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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

Programme website

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

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Last update: 19/05/2022 04:45:30.

List of lodged theses

  • SAURA PERISE, JAIME: Contribucions a l'estudi de rectificadors no controlats m-fàsics en condicions no equilibrades per unitats TRUs o ATRUs multi polsos
    Author: SAURA PERISE, JAIME
    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: 06/05/2022
    Reading date: pending
    Reading time: pending
    Reading place: pending
    Thesis director: BOGARRA RODRIGUEZ, SANTIAGO
    Committee:
         PRESIDENT: GUASCH PESQUER, LUIS
         SECRETARI: MONJO MUR, LLUÍS
         VOCAL: HERRAIZ JARAMILLO, SERGIO
    Thesis abstract: This doctoral thesis has been developed to provide a new point of view and a new approach to the analysis and study of uncontrolled bridge rectifiers. The methodology developed has been generalized to extend the study to an m-phase system, applicable for both balanced and unbalanced systems.It is possible to quickly obtain an analytical formulation to calculate the average voltage for balanced systems. However, there are multiple formulations for unbalanced systems, and, in general, it is not easy to be applied. For this reason, an easy-to-apply formulation has been determined to calculate the average voltage, using the perimeter of the convex polygon defined by the ends of the phase voltages of the power supplies. As the convexity condition is necessary for its application, it has been determined that this approach is related to one of the formulas proposed by Cauchy. This formula determines the average width of a convex body, which has made it possible to relate the average width to the average voltage and the convex body to the convex polygon defined by the maximum stresses.The relationship with vision systems also has been observed. The projections and average widths in a rotation are used, for example, to determine the section of bones, veins, and muscles, which is the basis of the Computed Tomography (CT) scan. It is important to highlight the close relationship between the Couchy formula and the application to the CT scan.However, the proposed method has some differences from Cauchy's. While the Cauchy formulation applies to a body that must be derivable at all points, the proposed formulation applies to a convex polygon with no equal derivative at the vertices since the derivatives are different from the right than from the left vertex. This new method, called the Phasorial Convex Hull Method, has been published in the article "Average value of DC-link output voltage in multi-phase uncontrolled bridge rectifiers under supply voltage balance and unbalance conditions".In the demonstration of the developed method, it has been observed that the instantaneous voltage is obtained before calculating the average voltage of the DC bus. Therefore, the voltage signature at the rectifier's output allows detailed studies of behavior in the voltage sag, unbalance operation, faults, etc. This new methodology for obtaining instantaneous voltage has been titled "Shadow Projection", presented in the article "New Methodology to Calculate DC Voltage Signature in N-Phases TRUs Under Supply Voltage Sags". Because rectifiers are usually coupled to Transformers or Autotransformers, the Thesis was believed to be linked to Transformer Rectifier Units (TRUs) and Auto-Transformer Rectifier Units (ATRUs) and a patent study has been done to see how the industry has evolved, studying some configurations. Formulations have been proposed for solutions for series, parallel and / or coupling connections.The joint study of the rectifying units with the Transformer or the Autotransformer opens the study to determine the line currents on the AC side. Therefore, if the study of voltages goes from AC sources to DC load, the study of currents goes from DC side to AC side. Solutions have been proposed for the study of 12-pulse rectifiers in three-winding TRUs, and for Delta-polygonal ATRUs. This study, yet to be published, allows obtaining simple equivalent circuits for complex systems.The effect on DC voltage when there are fused diodes producing a lack of open circuit has also been studied, the proposed method allows to determine the diode or diodes that are missing and need to be replaced. In this case, the article entitled ¿Open-Circuit fault diagnosis and maintenance in multi-pulse parallel and series TRU topologies¿ has been published. The method is based on signing the DC voltage at the output of the rectifier, starting the period according to the hourly index of the transformer for 12-18 pulses.
  • WESTERMAN SPIER, DANIEL: Optimal operation and design of modular multilevel converter for HVDC applications
    Author: WESTERMAN SPIER, DANIEL
    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: 18/05/2022
    Reading date: pending
    Reading time: pending
    Reading place: pending
    Thesis director: GOMIS BELLMUNT, ORIOL | PRIETO ARAUJO, EDUARDO
    Committee:
         PRESIDENT: TEDESCHI, ELISABETTA
         SECRETARI: CEBALLOS RECIO, SALVADOR
         VOCAL: TEIXEIRA PINTO, RODRIGO
    Thesis abstract: Modular Multilevel Converters (MMCs) are a type of Voltage Source Converter (VSC) which have become the preferred topology choice for High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) applications. Compare to its HVDC converter predecessors, such as the Line Commutated Converter (LCC), the MMC can control active and reactive power independently, requires smaller filter reactors and have blackstart capabilities. Regarding classical two- and three-level VSCs, the MMC has improved efficiency, easier scalability to higher voltage levels and better AC output voltage harmonic content. However, they need more complex regulation strategy due to its increased number of degrees of freedom (DOFs). Nevertheless, when these DOFs are fully exploited, the MMC can provide better responses than classical converters, especially during unbalanced network conditions. First, an in-depth steady-state mathematical analysis of the converter is performed to identify all its DOFs. Based on the DOFs and the currents imposed by them, the equations for the power transfer between the DC/AC networks and internally, between the upper and lower arms and among the phase-legs, are obtained. The resultant expressions indicate potential interactions between distinct DOFs. By taking advantage of those interactions, it is possible to improve existing circulating current reference calculation methods. Thus, enhancing the MMC response under balanced and unbalanced AC network conditions. The performance of the MMC can be further improved when optimization algorithms are used to calculate its references, in which this thesis proposed two different methods. In the initial proposal, an optimization-based current reference calculation in the natural $abc$ reference frame is presented. It considers the Transmission System Operator (TSO) requirements during AC network voltage sags in the form of active/reactive current set-points to provide Fault Ride Through (FRT) capability and the converter limitations. However, due its highly nonlinear characteristics it presents a high computation burden not allowing it to be solved in real-time applications. To cope with this issue, a second method is introduced whereby modifications are performed in the previous optimization formulation and linearization techniques are employed. The resultant linearized optimization-based reference calculation is then integrated with an energy-based control for MMCs and different case studies are analyzed to validate its performance compared to classical approaches.Finally, an optimization-based methodology to design the submodule (SM) capacitors is proposed. The algorithm considers all the DOFs of the MMC in order to size the SM capacitor while meeting the TSO's requirements and the converter's design limitations. The suggested method is compared with classical approaches for different operating points, and it is further exploited by considering AC network voltage sag conditions.

