João P. S. Catalão   

 

E-mail: catalao@ubi.pt 

 

Google Scholar Profile: http://scholar.google.pt/citations?user=bM0wV1sAAAAJ

 

Researcher ID: http://www.researcherid.com/rid/I-3927-2012

Scopus Author ID: http://www.scopus.com/authid/detail.url?authorId=34976229600

ORCiD: http://orcid.org/0000-0002-2105-3051

Curriculum DeGóis: http://www.degois.pt/visualizador/curriculum.jsp?key=7972698813280947

 

 

Degrees                                

 

- Habilitation for Full Professor ("Agregação"), unanimous approval, University of Beira Interior, 10-2013

- PhD, unanimous approval, University of Beira Interior, 07-2007

- MSc, unanimous approval, Instituto Superior Técnico, 12-2003

- Licenciatura (5-year BSc), with honors, University of Beira Interior, 07-1998

 

 

Expertise Topics                             

 

- Power System Operations and Planning

- Hydro-Thermal Scheduling and Wind/Price Forecasting

- Power System Economics and Electricity Markets

- Risk Analysis, Uncertainty and Stochastic Programming

- Renewable Energies and Demand-side Management

 

 

Affiliations                           

 

- IEEE (Power & Energy Society), Senior Member, since 09-2012

- Portuguese Council of Engineers, Senior Member, since 11-2010

- IET, Member, since 03-2008

 

 

Involvement in Projects                             

 

- Demonstration of INTElligent grid technologies for renewables INTEgration and INTEractive consumer participation enabling INTEroperable market solutions and INTErconnected stakeholders — InteGrid, Grant Agreement No: 731218, H2020-EU, from 01-2017 to 06-2020 (ongoing).

Responsible for WP6 at INESC TEC – CPES

Funding: € 14.533.617,51

 

- Enhancing Smart GRIDS for Sustainability — ESGRIDS, Ref. POCI-01-0145-FEDER-016434, COMPETE 2020-Portugal, from 01-2017 to 01-2020 (ongoing).

Scientific Coordinator at C-MAST/UBI (Leader of WP4), and Responsible for Task 4.3 at INESC TEC – CPES

Funding: € 2.106.839,05

 

- Techno-Economic Optimization of Electric Generation Systems based on Renewable Energies in the Iberian Electricity Market, Ref. ENE2013-48517-C2-1-R, MINECO-Spain, from 06-2014 to 05-2017 (ongoing).

Coordinator at UBI

Funding: € 31.000,00

 

- Smart and Sustainable Insular Electricity Grids Under Large-Scale Renewable Integration — SINGULAR, Grant Agreement No: 309048, FP7-EU, from 12-2012 to 11-2015 (concluded successfully).

Primary Coordinator

Funding: € 5.259.445,00

Website: http://www.singular-fp7.eu/

 

- Assessment of Risk and Uncertainty in Large-Scale Integration of Distributed Generation and Demand-Side Management towards a Sustainable and Smart Grid, Ref. PTDC/EEA-EEL/118519/2010, FCT-Portugal, from 02-2012 to 01-2015 (concluded successfully).

Principal Investigator

Funding: € 133.000,00

 

- Weather Intelligence for Renewable Energies, Ref. WIRE, COST Action ES1002, European Science Foundation, from 03-2011 to 11-2014 (concluded successfully).

MC Substitute Member and WG 3 Member (Power Plants and Electrical Grid Management)

 

- Optimal Operations Planning of Hydro Energy Systems in Competitive Environment, Ref. E-162/12, CRUP/MICINN-Spain, from 01-2012 to 12-2013 (concluded successfully).

Principal Investigator

Funding: € 10.000,00

 

- Optimal Scheduling and Offering Strategies for Power Producers considering a Mixed Generation Portfolio, Uncertainty and Risk-Management, Ref. PTDC/EEA-EEL/110102/2009, FCT-Portugal, from 01-2011 to 12-2013 (concluded successfully).

