ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE

Academic Degrees

2013
Mid-level Technician in Administration and Services with specialization in Business Administration,
Escuela Técnico Profesional (ETP), Chile.

2011
Doctorate in Electronic Engineering,
Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María (UTFSM), Valparaíso, Chile.

2008
Master of Science in Engineering with Specialization in Electrical Engineering,
Universidad de Concepción (UCO), Concepción, Chile.

2007
Civil Electronics Engineer,
Universidad de Concepción (UCO), Concepción, Chile.

2004
Bachelor of Science in Engineering,
Universidad de Concepción (UCO), Concepción, Chile.

Positions

In Chile

  • Apr.– Nov. 2013
    Associate Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering, Universidad de Talca, Curicó.
  • Aug. 2011 – Mar. 2013
    Post Doctoral Researcher, Department of Electronics, Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María (UTFSM), Valparaíso

External

  • Abr. 2019
    Visiting Professor at the School of Information Science and Engineering of Central South University, Changsha, China.
  • Feb. 2019
    Visiting Professor at the Power Electronics, Machines and Controls (PEMC) Research Group of University of Nottingham Ningbo, Ningbo, China.
  • Jan. 2019
    Visiting Professor at the Power Electronics, Machines and Controls (PEMC) Research Group of University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK.
  • Jan. 2019
    Visiting Professor at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Department for Power Electronics and Drives, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia.
  • Oct. 2018
    Visiting Professor at the Power Systems and Control Laboratory, Universidad Nacional de Asunción, Asunción, Paraguay.
  • Sep. 2018
    Visiting Professor at the Power Systems and Control Laboratory, Universidad Nacional de Asunción, Asunción, Paraguay.
  • Aug. 2018
    Visiting Professor at the Power Systems and Control Laboratory, Universidad Nacional de Asunción, Asunción, Paraguay.
  • Jun. 2017
    Visiting Professor at the Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore.
  • Jan-Mar. 2017
    Visiting Professor at the Power Electronics, Machines and Controls (PEMC) Research Group of University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK.
  • Mar. 2017
    Visiting Professor at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Department for Power Electronics and Drives, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia.
  • Feb. 2017
    Visiting Professor at the Electronic Research Center, Iran University of Science and Technology (IUST), Tehran, Iran.
  • Jan. 2017
    Visiting Professor at the Faculty of Engineering and Science, Department of Energy Technology, Aalborg University, Aalborg, Denmark.
  • Dec. 2016
    Visiting Professor at the Power Electronics, Machines and Controls (PEMC) Research Group of University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK.

  • Dec. 2016
    Visiting Professor at the Power Systems and Control Laboratory, Universidad Nacional de Asunción, Asunción, Paraguay.
  • Dec. 2016
    Visiting Professor at the School of Electrical Engineering and Telecommunications (EE&T) of the University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia.
  • Dec. 2016
    Visiting Professor at the School of Electrical, Mechanical and Mechatronic Systems, University of Technology Sydney, Sydney, Australia.
  • Dec. 2016
    Visiting Professor at the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, The University of Newcastle, Newcastle, Australia.
  • Sept. 2016
    Visiting Professor at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Department for Power Electronics and Drives, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia.
  • Jul. 2016
    Visiting Professor at the Power Systems and Control Laboratory, Universidad Nacional de Asunción, Asunción, Paraguay.
  • Jun. 2016
    Visiting Professor at the Power Systems and Control Laboratory, Universidad Nacional de Asunción, Asunción, Paraguay.
  • Mar. 2016
    Visiting Professor at the Instituto Tecnológico Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires Argentina.
  • Feb. 2016
    Visiting Professor at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Department for Power Electronics and Drives, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia.
  • Jul. 2015
    Visiting Professor at the Power Electronics, Machines and Controls (PEMC) Research Group of University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK.
  • Nov. 2014
    Visiting Professor at the Department of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology, Technische Universität München, Munich, Germany
  • Mar. 2014
    Visiting Professor at the Labor für Prozessmesstechnik und intelligente Systeme of Leuphana University of Lüneburg, Lüneburg, Germany.
  • Feb. 2014
    Visiting Professor at the Power Electronics, Machines and Controls (PEMC) Research Group of University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK.
  • Jan. – Feb. 2014
    Visiting Professor at the Power Electronic Systems Laboratory (PES) of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich (ETHZ), Switzerland.

