Leony Ortiz (Y’1982) received both B.S. and M.Sc. degrees in Automation Engineering from the Instituto Superior Politécnico Julio Antonio Mella (ISPJAM) from the Universidad de Oriente, Cuba, and an additional M.Sc. degree in Engineering from the Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana, in Medellín, Colombia. He is currently a member of the research GIREI Group, and is a Ph.D candidate in Engineering from the Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana. Since 2013, he has been a Professor in the Electrical Engineering Department at the Universidad Politécnica Salesiana, in Quito, Ecuador.
GIREI: Grupo de Investigación en Redes Eléctricas Inteligentes – Research Group Smart Grids.