Alberto Bellini is an associate professor of electric machines and
His main research interests are in the area of power conversion and
generation from renewable energy sources, of electric drives and
diagnosis of electric machines, and of circular economy.
He graduated in Electronic Engineering (full marks and honours) at
the University of Bologna in 1998. He got his PhD in Electronic
Engineering and Computer Science from the University of Bologna in
From 1999 to 2004 he was an assistant professor of electrical
engineering at the University of Parma.
From 2004 to 2013 he was an assistant professor of electric
machines and drives at the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia.
He was responsible for the lab of electric drives and power
conversion at the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia.
In 1997 and 1998 he was the recipient of the "Student Travel Grant"
Award by IEEE Neural Network Council.
In 2000 he was an "Honorary Visiting Scholar" at WEMPEC, University
of Wisconsin-Madison, WI, USA. He joined the research group of
Prof. Robert D. Lorenz on sensorless electric drives.
In 2001 he was the recipient of the Best Paper Award from the
Electric Machine Committee of IEEE Industry Application
He is a IEEE member since 1996, expert evaluator for the EC since
2000. He is a reviewer for IEEE Transactions on Industry
Applications, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electornics, IEEE
Transactions on Magnetics and related conference. He is a member of
CMAE (Italian association on Electric Machines and Drives).
He was technical chair for IEEE SDEMPED 2009 and 2011. He is a
member of the steering committee of IEEE SDEMPED. He was guest
editor of IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics in 2008 and
He was project manager for european project Life+ RELS "Waste management in natural parks".
He his delegate of Dean for EIT climate-KIC since 2016.
Since 2017 he is the director of Master program in Electronics Engineering for Energy and Information and of master program ICT for climate, appointed by EIT label from Climate-KIC.
Since 2018 he is the Project Coordinator for eCircular the EIT Climate-KIC Loop Flagship for Circular Economy.
He is author or co-author of more than 100 scientific papers (2
bookchapters, 28 ISI journal papers), published on international
journals or conferences proceedings, of three patents, a
textbook and a book.