Publications

2020

G. Gaias, M. Lovera, Trajectory design for satellite proximity operations: a critical comparison between cooperative and noncooperative scenarios, 11th International ESA Conference on Guidance, Navigation & Control Systems, Sopot, Poland, 2020 (accepted).

M. Giurato, D. Invernizzi, S. Panza, M. Lovera, The role of laboratory activities in aerospace control education: two case studies, 21st IFAC World Congress, Berlin, Germany, 2020 (accepted).

G. Gozzini, D. Invernizzi, S. Panza, M. Giurato, M. Lovera, Air-to-air automatic landing of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles: a quasi time-optimal hybrid strategy, IEEE Control Systems Letters (accepted).

D. Invernizzi, M. Giurato, P. Gattazzo, M. Lovera, Comparison of control methods for trajectory tracking in fully actuated Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology (accepted).

D. Invernizzi, M. Lovera, A projection-based controller for fast spacecraft detumbling using magnetic actuation, Automatica (accepted).

D. Invernizzi, M. Lovera, L. Zaccarian, Hierarchical dynamic control for robust attitude tracking, 21st IFAC World Congress, Berlin, Germany, 2020 (accepted).

D. Invernizzi, S. Panza, M. Lovera, Robust tuning and comparison of geometric control laws for attitude tracking in multirotor UAVs, Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, 2020 (accepted).

M. Lovera, F. Casella, Model building for control system synthesis, in Encyclopedia of Systems and Control, second edition, J. Baillieul and T Samad editors, Springer, 2020.

G. Roggi, A. Niccolai, F. Grimaccia, M. Lovera, A computer vision line-tracking algorithm for automatic UAV photovoltaic plants monitoring applications, Special issue on Unmanned Aerial Vehicles for energy applications, Energies, (accepted).

U. Saetti, M Lovera, Linear Time-Periodic Systems in Rotorcraft - A Historical Perspective, 76th Vertical Flight Society (VFS) Annual Forum, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, (accepted).

A. Zangarini, D. Invernizzi, P. Panizza, M. Lovera, Closed-loop MIMO data-driven attitude control design for a multirotor UAV, CEAS Aeronautical Journal, (accepted).

 

2019

G. Bressan, D. Invernizzi, S. Panza, M. Lovera, Attitude control of multirotor UAVs: cascade P/PID vs PI-like geometric architecture, 5th CEAS Conference on Guidance, Navigation and Control, Milano, Italy.

N. Buratti, D. Invernizzi, M. Lovera, Experimental validation of LMI-based anti-windup compensators for attitude control in multirotor UAVs, 21st IFAC Symposium on Automatic Control in Aerospace, Cranfield, UK, 2019.

G. Gerosa, A. Zanoni, S. Panza, P. Masarati, M. Lovera, Augmented Rotorcraft Conceptual Design Driven by Handling Qualities Requirements, 5th CEAS Conference on Guidance, Navigation and Control, Milano, Italy.

M. Giurato, P. Gattazzo, M. Lovera, UAV Lab: a multidisciplinary UAV design course, 21st IFAC Symposium on Automatic Control in Aerospace, Cranfield, UK, 2019.

P. Giuri, A. Marini Cossetti, M. Giurato, D. Invernizzi, M. Lovera, Air-to-air automatic landing for multirotor UAVs, 5th CEAS Conference on Guidance, Navigation and Control, Milano, Italy.

D. Invernizzi, M. Lovera, Attitude stabilization of inertial pointing spacecraft using magnetic actuators, 21st IFAC Symposium on Automatic Control in Aerospace, Cranfield, UK, 2019.

D. Invernizzi, M. Lovera, L. Zaccarian, Dynamic attitude planning for trajectory tracking in thrust-vectoring UAVs, IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, (accepted).

D. Invernizzi, M. Lovera, L. Zaccarian, Integral ISS-based cascade stabilization for vectored-thrust UAVs, IEEE Control Systems Letters, Vol. 4, N. 1, pp. 43 - 48, 2019.

