Luigi Piegari was born in Naples, Italy, on April 2, 1975. He received the M.S. (cum laude) and Ph.D degrees in Electrical Engineering from the University of Naples Federico II, Italy, in 1999 and 2003, respectively. He was, from 2003 to 2008, a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Naples Federico II, Italy. From 2009 to 2012, he was assistant professor at Department of Electrical Engineering of the Polytechnic University of Milan. He is currently associate professor of Power Electronics, Electrical Machines and Drives at the Department of Electronics, Information and Bioengineering of the Polytechnic University of Milan. He is the author of more than 130 scientific papers published in international journals and conference proceedings. His research interests include storage devices modeling and integration, wind and photovoltaic generation, modeling and control of multilevel converters and DC distribution grids.
Power electronics; Electrical machines; Electrical drives; Battery modeling; Battery aging; Innovative power converters for automotive; Innovative power converters for integration of renewables and storages.