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Vice-Rector Vice-Rector

Foto Prof. Antonio Piccolo

Antonio Piccolo is Vice Rector of the University of Salerno.

Since 1990 he has been Full Professor of "Electrical Energy Systems" at the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Salerno. He was Director of the Department of "Information and Electrical Engineering" at the University of Salerno (1994-2000 and 2001-2007). He was president of the A.DI.S.U. (Campania Region for the Right to University Education) for the province of Salerno (2010-13). He was Rector's delegate for the Right to University Education and member of the Board of Governors of the University of Salerno. He was President of the Didactic Area of the Electronics Engineering course, and tenured professor of the "Power System Control," "Electrical Traction" and "Electrified Transportations Systems" courses at the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Naples Federico II and of the "Transportation Electrified Systems" course at the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Sannio.

He is an evaluation expert of the Ministry of Education. He is scientific referee of "IEEE Intelligent Systems Magazine," "IEEE Transactions on Power Systems," "IEEE PES Transactions on Power Delivery" and "Electric Power Systems Research .Elsevier BV" magazines.

He is responsible for scientific research activities in collaboration with the Universities of Edinburgh and Manchester (UK) and the University UrbanaChampaign-Illinois (USA) on the impact of embedded generations on the electrical system and environmental sustainability.

He is and has been responsible for local, national and international research projects on electricity and technological innovation, some funded by the Ministry of Education, others by the Campania Region.


He was speaker at various national and international conferences, to illustrate technological innovation themes in the fields of energy, transport and application of ICT to ITS and industry.

He is the author and co-author of over 160 national and international scientific publications, about the eco-friendly power generation, smart grids and microgrids, the supervisory and control systems of electrical networks based on artificial intelligence methodologies, electric mobility, power flows optimal management in Electrified Transportation Systems, ITS and telematics applications to systems of public transport with road and rail, electromagnetic compatibility problems in transport systems and energy optimization in hybrid and electric vehicles.