Last update: 20/05/2022 04:30:19.

List of defended theses by year

  • BAKKAR, MOSTAFA AHMED AHMED MAHMOUD AHMED: Sag effects on protection system in distributed generation grids
    Author: BAKKAR, MOSTAFA AHMED AHMED MAHMOUD AHMED
    Thesis link: http://hdl.handle.net/10803/673721
    Programme: DOCTORAL DEGREE IN ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING
    Department: (DEE)
    Mode: Normal
    Reading date: 07/02/2022
    Thesis director: BOGARRA RODRIGUEZ, SANTIAGO | CORCOLES LOPEZ, FELIPE

    Committee:
         PRESIDENT: GUERRERO ZAPATA, JOSEP MARIA
         SECRETARI: SAINZ SAPERA, LUIS
         VOCAL: BOLZONI, ALBERTO
    Thesis abstract: Distributed Generators (DGs) are sensible to voltage sags, so the protection devices must trip fast to disconnect the faulted part of the grid. The DG disconnection will not be desirable in the near future with a large penetration, so it will be necessary to lay down new requirements that should be based on avoiding unnecessary disconnections. Therefore, to prevent unnecessary tripping when inverter-based DGs are connected to the Medium Voltage (MV) grid, reliable and effective protection strategies need to be developed, considering the limited short-circuit current contribution of DG.The initial goal of this study is to employ different possible control strategies for a grid-connected inverter according to the Spanish grid code and to analyze the output voltage behavior during symmetrical and unsymmetrical voltage sags. The analytical development of the proposed strategies shows the impacts of the sag on currents, voltages, active and reactive powers.Another goal of this research is to propose a protection strategy based on Artificial Intelligence for a radial or ring distribution system with high DG penetration. The protection strategy is based on three different algorithms to develop a more secure, redundant, and reliable protection system to ensure supply continuity during disturbances in ring and radial grids without compromising system stability. In order to classify, locate and distinguish between permanent or transient faults, new protection algorithms based on artificial intelligence are proposed in this research, allowing network availability improvement disconnecting only the faulted part of the system. This research introduces the innovative use of directional relay based on a communication system and Artificial Neural Network (ANN). The first algorithm, Centralize algorithm (CE), collects the data from all the PDs in the grid in the centralized controller. This algorithm detects the power flow direction and calculates the positive-sequence current of all the PDs in the grid. Significant benefits of this system are that it consolidates the entire systems security into a single device, which can facilitate system security control. However, the CE will not pinpoint the exact location of the fault if there is any loss of information due to poor communication. Therefore, the systems redundancy can be improved by cooperating with a second algorithm, the Zone algorithm (ZO). ZO algorithm is based on zone control using peer-to-peer connectivity in the same line. The faulty line in that zone may be identified by combining the two PDs data on the same line. The most relevant advantage of this algorithm is its flexibility to adapt to any grid modification or disturbance, even if they are just temporary, unlike the CE, which is fixed to the existing grid configuration. The third protection algorithm, Local algorithm (LO), has been proposed without depending on the communication between the PDs; then, the protection system can work properly in case of a total loss of communication. Each PD should be able to detect if the fault is located in the protected line or another line by using only the local information of the PD. According to the type of fault and based on local measurements at each PD of abc voltages and currents, different algorithms will be applied depending on the calculation of the sequence components. The main advantage of this algorithm is the separate decision of each PD, and avoiding communication problems.In case of radial grids, both mechanical breakers and Solid State Relays (SSRs) are used to verify the protection strategies, and in the case of ring grids, mechanical breakers are used, due to the limitations in required voltage difference of SSR.The proposed protection algorithms are compared with conventional protections (Overcurrent and Differential) protections to validate the contribution of the proposed algorithms, especially in reconfigurable smart grids.

  • CANDELO ZULUAGA, CARLOS ANDRES: DESIGN OPTIMIZATION AND PERFORMANCE ANALYSIS METHODOLOGY FOR PMSMS TO IMPROVE EFFICIENCY IN HYDRAULIC APPLICATIONS
    Author: CANDELO ZULUAGA, CARLOS ANDRES
    Thesis link: http://hdl.handle.net/10803/673521
    Programme: DOCTORAL DEGREE IN ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING
    Department: (DEE)
    Mode: Normal
    Reading date: 11/01/2022
    Thesis director: RIBA RUIZ, JORDI ROGER | GARCIA ESPINOSA, ANTONIO

    Committee:
         PRESIDENT: PEREIRA FERNANDES, JOÃO FILIPE
         SECRETARI: BOGARRA RODRIGUEZ, SANTIAGO
         VOCAL: URRESTY BETANCOURT, JULIO CÉSAR
    Thesis abstract: In the recent years, water pumping and other hydraulic applications are increasingly demanding motors capable to operate under different working conditions, including variable pressure and volumetric flow demands. Moreover, the technicalevolution trend of pumping components is to minimize the size, offering compact and adaptable hydraulic units. Hence, the need to optimize the electric motor part to reduce the volume according this trend, maximizing the efficiency, decreasingmaterial and fabrication costs, reducing noise and improving thermal dissipation have originated the research field of this project.So far different methodologies have been focused on designing electrical machines considering few aspects, such as the rated conditions with some size limitations. In addition, the optimization strategies have been based on single operationconditions, improving multiple aspects but not considering the overall performance of the machine and its influence with the working system.This research changes the design and optimization paradigm, focusing on defining beforehand the desired performance of the electrical machine in relation with the application system. The customization is not limited to an operating point but to the whole performance space, which in this case is the torque-speed area. Thus, the designer has plenty of freedom to study the system, and define the desired motor performance establishing the size, thermal and mechanical limitations from the beginning of the process.Moreover, when designing and optimizing electrical machines, the experimental validation is of major importance. From an industrial scope so far, the testing methodologies are focused on evaluating point by point the electrical machine performance, being a robust and trustable way to measure and validate the electrical machine characteristics. Nevertheless,this method requires a large time to prepare the experimental setup and to evaluate the whole motor performance. For this reason, there is a special interest on improving parameter estimation and performance evaluation techniques for electrical machines to reduce evaluation time, setup complexity and increase the number of physical magnitudes to measure in order to have deeper information. This research also develops methodologies to extend the electrical machine experimental validation providing information to evaluate the motor performance.This doctoral thesis has been developed with a collaboration agreement between UPC and the company MIDTAL TALENTOS S.L. The thesis is included within the Industrial Doctorates program 2018 DI 019 promoted by the Generalitat de Catalunya.

