Stefano Di Cairano

Stefano Di Cairano
  • Biography

    Stefano's interests are model predictive control, constrained control, networked control systems, optimization algorithms, stochastic systems, and their applications to automotive, aerospace, logistics, and factory automation. Stefano is a member of the IEEE CSS Conference Editorial Board, and the Chair of the IEEE CSS Technical Committee on Automotive Controls.

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  • Internships with Stefano

    • CA1530: Hybrid Control of Cyberphysical Systems

      MERL is seeking a highly motivated and qualified intern to collaborate with the Control for Autonomy team in the development of hybrid control algorithms for cyberphysical system. The potential subjects include formal methods for control synthesis, control barrier-functions, stabilizing control for hybrid dynamical systems, and optimal control of hybrid dynamics. The ideal candidate is expected to be working towards a PhD with strong emphasis in control theory, and to have interest and background in as many as possible among: predictive control, Lyapunov stability, formal methods for control, constrained control, optimization, and machine learning. Good programming skills in MATLAB, and/or Python are required. The expected duration of the internship is in the Spring of 2021, for a duration of 3-6 months. This internship is preferred to be onsite at MERL, but may be done remotely where you live if the COVID pandemic makes it necessary.

    • CA1565: Connected Vehicle Driver Assistance Systems

      MERL is seeking a highly motivated qualified intern to collaborate with the Control for Autonomy team and the Signal Processing group in the development of Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) for Connected Vehicles. The intern will collaborate in the development of methods for distributed learning and optimization of ADAS using data-sharing between connected vehicles and infrastructure. The ideal candidate has knowledge of machine learning, optimization and connected vehicles. Knowledge of one or more traffic and/or multi-vehicle simulators (SUMO, Vissim, etc.) is a plus. Good programming skills in MATLAB, Python, or C/C++ are required. Candidates in their junior or senior years of a Ph.D. program are encouraged to apply. The expected duration of the internship is 3-6 months, starting in Spring or Summer 2021, but later starting periods may also be considered. This internship is preferred to be onsite at MERL, but may be done remotely where you live if the COVID pandemic makes it necessary.

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  • MERL Publications

    •  Ravikumar, S., Quirynen, R., Bhagat, A., Zeino, E., Di Cairano, S., "Mixed-integer Programming for Centralized Coordination of Connected and Automated Vehicles in Dynamic Environment", IEEE Conference on Control Technology and Applications (CCTA), August 2021.
      BibTeX TR2021-089 PDF
      • @inproceedings{Ravikumar2021aug,
      • author = {Ravikumar, Shreejith and Quirynen, Rien and Bhagat, Akshay and Zeino, Eyad and Di Cairano, Stefano},
      • title = {Mixed-integer Programming for Centralized Coordination of Connected and Automated Vehicles in Dynamic Environment},
      • booktitle = {IEEE Conference on Control Technology and Applications (CCTA)},
      • year = 2021,
      • month = aug,
      • url = {https://www.merl.com/publications/TR2021-089}
      • }
    •  Greiff, M., Berntorp, K., Di Cairano, S., Kim, K.J., "Mixed-Integer Linear Regression Kalman Filters for GNSS Positioning", IEEE Conference on Control Technology and Applications (CCTA), August 2021.
      BibTeX TR2021-090 PDF
      • @inproceedings{Greiff2021aug,
      • author = {Greiff, Marcus and Berntorp, Karl and Di Cairano, Stefano and Kim, Kyeong Jin},
      • title = {Mixed-Integer Linear Regression Kalman Filters for GNSS Positioning},
      • booktitle = {IEEE Conference on Control Technology and Applications (CCTA)},
      • year = 2021,
      • month = aug,
      • url = {https://www.merl.com/publications/TR2021-090}
      • }
    •  Menner, M., Berntorp, K., Di Cairano, S., "A Kalman Filter for Online Calibration of Optimal Controllers", IEEE Conference on Control Technology and Applications (CCTA), August 2021.
      BibTeX TR2021-091 PDF
      • @inproceedings{Menner2021aug,
      • author = {Menner, Marcel and Berntorp, Karl and Di Cairano, Stefano},
      • title = {A Kalman Filter for Online Calibration of Optimal Controllers},
      • booktitle = {IEEE Conference on Control Technology and Applications (CCTA)},
      • year = 2021,
      • month = aug,
      • url = {https://www.merl.com/publications/TR2021-091}
      • }
    •  Zeng, T., Guo, J., Kim, K.J., Parsons, K., Orlik, P.V., Di Cairano, S., Saad, W., "Multi-Task Federated Learning for Traffic Prediction and Its Application to Route Planning", IEEE Intelligent Vehicles Symposium, July 2021.
      BibTeX TR2021-083 PDF
      • @inproceedings{Zeng2021jul,
      • author = {Zeng, Tengchan and Guo, Jianlin and Kim, Kyeong Jin and Parsons, Kieran and Orlik, Philip V. and Di Cairano, Stefano and Saad, Walid},
      • title = {Multi-Task Federated Learning for Traffic Prediction and Its Application to Route Planning},
      • booktitle = {IEEE Intelligent Vehicles Symposium},
      • year = 2021,
      • month = jul,
      • url = {https://www.merl.com/publications/TR2021-083}
      • }
    •  Bonzanini, A.D., Mesbah, A., Di Cairano, S., "Perception-Aware Chance-Constrained Model Predictive Control for Uncertain Environments", American Control Conference (ACC), May 2021.
      BibTeX TR2021-055 PDF
      • @inproceedings{Bonzanini2021may,
      • author = {Bonzanini, Angelo Domenico and Mesbah, Ali and Di Cairano, Stefano},
      • title = {Perception-Aware Chance-Constrained Model Predictive Control for Uncertain Environments},
      • booktitle = {American Control Conference (ACC)},
      • year = 2021,
      • month = may,
      • url = {https://www.merl.com/publications/TR2021-055}
      • }
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  • Other Publications

    •  S. Di Cairano, H. E. Tseng, D. Bernardini and A. Bemporad, "Vehicle Yaw Stability Control by Coordinated Active Front Steering and Differential Braking in the Tire Sideslip Angles Domain", IEEE Trans. Control Systems Technology, Vol. 21, No. 4, pp. 1236-1248, 2013.
      BibTeX
      • @Article{DiCairano2013,
      • author = {Di Cairano, S. and Tseng, H. E. and Bernardini, D. and Bemporad, A.},
      • title = {Vehicle Yaw Stability Control by Coordinated Active Front Steering and Differential Braking in the Tire Sideslip Angles Domain},
      • journal = {IEEE Trans. Control Systems Technology},
      • year = 2013,
      • volume = 21,
      • number = 4,
      • pages = {1236--1248}
      • }
    •  S. Di Cairano, W. Liang, I.V. Kolmanovsky, M.L. Kuang and A.M. Phillips, "Power Smoothing Energy Management and Its Application to a Series Hybrid Powertrain", IEEE Trans. Control Systems Technology, Vol. 21, No. 6, pp. 2091-2103, 2013.
      BibTeX
      • @Article{DiCairano2013a,
      • author = {Di Cairano, S. and Liang, W. and Kolmanovsky, I.V. and Kuang, M.L. and Phillips, A.M.},
      • title = {Power Smoothing Energy Management and Its Application to a Series Hybrid Powertrain},
      • journal = {IEEE Trans. Control Systems Technology},
      • year = 2013,
      • volume = 21,
      • number = 6,
      • pages = {2091--2103}
      • }
    •  S. Di Cairano, D. Bernardini, A. Bemporad and I.V. Kolmanovsky, "Stochastic MPC With Learning for Driver-Predictive Vehicle Control and its Application to HEV Energy Management", IEEE Trans. Control Systems Technology, 2013.
      BibTeX
      • @Article{di13stochastic,
      • author = {Di Cairano, S. and Bernardini, D. and Bemporad, A. and Kolmanovsky, I.V.},
      • title = {Stochastic MPC With Learning for Driver-Predictive Vehicle Control and its Application to HEV Energy Management},
      • journal = {IEEE Trans. Control Systems Technology},
      • year = 2013,
      • note = {in press, preprints available at ieeexplore.ieee.org}
      • }
    •  S. Zafeiropoulos and S. Di Cairano, "Vehicle Yaw Dynamics Control by Torque-based Assist Systems Enforcing Driver's Steering Feel Constraints", Proc. American Control Conf., 2013, pp. 6761-6766.
      BibTeX
      • @Inproceedings{di2012vehicle,
      • author = {Zafeiropoulos, S. and Di Cairano, S.},
      • title = {Vehicle Yaw Dynamics Control by Torque-based Assist Systems Enforcing Driver's Steering Feel Constraints},
      • booktitle = {Proc. American Control Conf.},
      • year = 2013,
      • pages = {6761--6766}
      • }
    •  S. Di Cairano, Maurice Heemels, Mircea Lazar and Alberto Bemporad, "Hybrid control lyapunov functions for the stabilization of hybridsystems", Proc. of Hybrid Systems: Computation and Control, 2013, pp. 73-82.
      BibTeX
      • @Inproceedings{di2013hybrid,
      • author = {Di Cairano, S. and Heemels, Maurice and Lazar, Mircea and Bemporad, Alberto},
      • title = {Hybrid control lyapunov functions for the stabilization of hybridsystems},
      • booktitle = {Proc. of Hybrid Systems: Computation and Control},
      • year = 2013,
      • pages = {73--82}
      • }
    •  S. Di Cairano, M. Brand and S.A. Bortoff, "Projection-free parallel quadratic programming for linear model predictive control", Int. J. Control, 2013.
      BibTeX
      • @Article{di2013parallel,
      • author = {Di Cairano, S. and Brand, M. and Bortoff, S.A.},
      • title = {Projection-free parallel quadratic programming for linear model predictive control},
      • journal = {Int. J. Control},
      • year = 2013,
      • note = {in press, preprints available at www.tandfonline.com}
      • }
    •  Ralph M Hermans, Mircea Lazar, Ilya V Kolmanovsky and S. bf Di Cairano, "Horizon-1 Predictive Control of Automotive Electromagnetic Actuators", IEEE Trans. Control Systems Technology, Vol. 21, No. 5, pp. 1652-1665, 2013.
      BibTeX
      • @Article{hermanshorizon,
      • author = {Hermans, Ralph M and Lazar, Mircea and Kolmanovsky, Ilya V and {Di Cairano}, S.},
      • title = {Horizon-1 Predictive Control of Automotive Electromagnetic Actuators},
      • journal = {IEEE Trans. Control Systems Technology},
      • year = 2013,
      • volume = 21,
      • number = 5,
      • pages = {1652--1665}
      • }
    •  J Júlvez, S Di Cairano, A Bemporad and C Mahulea, "Event-driven model predictive control of timed hybrid Petri nets", Int. J. Robust Nonlinear Control, 2013.
      BibTeX
      • @Article{julvez2013event,
      • author = {Julvez, J and Di Cairano, S and Bemporad, A and Mahulea, C},
      • title = {Event-driven model predictive control of timed hybrid Petri nets},
      • journal = {Int. J. Robust Nonlinear Control},
      • year = 2013,
      • note = {in press, preprints available at onlinelibrary.wiley.com}
      • }
    •  Hoseinali Borhan, Ardalan Vahidi, Anthony M Phillips, Ming L Kuang, Ilya V Kolmanovsky and S. Di Cairano, "MPC-based energy management of a power-split hybrid electric vehicle", IEEE Trans. Control Systems Technology, Vol. 20, No. 3, pp. 593-603, 2012.
      BibTeX
      • @Article{borhan2012mpc,
      • author = {Borhan, Hoseinali and Vahidi, Ardalan and Phillips, Anthony M and Kuang, Ming L and Kolmanovsky, Ilya V and Di Cairano, S.},
      • title = {MPC-based energy management of a power-split hybrid electric vehicle},
      • journal = {IEEE Trans. Control Systems Technology},
      • year = 2012,
      • volume = 20,
      • number = 3,
      • pages = {593--603}
      • }
    •  Constantin F Caruntu, Mircea Lazar, Rob H Gielen, PPJ van den Bosch and S. Di Cairano, "Lyapunov based predictive control of vehicle drivetrains over CAN", IFAC Control Eng. Practice, 2012.
      BibTeX
      • @Article{caruntu2012lyapunov,
      • author = {Caruntu, Constantin F and Lazar, Mircea and Gielen, Rob H and van den Bosch, PPJ and Di Cairano, S.},
      • title = {Lyapunov based predictive control of vehicle drivetrains over CAN},
      • journal = {IFAC Control Eng. Practice},
      • year = 2012,
      • note = {in press, preprints available at www.sciencedirect.com}
      • }
    •  S. Di Cairano and Ilya V Kolmanovsky, "Further developments and applications of network reference governor for constrained systems", Proc. American Control Conf., 2012, pp. 3907-3912.
      BibTeX
      • @Inproceedings{di2012further,
      • author = {Di Cairano, S. and Kolmanovsky, Ilya V},
      • title = {Further developments and applications of network reference governor for constrained systems},
      • booktitle = {Proc. American Control Conf.},
      • year = 2012,
      • pages = {3907--3912}
      • }
    •  S. Di Cairano, "An Industry Perspective on MPC in Large Volumes Applications: Potential Benefits and Open Challenges", IFAC Symp. Nonlinear Model Predictive Control, 2012, pp. 52-59.
      BibTeX
      • @Inproceedings{di2012industry,
      • author = {Di Cairano, S.},
      • title = {An Industry Perspective on MPC in Large Volumes Applications: Potential Benefits and Open Challenges},
      • booktitle = {IFAC Symp. Nonlinear Model Predictive Control},
      • year = 2012,
      • pages = {52--59}
      • }
    •  S. Di Cairano, Diana Yanakiev, Alberto Bemporad, Ilya V Kolmanovsky and Davor Hrovat, "Model predictive idle speed control: Design, analysis, and experimental evaluation", IEEE Trans. Control Systems Technology, Vol. 20, No. 1, pp. 84-97, 2012.
