Rui Esteves Araújo (M’99) received the Electrical Engineering diploma (5-year university degree) from University of Porto, Porto, Portugal, and the M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Porto, Porto, Portugal, in 1992 and 2001, respectively. From 1987 to 1988, he was an Electrotechnical Engineer in Project Department of Adira - Metal Forming Solutions Company, Porto, Portugal, and from 1988 to 1989, he was Researcher with INESC, Porto, Portugal. Since 1989, he has been with the University of Porto, where he is currently an Assistant Professor with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Porto. He is Senior Researcher in the INESC TEC, focusing on power electronics systems and its industrial applications to motion control, electric vehicles and renewable energies.