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  • Ph.D., Control Engineering2007, University of Rome "Tor Vergata", Italy
  • M.S., Electrical and Computer Engineering, 2004, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, USA
  • Laurea, Computer Science Engineering, 2003, summa cum laude, University of Rome "Tor Vergata", Italy

Professional Experience

  • Assistant Professor, Automotive Engineering Department, Clemson University, 2013-present
  • Research Scientist, The Ohio State University, 2012-2013
  • Senior Research Associate, The Ohio State University, 2010-2012
  • Adjunct Fellow, Center for Automotive Research, 2011-2013
  • Lecturer, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department, The Ohio State University, 2010-2013
  • Research Associate, The Ohio State University, 2009-2010 
  • Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, The Ohio State University, 2007-2009             
  • Control Engineer, Thales-Alenia Space, Rome (Italy), 2007 - Orbit and Attitude Spacecraft Control Division    
  • Test Engineer, IBM, Rome (Italy), 2000-2002

Synergistic Activities

  • Chair, IEEE TC on Automotive Controls (2015-present)
  • Vice-Chair, IFAC TC on Automotive Control TC7.1 (2015-present)
  • Associate Editor, SAE International Journal of Alternative Powertrains (2012-present)
  • Associate Editor, ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Division (ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Conference, American Control Conference) (2010-present)
  • Member, ASME Energy Systems Technical Committee (2012-present)
  • Member, IFAC Technical Committee Automotive Control (2010-present)
  • Member, IEEE CSS Technical Committee on Automotive Controls  (2009-present)
  • Member, IFAC Technical Committee on Fault Detection, Supervision and Safety of Technical Processes (SAFEPROCESS) (2009-present)
  • Member, ASME Automotive and Transportation Systems (ATS) Technical Committee (2008-present)


  • Member, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
  • Member, American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
  • Member, Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE)
  • Member, The Electrochemical Society (ECS)

Honors & Awards

Departmental Service CU

  • Chair, Seminar Committee (2013-present)
  • Member, Graduate Research Committee (GRC) (2014-present)