  • Oct. 2013
    Visiting Professor at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Department for Power Electronics and Drives, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia.
  • Oct. 2013
    Visiting Researcher at the Department of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology, Technische Universität München, Munich, Germany.
  • Jul. – Aug. 2013
    Visiting Professor at the School of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering, Instituto Politécnico Nacional, Mexico City, Mexico.
  • Jul. 2013
    Invited Professor at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering – Tecnológico de Monterrey (TEC), Monterrey, Mexico.
  • May. 2013
    Profesor invitado en el Visiting Professor at the Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia.
  • Jun. – Jul. 2012
    Visiting Researcher at the Laboratoire Plasma et Convertsion d’Energie (LAPLACE) – Université de Toulouse – ENSEEIHT/ INPT, Toulouse France.
  • Sep. – Nov. 2011
    Visiting Researcher at the Laboratoire Plasma et Convertsion d’Energie (LAPLACE) – Université de Toulouse – ENSEEIHT/ INPT, Toulouse France.
  • Jan. – Feb. 2010
    Visiting PhD. Student at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering – Tecnológico de Monterrey (TEC), Monterrey, Mexico.
  • Jan. – Mar. 2010
    Student of having Granted a doctorate visitor. Student in the Department of Electric Engineering and Visiting PhD. Student at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering – Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada.

  • Jan – Aug. 2008
    Marie Curie Fellow for Early Stage Research Training in Electrical Energy Conversion and Conditioning Technology Scholarship at the Power Electronics Research Laboratory of University College Cork, Cork, Ireland, 2008.

Awards

  • Second Prize Paper Award in the 2015 IEEE JESTPE (IEEE Journal of Emerging and Selected Topics in Power Electronics) Prize Paper Award.
    V. YARAMASU, B. WU; M. RIVERA, J. RODRIGUEZ. A New Power Conversion System for Megawatt PMSG Wind Turbines using Four-Level Converters and a Simple Control Scheme Based on Two-Step Model Predictive Strategy – Part II: Simulation and Experimental Analysis. Emerging and Selected Topics in Power Electronics, IEEE Journal of, vol.2, no.1, pp.14,25, March 2014. DOI: 10.1109/JESTPE.2013.2294922.
    V. YARAMASU, B. WU, M. RIVERA, J. RODRIGUEZ. A New Power Conversion System for Megawatt PMSG Wind Turbines using Four-Level Converters and a Simple Control Scheme Based on Two-Step Model Predictive Strategy — Part I: Modeling and Theoretical Analysis. Emerging and Selected Topics in Power Electronics, IEEE Journal of, vol.2, no.1, pp.3, 13, March 2014. DOI: 10.1109/JESTPE.2013.2294920.

  • Awarded with the AIE IEEE Engineer Award 2015 (Premio AIE IEEE Ingeniero Sobresaliente 2015). Electrical and Electronics Industry Association (Asociación de la Industria Eléctrica- Electrónica, AIE), and the Institute of Eletrical and Electronics Engineers, IEEE. August 2015.

  • Best paper award and best presentation of Special Session on Inverter Control I at the 30th Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition APEC 2015, Charlotte, NC, March 15 – 19, 2015. APEC 2015. M. UDDIN, S. MEKHILEF, M. NAKAOKA, M. RIVERA. Model Predictive Control of Induction Motor with Delay Time Compensation: An Experimental Assessment.

  • Best paper award of Special Session on Matrix Converters at 39th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society, IECON2013, Vienna, Austria, 10-13 November 2013. P. PETROWITSCH, M. RIVERA, J. RODRIGUEZ, A. OLLOQUI, J.L. ELIZONDO, M. MACIAS, O. MICHELOUD, J. ESPINOZA, P. WHEELER, P. ZANCHETTA. Predictive voltage control with imposed source current waveforms in an indirect matrix converter.

  • Awarded with the Chilean Academy of Sciences 2012 Doctorate Thesis Award (Premio Tesis de Doctorado Academia Chilena de Ciencias 2012). Award to the best PhD Thesis developed in 2011 for national and foreign students in any Exact or Natural Sciences Program in Chile. Chilean Academy of the Sciences (Academia Chilena de Ciencias). Chile, June 2013.

  • Awarded with the Scholarship from the Chilean Research Fund CONICYT for PhD. Studies at Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María, Valparaíso, Chile, 2008 – 2011.

