Salvatore Monaco

Professore ordinario
Stanza: A208
Tel: +39 0677274054
Fax: +39 0677274033

Salvatore Monaco, 1951. Full Professor in Systems Theory from 1986. Senior Member of IEEE Society from 1996. Fellow from 2003.  From 1986 to 1989, member of the S. E. F. I. , he promoted students’ mobility in Europe. Responsible/co-responsible of 25 PhD Students. He promoted and coordinated the organization of a Master ,"post-laurea" in the Engineering of the Emergency, in cooperation with government institutions. Member of the ASI (Italian Space Agency) Scientific Committee from 1989 to 1995, in the Executive Council of the EUCA (European Union Control Association) from 1990 (foundation date) to 1997; from 1997, member of the ASI Technological Committee; from 1999 to 2001 in the Working Group on the Evaluation of ASI. He promoted technological transfert in the area of Automation. In 1995, he served as scientific advisor for the Director of the J. R. C. (Joint Research Center of the European Union). From 2000 to 2007, Member of the Executive Council of “ NETTUNO ” - a consortium between italian universities coordinating multimedia and distance learning. From 2001 to 2004 he served as president of the Scientific Commeettee of UFI/UIF the “Università italo-francese”, an inter gouvernamental institution for coordinating research and didactics. From 2001 he is president of the council for the degree of System and Control Engineering.


- Boncagni L., … Monaco S., et alii , Firsts steps in the FTU migration towards a modular and didtributed real-time control architeture based on MARTe, IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Sciences, vol.58, n.4, pp. 1778-1783, Digital Object Identifier: 10.1109/TNS.2011.2158851, Part 1, 2011.

- S. Monaco and D. Normand-Cyrot, Nonlinear average passivity and stabilizing controllers in discrete-time.  Systems and Control  Letters, vol. 60, pp. 431-439, 2011. Digital Object Identifier: 10.1016/j.sysconle.2011.03.010
- S. Monaco, D. Normand and F. Tiefensee, Sampled-data stabilizing feedback: a PBC approach ; IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, vol. 56, n 4, pp. 907-912, 2011. Digital Object Identifier: 10.1109/TAC.2010.2101130

- Nobili A., … Monaco, S, et alii, « Galileo Galilei », a small satellite to test the equivalence principle of Galileo,Newton and Einstain ; In Experimental Astronomy , Vol 23, n. 2, pp 689-710, ISSN: 09226435, Digital Object Identifier : 10.1007/s10686-008-9128-3 , 2009.

- C. Califano, S. Monaco and D. Normand-Cyrot : Canonical observer forms for multi-ioutput systems up to coordinates changes and output tranformations in discrete time, Automatica, v. 45, n.11, pp.2483-2490, 2009.

- S. Monaco and D. Normand-Cyrot: Linearization by output-injection under approximate sampling, European Journal of Control,  Vol. 15 , ns. 2 , pp. 205-217 , 2009.

- S. Monaco and D. Normand-Cyrot: Advanced toolos for nonlinear sampled-data systems : analysis and control, European Journal of Control,  Vol. 13, ns. 2-3 ISSN: 0947-3580,Digital Object Identifier : 10.3166/ejc.13.221-241 ,  pp. 221-241. , 2007.

- S. Monaco,  D. Normand-Cyrot and C. Califano: From chronological calculus to exponential representations of continuous and discrete-time dynamics : a Lie algebraic approach, IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control,  52 (12), 2227-2241, 2007. Digital Object Identifier: 10.1109/TAC.2007.902734

- S. Monaco and D. Normand-Cyrot: Méthodologies  d'Analyse et de Synthése pour les Systèmes Echantillonnés, Conférence Pléniére, CIFA'08, Bucarest, Roumanie, 3-5 sept. 2009, dans {\it Automatique Avancée et Informatique Appliquée} (P. Borne, M. Benrejeb, F. Filip, D. Popescu Eds), Editions de l'Académie de Roumanie, pp. 33-48.

- S. Monaco and D. Normand-Cyrot: Controller and observer normal forms in discrete-time :  in Analysis and design of Nonlinear Control Systems,  pp. 377-396, A. Astolfi and L. Marconi Eds, Springer-Verlag, Berlin 2008.

- S. Monaco and D. Normand-Cyrot : Nonlinear optimal stabilizing control under sampling, Proc. American Control Conference, to appear, Montreal, Canada, June 2012

- A. Abelli, A. Ferrari, S. Monaco, C.  Richard : Adaptive inverse control using kernel identification. Proc. Accepted American Control Conference, Montreal, Canada, June 2012.

- C. Califano, S.~Di Gennaro, S. Monaco and D. Normand—Cyrot: Nonlinear Torque Control for High Power Induction Motors with Digital Implementation, Proceedings of IFAC. Pp. 9905-9910,  2011, Milan, september 2011.

