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VALCHER MARIA ELENA

Professore ordinario

ING-INF/04 - AUTOMATICA

Indirizzo: VIA G. GRADENIGO, 6/B - PADOVA

Telefono: 0498277795

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E-mail: mariaelena.valcher@unipd.it

Orario di ricevimento: Martedi' 14:00 - 16:00 Luogo: Ufficio 314, stabile DEI/A del Dip. Ingegneria dell'Informazione
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Controlli automatici (ult. numero di matricola da 0 a 4)
Codice: IN08101661 / Ordinamento: 2011 / Anno Accademico: 2018

Teoria dei sistemi
Codice: IN07109225 / Ordinamento: 2008 / Anno Accademico: 2018

Teoria dei sistemi
Codice: IN07109225 / Ordinamento: 2008 / Anno Accademico: 2018

Controlli automatici (ult. numero di matricola da 0 a 4)
Codice: IN08101661 / Ordinamento: 2011 / Anno Accademico: 2017

Teoria dei sistemi
Codice: IN07109225 / Ordinamento: 2008 / Anno Accademico: 2017

Teoria dei sistemi
Codice: IN07109225 / Ordinamento: 2008 / Anno Accademico: 2017

Controlli automatici
Codice: IN08101661 / Ordinamento: 2014 / Anno Accademico: 2016

Controlli automatici
Codice: IN08101661 / Ordinamento: 2014 / Anno Accademico: 2016

Controlli automatici (ult. numero di matricola da 0 a 4)
Codice: IN08101661 / Ordinamento: 2011 / Anno Accademico: 2016

Controlli automatici
Codice: IN08101661 / Ordinamento: 2014 / Anno Accademico: 2015

Controlli automatici
Codice: IN08101661 / Ordinamento: 2014 / Anno Accademico: 2014

Controlli automatici
Codice: IN08101661 / Ordinamento: 2013 / Anno Accademico: 2013

Controlli automatici
Codice: IN08101661 / Ordinamento: 2008 / Anno Accademico: 2013

Controlli automatici
Codice: IN08101661 / Ordinamento: 2008 / Anno Accademico: 2012

Controlli automatici
Codice: IN08101661 / Ordinamento: 2008 / Anno Accademico: 2012

Fondamenti e applicazioni di controlli automatici
Codice: INM0016631 / Ordinamento: 2008 / Anno Accademico: 2011

Maria Elena Valcher received the Master Degree (cum laude) in Electronic Engineering in July 1991 from the University of Padova (Italy) and the Ph.D. Degree in Systems Engineering in October 1995 from the same university. From November 1994 till October 1998 she was Assistant Professor in the Automatic Control area at the Department of Electronics and Computer Science of the University of Padova. From November 1998 to October 2001 she was Associate Professor of System Theory at the Engineering Faculty of the University of Lecce (Italy).
From November 2001 to December 2004 she was Associate Professor of System Theory at the Engineering Faculty of the University of Padova.
She is currently Full Professor of Control Theory at the University of Padova.

Research
She is author/co-author of about 80 papers appeared on international journals, about 95 conference papers and some book chapters. Her research interests include multidimensional systems theory, polynomial matrix theory,delay-differential systems, switched systems and positive systems, multi-agent systems and Boolena networks.

Lectures
She was a Plenary Speaker at the workshop Positive Systems Theory and Applications (POSTA) 2009, Valencia (Spagna), September 2-4, 2009, SemiPlenary Speaker at the 49th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC 2010), Atlanta (Georgia), December 15-17, 2010, Keynote Speaker at the 2015 Chinese Control Conference, Plenary Speaker at POSTA 2016, Rome (Italy). She was a Distinguished Lecturer of the IEEE Control Systems society for three years (2011-2013).

Conference Organization
She was in the Program/Organizing Committee of several conferences. In particular:
- Registration Chair of the 43rd IEEE CDC, Bahamas 2004
- Editor of the Joint 44th IEEE CDC- European Control Conference (ECC), Sevilla (Spain), 2005
- Publicity Chair for Europe of the 1st Multi-Conference on Systems and Control, Singapore 2007
- Editor of the 47th IEEE CDC, Cancun (Mexico), 2008
- Editor of the Joint 50th IEEE CDC- ECC, Orlando, Florida, 2011
- Program Chair of the 51st IEEE CDC, Maui, Hawaii, 2012
- Registration Chair of the IFAC World Congress, 2011.

