Cristóbal Gallego Castillo




  • He holds a degree in Aeronautical Engineering from the Polytechnic University of Madrid. International Doctorate, with the qualification cum laude, by the same University.
  • During his doctoral studies he was part of the research team at the Department of Energy - Wind Energy Division - of CIEMAT (Centre for Energy, Environmental and Technological Research). 

Professional experience:

  • He is currently an Associate Professor and Doctorate at the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Department of Aircraft and Space Vehicles.
  • During his professional career he has actively participated in numerous projects related to energy transition and renewable energies:
    • Journal referee (IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, Wind Energy, Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy, Applied Energy, Sustainable Energy, Grids and Networks).
    • Member of the Scientific Committee that prepared the tenth Seminar on Wind Energy in Europe (Orleans, France 2014).
    • Member in AENOR of the National Committee (AEN/CTN) 206 “ELECTRICAL ENERGY PRODUCTION” and of the Sub-committee (SC) 88 “WINDTURBINES” (2014).
    • Member of the National Association of Wind Engineering (ANIV), (2014).
  • It is worth highlighting his participation as a member of the “National Commission of Experts on Energy Transition” created by the Council of Ministers by means of an Agreement of July 7, 2017, with the task of preparing a report analysing the possible proposals that could contribute to the definition of the Spanish strategy for Energy Transition. 

Other information of interest:

  • He has participated in numerous seminars and conferences in his technical speciality and in others related to renewable energies and energy transition. Author of numerous scientific articles on the same subjects.