Talks and Presentations (English and Italian)


    Advanced Issues of Wind Turbine Modelling and Control. Invited talk for the CEIND 2017 - The 6th European Workshop on Control Engineering for Industry. Hochschule Ravensburg-Weingarten, Doggenriedstrasse, 88250 Weingarten, Germany. February 15 - 17, 2017. Workshop Final Agenda.
 


    Sustainable Exploitation of Renewable Energy Resources. Modulo dal titolo ``Sfruttamento sostenibile di risorse energetiche rinnovabili'' nell'ambito dei PERCORSI INTERDISCIPLINARI NELLA COOPERAZIONE ALLO SVILUPPO INTERNAZIONALE A.A. 2016/17, MODULO II - MACROAREA TECNOLOGICA: Tecnologie appropriate allo sviluppo umano e sostenibile (2 CFU, 14 ore) presso il Dipartimento di Ingegneria dell'Università di Ferrara. A.A. 2016/17 (in Inglese) Percorsi Interdisciplinari nella Cooperazione allo Sviluppo Internazionale. Seminari Interdipartimentali: 6 crediti formativi universitari (CFU) suddivisi in 3 moduli da 2 CFU ciascuno, che possono essere scelti come crediti opzionali (attività D). Programma Finale del Percorso Interdisciplinare. Febbraio 2017.
 


    AIR ENERGY - Renewable Energy from Road Turbulent Air. Torino Living Lab meeting at Intesa Sanpaolo Skyscraper of Torino, Italy. 26th January 2016.
 


    Advanced Issues of Wind Turbine Modelling and Control. Invited plenary talk for the ACD 2015 - The 12th European Workshop on Advanced Control and Diagnosis. European Centre of Excellence (NTIS), Faculty of Applied Sciences, University of West Bohemia, Pilsen, Czech Republic. November 19 - 20, 2015. Conference Final Technical Programme.
 


    Issues of the Research Activities of Dr. Silvio Simani. Public seminar at the Politecnico of Torino, Italy. 13th October 2015.
 


    Advanced Issues of Wind Turbine Modelling and Control. Invited plenary talk for the ICSE 2015 - 24th International Conference on Systems Engineering 2015 8 - 10 September, Coventry, UK. Conference Preliminary Programme.
 


    Nonlinear Fault Diagnosis and Fault Tolerant Control Schemes for Aerospace Applications. Invited contribution to the Tutorial Workshop organised at the IFAC World Congress 2014 by Prof. Youmin Zhang. Cape Town, South Africa. August 24th, 2014. The presentation held by P. Castaldi and S. Simani is entitled "Nonlinear Fault Diagnosis and Fault Tolerant Control Schemes for Aerospace Applications" within the Pre-Congress Tutorial "Fault Diagnosis, Fault-Tolerant Control, and Cooperative Control on Manned and Unmanned Aircraft Systems". Abstract of the Pre-Congress Tutorial. Presentation and schedule of the pre-congress tutorial by Prof. Zhang.
 


    Data-Driven and Model-Based Robust Fault Diagnosis and (Fault Tolerant) Control of a Wind Turbine Model. Invited talk for the international EU meeting and workshop. The Faculty of Engineering and Science, Department of Electronic Systems, Automation and Control, Aalborg University, Fredrik Bajers Vej 7, C2-214, 9220, Aalborg, Denmark. February 11-12, 2014.
 


    Attività di Ricerca del Laboratorio di Automazione e Robotica al Dipartimento di Ingegneria dell'Università degli Studi di Ferrara. Riunione di coordinamento di progetti di ricerca, presentazione di temi di studio e discussione delle possibili attività nell'ambito del Progetto Comunitario HORIZON 2020. 24 gennaio 2014. Dipartimento di Ingegneria dell'Energia Elettrica e dell'Informazione dell'Università di Bologna (DEI). Bologna (BO).
 


