Supervised Students

Co-supervised PhD Students

  • Eugenio Cuniato , Institution: ETH-Zurich , May 2021 - now , Advisors : Prof. Roland Siegwart, Dr. Nicholas Lawrance
  • Mike Allenspach , Institution: ETH-Zurich , August 2020 - now , Advisors : Prof. Roland Siegwart, Dr. Nicholas Lawrance
  • Giuseppe Rizzi , Institution: ETH-Zurich , April 2020 - now , Advisors : Prof. Roland Siegwart, Dr. Jen Jen Chung, Dr. Abel Gawel
  • Christian Lanegger , Institution: ETH-Zurich , April 2020 - now , Advisors : Prof. Roland Siegwart
  • Weixuan Zhang , Institution: ETH-Zurich , April 2020 - now , Advisors : Prof. Roland Siegwart, Dr. Lionel Ott
  • Maximilian Brunner , Institution: ETH-Zurich , April 2020 - now , Advisors : Prof. Roland Siegwart
  • Karen Bodie , Institution: ETH-Zurich , April 2020 - now , Advisors : Prof. Roland Siegwart
  • Mahmoud Amandi , Institution: LAAS-CNRS , September 2018 - March 2020 , Advisors : Prof. Antonio Franchi
  • Dario Sanalitro , Institution: LAAS-CNRS , September 2018 - March 2020 , Advisors : Prof. Antonio Franchi

Co-supervised Visiting PhD Students

  • Federico Benzi , Institution: Università di Modena e Reggio Emilia , Thesis title: Energy-based control for physical interaction , October 2021 - April 2022 , Advisors : Dr. Marco Tognon, Prof. Cristian Secchi
  • Liping Shi , Institution: ETH-Zurich, Aarhus University , Thesis title: Optimal strategies for efficient autonomous drone collaboration , May 2021 - now , Advisors : Prof. Rune Hylsberg Jacobsen, Prof. Roland Siegwart
  • Gabriele Nava , Institution: LAAS-CNRS, Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (IIT) , Thesis title: Instantaneous Momentum-Based Control of Floating Base Systems , March 2019 - September 2019 , Advisors : Prof. Antonio Franchi, Dr. Daniele Pucci
  • Enrica Rossi - PhD , Institution: LAAS-CNRS, Univesity of Padua , September 2019 - December 2019 , Advisors : Prof. Antonio Franchi, Prof. Ruggero Carli, Prof. Luca Schenato

