Professor, University of Strathclyde, United Kingdom
Dr. Olimpo Anaya-Lara, is a Reader in Wind Energy and Control Centre at the University of Strathclyde, UK. Over the course of his career, he has successfully undertaken research on power electronic equipment, control systems design, and stability and control of power systems with increased wind energy penetration. Dr Anaya-Lara is a key participant to the Wind Integration Sub-Programme of the European Energy Research Alliance (EERA) Joint Programme Wind (JP Wind), leading Strathclyde’s involvement and contribution to this Sub-Programme. He leads the research activity of power systems and grid integration on EERA Integrated Research Project Wind (IRPWIND). Dr. Anaya-Lara was appointed to the post of Visiting Professor in Wind Energy at NTNU, Trondheim, Norway funded by Det Norske Veritas (2010-2011). He was a member of the International Energy Annexes XXI Dynamic models of wind farms for power system studies and XXIII Offshore wind energy technology development. He also was a member of the CIGRE Working Group B4-39 The connection, transmission and distribution of bulk wind power using power electronic-based applications where he contributed Chapter 10 Future Trends and Concepts to the final report. He has published 4 technical books, as well as over 150 papers in international journals and conference proceedings.