Dr Andrea Lecchini-Visintini

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Lecturer in Control Engineering

Computational Engineering and Control Research Group

T: +44 (0)116 252 3546

F: +44 (0)116 252 2619

E: alv1 'at' leicester.ac.uk

Location: Room 801, Engineering Tower

Personal details

Dr Lecchini-Visintini obtained the Laurea (5-year degree) in Information Engineering (1997) and a PhD in Automatic Control (2001)  respectively from the University of Pavia and the University of Brescia in Italy. Prior to his appointment in Leicester in 2006, he was a post-doc researcher at the Université Catholique de Louvain, Belgium (2001 - 2003), and a Research Associate in the Control Group at the University of Cambridge (2003- 2006) . He also held visiting appointments at the Australian National University, Canberra, in November 2002 and in August 2005. Dr Lecchini-Visintini's research interests include system identification and data-based control system design, stochastic optimisation, Monte Carlo methods and their application to the control of complex systems. Dr Lecchini-Visintini is currently an editor for the Int. J. of Adaptive Control and Signal Processing, and a member of the Editorial Board of the European Control Conference (2013, 2014, 2015, 2016).

Teaching

  • Course modules currently lectured:

    • Classical Control (2nd year course);
    • Digital Control (3rd year course)
  • Coordinator of the MSc courses in the area of Control and Dynamics.

  • Academic Secretary of the MSc board of studies in Engineering.

Research

Funded research projects:

  • A. Lecchini-Visintini, E. Chung, C. Banahan
    Estimation of intracranial pressure and rapid diagnosis of acute brain injuries using non-invasive ultrasound measurements
    Cross-college PhD studentship in Bioinformatics
    College of Science and Engineering and College of Medicine, Biological Sciences and Psychology, University of Leicester
  • A. Lecchini-Visintini
    Modelling and Control of a Jet Engine Hydro Mechanical Unit
    PhD studentship funded by Rolls-Royce (2014 - 2016).

  • A. Lecchini-Visintini
    Optimization with Monte Carlo methods for the control of complex systems 
    EPSRC First Grant (1/03/2010 - 30/11/2011)
  • J. Maciejowski, A. Lecchini-Visintini (co-Investigator)
    iFly: Safety, Complexity and Responsibility based design and validation of highly automated Air Traffic Management
    EU 6th Framework Programme Aeronautics and Space: innovative Air Traffic Management research
    (22/05/2007 - 21/08/2011)
  • J. Maciejowski, A. Lecchini-Visintini (co-Investigator),
    Stochastic model predictive control: theory and application to air-traffic control 
    EPSRC (1/6/2005 - 30/05/2009)

Current PhD students:

  • Poppy TURNER (Cross-college PhD studentship in Bioinformatics), 1st year.
  • Tomas PULLER (Rolls-Royce studentship), submitted.
  • Xiaoxing FU, submitted.

Publications

Journal papers

Selected conference papers


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