  • ROJAS DUEÑAS, GABRIEL ESTEBAN: MODELING AND IDENTIFICATION OF POWER ELECTRONIC CONVERTERS
    Author: ROJAS DUEÑAS, GABRIEL ESTEBAN
    Thesis link: http://hdl.handle.net/10803/673581
    Programme: DOCTORAL DEGREE IN ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING
    Department: (DEE)
    Mode: Normal
    Reading date: 11/01/2022
    Thesis director: RIBA RUIZ, JORDI ROGER | MORENO EGUILAZ, JUAN MANUEL

    Committee:
         PRESIDENT: DA COSTA BRANCO, PAULO JOSÉ
         SECRETARI: GARCIA ESPINOSA, ANTONIO
         VOCAL: VALDERRAMA BLAVI, HUGO
    Thesis abstract: Nowadays, many industries are moving towards more electrical systems and components. This is done with the purpose of enhancing the efficiency of their systems while being environmentally friendlier and sustainable. Therefore, the development of power electronic systems is one of the most important points of this transition. Many manufacturers have improved their equipment and processes in order to satisfy the new necessities of the industries (aircraft, automotive, aerospace, telecommunication, etc.). For the particular case of the More Electric Aircraft (MEA), there are several power converters, inverters and filters that are usually acquired from different manufacturers. These are switched mode power converters that feed multiple loads, being a critical element in the transmission systems. In some cases, these manufacturers do not provide the sufficient information regarding the functionality of the devices such as DC/DC power converters, rectifiers, inverters or filters. Consequently, there is the need to model and identify the performance of these components to allow the aforementioned industries to develop models for the design stage, for predictive maintenance, for detecting possible failures modes, and to have a better control over the electrical system.Thus, the main objective of this thesis is to develop models that are able to describe the behavior of power electronic converters, whose parameters and/or topology are unknown. The algorithms must be replicable and they should work in other types of converters that are used in the power electronics field. The thesis is divided in two main cores, which are the parameter identification for white-box models and the black-box modeling of power electronics devices. The proposed approaches are based on optimization algorithms and deep learning techniques that use non-intrusive measurements to obtain a set of parameters or generate a model, respectively. In both cases, the algorithms are trained and tested using real data gathered from converters used in aircrafts and electric vehicles. This thesis also presents how the proposed methodologies can be applied to more complex power systems and for prognostics tasks. Concluding, this thesis aims to provide algorithms that allow industries to obtain realistic and accurate models of the components that they are using in their electrical systems.

  • SOUSA ARCANJO, MARCELO AUGUSTO: Corona discharges from grounded rods and 337/777 nm emissions of laboratory long sparks
    Author: SOUSA ARCANJO, MARCELO AUGUSTO
    Thesis link: http://hdl.handle.net/10803/673993
    Programme: DOCTORAL DEGREE IN ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING
    Department: (DEE)
    Mode: Article-based thesis
    Reading date: 04/03/2022
    Thesis director: MONTAÑA PUIG, JUAN

    Committee:
         PRESIDENT: REGLERO VELASCO, VICTOR
         SECRETARI: SOULA, SERGE
         VOCAL: CHANRION, OLIVIER
    Thesis abstract: This thesis presents an investigation on the signatures of corona discharges from grounded rods under thunderstorms and in the laboratory, with optical detections in the 337/777 nm wavelengths for high voltage sparks. This PhD project is contextualized in the European program: Science and Innovation with thunderstorms (SAINT), funded by the Horizon 2020 / Marie Sklodowska Curie Action (Grant agreement ID: 722337).Under conditions of electrification, charged clouds produce an enhancement of the electric field at the ground level. That, in turn, can lead to corona discharges that produce a space charge layer in the vicinity of grounded structures. The study of thisphenomenon is useful for the understanding of lightning-related processes and attachment. In addition to the electrical current obtained from the discharges, another important variable is the optical signature generated by the plasma channels. Emissions in many spectra lines associated with reactions of streamers and leaders with the main components of the atmosphere are relevant for visual observations.This work presents a chapter for current literature review of the processes associated with lightning and the main concepts applied. Then, a detailed description of the instrumentation available for the tests carried out in the laboratory and in the field isprovided.The first article of this compendium presents data obtained with experiments of a grounded rod under high background electric field in the laboratory and the field. A limited number of works in the literature have presented such data. An analysis correlating pulse frequency, electric field level and average wind speed is the main novelty of the article. A congress paper annexed in the thesis complements the findings comparing the discharges observed at two other experimental sites.The second article describes a compilation of results obtained in the laboratory for investigating optical signatures in two specific lines of the spectra (337 nm and 777 nm), the ones with stronger emissions in lightning-like events. There is special relevance of such experiments for supporting satellite-based observations of lightning by the Atmosphere-Space Interactions Monitor (ASIM) that perform optical measurements in the same wavelength ranges and the operational lightning imagers such as GeostationaryLightning Mapper (GLM) and the future Meteosat Third Generation Lightning Imager (MTG-LI).The conclusions are presented, together with the prospects for future work following the original results achieved with this PhD.This thesis ends with a detailed description of the dissemination activities (presentation at seminars and conferences, coauthored publications in journals and at conferences) and training activities received throughout this project.Finally, the appendix present additional developments and applications of the sensor developed during this doctorate, comprisingexperiments performed during a two-month internship at the Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e), and one section withresults for the use of photometers to determine the initiation of an upward leader. Such experiments are particularly interesting for understanding space charge production and in the validation of lightning rods. The concepts applied to the development of acorona discharge current sensor were patented together with Dena Desarrollos, the company where the investigations were carried out during this doctorate.

