Riccardo Antonello was born in Castelfranco Veneto (TV), Italy, on March 13th, 1977. He received the Laurea degree (cum laude) in Computer Engineering from the University of Padova, Italy, in 2002 and the Ph.D. degree in Automatic Control from the same institution in 2006. From 2006 to 2010 he has been with the Dept. of Mechanical and Structural Engineering, University of Trento, Italy, working as a research associate in the fields of automatic control, mechatronics and vehicles control. He recently moved to the Dept. of Management and Engineering, University of Padova (Vicenza branch). His current interests are in the areas of control systems, system identification and mechatronics.