D. Invernizzi, M. Lovera, L. Zaccarian, Integral ISS-based cascade stabilization for vectored-thrust UAVs, IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Nice, France.

M. Maccotta, M. Lovera, Reconfigurability analysis of multirotor UAV, 5th CEAS Conference on Guidance, Navigation and Control, Milano, Italy.

S. Meraglia, D. Invernizzi, M. Lovera, Active balancing systems for rotating orbital devices, XXV AIDAA, International Congress, Roma, Italy, 2019.

S. Panza, L. Vigano', D. Del Gobbo, M. Lovera, qLPV modelling of helicopter dynamics, 3rd IFAC Workshop on Linear Parameter-Varying Systems, Eindhoven, The Netherlands, 2019.

V. Pesce, M. F. Haydar, M. Lavagna, M. Lovera, Comparison of Filtering Techniques For Relative Attitude Estimation of Uncooperative Space Objects, Aerospace Science and Technology, Vol. 84, pp. 318-328, 2019.

G. Roggi, M. Giurato, M. Lovera, A computer vision line-tracking algorithm for UAV GNSS-aided guidance, XXV AIDAA, International Congress, Roma, Italy, 2019.

M. Wu, M. Lovera, Time-domain vs frequency-domain identification for a small-scale helicopter, 5th CEAS Conference on Guidance, Navigation and Control, Milano, Italy.

M. Wu, M. Lovera, M. Chen, Application of PBSID and Structured H∞ Methods in the Unmanned Helicopter System Identification, IEEE International Conference on Unmanned Systems and Artificial Intelligence, Xi'an, China.

A. Zangarini, P. Panizza, M. Lovera, Closed-loop MIMO data-driven attitude control design for a multirotor UAV, 5th CEAS Conference on Guidance, Navigation and Control, Milano, Italy.

 

2018

G. Bressan, A. Russo, D. Invernizzi, M. Giurato, S. Panza, M. Lovera, Adaptive augmentation of the attitude control system for a multirotor UAV, Journal of Aerospace Engineering, December 2018.

S. Capocchiano, P. Panizza, D. Invernizzi, M. Lovera, Closed-loop data-driven attitude control design for a multirotor UAV, IEEE Conference on Control Technology and Applications, Copenhagen, Denmark, 2018.

D. Del Cont Bernard, M. Giurato, F. Riccardi, M. Lovera, Ground Effect Analysis for a Quadrotor Platform, in Advances in Aerospace Guidance, Navigation and Control, Springer, 2018.

G. Gerosa, A. Zanoni, S. Panza, P. Masarati, M. Lovera, A Handling Qualities Oriented Approach to Rotorcraft Conceptual Design, 74th Forum of the American Helicopter Society, Phoenix, USA, 2018.

M. Giurato, S. Panza, M. Lovera, Robust filtering for very high accuracy attitude determination, 58th Israel Annual Conference on Aerospace Sciences, Tel Aviv and Haifa, Israel, (accepted), 2018.

D. Invernizzi, M. Giurato, P. Gattazzo, M. Lovera, Full pose tracking for a tilt-arm quadrotor UAV, IEEE Conference on Control Technology and Applications, Copenhagen, Denmark, 2018.

D. Invernizzi, M. Lovera, Trajectory tracking control of thrust vectoring UAVs, Automatica, Vol. 95, pp. 180-186, 2018.

D. Invernizzi, M. Lovera, L. Zaccarian, Geometric tracking control of underactuated VTOL UAVs, 2018 American Control Conference, Milwaukee, USA, 2018.

 M. Lovera, Comments on the paper "Global stabilization of periodic linear systems by bounded controls with applications to spacecraft magnetic attitude control", Automatica, Vol. 90, pp. 321-323, 2018.

S. Panza, M. Sato, M. Lovera, K. Muraoka, Robust attitude control design of quad-tilt-wing UAV: a structured mu-synthesis approach, IEEE Conference on Control Technology and Applications, Copenhagen, Denmark, 2018.

