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

Research Activity

  • Chair of the Italian Chapter, IEEE Control Systems Society. , since 2019
  • Institute representative for the Project Area “Robotics and Control Systems", CNR IEIIT, since 2018
  • Member of the Scientific Council, , CNR IEIIT, since 2018
  • Vice-representative of CNR at the International Federation of Automatic Con- trol (IFAC). , since 2018
  • Responsible of the CNR Commessa “Tecnologie per il controllo di/su reti di telecomunicazioni," from 2013 to 2016
  • Coordinator of the group Systems Modeling and Control , CNR IEIIT, since 2018
  • Coordinator of the group Systems and Control Technologies , CNR IEIIT, from 2011 to 2018
  • Vice President for Publications Activities, IEEE Control Systems Society , from 2015 to 2016
  • Elected Member, IEEE Control Systems Society Board of Governors , from 2014 to 2016
  • Chair, IFAC Technical Committee 2.5 on Robust Control , from 2011 to 2017
  • Coordinator, Systems and Control Technologies group , CNR IEITT, from 2011 to 2017
  • Chair, IEEE-CSS Technical Committee on Computational Aspects of Control Systems 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 Activity

  • Section Editor , Encyclopedia of Systems and Control, 2 ed, Springer-Verlag, Section: Complex and Uncertain Systems, 2018
  • Senior Editor , IEEE Control Systems Letters, since 2018
  • Member of the Steering Committee , IEEE Control Systems Letters, since 2017
  • Liaison representative, IEEE-Wiley Press , for the IEEE Control Systems Society, since 2015
  • Member of the Steering Committee , IEEE/ACM Transactions on Computational Biology & Bioinformatics, from 2015 to 2016
  • Member of the Steering Committee , IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, from 2015 to 2016
  • Member of the Steering Committee , IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, from 2015 to 2016
  • Member of the Steering Committee , IEEE/ACM Transactions on Computational Biology & Bioinformatics, from 2015 to 2016
  • Member of the Steering Committee , IEEE Technical Activities Board Magazine Committee, from 2015 to 2016
  • Member of the Steering Committee , IEEE Technical Activities Board Newsletters Committee, from 2015 to 2016
  • Member of the Steering Committee , IEEE Technical Activities Board Transactions Committee, from 2015 to 2016
  • 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
  • Member of Conference Editorial Board (CEB) of the IEEE Control System Society, from 2001 to 2008

IPC Services and Organization Activity

  • General Chair of the 2022 IEEE Conference on Control Applications, (CCTA 2022), , Trieste, Italy, 2022. Co-chair with Alessandro Beghi from 2001 to 2008
  • Associate Editor at Large for the 2019 American Control Conference, (ACC 2019) , Philadelphia, USA, July 10-12, 2019
  • Program chair of the 2017 Workshop "Roberto Tempo" on Uncertain Dynamical Systems, (WUDS 2017) , Banyuls-sur-mer, France 5-7 July 2017
  • Member of the International Advisory Committee of the 2016 IEEE First International Conference on Control, Measurement and Instrumentation, (CMI 2016) , Kolkata, India, 8-10 January 2016
  • Program chair of the 2014 Workshop on Uncertain Dynamical Systems, (WUDS 2014) , Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 20-22 August 2014
  • Exhibit Chair of the 52nd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, (CDC 2013), , Florence, Italy, December 2013
  • Workshop Chair of the 52nd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, (CDC 2013), , Florence, Italy, December 2013
  • Program Chair of the IEEE International Symposium on Computer-Aided Control System Design, Multi-conference on Systems and Control(MSC 2010) , Yokohama, Japan, September 2010
  • Program Committee Member for the following conferences:
    • Fifth Indian Control Conference (ICC 2019), IIT Delhi, India, January 9-11 2019
    • 9th IFAC Symposium on Robust Control Design (ROCOND’18), Florianopolis, Brazil, September 3-5, 2018
    • Fourth Indian Control Conference (ICC 2018), IIT Kanpur, India, January 4-6, 2018
    • 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, 6-9 October 2015
    • Second Indian Control Conference (ICC 2016), Indian Institute of Technology, Hyderabad, India, January 4-6, 2016
    • IEEE Multiconference on Systems and Control (MSC 2015), Sydney, Australia, 21-23 September 2015
    • 5th IFAC Conference on Nonlinear Model Predictive Control (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
    • First Indian Control Conference (ICC 2015), Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, India, January 5-7, 2016
    • 11th International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics (ICINCO 2014), Vienna, Austria, 8-10 September 2014
    • 19th IFAC World Congress, Cape Town, South Africa, 24-29 August 2014 (Congress Technical Associate Editor)
    • 3rd IFAC International Conference on Intelligent Control and Automation Science (ICONS 2013), Chengdu, China, 2-4 September 2013
    • IEEE Multiconference on Systems and Control (MSC 2015), Hyderabad, India, 27-30 August 2013
    • 10th International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics (ICINCO 2013), Reykjavik, Island, 29-31 July 2013
    • 14th IEEE International Multitopic Conference (INMIC 2011), Karachi, Pakistan, 22-24 December 2011
    • 18th IFAC World Congress, Milan, Italy, 28 August-2 September 2011 (Congress Technical Associate Editor)
    • 48th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC 2009), Shanghai, China, 16-18 December 2009
    • IEEE Multiconference on Systems and Control (MSC 2008), San Antonio, Texas, USA, 3-5 September 2008
    • Joint IEEE Conference on Decision and Control and European Control Conference (CDC- ECC 2005), Seville, Spain, 12-15 December 2005 (Associate Editor)

Awards

  • Publication Award of the University of Stuttgart for the paper
    M. Lorenzen, F. Dabbene, R. Tempo, and F. Allgower, "Constraint-tightening and stability in stochastic model predictive control", IEEE Transactions On Automatic Control , 62(7), 2017
  • Best Young Author Journal Paper Award 2017, IEEE CSS – Italy Chapter for the paper
    S. Formentin, F. Dabbene, R. Tempo, L. Zaccarian, and S.M. Savaresi, "Robust Linear Static Anti-Windup With Probabilistic Certificates," IEEE Transactions On Automatic Control, 62(4), 2017
  • 2010 EurAgEng Oustanding Paper Award. for the paper
    F. Dabbene, P. Gay, and N. Sacco, "Optimisation of fresh food supply chains in uncertain environments, Part II: a case study", Biosystems Engineering, 99(3), 2008, 360-371
  • 2014 Certificate of Outstanding Service, Automatica,
    For outstanding activity as Associate Editor of Automatica - Term of office 2008 - 2014

Selected Lectures and Courses

  • Plenary IFAC World Congress, (IFAC 2017), Toulouse, France, July 10-14, 2017, Talk in Plenary Session dedicated to Roberto Tempo.
  • Plenary Society of Instrument and Control Engineers Annual Conference, (SICE 2016), Tsukuba, Japan, September 20-23, 2016
  • Advanced Course European Embedded Control Institute, Supelec, Paris, January 2013
  • Ph.D. Course Politecnico di Milano, Ph.D. School October 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).