Co-supervised Master Students

  • Viktor Klemm , Institution: ETH-Zurich , Thesis title: Motion planning and control for a two-wheeled jumping robot , March 2021 - August 2021 , Advisors : David Rohr
  • Yash Vyas , Institution: ETH-Zurich , Thesis title: Adaptive controller to physically guide humans with a tethered aerial vehicle , March 2021 - August 2021 , Advisors : Mike Allenspach
  • Matthias Studiger , Institution: ETH-Zurich , Thesis title: Sampling Based Aerial Manipulation Control , February 2019 - July 2019 , Advisors : Max Brunner, Giusepper Rizzi
  • Amr Afifi , Institution: LAAS-CNRS, Sapienza University of Rome , Thesis title: Pick and Place with a Fully Actuated Platform for the MBZIRC challenge , June 2019 - November 2019 , Advisors : Dr. Marco Tognon, Prof. Antonio Franchi, Prof. Giuseppe Oriolo
  • Youssef Abou Dorra , Institution: LAAS-CNRS, Sapienza University of Rome , Thesis title: Control of a Fully Actuated Aerial Robot for the MBZIRC challenge , June 2019 - November 2019 , Advisors : Dr. Marco Tognon, Prof. Antonio Franchi, Prof. Giuseppe Oriolo
  • Elena Umili , Institution: LAAS-CNRS, Sapienza University of Rome , Thesis title: Multi-agent Task Planning for Wall Assembly in the MBZIRC2020 Robotic Challenge , February 2019 - July 2019 , Advisors : Dr. Marco Tognon, Prof. Antonio Franchi, Prof. Giuseppe Oriolo
  • Gabriele Petrucci , Institution: LAAS-CNRS, Sapienza University of Rome , Thesis title: Visual Bricks Detection and Tracking for Pick & Place Operations in the MBZIRC2020 Robotic Challenge , February 2019 - July 2019 , Advisors : Dr. Marco Tognon, Prof. Giuseppe Oriolo
  • Giuseppe Minini , Institution: LAAS-CNRS, University of Naples Federico II , Thesis title: Control and Motion Planning of Aerial Robots To Provide Blind Persons with Tethered Guidance , October 2018 - March 2019 , Advisors : Dr. Marco Tognon, Dr. Rachid Alami, Prof. Bruno Siciliano
  • Kapil Sawant , Institution: LAAS-CNRS, Birla Institute of Technology and Science , Thesis title: Mechanical Design and Fabrication of Omnidirectional Aerial Vehicle with Unidirectional Thrusters , May 2018 - October 2018 , Advisors : Dr. Marco Tognon, Prof. Antonio Franchi
  • Chiara Gabellieri , Institution: LAAS-CNRS, University of Pisa , Thesis title: Communication-less Cooperative Transportation of a Cable-Suspended load by Means of Aerial Vehicles , January 2017 - June 2017 , Advisors : Dr. Marco Tognon, Prof. Antonio Franchi, Prof. Lucia Pallottino
  • Hermes Amadeus ... , Institution: LAAS-CNRS, École Centrale de Nantes , Thesis title: Motion Planning and Control for Multi-Aerial Robots Manipulation in 6D , May 2016 - October 2016 , Advisors : Dr. Marco Tognon, Prof. Antonio Franchi, Dr. Abdelhamid Chriette
  • Enrica Rossi , Institution: LAAS-CNRS, Univesity of Padua , Thesis title: Methods of Nonlinear and Optimal Control for Underactuated Tethered Aerial Robots , October 2015 - March 2015 , Advisors : Dr. Marco Tognon, Prof. Antonio Franchi, Prof. Ruggero Carli
  • Andrea Testa , Institution: LAAS-CNRS, University of Salento , Thesis title: Mechanical Modeling and Control of Tethered Aerial Robots , October 2015 - March 2015 , Advisors : Dr. Marco Tognon, Prof. Antonio Franchi, Prof. Giuseppe Notarstefano
  • Sanket Suman Dash , Institution: LAAS-CNRS, ISAE-SUPAERO , Thesis title: Automatic Takeoff and Landing of a Tethered Aerial Vehicle on a Moving Platform , March 2015 - August 2015 , Advisors : Dr. Marco Tognon, Prof. Antonio Franchi, Prof. Joel Bordeneuve-Guibe

Co-supervised Semester Project Master Students

  • Oliver Widler , Institution: ETH-Zurich , Thesis title: Human velocity estimation for guiding tethered aerial vehicle , March 2021 - August 2021 , Advisors : Christian Lanneger
  • Robert Szasz , Institution: ETH-Zurich , Thesis title: Modeling and control of a soft manipulator for aerial robots , January 2021 - June 2021 , Advisors : Prof. Dr. Katzschmann Robert, Mike Allenspach
  • Timo Unternahrer , Institution: ETH-Zurich , Thesis title: An advanced modelling of a human for a human-aware control for a guiding tethered aerial vehicle , November 2020 - January 2021 , Advisors : Christian Lanegger, Mike Allenspach
  • Timo Durig , Institution: ETH-Zurich , November 2020 - February 2021 , Advisors : Christian Lanegger, Mike Allenspach
  • Felix Crazzolara , Institution: ETH-Zurich , Thesis title: Towards Direct Thrust Control on Unmanned Aerial Vehicles , October 2020 - December 2020 , Advisors : Michael Pantic, Karen Bodie