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Ignacio Perez-Arriaga

Prof. Ignacio J. Pérez-Arriaga

Professor and Director of the BP Chair on Sustainable Development, Instituto de Investigación Tecnológica, Universidad Pontificia Comillas, Madrid, Spain


MS and PhD in Electrical Engineering from MIT, and Electrical Engineer from Comillas University in Madrid, Spain. Since 2008 visiting professor at the Center for Energy and Environmental Policy Research (MIT, Boston, USA). Professor and Director of the BP Chair on Sustainable Development at Comillas University, Madrid, Spain, and founder and director for 11 years of its Institute for Research in Technology (IIT). Commissioner at the Spanish Electricity Regulatory Commission (1995-2000). Independent Member of the Single Electricity Market Committee of Ireland (2007-2012). Life member of the Spanish Royal Academy of Engineering and Fellow and Life Member of IEEE. Member of the Board of Appeal of the Agency for the Coordination of Energy Regulators (ACER) in the EU. Director of Training at the Florence School of Regulation in the European University Institute (Florence, Italy). Review editor of the 5th Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). Consultant and lecturer in more than 30 countries. Author and editor of several books, more than 200 papers, principal investigator in more than 90 projects and supervisor of 35 doctoral theses and more than 100 master theses. His current areas of research are future trends in energy regulation, regulation and planning of electricity access, regional markets and operation and planning of power systems with a strong presence of renewable generation and other decentralized resources.

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