Mauro Franceschelli is currently an Senior Assistant Professor (RTD-B) at the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, University of Cagliari since July 2019. He received the B.S. and M.S. degree in Electronic Engineering “cum laude” in 2005 and 2007 from the University of Cagliari, Italy. He received the PhD from the same university in 2011 where he worked as postdoc until Septemebr 2015. He has spent visiting periods at the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), the Georgia Institute of Technology (GaTech), the University of California at Santa Barbara (UCSB), Xidian University, Xi’an, China and CNRS, Grenoble, France. From October 2015 to June 2019 he was Assistant Professor (RTD-A) at the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, University of Cagliari, Italy, with a position founded by the Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research (MIUR) under the 2014 call “Scientific Independence of Young Researchers” (SIR).
He has published more than 70 papers in top international journals and conference proceedings and directed or participated to more than 12 european/national/regional research projects.
He is Associate Editor for the IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering (T-ASE) since 2021.
He is member of the Conference Editorial Board (CEB) for the IEEE Control Systems Society (CSS) since 2019. He serves as Associate Editor for the IEEE Conference on Automation Science and Engineering (CASE) since 2015, the IEEE American Control Conference (ACC) since 2019 and IEEE Conference on Decision and Control since 2020.
His area of expertise is the development of distributed control and coordination algorithms for large groups of autonomous systems that interact within a communication or sensing network and suffer from limited information availability and constrained resources. His research interests include consensus problems, gossip algorithms, multi-agent systems, multi-robot systems, distributed optimization and electric demand side management.
He is currently qualified for access to a position of associate professor (professore di II fascia), disciplinary sector ING-INF/04, Automatica, with validity from 07/04/2017 to 07/04/2023
(art. 16, comma 1, Legge 240/10)