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Electrical Engineering

Although electrical engineering is a science that has existed for over a century, it has undergone numerous changes in recent years. Some of these changes are the emergence of electronics and its mass introduction in areas that were electrical (the control of electric drives and the introduction of electronics in transport systems and electricity distribution), the incorporation of simulation and modelling techniques, changes in the structure of electric power system businesses caused mainly by their deregulation, and the introduction of a free market of supply and demand.

To address all these changes, society needs electrical engineers who are trained and capable of working in such a changing world and can also drive and foster these changes.

The main aim and rationale of the doctoral degree in Electrical Engineering is to train this type of electrical engineers, as current industrial engineering curricula do not generate this skill set for society.

The programme offers third cycle studies for graduates in electrical engineering, mechanical engineering and industrial engineering, to train them in the techniques of researching, developing, modelling and simulating electromechanical devices, systems and processes. Considering the interdisciplinary nature of the programme, a wide range of contents are offered to obtain a full view of all the applied technologies. The contents include the analysis and design of complex electromechanical systems (such as drives, devices and control systems) and the modelling and simulation of these systems, based on electrical and electronic systems.

The origins of the doctoral programme in Electrical Engineering date back to 1987, when the Department of Electrical Engineering was founded at the UPC and the doctoral programme in Electromechanical Engineering was created. Subsequently, in 2003, this programme became the doctoral programme in Electrical Engineering. Finally, the current situation was reached on entry into the EHEA.

COORDINATOR

Villafafila Robles, Roberto

CONTACT

Doctoral Area, UTGAEIB-ETSEIB. Pavelló I (South Campus)
Tel.: (+34) 934 016 586
E-mail: doctoratb.utgaeib@upc.edu

https://ee.postgrau.upc.edu/ca

General information

Access profile

Any student who has completed a master’s degree in engineering (or the 60 corresponding ECTS) has sufficient capacity to undertake a doctoral degree in our programme. However, preference will be given to students whose knowledge is directly related to electrical engineering. Students from other master’s degrees will be considered if they can demonstrate basic knowledge of fundamental electrical subjects such as electrotechnics and electrical machinery. In general, the programme committee and the future tutor will decide whether these students need to take any bridging courses to study on the doctoral programme.

Output profile

Doctoral candidates who complete a doctoral degree will have acquired the following competencies, which are needed to carry out quality research (Royal Decree 99/2011, of 28 January, which regulates official doctoral studies):

a) A systematic understanding of the field of study and a mastery of the research skills and methods related to the field.
b) An ability to conceive, design or create, put into practice and adopt a substantial process of research or creation.
c) An ability to contribute to pushing back the frontiers of knowledge through original research.
d) A capacity for critical analysis and an ability to assess and summarise new and complex ideas.
e) An ability to communicate with the academic and scientific community and with society in general as regards their fields of knowledge in the manner and languages that are typical of the international scientific community to which they belong.
f) An ability to foster scientific, technological, social, artistic and cultural progress in academic and professional contexts within a knowledge-based society.

The award of a doctoral degree must equip the graduate for work in a variety of settings, especially those requiring creativity and innovation. Doctoral graduates must have at least acquired the personal skills needed to:

a) Develop in contexts in which there is little specific information.
b) Find the key questions that must be answered to solve a complex problem.
c) Design, create, develop and undertake original, innovative projects in their field.
d) Work as part of a team and independently in an international or multidisciplinary context.
e) Integrate knowledge, deal with complexity and make judgements with limited information.
f) Offer criticism on and intellectually defend solutions.

Finally, with respect to competencies, doctoral students must:
a) have acquired advanced knowledge at the frontier of their discipline and demonstrated, in the context of internationally recognised scientific research, a deep, detailed and well-grounded understanding of theoretical and practical issues and scientific methodology in one or more research fields;
b) have made an original and significant contribution to scientific research in their field of expertise that has been recognised as such by the international scientific community;
c) have demonstrated that they are capable of designing a research project that serves as a framework for carrying out a critical analysis and assessment of imprecise situations, in which they are able to apply their contributions, expertise and working method to synthesise new and complex ideas that yield a deeper knowledge of the research context in which they work;
d) have developed sufficient autonomy to set up, manage and lead innovative research teams and projects and scientific collaborations (both national and international) within their subject area, in multidisciplinary contexts and, where appropriate, with a substantial element of knowledge transfer;
e) have demonstrated that they are able to carry out their research activity in a socially responsible manner and with scientific integrity;
f) have demonstrated, within their specific scientific context, that they are able to make cultural, social or technological advances and promote innovation in all areas within a knowledge-based society;
g) have demonstrated that they are able to participate in scientific discussions at the international level in their field of expertise and disseminate the results of their research activity to audiences of all kinds.

Number of places

30

Duration of studies and dedication regime

Duration
The maximum period of study for full-time doctoral studies is three years, counted from the date of admission to the programme to the date of submission of the doctoral thesis. The academic committee of the doctoral programme may authorise a doctoral candidate to pursue doctoral studies on a part-time basis. In this case, the maximum period of study is five years, counting from the date of admission to the programme to the date of submission of the doctoral thesis. For calculating these periods, the date of admission is considered to be the date of the first enrolment for tutorials, and the date of submission the moment in which the Doctoral School officially deposits the doctoral thesis.

For full-time doctoral candidates, the minimum period of study is two years, counted from the date of an applicant's admission to the programme until the date on which the doctoral thesis is deposited; for part-time doctoral candidates it is four years. When there are justified grounds for doing so, and the thesis supervisor and academic tutor have given their authorisation, doctoral candidates may request that the academic committee of their doctoral programme exempt them from the minimum period of study requirement.

The calculation of periods of study will not include periods of absence due to illness, pregnancy or any other reason provided for in the regulations in force. Students who find themselves in any of these circumstances must notify the academic committee of the doctoral programme, which, where appropriate, must inform the Doctoral School. Doctoral candidates may also temporarily withdraw from the programme for up to one year, and this period may be extended for an additional year. Doctoral candidates who wish to interrupt their studies must submit a justified request to the academic committee of the doctoral programme, which will decide whether or not to approve the request. Each programme will establish conditions for readmission to doctoral studies.

Extension
If full-time doctoral candidates have not applied to deposit their thesis by the end of the three-year period of study, the academic committee of the programme may authorise an extension of up to one year. In exceptional circumstances, a further one-year extension may be granted, subject to the conditions established by the corresponding doctoral programme. In the case of part-time doctoral candidates, an extension of two years may be authorised. In both cases, in exceptional circumstances a further one-year extension may be granted by the Doctoral School's Standing Committee, upon the submission of a reasoned application by the academic committee of the doctoral programme.

Dismissal from the doctoral programme
A doctoral candidate may be dismissed from a doctoral programme for the following reasons:

  • The doctoral candidate submitting a justified application to withdraw from the programme.
  • The maximum period of study and of extensions thereof ending.
  • The doctoral candidate not having enrolled every academic year (unless he or she has been authorised to temporarily withdraw).
  • The doctoral candidate failing two consecutive assessments.
  • The doctoral candidate having disciplinary proceedings filed against him or her that rule that he or she must be dismissed from the UPC.

Dismissal from the programme implies that doctoral candidates cannot continue studying at the UPC and the closing of their academic record. This notwithstanding, they may apply to the academic committee of the programme for readmission and the committee must reevaluate them in accordance with the criteria established in the regulations.

Organization

COORDINATOR:
ACADEMIC COMMISSION OF THE PROGRAM:
STRUCTURAL UNITS:
  • Department of Electrical Engineering (PROMOTORA)
SPECIFIC URL OF THE DOCTORAL PROGRAM:
https://ee.postgrau.upc.edu/ca

CONTACT:

Doctoral Area, UTGAEIB-ETSEIB. Pavelló I (South Campus)
Tel.: (+34) 934 016 586
E-mail: doctoratb.utgaeib@upc.edu


Agreements with other institutions

The doctoral programme has strong ties with lecturers in electrical engineering at the University of Girona. As the University of Girona does not offer a doctoral programme in Electrical Engineering, the UPC is the closest university at which to take this doctoral degree. This has happened in some cases. There is no specific agreement between the universities.
The doctoral programme also has strong ties with lecturers in electrical engineering at the Rovira i Virgili University (Tarragona). Likewise, as there is no doctoral programme in Electrical Engineering at this university, the UPC is the closest university at which to take the doctoral degree. This has happened in some cases. There is no specific agreement between the universities.
There is collaboration on research projects and teaching activities with Cardiff University, Imperial College London and Leuven University (KUL).
The Centre for Technological Innovation in Static Converters and Drives (CITCEA) research group is in close contact with the Energy Research Institute of Catalonia (IREC).
For many years, the UPC Lightning Research Group has had ties with Horacio Torres’s group at the National University of Colombia, and reciprocal research visits take place.

Access, admission and registration

Access profile

Any student who has completed a master’s degree in engineering (or the 60 corresponding ECTS) has sufficient capacity to undertake a doctoral degree in our programme. However, preference will be given to students whose knowledge is directly related to electrical engineering. Students from other master’s degrees will be considered if they can demonstrate basic knowledge of fundamental electrical subjects such as electrotechnics and electrical machinery. In general, the programme committee and the future tutor will decide whether these students need to take any bridging courses to study on the doctoral programme.

Access requirements

Applicants must hold a Spanish bachelor’s degree or equivalent and a Spanish master’s degree or equivalent, provided they have completed a minimum of 300 ECTS credits on the two degrees (Royal Decree 43/2015, of 2 February)

In addition, the following may apply:

  • Holders of an official degree awarded by a university in Spain or any other country in the European Higher Education Area, pursuant to the provisions of Article 16 of Royal Decree 1393/2007, of 29 October, which establishes official university course regulations, who have completed a minimum of 300 ECTS credits on official university degrees, of which at least 60 must be at the master's degree level.
  • Holders of an official Spanish bachelor’s degree comprising at least 300 credits, as provided for by EU regulations. Holder of degrees of this kind must complete bridging courses unless the curriculum of the bachelor’s degree in question included research training credits equivalent in value to those which would be earned on a master's degree.
  • Holders of an official university qualification who, having passed the entrance examination for specialised medical training, have completed at least two years of a training course leading to an official degree in a health-sciences specialisation.
  • Holders of a degree issued under a foreign education system. In these cases, homologation is not required, but the UPC must verify that the degree certifies a level of training equivalent to an official Spanish master's degree and qualifies the holder for admission to doctoral studies in the country where it was issued. Admission on this basis does not imply homologation of the foreign degree or its recognition for any purpose other than admission to doctoral studies.
  • Holders of a Spanish doctoral qualification issued under previous university regulations.
  • Note 1: Doctoral studies entrance regulations for holders of an undergraduate degree awarded before the introduction of the EHEA (CG 47/02 2014)

    Note 2: Governing Council Decision 64/2014, which approves the procedure and criteria for assessing the fulfilment of academic admission requirements for doctoral studies by holders of non-homologated foreign degrees (CG 25/03 2014)

Admission criteria and merits assessment

1.a) Students who have taken a master’s degree in engineering that is directly related to the electrical field will have direct access to the programme.
2.a) Students who have taken a master’s degree in engineering that is not related to the electrical field must take bridging courses in subjects in this field. The bridging courses will be defined by the programme committee and the tutors, depending on the student’s previous knowledge and the research area in which they will prepare their thesis.

The following aspects will be considered for admission, as well as the selection criteria and weighting of applicants to prioritise those who meet the access and admission requirements:
• Studies relating to electrical engineering (75%).
• Academic record (20%).
• Research experience and/or language knowledge (5%).

Training complements

Students who have taken a master’s degree in engineering that is not related to the electrical field must take bridging courses in subjects in this field. These will be selected by the academic committee of the doctoral programme and the tutors, depending on the students’ previous knowledge and the research area in which they wish to complete the thesis.

The bridging courses are basic (electrotechnics, electrical machines, etc.) or more specific (advanced electrotechnics; operation and management of electric power systems; the design, simulation and control of electrical machines; calculation, supervision and control of electrical systems; quality of electricity supply, etc.) depending on the applicant’s CV. For these bridging courses, the reference studies will be those of the master’s degree in Energy Engineering (specialisation in Electrical Engineering) at the UPC.

Enrolment period for new doctoral students

The enrolment period for new doctoral students will be in September.

More information at the registration section for new doctoral students

Enrolment period

After the first year, the enrolment period for doctoral students will run from September to mid-October.

More information at the general registration section

Monitoring and evaluation of the doctoral student

Procedure for the preparation and defense of the research plan

Doctoral candidates must submit a research plan, which will be included in their doctoral student activity report, before the end of the first year. The plan may be improved over the course of the doctoral degree. It must be endorsed by the tutor and the supervisor, and it must include the method that is to be followed and the aims of the research.

At least one of these annual assessments will include a public presentation and defence of the research plan and work done before a committee composed of three doctoral degree holders, which will be conducted in the manner determined by each academic committee. The examination committee awards a Pass or Fail mark. A Pass mark is a prerequisite for continuing on the doctoral programme. Doctoral candidates awarded a Fail mark must submit a new research plan for assessment by the academic committee of the doctoral programme within six months.

The committee assesses the research plan every year, in addition to all of the other activities in the doctoral student activity report. Doctoral candidates who are awarded two consecutive Fail marks for the research plan will be obliged to definitely withdraw from the programme.

If they change the subject of their thesis, they must submit a new research plan.

Formation activities

• Activity: Tutorial.
- Hours: 288.
- Type: compulsory.

• Activity: Courses, seminars and workshops.
- Hours: 6.
- Type: optional.

• Activity: Mobility.
- Hours: 480.
- Type: optional.

• Activity: Training in information skills.
- Hours: 1.5.
- Type: optional.

• Activity: Research methodology.
- Hours: 12.
- Type: optional.

• Activity: Innovation and creativity.
- Hours: 8.
- Type: optional.

- Activity: Language and communication skills.
- Hours: 18.
- Type: optional.

• Activity: Assessment based on doctoral student activity report (DAD) and research plan.
- Hours: 4.
- Type: compulsory.

Procedure for assignment of tutor and thesis director

The academic committee of the doctoral programme assigns a thesis supervisor to each doctoral candidate when they are admitted or enrol for the first time, taking account of the thesis supervision commitment referred to in the admission decision.

The thesis supervisor will ensure that training activities carried out by the doctoral candidate are coherent and suitable, and that the topic of the candidate’s doctoral thesis will have an impact and make a novel contribution to knowledge in the relevant field. The thesis supervisor will also guide the doctoral candidate in planning the thesis and, if necessary, tailoring it to any other projects or activities undertaken. The thesis supervisor will generally be a UPC professor or researcher who holds a doctoral degree and has documented research experience. This includes PhD-holding staff at associated schools (as determined by the Governing Council) and UPC-affiliated research institutes (in accordance with corresponding collaboration and affiliation agreements). When thesis supervisors are UPC staff members, they also act as the doctoral candidate’s tutor.

PhD holders who do not meet these criteria (as a result of their contractual relationship or the nature of the institution to which they are attached) must be approved by the UPC Doctoral School's Standing Committee in order to participate in a doctoral programme as researchers with documented research experience.

The academic committee of the doctoral programme may approve the appointment of a PhD-holding expert who is not a UPC staff member as a candidate’s thesis supervisor. In such cases, the prior authorisation of the UPC Doctoral School's Standing Committee is required. A UPC staff member who holds a doctoral degree and has documented research experience must also be proposed to act as a co-supervisor, or as the doctoral candidate’s tutor if one has not been assigned.

A thesis supervisor may step down from this role if there are justified reasons (recognised as valid by the committee) for doing so. If this occurs, the academic committee of the doctoral programme will assign the doctoral candidate a new thesis supervisor.

Provided there are justified reasons for doing so, and after hearing any relevant input from the doctoral candidate, the academic committee of the doctoral programme may assign a new thesis supervisor at any time during the period of doctoral study.

If there are academic reasons for doing so (an interdisciplinary topic, joint or international programmes, etc.) and the academic committee of the programme gives its approval, an additional thesis supervisor may be assigned. Supervisors and co-supervisors have the same responsibilities and academic recognition.

The maximum number of supervisors of a doctoral thesis is two: a supervisor and a co-supervisor.

For theses carried out under a cotutelle agreement or as part of an Industrial Doctorate, if necessary and if the agreement foresees it this maximum number of supervisors may not apply. This notwithstanding, the maximum number of supervisors belonging to the UPC is two.

More information at the PhD theses section

Permanence

The academic committee of the programme may authorise an extension of up to one year for full-time doctoral candidates who have not applied to deposit their thesis by the end of the three-year period of study, in the terms outlined in the Academic Regulations for Doctoral Studies of the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. In the case of part-time candidates, an extension of two years may be authorised. In both cases, in exceptional circumstances a further one-year extension may be granted by the Doctoral School's Standing Committee, upon the submission of a reasoned application by the academic committee of the doctoral programme.

A doctoral candidate may be dismissed from a doctoral programme for the following reasons:

  • The doctoral candidate submitting a justified application to withdraw from the programme.
  • The maximum period of study and of extensions thereof ending.
  • The doctoral candidate not having enrolled every academic year (unless he or she has been authorised to temporarily withdraw).
  • The doctoral candidate failing two consecutive assessments.
  • The doctoral candidate having disciplinary proceedings filed against him or her that rule that he or she must be dismissed from the UPC.

Dismissal from the programme implies that doctoral candidates cannot continue studying at the UPC and the closing of their academic record. This notwithstanding, they may apply to the academic committee of the programme for readmission and the committee must reevaluate them in accordance with the criteria established in the regulations.

International Mention

The doctoral degree certificate may include International Doctorate mention. In this case, the doctoral candidate must meet the following requirements:

a) During the period of study leading to the award of the doctoral degree, the doctoral candidate must have spent at least three months at a respected higher education institution or research centre outside Spain to complete courses or do research work. The stays and activities carried out must be endorsed by the thesis supervisor and authorised by the academic committee of the programme. The candidate must provide a certifying document issued by the person responsible for the research group of the body or bodies where the stay or activity was completed. This information will be added to the doctoral student’s activity report.
b) Part of the thesis (at least the summary and conclusions) must be written and presented in one of the languages commonly used for science communication in the relevant field of knowledge, which must not be an official language of Spain. This rule does not apply to stays and reports in Spanish or to experts from Spanish-speaking countries.
c) At least two PhD-holding experts belonging to a higher education institution or research centre outside Spain must have issued officially certified reports on the thesis.
d) The thesis examination committee must have included at least one PhD-holding expert from a higher education or research institution outside Spain who was not responsible for the candidate’s stay abroad (point a) above).
e) The thesis defence must have taken place on UPC premises or, in the case of joint programmes, at the location specified in the collaboration agreement.

Learning resources

Full-time doctoral students are assigned a work space with a computer connected to the internet and access to all the university’s digital services. In addition, all the university’s libraries are available to them, particularly the library in the teaching centre where the corresponding research group is based. In addition, the department has its own libraries, one of which (on the South Diagonal Campus) is the university’s largest departmental library (in terms of books, journals and documents).

The Department also has the following equipped laboratories:

• Static Converters and Drives Laboratory (CITCEA)

• Renewable Electrical Energy Systems Laboratory (SEER)

• Electronically Commutated Motor Drives Laboratory (GAECE)

• Power Quality Laboratory (QSE)

• Schneider Automation and Energy Laboratory

• High-Voltage Laboratories (Industrial Frequency and Shock Wave)

• Laboratories of Machines and Electric Drives

• Laboratories of Mechatronics

• Laboratories of Industrial Automation

Doctoral Theses

List of authorized thesis for defense

  • CAPÓ LLITERAS, MACIÀ: Design optimization of Dual Active Bridge converter
    Author: CAPÓ LLITERAS, MACIÀ
    Thesis file: (contact the Doctoral School to confirm you have a valid doctoral degree and to get the link to the thesis)
    Programme: DOCTORAL DEGREE IN ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING
    Department: (DEE)
    Mode: Normal
    Deposit date: 13/11/2023
    Reading date: 23/01/2024
    Reading time: 11:00
    Reading place: Aula 28.8 ETSEIB - UPC
    Thesis director: MONTESINOS MIRACLE, DANIEL | HEREDERO PERIS, DANIEL
    Committee:
         PRESIDENT: MOLINA GAUDÓ, MARIA PILAR
         SECRETARI: GALCERAN ARELLANO, SAMUEL
         VOCAL: CREBIER, JOEN-CHRISTOPHE
    Thesis abstract: The proliferation of batteries for local storage and electric vehicles (EVs) is rising steadily. The EV market¿s prospects point to exponential growth in the coming years. This trend has also contributed to the promotion of local storage using second-life batteries. The emerging electrical landscape aims for an environmentally friendly energy system. However, this new paradigm brings along various technological challenges. Electronic power converters are crucial in managing battery energy in both charging and discharging directions, offering grid flexibility services. Compliance with international safety standards mandates galvanic isolation, particularly in high-power systems. Furthermore, power density is significant in the automotive industry, where space and weight constraints are significant factors. The same holds for dwellings, where land value continues to escalate, especially in urban areas. In this context, the Dual Active Bridge (DAB) converter emerges as a highly suitable power electronics-based component that fulfills all the mentioned requirements. This Isolated Bidirectional DC-DC converter (IBDC) is appealing due to its impressive power density, galvanic isolation, and bidirectional power flow capability. Firstly, this thesis explores the potential of IBDC and addresses a state of-the-art. The next step focuses on the DAB converter, establishing the unification of criteria for the different DAB modulations and obtaining generalized equations for any DAB converter. Moreover, the different parasitic elements of the DAB converter are extensively analyzed. On the one hand, this thesis presents a Triangular Current Modulation with Zero Current Switching (TCM-ZCS). The analysis highlights that six of eight semiconductors operate under ZCS conditions, concentrating turn-off switching losses in the same leg regardless of the power flow direction. This finding suggests the potential for utilizing more cost-effective semiconductor technologies for those operating under ZCS conditions. As a result, a hybrid Si-SiC DAB configuration is considered the preferred hardware option to take advantage of this proposal. On the other hand, the work proposes two DAB modulations that consider all three degrees of freedom to optimize conduction losses and turn-off losses across the entire load and voltage rate range. The optimization algorithms and equations are presented and normalized for clarity, with nomograms as graphical representations. One key contribution of this thesis is the development of equations for implementing minimum conduction loss modulation while guaranteeing Zero Voltage Switching (ZVS) constraints and maintaining stability. The proposed approximation offers precise optimal solutions across the entire operating range, allowing real-time evaluation with low execution time and ensuring a fast dynamic response for any DAB converter. Finally, the last chapter focuses on the positive impact of the transformer¿s magnetization inductance on extending the ZVS operation region of the DAB converter. The focus is on understanding the consequences of this extension, particularly in terms of increasing the Root Mean Square (RMS) current and conduction losses. The chapter provides a manageable analytical approximation for real-time modulation implementation.

Last update: 11/12/2023 05:45:35.

List of lodged theses

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List of defended theses by year

  • ALONSO TRAVESSET, ALEXANDRE: Contribution to Optimal Microgrid Design and Management in Uncertain and Regulated Environments
    Author: ALONSO TRAVESSET, ALEXANDRE
    Thesis file: (contact the Doctoral School to confirm you have a valid doctoral degree and to get the link to the thesis)
    Programme: DOCTORAL DEGREE IN ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING
    Department: (DEE)
    Mode: Article-based thesis
    Reading date: 14/07/2023
    Thesis director: DE LA HOZ CASAS, JORGE | MARTIN CAÑADAS, MARIA ELENA

    Committee:
         PRESIDENT: PALACIN FARRE, PEDRO
         SECRETARI: MONJO MUR, LLUÍS
         VOCAL: SOMOZA TORNOS, ANA
    Thesis abstract: The rise of distributed generation systems (DGSs) is crucial for the energy transition. The reduction in renewable energy costs and increasing implementation of environmentally-friendly policies are driving a new decentralized standard in energy usage. However, this new paradigm requires a more intricate design and operation. Optimization models have customarily been used, with current research emphasizing uncertainty characterization. However, the impact of regulatory uncertainty in DGS optimization has only been addressed qualitatively. Consequently, this thesis emphasizes the significance of including regulatory frameworks (RFs) in DGS design and operation. To address this problem, this thesis first focuses on providing a comprehensive state-of-the-art review. The review resulted in a classification system that highlights the distinctive elements of optimization models. These are microgrid architecture, sources of uncertainty, uncertainty characterization methods, problem formulations, objective functions, and solution algorithms. The classification reveals that economic and regulatory uncertainties are the least considered but also the most influential.After the literature survey, three models are performed to validate the use of RFs in mathematical models for DGS. The first model focuses on the particularities of the 2015 Spanish self-consumption scheme, which was criticized for hindering renewable energy deployment. The second model compares energy management under feed-in tariffs, net metering, and the self-consumption scheme mentioned above. Regulatory constraints were represented algebraically in a mixed-integer linear program. Results demonstrate that the profitability of an energy community is heavily influenced by the RF employed and highlight the need to embed this aspect in mathematical models to prevent unforeseen changes in revenue.The third model aims to compare the economic performance of energy management between individuals and a collective community under different policy schemes. A mixed-integer linear program incorporates the three RFs from the previous models. Different economic parameters and consumption profiles are compared in a what-if analysis to validate the output. Results indicate that community energy management improves customers' average benefit for all studied frameworks, except for feed-in-tariff and some instances of type-B self-consumption. The output of the model highlights the fundamental differences between RFs and their suitability to promote decentralized, collective facilities.Additionally, a fourth model considers the uncertainty of renewable energy sources, consumption patterns, and electricity market prices to optimize a microgrid's design and management. The model's most notable feature is the generation of synthetic data to develop plausible scenarios. Results confirm the superiority of using a stochastic rather than a deterministic approach for DGS optimization.Finally, this thesis discusses several aspects of interest in microgrid optimization: how modeling can be improved, which variables are the most influential, and future lines of research. The conclusions emphasize the need to use underrepresented methods to model regulatory uncertainties, encourage the integration of existing approaches, and recommend substantial policy changes to foster energy communities more effectively.

  • BARJA MARTÍNEZ, SARA: Energy management systems for smart homes and local energy communities based on optimization and artificial intelligence techniques
    Author: BARJA MARTÍNEZ, SARA
    Thesis file: (contact the Doctoral School to confirm you have a valid doctoral degree and to get the link to the thesis)
    Programme: DOCTORAL DEGREE IN ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING
    Department: (DEE)
    Mode: Normal
    Reading date: 07/07/2023
    Thesis director: VILLAFÁFILA ROBLES, ROBERTO | ARAGÜÉS PEÑALBA, MÒNICA

    Committee:
         PRESIDENT: FARAHMAND, HOSSEIN
         SECRETARI: MONTESINOS MIRACLE, DANIEL
         VOCAL: DEBUSSCHÈRE, VINCENT
    Thesis abstract: The rapid advancement of digitalization, combined with the integration of renewable generation and the development of information and communication technologies within the distribution network, is accelerating the transition towards distributed, digitized, and decarbonized smart energy systems. Despite the crucial role of data in this transformation, it is still underutilized. Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology has the potential to extract valuable insights from these data, enabling innovative energy services and improving the performance of existing ones.This thesis first explores the potential of AI in data-driven energy services for distribution power systems through a comprehensive study. After reviewing the state of the art, the next step focuses on energy management systems at the household level. This thesis develops a multi-objective energy management system that simultaneously minimizes greenhouse gas emissions and electricity expenses, considering the entire life cycle of the generation assets used to provide energy, includingthe grid. The results demonstrate that this methodology can significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions without incurring expensive electricity costs. The following chapter extends this innovative environmental-based approach to local energy communities with centralized PV and battery.Finally, the last chapter focuses on federated learning technology applied to home energy management systems (HEMS). Due to the increasing digitization of the low-voltage network and the implementation of smart meters, data protection has become increasingly important. Therefore, this study seeks to preserve user privacy by training prediction models in a distributed manner. Moreover, the proposed personalized federated learning methodology for HEMS demand forecasting incorporates a cost-oriented loss function to minimize imbalance costs while preserving customer privacy. The study compares cost-oriented and traditional loss functions and reveals that the personalized federated learning approach with cost-oriented loss function obtains the lowest imbalance cost for HEMS optimization. Moreover, the study demonstrates that new households without large historical consumption data can still achieve good load prediction outcomes through collaborative learning models.

  • FONTANES MOLINA, POL: Influence of Electrostatic Charge on Lightning Interactions with Aircraft and Wind turbines: An Experimental Approach to a Charge Control System Application
    Author: FONTANES MOLINA, POL
    Thesis file: (contact the Doctoral School to confirm you have a valid doctoral degree and to get the link to the thesis)
    Programme: DOCTORAL DEGREE IN ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING
    Department: (DEE)
    Mode: Article-based thesis
    Reading date: 17/11/2023
    Thesis director: MONTAÑA PUIG, JUAN | GUERRA GARCÍA, CARMEN

    Committee:
         PRESIDENT: MARCH NOMEN, VICTOR
         SECRETARI: ROMERO DURÁN, DAVID
         VOCAL: MÉNDEZ HERNÁNDEZ, YARÚ
    Thesis abstract: Lightning strikes to aircraft and wind turbines can lead to substantial repair expenses. These structures often trigger lightning strikes, in the form of bidirectional leaders in the case of aircraft and upward leaders in the case of wind turbines. For airplanes and specific wind turbine blades, isolation from the ground enables the accumulation of an electrostatic charge, which can be further enhanced by their movement.This thesis studies the influence of electrostatic charge on the lightning interactions with aircraft and wind turbines. The study builds from a collaboration between two research groups and industry, synergistically enhancing research capabilities. The outcome is the development of the Hammer system, an active electrostatic charge control system designed specifically for aircraft and wind turbines.The electrification of wind turbine blades and aircraft under fair weather conditions is examined, along with artificial charge compensation techniques to mitigate its effects. This involves developing field methods for studying induced currents in wind turbine blades and conducting experimental studies on ion release from aircraft to control electrostatic charge.The Hammer system, wirelessly controls the net charge of a floating conductor. Through a high-voltage generator connected to a floating corona electrode, the system captures or releases ions to the ambient. The system's successful implementation is demonstrated by achieving bipolar ion emission from an aircraft surface during flight. The duration of the transient state of ion emission is linked to the airspeed and its interplay with ion advection and electrostatic attraction.Regarding wind turbine blades, electrostatic polarization of electrically isolated blades in laboratory conditions reveals a two-step process: rapid polarization of the down conductor followed by gradual charge accumulation at the glass fiber enclosure. The Hammer system effectively neutralizes the potential gradient at the blade root when exposed to intense electric fields.The research also explores the application of vertical conductors with drones to measure atmospheric electricity effects, simulating current induction in wind turbines. A validated model combining partial discharge and vertical motion contributions to current induction is proposed, adaptable for wind turbine use. This model aligns well with field measurements of real wind turbine currents under fair weather conditions.The investigation extends beyond its immediate scope by considering the transferability of results to other fields like geoengineering.In summary, this research delves into the intricate relationship between electrostatic charge, lightning attachment, and protection mechanisms for aircraft and wind turbines. The collaborative effort results in the Hammer system, offering a pioneering solution to mitigate risks and enhance the safety and efficiency of these structures.

