Jorge García

Professor Lemur

PROF. JORGE GARCÍA

Associate professor at DIEECS – Electrical Engineering Dept. of the University of Oviedo.
Coordinator of the International Master Program “Electrical Energy Conversion and Power Systems”, EECPS
Coordinator of the “Erasmus Mundus JMD in Sustainable Transportation and Power Systems”, STEPS
Co-Chair of the Gijon Smart Cities Chair
Researcher at LEMUR (Research Group)

Institutional profile at the University of Oviedo Repository
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CURRICULUM VITAE

Education

B.S. and M.S. in Industrial Engineering, The University of Oviedo, Polytechnic School of Engineering of Gijon, Spain.
Specialized in Electronics and Automation Engineering
Ph. D. Degree in Electrical Engineering. Honors -Cum-Laude., 8-July-2003. Title: “Non-Resonant Electronic Ballasts for HID Lamps: Contributions in the ignition, Transient Stage and Steady-State Operation”
Special Doctoral Outstanding Degree Award

 

Stays in other universities

01/06/2019 Research Internship
AAU University of Aalborg, DK.
2 weeks research internship
Establishing research and teaching collaborations between institutions.
Research in Power Electronics Modeling and Reliability

01/05/2016 International Scholarship
The University of Nottingham, UK.
12 weeks research internship,
Establishing research and teaching collaborations between institutions.
Research in industrial in power electronic devices

30/10/2013 International Scholarship
Universitá di Roma-La Sapienza, Italy.
8 weeks research internship
Establishing research and teaching collaborations between institutions.
Research in industrial energy conversion and management systems

26/02/2012 Research Internship
Universidade Federal de Satna María, RS, Brazil.
4 weeks research internship
Establishing research and teaching collaborations between institutions.
Research in industrial lighting applications

 

Activities

During my research trajectory, I have collaborated with the following research groups of other universities:
GEDRE research group, from UFSM, Brazil.
Laboratory of Electric Machines, from Universitá di Roma – La Sapienza, Italy.
PEMC Group, from The University of Nottingham, UK.

Also these are some of the activities I’ve developed during my career:
Co-Chair of the Gijon-Smart City Chair at the University of Oviedo, responsible for the organization of activities for civic engagement and industrial partnership (https://catedrasmartcities.uniovi.es/ ).
Evaluator of Master Program Degrees in ANECA
Associate Editor for the International Journal on Electrical Power & Energy Systems (IJEPES), Ed. Elsevier.
Guest Editor for MDPI Energies.
IEEE Senior Member (PELS, IAS, IES, VTS & Education Societies)
Technical Program Chair and of the IEEE Vehicular Power Propulsion Conference VPPC2020.
Technical Track Chair at IEEE ECCE 2017, 2018 & 2019.
Session Chair at IEEE ECCE 2107 and 2018
Technical committee member, SmartMILE 2013 International Conference on New Concepts in Smart Cities, Microgrids and Smartgrids section
Session Chair at the 2007 IEEE International Symposium on Industrial Electronics- ISIE 2007
Reviewer of the following international journals, IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, IEEE Transactions on industry Applications, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, IET on Power Electronics, International Journal of Electrical Power & Energy Systems (Elsevier),among others.
2nd best paper award, 40th IEEE Industry Applications Conference , IAS Annual Meeting” (IAS 2005) by The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc (IEEE), Technical Comitee Prize Paper Awards.
R&D projects evaluator for AENOR (Spanish Agency for Standardisation)

PUBLICATIONS:

International Journals (Last 5 years)

2020; Georgious, R.; Garcia, J.; Sumner, M.; Saeed, S.; Garcia, P. Fault Ride-Through Power Electronic Topologies for Hybrid Energy Storage Systems. Energies 2020, 13, 257.

2019; J. Garcia; S. Saeed; E. Gurpinar; A. Castellazzi; P. Garcia. Self-Powering High Frequency Modulated SiC Power MOSFET Isolated Gate Driver. IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications. 55 – 4, pp. 3967 – 3977. 07/2019. ISSN 0093-9994

2019; J. García; S. Saeed; P. Quintana; J. Cardesin; R. Georgious; M. A. Dalla-Costa; D. Camponogara. Optimization of a Series Converter for Low-Frequency Ripple Cancellation of an LED Driver. MDPI Electronics. 2019 8(6) – 664, MDPI, 12/06/2019. Disponible en Internet en: <https://www.mdpi.com/2079-9292/8/6/664>. ISSN 1996-1073

2019; P. Quintana; T. Dragicevic; J. García; J. Ribas; J. M. Guerrero. A Distributed Control Strategy for Islanded Single-Phase Microgrids with Hybrid Energy Storage Systems Based on Power Line Signaling. MDPI Energies. 2019 12(1) – 85, MDPI, 28/12/2018. Disponible en Internet en: <https://www.mdpi.com/1996-1073/12/1/85>. ISSN 1996-1073

2019; Á. Navarro-Rodríguez, P. García, R. Georgious and J. García, “Adaptive Active Power Sharing Techniques for DC and AC Voltage Control in a Hybrid DC/AC Microgrid,” in IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, vol. 55, no. 2, pp. 1106-1116, March-April 2019.

2018; P. García, S. Saeed, Á. Navarro-Rodríguez, J. Garcia and H. Schneider, “Switching Frequency Optimization for a Solid State Transformer With Energy Storage Capabilities,” in IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, vol. 54, no. 6, pp. 6223-6233, Nov.-Dec. 2018.

2018; J. Garcia, P. Garcia, F. Giulii-Capponi, G. De Donato, “Analysis, Modeling, and Control of Half-Bridge Current-Source Converter for Energy Management of Supercapacitor Modules in Traction Applications” Energies 2018, 11(9), 2239; https://doi.org/10.3390/en11092239. 26 August 2018

2018 R. Georgious, J. Garcia, A. Navarro-Rodriguez and P. Garcia-Fernandez, A Study on the Control Design of Non-Isolated Converter Configurations for Hybrid Energy Storage Systems, in IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, doi: 10.1109/TIA.2018.2838086

2018 Ramy Georgious, Jorge Garcia, Pablo Garcia, and Angel Navarro-Rodriguez. A comparison of non-isolated high-gain three-port converters for hybrid energy storage systems. Energies, 11(3), 2018 [145], http://www.mdpi.com/1996-1073/11/3/658

2018 P. Garcia, M. Sumner, A. Navarro-Rodriguez, J. M. Guerrero and J. Garcia, “Observer-Based Pulsed Signal Injection for Grid Impedance Estimation in Three Phase Systems,” in IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol. 65, no. 10, pp. 7888-7899, Oct. 2018.

2017 A. Navarro-Rodríguez, P. García, Ramy Georgious, Jorge García, Sarah Saeed, Observer-based Transient Frequency Drift Compensation in AC Microgrids , IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, 21 december 2017.

2015 M. F. de Melo, W. D. Vizzotto, P. J. Quintana, A. L. Kirsten, M. A. Dalla Costa and J. 
Garcia, “Bidirectional Grid-Tie Flyback Converter Applied to Distributed Power Generation and Street Lighting Integrated System,” in IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, vol. 51, no. 6, pp. 4709-4717, Nov.-Dec. 2015. doi: 10.1109/TIA.2015.2451115

2015 J. M. Lopera, M. J. Prieto, J. Díaz and J. García, “A Mathematical Expression to Determine Copper Losses in Switching-Mode Power Supplies Transformers Including Geometry and Frequency Effects,” in IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol. 30, no. 4, pp. 2219-2231, April 2015. doi: 10.1109/TPEL.2014.2324977

2015 D. Camponogara, D. R. Vargas, M. A. Dalla Costa, J. M. Alonso, J. Garcia and T. Marchesan, “Capacitance Reduction With An Optimized Converter Connection Applied to LED Drivers,” in IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol. 62, no. 1, pp. 184-192, Jan. 2015. doi: 10.1109/TIE.2014.232759

Conferences & Seminars (Last 2 years)

“Development and Testing of a Software Simulation Tool for Elevators” IEEE Vehicle Power and Propulsion Conference IEEE-VPPC’2019, Hanoi, Vietnam, Oct 2019, Jorge Garcia; Sarah Saeed; Ramy Georgious; Irene Pelaez Acedo; Islam El Sayed; Bassam Mohamed Abouisa Farag, J. Mendiolagoitia

“Improved Inductance Calculation in Variable Power Inductors by Adjustment of the Reluctance Model through Magnetic Path Analysis” 2019 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE) Baltimore, Maryland, Oct 2019, Sarah Saeed; J. García; Marina S. Perdigao; Andre M. S. Mendes; Bruno Baptista; Valter S. Costa

“Design and control of a modular 48/400V power converter for the grid integration of energy storage systems” 2019 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE) Baltimore, Maryland, Oct 2019, Miguel Crespo; P. García; R. Georgious; Geber Villa; J. García

“Extended Operational Range of Dual-Active-Bridge Converters by using Variable Magnetic Devices” IEEE 2019 IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC) Anaheim, California, USA, March 2019. Sarah Saeed Hazkial; J. Garcia

“SOC Estimation in Li-ion Batteries Exploiting High-Frequency Model Properties”. Pablo Garcia, Angel Navarro-Rodiguez, Sarah Saeed and Jorge Garcia, University of Oviedo, Spain. 10th IEEE Energy Conversion Conference and Expo 2018 (ECCE18), Portland Oregon, EEUU, Sept 2018.

“Cooperative Control in a Hybrid DC/AC Microgrid Based on Hybrid DC/AC Virtual Generators”. Angel Navarro-Rodriguez, Pablo Garcia, Cristian Blanco, Ramy Georgious and Jorge Garcia, University of Oviedo, Spain. 10th IEEE Energy Conversion Conference and Expo 2018 (ECCE18), Portland Oregon, EEUU, Sept 2018.

“Efficiency Comparison in Power Converters under Transient Operation Conditions: Application to Hybrid Energy Storage systems” [#19300]. Jorge Garcia, Cristina Gonzalez-Moran, Pablo Garcia and Pablo Arboleya, 10th IEEE Energy Conversion Conference and Expo 2018 (ECCE18), Portland Oregon, EEUU, Sept 2018.

“Distributed Control Alternatives of Modular Power Converters for Hybrid DC/AC Microgrids” [#19520] Geber Villa, Carlos Gomez-Aleixandre, Pablo Garcia and Jorge Garcia, University of Oviedo, Spain. 10th IEEE Energy Conversion Conference and Expo 2018 (ECCE18), Portland Oregon, EEUU, Sept 2018.

Saeed, J. García and R. Georgious, “Modeling of variable magnetic elements including hysteresis and Eddy current losses,” 2018 IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC), San Antonio, TX, 2018, pp. 1750-1755.

RESEARCH PROJECTS & CONTRACTS

Public Funding

2017-2018 “Integral Management of Electrical Energy in Elevators”, “Proof of Concept” – Thyssenkrupp Elevator Innovation Center e Idepa- Principado de Asturias, referencia: SV-PA-17-RIS3-3. Amount: 30.000€

2017-2019 CONCILIATOR: Energy conversion technologies in resilient hybrid AC/DC distribution networks, Ref: ENE2016-77919-R. Investigador Principal. 2017-2019. 254.000€. Ministerio de Ecnonmía, Industria y Competitividad. Amount: 210.000€

2015–2017 LEMUR Laboratory for Enhanced Microgrid Unbalance Research, FC-15- GRUPIN14-127 Agency: Goverment of the Principality of Asturias, Amount: 80.000€

2014-2016 MICROHOLO Development of a Holistic and Systematical Approach to AC Microgrids Design and Management, ENE2013-44245-R Plan Nacional de Investigación Agency: Science and Innovation Ministry (Spanish Government), Involvement: Research team member (Researcher). Amount: 205.700euros.

2010-2013 ENERLIGHT: (ref MCINN-10- DPI2010-15889) “Investigación en sistemas de alumbrado público de alta eficiencia, con incorporación de capacidad de generación y almacenamiento de energía, y posibilidad de funcionamiento autónomo y de entrega de energía a la red de distribución”, MEC, Participación: Investigador. Nª investig. 7. Amount: 199.650 €

2007-2010 BENAPI2: (ref DPI2007-61522) “Balastos Electrónicos No resonantes para lámparas de halogenuros metálicos con Adecuación a su Producción Industrial Automatizada”: MEC. Involvement: Main Researcher. No of researchers: 3. Amount: 130.000€

2011-2014 ELEVTRA: TRAining for ELEctric Vehicles, (ref. 518423-LLP-1-2011-1-ES- LEONARDO-LMP), funded by European Union, Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency. Partners: Fundación Metal Asturias, FMA, Spain (project Manager); Universidad de Oviedo, Spain; Hoschule Bochum, HBO, Germany; Technical School ISSA Brno,Chezc Republic; Šolski center Velenje (School Center Velenje), Slovenia; shecco SPRL, Belgium. Overall amount: 533.297,00 €. Amount for University of Oviedo 84.620,00 €. Role: Coordinator for University of Oviedo

Private Funding

2020: Sistema de gestión y localización de flota industrial de vehículos; IP: J. García. Asturmasa. 20000€

2019: Sistema de simulación, análisis de datos y generación automática de informes energéticos en redes eléctrica de tracción ferroviaria en DC; IP P. Arboleya, FUO-395-18, CAF Turnkey & Engineering, 100000€.

2019: Desarrollo de plataforma loT para SmartCities como entorno de pruebas para la red 6LowPan de Gijón; FUO-230-19 IP P. Arboleya; T-Systems, S.A. 21000€

2018 Desarrollo de herramientas para la gestión energética a nivel de edificio integrando los distintos equipos de transporte de personas y otras cargas generadores del edificio. FUO-397-18 IP J. Garcia. Thyssenkrupp Elevator Innovation Center, S.A 18000€.

2018: Desarrollo de un sistema de gestión de energía para aplicaciones domésticas e industriales. IP. P. Garcia, J. Garcia. FUO-156-18. CEGASA Portable Energy S.L.U. 90000€

2015-2016: Contract: Desarrollo de una plataforma para el ensayo y diagnóstico de inversores para aplicaciones industriales (E&C – FUO). Ref FUO-EM-276-15. Budget of University of Oviedo: 30.000,00€. Role: Principal Researcher.

2016: Contract: Desarrollo de una aplicación para el control y monitorización de un sistema estacionario de baterías Li-Ion. (CEGASA-FUO). Ref FUO-086-16. Budget of University of Oviedo: 9.000,00€. Role: Principal Researcher.

2015-2017. Contract ESTEFI. Efficient and sustainable development of intermodal stations. (CAF-FUO). Ref FUO-EM-155-15 Budget of University of Oviedo: 91.000,00€. Role: Researcher.

2014: Contract. Large scale integration of wind-power in the Nordic Power Systems (VATTENFALL-FUO). Ref FUO-EM-051-14 Budget of University of Oviedo: 14.000,00 €.

ADVISOR OF PHD THESIS

“Off-line Supply of Solid State Lamps: Lamp Modeling, Applications of the Integrated Buck-Flyback Converter, and Proposal of a New Optimized Dimming Scheme”, Dr. David Gacio Vaquero, April 15th 2013. Honors.

“Solutions -topologies and control strategies- for Grid-Tied Bidirectional Converters for LED based Lamps with Microgeneration Capability”, Dr. Pablo Quintana, January 15th 2016. Honors.

“A hybrid solution for distributed energy storage micgcrogeneration in microgrids”, Dr. Ramy Georgious Zaher, July 5th 2018. Honors.

“Analysis, Modeling and Design of Variable Magnetic Components for Power Converters”., Dr. Sarah Saeed Hazkial, June 9th, 2020. Honors.

 

POSITIONS

“Off-line Supply of Solid State Lamps: Lamp Modeling, Applications of the Integrated Buck-Flyback Converter, and Proposal of a New Optimized Dimming Scheme”, Dr. David Gacio Vaquero, April 15th 2013. Honors.
“Solutions -topologies and control strategies- for Grid-Tied Bidirectional Converters for LED based Lamps with Microgeneration Capability”, Dr. Pablo Quintana, January 15th 2016. Honors.
“A hybrid solution for distributed energy storage micgcrogeneration in microgrids”, Dr. Ramy Georgious Zaher, July 5th 2018. Honors.

 

OTHER ACTIVITIES

EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH PROJECTS

(2011-2013) ELEVTRA Training professionals for the maintenance of EVs and charging stations, (Leonardo da Vinci Programme), Agency: European Commission, Involvement: Co-Investigator, Amount: 85Ke. 01/10/11-09/30/14

Ph.D. THESIS EVALUATION BOARD

(2019) Sustainable business model perspectives for the electric vehicle industry: the case of battery second use. Author: Robert Reinhardt. UPC (Politechnic University of Catalonia)
(2020) Wide Range Isolated Power Converters. Author: Mohammed Abu Bakar. Mittuniversitetet (Mid Sweden University).

 

ADVISOR OF PHD THESIS

“Off-line Supply of Solid State Lamps: Lamp Modeling, Applications of the Integrated Buck-Flyback Converter, and Proposal of a New Optimized Dimming Scheme”, Dr. David Gacio Vaquero, April 15th 2013. Honors.
“Solutions -topologies and control strategies- for Grid-Tied Bidirectional Converters for LED based Lamps with Microgeneration Capability”, Dr. Pablo Quintana, January 15th 2016. Honors.
“A hybrid solution for distributed energy storage micgcrogeneration in microgrids”, Dr. Ramy Georgious Zaher, July 5th 2018. Honors.

 

SUBJECTS

  • B.Sc. Degree in Mining & Energy Resources:
    Electronics & Automation
  • M.Sc. Degree in Industrial Electronics:
    Analog Electronics, Electronics Technology
  • M.Sc. in Industrial Engineering
    Fundamentals of Electronics
    Power Electronics
    Electronic Systems (Digital Electronics & Microcontrollers)
  • M.Sc. in Telecommunications Engineering
    Photonic Devices
    Electronic Devices
    Analogue Electronics
    Digital Electronics
    Projects
  • M.Sc. in Process Control, Industrial Electronics and Electrical Engineering
    Lighting Electronics Systems
  • M.Sc. in Electric Engineering Conversion and Power Systems (EECPS)
    Introduction to Renewable Energy Power Systems, Electric Traction and Energy Efficiency.
    Microcontrollers
    Industrial Electronics for Renewable Energy Generation Systems
    Laboratory
    Simulation Applied for Electric and Hybrid Electric Vehicles
  • Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree (EMJMD/EMMC) Sustainable Transportation and Electrical Power Systems (STEPS)
    Introduction to Renewable Energy Power Systems, Electric Traction and Energy Efficiency.
    Power Systems Laboratory
    Sustainable Transportation Laboratory
    Simulation Applied for Electric and Hybrid Electric Vehicles
  • Ph.D. Courses
    Advanced Lighting Electronics Systems

Contact

 

Torres Quevedo Building, block 3, Office 3.03.16
33204, Gijon, Asturias, SPAIN
Tel: (0034) 985182017
email: garciajorge@uniovi.es

 


 

 

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