Current Management: 2013-2015
Fernando Nunes Belchior
Graduated in 2000, he received the title of Master in 2003 and Ph.D. in 2006 in Electrical Engineering from the Federal University of Uberlandia – UFU-MG, Brazil. Since Feb/2007 is adjunct professor in the Power Quality Group (GQEE) from the Federal University of Itajubá, UNIFEI-MG, Brazil. He published more than 60 works in national and international events. He is reviewer of papers in national and international conferences. Its main areas of interest include: Power Quality, Electrical Machines, Power Electronics and Electrical Measurements. He has already done consultancy work along the CPFL, DuPont, Parmalat, CEB, ONS, Elektro, and others, with participation in power quality measurement campaigns at UFU and ONS – Electrical System Brazilian Operator, in 2001 e 2003.
DSc. (2001), MSc. (1996) and BSc. (1990) in Electrical Engineering – Electric Power Systems / Power Quality, from the Federal University of Itajuba – UNIFEI, with relevant experience in Applied Technology, Research & Development (R&D) Projects, Engineering Projects, Technical Consulting, Technology Services and Training. His research interests are Power Quality, Distributed Generation, Energy Efficiency, Protection, Automation and T&D Equipment Testing & Certification. He has published more than 80 technical papers in national and international conferences and magazines, as well as more than 30 R&D Projects. Member of several national and international technical groups, such as Cigre and IEEE.
Ernesto Mertens Junior
Graduated in Electrical Engineering from the Faculty of Engineering São Paulo (1983), MS in Electrical Engineering from University of São Paulo – UNESP (2009). From 1986 to 1998, he worked at CESP – Companhia Energetica de Sao Paulo, the Distribution board, having held activities in the areas of Planning, Operations, Projects and Works; After the privatization of CESP, began to exercise their activities in ELEKTRO Electricity & Services SA From 1999 to 03/2014 exercised its activities in the areas of Planning, Protection and Power Quality; Currently working as an independent on issues related to Quality and Distribution of Electrical Energy Consultant. His areas of interest are: Power Distribution, Power Quality, Distributed Generation and Energy Efficiency.
Carlos Eduardo Tavares
Graduated in Electrical Engineering from the Federal University of São João del-Rei (2002), MS in Electrical Engineering from the Federal University of Uberlândia (2004) and Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the Federal University of Uberlândia (2008). Currently works as professor and researcher at the Power Quality Group of the Faculty of Electrical Engineering of the Federal University of Uberlândia. Has experience in Electrical Engineering with emphasis on Power Quality, acting on the following topics: power quality, electrical power systems, system optimization, efficiency, computational modeling of devices and electrical systems.
Flavio Resende Garcia
Graduated in 1988 in Electrical Engineering with emphasis in Electrical Power Systems at Federal University of Uberlândia, got a specialization in Static Var Compensation Systems in 1989 and a Masters Degree in Special Electrical Loads and Harmonics in Power Systems at the same university in 1992. He worked from 1992 to 2002 at Inepar S/A as technical consultant for the areas of Reactive Compensation, Power Quality and Energy Efficiency, where he developed several works applied to the industrial market and electrical utilities. During part of 2002 and 2003 he worked as a researcher at the Institute for Technology Development – LACTEC coordinating and assisting research and development projects, and consulting in the areas of power quality, reactive compensation and energy efficiency. In 2004 he returned to one of Inepar Group companies to keep working in the same area until nowadays. During this more the 20 years of experience he has a wide range of technical articles published and defended in national and international conferences ans seminars. Nowadays he is responsible for Sales, Marketing and Application Enginnering Team as Commercial Manager of INEPAR CAPACITORS S/A.