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Ettore Bompard


Ettore Bompard received his Master and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering from Politecnico di Torino, Italy. In May 1997 he joined the Politecnico di Torino, Department of Electrical Engineering, where he is presently Associate Professor of Power Systems; he is also Research Associate at the Institute for Economic Research on Firms and Growth of the (Italian) National Research Council in Moncalieri, Italy.

He is Deputy Director for International Relations of the Doctorate School of Politecnico di Torino and  Vice-Dean  for International Culture of the First Faculty of Engineering of Politecnico di Torino.

He has been, in 2001, visiting assistant professor at the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign;  he got a Fulbright scholarship for Research and Lecturing on the "Assessment and analysis of congestion management in  competitive electricity markets".

He lectured and provided seminars and short courses in different Universities and, among them, University College of Dublin (IRL), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (US), Technical University Darmstad (D), Thsingua University, Shanghai Jiao Tong University (PRC).

He has been the scientific coordinator of many research projects within the Italian System Research on Power Systems, founded by the Italian Ministry of Industry, in the field of electricity markets restructuring (generation scheduling, congestion management design, security impacts on the competitive markets, electricity markets simulation).

He directed and cooperated in various research projects on the security of power systems as critical infrastructures, with special reference to malicious threats, also in cooperation with the Joint Research Center of the European Commission (Institute for Protection and Security of Citizens - Ispra) and in the framework of Next Generation Infrastructure and NATO, Security Through Science  programs.

He is the scientific coordinator of the starting project SESAME (Securing the European Electricity Supply Against Malicious And Accidental Threats), cofounded by the EC and in cooperation also with TU-Delft)

His research interests include electricity markets analysis and simulation, smart grids design and simulation and power system vulnerability assessment and security management.

He co-authored more than 100 publications and book chapters on various topics related to the power systems analysis.

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