Courriel Impression

Septembre 2013 - Septembre 2014


Participation to the first IFP School MOOC on “Sustainable mobility" with an expert interview on “Mobility of tomorrow”.

Organization of a seminar for the IFP School students on the energy-efficient driver-assistance systems, held by and industrial expert.

Co-supervisor of one project group in the IFP School interdisciplinary program PSM on Energy transition, aimed at participating to the Valeo challenge “How to create smarter and more intuitive cars by 2030”.

Teaching at IFP School in the programs Powertrain Engineering (PWT), Energie et Motorisations (MOT), Electrification de la Propulsion Automobile (EPA) continued.

Classwork in PWT and EPA continued, extended to MOT.

Co-supervisor of one PWT final project group.

Coordination of the control teaching unit for the program Powertrain Engineering continued. A few lectures underwent an improvement process.

IFP Training lectures continued.



IFP School apprenticeship of Raviteja Nandyala, working on modeling, simulation, and control of hybrid-hydraulic off-highway vehicles. Expected completion in Dec. 2014.
One book chapter, three journal articles, one edited journal issue, one editorial, four conference papers published:
  1. Sciarretta A, Di Domenico C, Pognant-Gros P, Zito G (2014) Optimal energy management of automotive battery systems including thermal dynamics and aging, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-05371-4_13, in: Del Re L, Kolmanovsky I, Steinbuch M, Waschl H (eds.), Optimization and Optimal Control in Automotive Systems, Springer Lecture Notes in Control and Information Sciences, p. 219-236, ISBN:978-3-319-05370-7 (Print) 978-3-319-05371-4 (Online).
  2. Manzie C, Grondin O, Sciarretta A, Zito G (2014), ECMS controller robustness in flex-fuel hybrid vehicles, Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement, and Control, vol. 136, no. 6, 2014, DOI:10.1115/1.4027561.
  3. Dib W, Chasse A, Moulin Ph, Sciarretta A, Corde G (2014), Optimal energy management for an electric vehicle in eco-driving applications, Control Engineering Practice, vol. 29, p. 299-307, 2014, DOI:10.1016/j.conengprac.2014.01.005.
  4. Sciarretta A, Serrao L, Dewangan PC, Tona P, Bergshoeff END, Bordons C, Charmpa L, Elbert P, Eriksson L, Hofman T, Hubacher M, Isenegger P, Lacandia F, Laveau A, Li H, Marcos D, Nüesch T, Onori S, Pisu P, Rios J, Silvas E, Sivertsson M, Tribioli L, van der Hoeven AJ, Wu M (2014), A control benchmark on the energy management of a plug-in hybrid electric vehicle, Control Engineering Practice, vol. 29, p. 287-298, 2014, DOI:10.1016/j.conengprac.2013.11.020.
  5. Sciarretta A, Tona P, Manzie C, Guardiola C (2014), Editorial: IFAC Workshop on engine and powertrain control, simulation and modelling (ECOSM 2012), Control Engineering Practice, vol. 29, p. 174-175, DOI 10.1016/j.conengprac.2014.04.010.
  6. Peralez J, Nadri M, Dufour P, Tona P, Sciarretta A (2014), Control design for an automotive turbine Rankine cycle system based on nonlinear state estimation, Proc. of the 53rd IEEE Conf. on Decision and Control, Los Angeles, CA, 15-17 Dec. 2014.
  7. Maamria Dj, Chaplais F, Petit N, Sciarretta A (2014), On the impact of model simplification in input constrained optimal control: Application to HEV energy-thermal management, Proc. of the 53rd IEEE Conf. on Decision and Control, Los Angeles, CA, 15-17 Dec. 2014.
  8. Maamria Dj, Chaplais F, Petit N, Sciarretta A (2014), Numerical optimal control as a method to evaluate the benefit of thermal management in hybrid electric vehicles, Proc. of the 19th IFAC World Congress, Cape Town, South Africa, 24-29 Aug. 2014, DOI:10.3182/20140824-6-ZA-1003.00901.
  9. Peralez J, Tona P, Sciarretta A, Dufour P, Nadri M (2014), Optimal control of a vehicular organic Rankine cycle via dynamic programming with adaptive discretization grid, Proc. of the 19th IFAC World Congress, Cape Town, South Africa, 24-29 Aug. 2014, DOI:10.3182/20140824-6-ZA-1003.02185. 

 Outreach Activities

Control Engineering Practice journal editing, journal and conference reviewing and editing activities continued.

Participation to the organization of the 2015 European Control Conference (session organizer) and guest co-editor of a special issue of Int. J. Vehicle Design.

Invited seminar at the Universitat Politècnica de València held.

Invited lecture at the summer school on Critical embedded systems, Toulouse, held.