Davide Sérgio Baptista da Fonseca
Davide Fonseca was born in Castelo Branco, Portugal on December 23, 1972. He received the E. E. Diploma in 1996, from the University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal and the PhD on E. E. in 2008, from the University of Beira Interior, Covilhã, Portugal. He has been with the University of Beira Interior since 1997, where he is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Electromechanical Engineering and the Coordinator of the Electrical Machines, Power Electronics and Industrial Maintenance Laboratory. His research interests are focused on reluctance machine's design and fault analysis. He has published more than 20 papers in technical journals and conference proceedings.

PhD, Electrical Engineering, University of Beira Interior, Covilhã, Portugal, 2008.
Diploma, Electrical Engineering, University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal, 1996.
Fonseca, D. S. B.; Pinto, N. M. F.; Cardoso, A. J. M.; Cabrita, C. M. P.: ''A New Approach for the Magnetic Characterization of Iron Core Materials – The Case of Switched Reluctance Motor''; International Review of Electrical Engineering, Vol. 7, No. 5, pp. 5425-5429, September / October, 2012.
Fonseca, D. S. B.; Cabrita, C. M. P.; Calado, M. R. A.: ''A Prototype of a Linear Switched Reluctance Motor with a New Design Methodology''; WSEAS Transaction on Power Systems, Vol. 3, No. 3, pp. 95-102, March, 2008.
Fonseca, D. S. B.; Cabrita, C. M. P.; Calado, M. R. A.: ''A New Methodology for Dynamic Performance Simulation of a New Linear Switched Reluctance Motor based on Geometrical Dimensions''; WSEAS Transaction on Power Systems, Vol. 1, No. 7, pp. 1282-1287, April, 2006.
Cabrita, C. M. P.; Fonseca, D. S. B.; Calado, M. R. A.; Santo, A. E.: ''Design of the Commutator Series Motor Operating in Both Direct Current and Single-Phase Eletric Traction''; WSEAS Transaction on Power Systems, Vol. 1, No. 7, pp. 1273-1281, April, 2006.
Fonseca, D. S. B.; Cabrita, C. M. P.; Calado, M. R. A.: ''Some Design Aspects Concerning a New Single-Phase AC/DC PWM Converter for AC Traction Systems''; WSEAS Transaction on Circuits and Systems, Vol. 4, No. 9, pp. 1019-1027, May, 2005.
Cardoso, A. J. M.; Cruz, S. M. A.; Fonseca, D. S. B.: ''Inter-turn stator winding fault diagnosis in three-phase indution motors, by Parks Vector approach''; IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion, Vol. 14, No. 3, pp. 595-598, September, 1999.
Cabrita, C. M. P.; Fonseca, D. S. B.: ''Tracção Eléctrica Parte 2 - Aplicação ao Material Circulante Motor da Linha da Beira Baixa''; International Conference on Engineering, Covilhã, Portugal, pp. 7, November, 2013.
Fonseca, D. S. B.; Pinto, N. M. F.; Cardoso, A. J. M.; Cabrita, C. M. P.: ''A New Methodology for the Redesign of a Switched Reluctance Motor Winding''; International Conference on Power Electronics Machines and Drives, Bristol, UK, pp. 1-6, March, 2012.
Cabrita, C. M. P.; Fonseca, D. S. B.; Calado, M. R. A.; Santo, A. E.; Mariano, S. J. P. S. : ''Penetration of both Eletric and Magnetic Fields into Human Tissues. Part 2 – Magnetic Field''; Portuguese-Spanish Conference on Electrical Engineering, Ponta Delgada, Portugal, pp. (No.1766), June / July, 2011.
Cabrita, C. M. P.; Fonseca, D. S. B.; Calado, M. R. A.; Santo, A. E.; Mariano, S. J. P. S. : ''Penetration of both Eletric and Magnetic Fields into Human Tissues. Part 1 – Eletric Field''; Portuguese-Spanish Conference on Electrical Engineering, Ponta Delgada, Portugal, pp. (No. 1765), June / July, 2011.
Fonseca, D. S. B.; Godinho, T. J. B.; Cabrita, C. M. P.: ''Electromagnetic Characterization of a Linear Reluctance Actuator. A New Approach''; International Conference on Electrical Machines, Vilamoura, Portugal, pp. 2201-2206, September, 2008.
Fonseca, D. S. B.; Cabrita, C. M. P.; Calado, M. R. A.: ''Theoretical and Experimental Forces for a New Linear Switched Reluctance Traction Motor''; International Conference on Electrical Machines, Vilamoura, Portugal, pp. 1979-1983, September, 2008.
