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Position:
Associate researcher

 

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

     
Current position:  

Tenure Researcher at the Ricerca sul Sistema Enegertico (RSE) S.p.A. - Department of Generation Technologies and Materials (July 2022 - Today)

Associate Researcher a the Czech Technical University (CTU) in Prague with the Multi-Robot System (MRS) group (July 2022 - Today)

External Collaborator at the University of Sannio - Group of Automatic Control (June 2020 - Today)

     
Current Projects (not MRS):    

FLOW (September 2022 - Today) - Leading from RSE's Department side

ERIGrid2.0 (October 2022 - Today) - Work Package Leader (WP13) - Leading from RSE side

     
Current Projects (MRS):  

AERIAL-CORE (July 2022 - December 2023) - Participant

AERIAL-CORE (June 2020 - July 2022) - Leading from CTU side

     
Past Projects:  

 MBZIRC 2020 (LAAS-CNRS) (March 2019 - February 2020) -  Participant 

 H2020-2018-2-RIA-two-stages – ECSEL, Comp4Drones, Software Components For Drones - European project (September 2019 - May 2023) - Participant

 H2020-2017-2-RIA-two-stages – ECSEL, AFarCloud, Aggregate Farming in the Cloud - European project (September 2018 - November 2021) - Participant
     
Scientific Activity:  
Member of the Track Program Committee of the Robotics: Science and Systems (RSS). Role: reviewer, from 2023 to 2024.
Member of the Track Program Committee of the IEEE International Symposium on Industrial Electronics (ISIE). Role: reviewer, 2023.
 

Member of the IEEE Robotics and Automation Society (RAS) Technical Committee on Multi-Robot Systems

Associate Editor of the International Conference on Unmanned Aircraft Systems (ICUAS), from 2022 till Today
Associate Editor of the Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation (MED), from 2024 till Today

Early Career Editorial Board Member in Biomimetic Intelligence and Robotics (BIRob) 

     
Personal website:   https://giuseppesilano.net/
Professional affiliations:  

IEEE Control System Society (CSS) - Member'21, Student Member'17

IEEE Robotics and Automation Society (RAS) - Member'21, Student Member'17

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
Gist:   https://gist.github.com/gsilano
WebOfScience (ex Publons):   https://www.webofscience.com/wos/author/record/1668893
Scopus   https://www.scopus.com/authid/detail.uri?authorId=57191860704
YouTube:   https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC33d3qW1EU4jH1fi36Hzc1Q
Research Interest:   robotics, control and simulation, unmanned aerial vehicles, model predictive control, formal methods in robotics and automation, optimization problems, robot manipulators, control and navigation, motion planning, communication-aware robotics, human-robot interaction, autonomous systems
     
Open Source Projects:  

EuropeCV - An unofficial LaTeX implementation of the standard model for curricula viate (Europass CV).

CrazyS - An extension for the ROS package RotorS aimed at simulating the behavior of the Crazyflie nano-quadrotor.

MAT-Fly - A numerical simulation platform for multi-rotors characterized by the ease of use and control development.

BebopS - Contains the ROS code developed for the MED'18 Industrial Challenge with the Parrot BebopS.

NMPC for Autonomous Racing - An extension of the F1TENTH simulator to run the NMPC strategy described in this paper.

Minor contributions can be found on my own website.

     
Research stays:  

2022 - Visiting Researcher, University of Twente Enschede, The Netherlands (November 2022) - Antonio Franchi's Group

2020 - Czech Techinical University (CVUT) in Prague, Czech Republic (June 2020 - July 2022) - MRS Group

2020 - Research Fellow, University of Sannio, Benevento, Italy (December 2019 - June 2020) - GRACE Lab

2019 - Visiting PhD student, LAAS-CNRS, Toulouse, France (March 2019 - November 2019) - Antonio Franchi's Group

2016 - Research Fellow, University of Sannio, Benevento, Italy (March 2016 - December 2016) GRACE Lab

