Nicola Elia

  • Professor

Main Office

3131 Coover
Ames, IA 50011-3060
Phone: 515-294-3579
Fax: 515-294-8432


PhD, Electrical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1996) Laurea, Electrical Engineering, Politecnico di Torino, Italy (1987)

Interest Areas

Networked control systems, feedback communication systems, control with limited information Core Research Area: Systems and controls Strategic Area: Distributed sensing and decision making

Selected Publications

Jin, L., R. Kumar, and N. Elia. Model Predictive Control-based Real-time Power Systems Protection Schemes. IEEE Trans. Power Systems, 2010, (forthcoming). Wang, J. and N. Elia. Consensus Over Networks with Dynamic Channels. Special issue, International Journal of Systems Control and Communications 2, (2010): 275-297. Liu, Q., V. Vittal, and N. Elia. Expansion of System Operating Range by an Iterpolated LPV FACTS Controller Using Multiple Lyapunov Functions. IEEE Transactions on Power Systems 21, no. 3, (2006): 1311-1320. Liu, J. and N. Elia. Writing on Dirty Paper with Feedback. Communication on Information and Systems 5, no. 4, (2005): 401-422. Elia, N. Remote Stabilization Over Fading Channels. Systems and Control Letters 54, no. 3, (2005): 238-249.