Alessandro Macchelli took the Laurea Degree cum laude and the PhD in Automatic Control and Operational Research at the University of Bologna (DEIS) in 2000 and 2003. He has been visiting scholar at the University of Twente in 2001 and Post-Doc in 2003. In 2004, he got a Post-Doc position at the University of Bologna (DEIS), and in 2005, he joined DEIS as assistant professor in robotics and industrial automation. After 2005, he has been visiting professor at the Tongji University in Shanghai, at the Institute of Automatic Control and Control Systems Technology of the Johannes Kepler University Linz, at the National Engineering Institute in Mechanics and Micro–Technologies (FEMTO-ST/AS2M) in Besaçon, and at the Institute of Cyber-Systems & Control of the Zhejiang University in Hangzhou. His research activity is focused on port-Hamiltonian systems and applications of the port-Hamiltonian framework to robotics and mechatronics: he is author of more than 80 journal and conference papers on these topics. Currently, he serves as Associate Editor for the IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control and for the IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology.
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