Bruna Tavares was born in Porto, Portugal. In 2016 she received the M.S degree in electrical and computer engineering from the Faculty of engineering, University of Porto (FEUP), Porto, Portugal.
Currently she is a junior researcher at INESC TEC for the Centre for Power and Energy Systems. Her research activity is directed towards the integration of distributed energy resources (i.e. controllable loads, electric vehicles, renewable energy sources and stationary storage) in distribution grids, as well as to the development of advanced algorithms and functionalities for their planning and management.