  • LI, MINGSHEN: Power calculation algorithm under nonlinear loads and Hopf oscillator-based synchronization controller for grid-forming inverters in a microgrid
    Author: LI, MINGSHEN
    Thesis link: http://hdl.handle.net/10803/689285
    Programme: DOCTORAL DEGREE IN ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING
    Department: (DEE)
    Mode: Normal
    Reading date: 23/01/2023
    Thesis director: MATAS ALCALA, JOSE | GUERRERO ZAPATA, JOSEP MARIA

    Committee:
         PRESIDENT: GUAN, YAJUAN
         SECRETARI: MARTIN CAÑADAS, MARIA ELENA
         VOCAL NO PRESENCIAL: GOLESTAN, SAEED
    Thesis abstract: In the grid-forming control of microgrids, the droop control is a widely used for the parallel operation of power inverters, but has some peculiarities as slow dynamic and inaccuracy in the power sharing. In the droop control, the power calculation of the active and reactive powers determines the speed of the controller capability to share linear and nonlinear loads. Therefore, the thesis address first the design of advanced filters to improve the dynamic response for droop-based inverters. And, a fast and accurate power calculation technique is proposed for three-phase inverters by using a two-stage combined Second Order Generalized Integrator (SOGI) approach to overcome this obstacle. The two-stage combined SOGI filter structure achieves the average active and reactive powers, used as the kernel for the droop-method operation. A small-signal model of a paralleled three-phase inverters is developed for determining the dynamic response of the system, which shows that the proposal is faster than the conventional droop method when both methods are designed under the same conditions. The proposal can be used to improve the stability and transient response of droop-operated inverters.After, a novel synchronization method based on Andronov-Hopf oscillators is proposed for driving paralleled single and three-phase power inverters, which show to have lower harmonics, faster dynamic response, and higher synchronization speed than the achieved by previous nonlinear Van der Pol oscillators, used as virtual oscillator controllers (VOC). The coupling strength between Hopf oscillators relies on the local feedback of the output current, which is able to synchronize with the rest of parallel inverters, without using communications. The Hopf equations considering the current feedback generates the voltage reference for the power inverters, and has a dual-loop that is designed in a static reference frame. The Hopf has a pre-synchronization stage that allows a softer connection of additional inverters. A small-signal state-space model for two parallel VSI is built and compared with a standard droop controller. The root locus exhibits a larger stability margin and lower parameter sensitivity. Finally, a grid-forming controller based on the Hopf oscillator is proposed that is able to synchronize and achieve accurate power tracking of the references. The Hopf model is analyzed and the synchronization region is obtained by using the Arnold tongue method. In this controller, the active power can be regulated by phasor, and a PI regulator is introduced in the reactive loop to control the amplitude voltage based on the Q - V relationship achieved by the Hopf.Matlab/PLECS simulation studies and experiments on a single phase and three-phase inverters platform are conducted in a microgrid laboratory to verify the proposed control strategies. The simulations of the proposed power calculation method presents a faster and more accurate performance when sharing nonlinear loads compared with the LPF-droop. In the case of the Hopf oscillator, the simulation and experimental results demonstrate a faster transient response and better robustness compared with the standard droop controller, and a wider operating range compared with the Van der Pol VOC.The Thesis has been organized in five sections: Section 1 introduces the background, state of the art, objectives, methodology, contributions and limitations of the work; Section 2 describes the proposed power calculation method using the combined SOGI filters approach; Section 3 is devoted to the Hopf oscillator control operating in an islanded microgrid; Section 4 describes the desing of the Hopf oscillator to operate with grid forming inverters; Section 5 is devoted to conclusions and forecast future line works.

  • MIGUEL ESPINAR, CARLOS: Enhanced Flux-Weakening Control Algorithm for Permanent Magnet Synchronous Machines
    Author: MIGUEL ESPINAR, CARLOS
    Thesis file: (contact the Doctoral School to confirm you have a valid doctoral degree and to get the link to the thesis)
    Programme: DOCTORAL DEGREE IN ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING
    Department: (DEE)
    Mode: Normal
    Reading date: 15/05/2023
    Thesis director: MONTESINOS MIRACLE, DANIEL | HEREDERO PERIS, DANIEL

    Committee:
         PRESIDENT: MÜLLER, BERNHARD
         SECRETARI: GALCERAN ARELLANO, SAMUEL
         VOCAL: GARCÍA FERNÁNDEZ, PABLO
    Thesis abstract: EspinarThis thesis presents the overall state of the art of electric vehicles in terms of the technology of the main concepts in an electric powertrain: batteries, traction inverters, electric machines, and control strategies. The torque-speed characteristic of an electric machine for electric vehicles is presented, and the penetration in the electric vehicle market of the Permanent Magnet Synchronous Machines is justified. This work also outlines the mathematical model for Permanent Magnet Synchronous Machines in the stator and rotor reference frames. Depending on the speed range, the characteristic performance of a Permanent Magnet Synchronous Machine will be described and categorised in the Low-Back Electromotive Force and Flux-Weakening zones, justifying the necessity of Flux-Weakening strategies for electric vehicles. The distinct trajectories of Permanent Magnet Synchronous Machines regarding the mechanical speed are studied, differentiating from Surface Permanent Magnet Synchronous Machines and Interior Permanent Magnet Synchronous Machines with different saliency ratios. A per-unit system based on the characteristic parameters of a Permanent Magnet Synchronous Machines is presented to simplify the mathematical model. Furthermore, a complete state of the art of Flux-Weakening strategies, focusing on the deep Flux-Weakening region is analysed. This thesis presents an enhanced control algorithm to enlarge the torque-speed characteristic of Permanent Magnet Synchronous Machines, focused on the deep Flux-Weakening region. The different control loops are analysed, focusing on the Flux-Weakening control loop, through a sensitivity analysis of the system. Besides, an analytical solution of the PID controllers is provided regarding the transient specifications and the characteristic parameters of the Permanent Magnet Synchronous Machine. Simulations and experimental results verify the effectiveness of the proposed method in a low-voltage electric powertrain. In other terms, this study presents a method to determine the electrical speed and position of the electric machine from misplaced discrete Hall-effect switch sensors. This method to determine the electrical speed and position is integrated with the Flux-Weakening strategy. Simulations and experimental results verify the effectiveness of the proposed methodology compared with other state-of-the-art algorithms.

  • SOLÀ DE LAS FUENTES, GLÒRIA: Localizaciones con impactos de rayos recurrentes. Aportación a la distribución geográfica de rayos con corrientes extremas y a la caracterización de rayos que afectan aerogeneradores.
    Author: SOLÀ DE LAS FUENTES, GLÒRIA
    Thesis file: (contact the Doctoral School to confirm you have a valid doctoral degree and to get the link to the thesis)
    Programme: DOCTORAL DEGREE IN ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING
    Department: (DEE)
    Mode: Normal
    Reading date: 03/11/2023
    Thesis director: MONTAÑA PUIG, JUAN | LÓPEZ TRUJILLO, JESÚS ALBERTO

    Committee:
         PRESIDENT: HERMOSO ALAMEDA, BLAS
         SECRETARI: BOSCH TOUS, RICARDO
         VOCAL: ARANGUREN FINO, DANIEL
    Thesis abstract: Nowadays, lightning presents a challenge to the proper functioning of an increasingly complex electrical system. One of the most sensitive and exposed to lightning elements are wind turbines. Due to their height and typical elevated location, they can also initiate upward lightning flashes. Current knowledge about lightning still needs more understanding to ensure complete prevention and protection.The main objective of the thesis is the characterization of lightning activity for engineering applications for wind turbines and, in general, elevated structures.The thesis uses the lightning detections of the LINET lightning location system as the data source. This system was installed and operated within the framework of this thesis. In addition, the thesis develops a detection efficiency calculation tool for evaluating cloud-to-ground lightning detection systems. This tool builds on the previous work of CIGRE TF C4.404A to assess the quality of lightning data.The thesis introduces a new concept: recurrent lightning spots (RLS), which are locations repeatedly struck by cloud-to-ground lightning each consecutive year for several years, using only data from lightning location systems. It focuses on two study areas with different lightning activity but similar orography: one is Catalonia (Spain, Europe), and the other is Barrancabermeja (Colombia, South America), in the tropics. The RLS found are associated with tall structures, mountain peaks, and steep terrain. The method allows the identification of sites with tall towers and orographic relief frequently affected by lightning, which are not detected with the mere computation of the lightning density. In addition to the scientific interest to better understand lightning behavior, the new RLS concept provides valuable new information directly applicable to lightning protection engineering.On the other hand, the thesis has investigated the geographical distribution of the most extreme lightning currents in an area that includes the region of Catalonia and part of the Mediterranean Sea. Results show that the areas with the most extreme lightning peak currents are over sea and high mountain areas, such as the Pyrenees and Pre-Pyrenees. Depending on the polarity, they are distributed differently, especially in the months with the highest lightning activity (from April to October). Identifying these zones is interesting as information to improve lightning protection standards.Based on information on lightning incidents in wind turbines that occurred in Spain between 2007 and 2022, the thesis focuses on the characteristics of lightning detected by a lightning detection system. This approach is novel in the scientific literature and confirms the usefulness of accurate lightning data to assess whether lightning has caused damage to wind turbines. Results show that incidents can happen throughout the year, but especially outside the season of more lightning. In most cases, lightning is detected near the wind turbine within three days before the date indicated and with relatively low intensities. Some criteria is proposed to classify if the incidence occurred in winter lightning conditions, often characterized by low stroke peak current or not being detected, but they can be very energetic.

  • SONG, JIE: Computational Analysis of Modern Power Systems with Power Electronics
    Author: SONG, JIE
    Thesis file: (contact the Doctoral School to confirm you have a valid doctoral degree and to get the link to the thesis)
    Programme: DOCTORAL DEGREE IN ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING
    Department: (DEE)
    Mode: Normal
    Reading date: 15/05/2023
    Thesis director: GOMIS BELLMUNT, ORIOL | CHEAH MAÑÉ, MARC

    Committee:
         PRESIDENT: FORTMANN, JENS
         SECRETARI: SUMPER, ANDREAS
         VOCAL: VERBOOMEN, JODY
    Thesis abstract: Modern power systems have been and will continue to be increasingly penetrated with power electronics at different voltage levels. Such high penetration of power electronics elements changes the nature of modern power systems as they can operate in different control modes, which introduces non-linear operation characteristics to the grid. In addition, power electronics converters saturate current in case of being overloaded or under the fault, which results in various current saturation states of converters' operation. In such context, a different methodology is desired for steady-state computational analysis of power systems with high penetration of power electronics. This thesis deals with the challenge of computational analysis of power systems with power electronics. A systematic approach has been proposed for short-circuit calculation of power systems with a significant penetration of power electronics converters. Firstly, an element-based formulation has been presented to model the studied system for steady-state analysis where the operation of power converters are included. In particular, various current saturated states of power converters are modeled with different equations. Then, two different methodologies have been proposed to search for equilibrium points that satisfy converters' operation limits by solving systems of equations corresponding to various converters' current saturation states. In particular, a comprehensive methodology traverses all possible combinations of converters' current saturation states and could identify all possible equilibrium points. An efficient methodology goes through only selected combinations iteratively and identifies only one equilibrium point. Case studies have been presented with balanced three-phase systems, unbalanced three-phase systems and hybrid AC/DC systems with a VSC-HVDC link.Finally, a novel grid equivalent has been proposed based on voltage-current (U-I) characteristic as an alternative of the conventional Thévenin equivalent. The grid equivalent representation could accurately capture the complex operation characteristics of power electronics converter and is suitable for both balanced and unbalanced power systems.

  • STEFANIDOU VOZIKI, PASCHALIA: Advanced data-driven fault diagnosis schemes for active distribution grids
    Author: STEFANIDOU VOZIKI, PASCHALIA
    Thesis file: (contact the Doctoral School to confirm you have a valid doctoral degree and to get the link to the thesis)
    Programme: DOCTORAL DEGREE IN ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING
    Department: (DEE)
    Mode: Normal
    Reading date: 10/01/2023
    Thesis director: VILLAFÁFILA ROBLES, ROBERTO | DOMÍNGUEZ GARCÍA, JOSÉ LUIS

    Committee:
         PRESIDENT: BESSA, RICARDO JORGE
         SECRETARI: ARAGÜÉS PEÑALBA, MÒNICA
         VOCAL: COMECH MORENO, MARIA PAZ
    Thesis abstract: Reliable and uninterrupted power supply is crucial for modern societies. Therefore, the minimization of the power outages' duration is a priority for the power system operators. This thesis aims to contribute to the efforts to increase the power restoration speed by proposing automatized solutions for the fault diagnosis process applied in distribution grids. The fault diagnosis process comprises the fault detection, the fault classification and the fault location; all three of these steps are addressed in this study.The traditional fault diagnosis methods that are currently applied to the grids are rapidly becoming obsolete due to the smart grid transition. Renewable energy sources, electric vehicles (EVs) and other smart devices may pose a challenge to conventional fault diagnosis techniques but they also provide opportunities for the application of advanced technological solutions. Hence, in order to take advantage of the grid's digitalization and the subsequent growing data availability the proposed methods are all data-driven, with emphasis given to the use of machine learning (ML).The fault detection method presented in this thesis refers to active low voltage (LV) grids and specifically the ones with EV fast charging (FC) and ultra fast charging (UFC). The proposed ML-based algorithm utilizes a CatBoostClassifier for the detection of faults and manages to efficiently train the model with static simulation data. These data correspond to the grid's normal and faulty operation when the loads are operating at nominal power and the EV charging is ignored, i.e. to a grid's static loading state. In this way the algorithm is independent of the EV charging and the intermediate operating states. When tested on unseen data corresponding to potential intermediate states the algorithm achieved an accuracy of 97.61% with only 6000 examples included in the training data.Regarding the fault classification, a data--driven improved version of the popular threshold--based techniques is presented here. The method includes an algorithm that studies the grid's current values before and after a fault under various fault resistances and outputs the most suitable threshold values for the criteria describing each fault type. Thus, it combines increased accuracy with high adaptability lo any tli:;lri1Jutior1 grid. The proposed technique achieves an accuracy of nearly 100\% regardless of the fault's resistance. This constitutes an approx. 20% higher accuracy compared to traditional threshold-based techniques with fixed criteria.Finally, a complete and practical ML-based fault location method for active LV grids is proposed in this thesis. The method first identifies the faulted branch with the use of a Random Forest (RF) classifier and then locates the faulted point with the use of a regression model. Since the second part of the process is the most crucial and complicated one two tree--based predictive models are tested here, a RF regressor and an XGBoost regressor. In order to improve the models' and, as an extend, the method's performance a thorough data management strategy is included in the algorithm. This includes among others the application of a smart data storage strategy, the comparison of two data minimization approaches and an efficient re-training scheme. Both models lead to mean absolute errors (MAEs) of less than 2m, nevertheless, the XGBoost proves the most suitable model for this application. When paired with the SelectFromModel dimensionality reduction algorithm it leads to a MAE of 0.49 m and is robust against the major influencing parameters such as the fault resistance, the bidirectional power flow, the data loss and more. The research addresses all the aspects of the method's application, offers an insight on the designing process ofML-based algorithms and presents an efficient, easily-applicable and generalizable solution.

