Maria Prandini obtained the Laurea
degree in Electrical Engineering (Politecnico di
Milano – 1994), and the Ph.D. degree in Information Technology (Università degli Studi di Brescia – 1998) with a dissertation on
adaptive control of stochastic systems.
After receiving her Ph.D., she was a visiting
postdoctoral researcher at the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer
Sciences, University of California at Berkeley, from 1998 to 2000. She also
held visiting positions at Delft University of Technology (1998), Cambridge
University (2000), UC Berkeley (2005), and ETH Zurich (2006). From December
2002 to January 2011 she was Assistant Professor at the Dipartimento
di Elettronica e Informazione
of the Politecnico di Milano.
Since February 2011 she is Asssociate Professor at the Dipartimento di Elettronica, Informazione e
Bioingegneria of the Politecnico di Milano.
She was work-package leader in the EC-funded FP5
(2002-2005), and principal investigator in the EC-funded FP6 project iFly (2007-2011) and in the
EC-funded FP7 project MoVeS
(2010-2013). Currently, she is
principal investigator in the EC-funded H2020 project UnCoVerCPS
member of the IFAC Technical Committee on Discrete Event and Hybrid Systems, of the
IEEE Control Systems Society
Conference Editorial Board and of the EUCA Conference Editorial Board. She was member of the editorial board of European Journal of
Control as discussion editor from 2007 to 2013, IEEE Transactions on
Automatic Control as associate editor from 2009 to 2013, IEEE Transactions
on Control Systems Technology as associate editor from 2009 to 2015, and
Nonlinear Analysis: Hybrid Systems as associate editor from 2011 to 2015.
She is currently member
of the editorial board of Cyber Physical Systems as associate
She was Editor of the Electronic Publications
of the IEEE Control Systems Society from 2013 to 2015. Since January 1 2015
she is elected member of the IEEE CSS Board of Governors.
She is currently Vice-President for Conference Activities of the IEEE Control Systems Society.