Summary: - Short introduction on research activities at DIAEE, Laboratory of Electrical Machines and Drives. - Broken bar detection in induction motors by using motor current signature analysis: investigation on the sidebands of phase current harmonics in VSI-fed drives. - Rotor eccentricity assessment in synchronous machines by using the internal current signature analysis (ICSA) for armature windings with parallel connections Bio: Claudio Bruzzese (S'05-M'08) received the M.Sc. (cum laude) and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering from the University of Rome �Sapienza,� Rome, Italy, in 2002 and 2008, respectively. In 2002, he was with the National Transmission Network Management Company. Since September 2002, he has been with the Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Rome �Sapienza,� as Researcher Associate, and in 2011-2012 as Assistant Professor. He is consultant for the Italian Ministry of Defense, and developed projects for the Military Research National Program. His interests cover fault diagnosys of power induction and synchronous machines, railway and naval power systems, linear drives, and electromechanical design and advanced modeling. He has authored or coauthored more than 40 technical papers, and holds four patents. Dr. Bruzzese is a Registered Professional Engineer in Italy. He is member of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society.