Dr Francisco Gonzalez-Longatt, IEEE Senior Member and Associate Professor at the University of Exeter as well as the leader and founder of the Digital Energy Systems Laboratory (DIgEnSys-Lab) has been awarded the 2022 IEEE PES Outstanding Engineer Award. This award was established in 1994 by the PES Executive Board to recognise outstanding technical, professional and society contributions on behalf of the power engineer profession.
The IEEE UK and Ireland PES Chapter is honoured to have Dr Francisco Gonzalez-Longatt as a member and wants to express its warmest congratulations on this achievement and well-deserved success.
Dr Gonzalez-Longatt is currently an Associate Professor in Electrical Energy Systems at the University of Exeter, and a Full Professor of electrical power engineering with the Institutt for elektro, IT og kybernetikk, Universitetet i Sørøst-Norge, Norway. Francisco has prolific research productivity including several industrial research projects and consultancy worldwide. Also, he is the author or editor of several books (Spanish and English).
His research interest includes innovative (operation/control) schemes to soptimise the performance of future energy systems. He is a member of The Institution of Engineering and Technology–IET (UK) and the International Council on Large Electric Systems–CIGREHe received the professional recognition as a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA) in January 2014. In addition, Francisco is an associate editor in several journals with an impressive track record in scientific publications. He is the Vice-President of Venezuelan Wind Energy Association. Finally, he is the founder and leader of the Digital Energy Systems Laboratory (DIgEnSys-Lab) link: https://fglongattlab.fglongatt.org/index.html.
Detailed profile of can be found here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/francisco-gonzalez-longatt/.
Details of this award can be found here: