DABBENE Fabrizio

Senior Researcher
C.so Duca degli Abruzzi, 24
10129 Torino, Italy
fabrizio.dabbene [at] ieiit.cnr.it
Tel: +39 011 0905416

DABBENE Fabrizio photo

Actual Position

  • Senior researcher at the Istituto di Elettronica e di Ingegneria dell'Informazione e delle Telecomunicazioni (IEIITI) of the Italian National Research Council (CNR), since 2006
  • Coordinator of the Systems and Control Technologies group of CNR-IEIIT, since 2011
  • Holds collaboration with Politecnico di Torino and Università degli Studi di Torino, where he teaches several classes in different graduate and undergraduate courses

Background

  • Tenured researcher at CNR-IEIIT, from 2001 to 2006
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Dipartimento di Automatica e Informatica, Politecnico di Torino, 2000
  • Ph.D.in Control Engineering, Politecnico di Torino, Dipartimento di Automatica e Informatica. Title of the Ph.D. thesis: ``Randomized Algorithms for Probabilistic Robustness Analysis and Design", 1999
  • Visiting researcher at University of Iowa, Dept. of Electrical Engineering (invited by Prof. E.-W. Bai), 2007
  • Laurea degree in Electrical Engineering, Politecnico di Torino. Title of the Master Thesis: ``New Approaches for Robustness Analysis of Systems with Parametric Uncertainty", 1995.
  • Languages
    • Italian: mother tongue
    • English: fluent
    • French: school level
    • Russian: beginner level

Memberships in Professional and Learned Societies

  • IEEE - The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
    • Senior Member, since 2009
    • Member, since 1995
  • IEEE CSS - IEEE Control Systems Society
    • Vice President for Publication Activities, 2015
    • Elected member of the Board of Governors, from 2014 to 1016
    • Member, since 1995
  • SIDRA - Società Italiana Docenti e Ricercatori in Automatica
    • Member, since 2007

Technical Committees

  • Chair of the IFAC Technical Committee 2.5 on Robust Control, since 2011
  • Chair of the IEEE Technical Committee on Computer Aided Control System Design (TC-CACSD), from 2010 to 2013
  • Chair of the Action Group on Probabilistic and Randomized Methods in Control (PRMC) of the IEEE Technical Committee on CACSD, from 2005 to 2009

Editorial Activities and Services

  • Guest Editor of the special issue "Relaxation Methods in Identification and Estimation Problems" for the IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 2014
  • Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, from 2008 to 2012
  • Associate Editor of the Elsevier journal Automatica, from 2008 to 2014
  • Program Chair of the CACSD Symposium, IEEE Multiconference on Systems and Control, Tokyo, Japan, September 2010
  • Member of the International Advisory Committee for the IEEE First International Conference on Control, Measurement and Instrumentation (CMI 2016), Kolkata, India, 8-10 January 2016
  • Exhibit Chair for the 52nd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC 2013), Florence, Italy, December 2013
  • Workshop Chair for the 52nd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC 2013), Florence, Italy, December 2013
  • Program Committee Member for the following conferences:
    • 18th IFAC Symposium on System Identification (SYSID 2018), Stockholm, Sweden, July 9-11, 2018
    • Third Indian Control Conference (ICC 2017), Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati, India, January 4-6, 2017
    • IEEE Conference on Control Applications (CCA 2016), Buenos Aires, Argentina, 19-22 September 2016
    • 16th IFAC Workshop on Control Applications of Optimization (CAO’2015), Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany, October 2015
    • IEEE Multiconference on Systems and Control (MSC 2015), Sydney, Australia, September 2015
    • 5th IFAC Conference on Control of Power and Energy Systems (NMPC 2015), Sevilla, Spain, September 2015
    • 8th IFAC Symposium on Robust Control Design (ROCOND'15), Bratislava, Slovakia, July 2015
    • 1st IFAC Workshop on Linear Parameter Varying Systems (LPVS 2015), Grenoble, France, October 2015
    • 11th International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics (ICINCO 2014), Vienna, Austria, September 2014
    • 19th IFAC World Congress, Cape Town, South Africa, 2014 (Congress Technical Associate Editor)
    • 3rd IFAC International Conference on Intelligent Control and Automation Science (ICONS 2013), Chengdu, China, 2013
    • IEEE Multiconference on Systems and Control (MSC 2015), Hyderabad, India, August 2013
    • 10th International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics (ICINCO 2013), Reykjavik, Island, 2013
    • 14th IEEE International Multitopic Conference (INMIC 2011), Karachi, Pakistan, 2011
    • 18th IFAC World Congress, Milan, Italy, 2011 (Congress Technical Associate Editor)
    • 48th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC 2009), Shanghai, China, December 2009
    • IEEE Multiconference on Systems and Control (MSC 2008), San Antonio, Texas, USA, September 2008
    • Joint IEEE Conference on Decision and Control and European Control Conference (CDC-ECC 2005), Seville, Spain, December 2005 (Associate Editor)
  • Associate Editor of the Conference Editorial Board (CEB) for the IEEE Control System Society, from 2001 to 2008

