Samuel Galceran Arellano was born in Lleida, Spain, in 1971. He received the M.Sc. degree in electrical engineering and the Ph.D. degree from the Technical University of Catalonia (UPC), Barcelona, Spain, in 1997 and 2002, respectively. In 1997, he joined the Electrical Engineering Department, UPC, as an Assistant Professor. He developed several projects for industry, and in 2001, he joined the Center of Technological Innovation in Static Converters and Drives (CITCEA), UPC, where he belongs to the CITCEA Directorate staff. His primary research interests are motor control and converters for power supplies and drives.