Olalla Martínez, Carlos
Carlos Olalla holds a Serra Hunter Professor position in the Dept. of Electrical, Electronic and Automatic Control Engineering at Universitat Rovira i Virgili , Tarragona, Catalonia. He has held the Marie Sklodowska-Curie and also the Beatriu de Pinós individual fellowships, besides of being selected (but not appointed) in the Ramon y Cajal and Juan de la Cierva programmes. Previously, he was a postdoctoral researcher and a lecturer in the Dept. of Electrical, Computer, and Energy Engineering at the University of Colorado at Boulder, USA and also in the MAC group at LAAS-CNRS in Toulouse, France. His research interests are in the areas of automatic control, power electronics and optimization. Specifically, on new power conversion architectures and control strategies for renewable energy systems (e.g., photovoltaics), electric power distribution, lighting, or wireless power transfer, among others. He obtained his PhD degree in Advanced Automatic Control and Robotics from Universitat Poltècnica de Catalunya, Barcelona.
Project: Distributed Power Electronics Architectures for Photovoltaic Power Plants (reference: 2020MFP-COFUND-20)