Ottorino Veneri graduated in electrical engineering from theUniversity of Naples Federico II in 1996.
In March 2000, he was awarded his Ph.D. in electrical engineering by the same University. From 1999 to 2001, he had a research grant provided by the Department of Electrical Engineering of the University of Naples Federico II. Since 2002, he works as researcher with the Istituto Motori of the National Research Council (CNR) of Italy in Naples. In recent years, he has also become Full Professor at the International Telematic University UNINETTUNO. His main research fields are the electric drives for transportation systems, electric energy converters,electric energy storage systems, power sources with hydrogen fuel cells, andhybrid propulsion architecture.
He is co-author of two books, published by Springer, two chapters in contributed volumes and about 100 scientific papers, published in international journals and in conference proceedings. He is member of editorial board, subject editor and reviewer of international journals that publish material in the area of energy and power conversion. He is technical reviewer of Research and Development Projects, granted by the Italian Ministry of Economic Development. He is director of operative units at Istituto Motori CNR, working on more than 10 national and international research projects.