     
Invited Sessions:   Organizer of the invited session "Aerial Robotics in Inspection and Maintenance Operations - From Design to Deployment", 2024 International Conference on Unmanned Aircraft Systems (ICUAS), Chania, Crete, Greece, together with Prof. Dr. Chiara Gabellieri, Robotics and Mechatronics grouo, Faculty of Electrical Engineering Mathematics & Computer Science, University of Twente in Enschede, The Netherlands, and Prof. Dr. Mario Selvaggio Department of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy. Website: https://sites.google.com/view/icuas-2024-special-session/home
     
Special Issues:   Organizer of the special issue "Advanced Control and Path Planning of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs)" on MPDI Machines (ISSN 2075-1702), section "Mechatronic and Intelligent Machines", July 2023 - February 2024, together with Prof. Dr. Yahui Liu, School of Vehicle and Mobility, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China. Website: https://www.mdpi.com/journal/machines/special_issues/7ZS283VVX8
     
Workshops:   Organizer of the workshop session “The Role of Robotics Simulators for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles”, 2023 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA’23), May 29 - June 2, 2023, ExCeL London, UK, together with Dr. Kimberly McGuire, Bitcraze AB, Malmo, Sweden, Prof. Dr. Chiara Gabellieri, Robotics and Mechatronics group, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mathematics & Computer Science, University of Twente in Enschede, The Netherlands, and Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Hönig, Intelligent Multi-Robot Coordination Lab of TU Berlin, Germany. Website: https://imrclab. github.io/workshop-uav-sims-icra2023.
     
Preprints:  
  1. Cora A Dimmig, Giuseppe Silano, Kimberly McGuire, Chiara Gabellieri, Wolfgang Honig, Joseph Moore and Marin Kobilarov. Survey of Simulators for Aerial Robots. ArXiv, pages 1-8, November 2023. URL PDF, DOI BibTeX

    @article{Silano2023SurveySimulator,
    	title = "{Survey of Simulators for Aerial Robots}",
    	author = "{Dimmig}, Cora A. and {Silano}, Giuseppe and {McGuire}, Kimberly and {Gabellieri}, Chiara and {Honig}, Wolfgang and {Moore}, Joseph and Kobilarov, Marin",
    	year = 2023,
    	pdf = "data/papers/survey_simulators.pdf",
    	journal = "ArXiv",
    	pages = "1-8",
    	month = 11,
    	doi = "10.48550/arXiv.2311.02296",
    	url = "https://arxiv.org/abs/2311.02296"
    }
    
     
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. Alvaro Caballero and Giuseppe Silano. A Signal Temporal Logic Motion Planner for Bird Diverter Installation Tasks with Multi-Robot Aerial Systems. IEEE Access 11:81361–81377, August 2023. URL PDF, DOI BibTeX

    @article{SilanoBirdDiverter23,
    	author = "{Caballero}, Alvaro and {Silano}, Giuseppe",
    	title = "{A Signal Temporal Logic Motion Planner for Bird Diverter Installation Tasks with Multi-Robot Aerial Systems}",
    	year = 2023,
    	month = "August",
    	pdf = "data/papers/bird_diverter.pdf",
    	journal = "IEEE Access",
    	publisher = "IEEE",
    	pages = "81361--81377",
    	volume = 11,
    	doi = "10.1109/ACCESS.2023.3300240",
    	url = "https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/10197369"
    }
    
  2. D Hert, T Baca, P Petracek, V Kratky, R Penicka, V Spurny, M Petrlik, M Vrba, D Zaitlik, P Stoudek, V Walter, P Stepan, J Horyna, V Pritzl, M Sramek, A Ahmad, G Silano, D Bonilla Licea, P Stibinger, T Nascimento and M Saska. MRS Drone: A Modular Platform for Real-World Deployment of Aerial Multi-Robot Systems. Journal of Intelligent & Robotic Systems 108:1–34, July 2023. URL PDF, DOI BibTeX

