Paolo Castaldi was born in Bologna. In 1994 he took his Ph.D. in System Engineering. Since 1998 he has been a Associate Researcher at the Department of Electrical, Electronic and Information Engineering of the University of Bologna (UNIBO). He is member of ARCES (Advanced Research Center on Electronic Systems for Information and Communication Technologies) and of the Interdepartmental Center for Industrial Research ICT (CIRI-ICT) of the UNIBO. He is member of the board of the European Doctorate course in Information Technology ( ARCES). He is tutor of two Ph. D students. He is member of the prestigious Technical Committee on Aerospace of the International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC). He teaches the courses "Automatic Flight Control" and "Automatic Control" at UNIBO. He is National Coordinator of a PRIN2008 national research project “Development of a Civil-UAV for testing guidance and fault tolerant control for patrol and rescue missions” and coordinator of the research project T-RECS (Traffic Report with Enhanced Control of (Airport) Surface) (ARCES) with the industrial partner VITROCISET s.p.a. Paolo Castaldi is author of about 80 articles published on International Journals and on the proceedings of International Congresses with referee; he is also author of a research book. He is reviewer for high IF journals as CONEPRA, AUTOMATICA, IEEE_TIE, IEEE_TAES; he has been awarded as outstanding reviewer of Automatica (years 2004/05). He is IPC member, program Chair and co-organizer of congresses; chair of several sessions; author of 2 plenary talk. The research activities of Paolo Castaldi include the development of new methodologies for: FDI and FTC for aircrafts, UAVs and satellites; the integration of guidance laws and FTC; landing in wind shear conditions; FDI of eolic turbine (In 2012 he has been awarded with the third place in an international competition on "FTC for eolic turbines" (at congress SAFEPROCESS 2012).
Biography Updated on 3 September 2013