  • Awarded with the Scholarship from the Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María for PhD. Studies, Valparaíso, Chile, 2008 – 2011.

  • Awarded the Marie Curie Host Fellowships for Early Stage Research Training in Electrical Energy Conversion and Conditioning Technology Scholarship at the Power Electronics Research Laboratory of University College Cork, Cork, Ireland, 2008.

  • Awarded with the Undergraduate Scholarship Faculty of Engineering for Master Studies at the Universidad de Concepción, Concepción, Chile, 2006 – 2008.

  • Awarded with Juan Gómez Millas Scholarship for Undergraduate Studies at the Universidad de Concepción, Concepción, Chile, 2001 – 2007.

Others

  • H-index : 23/26/30 (Web of Science / Scopus / Google Scholar April 06, 2019)
  • I10-index:101(Google Scholar 06 April 2019)
  • Number of cites : 1946/3433/4617 (Web of Science / Scopus/ Google Scholar 06 April 2019)
  • Sub-director of the Master Program on Energy Conversion of the Faculty of Engineering, Universidad de Talca.
  • Member of the Qualification Committee of the Faculty of Engineering, Universidad de Talca. 2019-2010.
  • Chairman of the 7th IEEE Symposium on Renewable Energy (2019). May 8-10. Curicó, Chile.
  • Member of the Advisory Board of the Centro de Investigación y Transferencia en Riego y Agroclimatología (CITRA). 2019.
  • Member-at-Large of the IEEE PELS Administrative Committee, Jan. 2018 – Jan. 2021.
  • The AdCom is responsible for governing and administering the Society under the society constitution and bylaws, in the best interests of the IEEE, the PELS members, and the scientific and professional worldwide communities in the areas of the PELS field of interest.
  • Responsibilities: in particular, but not limited to the following, the AdCom is responsible for:

a. Approving strategic and development plans for PELS activities.

b. Approving governance regulations, including amendments to the Constitution and Bylaws

c. Approving agreements with other entities for joint activities

d. Electing the Officers and supervising the organizational structure of the Society

e. Delegating to its Officers such authority as may be necessary to carry out the objectives of the society within the rules and regulations of IEEE

f. Approving the annual budget and authorizing the expenditure of funds

g. Approving plans for creating, developing, and terminating Technical Committees

h. Approving plans for technical meetings

i. Approving plans for publications and appointing the Editors-in-Chief of the IEEE archival journals sponsored or co-sponsored by the PELS

j. Approving plans for educational initiatives

k. Approving plans for members activities

  • Special Session Chair of the CPE POWERENG 2018 Conference in Doha, Qatar. 10th-12th April, 2018.

  • Chairman of the 6th IEEE Symposium on Renewable Energy (2018). May 9-11. Curicó, Chile.

  • Speaker at the Taller de Publicaciones Científicas held at Universidad de Talca, August 17, 2017.

  • Member of the 2017 academic cloister of the Doctorate in Engineering Systems of the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Talca.

  • Secretary of the Chilean Chapter of the IEEE Power Electronics Society (2017)..

  • Chairman of the 5th IEEE Symposium on Renewable Energy (2017). May 11-12, 2016. Curicó, Chile.

  • Track Chair for Special Session on Matrix Converters (2017). 43rd Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IES). Oct. 29 – Nov. 1, 2017. Beijing, China. .

  • Track Chair for Special Session on Design and Implementation Issues of Model Predictive Control for Electrical Machines (2017). 43rd Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IES). Oct. 29 – Nov. 1, 2017. Beijing, China.

  • General Chair of the 3rd Southern Power Electronics Conference SPEC 2017. Dec. 2017. Puerto Varas, Chile.

  • Emerging Agent of Innovation. National Council for Innovation and Development (Consejo Nacional de Innovación para el Desarrollo, CNID). May-Dec. 2016.

  • Member of the Academic Committee of the Master in Energy Conversion program at the Universidad de Talca.

  • Participated in the examining committee as Secretary of the Committee that evaluated Jorge Rodas’ Doctoral Thesis, which was publicly defended on June 13, 2016. Paraguay.

  • Member of the Technical Committee for the 3rd International Seminar “Energy Management in Mining” (Gestión de la Energía en Minería). ENERMIN2016. Aug. 24-26, 2016. Santiago, Chile.

  • Member of the Steering Committee of the IEEE Power Electronics Society – Southern Power Electronics Conference (SPEC).