    @article{HertJINTHW_paper,
    	author = "{Hert}, D. and {Baca}, T. and {Petracek}, P. and {Kratky}, V. and {Penicka}, R. and {Spurny}, V. and {Petrlik}, M. and {Vrba}, M. and {Zaitlik}, D. and {Stoudek}, P. and {Walter}, V. and {Stepan}, P. and {Horyna}, J. and {Pritzl}, V. and {Sramek}, M. and {Ahmad}, A. and {Silano}, G. and {Bonilla Licea}, D. and {Stibinger}, P. and {Nascimento}, T. and {Saska}, M.",
    	month = "July",
    	title = "{MRS Drone: A Modular Platform for Real-World Deployment of Aerial Multi-Robot Systems}",
    	year = 2023,
    	journal = "Journal of Intelligent {\&} Robotic Systems",
    	publisher = "Springer",
    	pdf = "data/papers/JINT2023Hert.pdf",
    	volume = 108,
    	pages = "1--34",
    	doi = "10.1007/s10846-023-01879-2",
    	issue = 64,
    	url = "https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10846-023-01879-2"
    }
    
  3. Afzal Ahmad, Daniel Bonilla Licea, Giuseppe Silano, Tomas Baca and Martin Saska. PACNav: A Collective Navigation Approach for UAV Swarms Deprived of Communication and External Localization. Bioinspiration & Biomimetics 17:1-19, November 2022. URL PDF, DOI BibTeX

    @article{Ahmad2022Bioinspired,
    	author = "{Ahmad}, Afzal and {Bonilla Licea}, Daniel and {Silano}, Giuseppe and {Baca}, Tomas and {Saska}, Martin",
    	journal = "Bioinspiration & Biomimetics",
    	title = "{PACNav: A Collective Navigation Approach for UAV Swarms Deprived of Communication and External Localization}",
    	year = 2022,
    	month = "November",
    	volume = 17,
    	issue = 6,
    	pages = "1-19",
    	issn = "1748-3190",
    	doi = "10.1088/1748-3190/ac98e6",
    	pdf = "data/papers/Bioinspired_Afzal.pdf",
    	url = "https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1748-3190/ac98e6"
    }
    
  4. Amin Basiri, Valerio Mariani, Giuseppe Silano, Muhammad Aatif, Luigi Iannelli and Luigi Glielmo. A survey on the application of path-planning algorithms for multi-rotor UAVs in precision agriculture. The Journal of Navigation 2:364-383, January 2022. URL, DOI BibTeX

    @article{Silano2021JournalOfNavigation,
    	title = "{A survey on the application of path-planning algorithms for multi-rotor UAVs in precision agriculture}",
    	author = "Amin {Basiri} and Valerio {Mariani} and Giuseppe {Silano} and Muhammad {Aatif} and Luigi {Iannelli} and Luigi {Glielmo}",
    	doi = "10.1017/S0373463321000825",
    	journal = "The Journal of Navigation",
    	pages = "364-383",
    	issue = 75,
    	volume = 2,
    	year = 2022,
    	organization = "Cambridge University Press Press",
    	month = "January",
    	issn = "1469-7785",
    	url = "https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/journal-of-navigation/article/abs/survey-on-the-application-of-pathplanning-algorithms-for-multirotor-uavs-in-precision-agriculture/981803D6E3E22A40069B69BFDACDF6B4"
    }
    
  5. 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"
    }
    
  6. 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. Daniel Bonilla Licea, Giuseppe Silano, Mounir Ghogho and Martin Saska. Omnidirectional Multi-Rotor Aerial Vehicle Poser Optimization: A Novel Approach to Physical Layer Security. In 2024 IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP). April 2024. PDF BibTeX

