Dr. Pierluigi Pisu Associate Professor Leader of the Connected Vehicle Technology Faculty Group Department of Automotive Engineering Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering Clemson University

Contact Info:

 

CU-ICAR

Room 341

4 Research Drive

Clemson, SC 29607

Phone: (864) 283-7227

Fax: (864) 283-7208

Email: pisup@clemson.edu

 

Dr. Pierluigi Pisu is an Associate Professor of Automotive Engineering at the Clemson University International Center for Automotive Research with a joint appointment in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Clemson University. He is the Leader of the Connected Vehicle Technology Faculty Research Group in the College of Engineering and Science and the Leader of the Deep Orange 10 Program. He has a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from The Ohio State University and a M.S. in Computer Engineering from the University of Genoa, Italy. His research interests lie in functional safety, security, control and optimization of Cyber-Physical Systems for next generation of high performance and resilient connected and automated systems with emphasis in both theoretical formulation and virtual/hardware-in- the-loop validation. He published 40 journal & 80 conference papers; he holds 3 patents and published a book on “Fault Detection and Isolation with Applications to Vehicle Systems”.

EDUCATION

 

Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, March 2002

The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

Major area: Control; Minor areas: Communications and Industrial Engineering

Thesis: "Hierarchical Model-Based Fault Diagnosis with Application to Vehicle Systems"

Advisors: Prof. Giorgio Rizzoni, Prof. Vadim Utkin

 

M.S. in Computer Engineering, October 1996

University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy

Final Grade: 110/110, summa cum laude

Thesis: "Application of Second Order Variable Structure Control (VSC) to Induction Motor Control"

Advisor: Prof. Giorgio Bartolini, Co-Advisor: Prof. Mario Marchesoni

 

PATENTS

 

G. Rizzoni, A. Soliman, P. Pisu, S. Amberkar, B. Murray, "Fault detection and isolation system and method", filed 11/09/2001. OSU Ref. #: 01ID45F, U.S. Patent Application No. 10/039,636. Patent No. 6,687,585 B1, granted on Feb. 2004.

 

G. Rizzoni, A. Soliman, P. Pisu, S. Amberkar, B. Murray, "Model-Based Fault detection and isolation system and method", filed 11/09/2001. OSU Ref. #: 01ID45F, U.S. Patent Application No. 10/039,634. Patent No. 6,766,230 B1, granted on Jul. 2004.

 

P. Pisu, P. Venhovens, S. Mohon, J. Streit, "Systems and Methods to Determine the Condition of a Battery," filed 10/25/2012.  Ref. #: 24070/AJ-33,  U.S. Patent Application No. 13,660,703.

 

HONORS AND AWARDS

 

Winner and PI of National Science Foundation proposal "CPS:Synergy:Security of Distributed Cyber-Physical Systems with Connected Vehicle Applications" 2015.

 

Winner of the Best Paper and Outstanding Presentation Award in Future Automotive Technologies at FISITA'04 World Congress with the paper titled "Model-Based Sensor Fault Detection and Isolation in a Steer-by-wire system with Parameter Uncertainties".

 

       Best Paper Presentation in the Vehicle Control II session at the American Control Conference 2003.

 

       Outstanding Ph.D. student, initiated into The Ohio State University Chapter of the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi on Tuesday, May 15 2001.

 

     'The Best and Youngest Graduate in Computer Engineering' at the University of Genoa for the academic year 95/96.