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Notice: October 4

All the lessons will be held at the High Voltage Lab (Via delle Sette Sale 12b)

Following your requests, (starting from October 12, 2023)  the thursdays classes will be moved from 17.00-19.00 to 11.00-13.00 (High Voltage Lab).


Notice: Sept 22,2023

The lessons of Electric Components (Prof Luigi Calcara and Massimo Pompili) will start from Monday 2 October 2023 at 8.30 a.m

All the details and updated information will be available on Classroom (, code: g3haocg







Lessons will take place primarily in person. The first days of lessons will also be held in hybrid mode.

All the details and updated information will be available on Classroom (, code: cqycmzj


Notice 23/09/2022:

The lessons of Electric Components will start from Wednesday 28 September 2022



Lessons will take place primarily in person, compatibly with the places that can be used for each classroom and guaranteeing synchronous remote use if necessary to allow participation for those who have tried to book (through success or who for health reasons cannot participate in on-site activities.

All the updated information will be avaible on this website and on:

Website Electric Components Course (A.Y. 2021-22): (ask the Teacher for the code)

Course Code Year Course - Attendance Bulletin board
ELECTRIC COMPONENTS 10592822 2023/2024
ELECTRIC COMPONENTS 10592822 2022/2023
ELECTRIC COMPONENTS 10592822 2021/2022
ELECTRIC COMPONENTS 10592822 2020/2021

For information, contact the teacher via email.

Luigi Calcara (1990) received (2015) the Master Degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Roma La Sapienza in the area of medium and high voltage electrical systems.
In 2020 he obtained the PhD at the same University in the field of electrical engineering and, in particular, on the topic "Resilience of Electrical Systems: Technological Aspects".
In 2021 he obtained the National Scientific Qualification of Associate Professor in the Sector 09/E2 - Electrical Energy Engineering.
Since 2021 he is Researcher (RTDA) at the Department of Astronautical, Electrical and Energy Engineering of the University of Roma "La Sapienza".
Since 2020 he is Professor of "Electric Components" in the Master's Degree Course in Electrical Engineering at the University of Rome "La Sapienza".
In 2017 he was Co-Guest Editor of the Special Issue Advances in HV Systems of the prestigious magazine ELSEVIER Electric Power System Research.
In 2018-2021 he was still Co-Guest Editor of Special Editions on liquid insulation of Transactions on Dielectrics and Electrical insulation.
Since 2022 he is Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions of Dielectrics and Electrical Insulation journal.
He carries out teaching and research activities in the sectors of electrical technologies and resilience of the medium and high voltage electrical systems.
He is the author of several scientific papers published in journals and/or presented at national and international conferences.
Since 2014 he is member of IEEE and AEIT.
Since 2016 he is active member of the Technical Committee of CEI CT10 and IEC TC 10 "Fluids for electrotechnical applications"
In 2016 he received the CEI award for the best degree theses carried out in Italy.
In 2019 he received the Best Paper Award (DEI Society) from the IEEE for his contribution presented at the IEEE ICDL 2019 conference.
Since 2018 he has been Secretary of the Italian Committee CIGRE D1 "Materials and Emerging Test Techniques"
From 2017 to 2020 he was Chair of the IEEE Sapienza Student Branch and Vice Chair of the IEEE IAS Student Branch Chapter University of Rome "La Sapienza".
Since 2021 he has been Secretary of the AEIT Section of Roma.