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SMART ENERGY CONVERSION

Marcello Pucci

Principal Investigator

Energy conversion for low carbon generation and for electrical storage Powertrains for green mobility and factory automation.
Microgrids for efficient use of energy in smart buildings and green vehicles.
Smart energy conversion for low carbon generation and for electrical storage.

ISSIA Smart LAB

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Smart energy conversion for low carbon generation and for electrical storage.

  • Static and dynamic models and parameter estimation (system identification) of:
    1) photovoltaic (PV) sources bases on silicon or innovative materials;
    2) wind/marine current turbines, even in the presence of ground/sea bottom effects;
    3) rotating and linear electric generators;
    4) storage systems (batteries, supercapacitors).
  • Design and experimental prototyping of several typologies and topologies of electronic power converters with high dynamic performance and high efficiency for the interface between the smart micro-grid and the main power network, with power generators based on renewable sources and storage systems (batteries, supercapacitors).
  • Design and experimental prototyping of rotating and linear electric machines for applications related to the power generation based on renewable sources.
  • Design, development and experimental implementation on embedded platforms of control and observations systems, by linear and non-linear techniques for power generation based on renewable sources.
  • Implementation and experimental validation of maximum power point tracking techniques (MPPTs), of both the P&O (Perturb and Observe) and neural type, for PV/wind/marine current generators.
  • EMI reduction in power converters by means of active/passive filters and pulsewidth modulation (PWM) techniques.
Smart powertrains for green mobility and factory automation

  • Design and experimental prototyping of several typologies and topologies of electronic power converters and electrical machines, both rotating and linear, for the propulsion and actuation systems in smart vehicles and factory automation.
  • Design, development and experimental implementation on embedded platforms of control and observations systems, by linear and non-linear techniques for smart vehicles and factory automation.
  • Innovative techniques and devices for Power Quality and the reduction of the EMI in electric drives.
  • Electrical loss minimization techniques (ELMT) in electrical drives.
Smart powertrains for green mobility and factory automation

  • Design and experimental prototyping of several typologies and topologies of electronic power converters and electrical machines, both rotating and linear, for the propulsion and actuation systems in smart vehicles and factory automation.
  • Design, development and experimental implementation on embedded platforms of control and observations systems, by linear and non-linear techniques for smart vehicles and factory automation.
  • Innovative techniques and devices for Power Quality and the reduction of the EMI in electric drives.
  • Electrical loss minimization techniques (ELMT) in electrical drives.
Smart microgrids for efficient use of energy in smart buildings and green vehicles

  • Study of DC distribution systems in smart micro-grids for application in residential/commercial buildings as well as in smart vehicles, including ships.
  • Data reconstruction and forecasting techniques of electric/meteo-climatic data for the forecasting of the electric energy production capability
  • Smart micro-grid modelling for application in residential/commercial buildings as well as in smart vehicles, including ships.
  • Development of energy management systems (EMS).

Application frameworks


Low carbon technologies / Smart factories / Smart vehicles
/ Smart grids / Smart Buildings / Smart Cities

 

Class E amplifier power transmitter

 

Power Density Optimization of EMI Filters for a 1 kW Electrical Drive

 

micro-wind turbine test in the wind tunnel

 

wind tunnel

 

Electrical Drive Laboratory with 2.5 kW Induction Machine at ISSIA-CNR

 

Electrical Drive Laboratory with 1 kW Linear Induction Machine at ISSIA-CNR

 

Energy Management Systems (EMS) for Smart Building Applications , including forecasting of renewable generation and load demand

 

micro-wind generation system with ISSIA-CNR Technology inside Italian patent RM2013A000272, US Patent 20160076518, 2016

 

DC line per teseo, didascalia: DC micro-grid prototype of rated power 3 kW at ISSIA-CNR

 

Common Mode Active EMI filter (1kW)

 

Research Activities on the Smart Ship Paradigm at ISSIA-CNR

 

Three-stage, Single-switch, transformerless, quadratic boost converter prototype of rated power 1 kW;

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RELATED PROJECTS

TESEO: High efficiency technologies for on-board…

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Advanced Technologies for Energy Efficiency and Sustainable Mobility

Advanced Technologies for Energy Efficiency and Sustainable Mobility

06/01/2014

  1. Tarisciotti, L.; Formentini, A.; Gaeta, A.; Degano, M.; Zanchetta, P.; Rabbeni, R.; Pucci, M.

    Model Predictive Control for Shunt Active Filters With Fixed Switching Frequency, IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, Vol. 53, Issue 1, 2017

  2. M.C. Di Piazza, M. Luna, G. Petrone, G. Spagnuolo

    Translation of the Single-Diode PV Model Parameters Identified by Using Explicit Formulas, IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics, Vol. PP, No. 99, 2017

  3. M.C. Di Piazza, M. Luna, M. Pucci

    Electrical Loss Minimization Technique for Wind Generators based on a Comprehensive Dynamic Modelling of Induction Machines, IEEE transactions on industry applications, Vol. PP, No. 99, 2017

