Public examination: Alvaro Ernesto Hoffer Garcés 30.6.

Alvaro Ernesto Hoffer Garcés, Master in Engineering Sciences with Specialization in Electrical Engineering, will defend his doctoral dissertation in the field of electrical machine modeling at LUT on 30th June at 3 p.m., room 1316. His dissertation is titled Submersible permanent-magnet synchronous machine with a stainless core and unequal teeth widths (Veteen upotettava kestomagneettitahtikone, jossa on ruostumaton staattoripaketti ja epäyhtenäiset hammasleveydet). Professor Ayman EL-Refaie of Marquette University, USA and Associate Professor Michele Degano of University of Nottingham, UK will act as opponents. Professor Juha Pyrhönen of LUT University will act as custos. The dissertation was written under a double doctoral degree agreement between LUT University and the University of Concepción and jointly supervised by supervisors from both universities.

Due to the current COVID-19 situation, public's attendance to the public examination event is limited. Link to follow the event remotely:


Library information

The dissertation has been published in the Acta Universitatis Lappeenrantaensis research series number 970 of the university. ISBN 978-952-335-680-1, ISBN 978-952-335-681-8 (PDF), ISSN-L 1456-4491, ISSN 1456-4491. The electronic version can be found from LUTPub-database A printed version of the dissertation may be purchased online from the LUT Shop: