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This course provides an overview of the present and future architectures of maritime microgrids, associated control technologies, optimization methods, power quality issues and state of the art solutions. The simulation handbook and exercises provided in the course are based on real-use cases and will be extremely useful to develop insights into the control, optimization and energy management of integrated power systems for maritime industry practitioners and researchers.

Learning Objectives

  • To be able to understand the shipboard power system and integrated electric applications in ships.
  • To be able to understand maritime microgrid characteristics and power quality challenges in shipboard microgrid power systems

  • To be able to understand the signal processing of power quality disturbances in maritime microgrids

  • To be able to understand the ship's power systems evolution and directions for future research challenges. 

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Josep Guerrero

Josep M. Guerrero is an Associate Professor at Aalborg University where he teaches courses on digital signal processing, control theory, and renewable energy systems. Since 2004, he has been responsible for the Renewable Energy Lab, Escola Industrial de Barcelona. His research interests include photovoltaics, wind energy conversion, uninterruptible power supplies, storage energy systems, and microgrids.


Tomasz Tarasiuk

Tomasz Tarasiuk is the vice dean of the electrical engineering department of Gdynia Maritime University. His research interests include power quality analysis, assessment and signal processing methods applied to maritime microgrids.


Giorgio Sulligoi

Giorgio Sulligoi is Assistant Professor of electric power generation and control in the Department of Engineering and Architecture, University of Trieste, Trieste, Italy.