Pierdomenico Pepe

Associate Professor

Coppito 1, Room 2085
pierdomenico.pepe@univaq.it
+39-320-4232557

NONLINEAR SYSTEMS STABILITY AND CONTROL, WITH SPECIAL EMPHASIS TO SYSTEMS WITH DELAYS, AND APPLICATIONS TO CHEMICAL, BIOMEDICAL, ELECTRICAL AND MECHANICAL ENGINEERING.

I'M LOOKING FOR Ph.D. STUDENTS AIMING TO WORK ON  NONLINEAR SYSTEMS AND APPLICATIONS.

SEE THE  WEBSITE   http://www.univaq.it/en/section.php?id=1893   

KEYWORDS: Nonlinear Systems, Retarded Systems, Digital Control, Linear Stochastic Regulation, Nonlinear Control and Estimation, Finite Dimensional Approximation, Adaptive Control, Input-to-State Stability, Approximation of Linear Stochastic Regulators, Flexible Structures, Partial Element Equivalent Circuits Stability, Continuous Stirred Tank Reactors Nonlinear Control, Wind Tunnels Linear Optimal Control, Engines Fuel Air Ratio Control, Glucose-Insulin System Control, Lossless Transmission Lines Stability, Control Lyapunov-Krasovskii Functionals, Universal Controllers.

SHORT CV

 Pierdomenico Pepe, born in 1965 in Sant'Omero, Italy, in 1990 received the Laurea in Electronic Engineering summa cum laude from the University of Ancona, and in 1996 received the Ph.D. in Electronic Engineering from the University of L'Aquila, Italy. In 1991-1992 he served as Second Lieutenant in the Technical Corp of the Italian Army, Rome. In 1992-1993 he served as a Member of the Technical and Scientific Division in the Roland DG Corporation, Martinsicuro, Italy. In 1997-2000 he served as the Technician in the Laboratory of Automatics and Robotics of the University of L'Aquila. In 2000, 2001 and 2004 he held one-semester Visiting Scholar positions at the University of California, Berkeley, at the Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, and at the Polytechnic University, New York, respectively. He is Senior Member of IEEE from 2006 and Member of SIAM from 2001. From March 2001 to September 2013 he was Tenured Assistant Professor on Automatic Control at the School of Engineering of the University of L'Aquila, Italy, where he was  teaching the courses Linear Systems Theory, Automatic Control, Regulation and Control Systems, Advanced Control Theory. From October 2013, he is Associate Professor of Automatic Control at the University of L'Aquila. He's teaching the courses Modelling and Simulation of Control Systems and Foundations of Automatic Control. From 2008 he is a member of the Center of Excellence for Research DEWS, L'Aquila, and from 2010 he is Research Associate at the Institute of Systems Analysis and Informatics of the Italian National Research Council, Rome. From March 2007 to June 2012 he was member of the executive council of the Department of Electrical and Information Engineering, University of L'Aquila. From October 2012  to november 2016 he was member of the executive council of the Department of Information Engineering, Computer Science and Mathematics, University of L'Aquila. His main research interests include stability theory, nonlinear control, observers, optimal control, with special emphasis to systems with time-delays, and applications to biomedical, chemical, electrical and mechanical engineering. He has authored or co-authored more than 150 peer-reviewed scientific articles on International Journals and proceedings of International Conferences. He is co-editor of a book in the Springer series LNCIS and of a book in the Springer series ADD. He is recipient with F. Carravetta and P. Palumbo of Kybernetika Editor's Award 2013. In 2013 he was plenary speaker at the IFAC Joint Conference SSC-TDS-FDA, held in Grenoble. In 2006 he was Chairman and co-Editor of the 6th IFAC Workshop on Time-Delay Systems, held in the City of L'Aquila, Italy. He has served as IPC member in the IFAC Workshops on TDS 2006, 2007 (Nantes, France), 2009 (Sinaia, Romania), 2010 (Praha, Czech Republic), 2012 (Boston, USA), 2015 (Ann Arbor, USA), 2016 (Istanbul, Turkey), in the IFAC Joint Conference SSC-TDS-FDA 2013 (Grenoble, France), in the 3rd IFAC International Conference on Intelligent Control and Automation Science 2013 (Chengdu, China), in the 13th European Control Conference 2014 (Strasbourg, France), in the 15th SIAM Conference on Control and its Applications 2015 (Paris, France), and as TPC member in the IEEE Chinese Control and Decision Conference 2011 (Mianyang, China), 2012 (Taiyuan, China), 2013 (Guiyang, China), 2014 (Changsha, China), 2015 (Qingdao, China), 2016 (Yinchuan, China), as IPC member of the SIAM Conference on Control and Its Applications, 2017 (Pittsburgh, PA, USA), as TPC member of the 29th IEEE Chinese Control and Decision Conference (Chongqing, China), 2017. He is currently serving  as IPC member of the 14th IFAC Workshop on Time-Delay Systems, 2018 (Budapest, Hungary) and as TPC member of the 30th Chinese Control and Decision Conference (Shenyang, China), 2018. From January 2011 to December 2014 he has served as Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control. Since November 2011 he is serving as Associate Editor of Systems & Control Letters (Elsevier). Since January 2014 he is serving as Associate Editor of the Journal on Control and Decision (Taylor & Francis). Since December 2015 he is serving as Associate Editor of the SIAM Journal on Control and Optimization. Since January 2017 he is serving as Associate Editor of IEEE Control Systems Letters. Since December 2014 he is member of the IFAC Technical Committee 2.6 (Distributed Parameter Systems). In January 2014 he obtained the italian national scientific qualification as full professor on automatic control (ASN 2012).

CURRICULUM VITAE DI PIERDOMENICO PEPE (In Italian)

GENERALITA'

Luogo e data di nascita: Sant’Omero (Teramo), 17-05-1965

Residenza: Torano Nuovo (TE). Dimora abituale: L’Aquila, via Solaria 22

e-mail: pierdomenico.pepe@univaq.it

ATTUALE POSIZIONE

Professore Associato, SSD Automatica (ING-INF/04, Settore Concorsuale 09/G1), presso l’Università degli Studi dell’Aquila, dal 1° ottoble 2013. In possesso dell’abilitazione scientifica nazionale per la posizione di professore ordinario (SSD Automatica, Settore Concorsuale 09-G1), conseguita il 31-01-2014 (ASN 2012).

 POSIZIONI PRECEDENTEMENTE RICOPERTE

 1)         Dipendente, a tempo indeterminato, di SINCAD Technology, ROLAND Digital Group, Martinsicuro (Teramo), membro della Divisione Tecnico Scientifica, 1 settembre 92 – 15 giugno 93;

2)         Studente di Dottorato, Tutor il Prof. A. Germani, Università degli Studi dell’Aquila, A.A. 92/93, 93/94, 94/95;

3)         Collaboratore Tecnico, VII livello, Laboratorio di Automatica e Robotica, Dipartimento di Ingegneria Elettrica, Università degli Studi dell’Aquila, 2 dicembre 96 – 28 febbraio 2001;

4)         Cultore della Materia in Automatica, Università degli Studi dell’Aquila, 9 maggio 96 – 28 febbraio 2001;

5)         Visiting Scholar (borsa di Studio CNR), Faculty Sponsor il Prof. A. L. Sangiovanni-Vincentelli, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of California, Berkeley, USA, 2 luglio 2000 – 2 gennaio 2001;

6)         Visiting Scholar (borsa di Studio Filauro), Faculty Sponsor il Prof. E. I. Verriest, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, USA, 18 agosto – 30 dicembre 2001;

7)         Visiting Scholar (fondi NSF, USA), Faculty Sponsor il Prof. Z.-P. Jiang, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Polytechnic University, New York, USA, 14 febbraio – 4 giugno 2004;

8)         Ricercatore Confermato in ING-INF/04 Automatica, Università degli Studi dell’Aquila, dal 1 marzo 2001 al 30 settembre 2013;

9)         Ricercatore Associato Istituto di Analisi dei Sistemi e Informatica, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, dal 2010.

10) Visiting Scientist (DIGITEO full support), CentraleSupelec, Gif-sur-Yvette, Faculty Sponsor Prof. Silviu-Iulian Niculescu, form 15 to 29 November, 2015. 

 ALTRE POSIZIONI PRECEDENTEMENTE RICOPERTE

 1)      Professore Temporaneo di Matematica e Fisica, Liceo Scientifico Rosetti, San Benedetto del Tronto, 9 gennaio  --  23 marzo 91;

2)      Allievo Ufficiale di Complemento, Corpo Tecnico dell’Esercito Italiano, Scuola Tecnici Elettronici dell’Esercito, Roma, 9 Aprile – 8 Luglio 91, e Sottotenente di Complemento, Corpo Tecnico dell’Esercito Italiano, Centro Tecnico Militare Armi e Munizioni, Sezione Ricerche Studi Esperienze Materiali Elettronici Ottici Optoelettronici e Missilistici, 9 luglio 91 – 8 luglio 92, congedato con voto Eccellente;

3)      Professore Temporaneo di Elettronica, Istituto Tecnico Industriale Montani, Fermo, 9 luglio – 31 agosto 92;

4)      Professore Temporaneo di Matematica,  Liceo Scientifico Bafile, L’Aquila, 5 -- 31 maggio 96.

 FORMAZIONE

 1)      Laurea in Ingegneria Elettronica, 110/110 e lode, Università degli Studi di Ancona, Relatore il Prof. T. Leo, Correlatore l’Ing. S. Longhi, 14 novembre 90;

2)      Dottorato di Ricerca in Ingegneria Elettronica, Università degli Studi dell’Aquila, Supervisore il Prof. A. Germani, esame finale Università di Genova, 15 novembre 96;

 ALTRO SU FORMAZIONE

 1)      Scuola Estiva Sulle Equazioni Differenziali con Ritardo e Teoria del Controllo, Università di Trieste e Università di Ancona, Dobbiaco, Italia, 25 – 29 giugno 2001;

2)      Corso sulla Programmazione Robot Kuka, presso l’azienda Able Robots, Bologna, Italia, Settembre 1996;

3)      Corso Sistemi Flessibili di Produzione, Università di Ancona e Industrie Marchigiane, Ancona, 1988.

 ESPERIENZE NELL’INDUSTRIA

 1)      Nella Divisione Tecnico Scientifica di SINCAD Technology, ROLAND Digital Group, di Martinsicuro, si è occupato principalmente di sviluppare sistemi hardware e software aggiuntivi per macchine utensili Roland. In particolare, ha coordinato la realizzazione di un sistema di copiatura tridimensionale, che nel 93 è stato presentato alla fiera del software e delle comunicazioni SMAU di Milano.

2)      Nell’ambito di un contratto di collaborazione tra il Dipartimento di Ingegneria Elettrica e dell’Informazione dell’Università degli Studi dell’Aquila e l’azienda Marconi Selenia Comunications, si è occupato della simulazione dello scenario aereo per la validazione di algoritmi di scheduling.