    @inproceedings{Bonilla2024ICASSP,
    	author = "{Bonilla Licea}, Daniel and {Silano}, Giuseppe and {Ghogho}, Mounir and {Saska}, Martin",
    	booktitle = "2024 IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP)",
    	title = "{Omnidirectional Multi-Rotor Aerial Vehicle Poser Optimization: A Novel Approach to Physical Layer Security}",
    	year = 2024,
    	month = "April",
    	organization = "IEEE",
    	pdf = "data/papers/ICASSP-2024.pdf"
    }
    
  2. Giuseppe Silano, Amr Afifi, Martin Saska and Antonio Franchi. A Signal Temporal Logic Planner for Ergonomic Human–Robot Collaboration. In 2023 International Conference on Unmanned Aircraft Systems (ICUAS). June 2023, 328-335. PDF, DOI BibTeX

    @inproceedings{SilanoICUAS23,
    	author = "{Silano}, Giuseppe and {Afifi}, Amr and {Saska}, Martin and {Franchi}, Antonio",
    	booktitle = "2023 International Conference on Unmanned Aircraft Systems (ICUAS)",
    	title = "{A Signal Temporal Logic Planner for Ergonomic Human–Robot Collaboration}",
    	year = 2023,
    	month = "June",
    	organization = "IEEE",
    	doi = "10.1109/ICUAS57906.2023.10156559",
    	pdf = "data/papers/ICUAS23-II.pdf",
    	pages = "328-335"
    }
    
  3. Daniel Bonilla Licea, Giuseppe Silano, Mounir Ghogho and Martin Saska. Communications-Aware Robotics: Challenges and Opportunities. In 2023 International Conference on Unmanned Aircraft Systems (ICUAS). June 2023, 366-371. PDF, DOI BibTeX

    @inproceedings{BonillaICUAS23,
    	author = "{Bonilla Licea}, Daniel and {Silano}, Giuseppe and {Ghogho}, Mounir and {Saska}, Martin",
    	booktitle = "2023 International Conference on Unmanned Aircraft Systems (ICUAS)",
    	title = "{Communications-Aware Robotics: Challenges and Opportunities}",
    	year = 2023,
    	month = "June",
    	organization = "IEEE",
    	doi = "10.1109/ICUAS57906.2023.10155882",
    	pdf = "data/papers/ICUAS23-I.pdf",
    	pages = "366-371"
    }
    
  4. Vittorio Cataffo, Giuseppe Silano, Luigi Iannelli, Vincent Puig and Luigi Glielmo. A Nonlinear Model Predictive Control Strategy for Autonomous Racing of Scale Vehicles. In 2022 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics (SMC). October 2022, 100–105. PDF, DOI BibTeX

    @inproceedings{SCM2022,
    	author = "{Cataffo}, Vittorio and {Silano}, Giuseppe and {Iannelli}, Luigi and {Puig}, Vincent and {Glielmo}, Luigi",
    	booktitle = "2022 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics (SMC)",
    	title = "{A Nonlinear Model Predictive Control Strategy for Autonomous Racing of Scale Vehicles}",
    	year = 2022,
    	month = "October",
    	organization = "IEEE",
    	pdf = "data/papers/CataffoSMC22.pdf",
    	pages = "100--105",
    	doi = "10.1109/SMC53654.2022.9945279"
    }
    
  5. Daniel Hert, Tomas Baca, Pavel Petracek, Vit Kratky, Vojtech Spurny, Matej Petrlik, Matous Vrba, David Zaitlik, Pavel Stoudek, Viktor Walter, Petr Stepan, Jiri Horyna, Vaclav Pritzl, Giuseppe Silano, Daniel Bonilla Licea, Petr Stibinger, Robert Penicka, Tiago Nascimento and Martin Saska. MRS Modular UAV Hardware Platforms for Supporting Research in Real-World Outdoor and Indoor Environments. In 2022 International Conference on Unmanned Aircraft Systems (ICUAS). June 2022, 1264–1273. PDF, DOI BibTeX

