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Post-doc researcher
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KN:E-122

 

Education:  

Ph.D. degree in information technologies for engineering from University of Sannio, Benevento, Italy in 2020

M.Sc. degree in electronic engineering from the University of Sannio, Benevento, Italy in 2016

B.Sc. degree in computer engineering from the University of Sannio, Benevento, Italy in 2012

     
Post-docs:  

CVUT - Czech Techinical University in Prague, Czech Republic (2020-today) - MRS Group

     
Current Projects:   AERIAL-CORE (2020 - now)
     
Past Projects:  

 MBZIRC 2020 (LAAS-CNRS)

 H2020-2018-2-RIA-two-stages – ECSEL, Comp4Drones, Software Components For Drones - European project (2019-2022)

     
Personal website:   https://giuseppesilano.net/
Curriculum Vitae   The most recent version of my CV here
ORCID:   ORCID iD iconorcid.org/0000-0002-6816-6002
GS profile:   Giuseppe Silano at Google Scholar
ResearchGate:   https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Giuseppe_Silano
GitHub:   https://github.com/gsilano
Publons:   https://publons.com/researcher/1667164/giuseppe-silano/
YouTube:   https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC33d3qW1EU4jH1fi36Hzc1Q
Research Interest:   robotics, control and simulation, unmanned aerial vehicles, model predictive control, temporal logic
     
Research stays:  

2020 - Research Fellow, University of Sannio, Benevento, Italy - GRACE Lab

2019 - Visiting PhD student, LAAS-CNRS, Toulouse, France - Antonio Franchi's Group

2016 - Research Fellow, University of Sannio, Benevento, Italy GRACE Lab

     
Book Chapters:  
  1. Giuseppe Silano and Luigi Iannelli. CrazyS: A Software-in-the-Loop Simulation Platform for the Crazyflie 2.0 Nano-Quadcopter. In Anis Koubaa (ed.). Robot Operating System (ROS): The Complete Reference (Volume 4). Springer International Publishing, 2020, pages 81–115. URL PDF, DOI BibTeX

    @incollection{Silano2020ROSBook,
    	author = "{Silano}, Giuseppe and {Iannelli}, Luigi",
    	editor = "Koubaa, Anis",
    	doi = "10.1007/978-3-030-20190-6_4",
    	title = "{CrazyS: A Software-in-the-Loop Simulation Platform for the Crazyflie 2.0 Nano-Quadcopter}",
    	booktitle = "Robot Operating System (ROS): The Complete Reference (Volume 4)",
    	year = 2020,
    	publisher = "Springer International Publishing",
    	pages = "81--115",
    	pdf = "data/papers/silano-rosChapter19.pdf",
    	url = "https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-030-20190-6_4"
    }
    
     
Journals:  
  1. Giuseppe Silano, Tomas Baca, Robert Penicka, Davide Liuzza and Martin Saska. Power Line Inspection Tasks with Multi-Aerial Robot Systems via Signal Temporal Logic Specifications. IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters 6(2):4169–4176, April 2021. PDF, DOI BibTeX

    @article{Silano2021RAL,
    	author = "{Silano}, Giuseppe and {Baca}, Tomas and {Penicka}, Robert and {Liuzza}, Davide and {Saska}, Martin",
    	title = "{Power Line Inspection Tasks with Multi-Aerial Robot Systems via Signal Temporal Logic Specifications}",
    	journal = "IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters",
    	year = 2021,
    	pages = "4169--4176",
    	volume = 6,
    	number = 2,
    	month = "April",
    	doi = "10.1109/LRA.2021.3068114",
    	pdf = "data/papers/Silano2021RAL.pdf"
    }
    
  2. Giuseppe Silano and Luigi Iannelli. MAT-Fly: An Educational Platform for Simulating Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Aimed to Detect and Track Moving Objects. IEEE Access 9:39333–39343, March 2021. PDF, DOI BibTeX

    @article{Silano2019MATFly,
    	author = "{Silano}, Giuseppe and {Iannelli}, Luigi",
    	title = "{MAT-Fly: An Educational Platform for Simulating Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Aimed to Detect and Track Moving Objects}",
    	year = 2021,
    	journal = "IEEE Access",
    	pages = "39333--39343",
    	volume = 9,
    	month = "March",
    	doi = "10.1109/ACCESS.2021.3064758",
    	pdf = "data/papers/silano-MAT-Fly.pdf"
    }
    