Principal Investigator

Funding: € 89.500,00

 

- Open Field Laboratory for Certification of Small Wind Generators, Ref. 555687/2010-4, CNPq/MCT-Brazil, from 10-2010 to 07-2013 (concluded successfully).

Coordinator at UBI

Funding: € 152.290,00

 

- Intelligent Monitoring, Control and Security of Critical Infrastructure Systems, Ref. IntelliCIS, COST Action IC0806, European Science Foundation, from 03-2011 to 05-2013 (concluded successfully).

MC Substitute Member and WG 2 Member (Reliable Management and Control of Electric Power Systems)

 

 

Academic Activities 

 

Lecture courses  [26]                       

 

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Pedagogical texts  [20]                                

 

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Supervision of Visiting Scientists (PhD holders who have scientific curricula of high merit, equivalent to Assistant Professor)  [1]

 

- Investigation on renewable energy integration and emerging resources in electricity markets, Visiting Scientist, Assist. Prof. Dr. M. Shafie-khah, C-MAST/UBI, since 01-2017.

 

Supervision of post-doctoral fellows  [15]

 

- New business models in demand side and related regulation changes on wholesale energy and reserve markets equilibrium, post-doctoral fellow, Dr. M.Y. Damavandi, UBI, since 01-2017.

 

- Investigation on energy management systems and alternative converter interfaces to promote integration of renewable generation systems, post-doctoral fellow, Dr. E.M.G. Rodrigues, UBI, since 01-2017.

 

- Energy optimization under demand response programs through advanced control techniques, post-doctoral fellow, Dr. R. Godina, UBI, since 01-2017.

 

- Demand response study considering end-users’ behavior for a sustainable smart grid, post-doctoral fellow, Dr. G.J. Osório, UBI, since 01-2017.

 

- Coordination of existing and emerging flexibility options for sustainable and integrated energy systems, post-doctoral fellow, Dr. D.Z. Fitiwi, UBI, since 01-2017.

 

- Biomass thermochemical conversion technologies and derived fuels development, post-doctoral fellow, Dr. L.J.R. Nunes, UBI, 02-2016 (concluded successfully).

 

- Competitive operation of distribution networks containing renewables and energy storage systems, post-doctoral fellow, Dr. A.W. Bizuayehu, UBI, 11-2015 (concluded successfully).

 

- Analysis of generation flexibility thresholds and probabilistic model during wind power curtailments in power systems, post-doctoral fellow, Dr. S.M. Martínez, UBI, 09-2015 (concluded successfully).

 

- Study of plug-in electric vehicle – demand response aggregator’s behaviour in electricity markets, post-doctoral fellow, Dr. M. Shafie-khah, UBI, 09-2015 (concluded successfully).

 

- New strategies of renewable energies and storage systems to offer energy competitively in electricity markets, post-doctoral fellow, Dr. A.A.S. de la Nieta, UBI, 07-2015 (concluded successfully).

 

- Optimal generation scheduling in power systems with high integration of renewable power sources, post-doctoral fellow, Dr. J.M. Lujano-Rojas, UBI, 01-2015 (concluded successfully).

 

- Mitigation of non-dispatchable source variations with controllable loads, smart self-scheduling and demand response strategies, post-doctoral fellow, Dr. O. Erdinc, UBI, 01-2015 (concluded successfully).

 

- Control strategies for the stable operation of distributed generation units in smart grids, post-doctoral fellow, Dr. E. Pouresmaeil, UBI, 01-2015 (concluded successfully).

 

- Robust control and optimization of distributed generation based smart micro-grids, post-doctoral fellow, Dr. S.R. Mohanty, UBI and Cie3-IST, 10-2012 (concluded successfully).

 

- Study of grid-connected wind energy conversion systems considering new power converters and new control strategies, post-doctoral fellow, Dr. R. Melício, UBI and Cie3-IST, 03-2012 (concluded successfully).

