Francesco Bullo

Francesco Bullo

Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering


(805) 893-5169
2325 Engineering II

University of California, Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106

Fellow of: 

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, International Federation of Automatic Control; Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM)


President Elect/President/President Past, IEEE Control Systems Society; Distinguished Lecturer, IEEE Control Systems Society; UCSB Outstanding Graduate Mentor Award; Guillemin-Cauer Best Paper Award, IEEE CAS; Automatica Best Paper Prize, IFAC; SIAG/CST Best Paper Prize, SIAM


Dynamic Systems and Control, Robotics

Modeling, dynamics and control of multi-agent network systems, with applications to robotic coordination, power systems, distributed computing and social networks. Previous work includes contributions to geometric control, Lagrangian systems, vehicle routing, and motion planning.


PhD Control and Dynamical Systems, California Institute of Technology
Laurea summa cum laude, Electrical Engineering, University of Padova, Italy