Selected Lectures and Courses

  • Course for the Graduate School on Control;Randomized Algorithms for Systems and Control: Theory and Applications,European Embedded Control Institute, Supelec, Paris, January 2013 (Co-Organizer and speaker).
  • Course for the 4th Traditional All-Russian Summer School on "Control Information, Optimization," Randomized Methods in Optimization and Control: A Tutorial Introduction Russian Academy of Science (RAS), Zvenigorod, Russia, June 2012 (Speaker).
  • Ph. D. course “Algoritmi Randomizzati per l'Analisi ed il Controllo di Sistemi Incerti," Politecnico di Milano, October-November 2002 (Co-Organizer and speaker).
  • Invited seminar at the Minisymposium "Application and Theory of Stochastic Optimization Treatments," organized by Prof. K. Marti for the 77th Annual Meeting of the Gesellschaft für Angewandte Mathematik und Mechanik e.V. (GAMM 2006), Technische Universität Berlin, March 2006.
  • Invited seminar at the Coordinated Science Laboratory, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champain, April 2002.

Dissemination

  • Tutorial Session “Big Data and Sparsity in Systems and Control. Part I: Identification and Model (In)Validation,“ IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Los Angeles, CA, USA, December 2014 (co-organizer)
  • Tutorial Session “Big Data and Sparsity in Systems and Control. Part II: Control and Optimization,“ IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Los Angeles, CA, USA, December 2014 (co-organizer and speaker)
  • Conference Workshop “Probabilistic Methods for Robust Optimization,“ IEEE Multiconference on Systems and Control, Denver, Colorado, USA, September 2011 (Principal organizer and speaker)
  • Conference Workshop “RACT, Randomized Algorithms Control Toolbox,“ IEEE Multiconference on Systems and Control, San Antonio, Texas, USA, September 2008 (Principal organizer and speaker)
  • Conference Workshop “The Interplay of Probability and Robustness for Control of Uncertain Systems,“ IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Sydney, Australia, December 2000 (Co-organizer and speaker)
  • Invited Session “LMI relaxation techniques for system identification ," Joint IEEE Conference on Decision and Control and European Control Conference (CDC-ECC 2011), Orlando, Florida, 2011 (Co-organizer).
  • Invited Session “Probabilistic and Randomized Methods for Control ," 5th IFAC Symposium on Robust Control (ROCOND 06), Toulouse, France, July 2006 (Co-organizer).
  • Invited Session “Stochastic and Randomized Algorithms for Optimization and Control ,"joint IEEE Conference on Decision and Control- European Control Conference, Seville, Spain, December 2005 (Co-organizer).
  • Invited Session “Randomized Algorithms for Analysis and Synthesis of Robust Control Systems," IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Maui, Hawaii, USA, December 2003 (Co-organizer).
  • Invited Session “Statistical Learning Methods in Optimization, Control and System Identification," IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Maui, Hawaii, USA, December 2003 (Co-organizer).