Alessandro Macchelli received the M.Sc. degree (cum laude) in computer science engineering and the Ph.D. degree from the University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy, in 2000 and 2003, respectively. In 2001, hewas aVisiting Scholar with the Department of Applied Mathematics, University of Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands, where he was a Postdoctoral Fellow in 2003. Since 2005, he has been a Researcher with the Department of Electronics, Computer Science, and Systems, University of Bologna. His current research interests include the modeling, simulation, and control aspects of finite- and infinite-dimensional systems within the port-Hamiltonian framework.