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Ing. Davide Barcelli Ph.D.
Research fellow
University of Siena



Contact INFO
  • EMAIL: barcelli [ a t]dii.unisi.it
  • WORKING POSITION: DII - Unisi, Via Roma, 56, Edificio S. Niccolo', room 238
BIO Sketch

I received my M.Sc. degree (LM) in Computer Engineering in 2008 from the University of Siena.

From October 2008 to October 2009 I have been a research fellow at University of Siena working in the EU founded project WIDE.
I received a grant, of the duration of 9 month (starting Jan. 2010), form University of Siena, founded by WIDE.
From October 2010 to August 2010, I have had a position at University of Trento as research fellow working in code-development and toolbox coordinator for WIDE.
Subsequantly, I started working at Intitute for Advanced Studies, Institutions Markets and Technologies Lucca as research fellow with a one year grant. I am involved in EU project HYCON2 and partially in MOBYDIC as toolbox co-coordinator.

I received my Ph.D. in October 2012 from University of Siena, under the supervision of professor Alberto Bemporad.

Since December 2011 I am an High School Professor teaching Informatics and Informatics Laboratory in Schools Polo Liceale P. Aldi - Liceo Scientifico Marconi I.S.S. Tito Sarrocchi, A. Avogadro and L. Einaudi.

In January 2013 I joined SIRSLAB at university of Siena, becoming a co-worked of professor Domenico Prattichizzo.


My Curriculum Vitae is available here.

The main topic of my research during Ph.D. was decentrazlied control, with particular focus on DMPC (Decentralized Model Predictive Control) and HiMPC (Hierarchical MPC).
My current research interest include human-robot cooperation and shared control. I have a special passion for coding.

Roles in EU projects:
  1. Involved in project WEARHAP as researcher and website administrator.
  2. Coordinator and developer of the WIDE Toolbox for Matlab for large-scale networked control systems. The interested reader is encouraged to visit Hycon2 for an overview of vailable Control oriented toolboxes.
  3. Co-Coordinator of the MODY-DIC Toolbox Field-programmable gate array (FPGA) super-fast PieceWise Affine controller implementations