  4. Di Piazza, M. C.; La Tona, G.; Luna, M.; Di Piazza, A.

    A two-stage Energy Management System for smart buildings reducing the impact of demand uncertainty, Energy and buildings, Vol. 139, 2017

  5. Di Piazza, M. C.; Pucci, M.

    Techniques for efficiency improvement in PWM motor drives, Electric Power Systems Research, Vol. 136, July 2016, Pages 270–280

  6. Gianpaolo Vitale

    Renewable energies - Future perspectives, Renewable Energy and Environmental Sustainability, Vol. 1, No. 17, 2016

  7. Alonge, F.; Cirrincione, M.; D’Ippolito, F.; Pucci, M.; Sferlazza, A.

    Adaptive feedback linearizing control of linear induction motor considering the end-effects, Control Engineering Practice, Vol. 55, 2016

  8. Alonge, F.; Cirrincione, M.; Pucci, M.; Sferlazza, A.

    Input-Output Feedback Linearization Control With On-Line MRAS-Based Inductor Resistance Estimation of Linear Induction Motors Including the Dynamic, IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, Vol. 52, No. 1, 2016

  9. G. Ala, M.C. Di Piazza, C. Giaconia, G. Giglia, G. Vitale

    “Design and performance evaluation of a high power density EMI filter for PWM inverter-fed induction motor drives”, IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, 2016. DOI: 10.1109/TIA.2016.2518129, Early Access.

  10. Alonge F.; Rabbeni, R.; Pucci, M.; Vitale, G.

    "Identification and Robust Control of a Quadratic DC/DC Boost Converter by Hammerstein Model", IEEE transactions on industry applications, Vol. 51, No. 5, 2015

  11. Marcello Pucci

    "Induction machines sensors-less wind generator with integrated intelligent maximum power point tracking and electric losses minimisation technique", IET control theory & applications, Vol. 9, No. 12, 2015

  12. M.C. Di Piazza, M. Pucci

    "Induction Machines based Wind Generators with Neural Maximum Power Point Tracking and Minimum Losses Techniques", IEEE transactions on industrial electronics, 2015

  13. Alonge, F.; Cirrincione, M. F.; Pucci, M.; Sferlazza, A.

    Input-output feedback linearizing control of linear induction motor taking into consideration the end-effects. Part II, Control engineering practice, Vol. 36, 2015

  14. F. Alonge, M. Cirrincione, M. Pucci, A. Sferlazza

    Input-output feedback linearizing control of linear induction motor taking into consideration the end-effects. Part I: Theoretical analysis, Control engineering practice, Vol. 36, 2015

  15. M.C. Di Piazza, M. Luna, G. Vitale

    “EMI Reduction in DC-Fed Electric Drives by Active Common-Mode Compensator”, IEEE Transactions on Electromagnetic Compatibility, Volume: 56 , Issue: 5, October 2014 , Page(s): 1067-1076

  16. Pucci, Marcello

    State Space-Vector Model of Linear Induction Motors, IEEE transactions on industry applications, Vol. 50, No. 1, 2014

  17. A. Di Piazza, M. C. Di Piazza, G. Vitale

    Estimation and Forecast of Wind Generators Production Capability for Energy Management Purpose in Smart Grids, Renewable energy & power quality journal, Vol. 12, 2014

  18. Alonge F.; Cirrincione M.; D’Ippolito F.; Pucci M.; Sferlazza A.; Vitale G.

    "Descriptor-type kalman filter and TLS EXIN speed estimate for sensorless control of a linear induction motor", IEEE transactions on industry applications, Vol. 50, No.6, 2014

  19. Accetta A.; Cirrincione M.; Pucci M.; Vitale G.

    "Neural sensorless control of linear induction motors by a full-order luenberger observer considering the end effects", IEEE transactions on industry applications, Vol. 50, No. 3, 2014

  20. Accetta A., Cirrincione M., Pucci M., Vitale G.

    MRAS Speed Observer for High-Performance Linear Induction Motor Drives Based on Linear Neural Networks, IEEE Transactions on power electronics, Vol. 28, No. 1, 2013

  21. Di Piazza M.C., Luna M., Vitale G.

    Dynamic PV Model Parameter Identification by Least-Squares Regression, IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics, Vol. 3, No. 2, 2013

  22. Di Piazza M.C., Pucci M., Vitale G.

    Intelligent Power Conversion System Management for Photovoltaic Generation, Sustainable Energy Technologies and Assessments, Vol. 2, 2013

  23. M. Cirrincione, M. Pucci, G. Vitale

    Neural MPPT of Variable Pitch Wind Generators with Induction Machines in a Wide Wind Speed Range, IEEE transactions on industry applications, Vol. 49, No. 2, 2013

  24. A. Di Piazza, M. C. Di Piazza, G. Vitale

    Efficiency Comparison of Grid Side Converters for DC Distribution Systems, Renewable energy & power quality journal, Vol. 11, 2013

  25. Marvuglia A.; Cellura M.; Pucci M.

    A generalization of the orthogonal regression technique for life cycle inventory, International journal of agricultural and environmental information, Vol. 3, No. 1, 2012

