Awards and Recognitions  [44]

 

2019

 

- 1st Prize ("1º. Prémio") in REN Award 2019 (Prémio REN 2019) for MSc student N.G.S. Soares.

 

- 3rd Prize ("3º. Prémio") in REN Award 2019 (Prémio REN 2019) for MSc student C.M.M.P. Santos.

 

- Honorable Mention ("Menção Honrosa") in REN Award 2019 (Prémio REN 2019) for MSc student J.P.P. Carvalho.

 

- Honorable Mention ("Menção Honrosa") in REN Award 2019 (Prémio REN 2019) for MSc student V.M.A. Campos.

 

- Highly Cited Paper in ISI Web of Science.

"Control technique for the operation of grid-tied converters with high penetration of renewable energy resources", Electric Power Systems Research (ELSEVIER), Vol. 166, pp. 18-28, January 2019. This highly cited paper received enough citations to place it in the top 1% of its academic field based on a highly cited threshold for the field and publication year.

 

- Finalist (Top 4) for the position of Editor-in-Chief for the IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid.

 

- 2017 Energies Best Paper Award.

 

- Scientific Award University of Lisbon / Santander Universities 2018 (Prémio Científico Universidade de Lisboa / Santander Universidades 2018), rewarding the activity of scientific research.

 

- Highly Cited Paper in ISI Web of Science.

"Optimal scheduling of demand response in pre-emptive markets based on stochastic bilevel programming method", IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, Vol. 66, No. 2, pp. 1453-1464, February 2019. This highly cited paper received enough citations to place it in the top 1% of its academic field based on a highly cited threshold for the field and publication year.

 

- FEUP Scientific Recognition Award, regarding the year of 2017; the indicator AEAI, applied for the purpose of granting the award, was the highest in the whole FEUP.

 

2018

 

- Honorable Mention ("Menção Honrosa") in REN Award 2018 (Prémio REN 2018) for MSc student J.P.A.E. Santo.

 

- Highly Cited Paper in ISI Web of Science.

"Novel control strategy for modular multilevel converters based on differential flatness theory", IEEE Journal of Emerging and Selected Topics in Power Electronics, Vol. 6, No. 2, pp. 888-897, June 2018. This highly cited paper received enough citations to place it in the top 1% of its academic field based on a highly cited threshold for the field and publication year.

 

- Highly Cited Paper in ISI Web of Science.

- "A decentralized electricity market scheme enabling demand response deployment", IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, Vol. 33, No. 4, pp. 4218-4227, July 2018. This highly cited paper received enough citations to place it in the top 1% of its academic field based on a highly cited threshold for the field and publication year.

 

- Highly Cited Paper in ISI Web of Science.

- "Multi-objective optimization model of source-load-storage synergetic dispatch for a building energy management system based on TOU price demand response", IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, Vol. 54, No. 2, pp. 1017-1028, March/April 2018. This highly cited paper received enough citations to place it in the top 1% of its academic field based on a highly cited threshold for the field and publication year.

 

- Highly Cited Paper in ISI Web of Science.

- "Model predictive control home energy management and optimization strategy with demand response", Applied Sciences, Vol. 8, No. 3, pp. 1-19, March 2018. This highly cited paper received enough citations to place it in the top 1% of its academic field based on a highly cited threshold for the field and publication year.

 

- Highly Cited Paper in ISI Web of Science.

- "A multi-loop control technique for the stable operation of modular multilevel converters in HVDC transmission systems", International Journal of Electrical Power & Energy Systems (ELSEVIER), Vol. 96, pp. 194-207, March 2018. This highly cited paper received enough citations to place it in the top 1% of its academic field based on a highly cited threshold for the field and publication year.

 

- Highly Cited Paper in ISI Web of Science.

- "Image phase shift invariance based cloud motion displacement vector calculation method for ultra-short-term solar PV power forecasting", Energy Conversion and Management (ELSEVIER), Vol. 157, pp. 123-135, February 2018. This highly cited paper received enough citations to place it in the top 1% of its academic field based on a highly cited threshold for the field and publication year.

 

- Highly Cited Paper in ISI Web of Science.

- "The values of market-based demand response on improving power system reliability under extreme circumstances", Applied Energy (ELSEVIER), Vol. 193, pp. 220-231, May 2017. This highly cited paper received enough citations to place it in the top 1% of its academic field based on a highly cited threshold for the field and publication year.

 

- Highly Cited Paper in ISI Web of Science.

- "An overview of demand response: key-elements and international experience", Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews (ELSEVIER), Vol. 69, pp. 871-891, March 2017. This highly cited paper received enough citations to place it in the top 1% of its academic field based on a highly cited threshold for the field and publication year.

 

- Highly Cited Paper in ISI Web of Science.

