Carlo Cecati

Full Professor

Coppito 1, Room 2nd Floor
carlo.cecati@univaq.it
+39 0862 434450

CARLO CECATI
FULL PROFESSOR OF
CONVERTERS, ELECTRICAL MACHINES AND DRIVES (ING/ING-32)
at UNIVERSITY OF L’AQUILA
L’AQUILA, ITALY
former
HIGH-LEVEL FOREIGN EXPERT (1000 TALENTS PLAN DISTIGUISHED PRO-
FESSOR)
at HARBIN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (HIT)
HARBIN, CHINA (2015-2017)

 


CONTACTS
Prof. Ing. Carlo Cecati
Università degli Studi dell’Aquila
Dipartimento di Ingegneria e Scienze dell’Informazione e Matematica
Via Vetoio
67100 L’Aquila, Italy
ph: +39 0862 / 434 450
ph: +39 0862 1965 801
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email: carlo.cecati@univaq.it
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Carlo Cecati (IEEE Fellow, class 2006) was born in Lanciano, Italy in December 26th, 1957.
Graduated “Dr. Ing. in Electrotechnics” at the University of L’Aquila, L’Aquila, Italy, in 1983, in the same year he joined the University of L’Aquila as a research fellow and a teaching assistant. From 1983 to 1986 he was consultant with BG & Partners, Rome, Italy and through them with Italimpianti SpA, Genova, Italy, developing real-time digital control algorithms for a desalination plant located in Umm-Al-Naar East, United Arabian Emirates. In July 1987, November 1990 and September 2001 he was appointed Assistant Professor, Senior Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, respectively and since October 2006 he is a Full Professor
of Converters, Electrical Machines and Drives (S.S.D. ING-IND/32) at the University of L’Aquila, L’Aquila, Italy.
From 2001 to 2008 he has been the Coordinator of all courses in technical area of the “Scuola di Specializzazione all’Insegnamento Secondario (S.S.I.S.) “Raffaele Laporta” a post-university school for secondary school teachers. From 2004 to 2007 he has been Director of ICT services (S.I.F.I.) at the Faculty of Engineering.
From 2005 until Sept. 30, 2013, he has been the Rector’s delegate in charge of the numerous projects (around 24 Million EUR) financially supported by the regional government. This activity has been carried out in partnership with the University of Chieti-Pescara “G. D’Annunzio” and the University of Teramo and during the first three years he has been the general coordinator of the three universities.
From 2010 till 2015 he has been the founder and the Coordinator of the Ph.D. courses in Energy Management, Renewable Energy and Sustainable Building.
From January 2014 to July 2014 he has been a Guest Professor, from August 2014 to August 2015 the Chief International Academic Adviser and from September 2015 till August 2017 he has been a High Level Foreign Expert (1000 Talents Plan) Distinguished Professor at School of Electrical Engineering and Automation, Harbin Institute of Technology (HIT), Harbin, P.R. China. According to Academic Ranking of World Universities: http://www.shanghairanking.com/FieldENG2016.html HIT, is the 9-th school in Engi-
neering/Technology and Computer Sciences - 2016 around the world.
Prof. Cecati’s research and technical interests fall in the area of renewable energies and energy saving, in particular applications of power electronics to renewable energy systems, distributed generation, smart grids, electrical drives, electric vehicles and other applications, with emphasis on modeling, control, modulation techniques, fault diagnosis, and in microprocessor/FPGA applications and industrial networks. In these fields he authored more than 200 technical papers published in most prestigious international journals  (IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy, IEEE Industrial Electronics Magazine, IEEE Journal on Emerging and Selected Topics in Power Electronics, IET Power Electronics, Electric Power System Research (Elsevier), Intelligent Industrial Systems (Springer), Energies and others), book chapters published by Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun (Japan), Springer Verlag (Germany), Elsevier (Holland), Wiley (U.K.), and prestigious confence proceedings (IEEE IECON, IEEE ISIE, IEEE ICIT IEEE IAS Annual Meeting, IEEE PESC, IEEE APEC, IEEE Powertech, IEEE EPE-PEMC, ICEM, EPE, SPEEDAM, ICCEP, ESARS, and others). Many of them are jointly publications with international researchers. 

From 2013 to 2015 he has been the Editor-in-Chief of the IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics (Journal Impact Factor = 6.5); previously, He has been a Co-Editor-in-Chief (2009-2012) and an Associate Editor (2004 - 2017) of the same journal. From 2006-2008, He has been a Technical Editor of the IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics.
His scientific activity has been evaluated “eccellente” by “Agenzia Nazionale Valutazione Ricerca Universitaria” (ANVUR), the ranking agency estabilished by italian Ministery of University and Scientific Research (MIUR).
Due to his outstanding research profile in 2006 he has been elevated IEEE Fellow with the following motivation: “For contributions to advanced control of power electronics converters and electrical drives”. This very prestigious academic title is conferred for “unusual distinction in the profession, by the Board of Directors upon a person with an extraordinary record of accomplishments in any of the IEEE fields of interest”  (http://www.ieee.org/fellows). Each year only up to 0.1% of members (more than 400.000) receive this recognition. His main scientific contributions, before recognition, were in the area of non linear control of power converters and drives and in development of architectures for real time implementation of complex control algorithms. He has been a pioneer in parallel processing applied to digital control, in application of fuzzy logic in power converters control and in passivity based control of power converters and drives.
In 2012 and in 2013 Carlo Cecati was a co-recipient of the Best IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics Paper Award (Journal Impact Factor = 8.785) and in 2012 of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Magazine Best Paper Award (Journal Impact Factor = 5.061).
In 2017 Carlo Cecati received the Anthony J. Hornfeck Award for his exceptional service to the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society.
In addition to his activity as Editor-in-Chief, Co-Editor-in-Chief and Associate Editor, Prof. Cecati has been a Guest Editor of several journal Special Sections:

• IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics
  – “Methods and Systems for Smart Grids Optimization”
  – “Fractional Horsepower Electrical Drives”
  – “Smart Devices for Renewable Energy Systems”
  – “Real-time fault diagnosis and fault-tolerant control”
  – “Monitoring, diagnosis, prognosis and techniques for increasing the lifetime/reliability of photovoltaic systems”
  – “Emerging Power Quality Problems and State of The Art Solutions”
  – “Power-electronics-enabled Autonomous Power Systems”
  – “Wireless Power Transfer for Smart Industrial and Home Applications”

• IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics
  – “Information Technologies in Smart Grids”‘
  – “Industrial Sensing Intelligence”

• IEEE Access
  – Special Section on Intelligent Systems for the Internet of Things

• Journal of Ambient Intelligence and Humanized Computing (Springer)
  – “Advanced Computational Intelligence Systems for Smart Grids Planning and Management”.

and in several international conferences (IEEE IECON and IEEE ISIE).

