• Advisor and Co-Advisor of Doctoral Students
  1. de Faria, V.A.D., Optimization Uncertainty and Predictive Analytics Applied to Energy Systems Planning, 08/2019-present
  2. Eshraghi, H., An Assessment of the US Energy System Under Uncertainty, CCEE Department at North Carolina State University, 01/2016-02/2020
  3. Fonseca, M.N., Optimizing Hybrid Energy Generation Project Design for Isolated Communities, 12/2015-09/2017
  4. Li, B., An Assessment of North Carolina’s Future Electricity System Under Uncertainty, 03/2016-12/2017
  5. Aquila, G., Economic and Decision-making Analysis of Wind-Photovoltaic Generation Projects using Multi-objective Optimization, 12/2015-present
  • Advisor and Co-Advisor of Master Students
  1. Scianni, L.B., Machine Learning Methods Applied to Short-term Electricity Demand Forecasting, 03/2020-present
  2. Torres, F.L., Electricity Free Market Modeling with Multilateral Negotiation between Agents in Hydrothermal Generation Systems, 03/2017-06/2018
  3. Silva, S.R., Wind and Hydro Generation Complementarity in the Coordination of Power Systems, 05/2012-05/2014
  4. Pietrafesa, T., Hydro-thermal Scheduling Considering Different Modeling Perspectives, 03/2012-11/2015
  5. Borborema, F., Motorization and Retrofit of Hydro Power Generators for Planning Capacity Reserve Under Climate Change Scenarios, 03/2013-05/2015
  6. Aquila, G., Wind Power Viability Analysis Considering Different Incentive Policies, 03-11/2015
  7. Dall’Orto, C., Evaluation of Horizon Reduction for Energy Planning and Coordination of the National Interconnected Power System, 12/2014 – 12/2016
  • Undergraduate Students
  1. Scomparin, T.S., and Mazzon, R.C., Electricity Portfolio Optimization for a Power Generation Company, Electrical Engineering Final Project, 05/2014 – 11/2014
  2. de Faria, V.D., Optimal Allocation of Firm Energy in Hydro Power Systems, undergraduate research 03/2014 – 11/2015 / Climate Effects in Hydro Power Generation, undergraduate research, 12/2015 – 09/2016 / Forecasting Water Inflows using Artificial Neural Network, 01/2018-present
  3. Freire, F., Short-term Electricity Prices formation from Hydro-thermal Scheduling and Optimization, undergraduate research, 03/2014 – 11/2015
  4. Medeiros, G.S., Optimization and Benchmarking Techniques Applied to Electricity Distribution Companies Efficiency Estimation, undergraduate research, 08/2014 – 11/2015