Prof. Walmir Freitas

Prof. Walmir Freitas obtained the Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Campinas (UNICAMP), in 2001, Brazil, where, currently, he is a Full Professor. He also worked as a Visiting Professor at the University of Alberta and Ryerson University, Canada. In the last 20 years, Prof. Freitas participated as principal investigator in more than 50 R&D projects for Brazilian, Canadian, and Indian utilities and government agencies, published more than 70 journal papers, and supervised more than 50 Ph.D., M.Sc. and PDF researchers.

He is a former Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery and past Chair of the IEEE/PES Working Group on Power Quality Data Analytics, awarded with the Technical Committee Working Group Recognition for Outstanding Technical Report. His main research interests are distribution systems, distributed generation, power quality, and protection.