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Francesco Ferrante's CV


Francesco Ferrante is an assistant professor of Systems and Control at the University of Perugia, Italy. From 2017 to 2021, he was maître de conférences at the University of Grenoble Alpes and a member of the Grenoble Images Speech Signal and Control Laboratory. He received in 2010 a ''Laurea degree'' (BSc) in Control Engineering from University ''Sapienza'' in Rome, Italy and in 2012 a ''Laurea Magistrale'' degree (MSc) cum laude in Control Engineering from University ''Tor Vergata'' in Rome, Italy. During 2014, he held a visiting scholar position at the Department of Computer Engineering, University of California Santa Cruz. In 2015, he received a PhD degree in control theory from ''Institut supérieur de l'aéronautique et de l'espace'' (SUPAERO) Toulouse, France. From November 2015 to August 2016, he was a postdoctoral fellow at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Clemson University. From August 2015 to September 2016, he held a position as postdoctoral scientist at the Hybrid Systems Laboratory (HSL) at the University of California at Santa Cruz. From 2019 to 2022, he held a position as an andjunct professor at the Department of Automotive Engineering, Clemson University.


Journal articles24 documents

  • Nicolas Vanspranghe, Francesco Ferrante, Christophe Prieur. Velocity Stabilization of a Wave Equation with a Nonlinear Dynamic Boundary Condition. IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2022, ⟨10.1109/TAC.2021.3136086⟩. ⟨hal-03349947⟩
  • Abbas Kabalan, Francesco Ferrante, Giacomo Casadei, Andrea Cristofaro, Christophe Prieur. Leader-Follower Synchronization of a Network of Boundary-Controlled Parabolic Equations With In-Domain Coupling. IEEE Control Systems Letters, IEEE, 2022, 6, pp.2006-2011. ⟨10.1109/LCSYS.2021.3136097⟩. ⟨hal-03511459⟩
  • Mirko Leomanni, Gabriele Costante, Francesco Ferrante. Time-Optimal Control of a Multidimensional Integrator Chain With Applications. IEEE Control Systems Letters, IEEE, 2022, 6, pp.2371-2376. ⟨10.1109/LCSYS.2022.3154351⟩. ⟨hal-03613031⟩
  • Lucas José da Silva Moreira, Mirko Fiacchini, Gildas Besançon, Francesco Ferrante, Hervé Roustan. Modeling and observer design for aluminum manufacturing. European Journal of Control, Elsevier, 2022, 64, pp.100611. ⟨10.1016/j.ejcon.2021.12.006⟩. ⟨hal-03664419⟩
  • Francesco Ferrante, Gildas Besancon. On Angular Speed Estimation of Rigid Bodies. IEEE Control Systems Letters, IEEE, 2022, 6, pp.1394-1399. ⟨10.1109/LCSYS.2021.3090034⟩. ⟨hal-03170635⟩
  • Francesco Ferrante, Giacomo Casadei, Christophe Prieur. Synchronization of Identical Boundary-Actuated Semilinear Infinite-Dimensional Systems. IEEE Control Systems Letters, IEEE, 2022, 6, pp.1322-1327. ⟨10.1109/LCSYS.2021.3081481⟩. ⟨hal-03216429⟩
  • Francesco Ferrante, Alexandre Seuret. Observer Design for Linear Aperiodic Sampled-Data Systems: A Hybrid Systems Approach. IEEE Control Systems Letters, IEEE, 2022, 6, pp.470-475. ⟨10.1109/LCSYS.2021.3081345⟩. ⟨hal-03150185⟩
  • Suha Shreim, Francesco Ferrante, Christophe Prieur. Design of saturated boundary control for hyperbolic systems with in-domain disturbances. Automatica, Elsevier, 2022, 142 (August), pp.110346. ⟨10.1016/j.automatica.2022.110346⟩. ⟨hal-03665684⟩
  • Roberto Merco, Francesco Ferrante, Pierluigi Pisu. A Hybrid Controller for DOS-Resilient String-Stable Vehicle Platoons. IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, IEEE, 2021, 22 (3), pp.1697-1707. ⟨10.1109/TITS.2020.2975815⟩. ⟨hal-02455781⟩
  • Michele Mandolino, Francesco Ferrante, Gianluca Rizzello. A Hybrid Dynamical Modeling Framework for Shape Memory Alloy Wire Actuated Structures. IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters, IEEE 2021, 6 (2), pp.3886-3893. ⟨10.1109/LRA.2021.3067254⟩. ⟨hal-03148009⟩
