Formación  Académica

  • Ingeniero Civil Electrónico, Universidad de Concepción.
  • Licenciado en Ciencias de la Ingeniería con mención en Ingeniería Electrónica, Universidad de Concepción.
  • Doctor en Ciencias de la Ingeniería con mención en Ingeniería Eléctrica, Universidad de Concepción.

Cursos que dicta

Pregrado

  • Electrónica
  • Electrónica de Potencia
  • Calidad de Suministro Eléctrico
  • Control Discreto y Multivariable.

Postgrado

  • Energías renovables no convencionales.

Producción Científica

Proyectos

  • “2016-2017 “”Convertidores Estáticos de Alta Eficiencia para Sistemas Eléctricos Fotovoltaicos””, DIN12/2016 UCSC, Investigador Principal.
  • 2016 “Introducción a los Estudiantes de Ingeniería Civil Eléctrica a problemáticas Interdisciplinarias,” FAD 08 / 2016 UCSC, Académico Responsable.
  • 2016 “Vinculación de estudiantes de Ingeniería con plantas de Electrónica de Potencia esenciales en procesos industriales,” FAD 09 / 2016 UCSC, Académico Colaborador.
  • 2011 – 2014 “”Control and Modulation of High Performance Topologies based on Modular Structures that are Directly Connected to the AC Mains””, Fondecyt (1110794), Tesista.
  • 2008 – 2011 “Control Strategies for Multi-Level Based Hybrid Compensators”, Fondecyt (1080247), Tesista.”

Publicaciones

Revistas ISI:

  • “Jaime A. Rohten; Jose R. Espinoza; Javier A. Munoz; Daniel G. Sbarbaro; Marcelo A. Perez; Pedro E. Melin; Jose J. Silva; Eduardo Espinosa, “”Enhanced Predictive Control for a Wide Time Variant Frequency Environment,”” IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, (to be published).
  • Jaime Rohten; Jose Espinoza; Javier Munoz; Marcelo Perez; Pedro Melin; Jose Silva; Eduardo Espinosa; Marco Rivera, “Model Predictive Control for Power Converters in a Distorted Three-Phase Power Supply”, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, (to be published).
  • Pedro E. Melin; Jaime A. Rohten; Jose R. Espinoza; Carlos R. Baier; Eduardo E. Espinosa; Javier A. Muñoz; Javier A. Riedemann, “”Analysis and Design of a Multicell Topology Based on Three-Phase/Single-Phase Current-Source Cells,”” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol. 31,no. 9, pp. 6122 – 6133, Sept. 2016.
  • Eduardo Maurelia; José R. Espinoza; César A. Silva; Christian A. Rojas; Pedro E. Melín; Eduardo E. Espinosa, “”An Operating Condition-Based Scheme to Alternate Between Control Strategies for Improved Steady-State and Transient Behavior,”” IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, vol. 11, no. 6, pp. 1246 – 1254, Dec. 2015.
  • Eduardo E. Espinosa; Jose R. Espinoza; Pedro E. Melín; Roberto O. Ramírez; Felipe Villarroel; Javier A. Muñoz; Luis Morán, “”A New Modulation Method for a 13-Level Asymmetric Inverter Toward Minimum THD,”” IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, vol. 50, no. 3, pp. 1924 – 1933, May-June 2014.
  • Roberto O. Ramírez; José R. Espinoza; Pedro E. Melín; Marcelo E. Reyes; Eduardo E. Espinosa; Cesar Silva; Eduardo Maurelia, “”Predictive Controller for a Three-Phase/Single-Phase Voltage Source Converter Cell,”” IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, vol. 10, no. 3, pp. 1878 – 1889, Aug. 2014.
  • Javier A. Munoz; José R. Espinoza; Carlos R. Baier; Luis A. Moran; Eduardo E. Espinosa; Pedro E. Melin; Daniel G. Sbarbaro, “”Design of a Discrete-Time Linear Control Strategy for a Multicell UPQC,”” IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol. 59, no. 10, pp. 3797 – 3807, Oct. 2012″

