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Angelo Cenedese
He received the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Padova, Padova, Italy, in 1991 and 2004, respectively. He is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Information Engineering, University of Padova. He has held several visiting positions at the UKAEA-JET laboratories in the Culham Research Centre, U.K. (2002–2004), the JAERI Institute, Japan (2000) and General Atomics, CA (2004), the UCLA Vision Lab, CA (2010), the F4E European Agency, Spain (2014). His research interests include system modeling, control theory and its applications, sensor and actuator networks, and multi-agent systems.
Riccardo Antonello
He received the Laurea Degree (cum laude) in Computer Engineering and the Ph.D Degree in Automatic Control from the University of Padova, Italy, in 2002 and 2006 respectively. He has been a Research Associate at the Dept. of Mechanical and Structural Engineering, University of Trento, Italy, from 2006 to 2010, and then at the Dept. of Management and Engineering, University of Padova, Italy, from 2010 to 2015. From 2015, he joined the Dept. of Information Engineering, University of Padova, Italy, as a Laboratory Assistant. His current research interests lie in the areas of control systems, embedded systems, electric drives and mechatronics.
Giulia Michieletto

She received the the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Padova, Padova, Italy, in 2014 and 2017 respectively.  She is currently Assistant Professor (RTDA) with the Department of Management and Engineering, University of Padova. From March 2016 to February 2017, she was a Visiting Researcher at LAAS-CNRS, Toulouse, France. From February 2018 to November 2019, she was a post-doc fellow at the Department of Information Engineering, University of Padova. Her main research interests include multi-agent systems modeling and control with a special regard to networked formations of aerial vehicles and nano satellites.

Marco Fabris

He received his Master Degree (cum laude) in Automation Engineering from the University of Padova, Italy, in 2016. He then received his PhD from the University of Padova, in 2020 (advisor: prof. Angelo Cenedese). He spent six months in 2018 at the University of Colorado Boulder, USA, working on a visiting scholarship project focused on autonomous systems, in collaboration with prof. John Hauser. He is now a post-doctoral fellow at the Technion, Israel, under the supervision of prof. Daniel Zelazo. His current research interests involve decentralized control of networked systems, graph-based consensus theory and cyber-security applied to multi-agent systems.

Luca Varotto

He received the Master Degree (cum laude) in Automation Engineering from the University of Padova, Italy, in 2018.  Since October 2018, he is a Ph.D. candidate at the Dept. of Information Engineering, University of Padova. His research interests are  focused on smart camera networks and their applications in smart cities, such as automatic calibration of mobile and heterogeneous devices,  dynamic network adaptation and decision taking techniques for the performance optimization.

Nicola Lissandrini

He received the Master Degree (cum laude) in Automation Engineering from the University of Padova, Italy, in 2019. From August 2018 to March 2019 he has been a research student at the Smart Mobility Lab of KTH - Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden. Since May 2019 he is a Research Fellow at the Dept. of Information Engineering, University of Padova. His research interests are in the field of multi-agent aerial robotics with focus on simulation frameworks and experimental systems.

Beniamino Pozzan

He received the Master Degree (cum laude) in Automation Engineering from the University of Padova, Italy, in 2020. His current research interests are focused on distributed control and localization of heterogeneous multi-agent systems.

Pietro Iob

He received the Master Degree in Automation Engineering from the University of Padova, Italy, in 2020, developing a thesis project on cooperative UAV exploration and coverage for search and rescue missions. His current research interests are focused on autonomous vehicles; guidance, navigation, and control (GNC) for satellites; and robotic arms control.

Federico Ciresola

He has been the first stagiaire in the SPARCS -Lab in 2019, within his path towards the Bachelor Degree in Computer Science Engineering from the University of Padova, Italy, in 2020. He is completing his Bachelor thesis project on the integration of formation control in the ROS-Gazebo framework. His current interests are focused on control and estimation of aerial platforms and multi-agent systems.