- S. Monaco, D. Normand-Cyrot and P. Di Giamberardino (2010), Input-state matching under piecewise constant control for systems on matrix Lie groups, Proceed. American Control & Decision Conference, pp.7117-7122, Atalanta, USA, December 2010. Digital Object Identifier: 10.1109/CDC.2010.5717916

- F. Tiefensee, S. Monaco, D. Normand-Cyrot (2010),\\ Average passivity for discrete-time and sampled-data linear systems, Proceed. American Control & Decision Conference, Atalanta, USA, pp. 7594-7599, December 2010. Digital Object Identifier: 10.1109/CDC.2010.5717413

- S. Monaco, D.Normand-Cyrot, F. Tiefensee: Sampled-data redesign of stabilizing feedback, Proceed. American Cont Conf , pp. 1805-1810, Baltimore, USA, June 2010. ISSN :  0743-1619 
Print ISBN: 978-1-4244-7426-4

- F. Tiefensee, S. Monaco, D.Normand-Cyrot (2010),\\ IDA-PBC under sampling for Port Controlled Hamiltonian - PCH – systems, Proceed. American Cont Conf , pp.1811-1816, Baltimore, USA, June 2010. ISSN :  0743-1619 
Print ISBN: 978-1-4244-7426-4

- C. Califano, S. Monaco, D.Normand-Cyrot} (2010),\\ On the observer design through output scaling in discrete time, Proceed. American Cont Conf , pp. 5290-5295, Baltimore, USA, June 2010. ISSN :  0743-1619 
Print ISBN: 978-1-4244-7426-4

- S. Monaco, D.Normand-Cyrot, F. Tiefensee : Nonlinear port controlled Hamiltonian systems under  sampling, Proceed. 48th IEEE- Cont & Dec Conf, Shangai, Chine, pp.1782–1787, Dec. 2009. Isbn : 978-1-4244-3871-6, Digital Object Identifier: 10.1109/CDC.2009.5399866

- F. Tiefensee, S. Monaco and D.Normand-Cyrot: Lyapunov design under sampling for a synchronous machine, Proceed Europ Cont Conf  ECC'09, Budapest, Roumanie, pp. 1775–1780, Sept. 2009. Isbn : 978-963-311-369-1

- S. Monaco, D. Normand-Cyrot and P. Di Giamberardino: Piecewice constant control of dynamics evolving on Lie Groups: a simple case study, Prooc. SICPRO ,pp.  834–847 Mosca, gennaio,  2009. Isbn: 978-5-91450-024-2

- S. Monaco, D. Normand-Cyrot and F. Tiefensee: From passivity under sampling to a new discrete-time passivity concept, Proceed. 46-th Cont & Dec Conf , pp. 3157–3162, Cancun, dec. 2008. isbn: 978-1-4244-3123-6, Digital Object Identifier: 10.1109/CDC.2008.4739056

- S. Monaco, D. Normand-Cyrot : Mèthodologies d’analyse et de syntèse pour les systémes non linéaires schantillonnés, Plenary CIFA’08, Bucarest, september, 2008.

- G. Baldesi, S. Monaco, C. Berard, P.D. Resta : Modelling, Control Design and Simulation for a Launch Vehicle : from Linear to Nonlinear, AIAA Guidance, Navigation and Control Conference and Exhibit, 26-th AIAA Applied Aerodynamics Conference ;  art. n. 2008-6701,  Honolulu, Hawaii, 2008.

- S. Monaco and D. Normand-Cyrot: Digital controllers for nilpotent Lie Algebra of order 3, Prooc. SICPRO, , pp. 372–384, Mosca, gennaio,  2008. Isbn: 978-5-91450-002-0

- S. Monaco and D. Normand-Cyrot : Accessibility under multirate control for nilpotent Lie Algebra, Proceed. 45-th Cont & Dec Conf , New Orleans, pp. 6262-67, New Orleans dec. 2007. isbn : 978-1-4244-1497-0, Digital Object Identifier: 10.1109/CDC.2007.4434464

- C. Califano, S. Monaco and D. Normand-Cyrot: State estimation for two output systems in discrete-time, NOLCOS’07, Pretoria, august 2007. Isbn : 978-3-902661-28-9

- S. Monaco and D. Normand-Cyrot: Linearization by output injection under sampling, ECC’07, Kos, pp. 5270-75 , july 2007. Isbn : 978-960-89028-5-5

- Barbot J.P., S. Monaco and D. Normand-Cyrot: On the observer for differential-difference representations of discrete-time systems, ECC’07, Kos, pp.5783-88 , july 2007. Isbn : 978-960-89028-5-5

- S. Monaco and D. Normand-Cyrot: On digital controller inversion, Prooc. SICPRO, Mosca, gennaio,  2007. Isbn : 5-201-14992-8

Riconoscimenti e premi: 

 - (1981-1982, Outstanding Paper in the IEEE Trans. on AC)-  1996 - Senior Member of IEEE Society -  2003 - Fellow of IEEE Society

Interessi di ricerca: 

His research activity is in the field of Systems and Control Theory and applied research in spacecraft control. Coordinator of national and international projects. Author and co-author of nearly 200 scientific publication, 3 books, 1 patent. (1981-1982, Outstanding Paper in the IEEE Trans. on AC).