Victor Manuel Fernandes Mendes
Victor M. F. Mendes received the Dipl. Electrical Engineering, Msc. and Dr. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from ISTécnico at the UL - University of Lisbon in 1977, 1987, 1994, respectively, the Habilitation from the University of Beira Interior in Electrical Engineering, 2007. Since 1977 he is with ISEL – Instituto Superior de Engenharia de Lisboa, where he is a Coordinate Professor, head of the Energy and System Division, and since 2012 he is an invited Full Professor at the School of Science and Technology, UEvora - University of Évora. Previously: at ISEL, Vice-President of the General Assembly of School, Coordinator of the Centre for Instrumentation and Control, Chairman of the Board of Library, Vice-president of the Department of Electrical Engineering and Automation, head of the Economic and Management Division, President of the Departmental Area of Engineering Power Systems and Automation, Coordinator of the Committee for the Master in Electrical Engineering - Energy and Electronic Automation; at the ISMAG - Institute of Mathematics and Management, Full Professor of Electrical Engineering; at the ULHT - Lusophone University of Humanities and Technologies, Full Professor Director and Supervisor of the Graduate Course in Electrical Engineering; at the Association of Portuguese Polytechnic Institutes, member of the Council of Evaluation; at the Foundation for Science and Technology Portugal, PhD and postdoctoral evaluator fellow. His research interest includes mathematical programming, power systems and operation; renewable energy; power electronics, market support managing systems. He is author of around 300 papers published in technical journals and conference proceedings.

Habilitation Degree, Electrical Engineering, University of Beira Interior, Covilhã, Portugal, 2007.
Dr. Eng., Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal, 1987.
Electrical Eng. Diploma, Electrical Engineering, University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal, 1977.
Esteves, J.; Pousinho, H. M. I.; Mendes, V. M. F.: ''Stochastic Optimal Operation of Concentrating Solar Power Plants Based on Conditional Value-at-Risk''; Technological Innovation for Smart Systems, Luis M. Camarinha-Matos, Mafalda Parreira-Rocha and Javaneh Ramezani (Editor), , 348-357 pp., Springer International Publishing (978-3-319-56077-9), Cham, Switzerland, 2017.
Laia, R.; Pousinho, H. M. I.; Melício, R.; Mendes, V. M. F.: ''Optimal Scheduling of Joint Wind-Thermal Systems''; International Joint Conference SOCO'16-CISIS'16-ICEUTE'16, Manuel Graña, José Manuel López-Guede, Oier Etxaniz, Álvaro Herrero, Héctor Quintián and Emili (Editor), , 136-146 pp., Springer International Publishing (978-3-319-47364-2), Cham, Switzerland, 2017.
Gomes, I. L. R.; Pousinho, H. M. I.; Melício, R.; Mendes, V. M. F.: ''Stochastic Optimization for the Daily Joint Operation of Wind/PV and Energy Storage''; Technological Innovation for Smart Systems, Luis M. Camarinha-Matos, Mafalda Parreira-Rocha and Javaneh Ramezani (Editor), , 277-286 pp., Springer International Publishing (978-3-319-56077-9), Cham, Switzerland, 2017.
Laia, R.; Gomes, I. L. R.; Pousinho, H. M. I.; Melício, R.; Mendes, V. M. F.: ''Self-Scheduling of Wind-Thermal Systems Using a Stochastic MILP Approach''; Technological Innovation for Smart Systems, Luis M. Camarinha-Matos, Mafalda Parreira-Rocha and Javaneh Ramezani (Editor), , 242-250 pp., Springer International Publishing (978-3-319-56077-9), Cham, Switzerland, 2017.
Anjos, R.; Melício, R.; Mendes, V. M. F.; Pousinho, H. M. I.: ''Crystalline Silicon PV Module Under Effect of Shading Simulation of the Hot-Spot Condition''; Technological Innovation for Smart Systems, Luis M. Camarinha-Matos, Mafalda Parreira-Rocha and Javaneh Ramezani (Editor), , 479-487 pp., Springer International Publishing (978-3-319-56077-9), Cham, Switzerland, 2017.
