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Daniel Felipe Avila Girardot
PhD student

Daniel is a PhD student at the Center for Operations Research and Econometrics (CORE). He received his bachelor and master’s degree from the mathematics department of Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá, Colombia. He works under the supervision of Professor Anthony Papavasiliou. His research interests include convex optimization, stochastic programming, renewable energy integration in power systems.

Daniel Felipe Avila Girardot

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Jacques Cartuyvels
PhD Student

Jacques Cartuyvels is a PhD candidate at the Center for Operations Research and Econometrics (CORE/LIDAM) at UCLouvain, since Sepember 2019. He graduated from the Ecole Polytechnique de Louvain (EPL), UCLouvain, in 2019 with a Master in applied mathematics. He is currently working on the effect of the implementation of a scarcity pricing mechanism in Belgium. His research interest includes electricity market design, reserve pricing and dispatch, multi-interval operation under uncertainty and risk-averse equilibrium. Studies : Université catholique de Louvain, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium / Ph.D. candidate in Applied Mathematics Université catholique de Louvain, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium / Master in Applied Mathematics Université catholique de Louvain, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium / Bachelor in Engineering Sciences

Jacques Cartuyvels

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Jehum Cho
PhD student

Jehum is a PhD student at the Center for Operations Research and Econometrics (CORE), UCLouvain, since January 2020. Currently, he is working on developing pricing models and algorithms for Multi-Interval Real-Time markets, under the supervision of Anthony Papavasiliou. His interests include electricity market design, renewable energy integration in power systems, distributed optimization and stochastic programming. Université catholique de Louvain, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium / Ph.D. candidate in Applied Mathematics University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, USA / Master of Science in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research Seoul National University, Seoul, South-Korea / Bachelor in Industrial Engineering

Jehum Cho

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Nicolas Stevens
PhD student

Nicolas is a PhD student at the Center for Operations Research and Econometrics (CORE), UCLouvain, since November 2020, under the supervision of Anthony Papavasiliou. He graduated from the UCLouvain School of Engineering in Applied Mathematics in 2016. From 2016 to 2020, Nicolas worked at N-SIDE, as a consultant in the energy sector. In this former position, he used to work with TSOs (e.g. designing the dynamic FRR dimensioning approach for the Belgian TSO ELIA), DSOs and Market Operators (e.g. he was part of the support team of EUPHEMIA, the day-ahead market clearing algorithm in Europe) on various innovative projects. Currently, his research focuses on pricing related topics in the context of TSO/DSO coordination.

Nicolas Stevens

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Dimitris Chatzigiannis
Research associate

Dimitris is a research associate with the team of Anthony Papavasiliou at the department of Electrical Engineering at the National Technical University of Athens. He received his Dipl.-Ing. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in 2009 and 2014, respectively. He has multiple years of experience in energy systems operations, trading activities and the application of Information and Communication Technology in the energy business, through his work in the private sector. His research interests lie in the area of energy economics and operations research.

Dimitris Chatzigiannis

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Efthymios Karangelos
Research associate

Efthymios is a research associate with the team of Anthony Papavasiliou in the department of Electrical Engineering at the National Technical University of Athens. He received his Diploma degree in Mechanical Engineering (with a specialisation in Energy) from the National Technical University of Athens, Greece, in 2005. He further received an M.Sc. degree with distinction in Power System Engineering and Economics and a Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Manchester, UK, in 2007 and 2012 respectively. He has multiple years of research and development experience in electrical power system planning and operations through his work in academia, including international collaborations with industrial stakeholders. His research interests lie in the fields of electric power system planning and operation, electricity markets and stochastic optimization.

Efthymios Karangelos

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