Ernesto Staffetti Giammaria


Statistics and Operations Research

Short Bio

He currently teaches Statistics and Operations Research at the Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingeniería de Telecomunicación. He is also serving as Head of Studies of the Degree in Aerospace Engineering in Air Navigation. From 2007 to 2011 he was serving as Deputy Dean for International Relations and Postgraduate Studies of the Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingeniería de Telecomunicación. He was working with the Department of Statistics and Operations Research of the Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, with the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, with the Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas, with the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven and with the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya..

Research lines

Trajectory Optimization, Optimal Control, Robotics, Aeronautics, Astronautics


Office D203. Departamental III
Universidad Rey Juan carlos
Camino del Molino s/n.
Fuenlabrada, 28943, Madrid, Spain


Selected publications

.-Soler M., Olivares A., Staffetti E. (2015), Multiphase Optimal Control Framework for Commercial Aircraft Four-Dimensional Flight Planning Problems, Journal of Aircraft 52: 274-286.

.-Olivares A. and Staffetti E. (2015), Embedded Optimal Control of Robot Manipulators with Passive Joints, Mathematical Problems in Engineering, 32: 1-21.

.-Bonami, P., Olivares A., Staffetti, E. (2014), Energy-Optimal Multi-Goal Motion Planning for Planar Robot Manipulators, Journal of Optimization Theory and Applications 163(1): 80-104.

.-Gregory, J., Olivares, A., Staffetti, E., (2013) Energy-Optimal Trajectory Planning for Planar Underactuated RR Robot Manipulators in the Absence of Gravity. Abstract and Applied Analysis 2013: 1-16.