Gomes, I. L. R.; Pousinho, H. M. I.; Melício, R.; Mendes, V. M. F.: ''Optimal Wind Bidding Strategies in Day-Ahead Markets''; Technological Innovation for Cyber-Physical Systems, Luis M. Camarinha-Matos, António J. Falcão, Nazanin Vafaei and Shirin Najdi (Editor), , 475-484 pp., Springer International Publishing ( 978-3-319-31165-4), Cham, Switzerland, 2016.
Viveiros, C.; Melício, R.; Igreja, J. M.; Mendes, V. M. F.: ''Control and Supervision of Wind Energy Conversion Systems''; Technological Innovation for Cyber-Physical Systems, Luis M. Camarinha-Matos, António J. Falcão, Nazanin Vafaei and Shirin Najdi (Editor), , 353-368 pp., Springer International Publishing (978-3-319-31165-4), Cham, Switzerland, 2016.
Viegas, J. L.; Vieira, S. M.; Melício, R.; Mendes, V. M. F.; Sousa, J. M. C.: ''GA-ANN Short-Term Electricity Load Forecasting''; Technological Innovation for Cyber-Physical Systems, Luis M. Camarinha-Matos, António J. Falcão, Nazanin Vafaei and Shirin Najdi (Editor), , 485-493 pp., Springer International Publishing (978-3-319-56077-9), Cham, Switzerland, 2016.
Laia, R.; Pousinho, H. M. I.; Melício, R.; Mendes, V. M. F.: ''Optimal Bidding Strategies of Wind-Thermal Power Producers''; Technological Innovation for Cyber-Physical Systems, Luis M. Camarinha-Matos, António J. Falcão, Nazanin Vafaei and Shirin Najdi (Editor), , 494-503 pp., Springer International Publishing (978-3-319-31165-4), Cham, Switzerland, 2016.
Seixas, M.; Melício, R.; Mendes, V. M. F.: ''Offshore Wind Energy Conversion System Connected to the Electric Grid: Modeling and Simulation''; Technological Innovation for Cyber-Physical Systems, Luis M. Camarinha-Matos, António J. Falcão, Nazanin Vafaei and Shirin Najdi (Editor), , 387-403 pp., Springer International Publishing (978-3-319-31165-4), Cham, Switzerland, 2016.
Seixas, M.; Melício, R.; Mendes, V. M. F.; Collares-Pereira, M.; Santos, M. P.: ''Simulation of Offshore Wind System with Three-Level Converters: HVDC Power Transmission in Cloud Scope''; Technological Innovation for Cloud-Based Engineering Systems, Luís M. Camarinha-Matos, Thais A. Baldissera, Giovanni Di Orio and Francisco Marques (Editor), , 440-447 pp., Springer International Publishing (978-3-319-16766-4), Cham, Switzerland, 2015.
Viveiros, C.; Melício, R.; Igreja, J. M.; Mendes, V. M. F.: ''On Wind Turbine Model Predictive Pitch Control: An Event-Based Simulation Approach''; CONTROLO’2014 – Proceedings of the 11th Portuguese Conference on Automatic Control , António P. Moreira, Aníbal Matos and Germano Veiga (Editor), , 91-100 pp., Springer International Publishing (978-3-319-10380-8), Cham, Switzerland, 2015.
Pousinho, H. M. I.; Freire, P.; Esteves, J.; Mendes, V. M. F.; Cabrita, C. M. P.; Collares-Pereira, M.: ''Optimal Generation Scheduling of Wind-CSP Systems in Day-Ahead Electricity Markets''; Technological Innovation for Cloud-Based Engineering Systems, Luís M. Camarinha-Matos, Thais A. Baldissera, Giovanni Di Orio and Francisco Marques (Editor), , 285-295 pp., Springer International Publishing (978-3-319-16766-4), Cham, Switzerland, 2015.
Laia, R.; Pousinho, H. M. I.; Melício, R.; Mendes, V. M. F.; Collares-Pereira, M.: ''Offering Strategies of Wind Power Producers in a Day-Ahead Electricity Market''; Technological Innovation for Cloud-Based Engineering Systems, Luís M. Camarinha-Matos, Thais A. Baldissera, Giovanni Di Orio and Francisco Marques (Editor), , 385-394 pp., Springer International Publishing (978-3-319-16766-4), Cham, Switzerland, 2015.