    @inproceedings{MRS2022ICUAS_HW,
    	author = "{Hert}, Daniel and {Baca}, Tomas and {Petracek}, Pavel and {Kratky}, Vit and {Spurny}, Vojtech and {Petrlik}, Matej and {Vrba}, Matous and {Zaitlik}, David and {Stoudek}, Pavel and {Walter}, Viktor and {Stepan}, Petr and {Horyna}, Jiri and {Pritzl}, Vaclav and {Silano}, Giuseppe and {Bonilla Licea}, Daniel and {Stibinger}, Petr and {Penicka}, Robert and {Nascimento}, Tiago and {Saska}, Martin",
    	booktitle = "2022 International Conference on Unmanned Aircraft Systems (ICUAS)",
    	title = "{MRS Modular UAV Hardware Platforms for Supporting Research in Real-World Outdoor and Indoor Environments}",
    	year = 2022,
    	month = "June",
    	organization = "IEEE",
    	pdf = "data/papers/ICUAS22_MRS_HW.pdf",
    	pages = "1264--1273",
    	doi = "10.1109/ICUAS54217.2022.9836083"
    }
    
  6. Alvaro Calvo, Giuseppe Silano and Jesus Capitan. Mission Planning and Execution in Heterogeneous Teams of Aerial Robots supporting Power Line Inspection Operations. In 2022 International Conference on Unmanned Aircraft Systems (ICUAS). June 2022, 1644–1649. PDF, DOI BibTeX

    @inproceedings{Silano2022ICUAS_II,
    	author = "{Calvo}, Alvaro and {Silano}, Giuseppe and {Capitan}, Jesus",
    	booktitle = "2022 International Conference on Unmanned Aircraft Systems (ICUAS)",
    	title = "{Mission Planning and Execution in Heterogeneous Teams of Aerial Robots supporting Power Line Inspection Operations}",
    	year = 2022,
    	month = "June",
    	organization = "IEEE",
    	pages = "1644--1649",
    	doi = "10.1109/ICUAS54217.2022.9836234",
    	pdf = "data/papers/ICUAS22_Silano_II.pdf"
    }
    
  7. Andriy Dmytruk, Giuseppe Silano, Davide Bicego, Daniel Bonilla Licea and Martin Saska. A Perception-Aware NMPC for Vision-Based Target Tracking and Collision Avoidance with a Multi-Rotor UAV. In 2022 International Conference on Unmanned Aircraft Systems (ICUAS). June 2022, 1668–1673. PDF, DOI BibTeX

    @inproceedings{Silano2022ICUAS_I,
    	author = "{Dmytruk}, Andriy and {Silano}, Giuseppe and {Bicego}, Davide and {Bonilla Licea}, Daniel and {Saska}, Martin",
    	booktitle = "2022 International Conference on Unmanned Aircraft Systems (ICUAS)",
    	title = "{A Perception-Aware NMPC for Vision-Based Target Tracking and Collision Avoidance with a Multi-Rotor UAV}",
    	year = 2022,
    	month = "June",
    	organization = "IEEE",
    	pages = "1668--1673",
    	doi = "10.1109/ICUAS54217.2022.9836071",
    	pdf = "data/papers/ICUAS22_Silano_I.pdf"
    }
    
  8. 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, 1–8. PDF, DOI 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",
    	pages = "1--8",
    	doi = "10.1109/AIRPHARO52252.2021.9571025"
    }
    
  9. 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"
    }
    
  10. Daniel Bonilla Licea, Giuseppe Silano, Mounir Ghogho 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, 1586–1590. PDF, DOI BibTeX

    @inproceedings{Silano2021EUSIPCO,
    	author = "{Bonilla Licea}, Daniel and {Silano}, Giuseppe and {Ghogho}, Mounir 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",
    	pages = "1586--1590",
    	doi = "10.23919/EUSIPCO54536.2021.9616232",
    	pdf = "data/papers/EUSIPCO_2021.pdf"
    }
    
  11. 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"
    }
    
  12. 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"
    }
    
  13. 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"
    }
    
  14. 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"
    }
    
  15. 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"
    }
    
  16. 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. Alvaro Caballero and Giuseppe Silano. Automating Bird Diverter Installation through Multi-Aerial Robots and Signal Temporal Logic Specifications. In 2023 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), Contribution accepted for discussion at the workshop session: "Formal methods techniques in robotics systems: Design and control", Detroit, Michigan, USA. October 2023, 1-2. URL PDF, DOI BibTeX

    @inproceedings{Silano2023IROS_WS_CONTRIBUTION_FORMAL_METHODS,
    	author = "{Caballero}, Alvaro and {Silano}, Giuseppe",
    	booktitle = {2023 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), Contribution accepted for discussion at the workshop session: "Formal methods techniques in robotics systems: Design and control", Detroit, Michigan, USA},
    	title = "{Automating Bird Diverter Installation through Multi-Aerial Robots and Signal Temporal Logic Specifications}",
    	year = 2023,
    	month = "October",
    	note = {Contribution accepted for discussion at the workshop session: "Formal methods techniques in robotics systems: Design and control", Detroit, Michigan, USA},
    	pdf = "data/papers/IROS_2023_WORKSHOP_STL_bird_diverter.pdf",
    	pages = "1-2",
    	url = "https://arxiv.org/abs/2309.10406",
    	doi = "10.48550/arXiv.2309.10406"
    }
    
  2. Giuseppe Silano, Amr Afifi, Martin Saska and Antonio Franchi. Ergonomic Collaboration between Humans and Robots: An Energy-Aware Signal Temporal Logic Perspective. In 2023 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Contribution accepted for discussion at the workshop session: "Energy Efficient Aerial Robotic Systems", ExCeL, London, UK. June 2023, 1-4. URL PDF, DOI BibTeX

    @inproceedings{Silano2023ICRA_WS_CONTRIBUTION,
    	author = "{Silano}, Giuseppe and {Afifi}, Amr and {Saska}, Martin and {Franchi}, Antonio",
    	booktitle = {2023 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Contribution accepted for discussion at the workshop session: "Energy Efficient Aerial Robotic Systems", ExCeL, London, UK},
    	title = "{Ergonomic Collaboration between Humans and Robots: An Energy-Aware Signal Temporal Logic Perspective}",
    	year = 2023,
    	month = "June",
    	note = {Contribution accepted for discussion at the workshop session: "Energy Efficient Aerial Robotic Systems", ExCeL, London, UK},
    	pdf = "data/papers/ICRA_2023_WORKSHOP_STL_Ergonomy_with_energy.pdf",
    	pages = "1-4",
    	url = "https://arxiv.org/abs/2306.02454",
    	doi = "10.48550/arXiv.2306.02454"
    }
    
  3. Giuseppe Silano, Vit Kratky, Matous Vrba, Christos Papaioannidis, Ioannis Mademlis, Robert Penicka, Ioannis Pitas and Martin Saska. Human-Swarm Interaction with a Gesture-Controlled Aerial Robot Formation for Safety Monitoring Applications. In 2023 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS). October 2023, 1-5. PDF BibTeX

    @inproceedings{Silano2023IROS_WS-I,
    	author = "{Silano}, Giuseppe and {Kratky}, Vit and {Vrba}, Matous and {Papaioannidis}, Christos and {Mademlis}, Ioannis and {Penicka}, Robert and {Pitas}, Ioannis and {Saska}, Martin",
    	booktitle = "2023 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS)",
    	title = "{Human-Swarm Interaction with a Gesture-Controlled Aerial Robot Formation for Safety Monitoring Applications}",
    	year = 2023,
    	month = "October",
    	pages = "1-5",
    	note = {Contribution accepted for discussion at the workshop session: "Human Multi-Robot Interaction Workshop", Detroit, Michigan, USA},
    	pdf = "data/papers/iros2023_hsi_ws.pdf"
    }
    
