PhD David Di Ruscio

  • Associate Professor at Faculty of Technology, Natural Sciences and Maritime Sciences, University of South-Eastern Norway
  • PhD., (Associate Professor, 1. amanuensis, Dr. ing.)
  • Email :
  • Tel : +47 35 57 51 68, +47 40751996, +4793820870
  • Snail mail : University of South-Eastern Norway, Faculty of Technology, P O Box 235, N-3603 Kongsberg, Norway.
  • Snail mail to work Porsgrunn: Universitetet i Sørøst-Norge, Kjølnes ring 56, 3918 Porsgrunn, Norge.
  • Work address: University of South-Eastern Norway, Kjølnes ring 56, 3918 Porsgrunn, Norway.
  • Home adress: Sveene 48, 3731 Skien Norway.
  • WWW :
  • Latest work1: Model-Free PI/PID Controller Tuning of Higher Order Nonlinear Dynamic Systems
  • Latest work2: PD/PID controller tuning based on model approximations: Model reduction of some unstable and higher order nonlinear models
  • Latest work3: Tuning PD and PID Controllers for Double Integrating Plus Time Delay Systems
  • Latest work4:
  • Recent works: paper_2019  paper1_2018   paper2_2018
  • MIC paper doi links

  • Research interests:

    Subspace identification, Combining system identification and optimal and predictive control, time series identification, regularized least squares methods, modeling and control, predictive control, linear algebra, software and numerical algorithms, optimization, applications. Tuning conventional PID controllers.


    Mostly MATLAB m-file functions.

    Courses I am or have been responsible for (with lecture notes as pdf-files):

    Some major work in System Identification and Control Theory:

    Software for Subspace System Identification:


  • New list

  • Some links and videos etc:

  • here we go
  • test_fortran
  • Skogestad links
  • Prospekt sveene48, Skien
  • Trepramm ca 1965 Brevikstrand
  • Rana14 Brevikstrand summer 2019
  • Stihl MS 193 T: Top Handled Professional Chainsaw
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  • Vedkløyver
  • Stihl MS260 Farm Boss Professional Chainsaw
  • Yamaha 6Hk outboard engine
  • Suzuki 9.9 Hk outboard engine
  • Paslode IM65 F16: 20 degrees angled nail
  • Paslode IM65 F16
  • Honda HSS655ETD snow thrower
  • PC
  • Cutting Granite plate with Bosch GSW 20-230 professional grinder
  • Same as above: Proisp Saved
  • Canadiana snow thrower, with belts, 5hk engine
  • Fortran f-files
  • Conlab
  • LINEAR algebra SVD etc
  • elmat functions
  • Machine Learning and Regression 1
  • Top Ten Algorithms of the 20th Century
  • Norsk kalender 2022
  • Stihl MS 500i: Testing the chainsaw
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