He has served as a reviewer for the most important international journals and conferences in the field of power electronics and drives and their control.
He has been Technical Committe, Steering Committee, Advisory Board member in almost all most important conferences organized in the field of industrial electronics, and:

• General Chairman:
  – “IEEE-ISIE 2002” (L’Aquila, I)
  – “IEEE-ISIE 2004” (Aiaccio, F)
  – “IEEE ISIE2008”, (Cambridge, UK)
  – “INISCOM” (Tokyo, J, March 2-4, 2015)
  – “ESDT” “International Symposium on Smart Electric Distribution Systems and Technologies” (Vienna Sept. 8-11, 2015)
  – “IEEE-IECON2016”, (Florence, Italy October 24-26, 2016).

• Honorary Chairman:
  – “IEEE ISIE 2010” (Bari, I)

• Technical Program Chairman:
  – IEEE-IECON 2007” (Taipei, Taiwan)
  – “IEEE-ISIE 2013” (Taipei, Taiwan)
  – IEEE IWIES 2013 (Vienna, Austria)
  – IEEE ISIE2014 (Istanbul, Turkey).
  – AEIT 2018 Annual Meeting (Bari, Italy)
  – 5th International Symposium on Environment-Friendly Energies and Applications (EFEA 2018) (Rome, Italy)
 • Publication Chairman:
  – “IEEE IECON 1994” (Bologna, I).

• Special Session Chairman:
  – “IEEE-ISIE 1997” (Guimaraes, P)
  – “IEEE IECON 1998” (Aachen, D)
  – “IEEE ISIE 2003” (Rio de Janeiro, BR)
  – “IEEE-IECON 2003” (Roanoke, USA)
  – “Mechatronics & Robotics 2004” (Aachen, D)
  – “IEEE-IECON 2005” (Railegh, USA).

• Tutorial Chairman:
  – “IEEE-IECON 2011” (Melbourne , AU)
  – “IEEE-IECON 2012” (Montreal, CA),
  – “IEEE-IECON 2013” (Vienna, Austria)
  – “IEEE-IECON 2014” (Dallas, USA) .

•  Track Chairman:
  – “Mechatronics” in “IEEE-ISIE 2000” (Puebla, MX)
  – “Sensors and Actuators” in “IEEE-ISIE 2005” (Dubrovnik, Croazia).
  – “Power Electronics” in:
    ∗ “IEEE-ICIT 2004” (Hammamet, TN)
    ∗ “IEEE-IECON 2006” (Parigi, F)
    ∗ “IEEE-ISIE 2006” (Montreal, CA).

He has been an Invited Speaker, Plenary Speakers, Panel Speaker or Tutorial Speaker in several international universities and international conferences in USA, Canada, U.K., Korea, Denmark, France, Germany, Spain, Qatar, China, Taiwan, Poland, Angola, Lebanon, Italy.
Prof. Cecati received a Certificate of Appreciation by the President-Elect of The Institute of Electrical Engineers of Japan, Prof. Kouhei Ohnishi, “For great contribution to establishment of strong tie between Italian Scientific Community and Japanese Scientific Community”.
Since 1990 he has been an active member of the IEEE Industrial Electronics, IEEE Industry Applications, IEEE Power Electronics, IEEE Control Systems. Among several duties, he has been Vice President for Workshops of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (2004-2005), committee member of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society Fellow Committee (2007-2013), Publication Committee (2009-today), Conference Committee (2004-2005 and 2018-2019), Finance Committee (2004-2005), IEEE IES Region 8 Coordinator (2007-2009).
He has been a founder and a Co-Chairman of the IEEE IES Smart Grids Committee, and a member of IEEE IES Renewable Energy Committee and IEEE IES Power Electronics Committee; since more than 15 years he has been a member of the IEEE IAS Electrical Drives Committee and IEEE IAS Industrial Automation and Control Committee.
He has been a evaluator of european projects (FP7 and ERC) and of Qatar National Research Fundation projects, referee, committee member or president of numerous national and international PhD dissertations and in promotion of candidates to assistant, associate or full proofessor rank, committee member in evaluation of B.Sc., M.Sc. and doctoral courses at the University of Coimbra (Portugal).
Carlo Cecati has been a consultant or an advisor of the University of Salerno and ACEA Distribuzione SpA, the utility company of the City of Rome, in research projects in the field of distributed generation and smart grids, moreover, at the beginning of his professional career he has been a consultant in design of innovative digital control systems.
In 2007 Carlo Cecati has been a Co-Founder of DigiPower Ltd. (https://www.digipower.it), an University of L’Aquila spin-off operating in the field of industrial electronics and informatics, modeling, electromagnetic analysis and compatibility, being C.E.O. until 2012. Now he is Chief Technical Officer. DigiPower Ltd. has been a consultant firm for SME and large enterprises in development of power converters for distributed generation, smart grids and avionics. Currently, DigiPower Ltd. has a staff of more than 10 people (>80% engineers) and
it is developing high power modular multilevel converters for distributed generation and smart grids in the
frame of “HORIZON 2020” PON I&C 2014-2020”.
Carlo Cecati is a registered engineer in Italy since 1984.

