Lorenzo Sabattini is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Sciences and Methods for Engineering, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy (since 2012).
He received his B.Sc. and M.Sc. in Mechatronic Engineering from the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia (Italy) in 2005 and 2007 respectively, and his Ph.D. in Control Systems and Operational Research from the University of Bologna (Italy) in 2012. In 2010 he has been a Visiting Researcher at the University of Maryland, College Park, MD (USA). In 2012 he has been a Postdoctoral Researcher at the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia.
His main research interests include multi-robot systems, decentralized estimation and control, and mobile robotics.
He is one of the founding co-chairs of the IEEE RAS Technical Committee on Multi-Robot Systems: he has served as the corresponding co-chair since its foundation, in 2014.
He has served as a Guest Editor for the Special Issue on Networked Cooperative Autonomous Systems of the IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering (T-ASE), in 2014. Since 2014, he has been appointed as Associate Editor for InTech IJARS (Topic: Mobile Robots and Multi-Robot Systems). Since 2015, he has been appointed as Associate Editor for the IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters (RA-L). He has been serving as Associate Editor for IEEE ICRA 2015 and 2016, and IEEE/RSJ IROS 2015. He is member of the Program Committee of the IRMAS track of ACM/SIGAPP SAC 2015 and 2016, and of RSS 2015. He co-organized workshops on Multi-Robot Systems at IEEE ICRA 2013, ICRA 2014, IROS 2014, RSS 2015, IROS 2015 and a workshop on Robotics and Logistics at ERF 2014.