Giorgio Sulligoi (Senior Member IEEE) earned the Ph.D. (University of Padua, 2005) and the M.Sc. (University of Trieste, 2001), both in Electrical Engineering. Dr. Sulligoi is the Deputy Rector for Community Affairs and Business Relations of the University of Trieste, Italy. He is the founder and Director of the grid connected & marine Electric Power Generation and Control laboratory (EPGC lab.) at the Department of Engineering and Architecture of the University of Trieste. He joined the University of Trieste by 2007, and presently is Associate Professor of Electric Power Generation and Control and appointed Associate Professor of Shipboard Electrical Power Systems. In 2017, he has received the national qualification for the level of Full Professor in Electrical Energy Engineering. He is the author of more than 100 scientific papers in the fields of shipboard power systems, all-electric ships, generators modeling and voltage control, where he also has earned some scientific awards.
Dr. Sulligoi is a member of many technical/scientific committees and working groups in the field of marine electrical applications. He is a Registered Professional Engineer in Italy. He is member of IEEE (PES, IAS), ASNE (American Society of Naval Engineers), ATENA (Italian society of naval engineers and marine architects). He is a reviewer for a number of International Conferences and Journals . He is the President of the AEIT (Italian Association of Electrical Engineers) Section of Trieste. He has been a member (2012) of the Board of Directors of ACEGAS-APS S.p.A., distribution system operator in Trieste/Padua (traded on Milan Stock Exchange), Italy, and a member (2007-2011) of the Board of Directors of Sincrotrone Trieste S.c.p.A., a joint stock company of national interest managing the Synchrotron Light Source “Elettra” and the Free Electron Laser “FERMI@Elettra” laboratories in Trieste, Italy. Presently he is a member of the Board of Directors of the Maritime Technology Cluster of the Friuli Venezia Giulia region (MARE-TC FVG), in Italy, where he serves also as President of the Technical-Scientific Committee. Recently he has been appointed by the Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research a member of the Boards of Directors of CINIGEO (Italian University Consortium for Engineering in Earth Resources) and ENSIEL (Italian University Consortium for Electrical Energy and Power Systems).