Alessandro Serpi got the master Degree in Electrical Engineering and the PhD in Industrial Engineering at the University of Cagliari (UNICA) in 2004 and 2009 respectively. He then did research on Power Electronics, Electrical Machines and Drives at the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering (DIEE) of UNICA as a post-doc researcher. Since November 6, 2015, Alessandro Serpi has been an Assistant Professor at DIEE. His research activity currently concerns the development and implementation of optimal/predictive control algorithms for electrical drives and energy storage systems. Alessandro Serpi is a co-author of 75 scientific publications in international journals and conference proceedings and of two book chapters. He is the proposing associate of “NEPSY” (Novel Electric Propulsion System), an academic spin-off of UNICA that was setup in August 2017.