 

Supervision of theses  [50]

 

PhD  [19]

 

- Exploring flexibility options in distribution network systems to maximize the penetration level of variable energy sources, PhD, M.R.M. Cruz, UBI, 12-2018 (expected conclusion date). 

 

- A new planning scheme for generation and transmission systems considering emerging resources, PhD, A. Baharvandi, UBI, 12-2018 (expected conclusion date).

 

- Voltage and frequency control in microgrids considering emerging technologies, PhD, E. Rokrok, UBI, 12-2018 (expected conclusion date).

 

- Investigation on various electricity market designs enabling demand response and renewable energy systems, PhD, N. Hajibandeh, UBI, 12-2018 (expected conclusion date).

 

- Evaluation of different demand response strategies in electricity markets, PhD, S. Talari, UBI, 12-2018 (expected conclusion date).

 

- A control technique for integration of large-scale multi DGs microgrid into the power grid, PhD, M. Mehrasa, UBI, 12-2018 (expected conclusion date).

 

- Planning of power distribution systems with a high penetration of renewable energy sources using stochastic optimization, PhD, S.F. Santos, UBI, 03-2017 (thesis concluded; waiting final defense).

 

- Sustainable distribution network planning considering multi-energy systems and plug-in electric vehicles parking lots, PhD, N. Neyestani, UBI, 10-2016 (concluded successfully).

 

- Modeling a cooperation environment for flexibility enhancement in smart multi-energy industrial systems, PhD, M.Y. Damavandi, UBI, 07-2016 (concluded successfully).

 

- Enhancing the efficiency of electricity utilization through home energy management systems within the smart grid framework, PhD, T.D.P. Mendes, UBI, 07-2016 (concluded successfully).

 

- Smart operation of transformers for sustainable electric vehicles integration and model predictive control for energy monitoring and management, PhD, R. Godina, UBI, 07-2016 (concluded successfully).

 

- Reserve services provision by demand side resources in systems with high renewables penetration using stochastic optimization, PhD, N.G. Paterakis, UBI, 12-2015 (concluded successfully).

 

- Energy storage systems and grid code requirements for large-scale renewables integration in insular grids, PhD, E.M.G. Rodrigues, UBI, 12-2015 (concluded successfully).

 

- Forecasting tools and probabilistic scheduling approach incorporating renewables uncertainty for the insular power systems industry, PhD, G.J. Osório, UBI, 07-2015 (concluded successfully).

 

- Using biomass as an energy alternative to the sustainability and competitiveness of Portuguese industry, PhD, L.J.R. Nunes, UBI, 07-2015 (concluded successfully).

 

- Contribution of cable losses in the investment analysis on efficient electrical equipment, PhD, J.A. Lobão, UBI, 04-2015 (concluded successfully).

 

- Optimal scheduling and offering strategies for hydro and wind power producers considering uncertainty and risk, PhD, H.M.I. Pousinho, UBI, 12-2012 (concluded successfully).

 

- Lightning protection of wind energy systems, PhD, R.B. Rodrigues, UBI, 01-2011 (concluded successfully).

 

- Dynamic models of grid-connected wind energy conversion systems, PhD, R. Melício, UBI, 07-2010 (concluded successfully).

 

MSc  [31]

 

- Frequency response study in European power systems, MSc, J.E.M. Rodrigues, FEUP, 07-2017 (expected conclusion date).

 

- Energy optimization of household equipment in the residential sector in Portugal through model predictive control, MSc, J.M.F. Silva, FEUP, 07-2017 (expected conclusion date).

 

- Prolonging life of a power transformer through scheduling of electric vehicles charging in an insular industrial unit with photovoltaic microgeneration, MSc, J.P.A.E. Santo, FEUP, 07-2017 (expected conclusion date).

