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Dr. Luis Olmos Camacho

Current position:
Research Associate Professor
Research Area:
Energy Economics and Regulation; Smart and Sustainable Grids
Association date:
SM26. D-404
Phone Number:
+34 91 542-2800 ext. 6260
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Areas of interest:

Regulation of the energy sector. Transmission of electricity. Power economics. System identification.


Dr. Luis Olmos was born in Madrid, Spain, in 1976. He belongs to the research staff of the Instituto de Investigación Tecnológica, Pontificia Comillas University. He got the degree in Industrial Engineering from the Pontificia Comillas University in 2000. In 2006, he got the PhD. in Industrial Engineering from the Pontificia Comillas University. The title of his PhD. disertation was “A regulatory framework for the transmission network in regional electricity markets”. He has extensively reasearched the regulation of energy markets and the economics of power systems, with a special focus on the regulation of the transmission of electricity and all the problems that are related to it: allocation of sunk costs, design of tariffs, management of congestion and plannification of the expansion of the grid.rnrnThroughout his professional career, he has been involved in a large number of reserach and consultancy projects commissioned by public entities and companies from several countries. As a consultant for the Directorate General for Energy and Transport of the European Commission, he has been intensively involved in the design and implementation of the Internal Electricity Market of the European Union. He has also got experience in the identification and control of industrial systems of any type. Dr. Olmos has published contributed to several books and published more than 10 papers on these topics in scientific journals and international conferences.

Journal Publications


Conference Papers

Books and Book chapters

International exchanges

  • Jun - Aug 2004, Delft University. Delft (Netherlands).
  • Jul - Aug 2003, University of Cambridge. Cambridge (United Kingdom).

Technical reports

Training courses

Other Activities

  • Permanent member at Power Systems Computation Conference - PSCC. Jun 2017 - Today.
  • Coordinator of Electrical Energy Systems. University Enterprise Training Partnership (EES-UETP). Porto (Portugal). Jan 2009 - Today.
  • Organization of "Young Energy Economist & Engineers Seminar (YEEES)". . Universidad Paris Sud, Universidad Técnica de Dresden, Universidad Ténica de Viena y Universidad Pontificia Comillas. Madrid (Spain). Sep 2008.

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