      BibTeX
      • @Article{di2012model,
      • author = {Di Cairano, S. and Yanakiev, Diana and Bemporad, Alberto and Kolmanovsky, Ilya V and Hrovat, Davor},
      • title = {Model predictive idle speed control: Design, analysis, and experimental evaluation},
      • journal = {IEEE Trans. Control Systems Technology},
      • year = 2012,
      • volume = 20,
      • number = 1,
      • pages = {84--97}
      • }
    •  S. Di Cairano, H Park and I Kolmanovsky, "Model Predictive Control approach for guidance of spacecraft rendezvous and proximity maneuvering", Int. J. Robust Nonlinear Control, Vol. 22, No. 12, pp. 1398-1427, 2012.
      BibTeX
      • @Article{di2012modelp,
      • author = {Di Cairano, S. and Park, H and Kolmanovsky, I},
      • title = {Model Predictive Control approach for guidance of spacecraft rendezvous and proximity maneuvering},
      • journal = {Int. J. Robust Nonlinear Control},
      • year = 2012,
      • volume = 22,
      • number = 12,
      • pages = {1398--1427}
      • }
    •  S. Di Cairano, J Doering, I V Kolmanovsky and D Hrovat, "MPC-based control of engine deceleration with open torque converter", Proc. 51st IEEE Conf. Decision and Control, 2012, pp. 3753-3758.
      BibTeX
      • @Inproceedings{di2012mpc,
      • author = {Di Cairano, S. and Doering, J and Kolmanovsky, I V and Hrovat, D},
      • title = {MPC-based control of engine deceleration with open torque converter},
      • booktitle = {Proc. 51st IEEE Conf. Decision and Control},
      • year = 2012,
      • pages = {3753--3758}
      • }
    •  S. Di Cairano, Carlo A Pascucci and Alberto Bemporad, "The rendezvous dynamics under linear quadratic optimal control", Proc. 51st IEEE Conf. Decision and Control, 2012, pp. 6554-6559.
      BibTeX
      • @Inproceedings{di2012rendezvous,
      • author = {Di Cairano, S. and Pascucci, Carlo A and Bemporad, Alberto},
      • title = {The rendezvous dynamics under linear quadratic optimal control},
      • booktitle = {Proc. 51st IEEE Conf. Decision and Control},
      • year = 2012,
      • pages = {6554--6559}
      • }
    •  Emanuel Feru, Mircea Lazar, Rob H Gielen, Ilya V Kolmanovsky and S. Di Cairano, "Lyapunov-based constrained engine torque control using electronic throttle and variable cam timing", Proc. American Control Conf., 2012, pp. 2866-2871.
      BibTeX
      • @Inproceedings{feru2012lyapunov,
      • author = {Feru, Emanuel and Lazar, Mircea and Gielen, Rob H and Kolmanovsky, Ilya V and Di Cairano, S.},
      • title = {Lyapunov-based constrained engine torque control using electronic throttle and variable cam timing},
      • booktitle = {Proc. American Control Conf.},
      • year = 2012,
      • pages = {2866--2871}
      • }
    •  D Hrovat, S. Di Cairano, H E Tseng and I V Kolmanovsky, "The development of Model Predictive Control in Automotive industry: A survey", Proc. IEEE Conf. Control Applications, 2012, pp. 295-302.
      BibTeX
      • @Inproceedings{hrovat2012development,
      • author = {Hrovat, D and Di Cairano, S. and Tseng, H E and Kolmanovsky, I V},
      • title = {The development of Model Predictive Control in Automotive industry: A survey},
      • booktitle = {Proc. IEEE Conf. Control Applications},
      • year = 2012,
      • pages = {295--302},
      • organization = {IEEE}
      • }
    •  Vladimir Milic, S. Di Cairano, Josip Kasac, Alberto Bemporad and Zeljko Situm, "A numerical algorithm for nonlinear L2-gain optimal control with application to vehicle yaw stability control", Proc. 51st IEEE Conf. Decision and Control, 2012, pp. 5040-5045.
      BibTeX
      • @Inproceedings{milic2012numerical,
      • author = {Milic, Vladimir and Di Cairano, S. and Kasac, Josip and Bemporad, Alberto and Situm, Zeljko},
      • title = {A numerical algorithm for nonlinear L2-gain optimal control with application to vehicle yaw stability control},
      • booktitle = {Proc. 51st IEEE Conf. Decision and Control},
      • year = 2012,
      • pages = {5040--5045}
      • }
    •  Sergio Trimboli, S. Di Cairano, Alberto Bemporad and Ilya V Kolmanovsky, "Model predictive control with delay compensation for air-to-fuel ratio control" in Time Delay Systems: Methods, Applications and New Trends, Lect. Notes Control and Inf. Science, pp. 319-330, Springer, 2012.
      BibTeX
      • @Incollection{trimboli2012model,
      • author = {Trimboli, Sergio and Di Cairano, S. and Bemporad, Alberto and Kolmanovsky, Ilya V},
      • title = {Model predictive control with delay compensation for air-to-fuel ratio control},
      • booktitle = {Time Delay Systems: Methods, Applications and New Trends},
      • year = 2012,
      • series = {Lect. Notes Control and Inf. Science},
      • pages = {319--330},
      • publisher = {Springer}
      • }
    •  James Wollaeger, Sri Adarsh Kumar, Simona Onori, Dimitar Filev, Umit Ozguner, Giorgio Rizzoni and S. Di Cairano, "Cloud-computing based velocity profile generation for minimum fuel consumption: A dynamic programming based solution", Proc. American Control Conf., 2012, pp. 2108-2113.
      BibTeX
      • @Inproceedings{wollaeger2012cloud,
      • author = {Wollaeger, James and Kumar, Sri Adarsh and Onori, Simona and Filev, Dimitar and Ozguner, Umit and Rizzoni, Giorgio and Di Cairano, S.},
      • title = {Cloud-computing based velocity profile generation for minimum fuel consumption: A dynamic programming based solution},
      • booktitle = {Proc. American Control Conf.},
      • year = 2012,
      • pages = {2108--2113}
      • }
    •  Alberto Bemporad and S. Di Cairano, "Model-predictive control of discrete hybrid stochastic Automata", IEEE Trans. automatic Control, Vol. 56, No. 6, pp. 1307-1321, 2011.
      BibTeX
      • @Article{bemporad2011model,
      • author = {Bemporad, Alberto and Di Cairano, S.},
      • title = {Model-predictive control of discrete hybrid stochastic Automata},
      • journal = {IEEE Trans. automatic Control},
      • year = 2011,
      • volume = 56,
      • number = 6,
      • pages = {1307--1321},
      • publisher = {IEEE}
      • }
    •  Hoseinali Borhan, Ardalan Vahidi, Wei Liang, Anthony M Phillips, S. Di Cairano, Ming L Kuang and Ryan McGee, "Nonlinear model predictive control of a power-split hybrid electric vehicle: Influence of inclusion of powertrain dynamics", ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Conf., 2011.
