Gabriele Grandi was born in 1965 in Bologna, Italy, where he actually lives. He received the M.S. degree in 1990 (cum laude) and the Ph.D. degree in 1994, both in electrical engineering, from the Faculty of Engineering, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy. In the years 1994 and 1995, he has been a Teacher of electrotechnics at the Technical Secondary School in Bologna. From 1995, he has worked as a Research Associate of electrical engineering at the Department of Electrical Engineering, University of of Bologna. In the years 1999 and 2000, the University of Ferrara assigned to Grandi the course of Electrotechnics. Starting from 2000, the University of Bologna assigned to him the course of Power electronic circuits and, from 2004, the course of Electric circuits, at the Faculty of Engineering. Since March 2003, Grandi was qualified as an Associate Professor in electrical engineering, starting his activity as a Professor on March the 1st, 2005. Since 2009, he also teaches photovoltaic energy conversion. His research interests are modelling, simulation, and design of power electronic circuit, with particular reference to power conditioning systems for renewable energy sources and power quality improvement. He is an author or a coauthor of more than 110 scientific papers.
Biography Updated on 14 December 2012