 

- Finding the best demand response strategy for power systems including renewable energy resources, MSc, M.F.M.P. Ribeiro, FEUP, 07-2017 (expected conclusion date).

 

- Modeling a decentralized market-based scheme for responsive demands, MSc, T.S. Garcia, FEUP, 07-2017 (expected conclusion date).

 

- Optimal placement of energy storage systems and compensators to maximize the penetration level of distributed generation, MSc, M.P.S. Pereira, FEUP, 07-2017 (expected conclusion date).

 

- Methodology for economic dispatch and unit commitment considering renewable energy resources integration in insular systems, MSc, M.D.B. Silva, FEUP, 07-2017 (expected conclusion date).

 

- Dynamic reconfiguration of power distribution systems enabling smart grids implementation, MSc, F.V. Dantas, FEUP, 07-2017 (expected conclusion date).

 

- Benefits of coordinating distribution network reconfiguration with distributed generation and energy storage systems, MSc, M.R.M. Cruz, FEUP, 07-2016 (concluded successfully).

 

- Hybrid methodology for forecasting electricity prices and wind power, MSc, J.N.D.L. Gonçalves, FEUP, 07-2016 (concluded successfully).

 

- Optimal behavior of a PEV parking lot in renewable-based power systems, MSc, F.A.S. Gil, UBI, 07-2015 (concluded successfully).

 

- Model predictive control technique for energy optimization of domestic equipment in the residential sector, MSc, D.J.S. Oliveira, UBI, 07-2015 (concluded successfully).

 

- Coordination between energy storage, reversible-hydro and wind energy in electricity markets, MSc, T.A.M. Tavares, UBI, 07-2015 (concluded successfully).

 

- Decision-making under uncertainty for market bidding strategies of wind and photovoltaic technologies, MSc, R.F.M. Martins, UBI, 07-2015 (concluded successfully).

 

- Distribution system reconfiguration considering smart-grid enabling technologies, MSc, M.F. Medeiros, UBI, 07-2015 (concluded successfully).

 

- ZigBee network for monitoring loads in low voltage boards, MSc, T.F.G. Caramelo, UBI, 10-2014 (concluded successfully).

 

- New multiobjective decision support methodology for distribution systems reconfiguration problems, MSc, S.F. Santos, UBI, 07-2014 (concluded successfully).

 

- Monitoring and intelligent control of home energy consumption, MSc, T.D.P. Mendes, UBI, 10-2013 (concluded successfully).

 

- Importance of the proper operation of electromechanical equipment in a water treatment and supply company, MSc, J.F. Calais, UBI, 07-2013 (concluded successfully).

 

- Analysis of an investment project on nuclear energy in Portugal, MSc, P.T. Flores, UBI, 11-2011 (concluded successfully).

 

- Novel hybrid methodology to predict energy prices and wind power in the short-term, MSc, G.J. Osório, UBI, 07-2011 (concluded successfully).

 

- Energy micro-generation: technical and economic study under the new Portuguese legislation, MSc, S. Saraiva, UBI, 11-2010 (concluded successfully).

 

- Plastic injection machines: installation, protection and quality control, MSc, P.J.M. Esteves, UBI, 11-2010 (concluded successfully).

 

- Contribution to wind power investment decisions in Cape Verde, MSc, E. Freire, UBI, 07-2010 (concluded successfully).

 

- Study of components, control mechanisms and probabilistic reliability models of wind energy systems, MSc, D.S. Costa, UBI, 07-2010 (concluded successfully).

 

- Conversion of energy in small hydro systems: study of technologies and assessment of the hydroelectric potential, MSc, M.M.C. Correia, UBI, 09-2009 (concluded successfully).

 

- Maintenance of frequency converters within a power and automation company, MSc, N.M.F. Pinto, UBI, 09-2009 (concluded successfully).

 

- Hydroelectric system: hydraulic valves, synchronous generator and speed regulator, MSc, D.D. Almeida, UBI, 07-2009 (concluded successfully).