      BibTeX
      • @Inproceedings{borhan2011nonlinear,
      • author = {Borhan, Hoseinali and Vahidi, Ardalan and Liang, Wei and Phillips, Anthony M and Di Cairano, S. and Kuang, Ming L and McGee, Ryan},
      • title = {Nonlinear model predictive control of a power-split hybrid electric vehicle: Influence of inclusion of powertrain dynamics},
      • booktitle = {ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Conf.},
      • year = 2011
      • }
    •  Constantin-Florin Caruntu, Mircea Lazar, S. Di Cairano, Rob H Gielen and PPJ van den Bosch, "Horizon-1 predictive control of networked controlled vehicle drivetrains", Proc. IFAC World Congress, 2011, pp. 3824-3830.
      BibTeX
      • @Inproceedings{caruntu2011horizon,
      • author = {Caruntu, Constantin-Florin and Lazar, Mircea and Di Cairano, S. and Gielen, Rob H and van den Bosch, PPJ},
      • title = {Horizon-1 predictive control of networked controlled vehicle drivetrains},
      • booktitle = {Proc. IFAC World Congress},
      • year = 2011,
      • pages = {3824--3830}
      • }
    •  Constantin Florin Caruntu, Andreea Elena Balau, Mircea Lazar, Paul van den Bosch and S. Di Cairano, "A predictive control solution for driveline oscillations damping", Proc. of Hybrid Systems: Computation and Control, 2011, pp. 181-190.
      BibTeX
      • @Inproceedings{caruntu2011predictive,
      • author = {Caruntu, Constantin Florin and Balau, Andreea Elena and Lazar, Mircea and van den Bosch, Paul and Di Cairano, S.},
      • title = {A predictive control solution for driveline oscillations damping},
      • booktitle = {Proc. of Hybrid Systems: Computation and Control},
      • year = 2011,
      • pages = {181--190}
      • }
    •  S. Di Cairano and Ilya V Kolmanovsky, "Constrained actuator coordination by virtual state governing", Proc. 50th IEEE Conf. Decision and Control and European Control Conf., 2011, pp. 5491-5496.
      BibTeX
      • @Inproceedings{di2011constrained,
      • author = {Di Cairano, S. and Kolmanovsky, Ilya V},
      • title = {Constrained actuator coordination by virtual state governing},
      • booktitle = {Proc. 50th IEEE Conf. Decision and Control and European Control Conf.},
      • year = 2011,
      • pages = {5491--5496}
      • }
    •  S. Di Cairano, W Liang, I V Kolmanovsky, M L Kuang and A M Phillips, "Engine power smoothing energy management strategy for a series hybrid electric vehicle", Proc. American Control Conf., 2011, pp. 2101-2106.
      BibTeX
      • @Inproceedings{di2011engine,
      • author = {Di Cairano, S. and Liang, W and Kolmanovsky, I V and Kuang, M L and Phillips, A M},
      • title = {Engine power smoothing energy management strategy for a series hybrid electric vehicle},
      • booktitle = {Proc. American Control Conf.},
      • year = 2011,
      • pages = {2101--2106}
      • }
    •  Hyeongjun Park, S. Di Cairano and Ilya V Kolmanovsky, "Linear Quadratic Model Predictive Control Approach to Spacecraft Rendezvous and Docking", AAS-AIAA Symp. Spaceflight Mechanics, 2011.
      BibTeX
      • @Inproceedings{park2011linear,
      • author = {Park, Hyeongjun and Di Cairano, S. and Kolmanovsky, Ilya V},
      • title = {Linear Quadratic Model Predictive Control Approach to Spacecraft Rendezvous and Docking},
      • booktitle = {AAS-AIAA Symp. Spaceflight Mechanics},
      • year = 2011
      • }
    •  Hyeongjun Park, S. Di Cairano and Ilya V Kolmanovsky, "Model predictive control for spacecraft rendezvous and docking with a rotating/tumbling platform and for debris avoidance", Proc. American Control Conf., 2011, pp. 1922-1927.
      BibTeX
      • @Inproceedings{park2011model,
      • author = {Park, Hyeongjun and Di Cairano, S. and Kolmanovsky, Ilya V},
      • title = {Model predictive control for spacecraft rendezvous and docking with a rotating/tumbling platform and for debris avoidance},
      • booktitle = {Proc. American Control Conf.},
      • year = 2011,
      • pages = {1922--1927}
      • }
    •  Hyeongjun Park, S. Di Cairano and Ilya V Kolmanovsky, "Model Predictive Control of spacecraft docking with a non-rotating platform", Proc. IFAC World Congress, 2011, pp. 8485-8490.
      BibTeX
      • @Inproceedings{park2011modelp,
      • author = {Park, Hyeongjun and Di Cairano, S. and Kolmanovsky, Ilya V},
      • title = {Model Predictive Control of spacecraft docking with a non-rotating platform},
      • booktitle = {Proc. IFAC World Congress},
      • year = 2011,
      • pages = {8485--8490}
      • }
    •  Giulio Ripaccioli, Daniele Bernardini, S. Di Cairano, Alberto Bemporad and I V Kolmanovsky, "A stochastic model predictive control approach for series hybrid electric vehicle power management", Proc. American Control Conf., 2010, pp. 5844-5849.
      BibTeX
      • @Inproceedings{Ripaccioli2010stochastic,
      • author = {Ripaccioli, Giulio and Bernardini, Daniele and Di Cairano, S. and Bemporad, Alberto and Kolmanovsky, I V},
      • title = {A stochastic model predictive control approach for series hybrid electric vehicle power management},
      • booktitle = {Proc. American Control Conf.},
      • year = 2010,
      • pages = {5844--5849}
      • }
    •  Alberto Bemporad, S. Di Cairano, Erik Henriksson and Karl Henrik Johansson, "Hybrid model predictive control based on wireless sensor feedback: An experimental study", Int. J. Robust Nonlinear Control, Vol. 20, No. 2, pp. 209-225, 2010.
      BibTeX
      • @Article{bemporad2010hybrid,
      • author = {Bemporad, Alberto and Di Cairano, S. and Henriksson, Erik and Johansson, Karl Henrik},
      • title = {Hybrid model predictive control based on wireless sensor feedback: An experimental study},
      • journal = {Int. J. Robust Nonlinear Control},
      • year = 2010,
      • volume = 20,
      • number = 2,
      • pages = {209--225}
      • }
    •  M Bichi, Giulio Ripaccioli, S. Di Cairano, Daniele Bernardini, Alberto Bemporad and I V Kolmanovsky, "Stochastic model predictive control with driver behavior learning for improved powertrain control", Proc. 49th IEEE Conf. Decision and Control, 2010, pp. 6077-6082.
      BibTeX
      • @Inproceedings{bichi2010stochastic,
      • author = {Bichi, M and Ripaccioli, Giulio and Di Cairano, S. and Bernardini, Daniele and Bemporad, Alberto and Kolmanovsky, I V},
      • title = {Stochastic model predictive control with driver behavior learning for improved powertrain control},
      • booktitle = {Proc. 49th IEEE Conf. Decision and Control},
      • year = 2010,
      • pages = {6077--6082}
      • }
    •  H Ali Borhan, Chen Zhang, Ardalan Vahidi, Anthony M Phillips, Ming L Kuang and S. Di Cairano, "Nonlinear model predictive control for power-split hybrid electric vehicles", Proc. 49th IEEE Conf. Decision and Control, 2010, pp. 4890-4895.
      BibTeX
      • @Inproceedings{borhan2010nonlinear,
      • author = {Borhan, H Ali and Zhang, Chen and Vahidi, Ardalan and Phillips, Anthony M and Kuang, Ming L and Di Cairano, S.},
      • title = {Nonlinear model predictive control for power-split hybrid electric vehicles},
      • booktitle = {Proc. 49th IEEE Conf. Decision and Control},
      • year = 2010,
      • pages = {4890--4895}
      • }
    •  S. Di Cairano and H E Tseng, "Driver-assist steering by active front steering and differential braking: design, implementation and experimental evaluation of a switched model predictive control approach", Proc. 49th IEEE Conf. Decision and Control, 2010, pp. 2886-2891.
      BibTeX
      • @Inproceedings{di2010driver,
      • author = {Di Cairano, S. and Tseng, H E},
      • title = {Driver-assist steering by active front steering and differential braking: design, implementation and experimental evaluation of a switched model predictive control approach},
      • booktitle = {Proc. 49th IEEE Conf. Decision and Control},
      • year = 2010,
      • pages = {2886--2891}
      • }
    •  S. Di Cairano and Alberto Bemporad, "Equivalent piecewise affine models of linear hybrid automata", IEEE Trans. automatic Control, Vol. 55, No. 2, pp. 498-502, 2010.
      BibTeX
      • @Article{di2010equivalent,
      • author = {Di Cairano, S. and Bemporad, Alberto},
      • title = {Equivalent piecewise affine models of linear hybrid automata},
      • journal = {IEEE Trans. automatic Control},
      • year = 2010,
      • volume = 55,
      • number = 2,
      • pages = {498--502}
      • }
    •  S. Di Cairano and Alberto Bemporad, "Model predictive control tuning by controller matching", IEEE Trans. automatic Control, Vol. 55, No. 1, pp. 185-190, 2010.
      BibTeX
      • @Article{di2010model,
      • author = {Di Cairano, S. and Bemporad, Alberto},
      • title = {Model predictive control tuning by controller matching},
      • journal = {IEEE Trans. automatic Control},
      • year = 2010,
      • volume = 55,
      • number = 1,
      • pages = {185--190}
      • }
    •  S. Di Cairano, Diana Yanakiev, Alberto Bemporad, Ilya Kolmanovsky and Davor Hrovat, "Model predictive powertrain control: an application to idle speed regulation" in automotive Model Predictive Control, Lect. Notes Control and Inf. Science, pp. 183-194, Springer, 2010.
      BibTeX
      • @Incollection{di2010modelp,
      • author = {Di Cairano, S. and Yanakiev, Diana and Bemporad, Alberto and Kolmanovsky, Ilya and Hrovat, Davor},
      • title = {Model predictive powertrain control: an application to idle speed regulation},
      • booktitle = {automotive Model Predictive Control},
      • year = 2010,
      • series = {Lect. Notes Control and Inf. Science},
      • pages = {183--194},
      • publisher = {Springer}
      • }
    •  S. Di Cairano and Ilya V Kolmanovsky, "Rate limited reference governor for network controlled systems", Proc. American Control Conf., 2010, pp. 3704-3709.
      BibTeX
      • @Inproceedings{di2010rate,
      • author = {Di Cairano, S. and Kolmanovsky, Ilya V},
      • title = {Rate limited reference governor for network controlled systems},
      • booktitle = {Proc. American Control Conf.},
      • year = 2010,
      • pages = {3704--3709}
      • }
    •  S. Di Cairano, H Eric Tseng, Daniele Bernardini and Alberto Bemporad, "Steering vehicle control by switched model predictive control", Proc. IFAC Work. Advances Automotive Controls, 2010, pp. 1-6.
      BibTeX
      • @Inproceedings{di2010steering,
      • author = {Di Cairano, S. and Tseng, H Eric and Bernardini, Daniele and Bemporad, Alberto},
      • title = {Steering vehicle control by switched model predictive control},
      • booktitle = {Proc. IFAC Work. Advances Automotive Controls},
      • year = 2010,
      • pages = {1--6}
      • }
    •  J B Siegel, A G Stefanopoulou, G Ripaccioli and S. bf Di Cairano, "Purge Scheduling for Dead-Ended Anode Operation of PEM Fuel Cells" in Control Handbook, 2nd Edition: Control System Applications, Levine, W., Eds., CRC Press, 2010.
      BibTeX
      • @Incollection{siegel2010purge,
      • author = {Siegel, J B and Stefanopoulou, A G and Ripaccioli, G and Di Cairano, S.},
      • title = {Purge Scheduling for Dead-Ended Anode Operation of PEM Fuel Cells},
      • booktitle = {Control Handbook, 2nd Edition: Control System Applications},
      • year = 2010,
      • editor = {Levine, W.},
      • publisher = {CRC Press}
      • }
    •  D. Bernardini, S. Di Cairano, A. Bemporad and H.E. Tsengz, "Drive-by-wire vehicle stabilization and yaw regulation: a hybrid Model Predictive Control design", Proc. 48th IEEE Conf. Decision and Control and Chinese Control Conf., 2009, pp. 7621-7626.
      BibTeX
      • @Inproceedings{Bernardini2009,
      • author = {Bernardini, D. and Di Cairano, S. and Bemporad, A. and Tsengz, H.E.},
      • title = {Drive-by-wire vehicle stabilization and yaw regulation: a hybrid Model Predictive Control design},
      • booktitle = {Proc. 48th IEEE Conf. Decision and Control and Chinese Control Conf.},
      • year = 2009,
      • pages = {7621--7626}
      • }
    •  R.M. Hermans, M. Lazar, S. Di Cairano and I. Kolmanovsky, "Low-complexity model predictive control of ElectroMagnetic actuators", Proc. IEEE Conf. EUROCON, 2009, pp. 1972-1977.
      BibTeX
      • @Inproceedings{Hermans2009,
      • author = {Hermans, R.M. and Lazar, M. and Di Cairano, S. and Kolmanovsky, I.},
      • title = {Low-complexity model predictive control of ElectroMagnetic actuators},
      • booktitle = {Proc. IEEE Conf. EUROCON},
      • year = 2009,
      • pages = {1972--1977}
      • }
    •  Alberto Bemporad, S. Di Cairano, Giancarlo Ferrari-Trecate, Michal Kvasnica, Manfred Morari and Simone Paoletti, "Tools for modeling, simulation, control, and verification of piecewise affine systems" in Handbook of Hybrid Systems Control: Theory, Tools, and Applications, pp. 297-324, Cambridge University Press, 2009.
