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D. Antonio Francisco Rodríguez Matas

Current position:
Research Assistant
Association date:
SM26. P-506
Phone extension number:
+34 91 542-2800 ext. 2746


Antonio F. Rodríguez Matas was born in 1993 in Málaga. He obtained his Degree in Industrial Engineering (University of Seville, Spain) in 2016. During the last year of this Degree’s studies, he was also an exchange student at the Luleå University of Technology (Sweden). In 2017, he obtained his Master's Degree in Economics (Complutense University of Madrid, Spain) combining his studies with an internship at ICEX (Spanish Institute of Foreign Trade) for six months.

Later, he joined Repsol as an employee through the Program for New Professionals in which he obtained his Master's Degree in Energy Management (2018). He worked in this company for three years in the Economic Research Department and in the area of Planning & Performance.

He joined the Institute for Research in Technology (IIT) in September 2020, where he works as a research assistant in the areas of regulation, economics and modelling of energy systems. At the IIT he combines his doctoral thesis related to robust optimization of energy models, energy planning and energy policy, among others, with the participation in projects related to the energy transition and climate change.

International Exchanges

  • May - Jul 2024, Joint Global Change Research Institute, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL). College Park (United States of America).
  • May - Jul 2022, Operations Research, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M). Madrid (Spain).
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Invited Conferences and Seminars

  • Seminar "SADSE seminar: Defining and assessing transport poverty". Instituto de Investigación Tecnológica. Universidad Pontificia Comillas. Madrid (Spain). Apr 2024.
  • Conference "Robustness and flexibility in strategic energy planning: a case of study on the Spanish carbon budget for the 1.5ºC target" 17th Workshop on Industrial Systems and Energy Technologies - JOSITE'2022. Instituto de Investigación Tecnológica. Universidad Pontificia Comillas. Madrid (Spain). Jun 2022.
  • Seminar "Robust programming in energy" Hacia una transición energética justa. Líneas de trabajo recientes de la Red MENTES. MENTES - Red Temática de Modelización Energética para una Transición Energética Sostenible. Madrid (Spain). Nov 2021.
  • Seminar "Dealing with uncertainty in energy planning: robust optimization for energy models" International Autumn School «Climate Policy and Energy System Transformation: New Opportunities and Challenges of the Consideration of Co-Benefits». TU Bergakademie Freiberg; Forschungszentrum Jülich. Freiberg (Germany). Sep 2021.
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Organization of Scientific Meetings

  • Organization of "YES Europe Spain Webinars". Young Leaders in Energy and Sustainability (YES) - Europe. Geneva (Switzerland). Apr 2021.
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External Training Courses

  • Climate change: economics and policies for energy transition, in International Sustainability Week. Escuela de Gestión Pública. Universidad del Pacífico, Online. Nov 2022.
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Fellowships and Awards

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