Andrea Caiti

Centro Piaggio & Dept. Information Engineering, University of Pisa, Largo Lazzarino 2

Tel.: +39 050 2217328 - Mobile: +39 340 9173278 - e-mail:

office: main Engineering building, Largo Lazzarino, former Dept. Electrical System & Automation (DSEA), 2nd floor

Andrea Caiti was born in Naples in 1963. He obtained the Master Degree in Electronics Engineering from the University of Genova in 1988. Since 2007 he is Full Professor of Automatica (Systems and Control) at the University of Pisa, Italy. Before, he has been a staff Scientist at the NATO SACLANT Undersea Res. Ctr. (currently CMRE), La Spezia, Italy (1989-94),Adjunct Professor at the University of Genova (1995-96), Assistant Professor at the University of Pisa (1996-98) and Associate professor at the Universities of Siena (1998-01) and Pisa (2001-07). He teaches the courses of Automatic Control, System Identification, Underwater Systems.

In the period 2001-08 he has been Director of the Italian Interuniversity Research Centre on Integrated Systems for the Marine Environment (ISME).

He has been the coordinator of the Ph.D. Programme in Automation Robotics and Bioengineering of the University of Pisa from 2008 until 2015.

In November 1, 2015 he was elected as Director of Centro "E.Piaggio".

His scientific interests are in the field of marine robotics and underwater acoustics, identification and estimation of nonlinear systems, system theory. He is/has been responsible of several research projects funded by the European Union or by National Agencies. He has edited 4 research books, and he has published more than 50 refereed papers in international journals or as book chapters, and  more than 100 papers in conference proceedings.

He is Senior Member of IEEE, participating in the Control System and Oceanic Engineering Societies.


Courses Information, 2nd semester, yr. 2013-14:

Automatic Control: Monday, 16.30-18.30, F05 - Friday, 14.30-16.30, B34

Underwater Systems: Tuesday 14.30 - 17.30, A11; Wednesday, 11.30 - 13.30 A25

Tutoring: Tuesday, 17.30 - 19.30, office 



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