  • Mathias Dus, Francesco Ferrante, Christophe Prieur. Spectral stabilization of linear transport equations with boundary and in-domain couplings. Comptes Rendus. Mathématique, Académie des sciences (Paris), In press. ⟨hal-03208688v2⟩
  • Francesco Ferrante, Sophie Tarbouriech. On the Use of Generalized Holding Devices in Event-Triggered Observer-Based Controllers. Nonlinear Analysis: Hybrid Systems, Elsevier, 2021, 42 (November), pp.101078. ⟨10.1016/j.nahs.2021.101078⟩. ⟨hal-03260671⟩
  • Francesco Ferrante, Christophe Prieur. Boundary Control Design for Conservation Laws in the Presence of Measurement Disturbances. Mathematics of Control, Signals, and Systems, Springer Verlag, 2021, 33, pp.49-77. ⟨10.1007/s00498-020-00269-5⟩. ⟨hal-02968550⟩
  • Christophe Roman, Francesco Ferrante, Christophe Prieur. Parameter identification of a linear wave equation from experimental boundary data. IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2021, 29 (5), pp.2166-2179. ⟨10.1109/TCST.2020.3032714⟩. ⟨hal-02985612v2⟩
  • Mathias Dus, Francesco Ferrante, Christophe Prieur. On $L_\infty$ Stabilization of Diagonal Semilinear Hyperbolic Systems by Saturated Boundary Control. ESAIM: Control, Optimisation and Calculus of Variations, EDP Sciences, 2020, 26 (23), pp.34. ⟨10.1051/cocv/2019069⟩. ⟨hal-02384422⟩
  • Francesco Ferrante, Andrea Cristofaro, Christophe Prieur. Boundary Observer Design for Cascaded ODE-Hyperbolic PDE Systems: A Matrix Inequalities Approach. Automatica, Elsevier, 2020, 119, pp.109027. ⟨10.1016/j.automatica.2020.109027⟩. ⟨hal-02552921⟩
  • Francesco Ferrante, Frédéric Gouaisbaut, Sophie Tarbouriech. On Sensor Quantization in Linear Control Systems: Krasovskii Solutions meet Semidefinite Programming. IMA Journal of Mathematical Control and Information, Oxford University Press (OUP), 2019, 37 (2), pp.395--417. ⟨10.1093/imamci/dnz003⟩. ⟨hal-01986194⟩
  • Francesco Ferrante, Frédéric Gouaisbaut, Ricardo Sanfelice, Sophie Tarbouriech. $\mathcal{L}_2$ State Estimation with Guaranteed Convergence Speed in the Presence of Sporadic Measurements. IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2019, 64 (8), pp.3362-3369. ⟨10.1109/TAC.2018.2881184⟩. ⟨hal-01913205⟩
  • Roberto Merco, Francesco Ferrante, Pierluigi Pisu. On DoS Resiliency Analysis of Networked Control Systems: Trade-off Between Jamming Actions and Network Delays. IEEE Control Systems Letters, IEEE, 2019, 3 (3), pp.559-564. ⟨10.1109/LCSYS.2019.2911882⟩. ⟨hal-02095972⟩
  • Francesco Ferrante, Chiara Ravazzi, Fabrizio Dabbene. On the Design of Structured Stabilizers for LTI Systems. IEEE Control Systems Letters, IEEE, 2019, 4 (2), pp.289-294. ⟨10.1109/LCSYS.2019.2925524⟩. ⟨hal-02155244⟩
  • Gianluca Rizzello, Francesco Ferrante, David Naso, Stefan Seelecke. Robust Interaction Control of a Dielectric Elastomer Actuator With Variable Stiffness. IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2017, 22 (4), pp.1705-1716. ⟨10.1109/TMECH.2017.2713832⟩. ⟨hal-02022349⟩
  • Francesco Ferrante, Yongqiang Wang. Robust Almost Global Splay State Stabilization of Pulse Coupled Oscillators. IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2017, 62 (6), pp.3083-3090. ⟨10.1109/TAC.2017.2677740⟩. ⟨hal-02022353⟩
  • Francesco Ferrante, Frédéric Gouaisbaut, Ricardo Sanfelice, Sophie Tarbouriech. State estimation of linear systems in the presence of sporadic measurements. Automatica, Elsevier, 2016, 73, pp.101-109. ⟨10.1016/j.automatica.2016.05.032⟩. ⟨hal-01767295⟩
  • Francesco Ferrante, Frédéric Gouaisbaut, Sophie Tarbouriech. Stabilization of continuous-time linear systems subject to input quantization. Automatica, Elsevier, 2015, 58, pp.167-172. ⟨10.1016/j.automatica.2015.05.015⟩. ⟨hal-01767297⟩

