Marian Gaiceanu

"Dunarea de Jos" University of Galati

Marian Gaiceanu earned the B.Sc., M.Eng.Sc, and Ph.D. (Magna Cum Laude) degrees in Electrical Engineering at the University of Galati, Romania, in 1996, 1997, and 2002, respectively. He works in the Department of Automation and Electrical Engineering, Dunarea de Jos University of Galati, as a Full Professor and a Ph.D. supervisor in Electrical Engineering. From March 2016, Dr. Gaiceanu is also working as the Head of the Integrated Energy Conversion Systems and Advanced Control of Complex Processes Research Center, Romania. Dr. Gaiceanu has conducted several projects in the area of power converter systems for AC drives, Power Quality, PEM and SOFC fuel cell power converters for utilities, electric vehicles, and marine applications with the Department of Regulation and Control, SIEI S.pA. (2002-2004) and Polytechnic of Turin, Italy (2002-2004, 2016-2017). He is an IEEE member since 1993 and cofounded member of IEEE Power Electronics Romanian Chapter. He has been the Editor in Chief of The Annals of Dunarea de Jos University of Galati, and The International Symposium on Electrical and Electronics Engineering international Journals. He is currently working as a reviewer of the prestigious Journals in the field: EPE Journal - European Power Electronics And Drives, Energies, IEEE/CAA Journal of Automatica Sinica (JAS), JPE - Journal of Power Electronics, and IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics.

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The introductory chapter to this book is like traveling in a time machine into past, present, and future of electric power conversion. Archeological discoveries are being transformed into the discoveries of the future. The book is an incursion to electric power conversion through electromechanical power conversion, static power conversion, and applications in the field. Each of the above-mentioned sections analyzes the knowledge gained using the experimental results of valuable research projects. Novice readers will learn how energy is converted adequately and adapted to different consumers. Advanced readers will discover different kinds of modern solutions and tendencies in the field of electric power conversion.

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