     
Conferences:  
  1. Lyubomyr Demkiv, Massimiliano Ruffo, Giuseppe Silano, Jan Bednar and Martin Saska. An Application of Stereo Thermal Vision for Preliminary Inspection of Electrical Power Lines by MAVs. In 2021 Aerial Robotic Systems Physically Interacting with the Environment (AIRPHARO). October 2021. PDF BibTeX

    @inproceedings{Silano2021AIRPHARO,
    	author = "{Demkiv}, Lyubomyr and {Ruffo}, Massimiliano and {Silano}, Giuseppe and {Bednar}, Jan and {Saska}, Martin",
    	booktitle = "2021 Aerial Robotic Systems Physically Interacting with the Environment (AIRPHARO)",
    	title = "{An Application of Stereo Thermal Vision for Preliminary Inspection of Electrical Power Lines by MAVs}",
    	year = 2021,
    	month = "October",
    	pdf = "data/papers/airpharo_2021_Silano.pdf",
    	organization = "IEEE"
    }
    
  2. Mario Terlizzi, Giuseppe Silano, Luigi Russo, Muhammad Aatif, Amin Basiri, Valerio Mariani, Luigi Iannelli and Luigi Glielmo. A Vision-Based Algorithm for a Path Following Problem. In 2021 International Conference on Unmanned Aircraft Systems (ICUAS). June 2021, 1630–1635. PDF, DOI BibTeX

    @inproceedings{Silano2021ICUAS-II,
    	author = "{Terlizzi}, Mario and {Silano}, Giuseppe and {Russo}, Luigi and {Aatif}, Muhammad and {Basiri}, Amin and {Mariani}, Valerio and {Iannelli}, Luigi and {Glielmo}, Luigi",
    	booktitle = "2021 International Conference on Unmanned Aircraft Systems (ICUAS)",
    	title = "{A Vision-Based Algorithm for a Path Following Problem}",
    	year = 2021,
    	month = "June",
    	pdf = "data/papers/ICUAS21_Silano_II.pdf",
    	pages = "1630--1635",
    	doi = "10.1109/ICUAS51884.2021.9476777",
    	organization = "IEEE"
    }
    
  3. Daniel Bonilla Licea, Giuseppe Silano, Ghogho Mounir and Martin Saska. Optimum Trajectory Planning for Multi-Rotor UAV Relays with Tilt and Antenna Orientation Variations. In 29th European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO). September 2021. PDF BibTeX

    @inproceedings{Silano2021EUSIPCO,
    	author = "{Bonilla Licea}, Daniel and {Silano}, Giuseppe and {Mounir}, Ghogho and {Saska}, Martin",
    	booktitle = "29th European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO)",
    	title = "{Optimum Trajectory Planning for Multi-Rotor UAV Relays with Tilt and Antenna Orientation Variations}",
    	year = 2021,
    	month = "September",
    	pdf = "data/papers/EUSIPCO_2021.pdf"
    }
    
  4. Giuseppe Silano, Jan Bednar, Tiago Nascimento, Jesus Capitan, Martin Saska and Anibal Ollero. A Multi-Layer Software Architecture for Aerial Cognitive Multi-Robot Systems in Power Line Inspection Tasks. In 2021 International Conference on Unmanned Aircraft Systems (ICUAS). June 2021, 1624–1629. PDF, DOI BibTeX

    @inproceedings{Silano2021ICUAS-I,
    	author = "{Silano}, Giuseppe and {Bednar}, Jan and {Nascimento}, Tiago and {Capitan}, Jesus and {Saska}, Martin and {Ollero}, Anibal",
    	booktitle = "2021 International Conference on Unmanned Aircraft Systems (ICUAS)",
    	title = "{A Multi-Layer Software Architecture for Aerial Cognitive Multi-Robot Systems in Power Line Inspection Tasks}",
    	year = 2021,
    	month = "June",
    	pdf = "data/papers/ICUAS21_Silano_I.pdf",
    	pages = "1624--1629",
    	doi = "10.1109/ICUAS51884.2021.9476813",
    	organization = "IEEE"
    }
    
