Elisa Franco

Elisa Franco Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering

Ph.D., Automation, University of Trieste, Italy, 2007
Ph.D., Control and Dynamic Systems, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, 2011

Research Areas

Computation & Design, Bio-Applications

Contact Information

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Elisa Franco received her B.S. and M.S. (Laurea Degree) in Power Systems Engineering from the University of Trieste (Italy) in 2002, summa cum laude. In 2007, she received her Ph. D. in Automation from the same institution. In 2011, she completed her second Ph. D. at the California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, in Control and Dynamical Systems.


NSF CAREER Award, 2015
Hellman Family Foundation Fellow, 2013-2014