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Mario Ponce

  • Dr.
  • Professor-Researcher
  • Centro Nacional de Investigacion y Desarrollo Tecnologico
  • 6PublicationsNumber of items in Mario's My Publications folder on Mendeley.
  • 5Followers


Mario Ponce-Silva. He was born in San Luis Potosi, S.L.P. May 24 of 1970. He received the Bachelor Engineer Electrical degree from the San Luis Potosi Autonomous University (1993), M.Sc. degree from CENIDET (1996) and Ph. D. degree from CENIDET (1999). Nowadays, he is Full time Associate - Professor and Researcher at CENIDET since March 1999. His research lines are Electronic Ballast for Discharge Lamps, Power Factor Correction, Soft Switching Techniques, Resonant Converters, and Power Supplies for Ozone Generators. On these topics he has supervised 3 Ph. D, 25 M. Sc. and 3 B. Degree students. He has published several papers in Journals, Magazines, conferences. He is AE of the IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics and he has participated as reviewer for the IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, IEE Electronic Letters, IEE Proc. Science, Measurement & Technology, International Journal of Circuit Theory and Application, International Journal of Electronics, and the Journal of Computers and Systems. Actually, He is senior member of the IEEE.

Recent publications

  • Analysis and Design Method for High Frequency Self-Oscillating Electronic Ballasts

    • Flores-García E
    • Ponce-Silva M
  • Balastos con Inversores Clase E, Topologías y Criterios de Diseño (parte 1)

    • Ponce M
    • Arau J
    • Rico-Secades M

Professional experience



March 1999 - Present



March 1999 - Present


Ph. D. in Power Electronics


September 1996 - March 1999(3 years)

Master Science on Power Electronics


September 1993 - April 1996(3 years)

Electrical Engineering

Universidad Autonoma de San Luis Potosi

September 1987 - September 1992(5 years)

Followers (5)

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