 SEMINARI PRESSO UNIVERSITA’ ESTERE

1) P. Pepe, On Control Lyapunov-Krasovskii Functionals and Stabilization in the Sample-and-Hold Sense of Nonlinear Time-Delay Systems, Séminaire d'Automatique du Plateau de Saclay, CENTRALE-SUPELEC, Paris,  8-6-2016,  (full support by French research funds, Guests Y. Chitour, P. Mason, A. Chaillet). 

2)  University of Grenoble, Input-to-state Stability of time-delay systems (three hours lecture, invited, full support by the University of Grenoble), 34th International Summer School of Automatic Control, Stability of Time-Delay Systems and its Applications, Grenoble, France, July 1-5, 2013;

3)      Kyushu Institute of Technology, Fukuoka, Japan, Organized by RACOT (Research Committee for control theory in Kyushu area): Input-to-State Stability of Retarded Nonlinear Systems, November 12th, 2007 (invited, full support by research funds of Kyushu Tech);

4)      The Institute of Statistical Mathematics, Tokyo, Japan, Organized by SICE Research Committee ICDND (Innovative Control via Diversity of Nonlinear Dynamics): ISS of Nonlinear Systems Described by Coupled Delay Differential and Difference Equations, November 16th, 2007 (invited, full support by research funds of Kyushu Tech);

5)      Polytechnic University, New York, Laboratory of Communications and Control: Stability of Coupled Delay Differential and Difference Equations, February 17th, 2004;

6)      Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering Systems and Control Seminar, and School of Mathematics Center for Dynamical Systems and Nonlinear Studies Seminar: Nonlinear Time Delay Control Systems: Observers, Adaptive Regulators, Internal Stability, November 19th, 2001;

7)      University of California, Berkeley, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences Seminar: Estimation and Control of Time Delay Systems: LQG Regulator, Nonlinear Control, Nonlinear Observers, December 20th, 2000.

 SESSIONI PLENARIE A CONFERENZE E INVITED TALKS

 1)      Plenary Speaker IFAC Joint Conference - Symposium on System Structure and Control, Workshop on Time Delay Systems, Workshop on Fractional Differentiation and its applications, Grenoble, France, 2013. Titolo della Plenary: Input-to-State Stability of Nonlinear Functional Systems (support stay and fees from conference funds);

2) Istituto Nazionale di Alta Matematica INdAM, Workshop on Recent Trends in Delay Differential Equations - Models, Theory and Numeric: On the Actuator Disturbance Attenuation for Stabilizable, Retarded, Nonlinear Systems (P. Pepe), 4-8 giugno 2012 (full support from conference funds);

3) 3^rd DELSYS, Workshop Delay Systems, Observers and Controllers for Complex Dynamical Systems: Stabilization in the Sample-and-Hold Sense of the Glucoce-Insulin System (P. Palumbo, P. Pepe, S. Panunzi, A. De Gaetano), GIPSA LAB, Grenoble, France, November 12-14, 2014.

4) 4^th DELSYS, Workshop Delay Systems, Observers and Controllers for Complex Dynamical Systems, emphasizing Delays and Interconnections Methodology, Algorithms and Applications: Decentralized Nonlinear Control for a Class of Interconnected Time-Delay Systems (P. Pepe, H. Ito, Z.-P. Jiang), Centrale Supelec, Gif-sur-Yvette, France, November 25-27, 2015 (Full support by french DIGITEO funds).

5)    Workshop on: Mathematical Modeling of the Glucose/Insulin System, Modeling and Control of Glucose Homeostasis, State and ouptut feedback control of plasma glycemia (P. Palumbo, P. Pepe, S. Panunzi, A. De Gaetano), Lipari, 24-25 September, 2009 (full support from conference funds).

 6)  Fukuoka Workshop on Nonlinear Control Theory, P. Pepe, Sampled-data control of nonlinear retarded systems, December 13, 2015, Fukuoka, Japan (partial support by JSPS KAKENHI) .

7) Workshop Stability and Control of Infinite-Dimensional Systems, October 12-14, 2016, Passau, Germany. P. Pepe, Practical Stabilization of Nonlinear Retarded Systems: Continuous--Time and Sampled--Data Controllers (full support by german research funds, invitation by S. Dashkovskiy B. Jacob, A. Mironchenko, F. Wirth)

 SEMINARI PRESSO UNIVERSTA’ E ISTITUTI DI RICERCA NAZIONALI

 1)      Dipartimento di Ingegneria Elettrica, L'Aquila, Italia, 1994:  Regolazione Ottima di Sistemi Lineari Stocastici con Ritardo;

2)      Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Istituto di Analisi dei Sistemi e Informatica, Roma, Italia, 1998, Controllo di Sistemi Nonlineari con Ritardo;

3)      Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Istituto di Analisi dei Sistemi e Informatica A. Ruberti, Roma, Italia, 2008, Colloquia IASI, Stabilizzazione Ingresso-Stato di Sistemi Ritardati Nonlineari Stabilizzabili;

4)      Dipartimento di Ingegneria Informatica, Automatica e Gestionale, Università La Sapienza, Roma, Ciclo di 8 seminari a studenti di dottorato, 2001: Introduzione ai Sistemi Nonlineari con Ritardo.

 COLLABORAZIONI CON ENTI DI RICERCA E UNIVERSITA’

 1)      University of L’Aquila, L’Aquila, Italia (Prof. Giulio Antonini, Prof. Maria Domenica Di Benedetto, Prof. Manuela Dalla Mora, Prof. Pier Ugo Foscolo, Prof. Alfredo Germani, Prof. C. Manes, Prof. Franco Parasiliti, Dr. Giordano Pola);

2)      Istituto di Analisi dei Sistemi e Informatica, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Roma, Italia (Dr. Francesco Carravetta, Dr. Andrea De Gaetano, Dr. Simona Panunzi, Dr. Pasquale Palumbo);

3)      University of California at Berkeley, USA (Prof. Maria Domenica Di Benedetto);

4)      Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, USA (Prof. Erik I. Verriest);

5)      Polytechnic Institute of New York University, Brooklyn, NY, USA (Prof. Zhong-Ping Jiang);

6)      Technical University of Crete, Chania, Greece (Prof. Iasson Karafyllis);

7)      Kyushu Institute of Technology, Fukuoka, Japan (Prof. Hiroshi Ito);

8)      Ecole Central de Lille, France (Prof. Nima Yeganefar);

9)      Université de Valenciennes, France (Prof. Michel Dambrine);

10)  CNRS Supélec, Gif-sur-Yvette, France (Prof. S.-I. Niculescu);

11)  Northeastern University, Boston, USA (Prof. R. Sipahi);

12)  Czech Technical University, Prague, Czech Republic (Prof. T. Vyhlìdal);

13)  Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel (Prof. E. Fridman);

14)  Grenoble Institute of Technology, Grenoble, France (Prof. O. Sename);

15)  Università Tor Vergata, Rome (Prof. L. Zaccarian);

16)  University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia (Prof. D. Nesic);

17)  University of Louisiana, Baton Rouge, USA (Prof. M. Malisoff);

18)  INRIA SUPELEC, Gif Sur Yvette, Paris, France (Dr. F. Mazenc);

 

TUTORAGGIO DOTTORATI DI RICERCA

 1)      Controllo Nonlineare di un Reattore CSTR, Dr. Maria Paola Di Ciccio, Tutore Prof. P. Pepe, Co-Tutore Prof. P.U. Foscolo, AA 2007/2008—2009/2010.

2) Controllo Digitale di Sistemi Nonlineari, Mario Di Ferdinando, 2015-present. 

PROFESSORI E RICERCATORI IN VISITA PER ATTIVITA' SEMINARIALE E DI RICERCA

1) Prof. Hiroshi Ito, Kyushu Institute of Technology, 5-8 september, 2011.

2) Afshin Mesbahi, Ph.D. student at Sharif University of Technology, October 2012, February 2013, research topic "Liapunov characterizations for the stability, also involving the external input, of fractional delay systems."

3) Dr. Mohammad Ataei, associate professor at the Department of Electrical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Isfahan, Iran, research topic Nonlinear Control and Observer Design for Delay Systems, 7 August -  4 November 2015.

4)  Prof. Antoine Chaillet, SUPELEC Paris, research topic "Refined characterizations of stability notions for nonlinear time-delay systems", 3-6 may 2016.

 

 ATTIVITA’ DIDATTICA ISTITUZIONALE

 1)      Docente di un minicorso sul Telecontrollo (10 ore di didattica frontale), Master in Sistemi, Servizi Spaziali ed Applicazioni, Università degli Studi dell'Aquila e Telespazio: A.A. 2001/2002;

2)      Co-Docente del Corso di Controlli Automatici, Corso di Diploma in Ingegneria Elettronica, Università degli Studi dell’Aquila, (equivalente 2 CFU di 6 CFU): A.A. 2000/2001;

3)      Docente del Corso di Teoria dei Sistemi (equivalente 9 CFU), Corso di Laurea quinquennale in Ingegneria Elettronica, Università degli Studi dell'Aquila: A.A. 2001/2002;

4)      Docente del Corso di Teoria dei Sistemi, Corso di Laurea triennale in Ingegneria Gestionale, Corso di Laurea Specialistica in Ingegneria Elettrica, Università degli Studi dell’Aquila, 6 CFU: A.A. 2002/2003, 2003/2004, 2004/2005, 2005/2006, 2006/2007, 2007/2008;

5)      Docente del Corso di Complementi di Teoria dei Sistemi, Corso di Laurea triennale in Ingegneria Gestionale, Corso di Laurea Specialistica in Ingegneria Elettrica, Università degli Studi dell’Aquila, 3 CFU: A.A. 2007/2008.

6)      Docente del Corso di Teoria dei Sistemi, Corso di Laurea triennale in Ingegneria Gestionale, Università degli Studi dell’Aquila, 9 CFU: A.A. 2008/2009, 2009/2010, 2010/2011, 2011/2012, 2012/2013, 2013/2014;

7)      Docente del Corso di Sistemi di Regolazione e Controllo, Corso di Laurea triennale in Ingegneria Elettrica, Università degli Studi dell’Aquila, 6 CFU: A.A. 2004/2005, 2005/2006, 2006/2007, 2007/2008;

8)      Docente del Corso di Complementi di Sistemi di Regolazione e Controllo, Corso di Laurea triennale in Ingegneria Elettrica, Università degli Studi dell’Aquila, 3 CFU: A.A. 2007/2008;

9)      Co-Docente del Corso di Controlli Automatici, Corso di Laurea triennale in Ingegneria Gestionale, Università degli Studi dell’Aquila, 3 CFU di 6 CFU: A.A. 2002/2003, 2003/2004, 2004/2005;

10)  Co-Docente (titolare) del Corso di Controlli Automatici, Corso di Laurea magistrale in Ingegneria Gestionale, Università degli Studi dell’Aquila, 6 CFU di 9 CFU: A.A. 2010/2011;

11)  Co-Docente del Corso di Controlli Automatici, Corso di Laurea magistrale in Ingegneria Gestionale, Università degli Studi dell’Aquila, 3 CFU di 9 CFU: A.A. 2011/2012, 2012/2013;

12)  Co-Docente del Corso di Complementi di Automatica, Corso di Laurea magistrale in Ingegneria Informatica-Automatica, Università degli Studi dell’Aquila, 3 CFU di 6 CFU: A.A. 2011/2012, 2012/2013;

13)  Docente del Corso di Modellistica e Simulazione, Corso di Laurea Specialistica in Ingegneria Informatica-Automatica, Università degli Studi dell’Aquila, 9 CFU, AA. 2013/2014, 2014/2015, 2015/2016;

14)  Fondamenti di Automatica, Corso di Laurea in Ingegneria Industriale, Università degli Studi dell’Aquila, 9 CFU, 2014/2015, 2015/2016.