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Reading date:28/10/2022
Director:MONTAÑA PUIG, JUAN
Co-director:VAN DER VELDE, OSCAR ARNOUD
Mention:International Mention
RELATED PUBLICATIONS
Aircraft Charging and its Influence on Triggered Lightning
Pavan, C.; Pol Fontanes; Urbani, M.; Nguyen, N.; Martínez, M.; Peraire, J.; Montaña, J.; Guerra, C.
Journal of geophysical research: atmospheres, ISSN: 2169-8996 (JCR Impact Factor-2020: 4.261; Quartil: Q2)
Publication date: 16/01/2020
Journal article

Observations of corona point discharges from grounded rods under thunderstorms
Sousa, M.; Montaña, J.; Urbani, M.; Lorenzo, V.; Pineda, N.
Atmospheric research, ISSN: 0169-8095 (JCR Impact Factor-2021: 5.965; Quartil: Q1)
Publication date: 01/01/2021
Journal article

High-energy radiation from natural lightning observed in coincidence with a VHF broadband interferometer
Urbani, M.; Montaña, J.; Van Der Velde, O.; López, J.; Sousa, M.; Pol Fontanes; Romero, D.; Roncancio, J.
Journal of geophysical research: atmospheres, ISSN: 2169-8996 (JCR Impact Factor-2021: 5.217; Quartil: Q1)
Publication date: 16/04/2021
Journal article

Optical signatures associated with streamers and leaders of laboratory discharges
Sousa, M.; Montaña, J.; Urbani, M.; Lorenzo, V.
Geophysical research letters, ISSN: 0094-8276 (JCR Impact Factor-2021: 5.576; Quartil: Q1)
Publication date: 28/10/2021
Journal article

On the Induced Currents to Wind Turbines by the Earth’s Atmospheric Electric Potential: Experiments With Drones
Pol Fontanes; Montaña, J.; Sousa, M.; Urbani, M.; Asensio, C.; Guerra, C.
IEEE access, ISSN: 2169-3536 (JCR Impact Factor-2020: 3.367; Quartil: Q2)
Publication date: 18/02/2022
Journal article

Multi-stroke positive cloud-to-ground lightning sharing the same channel observed with a VHF broadband interferometer
Urbani, M.; Montaña, J.; Van Der Velde, O.; Sousa, M.; López, J.
Geophysical research letters, ISSN: 0094-8276 (JCR Impact Factor-2022: 5.576; Quartil: Q1)
Publication date: 15/04/2022
Journal article

Measurement of electric potential of isolated vertical conductive wires pulled by a drone under fair weather conditions
XVI International Conference on Atmospheric Electricity
Presentation date: 17/06/2018
Presentation of work at congresses

Experiments with a tethered drone to investigate induced charges on a vertically arranged conductor during fair weather
International Conference on Grounding and Earthing & International Conference on Lightning Physics and Effects
Presentation date: 06/2021
Presentation of work at congresses

Corona discharges from grounded rods under high ambient electric field and lightning activity
35th International Conference on Lightning Protection
Presentation date: 23/09/2021
Presentation of work at congresses

Experiments lifting vertical wires with drones to study wind turbines current induction and charging
35th International Conference on Lightning Protection
Presentation of work at congresses

AUTHOR:ROMERO DURÁN, DAVID
Title:Comportamiento eléctrico de los compuestos de carbono (CFRP). Implicaciones para el modelado y fabricación de palas de aerogenerador con elementos estructurales que incorporan compuestos de CFRP
Reading date:28/10/2022
Director:MONTAÑA PUIG, JUAN
Co-director:VAN DER VELDE, OSCAR ARNOUD
Mention:No mention
RELATED PUBLICATIONS
Analysis of the lightning production of convective cells
Figueras, J.; Pineda, N.; Besic, N.; Grazioli, J.; Hering, A.; Van Der Velde, O.; Romero, D.; Sunjerga, A.; Mostajabi, A.; Azadifar, M.; Rubinstein, M.; Montaña, J.; Germann, U.; Rachidi-Haeri , F.
Atmospheric measurement techniques, ISSN: 1867-1381 (JCR Impact Factor-2019: 3.668; Quartil: Q2)
Publication date: 22/10/2019
Journal article

Meteorological aspects of self-initiated upward lightning at the Säntis Tower (Switzerland)
Pineda, N.; Figueras, J.; Romero, D.; Mostajabi, A.; Azadifar, M.; Sunjerga, A.; Rachidi-Haeri , F.; Rubinstein, M.; Montaña, J.; Van Der Velde, O.; Altube, P.; Besic, N.; Grazioli, J.; Germann, U.; Williams, E.R.
Journal of geophysical research: atmospheres, ISSN: 2169-8996 (JCR Impact Factor-2019: 3.821; Quartil: Q2)
Publication date: 26/12/2019
Journal article

LMA observations of upward lightning flashes at the Säntis Tower initiated by nearby lightning activity
Sunjerga, A.; Rubinstein, M.; Pineda, N.; Mostajabi, A.; Azadifar, M.; Romero, D.; Van Der Velde, O.; Montaña, J.; Figueras, J.; Besic, N.; Grazioli, J.; Hering, A.; Germann, U.; Diendorfer, G.; Rachidi-Haeri , F.
Electric power systems research, ISSN: 0378-7796 (JCR Impact Factor-2020: 3.414; Quartil: Q2)
Publication date: 04/2020
Journal article

Evaluación de riesgos ocupacionales de los trabajadores de la minería española (2018)
ORP Journal, ISSN: 2385-3832
Publication date: 01/10/2020
Journal article

A simultaneous observation of lightning by ASIM, Colombia-Lightning Mapping Array, GLM, and ISS-LIS
Montaña, J.; López, J.; Morales, C.; Van Der Velde, O.; Fabro, F.; Pineda, N.; Navarro, J.; Reglero, V.; Neubert, T.; Chanrion, O.; Goodman, S.; Ostgaard, N.; Ladino, A.; Romero, D.; Sola, G.; Horta-Bernús, R.; Freijo, M.
Journal of geophysical research: atmospheres, ISSN: 2169-8996 (JCR Impact Factor-2021: 5.217; Quartil: Q1)
Publication date: 17/02/2021
Journal article

Comparación de la siniestralidad minera en España. Análisis de varios períodos
ORP Journal, ISSN: 2385-3832
Publication date: 27/09/2021
Journal article

Initiation of lightning flashes simultaneously observed from space and the ground: Narrow bipolar events
López, J.; Montaña, J.; Van Der Velde, O.; Romero, D.; Gordillo Vázquez, F.; Pérez Invernón, F. J.; Luque, A.; Morales, C.; Neubert, T.; Rison, W.; Krehbiel, P.; Navarro, J.; Østgaard, N.; Reglero, V.
Atmospheric research, ISSN: 0169-8095 (JCR Impact Factor-2020: 8.6
Publication date: 15/04/2022
Journal article

Potential use of space-based lightning detection in electric power systems
Montaña, J.; López, J.; Van Der Velde, O.; Sola, G.; Romero, D.; Morales, C.; Visacro, S.; Saba, M.; Goodman, S.; Williams, E.R.; Peterson, M.; Pineda, N.; Sousa, M.; Aranguren, D.
Electric power systems research, ISSN: 0378-7796 (JCR Impact Factor-2021: 6.6
Publication date: 12/2022
Journal article

Investigation of potential distribution on a CFRP coupon under impulse corrent.Test resuts and FDTD simulation
33rd International Conference on Lightning Protection
Presentation date: 20/09/2016
Presentation of work at congresses

Active learning based laboratory towards engineering education 4.0
24th IEEE International Conference on Emerging Technologies and Factory Automation
Presentation date: 12/09/2019
Presentation of work at congresses

Small scale simulation of lightning using vertical wires deployed by drones: on the land and sea peak current asymetry
36th International Conference on Lightning
Presentation date: 03/10/2022
Presentation of work at congresses

AUTHOR:ZIEGLER, ANDREAS RAINER
Title:Possibilities and Limitations of Active Battery Management Systems for Lithium-Ion Batteries
Reading date:27/10/2022
Director:MONTESINOS MIRACLE, DANIEL
Co-director:ACKVA, ANSGAR
Mention:International Mention
RELATED PUBLICATIONS
Verfahren zur Bestimmung eines bevorstehenden Fehlerfalls einer Batteriezelle sowie Batterie-Management- System
PREH GmbH
Registration date: 16/12/2019
Patent

Verfahren und Vorrichtung zum aktiven Balancieren von Batteriezellen mehrzelliger Energiespeicher (Part I)
PREH GmbH
Registration date: 14/09/2020
Patent

Verfahren und Vorrichtung zum aktiven Balancieren von Batteriezellen mehrzelliger Energiespeicher (Part II)
PREH GmbH
Registration date: 26/07/2021
Patent

Run to failure: aging of commercial battery cells beyond their end of life
Ziegler, A.; Oeser, D.; Hein, T.; Montesinos-Miracle, D.; Ackva, A.
Energies, ISSN: 1996-1073 (JCR Impact Factor-2020: 3.004; Quartil: Q3)
Publication date: 11/04/2020
Journal article

A capacity-based equalization method for aged lithium-ion batteries in electric vehicles
Hein, T.; Ziegler, A.; Oeser, D.; Ackva, A.
Electric power systems research, ISSN: 0378-7796 (JCR Impact Factor-2020: 3.414; Quartil: Q2)
Publication date: 21/10/2020
Journal article

Reducing cell to cell variation of lithium-ion battery packs during operation
Ziegler, A.; Oeser, D.; Hein, T.; Montesinos-Miracle, D.; Ackva, A.
IEEE access, ISSN: 2169-3536 (JCR Impact Factor-2021: 3.476; Quartil: Q2)
Publication date: 2021
Journal article

A universal, modular and bidirectional active balancing system for lithium-ion cells
10th International Scientific Symposium on Electrical Power Engineering
Presentation date: 10/09/2019
Presentation of work at congresses

Development and application of an active balancing system for lithium-ion cells
VPPC 2019 - IEEE Vehicle Power and Propulsion Conference
Presentation date: 15/10/2019
Presentation of work at congresses

AUTHOR:CORONAS HERRERO, SERGIO
Title:Aportació a l¿anàlisi i gestió tècnica-econòmica dels sistemes de generació distribuïda amb energies renovables i microxarxes. Introducció a la presa de decisions en el context normatiu actual.
Reading date:21/10/2022
Director:DE LA HOZ CASAS, JORGE
Co-director:MARTIN CAÑADAS, MARIA ELENA
Mention:No mention
RELATED PUBLICATIONS
Impact of different regulatory structures on the management of energy communities
De La Hoz, J.; Alonso, A.; Coronas, S.; Martín, H.; Matas, J.
Energies, ISSN: 1996-1073 (JCR Impact Factor-2020: 3.004; Quartil: Q3)
Publication date: 01/06/2020
Journal article

Renewable energy auction prices: near subsidy-free?
Martín, H.; Coronas, S.; Alonso, A.; De La Hoz, J.; Matas, J.
Energies, ISSN: 1996-1073 (JCR Impact Factor-2020: 3.004; Quartil: Q3)
Publication date: 01/07/2020
Journal article

A comprehensive model for the design of a microgrid under regulatory constraints using synthetical data generation and stochastic optimization
Alonso, A.; De La Hoz, J.; Martín, H.; Coronas, S.; Salas Prat, Josep Maria; Matas, J.
Energies, ISSN: 1996-1073 (JCR Impact Factor-2020: 3.004; Quartil: Q3)
Publication date: 26/10/2020
Journal article

Individual vs. community: Economic assessment of energy management systems under different regulatory frameworks
Alonso, A.; De La Hoz, J.; Martín, H.; Coronas, S.; Matas, J.
Energies, ISSN: 1996-1073 (JCR Impact Factor-2021: 3.252; Quartil: Q3)
Publication date: 28/01/2021
Journal article

Monte-Carlo probabilistic valuation of concentrated solar power systems in Spain under the 2014 retroactive regulatory framework
Coronas, S.; Martín, H.; De La Hoz, J.; Garcia de Vicuña, J.; Castilla, M.
Renewable and sustainable energy reviews, ISSN: 1364-0321 (JCR Impact Factor-2021: 16.799; Quartil: Q1)
Publication date: 01/03/2021
Journal article

Analysis of the net metering schemes for PV self-consumption in Denmark
Martín, H.; De La Hoz, J.; Aliana, A; Coronas, S.; Matas, J.
Energies, ISSN: 1996-1073 (JCR Impact Factor-2021: 3.252; Quartil: Q3)
Publication date: 03/04/2021
Journal article

23 years of development of the solar power generation sector in Spain: a comprehensive review of the period 1998–2020 from a regulatory perspective
Coronas, S.; De La Hoz, J.; Alonso, A.; Martín, H.
Energies, ISSN: 1996-1073 (JCR Impact Factor-2020: 3.004; Quartil: Q3)
Publication date: 21/02/2022
Journal article

Optimization models under uncertainty in distributed generation systems: a review
Alonso, A.; Martín, H.; Coronas, S.; De La Hoz, J.
Energies, ISSN: 1996-1073 (JCR Impact Factor-2020: 4.7
Publication date: 07/03/2022
Journal article

Methodology for obtaining simplified models for the long-term energy management of renewable assets under a high degree of uncertainty
Coronas, S.; De La Hoz, J.; Martín, H.; Mesas, J. J.; Matas, J.
Energy reports, ISSN: 2352-4847 (JCR Impact Factor-2021: 4.937; Quartil: Q2)
Publication date: 11/2022
Journal article

A Comprehensive Methodology for the Statistical Characterization of Solar Irradiation: Application to the Case of Morocco
Bouhorma, N.; Martín, H.; De La Hoz, J.; Coronas, S.
Applied sciences (Basel), ISSN: 2076-3417 (JCR Impact Factor-2021: 2.838; Quartil: Q2)
Publication date: 01/03/2023
Journal article

AUTHOR:ABDALI NEJAD, SAJAD
Title:Enhance OF SOGI-FLL and SOGI-PLL response to voltage sags and swells perturbations
Reading date:19/07/2022
Director:MATAS ALCALA, JOSE
Co-director:DE LA HOZ CASAS, JORGE
Mention:No mention
RELATED PUBLICATIONS
Proposal of novel single-phase power quality indicators considering subsynchronous frequency perturbations in voltage and current under non-sinusoidal conditions
El Mariachet, J.; Matas, J.; Martín, H.; Tinoco, G.; Abdali, S.
Renewable energy and power quality journal, ISSN: 2172-038X (JCR Impact Factor-2019: 0.147; Quartil: Q4)
Publication date: 15/07/2019
Journal article

New sogi-fll grid frequency monitoring with a finite state machine approach for better response in the face of voltage sag and swell faults
Abdali, S.; Matas, J.; Martín, H.; De La Hoz, J.; Al-Turki, Y.
Electronics (Switzerland), ISSN: 2079-9292 (JCR Impact Factor-2020: 2.397; Quartil: Q3)
Publication date: 01/04/2020
Journal article

Assessment of the Royal Decree 244/2019 in the Spanish Electrical Regulatory Framework considering power quality issues related to harmonic distortion associated to nonlinear loads in grid-connected microgrids
El Mariachet, J.; Matas, J.; Martín, H.; Anzúrez, J.; TinocoG.; Luna, I.; Abdali, S.
Renewable energy and power quality journal, ISSN: 2172-038X (JCR Impact Factor-2019: 0.147; Quartil: Q4)
Publication date: 06/2020
Journal article

SOGI-FLL grid frequency monitoring with an error-based algorithm for a better response in face of voltage sag and swell faults
Abdali, S.; Matas, J.; El Mariachet, J.; Martín, H.; De La Hoz, J.
Electronics (Switzerland), ISSN: 2079-9292 (JCR Impact Factor-2021: 2.69; Quartil: Q3)
Publication date: 11/06/2021
Journal article

AUTHOR:LLEDÓ PONSATI, TOMÀS
Title:Modular platform for research in microgrids
Reading date:15/07/2022
Director:MONTESINOS MIRACLE, DANIEL
Co-director:GALCERAN ARELLANO, SAMUEL
Mention:Menció Doctorat Internacional + Industrial Doctorate Mention (Generalitat)
RELATED PUBLICATIONS
Thermal modeling of large electrolytic capacitors using FEM and considering the internal geometry
Lledó, T.; Bahman, A.; Iannuzzo, F.; Montesinos-Miracle, D.; Galceran-Arellano, S.
IEEE Journal of emerging and selected topics in power electronics, ISSN: 2168-6777 (JCR Impact Factor-2021: 5.462; Quartil: Q1)
Publication date: 16/06/2021
Journal article

