Biosketch of GianAntonio Magnani
GianAntonio Magnani received the laurea degree in Electronic Engineering from Politecnico di Milano, Italy, in 1978. From 1978 to mid 1984 he was with the Automatica Research Center of the Italian Electricity Board (ENEL), where he joined in researches on modeling, simulation and control of electric power plants. From 1986 to 1992 he was with Fiar Spa, Robotics and Artificial Intelligence Division and with Tecnospazio where he was responsible of research and development units and led several projects for industrial and space robotics applications. He is currently with Politecnico di Milano as a Professor of Control System Technologies and Engineering. He also teaches Industrial Robotics. He has been responsible of research projects awarded by STMicroelectronics, Comau, ENEL e other companies and research boards and agencies. His current research interests concern modeling, simulation and control of robots, servomechanisms and mechatronics. He is an IEEE Senior Member.