Lamberto Dell'Elce, PhD

Team McTAO

INRIA Sophia Antipolis Méditerranée

Route des Lucioles 2004

B.P. 93, 06902 Sophia Antipolis cedex, France

+33 (0) 4 92 38 79 47, lamberto.dell-elce@inria.fr



Curriculum vitae pdf

 

Research interests

Astrodynamics; Optimal control; Robust optimization; Uncertainty quantification; Formation Flying; Attitude dynamics


Publications

PhD dissertation

Satellite Orbits in the Atmosphere: Uncertainty Quantification, Propagation, and Optimal Control (pdf)

Journal papers

L. Dell’Elce, E. Gourc, and G. Kerschen. A robust equal-peak method for uncertain mechanical systems. Journal of Sound and Vibration, 414, 97-109, 2018. (pdf)

L. Dell’Elce, N. Baresi, S.P. Naidu, L.A.M. Benner, and D.J. Scheeres. Numerical Investigation of the Dynamical Environment of (65803) Didymos. Advances in Space Research, 59, Issue 5, 1304-1320, 2017. (pdf)

V. Martinusi, L. Dell’Elce, and G. Kerschen. First-Order Analytic Propagation of Satellites in The Exponential Atmosphere of an Oblate Planet. Celestial Mechanics and Dynamical Astronomy, 127, Issue 4, 451-476, 2017. (pdf)

L. Dell’Elce, O. Ben Yaacov, and P. Gurfil. Bayesian Inference of Non-gravitational Perturbations from Satellite Observations. Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, 40, Issue 5, 1231-1240, 2016. (pdf)

V. Martinusi, L. Dell’Elce, and G. Kerschen. Analytical propagation for the near-circular satellite motion in the atmosphere of an oblate planet: The case of constant density. Celestial Mechanics and Dynamical Astronomy, 123, Issue 1, 85-103, 2015. (pdf)

L. Dell’Elce and G. Kerschen. Optimal Propellantless Rendez-vous Using Diffferential Drag. Acta Astronautica, 109, 112-123, 2015. (pdf)

L. Dell’Elce and G. Kerschen. Probabilistic Assessment of the Lifetime of Low-Earth-Orbit Spacecraft: Uncertainty Propagation and Sensitivity Analysis. Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, 38, Issue 5, 886-899, 2015. (pdf)

L. Dell’Elce, M. Arnst, and G. Kerschen. Probabilistic Assessment of the Lifetime of Low-Earth-Orbit Spacecraft: Uncertainty Characterization. Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, 38, Issue 5, 900-912, 2015. (pdf)

Conference papers

J.-B. Caillau, L. Dell'Elce, J.-B. Pomet, and J. Rouot. Optimal control of slow-fast mechanical systems. UCA Complex days, Nice, France, 2018. (pdf)

L. Dell'Elce, N. Baresi, G. Kerschen, and D. J. Scheeres. Robust mission design using invariant manifolds. International Astronautical Congress (IAC), Guadalajara, Mexico, 2016.

G. Michon, G. Aridon, E. Gourc, L. Dell'Elce, G. Kerschen, and A. Hot. Experimental analysis of linear vibration absorbers for an uncertain main structure. European Conference on Spacecraft Structures and Environmental Testing (ECSSMET), Tolouse, France, 2016.

E. Gourc, L. Dell'Elce, G. Kerschen, G. Michon, G. Aridon, and A. Hot. Performance comparison between a nonlinear energy sink and a linear tuned vibration absorber for broadband control. International Modal Analysis Conference (IMAC), Orlando, FL, 2016.

H. Cho, L. Dell'Elce, and G. Kerschen. Chattering-free Sliding Mode Control for Propellantless Rendez-vous using Differential Drag. International Conference on Astrodynamics Tools and Technologies, Darmstadt, Germany, 2016.

L. Dell'Elce, O. Ben Yaacov, and P. Gurfil. Recursive estimation of non-gravitational perturbations from satellite observations. International Conference on Astrodynamics Tools and Technologies, Darmstadt, Germany, 2016.

V. Martinusi, L. Dell'Elce, and G. Kerschen. Analytic solution for the relative motion of satellites in near-circular low-Earth orbits. AAS/AIAA Space Flight Mechanics Meeting, Williamsburg, VA, 2015.

L. Dell'Elce, V. Martinusi, and G. Kerschen. Robust Optimal Rendez-vous using Differential Drag. AIAA/AAS Astrodynamics Specialist Conference, San Diego, CA, 2014. (pdf)

V. Martinusi, L. Dell'Elce, and G. Kerschen. Analytic Propagation for Satellites in Near-Circular Low-Earth Orbits. AIAA/AAS Astrodynamics Specialist Conference, San Diego, CA, 2014.