Conference papers37 documents

  • Samer Alsamadi, Francesco Ferrante, Sophie Tarbouriech. Anti-windup-like Compensator Synthesis for Discrete-Time Quantized Control Systems. 10th IFAC Symposium on Robust Control Design, Aug 2022, Kyoto, Japan. ⟨hal-03671411⟩
  • Nicolas Vanspranghe, Francesco Ferrante, Christophe Prieur. Stabilization of the Wave Equation by the Mean of a Saturating Dirichlet Feedback. MICNON 2021 - Third IFAC Conference on Modelling, Identification and Control of Nonlinear Systems, Sep 2021, Tokyo, Japan. ⟨10.1016/j.ifacol.2021.10.394⟩. ⟨hal-03349953⟩
  • Echrak Chnib, Olivier Sename, Francesco Ferrante, Eduardo Rodriguez Canales, Juan Cutipa Luque. Decoupled Control of a twin hull-based Unmanned Surface Vehicle using a Linear Parameter Varying approach. ICMCE 2021 - 10th International Conference on Mechatronics and Control Engineering (ICMCE 2021), Jul 2021, Lisbon, Portugal. ⟨hal-03274599⟩
  • Lucas José da Silva Moreira, Gildas Besancon, Francesco Ferrante, Mirko Fiacchini, Herve Roustan. Observer Based Predictive Controller for Hall-Heroult Process. ECC 2021 - 20th European Control Conference, Jun 2021, Rotterdam (on line), Netherlands. pp.2597-2602, ⟨10.23919/ECC54610.2021.9654935⟩. ⟨hal-03329936⟩
  • Francesco Ferrante, Gildas Besancon. On Angular Speed Estimation of Rigid Bodies. CDC 2021 - 60th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Dec 2021, Austin, TX, United States. ⟨hal-03483898⟩
  • Suha Shreim, Francesco Ferrante, Christophe Prieur. Design of Saturated Boundary Control for Hyperbolic Systems. IFAC WC 2020 - 21st IFAC World Congress, Jul 2020, Berlin (virtual), Germany. pp.5342--5347, ⟨10.1016/j.ifacol.2020.12.1223⟩. ⟨hal-02893790⟩
  • Andrea Cristofaro, Francesco Ferrante. Unknown Input Observer design for coupled PDE/ODE linear systems. CDC 2020 - 59th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, IEEE, Dec 2020, Jeju Island (virtual), South Korea. pp.646-651, ⟨10.1109/CDC42340.2020.9304374⟩. ⟨hal-03092414⟩
  • Roberto Merco, Francesco Ferrante, Ricardo Sanfelice, Pierluigi Pisu. LMI-Based Output Feedback Control Design in the Presence of Sporadic Measurements. ACC 2020 - American Control Conference, Jul 2020, Denver (online), United States. pp.3331-3336, ⟨10.23919/ACC45564.2020.9147950⟩. ⟨hal-02512846⟩
  • Francesco Ferrante, Andrea Cristofaro. Observer Design for Systems of Conservation Laws with Lipschitz Nonlinear Boundary Dynamics. ACC 2020 - American Control Conference, Jul 2020, Denver (online), United States. pp.3431-3436, ⟨10.23919/ACC45564.2020.9147240⟩. ⟨hal-02512847⟩
  • Santiago Leudo, Francesco Ferrante, Ricardo Sanfelice. Upper bounds and Cost Evaluation in Dynamic Two-player Zero-sum Games. CDC 2020 - 59th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, IEEE, Dec 2020, Jeju Island (virtual), South Korea. pp.424-429, ⟨10.1109/CDC42340.2020.9304001⟩. ⟨hal-03092421⟩
