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Domitilla Del Vecchio

For contributions to the theory and practice of hybrid dynamical systems and systems biology

Domitilla Del Vecchio received the Ph.D. degree in Control and Dynamical Systems from the California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, and the Laurea in Electrical Engineering from the University of Rome at Tor Vergata in 2005 and 1999, respectively. From January 2006 to May 2010, she was an Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and in the Center for Computational Medicine and Bioinformatics at University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. She joined the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology as an Assistant Professor in June 2010.

Domitilla Del Vecchio is a recipient of the NSF Career Award (2007), the Crosby Award, University of Michigan (2007), the American Control Conference Best Student Paper Award (2004), and the Bank of Italy Fellowship (2000). Domitilla Del Vecchio has served on the Program Committee of the American Control Conference and of the Hybrid Systems: Computation and Control Conference. Her research interests are in the control of hybrid dynamical systems with imperfect information and in the analysis and design of bio-molecular feedback systems.