Jorge Garcia

Jorge Garcia

University of Oviedo
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Region 08 (Africa, Europe, Middle East)

Jorge Garciìa (Madrid, 1975) works as Full Professor of Electronics Technology at the University of Oviedo, in Spain, in the Department of Electrical, Electronics, Communications and Systems Engineering (DIEECS). He got his MSc in Industrial Engineering in 2000, and his PhD in 2003; since then, he has been teaching in several engineering degrees, at the Polytechnic School of Gijoìn and at the International Postgraduate Centre of the University of Oviedo. He is currently Director of the Area for Transfer and Business Chairs at the Vice-Rectorate for Transfer and Business Relations at the University of Oviedo. Since 2011 he is a founding member and head for the electronics division of the LEMUR research group, LEMUR is a multidisciplinary team that coordinates specialties such as electronics, control, data processing, system diagnostics, electrical network analysis, and information visualization. This allows the group to propose integrated solutions, specializing in systems with electrical energy storage. Prof. Garcia is coauthor of more than 60 international journal papers and more than 120 international conference papers. His research interests are focused on the fields of industrial and power electronics, including power topologies, control schemes, and modeling for renewable and storage applications, drivers and devices for power electronics, magnetic components modeling and optimal design, or IoT applied to power engineering and energy efficiency.

He coordinates the Master in Energy Conversion and Power Systems (EECPS),, chosen in 2021 as one of the top 5 Masters in the Ranking of El Mundo (Environment category). He also coordinates the Erasmus Mundus Master in Power Systems and Sustainable Transport (EMJMD STEPS).

He was a visiting professor at the Federal University of Santa Maria, RS (Brazil), in 2012; at the University of Rome (La Sapienza), in 2013; and at The University of Nottingham (UK) in 2016. He’s also been guest professor at the Polytechnic Institute of Coimbra (2017) and at the University of Aalborg (2019).

He’s a Senior Member of the IEEE since 2012, and belongs to several societies (Education Society, IES, IAS, PELS, VTS, Smartgrid). He’s an associate editor for IJEPES journal (Elsevier) and guest editor for the Electronics journal (MDPI). He’s a cofounder of the company PXR solutions, a knowledge-based company that develops immersive technologies for VR and telepresence for renewable energy and industrial meta- verse applications.

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