Fialho, L.; Melício, R.; Mendes, V. M. F.; Collares-Pereira, M.: ''Simulation of a-Si PV System Linked to the Grid by DC Boost and Three-Level Inverter Under Cloud Scope''; Technological Innovation for Cloud-Based Engineering Systems, Luís M. Camarinha-Matos, Thais A. Baldissera, Giovanni Di Orio and Francisco Marques (Editor), , 423-430 pp., Springer International Publishing (978-3-319-16766-4), Cham, Switzerland, 2015.
Batista, N. C.; Melício, R.; Mendes, V. M. F.; Figueiredo, J.; Reis, A. H.: ''Darrieus Wind Turbine Performance Prediction: Computational Modeling''; Technological Innovation for the Internet of Things, Luís M. Camarinha-Matos, Thais A. Baldissera, Giovanni Di Orio and Francisco Marques (Editor), , 382-391 pp., Springer (978-3-642-37291-9), Berlin, Germany, 2013.
Viegas, J. L.; Esteves, P. R.; Melício, R.; Mendes, V. M. F.; Vieira, S. M.: ''Solutions for Detection of Non-Technical Losses in the Electricity Grid: A Review''; Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Vol. 80, No. , pp. 1256-1268, December, 2017.
Batista, N. C.; Melício, R.; Mendes, V. M. F.: ''Services Enabler Architecture for Smart Grid and Smart Living Services Providers under Industry 4.0''; Energy and Buildings, Vol. 141, No. , pp. 16-27, April, 2017.
Gomes, I. L. R.; Pousinho, H. M. I.; Melício, R.; Mendes, V. M. F.: ''Stochastic Coordination of Joint Wind and Photovoltaic Systems with Energy Storage in Day-Ahead Market''; Energy, Vol. 124, No. , pp. 310-320, March / April, 2017.
Laia, R.; Pousinho, H. M. I.; Melício, R.; Mendes, V. M. F.: ''Bidding Decision of Wind-thermal GenCo in Day-ahead Market''; Energy Procedia, Vol. 106, No. , pp. 87-96, December, 2016.
Gomes, I. L. R.; Pousinho, H. M. I.; Melício, R.; Mendes, V. M. F.: ''Bidding and Optimization Strategies for Wind-PV Systems in Electricity Markets Assisted by CPS''; Energy Procedia, Vol. 106, No. , pp. 111-121, December, 2016.
Laia, R.; Pousinho, H. M. I.; Melício, R.; Mendes, V. M. F.: ''Bidding Strategy of Wind-Thermal Energy Producers''; Renewable Energy, Vol. 99, No. , pp. 673-681, December, 2016.
Seixas, M.; Melício, R.; Mendes, V. M. F.: ''Offshore Wind Energy System with DC Transmission Discrete Mass: Modeling and Simulation''; Electric Power Components and Systems, Vol. 44, No. 20, pp. 2271-2284, November, 2016.
Pereira, R.; Fagundes, A.; Melício, R.; Mendes, V. M. F.; Figueiredo, J.; Martins, J.; Quadrado, J. C.: ''A Fuzzy Clustering Approach to a Demand Response Model''; International Journal of Electrical Power & Energy Systems, Vol. 81, No. , pp. 184-192, October, 2016.
Viegas, J. L.; Vieira, S. M.; Melício, R.; Mendes, V. M. F.; Sousa, J. M. C.: ''Classification of New Electricity Customers Based on Surveys and Smart Metering Data''; Energy, Vol. 107, No. , pp. 804-817, July, 2016.
Seixas, M.; Melício, R.; Mendes, V. M. F.: ''Simulation by Discrete Mass Modeling of Offshore Wind Turbine System with DC Link''; International Journal of Marine Energy, Vol. 14, No. , pp. 80-100, June, 2016.
Seixas, M.; Melício, R.; Mendes, V. M. F.; Couto, C.: ''Blade Pitch Control Malfunction Simulation in a Wind Energy Conversion System with MPC Five-Level Converter''; Renewable Energy, Vol. 89, No. , pp. 339-350, April, 2016.
Pousinho, H. M. I.; Esteves, J.; Mendes, V. M. F.; Collares-Pereira, M.; Cabrita, C. M. P.: ''Bilevel Approach to Wind-CSP Day-Ahead Scheduling with Spinning Reserve under Controllable Degree of Trust''; Renewable Energy Journal, Vol. 85, No. , pp. 917-927, January, 2016.