 

- New approach for the optimal scheduling of hydro systems: mixed integer nonlinear programming, MSc, H.M.I. Pousinho, UBI, 07-2009 (concluded successfully).

 

- Predicting wind power in the short-term using artificial neural networks, MSc, N.M.S. Martins, UBI, 10-2008 (concluded successfully).

 

- Cogeneration and trigeneration: study of technologies, legal framework and industry applications, MSc, H.E.F.S. Bicho, UBI, 09-2008 (concluded successfully).

 

 

Publications  [546]

 

254 ISI-indexed (Core Collection) Publications (Link);  325 Scopus-indexed Publications (Link).

Total citations from Google Scholar: more than 3773 (h-index: 30; i10-index: 89).

Citations by others: more than 1541 from Scopus (h-index: 22) and more than 1110 from ISI (h-index: 21).

 

Books  [4]

 

- J.P.S. Catalão (ed.), Smart and Sustainable Power Systems: Operations, Planning and Economics of Insular Electricity Grids, CRC Press (TAYLOR & FRANCIS), Boca Raton, Florida, USA, ISBN: 978-1-4987-1212-5, June 2015. Available, for instance, at:  amazon.com  and  amazon.co.uk.

 

- L.J.R. Nunes, J.C.O. Matias, J.P.S. Catalão, A Biomassa em Portugal: Fator de Competitividade e Sustentabilidade (in Portuguese), SÍLABAS & DESAFIOS, Faro, Portugal, ISBN: 978-989-99310-2-2, June 2015.

 

- J.P.S. Catalão (ed.), Proceedings of the 11th IASTED European Conference on Power and Energy Systems, ACTA Press, Napoli, Italy, ISBN: 978-0-88986-924-0, June 2012.

 

- J.P.S. Catalão (ed.), Electric Power Systems: Advanced Forecasting Techniques and Optimal Generation Scheduling, CRC Press (TAYLOR & FRANCIS), Boca Raton, Florida, USA, ISBN: 978-1-4398-9394-4, March 2012. Available, for instance, at:  amazon.com  and  amazon.co.uk.

            Translated edition (Simplified Chinese), China Machine Press, Beijing, China, ISBN: 978-7-111-42436-9, January 2014.

 

Book Chapters  [31]

 

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Articles in Journals  [176]

 

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Papers in Conference Proceedings  [321]

 

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Technical Reports  [14]

 

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Other Scientific Achievements

 

Theses  [2]

 

- J.P.S. Catalão, "New methodologies for optimization of hydrothermal power systems" (in Portuguese), PhD Thesis, UBI, December 2006.

 

- J.P.S. Catalão, "Short-term operational planning of hydroelectric power systems" (in Portuguese), MSc Thesis, IST, December 2003.

 

Patents  [2]

 

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Short Courses And Seminars  [2]

 

- Organizer of the Seminar: "The growing need to manage the wind power production" (in Portuguese), UBI, May 2009.

 

- Organizer of the Seminar: "Challenges and opportunities in the energy sector in Portugal" (in Portuguese), UBI, May 2009.

 

Keynote And Invited Lectures  [10]

 

- Invited Lecture, "Towards a greener and smart grid: Insular grids perspective using novel tools", UPEC 2016 — 51st International Universities' Power Engineering Conference (technically co-sponsored by IEEE), Coimbra, Portugal, September 2016.

 

- Invited Lecture, "Integration of renewable generation in isolated systems”, in Risk Management in Power Systems: from Theory to Practice Course of EES-UETP — Electric Energy Systems University-Enterprise Training Partnership, Porto, Portugal, June 2016.

 

- Keynote Lecture, "Optimal operation and planning of insular power systems towards a sustainable and smart grid", SEGE’15IEEE International Conference on Smart Energy Grid Engineering, Oshawa, Canada, August 2015.