 ALTRE ATTIVITA’ DIDATTICHE

 1)      Relatore o Correlatore di oltre sessanta Tesi di Laurea in Ingegneria (Elettronica, Elettrica, Ambiente e Territorio, Gestionale),  dall’ A.A. 1996/1997;

2)      Esercitatore Corso di Metodi Matematici per l’Ingegneria, Corso di Laurea quinquennale in Ingegneria Elettronica, Università degli Studi dell’Aquila: A.A. 1996/1997; 

3)      Esercitatore Corso di Teoria dei Sistemi, Corso di Laurea quinquennale in Ingegneria Elettronica, Università degli Studi dell’Aquila: A.A. 1995/1996,-----, 1999/2000.

4)      Docente di un Corso sui Controlli Automatici (in Inglese, 20 ore di didattica frontale),  presso l’Università degli Studi dell’Aquila, a Docenti e Studenti dell’Università del Kazachstan, Alma-Aty, nell’ambito del progetto Europeo Tempus Tacis: A.A. 1995/1996, 1996/1997, 1997/1998;

5)      Collaboratore occasionale ai vari corsi di Automatica presso la Facoltà di Ingegneria, Università degli Studi dell’Aquila: dall’A.A. 1995/1996 all’A.A. 1999/2000.

 BORSE DI STUDIO E ALTRI SUPPORTI PER PERIODI DI RICERCA ALL’ESTERO

 1)      Borsa di studio del Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, per un periodo di ricerche di sei mesi presso l’Università della California,  Berkeley;

2)      Borsa di studio Ferdinando Filauro, per un periodo di ricerche di quattro mesi presso il Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta;

3)      Supporto totale per vitto e alloggio da fondi NSF (USA), per un periodo di ricerca di tre mesi e mezzo presso il Polytechnic University, Brooklyn, New York.

4)  Supporto totale per viaggio, vitto e alloggio con fondi DIGITEO (FRANCE) per attività di ricerca e seminariale CENTRALE-SUPELEC, Paris, 15-29 Novembre 2015;

5) Supporto totale per viaggio, vitto e alloggio con fondi di ricerca francesi per attività di ricerca e seminariale CENTRALE-SUPELEC, Paris, 7-10 Giugno 2015.

 PREMI E RICONOSCIMENTI

 1)      Nel settembre 2005 ha ottenuto l’Attestazione CIRA di Merito Scientifico per la posizione di Professore di II Fascia. Commissione di Saggi: Prof. E. Fornasini, Università di Padova; Prof. R. Genesio, Università di Firenze; Prof. N. Schiavone, Politecnico di Milano; Prof. L. Sciavicco, Università di Roma Tre; Prof. A. Vicino, Università di Siena.

2)      Il 24 Giugno 2006 ha ottenuto dall’IEEE l’elevazione al grado di Senior Member.

3)      Nel 2010 è risultato idoneo alla valutazione comparativa per un posto di professore associato nel settore scientifico disciplinare ING-INF/04, Automatica, presso l’Università Campus Biomedico di Roma. Commissione sorteggiata (Ministro Gelmini, 2010): Prof. G. Celentano, Università di Napoli Federico II; Prof. P. Chiacchio, Università di Salerno; Prof. P. Colaneri, Politecnico di Milano; Prof. A.M. Perdon, Università Politecnica delle Marche; Prof. L. Sciavicco, Università di Roma Tre.

4)      Nel 2014 ha ottenuto il premio Kybernetika Editor’s Award 2013, con F. Carravetta e P. Palumbo, per il lavoro F. Carravetta, P. Palumbo, P. Pepe, Memoryless Solution to the Optimal Control Problem for Linear Systems with Delayed Input, Kybernetika, Vol. 49, N. 4, pp. 568-589, 2013.

5)      Nel 2014 ha ottenuto l’abilitazione scientifica nazionale per la posizione di professore ordinario, nel settore scientifico disciplinare ING-INF/04, Automatica, settore concorsuale 09-G1. Parametri ANVUR (Ministero dell’Istruzione, dell’Università e della Ricerca): articoli normalizzati 29.56 (mediana ANVUR 18); citazioni normalizzate 36.36 (mediana ANVUR 21.02); indice H-C 12 (mediana ANVUR 8). Commissione sorteggiata (Legge Gelmini 240-10): Prof. B. De Moor, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven; Prof. G. De Nicolao, Università di Pavia; Prof. A Germani, Università dell’Aquila; Prof. S. Savaresi, Politecnico di Milano; Prof. S. Zampieri, Università di Padova.

6)      Nel 2013 ha ottenuto la valutazione 1 (Eccellente) a tutti e tre i lavori di ricerca richiesti per la valutazione VQR 2004-2010 (Ministero dell’Istruzione, dell’Università e della Ricerca).

 ATTIVITA’ ORGANIZZATIVE DI CONGRESSI E SESSIONI INVITATE

 1)      National Organizing Committee Chairman, Co-Webmaster, 6th  IFAC Workshop on Time Delay Systems, L’Aquila, 2006;

2)      Co-organizzatore, con A. Germani e C. Manes, delle sessioni Time Delay Systems I e II, al 6th IEEE Mediteranean Conference on Control and Systems, Alghero, Italia, 1998;

3)      Membro della Commissione per il First Italy Kazakhstan Working Symposium on Modeling and Control of Nonlinear Deterministic and Stochastic Systems, Almaty, 1999;

4)      Co-organizzatore, con A. Germani e C. Manes, della sessione Nonlinear Delay Systems, al 2nd  IFAC Workshop on Time Delay Systems, Ancona, Italia, 2000;

5)      Co-organizzatore, con E.I. Verriest, del mini-symposium New Appraches for Analysis and Observation of Infinite Dimensional Systems (PDE and FDE), al 16th International Symposium on Mathematical Theory of Networks and Systems (MTNS), Leuven, Belgium, 2004.

6) Co-organizzatiore, con Hiroshi Ito, della sessione "Lyapunov Tools for ISS and Stabilization", alla 54th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Osaka, Japan, 2015. 

 ATTIVITA’ EDITORIALE E DI REVISIONE

 1)     Associate Editor IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 2011-2014;

2)      Associate Editor Systems & Control Letters (Elsevier), da novembre 2011;

3)      Associate Editor Journal of Control and Decision (Taylor & Francis), da gennaio 2014;

4)      Associate Editor SIAM Journal on Control and Optimization, da dicembre 2015;

5)      Co-Editor, IPC Member, 6th  IFAC Workshop on Time Delay Systems, L’Aquila, 2006;

6)      International Program Committee Member, 7th, 8th , 9th , 10th , 12th, 13th IFAC Workshops on Time Delay Systems, 2007 (Nantes, France), 2009 (Sinaia, Romania), 2010 (Praha, Czech Republic), 2012 (Boston, USA), 2015 (Ann Arbor, USA), 2016 (Istanbul, Turkey);

7)      International Program Committee Member, IFAC Joint Conference - Symposium on System Structure and Control, 11th Workshop on Time Delay Systems, Workshop on Fractional Differentiation and its Applications, Grenoble, France, 2013;

8)      Technical Program Committee Member, 23th , 24th , 25th , 26th , 27th, 28th 29th IEEE Chinese Control and Decision Conference, 2011 (Mianyang, China), 2012 (Taiyuan, China), 2013 (Guiyang, China), 2014 (Changsha, China), 2015 (Qingdao, China), 2016 (Yinchuan, China), 2017 (Chongqing, China);

9)      International Program Committee Member, 3rd IFAC International Conference on Intelligent Control and Automation Science (ICONS), 2013 (Chengdu, China);

10)      International Program Committee Member, 13th European Control Conference, Strasbourg, France, 2014;

11)  International Program Committee Member, 15th SIAM Conference on Control and Its Applications, Paris, France, 2015;

12)  Revisore delle riviste: IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control; Automatica; ASME Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement, and Control; International Journal of Robust and Nonlinear Control; IEEE/ASME Mechatronics; Systems & Control Letters; International Journal of Control; International Journal of Systems Science, etc.

13)  Revisore per congressi internazionali: IEEE CDC, ACC, IFAC World Congress, IFAC Workshop TDS, ECC, etc.

14) Membro IFAC TC 2.6 (Distributed Parameter Systems), da Dicembre 2014.

15) Associate Editor IEEE Control Systems Letters, da Gennaio 2017.  

 

SERVIZI PRESTATI NELL’ATENEO AQUILANO

 1)      Tecnico VII livello, Dipartimento di Ingegneria Elettrica, Università degli Studi dell’Aquila: ha curato la gestione del Laboratorio di Automatica e Robotica dal 2 Dicembre 1996 al 1 Luglio 2000;

2)      Membro della Giunta del Dipartimento di Ingegneria Elettrica e dell’Informazione, dal 22 Marzo 2007 al 1 Luglio 2012;

3)      Membro della Giunta del Dipartimento di Ingegneria e Scienze dell’Informazione e Matematica, dal 15 Ottobre 2012 al 15 Novembre 2016;

4)      Membro del Consiglio di Corso di Studio in Ingegneria Gestionale, dall’A.A 2002/2003 a Ottobre 2007;

5)      Membro del Consiglio di Corso di Studio in Ingegneria Elettrica, da Novembre 2007;

6)      Membro del Collegio dei Docenti per il Corso di Dottorato in Ingegneria Elettrica e dell’Informazione, dall’A.A. 2004/2005 all’A.A. 2011/2012;

7)      Membro del Collegio dei Docenti per il Corso di Dottorato in Ingegneria e Scienze dell’Informazione, dall’A.A. 2012/2013;

8)      Co-Editore, con A. Germani e M. Feliziani, e Segretario di Edizione, di un Rapporto Triennale dell’Attività di Ricerca del Dipartimento di Ingegneria Elettrica (132 pag.), Università degli Studi dell’Aquila, 1997;

9)      Membro delle Commissioni presso la Facoltà di Ingegneria, Università degli Studi dell’Aquila:

-          Orario, Gennaio 2002 - Maggio 2007;

-          Pratiche Studenti e Piani di Studio, Corso di Laurea in Informatica e Automatica, Ottobre 2003 – Aprile 2005;

-          Esami di Stato in Ingegneria (membro aggregato), sessioni Novembre 2002, Maggio 2007, Novembre 2007;

-          Regolamento sui Consigli Didattici, giugno 2001;

-         Laurea, membro di numerose Commissioni di Laurea, dal 2001;

10)  Membro della Commissione Immagine, per la pubblicazione di risultati di ricerca dell’Università degli Studi dell’Aquila sulle pagine regionali del quotidiano Il Messaggero: maggio 2000 – ottobre 2001.

