IEEE Press Series on Control Systems Theory and Applications

Aims and Scope

The series publishes monographs, edited volumes, and textbooks which are geared for control scientists and engineers, as well as those working in various areas of applied mathematics such as optimization, game theory, and operations.

Series Editor: Maria Domenica DiBenedetto

Maria Domenica DiBenedetto photoProfessor of Control Theory
University of l'Aquila, Italy

Maria Domenica Di Benedetto has been Professor of Control Theory at University of l'Aquila since 1994. From 1995 to 2002, she has been Adjunct Professor at the Department of EECS, University of California at Berkeley. In 1987, she was Visiting Scientist al MIT, in 1988, 1989 e 1992 Visiting Professor at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, in 1992 Chercheur Associé, C.N.R.S., Poste Rouge, Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Mécanique, Nantes, France, from 1990 to 1995 McKay Professor at the University of California Berkeley.

She has been IEEE Fellow since 2002 and IFAC Fellow since 2019. From 2007 to 2010, she has been member of the IEEE Control Systems Technical Fields Award Committee, IEEE Control Systems Society. From 2003 to 2007 she has been Chair of the Standing Committee on Fellow Nominations, IEEE Control Systems Society. From 1995 to 1999, she has been Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions of Automatic Control. From 2006 to 2009, she has been Associate Editor at Large of the IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control. Since 1995 she is Subject Editor of the International Journal of Robust and Nonlinear Control. Since 2015 she is a member of the Editorial Board of Annual Reviews in Control. Since 2016 she is member of the Editorial Board of Nonlinear Analysis Hybrid Systems.

She has been the Director of the Center of Excellence for Research DEWS "Architectures and Design methodologies for Embedded controllers, Wireless interconnect and System-on-Chip", University of L’Aquila, from 2001 to 2019. She is President of the European Embedded Control Institute since 2009. She has been Member of the International Advisory Board for LCCC - Lund Center for Control of Complex engineering systems from 2010 to 2018. She has been Member of the scientific review panel (ICT panel) for the Swedish Research Council in 2012, 2014 and 2018. She has been President of the Italian Association of Researchers in Automatic Control (SIDRA) from 2013 to 2019.

Her research interests are in the areas of nonlinear, hybrid and autonomous systems, and applications to energy and traffic control.

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