Publications (since 2010)

Journal papers

2018

• SHOKATI ASL E, BABAEI E SABAHI M, NOZADIAN M H B, CECATI C, (2018)“New Half-Bridge and
Full-Bridge Topologies for Switched-Boost Inverter with Continuous Input Current,” IEEE Transactions
on Industrial Electronics, Vol. 68, No. Early Access, pp. 1-1.
• MARIGNETTI F, VOLPE G, MIRIAMANI A S M, (2018) “Electromagnetic Design and Modeling of a
Two-Phase Axial-Flux Printed Circuit Board Motor,” IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, Vol. 65, No. 1 pp. 67-76.

2017

• BUCCELLA C, CECATI C, CIMORONI MG, KULOTHUNGAN G, EDPUGANTI A, RATHORE AK,
(2017) “A Selective Harmonic Elimination Method for 5-Level Converters for Distributed Generation,”
IEEE Journal of Selected and Emerging Topics in Power Electronics, Vol. 5, No. 2, June 2017, pp. 775-783.
• CECATI C, KHALID HA, TINARI M, ADINOLFI G, GRADITI G, (2017) “Hybrid DC Nano Grid with
Renewable Energy Sources and Modular DC/DC LLC Converter Building Block,” IET Power Electronics,
Vol. 10, No. 5, pp. 536-544.
• WANG Y, QI N, GUAN Y, CECATI C, XU D, (2017) “A Single-Stage LED Driver Based on SEPIC and LLC
Circuits,” IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics vol. 64, No. 7, pp. 5766-5776 DOI: 10.1109/TIE.2016.2613921.
• YANG R, LI B, WANG G, CECATI C, ZHOU S, XU D, YU W, (2017) “Asymmetric mode control of MMC
to suppress capacitor voltage ripples in low frequency low voltage condition,” IEEE Transactions on
Power Electronics Vol. 32, no. 6, June 2017, pp. 4219 - 4230, DOI 10.1109/TPEL.2016.2600762.
• UL-HAQ A, C. CECATI C, AL-AMMAR EA, (2017) “Modeling of a Photovoltaic-Powered Electric Vehicle
Charging Station with Vehicle-to-Grid Implementation,” Energies, 2017, 10(1), 4; pp. 1-20, DOI:10.3390/en10010004.