  • Guest Editor Special Section on Predictive Control in Power Converters and Electrical Drives of the IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics. 2015-2016.

  • Guest Editor for Special Issue on Emerging Trends in Control Strategies of Wind Energy Systems of the Journal of Control Science and Engineering. 2016-2017.

  • Guest Editor for Special Issue on Emerging Power Electronics for Drives and Power Systems Applications of the FACETS Journal.

  • Track Chair for Special Session on Predictive Control for Power Converters and Drives (2016). IEEE Environmental Friendly Energies and Applications (EFEA 2016). Sept. 14-16, 2016. Belgrade, Serbia.

  • Track Chair for Special Session on Power Electronics for Smart Grids (2016). IEEE Environmental Friendly Energies and Applications (EFEA 2016). Sept. 14-15, 2016. Belgrade, Serbia.

  • Chairman of the 4th IEEE Symposium on Renewable Energy (2016). May 11-13, 2016. Curicó, Chile.

  • Guest Editor Special Section on Advances in Predictive Control of Variable-Speed Electric Drives of the IEEE IET Electric Power Applications. 2015-2016.

  • Track Chair for Special Session on Predictive Control for Power Converters and Drives (2016), 7th Annual International Power Electronics, Drive systems, and Technologies Conference, (PEDSTC 2016). Feb. 16-18, 2016. Tehran, Iran.

  • Track Chair for Special Session on Digital Control in Power Converters and Drives (2016), IEEE International Conference on Industrial Technology, (ICIT 2016). March 14-17, 2016. Taipei, Taiwan.

  • Track Chair for Special Session on Matrix Converters (2015), at 41th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IECON 2015). Nov. 2015. Yokohama, Japan.

  • Chairman of the 3rd Workshop in Renewable Energy at Universidad de Talca. May 13, 2015. Curicó, Chile.

  • Chairman of the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Conference at Universidad de Talca. Curicó, May 12, 2015. Curicó, Chile.

  • Biography published in Marquis Who’s Who in the World, 2015.

  • Guest Editor Special Section on Predictive Control in Power Converters and Electrical Drives of the IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics.

  • Track Chair for Special Session on Digital Control in Power Converters and Drives (2015), at the 24th IEEE International Symposium on Industrial Electronics. June 3- 5, 2015. Buzios, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

  • Track Chair for Special Session on Digital Control in Power Converters and Drives (2015), at IEEE International Conference on Industrial Technology. March 17-19, 2015. Seville, Spain.

  • Track Chair for Special Session on Predictive Control for Power converters and Drives (2015), at IEEE International Conference on Industrial Technology. March 17-19, 2015. Seville, Spain.

  • Chairman of the 2nd Workshop in Renewable Energy at Universidad de Talca. More than 40 attendees and 2 speakers. July 2014. Curicó, Chile.

  • Speaker at the 3rd tri-national meeting UNICAMP-UCUYO-UTALCA held at Universidad del Cuyo. May 15-16, 2014. Mendoza, Argentina.

  • Track Chair for Special Session on New Matrix Converters Topologies (2014), at 40th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IECON 2014). Oct.-Nov. 2014. Dallas, Texas, USA.

  • Track Chair for Special Session on New Control and Modulation Methods for Matrix Converters and Applications (2014), at 40th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IECON 2014). Oct.-Nov. 2014. Dallas, Texas, USA.

  • Topic chair in the program committee of the Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition – ECCE 2014. Sept. 14-18, 2014. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.

  • Speaker at the 2nd tri-national meeting UNICAMP-UCUYO-UTALCA held at Universidad de Campinas. Dec. 4-5, 2013. Campinas, Brasil.

  • Plenary speaker presented in the 17th International Symposium on Power Electronics – Ee 2013. (Invited paper). Oct. 30 – Nov. 1, 2013. Novi Sad, Serbia.

  • Bilateral agreements managed for Universidad de Talca:

    • Universidad Nacional de Asunción (INA), Asunción, Paraguay.
    • University of Nottingham, Nottingham, U.K.
    • Universidad Tecnológica Nacional, Argentina.
    • Aalborg University, Denmark.
    • Universidad Americana, Paraguay.
    • University of Belgrade, Serbia.

     

  • Chairman of the 1st Workshop in Renewable Energy at Universidad de Talca. More than 85 attendants and 12 speakers. June 2013. Curicó, Chile.

