Modeling, Simulation, Optimization, Control of dynamic systems, Supply Chain Networks, Manufacturing systems, Logistics, Transportation
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Nicola Epicoco is an Assistant Professor in Systems and Control Engineering at the Department of Information Engineering, Computer Science and Mathematics (DISIM) at the University of L’Aquila (Italy).
He received the Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering at the Polytechnic of Bari and the Ph.D. in Electrical and Information Engineering at the same polytechnic in 2016, focusing on the impact of Information and Communication Technologies on logistics and transportation systems.
In 2021 he received the Italian National Scientific Habilitation as Associate Professor in the sector 09/G1 - Automatica (according to the Procedure ASN 2018-2020; art. 16 Law 240/2010).
He is a member of the Center of Excellence on Design methodologies for Embedded controllers, Wireless interconnect and Systems–on–chip (DEWS) at the University of L’Aquila.
He is the chairman of the board of directors at “Innolab S.r.l.” (spin-off of the Polytechnic of Bari).
He is involved in the following Technical Committees: Intelligent Systems to Human-aware Sustainability of the IEEE Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (SMC) Society, Digital Manufacturing and Human-Centered Automation of the IEEE Robotics and Automation Society (RAS), and Transportation Systems (TC 7.4) and Control for Smart Cities (TC 9.3) of the International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC).
He is qualified as an Italian Professional Engineer upon Engineer Profession State Exam and is currently member of the Italian Association of Professional Engineers at the Bari District (nr. 7399).
He is registered in the national list of the Independent Body for Performance Evaluation (OIV) (nr. 4552) and in the REPRISE (Register of Scientific Experts set up at the Italian Ministry of Education, University, and Research) for the section “Competitive industrial research and social development”.
He has been member of the International Program Committee of several international conferences, guest editor for special issues on international journals, and Associate Editor and Chair for several international conferences.
He is author of 50+ printed international publications.
His research interests include modeling, simulation, optimization, management, and control of dynamic systems, and particularly supply chain networks and manufacturing systems, logistics and transportation systems, energy systems.
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