2016

• GNANASAMBANDAM K, EDPUGANTI A, RATHORE A K , SRINIVASAN D, CECATI C, BUCCELLA
C, Optimal Low Switching Frequency Pulse width Modulation of Current-Fed Three-level Converter for
Solar Power Integration, IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON INDUSTRIAL ELECTRONICS, Vol. 63, No. 11, pp.
6877-6886 . (Impact factor= 6.5) DOI: 10.1109/TIE.2016.2586019.
• LI B, ZHOU S, XU D, XU D, CECATI C, BUCCELLA C, “An Improved Circulating Current Injection Me-
thod for Modular Multilevel Converters in Variable-Speed Drives,” IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON INDU-
STRIAL ELECTRONICS, Vol. 63, No. 11, pp. 7215-7225. (Impact factor= 6.5) DOI: 10.1109/TIE.2016.2547899.
• SIANO P, CECATI C, CITRO C (2016), “Designing Inverters’ Current Controllers with Resonance Fre-
quencies Cancellation,” IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON INDUSTRIAL ELECTRONICS, Vol. 63, No. 5, 2016,
pp. 3072-3080. (Impact factor= 6.5)
• KAARTHIK R.S., SUDHARSHAN R., GOPAKUMAR K., CECATI C., NAGY I. (2016), “Timing Calcula-
tions for a General N-level Dodecagonal Space Vector Structure Using Only Reference Phase Voltages,” IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON INDUSTRIAL ELECTRONICS, Vol. 63, No. 3, 2016, pp. 1395-1403. (Impact factor= 6.5) DOI: 10.1109/TIE.2015.2495283.
• GIAMMATTEO P, BUCCELLA C, CECATI C, A Proposal for a Multi-Agent based Synchronization Method
for Distributed Generators in Micro-Grid Systems, EAI EA Endorsed Transactions on Industrial Net-
works and Intelligent Systems, Vol. 3, No. 5, 2016, pp. 1-17.
• RIGATOS G, SIANO P, ZERVOS N, CECATI C (2106), Control of Three-Phase Voltage Source Converters
with the Derivative-Free Nonlinear Kalman Filter,” Intelligent Industrial Systems (Springer), Vol. 2, 2016, pp. 21-33.
• AL-EMADI NA, BUCCELLA C, CECATI C, KHALID, H A (2016), DSTATCOM with 5-Level CHB Ar-
chitecture and Selective Harmonic Mitigation Algorithm, Electric Power System Research (Elsevier), Vol. 130, January 2016, Pages 251–258. (5-year Impact factor= 2.234)
• RAZA A, XU D, LIU Y, SU X, WILLIAMS B, CECATI C, Coordinated Operation and Control of VSC
Based Multiterminal High Voltage DC Transmission Systems, IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON SUSTAINA-
BLE ENERGY, Vol. 7, No. 1, 2016, pp. 364-373.
• RIGATOS G, SIANO P, ZERVOS N, CECATI C (2106), A New Non-linear H-infinity Feedback Control
Approach for Three-phase Voltage Source Converters, Electric Power Components and Systems (Taylor
& Francis), Vol. 44, No. 3, 2016, pp. 302-312. (Impact factor= 1.220)
2015
• RIGATOS G, SIANO P, WIRA P, CECATI C (2015). A Global Linearization Approach to Control and State
Estimation of a Voltage Source Converter: HVDC System, Intelligent Industrial Systems (Springer), Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 331-344. DOI 10.1007/s40903-015-0031-8
• KAARTHIK RS, GOPAKUMAR K, NAGY I, CECATI C, (2015) A Voltage Space Vector Diagram formed
by Nineteen Concentric Dodecagons for Medium Voltage Induction Motor Drive. IEEE TRANSAC-
TIONS ON INDUSTRIAL ELECTRONICS, Vol. 62, No. 11, pp. 6748-6755. (Impact factor= 6.5) DOI:
10.1109/TIE.2015.2436876.
• PRAMANIK S, AZEEZ NAA, SUDHARSHSAN K, GOPAKUMAR K, CECATI C, (2015).Low Order Har-
monic Suppression for Open-End Winding IM with Dodecagonal Space Vector Using a Single DC-link
Supply. IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON INDUSTRIAL ELECTRONICS Vol. 62, No. 9, pp. 5340-5347. (Impact
factor= 6.5).
• BUCCELLA C, CECATI C, LATAFAT H, PEPE P, RAZI K, (2015) Observer-based Control of LLC DC/DC
Resonant Converter Using Extended Describing Functions. IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON POWER ELEC-
TRONICS. Vol. 30, No. 10, pp. 5881-5891. (Impact factor= 5.726).
• RIGATOS G, SIANO P, ZERVOS N, CECATI C. (2015) Control and disturbances compensation for doubly-
fed induction generators using the Derivative-Free Nonlinear Kalman Filter, IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON
POWER ELECTRONICS, Vol. 30, No. 10, pp. 5532-5547. (Impact factor= 5.726).
• CECATI C, KOLBUSZ J, ROZYCKI P, SIANO P, WILAMOWSKI BM, (2015) A novel RBF Training Al-
gorithm for Short-term Electric Load Forecasting: Comparative Studies IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON
INDUSTRIAL ELECTRONICS. Vol. 62, No. 10, pp. 6519-6529. (Impact factor= 6.5).
• GENDUSO F, DI TOMMASO A, MICELI R, RICCO GALLUZZO G, CECATI C (2015). Theoretical and
Experimental Evaluation of Fault Detection and Management of a Non-Redundant Fault-Tolerant Volta-
ge Source Inverter. IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON INDUSTRIAL ELECTRONICS, Vol. 62, No. 6, pp. 3945 -
3954. (Impact factor= 6.5).
• GAO Z, DING X, CECATI C, (2015). Real-time fault diagnosis and fault-tolerant control IEEE TRAN-
SACTIONS ON INDUSTRIAL ELECTRONICS, Vol. 62, No. 6, pp. 3752-3756. (Impact factor= 6.5).
• GAO Z, DING X, CECATI C, (2015). A Survey of Fault Diagnosis and Fault-Tolerant Techniques—Part
I: Fault Diagnosis With Model-Based and Signal-Based Approaches, IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON INDU-
STRIAL ELECTRONICS. Vol. 62, No. 6, pp. 3757-3767. (Impact factor= 6.5).
• GAO Z, DING X, CECATI C, (2015) A Survey of Fault Diagnosis and Fault-Tolerant Techniques—Part II: Fault Diagnosis With Knowledge-Based and Hybrid/Active Approaches. IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON
INDUSTRIAL ELECTRONICS. Vol. 62, No. 6, pp. 3768-3774. (Impact factor= 6.5).
• STRASSER T, KATHAN F AJ, CECATI C, BUCCELLA C, SIANO P, LEITAO P, ZHAHABELOVA G,
VYATKIN V, VRBA P, MARIK V (2014), A Review of Architectures and Concepts for Intelligence in
Future Electric Energy Systems, IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON INDUSTRIAL ELECTRONICS. Vol. 62, No.
4, pp. 2424-2438. (Impact factor= 6.5).
• RIGATOS G SIANO P ZERVOS N, CECATI C (2015), Nonlinear Feedback Control of Three-Phase Inver-
ter Systems Using the Derivative-Free Nonlinear Kalman Filter, Intelligent Industrial Systems (Springer), Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 3-14. DOI 10.1007/s40903-015-0011-z.
• RIGATOS G SIANO P ZERVOS N, CECATI C (2015) Decentralized control of parallel inverters connected
to microgrid using the Derivative-free nonlinear Kalman Filter, IET POWER ELECTRONICS, Vol. 8, No.
7, pp. 1164 - 1180 DOI: 10.1049/iet-pel.2014.0497 , Online ISSN 1755-4543.
• BUCCELLA C, CECATI C, LATAFAT H, RAZI K, (2015) Multi String Grid-Connected PV System with
LLC Resonant DC/DC Converter, INTELLIGENT INDUSTRIAL SYSTEMS (Springer), Vol. 1, No. 1 pp.
37-49. DOI 10.1007/s40903-015-0006-9.
• CECATI C, ABBASI E, STRUNZ K, UL-HAQ AC, (2015) Impact of Electric Vehicle Charging on Voltage
Unbalance in an Urban Distribution Network, INTELLIGENT INDUSTRIAL SYSTEMS (Springer), Vol.
1, No. 1, pp. 51-60. DOI 10.1007/s40903-015-0005-x.
• RIGATOS G SIANO P ZERVOS N, CECATI C (2015) Nonlinear Feedback Control of Three-Phase Inverter
Systems Using the Derivative-Free Nonlinear Kalman Filter, INTELLIGENT INDUSTRIAL SYSTEMS,
Vol. 1, no. 1, pp. 3-14, Springer, 2015 2014
• BUCCELLA C, CECATI C, CIMORONI M G, RAZI K. An Analytical Method for Pattern Generation in
Five-Level Cascaded H-bridge Inverters using Selective Harmonics Elimination. IEEE TRANSACTIONS
ON INDUSTRIAL ELECTRONICS, Vol. 61, No. 11, pp. 5811-5819. (Impact factor= 6.5).
• AZEEZ NA, MATHEW J, GOPAKUMAR K, CECATI C. A Harmonic Suppression Scheme for Open-End
Winding Split-Phase IM Drive Using Capacitive Filters, For The Full Speed Range. IEEE TRANSAC-
TIONS ON INDUSTRIAL ELECTRONICS. Vol. 61, No. 10, pp. 5213-5221. (Impact factor= 6.5).
• BUCCELLA C, CECATI C, GIAMMATTEO P (2014), “Matlab/Simulink Modeling of SiC Power MOSFE-
Ts,” INTERNATIONAL REVIEW OF ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING, Vol. vol. 9, No. 4, pp. 671-680.

