Research Activities


My main research activities are currently on the LEMUR research team, at the University of Oviedo.

Also, I keep collaborating with the CE3I2 research team, also from the University of Oviedo.

During my research trajectory, I have collaborated with the following research groups of other universities:
 GEDRE research group, from UFSM, Brazil.
 Laboratory of Electric Machines, from Universitá di Roma - La Sapienza, Italy.
 PEMC Group, from The University of Nottingham, UK. 

I've carried out research in Power Electronic applied to lighting systems from 1999. From 2009, the research fields include specifically more wide research lines of Power Electronics Engineering, such as: 

 Power Electronic Converters, including power topologies, control schemes and modeling, digital control, integration of stages, magnetic components. 

 Modeling and characterization of lamps, electric and physic behavior of lighting sources, discharge lamps, LED lamps. 

 Power converters for lighting, lighting electronics, complex multi-point lighting systems 

 Industrial applications, sensor networks, electronic communication systems, ozone generation for industrial or residential applications.


I am currently IEEE Member, Senior degree (2012) 

Advisor of PhD Thesis:

 "Off-line Supply of Solid State Lamps: Lamp Modeling, Applications of the Integrated Buck-Flyback Converter, and Proposal of a New Optimized Dimming Scheme", Dr. David Gacio Vaquero, April 15th 2013. Honors.
 Advisor for PhD Degree of a FPI Student, Pablo Quintana Barcia, about "Solutions  -topologies and control strategies- for Grid-Tied Bidirectional Converters for LED based Lamps with Microgeneration Capability", Dr. Pablo Quintana, January 15th 2016. Honors.

Ongoing PhD Thesis:

 Advisor for PhD Degree of A Severo Ochoa Student, Ramy Georgious Zaher Georgious, about Hybrid Storage Systems, Power Converters and Control Methods for Grid Quality Support. 
 Advisor for PhD Degree of A Severo Ochoa Student, Sarah Saeed Hazkial, about Analysis, Modeling and Design of Variable Magnetic Components for Power Converters.
 Advisor for PhD Degree, of Fernando Jesús García Díaz, about Analysis, Modeling and Design of Resonant Power Converters.

Papers in International Journals:

