Giampiero Campa was born in Taranto, Italy. He received both his M.S. degree in control engineering (in 1996) and his Ph.D. degree in robotics and automation (in 2000) from the University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy. He has also worked at the Industrial Control Centre, Strathclyde University, UK (in 1995) and at the Department of Aerospace Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Ga, USA (in 1999). From 2000 to 2008, he has served as faculty in the Flight Controls Group at the Department of Aerospace Engineering, West Virginia University (WVU), Morgantown, WVa, USA. His research at WVU involved system identification, sensor fusion, fault tolerance, machine vision, and adaptive and nonlinear control, especially applied to UAVs. During his stay at WVU, Campa has published around 30 peer-reviewed articles in international journals, about 60 research papers for international conferences, and a couple of book chapters. He has joined MathWorks in 2009, where he currently works as a Technical Evangelist for the west coast area.
Biography Updated on 17 January 2011