Patricio Cortés Estay

Personal Information:

Position: Researchers Cortés Estay, Patricio
Research Area: Uncategorized
Fecha de inicio: 2008-07-17
Fecha de término: 2013-07-01

Patricio Cortés (S’05–M’08) received the B.Eng. and M.Sc. degrees in electronics engineering in 2004 and the Ph.D. degree in 2008 from the Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María (UTFSM), Valparaíso, Chile.
Since 2003, he has been with the Electronics Engineering Department, UTFSM, where he is currently a Research Associate. In 2007, he visited the Institute of Control and Industrial Electronics, Warsaw University of Technology, Warsaw, Poland.

His main research interests include power electronics, adjustable-speed drives, and predictive control. He received the Best Paper Award from the IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON INDUSTRIAL ELECTRONICS for 2007.


  1. Chilean Solar Energy Research Center
  2. Advanced Model Predictive Control of Power Electronics Converters and Electric Drives
  3. Predictive control of power converters for renewable energy conversion systems and applications
  4. Centro Cientifico y Tecnológico de Valparaiso, CCTVal
  5. Finite-states model predictive control of multi-phase and multi-level converters
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