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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
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Observations of corona point discharges from grounded rods under thunderstorms
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Optical signatures associated with streamers and leaders of laboratory discharges
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Publication date: 18/02/2022
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Streamer and leader properties investigation for use in lightning protection
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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
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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

Experiments with a tethered drone to investigate induced charges on a vertically arranged conductor during fair weather
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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

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

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: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
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Power control strategies during voltage sags according to Spanish grid code
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Presentation date: 22/03/2018
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AUTHOR:ROJAS DUEÑAS, GABRIEL ESTEBAN
Title:MODELING AND IDENTIFICATION OF POWER ELECTRONIC CONVERTERS
Reading date:11/01/2022
Director:RIBA RUIZ, JORDI ROGER
Co-director:MORENO EGUILAZ, JUAN MANUEL
Mention:No mention
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Black-box modeling of DC-DC converters based on wavelet convolutional neural networks
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Presentation date: 20/10/2020
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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)
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Presentation date: 24/08/2020
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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
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AUTHOR:SALVADOR YUSTE, ALBERT
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Reading date:12/11/2021
Director:MONTAÑA PUIG, JUAN
Co-director:PINEDA RÜEGG, NICOLAU
Mention:Industrial Doctorate Mention (Generalitat)
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Lightning threats to wind turbines
XXII -Jornades de Meteorologia Eduard Fontserè
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XVI International Conference on Atmospheric Electricity
Presentation date: 22/06/2018
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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
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Fuentes, S.; R. Villafafila-Robles; Joan Rull-Duran; J. Rull; J. Rull-Duran; Galceran-Arellano, S.
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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
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Wiley
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
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The potential role of flexibility during peak hours on greenhouse gas emissions: A life cycle assessment of five targeted national electricity grid mixes
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Energies, ISSN: 1996-1073 (JCR Impact Factor-2019: 2.702; Quartil: Q3)
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Tecnologia vestible: combinant disseny, art i tecnologia
Revista de tecnologia- Institut d'Estudis Catalans, ISSN: 2013-9861
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A novel hybrid home energy management system considering electricity cost and greenhouse gas emissions minimization
Barja, S.; Rücker, F.; Aragüés, M.; R. Villafafila-Robles; Munné, I.; Lloret-Gallego, P.
IEEE transactions on industry applications, ISSN: 0093-9994 (JCR Impact Factor-2019: 3.488; Quartil: Q1)
Publication date: 28/06/2021
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Towards data-driven energy communities: A review of open-source datasets, models and tools
Munné, I.; Driesen, J.; Kazmi, H.
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Publication date: 09/2021
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Artificial intelligence techniques for enabling Big Data services in distribution networks: a review
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Renewable and sustainable energy reviews, ISSN: 1364-0321 (JCR Impact Factor-2019: 12.11; Quartil: Q1)
Publication date: 13/10/2021
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System architecture for managing congestions in distributions grids using flexibility
25th International Conference on Electricity Distribution
Presentation date: 04/06/2019
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A novel home energy management system environmental-based with LCA minimization
EEEIC - 2020 20th International Conference on Environment and Electrical Engineering
Presentation date: 10/06/2020
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A data acquisition pipeline for home energy management systems
III Congreso Iberoamericano de Ciudades Inteligentes
Presentation date: 09/11/2020
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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
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El Mariachet, J.; Matas, J.; De La Hoz, J.; Al-Turki, Y.
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New LPF-based grid frequency estimation for the SOGI filter with improved harmonic rejection
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Power calculation algorithm for single-phase droop-operated inverters considering nonlinear loads
El Mariachet, J.; Matas, J.; Martín, H.; Abusorrah, A.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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HIL-assessed fast and accurate single-phase power calculation algorithm for voltage source inverters supplying to high total demand distortion nonlinear loads