  • Track Chair for Special Session on Matrix Converters (2013), at 39th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IECON 2013). Nov. 2013. Vienna, Austria.

  • Technical Assistant for Special Section on Digital Control Systems in Power Electronics and Electrical Drives on Transaction on Industrial Informatics (2012-2013).

  • Reviewer of more than 300 papers assigned by different editors of IEEE journals.

  • Track Chair for Special Session on Matrix Converters (2012), at 38th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IECON 2012). Montreal, Canada.

Qualifications

Languages

    • Spanish: Native Spanish Speaker.
    • English:

– Certificate of Competency in English as a foreign language, by University of Michigan on May 15, 2010.
– Completed Intensive English Course in Instituto Chileno Norteamericano de Cultura, funded by a scholarship from CORFO, a program of the Chilean Government, 2009.
– Part Time English Language Course held at University College Cork Level 4 Pre-Intermediate, March-June, 2008.

    • French:

– Completed Conversation Course in French, French Course, funded by a Scholarship of the Service of Cooperation Linguistics and Education of the French Embassy, Alliance Francaise of Concepción and the Office of International and Institutional Affairs UdeC, 2006.

    • German:

– A1 German course at Universidad de Talca. April-July, 2014.

Teaching Experience

  1. Lógica Programable.
  2. Procesamiento Digital de Señales (Minor Control Proc. Industriales).
  3. Taller de Integración I.
  4. Taller de Integración III.
  5. Proyecto Memoria.
  6. Memoria
  7. Tópico de Especialidad I.
  8. Tópico de Especialidad II.
  9. Unidad de Investigación I.
  10. Unidad de Investigación II.
  11. Proyecto de Tesis I.
  12. Taller de Publicación.
  13. Electivo II.
  14. Electivo III.
  15. Electivo IV.
  16. Tesis Doctoral I.
  17. Tesis Doctoral II.
  18. Control Avanzado de Convertidores.

Other Courses

  • Formación de Competencias de Liderazgo y Redes para Profesionales de la Universidad. TargetDDI. Octubre y Noviembre 2017. Universidad de Talca.
  • Liderazgo y Formación de Redes. TargetDDI. Septiembre y Octubre 2017. Universidad de Talca.
  • Communication Skills Workshops. Taught by British Council instructors Elena Gaura and James Bursey of Coventry University, as part of the Newton Picarte Fund. 20 hours of in-person instruction, carried out from May 26-28 at the Universidad de Talca, Curicó, Chile.
  • Diploma in Competency-Based Higher Education (DESBC), IIDE and CICAD-DTA Office of the Vice-Rector of Undergraduate Studies, Universidad de Talca, April–August 2013.
  • Introduction to Physics, Second Part, Jan. 2001. Universidad de Chile Faculty of Physical Sciences and Mathematics. Summer school program for high-school students.
  • Musician (saxophone), with Orquesta Espectáculo ETP; participated in more than 100 local, national and international concerts.

 

Team Experience

  • Member of UdeC Handball Team; participated in more than 15 local and national championships.
  • Musician (saxophone), with Orquesta Espectáculo ETP; participated in more than 100 local, national and international concerts.

Memberships

Member number: 90776235
IEEE Region: R9-Latin America
Section: Chile Section

    • Senior Member IEEE since 04.10.2017

 

    • IEEE Young Professionals.

 

    • IEEE Membership:

– Potentials Magazine, IEEE
– Spectrum, IEEE (Electronic)
– Spectrum, IEEE (Digital)

    • IEEE Industrial Electronics Society Membership

– Industrial Electronics Magazine, IEEE (Print)
– Industrial Electronics Magazine, IEEE (Electronic)
– Industrial Electronics, IEEE Transactions
– Industrial Informatics, IEEE Transactions

    • IEEE Industry Applications Society Membership

– Electrification Magazine, IEEE
– Emerging and Selected Topics in Power Electronics, IEEE Journal
– Industry Applications Magazine, IEEE (Print)
– Industry Applications Magazine, IEEE (Electronic)
– Industry Applications Society Digital Library, IEEE
– Industry Applications, IEEE

    • IEEE Member Digital Library Trial

 

    • IEEE Power Electronics Society Membership

– Electrification Magazine, IEEE
– Emerging and Selected Topics in Power Electronics, IEEE Journal
– Power Electronics Magazine, IEEE (Print)
– Power Electronics Magazine, IEEE (Digital)
– Power Electronics Society Digital Library, IEEE

