Organizing and Steering Committees

General Chair

Prof. José Antenor Pomilio 
DSE - FEEC - UNICAMP 
Email: japomilio@gmail.com
Mobile: 19-998121-3411
 


SPEC Steering Committee Chair

Udaya Madawala - The University of Auckland/New Zealand 

 

COBEP Steering Committee Chair

Henrique A. C. Braga - Federal University of Juiz de Fora/Brazil
 

Steering Committee

J. Marcos Alonso - University of Oviedo/Spain
Fernando Antunes - Federal University of Ceará/Brazil
Luiz Henrique Barreto - Federal University of Ceará/Brazil
Jorge L. Duarte - Eindhoven University/Neederland
Josep M. Guerrero - Aalborg University/Denmark
Samir Kouro - Universidad Tecnica Federico Santa Maria/Chile
Luiz Lopes – Concordia UniversityCanada
S. M. Muyeen - Curtin University/Australia
Jose Renes Pinheiro – Federal University of Bahia/Brazil
JOão Onofre P. Pinto - Federal University of Mato Grosso do Sul/Brazil
Marcos Rivera – Universidad de Talca/Chile
Edison da Silva – Federal University of Paraíba/Brazil
Elisabetta Tedeschi -  Norwegian University of Science and Technology/Norway
Paolo Tenti - University of Padova/Italy
Maria Ines Valla –  National University of La Plata/Argentina
Edson Watanabe – Federal University of Rio de Janeiro/Brazil
Patrick Wheeler – The University of Nottingham/UK
 

Organizing Committee

General Chair: José Antenor Pomilio - University of Campinas/Brazil
Program/Publication Chair: Fernando Pinhabel Marafão - São Paulo State University/Brazil
Program Co-chair: Paolo Mattavelli - University of Padova/Italy
Program Co-chair: Euzeli Cipriano dos Santos Jr. - Purdue University/USA
Finance Chair: Flávio Alessandro Serrão Gonçalves - São Paulo State University/Brazil
Finance Co-chair: Wilson Komatsu - University of São Paulo/Brazil
Tutorials Chair: Alfeu J. Sguarezi Filho - Federal University of ABC/Brazil
 
 
University of Campinas, Campinas, Brazil
José A. Pomilio (M’92–SM’02) was born in Jundiaí Brazil, in 1960. He received the B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from the University of Campinas, Brazil, in 1983, 1986, and 1991, respectively. From 1988 to 1991, he was the Head of the Power Electronics Group, Brazilian Synchrotron Light Laboratory. He was a Visiting Professor with the University of Padova, Italy, in 1993 and 2015, and with the Third University of Rome, Italy, in 2003. He is a Professor with the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Campinas, where he has been teaching since 1984. His main interests are power electronics and power quality. He was the President of the Brazilian Power Electronics Society from 2000 to 2002, and a member of the Administrative Committee of the IEEE Power Electronics Society from 1997 to 2002. He was Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics in 2003-2018..
 
Universidade Estadual Paulista, Sorocaba, Brazil
Fernando P. Marafão (S’95–M’05) received the B.S. degree in electrical engineering from Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP), Sorocaba, Brazil, in 1998, and the M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Campinas, Brazil, in 2000 and 2004, respectively. In 2002, he joined the Power Electronics Group, University of Padova, Italy, as a visiting student on digital control techniques for active power filters. In 2013, he joined the ACEPS Group, Colorado School of Mines, USA, as a Visiting Scholar on Autonomous and Intelligent Distributed Energy Systems. Since 2005, he has been with UNESP, being an Associate Professor with the Group of Automation and Integrating Systems. His current research interests include power definitions under nonsinusoidal and unbalanced conditions, accountability, revenue metering and digital processing techniques for power electronics, and smart grid applications. He is a member of the Brazilian Power Electronics Society and Brazilian Automatic Society.
 
