Professor of Power Electronics and Pulsed Power at Instituto Superior Técnico, Universidade de Lisboa, Lisboa, Portugal.
J. Fernando Silva received the Ph.D. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Instituto Superior Técnico (IST), Technical University of Lisbon, Portugal in 1990.
He has supervised 16 PhD students and about 100 MSc students.
He is currently the leader of the Power Electronics and Power Quality group and the leader of the Energy Systems of INESC-ID of IST, Universidade de Lisboa.
His main research interests include sustainable energy, power electronics, advanced control of power electronics systems, power quality and pulsed power.