Vasco holds a M.Sc. in Micro-Engineering from the EPFL and a Ph.D. in Neuroinformatics from ETHZ. He currently leads the Intelligent Energy Systems Team at SUPSI, where is also teaches the “Introduction to Smart Grid” course. His main competences are system identification, algorithmics, modeling and simulation. He is the coordinator at SUPSI for the SCCER FURIES. His team runs a number of pilot projects in the field of demand side management applied to smart grids.