Gianfranco Rizzo


Gianfranco Rizzo

Professor in Fluid-Machines and Energy Conversion Systems.
Energy and Propulsion Laboratory,

Department of Industrial Engineering, University of Salerno, 84084 Fisciano (SA) - Italy

tel.: +39.089.964069 fax: +39.089.964037 - Skype: gianfrancorizzo1 -

Chair of IFAC TC Automotive Control (2008-). Vice Chair of the IFAC TC "Automotive Control" (2002-2008)

Research interests: Modeling and control of internal combustion engines. Hybrid Electric Vehicles. Hybrid Solar Vehicles. Model based optimization and control of energy conversion systems. CAES/Wind Systems. Optimal management of bio-economic systems.

Graduated in 1975 in Mechanical Engineering, University of Naples. Worked at FIAT, CNR, University of Naples, University of Salerno. NOC Chair and Editor of IFAC Symposium "Advances in Automotive Control", University of Salerno, April 19-23, 2004. Best paper award AVEC 2004, Arnhem (NL). Author/co-author of more than 120 papers.