Matilde D’Arpino was born in Cassino, Italy, on July 6, 1986. She received the M.S. degree in electrical engineering and the Ph.D. degree from the University of Cassino, Cassino, in 2010 and 2014, respectively. During 2014–2015, she was a Research Fellow with the Laboratory of Automation, University of Cassino and Southern Lazio, Cassino, working on power electronics for industrial and power systems. From 2016, she has been a Research Associate, a Senior Research Associate, and a Research Scientist at The Ohio State University Center for Automotive Research, Columbus, OH, USA. Currently, she is a Research Assistant Professor with the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering and Electrical and Computer Engineering. She is Lead Principal Investigator (PI) or Co-Principal Investigator (Co-PI) of several research projects funded by US Department of Energy, NASA, AFRL, and major US automotive companies. She is author of more than 50 contributes to international journals and conferences.
Her research interests include design of high-performance electric vehicle, power converters and energy management for multisource power systems (e.g. microgrids, hybrid vehicles, hybrid aircrafts), testing, modeling, design, and control of energy storage for automotive, aerospace and grid-connected systems. She has expertise in: grid-connected systems based on automotive second life batteries, including aging characterization and lifetime estimation; electric powertrain for air mobility application; trade off analysis of different lithium-ion battery technologies considering aging.