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Dr. Aurelio García Cerrada

Current position:
Professor
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Association date:
01/Feb/1991
Location:
AA25. D-218
Phone extension number:
+34 91 542-2800 ext. 2421
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Biography:

A. García-Cerrada obtained the Electrical Engineering degree from Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (Spain) in 1986 and his Ph. D. degree (Electronic and Electrical Engineering) from The University of Birmingham (U.K.) in 1991. He is a Professor within the Electronics and Control Engineering Department and a member of the staff of the Institute for Applied Research (IIT) at Universidad Pontificia Comillas in Madrid (Spain). His research interests include electrical drive control, power electronics applications in electric energy systems (FACTS) and control applications for switched power converters.


Areas of interest:

Power electronics. Control of electrical drives. FACTS. System identification and control.


Skills:

AI-related: Reinforced learning applications to microgrids (discussions)


Journal Publications

show 44 journal publications

Projects

show 65 projects

Ph.D. Thesis

show 19 Ph.D. Thesis

Conference Papers

show 89 conference papers

Books and Book Chapters

show 7 books and book chapters

International Exchanges

  • Sep 2011 - Jul 2012, School of Engineering and Computer Sciences (Energy Group), Durham University. Durham (United Kingdom).
show 1 international exchanges

Invited Conferences and Seminars

  • Chair in "25th Annual Seminar on Automation, Industrial Electronics and Instrumentation - SAAEI'18. Session: IENE2. Energy Engineering". Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Barcelona (Spain). Jul 2018.
  • Presentation "Control strategies in multi-terminal HVDC-VSC systems to improve transient stability" IV Jornada Técnica de I+D. Comité Nacional de España de CIGRE; Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingeniería (ICAI). Universidad Pontificia Comillas. Madrid (Spain). May 2016.
  • Chair in "Annual Seminar on Automation, Industrial Electronics and Instrumentation - SAAEI'2015. Session: Technology applications". Universidad de Zaragoza. Zaragoza (Spain). Jul 2015.
  • Conference "Model for PSS / E of a multiterminal HVDC-VSC system: static and dynamic regime" III Jornada Técnica de I+D. Comité Nacional de España de CIGRE; ICAI (Universidad Pontificia Comillas). Madrid (Spain). Apr 2014.
  • Chair in "2nd International Conference on Renewable Energy Research and Applications -ICRERA 2013" Program Chair and Chairman in: «Power Electronics in Renewable Energy Systems -1» «Wind Energy -1». Universidad Pontificia Comillas e International Journal of Renewable Energy Research (IJRER). Madrid (Spain). Oct 2013.
  • Seminar "Oral presentation of scientific papers". Universidad Pontificia Comillas. Madrid (Spain). Mar 2013.
  • Seminar "Oral presentation of scientific papers". Universidad Pontificia Comillas. Madrid (Spain). Oct 2011.
  • Seminar "Oral presentation of scientific papers". Universidad Pontificia Comillas. Madrid (Spain). Nov 2010.
  • Chair in "Energías renovables y calidad de servicio". Seminario Anual de Automática, Electrónica Industrial e Instrumentación (SAAEI). Bilbao (Spain). Jul 2010.
  • Seminar "Cómo se presenta un artículo técnico". Universidad Pontificia Comillas. Madrid (Spain). May 2010.
  • Chair in "3rd Workshop on Sensorless Control". IEEE Power Electronic Society. Barcelona (Spain). Sep 2009.
  • Seminar "Cómo se Presenta un Artículo Técnico". Universidad Pontificia Comillas. Madrid (Spain). Jun 2009.
  • Conference "Perspectivas de las Tecnologías de la Información" 29 Jornadas de la Asociación Interdisciplinar José de Acosta (Asinja) «Nuevas Tecnolgías y futuro del Hombre». Asociación Interdisciplinar José de Acosta (ASINJA). Madrid (Spain). Sep 2002.
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Organization of Scientific Meetings