Effect of current distortion and unbalanced loads on semiconductors reliability
Lledó, T.; Bahman, A.; Lannuzzo, F.; Montesinos-Miracle, D.; Galceran-Arellano, S.
IEEE access, ISSN: 2169-3536 (JCR Impact Factor-2021: 3.476; Quartil: Q2)
Publication date: 06/12/2021
Journal article

Design, control and testing of a modular multilevel converter with a single cell per arm in grid-forming and grid-following operations for scaled-down experimental platforms
Girona, J.; Gomis-Bellmunt, O.; Lledó, T.; Capo, M.; Cutululis, N.; Montesinos-Miracle, D.; Heredero-Peris, D.; Eduardo Prieto-Araujo
Energies, ISSN: 1996-1073 (JCR Impact Factor-2020: 3.004; Quartil: Q3)
Publication date: 01/03/2022
Journal article

Resonant load emulator for distributed energy resources to test anti-islanding algorithms
International Exhibition and Conference for Power Electronics, Intelligent Motion, Renewable Energy and Energy Management 2016
Presentation date: 11/05/2016
Presentation of work at congresses

Multipurpose emulation platform for research in microgrids
18th European Conference on Power Electronics and Applications
Presentation date: 08/09/2016
Presentation of work at congresses

Reliability analysis of a 3-leg 4-wire inverter under unbalanced loads and harmonic injection
Workshop on Control and Modeling for Power Electronics
Presentation date: 18/06/2019
Presentation of work at congresses

AUTHOR:MARTÍNEZ REYES, JIMMY ARTURO
Title:Remaining useful life and fault detection models for high voltage electrical connectors focused on predictive maintenance
Reading date:08/07/2022
Director:RIBA RUIZ, JORDI ROGER
Co-director:MORENO EGUILAZ, JUAN MANUEL
Mention:No mention
RELATED PUBLICATIONS
On-line health condition monitoring of power connectors focused on predictive maintenance
Martinez, J.; Gómez-Pau, Á.; Riba, J.; Moreno-Eguilaz, J.M.
IEEE transactions on power delivery, ISSN: 0885-8977 (JCR Impact Factor-2020: 4.131; Quartil: Q1)
Publication date: 16/12/2020
Journal article

Characterizing the temperature dependence of the contact resistance in substation connectors
Riba, J.; Martinez, J.; Moreno-Eguilaz, J.M.; Capelli, F.
Sensors and actuators. A, Physical, ISSN: 873-3069 (JCR Impact Factor-2021: 4.291; Quartil: Q1)
Publication date: 04/2021
Journal article

On-line remaining useful life estimation of power connectors focused on predictive maintenance
Riba, J.; Álvaro Gómez-Pau; Martinez, J.; Moreno-Eguilaz, J.M.
Sensors (Basel), ISSN: 1424-8220 (JCR Impact Factor-2021: 3.847; Quartil: Q2)
Publication date: 27/05/2021
Journal article

State of health prediction of power connectors by analyzing the degradation trajectory of the electrical resistance
Martinez, J.; Riba, J.; Moreno-Eguilaz, J.M.
Electronics (Switzerland), ISSN: 2079-9292 (JCR Impact Factor-2021: 2.69; Quartil: Q3)
Publication date: 11/06/2021
Journal article

Experimental study of the effect of aeolian vibrations on the contact resistance of substation connectors
IEEE International Conference on Industrial Technology
Presentation date: 26/02/2020
Presentation of work at congresses

AUTHOR:WESTERMAN SPIER, DANIEL
Title:Optimal operation and design of modular multilevel converter for HVDC applications
Reading date:30/06/2022
Director:GOMIS BELLMUNT, ORIOL
Co-director:PRIETO ARAUJO, EDUARDO
Mention:Industrial Doctorate Mention
RELATED PUBLICATIONS
Dynamic modeling and analysis of the bidirectional DC-DC boost-buck converter for renewable energy applications
Spier, W. D.; Oggier, G.G.; S.A.O.da Silva
Sustainable Energy Technologies and Assessments, ISSN: 2213-1388 (JCR Impact Factor-2019: 3.427; Quartil: Q2)
Publication date: 02/05/2019
Journal article

Optimal current reference calculation for MMCs considering converter limitations
Spier, W. D.; Prieto-Araujo, E.; López-Mestre, J.; Gomis-Bellmunt, O.
IEEE transactions on power delivery, ISSN: 0885-8977 (JCR Impact Factor-2020: 4.131; Quartil: Q1)
Publication date: 31/08/2020
Journal article

Improved current reference calculation for MMCs internal energy balancing control
Spier, W. D.; Prieto-Araujo, E.; López-Mestre, J.; Gomis-Bellmunt, O.
IEEE transactions on power delivery, ISSN: 0885-8977 (JCR Impact Factor-2021: 4.825; Quartil: Q1)
Publication date: 22/06/2021
Journal article

Real-time optimization-based reference calculation integrated control for MMCs considering converter limitations
Spier, W. D.; Rodriguez, J.; Eduardo Prieto-Araujo; López-Mestre, J.; Junyent, A.; Gomis-Bellmunt, O.
IEEE transactions on power delivery, ISSN: 1937-4208 (JCR Impact Factor-2021: 4.825; Quartil: Q1)
Publication date: 12/10/2021
Journal article

An Improved hybrid DC circuit breaker with self-adaptive fault current limiting capability
Lyu, H.; He, J.; Li, B.; Li, Y.; Spier, W. D.; Eduardo Prieto-Araujo; Gomis-Bellmunt, O.
IEEE Transactions on power electronics, ISSN: 1941-0107 (JCR Impact Factor-2020: 6.153; Quartil: Q1)
Publication date: 01/04/2022
Journal article

A novel design of circulating current control target to minimize SM capacitance in MMC
Li, Q.; Li, B.; He, J.; Prieto-Araujo, E.; Spier, W. D.; Lyu, H.; Gomis-Bellmunt, O.
International journal of electrical power & energy systems, ISSN: 0142-0615 (JCR Impact Factor-2021: 9.4
Publication date: 12/2022
Journal article

Optimization-based methodology to design the MMC's sub-module capacitors
Spier, W. D.; Eduardo Prieto-Araujo; Lyu, H.; He, J.; Bin, L.; Gomis-Bellmunt, O.
IEEE transactions on power delivery, ISSN: 0885-8977 (JCR Impact Factor-2021: 9.7
Publication date: 02/2023
Journal article

Analytic estimation of the MMC sub-modulecapacitor voltage ripple for balanced andunbalanced AC grid conditions
3º Simpósio Ibero-Americano em Microrredes Inteligentes com Integração de Energias Renováveis
Presentation date: 03/10/2019
Presentation of work at congresses

Steady-state analysis of the modular multilevel converter.
45th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society
Presentation date: 15/10/2019
Presentation of work at congresses

Optimal current reference calculation for MMCs considering converter limitations
2021 IEEE PowerTech
Presentation date: 28/06/2021
Presentation of work at congresses

Optimization-based reference calculation for Modular Multilevel Converters in balanced and unbalanced network conditions
23rd European Conference on Power Electronics and Applications
Presentation date: 07/09/2021
Presentation of work at congresses

AUTHOR:SAURA PERISÉ, JAIME
Title:Contribucions a l'estudi de rectificadors no controlats m-fàsics en condicions no equilibrades per unitats TRUs o ATRUs multi polsos
Reading date:22/06/2022
Director:BOGARRA RODRIGUEZ, SANTIAGO
Mention:No mention
RELATED PUBLICATIONS
Voltage recovery influence on three-phase grid-connected inverters under voltage sags
Rolan, A.; Giménez, P.; Yague, S.; Bogarra, S.; Saura, J.; Bakkar, M.
IET generation, transmission and distribution, ISSN: 1751-8687 (JCR Impact Factor-2019: 2.862; Quartil: Q2)
Publication date: 12/02/2019
Journal article

Open-circuit fault diagnosis and maintenance in multi-pulse parallel and series TRU topologies
Saura, J.; Bakkar, M.; Bogarra, S.
IEEE transactions on power electronics, ISSN: 0885-8993 (JCR Impact Factor-2020: 6.153; Quartil: Q1)
Publication date: 27/02/2020
Journal article

Voltage sag influence on controlled three-phase grid-connected inverters according to the Spanish grid code
Bakkar, M.; Bogarra, S.; Rolan, A.; Corcoles, F.; Saura, J.
IET generation, transmission and distribution, ISSN: 1751-8687 (JCR Impact Factor-2020: 2.995; Quartil: Q2)
Publication date: 01/05/2020
Journal article

Average value of the DC-link output voltage in multi-phase uncontrolled bridge rectifiers under supply voltage balance and unbalance conditions
Saura, J.; Mesas, J. J.; Sainz, L.
Electrical engineering, ISSN: 0948-7921 (JCR Impact Factor-2021: 1.63; Quartil: Q3)
Publication date: 01/12/2021
Journal article

New methodology to calculate DC voltage signature in n-phases TRUs under supply voltage sags
Saura, J.; Bakkar, M.; Bogarra, S.
IEEE access, ISSN: 2169-3536 (JCR Impact Factor-2020: 4.8
Publication date: 28/02/2022
Journal article

AUTHOR:SOUSA ARCANJO, MARCELO AUGUSTO
Title:Corona discharges from grounded rods and 337/777 nm emissions of laboratory long sparks
Reading date:04/03/2022
Director:MONTAÑA PUIG, JUAN
Mention:International Mention
RELATED PUBLICATIONS
On the interpeak interval of unipolar pulses of current preceding the return stroke in negative CG lightning
Sousa, M.; Guimarães, M.; Visacro, S.
Electric power systems research, ISSN: 0378-7796 (JCR Impact Factor-2019: 7.0
Publication date: 08/2019
Journal article

Experimental investigation of the electrification of wind turbine blades in fair-weather and artificial charge-compensation to mitigate the effects
Pol Fontanes; Montaña, J.; Sousa, M.; Guerra-Garcia, C.; Tobella, G.
Journal of electrostatics, ISSN: 0304-3886 (JCR Impact Factor-2021: 1.942; Quartil: Q3)
Publication date: 01/2022
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Streamer and leader properties investigation for use in lightning protection
2nd Science and Innovation with Thunderstorms Summer School
Presentation date: 06/2019
Presentation of work at congresses

Deploying vertical wires with drones to study wind turbine electrification under fair weather
23rd European Geosciences Union General Assembly
Presentation date: 30/04/2021
Presentation of work at congresses

Corona point discharges from grounded rods under highbackground electric field
23rd European Geosciences Union General Assembly
Presentation date: 30/04/2021
Presentation of work at congresses

Striking distance to flat ground estimated from the bipolar leader model and the influence of the lightning channel radius
35th International Conference on Lightning Protection
Presentation of work at congresses

AUTHOR:BAKKAR, MOSTAFA AHMED AHMED MAHMOUD AHMED
Title:Sag effects on protection system in distributed generation grids
Reading date:07/02/2022
Director:BOGARRA RODRIGUEZ, SANTIAGO
Co-director:CORCOLES LOPEZ, FELIPE
Mention:No mention
RELATED PUBLICATIONS
Overcurrent protection based on ANNs for smart distribution networks with grid-connected VSIs
Bakkar, M.; Bogarra, S.; Corcoles, F.; Iglesias, B.
IET generation, transmission and distribution (Online Edition), ISSN: 1751-8695 (JCR Impact Factor-2020: 2.995; Quartil: Q2)
Publication date: 16/12/2020
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PV systems control using fuzzy logic controller employing dynamic safety margin under normal and partial shading conditions
Bakkar, M.; Aboelhassan, A.; Abdelgeliel, M.; Galea, M.
Energies, ISSN: 1996-1073 (JCR Impact Factor-2021: 3.252; Quartil: Q3)
Publication date: 05/02/2021
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Integration of Distributed Energy Resources to Unbalanced Grids under Voltage Sags with Grid Code Compliance
Rolan, A.; Bogarra, S.; Bakkar, M.
IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, ISSN: 1949-3061 (JCR Impact Factor-2020: 8.96; Quartil: Q1)
Publication date: 01/01/2022
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Power control strategies during voltage sags according to Spanish grid code
International Conference on Renewable Energies and Power Quality 2018
Presentation date: 22/03/2018
Presentation of work at congresses

AUTHOR:CANDELO ZULUAGA, CARLOS ANDRES
Title: DESIGN OPTIMIZATION AND PERFORMANCE ANALYSIS METHODOLOGY FOR PMSMS TO IMPROVE EFFICIENCY IN HYDRAULIC APPLICATIONS
Reading date:11/01/2022
Director:RIBA RUIZ, JORDI ROGER
Co-director:GARCIA ESPINOSA, ANTONIO
Mention:Industrial Doctorate Mention (Generalitat)
RELATED PUBLICATIONS
Detection of inter-turn faults in multi-phase ferrite-PM assisted synchronous reluctance machine
Candelo, C.; Riba, J.; López, C.; Garcia, A.
Energies, ISSN: 1996-1073 (JCR Impact Factor-2019: 2.702; Quartil: Q3)
Publication date: 17/07/2019
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Detection of partial demagnetization faults in five-phase permanent magnet assisted synchronous reluctance machines
Candelo, C.; Riba, J.; Thangamuthu, D.; Garcia, A.
Energies, ISSN: 1996-1073 (JCR Impact Factor-2020: 3.004; Quartil: Q3)
Publication date: 03/07/2020
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PMSM design for achieving a target torque-speed-efficiency map
Candelo, C.; Garcia, A.; Riba, J.; Tubert, P.
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Publication date: 24/11/2020
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PMSM Parameter Estimation for Sensorless FOC based on differential power factor
Candelo, C.; Riba, J.; Garcia, A.
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Publication date: 01/01/2021
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Customized PMSM design and optimization methodology for water pumping applications
Candelo, C.; Riba, J.; Garcia, A.; Tubert, P.
IEEE transactions on energy conversion, ISSN: 0885-8969 (JCR Impact Factor-2021: 4.877; Quartil: Q1)
Publication date: 11/06/2021
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PMSM Torque-speed-efficiency map evaluation from parameter estimation based on the stand still test
Candelo, C.; Riba, J.; Garcia, A.
Energies, ISSN: 1996-1073 (JCR Impact Factor-2021: 3.252; Quartil: Q3)
Publication date: 18/10/2021
Journal article

Water-pumping permanent magnet synchronous motor optimization based on customized torque-speed operating area and performance characteristics
45th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society
Presentation date: 15/10/2019
Presentation of work at congresses

Fast and efficient PMSM electromagnetic parameter identification methodology from the efficiency map
46th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society
Presentation date: 19/10/2020
Presentation of work at congresses

Non-Intrusive parameter identification of a three-phase rectifier based on an optimization approach
46th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society
Presentation date: 20/10/2020
Presentation of work at congresses

Computationally efficient analysis of spatial and temporal harmonics content of the magnetic flux distribution in a PMSM for efficiency maps computation
International Conference on Electrical Machines 2020
Presentation date: 24/08/2020
Presentation of work at congresses

AUTHOR:GRILLONE, BENEDETTO
Title:Data-driven methodologies for evaluation and recommendation of energy efficiency measures in buildings. Applications in a big data environment
Reading date:03/12/2021
Director:SUMPER, ANDREAS
Co-director:DANOV, STOYAN VIKTOROV
Mention:No mention
RELATED PUBLICATIONS
A review of deterministic and data-driven methods to quantify energy efficiency savings and to predict retrofitting scenarios in buildings
Grillone, B.; Danov, S.; Sumper, A.; Cipriano, J.; Mor, G.
Renewable and sustainable energy reviews, ISSN: 1364-0321 (JCR Impact Factor-2020: 14.982; Quartil: Q1)
Publication date: 10/2020
Journal article

