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Giorgio Picci

Short Curriculum Vitae of Giorgio Picci

Giorgio Picci is Professor Emeritus with the University of Padova, Italy, Department of Information Engineering. He graduated (summa cum laude) from the University of Padova in 1967 and since then has held several long-term visiting appointments with various American, Japanese and European universities among which Brown University, M.I.T., the University of Kentucky, Arizona State University, the Center for Mathematics and Computer Sciences (C.W.I.) in Amsterdam, the Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm Sweden, Kyoto University, University in St. Louis, Mo. and more recently Shanghai Jiao Tong University and Guangzhou University in China.

He has been contributing to Systems and Control theory mostly in the area of modeling, estimation and identification of stochastic systems and published over 150 papers and
the book: Linear Stochastic Systems: A Geometric Approach to Modeling, Estimation and Identification, Springer series in Contemporary Mathematics, co-authored with Anders Lindquist. The book was translated in Chinese and published in two volumes by the   Shanghai Scientific and Technical Publishers, in 2018. He also edited three books in this area.He has been active also in the field of dynamic vision and on-line scene and motion reconstruction.

Giorgio Picci has been involved in various joint research projects with industry and state agencies. He has been general coordinator of an italian national research project on New techniques for identification and adaptive control of industrial systems, funded by MIUR (the Italian ministery for higher education) for the   years 1998 to 2012; has been project manager of the italian team for the Commission of the European Communities Network of Excellence  System Identification (ERNSI) and  general project manager of the Commission of European Communities IST project RECSYS, in the fifth Framework Program.

Giorgio Picci is a Life Fellow of the IEEE, Fellow of IFAC, past chairman of the IFAC Technical Committee on Stochastic Systems and past member of the EUCA council. He is a foreign member of the Swedish Royal Academy of Engineering Sciences.