  • Michele Mandolino, Francesco Ferrante, Gianluca Rizzello. A Hybrid Dynamical Model for Hysteretic Thermal Shape Memory Alloy Wire Actuators. IFAC WC 2020 - 21st IFAC World Congress, Jul 2020, Berlin (virtual), Germany. pp.8923-8928, ⟨10.1016/j.ifacol.2020.12.1418⟩. ⟨hal-02516748⟩
  • Lucas José da Silva Moreira, Gildas Besancon, Francesco Ferrante, Mirko Fiacchini, Herve Roustan. Model Based Approach for Online Monitoring of Aluminum Production Process. TMS 2021 Annual Meeting & Exhibition, Mar 2020, San Antonio, United States. pp.566-571. ⟨hal-02444509⟩
  • Francesco Ferrante, Chiara Ravazzi, Fabrizio Dabbene. An LMI Approach for Structured $\mathcal{H}_\infty$ State Feedback Control. IFAC WC 2020 - 21st IFAC World Congress, Jul 2020, Berlin (virtual), Germany. pp.4058-4063, ⟨10.1016/j.ifacol.2020.12.2335⟩. ⟨hal-02884635⟩
  • Andrea Cristofaro, Francesco Ferrante. Boundary stabilization of systems of high order PDEs arising from flexible robotics. IFAC WC 2020 - 21st IFAC World Congress, Jul 2020, Berlin (virtual), Germany. pp.7807-7812, ⟨10.1016/j.ifacol.2020.12.1876⟩. ⟨hal-02509412⟩
  • Lucas José da Silva Moreira, Mirko Fiacchini, Gildas Besancon, Francesco Ferrante, Herve Roustan. State Affine Modeling and Observer Design for Hall-Héroult Process. IFAC WC 2020 - 21st IFAC World Congress, Jul 2020, Berlin (virtual), Germany. pp.12020-12025, ⟨10.1016/j.ifacol.2020.12.736⟩. ⟨hal-02884650⟩
  • Giorgio Valmorbida, Francesco Ferrante. On Quantization in Discrete-Time Control Systems: Stability Analysis of Ternary Controllers. CDC 2020 - 59th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, IEEE, Dec 2020, Jeju Island (virtual), South Korea. pp.2543-2548, ⟨10.1109/CDC42340.2020.9304125⟩. ⟨hal-03092417⟩
  • Nicolas Vanspranghe, Francesco Ferrante, Christophe Prieur. Control of a Wave Equation with a Dynamic Boundary Condition. CDC 2020 - 59th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, IEEE, Dec 2020, Jeju Island (virtual), South Korea. pp.652-657, ⟨10.1109/CDC42340.2020.9303767⟩. ⟨hal-02987252⟩
  • Francesco Ferrante, Luca Zaccarian. Dynamic reset output feedback with guaranteed convergence rate. MECHATRONICS 2019 - NOLCOS 2019 - 8th IFAC Symposium on Mechatronic Systems - 11th IFAC Symposium on Nonlinear Control Systems, Sep 2019, Vienne, Austria. pp.102-107, ⟨10.1016/j.ifacol.2019.11.763⟩. ⟨hal-02137359⟩
  • Francesco Ferrante, Ricardo Sanfelice. Certifying Optimality in Hybrid Control Systems via Lyapunov-like Conditions. MECHATRONICS 2019 - NOLCOS 2019 - 8th IFAC Symposium on Mechatronic Systems - 11th IFAC Symposium on Nonlinear Control Systems, Sep 2019, Vienne, Austria. pp.245-250, ⟨10.1016/j.ifacol.2019.11.786⟩. ⟨hal-02137357⟩
  • Roberto Merco, Francesco Ferrante, Pierluigi Pisu. DoS-Resilient Hybrid Controller for String-Stable Connected Vehicles. IV 2019 - 30th IEEE Intelligent Vehicles Symposium, Jun 2019, Paris, France. pp.1639-1644. ⟨hal-02096505⟩