Batista, N. C.; Melício, R.; Mendes, V. M. F.; Calderón, M.; Ramiro, A.: ''On a Self-Start Darrieus Wind Turbine: Blade Design and Field Tests''; Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Vol. 52, No. , pp. 508-522, December, 2015.
Viveiros, C.; Melício, R.; Igreja, J. M.; Mendes, V. M. F.: ''Supervisory Control of a Variable Speed Wind Turbine with Doubly Fed Induction Generator''; Energy Reports, Vol. 1, No. , pp. 89-95, November, 2015.
Pereira, R.; Figueiredo, J.; Melício, R.; Mendes, V. M. F.; Martins, J.; Quadrado, J. C.: ''Consumer Energy Management System with Integration of Smart Meters''; Energy Reports, Vol. 1, No. , pp. 22-29, November, 2015.
Seixas, M.; Melício, R.; Mendes, V. M. F.: ''Simulation of Rectifier Voltage Malfunction on OWECS, Four-Level Converter, HVDC Light Link: Smart Grid Context Tool''; Energy Conversion and Management, Vol. 97, No. , pp. 140-153, June, 2015.
Fialho, L.; Melício, R.; Mendes, V. M. F.; Estanqueiro, A.; Collares-Pereira, M.: ''PV Systems Linked to the Grid: Parameter Identification with a Heuristic Procedure''; Sustainable Energy Technologies and Assessments, Vol. 10, No. , pp. 29-39, June, 2015.
Viveiros, C.; Melício, R.; Igreja, J. M.; Mendes, V. M. F.: ''Performance Assessment of a Wind Energy Conversion System Using a Hierarchical Controller Structure''; Energy Conversion and Management, Vol. 93, No. , pp. 40-48, March, 2015.
Fialho, L.; Melício, R.; Mendes, V. M. F.; Estanqueiro, A.: ''Simulation of a-Si PV System Grid Connected by Boost and Inverter''; International Journal of Renewable Energy Research, Vol. 5, No. 2, pp. 443-451, January, 2015.
Pousinho, H. M. I.; Contreras, J.; Pinson, P.; Mendes, V. M. F.: ''Robust Optimisation for Self-Scheduling and Bidding Strategies of Hybrid CSP–Fossil Power Plants''; International Journal of Electrical Power & Energy Systems, Vol. 67, No. , pp. 639-650, January, 2015.
Laia, R.; Pousinho, H. M. I.; Melício, R.; Mendes, V. M. F.: ''Self-Scheduling and Bidding Strategies of Thermal Units with Stochastic Emission Constraints''; Energy Conversion and Management, Vol. 89, No. , pp. 975-984, January, 2015.
Pousinho, H. M. I.; Silva, H.; Mendes, V. M. F.; Collares-Pereira, M.; Cabrita, C. M. P.: ''Self-Scheduling for Energy and Spinning Reserve of Wind/CSP Plants by a MILP Approach''; Energy, Vol. 78, No. , pp. 524-534, December, 2014.
Batista, N. C.; Melício, R.; Mendes, V. M. F.: ''Layered Smart Grid Architecture Approach and Field Tests by ZigBee Technology''; Energy Conversion and Management, Vol. 88, No. , pp. 49-59, December, 2014.
Fialho, L.; Melício, R.; Mendes, V. M. F.; Viana, S.; Rodrigues, C.; Estanqueiro, A.: ''A Simulation of Integrated Photovoltaic Conversion into Electric Grid''; Solar Energy, Vol. 110, No. , pp. 578-594, December, 2014.
Seixas, M.; Melício, R.; Mendes, V. M. F.: ''Offshore Wind Turbine Simulation: Multibody Drive Train. Back-to-Back NPC (Neutral Point Clamped) Converters. Fractional-Order Control''; Energy, Vol. 69, No. , pp. 357-369, May, 2014.
Seixas, M.; Melício, R.; Mendes, V. M. F.: ''Fifth Harmonic and Sag Impact on PMSG Wind Turbines with a Balancing New Strategy for Capacitor Voltages''; Energy Conversion and Management, Vol. 79, No. , pp. 721-730, March, 2014.
Flores, P. T.; Matias, J. C.O.; Cabrita, C. M. P.; Mendes, V. M. F.: ''Renewable Energies Increase, Fossil Fuels Replacement and Nuclear Option Assessment in the Portuguese Energy Mix''; Renewable Energy & Power Quality Journal, Vol. , No. 10, pp. , April, 2012.
