Francisco M. Gonzalez-Longatt is currently a full professor in electrical power engineering at Institutt for elektro, IT og kybernetikk, Universitetet i Sørøst-Norge, Norway. His academic qualifications include first Class Electrical Engineering of Instituto Universitario Politécnico de la Fuerza Armada Nacional, Venezuela (1994), Master of Business Administration (Honors) of Universidad Bicentenaria de Aragua, Venezuela (1999), PhD in Electrical Power Engineering from the Universidad Central de Venezuela (2008) and Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education Professional Practice from Coventry University (2013) and Diploma in Leadership and Management (ILM Level 3), Loughborough University (2018).
He is a former Lecturer in Electrical Power Systems at Wolfson School of Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering and member of the Centre for Renewable Energy Systems Technology (CREST) at Loughborough University, UK. He is a former academic staff of Department of Aerospace, Electrical and Electronic Engineering at the Coventry University where he started as Lecturer in Electrical Engineering in 2012 and promoted to Senior Lecturer in Electrical Engineering in 2013. He was formerly with the School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, The University of Manchester as Postdoctoral Research Associate (2009-2011). He is a former associate professor (1995-2009) and Chair (1999-2001) of the Department of Electrical Engineering of Universidad Nacional Politécnico de la Fuerza Armada Nacional, Venezuela (1995-2009).
He is the author or editor of several books (Spanish and English) including: “Power Factory Applications for Power System Analysis'', Springer; “Advanced Smart Grid Functionalities based on PowerFactory” Springer, and “Dynamic Vulnerability Assessment and Intelligent Control for Sustainable Power Systems”, Wiley.
He has written 20+ book chapters, 100+ per review papers. His work has over 2.2k+ citations, and his h-index is 22 (June 2019), according to Google Scholar. He has been invited professor at the Master on Renewables at University of Seville, Spain, Master of Renewable at University Carlos III Madrid, Spain. He has been invited speaker at several top universities: KTH-Sweden, Leuven-Belgium, TU Delft-The Netherlands, etc.; keynote speaker several important conferences, including session chair at IEEE GST Asia 2019, ISGT Asia 2018, ISGT Asia 2015, IECON 2013, IEEE Powertech 2011, IEEE ISGT Europe 2011. He is a reviewer of the top conferences and journal papers research area (IEEE Transaction on Power Systems, IEEE Transaction on Smart Grids, IET Renewable Power Generation, Elsevier Renewable Energy, etc.)
He is Vice-President of Venezuelan Wind Energy Association, Senior Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineering (IEEE), a member of The Institution of Engineering and Technology - The IET (UK) and a member of International Council on Large Electric Systems -CIGRE. He received the professional recognition as FHEA – Fellow of the Higher Education Academy in January 2014. His research interest includes innovative (operation/control) schemes to optimise the performance of future energy systems. His research is or has been supported by Royal Society, British Council, UK India Education Research Initiative (UKIERI) –UK. He has been collaborating in European research projects, including: “Integration of Offshore wind power into the Spanish Power System using HVDC”, Universidad Carlos III, Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya, Spain.
Two special research projects financially supported by the Royal Society and British Council deserve mention: “Exploring beyond the Frontiers to Build a Smarter Grid (EBF2BSG)” and “Smart Multi-Terminal DC micro-grids for autonomous Zero-Net-Energy Buildings”. More recent projects include: Newton-Bhabha India UK Advanced Training School (IUATS), Optimal Design and Control of Smart Community: New Ideas for off-grid Communities.
 F. Gonzalez-Longatt and JL Rueda. " Advanced Smart Grid Functionalities based on Power Factory ". Springer-Verlag . 2016ISBN-13: 978-3319505312 1st ed. 2017 edition. http://www.springer.com/la/book/9783319505312
 JL Rueda and F. Gonzalez-Longatt . " Dynamic Vulnerability Assessment and Intelligent Control: For Sustainable Power Systems ". Wiley-IEEE . 2018 ISBN-13: 978-1119214953 http://eu.wiley.com/WileyCDA/WileyTitle/productCd-1119214955.html
 F. Gonzalez-Longatt and J. Rueda, " PowerFactory Applications for Power System Analysis ". Springer-Verlag . 2015. ISBN 978-3-319-12957-0. http://www.springer.com/gb/book/9783319129570
REFERRED INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL PAPERS (2019)
 Senthil Kumar. N, Jeya Veronica. A, F. Gonzalez-Longatt . IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution (SNIP: 1.479).
 H. R. Chamorro, Ivan Riaño, R. Gerndt, I. Zelinka, F. Gonzalez-Longatt, V. K. Sood, “Synthetic Inertia Control based on Fuzzy Adaptive Differential Evolution”. International Journal of Electrical Power and Energy Systems. Volume 105, February 2019, Pages 803-813 (SNIP 2016: 1.785). (DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijepes.2018.09.009)
 H. R. Chamorro, F. Gonzalez-Longatt, I. Zelinka, Vijay Sood, A. Pantoja “A Network Control System for Hydro Plants to Counteract the Non-Synchronous Generation Integration”. International Journal of Electrical Power and Energy Systems. Volume 105, February 2019, Pages 404-419 (SNIP 2016: 1.785) (DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijepes.2018.08.020)
REFERRED INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE PAPERS (2019)
 F. Sanchez, F. Gonzalez-Longatt, J.L. Rueda. “Security Assessment of System Frequency Response”. 2019 IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting. 4-8 Aug 2019. Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
 F. Sanchez, F. Gonzalez-Longatt, A. Rodríguez, “Dynamic Data-Driven SoC Control of BESS for Provision of Fast Frequency Response Services” 2019 IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting. 4-8 Aug 2019. Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
 F. A. Alshehri, J.L. Rueda, A. Perilla, F. Gonzalez-Longatt, B. Tuinema, M.A.A.M. van der Meijden “Generic Model of PEM Fuel Cells and Performance Analysis in Frequency Containment Period in Systems with Decreased Inertia”. 2019 IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting. 4-8 Augt 2019 in Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
 F. Sanchez, F. Gonzalez-Longatt, J.L. Rueda. “Optimisation of Battery Energy Storage System Considering Charge/Discharge Rate Constraints”. 13th IEEE PES PowerTech Conference 23-27 Jun 2019. Milano, Italy.
 T. Krechel, F. Sanchez, F. Gonzalez-Longatt, H. Chamorro, J.L Rueda. “A Transmission System Friendly Micro-grid: Optimising Active Power Losses”. 13th IEEE PES PowerTech Conference 23-27 Jun 2019. Milano, Italy.
 D. Topic, H. Chamorro, G. Knezevic, R Rye, F. Gonzalez-Longatt, V.K. Sood, J. Perko. “Analysis of PV Systems and Charging Stations Integration into the Public Lighting Infrastructure”. 2019 IEEE PES Innovative Smart Grid Technologies Europe (ISGT-Europe). 29 Sep-2 Oct 2019. Bucharest, Romania.
 F. Gonzalez-Longatt, F. Sanchez, J. A. Barrios. “Fast-Acting Power Injections to Enhance System Frequency Response: Nordic Power System Case”. IEEE Conference on Energy, Power Systems and Power- and Industrial Electronics, NORPIE 2019. 25-27 Sep 2019, Narvik, Norway.
 F. Gonzalez-Longatt , M. Molinas, S. Charu. “Preliminary Design of Wide Area Monitoring Infrastructure for Norwegian Power System using Low Cost PMU” IEEE Conference on Energy, Power Systems and Power and Industrial Electronics, NORPIE 2019 . 25-27 Sep 2019, Narvik, Norway.