Projects and fundings

Micky Rakotondrabe is coordinator, principal invistigator or involved in the following projects/fundings:


European/international projects/fundings

  • ENHANCE (2017-2021): european ITN. Piezoelectric Energy Harvesters for Self-Powered Automotive Sensors: from Advanced Lead-Free Materials to Smart Systems.
  • µRALP (2011-2014): european FP7-ICT. Micro-Technology and systems for robot-assisted laser phonomicrosurgery.
  • NET4M (2011-2014): an FP7-People-IRSES. Development of a collaborative network for micro -manufacturing, -assembly and -robotics with Italy, Florida USA and TX USA Universities and Institutes.
  • MicroPadS-project (2008-10): a FP7-People-Marie Curie Action project. Scientific coordinator: Micky Rakotondrabe.
  • european EUPASS-project (2004-08): european project. His implication concerns the design and the control of a high range and high precision microrobot for microassembly and the (displacement and force) modelling, estimation and control of piezoelectric cantilevers.
National projects/fundings

  • BIOMIMBOT (Mars 2019 - Dec 2019): CNRS project on the design of birds bio-inspired legs with tactile and deformable manipulator.
  • CODE-Track (Jan 2018 - Jan 2022): French national project (ANR) on the use of Control theory tools for Optimal Design of piezoelectric Energy harvesters devoted to birds Tracking devices. Coordinator: Micky Rakotondrabe
  • C-MUMS (Oct 2012 - April 2016): French national project (ANR) on the control of multi-dof piezoelectric microsystems with minimization of sensors. Coordinator: Micky Rakotondrabe
  • MyMeSyS (2011-2013): French national project (ANR) on the development of embedded multivariable measurement systems for microscale. Coordinator: Micky Rakotondrabe
  • NANOROL-project (2008-12): French national project(ANR) on microworld modelling and measurement on interaction between micro-objects. His implication concerns the control of piezoelectric based micractuators and microrobots.
Regional local projects/fundings

  • UFC (Université de Franche-Comté in Besançon) post-doc fellowship funding (2014): . Coordinators: Philippe Lutz and Micky Rakotondrabe. 'Self-sensing for multi-dof piezoelectric actuators: observer, characterization and control'.
  • UFC (Université de Franche-Comté in Besançon) post-doc fellowship funding (2013): . Coordinators: Kanty Rabenorosoa and Micky Rakotondrabe. 'Cartesian hybrid piezoelectric precise positioning platform'.
  • BQR-project (2012-13): UFC (Université de Franche-Comté in Besançon) funding (Bonus Quality Research). Coordinators: Kanty Rabenorosoa and Micky Rakotondrabe. 'Energy harvesting for millimetric in-body capsules'.
  • BQR-project (2010-11): UFC (Université de Franche-Comté in Besançon) funding (Bonus Quality Research). Coordinator: Micky Rakotondrabe. This project aims to use intervals during the design of high performances piezoelectric microsystems.
  • Maturation Bourgogne/Franche-Comté (2010-11): funding from the Bourgogne and franche-Comté regions coupled with OSEO. This project concerns the design and implementation of innovative control of AFM-piezoactuators.
  • BQR-project (2010-11): ENSMM funding (Bonus Quality Research). Coordinators: Cédric Clévy and Micky Rakotondrabe. This project addresses the development and control of an instrumented platform dedicated to measure microforces.
  • CGD-funding (feb 2009-feb 2012): funding from the Conseil Général du Doubs. Coordinator: Philippe Lutz and Micky Rakotondrabe. Funding for the control of microsystems using the interval arithmetic and classical control theory.
  • Micro-Usine du futur-2 (2010-2012): funding from the Conseil Général du Doubs. 'Micro-factory for the future - 2'.
  • Micro-Usine du futur (2007-2009): funding from the Conseil Général du Doubs. 'Micro-factory for the future'.
  • an OSEO-ANVAR project (2007, 7months). Coordinators: Micky Rakotondrabe. Control of hysteresis in a piezoelectric microcantilever using the Prandtl-Ishlinskii approach.










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