Mattia Marinelli

Mattia Marinelli

Associate Professor

Department of Electrical Engineering

Technical University of Denmark

Frederiksborgvej 399

Building 776, room 08

4000 Roskilde

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Keywords Power System Dynamics and Stability | Dynamic Modellling & Simulation of Electric Power Systems | Renewable Energy, wind power integration | Renewable energy | Energy storage | Demand Response | SmartGrids | Vehicle to grid

Summary - more information can be found in my personal page:

I was born in Genoa, Italy, in March 1983. I received the B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in electrical engineering from the University of Genoa, in February 2005 and November 2007, respectively and the European Ph.D. degree in power systems, from the same university in March 2011 with a dissertation related to wind and storage modeling and integrated control.

Since September 2012, I have been with the Technical University of Denmark, where I currently work as associate professor in distributed energy resources driven electric power systems. My research interests include power system integration studies, wind and solar data analysis, demand-side and electric vehicles management, and distributed energy resources modeling.


Research involvement: currently working in 3 EU and national projects (previously involved in other 13 research projects).

- ACES – Across Continents Electric Vehicle Services (Project leader). EUDP (Danish) funded project, which intends to holistically investigate technical and economic system benefits and impacts by large scale electric vehicles integration in Bornholm, augmented by real usage patterns, grid data and field testing for across continents replicability (Project scale: 1.4 M€; 04/2017 – 09/2020). Website: 

- ELECTRA - European Liaison on Electricity grid Committed Towards long-term Research Activities (WP vice-leader and tasks leader). European FP7 funded IRP project. The ELECTRA IRP will develop radically new control schemes for the real time operation of the 2030 power system and moreover will reinforce the EERA Joint Programme on Smart Grids activity and support the realization of the European SET Plan objectives. The EERA JP on Smart Grids intends to facilitate and encourage European coordination of member state research in the domain of Smart Grids. (Project scale: 13 M€; 12/2013 – 02/2018). Website:

- ELECTRA Top-up (Project technical leader). EUDP (Danish) funded project which extends DTU contribution in the FP7 ELECTRA project. (Project scale: 0.6 M€; 11/2014 – 04/2018).


PhD student supervision (ongoing):

Andreas Thingvad, “Enhancing the role of electric vehicles for a proactive integration in global power systems,” Ph.D. in E.E. connected to the ACES project, DTU, 01/2018 – 12/2020 (supervisors: M. Marinelli, C. Træholt, J. Hu).

Antonio Zecchino, “Electric vehicles in the Nordic countries: Control strategies for coordinated grid services,” Ph.D. in E.E. connected to a Nordic collaboration with NTNU and the ACES project, DTU, 12/2015 – 12/2018 (supervisors: M. Marinelli, C. Træholt, M. Korpås).

Michel Rezkalla, “Validation of decentralized and coordinated operation of frequency and voltage control systems in the control room,” Ph.D. in E.E. connected to ELECTRA FP7 and to ELECTRA Top-up project, DTU, 04/2015 – 03/2018 (supervisors: M. Marinelli, H. W. Bindner, K. Heussen).

Teaching and education involvement:

- 31783 (Integration of wind power in the power system). Main teacher and course responsible. Editions taught: Fall 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017.

- 31778 (Distributed Energy Technologies). Teacher and course responsible. Editions taught: Spring 2017 and 2018.


Membership and advisory roles:

- Scientific Publication Chair of the 4th IEEE ISGT (Innovative Smart Grid Technologies) Europe conference, managing and supervising the overall paper revision process (558 extended abstracts submitted and 254 published full papers.

- EERA Joint Programme on Smart Grids - Sub Programme 2 (Power system management) leader assistant. Website:

- IEEE Senior Member (Member since 2010)

- IEEE Denmark Section - PES Chapter vice-chair.

- UPEC (Universities Power Engineering Conference) steering committee member.

- CINELDI (Centre for Intelligent Electricity Distribution) scientific commitee member
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