 

 2017

M. Bergamasco, N. Cortigiani, D. Del Gobbo, S. Panza, M. Lovera, The role of black-box models in rotorcraft attitude control, 43rd European Rotorcraft Forum, Milano, Italy, 2017.

M. Bergamasco, M. Lovera, Rotorcraft Model Identification: a Black-Box Time/frequency Domain Approach, 43rd European Rotorcraft Forum, Milano, Italy, 2017.

D. Del Cont Bernard, M. Giurato, F. Riccardi, M. Lovera, Ground effect analysis for a quadrotor platform, 4th CEAS Specialist Conference on Guidance, Navigation & Control, Warsaw, Poland, 2017.  

D. Del Cont Bernard, F. Riccardi, M. Giurato, M. Lovera, A dynamic analysis of ground effect for a quadrotor platform, 20th IFAC World Congress, Toulouse, France, 2017.    

D. Di Bacco, M. Giurato, M. Lovera, Accurate positioning of multirotor UAVs for civil infrastructure monitoring, 7th European Conference for Aeronautics and Space Sciences, Milano, Italy, 2017.  

R. Furfaro, G. Lanave, F. Topputo, M. Lovera, R. Linares, Waypoint-Based ZEM/ZEV Feedback Guidance: Applications To Low-Thrust Interplanetary Transfer and Orbit Raising, AAS/AIAA Astrodynamics Specialist Conference, Stevenson, USA, 2017.

R. Furfaro, R. Ruggiero, F. Topputo, M. Lovera, R. Linares, Waypoint-Optimized Closed-Loop Guidance for Spacecraft Rendezvous in Relative Motion, AAS/AIAA Astrodynamics Specialist Conference, Stevenson, USA, 2017.

F. Haydar, M. Giurato, M. Lovera, G. Sechi, Very high accuracy attitude determination for LOS steering, 10th International ESA Conference on Guidance, Navigation & Control Systems, Salzburg, Austria, 2017. 

F. Haydar, M. Lovera, H fitering on the unit circle, 56th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Melbourne, Australia, 2017.

D. Invernizzi, M. Lovera, Geometric tracking control of a quadcopter tiltrotor UAV, 20th IFAC World Congress, Toulouse, France, 2017.   

H. Leduc, D. Peaucelle, M. Lovera, C. Pittet, Robust adaptive magnetic control of satellites with uncertain parameters, 20th IFAC World Congress, Toulouse, France, 2017.  

N. Olivo, S. Panza, N. Cortigiani, D. Del Gobbo, M. Lovera, Atmospheric turbulence estimation for helicopter FCS design, 43rd European Rotorcraft Forum, Milano, Italy, 2017.

F. Riccardi, M. Lovera, Dynamic inflow and ground effect in multirotor UAV attitude dynamics, 43rd European Rotorcraft Forum, Milano, Italy, 2017.

A. Russo, D. Invernizzi, M. Giurato, M. Lovera, Adaptive augmentation of the attitude control system for a multirotor UAV, 7th European Conference for Aeronautics and Space Sciences, Milano, Italy, 2017.  

L. Viganò, F. Riccardi, D. Leonello, Development of Augmented Control Laws for a Tiltrotor in Low and High Speed Flight Modes, 43rd European Rotorcraft Forum, Milano, Italy, 2017.

 

2016

M. Giurato, M. Lovera, Quadrotor attitude determination: A comparison study, 2016 IEEE Conference on Control Applications (CCA), Buenos Aires, Argentina, 2016.

D. Invernizzi, P. Panizza, F. Riccardi, S. Formentin, M. Lovera, Data-Driven Attitude Control Law of a Variable-Pitch Quadrotor: a Comparison Study, 20th IFAC Symposium on Automatic Control in Aerospace (ACA 2016), Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada, 2016.

