Luca Zaccarian

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  • 2019-2022 Grant “Hybrid And Networked Dynamical sYstems” (HANDY) funded by the Agence Nationale de la Recherche (ANR).
  • 2017-2018 Research grant “PowerLyap: modern control of power-split transmissions via Lyapunov approaches” funded by CaRiTRo.
  • 2016-2017 Research grant “GRASP: GRAph-based Strategies for multi-agent cooPerative robotics” funded by the LAAS-CNRS, Carnot Post-doc Project.
  • 2015-2017 Research grant “Optimization techniques for hybrid dynamical systems: from theory to application” funded by the University of Trento.
  • 2016 Research contract “Proportional-integral control of a wet clutch” with Dana-Rexroth Transmission Systems.
  • 2014 Research contract “Modellazione di un sistema elettroidraulico composto da valvola elettromeccanica e frizione, per una trasmissione power-split” with Dana Rexroth Transmission Systems.
  • 2014 Research contract “Controllo ibrido tramite sistemi con reset della corrente che fluisce nelle valvole sperimentali utilizzate da DRTS” with Dana Rexroth Transmission Systems.
  • 2014 Bilateral collaboration grant “Anti-windup synthesis for rate-limited actuators on synchrotrons” between CNRS and the University of Oxford.
  • 2009-2012 Local coordinator of the European grant NICE funded by the European Defense Agency.
  • 2007-2010 Coordinator of the grant “Study and application of innovative software architectures and nonlinear control techniques for the real-time control systems of FTU” within the research association between the University of Rome, Tor Vergata and the ENEA-Euratom.
  • 2004-2009 Local coordinator of the bilateral grant “Analysis and design of control systems with saturation and time-delay” funded by the Australian Research Council (grant # LX0559610) in collaboration with Prof. D. Nesic (University of Melbourne).
  • 2005-2006 Coordinator of the grant “Study and application of novel control techniques on the radiofrequency devices of the real-time feedback control system of FTU” within the research association between the University of Rome, Tor Vergata and the ENEA-Euratom.
  • 05/2006 Recipient of the Air Force grant WOS # 062110 entitled “Nonlinear anti-windup design for fully actuated Euler-Lagrange systems”, within the Windows On Science (WOS) program.
  • 2006 MURST ex 60 % grant from the University of Rome, Tor Vergata: “Controllo di sistemi con saturazione e/o ritardo: teoria e applicazioni”.
  • 2005 MURST ex 60 % grant from the University of Rome, Tor Vergata: “Controllo nonlineare di processi lineari: tecniche innovative per l’ottimizzazione delle prestazioni”.
  • 2004 Research contract “Study and development of the revised and upgraded feedback control system of the Tokamak experiment FTU” with the ENEA research center in Frascati.



  • 2016-2020 Spanish grant: “Control de Sistemas con Entradas Discretas. Aplicación a Convertidores Electrónicos de Potencia” funded by Ministerio de Economía y Competitividad of the Spanish governement.
  • 2017-2020 European H2020 Grant Dreams4Cars: “Cars fueled by dreams”.
  • 2018-2019 Bilateral Grant STIC-AmSud between France and South America (Chile and Brazil) entitled “Control of Dynamical Systems under Communication Constraints.”
  • 2016-2019 Grant SEFA IKKY for the validation of control laws in aerospace systems.
  • 2016-2018 European H2020 Grant WETFEET: “Wave Energy Transition to Future by Evolution of Engineering and Technology”.
  • 2014-2015 Grant “Control and optimization techniques for efficient multimedia delivery”, within the iCode institute of Plateau de Saclay, France.
  • 2014-2017 European EU FP7-ICT grant NoTremor: “Virtual, Physiological and Computational Neuromuscular Models for the Predictive Treatment of Parkinson’s Disease”.
  • 2014-2017 European EU FP7-IP grant Adaptive: “Automated driving”.
  • 2013-2016 Grant “Synthesis and analysis of systems with limited information” (LimICoS) funded by the Agence Nationale de la Recherche (ANR).
  • 2012-2014 European HYCON 2 network on “Highly-complex and networked control systems”, funded withing the FP7 program.
  • 2013-2014 bilateral grant: “Advanced Strategies for Feedback Control” funded by CNRS and University of Oxford (UK).
  • 2010-2012 Grant “Modern attitude control of Earth Observation Satellites with large flexible elements” funded by the European Space Agency.
  • 2007-2008 MIUR PRIN “Tecniche avanzate di controllo e identificazione per applicazioni innovative”.
  • 2003-2006 MIUR FIRB “TIGER”.
  • 2002-2003 MIUR PRIN “MATRICS”.
  • 2001-2002 MIUR PRIN “Robust control techniques for uncertain systems”.
  • 1999-2004 Internal MURST 60 % grant of University of Rome, Tor Vergata (one each year)
  • 1999-2002 ENEA grant “ Parallel computing with applications to robotics”.
  • 2000-2001 MIUR PRIN “MISTRAL”.
  • 1998-1999 MIUR PRIN “RAMSETE”.
  • 2000-2003 ASI grant “TEMA: team based exploration by mobile agents”.
  • 1997-2000 ASI grant “Localization, planning and control for autonomous rovers”.
  • 1998-1999 CNR grant “Periodic control and filtering techniques for dynamical systems”.
  • 1994-1997 MURST 40 % grant “Control systems for robots acting in structured and non structured environments”.