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Distinguished Lecture Series : Community Energy System, Microgrids and The Energy Quadrilemma
January 18 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Pierluigi Mancarella is Chair Professor of Electrical Power Systems at The University of Melbourne (Australia) and Professor of Smart Energy Systems at The University of Manchester (UK).
He received his MSc and PhD in Power Systems from the Politecnico di Torino (Italy), before working as a post-doc researcher at Imperial College London (UK). Pierluigi has also held visiting positions at NREL (USA), Tsinghua University (China), Ecole Centrale de Lille (France), NTNU (Norway), and Universidad de Chile (Chile).
His research interests include techno-economic modelling of integrated multi-energy systems; security, reliability and resilience of future networks; grid integration of renewables and low-carbon technologies; and energy infrastructure planning under uncertainty.
He has been involved in/led around 50 research projects worldwide, is author of several books and of over 300 research publications, and is an Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, and IEEE Systems Journal.
Pierluigi is an IEEE Power and Energy Society Distinguished Lecturer, holds the 2017 veski Innovation Fellowship by the Victorian Government for his project on urban-scale virtual power plants, and is a recipient of an international Newton Prize 2018 for his work on power system resilience in Chile.