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SOGI-FLL grid frequency monitoring with an error-based algorithm for a better response in face of voltage sag and swell faults
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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
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33rd International Conference on Lightning Protection
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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
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AUTHOR:RAZMJOO SHESHDEH, ALI
Title:Measuring Energy Sustainability by Using Energy Sustainability Indicators
Reading date:19/02/2021
Director:SUMPER, ANDREAS
Mention:No mention
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Recent residential applications of low-temperature solar collector
Razmjoo Sheshdeh, A.
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A Technical analysis investigating energy sustainability utilizing reliable renewable energy sources to reduce CO2 emissions in a high potential area
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Ahmadi, A.; Ehyaei, M.; Doustgani, A.; Razmjoo Sheshdeh, A.
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Publication date: 11/08/2021
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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
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Analysis of MMC energy-based control structures for VSC-HVDC links
Enric Sánchez-Sánchez; Eduardo Prieto-Araujo; Junyent, A.; Gomis-Bellmunt, O.
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Fractional proportional-resonant current controllers for Voltage Source Converters
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Optimal multivariable MMC energy-based control for DC voltage regulation in HVDC applications
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Interaction assessment and stability analysis of the MMC-based VSC-HVDC link
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Principles of operation of grids of DC and AC subgrids interconnected by power converters
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18th European Conference on Power Electronics and Applications
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13th International Conference on AC and DC Power Transmission
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Interaction analysis between MMC-based VSC-HVDC links and DFIG-based WPPs within the AC network
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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)
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Reading date:09/06/2020
Director:BOSCH TOUS, RICARDO
Co-director:CASALS TORRENS, PABLO
Mention:No mention
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Reading date:31/01/2020
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AUTHOR:GIRBAU LLISTUELLA, FRANCESC
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AUTHOR:KAMPOUROPOULOS, KONSTANTINOS
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Director:GARCIA ESPINOSA, ANTONIO
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Mention:No mention
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01/06/202031/05/2023POwering SYstem flexibiliTY in the Future through RESCommission of European Communities
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01/01/202031/12/2021Integración de energías renovables mediante sistemas de corriente continua de media tensiónMinisterio de Ciencia, Innovación y Universidades
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
03/06/201902/08/2019Modelització i asserament en la construcció d'un prototip demostratiu d'una peça mòbil conduida magneticamentFRIMAL TRADING SL
01/06/201931/05/2023Active Flow Control system FOR improving HYDRaulic turbine performances at off-design OperationCommission of European Communities
02/05/201930/04/2022001-P-001662_FEM IOTGENCAT - DEPT. D'EMPRESA I OCUPACIO
01/05/201931/10/2020IDPR Enrutador Intel·ligent per distribució energèticaAGAUR. Agència de Gestió d'Ajuts Universitaris i de Recerca
01/02/201901/07/2023Grid and Charging Infrastructure of the FutureSINTEF ENERGI AS
29/01/201929/01/2019Electric Hybrid Reluctance Actuator
01/01/201901/12/2019Study and anyalisis of the phenomena relatid tot materiasl involved in high voltage/hig current electrical power transportSBI CONNECTORS ESPAÑA, S.A.
01/01/201931/12/2021Gestión 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
01/01/201931/12/2021Control de una red de múltiples redes AC y DC interconectadas con convertidores de potenciaAGENCIA ESTATAL DE INVESTIGACION
01/01/201931/12/2021Estabilidad de redes MVDC integrando tecnologías de energías renovables, almacenamiento de energía y convertidores de fuente de impedanciaAGENCIA ESTATAL DE INVESTIGACION
01/01/201931/12/2022Gestión y control de microrredes con vehículos eléctricos y baterías de respaldoAGENCIA ESTATAL DE INVESTIGACION
01/01/201931/12/2021001-P-001643 Agrupació emergent Looming FactoryGENCAT - DEPT. D'EMPRESA I OCUPACIO
27/09/201826/09/2021Desarrollo y análisis de algoritmos de gestión de baterías en parques fotovoltaicosGREENPOWEMONITOR SISTEMAS
24/09/201824/09/2021Metodologia d'optimització de motors elèctrics per millorar l'eficiència per aplicacions hidràuliquesAGAUR. Agència de Gestió d'Ajuts Universitaris i de Recerca
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
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)
01/01/201831/12/2020Sistema de almacenamiento de energía híbrido para plantas de producción de energía eléctrica renovablesAGENCIA ESTATAL DE INVESTIGACION
01/01/201831/12/2021Advanced 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
01/10/201730/09/2020Renewable penetration levered by Efficient Low Voltage Distribution gridsCommission of European Communities
01/10/201730/09/2020H2020-773715-RESOLVD - Renewable penetration levered by Efficient Low Voltage Distribution gridsEuropean Commission
