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Dña. Shilpa Bindu

Current position:
Research Assistant
Association date:
SM26. P-401
Phone extension number:
+34 91 542-2800 ext. -2747


Shilpa Bindu obtained her Bachelor’s degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from National Institute of Technology (NIT) - Calicut, India. She did an EIT- Innoenergy double Master’s degree in Energy for Smart Cities at KTH Royal Institute of Technology Stockholm and Universidad Politécnica de Catalunya (UPC) Barcelona. After finishing her final degree project on ‘Energy Storage Systems for Smart Meter Privacy’, she joined Instituto de Energía Solar (IES- UPM) as a research engineer. Her work involved designing solar simulators for characterizing hybrid solar modules consisting of concentrated and non-concentrated solar cells. Currently, she is working at IIT as a research assistant focused on the design of short-term energy markets.

Areas of interest:

Electricity Markets, Congestion management, System balancing, Ancillary services


Bilevel optimization, Market analysis, Power flow simulations, Market design, Regulatory analysis

International Exchanges

  • May - Aug 2024, Whiting School of Engineering, Johns Hopkins University (JHU). Baltimore (United States of America).
  • Nov - Dec 2023, Robert Schuman Centre, European University Institute. Florence School of Regulation. Florence (Italy).
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Invited Conferences and Seminars

  • Seminar "Efficiency vs. simplicity: an evaluation of intrazonal congestion management methods in Europe". Instituto de Investigación Tecnológica. Universidad Pontificia Comillas. Madrid (Spain). Feb 2023.
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Technical Reports

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Fellowships and Awards

  • "EFET Endowment". European Federation of Energy Traders (EFET). Amsterdam (Netherlands). Jun 2023.
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