Geza Joos

Title: 
Professor
Academic title(s): 

Canada Research Chair in in Powering Information Technologies
NSERC/Hydro-Québec Industrial Research Chair on the Integration of Renewable Energies and Distributed Generation into the Electric Distribution Grid

Contact Information
Phone: 
514-398-7118
Email address: 
geza.joos [at] mcgill.ca
Department: 
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Biography: 

Prof. Géza Joós (M.Eng., Ph.D, McGill University) is a Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at McGill University, Canada, where he holds the NSERC/Hydro-Quebec Industrial Research Chair on the Integration of Renewable Energies and Distributed Generation into the Electric Distribution Grid. His research activities are in the application of high-power electronics to electric power systems and power conversion, including distributed generation and renewable energy (wind energy). He held positions in industry (ABB Canada), and academia (Concordia University, Canada). His professional activities include consulting work in Power Electronics and Power Systems. He is active in IEEE Power and Energy Society and CIGRE working groups. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), the Canadian Academy of Engineering and the Engineering Institute of Canada.

Research areas: 
Power Engineering
Selected publications: 
Current research: 

Power electronic converters and power system compensation