Baseline energy use modeling and characterization in tertiary buildings using an interpretable bayesian linear regression methodology
Grillone, B.; Mor, G.; Danov, S.; Cipriano, J.; Lazzari, F.; Sumper, A.
Energies, ISSN: 1996-1073 (JCR Impact Factor-2021: 3.252; Quartil: Q3)
Publication date: 06/09/2021
Journal article

A data-driven methodology for enhanced measurement and verification of energy efficiency savings in commercial buildings
Grillone, B.; Mor, G.; Danov, S.; Cipriano, J.; Sumper, A.
Applied energy, ISSN: 0306-2619 (JCR Impact Factor-2021: 11.446; Quartil: Q1)
Publication date: 11/2021
Journal article

AUTHOR:SALVADOR YUSTE, ALBERT
Title:Caracterización de la electrificación de tormentas para su aplicación en procesos de sistemas de alerta: el caso de aerogeneradores y otras infraestructuras elevadas
Reading date:12/11/2021
Director:MONTAÑA PUIG, JUAN
Co-director:PINEDA RÜEGG, NICOLAU
Mention:Industrial Doctorate Mention (Generalitat)
RELATED PUBLICATIONS
Thunderstorm characteristics favouring downward and upward lightning to wind turbines
Pineda, N.; Montaña, J.; Salvador, A.; Van Der Velde, O.; López, J.
Atmospheric research, ISSN: 0169-8095 (JCR Impact Factor-2018: 4.114; Quartil: Q1)
Publication date: 01/12/2018
Journal article

Charge structure of two tropical thunderstorms in Colombia
López, J.; Montaña, J.; Van Der Velde, O.; Pineda, N.; Salvador, A.; Romero, D.; Aranguren-Fino, H.; Taborda, J.
Journal of geophysical research: atmospheres, ISSN: 2169-8996 (JCR Impact Factor-2019: 3.821; Quartil: Q2)
Publication date: 23/04/2019
Journal article

Seasonal variations on the conditions required for the lightning production
Salvador, A.; Pineda, N.; Montaña, J.; Sola, G.
Atmospheric research, ISSN: 0169-8095 (JCR Impact Factor-2020: 5.369; Quartil: Q1)
Publication date: 01/10/2020
Journal article

Thunderstorm charge structures favouring cloud-to-ground lightning
Salvador, A.; Pineda, N.; Montaña, J.; López, J.; Sola, G.
Atmospheric research, ISSN: 0169-8095 (JCR Impact Factor-2021: 5.965; Quartil: Q1)
Publication date: 08/2021
Journal article

Lightning threats to wind turbines
XXII -Jornades de Meteorologia Eduard Fontserè
Presentation date: 26/11/2016
Presentation of work at congresses

Winter, moderate and deep convection thunderstorms in northeastern Spain: favorable conditions for the triggering of uppward lightning from wind turbines
4th International Symposium on Winter Lightning (ISWL 2017)
Presentation date: 14/04/2017
Presentation of work at congresses

Potential of the lightning mapping array for the nowcasting of severe weather
2nd European Nowcasting Conference
Presentation date: 03/05/2017
Presentation of work at congresses

Exploring thunderstorm patterns related to severe weather with Lightning Mapping Array data
9th European Conference on Severe Storms
Presentation date: 21/09/2017
Presentation of work at congresses

Thunderstorm patterns that may be useful to warn about lightning threats to wind turbines and other tall structures
XVI International Conference on Atmospheric Electricity
Presentation date: 22/06/2018
Presentation of work at congresses

AUTHOR:FUENTES RUIZ, SERGIO
Title:Energy Security in Power Systems within the Frame of Energy Transitions
Reading date:22/10/2021
Director:VILLAFÁFILA ROBLES, ROBERTO
Mention:International Mention
RELATED PUBLICATIONS
International tendencies on energy security: a review on national energy policies in the electrical sector
ENERLAC. Revista de Energía de Latinoaméricana y el Caribe, ISSN: 2631-2522 (JCR Impact Factor-2019: 0.0
Publication date: 03/05/2019
Journal article

Transition to a greener power sector: Four different scopes on energy security
Fuentes, S.; R. Villafafila-Robles; Olivella, P.; Joan Rull-Duran; J. Rull; J. Rull-Duran; Galceran-Arellano, S.
Renewable energy focus, ISSN: 1755-0084 (JCR Impact Factor-2020: 0.784; Quartil: Q2)
Publication date: 01/06/2020
Journal article

Composed index for the evaluation of the energy security of power systems: Application to the case of Argentina
Fuentes, S.; R. Villafafila-Robles; Lerner, E.
Energies, ISSN: 1996-1073 (JCR Impact Factor-2020: 3.004; Quartil: Q3)
Publication date: 01/08/2020
Journal article

Composed index for the evaluation of energy security in power systems within the frame of energy transitions—The case of Latin America and the Caribbean
Fuentes, S.; R. Villafafila-Robles; Joan Rull-Duran; J. Rull; J. Rull-Duran; Galceran-Arellano, S.
Energies, ISSN: 1996-1073 (JCR Impact Factor-2021: 3.252; Quartil: Q3)
Publication date: 26/04/2021
Journal article

AUTHOR:MUNNÉ COLLADO, ÍNGRID
Title:Flexibility services for distribution network operation
Reading date:01/10/2021
Director:SUMPER, ANDREAS
Co-director:ARAGÜÉS PEÑALBA, MÒNICA
Mention:International Mention
RELATED PUBLICATIONS
Power market fundamentals
Munné, I.; Olivella, P.; Sumper, A.
John Wiley & sons
Publication date: 24/05/2019
Book chapter

Local and micro power markets
Munné, I.; Bullich, E.; Aragüés, M.; Olivella, P.
John Wiley & sons
Publication date: 24/05/2019
Book chapter

Local flexibility market design for aggregators providing multiple flexibility services at distribution network level
Olivella, P.; Lloret-Gallego, P.; Munné, I.; R. Villafafila-Robles; Sumper, A.; Ottesen, S.; Rajasekharan, J.; Bremdal, B.
Energies, ISSN: 1996-1073 (JCR Impact Factor-2018: 2.707; Quartil: Q3)
Publication date: 02/04/2018
Journal article

The potential role of flexibility during peak hours on greenhouse gas emissions: A life cycle assessment of five targeted national electricity grid mixes
Munné, I.; Aprà, F.; Olivella, P.; R. Villafafila-Robles
Energies, ISSN: 1996-1073 (JCR Impact Factor-2019: 2.702; Quartil: Q3)
Publication date: 22/11/2019
Journal article

Tecnologia vestible: combinant disseny, art i tecnologia
Revista de tecnologia- Institut d'Estudis Catalans, ISSN: 2013-9861
Publication date: 13/11/2020
Journal article

Towards data-driven energy communities: a review of open-source datasets, models and tools
Kazmi, H.; Munné, I.; Mehmood, F.; AbbasSyed, T.; Driesen, J.
Renewable and sustainable energy reviews, ISSN: 1364-0321 (JCR Impact Factor-2021: 16.799; Quartil: Q1)
Publication date: 09/2021
Journal article

System architecture for managing congestions in distributions grids using flexibility
25th International Conference on Electricity Distribution
Presentation date: 04/06/2019
Presentation of work at congresses

A data acquisition pipeline for home energy management systems
III Congreso Iberoamericano de Ciudades Inteligentes
Presentation date: 09/11/2020
Presentation of work at congresses

AUTHOR:EL MARIACHET CARREÑO, JORGE
Title:New Approach of Power Calculation for droop-controled inverters supplying nonlinear loads
Reading date:08/09/2021
Director:MATAS ALCALA, JOSE
Co-director:MARTIN CAÑADAS, MARIA ELENA
Mention:No mention
RELATED PUBLICATIONS
Power calculation algorithm for single-phase droop-operated inverters considering nonlinear loads and unsing n-order SOGI filtering
El Mariachet, J.; Matas, J.; De La Hoz, J.; Al-Turki, Y.
Renewable energy and power quality journal, ISSN: 2172-038X (JCR Impact Factor-2019: 0.147; Quartil: Q4)
Publication date: 20/04/2018
Journal article

New LPF-based grid frequency estimation for the SOGI filter with improved harmonic rejection
Renewable energy and power quality journal, ISSN: 2172-038X (JCR Impact Factor-2019: 0.147; Quartil: Q4)
Publication date: 20/04/2018
Journal article

Power calculation algorithm for single-phase droop-operated inverters considering nonlinear loads
El Mariachet, J.; Matas, J.; Martín, H.; Abusorrah, A.
Renewable energy and power quality journal, ISSN: 2172-038X (JCR Impact Factor-2019: 0.147; Quartil: Q4)
Publication date: 20/04/2018
Journal article

A power calculation algorithm for single-phase droop-operated-inverters considering linear and nonlinear loads HIL-assessed
El Mariachet, J.; Matas, J.; Martín, H.; Li, M.; Guan, Y.; Guerrero, J.
Electronics (Switzerland), ISSN: 2079-9292 (JCR Impact Factor-2019: 2.412; Quartil: Q2)
Publication date: 01/11/2019
Journal article

HIL-assessed fast and accurate single-phase power calculation algorithm for voltage source inverters supplying to high total demand distortion nonlinear loads
El Mariachet, J.; Guan, Y.; Matas, J.; Martín, H.; Li, M.; Guerrero, J.
Electronics (Switzerland), ISSN: 2079-9292 (JCR Impact Factor-2020: 2.397; Quartil: Q3)
Publication date: 07/10/2020
Journal article

Comparison between different droop based control techniques and a virtual control oscillator
Branco, C. G. C.; El Mariachet, J.; Li, M.; de Araujo, F.; Matas, J.; Guerrero, J.
International journal of electrical and computer engineering research, ISSN: 2791-6677
Publication date: 15/03/2023
Journal article

Comparison Between Different Droop Based Control Techniques and a Virtual Control Oscillator
Branco, C. G. C.; El Mariachet, J.; Li, M.; Matas, J.; Guerrero, J.
International journal of electrical and computer engineering research, ISSN: 2791-6677
Publication date: 15/03/2023
Journal article

Research facilities for renewable energy management considering distributed generation based on microgrids
2019 IEEE International Autumn Meeting on Power, Electronics and Computing (ROPEC)
Presentation date: 14/11/2019
Presentation of work at congresses

AUTHOR:REY FERNÁNDEZ, JOSE ANTONIO
Title:Aportación al análisis de la distribución de corriente del rayo en palas de aerogenerador equipadas con fibra de carbono
Reading date:04/08/2021
Director:MONTAÑA PUIG, JUAN
Mention:No mention
RELATED PUBLICATIONS
Simulation of current distribution in a wind turbine blade using the FDTD method
Rey, J.; Montanya, J.
Electric power systems research, ISSN: 0378-7796 (JCR Impact Factor-2020: 3.414; Quartil: Q2)
Publication date: 01/08/2020
Journal article

Simulation of lightning currents in CFRP components of wind turbines and aircraft by means of the FDTD method
1st Science and Innovation with Thunderstorms Summer School
Presentation date: 03/07/2018
Presentation of work at congresses

AUTHOR:RAZMJOO SHESHDEH, ALI
Title:Measuring Energy Sustainability by Using Energy Sustainability Indicators
Reading date:19/02/2021
Director:SUMPER, ANDREAS
Mention:No mention
RELATED PUBLICATIONS
Recent residential applications of low-temperature solar collector
Razmjoo Sheshdeh, A.
Journal of cleaner production, ISSN: 0959-6526 (JCR Impact Factor-2021: 11.072; Quartil: Q1)
Publication date: 10/01/2021
Journal article

A Technical analysis investigating energy sustainability utilizing reliable renewable energy sources to reduce CO2 emissions in a high potential area
Razmjoo Sheshdeh, A.; Davarpanah, A.
Renewable energy, ISSN: 1879-0682 (JCR Impact Factor-2021: 8.634; Quartil: Q1)
Publication date: 01/02/2021
Journal article

Recent progress in thermal and optical enhancement of low temperature solar collector
Ahmadi, A.; Ehyaei, M.; Doustgani, A.; Razmjoo Sheshdeh, A.
Energy systems, ISSN: 1868-3975 (JCR Impact Factor-2021: 0.53; Quartil: Q2)
Publication date: 11/08/2021
Journal article

AUTHOR:SÁNCHEZ SÁNCHEZ, ENRIC
Title:Energy-based control schemes of Modular Multilevel Converters for HVDC applications
Reading date:21/12/2020
Director:GOMIS BELLMUNT, ORIOL
Co-director:PRIETO ARAUJO, EDUARDO
Mention:International Mention
RELATED PUBLICATIONS
Analysis of MMC energy-based control structures for VSC-HVDC links
Enric Sánchez-Sánchez; Eduardo Prieto-Araujo; Junyent, A.; Gomis-Bellmunt, O.
IEEE Journal of emerging and selected topics in power electronics, ISSN: 2168-6777 (JCR Impact Factor-2018: 5.972; Quartil: Q1)
Publication date: 06/02/2018
Journal article

Fractional proportional-resonant current controllers for Voltage Source Converters
Heredero-Peris, D.; Chillon, C.; Enric Sánchez-Sánchez; Montesinos-Miracle, D.
Electric power systems research, ISSN: 0378-7796 (JCR Impact Factor-2019: 3.211; Quartil: Q2)
Publication date: 03/2019
Journal article

Optimal multivariable MMC energy-based control for DC voltage regulation in HVDC applications
Enric Sánchez-Sánchez; Groß, D.; Eduardo Prieto-Araujo; Dörfler, F.; Gomis-Bellmunt, O.
IEEE transactions on power delivery, ISSN: 0885-8977 (JCR Impact Factor-2020: 4.131; Quartil: Q1)
Publication date: 01/04/2020
Journal article

Interaction assessment and stability analysis of the MMC-based VSC-HVDC link
Dadjo, S.; Eduardo Prieto-Araujo; Enric Sánchez-Sánchez; Gomis-Bellmunt, O.
Energies, ISSN: 1996-1073 (JCR Impact Factor-2020: 3.004; Quartil: Q3)
Publication date: 21/04/2020
Journal article

The role of the internal energy in MMCs operating in grid-forming mode
Enric Sánchez-Sánchez; Eduardo Prieto-Araujo; Gomis-Bellmunt, O.
IEEE Journal of emerging and selected topics in power electronics, ISSN: 2168-6777 (JCR Impact Factor-2020: 4.472; Quartil: Q1)
Publication date: 06/2020
Journal article

Principles of operation of grids of DC and AC subgrids interconnected by power converters
Gomis-Bellmunt, O.; Enric Sánchez-Sánchez; Arevalo, J.; Eduardo Prieto-Araujo
IEEE transactions on power delivery, ISSN: 0885-8977 (JCR Impact Factor-2020: 4.131; Quartil: Q1)
Publication date: 15/06/2020
Journal article

A novel fractional proportional-resonant current controller for voltage source converters
18th European Conference on Power Electronics and Applications
Presentation date: 06/09/2016
Presentation of work at congresses

Multi-terminal HVDC voltage droop control design considering DC grid, AC grid and MMC dynamics
13th International Conference on AC and DC Power Transmission
Presentation date: 16/02/2017
Presentation of work at congresses

Design methodology of the primary droop voltage control for DC microgrids
2nd International Conference on DC Microgrids 2017
Presentation date: 29/06/2017
Presentation of work at congresses