Conferencias:

  • Espinosa, E. Espinoza, J. Silva, J. Villarroel, F. Rohten, J, Melin, P. Muñoz, J. “FCS – MPC with Reduced Switching Frequency Applied to a Multi – Cell AFE Rectifier with Improved Transient Behavior,” IEEE Conf. Proc., IECON’16, (to be published).
  • Fausto Cadena; Javier Muñoz; Rodrigo Aliaga; Jaime Rohten; Eduardo Espinosa, “Embedded reconfiguration of panels to obtain the maximum power of a PV array,” IEEE Conf. Proc., EEEIC’16, pp. 1 – 5, 7 – 10 June 2016.
  • José Silva; José Espinoza; Jaime Rohten; Miguel Torres; Eduardo Espinosa, “Grid connected PV system with maximum power point estimation based on reference cells,” IEEE Conf. Proc., IECON’15, pp. 4070 – 4075, 9 – 12 Nov. 2015.
  • Espinosa, E.; Espinoza, J.; Rohten, J.; Melin, P.; Muñoz, J.; Baier, C.; “Nonlinear Control and Model Predictive Control Applied to Multi-Cell AFE Rectifier,” IEEE Conf. Proc., ECCE’15, pp. 210 – 216, 20 – 24 Sept. 2015.
  • Baier, C.; Torres, M.; Muñoz, J.; Rivera, M.; Espinosa, E.; Acuña, P.; “Bidirectional Power Flow Control of a Single-Phase Current Source Grid-Tie Battery Energy Storage System,” IEEE Conf. Proc., ISIE’15, pp. 1372 – 1377, 3 – 5 June 2015.
  • Espinosa, E.; Espinoza, J.; Rohten, J.; Silva, J.; Muñoz, J.; Melin, P.; “Finite Control Set Model Predictive Control with reduced Switching Frequency Applied to Multi-Cell Rectifiers,” IEEE Conf. Proc., ICIT’15, pp. 2261 – 2267, 17 – 19 March 2015.
  • Rohten, J.; Espinoza, J.; Silva, J.; Muñoz, J.; Sbárbaro, D.; Baier, C.; Espinosa, E.; “Operating region and control for power converters connected to a variable frequency and amplitude voltage grid supply,” IEEE Conf. Proc., ICIT’15, pp. 1094 – 1099, 17 – 19 March 2015.
  • Espinosa, Eduardo; Espinoza, José; Rohten; Ramírez, Roberto; Reyes, Marcelo; Muñoz, Javier; Melin, Pedro; “An Efficiency Comparison between a 18 pulses Diode Rectifier and a Multi-Cell AFE Rectifier operating with FCS – MPC,” IEEE Conf. Proc., IECON’14, pp. 1214 – 1220, 29 Oct -1 Nov. 2014.
  • Melin, P.E.; Espinoza, J.R.; Rohten, J.A.; Espinosa, E.E.; Baier, C.R.; Guzman, J.I.; “Cascaded H-Bridge topologies comparison for multi-cell current-source inverters under different DC inductor size reduction methods,” IEEE Conf. Proc., IECON’14, pp. 4568 – 4574, 29 Oct -1 Nov. 2014.
  • Rohten, Jaime; Melín, Pedro; Espinoza, José; Silva, José; Espinosa, Eduardo; Muñoz, Javier; Baier, Carlos; “Resonant Control for Multi-Cell Cascaded H-Bridge Topologies based on Current Source Inverters,” IEEE Conf. Proc., IECON’14, pp. 1754 – 1759, 29 Oct -1 Nov. 2014.
  • Muñoz, Javier; Baier, Carlos; Espinoza, José; Espinosa; Eduardo; Guzman, Johan; Rivera, Marco; “Operating region comparison of symmetric and asymmetric Multilevel Shunt Active Power Filters,” IEEE Conf. Proc., ISIE’14, pp. 606 – 611, 1 – 4 June 2014.
