Gérard-André Capolino is electrical engineer from the Ecole Centrale de Marseille and obtained his PhD at the University Aix-Marseille I and his DSc at the Pollytechnique Institut of Grenoble. He is a teacher and lecturer in many universities (Yaoundé, Dijon, Tunis, Catalonia, Torino, to name a few) and is co-founder of the IEEE-SDEMPED, the only IEEE conference on diagnosis of electric power in the world that he presided between 1997 and 2009. Since 1994 he is Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering at the University of Picardie, Amiens. He is the author of more than 450 communications in specialized journals and conferences and was responsible for guiding 23 PhD students. He is President of the Society of Industrial Electronics and IEEE Fellow.