Antonio Petitti is an Automation Engineer at CNR-STIIMA. He received the BS and MS (Laurea Specialistica) degrees (summa cum laude) in Automation Engineering from Politecnico di Bari, Italy, in 2008 and 2010, respectively. From January 2012 to December 2014 he attended the Ph.D. course in Electrical and Information Engineering, Politecnico di Bari, Italy, and the high qualification program “Scuola Interpolitecnica di Dottorato” in Information and Communication Technology, Torino, Italy. He worked at Italian National Research Council (CNR), Italy, as a Research Fellow (June 2011 – November 2018) and as a Fixed-Term Researcher (December 2018 – September 2019), where he was involved in the design of innovative estimation algorithms for robotic networks. Since October 2019 he is Permanent Researcher of the Institute of Intelligent Industrial Technologies and Systems for Advanced Manufacturing (STIIMA) of the National Research Council, where he cooperates with the Intelligent Sensing and Perception Group for distributed estimation and cooperative control of robotic networks, dedicated to industrial applications, precision agriculture, and smart retail systems.