Interaction analysis between MMC-based VSC-HVDC links and DFIG-based WPPs within the AC network
16th Wind Integration Workshop : International Workshop on Large-Scale Integration of Wind Power into Power Systems as well as on Transmission Networks for Offshore Wind Power Plants
Presentation date: 25/10/2017
Presentation of work at congresses

Stability and interaction analysis in islanded power systems including VSC-HVDC and LCC-HVDC power converters
CIGRE Session 2018
Presentation date: 08/2018
Presentation of work at congresses

On the performance of the energy-controlled MMC: impact of the Internal and the DC capacitances in HVDC applications
15th IET International Conference on AC and DC Power Transmission
Presentation date: 07/02/2019
Presentation of work at congresses

AUTHOR:KADECHKAR, AKASH
Title:Development of the future generation of smart high voltage connectors and related components for substations, with energy autonomy and wireless data transmission capability.
Reading date:01/10/2020
Director:RIBA RUIZ, JORDI ROGER
Co-director:MORENO EGUILAZ, JUAN MANUEL
Mention:Industrial Doctorate Mention (Generalitat)
RELATED PUBLICATIONS
SmartConnector: A Self-Powered IoT Solution to Ease Predictive Maintenance in Substations
Kadechkar, A.; Riba, J.; Moreno-Eguilaz, J.M.; Pérez, J.
IEEE sensors journal, ISSN: 1530-437X (JCR Impact Factor-2020: 3.301; Quartil: Q2)
Publication date: 28/05/2020
Journal article

Black-box modelling of a DC-DC buck converter based on a recurrent neural network
IEEE International Conference on Industrial Technology
Presentation date: 26/02/2020
Presentation of work at congresses

AUTHOR:SERRANO FONTOVA, ALEJANDRO
Title:A Novel Assessment of Unintentional Islanding operations in Distribution Networks
Reading date:09/06/2020
Director:BOSCH TOUS, RICARDO
Co-director:CASALS TORRENS, PABLO
Mention:No mention
RELATED PUBLICATIONS
Assessment of unintentional islanding operations in distribution networks with large induction motors
Casals-Torrens, P.; Martinez, J.; Serrano, A.; Bosch, R.
Energies, ISSN: 1996-1073 (JCR Impact Factor-2020: 3.004; Quartil: Q3)
Publication date: 10/01/2020
Journal article

Contributions for improving the stability of marine power generation plants
Herrero, A.; Alvarez, J.A.; Casals-Torrens, P.; Bosch, R.; Serrano, A.
Engineering failure analysis, ISSN: 1350-6307 (JCR Impact Factor-2020: 3.114; Quartil: Q2)
Publication date: 20/06/2020
Journal article

Optimal tuning of fractional order controllers for dual active bridge-based DC microgrid including voltage stability assessment
Azab, M.; Serrano, A.
Electronics (Switzerland), ISSN: 2079-9292 (JCR Impact Factor-2021: 2.69; Quartil: Q3)
Publication date: 01/05/2021
Journal article

A robust islanding detection method with zero-non-detection zone for distribution systems with DG
Serrano, A.; Martinez, J.; Casals-Torrens, P.; Bosch, R.
International journal of electrical power & energy systems, ISSN: 0142-0615 (JCR Impact Factor-2021: 5.659; Quartil: Q1)
Publication date: 01/12/2021
Journal article

AUTHOR:RASHID, ASIM
Title:Harmonic load flow formulation and numerical resolution
Reading date:17/01/2019
Director:MESAS GARCIA, JUAN JOSE
Director:SAINZ SAPERA, LUIS
Mention:No mention
RELATED PUBLICATIONS
An improved harmonic load flow formulation
Rashid, A.; Mesas, J. J.; Sainz, L.
Electric power components and systems, ISSN: 1532-5008 (JCR Impact Factor-2019: 0.824; Quartil: Q4)
Publication date: 21/10/2019
Journal article

AUTHOR:GIRBAU LLISTUELLA, FRANCESC
Title:Contribution to the operation of smart rural distribution grid with energy resources for improvement of the quality of service
Reading date:19/12/2018
Director:DÍAZ GONZÁLEZ, FRANCISCO
Director:SUMPER, ANDREAS
Mention:No mention
RELATED PUBLICATIONS
A power sharing algorithm for a hybrid energy storage system based on batteries
2019 IEEE PES Innovative Smart Grid Technologies Europe
Presentation date: 01/10/2019
Presentation of work at congresses

AUTHOR:KAMPOUROPOULOS, KONSTANTINOS
Title:Multi-objective optimization of an energy hub using artificial intelligence
Reading date:20/04/2018
Director:GARCIA ESPINOSA, ANTONIO
Director:ROMERAL MARTINEZ, JOSE LUIS
Mention:No mention
RELATED PUBLICATIONS
Future European energy markets and Industry 4.0 potential in energy transition towards decarbonization
18th International Conference on Renewable Energies and Power Quality
Presentation date: 02/09/2020
Presentation of work at congresses

Supervision and fault detection system for photovoltaic installations based on classification algorithms
18th International Conference on Renewable Energies and Power Quality
Presentation date: 03/09/2020
Presentation of work at congresses

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01/03/202328/02/2027Global Acoustic interaction and Psychoacoustic impact of the autonomous vehicles in interior and exteriorCommission of European Communities
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01/09/202231/08/2025Eliminando barreras técnicas en redes con alta penetración de renovables y electrónica de potencia mediante dispositivos STATCOM y enlaces HVDC basados en grid-formingAGENCIA ESTATAL DE INVESTIGACION
01/09/202201/09/2025Desenvolupament d'un sistema de dimensionat i aplicació de pila d'hidrogen per a vehicles elèctricsAGAUR. Agència de Gestió d'Ajuts Universitaris i de Recerca
01/09/202231/08/2025Estabilidad de microrredes formadas por agrupaciones de clustersAGENCIA ESTATAL DE INVESTIGACION
01/09/202231/08/2025Herramientas analíticas para sistemas eléctricos. Digitalización mediante nuevos métodos y toolboxes de analítica de datos para redes seguras, renovables y flexiblesAGENCIA ESTATAL DE INVESTIGACION
01/09/202231/08/2025Análisis eléctrico de régimen permanente y cortocirucito, y representación equivalente para sistemas eléctricos modernos con electrónica de potencia y generación renovableAGENCIA ESTATAL DE INVESTIGACION
01/09/202231/08/2026Control avanzado de convertidores de fuente de corriente (CSI) monofásicos y trifásicosAGENCIA ESTATAL DE INVESTIGACION
01/09/202231/01/2023Mesura del soroll i les vibracions d'un motor síncron d'imants permanentsNissan Tech. Centre Europe Spain
26/07/202229/04/2023POWERTWIN Gemelo Digital para la mejora de la eficiencia energética, confort y uso de los espacios en edificios existentesMIN. INDUSTRIA ENERGIA TURISMO
26/07/202225/07/2025Disseny i desenvolupament d'un convertidor d'alta tensió amb tecnologia avançadaAgència per la Competitivitat de l'Empresa (ACCIÓ)
20/07/202229/04/2023Diseño y desarrollo de mejoras técnicas-funcionales, pilotaje y nuevas aplicaciones de una plataforma IoT para la supervisión, gestión y mantenimiento remoto de máquinas de café profesionalesMIN. INDUSTRIA ENERGIA TURISMO
01/07/202201/06/2024Contrato de colaboración para el desarrollo de un conjunto de tareas para el asesoramiento en la adaptación de un banco de ensayos de rodillosDIMSPORT SPAIN SL
01/06/202230/11/2025Industrial Cluster FLEXibility platform for sustainable FACTories to reduce CO2 emissions and to enable the Energy TransitionCommission of European Communities
31/05/202230/11/2022Collaboration contract relating to the execution of a new update version of a research project on development of a sizing tool of mechatronic driveOmron Europe B.V.
17/05/202230/05/2022Contracte de col.laboració per a treballs de consultoria per a l'anàlisi elèctric de la xarxa de distribució de 6kV de 29 estacions de L-1Ferrocarril Metropolità de Barcelona, S.A.
02/05/202231/01/2023Collaboration contract to develop the conceptual design of Hybrid Statcom with energy storage capabilitiesNIDEC ASI, S.P.A.
01/05/202230/04/2025Orchestrating an interoperable sovereign federated Multi-vector Energy data space built on open standards and ready for GAia-XCommission of European Communities
20/04/202231/10/2022Colaboration contract relating to the development of a state-of-charge (SOC) estimator for Lead-Acid batteriesNANOE S.A.S.
01/04/202231/03/2023Specialist Service Support F4E-12 ReportLeonardo Company
01/04/202231/03/2025Desarrollo experimental de una nueva ECU avanzada y modular para vehículos de movilidad ligeraAGENCIA ESTATAL DE INVESTIGACION
15/03/202215/08/2022Contracte de col·laboració per l'assessorament i desenvolupament d'un programari per implementar un control FOC per aplicació en bicicletes elèctriques.GUILERA SA
01/03/202201/03/2025Desenvolupament d'una metodologia d'optimització de transformadors i dispositius amb nucli magnèticAGAUR. Agència de Gestió d'Ajuts Universitaris i de Recerca
21/02/202220/02/2025CÁTEDRA DE EMPRESA ESTABANELL-UPC ENTRE LA UNIVERSITAT POLITÈCNICA DE CATALUNYA Y ESTABANELL Y PAHISAESTABANELL Y PAHISA SA
14/01/202231/12/2022Desarrollo de un equipo destinado a la gestión energética de un sistema: generación, almacenaje, cargas y la red eléctrica en una aplicación domésticaWALL BOX CHARGERS, S.L.
04/01/202204/01/2022Method of cooling air in a vehicle and air conditioning system for a vehicle
01/01/202231/12/2022New Trends on Urban MobilityEUROPEAN INST OF INNOV.& TECHNOL.
01/01/202231/12/2022Cátedra Endesa Red de Innovación Energética 2022ENDESA DISTRIBUCIÓN ELÉCTRICA, S.L.
20/12/202119/02/2024Contrato de colaboración para la investigación industrial de solución para propulsión con hidrógeno en vehículos eléctricos de carga ligera y semi-pesada con pila de combustibleFICO TRIAD, S.A.
01/12/202130/11/2024Genius. Impulso a la transición energética de industrias intensivas en consumo a través de herramientasAGENCIA ESTATAL DE INVESTIGACION
01/09/202131/08/2024Técnicas de protección avanzadas contra el arco eléctrico para aplicaciones aeronauticas basado en identificación de parámetros y tratamiento de datosAGENCIA ESTATAL DE INVESTIGACION
23/08/202123/12/2021Assessorament, desenvolupament i anàlisi per a la simulació de l'electrificació ferroviària del projecte Rail BalticaIDOM INGENIERIA Y CONSULT, SAU
30/07/202130/07/2024Validació i integració de diversos models elèctrics de parc eòlics marins i flotants avançats dins la solució IT Youwind ModelAgència per la Competitivitat de l'Empresa (ACCIÓ)
29/07/202129/07/2024Sistema controlador per vehicle elèctric d'hidrogenAgència per la Competitivitat de l'Empresa (ACCIÓ)
01/07/202101/07/2024Contribution to the decarbonisation of energy intensive industries in the path of the European Union objectives. Application to the case study of SEATAGAUR. Agència de Gestió d'Ajuts Universitaris i de Recerca
30/06/202131/12/2022Projecte NIR-QAgència per la Competitivitat de l'Empresa (ACCIÓ)
24/05/202122/06/2021formació per a l’empresa SALICRÚ que consistirà en un curs de dues sessions de tècniques bàsiques d’alta tensió.SALICRU, S.A.
13/05/202112/07/2021Development of analysis method for SSCIHYOSUNG CORPORATION
13/04/202131/12/2021THE COLLIDER - eROOTSFUNDACIO BARCELONA MOBILE WORLD CAP
23/03/202122/06/2021Desarrollo sistema de gestión de energía para edificios inteligentes, también conocidos como Building Energy Management System (BEMS)Estabanell Energia
08/02/202108/02/2024Validació experimental de connectors de subestació, sensoritzats, autoalimentats i amb capacitat de transmissió de dades al núvol i aplicació de tècniques big-data per facilitar el manteniment predictAGAUR. Agència de Gestió d'Ajuts Universitaris i de Recerca
18/01/202118/01/2021Method for obtaining voltage-intensity characteristics of a power system with power electronic converters
02/11/202031/01/2021Desarrollo de la investigación para el desarrollo, simulación, programación y testeo de 2 convertidores VSC y 2 convertidores MMC de un nivelTECNOLOGIES DE CONTROL DE L'ELECTRICITAT I AUTOMATITZACIÓ.S.L.
01/11/202031/10/2022Control del sonido para la seguridad de la nueva generación de vehículos eléctricosAGENCIA ESTATAL DE INVESTIGACION
21/10/202017/03/2021Engineering Services for Renewable Energy Projects in Funafuti, TuvaluTrama TecnoAmbiental
30/09/202031/03/2022Desarrollo de la investigación en lo referente al proyecto ERANET BEYOND (Blockchain based ElectricitY trading for the integration Of National and Decentralized local markets)FLEXIDAO S.E.S. SL
01/08/202031/12/2020Data Case DevelopementEUROPEAN INST OF INNOV.& TECHNOL.
22/07/202030/12/2020Desarrollo de metodología y herramienta de cuantificaciónE-distribución
15/07/202031/12/2023Fault ride through (FRT) in future converter-dominated gridsTRANSNETBW GMBH
01/07/202031/03/2021Desarrolo de un sistema de clasificación automática de fibras textiles mediante tecnologiías ópticasMIN. INDUSTRIA ENERGIA TURISMO
01/06/202030/11/2023POwering SYstem flexibiliTY in the Future through RESCommission of European Communities
01/06/202030/05/2024Flexible Integration of Local Energy Communities into the Norwegian Electricity Distribution SystemResearch Council of Norway
01/06/202031/12/2020EIT InnoEnergy Activity (Virtual Reality Pilot)EUROPEAN INST OF INNOV.& TECHNOL.
11/05/202010/06/2020Energy legislation and market energy clusters and cooperatives in Spain” hereinafter referred to as the WorkINNOVATIONS FOR ENERGY SP Z.O.O. (SPÓLKA Z OGRANICZONA ODPOWIEDZIALNOSCIA)
17/03/202016/03/2021Engineering support for power electronics devices for F4E projectVitroCiset
01/03/202031/12/20202020 EDU_COVID-19 UmbrellaEUROPEAN INST OF INNOV.& TECHNOL.
01/03/202028/02/2021Incorporation into the training activities of the Degree in Energy Engineering and the Degree in Electrical Engineering of the EEBE of Development Education.Centre de Cooperació per al Desenvolupament , UPC
01/02/202031/01/2024Flexible Energy Production, Demand and Storage-based Virtual Power Plants for Electricity Markets and Resilient DSO OperationCommission of European Communities
01/02/202030/05/2024Flexible Integration of Local Energy Communities into the Norwegian ElectricitySINTEF ENERGI AS
01/01/202030/11/2023Big Data for OPen innovation Energy MarketplaceCommission of European Communities
01/01/202031/12/2021Integración de energías renovables mediante sistemas de corriente continua de media tensiónAgencia Estatal de Investigación
01/01/202031/12/2021Cátedra Endesa Red de Innovación Energética 2020-2021ENDESA DISTRIBUCIÓN ELÉCTRICA, S.L.
13/12/201917/04/2020PolarisSiemens AG
01/10/201930/09/2022Blockchain-based electricity trading for the integration of national and decentralized local electricity marketsUniversitat Politècnica de Catalunya
02/09/201930/03/2020consistente en realizar los estudios pertinentes para recomendar a RAC Tech el diseño de un motor Híbrido de reluctancia autoconmutado denominado 2U-HRM.RAC TECH, SA
09/07/201931/10/2019Execution of a new update version of a research project on development of a sizing tool of mechatronic driveOmron Europe B.V.
03/06/201902/08/2019Modelització i asserament en la construcció d'un prototip demostratiu d'una peça mòbil conduida magneticamentFRIMAL TRADING SL
01/06/201930/11/2023Active Flow Control system FOR improving HYDRaulic turbine performances at off-design OperationCommission of European Communities
01/06/201901/06/2022Protection and Control of power system in presence of high penetration of renewable energy sources and FACTS elementsQatar University
29/05/201929/07/2019Adaptació del model del Power Plant Controller (PPC)GreenPowerMonitor
02/05/201931/12/2022001-P-001662_FEM IOTGENCAT - DEPT. D'EMPRESA I OCUPACIO
01/05/201901/02/2021IDPR Enrutador Intel·ligent per distribució energèticaAGAUR. Agència de Gestió d'Ajuts Universitaris i de Recerca
04/04/201904/10/2020Desenvolupament d'un firmware per un controlador de motors elèctricsGUILERA S.A.
04/04/201903/04/2020Desarrollo de los procesos internos de la plataforma DynargyDYNARGY SOLUTIONS, S.L.
01/02/201901/07/2023Grid and Charging Infrastructure of the FutureSINTEF ENERGI AS
29/01/201929/01/2019Electric Hybrid Reluctance Actuator
01/01/201931/12/2023Extension of the collaboration contract for the study and anyalisis of the phenomena relatid tot materiasl involved in high voltage/hig current electrical power transportSBI CONNECTORS ESPAÑA, S.A.
01/01/201930/09/2022Gestión de Energía en Micro-Redes Urbanas Colaborativas.AGENCIA ESTATAL DE INVESTIGACION
01/01/201931/12/2021Flexibilidad de los recursos energéticos distribuidos para optimizar la operación de las redes de distribuciónAGENCIA ESTATAL DE INVESTIGACION
01/01/201930/09/2022Control de una red de múltiples redes AC y DC interconectadas con convertidores de potenciaAGENCIA ESTATAL DE INVESTIGACION
01/01/201930/09/2022Estabilidad de redes MVDC integrando tecnologías de energías renovables, almacenamiento de energía y convertidores de fuente de impedanciaAGENCIA ESTATAL DE INVESTIGACION
01/01/201930/09/2022Gestión y control de microrredes con vehículos eléctricos y baterías de respaldoAGENCIA ESTATAL DE INVESTIGACION
01/01/201931/12/2022001-P-001643_Agrupació emergent Looming FactoryGENCAT - DEPT. D'EMPRESA I OCUPACIO
19/11/201818/11/2021Research collaboration agreement between Supergrid Institute and UPC for an industrial doctorate research projectSuperGrid Institute
12/11/201831/12/2018Algoritme de previsió de les desviacions del projecte INVADEEstabanell Energia
27/09/201826/09/2021Desarrollo y análisis de algoritmos de gestión de baterías en parques fotovoltaicosGreenPowerMonitor
24/09/201812/12/2021Metodologia d'optimització de motors elèctrics per millorar l'eficiència per aplicacions hidràuliquesAGAUR. Agència de Gestió d'Ajuts Universitaris i de Recerca
15/09/201831/03/2019Sistema avançat de gestió de plantes fotovoltaiques de gran escala amb sistemes de emmagatzamentALITER GRUP RENOVABLES, SL
13/09/201824/01/2019Estudi tècnic dividit en dos grups sobre l'impacte de les línies elèctriques aèries d'alta tensió en les àrees urbanes del municipi de TerrassaAjuntament de Terrassa
03/08/201831/12/2018Análisis de ubicación de pararrayosENDESA DISTRIBUCIÓN ELÉCTRICA, S.L.
30/07/201829/07/2021Desarrollo de herramientas para el control efectivo de grandes plantas de energía fotovoltaicaAGENCIA ESTATAL DE INVESTIGACION
25/07/201825/07/2018Procedimiento y sistema de medida en línea de la resistencia de contacto para conectores de subestación
20/07/201807/12/2018Millora global de les funcionalitats del forn d'inducció Hi-WireDRUIDS PROCESS TECHNOLOGY, S.L.
18/07/201830/11/2018Motor sizing tool version 1.3Omron Europe B.V.
01/07/201831/12/2021 Desarrollo de la futura generación de conectores de subestación incorporando electrónica, sensores y comunicaciones inalámbricas para su aplicación en el mantenimiento predictivo.AGENCIA ESTATAL DE INVESTIGACION
26/06/201826/06/2018Procedimiento de ensayo de efecto corona visual a tensión reducida
01/06/201828/02/2019Planificació de l'electrificació rural amb microxarxes i energies renovablesAgència de Gestió d'Ajuts Universitaris i de Recerca (Agaur)
11/05/201810/05/2023Acuerdo marco para el desarrollo de actividades de investigaciónRed Eléctrica de España, S.A.
19/02/201818/02/2020IJCI-2015-23747AGENCIA ESTATAL DE INVESTIGACION
01/01/201831/12/2020Sistema de almacenamiento de energía híbrido para plantas de producción de energía eléctrica renovablesAGENCIA ESTATAL DE INVESTIGACION
01/01/201830/06/2022Advanced control of on-board dc multibus systems in vehiclesAGENCIA ESTATAL DE INVESTIGACION
01/01/201801/06/2018Self-management advance integral energy systemAjuntament de Santa Perpètua de Mogoda
01/01/201831/12/2021Ciudades Inteligentes Totalmente Integrales, Eficientes y Sostenibles (CITIES)Programa Iberoamericano de Ciencia y Tecnología para el Desarrollo
01/01/201831/12/2019Learning AnalyticsEuropean Institute of Innovation and Technology
01/01/201831/12/2018Workshop Services TelefonicaTelefonica Research
01/01/201831/12/2018Prediagnosi bateriesPendent per manca de dades
01/01/201831/12/2022Xarxa de Referència d'R+D+I en Energia: Energy for SocietyAGAUR. Agència de Gestió d'Ajuts Universitaris i de Recerca
01/01/201630/11/2024Demostración de convertidor capaz de generar una corriente variable a una frecuencia variable. TroneDRUIDS PROCESS TECHNOLOGY, S.L.
01/01/201630/11/2024Disseny d'un cicladorEURECAT Centre Tecnològic
01/01/201630/11/2024Marcatge taps de suroON-LASER SYSTEMS & APPLICATION, S.L.
01/01/201630/11/2024Un prototip funcional de carregador SAI per a fer demostracions a potencials clients.Racing Colors S.L.
01/01/201530/11/2024Estudi, disseny i desenvolupament d’un sistema d’escorregut magnètic de zenc sobre filferro -Projecte MARGARITADRUIDS PROCESS TECHNOLOGY, S.L.
01/01/201530/11/2024Disseny d'un rugosímetrebcn Qualites SL
01/01/201430/11/2024Disseny d'un divisor elèctric de potènciaDRUIDS PROCESS TECHNOLOGY, S.L.
01/01/201430/11/2024Ampliar potencia i millorar productes DAIQUIRIDRUIDS PROCESS TECHNOLOGY, S.L.
01/01/201430/11/2024Ampliar potencia i millorar productes - MOJITODRUIDS PROCESS TECHNOLOGY, S.L.
01/01/201430/11/2024Desenvolupar un equip de control d'un sistema de sustentació per mitjà de cablesIn Extremis Film Services

