Dr Pietro Tricoli received the MSc (cum laude) and the PhD degrees in Electrical Engineering from the University of Naples Federico II, Italy, in 2002 and 2005, respectively.
He was a Visiting Scholar in the Department of Electrical and Systems Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison, WI, in 2005. In 2006, he was also a Visiting Scholar in the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Nagasaki University, Nagasaki, Japan. From 2006 to 2011 he was a Post Doctoral Research Fellow with the Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Naples Federico II, Italy. He is currently a Senior Lecturer in Electrical Power & Control with the Department of Electronic, Electrical, and Systems Engineering at the University of Birmingham. He is the author of more than 50 scientific papers published in international journals and conference proceedings. His research interests include the use of storage devices for road electric vehicles, tramways, and rapid transit systems, the wind and photovoltaic generation, and the modeling of switching power converters.
Dr. Tricoli is a member of IEEE and of IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IES).