Alessandro Serpi

University of Cagliari

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.

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The transport sector is one of the most valuable sectors in the world. It represents the large oil consumers but still relies mainly on fossil fuels. Since the world trend in fossil fuel use is expected to increase further, a more sustainable transportation system is unavoidable to cope with emerging economic and social issues, such as massive energy consumption and emissions of pollutant gases. In this regard, this book provides an overview of some recent and promising technological advancements in propulsion systems, ranging from on-board components to different propulsion system architectures. In particular, the book aims at giving a brief but significant insight into propulsion system design and architecture, by covering different topics and application fields (road, marine, and aerospace).

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