Luigi Vanfretti (SMIEEE'14) obtained the M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in electric power engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY, USA, in 2007 and 2009, respectively.
He was appointed as Associate Professor at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY, USA as of August, 2017; where he is currently developing his laboratory and research team ALSETLab.
He was with KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden, as Assistant 2010-2013), and Associate Professor (Tenured) and Docent (2013-2017/August); where he lead the SmarTS Lab and research group. He was with Statnett SF, the Norwegian transmission system operator, from 2013-2016 as Special Advisor in the R&D department and as a consultant in 2011-2012 and 2017.
His research interests are in the area of synchrophasor technology applications; and cyber-physical power system modeling, simulation, stability and control.