    A Wind Turbine Benchmark Model for a Fault Fault Detection and Isolation Competition. Invited talk for the MathWorks Research Faculty Summit. June 1-3, 2013, Newton Marriott Newton, Newton, Massachusetts (USA).
 


    Model Based Fault Detection and Isolation: Linear Polynomial Methods for FDI with Aircraft Applications. Minicorso di 16 ore per il Dottorato Europeo in Tecnologia dell'Informazione presso l'ARCES (Advanced Research Center on Electronic Systems for Information and Communication Technologies "Ercole De Castro") dell'Università di Bologna. A.A. 2010/2011 (in Inglese). ARCES Home Page . Programma e Contenuti del Corso in Formato PDF .
 


    Model Model-Based Fault Diagnosis for Dynamic Processes Using Identification Techniques. Invited plenary talk for the 10th International Science and Technology Conference Diagnostics of Processes and Systems DPS'2011. 19-21 September 2011, Zamosc, Poland.
 


    xxx Title xxx. Invited semi-plenary talk for the International Conference on Systems Engineering (ICSE). 8-10 September 2009, Coventry University, Coventry, UK. The Control Theory & Applications Centre.
 


    Turbocharged Diesel Engine Modelling for Nonlinear Engine Control. Invited talk for the International Workshop 2009 on "Hybrid and Predictive Control for Nonlinear Industrial Applications". University of Strathclyde , Court Senate/Suite, Collins Building, 22 Richmond Street, Glasgow, Scotland. Applied Control Technology Consortium. 28, 29, 30 April 2009. Workshop Home Page. Workshop Flyer.
 


    FDI/FTC Workshop Advanced FDI/FTC in future European Commission Framework. Workshop Program. Talk for the Workshop 2009 on " Development and Application of Advanced Control Design Techniques for Challenging Dynamic Processes". University Duisburg - Essen. Institute for Automatic Control and Complex Systems (AKS). Workshop Venue: Gerhard-Mercator - Haus. 57, Lotharstr. 47048 Duisburg, Germany. 8th - 9th March, 2009. Workshop Home Page. Participant List.
 


    xxx. Invited talk for the SIDRA 2008 National Annual Meeting - Italian Society of Professors and Researchers on Automatica, organised at the Department of Technique and Management of Industrial Systems (DGT) in Vicenza of the University of Padova. Stradella S. Nicola, 3 - 36100 VICENZA. September 11-13, 2008. DGT Home Page .
 


    Sensor Data Fusion. Lecture for the Second Summer School on Advanced Technologies for Neuro Motor Assessment and Rehabilitation. July 15th, 2008. (English). STARTER Project Home Page: Strategic Network for Assitive and Rehabilitation Technology in Emilia-Romagna. Programme.
 


    Fuzzy Modelling and Identification of Diesel Engines for ECU Controller Design and Automatic Calibration. Invited talk for the meeting at VM Motors S.p.A. Company (Cento, Ferrara, Italy). The talk was organised within the technology transfer and research project between VM Motors S.p.A. and the Engineering Department of Ferrara University regarding the "Control Design and Software Tool Development Applied to Diesel Engine for Emission Reduction and Performance Enhancement". 1st April, 2008
 


    xxx. Invited talk for the 22th IAR Workshop French-German Institute for Automation and Robotic, and 5th Workshop on Advanced Control and Diagnosis, organised by the IAR ICD working group at Grenoble University, November 14-15, 2007. GIPSA LAB Home Page , Grenoble University, 2007.
 


    Issues of Fault Diagnosis for Dynamic Systems: Problems and Tools. Invited talk for the seminar entitled "Fault Detection and Supervision for Industrial Process Automation" organised by Prof. Sauro Longhi , Dipartimento di Ingegneria Informatica, Gestionale e dell'Automazione, dell'Università Politecnica delle Marche , Ancona, Italy. May 31, 2007.
 