    • IEEE Power Electronics Society Membership

– PEL Society Email Notices
– Power Electronics Society Digital Library, IEEE
– Power Electronics Society Newsletter, IEEE

    • Smart Grid Community, IEEE

 

    • IEEE Electron Devices Society Membership

– Electron Devices, IEEE Transactions (Electronic)
– Lightwave Technology, Journal (Electronic)
– International Electron Devices Meeting Library (Electronic)
– Electron Device Letters, IEEE (Electronic)
– Photovoltaics, IEEE Journal (Electronic)
– Electron Devices Society Newsletter, IEEE (Print)

Tutoring

PhD. Thesis

  1. Siva Rama Krishna Madeti. Development of Online Distributed Monitoring for Grid Connected Solar Photovoltaic Power Plant with Fault Detection Scheme. International Postdoctoral Degree Fund Universidad de Talca. (2019-2010). (Supervisor).
  2. Yamisleydi Salgueiro. Artificial Intelligence in Microgrids. Universidad de Talca. Chile. 2017 (Supervisor).
  3. José Riveros. Aportaciones en la modulación por ancho de impulso para accionamientos electromecánicos multifásicos. Proyecto Fondecyt Posdoctoral 2017, Nº 3170014. Laboratory of Energy Conversion and Power Electronics. Universidad de Talca. Chile. (Investigador Patrocinante).
  4. José Luis Elizondo. Power predictive control for matrix converters in renewable energy applications. Laboratory of Energy Conversion and Power Electronics. Universidad de Talca. Chile. 2014 (Supervisor).
Doctoral Thesis

  1. Ricardo Pérez. Communication systems in microgrids. Doctorate in Engineering Systems, Universidad de Talca, Curicó, Chile. (Under development) – (Supervisor).
  2. Mohammad Ali Hosseinzadeh. An assessment between a new cascaded multilevel topology and conventional cascaded H-Bridge multilevel converter. Doctorate in Engineering Systems, Universidad de Talca, Curicó, Chile. (Under development) – (Supervisor).
  3. Maryam Sarbanzadeh. A new topology for cascaded multilevel power converters with reduced number of components. Doctorate in Engineering Systems, Universidad de Talca, Curicó, Chile. (Under development) – (Supervisor).
  4. Jazmín Ramirez. Rectificador Separable para Futuros Vehículos Inalámbricos. Doctorate in Communications and Electronics, Instituto Politécnico Nacional (IPN), Ciudad de México, México. (External Supervisor).
  5. Jorge Rodas. Application of on-line estimators of rotor variables for the improvement of the performance in multiphase speed variators. Doctorate in Electronic Engineering, Universidad Nacional de Asunción, Asunción, Paraguay (External examiner).
  6. Sergio Toledo. Development and implementation of new converter topologies for grid interconnection of generation systems based on renewable energies. Doctorate in Engineering Systems, Universidad de Talca, Curicó, Chile. (Under development) – (Supervisor).
  7. Alex Olloqui. Predictive direct power control of a dfig with an indirect matrix converter. Doctorate in Information Technology and Communications, Tecnológico de Monterrey, Monterrey, NL, Mexico. (Supervisor).

Master Thesis

  1. Sebastián Rojas. Predictive Control for a PMSM System Application. Master of Science of Engineering with mention in Energy Conversio, UTalca – Universidad de Talca. (Under development) – (Supervisor).
  2. Carlos Muñoz. Predictive Control for a Solar Energy System. Master of Science of Engineering with mention in Energy Conversio, UTalca – Universidad de Talca. (Under development) – (Supervisor).
  3. Miguel López. Predictive Control of a Multi-Drive System Fed by a Multi-phase Matrix Converter. Master of Electronic Engineering, UTFSM – Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María. (Supervisor).
  4. Cristian García. Experimental Implementation of Predictive Control Techniques in a Four-Leg Indirect Matrix Converter. 2013. Master of Science in Electronic Engineering, UTFSM – Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María. (Supervisor).
  5. Iván Contreras. Predictive Control en a Four-Leg Indirect Matrix Converter. 2011. Master of Electronic Engineering, UTFSM – Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María. (Supervisor).