  4. Kimberly McGuire, Giuseppe Silano, Chiara Gabellieri and Wolfgang Hönig. The Role of Robotics Simulators for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles. In 2023 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Workshop Session. June 2023. URL BibTeX

    @inproceedings{Silano2023ICRA_WS,
    	author = {{McGuire}, Kimberly and {Silano}, Giuseppe and {Gabellieri}, Chiara and H{\"o}nig, Wolfgang},
    	booktitle = "2023 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Workshop Session",
    	title = "{The Role of Robotics Simulators for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles}",
    	year = 2023,
    	month = "June",
    	url = "https://imrclab.github.io/workshop-uav-sims-icra2023/",
    	note = "ExCeL, London, UK"
    }
    
  5. Tat’ána Příhodová, Giuseppe Silano, Afzal Ahmad, Vít Krátký, Tomáš Báča, Pavel Petráček, Věra Sasková, Jan Bednář and Martin Saska. 2022 IEEE Robotics and Automation Society Summer School on Multi-Robot Systems in Prague [Education]. IEEE Robotics & Automation Magazine 30(1):104-106, March 2023. URL PDF, DOI BibTeX

    @article{2023_RAM_SummerSchool,
    	author = "Příhodová, Tat’ána and Silano, Giuseppe and Ahmad, Afzal and Krátký, Vít and Báča, Tomáš and Petráček, Pavel and Sasková, Věra and Bednář, Jan and Saska, Martin",
    	journal = "IEEE Robotics & Automation Magazine",
    	title = "2022 IEEE Robotics and Automation Society Summer School on Multi-Robot Systems in Prague [Education]",
    	year = 2023,
    	volume = 30,
    	number = 1,
    	pages = "104-106",
    	month = "March",
    	doi = "10.1109/MRA.2023.3238213",
    	pdf = "data/papers/2023_RAM_SummerSchool.pdf",
    	url = "https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/10084390"
    }
    
  6. G Silano, V Kratky, J Bednar, M Vrba, F Nekovar, D Bonilla Licea, T Baca, P Stoudek, D Hert, M Petrlik, D Smrcka, T Nascimento and M Saska. Coordination of a Heterogeneous Team of Aerial Robots to Support Power Line Inspection Operations. In 2022 International Conference on Unmanned Aircraft Systems (ICUAS), Contribution accepted for discussion at the tutorial session: "AERIAL-CORE – Boosting the adoption of aerial robotics in real-world applications", Drubovnik, Croatia. June 2022. URL BibTeX

    @inproceedings{Silano2022ICUAS_WS,
    	author = "{Silano}, G. and {Kratky}, V. and {Bednar}, J. and {Vrba}, M. and {Nekovar}, F. and {Bonilla Licea}, D. and {Baca}, T. and {Stoudek}, P. and {Hert}, D. and {Petrlik}, M. and {Smrcka}, D. and {Nascimento}, T. and {Saska}, M.",
    	booktitle = {2022 International Conference on Unmanned Aircraft Systems (ICUAS), Contribution accepted for discussion at the tutorial session: "AERIAL-CORE – Boosting the adoption of aerial robotics in real-world applications", Drubovnik, Croatia},
    	title = "{Coordination of a Heterogeneous Team of Aerial Robots to Support Power Line Inspection Operations}",
    	year = 2022,
    	month = "June",
    	url = "https://mega.nz/file/N0kUVJAa#SDUbvWUi7n_fKGI9yALhTkfjdBkFqDHc-pVAcmsIci0",
    	note = {Contribution accepted for discussion at the tutorial session: "AERIAL-CORE – Boosting the adoption of aerial robotics in real-world applications", Drubovnik, Croatia}
    }
    
  7. 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"
    }
    
  8. 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"
    }
    
  9. 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"
    }
    
  10. 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 [PDF]