  26. G. Ala, M. C. Di Piazza, A. Ragusa, F. Viola, G. Vitale

    EMI Analysis in Electrical Drives Under Lightning, IEEE Transactions on electromagnetic compatibility, Vol. 54, No. 4, 2012

  27. Cirrincione M., Pucci M., Vitale G.

    Growing Neural Gas-Based MPPT of Variable Pitch, IEEE Transactions on industry applications, Vol. 48, No. 3, 2012

  28. Accetta A., Cirrincione M., Pucci M., Vitale G.

    Sensorless Control of PMSM Fractional Horsepower Drives by Signal Injection and Neural Adaptive-Band Filtering, IEEE Transactions on industrial electronics, Vol. 59, No. 3, 2012

  29. Di Piazza M. C., Luna M., Vitale G.

    Parameter Identification of a PV Source Dynamic Model with Piecewise-Linear Circuit-Based Approach, Renewable energy & power quality journal, Vol. 10, No. 751, 2012

  30. A. Accetta, M. Cirrincione, M. Pucci

    TLS EXIN based neural sensorless control of a high dynamic PMSM, Control engineering practice, Vol. 20, 2012

  31. Marcello Pucci

    Direct field oriented control of linear induction motors, Electric power systems research, Vol. 89, 2012

  32. A. Cataliotti, V. Cosentino, D. Di Cara, A. Lipari, A. S. Nuccio, C. Spataro

    A PC-based wattmeter for accurate measurements in sinusoidal and distorted conditions: Setup and experimental characterization, IEEE Transactions on instrumentation and measurement, Vol. 61, No. 5, 2012

  33. A. Di Piazza, M.C. Di Piazza, A. Ragusa, G. Vitale

    Environmental Data Processing by Clustering Methods for Energy Forecast and Planning, Renewable energy, Vol. 36, 2011

  34. M. Pucci, M. Cirrincione

    Neural MPPT Control of Wind Generators With Induction Machines Without Speed Sensors, IEEE Transactions on industrial electronics, Vol. 58, 2011

  35. M. Cirrincione, M. Pucci, G. Vitale

    Direct power control of three-phase VSIs for the minimization of common-mode emissions in distributed generation systems, Electric power systems research, Vol. 81, 2011

  36. M. Pucci, C. Serporta

    Analysis of rotor slotting saliency in induction motor sensorless control, Electric power systems research, Vol. 81, 2011

  37. M. Cirrincione, M. Pucci, G. Vitale

    Growing Neural Gas (GNG) based Maximum Power Point Tracking for High Performance VOC-FOC based Wind Generator System with Induction Machine, IEEE Transactions on industry applications, Vol. 47, 2011

  38. M. Luna, M. Pucci, G. Vitale

    Design of a Simple, Effective and Low Cost Micro-Wind Energy Conversion System, The open renewable energy journal, Vol. 4, 2011

  39. A. Cataliotti, D. Di Cara, A. E. Emanuel, S. Nuccio

    Current transformers effects on the measurement of harmonic active power in LV and MV networks, IEEE Transactions on power delivery, Vol. 26, No. 1, 2011

  40. M.C Di Piazza, A. Ragusa, G. Vitale

    High frequency modelling of cables in PWM motor drives by using polynomial functions based parameter, Renewable energy & power quality journal, Vol. 9, 2011

  41. Di Piazza, M. C.; Ragusa, A.; Vitale, G.

    Magnetic material performance of transformers in common mode active EMI filters for bearing current suppression, Przeglad Elektrotechniczny, Vol. 87, No. 6, 2011

  42. Di Piazza, M. C.; Ragusa, A.; Vitale, G.

    An Optimized Feedback Common Mode Active Filter for Vehicular Induction Motor Drives, IEEE transactions on power electronics, Vol. 26, No. 11, 2011

  43. M. C. Di Piazza, A. Ragusa, G. Vitale

    Effects of Common-Mode Active Filtering in Induction Motor Drives for Electric Vehicles, IEEE Transactions on vehicular technology, Vol. 59, 2010

  44. M. C. Di Piazza, G. Vitale

    A Laplace Domain Modelling Approach for CM Active EMI Filters, Przeglad Elektrotechniczny, Vol. 86, No. 3, 2010

  45. M. C. Di Piazza, M. Pucci, A. Ragusa, G. Vitale

    Analytical Versus Neural Real-Time Simulation of a Photovoltaic Generator Based on a DC–DC Converter, IEEE Transactions on industry applications,  Vol. 6, 2010

  46. A. Miraoui, J. W. Kolar, M. Pucci

    Automotive Power and Energy, IEEE Transactions on industrial electronics, Vol. 57, 2010

  47. M. Pucci

    Sensors-less neural maximum power point tracking control of induction machines wind generators by growing neural gas and minor component analysis EXIN + reduced order observe, IET control theory & applications, Vol. 4, 2010

  48. A. Di Piazza, M. C. Di Piazza, A. Ragusa, G. Vitale

    Statistical Processing of Wind Speed Data for Energy Forecast and Planning, Renewable energy & power quality journal, Vol. 8, 2010

  49. M. C. Di Piazza, A. Ragusa, M. Luna, G. Vitale

    A Dynamic Model of a Photovoltaic Generator Based on Experimental Data, Renewable energy & power quality journal, Vol. 8, 2010

  50. G. Abbate, M. Luna, M. Pucci, G. Vitale

    FPGA-based Random PWM Control of a Buck DC/DC Converter, Journal of Electric Systems, Vol. 6, 3, 2010

  51. A. Cataliotti, D. Di Cara, A. E. Emanuel, S. Nuccio

    Improvement of Hall effect current transducer metrological performances in the presence of harmonic distortion, IEEE Transactions on instrumentation and measurement, Vol. 59, No. 5, 2010

  52. M. Cirrincione, M. Pucci , G. Vitale, G. Scordato

    A Single-Phase Shunt Active Power Filter for Current Harmonic Compensation by Adaptive Neural Filtering, European power electronics and drives journal, Vol. 19, 2009

  53. M. Cirrincione, G. Marsala, A. Miraoui, M. Pucci, G. Vitale

    A prototype of a fuel cell PEM EMULATOR BASED ON A BUCK CONVERTER, Applied energy, Vol. 86, 2009

  54. M. Cirrincione, M. Pucci, G. Vitale, A. Miraoui

    Current Harmonic Compensation by a Single-Phase Shunt Active Power Filter Controlled by Adaptive Neural Filtering, IEEE Transactions on industrial electronics, Vol. 56, 2009

  55. M.C. Di Piazza, A. Ragusa, G. Vitale

    Design of Grid-Side Electromagnetic Interference Filters in AC Motor Drives with Motor-Side Common Mode Active Compensation, IEEE Transactions on electromagnetic compatibility, Vol. 51, 2009

  56. M.C. Di Piazza, A. Ragusa, G. Vitale

    Input EMI in Inverter-fed Motor Drives with Active Filtering of Motor CM Voltage, Przeglad Elektrotechniczny, Vol. 10, 2009

  57. M. C. Di Piazza; A. Ragusa; G. Vitale

    Identification of Photovoltaic Array Model Parameters by Robust Linear Regression Methods, Renewable energy & power quality journal, Vol. 7, 2009

  58. A. Di Piazza; M. C. Di Piazza; G.Vitale

    A Kriging-Based Partial Shading Analysis in a Large Photovoltaic Field for Energy Forecast, Renewable energy & power quality journal, Vol. 7, 2009

  59. A. Cataliotti, D. Di Cara, A. E. Emanuel, S. Nuccio

    Characterization of clamp-on current transformers under nonsinusoidal conditions, IEEE Transactions on power delivery, Vol. 24, No. 1, 2009

  60. A. Cataliotti, D. Di Cara, A. E. Emanuel, S. Nuccio

    A novel approach to current transformer characterization in the presence of harmonic distortion, IEEE Transactions on instrumentation and measurement, Vol. 58, No. 5, 2009

  1. D. Scirè, G. Lullo, G. Vitale

    Design and realization of a DC/DC converter with a partially saturated inductor, 49th Annual Meeting of the Associazione Società Italiana di Elettronica (SIE), Palermo (Italy), June 21-23, 2017

  2. S. Rosato, G. Lullo, G. Vitale

    Characterization of inductors in partial saturation for SMPS applications, 49th Annual Meeting of the Associazione Società Italiana di Elettronica (SIE), Palermo (Italy), June 21-23, 2017

  3. M. Cirrincione, R. Islam, P. Nogara, G. Vitale

    Impedance Estimation of FEA's Grid in Fiji Islands by V-I Measurement by Using the Synchronous Reference Frame-PLL, 17th IEEE International Conference on Environment and Electrical Engineering, EEEIC 2017, Milan (Italy), June 6-9, 2017

  4. C. Di Garbo, P. Livreri, G. Vitale

    Optimal matching between optical rectennas and harvester circuits, 17th IEEE International Conference on Environment and Electrical Engineering, Milano (Italy), June 06-09, 2017

  5. Di Piazza, M. C.; Luna, M.; Vitale, G.; Ala, G.; Giaconia, G. C.; Giglia, G.; Zanchetta, P.

    ODEF: an Interactive Tool for Optimized Design of EMI Filters, IECON 2016 - 42nd Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society, Florence, Italy, Oct 24-27, 2016

  6. Di Piazza, M. C.; Luna, M.; Di Piazza, A.; La Tona, G.

    Energy Management Systems for Effective Gap Reduction Between Actual and Predicted Power in Smart Homes and Buildings, IECON 2016 - 42nd Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society, Florence, Italy, Oct 24-27, 2016

  7. Ala, G.; Giaconia, G. C.; Giglia, G.; Di Piazza, M. C.; Luna, M.; Vitale, G.; Zanchetta, P.

    Optimized design of high power density EMI filters for power electronic converters, 2016 AEIT International Annual Conference (AEIT), Capri (Italy), Oct 5-7, 2016.

  8. Di Piazza, M. C.; Luna, M.; Pucci, M.

    Electrical loss minimization technique for wind generators based on a comprehensive dynamic modelling of induction machines, 2016 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE),Milwaukee (WI), USA, Sept 18-22, 2016

  9. Ala, G.; Giaconia, G. C.; Giglia, G.; Di Piazza, M. C.; Luna, M.; Vitale, G.; Zanchetta, P.

    Computer Aided Optimal Design of High Power Density EMI Filters, 2016 IEEE 16th International Conference on Environment and Electrical Engineering (EEEIC), Florence, Italy, June 7-10, 2016

  10. G. Ala, M.C. Di Piazza, C. Giaconia, G. Giglia, M. Luna, G. Vitale, P. Zanchetta

    “Computer Aided Optimal Design of High Power Density EMI Filters”, 16th International Conference on Environment and Electrical Engineering (EEEIC), Florence, Italy, 7-10 June 2016.

  11. Marcello Pucci

    "An Integrated Neural Approach for Maximum Power Point Tracking and Electrical Losses Minimization of wind Generators with Induction Machines", IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition, (ECCE 15), 20-24 September 2015, Montreal, Canada

  12. Binying Ye, Maurizio Cirrincione, Marcello Pucci, Giansalvo Cirrincione

    "Speed Sensorless Control of Induction Motors Based on MCA EXIN PISARENKO Method", IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition, (ECCE 15), 20-24 September 2015, Montreal, Canada

  13. Binying Ye, Maurizio Cirrincione, Marcello Pucci, Giansalvo Cirrincione

    "Sensorless Control of Induction Motors by the MSA based MUSIC Technique", IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition, (ECCE 15), 20-24 September 2015, Montreal, Canada

  14. F. Alonge, M. Cirrincione, M. Pucci, A. Sferlazza

    "A Nonlinear Observer for Rotor Flux Estimation Considering Magnetic Saturation Effects in Induction Motor Drives", IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition, (ECCE 15), 20-24 September 2015, Montreal, Canada

  15. M. Cirrincione, L. Greco, M. Pucci, C. Testa, G. Vitale

    "Effectiveness of a GNG-based MPPT and related Control System for Marine Current Turbines in Unsteady Operating Conditions", IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition, (ECCE 15), 20-24 September 2015, Montreal, Canada

  16. Marcello Pucci

    "Marine Current Generation System with Embedded Maximum Point Tracking, Electrical Losses Minimization Techniques and Discontinuous PWM", IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition, (ECCE 15), 20-24 September 2015, Montreal, Canada

  17. A. Accetta, F. Alonge, M. Cirrincione, M. Pucci , A. Sferlazza

    "Feedback Linearizing Control of Induction Motor Considering Magnetic Saturation Effects", IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition, (ECCE 15), 20-24 September 2015, Montreal, Canada

  18. R. Rabbeni, L. Tarisciotti ,A. Gaeta, A. Formentini, P. Zanchetta, M. Pucci, M. Degano, M. Rivera

    "Finite States Modulated Model Predictive Control for Active Power Filtering Systems", IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition, (ECCE 15), 20-24 September 2015, Montreal, Canada

  19. A. Di Piazza, M. C. Di Piazza, G. Vitale

    "Solar and wind forecasting by NARX neural networks", World Renewable Energy Congress XIV, Bucharest, ROMANIA, June 8-12, 2015

  20. Ala G.; Giaconia G.C.; Giglia G.; Di Piazza M.C.; Vitale G.

    "Design and performance evaluation of a high power density EMI filter for PWM inverter-fed induction motor drives", 2015 IEEE 15th International Conference on Environment and Electrical Engineering (EEEIC), 10-13 June 2015, Rome, Italy

  21. M. C. Di Piazza, M. Pucci

    "Efficiency issues in induction motor drives: Modelling and losses minimization techniques", 2015 IEEE Workshop on Electrical Machines Design, Control and Diagnosis (WEMDCD), 26-27 March 2015, Turin, Italy

  22. P.L. Carotenuto, A. Di Piazza, M.C. Di Piazza, M. Luna, G. Petrone, G. Spagnuolo

    “A geostatistical approach for identifying the shadowing conditions affecting a PV plant”, 2015 International Conference on Clean Electrical Power (ICCEP), Taormina, Italy 16-18 June 2015, Pages: 414 – 421.

  23. M.C. Di Piazza, G. La Tona, M. Luna, A. Di Piazza

    “A novel EMS for residential microgrids reconciling end-user and utility needs”, 2015 International Conference on Clean Electrical Power (ICCEP), ,Taormina, Italy 16-18 June 2015, Pages: 140 – 146.

  24. M.C. Di Piazza, M. Luna, G. Petrone, , G. Spagnuolo

    “About the identification of the single-diode model parameters of high-fill-factor photovoltaic modules”, 2015 International Conference on Clean Electrical Power (ICCEP), Taormina, Italy 16-18 June 2015, Pages: 85 – 91

  25. F. Alonge, S. Collura, M.C. Di Piazza, M. Luna, G. Vitale

    “Dynamic Performance Enhancement of AC/DC PFC Boost Converters by Means of MRAS Observers”, The 24th IEEE International Symposium on Industrial Electronics, 3-5 June 2015 . Búzios . Rio de Janeiro . Brazil.

  26. S. Cannizzaro, M.C. Di Piazza, M. Luna, G. Vitale, G. Calogero, I. Citro

    “Parameter identification and real-time J-V curve reconstruction of polymer PV and dye-sensitized cells using non-iterative algorithms”, European PV Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition, (EU PVSEC 2014), Amsterdam (Netherlands), 22-26 September 2014.

  27. A. Di Piazza, M. C. Di Piazza, G. Vitale

    “Solar radiation forecasting based on artificial neural networks optimized by genetic algorithm for energy management in smart grids”, European PV Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition, (EU PVSEC 2014), Amsterdam (Netherlands), 22-26 September 2014

  28. F. Alonge, M. Pucci, R. Rabbeni, G. Vitale

    “Identification and Robust Control of a Quadratic DC/DC Boost Converter by Hammerstein Model” in IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition, (ECCE 14), Pittsburh (USA), 14-18 September 2014

  29. Accetta A.; Pucci M.; Lidozzi A.; Solero L.; Crescimbini F.

    “Compensation of static end effects in linear induction motor drives by frequency-adaptive synchronous controllers” in ICEM 2014, XXI International Conference on Electrical Machines, Berlin, Germany, 2-5 September 2014

  30. Di Piazza M.C.; Pucci M.

    (2014) "Efficiency analysis in induction motor drives with discontinuous PWM and electrical loss minimization", IEEE International Conference on Electrical Machines (ICEM 2014), Berlin, Germany, 2-5 Sept. 2014

  31. M. C. Di Piazza, G. Giglia, M. Luna, G. Vitale

    “EMI Filter Design in Motor Drives with Common Mode Voltage Active Compensation”. Proceedings of the 23rd IEEE International Symposium on Industrial Electronics Society (ISIE 2014). 1-4 June 2014. Istanbul, Turkey

  32. S. Cannizzaro, M. C. Di Piazza, M. Luna, G. Vitale

    “Generalized Classification of PV Modules by Simplified Single-Diode Models”. Proceedings of the 23rd IEEE International Symposium on Industrial Electronics Society (ISIE 2014). 1-4 June 2014. Istanbul, Turkey

  33. M.C. Di Piazza, M. Luna, G. Vitale

    “Design and FPGA Implementation of an All-Digital Two-Quadrant General Pulse-Width Modulator”. Proceedings of the 23rd IEEE International Symposium on Industrial Electronics Society (ISIE 2014). 1-4 June 2014. Istanbul, Turkey

  34. Cannizzaro S.; Di Piazza M.C.; Luna M.; Vitale G.

    (2014) "PVID: An interactive Matlab application for parameter identification of complete and simplified single-diode PV models", COMPEL, Santander (Spain), June 22-25, 2014

  35. Vitale G.

    (2014) "Characterization of a DC grid for Power Line Communications in smart grids", COMPEL, Santander (Spain), June 22-25, 2014

  36. A. Di Piazza, M. C. Di Piazza and G. Vitale

    (2014) "Solar radiation estimate and forecasting by neural networks for smart grid energy management", European PV Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition, Paris, France, 30 September - 04 October 2013

  37. Di Piazza, M.C. ; Pucci, M. ; Vitale, G.

    (2013) Benchmarking of PWM techniques effects on efficiency, power quality and EMI in DC-supplied induction motor drives, in IEEE ECCE 2013, Denver, CO (USA), September, 15-19, 2013

  38. Di Piazza, M.C. ; Pucci, M. ; Vitale, G.

    (2013) Efficiency modeling in voltage source inverters with several PWM techniques: A unified approach, in IEEE - IECON 2013, Vienna, Austria, November, 10-13, 2013

  39. Di Piazza M.C., Giglia G., Luna M., Vitale, G.

    (2013)EMI and reliability improvement in DC-fed induction motor drives by filtering techniquesin IEEE - IECON 2013, Vienna, Austria, November, 10-13, 2013

  40. A. Ragusa, P. Zanchetta, L. Empringham, L. De Lillo, M. Degano

    (2013) High frequency modelling method of EMI filters for hybrid Si - SiC matrix converters in aerospace applications, in Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC), 2013 Twenty-Eighth Annual IEEE, Long Beach, CA, 17-21 March 2013

  41. M. Cirrincione, G. Cirrincione, M. Pucci, G. Vitale

    (2013) Linear Neural Networks applied to Power Converters and AC Electrical Drives, in International Conference on Renewable Energy and Power Quality (ICREPQ'13), Bilbao (Spain), Bilbao (Spain), 20-22 of March 2013

