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Dr. Luis Rouco Rodríguez

Current position:
Professor
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Association date:
01/Jul/1996
Location:
FR3. D-103
Phone extension number:
+34 91 542-2800 ext. 6109
Phone number:
915406109
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Biography:

Luis Rouco obtained his MSc and PhD degrees in Electrical Engineering from the Polytechnic University of Madrid in 1985 and 1990 respectively.

He is Full Professor of Electrical Engineering in the School of Engineering of Universidad Pontificia Comillas.

He is the Director of the Course on Power System Operation jointly developed by Universidad Pontificia Comillas and Red Electrica de España. He has also served as Head of the Department of Electrical Engineering from 1999 through 2005.

Prof. Rouco teaches undergraduate courses on Electrical Machines and Power System Protection and graduate course on Electric Power Systems.

Prof. Rouco develops his research activities at Instituto de Investigación Tecnológica (IIT).

His areas of expertise are modelling, simulation, simulation, control and identification of electric power systems where he has led more than 250 research projects for Spanish public administrations, Spanish electric utilities and other Spanish engineering and industrial companies. He has also developed research projects for foreign companies and institutions.

Prof. Rouco has published more than 200 papers in international journals and conferences.

Prof. Rouco is Senior Member of IEEE and Distinguished Member of Cigré.

He is president of the Electric Energy Systems-University Enterprise Training Partnership (EES-UETP), Member of the Executive Committee of the Spanish National Committee of CIGRE, Convener of the Advisory Group A1.5 New Technologies of the Study Committee A1 Rotating Machines of CIGRE, editor of IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, member of the Technical Program Committee of Power Systems Computation Conference (PSCC) and Technical Program Chair of the IEEE PowerTech Madrid 2021.

He has been visiting scientist at Ontario Hydro (Toronto, Canada), MIT (Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA) y ABB Power Systems (Vasteras, Sweden).


Areas of interest:

Modelling, simulation, simulation, control and identification of electric power systems


Journal Publications

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Projects

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Ph.D. Thesis

show 17 Ph.D. Thesis

Conference Papers

show 198 conference papers

Books and Book Chapters

show 10 books and book chapters

International Exchanges

  • Jun - Dec 2011, LRE-LEES, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Cambridge (United States of America).
  • Jun - Aug 2009, LRE-LEES, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Cambridge (United States of America).
  • Aug - Sep 1995, Power System Analysis Department y Reactive Power Compensation Division, ABB Power Systems AB. Västerås (Sweden).
  • Jul - Aug 1993, LRE-LEES, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Cambridge (United States of America).
  • Jul - Sep 1992, LRE-LEES, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Cambridge (United States of America).
  • Jul - Dec 1989, System Planning Division, Ontario Hydro. Toronto (Canada).
  • Apr - May 1989, LRE-LEES, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Cambridge (United States of America).
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Invited Conferences and Seminars

  • Conference "The response of C.N. Cofrentes to the incident of loss of interconnection with France on 24 July 2021 reveals the importance of the stability of the grid of Spanish C.C.N.N." 47ª Reunión Anual Sociedad Nuclear Española. Sociedad Nuclear Española (SNE). Cartagena (Spain). Sep 2022.
  • Round table "R&D&I Ecosystem in electric power systems: Collaboration between universities, research centers and industry". IEEE PES Capítulo Español. Online. Sep 2022.
  • Chair in "Special session: Stability of power systems with very high penetration of renewable generation" 14th IEEE PowerTech Conference 2021. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Power and Energy Society (IEEE PES); y Universidad Pontificia Comillas. Online. Jul 2021.
  • Chair in "Plenary session: Sucessful publishing in power journals" 14th IEEE PowerTech Conference 2021. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Power and Energy Society (IEEE PES); y Universidad Pontificia Comillas. Online. Jul 2021.
  • Chair in "Session: Transient stability" XXI Power Systems Computation Conference- PSCC 2020. Instituto de Engenharia de Sistemas e Computadores, Tecnologia e Ciência (INESC TEC). Porto (Portugal). Jun - Jul 2020.
  • Seminar "Impact of PLL control on small-signal stability of wind DFIGs". University College Dublin (UCD). Dublin (Ireland). Nov 2019.
  • 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.
  • Workshop "Robustness of the grid" Stakeholder workshop «Enhanced pan-European transmission planning methodology». Universidad Pontificia Comillas y RTE. Madrid (Spain). May 2015.
  • Chair in "Is there estrangement between industry and universities? To what extent should approach both worlds?" 2014 Jornadas Técnicas del Comité Nacional de CIGRE. Comité Nacional de España de CIGRE. Madrid (Spain). Nov 2014.
  • Chair in "2nd International Conference on Renewable Energy Research and Applications -ICRERA 2013" Program Chair. Universidad Pontificia Comillas e International Journal of Renewable Energy Research (IJRER). Madrid (Spain). Oct 2013.
  • Seminar "Fenómenos dinámicos y transitorios como causas de incidentes en redes y sistemas eléctricos" Aula de Investigación. Universidad Pontificia Comillas. Madrid (Spain). Mar 2009.
  • Conference "Modelo de centrales fotovoltaicas para estudios dinámicos de sistemas eléctricos" I Jornadas Internacionales de Equipos Eléctricos - JIEEC. IEEC - Tecnalia. Bilbao (Spain). Oct 2001.
  • Conference "An SMA based algorithm for an efficient computation of the interarea oscillatory modes in power systems" IASTED Conference on High Technology of the Electric Power Industry. International Association of Science and Technology for Development (IASTED). Valencia (Spain). Jul 1989.
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Organization of Scientific Meetings

  • Member of Committee at "Technical Program Committee «XXIII Power Systems Computation Conference- PSCC 2024»". Réseau de Transport d'Electricité (RTE). Paris (France). Jun 2024.
  • Organization of "21th International Conference on Renewable Energy and Power Quality - ICREPQ'23" Chairman. 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 "Technical Program Committee «XXII Power Systems Computation Conference- PSCC 2022»". Instituto de Engenharia de Sistemas e Computadores, Tecnologia e Ciência (INESC TEC). Porto (Portugal). Jun - Jul 2022.
  • Organization of "14th IEEE PowerTech Conference 2021" General Co-Chair. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Power and Energy Society (IEEE PES); y Universidad Pontificia Comillas. Madrid (Spain). Jun - Jul 2021.
  • Organization of "14th IEEE PowerTech Conference 2021" Program Chair. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Power and Energy Society (IEEE PES); y Universidad Pontificia Comillas. Madrid (Spain). Jun - Jul 2021.
  • Member of Committee at "Technical Program Committee «XXI Power Systems Computation Conference- PSCC 2020»". Instituto de Engenharia de Sistemas e Computadores, Tecnologia e Ciência (INESC TEC). Porto (Portugal). Jun - Jul 2020.
  • Permanent member at "Power Systems Computation Conference - PSCC" Jun 2017 - Today.
  • Member of Committee at "5th International Advanced Research Workshop on transformers - ARWtr 2016". Universidad de Vigo. La Toja Island (Spain). Oct 2016.
  • Organization of "International Conference on Renewable Energy and Power Quality - ICREPQ’16 " https://goo.gl/v24vH9. European Association for the Development of Renewable Energy, Environment and Power Quality (EA4EPQ); Universidad de Vigo; y Universidad Pontificia de Comillas. Madrid (Spain). May 2016.
  • Organization of "Next Generation of Researchers in Power Systems 2012". Universidad Pontificia Comillas; y Universidad Castilla-La Mancha. Villarino de los Aires (Spain). Oct 2012.
  • Organization of "Jornada de Vigilancia Tecnológica en Generación Distribuida y Operación y Control de Redes de Distribución". Unión Fenosa Distribución. Madrid (Spain). May 2009.
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Technical Reports

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Working Papers

show 15 working papers

External Training Courses

show 60 external training courses

Patents

  • "Static exciter system for generators". Owner(s): General Electric Technology GmbH. Priority country: Baden (Switzerland). Mar 2021
  • "Sistema y método para detectar una condición de fase abierta en la alimentación a un transformador trifásico de arranque". Owner(s): Iberdrola Generación Nuclear, S.A.U. Priority country: Madrid (Spain). Oct 2017
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External Relevant Positions

  • Editor at "IEEE Transactions on Power Systems" Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc. - IEEE. Piscataway (United States of America). Jan 2017 - Today.
  • Editor at "IET Generation, Transmission and Distribution" The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET). Hertford (United Kingdom). Apr 2016 - Today.
  • Coordinator of Courses Committee of EES-UETP University Enterprise Training Partnership (EES-UETP). Porto (Portugal). Jan 2011 - Today.
  • President of the Spanish Chapter of the Power Engineering Society Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc. - IEEE. Seville (Spain). Jul 2009 - Today.
  • Member International Council on Large Electric Systems (CIGRE). Paris (France). Jan 2000 - Today.
  • Editor at "Electric Power Systems Research" Elsevier Science Ltd. Lausanne (Switzerland). Jan 2000 - Today.
  • Member of the Spanish Steering Committee of CIGRE International Council on Large Electric Systems (CIGRE). Paris (France). Jan 2000 - Today.
  • Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc. - IEEE. Piscataway (United States of America). Jan 1989 - Today.
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Media and research dissemination

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Fellowships and Awards

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Other Activities

  • Doctoral Defense Committee of "De Santos Yubero, H. «Nuevos enfoques para la monitorización y el dimensionamiento de aisladores de alta tensión»". Universidad Pontificia Comillas. Madrid (Spain). Apr 2024.
  • Doctoral Defense Committee of "Liu, M. «Stability analysis of power systems with inclusion of time delays and dead bands»". University College Dublin (UCD). Dublin (Ireland). Nov 2019.
  • Organization of "EES-UETP Course on Low Inertia Power Systems". Universidad Pontificia Comillas. Madrid (Spain). Apr 2019.
  • Doctoral Defense Committee of "Calvillo Muñoz, Ch. F. «Energy management in smart cities»". Universidad Pontificia Comillas. Madrid (Spain). Nov 2017.
  • Doctoral Defense Committee of "López López, Á. J. «Optimising the electrical infrastructure of mass transit systems to improve the use of regenerative braking»". Universidad Pontificia Comillas. Madrid (Spain). Jun 2016.
  • Doctoral Defense Committee of "Saiz Marín, E. «Voltage control design of wind energy harvesting networks»". Universidad Pontificia Comillas. Madrid (Spain). Oct 2015.
  • Doctoral Defense Committee of "Roldán Pérez, J. «Application and control of series active conditioners in electrical distribution systems»". Universidad Pontificia Comillas. Madrid (Spain). Jan 2015.
  • Doctoral Defense Committee of "González García, A. «Implicaciones de la continuidad de suministro en el diseño de la tarifa de red de distribución»". Universidad Pontificia Comillas. Madrid (Spain). Nov 2014.
  • Doctoral Defense Committee of "Santodomingo Berry, R. «Using semantic web resources to achieve metadata interoperability in the scope of future smart grids»". Universidad Pontificia Comillas. Madrid (Spain). Jun 2013.
  • Doctoral Defense Committee of "Domínguez Gago, M. «Conducción eficiente de trenes metropolitanos con ATO»". Universidad Pontificia Comillas. Madrid (Spain). May 2013.
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