      BibTeX
      • @Incollection{bemporad2009tools,
      • author = {Bemporad, Alberto and Di Cairano, S. and Ferrari-Trecate, Giancarlo and Kvasnica, Michal and Morari, Manfred and Paoletti, Simone},
      • title = {Tools for modeling, simulation, control, and verification of piecewise affine systems},
      • booktitle = {Handbook of Hybrid Systems Control: Theory, Tools, and Applications},
      • year = 2009,
      • pages = {297--324},
      • publisher = {Cambridge University Press}
      • }
    •  Luca Benvenuti, Andrea Balluchi, Alberto Bemporad, S. bf Di Cairano, Bengt Johansson, Rolf Johansson, Alberto Sangiovanni Vincentelli and Per Tunestal, "Automotive control" in Handbook of Hybrid Systems Control: Theory, Tools, and Applications, pp. 439-470, Cambridge University Press, 2009.
      BibTeX
      • @Incollection{benvenuti2009automotive,
      • author = {Benvenuti, Luca and Balluchi, Andrea and Bemporad, Alberto and {Di Cairano}, S. and Johansson, Bengt and Johansson, Rolf and Sangiovanni Vincentelli, Alberto and Tunestal, Per},
      • title = {Automotive control},
      • booktitle = {Handbook of Hybrid Systems Control: Theory, Tools, and Applications},
      • year = 2009,
      • pages = {439--470},
      • publisher = {Cambridge University Press}
      • }
    •  S. Di Cairano, Alberto Bemporad and Jorge Julvez, "Event-driven optimization-based control of hybrid systems with integral continuous-time dynamics", IFAC Automatica, Vol. 45, No. 5, pp. 1243-1251, 2009.
      BibTeX
      • @Article{di2009event,
      • author = {Di Cairano, S. and Bemporad, Alberto and Julvez, Jorge},
      • title = {Event-driven optimization-based control of hybrid systems with integral continuous-time dynamics},
      • journal = {IFAC Automatica},
      • year = 2009,
      • volume = 45,
      • number = 5,
      • pages = {1243--1251}
      • }
    •  S. Di Cairano and Alberto Bemporad, "Model predictive controller matching: Can MPC enjoy small signal properties of my favorite linear controller?", Proc. European Control Conf., 2009, pp. 2217-2222.
      BibTeX
      • @Inproceedings{di2009model,
      • author = {Di Cairano, S. and Bemporad, Alberto},
      • title = {Model predictive controller matching: Can MPC enjoy small signal properties of my favorite linear controller?},
      • booktitle = {Proc. European Control Conf.},
      • year = 2009,
      • pages = {2217--2222}
      • }
    •  RM Hermans, Mircea Lazar, S. Di Cairano and IV Kolmanovsky, "Low-complexity model predictive control of electromagnetic actuators with a stability guarantee", Proc. American Control Conf., 2009, pp. 2708-2713.
      BibTeX
      • @Inproceedings{hermans2009low,
      • author = {Hermans, RM and Lazar, Mircea and Di Cairano, S. and Kolmanovsky, IV},
      • title = {Low-complexity model predictive control of electromagnetic actuators with a stability guarantee},
      • booktitle = {Proc. American Control Conf.},
      • year = 2009,
      • pages = {2708--2713}
      • }
    •  Giulio Ripaccioli, Jason B Siegel, Anna G Stefanopoulou and S. Di Cairano, "Derivation and simulation results of a hybrid model predictive control for water purge scheduling in a fuel cell", ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Conf., 2009.
      BibTeX
      • @Inproceedings{ripaccioli2009derivation,
      • author = {Ripaccioli, Giulio and Siegel, Jason B and Stefanopoulou, Anna G and Di Cairano, S.},
      • title = {Derivation and simulation results of a hybrid model predictive control for water purge scheduling in a fuel cell},
      • booktitle = {ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Conf.},
      • year = 2009
      • }
    •  Giulio Ripaccioli, Alberto Bemporad, F Assadian, C Dextreit, S. Di Cairano and I V Kolmanovsky, "Hybrid modeling, identification, and predictive control: An application to hybrid electric vehicle energy management", Proc. of Hybrid Systems: Computation and Control, 2009, pp. 321-335.
      BibTeX
      • @Inproceedings{ripaccioli2009hybrid,
      • author = {Ripaccioli, Giulio and Bemporad, Alberto and Assadian, F and Dextreit, C and Di Cairano, S. and Kolmanovsky, I V},
      • title = {Hybrid modeling, identification, and predictive control: An application to hybrid electric vehicle energy management},
      • booktitle = {Proc. of Hybrid Systems: Computation and Control},
      • year = 2009,
      • series = {Lect. Notes Computer Science},
      • pages = {321--335},
      • publisher = {Springer}
      • }
    •  Sergio Trimboli, S. Di Cairano, Alberto Bemporad and Ilya V Kolmanovsky, "Model predictive control for automotive time-delay processes: an application to air-to-fuel ratio control", IFAC Worksh. Time Delay Systems, 2009, vol. 8, pp. 90-95.
      BibTeX
      • @Inproceedings{trimboli2009model,
      • author = {Trimboli, Sergio and Di Cairano, S. and Bemporad, Alberto and Kolmanovsky, Ilya V},
      • title = {Model predictive control for automotive time-delay processes: an application to air-to-fuel ratio control},
      • booktitle = {IFAC Worksh. Time Delay Systems},
      • year = 2009,
      • volume = 8,
      • number = 1,
      • pages = {90--95}
      • }
    •  S. Di Cairano, Mircea Lazar, Alberto Bemporad and M Heemels, "A control Lyapunov approach to predictive control of hybrid systems", Proc. of Hybrid Systems: Computation and Control, 2008, pp. 130-143.
      BibTeX
      • @Inproceedings{di2008control,
      • author = {Di Cairano, S. and Lazar, Mircea and Bemporad, Alberto and Heemels, M},
      • title = {A control Lyapunov approach to predictive control of hybrid systems},
      • booktitle = {Proc. of Hybrid Systems: Computation and Control},
      • year = 2008,
      • series = {Lect. Notes Computer Science},
      • pages = {130--143},
      • publisher = {Springer}
      • }
    •  S. Di Cairano, Alessandro Pasini, Alberto Bemporad and Richard M Murray, "Convergence properties of dynamic agents consensus networks with broken links", Proc. American Control Conf., 2008, pp. 1362-1367.
      BibTeX
      • @Inproceedings{di2008convergence,
      • author = {Di Cairano, S. and Pasini, Alessandro and Bemporad, Alberto and Murray, Richard M},
      • title = {Convergence properties of dynamic agents consensus networks with broken links},
      • booktitle = {Proc. American Control Conf.},
      • year = 2008,
      • pages = {1362--1367}
      • }
    •  S. Di Cairano, Karl Henrik Johansson, Alberto Bemporad and Richard M Murray, "Dynamic network state estimation in networked control systems", Proc. of Hybrid Systems: Computation and Control, 2008, pp. 144-157.
      BibTeX
      • @Inproceedings{di2008dynamic,
      • author = {Di Cairano, S. and Johansson, Karl Henrik and Bemporad, Alberto and Murray, Richard M},
      • title = {Dynamic network state estimation in networked control systems},
      • booktitle = {Proc. of Hybrid Systems: Computation and Control},
      • year = 2008,
      • series = {Lect. Notes Computer Science},
      • pages = {144--157},
      • publisher = {Springer}
      • }
    •  S. Di Cairano, "Model predictive control of hybrid dynamical systems: Stabilization, event-driven, and stochastic control", 2008, Ph. D. Thesis, Dipartimento Ingegneria dell'Informazione, Italy.
      BibTeX
      • @Phdthesis{di2008model,
      • author = {Di Cairano, S.},
      • title = {Model predictive control of hybrid dynamical systems: Stabilization, event-driven, and stochastic control},
      • school = {Ph. D. Thesis, Dipartimento Ingegneria dell'Informazione, Italy},
      • year = 2008
      • }
    •  S. Di Cairano, Diana Yanakiev, Alberto Bemporad, IV Kolmanovsky and Davor Hrovat, "An MPC design flow for automotive control and applications to idle speed regulation", Proc. 46th IEEE Conf. Decision and Control, 2008, pp. 5686-5691.
      BibTeX
      • @Inproceedings{di2008mpc,
      • author = {Di Cairano, S. and Yanakiev, Diana and Bemporad, Alberto and Kolmanovsky, IV and Hrovat, Davor},
      • title = {An MPC design flow for automotive control and applications to idle speed regulation},
      • booktitle = {Proc. 46th IEEE Conf. Decision and Control},
      • year = 2008,
      • pages = {5686--5691}
      • }
    •  A. Alessio and S. Di Cairano, "Tools for hybrid control design", 2007.
      BibTeX
      • @Misc{Alessio2007,
      • author = {Alessio, A. and Di Cairano, S.},
      • title = {Tools for hybrid control design},
      • year = 2007,
      • note = {Hybrid Systems: Computation and Control Conf., Poster presentation}
      • }
    •  A. Bemporad, S. Di Cairano, E. Henriksson and K. H. Johansson, "Hybrid model predictive control based on wireless sensor feedback: An experimental study", Proc. 46th IEEE Conf. Decision and Control, 2007, pp. 5062-5067.
      BibTeX
      • @Inproceedings{Bemporad2007,
      • author = {Bemporad, A. and Di Cairano, S. and Henriksson, E. and Johansson, K. H.},
      • title = {Hybrid model predictive control based on wireless sensor feedback: An experimental study},
      • booktitle = {Proc. 46th IEEE Conf. Decision and Control},
      • year = 2007,
      • pages = {5062--5067}
      • }
    •  Mohammed Aly, Joel W Burdick, Vanessa Carson, S. bf Di Cairano, Laura Lindzey, Jeremy Ma, Richard M Murray, Richard Petras, Sam Pfister and Dominic Rizzo, "Sensing, Navigation and Reasoning Technologies for the DARPA Urban Challenge," Tech. Rep., DARPA, 2007.
      BibTeX
      • @Techreport{aly2007sensing,
      • author = {Aly, Mohammed and Burdick, Joel W and Carson, Vanessa and {Di Cairano}, S. and Lindzey, Laura and Ma, Jeremy and Murray, Richard M and Petras, Richard and Pfister, Sam and Rizzo, Dominic},
      • title = {Sensing, Navigation and Reasoning Technologies for the DARPA Urban Challenge},
      • institution = {DARPA},
      • year = 2007,
      • note = {Available at citeseerx.ist.psu.edu}
      • }
    •  Alberto Bemporad, S. Di Cairano, Ilya V Kolmanovsky and Davor Hrovat, "Hybrid modeling and control of a multibody magnetic actuator for automotive applications", Proc. 46th IEEE Conf. Decision and Control, 2007, pp. 5270-5275.
      BibTeX
      • @Inproceedings{bemporad2007hybrid,
      • author = {Bemporad, Alberto and Di Cairano, S. and Kolmanovsky, Ilya V and Hrovat, Davor},
      • title = {Hybrid modeling and control of a multibody magnetic actuator for automotive applications},
      • booktitle = {Proc. 46th IEEE Conf. Decision and Control},
      • year = 2007,
      • pages = {5270--5275}
      • }
    •  S. Di Cairano, Alberto Bemporad, Ilya V Kolmanovsky and Davor Hrovat, "Model predictive control of magnetic automotive actuators", Proc. American Control Conf., 2007, pp. 5082-5087.
      BibTeX
      • @Inproceedings{di2007model,
      • author = {Di Cairano, S. and Bemporad, Alberto and Kolmanovsky, Ilya V and Hrovat, Davor},
      • title = {Model predictive control of magnetic automotive actuators},
      • booktitle = {Proc. American Control Conf.},
      • year = 2007,
      • pages = {5082--5087}
      • }
    •  S. Di Cairano, Alberto Bemporad and Angelita Caldelli, "Moving target detection and tracking in wireless sensor networks", Proc. European Control Conf., 2007.
      BibTeX
      • @Inproceedings{di2007moving,
      • author = {Di Cairano, S. and Bemporad, Alberto and Caldelli, Angelita},
      • title = {Moving target detection and tracking in wireless sensor networks},
      • booktitle = {Proc. European Control Conf.},
      • year = 2007
      • }
    •  Michael Epstein, Ling Shi, S. Di Cairano and Richard M Murray, "Control over a network: Using actuation buffers to reduce transmission frequency", Proc. European Control Conf., 2007, pp. 597-602.
      BibTeX
      • @Inproceedings{epstein2007control,
      • author = {Epstein, Michael and Shi, Ling and Di Cairano, S. and Murray, Richard M},
      • title = {Control over a network: Using actuation buffers to reduce transmission frequency},
      • booktitle = {Proc. European Control Conf.},
      • year = 2007,
      • pages = {597--602}
      • }
    •  S Di Cairano, Alberto Bemporad, I V Kolmanovsky and Davor Hrovat, "Model predictive control of magnetically actuated mass spring dampers for automotive applications", Int. J. Control, Vol. 80, No. 11, pp. 1701-1716, 2007.
      BibTeX
      • @Article{sdc07,
      • author = {Di Cairano, S and Bemporad, Alberto and Kolmanovsky, I V and Hrovat, Davor},
      • title = {Model predictive control of magnetically actuated mass spring dampers for automotive applications},
      • journal = {Int. J. Control},
      • year = 2007,
      • volume = 80,
      • number = 11,
      • pages = {1701--1716}
      • }
    •  Alberto Bemporad, S. Di Cairano and Jorge Júlvez, "Event-based model predictive control and verification of integral continuous-time hybrid automata", Proc. of Hybrid Systems: Computation and Control, 2006, pp. 93-107.
      BibTeX
      • @Inproceedings{bemporad2006event,
      • author = {Bemporad, Alberto and Di Cairano, S. and Julvez, Jorge},
      • title = {Event-based model predictive control and verification of integral continuous-time hybrid automata},
      • booktitle = {Proc. of Hybrid Systems: Computation and Control},
      • year = 2006,
      • series = {Lect. Notes Computer Science},
      • pages = {93--107},
      • publisher = {Springer}
      • }
    •  S. Di Cairano, Alberto Bemporad and Michal Kvasnica, "An architecture for data interchange of switched linear systems," Tech. Rep., Technical Report D 3.3. 1, HYCON NoE, 2006.
      BibTeX
      • @Techreport{cairano2006architecture,
      • author = {Di Cairano, S. and Bemporad, Alberto and Kvasnica, Michal},
      • title = {An architecture for data interchange of switched linear systems},
      • institution = {Technical Report D 3.3. 1, HYCON NoE},
      • year = 2006
      • }
    •  S. Di Cairano and Alberto Bemporad, "An equivalence result between linear hybrid automata and piecewise affine systems", Proc. 45th IEEE Conf. Decision and Control, 2006, pp. 2631-2636.
      BibTeX
      • @Inproceedings{di2006equivalence,
      • author = {Di Cairano, S. and Bemporad, Alberto},
      • title = {An equivalence result between linear hybrid automata and piecewise affine systems},
      • booktitle = {Proc. 45th IEEE Conf. Decision and Control},
      • year = 2006,
      • pages = {2631--2636}
      • }
    •  S. Di Cairano, Alberto Bemporad, Ilya V Kolmanovsky and Davor Hrovat, "Model predictive control of nonlinear mechatronic systems: An application to a magnetically atuated", IFAC Worksh. Analysis and Design of Hybrid Systems, 2006, pp. 241-246.
      BibTeX
      • @Inproceedings{di2006model,
      • author = {Di Cairano, S. and Bemporad, Alberto and Kolmanovsky, Ilya V and Hrovat, Davor},
      • title = {Model predictive control of nonlinear mechatronic systems: An application to a magnetically atuated},
      • booktitle = {IFAC Worksh. Analysis and Design of Hybrid Systems},
      • year = 2006,
      • pages = {241--246}
      • }
    •  Alberto Bemporad, S. Di Cairano and Jorge Júlvez, "Event-driven optimal control of integral continuous-time hybrid automata", Proc. 44th IEEE Conf. Decision and Control and European Control Conf., 2005, pp. 1409-1414.
      BibTeX
      • @Inproceedings{bemporad2005event,
      • author = {Bemporad, Alberto and Di Cairano, S. and Julvez, Jorge},
      • title = {Event-driven optimal control of integral continuous-time hybrid automata},
      • booktitle = {Proc. 44th IEEE Conf. Decision and Control and European Control Conf.},
      • year = 2005,
      • pages = {1409--1414}
      • }
    •  Alberto Bemporad, S. Di Cairano and Nicolo Giorgetti, "Model predictive control of hybrid systems with applications to supply chain management", Congress of ANIPLA, 2005, pp. 1-15.
      BibTeX
      • @Inproceedings{bemporad2005model,
      • author = {Bemporad, Alberto and Di Cairano, S. and Giorgetti, Nicolo},
      • title = {Model predictive control of hybrid systems with applications to supply chain management},
      • booktitle = {Congress of ANIPLA},
      • year = 2005,
      • pages = {1--15}
      • }
    •  Alberto Bemporad and S. Di Cairano, "Optimal control of discrete hybrid stochastic automata", Proc. of Hybrid Systems: Computation and Control, 2005, pp. 151-167.
      BibTeX
      • @Inproceedings{bemporad2005optimal,
      • author = {Bemporad, Alberto and Di Cairano, S.},
      • title = {Optimal control of discrete hybrid stochastic automata},
      • booktitle = {Proc. of Hybrid Systems: Computation and Control},
      • year = 2005,
      • series = {Lect. Notes Computer Science},
      • pages = {151--167},
      • publisher = {Springer}
      • }
    •  S. Di Cairano, "Optimal Control of Hybrid Systems with Stochastic Events", 2004, M.Sc Thesis, School of Engineering, Universita'di Siena, Italy.
      BibTeX
      • @Mastersthesis{bemporadoptimal,
      • author = {Di Cairano, S.},
      • title = {Optimal Control of Hybrid Systems with Stochastic Events},
      • school = {M.Sc Thesis, School of Engineering, Universita'di Siena, Italy},
      • year = 2004
      • }
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    • Title: "System and Method for Controlling Lateral Motion of Vehicle"
      Inventors: Berntorp, Karl; Weiss, Avishai; Danielson, Claus; Di Cairano, Stefano
      Patent No.: 10,994,729
      Issue Date: May 4, 2021
    • Title: "Model Predictive Control of Systems with Continuous and Discrete Elements of Operations"
      Inventors: Quirynen, Rien; Hespanhol, Pedro; Di Cairano, Stefano
      Patent No.: 10,996,639
      Issue Date: May 4, 2021
    • Title: "System and Method for GNSS Ambiguity Resolution"
      Inventors: Berntorp, Karl; Weiss, Avishai; Di Cairano, Stefano
      Patent No.: 10,976,444
      Issue Date: Apr 13, 2021
    • Title: "MODEL PREDICTIVE CONTROL OF SPACECRAFT"
      Inventors: Weiss, Avishai; Zlotnik, David; Di Cairano, Stefano
      Patent No.: 10,967,991
      Issue Date: Apr 6, 2021
    • Title: "Model Predictive Control of Spacecraft"
      Inventors: Weiss, Avishai; Di Cairano, Stefano; Caverly, Ryan
      Patent No.: 10,934,025
      Issue Date: Mar 2, 2021
    • Title: "Loose Optical Fiber Tethering Of Multiple Satellites"
      Inventors: Parsons, Kieran; Weiss, Avishai; Orlik, Philip V.; Di Cairano, Stefano
      Patent No.: 10,892,826
      Issue Date: Jan 12, 2021
    • Title: "Method and Apparatus for Preconditioned Predictive Control of Vehicle Movement"
      Inventors: Quirynen, Rien; Kniazev, Andrei; Di Cairano, Stefano
      Patent No.: 10,877,445
      Issue Date: Dec 29, 2020
    • Title: "MODEL PREDICTIVE CONTROL OF SPACECRAFT"
      Inventors: Weiss, Avishai; Zlotnik, David; Di Cairano, Stefano
      Patent No.: 10,875,669
      Issue Date: Dec 29, 2020
    • Title: "Systems and Methods for Safe Decision Making of Autonomous Vehicles"
      Inventors: Berntorp, Karl; Di Cairano, Stefano; Ahn, Heejin
      Patent No.: 10,860,023
      Issue Date: Dec 8, 2020
    • Title: "RECEDING HORIZON REFERENCE GOVERNOR"
      Inventors: Goldsmith, Abraham M.; Di Cairano, Stefano; Kalabic, Uros
      Patent No.: 10,860,002
      Issue Date: Dec 8, 2020
    • Title: "Methods and Systems for Balanced Feasible and Stable Control"
      Inventors: Kalabic, Uros; Di Cairano, Stefano
      Patent No.: 10,807,638
      Issue Date: Oct 20, 2020
    • Title: "Controlling System Subject to Partially Hidden Actuator Dynamics"
      Inventors: Di Cairano, Stefano; Baethge, Tobias; Findeisen, Rolf
      Patent No.: 10,668,931
      Issue Date: Jun 2, 2020
    • Title: "Method and Apparatus for Preconditioned Predictive Control"
      Inventors: Quirynen, Rien; Kniazev, Andrei; Di Cairano, Stefano
      Patent No.: 10,613,490
      Issue Date: Apr 7, 2020
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