01/09/201701/09/2018Desarrollo de convertidores DC/DC para el control de flujos de potencia en redes HVDC malladasFUNDACIÓN IBERDROLA
01/09/201731/08/2021Innovative tools for offshore wind and DC gridsCommission of European Communities
01/09/201731/12/2020Projecte d'Especialització i Competitivitat Territorial (PECT) Litoral Besòs Territori Sostenible. Operació Talent Energètic. Actuació Microxarxa Intel·ligentFondos FEDER
28/08/201727/02/2021Desenvolupament de la futura generació de connectors intel·ligents d’alta tensió per a subestacions, amb autonomia energètica i amb capacitat de transmissió de dadesAGAUR. Agència de Gestió d'Ajuts Universitaris i de Recerca
27/07/201726/07/2018Design of electrical islanded microgrids to be applied in remote communities where grid connection is not avalaibleGE GLOBAL RESEARCH
12/07/201730/06/2019Assessorament per la innovació en el disseny de motors asíncrons (AS), brushless (IPM) i sincrons de relutància (RM) per tal de minimitzar-ne el soroll generat.SODECA, S.L.U.
01/07/201730/06/2020Aircraft Electrical Model Simulation Identification and Fitting ToolboxCommission of European Communities
01/07/201731/12/2020PECT LITORAL BESÒS TERRITORI SOSTENIBLEGENCAT-DEP.GOVERN.I ADMIN.PÚBLIQUES
01/06/201730/05/2021Circular Process for Eco-Designed Bulky Products and internal Car Parts.Commission of European Communities
10/05/201720/06/2017Estudi d’interferències i proposta de milloraCELLS (Consorcio para la Construcción, Equipamiento y Explotación del Laboratorio de Luz Sincrotrón)
03/05/201715/11/2017Motor sizing version 1.2 developmentOmron Europe B.V.
01/04/201701/04/2020Interacciones entre elementos de electrónica de potenciaRed Eléctrica de España, S.A.
31/03/201730/03/2018CONVENI QKSOL-UPC 2017QKSOL Energy Solutions
20/02/201731/12/2019Càtedra EndesaENDESA DISTRIBUCIÓN ELÉCTRICA, S.L.
01/02/201731/12/2017Teacher Benefit (TB) project - EIT InnoEnergyEUROPEAN INST OF INNOV.& TECHNOL.
01/01/201731/12/2019Smart system of renewable energy storage based on INtegrated EVs and bAtteries to empower mobile, Distributed and centralised Energy storage in the distribution gridCommission of European Communities
30/12/201629/12/2019Sistema de propulsión tolerante a fallos basado en un motor PMA-SYNRM multifase y convertidor SIC para operación fiable del vehiculo eléctricoMIN DE ECONOMIA Y COMPETITIVIDAD
22/11/201622/02/2017In Wheel motor for EV propulsion - Part 1 (C-10786)SEAT - Centro Técnico
26/10/201626/10/2016An axial flux switched reluctance machine and an electric vehicle comprising the machine
26/09/201631/12/2017Convertidor de potencia para poner en marcha un motor híbrido de reluctancia auto conmutado denominado 1C13RAC TECH, SA
05/09/201625/11/2016Revisió Armari Hi-wireDRUIDS PROCESS TECHNOLOGY, S.L.
29/06/201629/07/2016Demostración de convertidor capaz de generar una corriente variable a una frecuencia variable. Trone 3DRUIDS PROCESS TECHNOLOGY, S.L.
21/06/201628/02/2017Assessorament en el desenvolupament d'un nou concepte innovador de carregador embarcat per bateries d'alta tensió de vehícles elèctrics i híbridsIDNEO Technologies, S.L.
07/06/201616/08/2016Assessorament per ampliar la potència de 25 kW a 80kW i millores en els equips per escalfament per inducció de filferros propietat de l'empresaDRUIDS PROCESS TECHNOLOGY, S.L.
01/06/201601/04/2017AULIVAEmpresas privadas del sector de la construcción y la ingeniería
03/05/201631/05/2016Replica dictámenes periciales sobre incendio forestalENDESA DISTRIBUCIÓN ELÉCTRICA, S.L.
29/04/201629/04/2016PRENDA DE PROTECCIÓN
15/04/201627/06/2016Demostración de convertidor capaz de generar una corriente variable a una frecuencia variable. Trone 2DRUIDS PROCESS TECHNOLOGY, S.L.
01/04/201601/09/2017Definició, assaigs i validació d'accionaments elèctrics amb motors de rotorDOGA, S.A.
07/03/201631/12/2018Desarrollo del sistema electrónico de gestión y control de energía y potencia para powertrain de moto eléctricaMIN DE ECONOMIA Y COMPETITIVIDAD
01/03/201615/10/2018Eines per a la gestionabilitat de les plantes de generació elèctrica amb fonts renovablesACC10
01/03/201610/05/2016Thyristor control card problem in the aplication on ANDRITZ HYDROSEMIKRON Electronik GmbH
05/02/201625/05/2016Disseny d’una placa de dispar pels transistors IGBTsDRUIDS PROCESS TECHNOLOGY, S.L.
01/01/201631/12/2018Rompiendo barreras tecnológicas, económicas y regulatorias para el desarrollo de superredes en corriente continuaMIN DE ECONOMIA Y COMPETITIVIDAD
01/01/201630/06/2019Optimización de sistemas de electrificación con energías renovables y microrredesMIN DE ECONOMIA Y COMPETITIVIDAD
01/01/201630/06/2019Gestión y control de microrredes de corriente alterna e interconexión con buses de continua en microrredes híbridasMIN DE ECONOMIA Y COMPETITIVIDAD
01/01/201601/01/2020Desenvolupament de components electronics per la mobilitat sostenibleACC10
01/01/201631/12/2016Estudio nivel desarrollo superconductividadRed Eléctrica de España, S.A.
01/01/201631/12/2016Índice Ciudad y EnergíaENDESA DISTRIBUCIÓN ELÉCTRICA, S.L.
01/01/201630/09/2017DISSENY I IMPLEMENTACIÓ D'UNA MICRO-XARXA TRIFÀSICA INTEL·LIGENT RECONFIGURABLE COM A TRES MICROXARXES MONOFÀSIQUES COL·LABORATIVESFondos FEDER; Comission of European Communities
01/01/201631/12/2016Demostración de convertidor capaz de generar una corriente variable a una frecuencia variable. TroneDRUIDS PROCESS TECHNOLOGY, S.L.
01/01/201631/12/2016Disseny d'un cicladorFundació EURECAT
01/01/201631/12/2016Marcatge taps de suroON-LASER SYSTEMS & APPLICATION, S.L.
01/01/201631/12/2016Un prototip funcional de carregador SAI per a fer demostracions a potencials clients.Racing Colors S.L.
01/01/201631/12/2016Subvenció Xarxa TECNIOACC1Ó - Agència per a la competivitat de l'empresa
01/11/201531/12/2016Electromagnetic design and control of PMa-SynRM for PHEV propulsion - part 3, PMa-SynRM-part3SEAT - Centro Técnico
01/09/201531/08/2018Gestión eficiente de la energia en microrrdes industriales con alta penetración de teconología PVMIN DE ECONOMIA Y COMPETITIVIDAD