 J. M. Alonso, J. Cardesín, E. L. Corominas, M. Rico-Secades, J. García. “Low-Power, High-Voltage High-Frequency Power Supply for Ozone Generation”. IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, Vol. 40, Nº 2 / pp. 414-422 / IEEE / Marzo-Abril 2004. ISSN 0093-9994
 A. Fernández, J. Sebastián, M.M. Hernando, P. Villegas, J. García, “Helpful Hints to Select a Power Factor Correction Solution for Low and Medium Power Single-Phase Power Supplies”. IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics. Vol. 52, Nº 1 / pp. 46-55 / IEEE / February 2005. ISSN 0278-0046
 M.Rico-Secades, E.Corominas, J.M.Alonso, J.Ribas, J.Cardesin, A.Calleja, J.Garcia-Garcia “Complete Low Cost Two-Stage Electronic Ballast for 70W High Pressure Sodium Vapour Lamp Based on Current-Mode-Controlled Buck-Boost Inverter”. IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, Vol 41, Nº 3, MAY/JUNE 2005, pp 728-734. ISSN 0093-9994
 M. A. Dalla Costa, J. M. Alonso, J. Cardesín, J. García “Low-Cost Electronic Ballast to Supply MH Lamps Based on Flyback Converter”, IEE Electronic Letters, Vol. 41, Nº 10, Páginas: 615-616, 2/05/2005, UK, ISSN: 0013-5194
 J. M. Alonso, M. A. Dalla Costa, J. Cardesín, J. García “Magnetic dimming of electronic ballasts”, IEE Electronic Letters, Vol. 41, Nº 12, Páginas:  718-719, 9/6/2005, UK, ISSN: 0013-5194
 J.M. Alonso, J.Ribas, M.Rico-Secades, J.Garcia-Garcia, J.Cardesin, M. A. Dalla Costa. “Evaluation of High-Frequency Sinusoidal Waveform Superposed With Third Harmonic for Stable Operation of Metal Halide Lamps”. IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, Vol 41, Nº 3, MAY/JUNE 2005, pp 721-727. ISSN 0093-9994
 J.Cardesín, M.Alonso, E. López-Corominas, A.Calleja, J.Ribas, M. Rico-Secades, J. García “Small Signal Analysis of a Low-Cost Power Control for LCC Series-Parallel Inverters with Resonant Current Mode Control for HID Lamps”. IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, Vol 20, Nº 5, SEPTEMBER 2005, pp /1205-1212. ISSN 0885-8993
 J. Cardesín, M.Alonso, E. López-Corominas, A.Calleja, J.Ribas, M.Rico-Secades, J. García “Design Optimization of the LCC Parallel-Series Inverter with Resonant Current Mode Control for 250W HPS Lamp Ballast”. IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics Vol. 20, Nº 5, SEPTEMBER 2005, pp /1197-1204, ISSN 0885-8993
 A. Fernández, J. Sebastian, M. M. Hernando, P. J. Villegas, J.Garcia. “New Self-Driven Synchronous Rectification System for Converters With a Symmetrically Driven Transformer”. IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, Vol 41, Nº 5, SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER 2005, pp /1307-1315. ISSN 0093-9994
 J.M. Alonso, J. García, A. J. Calleja, J. Ribas, J. Cardesín, “Analysis, Design and Experimentation of a High-Voltage Power Supply for Ozone Generation Based on Current-Fed Parallel-Resonant Push-Pull Inverter” IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, Vol 41, Nº 5, SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER 2005, pp /1364-1372. ISSN 0093-9994
 M. Rico-Secades, A.J. Calleja, J. Ribas, E.L. Corominas, J.M. Alonso, J. Cardesín, J. García. “Evaluation of a Low-Cost Permanent Emergency Lighting System Based on High Efficiency LEDs” IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, Vol 41, Nº 5, SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER 2005, pp /1386-1390. ISSN 0093-9994
 J.M. Alonso, J. Cardesín, A.J. Calleja, M. Rico-Secades, J. García. “A Fluorescent Lamp Electronic Ballast for Railway Applications Based on Low Cost Microcontroller” IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications. Vol 41, Nº 5, SEPT/OCT 2005, pp /1391-1400. ISSN 0093-9994
 J. García, J. Cardesín, J. Ribas, A. Calleja, M. Rico-Secades, J. M. Alonso, E. Corominas. “Minimization of Acoustic Resonances in HID Lamps: Analysis and Comparison of Power Harmonics Content in High Frequency Non-Resonant Inverters”. IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics Vol. 20, Nº 6, NOVEMBER 2005, pp 1467-1479 ISSN 0885-8993
 J. García, J. Cardesín, J. Ribas, A. Calleja, E. Corominas, M. Rico-Secades, J. M. Alonso. “New Control Strategy in Square-wave Inverters for Low Wattage metal Halide Lamp Supply to Avoid Acoustic Resonances”. IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, Vol. 21, Nº 1, JANUARY 2006, pp 243-253. ISSN 0885-8993
 M.M. Hernando, A. Fernández, J. García, D. G. Lamar, M. Rascón “Comparing Si and SiC Diode Performance in Comercial AC-to-DC Rectifiers With Power-Factor Correction” IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, Vol. 53, Nº 2, APRIL 2006, pp 705-707.ISSN 0278-0046
 J. Garcia, J. Cardesin, J.A. Martin, M. A. Dalla-Costa, J. M. Lopera. “Winding strategy in igniter transformers to minimise series inductance effects in HID lamps operation”  IEE Electronic Letters, vol. 42, No. 11, pp 658/660, IEE Electronic Letters, IET Publishing Group (U.K.), 25 mayo 2006. ISSN 0013-5194
 M.Rico-Secades, E.Corominas, J.M.Alonso, J.Ribas, J.Cardesin, A.Calleja, J.Garcia-Garcia “Low Cost Electronic Ballast for a 36W Fluorescent Lamp Based On Current-Mode Controlled Boost Inverter: Design Example for a Greenhouse Application with a 120 DC Bus Power Distribution”. IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol. 21, No 4, pp. 1099-1106, July 2006. ISSN 0885-8993
 M.A. Dalla-Costa, M. Alonso, J. Ribas, J. Cardesin, J. García “Acoustic-Resonance Characterization of Low-Wattage Metal-Halide Lamps” IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, vol.35, No. 1, pp. 43-58, February 2007 ISSN  0093-3813
 J. Garcia, J. Cardesin, J. A. Martin-Ramos, M. A. Dalla Costa, J. M. Lopera, A. J. Calleja. “Series Igniters Effects in Metal Halide Lamps Operation with High Frequency Ballasts: Study and Minimization”. IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol. 22, No. 3, pp.889-898, May 2007, ISSN 0885-8993
 M.A.Dalla-Costa,J.M.Alonso,J.García, J.Cardesín, M.Rico-Secades “Acoustic Resonances Characterization of Low-Wattage Metal-Halide Lamps Under Low-Frequency Square-Waveform Operation”. IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics.  Vol. 22, No. 3, pp.635-743, May 2007 ISSN 0885-8993
 J.M.Alonso, M.A.Dalla-Costa, J.Cardesín, J.Martin–Ramos, J.Garcia-Garcia “Small-Signal Modeling of Discharge Lamps through Step Response and its Application to Low-frequency Square-Waveform Electronic Ballasts”. IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, Vol. 22, No. 3, pp.744-752, May 2007, ISSN 0885-8993
 J.Ribas,J.M.Alonso, A.J.Calleja, E.López, J.Cardesín, J.García, M.Rico “Arc Dynamic Stabilization in Low-Frequency Square-Wave Electronic Ballast for Metal Halide Lamps”. IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol. 22, No. 5, pp.1592-1599, Sept. 2007. ISSN 0885-8993
 J. M. Alonso, M. A. Dalla-Costa, M. Rico-Secades, J. Cardesin, J. Garcia, “Investigation of a New Control Strategy for Electronic Ballasts Based on Variable Inductor”. IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol 55, Nº 1, pp. 3-11, Enero 2008, ISSN 0278-0046
 M.A. Dalla Costa, J.M. Alonso, J. Cardesin, J. García, D. G. Lamar, “A Single-Stage High-Power-Factor Electronic Ballast Based on Integrated Buck Flyback Converter to Supply Metal Halide Lamps”, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol 55, Nº 3, pp.1112-1122, Marzo 2008, Digital Object Identifier: 10.1109/TPEL.2008.2011989, ISSN 0278-0046
 Garcia, J.; Dalla-Costa, M. A.; Cardesin, J.; Alonso, J. M.; Rico-Secades, M, “Dimming of High-Brightness LEDs by Means of Luminous Flux Thermal Estimation”, IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, Vol 24, Nº 4, pp. 1107-1114, Abril 2009. Digital Object Identifier: 10.1109/TPEL.2008.2011989. ISSN 0885-8993
 Cardesin, J.; Ribas, J.; Garcia-Garcia, J.; Rico-Secades, M.; Calleja, A.J.; Corominas, E.L.; Dalla Costa, M.A.; “LED Permanent Emergency Lighting System Based on a Single Magnetic Component”, IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, Vol 24, Nº 5, pp. 1409-1416, Mayo 2009. Digital Object Identifier: 10.1109/TPEL.2009.2013138, ISSN 0885-8993
 Garcia, J.; Calleja, A.J.; Vaquero, D.G.; Ribas, J.; Corominas, E.L.; “Single-Switch Offline Ballast With PFC for Low-Wattage Metal Halide Lamps” IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, Vol 46, Nº 6, NOv./Dic. 2010, pp /2212-2221, ISSN 0093-9994
 Gacio, D.; Alonso, J.M.; Calleja, A.J.; Garcia, J.; Rico-Secades, M., A Universal-Input Single-Stage High-Power-Factor Power Supply for HB-LEDs Based on Integrated Buck–Flyback Converter, Industrial Electronics, IEEE Transactions on, vol.58, no.2, pp.589,599, Feb. 2011 doi: 10.1109/TIE.2010.2046578, ISSN 0278-0046
 Garcia, J.; Calleja, A.J.; López rominas, E.; Gacio Vaquero, D.; Campa, L.; "Interleaved Buck Converter for Fast PWM Dimming of High-Brightness LEDs," Power Electronics, IEEE Transactions on , Vol.26, no.9, pp.2627-2636, Sept. 2011, doi: 10.1109/TPEL.2011.2121922, ISSN 0885-8993
 J. Garcia, A. J. Calleja, E. L. Corominas, D. Gacio, L. Campa, R. E. Díaz, “Integrated Off-Line Ballast for High Brightness LEDs with Dimming Capability”, Circuits and Systems, Vol.2 No.4, October 2011,   PP.338-351, DOI: 10.4236/cs.2011.24047, ISSN 2153-1285
 Dalla-Costa, M.A.; Kirsten, A.L.; Alonso, J.M., Garcia, J., Gacio, David. “Analysis, Design, and Experimentation of a Closed-Loop Metal Halide Lamp Electronic Ballast” IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, Vol 48, Nº 1, Ene/Feb. 2012, pp 28/36, ISSN 0093-9994
 Dalla Costa, M.A.; Álvarez, J.M.A.; Garcia, J.; Kirsten, A.L.; Gacio Vaquero, D.; "Microcontroller-Based High-Power-Factor Electronic Ballast to Supply DimmingMetal Halide Lamps," Industrial Electronics, IEEE Transactions on, Vol.59, no.4, pp.1779-1788, April 2012 doi: 10.1109/TIE.2011.2114318, ISSN 0278-0046
 Gacio, D.; Alonso, J.M.; Garcia, J.; Campa, L.; Crespo, M.J.; Rico-Secades, M.,"PWM Series Dimming for Slow-Dynamics HPF LED Drivers: the High-Frequency Approach," Industrial Electronics, IEEE Transactions on ,Vol.59, no.4, pp.1717-1727, April 2012 doi: 10.1109/TIE.2011.2130503, ISSN 0278-0046
 Gacio, D.; Alonso, J.M.; Garcia, J.; Perdigao, M.S.; Saraiva, E.S.; Bisogno, F.E., "Effects of the Junction Temperature on the Dynamic Resistance of White LEDs," Industry Applications, IEEE Transactions on, vol.49, no.2, pp.750,760, March-April 2013 doi: 10.1109/TIA.2013.2243092 ISSN: 0093-9994
 Garcia, J.; Dalla-Costa, M.; Kirsten, A.; Gacio, D.; Calleja, A.,"A Novel Flyback-Based Input PFC Stage for Electronic Ballasts in Lighting Applications" Industry Applications, IEEE Transactions on, Vol.49, no.2, pp.769,777, March-April 2013, doi: 10.1109/TIA.2013.2244545 ISSN: 0093-9994
 Diaz, R.E.; Ribas, J.; Calleja, A.J.; Rico-Secades, M.; Garcia, J.; Gacio, D."Power-Dependent Small-Signal Model for Fluorescent Lamps Based on a Double-Pole Double-Zero Transfer Function" Industry Applications, IEEE Transactions on, cVol.49, no.1, pp.341,347, Jan-Feb. 2013. doi: 10.1109/TIA.2012.2229685 ISSN: 0093-9994
 Camponogara, D.; Ferreira, G.F.; Campos, A.; Dalla Costa, M.A.; Garcia, J. "Offline LED Driver for Street Lighting With an Optimized Cascade Structure" Industry Applications, IEEE Transactions on vol.49, no.6, pp.2437,2443, Nov.-Dec. 2013. doi: 10.1109/TIA.2013.2263631 ISSN: 0093-9994
 Cardesin, J.; Quintana, P.; Garcia, J.; Corominas, E.L., "Simple HPS lamp circuital model for both line-frequency and high-frequency operations," Electronic Letters, Vol.50, no.9, pp.699,701, April 24 2014. doi: 10.1049/el.2013.2925, ISSN 0013-5194
 Camponogara, D.; Ribeiro Vargas, D.; Dalla Costa, M.A.; Alonso, J.M.; Garcia, J.; Marchesan, T
TÍTULO: Capacitance Reduction With An Optimized Converter Connection Applied to LED Drivers, Industrial Electronics, IEEE Transactions on, vol.62, no.1, pp.184,192, Jan. 2015. doi: 10.1109/TIE.2014.2327591, ISSN 0278-0046
 Lopera, J.M.; Prieto, M.J.; Diaz, J.; Garcia, J. "A Mathematical Expression to Determine Copper Losses in Switching-Mode Power Supplies Transformers Including Geometry and Frequency Effects" Power Electronics, IEEE Transactions on, vol.30, no.4, pp.2219,2231, April 2015. doi: 10.1109/TPEL.2014.2324977 ISSN 0885-8993
 Gacio, D.; Alonso, M.; Garcia, J.; Garcia-LLera, D.; Cardesin, J., "Study on Passive Self-equalization of Parallel Connected LED Strings", Industry Applications, IEEE Transactions on, 2015. DOI 10.1109/TIA.2014.2360960 ISSN: 0093-9994

Technical Conferences (since 2010):

 Garcia, J.; Calleja, A.J.; Corominas, E.L.; Gacio, D.; Vina, J.; Llera, D.G;
“Interleaved inverter for HF ripple cancellation in metal halide lamps”
IECON 2010 - 36th Annual Conference on IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IECON2010), 
 Garcia, J.; Calleja, A.J.; Corominas, E.L.; Gacio, D.; Campa, L.; Diaz, R.E;
“Integrated driver for power LEDs”
IECON 2010 - 36th Annual Conference on IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IECON2010), 
 Garcia, J.; Calleja, A.J.; Corominas, E.L.; Gacio, D.; Campa, L.; 
“Low ripple interleaved converter for fast PWM dimming of power LEDs ”
Industrial Electronics (ISIE), 2010 IEEE International Symposium on 
 Garcia, J.; Dalla-Costa, M.A.; Andre Luis Kirsten, A.L.; Gacio, D.; Calleja, A.J.;
A novel flyback-based input PFC stage for electronic ballasts in lighting applications
Industry Applications Society Annual Meeting (IAS), 2011
 Diaz, R.E.; Ribas, J.; Calleja, A.J.; Rico-Secades, M.; Garcia, J.; Gacio, D.;
Power-dependent small-signal model for fluorescent lamps based on a double-pole double-zero transfer function
Industry Applications Society Annual Meeting (IAS), 2011 IEEE
 Kirsten, Andre Luis; Costa, Marco Antonio Dalla; da Luz, Paulo Cesar Vargas; do Prado, Ricardo Nederson; Marchesan, Tiago Bandeira; Garcia, Jorge;
HID electronic ballast based on bi-flyback inverter topology
Industry Applications Society Annual Meeting (IAS), 2012 IEEE
 Camponogara, D.; Ferreira, G. F.; Campos, A.; Costa, M. A. Dalla; Garcia, J.;
Off-line LED driver for street lighting with an optimized cascade structure
Industry Applications Society Annual Meeting (IAS), 2012 IEEE
 Gacio, D.; Alonso, J.M.; Garcia, J.; Perdigao, M.S.; Saraiva, E.; Bisogno, F.E.
Effects of the junction temperature on the dynamic resistance of white LEDs
Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC), 2012 Twenty-Seventh Annual IEEE
 Gacio, D.; Alonso, J.M.; Garcia, J.; Campa, L.; Crespo, M.; Rico-Secades, M.
High frequency PWM dimming technique for high power factor converters in LED lighting
Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC), 2010 Twenty-Fifth Annual IEEE
 Alonso, J.M.; Gacio, D.; Garcia, J.; Rico-Secades, M.; Dalla Costa, M.A.
Analysis and design of the integrated double buck-boost converter operating in full DCM for LED lighting applications
IECON 2011 - 37th Annual Conference on IEEE Industrial Electronics 
 Ribas, J.; Diaz, R.E.; Calleja, A.J.; Corominas, E.L.; Garcia, J.
Electrode characterization in dimmed operation of fluorescent lamps,
IECON 2010 - 36th Annual Conference on IEEE Industrial Electronics Society 
 Garcia, J.; Calleja, A.J.; Corominas, E.L.; Gacio, D.; Ribas, J..
Electronic driver without electrolytic capacitor for dimming High Brightness LEDs,
Industrial Electronics, 2009. IECON '09. 35th Annual Conference of IEEE
 Diaz, R.E.; Ribas, J.; Calleja, A.J.; Alonso, J.M.; Garcia-Garcia, J.
Small signal characterization of fluorescent lamps in dimmed operation,
Industrial Electronics, 2009. IECON '09. 35th Annual Conference of IEEE
 Garcia, J.; Camponogara, D.; Dalla-Costa, M.; Gacio, D.; Alonso, J. M.; Campos, A.
LED driver with bidirectional series converter for low frequency ripple cancelation
IECON 2012 - 38th Annual Conference on IEEE Industrial Electronics Society
 Garcia, J.; Dalla-Costa, M.A.; Kirsten, A.; Gacio, D.; Quintana, P.
Study of a flyback-based stage as grid interface topology for micro-generation applications
Power Electronics and Motion Control Conference (EPE/PEMC), 2012 15th International 
 Ribas, J.; Diaz, R.E.; Calleja, A.J.; Garcia, J.; Lopez-Corominas, E.; Cardesin, J
Temperature effects on the small-signal characteristics of fluorescent lamps
38th Annual Conference on IEEE Industrial Electronics Society 
 Camponogara, D.; Vargas, D.R.; Campos, A.; Dalla Costa, M.A.; Berlitz, F.A.; Garcia, J.; Alonso, J.M
Optimized cascade structure applied to LED street lighting
38th Annual Conference on IEEE Industrial Electronics Society 
 Camponogara, D.; Vargas, D.R.; Campos, A.; Dalla Costa, M.A.; Garcia, J.; Alonso, J.M
Modelling and control of an optimized cascade structure for LED street lighting fixtures
38th Annual Conference on IEEE Industrial Electronics Society 
 Garcia, J.; Garcia, P.; Arboleya, P.; Guerrero, J.M.
“Laboratory”: A project-based learning example on power electronics
Power Electronics Conference (COBEP), 2013 Brazilian
 de Melo, M.F.; Vizzotto, W.; Kirsten, A.L.; Dalla Costa, M.; Garcia, J.,
Hybrid system of distributed power generation and street lighting based on LEDs: Grid connection
Power Electronics Conference (COBEP), 2013 Brazilian
 Arboleya, P.; Gonzalez-Moran, C.; Coto, M.; Garcia, J.,
Self-supply and net balance: The Spanish scenario,
New Concepts in Smart Cities: Fostering Public and Private Alliances (SmartMILE), 2013 International Conference on 
 Mendez-Fuente, M.; Alvarez, M.J.; Garcia, J.; Arboleya, P.; Garcia, P.; Guerrero, J.M.; Gonzalez Moran, C.,
Hurdles for an ubiquitous electric vehicle: The experiences of ELEVTRA Project 
New Concepts in Smart Cities: Fostering Public and Private Alliances (SmartMILE), 2013 International Conference on 
 de Melo, M.F.; Vizzotto, W.D.; Kirsten, A.L.; Dalla Costa, M.A.; Garcia, J.,
Photovoltaic grid-connected flyback micro-inverter and boost MPPT integrated to street lighting system based on LEDs
New Concepts in Smart Cities: Fostering Public and Private Alliances (SmartMILE), 2013 International Conference 
 Gacio, D.; Alonso, J.M.; Garcia, J.; Garcia-LLera, D.; Cardesin, J.,
Study on passive self-equalization of parallel-connected LED strings
New Concepts in Smart Cities: Fostering Public and Private Alliances (SmartMILE), 2013 International Conference 
 Quintana, P.; Garcia, J.; Corominas, E.L.; Calleja, A.J.; Garcia, P
Minimization of current harmonics content in conventional lighting distribution lines without current sensing
Industrial Electronics Society, IECON 2013 - 39th Annual Conference of the IEEE 
 Garcia, J.; Giulii Capponi, F.; Borocci, G.; Garcia, P.Título:
Control strategy for Bidirectional HBCS Converter for supercapacitor applications
Industrial Electronics (ISIE), 2014 IEEE 23rd International Symposium on 
 de Melo, M.F.; Kirsten, A.L.; Dalla Costa, M.A.; Garcia, J.; Quintana, P.J.
Bidirectional Flyback converter connected to the grid and applied to a distributed microgeneration and street lighting system
Industry Applications Society Annual Meeting, 2014 IEEE 
 Garcia, P.; Guerrero, J.M.; Garcia, J.; Navarro-Rodriguez, A.; Sumner, M.,
Low frequency signal injection for grid impedance estimation in three phase systems
Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE), 2014 IEEE 
 Garcia, J.; Garcia, P.; Capponi, F.G.; Borocci, G.; De Donato, G..,
Analysis, modeling and control of half-bridge current-source converter for supercapacitor applications
Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE), 2014 IEEE 

Research Projects (summary)

 Project: BENAPI2, Electronic ballasts for non-resonant metal halide lamps adapted to a-automated industrial production) Character: MEC (Spanish Government)

 Project: DEGATI, Reference: Title: (Gas Sensors with Wireless Technology). Contract with GSSA.

 Project UPLIGHT,  “Using piezoelectric transformers in lighting applications” Character: European Commission. Brite-Euram (Craft Version)

 Project: ENERLIGHT , Research on High Efficiency Public Lighting Systems, with capability of generation and storage of electrical energy, with autonomous or grid connected operation) 

 Project ELEVTRA :Training for Electric Vehicles”, European Project, EACEA

 Project MICROHOLO Development of a Holistic and Systematical Approach to AC Microgrids Design and Management, ENE2013-44245-R Agency: Science and Innovation Ministry (Spanish Government). 

 Project CONCILIATOR: Tecnologías de Conversión de Energía en Redes Híbridas Resilientes AC/DC, Ref: ENE2016-77919-R. Investigador Principal. 2017-2019. 254.000€. Ministerio de Ecnonmía, Industria y Competitividad

 Project GESTION INTEGRAL DE ENERGIA ELECTRICA EN ELEVADORES Y PASARELAS “Proof of Concept” - Thyssenkrupp Elevator Innovation Center e Idepa-Principado de Asturias, referencia: SV-PA-17-RIS3-3.