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Jorge Duarte is Assistant Professor in the Electromechanics and Power Electronics group of the Department of Electrical Engineering at Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e). His goal is to analyse and innovate electrical systems with a focus on improved energy efficiency.  

Duarte’s teaching and research interests include modeling, simulation and design optimization of power electronic systems, with a focus on control of grid-interactive power converters. He is also interested in specialized topics in electromagnetism, such as the assesment of forces in permanent-magnet devices.

Since October 2000, Duarte has regularly been an engineering consultant in the field of power electronic amplifiers for several high tech companies in the Eindhoven region, especially at Heliox BV in nearby Best.  

Duarte has authored or co-authored over 150 conference publications and 45 peer-reviewed journal articles and is the holder of 15 patents. He has led or assisted in the supervision of 16 Doctor’s degree theses.

Academic background

Jorge Duarte received his MSc degree in 1980 from the University of Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) and his PhD degree in 1985 from the National Polytechnic Institute of Lorraine-Nancy (France). Duarte has been with Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) as an Assistant Professor since 1988.

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Research Output 1983 2020

72 Downloads (Pure)

Essay on magnetic-wind mills part I analysis and design

Duarte, J., 11 Feb 2019, 9 p.

Research output: Working paperDiscussion paperAcademic

Open Access
Permanent magnets
39 Citations (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)

Phase-shift-controlled three-level converter with reduced voltage stress featuring ZVS over the full operation range

Duarte, J. L., Lokos, J. & Horck, van, F. B. M., 2013, In : IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics. 28, 5, p. 2140-2150 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Zero voltage switching
Phase shift
Electric potential
Switching frequency
206 Citations (Scopus)
6 Downloads (Pure)

Modeling and analysis of grid harmonic distortion impact of aggregated DG inverters

Wang, F., Duarte, J. L., Hendrix, M. A. M. & Ribeiro, P. F., 2011, In : IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics. 26, 3, p. 786-797 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Distributed power generation
Harmonic distortion
276 Citations (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

Three-port bidirectional converter for hybrid fuel cell systems

Duarte, J. L., Hendrix, M. A. M. & Simões, M. G., 2007, In : IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics. 22, 2, p. 480-487 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Fuel cells
Energy management
Power converters
Transient analysis
Networks (circuits)
11 Citations (Scopus)
6 Downloads (Pure)

Small-signal modelling and analysis of switching converters using MATLAB

Duarte, J. L., 1998, In : International Journal of Electronics. 85, 2, p. 231-269 39 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

DC-DC converters
Power electronics
Software packages
Systems analysis

Activities 2014 2014

  • 2 Contributed talk

Invited Lecture, 4-5 August 2014, Federal University of Itajubá, Brazil

Jorge Duarte (Speaker)
4 Aug 2014

Activity: Talk or presentation typesContributed talkScientific

Invited Lecture, 29-30 July 2014, Federal University of Juiz de Fora, Brazilie

Jorge Duarte (Speaker)
29 Jul 2014

Activity: Talk or presentation typesContributed talkScientific


Student theses

80 kW isolated DC/DC converter for railway applications

Author: Baars, N., 31 Aug 2013

Supervisor: Duarte, J. (Supervisor 1), Platschorre, W. (External person) (External coach) & Verschoor, J. (External person) (External coach)

Student thesis: Master

Active battery balancing

Author: Berendsen, F., 31 Dec 2015

Supervisor: Corporaal, H. (Supervisor 1), Duarte, J. (Supervisor 2), Vleeshouwers, J. (Supervisor 2) & Weiland, S. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

Adaptive voltage control strategy for power distribution networks with decentralized energy resources

Author: Castro Flores, J., 30 Sep 2010

Supervisor: Kling, W. (Supervisor 1), Vanalme, G. (Supervisor 2), Duarte, J. (Supervisor 2) & Kechroud, A. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

A low cost 2kW induction flow-through heater design focussing on EMI issues

Author: Hummelink, M., 28 Feb 2011

Supervisor: Duarte, J. (Supervisor 1)

Student thesis: Master

An approach to lifetime estimation of SiC MOSFETs subjected to thermal stress

Author: ten Have, R., 30 Nov 2014

Supervisor: Duarte, J. (Supervisor 1), Vermulst, B. (Supervisor 2) & van Duivenbode, J. (External coach)

Student thesis: Master