Antonio J. Conejo, professor at the Integrated Systems Engineering Department and the Electrical & Computer Engineering DepartmentThe Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, US, received his M.S. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and his Ph.D. from the Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden. He has published over 190 papers in JCR journals and is the author or coauthor of books published by Springer, John Wiley, McGraw-Hill and CRC. He has been the principal investigator of many research projects financed by public agencies and the power industry and has supervised 19 PhD theses.