Sandro Zampieri received the Laurea degree in Electrical Engineering and the Ph.D. degree in System Engineering from the University of Padova, Italy, in 1988 and 1993, respectively. Since 2002 he is Full Professor in Automatic Control at the Department of Information Engineering of the University of Padova. He has been the head of the Department of Information Engineering from 2014 until 2018.
Zampieri has published more than 150 journal and conference papers. He was general chair of the 1st IFAC Workshop on Estimation and Control of Networked Systems 2009, program chair of the 3rd IFAC Workshop on Estimation and Control of Networked Systems 2012 and publication chair of the IFAC World Congress 2011. He served as an Associate Editor of the Siam Journal on Control and Optimization on 2002-2004 and of the IEEE Transactions of Automatic Control on 2012-2014. He was the chair of the IFAC technical committee "Networked systems" on 2005-2008. He was one of the recipients of the 2016 IEEE Transactions on Control of Network Systems Best Paper Award. He is IEEE Fellow since 2022. His research interests include networked control, control of complex systems and distributed control and estimation with applications to the smart grids.