2013

• BUTTHO, GM, BAK-JENSEN B, MAHAT P, CECATI C, (2013) Mitigation of Unbalanced Voltage Sags
and Voltage Unbalance in CIGRE Low Voltage Distribution Network. ENERGY AND POWER ENGI-
NEERING, 2013, 5, 551-559.
• GUNGOR V.C., SAHIN D, KOCAK T, BUCCELLA C, CECATI C, HANCKE G P, (2013). A Survey on
Smart Grid Potential Applications and Communication Requirements. IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON IN-
DUSTRIAL INFORMATICS, vol. 9, p. 28-42, ISSN: 1551-3203, doi: 10.1109/
TII.2012.2218253. (Impact factor= 8.785)

2012

• SIANO P, CECATI C, KOLBUSZ J, YU H, (2012). Real Time Operation of Smart Grids via FCN Networks
and Optimal Power Flow. IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON INDUSTRIAL INFORMATICS, vol. 8, p. 944-952,
ISSN: 1551-3203, doi: 10.1109/TII.2012.2205391. (Impact factor= 8.785)
• GUNGOR V.C., SAHIN D, KOCAK T, ERGÜT S, BUCCELLA C, CECATI C, HANCKE G P, (2012).
Smart Grid and Smart Homes: Key Players and Pilot Projects . IEEE INDUSTRIAL ELECTRONICS
MAGAZINE, vol. 6, p. 18-34, ISSN: 1932-4529, doi: 10.1109/MIE.2012.2207489. (Impact factor= 5.061)
• BUCCELLA C, CECATI C, LATAFAT H, (2012). Digital Control of Power Converters - A Survey. IEEE
TRANSACTIONS ON INDUSTRIAL INFORMATICS, ISSN: 1551-3203, vol. 8 n. 3 pp. 437-447, doi:
10.1109/TII.2012.2192280. (2013 Best Journal Paper Award) (Impact factor= 8.785)

2011

• BUCCELLA C, CECATI, PICCOLO C, SIANO P, (2011). Fuzzy Control of Multilevel Inverters for Fuel
Cell Generator Sets. In: A. Keyhani and M. Marwali (Eds.): Smart Power Grids 2011 (book), POWSYS,
pp. 83–102, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2011
• GUNGOR V C, SAHIN D, KOCAK T, ERGÜT S, BUCCELLA C, CECATI C, HANCKE G P (2011). Smart
Grid Technologies: Communication Technologies and Standards IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON INDU-
STRIAL INFORMATICS, vol. 7, no. 3, ISSN: 0278-0046. Digital Object Identifier 10.1109/TII.2011.2163140 (2012 Best Journal Paper Award) (Impact factor= 8.785)
• YU X, CECATI C, DILLON T, SIMOES M G, (2011). The new frontier of smart grids. In: IEEE INDU-
STRIAL ELECTRONICS MAGAZINE, vol. 5, ISSUE 3, ISSN: 1932-4529. - OCTOBER 2011. (2012 Best
Journal Paper Award) (Impact factor= 5.061)
• CECATI C, CITRO C, PICCOLO A, SIANO P, (2011). Smart Operation of Wind Turbines and Diesel
Generators According to Economic Criteria. IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON INDUSTRIAL ELECTRONICS,
vol. 58, no. 11, pp. 4514-4525. (Impact factor= 6.5)
• CECATI C, CITRO C, PICCOLO A, SIANO P, (2011). Combined Operation of Renewable Energy Systems
and Responsive Demand in a Smart Grid. IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON SUSTAINABLE ENERGY, vol. 2,
no. 4, pp. 468-476. (Impact factor= 3.842)
• CECATI C, CITRO C, PICCOLO A, SIANO P, (2011). Smart Grids Operation with Distributed generation
and Demand Side Management L. Wang (Ed.): Modeling and Control, Green Energy and Technology
(book), Springer-Verlag, pp. 27–46.

2010

• CECATI C, CIANCETTA F, SIANO P, (2010). A Multilevel Inverter for Photovoltaic Systems. IEEE
TRANSACTIONS ON INDUSTRIAL ELECTRONICS, vol. 57 n. 12, ISSN: 0278-0046, pp. 4115 – 4125.
(Impact factor= 6.5)
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• SPAGNUOLO G, PETRONE G, ARAUJO SV, CECATI C, FRIIS-MADSEN E, GUBIA E, HISSEL D, JASIN-
SKI M, KNAPP W, LISERRE M, RODRIGUEZ P, TEODORESCU R, ZACHARIAS P, (2010). Renewable
Energy Operation and Conversion Schemes: A Summary of Discussions During the Seminar on Renewa-
ble Energy Systems. In: IEEE INDUSTRIAL ELECTRONICS MAGAZINE, vol. 4, ISSUE 1, pp. 38-51,
ISSN: 1932-4529. (Impact factor= 5.061)
• CALDERARO V, CECATI C, PICCOLO A, SIANO A, (2010). Adaptive Fuzzy Control for Variable Speed
Wind Systems with Synchronous Generator and Full Scale Converter”, In: AA.VV. Wind Power Systems:
Applications of Computational Intelligence (Book Series On Green Energy). HEIDELBERG: Springer-
Verlag, pp. 337-366.

