# Francisco G. Montoya

Catedrático de Universidad (Full Professor)

Department of Engineering

Electrical Engineering Section

University of Almeria

Catedrático de Universidad (Full Professor)

Department of Engineering

Electrical Engineering Section

University of Almeria

Francisco G. Montoya, full professor at the Engineering Department and the Electrical Engineering Section, University of Almeria, Spain, received his M.S. from the University of Malaga and his Ph.D. from the University of Granada, Spain. He has published over 90 papers in JCR journals and conferences and is the author or coauthor of books published by MDPI, RA-MA and others.

The main interests are related to geometric algebra, power theory, power quality, smart metering, smart grids, and evolutionary optimisation applied to power systems and renewable energy. Francisco G. Montoya has an h-index of25 (Scopus-Elsevier).

** Montoya, F.G.**, DeLeon, F., Arrabal-Campos, F. and Alcayde, A.

**Determination of Instantaneous Powers from a Novel Time-Domain Parameter Identification Method of Non-Linear Single-Phase Circuits** (2021). IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery.

** Montoya, F.G.**, Baños, R, Alcayde, A, Arrabal-Campos, FM.

**Geometric Algebra for teaching AC Circuit Theory** Int J Circ Theor Appl. 2021; 49( 11): 3473- 3487.

** Montoya, F.G.**, Eid, AH.

**Formulating the geometric foundation of Clarke, Park, and FBD transformations by means of Clifford's geometric algebra** Math Meth Appl Sci. 2021; 1-26.

** Montoya, F.G.**, Baños, R., Alcayde, A., Arrabal-Campos, F.M. and Roldán-Pérez, J.

**Vector Geometric Algebra in Power Systems: An Updated Formulation of Apparent Power under Non-Sinusoidal Conditions** Mathematics 2021, 9, 1295.

Baños, R., Manzano-Agugliaro, F.,** Montoya, F.G.** and others.

**Optimization methods applied to renewable and sustainable energy: A review** (2011). Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 15 (4), pp. 1753-1766.

Manzano-Agugliaro, F., Alcayde, A., **Montoya, F.G.**, Zapata-Sierra, A., Gil, C.

**Scientific production of renewable energies worldwide: An overview** (2013). Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 18, pp. 134-143.

**Montoya, F.G.**, Aguilera, M.J., Manzano-Agugliaro, F.

**Renewable energy production in Spain: A review** (2014). Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 33, pp. 509-531.

**Montoya, F.G.**, Manzano-Agugliaro, F., López-Márquez, S. and others

**Wind turbine selection for wind farm layout using multi-objective evolutionary algorithms** (2014). Expert Systems with Applications, 41 (15), pp. 6585-6595.

Baños, R., Gil, C., Reca, J., **Montoya, F.G.**

**A memetic algorithm applied to the design of water distribution networks** (2010). Applied Soft Computing Journal, 10 (1), pp. 261-266.

**Montoya, F.G.**, Baños, R., Gil, C., Espín, A., Alcayde, A., Gómez, J.

**Minimization of voltage deviation and power losses in power networks using Pareto optimisation methods** (2010). Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence, 23 (5), pp. 695-703.

Márquez, A.L., Baños, R., Gil, C., Montoya, M.G., Manzano-Agugliaro, F., **Montoya, F.G.**

**Multi-objective crop planning using pareto-based evolutionary algorithms** (2011). Agricultural Economics, 42 (6), pp. 649-656.

Sánchez, P., **Montoya, F.G.**, Manzano-Agugliaro, F., Gil, C.

**Genetic algorithm for S-transform optimisation in the analysis and classification of electrical signal perturbations** (2013). Expert Systems with Applications, 40 (17), pp. 6766-6777.

Baños, R., Gil, C., Ortega, J., **Montoya, F.G.**

**A parallel multilevel metaheuristic for graph partitioning** (2004). Journal of Heuristics, 10 (3), pp. 315-336.

Baños, R., Gil, C., Ortega, J., **Montoya, F.G.**

**Multilevel heuristic algorithm for graph partitioning** (2003). Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics), 2611, pp. 143-153.

**1. Project: **Real-time integration of energy-awareness in machine learning by using high-accuracy smart energy meters and power quality analyzers

**Code**: PGC2018-098813-B-C33**Funding agency**: Ministry of Science, Innovation and Sports**Role:**Principal Investigator**Start**: 01/01/2019**End**: 31/12/2023**Budget**: 128.600 euros

**2. Project: **Estudio para la sostenibilidad económica y medio ambiental en la planificación, construcción y mantenimiento de campos de golf en clima mediterráneo.

**Code**: 190/UPB10/12**Funding agency**: Ministerio de Educación, Cultura y Deportes**Role:**Investigator**Start**: 01/01/2012**End**: 31/12/2012**Budget**: 8.800 euros

**3. Project: **Power quality analysis using smart meters. Energy saving and optimisation for residential and comercial sector in Andalusia

**Code:**RNM-6349**Funding program:**Proyectos de Excelencia de la Junta de Andalucía**Funding agency:**CONSEJERÍA DE ECONOMÍA, INNOVACIÓN Y CIENCIA**Role:**Investigator**Start:**06/07/2011**End:**05/07/2014**Budget:**48 694,5 euros

**4. Project: **Power quality analysis and monitoring using low cost smart meters for energy saving

**Code:**PI45096**Funding agency:**Junta de Andalucía**Role:**Principal Investigator**Start:**01/10/2010**End:**30/09/2011**Budget:**18 500 euros

**5. Project: **High performance computing in action: image processing, global optimisation and multimedia

**Code:**TIN2008-01117**Funding program:**Plan Nacional I+D**Funding agency:**Ministerio de Ciencia y Tecnología**Role:**Investigator**Start:**01/01/2009**End:**31/12/2013**Budget:**661 870 euros

**6. Project: **Optimal design of power and water networks using computational advanced techniques

**Code:**P07-TIC-02988**Funding program:**Proyectos de Excelencia**Funding agency:**Junta de Andalucia**Role:**Investigator**Start:**01/02/2008**End:**31/01/2012**Budget:**186 800 euros

I've been teaching power engineering courses since 2000. At the same time, I've been developing some external projects related to industrial and electrical engineering as a freelance.

2000 - 2004### Profesor Asociado

#### ETSI Caminos, Canales y Puertos

Unviversity of Granada

Unviversity of Granada

2004 - 2005### Profesor Asociado

#### High Polytechnic School

University of Almeria

University of Almeria

2005 - NOW### Associate Professor

#### High Polytechnic School

University of Almeria

University of Almeria

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EPS - University of Almeria

04120 Almeria

Spain