonio Sala, Dept. Of Systems Engineering And Control, Universitat Politecnica de Valencia, Spain
Addisson Salazar, Institure of Telecommunications and Multimedia Applications, Universitat Politècnica de València, Spain
Javier Sanchis, Instituto Universitario de Automática e Informática Industrial, Universitat Politècnica de València, Spain
Jurek Sasiadek, Carleton University, Canada
Chouki Sentouh, LAMIH UMR CNRS 8201. Université Polytechnique Hauts-de-France, Valenciennes, France, France
Karol Seweryn, Space Research Centre (CBK PAN), Poland
Madhavan Shanmugavel, Mechatronics Engineering, SRM Institute of Science and Technology, India
Jinhua She, School of Engineering, Tokyo University of Technology, Japan
Vasile Sima, Technical Sciences Academy of Romania, Romania
Azura Che Soh, Electrical & Electronic of Engineering, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia
Paolo Stegagno, Electrical, Computer and Biomedical Engineering, University of Rhode Island, United States
Adrian-Mihail Stoica, Aerospace Engineering, Polytechnic University Bucharest, Romania
Olaf Stursberg, Control and System Theory, Department of Eletrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Kassel, Germany
Tomasz Tarczewski, Insitute of Engineering and Technology, Nicolaus Copernicus University, Poland
Daniel Thalmann, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, Switzerland
Gui Y. Tian, Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering, Newcastle University, United Kingdom
Germano Torres, R&D, PS Solutions, Brazil
Enrico Tronci, Dipartimento Di Informatica, Universita' Di Roma "la Sapienza", Italy
Antonios Tsourdos, Department of Engineering Physics, Cranfield University, United Kingdom
José Valente de Oliveira, Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, DEEI, Universidade do Algarve, Portugal
Yolanda Vidal, Mathematics, Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya, Spain
Alexey Vinel, KIT, Germany
Constantin Volosencu, Department of Automation and Applied Informatics, Politehnica University Timisoara, Romania
Damir Vrancic, Department of Systems and Control, Jožef Stefan Institute, Slovenia
Weiwei Yu, School of Mechanical Engineering, Northwestern Polytechnical University, China
Hongchuan Yu, NCCA, Bournemouth University, United Kingdom
Jie Zhang, Newcastle University, United Kingdom
Cezary Zielinski, Institute of Control and Computation Engineering, Warsaw University of Technology, Poland
Alois Zoitl, LIT Cyber-Physical Systems Lab, Johannes Keppler University, Austria

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