  42. Di Piazza, M.C. ; Luna, M. ; Pucci, M. ; Vitale, G.

    (2013) PV-based Li-ion battery charger with neural MPPT for autonomous sea vehicles, in IEEE - IECON 2013, Vienna, Austria, November, 10-13, 2013

  43. A. Di Piazza, M. C. Di Piazza, G. Vitale

    (2013) Solar Radiation Estimate and Forecasting by Neural Networks-based Approach, in XIII Spanish-Portuguese Conference on electrical engineering (XIIICHLIE),, Valencia (E), 3 to 5 of July, 2013

  44. M. Cirrincione, M. Pucci, A. Sferlazza, G. Vitale

    (2012) Descriptor-type Kalman Filter and Adaptive Speed Estimate for Sensorless Control of Linear Induction Motor, in 3rd IEEE International Symposium on Sensorless Controls for Electrical Drives (SLED 2012), Milwaukee, WI, USA, September 21-22, 2012

  45. B. Ye, G. Cirrincione, M. Cirrincione, M. Pucci, G. Vitale

    (2012) Improved Sensorless Scalar Control by a PLL Tracking Roror Slotting Effects, in 3rd IEEE International Symposium on Sensorless Controls for Electrical Drives (SLED 2012) ,, Milwaukee, WI, USA, September 21-22, 2012

  46. G. Marsala, A. Ragusa

    (2012) Increase of the performance of a low ripple boost converter for PEM FC applications using GA and PSO algorithms, in 2012 IEEE Vehicle Power and Propulsion Conference (VPPC12), Seoul, Korea, 09/10/2012

  47. A. Accetta, M. Cirrincione, M. Pucci, G. Vitale

    (2012) Neural Sensorless Control of Linear Induction Motors by a Full-Order Luenberger Observer considering the End-effects, in 2012 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition ECCE 2012), Raleigh, North Carolina, USA,, September 2012

  48. F. Alonge, M. Cirrincione, F. D’Ippolito, M. Pucci, A. Sferlazza

    (2012) Parameter identification of linear induction motor model in extended range of operation by means of input-output data, in IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Expo 2011 (ECCE 12), Raleigh, USA, 15-20 September, 2012., Raleigh USA, 15-20 September, 2012

  49. Marcello Pucci

    (2012) State Space -Vector Model of Linear Induction Motors, in ", IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Expo 2011 (ECCE 12), Raleigh, USA, 15-20 September, 2012., Raleigh, USA, 15-20 September, 2012

  50. M. Cossentino; C. Lodato; S. Lopes; M. Pucci; G. Vitale; M. Cirrincione

    (2011) A Multi-Agent Architecture for Simulating and Managing Microgrids, in Multi-Agent Systems and Simulation Workshop (MAS&S 2011) at the Federated Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems 2011, Szczecin, Poland, September, 2011

  51. M. C. Di Piazza, M. Luna, A. Ragusa, G. Vitale

    (2011) An Improved Common Mode Active Filter for EMI Reduction in Vehicular Motor Drives, in IEEE Vehicle Power and Propulsion Conference, VPP 2011,, Chicago Il. USA,, September 6-9, 2011

  52. M. C. Di Piazza, A. Ragusa, G. Vitale

    (2011) High frequency Modelling of Cables in PWM Motor Drives by Using Polynomial Functions based Parameters, in International Conference on Renewable Energies and Power Quality, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Sp

  53. M. Cirrincione, M. Pucci, G. Vitale

    (2011) Neural MPPT of Variable Pitch Wind Generators with Induction Machine in a Wide Speed Range, in IEEE Energy Conversion Congress & Exposition., Phoenix, Arizona, USA, 2011 September 17-22

  54. A. Cataliotti, V. Cosentino, D. Di Cara, A. Lipari, S. Nuccio, C. Spataro

    (2011) Uncertainty evaluation in power measurements with commercial data acquisition boards, in IMEKO TC4 International Workshop on ADC Modelling, Testing and Data Converter Analysis and Design 2011, IWADC 2011 and IEEE 2011 ADC Forum, Orvieto, Italy, Jun. 30 - Jul. 1 2011

  55. M. C. Di Piazza, A. Ragusa, M. Luna, G. Vitale

    (2010) A Dynamic Model of a Photovoltaic Generator Based on Experimental Data, in International Conference on Renewable Energies and Power Quality, Granada, Spain

  56. M. C. Di Piazza; A. Ragusa; G. Vitale

    (2010) A feedback-type Common Mode Active Filter for Vehicular Induction Motor Drives, in The 6th IEEE Vehicle Power and Propulsion Conference, Lille, France

  57. M. C. Di Piazza, M. Pucci, A. Ragusa, G. Vitale

    (2010) A Grid-Connected System Based on a Real Time PV Emulator: Design and Experimental set-up, in 36th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial-Electronics-Society/4th IEEE International Conference on E-Learning in Industrial Electronics/IES Industry Forum, Glendale, AZ. USA, 7-10 november 2010

  58. M.C. Di Piazza, M. Pucci, A. Ragusa, G. Vitale

    (2010) A growing Neural Gas Network based MPPT Technique for Multi-String PV Plants, in IEEE International Symposium on Industrial Electronics, Bari, 4-7 luglio 2010

