About the Author
João P.S. Catalão received an MSc degree from the Instituto Superior Tecnico (IST), Lisbon, Portugal, in 2003 and a PhD from the University of Beira Interior (UBI), Covilha, Portugal, in 2007. He is currently a professor at UBI and a director of the Master Program in Electromechanical Engineering. His scientific area of interest at the Center for Innovation in Electrical and Energy Engineering (CIEEE), IST, is related to power and energy systems. He coordinates a research group in renewable energies and sustainability at UBI. He is an IEEE and an IET member, a senior member of the Portuguese Council of Engineers, and a member of the IASTED Technical Committee on Energy and Power Systems. He is the author/coauthor of more than 160 scientific papers, including 50 papers in international journals and 100 papers in conference proceedings. He is an editor of IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy, and an editorial board member of Electric Power Components and Systems.
For more information about Professor Catalão, see his web page at UBI.