P. Panizza, D. Invernizzi, F. Riccardi, S. Formentin, M. Lovera, Data-driven attitude control law design for a variable-pitch quadrotor, 2016 American Control Conference (ACC), Boston, USA, 2016.

S. Panza, L. Guastalla, B. Roda, M. Lovera, Tilt-rotor multivariable attitude control with rotor state feedback, 20th IFAC Symposium on Automatic Control in Aerospace (ACA 2016), Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada, 2016.

G. Pin, A. Assalone, M. Lovera, T. Parisini, Non-Asymptotic Kernel-Based Parametric Estimation of Continuous-time Linear Systems, IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Vol. 61, N. 2, pp. 360 - 373, 2016.

L. Trainelli, P. Cordisco, M. Gennaretti, R. Grassetti, M. Lovera, M. Redaelli, A. Rolando, E. Zappa, Innovative Rotor-State Measurements Enabling Helicopter In-Flight Noise Monitoring and Enhanced Attitude Control, 72nd International Annual Forum American Helicopter Society (AHS), West Palm Beach, USA, 2016.

L. Trainelli, M. Gennaretti, E. Zappa, M. Lovera, A. Rolando, P. Cordisco, R. Grassetti, M. Redaelli, Development and Testing of Innovative Solutions for Helicopter In-Flight Noise Monitoring and Enhanced Control Based on Rotor State Measurements, 42nd European Rotorcraft Forum, Lille, France, 2016.

 

2015

Du Ho Duc, R. Mura, L. Piroddi, M. Lovera, G. Ghiringhelli, Robust harmonic control: an application to structural vibration reduction in helicopters, IFAC Workshop on Advanced Control and Navigation for Autonomous Aerospace Vehicles, Seville, Spain, 2015.

M. Lovera, Magnetic satellite detumbling: the b-dot algorithm revisited, 2015 American Control Conference, Chicago, USA, 2015.

M. Lovera, L. Piroddi, F. Boi, G. Ghiringhelli, Black-box MIMO model identification for structural vibration reduction in helicopters, IFAC Workshop on Advanced Control and Navigation for Autonomous Aerospace Vehicles, Seville, Spain, 2015.

R. Mura, M. Lovera, Rotorcraft vibration control: adaptive vs LPV methods, 1st IFAC Workshop on Linear Parameter Varying systems, Grenoble, France, 2015.

P. Panizza, F. Riccardi, M. Lovera, Black-box and grey-box identification of the attitude dynamics for a variable-pitch quadrotor, IFAC Workshop on Advanced Control and Navigation for Autonomous Aerospace Vehicles, Seville, Spain, 2015.

S. Panza, M. Bergamasco, L. Vigano', M. Lovera, Rotor State Feedback in Rotorcraft Attitude Control, 41st European Rotorcraft Forum, Munich, Germany, 2015. 

S. Panza, M. Lovera, Rotor state feedback in the design of rotorcraft attitude control laws, Third CEAS Specialist Conference on Guidance, Navigation and Control, Toulouse, France, 2015.

S. Panza, M. Lovera, Rotor state feedback in the design of rotorcraft attitude control laws, in Advances in Aerospace Guidance, Navigation and Control, Springer, 2015.

F. Riccardi, Wind Tunnel Testing of a Variable-Pitch Quadrotor UAV Isolated Rotor, 41st European Rotorcraft Forum, Munich, Germany, 2015.

F. Riccardi, R. Possamai, Conceptual Design of a High-Speed Variable Configuration Compound Helicopter, 71st American Helicopter Society International Annual Forum, Virginia Beach, USA, 2015.

L. Trainelli, M. Lovera, A. Rolando, E. Zappa, M. Gennaretti, P. Cordisco, R. Grassetti, M. Redaelli, Project MANOEUVRES - Towards Real-Time Noise Monitoring and Enhanced Rotorcraft Handling Based on Rotor State Measurements, 41st European Rotorcraft Forum, Munich, Germany, 2015.

 

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