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Power Electronics and Electric Drives for Traction Applications by Gonzalo Abad

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Gonzalo Abad received a degree in Electrical Engineering from Mondragon University, Spain, in 2000, an MSc degree in Advanced Control from the University of Manchester, UK, in 2001, and a PhD degree in Electrical Engineering from Mondragon University in 2008. He joined the Electronics and Computing Department of Mondragon University in 2001 and is currently an Associate Professor there. His main research interests include renewable energies, power conversion, and motor drives. He has co‐authored several papers, patents, and books in the areas of wind power generation, multilevel power converters, and the control of electric drives. He has participated in different industrial projects related to these fields.

Fernando Briz received an MS and a PhD from the University of Oviedo, Spain. He is currently a Full Professor in the Department of Electrical, Computer, and Systems Engineering, University of Oviedo. His research interests include control systems, power converters, electric drives, and smart grids. He has written more than 100 journal and conference papers in the field of electric drives and power conversion and been the technical project manager of more than 40 projects, both publicly (European, national and regional) and industry funded. Being the recipient of several IEEE conference and transactions prize paper awards, he served on the organizing and technical program committees of several IEEE conferences. Also he occupied several positions ...

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