Maria Elena Valcher

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Maria Elena Valcher


Maria Elena Valcher (F’12) received the Master's degree in electrical engineering and the Ph.D. degree in system engineering from the University of Padova, Padova, Italy, in 1991 and 1995, respectively.

Since January 2005, she has been a full Professor with the University of Padova. She has authored or co-authored 80 papers, which appeared in international journals, 95 conference papers, 2 text-books, and several book chapters. Her research interests include multidimensional systems theory, polynomial matrix theory, behavior theory, cooperative control and consensus, positive switched systems, and Boolean control networks.

Dr. Valcher was in the Editorial Board of the IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control from 1999 to 2002 and Systems and Control Letters from 2004 to 2010. She has been on the Editorial Boards of Automatica since 2006, Multidimensional Systems and Signal Processing since 2004, SIAM Journal on Control and Optimization since 2012, European Journal of Control since 2103, and IEEE Access since 2014. She was Vice President Member Activities of the CSS from 2006 to 2007, Vice President Conference Activities of the CSS from 2008 to 2010, and CSS President in 2015. She was a recipient of the 2011 IEEE CSS Distinguished Member Award. Since January 2017, she has been the Editor-in-Chief for the IEEE Control Systems Letters.

Positions & Affiliations

Università di Padova