Leonardo Lima received his B.S.E.E. in 1986, his M.Sc. in 1991 and his D.Sc. in 1999 from Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He has more than 20 years of professional experience in power system analysis and simulation, including system studies for transmission planning and operation. He worked in the development of the small-signal stability program PacDyn between 1984 and 1988. In 1992, he joined the Power System Engineering Department of the Universidade Federal Fluminense, in Niterói, Brazil, as an Assistant Professor, lecturing under-graduate and graduate courses in classical control theory, power system analysis, power system stability, power system planning, and electrical machines. He became a full Professor in 1999. He joined the PTI’s (currently Siemens PTI) consulting practice in 2002 and became a Principal Consultant in 2009, where he specialized in dynamic modelling and simulation using PSS/E. He joined Kestrel Power Engineering in 2010 as a Senior Engineer. He is a member of the IEEE Power Engineering Society and is currently the Secretary of the Power System Stability Controls Subcommittee of the Power System Dynamic Performance Committee.