Maria Domenica Di Benedetto

Marika Di Benedetto

Maria Domenica Di Benedetto


Maria Domenica Di Benedetto obtained her Master degree (summa cum laude) in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Roma "La Sapienza", in 1976. In 1981, she obtained the “Docteur-Ingénieur” degree and in 1987 the “Doctorat d’Etat ès Sciences” degree, Université de Paris-Sud (Orsay, France). Since 1994, she has been Professor of Automatic Control at University of l’Aquila. She has been Adjunct Professor and McKay Professor at the Department of EECS, University of California at Berkeley. She has been Visiting Professor at MIT, University of Michigan (Ann Arbor), C.N.R.S. (Poste Rouge, Ecole Centrale, Nantes). 

She was elected IEEE Fellow in 2002, and IFAC Fellow in 2019. 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" from 2001 to 2019. She is President of the European Embedded Control Institute since 2009. Since 2013, she has been President of the Italian Society of researchers in Automatic Control (SIDRA) from 2013 to 2019.
Her research interests are in the areas of nonlinear and hybrid systems, networked control systems, and applications to automotive, energy and traffic control. 

Positions & Affiliations

University of l'Aquila