Giuseppe Grassi received the laurea degree in Electronic Engineering (with honors) from the Università di Bari, Bari, Italy, and the Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from the Politecnico di Bari, Bari, Italy, in 1994. In 1994 he joined the Dipartimento di Ingegneria dell’Innovazione, Università del Salento, Lecce, Italy, where he is currently a Professor of Electrical Engineering.
His research interests include chaotic and hyperchaotic circuits, synchronization properties and chaos-based cryptography, cellular neural networks theory and applications, stability of nonlinear systems, neural networks applied to wind and photovoltaic systems. He has published 70 papers in international journals (source: Web of Science) and 95 papers in proceedings of international conferences.
From 2004 to 2007 he served as an Associate Editor for the Dynamics of Impulsive Continuous and Discrete Time Systems-series B. Since 2008 he serves as an Associate Editor for the IEEE Transaction on CAS-II. Since 2010 he serves as an Associate Editor of the IEEE CAS Magazine. He is a Senior Member of IEEE and a member of the IEEE Technical Committee on Nonlinear Circuits and Systems.
Since January 2012 he serves as the Director of the Centro Cultura Innovativa d'Impresa, a departmental center of the Università del Salento with an annual budged of over 10 millions euros in researches on emerging technologies.