Marcello Chiaberge is assistant professor at Department of Electronic and Telecommunications - Politecnico di Torino and responsible and coordinator of the Electronic Group at Mechatronics Laboratory (LIM) of Politecnico di Torino. His research interests are: hardware implementation of neural networks and fuzzy systems, design and implementation of reconfigurable computing architectures for hard-real-time control systems, design and implementation of hybrid control systems based on programmable state-of-the-art devices (DSP, FPGA and FPAA), implementation of fault-tolerance communication networks based on plastic optical fibers (POF). Another research field is the design and implementation of non-conventional power driver systems for special actuaction systems in the automotive, industrial and space fields of application. He is also involved in the design and control of small rovers for space exploration, archeological prospecting and humanitarian/anti-terrorism application in collaboration with Piedmont Region, Thales Alenia Space and Italian Space Agency (ASI). Chiaberge is an IEEE member, the author of more than 60 articles accepted in international conferences and reviews and a co-author of 7 international patents.