Pousinho, H. M. I.; Mendes, V. M. F.; Collares-Pereira, M.; Cabrita, C. M. P.: ''Análise do Sistema Eletroprodutor Ibérico e a Integração de Centrais de Concentração Solar''; Ingenium, Vol. II Série, No. 145, pp. 78-83, January / February, 2015.
Gomes, I. L. R.; Pousinho, H. M. I.; Melício, R.; Mendes, V. M. F.: ''Stochastic Optimization of Coordinated Wind-Photovoltaic Bids in Electricity Markets''; International Power Electronics and Motion Control Conference, Varna, Bulgaria, pp. 1049-1054, September, 2016.
Seixas, M.; Melício, R.; Mendes, V. M. F.: ''HVDC Power Transmission Simulation for Offshore Wind System with Three-Level Converter''; IEEE International Conference on Power Electronics and Motion Control, Varna, Bulgaria, pp. 122-127, September, 2016.
Viveiros, C.; Melício, R.; Igreja, J. M.; Mendes, V. M. F.: ''Wind Energy Conversion System under a Supervisor Deterministic Finite State Machine''; IEEE International Conference on Power Electronics and Motion Control, Varna, Bulgaria, pp. 239-244, September, 2016.
Viveiros, C.; Melício, R.; Igreja, J. M.; Mendes, V. M. F.: ''Wind Energy Conversion System Control Using Distinct Controllers for Different Operating Regions''; International Conference on Renewable Energy Research and Applications, Palermo, Italy, pp. 959-964, November, 2015.
Laia, R.; Pousinho, H. M. I.; Melício, R.; Mendes, V. M. F.: ''Offer Strategy for a Wind Power Producer in Day-Ahead Market''; IEEE International Conference on Computer as a Tool, Salamanca, Spain, pp. 1-6, September, 2015.
Fialho, L.; Melício, R.; Mendes, V. M. F.: ''Poly-Si PV System Grid Connected and Ffuzzy Controlled''; IEEE International Conference on Computer as a Tool, Salamanca, Spain, pp. 1-6, September, 2015.
Batista, N. C.; Sintra, H.; Melício, R.; Mendes, V. M. F.; Pousinho, H. M. I.: ''Innovative Design on Technology of Urban Darrieus VAWT: Field Tests''; IEEE International Conference on Computer as a Tool, Salamanca, Switzerland, pp. 1-5, September, 2015.
Pereira, R.; Figueiredo, J.; Melício, R.; Martins, J.; Mendes, V. M. F.; Quadrado, J. C.: ''Integration of Evora-InovGrid Smartmeters in a Consumer's SCADA System''; International Conference on Compatibility and Power Electronics, Costa da Caparica, Portugal, pp. 554-559, June, 2015.
Seixas, M.; Melício, R.; Mendes, V. M. F.; Couto, C.: ''Simulation of OWES with Five-Level Converter Linked to the Grid: Harmonic Assessment''; International Conference on Compatibility and Power Electronics, Costa da Caparica, Portugal, pp. 126-131, June, 2015.
Viegas, J. L.; Vieira, S. M.; Sousa, J. M. C.; Melício, R.; Mendes, V. M. F.: ''Electricity Demand Profile Prediction Based on Household Characteristics''; International Conference on the European Energy Market, Lisbon, Portugal, pp. 1-5, May, 2015.
Seixas, M.; Melício, R.; Mendes, V. M. F.; Couto, C.: ''Simulation of a Rectifier Malfunction on a Offshore Wind System with HVDC Transmission''; IEEE International Conference on Industrial Technology, Seville, Spain, pp. 2812-2817, March, 2015.
Pousinho, H. M. I.; Silva, H.; Mendes, V. M. F.; Collares-Pereira, M.; Cabrita, C. M. P.: ''Wind-CSP Short-Term Coordination by MILP Approach''; IET Renewable Power Generation Conference, Naples, Italy, pp. 6, September, 2014.
Flores, P. T.; Matias, J. C.O.; Cabrita, C. M. P.; Mendes, V. M. F.; Catalão, J. P. S.: ''Renewable Energies Increase, Fossil Fuels Replacement and Nuclear Option Assessment in the Portuguese Energy Mix''; International Conference on Renewable Energies and Power Quality, Santiago de Composte, Spain, pp. 4, March, 2012.