Luciano Garcia Rodriguez


Luciano Garcia Rodriguez, Ph.D.

Electrical Engineer

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Luciano Garcia Rodriguez, Ph.D. / (505) 239-0225


Luciano A. Garcia Rodriguez is a postdoctoral appointee at Sandia National Laboratories. He is a member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). He received his B.S. in electronics engineering from the Universidad Nacional del Sur (UNS), Argentina in 2010. He also received his Ph.D. in electrical engineering from the University of Arkansas in 2019. His research interests include converter topologies, controls and system integration for the new generation of energy storage systems.

Research Interests

New power electronics interfaces for energy storage systems

Reliability studies of new wide band gap devices, and materials for capacitors and magnetic components

High-voltage and high-current dc circuit breakers


Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, University of Arkansas, 2019

B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering, Universidad Nacional del Sur (Bahia Blanca, Buenos Aires, Argentina), 2010

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Luciano Garcia Rodriguez, Ph.D.

Key Publications

C. Deng, M. Yong, L.A.G. Rodriguez, J.C. Balda, R. Li “Passive Integration Using FMLF Technique for Integrated Boost Resonant Converters” in IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, Vol 67, no. 5, pp 3756-3766, May 2020, DOI: 10.1109/TIE.2019.2918493.

O. Aldosari, L.A.G. Rodriguez, G.G. Oggier, J.C. Balda “A Three-Level Isolated AC-DC PFC Power Converter Topology with Reduced Number of Switches” IEEE Journal of Emerging and Selected Topics in Power Electronics, DOI: 10.1109/JESTPE.2019.2962704.

L.A. Garcia Rodriguez, H.G. Chiacchiarini, D. Carballo Rojas, J.C. Balda “Adaptive Boundary Control Using Natural Switching Surfaces for Flyback Converters Operating in the Boundary Conduction Mode with Parameter Uncertainties” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol. 34, no. 8, pp. 8118-8137, August 2019, DOI: 10.1109/TPEL.2018.2879026.

O. Aldosari, L.A. Garcia Rodriguez, D.C. Rojas, J.C. Balda “A New Isolated AC-DC Power Converter Topology with Reduced Number of Switches for High-Input Voltage and High-Output Current Applications” 2019 10th International Conference on Power Electronics and ECCE Asia (ICPE 2019 – ECCE Asia), Busan, Korea (South), 2019, pp. 1-8.