University of Salerno
Pierluigi Siano(M’09) received the M.Sc. degree in electronic engineering and the Ph.D. degree in information and electrical engineering from the University of Salerno, Salerno, Italy, in 2001 and 2006, respectively. Currently, he is an Aggregate Professor with the Department of Industrial Engineering, University of Salerno. His research activities are centered on the integration of renewable distributed generation into electricity networks and smart grids and on the application of soft computing methodologies to analysis and planning of power systems. In these fields, he has published more than 140 technical papers including more than 60 international journal papers that received more than 900 citations with an H-index equal to 18 according to Scopus. Dr. Siano is Associate Editor of the IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON INDUSTRIAL INFORMATICS, member of the editorial board of more than 25 International Journals. He has been member of the Scientific Committee of many international conferences. He served as a reviewer and session chairman for many international conferences. He has been a Special Sessions Co-Chair of the IEEE-ISIE 2010. He was Guest Editor of many Special Sections of the IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON INDUSTRIAL ELECTRONICS. He is Vice-Chair of the Technical Committee on Smart Grids and a member of the Technical Committee on Renewable Energy Systems of the IEEE IES. He has been Aggregate Professor at University of Salerno of the following courses: • Electrical Systems I (2005) • Technology and economics of energy (2005-2014) • Electrical Systems II (2006) • Automation for Power Systems and Power Plants (2007-2009) • Energy Management (2011-2014) • Laboratory of Technology and economics of energy (2011-2012).