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Francisco M. Gonzalez-Longatt is currently a Lecturer in Electrical Power System at Electrical Power System en
School of Electronic, Electrical and Systems Engineering en Loughborough University, United Kingdom. His academic
qualifications include first Class Electrical Engineering of Instituto Universitario Politécnico de la Fuerza Armada
Nacional, Venezuela (1994), Master of Business Administration (Honors) of Universidad Bicentenaria de Aragua,
Venezuela (1999), Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education Professional Practice of Coventry University, UK
(2013) and PhD in Electrical Power Engineering from the Universidad Central de Venezuela (2008). He is former
associate professor (1995-2009) and Head (1999-2001) of the Department of Electrical Engineering of Universidad
Nacional Politécnico de la Fuerza Armada Nacional, Venezuela (1995-2009).
He is a former academic staff of Department of Aerospace, Electrical and Electronic Engineering at University of
Coventry, UK, where he started as Lecturer in Electrical Engineering in 2012 and promoted to Senior Lecturer in
Electrical Engineering in 2013. He was formerly with the School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, The
University of Manchester, UK, as Postdoctoral Research Associate (2009-2011).
He is Vice-President of Venezuelan Wind Energy Association, Senior Member of the IEEE, member of The Institution of
Engineering and Technology - The IET (UK) and member of International Council on Large Electric Systems -CIGRE. His
research interest includes innovative (operation/control) schemes to optimize the performance of future energy
José Luis Rueda Torres was born on March 26th, 1980 in Ecuador. In August 2004, he received the Electrical Engineer
diploma from Escuela Politécnica Nacional, Quito, Ecuador, with cum laude honors. From September 2003 till
February 2005, he worked in Ecuador, in the fields of industrial control systems and electrical distribution networks
operation and planning. In November 2009, he received the Ph.D. degree from the National University of San Juan,
obtaining the highest mark Sobresaliente (Outstanding). He has been with the Institute of Electrical Engineering at
University Duisburg-Essen as postdoctoral research associate since August 2009. Dr. Rueda will join the staff of the
Department of Electrical Sustainable Energy at Delft University of Technology as Assistant Professor of Intelligent
Electrical Power Grids from March 2014.
He is member of Colegio de Ingenieros Eléctricos y Electrónicos de Pichincha (CIEEPI), Ecuador, and senior member of
the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE). His current research interests include smart grids, power
system modeling, power system planning, power system stability and control, system identification, probabilistic
and artificial intelligent methods, and renewable energy technologies.
Lecturer in Electrical Power Systems
Loughborough University. School of Electronic, Electrical and Systems Engineering
Loughborough, Centre for Renewable Energy Systems Technology (CREST), LE11 3TU, United Kingdom
Assistant Professor of Intelligent Electrical Power Grids
TU Delft, EEMCS Building. Building B36, Room LB 03.490. Mekelweg 4, 2628 CD Delft, Netherlands
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