11)  Membro Commissione Valutazione Comparativa Dottorato di Ricerca in Ingegneria e Scienze dell’Informazione, Università degli Studi dell’Aquila, Novembre 2012.

12)  Membro di una Commissione Concorsuale per Valutazione Comparativa a posto di Ricercatore a tempo determinato in Automatica ING-INF/04, 2009;

13)  Membro di 4 Commissioni Concorsuali per Assegni di Ricerca, 2012, 2013, 2015;

14) Membro Commissione Internazionalizzazione, Consiglio Corso di Studio laurea magistrale in  Ingegneria Informatica e Automatica, dal 12-11-2015;

15) Membro Commissione Orientamento, Corso di Laurea Triennale in Ingegneria dell'Informazione, dal 12-11-2015.

16) Membro Gruppo di Riferimento Modeling and Control of Cyber-Physical Systems, Dottorato di Ricerca in Ingegneria e Scienze dell'Informazione, dal 5-11-2015.

17) Membro Commissione VQR Dipartimento di Ingegneria e Scienze dell'Informazione e Matematica, Referente Area Ingegneria  Informatica, dal 1-10-2015.

 ALTRI SERVIZI PRESTATI NELL’ATENEO AQUILANO

 1)      Co-organizzatore, con A. Germani e C. Manes, di uno stage di tre mesi presso l’Università degli Studi dell’Aquila, a circa dieci Professori e Studenti dell’Università del Kazachstan, 1996, 1997, 1998;

2)      Collaboratore nell’organizzazione di uno stage di dieci giorni a nove studenti dell’Università dell’Aquila, presso l’Università della California, Berkeley, presso la Stanford University, e presso alcune Industrie della Silicon Valley (Intel, Logitech, etc.), Dicembre 2000;

3)      Tutore Guida per Robotica e Sistemistica, Settimana della Cultura Scientifica per studenti delle Scuole Medie Superiori in visita presso l’Università degli Studi dell’Aquila: dal 1997 al 2000.

4)      Componente Seggio Elettorale: elezioni Rappresentanze Studentesche 25-26 Maggio 2005; elezione Direttore Dipartimento 2006, elezione Giunta di Dipartimento 2007;

 SERVIZI PRESTATI IN ALTRI ATENEI

 1)      Membro di Commissione Concorsuale per Valutazione Comparativa a posto di Ricercatore a tempo indeterminato in Automatica ING-INF/04,  Università degli Studi di Lecce, 2003;

2)      Membro di Commissione Concorsuale per Valutazione Comparativa a posto di Ricercatore a tempo indeterminato in Automatica ING-INF/04, Università di Roma Tor Vergata, 2006;

3)      Membro di Commissione Giudicatrice per l’esame finale per il conseguimento del titolo di Dottore di Ricerca in Ingegneria dei Sistemi (XXV ciclo), settore scientifico disciplinare Automatica ING-INF/04, Dipartimento di Ingegneria Informatica, Automatica, e Gestionale, Università degli Studi di Roma “La Sapienza”, 2013;

 ATTIVITA’ IN GRUPPI DI RICERCA

 Dal 1995, P. Pepe ha partecipato ai seguenti progetti di ricerca, supportati dal Ministero dell’Istruzione, dell’Università e della Ricerca MIUR,  dall’Agenzia Spaziale Italiana, ASI, dal Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche CNR, dall’Università degli Studi dell’Aquila, dalla Comunità Europea:

 

1)      “Project of Controllers for Hybrid Systems”, MIUR 2002-2004, Coordinatore Locale e Nazionale M. D. Di Benedetto;

2)      “TEMPUS TACIS”, Project of cooperation with the University of Kazachstan, 1995-1998;

3)       “Intelligent modular systems for spatial automation and robotics”, ASI, 1999-2001, Coordinatore Nazionale S. Monaco, Coordinatore Locale A. Germani;

4)       “HYBRIDGE”, European Project 2001-2004, Coordinatore Locale M.D. Di Benedetto;

5)      “Methodologies for the study of hybrid systems for material handling and telecontrol”, MIUR 2004-2005, Coordinatore Nazionale L. Fortuna, Coordinatore Locale C. Manes;

6)      “Modelling, identification and control of systems based on interconnected IPMC (ionic polymer-metal composites)”, MIUR PRIN 2006-2007, Coordinatore Nazionale L. Fortuna, Coordinatore Locale C. Manes;

7)      “Innovative Methodologies for modeling, identification and control of Microfuidic Systems”, MIUR PRIN 2009, Coordinatore Nazionale M. Bucolo, Coordinatore Locale C. Manes;

8)      “Sintesi di controllori per sistemi con ritardo”, 2006, Progetto RIA, Università degli Studi dell’Aquila, Responsabile Scientifico P. Pepe;

9)      “Controllo digitale per sistemi con ritardo”, 2007, Progetto RIA, Università degli Studi dell’Aquila, Responsabile Scientifico P. Pepe;

10)  “Osservazione e controllo di sistemi con ritardo”, 2008, Progetto RIA, Università degli Studi dell’Aquila, Responsabile Scientifico P. Pepe;

11)  “Attenuazione ISS del disturbo di attuazione per sistemi con ritardo”, 2009, Progetto RIA, Università degli Studi dell’Aquila, Responsabile Scientifico P. Pepe;

12)  “Controllo di sistemi non lineari in presenza di disturbi, saturazione, ritardi”, 2010, Progetto RIA, Università degli Studi dell’Aquila, Responsabile Scientifico P. Pepe;

13)  “Formule Universali per la stabilizzazione di sistemi nonlineari con ritardo”, 2011,  Progetto RIA, Università degli Studi dell’Aquila, Responsabile Scientifico P. Pepe;

14)  “Criteri di Liapunov Inversi per Sistemi Neutrali Nonlineari”, 2012, Progetto RIA, Università degli Studi dell’Aquila, Responsabile Scientifico P. Pepe;

15)  “Sistema per la razionalizzazione energetica residenziale con integrazione del condizionamento estivo ”, 2010, Progetto finanziato dal Ministero delle Attività Produttive, Coordinatore Locale F. Muzi.

 SPEAKER ALLE CONFERENZE

 1)        33rd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Orlando, Florida, 1994;

2)        3rd SIAM Conference on Control and its Applications, St. Louis, Missouri, 1995;

3)        3rd European Control Conference, Rome, Italy, 1995;

4)        ECMI International Workshop on Applied Mathematics and Industrial Problems, Bucharest, Romania, 1995;

5)        IMACS CESA Multiconference on Computational Engineering in Systems Applications, Lille, France, 1996;

6)        IEEE ACC American Control Conference, Philadelphia, USA, 1998;

7)        IFAC LSS Large Scale Systems Conference, Patras, Greece, 1998;

8)        IEEE Mediterranean Conference on Control and Systems, Alghero, Italy, 1998;

9)        37th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Tampa, Florida, 1998;

10)      First Workshop Italy Kazachstan on Control Systems, Alma Aty, 1998;

11)      5th European Control Conference, Karlsruhe, 1999;

12)      40th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Orlando, Florida, 2001;

13)      3rd IFAC Workshop on Time Delay Systems, Santa Fe, New Mexico, 2001;

14)      8th IEEE International Conference on Methods and Models in Automation and Robotics, Szczecin, Poland, 2002;

15)      2nd SICPRO, International Conference on Systems Identification and Control Problems, Moscow, 2003;

16)      3rd WSEAS IMCCAS, Malta 2003;

17)      CIRA 2003, Modena;

18)      42nd  IEEE CDC, Maui, Hawai, USA, 2003;

19)      16th  MTNS, Leuven, Belgium, 2004;

20)      5th IFAC Workshop TDS, Leuven, Belgium, 2004;

21)      CIRA 2004, Villasimius, Cagliari, 2004;

22)      16th IFAC World Congress, Praha, 2005;

23)      CIRA 2005, Tropea, Calabria, 2005;

24)      44th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, European Control Conference, Seville, Spain, 2005;

25)      CIRA 2006, Milan, 2006;

26)      45th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, San Diego, 2006;

27)      CIRA-SIDRA 2007, Genova;

28)      7th IFAC Workshop on Time-Delay Systems, Nantes, France, 2007;

29)      46th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, New Orleans, 2007;

30)      IEEE American Control Conference, Seattle, 2008;

31)      Convegno SIDRA, Vicenza, 2008;

32)      5th International Conference on Applied Mathematics and Computing, Plovdiv, Bulgaria, August 2008;

33)      8th IFAC Workshop on Time-Delay Systems, Sinaia, Romania, September 2009;

34)      Convegno SIDRA, Siracusa, 2009;

35)      9th IFAC Workshop on Time-Delay Systems, Praha, Czech Republic, June 2010;

36)      IEEE American Control Conference, Baltimore, Maryland, USA, 2010;

37)      51^st  IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Maui, Hawaii, USA, 2012;

38)      IFAC Joint Conference SSC-TDS-FDA, Grenoble, 2013;

39)      3^rd IFAC International Conference on Intelligent Control and Automation Science, Chengdu, China, 2013;

40) 3^rd DElSYS, Workshop Delay Systems, Observing and Controlling Complex Dynamical Systems, Grenoble, France, 2014;

41) 53rd IEEE CDC, Los Angeles, CA, USA, 2014;

42) SIAM CT15, Paris, France, 2015;

 42) 4th DELSYS, Workshop Delay Systems, Gif-sur-Yvette, Paris, France, 2015;

43) Fukuoka Workshop on Nonlinear Control Theory, Fukuoka, Japan, 2015;

44) 54th IEEE CDC, Osaka, 2015;

45) IFAC TDS-SSSC, Istanbul, 2016;

 

 

Teaching web pages:
Office hours:
Tuesday 11:00 - 13:00

 

h-index (ISI) = 22

   h-index (scopus) = 23

SIDRA-P (only ISI Journals)  = 139.1027

ANVUR indexes (ASN 2012)  = [29.56  36.36   12] 

VQR [4-10] = [1  1  1]

VQR [11-14] = [1   0.7] 

BOOKS AND PROCEEDINGS (EDITOR)