  • Organization of "21th International Conference on Renewable Energy and Power Quality - ICREPQ'23". European Association for the Development of Renewable Energy, Environment and Power Quality (EA4EPQ); Universidad de Vigo; y Universidad Pontificia Comillas. Madrid (Spain). May 2023.
  • Member of Committee at "29th Annual Seminar on Automation, Industrial Electronics and Instrumentation - SAAEI 2022". Universitat de LLeida (UdL). Lerida (Spain). Jul 2022.
  • Member of Committee at "28th Annual Seminar on Automation, Industrial Electronics and Instrumentation - SAAEI 2021". Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha (UCLM). Ciudad Real (Spain). Jul 2021.
  • Member of Committee at "27th Annual Seminar on Automation, Industrial Electronics and Instrumentation - SAAEI 2020". Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha (UCLM). Ciudad Real (Spain). Sep 2020.
  • Member of Committee at "26th Annual Seminar on Automation, Industrial Electronics and Instrumentation - SAAEI 2019". Universidad de Córdoba. Cordova (Spain). Jul 2019.
  • Member of Committee at "25th Annual Seminar on Automation, Industrial Electronics and Instrumentation - SAAEI 2018". Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya - BarcelonaTECH. Barcelona (Spain). Jul 2018.
  • Member of Committee at "24th Annual Seminar on Automation, Industrial Electronics and Instrumentation - SAAEI 2017". Universidad de Valencia. Burjassot (Spain). Jul 2017.
  • Member of Committee at "23th Annual Seminar on Automation, Industrial Electronics and Instrumentation - SAAEI 2016". Universidad Miguel Hernandez. Elche (Spain). Jul 2016.
  • Member of Committee at "21st Annual Seminar on Automation, Industrial Electronics and Instrumentation - SAAEI 2014". Universitat Rovira i Virgili. Tánger (Morocco). Jun 2014.
  • Member of Committee at "20th Annual Seminar on Automation, Industrial Electronics and Instrumentation - SAAEI 2013". Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM). Madrid (Spain). Jul 2013.
  • Member of Committee at "19th Annual Seminar on Automation, Industrial Electronics and Instrumentation - SAAEI 2012". Universidade do Minho. Guimarães (Portugal). Jul 2012.
  • Member of Committee at "18th Annual Seminar on Automation, Industrial Electronics and Instrumentation - SAAEI 2011". Universidad de Extremadura. Badajoz (Spain). Jul 2011.
  • Member of Committee at "17th Annual Seminar on Automation, Industrial Electronics and Instrumentation - SAAEI 2010". Universidad del País Vasco/Euskal Herriko Unibertsitatea (UPV/EHU). Bilbao (Spain). Jul 2010.
  • Member of Committee at "16th Annual Seminar on Automation, Industrial Electronics and Instrumentation - SAAEI 2009". Universidad Carlos III de Madrid. Leganes (Spain). Jul 2009.
  • Member of Committee at "15th Annual Seminar on Automation, Industrial Electronics and Instrumentation - SAAEI 2008". Universidad Politécnica de Cartagena. Cartagena (Spain). Sep 2008.
  • Member of Committee at "14th Annual Seminar on Automation, Industrial Electronics and Instrumentation - SAAEI 2007". Benemérita Universidad Autónoma de Puebla. Puebla de Zaragoza (Mexico). Sep 2007.
  • Member of Committee at "13th Annual Seminar on Automation, Industrial Electronics and Instrumentation - SAAEI 2006". Universidad de Oviedo. Oviedo (Spain). Sep 2006.
  • Member of Committee at "11th Annual Seminar on Automation, Industrial Electronics and Instrumentation - SAAEI 2004". Universitat Rovira i Virgili. Toulouse (France). Sep 2004.
  • Permanent member at "Annual Seminar on Automation, Industrial Electronics and Instrumentation - SAAEI" Sep 1999 - Today.
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Technical Reports