  59. A. Cataliotti, V. Cosentino, D. Di Cara, A. Lipari, S. Nuccio, C. Spataro

    (2010) A PC-based wattmeter for high accuracy power measurements, in 2010 IEEE International Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference, I2MTC 2010 - Proceedings, Austin, TX (USA), 3-6 Maggio 2010

  60. Cirrincione, M. ; Marsala, G. ; Pucci, M. ; Vitale, G.

    (2010) PEM Fuel Cell System Model Predictive Control and real-time operation on a power emulator, in Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE), Atltanta, GA, 12-16 Sept. 2010

  61. A. Di Piazza, M.C. Di Piazza, A. Ragusa, G. Vitale

    (2010) Statistical Processing of Wind Speed Data for Energy Forecast and Planning, in - International Conference on Renewable Energies and Power Quality, Granada, Spain

  62. M. C. Di Piazza, A. Ragusa, G. Vitale

    (2010) Theoretical and Experimental Evaluation of the Power Losses in CM Active EMI Filters, in IEEE International Symposium on Industrial Electronics, Bari, Italy

  63. M. C. Di Piazza, M. Pucci, A. Ragusa, G. Vitale

    (2009) Analytical versus Neural Real-time Simulation of a Photovoltaic Generator based on a DC-DC Converter, in The IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition, San Jose, California, USA., 2009

  64. M. C. Di Piazza, A. Ragusa, G. Vitale

    (2009) Common Mode Active Filtering effects in induction Motor Drives for Application in Electric Vehicles, in 5th IEEE Vehicle Power and Propulsion Conference, , Dearborn Michigan, USA

  65. M. C. Di Piazza, A. Ragusa, G. Vitale

    (2009) Common Mode EMI Propagation in High Voltage DC supplied Induction Motor Drives for Electric Vehicles Application, in The IEEE International Electric Machines and Drives Conference, Miami, Florida (USA).

  66. M. C. Di Piazza, A. Ragusa, G. Vitale

    (2009) Common mode transformers requirements for active EMI filters in induction motor drives, in 19th Soft Magnetic Materials Conference, Torino, Italy

  67. M. Pucci, G. Vitale

    (2009) Growing Neural Gas based Maximum Power Point Tracking for High Performance VOC-FOC based Wind Generator System with Induction Machine, in 2009 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition, ECCE 2009; San Jose, CA; United States; 20 September 2009 through 24 September 2009; Category numberCFP09ECD-PRT; Code 78727, San Jose, California, USA, 20-24 sept , 2009

  68. A. Cataliotti, D. Di Cara, S. Nuccio, A. E. Emanuel

    (2009) Hall effect current transducer characterization under non-sinusoidal conditions, in 2009 IEEE Intrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference, I2MTC 2009, Singapore, 05-07/05/2009

  69. M. Pucci, G. Vitale

    (2009) High Performance VOC-FOC based Wind Generator System with Induction Machine, in 2009 IEEE International Electric Machines and Drives Conference, IEMDC '09; Miami, FL; United States; 3 May 2009 through 6 May 2009; Category numberCFP09EMD-PRT; Code 77303, Miami, FL; United States, 3 May 2009 through 6 May 2009

  70. M. C. Di Piazza, A. Ragusa, G. Vitale

    (2009) Identification of Photovoltaic Array Model Parameters by Robust Linear Regression Methods, in The International Conference on Renewable Energies and Power Quality, Valencia, Spain

  71. M. C. Di Piazza, A. Ragusa, G. Vitale

    (2009) Input EMI Filter Re-design in AC Motor Drives with Active Compensation of Motor CM Voltage, in IEEE 6th International Conference-Workshop on Compatibility and Power Electronics, Badajoz, Spain

  72. A. Accetta, M. Cirrincione, M. Pucci, G. Vitale

    (2009) PMSM Drives Sensorless Position Control with Signal Injection and Neural Filtering, in 2009 IEEE International Electric Machines and Drives Conference, IEMDC '09; Miami, FL; United States; 3 May 2009 through 6 May 2009; Category numberCFP09EMD-PRT; Code 77303, Miami, FL, USA, 3 May 2009 through 6 May 2009

  73. M. Beccali, M. Luna, M. Pucci, G. Vitale

    (2009) Power Maximization of a PV-Wind HRES via DC-link Voltage Boosting, in 11th Spanish Portuguese Conference on Electrical Engineering, 1-4 July 2009, Zaragoza (Spain), Zaragoza (Spain), 1-4 July 2009

  74. M. Pucci, C. Serporta

    (2009) Rotor Slotting Saliency Analysis of Induction Motor for Sensorless Control, in IECON 09 (the 35th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society), Porto, Portogallo, 3-5 November 2009

  75. M. Cirrincione, M. Pucci

    (2009)Sensors-less Neural MPPT Control of Wind Generators with Induction Machinesin IECON 09 (the 35th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society), Porto, Portogallo, 3-5 November 2009