  • 1) M. Malisoff, P. Pepe, F. Mazenc, I. Karafyllis (EDS), Recent Results on Nonlinear Delay Control Systems, In Honor of Miroslav Krstic, Advances in Delays and Dynamics, Vol. 4, pp. 407, Springer, 2015.  
  • 2) R. Sipahi, T. Vyhlidal, S.-I. Niculescu, P. Pepe (EDS), Time Delay Systems: Methods, Applications and New Trends, Lecture Notes in Control and Information Sciences, Vol. 423, Springer, ISBN 978-3-642-25220-4, pp. 470, 2012;
  • 3) C. Manes, P. Pepe (EDS), Proceedings of the 6th IFAC Workshop on Time-Delay Systems, L’Aquila, Italy, July 10-11-12th , 2006, IFAC-PapersOnline (www.ifac-papersonline.net), Vol. 6, Part 1, ISBN 978-3-902661-11-1, posted online October 5th , 2007;

 PUBLICATIONS ON INTERNATIONAL BOOK SERIES

1)    P. Pepe, A Robust State Feedback Control Law for a Continuous Stirred Tank Reactor with Recycle,  J. J. Loiseau, W. Michiels, S.-I. Niculescu, R. Sipahi (EDS), Topics in Time Delay Systems Analysis, Algorithms, and Control, Lecture Notes in Control and Information Sciences, Springer-Verlag,  Vol. 388, pp. 281- 291, 2009;

2)    E. I. Verriest, P. Pepe,  Time Optimal and Optimal Impulsive Control for Coupled Differential Difference Point Delay Systems with an Application in Forestry,  J. J. Loiseau, W. Michiels, S.-I. Niculescu, R. Sipahi (Eds), Topics in Time Delay Systems Analysis, Algorithms, and Control, Lecture Notes in Control and Information Sciences, Springer-Verlag, Vol. 388, pp. 255-265, 2009;

3)    A. Germani, C. Manes, P. Pepe, Observer-based stabilizing control for a class of nonlinear retarded systems, R. Sipahi, T. Vyhlidal, S.-I. Niculescu, P. Pepe, (EDS), Time Delay Systems Methods, Applications and New Trends, Lecture Notes in Control and Information Sciences,, Springer, Vol. 423,  pp. 331-342, 2012;

4)    H. Ito, P. Pepe, Z.-P. Jiang, Decentralized Robustification of Interconnected Time-Delay Systems Based on Integral Input-to-State Stability, T. Vyhlidal, J.F. Lafay, R. Sipahi (Eds), Delay Systems, From Theory to Numerics and Applications, Advances in Delays and Dynamics, Springer, Vol. 1, pp. 199-212, 2014;

5)    P. Palumbo, P. Pepe, S. Panunzi, A. De Gaetano, DDE Model-Based Control of Glycemia via Sub-cutaneous Insulin Administration, T. Vyhlidal, J.F. Lafay, R. Sipahi (Eds), Delay Systems, From Theory to Numerics and Applications, Advances in Delays and Dynamics, Springer, Vol. 1, pp. 229-240, 2014;

6) I. Karafyllis, P. Pepe, A Note on Converse Lyapunov Theorems for Neutral Systems, M. Malisoff, P. Pepe, F. Mazenc, I. Karafyllis (Eds), Recent Results on Nonlinear Delay Control Systems, Advances in Delays and Dynamics, Vol. 4, pp. 243-259, Springer, 2015.

7) I. Karafyllis, M. Malisoff, F. Mazenc, P. Pepe, Stabilization of Nonlinear Delay Systems: A Tutorial on Recent Results, M. Malisoff, P. Pepe, F. Mazenc, I. Karafyllis (EDS), Recent Results on Nonlinear Delay Control Systems, Advances in Delays and Dynamics, Vol. 4 pp. 1-41, Springer, 2015.

8) P. Palumbo, P. Pepe, S. Panunzi, A. De Gaetano, Recent results on glucose-insulin predictions by means of a state observer for time-delay systems, H. Kirchsteiger, J.B. Jørgensen, E. Renard, L. del Re (EDS), Prediction Methods for Blood Glucose Concentration: Design, Use and Evaluation, Lecture Notes in Bioengineering, Springer, pp. 227-241, Springer, 2016.

9) P. Pepe, ISS Robustification for Stabilizable Systems Described by Retarded Functional Differential Equations and Functional Difference Equations, E. Witrant, E. Fridman, O. Sename, L. Dugard (EDs), Recent Results on Time-Delay Systems, Advances in Delays and Dynamics, Vol. 5, pp. 191-205, Springer, 2016.

PUBLICATIONS ON INTERNATIONAL  - ISI - JOURNALS 

1)    A.Germani, C.Manes, P.Pepe, * A Twofold Spline Approximation for Finite Horizon LQG Control of Hereditary Systems, SIAM Journal on Control and Optimization, I.F. 1.234, vol. 39, n.4, pp. 1233--1295, 2000 (SIDRA: A1, 2.8868);

2)    A.Germani, C.Manes, P.Pepe, * Local Asymptotic Stability for Nonlinear State Feedback Delay Systems, Kybernetika,I.F. 0.178, vol. 36, n. 1, pp. 31--42, 2000 (SIDRA: C1, 1.1547);

3)    A.Germani, C.Manes, P.Pepe, * An Asymptotic State Observer for a Class of Nonlinear Delay Systems, Kybernetika,I.F. 0.316, Special Issue on Advances in Analysis and Control of Time-Delay Systems, vol. 37, n.4, pp. 459--478, 2001 (SIDRA: C1, 1.1547);

4)    A.Germani, C.Manes, P.Pepe,  * A New Approach to State Observation of Nonlinear Systems with Delayed Output, IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, IF. 1.553, Vol. 47, No. 1, pp. 96--101, January 2002 (SIDRA: A2, 1.731);

5)    P. Pepe, Preservation of the Full Relative Degree for a Class of Delay Systems under Sampling, ASME Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement and Control, I.F. 0.485, Special Issue on Time Delayed Systems, Vol. 125, No. 2, pp. 267--270, June 2003 (SIDRA: C2, 1);

6)    A. Germani, C. Manes, P. Pepe, * Input-Output Linearization with Delay Cancellation for Nonlinear Delay Systems: the Problem of the Internal Stability, International Journal of Robust and Nonlinear Control, Wiley InterScience,I.F. 0.792, Special Issue on Time Delay Systems,  Vol.13, N. 9, pp. 909--937, July 2003 (SIDRA: A1, 2.8868);

7)    P. Pepe, E. I. Verriest, On the Stability of Coupled Delay Differential and Continuous Time Difference Equations, IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control,  I.F. 1.896, vol. 48, No. 8, pp. 1422--1427, August 2003 (SIDRA: A2, 2.1213);

8)    P.Pepe, The Liapunov’s Second Method for Continuous Time Difference Equations, International Journal of Robust and Nonlinear Control, Wiley InterScience,I.F. 0.792, Vol. 13, No. 15, pp. 1389--1405, December 2003 (SIDRA: A1, 5);

9)    P. Pepe, Adaptive Output Tracking for a Class of Nonlinear Time Delay Systems, International Journal of Adaptive Control and Signal Processing, Wiley InterScience,I.F. 0.398, Vol. 18, N. 6, pp. 489-503, August 2004 (SIDRA: B1, 3);

10)           P. Pepe, On the Asymptotic Stability of Coupled Delay Differential and Continuous Time Difference Equations, Automatica, Elsevier, I.F. 1.693, Vol. 41, No. 1, pp. 107—112, January 2005 (SIDRA: A2, 3);

11)           A. Germani, P. Pepe, * A State Observer for a Class of Nonlinear Systems with Multiple Discrete and Distributed Time Delays, European Journal of Control, Hermes Science Lavoiser,I.F. 0.841,Vol. 11, Issue 3, pp. 196-205,2005 (SIDRA: B1, 2.1213);

12)           P. Pepe, Z.-P. Jiang, A Lyapunov-Krasovskii Methodology for ISS and iISS of Time-Delay Systems,Systems & Control Letters, Elsevier, I.F. 1.683,  Vol. 55, Issue 12, pp. 1006-1014, 2006 (SIDRA: B1, 2.1213);

13)           A. Germani, C. Manes, P. Palumbo, P. Pepe,  * A Robust Approximation Scheme for the LQG Control of an Undamped Flexible Beam with a Tip Mass, European Journal of Control, Hermes Science Lavoisier, I.F. 0.532, Vol. 12, No. 6,  pp. 635—651, 2006 (SIDRA: B1, 1.5);

14)           P. Pepe, On Liapunov-Krasovskii Functionals under Carathéodory Conditions, Automatica, Elsevier, I.F. 2.083,  Vol. 43, No. 4, pp. 701-706, 2007 (SIDRA: A2, 3);

15)           P. Pepe, The Problem of the Absolute Continuity for Lyapunov-Krasovskii Functionals, Transactions on Automatic Control, IEEE, I.F. 2.824,Vol. 52, No. 5, pp. 953—957, 2007 (SIDRA: A2, 3);

16)           P. Pepe, Z.-P. Jiang, E. Fridman, A New Liapunov-Krasovskii Methodology for Coupled Delay Differential and Difference Equations,International Journal of Control, Taylor & Francis,  I.F. 1.130, Volume81, Issue 1,  pp. 107 – 115, 2008 (SIDRA: B1, 1.7321);

17)           P. Pepe, I. Karafyllis, Z.-P. Jiang, On the Liapunov-Krasovskii Methodology for the ISS of Systems Described by Coupled Delay Differential and Difference Equations, Automatica, Elsevier,  Regular Paper, I.F. 3.178, Vol. 44, Issue 9, pp. 2266-2273, September 2008 (SIDRA: A1, 2.8868);

18)           N. Yeganefar, P. Pepe, M. Dambrine, Input-to-State Stability of Time-Delay Systems: a Link with Exponential Stability, IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, I.F. 3.293, Vol. 53, Issue 6, pp. 1526-1531, July 2008 (SIDRA: A2, 1.7321);

19)           I. Karafyllis, P. Pepe, Z.-P. Jiang, Global Output Stability for Systems Described by Retarded Functional Differential Equations: Lyapunov Characterizations,European Journal of Control, Hermes Science Lavoisier, I.F. 1.013,Vol. 14, N. 6, pp. 516-536, December 2008 (SIDRA: B1, 1.7321);

20)           I. Karafyllis, P. Pepe, Z.-P. Jiang, Input-to-Output Stability for Systems Described by Retarded Functional Differential Equations,European Journal of Control, Hermes Science Lavoisier,I.F. 1.013,Vol. 14, N. 6, pp. 539-555, December 2008 (SIDRA: B1, 1.7321);

21)           G. Antonini, P. Pepe, Input-to-State Stability Analysis of Partial Element Equivalent Circuit Models, IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems I:  Regular Papers, I.F. 1.420, Vol. 56, Issue 3, pp. 673-684,  2009 (SIDRA: B1, 2.1213);

22)           I. Karafyllis, P. Pepe, Z.-P. Jiang,  Stability Results for Systems Described by Coupled Retarded Functional Differential Equations and Functional Difference Equations,Nonlinear Analysis: Theory, Methods & Applications, Elsevier,I.F. 1.487,Volume 71, Issues 7-8, pp. 3339-3362, 2009 (SIDRA: A1, 2.8868);

23)           P. Pepe, Input -to-State Stabilization of Stabilizable, Time-Delay, Control-Affine, Nonlinear Systems, IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, I.F. 2.556,Vol. 54, Issue 7, pp. 1688-1693, July 2009 (SIDRA: A2, 3);

24)           P.Palumbo, P. Pepe, S. Panunzi, A. De Gaetano, Robust Closed-Loop Control of Plasma Glycemia: a Discrete Delay Model Approach,Discrete and Continuous Dynamical Systems - Series B,  American Institute of Mathematical Sciences,I.F. 0.803,Vol. 12, No. 2, pp. 455-468, 2009 (SIDRA: B1, 1.5);

25)           G. Pola, P. Pepe, M.D. Di Benedetto, P. Tabuada, Symbolic Models for Nonlinear Time-Delay Systems Using Approximate Bisimulations, Systems & Control Letters, Elsevier, I.F. 1.412, Vol. 59, Issue 6, pp. 365-373, June 2010 (SIDRA: B1, 1.5);

26) H. Ito, P. Pepe, Z.-P. Jiang, A small-gain condition for iISS of interconnected retarded systems based on Lyapunov-Krasovskii functionals, Automatica, Elsevier, I.F. 2.171, Vol. 46, Issue 10, pp. 1646-1656, 2010 (SIDRA: A1, 2.8868);

27) M.P. Di Ciccio, M. Bottini, P. Pepe, Digital Control of a Continuous Stirred Tank Reactor, Mathematical Problems in Engineering, Hindawi Publishing Corporation, I.F. 0.777, Volume 2011, Article ID 439785, doi:10.1155/2011/439785, 18 pages, , 2011 (SIDRA: B1, 1.7321);

28) P. Pepe, On the Actuator Disturbance Attenuation for Systems Described by Neutral Equations, IMA Journal of Mathematical Control and Information, Second Special Issue on Time-Delay Systems, I.F. 0.382, Vol. 28, N. 2, pp. 163-181, June 2011, (SIDRA: C1, 2);

29) P. Pepe, M.P. Di Ciccio, ISS Feedback Control Redesign for Continuous Stirred Tank Reactors, International Journal of Robust and Nonlinear Control, Wiley InterScience, I.F. 1.554, Vol. 21, N. 17, pp. 1947-1974, 25 November 2011 (SIDRA: A1, 3.5355);

30) P. Pepe, E.I. Verriest, Liapunov Criteria for Stability in Lp Norm of Special Neutral Systems, Automatica, Elsevier, I.F. 2.919, Vol. 48, N. 1, pp. 132-138, January 2012 (SIDRA: A2, 2.1213);

31) M.P. Di Ciccio, M. Bottini, P. Pepe, P.U. Foscolo, Observer-Based Nonlinear Control Law for a Continuous Stirred Tank Reactor with Recycle, Chemical Engineering Science, Elsevier, I.F. 2.431, Vol. 66, N. 20, pp. 4780-4797, 15 October 2011 (SIDRA: A1, 2.5);

32) P. Pepe, H. Ito, On Saturation, Discontinuities, and Delays, in iISS and ISS Feedback Control Redesign, Transactions on Automatic Control, IEEE, I.F. 2.718, Vol. 57, N. 5, pp. 1125-1140, 2012 (SIDRA: A1, 3.5355);

33) P. Palumbo, P. Pepe, S. Panunzi, A. De Gaetano, Time-delay model-based control of the glucose-insulin system, by means of a state observer, European Journal of Control, I.F. 1.250, Vol. 18, No. 6, pp. 591--606, 2012 (SIDRA: B1, 1.5);

34) P. Pepe, I. Karafyllis, Converse Lyapunov-Krasovskii Theorems for Systems Described by Neutral Functional differential Equations in Hale's Form, International Journal of Control, I.F. 1.137, Vol. 86. N. 2, pp. 232-243, 2013 (SIDRA: B1, 2.1213);

35) F. Carravetta, P. Palumbo, P. Pepe, Memoryless Solution to the Optimal Control Problem for Linear Systems with Delayed Input, Kybernetika, I.F. 0.563, Vol. 49, Issue 4, pp. 568-589, 2013 (SIDRA: C1, 1.1547) (Editor's Award Kybernetika 2013);

36) H. Ito, Z.-P. Jiang, P. Pepe, Construction of Lyapunov-Krasovskii functionals for networks of iISS retarded systems in small-gain formulation, Automatica, I.F. 3.132, Vol. 49, Issue 11, pp. 3246-3257, 2013 (SIDRA: A1, 2.8868);

37) P. Pepe, On Sontag's Formula for the Input-to-State Practical Stabilization of Retarded Control-Affine Systems, Systems & Control Letters, I.F. 1.886, Vol. 62, N. 11, pp. 1018-1025, 2013 (SIDRA: B1, 3).

38) P. Pepe, Stabilization in the Sample-and-Hold Sense of Nonlinear Retarded Systems, SIAM Journal on Control and Optimization, I.F. 1.463, Vol. 52, N. 5, pp. 3053-3077, 2014 (SIDRA: A1, 5).

39) P. Pepe, Direct and Converse Lyapunov Theorems for Functional Difference Systems, Automatica, I.F. 3.020, Vol. 50, N. 12, pp. 3054-3066, 2014 (SIDRA: A1, 5).

40) P. Palumbo, G. Pizzichelli, S. Panunzi, P. Pepe, A. De Gaetano, Model-based control of plasma glycemia: tests on populations of virtual patients, Mathematical Biosciences, I.F. 1.303, Vol. 257, pp. 2-10, 2014 (SIDRA: B1, 1.3416).

41) G. Pola, P. Pepe, M.D. Di Benedetto, Symbolic Models for Time-Varying Time-Delay Systems via Alternating Approximate Bisimulation, International Journal of Robust and Nonlinear Control, I.F. 2.527, Vol. 25, N. 14, pp. 2328-2347, 25 September 2015, (SIDRA: A1, 2.8868).

42) C. Buccella, C. Cecati, H. Latafat, P. Pepe, K. Razi, Observer-based Control of LLC DC/DC Resonant Converter Using Extended Describing Functions, IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, I.F. 4.953, Vol. 30, N. 10, pp. 5881-5891, October 2015 (SIDRA: A1, 2.2361).

43) P. Pepe, Robustification of Nonlinear Stabilizers in the Sample-and-Hold Sense, Journal of The Franklin Institute, I.F. 2.327, Vol. 352, N. 10, pp. 4107-4128, October 2015 (SIDRA: A1, 5).

44) F. Cacace, F. Conte, A. Germani, P. Pepe, Stabilization of strict-feedback nonlinear systems with input delay using closed-loop predictors, International Journal of Robust and Nonlinear Control, I.F. 3.393, Vol. 26, N. 16, 10 November, pp. 3524-3540, 2016 (SIDRA: A1, 2.5).

45) G. Pola, P. Pepe, M.D. Di Benedetto, Symbolic models for networks of control systems, IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, I.F. 4.270, Vol. 61, N. 11, pp. 3663-3668, 2016 (SIDRA: A2, 1.7320).

46) P Pepe, On stability preservation under sampling and approximation of feedbacks for retarded systems, SIAM Journal on Control and Optimization, I.F. 1.450, Vol. 54, N. 4, pp. 1895--1918, 2016 (SIDRA: A1, 5).

47) P. Pepe, Stabilization of Retarded Systems of Neutral Type by control Lyapunov-Krasovskii Functionals, Systems & Control Letters, I.F. 2.550, Vol. 94, pp. 142-151, 2016 (SIDRA: B1, 3).

48) P. Pepe, I. Karafyllis, Z.-P. Jiang, Lyapunov-Krasovskii characterization of the input-to-state stability for neutral systems in Hale's form, Systems & Control Letters, Vol. 102, N. 4, pp. 48-56, 2017 (SIDRA: B1, 1.7321).

49) P. Pepe, On control Lyapunov-Razumikhin functions, nonconstant delays, nonsmooth feedbacks, and nonlinear sampled-data stabilization, IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Vol. 62, N. 11, pp. 5604-5619, 2017 (SIDRA: A1, 5).

50) P. Pepe, E. Fridman, On global exponential stability preservation under sampling for globally Lipschitz time-delay systems, Automatica, Vol. 82, N. 8, pp. 295–300, 2017 (SIDRA: A2, 2.1213).

51) A. Borri, F. Cacace, A. De Gaetano, A. Germani, C. Manes, P. Palumbo, S. Panunzi, P. Pepe, Luenberger-Like Observers for Nonlinear Time-Delay Systems with Application to the Artificial Pancreas, IEEE Control Systems, Vol. 37, N. 4, pp. 33-49, 2017 (SIDRA: A1, 1.7678).

52) M. Di Ferdinando, P. Pepe, Robustification of Sample-and-Hold Stabilizers for Control-Affine Time-Delay Systems, Automatica, Vol. 83, N. 9, pp, 141-154, 2017 (SIDRA: A1, 3.5355).

53) P. Pepe, G. Pola, M.D. Di Benedetto, On Lyapunov-Krasovskii Characterizations of Stability Notions for Discrete-Time Systems with Uncertain Time-Varying Time-Delays, IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control (SIDRA: A1, 2.8868), to appear. 

54) G. Pola, P. Pepe, M.D. Di Benedetto, Decentralized Supervisory Control of Networks of Nonlinear Control Systems, IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control (SIDRA: A1, 2.8868), to appear. 

Remark 1: the reported journal Impact Factor is the one in the year of the publication of the related paper.

Remark 2: * in the journal publications [1,2,3,4,6,11,13, 35, 51], the ordering criterion used to report the Authors’ names is the alphabetic one. The same consideration holds for all papers by the same Authors in the sections below.

PUBLICATIONS ON INTERNATIONAL - Not ISI - JOURNALS

1) M. P. Di Ciccio, A. Germani, P. Pepe, * A Filter for Nonlinear Systems by means of Deterministic Nonlinear Observers, International Journal of Pure and Applied Mathematics, Academic Publications, ISSN 1311-8080, Vol. 49, N. 3, pp. 317-322, 2008;

2) A.Germani, C.Manes, P.Pepe, * State Observation for Nonlinear Hybrid Automata, Transactions on Systems, WSEAS, ISSN 1109-2777, Vol. 1, N. 2, pp. 210--215, April 2002;

3) M. Di Gregorio, P. Pepe, * Two Gains Observer Based Control of a Four Cylinders Engine Fuel Air Ratio, Transactions on Systems, WSEAS, ISSN 1109-2777, Vol. 3, No. 1, pp. 248-253, January 2004;

4) P. Pepe, An Observer for Switching Nonlinear Systems with Mode Dependent Time Delays, Transactions on Systems, WSEAS, ISSN 1109-2777, Vol. 3, No. 1, pp. 125-128, January 2004.

PUBLICATIONS ON PROCEEDINGS OF INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCES

1) S.Fioretti, T.Leo, S.Longhi, P.Pepe, Complexity Reduction of Robot Dynamic Equations, proc. of IEEE TENCON '91, International Conference on EC^3 Energy, Computer, Comunication and Control Systems, pp.307--311, New Delhi, India, 1991;

2) A.Germani, L.Jetto, C.Manes, P.Pepe, The LQG Control Problem for a Class of Hereditary Systems: a Method for Computing its Approximate Solution, proc. of 33rd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Vol.2, pp.1362--1367, Orlando, Florida, 1994;

3) A.Germani, C.Manes, P.Pepe, Implementation of an LQG Control Scheme for Linear Systems with Delayed Feedback Action, proc. of 3rd European Control Conference, Vol.4, pp.2886--2891, Rome, Italy, 1995;

4) A.Germani, C.Manes, P.Pepe, Numerical Solution for Optimal Regulation of Stochastic Hereditary Systems with Multiple Discrete Delays, proc. of 34th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Vol.2, pp.1497--1502, New Orleans, Louisiana, 1995;

5) A.Germani, C.Manes, P.Pepe, Linearization of Input-Output Mapping for Nonlinear Delay Systems via Static State Feedback, proc. of CESA’96 IMACS Multiconference on Computational Engineering in Systems Applications, Vol. 1, pp. 599--602, Lille, France, 1996;

6) A.Germani, C.Manes, P.Pepe, Linearization and Decoupling of Nonlinear Delay Systems, IEEE ACC American Control Conference, Philadelphia, USA, pp. 1948-1952, 1998;

7) A.Germani, C.Manes, P.Pepe, Tracking, Model Matching, Disturbance Decoupling for a Class of Nonlinear Delay Systems, IFAC LSS Large Scale Systems Conference, Patras, Greece, Vol. 1, pp. 423-429, 1998;

8) A.Germani, C.Manes, P.Pepe, Local Asymptotic Stability for Nonlinear State Feedback Delay Systems, IEEE Mediterranean Conference on Control and Systems, Alghero, Italy, pp. 210-215, 1998;

9) M. Dalla Mora, A.Germani, C.Manes, P.Pepe, Output Control of Nonlinear Systems with Multiple Discrete Delays, IEEE Mediterranean Conference on Control and Systems, Alghero, Italy, pp. 415-419, 1998;

10) A.Germani, C.Manes, P.Pepe, A State Observer for Nonlinear Delay Systems, 37th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Tampa, Florida, Vol. 1, pp. 355-360, 1998;

11) A.Germani, C.Manes, P.Pepe, An Observer for M.I.M.O. Nonlinear Delay Systems, 14th World Congress of International Federation of Automatic Control, Beijing, P.R. China, Vol. E, pp. 243-248, 1999;

12) A.Germani, C.Manes, P.Pepe, State Observers for Nonlinear Systems with Output Delayed Information, 5th European Control Conference, Karlsruhe, F1026-3, pp. 1-6, 1999;

13) C.Manes, P.Palumbo, P.Pepe, An Approximation Scheme for the LQG Control of Flexible Structures, 5th European Control Conference, Karlsruhe, F513, pp. 1-6, 1999.

14) A.Germani, C.Manes, P.Pepe, State Observation of Nonlinear Systems with Delayed Output Measurements, proc. of 2nd IFAC Workshop on Linear Time Delay Systems, pp. 58--63, Ancona, Italy, 2000.

15) A.Germani, C.Manes, P.Pepe, State Observers for Nonlinear Systems with Large Output Delays, 5th IFAC Symposium Nonlinear Control Systems, NOLCOS01, July 2001, St. Petersburg, Russia.

16) P.Pepe, Some Results on Adaptive Tracking for a Class of Nonlinear Time Delay Systems, 40th Conference on Decision and Control, Orlando, Florida, pp. 997--1002, December 2001.

17) P.Pepe, Stability of Time Varying Nonlinear Difference Equations with Continuous Time, 3rd Workshop on Time Delay Systems, Santa Fe, New Mexico, pp. 255--260, December 2001;

18) A.Germani, C.Manes, P.Pepe, State Observation for Nonlinear Hybrid Automata, 2nd WSEAS International Conference on Instrumentation, Measurement, Control, Circuits and Systems, Cancun, Mexico, 2002;

19) P.Pepe, Approximated Delayless Observers for a Class of Nonlinear Time Delay Systems, 8th IEEE International Conference on Methods and Models in Automation and Robotics, pp. 189--194, MMAR 2002, Szczecin, Poland;

20) E. I. Verriest, O. Sename, P. Pepe, Robust Observer-Controller for Delay-Differential Systems, IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Las Vegas, USA, pp. 981-986, 2002;

21) P. Pepe, Preservation of the Full Relative Degree for a Class of Nonlinear Delay Systems under Sampling, Second International Conference on Systems Identification and Control Problems, pp. 980--989, SICPRO 2003, Moscow;

22) P. Pepe, An Observer for Switching Nonlinear Systems with Mode Dependent Time Delays, 3rd WSEAS International Conference on Instrumentation, Measurement, Control, Circuits and Systems, Malta, ISBN: 960-8052-90-4, pp. 1-4, September 2003;

23) M. Di Gregorio, P. Pepe, Two Gains Observer Based Control of a Four Cylinders Engine Fuel Air Ratio, 3rd WSEAS International Conference on Instrumentation, Measurement, Control, Circuits and Systems, Malta, ISBN: 960-8052-90-4, pp. 1-6, September 2003;

24) P. Pepe, E. I. Verriest, On the Asymptotic Stability of Coupled Delay Differential and Continuous Time Difference Equations, 42nd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Maui, pp. 5567-5572, 2003;

25) A. Germani, P. Pepe, An Observer for a Class of Nonlinear Systems with Multiple Discrete and Distributed Time Delays, 16th MTNS, Leuven, Belgium, 2004;

26) P. Pepe, E.I. Verriest, Further Results on Coupled Differential Difference Equations Related to a Class of Nonlinear Time Delay Control Systems, 5th IFAC Workshop on Time Delay Systems, Leuven, Belgium, September 2004;

27) P. Pepe, On Liapunov-Krasovskii Functionals under Carathèodory Conditions, 16th IFAC World Congress, Praha, Mo-M11-TO/4, pp. 1-6, July 2005;

28) P. Pepe, Z.-P. Jiang, A Lyapunov-Krasovskii Methodology for ISS of Time Delay Systems, 44th Conference on Decision and Control, European Control Conference, Seville, pp. 5782-5787, 2005;

29) L. Zaccarian, P. Pepe, D. Nesic, A Novel Smith Predictor Scheme Applied to a Fully Actuated Inverted Pendulum, 6th IFAC Workshop on Time-Delay Systems, L’Aquila, Italy, C. Manes & P. Pepe (Eds) CD-ROM Preprints and IFAC-PapersOnline, Vol. 6, Part 1, ISBN 978-3-902661-11-1, pp. 1-6, 2006.

30) P. Pepe, The Problem of the Absolute Continuity for Liapunov-Krasovskii Functionals, Proc. 45th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, San Diego, USA, pp. 4218—4223, December 2006;

31) P. Pepe, Z.-P. Jiang, A Lyapunov-Krasovskii Methodology for iISS of Time-Delay Systems, Proc. 45th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, San Diego, USA, pp. 4206—4211, December 2006;

32) P. Pepe, Z.-P. Jiang, E. Fridman, A New Lyapunov-Krasovskii Methodology for Coupled Delay Differential Difference Equations, Proc. 45th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, San Diego, USA, pp. 2565—2570, December 2006 ;

33) I. Karafyllis, P. Pepe, Z.-P. Jiang, Stability Results for Systems Described by Retarded Functional Differential Equations, European Control Conference, Kos, Greece, July 2007;

34) P. Pepe, A Robust Nonlinear State Feedback Control Law for a Stirred Tank Chemical Reactor with Recycling, 7th IFAC Workshop on Time-Delay Systems, Nantes, France, A.M. Perdon (Ed) CD-ROM Proceedings, TEA-2 pp. 1-6, September 2007;

35) I. Karafyllis, P. Pepe, Z.-P. Jiang, Stability Results for Systems Described by Coupled Retarded Functional Differential Equations and Functional Difference Equations, 7th IFAC Workshop on Time-Delay Systems, Nantes, France, A. M. Perdon (Ed) CD-ROM Proceedings, WLM-3, pp. 1-6, September 2007;

36) E. I. Verriest, P. Pepe, Time Optimal and Optimal Inpulsive Control for Coupled Differential Difference Point Delay Systems with an Application in Forestry, 7th IFAC Workshop on Time-Delay Systems, Nantes, France, September, A. M. Perdon (Ed) CD-ROM Proceedings, TLM-3, pp. 1-6, 2007;

37) P. Pepe, I. Karafyllis, Z.-P. Jiang, A Liapunov-Krasovskii Criterion for ISS of Systems Described by Coupled Delay Differential and Difference Equations, 46th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, New Orleans, USA, pp. 2077-2082, 2007;

38) N. Yeganefar, P. Pepe, M. Dambrine, Input-to-State Stability and Exponential Stability for Time-Delay Systems: Further Results, 46th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, New Orleans, USA, pp. 2059-2064, 2007;

39) P. Pepe, If a Retarded System is Linearizable and Stabilizable, then it is Input-to-State Stabilizable, IEEE American Control Conference, pp. 5270-5275, Seattle, WA, USA, 2008;

40) P. Pepe, ISS Control Laws for Stabilizable Retarded Systems by Means of the Liapunov-Krasovskii Methodology, IEEE American Control Conference, pp. 5264-5269, Seattle, WA, USA, 2008;

41) P. Pepe, ISS Control Laws for Stabilizable Retarded Systems by Means of the Liapunov-Razumikhin Methodology, IEEE American Control Conference, pp. 5276-5281, Seattle, WA, USA, 2008;

42) P. Palumbo, P. Pepe, S. Panunzi, A. De Gaetano, Robust Closed-Loop Control of Plasma Glycemia: a Discrete-Delay Model Approach, 47th IEEE Conference on Decision and control, Cancun, Mexico, pp. 3330-3335, 2008;

43) H. Ito, P. Pepe, Z.-P. Jiang, A Small-Gain Condition for Integral Input-to-State Stability of Interconnected Retarded Nonlinear Systems, 47th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Cancun, Mexico, pp. 19-24, 2008;

44) H. Ito, P. Pepe, Z.-P. Jiang, Further Results on Lyapunov-Krasovskii Functionals via Nonlinear Small-Gain Conditions for Interconnected Retarded iISS Systems, IEEE American Control Conference, pp. 5452-5458, S. Louis, MO, USA, 2009;