  • Rohten, Jaime; Melin, Pedro; Espinoza, José; Silva, José; Espinosa; Eduardo; Muñoz, Javier; Sbarbaro, Daniel; “Resonant control for H – Bridge topologies based on single – phase Current – Source Inverters,” IEEE Conf. Proc., ISIE’14, pp. 1508 – 1513, 1 – 4 June 2014.
  • Espinosa, E.; Espinoza, J.; Melin, P.; Ramírez R.; Reyes, M.; Muñoz, J.; “Finite Control Set – Model Predictive Control Applied to Multicell Rectifiers” IEEE Conf. Proc., IECON’13, pp. 5800 – 5805, 10-13 Nov. 2013.
  • Espinosa, E.; Espinoza, J.; Ramirez R.; Rohten J.; Melin, P; Villarroel F.; “A new modulation technique for 15-level Asymmetric Inverter Operating with Minimum THD,” IEEE Conf. Proc., IECON’13, pp. 6164 – 6169, 10-13 Nov. 2013.
  • Melin, P.; Espinoza, J.; Guzman, J.; Rivera, M.; Espinosa, E.; Rothen, J.; “Analysis and design of a Cascaded H-Bridge topology based on current-source inverters,” IEEE Conf. Proc., IECON’13, pp. 6189 – 6194, 10-13 Nov. 2013.
  • Ramirez, R.O.; Espinoza, J.R.; Villarroel, F.A.; Maurelia, E.A.; Reyes, M.E.; Espinosa, E.E.; “A novel hybrid finite control set model predictive control scheme with reduced switching,” IEEE Conf. Proc., IECON’13, pp. 5770 – 5775, 10-13 Nov. 2013.
  • Espinosa, E.E.; Espinoza, J.R.; Villarroel, F.; Muñoz, J.A.; Melin, P.E.; Rohten, J.A.; “A New Modulation Method for a 13 – Level Asymmetric Inverter that operates with Minimum THD” in IEEE Conf. Proc., ECCE 2012, pp. 2529 – 2537.
  • Espinosa, E.E.; Espinoza, J.R.; Villarroel, F.; Muñoz, J.A.; Melin, P.E.; Ramírez, R.; “A Novel Modulation Technique for Asymmetric Multi-Cell Inverters of 27-Level without Regeneration” IECON’12, pp. 123-128, 25 – 28 Oct. 2012.
  • Ramírez, R.O.; Espinoza, J.R.; Melin, P.E.; Villarroel, F.A.; Espinosa, E.E; Rivera, M.E; “Multi-cell topology based on voltage-source converters with a reduced DC Capacitor by means of a predictive control scheme” IECON’12, pp. 573 – 578, 25 – 28 Oct. 2012
  • Rohten, J.; Espinoza, J.; Villarroel, F.; Pérez, M.; Muñoz, J; Melin, P; Espinosa, E. “Static power converter synchronization and control under varying frequency conditions” IECON’12, pp. 786 – 791, 25 – 28 Oct. 2012.
  • Rohten, J.A.; Espinoza, J.R.; Muñoz, J.A.; Melin, P.E.; Espinosa, E.E. “Discrete Nonlinear Control based on a double dq Transform of a Multicell UPQC” IECON’11, pp. 4134-4139, 7 – 10 Nov. 2011.Muñoz, J.; Rohten, J.; Baier, C.; Rivera, M.; Espinosa, E.; Ramirez, R.; “Design of an Asymmetric Multilevel Shunt Active Power Filter,” IEEE Conf. Proc., ISIE’15, pp. 1062 – 1067, 3 – 5 June 2015.

Líneas de investigación

  • Power Electronics
  • Multilevel Converters
  • THD minimization
  • FCS MPC
  • Asymmetric Inverters
  • Efficiency in Power Converters