Special Section papers

• ZHONG QC, BLAABJERG F, CECATI C (2017), “Power-Electronics-Enabled Autonomous Power Sys-
tems,” IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics Vol. 64, No. 7, pp. 5904-5906.
• KHADKIKAR V, XU D, CECATI C, (2017), “Emerging Power Quality Problems and State-of-the-Art
Solutions,” IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, Vol. 64, No. 1, 761-763.
• CECATI C, SPAGNOLO G, XIAO W (2015), “Monitoring, Diagnosis, Prognosis, and Techniques for In-
creasing the Lifetime/Reliability of Photovoltaic Systems,” IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, Vol. 62, No. 11, 2015, pp. 7226-7227,
• CECATI C, SIANO P, (2013). Advanced Computational Intelligence Systems for Smart Grids Planning
and Management - Editorial. Springer Journal of Ambient Intelligence & Humanized Computing, Vol.
4, No. 6, Dec. 2013. p. 603-604.
• CECATI C, HANCKE G.P., PALENSKI P., SIANO P., YU X. (2013) Guest Editorial Special Section on
Information Technologies in Smart Grids. IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON INDUSTRIAL INFORMATICS,
vol. 9, N. 3 p. 1380-1383. (Impact factor= 8.785)
• CECATI C, GUINJOAN F, SIANO P, SPAGNUOLO G, (2013). Introduction to the Special Section on
Smart Devices for Renewable Energy Systems. IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON INDUSTRIAL ELECTRO-
NICS, vol. 60, p. 1119-1121, ISSN: 0278-0046, doi: 10.1109/TIE.2012.2219472. (Impact factor= 6.5)
2012
• CECATI C, MARIGNETTI F, (2012). Special Section on Fractional Horsepower Electric Drives - Guest
Editorial. IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON INDUSTRIAL ELECTRONICS, vol. 59, p. 1330-1332, ISSN: 0278-
0046, doi: 10.1109/TIE.2011.2168076 (Impact factor= 6.5)
2011
• LISERRE M, BALCELLS J, BASSO T, BIALASIEWICZ J, CECATI C, CHAKRABORTY S, GUERRIERO
J, KAZERANI M, KUPZOG F, NASIRI A, PALENSKY P, RODRIGUEZ P, SAUTER T, TEODORESCU R, (2011). Special Section on: Renewable Energy Systems: Guest Editorial I. IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON INDUSTRIAL ELECTRONICS, vol. 58, p. 2-8, ISSN: 0278-0046 (Impact factor= 6.5)
• LISERRE M, BALCELLS J, BASSO T, BIALASIEWICZ J, CECATI C, CHAKRABORTY S, GUERRIERO
J, KAZERANI M, KUPZOG F, NASIRI A, PALENSKY P, RODRIGUEZ P, SAUTER T, TEODORESCU
RLISERRE M, BALCELLS J, BASSO T, BIALASIEWICZ J, CECATI C, CHAKRABORTY S, GUERRIERO
J, KAZERANI M, KUPZOG F, NASIRI A, PALENSKY P, RODRIGUEZ P, SAUTER T, TEODORESCU R,
(2011). Special Section on: Renewable Energy Systems: Guest Editorial part II. IEEE TRANSACTIONS
ON INDUSTRIAL ELECTRONICS, vol. 58, p. 1074-1080, ISSN: 0278-0046 (Impact factor= 6.5)
• BUCCELLA C, CANIZARES CA, CECATI C, MUZI F, SIANO P, (2011). Special Section on: Methods
and Systems for Smart Grids Optimization: Guest Editorial. IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON INDUSTRIAL
ELECTRONICS, vol. 58, p. 4483-4486, ISSN: 0278-0046, doi: 10.1109/TIE.2011.2162296 (Impact factor=
6.5)

Conference papers

2017

• SHARIFZADEH M; VAHEDI H; CECATI C; BUCCELLA C; AL-HADDAD K; “A generalized formula-
tion of SHM-PAM for cascaded H-bridge inverters with non-equal DC sources,” 2017 IEEE International
Conference on Industrial Technology (ICIT), pp. 18 - 23, DOI: 10.1109/ICIT.2017.7912592

2016

• BABAEI E; SARBANZADEH M; HOSSEINZADEH M A; CECATI C, “A new basic unit for symmetric
and asymmetric cascaded multilevel inverter with reduced number of components,” IECON 2016 - 42nd
Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society, 2016, pp. 3147 - 3152, DOI: 10.1109/IECON.2016.7793089
• YANG R; WANG Q; CECATI C; SU X; XU D, “Asymmetric control with hybrid/full bridge modular mul-
tilevel converter for low frequency low voltage drive application,” IECON 2016 - 42nd Annual Confer
ence of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society, 2016, pp. 6465 - 6469, DOI: 10.1109/IECON.2016.7793705
• SARBANZADEH M; BABAEI E; HOSSEINZADEH M A; CECATI C, “A new sub-multilevel inverter
with reduced number of components,” IECON 2016 - 42nd Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial
Electronics Society, 2016, pp.: 3166 - 3171, DOI: 10.1109/IECON.2016.7793087
• ALI U; BUCCELLA C; CECATI C, “Households electricity consumption analysis with data mining tech-
niques,” IECON 2016 - 42nd Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society, 2016, pp.:
3966 - 3971, DOI: 10.1109/IECON.2016.7793118
• BABAEI E; HOSSEINZADEH M A; SARBANZADEH M; CECATI C, “A new basic unit for cascaded mul-
tilevel inverters with reduced number of power electronic devices,” 2016 7th Power Electronics and Drive Systems Technologies Conference (PEDSTC), 2016, pp.: 185 - 190, DOI: 10.1109/PEDSTC.2016.7556859
• LI C; WANG Y; YAO Y; CECATI C; ZHANG X; LIU X, XU D, “A novel compensation topology for
Inductively Coupled Power Transfer,” IECON 2016 - 42nd Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial
Electronics Society, 2016, pp.: 4471 - 4475, DOI: 10.1109/IECON.2016.7792971
• YANG R; LI L; CECATI C; YU Y; XU D, “Grid connected converter impedance calculation under vir-
tual synchronous machine control,” 2016 IEEE International Conference on Industrial Technology (ICIT), 2016, pp.: 511 - 516, DOI: 10.1109/ICIT.2016.7474803
• BUCCELLA C; CECATI C; DE SANTIS E; KHALID H, “Experimental verification of GEPLL architecture
performance for grid connected inverter,” IECON 2016 - 42nd Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society, 2016, pp.: 2283 - 2288, DOI: 10.1109/IECON.2016.7794051
• MERADJI M; CECATI C; WANG G; XU D, “Dynamic modeling and optimal control for hybrid electric
vehicle drivetrain,” 2016 IEEE International Conference on Industrial Technology (ICIT), 2016, pp.: 1424- 1429, DOI: 10.1109/ICIT.2016.7474967
• KSHIRSAGAR A; KAARTHIK S; RAHUL A S; GOPAKUMAR K; UMANAND L; BISWAS S; CECATI C,
“Reduced switch count seventeen level inverter topology for open-end induction motor drives,” IECON
2016 - 42nd Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society, 2016, pp.: 3582 - 3587, DOI:10.1109/IECON.2016.7793014

2015

• RIGATOS G, SIANO P, WIRA P, CECATI C, “A global linearization approach to control and state estimation of the VSC-HVDC system,” IEEE ICCEP 2015, Taormina Italy, June 2015

• RIGATOS G, SIANO P, ZERVOS N, CECATI C, Nonlinear control of the three-phase inverter using the
Derivative-free nonlinear Kalman Filter, IET ACDC 2015 International Conference, Birmingham UK, Feb. 2015
• BUCCELLA C, CECATI C, CIMORONI MG, “SHE formulation for five level inverters with unequal DC
sources,” 2015 IEEE International Conference on Industrial Technology (ICIT), pp. 1167-1172, DOI:
10.1109/ICIT.2015.7125255
• RIGATOS G, SIANO P, WIRA P, CECATI C, A global linearization approach to control and state esti-
mation of a VSC-HVDC system, 2015 International Conference on Clean Electrical Power (ICCEP) pp.
454-459, DOI: 10.1109/ICCEP.2015.7177556
• RIGATOS G, SIANO P, ZERVOS N, CECATI C, “Nonlinear Control of the Three-Phase Inverter using
the Derivative-Free Nonlinear Kalman Filter,” 11th IET International Conference on AC and DC Power
Transmission, pp. 1-7, DOI: 10.1049/cp.2015.0076
• UL-HAQ A, CECATI C, EHSAN A, STRUNZ K, Impact of electric vehicles on voltage profile and har-
monics in a distribution network, 2015 First Workshop on Smart Grid and Renewable Energy (SGRE),
pp. 1-6, DOI: 10.1109/SGRE.2015.7208724
• RIGATOS G, SIANO P, CECATI C, A nonlinear H-infinity feedback control approach for asynchronous
generators 2015 International Conference on Clean Electrical Power (ICCEP), pp. 460-465, DOI: 10.1109/IC-CEP.2015.7177557.

2014


• BOSCAINO V, BUCCELLA C, CECATI C, LATAFAT H, MICELI R, RAZI K (2014) High Efficiency LLC
Resonant DC/DC Converter for Fuel Cell Applications, Proc. of IEEE International Electric Vehicle Conference, Florence, Italy, Dec. 17-19, 2014, pp 1-6.
• RIGATOS G, SIANO P, CECATI C. (2104) An H-infinity feedback control approach for multilevel voltage source converters, Conf. Proc. IEEE IECON 2014, pp. 1007-1013.
• BUCCELLA C, CECATI C, CIMORONI MG, RAZI K, (2014). A Deterministic Harmonics Mitigation
Technique for Five-Level Inverters, Conf. Proc. IEEE IECON 2014, pp. .
• UL-HAQ A, CECATI C, KHALID H A. (2014) FPGA Based One-Cycle Control of Multilevel Cascaded
H-Bridge Inverter, Conf. Proc. IEEE IECON 2014, pp. 1127-1232.
• BUCCELLA C, CECATI C, CIMORONI MG, RAZI K, (2014). Harmonic Mitigation Technique for Multi-
level Inverters in Power Systems, In: International Symposium on Power Electronics, Electrical Drives, Automation and Motion, Conference Proceedings, pp. 73-77.
• BUCCELLA C, CECATI C, KHALID H A, UL-HAQ A, (2014). On Flatness-based Control for Series-
Connected VSC for Voltage Dip Mitigation, Conf. Proc. IEEE ISIE 2014, pp. 2637-2642.
• Smolenski R, Jasinski M, Jarnut M, Bojarski J, Cecati C, (2014). Compensation of CM voltage in systems consisting of interleaved AC-DC converters, Conf. Proc. IEEE ISIE 2014, pp.1996-2001.
• AZEEZ N A, PRAMANICK S, MATHEW J, GOPAKUMAR K, CECATI C. (2014). A 5th and 7th Order
Harmonic Suppression Scheme Using Capacitive Filtering for 2-level VSI Fed IM Drive, In: International Symposium on Power Electronics, Electrical Drives, Automation and Motion, Conference Proceedings, pp. 773-778.

