Member of Interdepartmental Center (Ec-L - Energy Center Lab)
+39 0110907141 / 7141 (DENERG)
Gianfranco Chicco holds a Ph.D. in Electrotechnics Engineering and is a Full Professor of Electrical Energy Systems at Politecnico di Torino (POLITO), Italy. He is a Fellow of the IEEE. He received the title of Doctor Honoris Causa from the Universities Politehnica of Bucharest and Technical University “Gheorghe Asachi” of Iasi (Romania) in 2017 and 2018, respectively.
He is the Scientific Responsible of the research group on Power and Energy Systems at POLITO, and the Responsible of the Torino unit of the Italian Consortium ENSIEL.
He is the Editor-in-Chief of Sustainable Energy Grids and Networks, a Subject Editor of Energy, and an Editor of IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, IET Renewable Power Generation, and Energies (MDPI).
He was the Conference Chair of WESC 2006, IEEE ISGT Europe 2017, and UPEC 2020. Within POLITO, he participated in the European projects FP7 DIGENAS, FP7 SiNGULAR, H2020 FLEXMETER, H2020 PLANET, H2020 STORE&GO, and Erasmus+ EU-MONG. Within ENSIEL, he was the Scientific Coordinator for the European project H2020 MIGRATE, and participated in the European projects FP7 eHighway2050 and H2020 OSMOSE.
His research activities include Power System Analysis, Distribution System Analysis and Optimization, Electrical Load Management, Energy Efficiency and Environmental Impact of Multi-Energy Systems, Data Analytics, Artificial Intelligence Applications to Power and Energy Systems, Renewable Energy Sources and Distributed Generation, and Power Quality.
His International scientific production includes one book, five book chapters, over 100 journal publications, and over 150 publications in conference proceedings.
|Scientific branch||ING-IND/33 - SISTEMI ELETTRICI PER L'ENERGIA
(Area 0009 - Ingegneria industriale e dell'informazione)
Scopus Author ID: 7003426118
WoS ResearcherID: N-2999-2015
Google Scholar ID: http://scholar.google.it/citations?user=staMWWgAAAAJ&hl=it
ResearchGate ID: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Gianfranco_Chicco
Distributed Energy Resources and Multi-Energy Applications in Smart Grids
(21 October 2020 – 20 October 2026)
- Study of grid-connected distributed multi-generation systems
- Study of the technical, economic, environmental and social aspects concerning the electrical distribution networks with distributed energy resources (distributed generation, demand response and distributed storage)
- Analysis, planning and operational optimization of electrical distribution networks
- Characterization, forecasting, management and control of electrical loads in smart grid applications
- Study of power quality, reliability and risks of the electricity provision
- Study of the electrical network sustainability in the context of integrated multi-energy systems
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ERC sectorsPE7_12 - Electrical energy production, distribution, application
SDGGoal 7: Affordable and clean energy Goal 4: Quality education Goal 12: Responsible consumption and production Goal 11: Sustainable cities and communities
KeywordsActive distribution network Clustering algorithms Combined heat and power Data analytics Electric power distribution Electric power transmission Electrical energy systems
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