show 9 technical reports

Working Papers

show 31 working papers

External Relevant Positions

  • Member of the evaluation panel for 2016 "Excelencia" y "Retos" research projects (Area: Energy, Sub-areas: Renewable Energies (ALT) and Conventional Energy (CON). Spanish Department for Scientific Research Dirección General de Investigación Científica y Técnica ( DGICT). Ministerio de Economía y Competitividad. Madrid (Spain). Jul 2016.
  • Evaluator Agencia Nacional de Evaluación y Prospectiva (ANEP). Madrid (Spain). Sep 2015 - Sep 2016.
  • Senior Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc. - IEEE. Piscataway (United States of America). Feb 2015 - Today.
  • Member of the Board of the Spanish Chapter of the IEEE Power Electronics, Industrial Electronics Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc. - IEEE. Piscataway (United States of America). Jul 2013 - Today.
  • President of the Spanish Chapter of the IEEE Power Electronics, Industrial Electronics Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc. - IEEE. Piscataway (United States of America). Jul 2011 - Jun 2013.
  • Evaluator of "Programas «Ramón y Cajal y Juan de la Cierva 2010»" Agencia Nacional de Evaluación y Prospectiva (ANEP). Madrid (Spain). May 2010.
  • Member of the Board of the Spanish Chapter of the IEEE Power Electronics, Industrial Electronics Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc. - IEEE. Jun 2009 - Jun 2011.
  • Member of Coordination of Electrical, Electronic and Automatic Engineering Agencia Nacional de Evaluación y Prospectiva (ANEP). Madrid (Spain). Dec 2008 - Nov 2011.
  • Editor at "IET Power Electronics" Institute for Engineering and Technology (IET). Stevenage (United Kingdom). Oct 2007 - Today.
  • Member The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET). Hertford (United Kingdom). Jan 1991 - Today.
  • Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc. - IEEE. Piscataway (United States of America). Jan 1987 - Today.
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Fellowships and Awards

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Other Activities

  • Doctoral Defense Committee of "Jankovic, N. « Power oscillation damping with converter interfaced generation»". Universidad Pontificia Comillas. Madrid (Spain). Apr 2024.
  • Doctoral Defense Committee of "Álvarez-Monteserín García, J.A. «Desarrollo de la metodología “DSRM-MML”, de seguimiento continuo de la degradación de un BESS operando en regulación»". Universidad Pontificia Comillas. Madrid (Spain). Mar 2024.
  • Doctoral Defense Committee of "Fernández Pérez, J.C. «Steady-state analysis of multiterminal VSC AC/DC power systems»". Universidad Pontificia Comillas. Madrid (Spain). Mar 2021.
  • Doctoral Defense Committee of "Roch Dupré, D.«Improving the electrical infrastructure of dc-electrified railway systems to increase energy efficiency, taking into account complex topologies and representative traffic scenarios»". Universidad Pontificia Comillas. Madrid (Spain). Jul 2020.
  • Doctoral Defense Committee of "Fernández Rodríguez , A. «Train eco-driving optimisation based on simulation models»". Universidad Pontificia Comillas. Madrid (Spain). Nov 2018.
  • Doctoral Defense Committee of "Izadkhast, S. «Aggregation of plug-in electric vehicles in power systems for primary frecuency control»". Universidad Pontificia Comillas. Madrid (Spain). Jun 2017.
  • Doctoral Defense Committee of "Díez Maroto, L. «Ultracapacitor based supplementary excitation module for the improvement of synchronous generator transient stability»". Universidad Pontificia Comillas. Madrid (Spain). Jun 2017.
  • Doctoral Defense Committee of "Carvajal Carreño, W. «Efficient driving of CBTC ATO operated trains»". Universidad Pontificia Comillas. Madrid (Spain). Mar 2017.
  • Book translation "Control systems ". Universidad Pontificia Comillas. Madrid (Spain). Oct 2016.
  • Reviewer in "IEEE Transactions on Industrial Applications". Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc. - IEEE. Piscataway (United States of America). Jan 2012 - Today.
  • Reviewer in "IEEE Transactions on Industrial Applications". Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc. - IEEE. Piscataway (United States of America). Jan 2012 - Today.
  • Doctoral Defense Committee of "Castaño Sánchez, S.M. «Contribución al estudio y desarrollo del accionamiento eléctrico de reluctancia conmutada en el sistema de aire acondicionado en automóviles a 42V»". Departamento de Ingeniería Electrónica, Eléctrica y Automática (Universidad Rovira i Virgili). Tarragona (Spain). Feb 2010.
  • Doctoral Defense Committee of "Guinea García-Alegre, D. «Diseño, caracterización y modelado de una nueva pila de combustible»". Departamento de Electrónica y Automática (Universidad Pontificia Comillas). Madrid (Spain). Dec 2009.
  • Reviewer in "IET Power Electronics". Institute for Engineering and Technology (IET). Hertford (United Kingdom). Jan 1989 - Today.
  • Reviewer in "IET Electronics Letters". Institute for Engineering and Technology (IET). Hertford (United Kingdom). Jan 1989 - Today.
  • Reviewer in "IET Electric Power Applications". Institute for Engineering and Technology (IET). Hartford (United States of America). Jan 1989 - Today.
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