Alcherio Martinoli

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Associate Professor +41 21 693 68 91

GR A2 454 (Bâtiment GR)
Station 2
CH-1015 Lausanne

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Fields of expertise

Autonomous Robotics; Distributed Robotics; Swarm Robotics; Distributed Intelligent Systems; Sensor and Actuator Networks; Intelligent Vehicles; Swarm Intelligence; Distributed Control and Estimation; Mechatronic Design; Localization and Navigation


Infoscience publications

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Teaching & PhD


Environmental Sciences and Engineering


PhD Programs

Doctoral program in computer and communication sciences

Doctoral Program in Electrical Engineering

Doctoral Program in Civil and Environmental Engineering

Doctoral program in robotics, control, and intelligent systems


Signals, instruments and systems

The goal of this course is to transmit knowledge in sensing, computing, communicating, and actuating for programmable field instruments and, more generally, embedded systems. The student will be able to put in practice the knowledge acquired using concrete software and hardware tools.

Distributed intelligent systems

The goal of this course is to provide methods and tools for modeling distributed intelligent systems as well as designing and optimizing coordination strategies. The course is a well-balanced mixture of theory and practical activities using simulation and real hardware platforms.