(Analytics, Control Technologies and Operations Research) is a startup company of Sapienza University of Rome which supplies services based on models, methods, and algorithms of control, optimisation, forecasting and simulation for the design and management of complex devices and systems.
ACTOR addresses decision makers of companies and organizations with the aim of proposing integrated software solutions able to attain an optimal usage of resources, greater effectiveness, reduction of costs and limitation of risks.
ACTOR is born from the idea of 5 university professors of the Department of Computer, Control and Management Engineering (DIAG) of Sapienza University of Rome.
ACTOR proposes itself as an instrument of the third mission of the Universities, which implement the technology transfer from the academic research to applied research for corporate decision making.
The corporate structure of ACTOR is integrated by a company which contributes specific competence in the innovation management.
The academic component
Alberto De Santis, Professor of Control Systems: his research activity deals with dynamical systems modeling, time series analysis, forecasting techniques, image processing and recognition
Gianni Di Pillo, Professor Emeritus of Sapienza University of Rome and CEO of ACTOR, internationally known for the development of mathematical optimization methods, with applications in several practical fields
Stefano Lucidi, Professor of Operations Research: his research activity deals with different classes of optimization problems, with particular reference to the training of neuralnetworks and support vector machines
Laura Palagi, Professor of Operations Research: her research activity deals with different classes of mathematical optimization methods, with recent interest on optimization methods for machine learning
Massimo Roma, Professor of Operations Research: his research activity, besideds of nonlinear optimization methods, deals with simulation models with particular Mission
The corporate component
Research Wings SRL is the corporate component, which brings expertise in company management, with main reference to the management of innovation processes..