- "Biomass combustion systems: a review on the physical and chemical properties of the ashes", Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews (ELSEVIER), Vol. 53, pp. 235-242, January 2016. This highly cited paper received enough citations to place it in the top 1% of its academic field based on a highly cited threshold for the field and publication year.

 

- Highly Cited Paper in ISI Web of Science.

- "Optimal household appliances scheduling under day-ahead pricing and load-shaping demand response strategies", IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, Vol. 11, No. 6, pp. 1509-1519, December 2015. This highly cited paper received enough citations to place it in the top 1% of its academic field based on a highly cited threshold for the field and publication year.

 

- Appointed as Visiting Professor by North China Electric Power University, Beijing, China, due to academic achievement.

 

- FEUP Scientific Recognition Award, regarding the year of 2016, which aims to recognize scientific merit and encourage the translation of the results of research activities into publications in international scientific journals, books and patents.

 

2017

 

- Best INESC-ID Researcher 2017, the most important award in INESC-ID, considered of high importance and value for the institution.

 

- Finalist (Top 5) for the position of Editor-in-Chief for the IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy.

 

- Top 3 Editors of the IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy, 2012-2017, awarded with an extra year beyond the 6-year term due to the excellent performance.

 

- Highly Cited Paper in ISI Web of Science.

- "Smart household operation considering bi-directional EV and ESS utilization by real-time pricing-based DR", IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, Vol. 6, No. 3, pp. 1281-1291, May 2015. This highly cited paper received enough citations to place it in the top 1% of its academic field based on a highly cited threshold for the field and publication year.

 

- Honorable Mention ("Menção Honrosa"), 2nd place, in the University of Lisbon / Santander Universities 2017 Scientific Awards (Prémios Científicos Universidade de Lisboa / Santander Universidades 2017), rewarding the activity of scientific research.

 

2016

 

- Honorable Mention ("Menção Honrosa") in REN Award 2016 (Prémio REN 2016) for MSc student M.F. Medeiros.

 

- Honorable Mention ("Menção Honrosa") in REN Award 2016 (Prémio REN 2016) for MSc student R.F.M. Martins.

 

- Highly Cited Paper in ISI Web of Science.

- "Optimised performance of a plug-in electric vehicle aggregator in energy and reserve markets", Energy Conversion and Management (ELSEVIER), Vol. 97, pp. 393-408, June 2015. This highly cited paper received enough citations to place it in the top 1% of its academic field based on a highly cited threshold for the field and publication year.

 

- Researcher with Highest Number of Publications of INESC-ID, with a total of 201 publications in the 2013-2015 triennium.

 

2015

 

- Highly Cited Paper in ISI Web of Science.

- "Short-term wind power forecasting using adaptive neuro-fuzzy inference system combined with evolutionary particle swarm optimization, wavelet transform and mutual information", Renewable Energy (ELSEVIER), Vol. 75, pp. 301-307, March 2015. This highly cited paper received enough citations to place it in the top 1% of its academic field based on a highly cited threshold for the field and publication year.

 

- Best Paper Award at EDST 2015 (technically co-sponsored by IEEE).

 

- Highly Cited Paper in ISI Web of Science.

"Short-term electricity prices forecasting in a competitive market: a neural network approach", Electric Power Systems Research (ELSEVIER), Vol. 77, No. 10, pp. 1297-1304, August 2007. As of March/April 2015, this highly cited paper received enough citations to place it in the top 1% of its academic field based on a highly cited threshold for the field and publication year.

 

- Best Paper Award at IEEE SEGE’15.

 

- 3rd Prize ("3º. Prémio") in REN Award 2015 (Prémio REN 2015) for MSc student S.F. Santos.

 

- Best Paper Award and two Best Presentation Awards at PowerEng 2015 (technically co-sponsored by IEEE).

 

2014

 

- Scientific Productivity Award (Prémio de Estímulo à Produtividade Científica) INESC-ID 2014, due to the number of publications in international journals indexed on the first quartile (Q1) of ISI or Scopus.

 

2012

 

- Scientific Merit Award (Prémio de Mérito Científico) UTL / Santander Totta 2012, due to the number and impact of the papers published in international journals.

 

2011

 

 - Scientific Merit Award (Prémio de Mérito Científico) UBI-FE / Santander Universities 2011, in recognition of scientific excellence, particularly relevant and innovative.

 

- National Engineering Award 2011 (Prémio Nacional de Engenharia 2011) for PhD student H.M.I. Pousinho.

 

2010

 

- Best Paper Award at IEEE MELECON’2010.

 

2009

 

- Honorable Mention ("Menção Honrosa") in REN Award 2009 (Prémio REN 2009) for MSc student H.M.I. Pousinho.

 

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