The Highly Efficient And Reliable smart Transformer (HEART)

Ph.D. Giampaolo Buticchi

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gibu@tf.uni-kiel.de

Giampaolo Buticchi was born in Parma, Italy, in 1985. He obtained his Master’s degree and Ph.D. from the University of Parma, Italy, respectively in 2009 and 2013. In 2012 he was visiting researcher at The University of Nottingham, UK, working on electric actuators for aerospace applications. In 2013 he worked as a post-doctoral research associate at the University of Parma, and since 2014 he is at the Chair of Power Electronics of the University of Kiel, focusing his research on solid-state transformers and smart-grid applications. In the same years he was awarded with the Von Humboldt Research Fellowship.

Academic CV

Since 2014 Post-doctoral researcher at the Chair of Power Electronics, CAU, Kiel, Germany
2013-2014 Post-doctoral research fellow at the Department of Information Engineering, University of Parma, Italy
2013 Ph. D. Thesis: “Transformerless grid-connected photovoltaic Inverters”
2012 Visiting Ph. D. Student at the PEMC Group, University of Nottingham, UK
2010-2013 Ph. D. course of Information Technologies at the Department of Information Engineering, University of Parma, Italy
2007-2009 Master’s studies of Electronic Engineering at the University of Parma, Italy
2004-2007 Bacherlor’s studies of Electronic Engineering at the University of Parma, Itay

 

Main Research

 

  • Photovoltaic transformerless inverters
  • Multilevel converters topologies and controls