L. Dell'Elce and G. Kerschen. Validation of differential drag propellantless maneuvers using 6 DoF simulations and stochastic dynamics. International ESA Conference on Guidance, Navigation & Control Systems, Porto, Portugal, 2014.

L. Dell'Elce and G. Kerschen. Robust rendez-vous planning using the scenario approach and differential flatness. Conference on Dynamics and Control of Space Systems, Rome, Italy, 2014.

V. Martinusi, L. Dell'Elce, and G. Kerschen. Analytic Model for the Motion about an Oblate Planet in the Presence Atmospheric Drag. Conference on Dynamics and Control of Space Systems, Rome, Italy, 2014.

L. Dell'Elce and G. Kerschen. Uncertainty Quantification of the Orbital Lifetime of a LEO Spacecraft. L. AIAA/AAS Astrodynamics Specialist Conference, Hilton Head, SC, 2013.

L. Dell'Elce and G. Kerschen. Comparison between analytical and optimal control techniques in the differential drag based rendez-vous. International Conference on Spacecraft Formation Flying Missions & Technologies, Munich, Germany, 2013.

L. Dell'Elce, G. Kerschen, T. Delabie, D. Vandepitte, K. Fleury-Frenette,K., J.H. Lecat, T. Walewyns, and L.A. Francis. Scientific and Technological Payloads Aboard the B3LSat CubeSat of the QB50 Network. IAA Conference on University Satellite Missions and CubeSat Workshop, Rome, Italy, 2013.

Orbital rendez-vous using differential drag in the QB50 constellation. AIAA/AAS Astrodynamics Specialist Conference, Minneapolis, MN, 2012.

L. Dell'Elce and G. Kerschen. Propellantless rendez-vous of QB50 nanosatellites. International Astronautical Congress, Naples, Italy, 2012.

Conference abstracts

L. Dell'Elce, J.-B. Caillau, and J.-B. Pomet. Restoring short-period oscillations of the motion of averaged optimal control systems, Journées SMAI-MODE, Autrans, France, 2018.

L. Dell'Elce, J.-B. Caillau, and J.-B. Pomet. Optimal low-thrust orbital transfer by averaging multiple frequencies, VII International Meeting on Celestial Mechanics (CELMEC), Viterbo, Italy, 2017.

L. Dell'Elce, J.-B. Caillau, and J.-B. Pomet. Optimal low-thrust orbital transfer by averaging multiple frequencies. SMAI conference, Ronce-les-Bains, France, 2017.

N. Baresi, L. Dell'Elce, and D. J. Scheeres. The dynamical environment in the vicinity of (65803) Didymos: applications to the Asteroid Impact \& Deflection Assessment mission. Final Stardust Conference, Noordwijk, the Netherlands, 2016.

D. J. Scheeres, L. Dell'Elce, and N. Baresi. Flight dynamics in a binary asteroid system. AIDA 2nd International Workshop, Nice, France, 2016.

V. Martinusi, L. Dell'Elce, and G. Kerschen. Analytic models for orbit propagation in the presence of oblateness and atmospheric drag. Key Topics in Orbit Propagation Applied to Space Situational Awareness (KEPASSA), Logrono, Spain, 2014.

L. Dell'Elce and G. Kerschen. Probabilistic assessment of the orbital lifetime of a standard QB50 spacecraft. European CubeSat Symposium, Bruxelles, Belgium, 2013.

L. Dell'Elce and G. Kerschen. Uncertainty quantification of the aerodynamic force of a convex-shaped spacecraft in free-flow regime. International Workshop on Uncertainty Quantification in Fluids Simulation, Bordeaux, France, 2013.

L. Dell'Elce, G. Kerschen, A. Denis, and M. Romano. Orbital rendez-vous and formation flying of nanosatellites using differential drag. European CubeSat Symposium, Belgium, 2012.

Preprint

L. Dell’Elce, J.-B. Caillau, and J.-B. Pomet. Averaging Optimal Control Systems with Two Fast Variables. (pdf)

L. Dell'Elce and D. J. Scheeres. Sensitivity of Optimal Control Problems Arising From Their Hamiltonian Structure.

L. Dell'Elce, O. Bruls, and G. Kerschen. Trajectory planning of uncertain mechanical systems.

(Please contact me by e-mail to have copy of the preprints).


Seminars

CubeSats: Concevoir et Realiser un Satellite à l’Université, C@fe-In, Inria, Sophia Antipolis, June 2018. (pdf)