2013

• BUCCELLA C, CECATI C, LATAFAT H, PEPE P., RAZI K, (2013). Linearization of LLC Resonant Con-
verter Model Based on Extended Describing Function Concept, Conf. Proc. IWIES 2013, pp.131-136.
• BUCCELLA C, CECATI C, CIMORONI MG, RAZI K, (2013). Real-time Harmonics Elimination Proce-
dures for High-Power Converters, Conf. Proc. IWIES 2013, pp.179-184.
• RIGATOS G, SIANO P, ZERVOS N, CECATI C, (2013). Derivative-free nonlinear Kalman Filtering for
control of three-phase voltage source converters, Conf. Proc. IECON 2013, pp. 7590-7595.
• AZEEZ NA, MATHEW J, GOPAKUMAR K, CECATI C, (2013). A 5th and 7th Order Harmonic Sup-
pression Scheme for Open-end Winding Asymmetrical Six-phase IM Drive Using Capacitor-fed Inverter,
Conf. Proc. IECON 2013, pp. 5116-5520.
• BUCCELLA C, CECATI C, CIMORONI MG, (2013). An Analitycal Algorithm for Selective Harmonics
Elimination and Efficient Control in 5-Level Inverters (ISIE 2013), Taipei (Taiwan), 28-31 Maggio 2013.
• BUCCELLA C, CECATI C, LATAFAT H, RAZI K, (2013). A Grid-Connected PV System with LLC Reso-
nant DC-DC Converter - To appear on: International Conference on Clean Electrical Power - Conference Proceedings, Alghero, 11-13 Giugno, 2013.
• BUCCELLA C, CECATI C, UL HAQ A, (2013). A Novel Charging Infrastructure for EV/PHEV with
Comparison of State-of-the-Art Technologies To appear on: International Conference on Clean Electrical Power - Conference Proceedings, Alghero, 11-13 Giugno, 2013.
• BUCCELLA C, CECATI C, PICCOLO A, SIANO P, (2013). Optimal Operation of Smart Grids with De-
mand Side Management. To appear on: International Conference on Industrial Technologies (ICIT 2013)
- Conference Proceedings. Cape Town (South Africa), 25-28 Febbraio 2013.
• BUCCELLA C, CECATI C, CIMORONI M G, (2013). Harmonics Elimination in 5-Level Converters
Operating at Very Low Switching Frequency. To appear on: International Conference on Industrial
Technologies (ICIT 2013) - Conference Proceedings. Cape Town (South Africa), 25-28 Febbraio 2013.
2012
• BUCCELLA C, CECATI C, LATAFAT H, RAZI K, (2012) Comparative Transient Response Analysis of
LLC Resonant Converter Controlled by Adaptive PID and Fuzzy Logic Controllers. In: International
Conference on Industrial Electronics (IECON 2012) - Conference Proceedings. Montreal, 25-28 Ottobre
2012, p. 4711-4716, Piscataway (NJ):IEEE, doi: 978-1-4673-2420-5/12
• BUCCELLA C, CECATI C, LATAFAT H, RAZI K, (2012). Digital Control of a Half-Bridge LLC Resonant
Converter . In: 15-TH INTERNATIONAL POWER ELECTRONICS AND MOTION CONTROL CONFE-
RENCE, EPE-PEMC 2012 ECCE EUROPE, NOVI SAD, SERBIA . Novi Sad, Serbia, 3-6 Settembre 2012,
Piscataway (NJ):IEEE.
• CECATI C, RAZI K, (2012). Fuzzy-Logic-Based High Accurate Fault Classification of Single and Double-Circuit Power Transmission Lines . In: International Symposium on Power Electronics, Electrical Drives, Automation and Motion. Sorrento, Italy, June 2012, vol. 1, p. 883-889, Piscataway (NJ):IEEE.
• BUCCELLA C, CECATI C, CIMORONI M G, (2012). Investigation About Numerical Methods for Selecti-
ve Harmonics Elimination in Cascaded Multilevel Inverters. In: Proc. of ESARS. Bologna, 16-18 Ottobre 2012, Piscataway (NJ):IEEE.
• CECATI C, LATAFAT C, (2012). Time Domain Approach Compared with Direct Method of Lyapunov
for Transient Stability Analysis of Controlled Power System. In: International Symposium on Power
Electronics, Electrical Drives, Automation and Motion, Conference Proceedings . Sorrento, Italy, June 2012, vol. 1, p. 695-699, Piscataway (NJ):IEEE.

2011

• BUCCELLA C, CECATI C, SIANO P, (2011). A Fuzzy-Logic-Controlled Resonant Converter for Renewa-
ble Energy Sources Applications . In: Conference Proceedings IEEE International Conference on Indu-
strial Electronics (IECON). Melbourne Australia, 7-10 November 2011, vol. 1, p. 2375-2380, Piscataway (NJ):IEEE, ISBN: 978-1-61284-971-3
• BUCCELLA C, CECATI C, DE MONTE F, (2011). A computational method of temperature distribution
in high frequency planar transformers. In: Proceedings of IEEE International Symposium on Industrial Electronics (ISIE 2011). Gdansk, Poland, 27-30 June 2011, vol. 1, p. 477-482, Piscataway (NJ):IEEE, ISBN: 978-1-4244-9312-8
• MOKRYANI G, SIANO P, PICCOLO A, CALDERARO V, CECATI C, (2011). A novel fuzzy system for
wind turbines reactive power control. In: Proc. of: 2011 IEEE International Conference on Fuzzy Systems (FUZZ) . Taipei, Taiwan, Giugno 2011, p. 231-235 , Piscataway (NJ):IEEE, ISBN: 978-1-4244-7315-1
• CECATI C, GENDUSO F, MICELI R, RICCO GALLUZZO G, (2011). A suitable control technique for
fault-tolerant converters in Distributed Generation. In: Proceedings of: IEEE International Symposium on Industrial Electronics 2011. Gdansk, Poland, 27-30 June 2011, vol. 1, p. 107-112, Piscataway (NJ):IEEE, ISBN: 978-1-4244-9312-8.

2010

• 2010 CECATI C, MOKRYANI G, PICCOLO A, SIANO P, (2010). An Overview on Smart Grid Concept.
In: Proc. of 36th IEEE Annual Conference of the Industrial Electronics Society (IECON 2010). Glendale, 7-10 novembre 2010, p. 3316-3321, Piscataway (NJ):IEEE, ISBN: 978-1-4244-5226-2
• CALUISI C, CECATI C, PICCOLO A, SIANO P, SINDONA A, (2010). Multilevel Inverters and Fuzzy Lo-
gic for Fuel Cells Power Conditioning and Control. In: In Proc. of International Symposium on Industrial Electronics (ISIE). Bari, 4-7 Luglio 2010, Piscataway (NJ):IEEE
• BARBATI M, CALUISI C, CECATI C, (2010). One-Cycle Controlled Active Rectifier for Full Digital Implementation. In: Proc. of 36th IEEE Annual Conference of the Industrial Electronics Society (IECON 2010). Glendale, 7-10 novembre 2010, p. 619-624, Piscataway (NJ):IEEE.