Alfredo Vaccaro got the MSc. degree cum laude and commendation in Electronic Engineering from the University of Salerno and the PhD in Electrical and Computer Engineering from University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. From March 2002 to October 2014 he has been Assistant Professor of Electric Power Systems at the Department of Engineering, Faculty of Engineering of University of Sannio. From February 2011 to December 2013 he was the Scientific Director of the bureau of the Research Centre on Pure and Applied Mathematic at the Department of Engineering, University of Sannio. On October 2014 he obtained the National Scientific Qualification of Full Professor in Electrical Energy Engineering. Since November 2014 he is Associate Professor of Electric Power Systems at the Department of Engineering, Faculty of Engineering of University of Sannio. He is the Editor in Chief of the International Journal of Renewable Energy Technology, Deputy Chair of the IEEE PES Award Committee, and Chair of the PES-IEEE Task Force on Enabling Paradigms for High-performance Computing in Wide Area Monitoring Protective and Control systems.