Dr Pietro Tricoli received his PhD in Electrical Engineering from the University of Naples Federico II, Italy, 2005.
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 Reader in Power Electronics Systems in the Department of Electronic, Electrical, and Systems Engineering at the University of Birmingham. He is the author of more than 100 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 modelling of switching power converters. He is also a member of IEEE, the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IES), and the Energy Institute, and a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.