  • Roberto Merco, Francesco Ferrante, Pierluigi Pisu. Network Aware Control Design for String Stabilization in Vehicle Platoons: An LMI Approach. ACC 2019 - American Control Conference, Jul 2019, Philadelphia, United States. pp.539-544. ⟨hal-01997377⟩
  • Francesco Ferrante, Christophe Prieur. Boundary Control Design for Linear 1-D Balance Laws in the Presence of In-Domain Disturbances. ECC 2019 - 18th European Control Conference, Jun 2019, Naples, Italy. pp.2412-2417, ⟨10.23919/ECC.2019.8796072⟩. ⟨hal-02085135⟩
  • Francesco Ferrante, Andrea Cristofaro. Boundary Observer Design for Coupled ODEs-Hyperbolic PDEs Systems. ECC 2019 - 18th European Control Conference, Jun 2019, Naples, Italy. pp.2418-2423, ⟨10.23919/ECC.2019.8795767⟩. ⟨hal-02085133⟩
  • Marc Jungers, Francesco Ferrante, Jérôme Lohéac. Dissipativeness and dissipativation of discrete-time switched linear systems. 58th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, CDC 2019, Dec 2019, Nice, France. pp.5760-5765. ⟨hal-02194164⟩
  • Francesco Ferrante, Ricardo Sanfelice, Sophie Tarbouriech. Hybrid Regional Stabilization of Linear Systems with Actuator Saturation and Multi-Rate Samplers. ECC 2018 - 16th European Control Conference, Jun 2018, Limassol, Cyprus. pp.1-6, ⟨10.23919/ECC.2018.8550561⟩. ⟨hal-01721712⟩
  • Francesco Ferrante, Christophe Prieur. Boundary Control Design for Linear Conservation Laws in the Presence of Energy-Bounded Measurement Noise. CDC 2018 - 57th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Dec 2018, Miami, FL, United States. pp.6550-6555. ⟨hal-01880804⟩
  • Francesco Ferrante, Ricardo Sanfelice. On the Optimality of Lyapunov-based Feedback Laws for Constrained Difference Inclusions. ACC 2018 - American Control Conference, Jun 2018, Milwaukee, United States. pp.3435-3440. ⟨hal-01721704⟩
  • Francesco Ferrante, Ricardo Sanfelice. Cost Evaluation for Hybrid Inclusions: A Lyapunov Approach. CDC 2018 - 57th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Dec 2018, Miami, FL, United States. pp.855-860, ⟨10.1109/CDC.2018.8619155⟩. ⟨hal-01850393v3⟩
  • Marcello Guarro, Francesco Ferrante, Ricardo Sanfelice. State Estimation of Linear Systems over a Network subject to Sporadic Measurements, Delays, and Clock Mismatches. NecSys 2018 - 7th IFAC Workshop on Distributed Estimation and Control in Networked Systems, Aug 2018, Groningen, Netherlands. pp.313-318. ⟨hal-01850400⟩
  • Gianluca Rizzello, Francesco Ferrante, David Naso, Stefan Seelecke. Interaction control of a dielectric elastomer membrane with variable stiffness. ACC 2017 - American Control Conference, May 2017, Seattle, United States. pp.210-215, ⟨10.23919/ACC.2017.7962955⟩. ⟨hal-02092902⟩
  • Francesco Ferrante, Ricardo Sanfelice. Hybrid Robust Minimum-time Control for a Class of Non-Exponentially Unstable Planar Systems. CDC 2017 - 56th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Dec 2017, Melbourne, Australia. pp.139-144. ⟨hal-01593070⟩
  • Francesco Ferrante, Yongqiang Wang. A hybrid systems approach to splay state stabilization of pulse coupled oscillators. 55th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Dec 2016, Las Vegas, France. pp.1763-1768. ⟨hal-02196119⟩
  • Francesco Ferrante, Frédéric Gouaisbaut, Ricardo Sanfelice, Sophie Tarbouriech. A hybrid observer with a continuous intersample injection in the presence of sporadic measurements. 54th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Dec 2015, Osaka, Japan. pp.5654-5659, ⟨10.1109/CDC.2015.7403106⟩. ⟨hal-01767312⟩
  • Francesco Ferrante, Frédéric Gouaisbaut, Ricardo Sanfelice, Sophie Tarbouriech. Observer-based control design for linear systems in the presence of limited measurement streams and intermittent input access. American Control Conference 2015, Jul 2015, Chicago, United States. pp.4689-4694, ⟨10.1109/ACC.2015.7172068⟩. ⟨hal-01767333⟩
  • Francesco Ferrante, Frédéric Gouaisbaut, Sophie Tarbouriech. Dynamic output-feedback controller design for continuous-time linear systems with actuator and sensor quantization. 2015 European Control Conference (ECC), Jul 2015, Linz, Austria. pp.1663-1668, ⟨10.1109/ECC.2015.7330776⟩. ⟨hal-01767351⟩
  • Francesco Ferrante, Frédéric Gouaisbaut, Sophie Tarbouriech. Observer-based control for linear systems with quantized output. European Control Conference 2014, Jun 2014, Strasbourg, France. pp.964-969. ⟨hal-00911570v2⟩
  • Francesco Ferrante, Frédéric Gouaisbaut, Ricardo Sanfelice, Sophie Tarbouriech. An Observer with Measurement-triggered Jumps for Linear Systems with Known Input. IFAC World Congress, Aug 2014, Cape Town, South Africa. pp.140-145. ⟨hal-00911851v3⟩

Book sections2 documents

  • Lucas José da Silva Moreira, Gildas Besancon, Francesco Ferrante, Mirko Fiacchini, Herve Roustan. Model Based Approach for Online Monitoring of Aluminum Production Process. Light Metals 2020, pp.566-571, 2020, 978-3-030-36407-6. ⟨10.1007/978-3-030-36408-3_78⟩. ⟨hal-03037915⟩
  • Francesco Ferrante, Frédéric Gouaisbaut, Sophie Tarbouriech. Stabilization by Quantized Delayed State Feedback. Delays and Networked Control Systems , 6, Springer, pp.135-149, 2016, Advances in Delays and Dynamics, 978-3-319-32372-5. ⟨hal-01767372⟩

Preprints, Working Papers, ...1 document

  • Nicolas Vanspranghe, Francesco Ferrante, Christophe Prieur. Stabilization of the Wave Equation through Nonlinear Dirichlet Actuation. 2021. ⟨hal-03363940⟩

Theses1 document

  • Francesco Ferrante. On quantization and sporadic measurements in control systems: stability, stabilization, and observer design. Mathematics [math]. ISAE - Institut Supérieur de l'Aéronautique et de l'Espace, 2015. English. ⟨tel-01261508v3⟩