Mariagrazia Dotoli is an Associate Professor in Systems and Control Engineering at Politecnico di Bari, Department of Electrical and Information Engineering, which she joined in 1999 as a tenured Assistant Professor. She was the 2011-2013 Vice Rector for Research of Politecnico di Bari (Italy) and a 2012-2015 member elect of the Academic Senate of the same University. She currently is a designated member of the Quality Assurance Commission of Politecnico di Bari. She received the Laurea degree in Electronic Engineering with honors in 1995 and the Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering in 1999, both from Politecnico di Bari.

She has been a visiting scholar at the Paris 6 University (France) and at the Technical University of Denmark. Since 2003 she is an expert evaluator of the European Commission, previously for the Sixth and Seventh RTD Framework Programmes, and subsequently for Horizon 2020. Her research interests include the modeling, identification, management, control, automation, optimization, and diagnosis of: discrete event industrial systems, Petri nets, manufacturing systems, supply chains, logistics and transportation systems, traffic networks, energy systems.

Prof. Dotoli is the Editor in Chief of the eNewsletter of the IEEE Systems Man and Cybernetics Society. She is also an Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering, the IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, and the IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters. She is a member of the editorial board of the journals: Mediterranean J. of Measurement and Control, Int. J. of Automation and Control, Int. J. of Systems Signal Control and Engineering Application, and Int. J. of Discrete Event Control Systems.

She was the Workshop and Tutorial chair of the 2015 IEEE Conference on Automation Science and Engineering, the Special Session co-chair of the 2013 IEEE Conference on Emerging Technology and Factory Automation, and chair of the National Committee of the 2009 IFAC Workshop on Dependable Control of Discrete Systems. She has been member of the International Program Committee of 50+ international Conferences and Symposia. She is a member of the following committees: IFAC Technical Committee on Discrete Event and Hybrid Systems (since 2011); IEEE Systems Man and Cybernetics Society Technical Committee on Discrete Event Systems (since 2007); IEEE Control Systems Society Technical Committee on Discrete Event Systems (since 2005).


She is author or co-author of 180+ printed publications, including 1 book (in Italian) and 40+ papers on international journals. Her Scopus Researcher page is available at http://www.scopus.com/authid/detail.url?authorId=6603204493.