Energy and Power Electronics (GEPE)

The research Group of Energy and Power Electronics (GEPE) is part of the Industrial Electronics area of the ALGORITMI Center. It integrates researchers from the Department of Industrial Electronics of University of Minho, hired researchers, PhD and M.Sc. students. The main scientific interests of the research group focus on the application of Power Electronics to Power Systems, including new topologies and digital control algorithms. The group carries out research and development related to the application of Power Electronics solutions for Active Power Filters, Electrical Power Quality, Renewable Energy and Electric and Hybrids Vehicles.

The group has expertise and skills in the development of:

  • Active Power Filters
  • Electric Power Quality Monitoring Systems
  • Innovative EV Battery Charging Systems for Smart Homes and Smart Grids
  • Interface of Renewable Energy Systems with Power Grid
  • Power Electronics for Electric and Hybrid Vehicles
  • Power Quality Conditioners for Railway Systems
  • Wireless Power Transfer Systems

GEPE leader:
 João Luiz Afonso

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