Teaching staff and research groups

Research projects

START DATEEND DATEACTIVITYFINANCING ENTITY
02/05/202330/06/2023Contracte de col.laboració per la incorporació de noves capacitats al Battery Management System anteriorment desenvolupat per l’equip de la UPC.SOLAR BOX BATTERIES, SOCIEDAD LIMIT
14/03/202331/12/2099 Donació per premi del professor Josep Ma Guerrero IEEE PES DOUGLAS M. STASZESKY DISTRIBUTION AUTOMATION AWARD.Josep Maria Guerrero Zapata
01/03/202328/02/2027Global Acoustic interaction and Psychoacoustic impact of the autonomous vehicles in interior and exteriorCommission of European Communities
01/02/202331/01/2027Modular AXIal flux Motor for AutomotiveCommission of European Communities
01/01/202331/12/2026Advanced Grid Interfaces for innovative STorage IntegrationCommission of European Communities
01/01/202331/12/2026 advancing Hydrogen (H2) technologies and smart production systems TO decarbonise the GLass andCommission of European Communities
01/01/202331/12/2023Desarrollo motor BLDCFICO-TRIAD, SA
01/01/202330/06/2025Aprendizaje automático federado para redes eléctricas de distribuciónMIN DE ECONOMIA Y COMPETITIVIDAD
13/12/202213/12/2022Condition monitoring method of an electric conductor
01/12/202230/11/2024Diagnóstico avanzado de fallos y estimación de vida útil remanente de baterías de vehículos eléctricos basado en análisis de datos en condiciones de operación realistasAGENCIA ESTATAL DE INVESTIGACION
01/12/202230/11/2024Estabilidad en microrredes multi-energía con vectores de electricidad, hidrógeno y gasAGENCIA ESTATAL DE INVESTIGACION
01/12/202230/11/2024Accionamiento con motor de reluctancia autoconmutado de estator segmentado y devanados de aluminio para vehículos eléctricos ligerosAGENCIA ESTATAL DE INVESTIGACION
01/12/202230/11/2024Impulso a la descarbonización del transporte a través de sistemas avanzados híbridos de almacenamiento de energía con baterías de litio-ion y supercondensadoresAGENCIA ESTATAL DE INVESTIGACION
01/12/202230/11/2024Gestión flexible de la red de distribución para la máxima descarbonización mediante inteligencia artificialAGENCIA ESTATAL DE INVESTIGACION
01/12/202230/11/2024Gemelo digital de alta precisión habilitado por computador de altas prestaciones para aplicaciones de sistema eléctrico modernasAGENCIA ESTATAL DE INVESTIGACION
01/12/202230/11/2024Soluciones para la respuesta rápida y el soporte a red mediante sistemas de almacenamiento con capacidades de grid-forming en redesAGENCIA ESTATAL DE INVESTIGACION
01/12/202201/12/2024HERRAMIENTAS PARA SOPORTE A LA TOMA DE DECISIONES DE OPERADORES EN SISTEMAS ELÉCTRICOS MODERNOSAGENCIA ESTATAL DE INVESTIGACION
01/11/202231/10/2026Hidden Hydro Oscillating Power for EuropeCommission of European Communities
19/10/202218/04/2024ERG, generador digital d'anelles energètiquesAGAUR. Agència de Gestió d'Ajuts Universitaris i de Recerca
01/10/202230/09/2026Accelerating the Deployment of Offshore wind using Dc technologyCommission of European Communities
01/09/202231/08/2025Distributed multiport converters for integration of renewables, storage systems and loads while enhancing performance and resiliency of modern distributed networksCommission of European Communities
01/09/202231/08/2025Mejora de la calidad de potencia en sistemas de potencia remotos con convertidores electrónicos de potenciaAGENCIA ESTATAL DE INVESTIGACION
01/09/202231/08/2025Eliminando barreras técnicas en redes con alta penetración de renovables y electrónica de potencia mediante dispositivos STATCOM y enlaces HVDC basados en grid-formingAGENCIA ESTATAL DE INVESTIGACION
01/09/202201/09/2025Desenvolupament d'un sistema de dimensionat i aplicació de pila d'hidrogen per a vehicles elèctricsAGAUR. Agència de Gestió d'Ajuts Universitaris i de Recerca
01/09/202231/08/2025Estabilidad de microrredes formadas por agrupaciones de clustersAGENCIA ESTATAL DE INVESTIGACION
01/09/202231/08/2025Herramientas analíticas para sistemas eléctricos. Digitalización mediante nuevos métodos y toolboxes de analítica de datos para redes seguras, renovables y flexiblesAGENCIA ESTATAL DE INVESTIGACION
01/09/202231/08/2025Análisis eléctrico de régimen permanente y cortocirucito, y representación equivalente para sistemas eléctricos modernos con electrónica de potencia y generación renovableAGENCIA ESTATAL DE INVESTIGACION
01/09/202231/08/2026Control avanzado de convertidores de fuente de corriente (CSI) monofásicos y trifásicosAGENCIA ESTATAL DE INVESTIGACION
01/09/202231/01/2023Mesura del soroll i les vibracions d'un motor síncron d'imants permanentsNissan Tech. Centre Europe Spain
26/07/202229/04/2023POWERTWIN Gemelo Digital para la mejora de la eficiencia energética, confort y uso de los espacios en edificios existentesMIN. INDUSTRIA ENERGIA TURISMO
26/07/202225/07/2025Disseny i desenvolupament d'un convertidor d'alta tensió amb tecnologia avançadaAgència per la Competitivitat de l'Empresa (ACCIÓ)
20/07/202229/04/2023Diseño y desarrollo de mejoras técnicas-funcionales, pilotaje y nuevas aplicaciones de una plataforma IoT para la supervisión, gestión y mantenimiento remoto de máquinas de café profesionalesMIN. INDUSTRIA ENERGIA TURISMO
01/07/202201/06/2024Contrato de colaboración para el desarrollo de un conjunto de tareas para el asesoramiento en la adaptación de un banco de ensayos de rodillosDIMSPORT SPAIN SL
01/06/202230/11/2025Industrial Cluster FLEXibility platform for sustainable FACTories to reduce CO2 emissions and to enable the Energy TransitionCommission of European Communities
31/05/202230/11/2022Collaboration contract relating to the execution of a new update version of a research project on development of a sizing tool of mechatronic driveOmron Europe B.V.
17/05/202230/05/2022Contracte de col.laboració per a treballs de consultoria per a l'anàlisi elèctric de la xarxa de distribució de 6kV de 29 estacions de L-1Ferrocarril Metropolità de Barcelona, S.A.
02/05/202231/01/2023Collaboration contract to develop the conceptual design of Hybrid Statcom with energy storage capabilitiesNIDEC ASI, S.P.A.
01/05/202230/04/2025Orchestrating an interoperable sovereign federated Multi-vector Energy data space built on open standards and ready for GAia-XCommission of European Communities
20/04/202231/10/2022Colaboration contract relating to the development of a state-of-charge (SOC) estimator for Lead-Acid batteriesNANOE S.A.S.
01/04/202231/03/2023Specialist Service Support F4E-12 ReportLeonardo Company
01/04/202231/03/2025Desarrollo experimental de una nueva ECU avanzada y modular para vehículos de movilidad ligeraAGENCIA ESTATAL DE INVESTIGACION
15/03/202215/08/2022Contracte de col·laboració per l'assessorament i desenvolupament d'un programari per implementar un control FOC per aplicació en bicicletes elèctriques.GUILERA SA
01/03/202201/03/2025Desenvolupament d'una metodologia d'optimització de transformadors i dispositius amb nucli magnèticAGAUR. Agència de Gestió d'Ajuts Universitaris i de Recerca
21/02/202220/02/2025CÁTEDRA DE EMPRESA ESTABANELL-UPC ENTRE LA UNIVERSITAT POLITÈCNICA DE CATALUNYA Y ESTABANELL Y PAHISAESTABANELL Y PAHISA SA
14/01/202231/12/2022Desarrollo de un equipo destinado a la gestión energética de un sistema: generación, almacenaje, cargas y la red eléctrica en una aplicación domésticaWALL BOX CHARGERS, S.L.
04/01/202204/01/2022Method of cooling air in a vehicle and air conditioning system for a vehicle
01/01/202231/12/2022New Trends on Urban MobilityEUROPEAN INST OF INNOV.& TECHNOL.
01/01/202231/12/2022Cátedra Endesa Red de Innovación Energética 2022ENDESA DISTRIBUCIÓN ELÉCTRICA, S.L.
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