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Dr. José Pablo Chaves Ávila

Current position:
Assistant Researcher
Research Area:
Smart and Sustainable Grids
Association date:
01/Sep/2011
Location:
SM26. P-405
Phone Number:
+34 91 542-2800 ext. 2754
Email:
Google Scholar ID:
SCOPUS:
55414426600

Areas of interest:

Energy economics, integration of renewable resources and distributed energy resources in the electricity sector, smart grids and regulation of the electricity sector


Biography:

José Pablo Chaves Ávila is a researcher at the Institute for Research in Technology (IIT) at the Engineering School (ICAI) of the Comillas Pontifical University. In 2008, he obtained the Bachelor in Economics in University of Costa Rica (Costa Rica). As part of the Erasmus Mundus master in Economics and Management of Network Industries, he holds the Master in the Electric Power Industry from ICAI and the master in Digital Economics and Network Industries from Paris Sud-11 University (Paris, France). In 2014 he obtained the Erasmus Mundus Joint Doctorate on Sustainable Energy Technologies and Strategies Degree at Delft University of Technology (The Netherlands), a joint program with Comillas Pontifical University and the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Sweden. His areas of interests are energy economics, integration of renewable resources and distributed energy resources in the electricity sector, smart grids and regulation of the electricity sector. He has 10 national and international publications in journals and conference proceedings on these topics. José Pablo has been visiting scholar at the European University Institute (Italy), the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (USA) and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), USA. During his post-doct he participated in the Utility of the Future project, a joint project between IIT and MIT.

Journal Publications

Conference Papers

International exchanges

  • Oct - Nov 2015, MIT Energy Initiative (MITEI), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Boston (United States of America).
  • Jul - Aug 2014, Environmental Energy Technologies Division, Energy Storage and Distributed Resources Department. Grid Integration Group, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. California City (United States of America).
  • Aug - Dec 2012, Robert Schumann Center, European University Institute. Florence (Italy).

Other Activities

  • Miembro del Comité Ejecutivo de la Red Internacional de Acción sobre Redes Inteligentes (ISGAN). . International Smart Grid Action Network (ISGAN). New Delhi (India). Oct 2016 - Today.

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