45) M. P. Di Ciccio, M. Bottini, P. Pepe, P. U. Foscolo, Observed-Based Control of a Continuous Stirred Tank Reactor with Recycle Time-Delay, 14th IFAC Conference on Methods and Models in Automation and Robotics, IFAC-PapersOnline, Miedzydroje, Poland, August 2009;

46) P. Pepe, ISS Feedback Control Laws for Stabilizable Neutral Systems, 8th IFAC Workshop on Time-Delay Systems, IFAC-PapersOnline, Sinaia, Romania, September 2009;

47) H. Ito, P. Pepe, Z.-P. Jiang, Construction of Lyapunov-Krasovskii functionals for interconnection of retarded dynamic and static systems via a small-gain condition, 48th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control and 28th Chinese Control Conference, pp. 1310-1316, Shanghai, China, 2009;

48) G. Pola, P. Pepe, M.D. Di Benedetto, P. Tabuada, A simbolic model approach to the digital control of nonlinear time-delay systems, 48th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control and 28th Chinese Control Conference, pp. 2216-2221, Shanghai, China, 2009;

49) M.P. Di Ciccio, P. Pepe, P.U. Foscolo, ISS Feedback Redesign for Disturbance Attenuation in Continuous Stirred Tank Reactors, 48th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control and 28th Chinese Control Conference, pp. 5965-5970, Shanghai, China, 2009;

50) P. Palumbo, P. Pepe, S. Panunzi, A. De Gaetano, Observer-based closed-loop control of plasma glycemia, 48th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control and 28th Chinese Control Conference, Shanghai, China, pp. 3507-3512, 2009;

51) P. Pepe, H. Ito, On Saturation, Discontinuities and Time-Delays in iISS and ISS Feedback Control Redesign, American Control Conference, Baltimore, June 30th – July 2nd, pp. 190-195, 2010;

52) P. Pepe, E.I. Verriest, Liapunov Criteria for Stability in Lp Norm of Special Neutral Systems, 9th IFAC Workshop on Time-Delay Systems, IFAC-PapersOnline, Praha, June 7th -9th, 2010;

53) A. Germani, C. Manes, P. Pepe, Separation Theorems for a class of Retarded Nonlinear Systems, 9th IFAC Workshop on Time-Delay Systems, IFAC-PapersOnline, Praha, June 7th – 9th, 2010;

54) P. Palumbo, P. Pepe, S. Panunzi, A. De Gaetano, Digital Closed-Loop Control of Plasma Glycemia, 49th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Atlanta, USA, pp. 833--838, 2010;

55) G. Pola, P. Pepe, M. D. Di Benedetto, Alternating Approximately Bisimilar Symbolic Models for Nonlinear Control Systems with Unknown Time-Varying Delays, 49th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Atlanta, USA, 7649--7654, 2010;

56) F. Carravetta, P. Palumbo, P. Pepe, Quadratic Optimal Control of Linear Systems with Time-Varying Input Delay, 49th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Atlanta, USA, pp. 4996--5000, 2010;

57) P. Palumbo, P. Pepe, S. Panunzi, A. De Gaetano, Glucose control by subcutaneous insulin administration: a DDE modelling approach, IFAC World Congress, Milan, Italy, pp. 1471-1476 (preprints), IFAC-PapersOnline, 2011;

58) H. Ito, Z.-P. Jiang, P. Pepe, A Small-Gain Methodology for Networks of iISS Retarded Systems based on Lyapunov-Krasovskii Functionals, IFAC World Congress, Milan, Italy, pp. 5100-5105 (preprints), IFAC-PapersOnline, 2011;

59) P. Palumbo, G. Pizzichelli, S. Panunzi, P. Pepe, A. De Gaetano, Tests on a virtual patient for an observer-based, closed-loop control of plasma glycemia, 50th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control and European Control Conference, Orlando, Florida, USA, pp. 6936-6941, 2011;

60) F. Carravetta, P. Palumbo, P. Pepe, Memoryless Solution to the Infinite Horizon Optimal Control of LTI Systems with Delayed Input, Proceedings of the IASTED Asian Conference Modelling, Identification, and Control, (AsiaMIC 2012), DOI: 10.2316/P.2012.769-012, April 2-4, 2012, Phuket, Thailand;

61) H. Ito, P. Pepe, Z.-P. Jiang, Decentralized iISS Robustification of Interconnected Time-Delay Systems: a Small-Gain Approach, 10th IFAC Workshop on Time-Delay Systems, IFAC-PapersOnline, Boston, 22-24 June, 2012;

62) P. Palumbo, P. Pepe, S. Panunzi, A. De Gaetano, Observer-based glucose control via subcutaneous insulin administration, 8th IFAC Symposium on Biological and Medical Systems, IFAC-PapersOnline, Budapest, Hungary, August 29-31, 2012.

63) P. Pepe, On the Input-to-State Practical Stabilization of Nonlinear Neutral Systems, 51st IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Maui, Hawaii, pp. 3880-3885, 2012;

64) P. Pepe, Input-to-State Stabilization in the Lp Space of Stabilizable Systems Described by Coupled Delay Differential and Difference Equations, IFAC Joint Conference SSC-TDS-FDA, Grenoble, IFAC-PapersOnline, Vol. 11, Part 1, pp. 427—432, DOI 10.3182/20130204-3-FR-4031.00056,2013;

65) P. Pepe, Input-to-State Stability of Nonlinear Functional Systems, Plenary Lecture, IFAC Joint Conference SSC-TDS-FDA, Grenoble, France, IFAC-PapersOnline, Vol. 11, Part 1, pp. 528—539, DOI 10.3182/20130204-3-FR-4031.00066, 2013;

66) P. Palumbo, P. Pepe, S. Panunzi, A. De Gaetano, Observer-based closed-loop control for the glucose-insulin system: local Input-to-State Stability with respect to unknown meal disturbances, American Control Conference, Washington, USA, pp. 1751-1756, June, 2013;

67) P. Palumbo, P. Pepe, J.D. Kong, S.S. Kumar, S. Panunzi, A. De Gaetano, Regulation of the Human Plasma Glycemia by Means of Glucose Measurements and Subcutaneous Insulin Administration, 3rd IFAC International Conference on Intelligent Control and Automation Science, Chengdu, China, IFAC-PapersOnline, 2013;

68) F. Mazenc, H. Ito, P. Pepe, Construction of Lyapunov functionals for coupled differential and continuous time difference equations, 52nd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Florence, Italy, pp. 2245 - 2250, 2013;

69) P. Palumbo, P. Pepe, S. Panunzi, A. De Gaetano, Closed-loop glucose Control: application to the Euglycemic Hyperinsulinemic Clamp, 52nd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Florence, Italy, pp. 4461 - 4466, 2013;

70) C. Buccella, C. Cecati, H. Latafat, P. Pepe, K. Razi, Linearization of LLC Resonant Converter Model Based on Extended Describing Function Concept, IEEE International Workshop on Intelligent Energy Systems (IWIES), Vienna, Austria, 2013;

71) G. Pola, P. Pepe, M.D. Di Benedetto, Symbolic Models for Networks of Discrete–Time Nonlinear Control Systems, IEEE American Control Conference, Portland, pp. 1787 - 1792, 2014;

72) P. Palumbo, G. Pizzichelli, P. Pepe, S. Panunzi, A. De Gaetano, Closed-loop control scheme for the Euglycemic Hyperinsulinemic Clamp: validation on virtual patients, 19th IFAC World Congress, Cape Town, South Africa, IFAC-PapersOnline, 2014;

73) H. Ito, F. Mazenc, P. Pepe, Construction of Lyapunov Functionals for Networks of Coupled Delay Differential and Continuous-Time Difference Equations, 19th IFAC World Congress, Cape Town, South Africa, IFAC-PapersOnline, 2014;

74) P. Pepe, H. Ito, Z.-P. Jiang, Design of Decentralized, Practically Stabilizing Controllers for a Class of Interconnected Retarded Systems, 53rd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Los Angeles, USA, pp. 1209 -1214, 2014.

75) P. Latafat, P. Palumbo, P. Pepe, L. Kovacs, S. Panunzi, A. De Gaetano, An LMI-Based Controller for the Glucose-Insulin System, European Control Conference, Linz, Austria, 2015, to appear.

76) P. Pepe, Lyapunov-Razumikhin Methods for Stabilization in the Sample-and-Hold Sense of Retarded Nonlinear Systems, Proceedings (on-line) of SIAM Conference on Control and Its Applications, Paris, France, pp. 197-204, 2015.

77) P. Pepe, Linearizing and Stabilizing Discontinuous Feedbacks for Delay Systems as Stabilizers in the Sample-and-Hold Sense, Proceedings of the 54th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Osaka, Japan, pp. 1829-1834, 2015.

78) P. Pepe, Stabilization in the Sample-and-Hold Sense of Nonlinear Retarded Systems: Further Insights and Perspectives, Proceedings of the 54th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Osaka, Japan, pp. 7072-7077, 2015.

79) P. Pepe, E. Fridman, On Global Exponential Stability Preservation under Sampling for Globally Lipschitz Delay-Free and Retarded Systems, 13th IFAC Workshop on Time-Delay Systems, Istanbul, Turkey, Vol. 49, pp. 41-46. IFAC-PapersOnline, 2016.

80) M. Di Ferdinando, P. Pepe, Robust Sample-and-Hold Stabilization for Nonlinear Retarded Systems, 13th IFAC Workshop on Time-Delay Systems, Istanbul, Turkey, Vol. 49, IFAC-PapersOnline, 2016.

81) P. Pepe, G. Pola, M.D. Di Benedetto, On Lyapunov-Krasovskii Characterizations of Stability Notions for Discrete-Time Systems with Unknown Time-Varying Time-Delays, Proceedings of the 55th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Las Vegas, USA, pp. 447-452, 2016.

82) P. Pepe, P. Palumbo, S. Panunzi, A. De Gaetano, Local Sampled-Data Control of the Glucose-Insulin System, IEEE American Control Conference, Seattle, WA, to appear.

83) A. Chaillet, P. Pepe, P. Mason, Y. Chitour, Is a point-wise dissipation rate enough to show ISS for time-delay systems? IFAC World Congress, Tolouse, FR, to appear.

84) M. Di Ferdinando, P. Pepe, P. Palumbo, S. Panunzi, A. De Gaetano, Robust Global Nonlinear Sampled-Data Regulator for the Glucose-Insulin System, IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Melbourne, Australia, to appear.

85) M. Di Ferdinando, P. Pepe, On Emulation of Oserver-Based Stabilizers for Nonlinear Systems, IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Melbourne, Australia, to appear.

86) P. Pepe, Spline Approximated Feedbacks for Local Sample-and-Hold Stabilization of Nonlinear Retarded Systems: Applications, IEEE Confeence on Decision and Control, Melbourne, Australia, to appear.

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