Munther A. Dahleh

Professor at Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Munther A. Dahleh is the William A. Coolidge Professor at MIT where he is also the Director of Institute for Data, Systems and Society (IDSS). Prof. Dahleh is a co-recipient of four George S. Axelby Outstanding Paper Awards. Prof. Dahleh is internationally known for his fundamental contributions to robust control theory, computational methods for controller design, the interplay between information and control, the fundamental limits of learning and decision in networked systems, and the detection and mitigation of systemic risk in interconnected and networked systems.

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Dolores Romero Morales

Professor at Copenhagen Business School

Dolores Romero Morales is a Professor in Operations Research at Copenhagen Business School. Her areas of expertise include Supply Chain Optimization, Data Mining and Revenue Management. In Supply Chain Optimization she works on environmental issues and robustness. In Data Mining she investigates interpretability and visualization. In Revenue Management she works on large-scale network models. Her work has appeared in a variety of leading scholarly journals, including Management Science, Operations Research, INFORMS Journal on Computing and Discrete Applied Mathematics, and has received various distinctions.

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Johanna L. Mathieu

Assistant Professor at University of Michigan

Johanna L. Mathieu received the B.S. degree in ocean engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, in 2004 and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in mechanical engineering from the University of California, Berkeley in 2008 and 2012, respectively. She is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Michigan. Prior to joining the University of Michigan, she was a postdoctoral researcher at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH). Her research interests include modeling, estimation, control, and optimization of distributed energy resources.

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Andrea Simonetto

Researcher at IBM Research Ireland

Andrea Simonetto is a research staff member in the optimization and control group of IBM Research Ireland. He received his M.Sc. in aerospace engineering for Politecnico di Milano and Torino in 2008, and his Ph.D. degree in systems and control from Delft University of Technology, in 2012. He was a postdoctoral researcher from 2012 till 2016, first in the signal processing group in Delft, then in the applied mathematics department at the Université catholique de Louvain. Dr. Simonetto's expertise lies at the intersection of control theory, optimization, and signal processing, with application focus in smart power grids, intelligent ground and air transportation systems, and health care.

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Saverio Bolognani

Senior Researcher at Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH)

Saverio Bolognani received the B.S. degree in information engineering, the M.S. degree in automation engineering, and the Ph.D. degree in information engineering from the University of Padova, in 2005, 2007, and 2011, respectively. In 2013-2014, he was a Postdoctoral Associate at the Laboratory for Information and Decision Systems, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is currently a Senior Researcher with the Automatic Control Laboratory, ETH Zurich. His research interests include the application of networked control system theory to smart power distribution networks, distributed control, estimation, and optimization and cyber-physical systems.

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Pierre Pinson

Professor at Technical University of Denmark (DTU)

Pierre Pinson received the M.Sc. degree in Applied Mathematics from the National Institute for Applied Sciences (INSA Toulouse, France) and the Ph.D. degree in Energetics from École des Mines de Paris (France). He is a Professor at the Technical University of Denmark (DTU), Centre for Electric Power and Energy, Department of Electrical Engineering, also heading a group focusing on Energy Analytics & Markets.

His research interests include among others forecasting, uncertainty estimation, optimization under uncertainty, decision sciences, and renewable energies. Prof. Pinson acts as an Editor for the International Journal of Forecasting.

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Spyros Chatzivasileiadis

Associate Professor at Technical University of Denmark (DTU)

Spyros Chatzivasileiadis received the Diploma degree in electrical and computer engineering from the National Technical University of Athens, Greece, in 2007, and the Ph.D. degree from ETH Zurich, Switzerland, in 2013. He held a postdoctoral position at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, USA. He is currently an Assistant Professor with the Technical University of Denmark. His research interests are in power system optimization and control, including HVDC lines. He is an Assistant Professor at the Technical University of Denmark (DTU). Before that he was a postdoctoral researcher at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), USA and at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, USA. Spyros holds a PhD from ETH Zurich, Switzerland (2013) and a Diploma in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA), Greece (2007). In March 2016 he joined the Center of Electric Power and Energy at DTU. He is currently working on power system optimization and control of AC and HVDC grids, including semidefinite relaxations, distributed optimization, and data-driven stability assessment.

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Jalal Kazempour

Associate Professor at Technical University of Denmark (DTU)

Jalal Kazempour is an Associate Professor at the Department of Electrical Engineering, Technical University of Denmark, Kgs. Lyngby, Denmark. He received his Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from University of Castilla-La Mancha, Ciudad Real, Spain, in 2013. He was a postdoctoral fellow at The Johns Hopkins University, MD, USA, in 2014, and at the Technical University of Denmark in 2015- 2016. His current research focus includes power systems, electricity markets and mathematical tools (such as optimization, complementarity modeling, and decomposition) to answer economic questions about energy systems. In particular, he is interested in research works related to energy market design, renewable energy integration, operations, planning, integrated energy systems and so on.

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