Areas of interest:
Decision methods applied to complex problems. Tecniques: decision under uncertainty, stochastic optimization, Benders’ decomposition, risk analysis, heuristics, metaheuristics, genetic algorithms, ordinal optimization. Areas: power systems, planning, network design, transmission expansion planning, wind energy, offshore windfarm design, finance, risk analysis, derivatives.
Sara Lumbreras received a M.Sc. in Industrial Engineering, specialized in Power Systems, from Universidad Pontificia Comillas (Madrid, Spain) and obtained her Ph.D. from the same university, with a thesis entitled “Decision Support Methods for Large-Scale Flexible Transmission Expansion Planning”. She works at the Institute for Research in Technology in the area “Decision Support Systems for the Energy Sector” and lectures at the Industrial Organization Department at ICAI. She has five years of experience in Investment Banking, having worked as a structurer for JPMorgan London in the FX and Commodity business. She is also a Global Shaper from the World Economic Forum.