Miguel Cruz-Zambrano is Industrial Engineer (2008) from the Technical University of Catalonia (UPC), and holds a Master Degree in Economics and Regulation (2009) from the University of Barcelona (UB). He worked at the Center of Technological Innovation in Static Converters and Drives (CITCEA-UPC) as a research fellow from 2006 to 2008, and joined the National Energy Commission (CNE) in 2008. From 2009 he works for the Catalonia Institute for Energy Research (IREC) being responsible for the Energy Economics Research Group within the Electrical Engineering Area (2009-2014), and Head of the Smart Grid and Energy Economics Research Group (currently).
He specialises in techno-economic, market and policy analysis of innovative energy systems, particularly on electric vehicles, smart grids and renewable energy sources. Miguel Cruz-Zambrano has a large experience in joint industry research projects in the field of energy systems in collaboration with Spanish and European institutions and companies. He has been project manager and/or senior engineer in more than 25 research projects. He has published more than 15 articles in different peer reviewed conference proceedings and specialized Magazines, and has co-authored three books.