 

- Keynote Lecture, "Maximizing renewable energy sources penetration in European islands", PowerEng 2015 — 5th International Conference on Power Engineering, Energy and Electrical Drives (technically co-sponsored by IEEE), Riga, Latvia, May 2015.

 

- Keynote Lecture, "Smart and sustainable insular electricity grids: from forecasting to operations and planning", ICREPQ´15 — International Conference on Renewable Energies and Power Quality, La Coruña, Spain, March 2015.

 

- Invited Lecture, "Large-scale integration of renewable energy in island grids” (in Portuguese), National Workshop of Electromechanical Engineering, Covilhã, Portugal, February 2015.

 

- Keynote Lecture, "Large-scale renewable integration on insular electricity grids", AUPEC 201424th Australasian Universities Power Engineering Conference (technically co-sponsored by IEEE), Perth, Australia, September/October 2014.

 

- Keynote Lecture, "Operating Spanish and Portuguese power grid with significant wind: dynamics and control challenges”, 11th International Workshop on Large-Scale Integration of Wind Power into Power Systems, Lisbon, Portugal, November 2012.

 

- Invited Lecture, "Research in electric power systems for sustainability and competitiveness” (in Portuguese), Portuguese National Laboratory for Energy and Geology (LNEG), Lisbon, Portugal, December 2010.

 

- Invited Lecture, "Optimization in run-off river systems", 3rd International Workshop on Hydro Scheduling in Competitive Electricity Markets, Oslo, Norway, June 2008.

 

Sessions Chair  [22]

 

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Technical Committees  [1]

 

- IASTED Technical Committee Member, Energy and Power Systems, period 2007-2012.

 

Theses Committees  [74]

 

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Awards  [16]

 

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Other Contributions

 

Conferences Chair  [5]

 

- Track Co-Chair (Energy Infrastructures and Batteries), AUTOMOTIVE 2017 — International Conference of Electrical and Electronic Technologies for Automotive (technically co-sponsored by IEEE), Torino, Italy, 2017.

 

- Track Chair (Sustainable Development, Energy Harvesting and Storage), IEEE EmergiTech 2016 Conference, Mauritius, 2016.

 

- Organizing Committee Chair, 3rd IGREENGrid-SiNGULAR-SuSTAINABLE Global Joint Conference (covering energy storage, forecasting, generation curtailment, demand side management, voltage control, scalability & replicability topics), Caparica, Portugal, 2015.

 

- Track Chair (Sustainable Engineering, Energy and Environment; Power Electronics and Power Systems), IEEE AFRICON 2013 Conference, Mauritius, 2013.

 

- General Chair, EuroPES 2012 — 11th IASTED European Conference on Power and Energy Systems, Napoli, Italy, 2012.

 

Conference Committees  [131]

 

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Editorial Committees  [17]

 

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Refereeing    

 

Project reviews  [20]  

 

- United Arab Emirates University

2016, 1 review

 

- FCT-China

2016, 1 review

 

- Estonian Research Council

2016, 3 review; 2015, 2 reviews

 

- FCT/CAPES

2015, 2 reviews

 

- Research Grant Council of Hong Kong

2013, 1 review; 2011, 2 reviews

 

- American University of Beirut, Lebanon

2013, 1 review

 

- Research Council of Norway

2012, 2 reviews; 2010, 2 reviews; 2008, 2 reviews

 

- Croatian Science Foundation

2012, 1 review

 

Book reviews  [4]       

 

- IET

2016, 1 review

 

- Springer

2016, 1 review

 

- Elsevier

2016, 1 review

 

- Wiley-IEEE Press

2011, 1 review

 

Award reviews  [7]

 

- International Basil Papadias Award

2015, 3 reviews; 2011, 3 reviews; 2009, 1 review

 

Journal reviews  [994]   106 Journals

 

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Conference reviews  [771]   172 Conferences

 

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