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João Luiz Afonso


University of Minho
Department of Industrial Electronics
ALGORITMI Research Centre
Group of Energy and Power Electronics - GEPE

João Luiz Afonso

João Luiz Afonso
jla@dei.uminho.pt
Associate Professor with Habilitation
Department of Industrial Electronics
University of Minho
Campus de Azurém
4800-058 - Guimarães - PORTUGAL
Tel: +351 253 510183 - Fax: +351 253 510189
ALGORITMI Research Centre
Group of Energy and Power Electronics - GEPE

João Luiz Afonso was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He received the B.S. and M.Sc. degrees in Electrical Engineering from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro in 1986 and 1991, respectively, and the Ph.D. degree in Industrial Electronics from the University of Minho, Guimarães, Portugal, in 2000. Since 1993, he has been with the Department of Industrial Electronics, University of Minho, where he is Associate Professor. He teaches Electrical Machines, Electrical Energy Systems, Complements of Power Electronics, Electrical Power Quality, Active Power Filters and Renewable Energy. He is a researcher with the Group of Energy and Power Electronics (GEPE), and he coordinates the thematic strand of Sustainable and Smart Cities of the Centro Algoritmi. His research interests include: Power Quality, Active Power Filters, Renewable Energy, Electric Vehicles, Energy Efficiency, Energy Storage Systems, Smart Grids and Smart Cities, and technologies for Innovative Railway Systems.

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