WISE Executive Director, Prof. Claudio Cañizares, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, has been selected to receive the prestigious Award of Excellence in Graduate Supervision.
Prof. Cañizares’ research activities focus on the study of stability, control, optimization, modeling, simulation, and computational issues in bulk power systems, microgrids, and energy systems in the context of competitive energy markets and smart grids. In these areas, he has either led or been an integral part of securing many grants and contracts from government agencies and private companies worth close to $85 million. Prof. Cañizares has collaborated with multiple industry and university researchers in Canada and abroad, and supervised/co-supervised nearly 170 research fellows and graduate students. He has authored/co-authored more than 340 publications with over 21,000 citations and a 68 H index in Google Scholar, including journal and conference papers, several technical reports, book chapters, disclosures and patents, and has been invited to deliver over 190 keynote speeches, seminars, tutorials, and presentations at numerous institutions and conferences worldwide. He is the current Editor-In-Chief of the IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical & Electronic Engineering (IEEE), a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, where he is currently the Director of the Applied Science and Engineering Division of the Academy of Science, and a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering.
Prof. Cañizares is the recipient of the 2017 IEEE Power & Energy Society (PES) Outstanding Power Engineering Educator Award, the 2016 IEEE Canada Electric Power Medal, and of multiple IEEE PES Technical Council and Committee awards and recognitions, holding leadership positions in several IEEE-PES Committees, Working Groups, and Task Forces.
Prof. Cañizares, Executive Director, WISE, and professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, has been selected to receive the prestigious Award of Excellence in Graduate Supervision.
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