Professor Pietro Tricoli received the MEng (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 Professor of Power Electronics Systems in the Department of Electronic, Electrical, and Systems Engineering at the University of Birmingham. His research is supported by EPSRC, EU, Innovate UK and industry. He is the author of more than 150 scientific papers published in international journals and conference proceedings. His research interests include energy storage for road electric vehicles and railways, wind and photovoltaic generation, and the modelling of switching power converters.
Professor Tricoli is a senior member of IEEE, the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IES) and the Energy Institute.