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Associate Professor

Member of Interdepartmental Center (Ec-L - Energy Center Lab)

+39 0110907130 / 7130 (DENERG)

Enrico Pons (Senior Member, IEEE) received the master degree in electrical engineering in 2004 and the Ph.D. in industrial safety and risk analysis in 2008 from Politecnico di Torino, Torino, Italy. He is currently associate professor at Politecnico di Torino, where he teaches electrical installations and safety. His research activities include complexity in energy systems, power systems security, complex networks methodologies for the analysis of power systems vulnerability, real-time simulation of power systems, integration of renewable generation in distribution networks, smart metering, traction electrification systems and electrical safety. He co-authored more than 80 publications, published in international conferences proceedings and in international journals.

(Area 0009 - Ingegneria industriale e dell'informazione)
Identifiers ORCID: 0000-0001-9391-4108
Scopus Author ID: 11339101500
WoS ResearcherID: J-2348-2015
Skills and keywords

ERC sectors

PE7_12 - Electrical energy production, distribution, application PE8_6 - Energy processes engineering


Goal 7: Affordable and clean energy Goal 13: Climate action Goal 9: Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure


Electrical energy systems Electrical safety Real time simulation of power systems
Scientific responsibilities and other assignments

Awards and Honors

  • Honorable mention paper award conferred by IEEE, the Industry Applications Society, the Petroleum and Chemical Industry Committee., United States (2012)
  • Manby Prize conferred by Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) Publishing, United kingdom (2020)

Editorial boards

  • FRONTIERS IN ENERGY RESEARCH (2022-), Associate Editor of magazine or editorial series
  • ENERGIES (2020-2021), Guest Editor of magazine or editorial series


  • 55th International Universities Power Engineering Conference - UPEC 2020/ Politecnico di Torino - Dipartimento Energia, Italia, 1-4/9/2020, Treasurer and Webmaster
  • IEEE International Conference on Innovative Smart Grid Technologies - IEEE ISGT Europe 2017/ Politecnico di Torino - Dipartimento Energia, Italia, 26-29/9/2017, Treasurer and Webmaster