Mario di Bernardo

Mario Di Bernardo

Mario di Bernardo


Mario di Bernardo (SM’06–F’12) received the M.Sc. degree in electronic engineering from the University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy, in 1994, and the Ph.D. degrees in engineering mathematics from the University of Bristol, U.K., in 1998.

He is currently a Professor of Automatic Control with the University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy. He is also Professor (part-time) of Nonlinear Systems and Control with the University of Bristol, U.K. His research interests include the analysis, synchronization, and control of complex network systems, piecewise-smooth dynamical systems, nonlinear dynamics and nonlinear control with applications to engineering and computational biology. He has authored or coauthored more than 250 international scientific publications, a research monograph, and two edited books.

Dr. di Bernardo was elevated to the grade of Fellow of the IEEE for his contributions to the analysis, control, and applications of nonlinear systems, and complex networks, in January 2012. He was bestowed the title of “Cavaliere” of the Order of Merit of the Italian Republic for scientific merits from the President of Italy on February 28, 2007. From 2009 to 2017, he was President of the Italian Society for Chaos and Complexity. From 2011 to 2014, he was the Vice President for financial activities of the IEEE Circuits and Systems Society. In 2014, he was appointed as a member of the Board of Governors of the IEEE Control Systems Society. He was Distinguished Lecturer of the IEEE Circuits and Systems Society for the two-year term 2016–2017. He is Senior Editor for the IEEE Transactions on Control of Network Systems, and Associate Editor and member for the Steering Committee of the IEEE Control Systems Letters, the Conference Editorial Board of the IEEE Control System Society and the European Control Association (EUCA). He is regularly invited as Plenary Speaker in Italy and abroad.

Position(s) & Affiliation(s)

University of Naples Federico II
University of Bristol
United Kingdom