Undergraduate Thesis

  1. Fernando Díaz. Implementación de una estrategia de control predictivo indirecto para un convertidor matricial directo, Civil Mechatronic Engineering, Universidad de Talca. 2019. (Under development).
  2. Ramón Gutiérrez. Estudio comparativo de la eficiencia de un inversor fuente de voltaje de dos niveles basado en dispositivos semiconductores IGBTs y SiC, Civil Mechatronic Engineering, Universidad de Talca. (Under development).
  3. Víctor Olea. Diseño y puesta en marcha de un convertidor de cuatro piernas, Civil Mechatronic Engineering, Universidad de Talca. 2019. (Under development).
  4. Daniel Faúndez. Diseño y puesta en marcha de una nueva topología de conversión AC/AC basada en un rectificador trifásico con inyección de tercera armónica y un convertidor NPC de tres niveles, Civil Mechatronic Engineering, Universidad de Talca. 2019. (Under development).
  5. Sebastián Villagra. Implementación experimental de técnicas de control predictivo operando a frecuencia fija de conmutación en topologías de convertidores matriciales monofásicos, Civil Mechatronic Engineering, Universidad de Talca. 2019. (Under development).
  6. Consuelo Rodríguez. Control predictivo operando a frecuencia fija de conmutación de una máquina de inducción alimentada por un inversor fuente de voltaje, Civil Mechatronic Engineering, Universidad de Talca. 2019. (Under development).
  7. Jorge Moyano. Desarrollo de un sensor espacializado para predecir el estado hídrico de los cultivos, Civil Mechatronic Engineering, Universidad de Talca. 2019. (Under development).
  8. Richard Arancibia. Implementación de un sistema de generación solar para aplicaciones agroalimentarias, Civil Mechatronic Engineering, Universidad de Talca. 2019. (Under development).
  9. Alexander Ruiz. Implementación de una estrategia de control predictivo indirecto para un convertidor matricial directo operando a frecuencia fija de conmutación, Civil Mechatronic Engineering, Universidad de Talca. 2019. (Under development).
  10. Fabián Díaz. Diseño, construcción y puesta en marcha de una arquitectura multimodular de conversión de energía basada en convertidores puente H con transformadores de aislación para la interconexión de micro-redes y sistemas de generación, Civil Mechatronic Engineering, Universidad de Talca. 2019. (Under development).
  11. Pablo López. Diseño, construcción y puesta en marcha de una arquitectura multimodular de conversión de energía basada en convertidores matriciales monofásicos AC/AC con transformadores de aislación para la interconexión de micro-redes y sistemas de generación, Civil Mechatronic Engineering, Universidad de Talca. 2019. (Under development).
  12. Gerardo Castro. Diseño y puesta en marcha de un circuito de conversión AC/AC sin elementos almacenadores de energía (convertidor matricial) de dos etapas para aplicaciones de energías renovables, Civil Mechatronic Engineering, Universidad de Talca. 2019. (Under development).
  13. Felipe Herrera. Implementación de técnicas de control predictivo para la interconexión a la red eléctrica de micro-redes basadas en convertidores NPC con sistemas de generación solar, Civil Mechatronic Engineering, Universidad de Talca. 2019. (Under development).
  14. Javier Saavedra. Experimental Implementation of Predictive Control Strategies in a Two Level Voltage Source Inverter Connected to the Electrical Grid, Civil Mechatronic Engineering, Universidad de Talca. 2018.
  15. Nicolás Vicencio. Experimental Implementation of Predictive Control Strategies in a Two Level Voltage Source Inverter, Civil Mechatronic Engineering, Universidad de Talca. 2018.
  16. Pedro Torres. Implementation of an Indirect Matrix Converter. Mechatronic Engineering, Universidad de Talca. 2017.
  17. Jorge Guerrero Rivas. Development of a Wireless Data Acquisition System for the Specialized Study of Vine Phenology. Mechatronic Engineering, Universidad de Talca. 2017.
  18. Claudio Uribe Figueroa. Design, Construction, Implementation and Experimental Validation of a Single Phase Multi-Modular Matrix Converter. Mechatronic Engineering, Universidad de Talca. (Integration Workshop II, Thesis Project). 2016.
  19. Sebastián Rojas Hernández. Construction of a Direct Single Phase Matrix Converter and Experimental Implementation of an SPWN Modulation Technique and a Predictive Control. Mechatronic Engineering, Universidad de Talca. (Thesis Project). 2016.
  20. Maximiliano Pérez Zepeda. Design of a Multi-Level Modular Converter for High Power Applications. Mechatronic Engineering, Universidad de Talca. 2015.
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