Enrico Pons

Associate Professor
Department of Energy (DENERG)

  • Member of Interdepartmental Center Ec-L - Energy Center Lab


Research interests

Electrical energy systems
Electrical safety
Real time simulation of power systems


Enrico Pons (Senior Member, IEEE) received the master degree in electrical engineering in 2004 and the Ph.D. in industrial safety and risk analysis in 2008 from Politecnico di Torino, Torino, Italy. He is currently associate professor at Politecnico di Torino, where he teaches electrical installations and safety. His research activities include complexity in energy systems, power systems security, complex networks methodologies for the analysis of power systems vulnerability, real-time simulation of power systems, integration of renewable generation in distribution networks, smart metering, traction electrification systems and electrical safety. He co-authored more than 80 publications, published in international conferences proceedings and in international journals.

Scientific branch

(Area 0009 - Industrial and information engineering)


ERC sectors

PE7_12 - Electrical energy production, distribution, application
PE8_6 - Energy processes engineering


Goal 7: Affordable and clean energy
Goal 9: Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
Goal 13: Climate action

Awards and Honors

  • Honorable mention paper award conferred by IEEE, the Industry Applications Society, the Petroleum and Chemical Industry Committee., United States (2012)
  • Manby Prize conferred by Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) Publishing, United kingdom (2020)

Editorial boards

  • FRONTIERS IN ENERGY RESEARCH (2022-), Associate Editor of magazine or editorial series
  • ENERGIES (2020-2021), Guest Editor of magazine or editorial series


  • 55th International Universities Power Engineering Conference - UPEC 2020 (1/9/2020-4/9/2020), Treasurer and Webmaster
  • IEEE International Conference on Innovative Smart Grid Technologies - IEEE ISGT Europe 2017 (26/9/2017-29/9/2017), Treasurer and Webmaster


Courses of Study Boards


Master of Science

MostraNascondi A.A. passati

Bachelor of Science

MostraNascondi A.A. passati


Research groups

Research projects

Projects funded by commercial contracts


Last years publications

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