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Francesco Ferrante's CV


Francesco Ferrante is an assistant professor of Control Systems (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.


Journal articles19 documents

  • 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⟩
  • 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⟩
  • 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⟩
  • 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-02985612⟩
  • Francesco Ferrante, Sophie Tarbouriech. On the Use of Generalized Holding Devices in Event-Triggered Observer-Based Controllers. Nonlinear Analysis: Hybrid Systems, Elsevier, 2021, 42, pp.101078. ⟨10.1016/j.nahs.2021.101078⟩. ⟨hal-03260671⟩
  • 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, 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⟩
  • 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⟩
  • 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, 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⟩
  • 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⟩
  • 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, 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⟩
  • 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, 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 papers34 documents

  • 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, Netherlands. ⟨hal-03329936⟩
  • 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⟩
  • 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. ⟨hal-02509412⟩
  • 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. ⟨hal-02512847⟩
  • 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. ⟨hal-02516748⟩
  • 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. ⟨hal-02884650⟩
  • 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. ⟨hal-03092421⟩
  • 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. ⟨hal-02893790⟩
  • 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⟩
  • 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. ⟨hal-03092417⟩
  • 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. ⟨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. ⟨hal-02512846⟩
  • 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. ⟨hal-02884635⟩
  • 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. ⟨hal-02987252⟩
  • 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. ⟨hal-02085133⟩
  • 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. ⟨hal-02137359⟩
  • 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⟩
  • 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. ⟨hal-02137357⟩
  • Marc Jungers, Francesco Ferrante, Jérôme Lohéac. Dissipativeness and dissipativation of discrete-time switched linear systems. CDC 2019 - 58th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Dec 2019, Nice, France. pp.5760-5765. ⟨hal-02194164⟩
  • 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. ⟨hal-02085135⟩
  • 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, 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⟩
  • 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⟩
  • 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⟩
  • 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⟩
  • 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, 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, 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, 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⟩
  • 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⟩

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⟩

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⟩