30/01/201531/12/2016Realització d'un controlador per portes BuhlerGRUPO COMPONENTES VILANOVA S.L.
01/01/201531/12/2017Disseny i implementació d'una plataforma per a l'assaig de microxarxesAGAUR. Agència de Gestió d'Ajuts Universitaris i de Recerca
01/01/201530/04/2018Local electricity retail markets for prosumer smart grid power servicesCommission of European Communities
01/01/201531/12/2017Control de plantas fotovoltaicas virtualmente síncronas con almacenamiento de energiaMIN DE ECONOMIA Y COMPETITIVIDAD
01/01/201531/12/2018ACCIONAMIENTO CON MOTOR HIBRIDO DE RELUCTANCIA DE ENTREHIERRO AXIAL UBICADO EN EL INTERIOR DE LA RUEDA PARA ESCÚTER ELÉCTRICOMIN DE ECONOMIA Y COMPETITIVIDAD
01/01/201531/12/2017EMPOWEREuropean Commission
01/01/201531/12/2018Fundamentos, métodos y aplicaciones de la optimización continuaMINISTERIO DE ECONOMIA Y COMPETITIVIDAD
01/01/201531/12/2016Estudi, disseny i desenvolupament d’un sistema d’escorregut magnètic de zenc sobre filferro -Projecte MARGARITADRUIDS PROCESS TECHNOLOGY, S.L.
01/01/201531/12/2016Disseny d'un rugosímetrebcn Qualites SL
01/01/201531/12/2015Suport a l'activitat CITCEAACC1Ó - Agència per a la competivitat de l'empresa
01/01/201431/12/2016Disseny d'un divisor elèctric de potènciaDRUIDS PROCESS TECHNOLOGY, S.L.
01/01/201431/12/2016Ampliar potencia i millorar productes DAIQUIRIDRUIDS PROCESS TECHNOLOGY, S.L.
01/01/201431/12/2016Ampliar potencia i millorar productes - MOJITODRUIDS PROCESS TECHNOLOGY, S.L.
01/01/201431/12/2016Desenvolupar 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
01/06/202031/05/2023POwering SYstem flexibiliTY in the Future through RESCommission of European Communities
01/02/202031/07/2023Flexible Energy Production, Demand and Storage-based Virtual Power Plants for Electricity Markets and Resilient DSO OperationCommission of European Communities
01/01/202030/06/2023Big Data for OPen innovation Energy MarketplaceCommission of European Communities
01/01/202031/12/2021Integración de energías renovables mediante sistemas de corriente continua de media tensiónMinisterio de Ciencia, Innovación y Universidades
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
03/06/201902/08/2019Modelització i asserament en la construcció d'un prototip demostratiu d'una peça mòbil conduida magneticamentFRIMAL TRADING SL
01/06/201931/05/2023Active Flow Control system FOR improving HYDRaulic turbine performances at off-design OperationCommission of European Communities
02/05/201930/04/2022001-P-001662_FEM IOTGENCAT - DEPT. D'EMPRESA I OCUPACIO
01/05/201931/10/2020IDPR Enrutador Intel·ligent per distribució energèticaAGAUR. Agència de Gestió d'Ajuts Universitaris i de Recerca
01/02/201901/07/2023Grid and Charging Infrastructure of the FutureSINTEF ENERGI AS
29/01/201929/01/2019Electric Hybrid Reluctance Actuator
01/01/201901/12/2019Study and anyalisis of the phenomena relatid tot materiasl involved in high voltage/hig current electrical power transportSBI CONNECTORS ESPAÑA, S.A.
01/01/201931/12/2021Gestión 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
01/01/201931/12/2021Control de una red de múltiples redes AC y DC interconectadas con convertidores de potenciaAGENCIA ESTATAL DE INVESTIGACION
01/01/201931/12/2021Estabilidad de redes MVDC integrando tecnologías de energías renovables, almacenamiento de energía y convertidores de fuente de impedanciaAGENCIA ESTATAL DE INVESTIGACION
01/01/201931/12/2022Gestión y control de microrredes con vehículos eléctricos y baterías de respaldoAGENCIA ESTATAL DE INVESTIGACION
01/01/201931/12/2021001-P-001643 Agrupació emergent Looming FactoryGENCAT - DEPT. D'EMPRESA I OCUPACIO
27/09/201826/09/2021Desarrollo y análisis de algoritmos de gestión de baterías en parques fotovoltaicosGREENPOWEMONITOR SISTEMAS
24/09/201824/09/2021Metodologia d'optimització de motors elèctrics per millorar l'eficiència per aplicacions hidràuliquesAGAUR. Agència de Gestió d'Ajuts Universitaris i de Recerca
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
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)
01/01/201831/12/2020Sistema de almacenamiento de energía híbrido para plantas de producción de energía eléctrica renovablesAGENCIA ESTATAL DE INVESTIGACION
01/01/201831/12/2021Advanced 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
01/10/201730/09/2020Renewable penetration levered by Efficient Low Voltage Distribution gridsCommission of European Communities
01/10/201730/09/2020H2020-773715-RESOLVD - Renewable penetration levered by Efficient Low Voltage Distribution gridsEuropean Commission
01/09/201701/09/2018Desarrollo de convertidores DC/DC para el control de flujos de potencia en redes HVDC malladasFUNDACIÓN IBERDROLA
01/09/201731/08/2021Innovative tools for offshore wind and DC gridsCommission of European Communities
01/09/201731/12/2020Projecte d'Especialització i Competitivitat Territorial (PECT) Litoral Besòs Territori Sostenible. Operació Talent Energètic. Actuació Microxarxa Intel·ligentFondos FEDER
28/08/201727/02/2021Desenvolupament de la futura generació de connectors intel·ligents d’alta tensió per a subestacions, amb autonomia energètica i amb capacitat de transmissió de dadesAGAUR. Agència de Gestió d'Ajuts Universitaris i de Recerca
27/07/201726/07/2018Design of electrical islanded microgrids to be applied in remote communities where grid connection is not avalaibleGE GLOBAL RESEARCH
12/07/201730/06/2019Assessorament per la innovació en el disseny de motors asíncrons (AS), brushless (IPM) i sincrons de relutància (RM) per tal de minimitzar-ne el soroll generat.SODECA, S.L.U.
01/07/201730/06/2020Aircraft Electrical Model Simulation Identification and Fitting ToolboxCommission of European Communities
01/07/201731/12/2020PECT LITORAL BESÒS TERRITORI SOSTENIBLEGENCAT-DEP.GOVERN.I ADMIN.PÚBLIQUES
01/06/201730/05/2021Circular Process for Eco-Designed Bulky Products and internal Car Parts.Commission of European Communities
10/05/201720/06/2017Estudi d’interferències i proposta de milloraCELLS (Consorcio para la Construcción, Equipamiento y Explotación del Laboratorio de Luz Sincrotrón)
03/05/201715/11/2017Motor sizing version 1.2 developmentOmron Europe B.V.
