Giovanni Muscato

Università Degli Studi di Catania, Italy


Giovanni Muscato was born in Catania, Italy, in 1965. He received the Electrical Engineering degree from the University of Catania in 1988. Following graduation he worked with Centro di Studi sui Sistemi in Turin. In 1990 he joined the Dipartimento di Ingegneria Elettrica Elettronica e dei Sistemi of the University of Catania where he is presently Full Professor of Robotics and Automatic Control. His research interest include model reduction, service robotics and the use of Soft-computing techniques in the modeling and control of dynamical systems. He was the co-ordinator of the EC project Robovolc: A Robot for Volcano Explorations, and is local coordinator of several national and European projects in robotics. He is Senior member of the IEEE Control systems society and Robotics and Automation society and is co-chair of the Service robotics technical committee. He is in the Board of Trustees of the CLAWAR Association. He has published more than 200 papers in scientific journals and conference proceedings and three books in the field of control and robotics. Home page

Biography Updated on 4 January 2011

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