Tomás Gómez San Román is a professor of Electrical Engineering at the Engineering School of Universidad Pontificia Comillas in Madrid, Spain.He obtained the Degree of Doctor Ingeniero Industrial from Universidad Politécnica, Madrid, in 1989, and the Degree of Ingeniero Industrial in Electrical Engineering from Comillas in 1982.He joined the Institute for Research in Technology (IIT) in 1984. He has served as Director of IIT, and Vice-Rector of Research, Development, and Innovation of Comillas.Prof. Gómez has a large experience in industry joint research projects in the field of Electric Energy Systems in collaboration with Spanish, Latin American, and European institutions.
He has been project manager and/or principal investigator in more than 80 research projects.His areas of interest are operation and planning of transmission and distribution systems, power quality assessment and regulation, and economic and regulatory issues in the electrical power sector. He has published more than 100 articles in different specialized magazines such as IEEE PES Transactions and Conference proceedings, and has co-authored the book «Electricity Economics: Regulation and Deregulation» in Wiley-IEEE Press.He is a senior member of IEEE.He has been visiting researcher at the Energy Analysis Department of the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in California.
From May 2011 to October 2013 he served as commissioner at the Spanish Energy Regulatory Commission (CNE).