Francesco CoronaDept. of Chemical and Metallurgical Engineering | School of Chemical Engineering
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Francesco Corona is a professor (associate) of Process Control at the Aalto University (Finland) with the Department of Chemical and Metallurgical Engineering (School of Chemical Engineering) and a docent of Information and Computer Science at the Department of Computer Science (School of Science) at the same university. From 2016 to 2019 he was professor (adjunto) of Machine Learning with the Department of Computer Science at the Federal University of Ceará (Brazil). Francesco joined the Aalto University/Helsinki University of Technology as a post-doctoral researcher in January 2007, in 2009 he was appointed the docentship in Industrial applications of Machine Learning and in 2014 the docentship in Information and Computer Science. In 2016 he was appointed the professorship in Machine Learning and Logic at the Federal University of Ceará and in 2019 he was appointed the professorship in Process Automation and Control at the Aalto University.
Francesco's interest concentrate on automatic control, probabilistic modelling, and information visualisation: Current emphasis is on applications to full-scale environmental and industrial process systems.
He is member of IFAC, the International Federation of Automatic Control (since 2007). In IFAC, he is member of the Technical Commitee 8.4 on Biosystems and Bioprocesses (since 2011) where he serves as vice-chair (for industry, since 2017). He is member of the IFAC Industry Committee (since 2018).