Mario Porru got the bachelor and master degrees in Electrical Engineering and the Ph.D. degree in electronic and computer engineering from the University of Cagliari (UNICA), Italy, in 2009, 2011, and 2015, respectively. From 2015 to 2018 he was a post-doc researcher with the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering (DIEE) of UNICA. Since April 2018 he is an Assistant Professor on Power Electronics, Electrical Machines and Drives at the same institution. His research activity focuses on management and control of energy storage systems, and highly integrated electric propulsion systems. He is a co-author of 27 papers published in international conference proceedings and journals and of a book chapter. Mario Porru is a co-founder of NEPSY (Novel Electric Propulsion Systems), a spin-off company of UNICA.