Áreas de interés:
Economía del sector eléctrico. Optimización estocástica. Teoría de juegos. Política energética.
Luiz Barroso is a research affiliate of Comillas Pontifical University's Institute for Research in Technology (IIT), where he has been annual visiting researcher since 2007. From July 2016 to April 2018 he was the president of EPE – Empresa de Pesquisa Energética, Brazil's Energy Planning Office. Until June 2016 he was partner and managing director at PSR, a global electricity and gas consultancy and research company in Brazil, which provides consulting services and research on power systems economics, energy planning, policy, operation and market design worldwide. He has led consulting studies in about 30 countries for regulators, system/market operators, private and public investors, energy consumers, traders, association of stakeholders, investment banks and lenders and multilateral institutions such as IRENA, IADB, World Bank, ADB and CAF. He has been a lecturer on these subjects in Latin America, Europe and US/Canada. He is Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, IEEE Senior Member, chair of the Power Systems Operations Planning and Economics Committee (PSOPE) of the IEEE PES, was the Brazilian representative at Cigre’s C5 study committee and was the recipient of the 2010 IEEE Power Engineering Society Outstanding Young Engineer Award. He lectures in the FSR since 2010. He is (co-)author of more than 150 papers in international refereed journals and conference proceedings. Luiz Barroso has a BSc in Mathematics and received in 2006 the PhD degree in Operations Research with focus on energy economics.