Fonseca, D. S. B.; Cabrita, C. M. P.; Calado, M. R. A.: ''Thermal Modeling and Characterization of Eletrical Machines, and Calculation of Current Ratings''; IET International Conference on Power Electronics, Machines and Drives, York, UK, pp. 475-479, April, 2008.
Fonseca, D. S. B.; Cabrita, C. M. P.: ''A Preliminary Study on the Application of the Spatial Complex Transform for Fault Detection in a Four Phase Linear Switched Reluctance Motor''; International Congress on Condition Monitoring and Diagnostic Engineering Management, Faro, Portugal, pp. 65-74, June, 2007.
Fonseca, D. S. B.; Cabrita, C. M. P.; Calado, M. R. A.: ''A Control Characterization of a New Linear Switched Reluctance Motor''; International Conference on Power Electronics Machines and Drives, Antalya, Turkey, pp. 548-553, March, 2007.
Fonseca, D. S. B.; Cabrita, C. M. P.; Calado, M. R. A.: ''A New and Fast Design Methodology for a New Linear Switched Reluctance Motor taking Performance Evaluation and Path Arrangements into account''; International Conference on Electrical Machines, Chania, Crete Island, Greece, pp. (No. 208), May, 2006.
Fonseca, D. S. B.; Cabrita, C. M. P.; Calado, M. R. A.: ''Some Design Aspects Concerning a New Three-Phase AC/DC PWM Converter for Four Quadrant Performance''; IET International Conference on Power Electronics, Machines and Drives, Dublin, Ireland, pp. 591-595, February / March, 2006.
Fonseca, D. S. B.; Cabrita, C. M. P.; Calado, M. R. A.: ''Linear Switched Reluctance Motor. A new Design Methodology Based on Performance Evaluation''; International Conference on Power Electronics Machines and Drives, Hammamet, Tunisia, pp. TF-001696, June / July, 2005.
Fonseca, D. S. B.; Cabrita, C. M. P.; Calado, M. R. A.: ''Linear Switched Reluctance Motor. A new Topology for Fault Tolerant Traction Applications''; IEEE International Electric Machines and Drives Conference, San Antonio, Texas, USA, pp. 823—827, March, 2005.
Cardoso, A. J. M.; Cruz, S. M. A.; Fonseca, D. S. B.: ''Inter-turn stator winding fault diagnosis in three-phase induction motors, by Parks Vector approach''; International Conference on Power Electronics Machines and Drives, Milwankee, USA, pp. MB1-5.1-3, May, 1997.
Fonseca, D. S. B.; Cardoso, A. J. M.; Cabrita, C. M. P.: ''O Motor de Relutância Variável Comutado e a Tolerância a Falhas''; Conferência de Engenharia - Inovação e Desenvolvimento, Covilhã, Portugal, pp. 349-355, November, 2001.
Pereira, M. D. F., ''Development of One Software Application for Asset and Production Integrated Management of a Electric Cable Recycling SME (in Portuguese). '', Supervisor: Fonseca, D. S. B., University of Beira Interior, Portugal, 2015.
Narciso, S. G., ''Critical Analysis of the Maintenance Function of Cold Chambers: A Case Study'', Supervisor: Fonseca, D. S. B., University of Beira Interior, Portugal, 2015.
Gaspar, J. F., ''Permanent Magnet Synchronous Generator for Wind Microgeneration: Design, Construction and Testing (in Portuguese)'', Supervisor: Fonseca, D. S. B., Co-Supervisor: Cardoso, A. J. M., University of Beira Interior, Portugal, 2014.
Santos, B. M. G., ''Diagnosis and Fault Analysis in Permanent Magnet Synchronous Generator Applied to Wind Turbines (in Portuguese)'', Supervisor: Fonseca, D. S. B., Co-Supervisor: Cardoso, A. J. M., University of Beira Interior, Portugal, 2012.
Vicente, N. M. A. , ''Control of a Four Phase Switched Reluctance Motor (in Portuguese)'', Supervisor: Fonseca, D. S. B., University of Beira Interior, Portugal, 2010.
Fonseca, D. S. B., ''A Linear Switched Reluctance Motor Drive for Light Electric traction (in Portuguese)'', Supervisor: Cabrita, C. M. P., Co-Supervisor: Calado, M. R. A., University of Beira Interior, Portugal, 2008.