Maria Elena Valcher
Maria Elena Valcher received the Master Degree (cum laude) in Electronic Engineering in July 1991 from the University of Padova (Italy) and the Ph.D. Degree in Systems Engineering in October 1995 from the same university. From January 2005 she is Full Professor of Control Theory at the University of Padova.
She is author/co-author of more than 50 papers appeared on international journals, 70 conference papers and 14 book chapters. Her research interests include multidimensional systems theory, polynomial matrix theory, behavior theory, convolutional coding, fault detection and observer design, delay-differential systems, switched systems and positive systems.
She has been involved in the Organizing Committees and in the Program Committees of several conferences. She is currently the Program Chair of the CDC 2012, Maui, Hawaii, 2012.
She was in the Editorial Board of the IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control (1999-2002) of Systems and Control Letters (2204-2010) and she is currently in the Editorial Boards of
- Automatica (2006-today),
- Multidimensional Systems and Signal Processing (2004-today).
She was Appointed Member of the CSS BoG (2003), Elected Member of the CSS BoG (2004-2006; 2010-2012), Vice President Member Activities (2006-2007) and Vice President Conference Activities (2008-2010) of the IEEE Control System Society.