January 18, 2009 — Paolo Mattavelli has joined the ECE faculty this month as a professor in the electronics area. Mattavelli is an expert in power electronics, and will be working with the Center for Power Electronics Systems (CPES).
Mattavelli comes to ECE from the University of Padova in Vicenza, Italy, where he served as an associate professor of electronics since 2005. He has coordinated a number of research and industrial projects in power electronics, and received the Prize Paper Award in IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics in both 2005 and 2006.
Until 2005, Mattavelli served as an associate professor of electronics at the University of Udine (Italy), where he founded and led the Power Electronics Laboratory. Previously, he worked as a researcher at the University of Padova from 1995 to 2001.
He received his Ph.D. and Master's degrees in electrical engineering from the University of Padova in 1995 and 1992, respectively. He has served as an associate editor for IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics since 2003, and is the IPCC Paper Review Chair for IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications.