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Giral Castillón, Roberto

Giral Castillón, Roberto 

Roberto Giral has been Assistant Prof. (1992 to 2000) and Associate Prof. (2000 to 2019) with the Dept d'Enginyeria Electrònica, Elèctrica i Automàtica (DEEEA), ETSE, URV, Tarragona, Spain, where he is Full Professor since 2019. From 2012 to 2015, he was academic coordinator of the doctoral program in Technologies for Nanosystems, Bioengineering and Energy of the URV. He is currently director of the Automatic Control and Industrial Electronics Group of the URV. He has participated in up to 30 private and public R&D projects, being the main researcher at 5 of them and has co-supervised 5 doctoral thesis. His research focuses in the field of power electronics: in the design and control of DC/DC converters in DC power buses for automotive applications and for distributed renewable generation systems. He is investigating solutions to integrate seamlessly power supplies such as PV modules with MPPT, storage devices like batteries and large capacitors, and pulsating loads.

Project: Distributed Power Electronics Architectures for Photovoltaic Power Plants

Reference: 2020MFP-COFUND-20



Departament d’Enginyeria Electrònica, Elèctrica i Automàtica