  5. Giuseppe Silano, Pasquale Oppido and Luigi Iannelli. Software-in-the-loop simulation for improving flight control system design: a quadrotor case study. In 2019 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics (SMC). October 2019, 466–471. URL PDF, DOI BibTeX

    @inproceedings{Silano2019SCM,
    	author = "{Silano}, Giuseppe and {Oppido}, Pasquale and {Iannelli}, Luigi",
    	doi = "10.1109/SMC.2019.8914154",
    	booktitle = "2019 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics (SMC)",
    	title = "{Software-in-the-loop simulation for improving flight control system design: a quadrotor case study}",
    	year = 2019,
    	month = "October",
    	pages = "466--471",
    	pdf = "data/papers/silano-smc19.pdf",
    	url = "https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/8914154"
    }
    
  6. Giuseppe Silano, Emanuale Aucone and Luigi Iannelli. CrazyS: A Software-In-The-Loop Platform for the Crazyflie 2.0 Nano-Quadcopter. In 2018 26th Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation (MED). June 2018, 352–357. URL PDF, DOI BibTeX

    @inproceedings{Silano2018MED,
    	author = "{Silano}, Giuseppe and {Aucone}, Emanuale and {Iannelli}, Luigi",
    	doi = "10.1109/MED.2018.8442759",
    	booktitle = "2018 26th Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation (MED)",
    	title = "{CrazyS: A Software-In-The-Loop Platform for the Crazyflie 2.0 Nano-Quadcopter}",
    	year = 2018,
    	month = "June",
    	pages = "352--357",
    	pdf = "data/papers/silano-med18.pdf",
    	url = "https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/8442759"
    }
    
  7. Pasquale Daponte, Luca De Vito, Luigi Glielmo, Luigi Iannelli, Davide Liuzza, Francesco Picariello and Giuseppe Silano. A review on the use of drones for precision agriculture. In 2018 1st Workshop - Metrology for Agriculture and Foresty (MetroAgriFor). October 2018, 1–11. URL PDF, DOI BibTeX

    @inproceedings{Silano2018MetroAgriFor,
    	author = "{Daponte}, Pasquale and {De Vito}, Luca and {Glielmo}, Luigi and {Iannelli}, Luigi and {Liuzza}, Davide and {Picariello}, Francesco and {Silano}, Giuseppe",
    	booktitle = "2018 1st Workshop - Metrology for Agriculture and Foresty (MetroAgriFor)",
    	title = "A review on the use of drones for precision agriculture",
    	year = 2018,
    	pages = "1--11",
    	month = "October",
    	doi = "10.1088/1755-1315/275/1/012022",
    	pdf = "data/papers/silano-metroagrifor18.pdf",
    	url = "https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1755-1315/275/1/012022"
    }
    
  8. Amr Afifi, Giuseppe Silano, Marco Tognon, Giuseppe Oriolo and Antonio Franchi. A General Control Architecture for Visual Servoing and Physical Interaction Tasks for Aerial Vehicles. In MBZIRC Symposium 2020, the First International Robotic Challenges Symposium. February 2020, 1–16. BibTeX

    @inproceedings{Afifi2020MBZIRCSymposiums,
    	author = "{Afifi}, Amr and {Silano}, Giuseppe and {Tognon}, Marco and {Oriolo}, Giuseppe and {Franchi}, Antonio",
    	booktitle = "MBZIRC Symposium 2020, the First International Robotic Challenges Symposium",
    	title = "{A General Control Architecture for Visual Servoing and Physical Interaction Tasks for Aerial Vehicles}",
    	year = 2020,
    	pages = "1--16",
    	month = "February"
    }
    
  9. Giuseppe Silano and Luigi Iannelli. An educational simulation platform for GPS-denied unmanned Aerial Vehicles aimed to the detection and tracking of moving objects. In 2016 IEEE Conference on Control Applications (CCA). September 2016, 1018–1023. URL PDF, DOI BibTeX

    @inproceedings{Silano2016CCA,
    	author = "{Silano}, Giuseppe and {Iannelli}, Luigi",
    	booktitle = "2016 IEEE Conference on Control Applications (CCA)",
    	title = "An educational simulation platform for GPS-denied unmanned Aerial Vehicles aimed to the detection and tracking of moving objects",
    	year = 2016,
    	pages = "1018--1023",
    	month = "September",
    	doi = "10.1109/CCA.2016.7587947",
    	pdf = "data/papers/silano-cca16.pdf",
    	url = "https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/7587947"
    }
    
     
Miscellaneous:  
  1. Giuseppe Silano, Davide Liuzza, Luigi Iannelli and Martin Saska. A framework for power line inspection tasks with multi-robot systems from signal temporal logic specifications. In SIDRA (Italian Society of Automatic Control), National Meeting. September 2020. URL PDF BibTeX

    @inproceedings{Silano2020SIDRA,
    	title = "{A framework for power line inspection tasks with multi-robot systems from signal temporal logic specifications}",
    	author = "{Silano}, Giuseppe and {Liuzza}, Davide and {Iannelli}, Luigi and {Saska}, Martin",
    	booktitle = "SIDRA (Italian Society of Automatic Control), National Meeting",
    	year = 2020,
    	month = "September",
    	pdf = "data/papers/Silano2020Automatica.pdf",
    	url = "https://arxiv.org/abs/2103.02999"
    }
    
  2. Giuseppe Silano. Software-in-the-loop methodologies for the analysis and control design of small UAV systems. University of Sannio in Benevento, July 2020. URL BibTeX

    @phdthesis{Silano2020PhDThesis,
    	author = "{Silano}, Giuseppe",
    	title = "Software-in-the-loop methodologies for the analysis and control design of small UAV systems",
    	school = "University of Sannio in Benevento",
    	year = 2020,
    	month = "July",
    	url = "https://www.researchgate.net/publication/345767635_Giuseppe_Silano's_PhD_Thesis_-_Advisor_Prof_Dr_Luigi_Iannelli"
    }
    
  3. Giuseppe Silano, Pasquale Oppido and Luigi Iannelli. Software-in-the-loop simulation for improving flight control system design: a quadrotor case study. In SIDRA (Italian Society of Automatic Control), National Meeting. September 2019, 1–2. URL PDF, DOI BibTeX

    @inproceedings{Silano2019SIDRA,
    	author = "{Silano}, Giuseppe and {Oppido}, Pasquale and {Iannelli}, Luigi",
    	booktitle = "SIDRA (Italian Society of Automatic Control), National Meeting",
    	title = "Software-in-the-loop simulation for improving flight control system design: a quadrotor case study",
    	year = 2019,
    	pages = "1--2",
    	month = "September",
    	doi = "10.13140/RG.2.2.31583.61603",
    	pdf = "data/papers/silano-automaticaIT_2019.pdf",
    	url = "https://www.researchgate.net/publication/335756738_Software-in-the-loop_simulation_for_improving_flight_control_system_design_a_quadrotor_case_study"
    }
    
  4. Giuseppe Silano and Luigi Iannelli. An educational simulation platform for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles aimed to detect and track moving objects. In SIDRA (Italian Society of Automatic Control), National Meeting. September 2017, 1–2. URL PDF, DOI BibTeX

    @inproceedings{Silano2017SIDRA,
    	author = "{Silano}, Giuseppe and {Iannelli}, Luigi",
    	booktitle = "SIDRA (Italian Society of Automatic Control), National Meeting",
    	title = "An educational simulation platform for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles aimed to detect and track moving objects",
    	year = 2017,
    	month = "September",
    	pages = "1--2",
    	doi = "10.13140/RG.2.2.14878.43849",
    	pdf = "data/papers/silano-automaticaIT_2017.pdf",
    	url = "https://www.researchgate.net/publication/319665228_An_educational_simulation_platform_for_Unmanned_Aerial_Vehicles_aimed_to_detect_and_track_moving_objects"
    }
    
     
Supervised Master project Thesis:  
  • Giuseppe Caputo: A framework to fulfill inspection missions for a multi-robot system via Linear Temporal Logic specifications
  • Antonio Lombardo: Signal Temporal Logic as a tool to encode inspection missions for a quad-rotor
     
Supervised Bachelor Thesis:  
  • Dmytruk Andriy: A perception-aware NMPC for collision avoidance and control of a multi-rotor UAV with visual localization constraints