    Development and Application of Design Techniques for Industrial Application. Talk for the Workshop 2007 on "Advances in Real-Time Control of Nonlinear Systems". University of Strathclyde , Court Senate/Suite, Collins Building, 22 Richmond Street, Glasgow, Scotland. Applied Control Technology Consortium. 5th, 6th and 7th September 2007. Workshop Flyer.
 


    Kalman Filtering (KF): Theory and Applications. Lecture for the Summer School on Advanced Technologies for Neuro Motor assessment and rehabilitation. A.A. 2005/2006 (in Inglese). STARTER Project Home Page: Strategic Network for Assitive and Rehabilitation Technology in Emilia-Romagna.
 


    Robust Estimation fo Failure Detection. Study visit and invited talk organised at the EADS (European Aeronautic Defence and Space Company) ASTRIUM Center , Toulouse, Francia. March - April, 2005. Research project funded by ESA - European Space Agency , ESTEC, Noordwijk, The Netherlands. In co-operation with the Department of Engineering, University of Hull, East Yorkshire, Cottingham Road, HU6 7RX, Hull, UNITED KINGDOM.
 


    Residual Generator Computation via Polynomial Approach for FDI. Minicorso per il Dottorato Europeo in Tecnologia dell'Informazione presso l'ARCES (Advanced Research Center on Electronic Systems for Information and Communication Technologies "Ercole De Castro") dell'Università di Bologna. A.A. 2004/2005 (in Inglese). ARCES Home Page.
 


    Design of Residual Generators for Aircraft Fault Diagnosis. Invited talk for the Advanced Control and Diagnosis (ACD) Workshop Karlsruhe University Universitat Karlsruhe, Forschungszentrum Umwelt, Adenauerring 20, D-76131 Karlsruhe - Germany. 17 - 18 November, 2004.
 


    Dynamic neural networks for actuator fault diagnosis: application to the damadics benchmark problem. Invited talk at the European Summer School entitled "Structural Analysis and Bond Graph" organised within the Research Training Network DAMADICS (Development and Application of Methods for Actuator Diagnosis in Industrial Control Systems) , Lille, France. 9 - 11 April, 2003.
 


    Fault detection and isolation in nonlinear systems Invited talk for the Tutorial Workshop organised at the IFAC World Congress 2002 by Prof. Michel Kinnaert of the Department of Control Engineering and System Analysis Universitè Libre de Bruxelles (Free University of Brussels). Barcelona, Spain. 21st July, 2002. The talk was held at the Mini-Course entitled "Nonlinear System Modelling from Noisy Data and FDI Using Multiple-Model Approach" for the Tutorial Workshop "Fault detection and isolation in nonlinear systems".
 


    Identification approaches to dynamic process FDI. Invited talk regarding the Mid Term Review Meeting for the Research Training Network DAMADICS (Development and Application of Methods for Actuator Diagnosis in Industrial Control Systems) , Barcelona, Spain. 21st July, 2002. The Control and Intelligent Systems Engineering research group, which is part of the Department of Engineering in the Faculty of Science at Hull University co-ordinates the FP5 RTN DAMADICS with 8 academic partners and 1 industrial partner.
 


    Fault diagnosis of a simulated model of an industrial gas turbine prototype using identification techniques Università di Ferrara, Dipartimento di Ingegneria. Via Saragat, 1. 44100 Ferrara. Maggio 1999. Dipartimento di Ingegneria dell'Università di Ferrara. The invited talk described the research activity during the Ph.D. studies at the Department of Control and Intelligent Systems Engineering of The University of Hull, Cottingham Road, HU6 7RX, Hull, United Kingdom, in co-operation with Prof. Ron J. Patton.
 


    Identification techniques for the fault detection and diagnosis of dynamic processes. Invited seminar and talk held at the Department of Control and Intelligent Systems Engineering of The University of Hull, Cottingham Road, HU6 7RX, Hull, United Kingdom. February 1999 (in English). Hull University web page.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


 
 
 
 
 
 
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