Editorial Activities
She was in the Editorial Board of the IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control (Jan. 1999- Dec. 2002), of Systems & Control Letters (2004-2010), of Automatica (June 2006-Dec. 2013) (for this role she got the Certificate of Outstanding Service when she stepped down), SIAM Journal on Control and Optimization (Jan. 2012-Dec. 2014), and she is currently in the Editorial Boards of Multidimensional Systems and Signal Processing (2004-), of the European Journal of Control (Jan. 2013-) and of IEEE Access (Jan. 2014-).
She was Outstanding Reviewer of the IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control in 1999 and 2002, and Outstanding Reviewer of Automatica for the period July 2001-July 2002.
Since January 2017 she is the Editor in Chief of the IEEE Control Systems Letters.

IEEE CSS Related Activities and Recognitions
She was:
- Appointed Member of the IEEE CSS Board of Governors: 2003
- Elected Member of the IEEE CSS Board of Governors: 2004-2006 and 2010-2012
- IEEE CSS Vice President Membership Activities: 2006-2007
- IEEE CSS Vice President Conference Activities: 2008-2010
- IEEE CSS President Elect: 2014.
- IEEE CSS President: 2015.
She received the 2011 IEEE Control Systems Society Distinguished Member Award.
She is Senior Member of the IEEE since 2003 and Fellow of the IEEE since January 2012.

E. Fornasini, M.E. Valcher "Stability properties of a class of positive switched systems with rank one difference", Systems and Control Letters, vol. 64, pp.12-19, February 2014.

M.E. Valcher, P. Misra "On the stabilizability and consensus of positive homogeneous multi-agent dynamical systems", IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, vol. 59, no. 7, pp. 1936-1941, 2014 DOI: 10.1109/TAC.2013.2294621

E. Fornasini, M.E. Valcher "Optimal control of Boolean control networks", IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, vol. 59, no. 5, pp. 1258-1270, May 2014

M.E. Valcher, P. Misra "On the consensus and bipartite consensus in high-order multi-agent dynamical systems with antagonistic interactions", Systems and Control Letters, vol. 66, pp. 94-103, 2014 DOI: 10.1016/j.sysconle.2014.01.006

M. Scheicher, I. Blumthaler, M. Bisiacco, M.E. Valcher, "A generalized Tracking and Disturbance Rejection Problem for Multidimensional Behaviours", SIAM J. Control and Optimization, 53 (3), pp. 1375-1405, 2015.

N. Bof, E. Fornasini and Maria Elena Valcher, "Output feedback stabilization of Boolean control networks", Automatica, vol. 57, pp. 21-28, July 2015.

E. Fornasini, M.E. Valcher "Fault detection analysis of Boolean control networks", IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, vol. 60 (10), pp. 2734-2739, 2015 DOI: 10.1109/TAC.2015.2396646.

F. Blanchini, P. Colaneri, M.E. Valcher, "Switched Positive Linear Systems", Foundations and Trends in Systems and Control, Vol. 2: No. 2, pp 101- 273, 2015. http://dx.doi.org/10.1561/2600000005

M. Bisiacco, I. Blumthaler, M.E. Valcher "The consensus problem in the behavioral approach", Systems and Control Letters, special issue for Jan Willems, vol. 95, pp. 11-19, 2016 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.sysconle.2015.10.010

M.E. Valcher, I. Zorzan "Stability and stabilizability of continuous-time compartmental switched systems", IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, vol. 61, issue 12, pp. 3885 - 3897, 2016, DOI: 10.1109/TAC.2016.2525016

E. Fornasini, M.E. Valcher, “Recent developments in Boolean Control Networks”, (SurveyPaper) Journal of Control and Decision, special issue “Selected Keynotes and Distinguished Lectures of 2015 Chinese Control and Decision Conference”, vol. 3, issue 1, pp. 1-18, 2016, DOI: 10.1080/23307706.2015.1098577

M.E. Valcher, I. Zorzan " On the consensus of homogeneous multi-agent systems with positivity constraints ", IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, pp. 5096-5110, vol. 62 (10), October 2017, 10.1109/TAC.2017.2691305

M.E. Valcher, I. Zorzan " On the consensus of homogeneous multi-agent systems with arbitrarily switching topology", (Brief Paper) Automatica, vol.84, pp. 79-85, October 2017. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.automatica.2017.07.011

M.E. Valcher "Input/output decoupling of Boolean Control Networks", IET Control Theory & Applications, special issue "Recent Developments in Logical Networks and its Applications, 2017, doi: 10.1049/iet-cta.2017.0087.

F.Parise, M.E. Valcher, J. Lygeros "Computing the projected reachable set of switched affine systems: an application to systems biology", IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, accepted January 9, 2018, DOI: 10.1109/TAC.2018.2798800.

G. Parlangeli, M.E. Valcher "Leader-controlled protocols to accelerate convergence in consensus networks", to appear in IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control (regular paper), Accepted, March 28, 2018.