01/04/201701/04/2020Interacciones entre elementos de electrónica de potenciaRed Eléctrica de España, S.A.
31/03/201730/03/2018CONVENI QKSOL-UPC 2017QKSOL Energy Solutions
20/02/201731/12/2019Càtedra EndesaENDESA DISTRIBUCIÓN ELÉCTRICA, S.L.
01/02/201731/12/2017Teacher Benefit (TB) project - EIT InnoEnergyEUROPEAN INST OF INNOV.& TECHNOL.
01/01/201731/12/2019Smart system of renewable energy storage based on INtegrated EVs and bAtteries to empower mobile, Distributed and centralised Energy storage in the distribution gridCommission of European Communities
30/12/201629/12/2019Sistema de propulsión tolerante a fallos basado en un motor PMA-SYNRM multifase y convertidor SIC para operación fiable del vehiculo eléctricoMIN DE ECONOMIA Y COMPETITIVIDAD
22/11/201622/02/2017In Wheel motor for EV propulsion - Part 1 (C-10786)SEAT - Centro Técnico
26/10/201626/10/2016An axial flux switched reluctance machine and an electric vehicle comprising the machine
26/09/201631/12/2017Convertidor de potencia para poner en marcha un motor híbrido de reluctancia auto conmutado denominado 1C13RAC TECH, SA
05/09/201625/11/2016Revisió Armari Hi-wireDRUIDS PROCESS TECHNOLOGY, S.L.
29/06/201629/07/2016Demostración de convertidor capaz de generar una corriente variable a una frecuencia variable. Trone 3DRUIDS PROCESS TECHNOLOGY, S.L.
21/06/201628/02/2017Assessorament en el desenvolupament d'un nou concepte innovador de carregador embarcat per bateries d'alta tensió de vehícles elèctrics i híbridsIDNEO Technologies, S.L.
07/06/201616/08/2016Assessorament per ampliar la potència de 25 kW a 80kW i millores en els equips per escalfament per inducció de filferros propietat de l'empresaDRUIDS PROCESS TECHNOLOGY, S.L.
01/06/201601/04/2017AULIVAEmpresas privadas del sector de la construcción y la ingeniería
03/05/201631/05/2016Replica dictámenes periciales sobre incendio forestalENDESA DISTRIBUCIÓN ELÉCTRICA, S.L.
29/04/201629/04/2016PRENDA DE PROTECCIÓN
15/04/201627/06/2016Demostración de convertidor capaz de generar una corriente variable a una frecuencia variable. Trone 2DRUIDS PROCESS TECHNOLOGY, S.L.
01/04/201601/09/2017Definició, assaigs i validació d'accionaments elèctrics amb motors de rotorDOGA, S.A.
07/03/201631/12/2018Desarrollo del sistema electrónico de gestión y control de energía y potencia para powertrain de moto eléctricaMIN DE ECONOMIA Y COMPETITIVIDAD
01/03/201615/10/2018Eines per a la gestionabilitat de les plantes de generació elèctrica amb fonts renovablesACC10
01/03/201610/05/2016Thyristor control card problem in the aplication on ANDRITZ HYDROSEMIKRON Electronik GmbH
05/02/201625/05/2016Disseny d’una placa de dispar pels transistors IGBTsDRUIDS PROCESS TECHNOLOGY, S.L.
01/01/201631/12/2018Rompiendo barreras tecnológicas, económicas y regulatorias para el desarrollo de superredes en corriente continuaMIN DE ECONOMIA Y COMPETITIVIDAD
01/01/201630/06/2019Optimización de sistemas de electrificación con energías renovables y microrredesMIN DE ECONOMIA Y COMPETITIVIDAD
01/01/201630/06/2019Gestión y control de microrredes de corriente alterna e interconexión con buses de continua en microrredes híbridasMIN DE ECONOMIA Y COMPETITIVIDAD
01/01/201601/01/2020Desenvolupament de components electronics per la mobilitat sostenibleACC10
01/01/201631/12/2016Estudio nivel desarrollo superconductividadRed Eléctrica de España, S.A.
01/01/201631/12/2016Índice Ciudad y EnergíaENDESA DISTRIBUCIÓN ELÉCTRICA, S.L.
01/01/201630/09/2017DISSENY I IMPLEMENTACIÓ D'UNA MICRO-XARXA TRIFÀSICA INTEL·LIGENT RECONFIGURABLE COM A TRES MICROXARXES MONOFÀSIQUES COL·LABORATIVESFondos FEDER; Comission of European Communities
01/01/201631/12/2016Demostración de convertidor capaz de generar una corriente variable a una frecuencia variable. TroneDRUIDS PROCESS TECHNOLOGY, S.L.
01/01/201631/12/2016Disseny d'un cicladorFundació EURECAT
01/01/201631/12/2016Marcatge taps de suroON-LASER SYSTEMS & APPLICATION, S.L.
01/01/201631/12/2016Un prototip funcional de carregador SAI per a fer demostracions a potencials clients.Racing Colors S.L.
01/01/201631/12/2016Subvenció Xarxa TECNIOACC1Ó - Agència per a la competivitat de l'empresa
01/11/201531/12/2016Electromagnetic design and control of PMa-SynRM for PHEV propulsion - part 3, PMa-SynRM-part3SEAT - Centro Técnico
01/09/201531/08/2018Gestión eficiente de la energia en microrrdes industriales con alta penetración de teconología PVMIN DE ECONOMIA Y COMPETITIVIDAD
30/01/201531/12/2016Realització d'un controlador per portes BuhlerGRUPO COMPONENTES VILANOVA S.L.
01/01/201531/12/2017Disseny i implementació d'una plataforma per a l'assaig de microxarxesAGAUR. Agència de Gestió d'Ajuts Universitaris i de Recerca
01/01/201530/04/2018Local electricity retail markets for prosumer smart grid power servicesCommission of European Communities
01/01/201531/12/2017Control de plantas fotovoltaicas virtualmente síncronas con almacenamiento de energiaMIN DE ECONOMIA Y COMPETITIVIDAD
01/01/201531/12/2018ACCIONAMIENTO CON MOTOR HIBRIDO DE RELUCTANCIA DE ENTREHIERRO AXIAL UBICADO EN EL INTERIOR DE LA RUEDA PARA ESCÚTER ELÉCTRICOMIN DE ECONOMIA Y COMPETITIVIDAD
01/01/201531/12/2017EMPOWEREuropean Commission
01/01/201531/12/2018Fundamentos, métodos y aplicaciones de la optimización continuaMINISTERIO DE ECONOMIA Y COMPETITIVIDAD
01/01/201531/12/2016Estudi, disseny i desenvolupament d’un sistema d’escorregut magnètic de zenc sobre filferro -Projecte MARGARITADRUIDS PROCESS TECHNOLOGY, S.L.
01/01/201531/12/2016Disseny d'un rugosímetrebcn Qualites SL
01/01/201531/12/2015Suport a l'activitat CITCEAACC1Ó - Agència per a la competivitat de l'empresa
01/01/201431/12/2016Disseny d'un divisor elèctric de potènciaDRUIDS PROCESS TECHNOLOGY, S.L.
01/01/201431/12/2016Ampliar potencia i millorar productes DAIQUIRIDRUIDS PROCESS TECHNOLOGY, S.L.
01/01/201431/12/2016Ampliar potencia i millorar productes - MOJITODRUIDS PROCESS TECHNOLOGY, S.L.
01/01/201431/12/2016Desenvolupar un equip de control d'un sistema de sustentació per mitjà de cablesIn Extremis Film Services

Quality

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