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Matilde D'Arpino

  • Senior Research Assoc-Engineer, Cntr for Automotive Research
  • 930 Kinnear Road
    Columbus, OH 43212


Matilde D’Arpino was born in Cassino, Italy, on July 6, 1986. She received her MS in electrical engineering and PhD 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. Currently, she is a senior research associate at The Ohio State University Center for Automotive Research.

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 designing grid-connected systems based on automotive second life batteries, including aging characterization and lifetime estimation. She is leading and co-leading research projects funded by the US Department of Energy, NASA and major US automotive companies. She is the author of more than 20 contributes to international journals and conferences.