Management and Engineering Department, University of Padova, Vicenza, Italy
Paolo Mattavelli (S’95–A’96–M’00–SM’10–F’15) received the Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from the University of Padova, Vicenza, Italy, in 1995. From 1995 to 2001, he was a Researcher with the University of Padova. From 2001 to 2005, he was an Associate Professor with the University of Udine, where he led the Power Electronics Laboratory. In 2005, he joined the University of Padova with the same duties. From 2010 to 2012, he was a Professor and Member of the Center for Power Electronics Systems, Virginia Tech. Since 2015, he has been a Professor with the University of Padova, leading the Power Electronics Lab.. His major research interests include analysis, modeling, and analog and digital control of power converters, grid-connected converters for renewable energy systems and microgrids, and high-temperature and high-power density power electronics. In these research fields, he has been leading several industrial and government projects. Dr. Mattavelli was an Associate Editor for the IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics from 2003 to 2012. From 2005 to 2010, he was the Industrial Power Converter Committee Technical Review Chair for the IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications. For terms 2003–2006, 2006—2009, and 2013—2015, he has been a member-at-large of the IEEE Power Electronics Society's Administrative Committee. He also received the Prize Paper Award in the IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics in 2005, 2006, 2011, and 2012, respectively, and the Second Prize Paper Award at the IEEE Industry Application Annual Meeting in 2007.
 
Indiana University–Purdue University Indianapolis, West Lafayette, IN, USA
Euzeli Cipriano dos Santos Jr. (S’04–M’08–SM’12) was born in Picu, Brazil, in 1979. He received the B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from the Federal University of Campina Grande, Campina Grande, Brazil, in 2004, 2005, and 2007, respectively. From 2006 to 2007, he was at the Electric Machines and Power Electronics Laboratory, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, USA, as a Visiting Scholar. From August 2006 to March 2009, he was Professor at the Federal Center of Technological Education of Paraba, Brazil. From December 2010 to March 2011, he was a Visiting Professor at the University of Siegen, Germany, sponsored by German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)/Coordination for the Improvement of Higher Education Personnel (CAPES). From 2009 to 2012, he was in the Department of Electrical Engineering, Federal University of Campina Grande, as a Professor of electrical engineering. Since July 2012, he has been with the Purdue School of Engineering and Technology, Indiana University–Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI), West Lafayette, IN, USA, as an Assistant Professor. His research interests include power electronics, renewable energy systems, and electrical drives. Dr. Santos is a member of the IEEE Power Electronics Society, IEEE Industrial Electronics Society, and Brazilian Power Electronics Society (SOBRAEP).
 
UNESP-FEIS, Department of Electrical Engineering, S?o Paulo State University, Ilha Solteira, Brazil
Flávio Alessandro Serrão Gonçalves received the B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from São Paulo State University, Ilha Solteira (SP), Brazil, in 1998, 2001, and 2005, respectively. He is currently an Assistant Professor at São Paulo State University. His interests include soft-switching techniques, dc-to-dc converters, switching-mode power supplies, digital control techniques using FPGAs and DSPs, active power-factor correction techniques, and educational tools for power electronics.
 
Departamento de Energia e Automação Elétricas, Escola Politécnica da Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Wilson Komatsu (M'91) was born in São Paulo, Brazil, in 1963. He received the B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from the Escola Politécnica da Universidade de São Paulo (EPUSP), São Paulo, in 1986, 1992, and 2000, respectively. From 1987 to 1989, he was a Development Engineer with the Foundation of Engineering and Technology, Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo. In 1989, he joined EPUSP, where he is currently an Associate Professor of power electronics. His research areas are control and modeling of static converters and their application to electrical power systems and electrical power quality. Dr. Komatsu is a member of the Brazilian Power Electronics Society (SOBRAEP).
 

Alfeu J. Sguarezi Filho (S′03, A′05, M′11, SM′16.) received his Master degree and his Ph. D. degree in electrical engineering from Campinas University in Brazil, respectively in 2007 and 2010. He was working as researcher at Campinas University by FAPESP pos-doctoral program from 2010 to 2011. He is a professor at Federal University of ABC - UFABC, in Santo Andr´e, Brazil, teaching in the areas of Electrical Machines, Power Electronics and Electrical Drives. His research interests are machine drives, wind and photovoltaic energies, doubly-fed induction generators, power control, and electrical power systems.

 

 

Students Activities Chair

Udaya Madawala - The University of Auckland/New Zealand