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João P. S. Catalão received the M.Sc. degree from the Instituto Superior Técnico (IST), Lisbon, Portugal, in 2003, and the Ph.D. degree and Habilitation for Full Professor ("Agregação") from the University of Beira Interior (UBI), Covilha, Portugal, in 2007 and 2013, respectively. Currently, he is a Professor at the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Porto (FEUP), Porto, Portugal, and Researcher at INESC TEC, INESC-ID/IST-UL, and C-MAST/UBI. He was the Primary Coordinator of the EU-funded FP7 project SiNGULAR ("Smart and Sustainable Insular Electricity Grids Under Large-Scale Renewable Integration"), a 5.2-million-euro project involving 11 industry partners. He has authored or coauthored more than 500 publications, including 171 journal papers, 303 conference proceedings papers, 29 book chapters, and 14 technical reports, with an h-index of 30 and over 3735 citations (according to Google Scholar), having supervised more than 45 post-docs, Ph.D. and M.Sc. students. He is the Editor of the books entitled Electric Power Systems: Advanced Forecasting Techniques and Optimal Generation Scheduling and Smart and Sustainable Power Systems: Operations, Planning and Economics of Insular Electricity Grids (Boca Raton, FL, USA: CRC Press, 2012 and 2015, respectively). His research interests include power system operations and planning, hydro and thermal scheduling, wind and price forecasting, distributed renewable generation, demand response and smart grids. Prof. Catalão is an Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, an Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy, an Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, and an Associate Editor of the IET Renewable Power Generation. He was the Guest Editor-in-Chief for the Special Section on "Real-Time Demand Response" of the IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, published in December 2012, and the Guest Editor-in-Chief for the Special Section on "Reserve and Flexibility for Handling Variability and Uncertainty of Renewable Generation" of the IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy, published in April 2016. He was the recipient of the 2011 Scientific Merit Award UBI-FE/Santander Universities and the 2012 Scientific Award UTL/Santander Totta. Also, he has won 4 Best Paper Awards at IEEE Conferences.

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  • Name

    João Catalão
  • Cluster

    Power and Energy
  • Role

    Research Coordinator
  • Since

    01st March 2016
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Publications

2019

Demand Response in Future Power Networks: Panorama and State-of-the-art

Authors
Amini, MH; Talari, S; Arasteh, H; Mahmoudi, N; Kazemi, M; Abdollahi, A; Bhattacharjee, V; Shafie Khah, M; Siano, P; Catalão, JPS;

Publication
Studies in Systems, Decision and Control - Sustainable Interdependent Networks II

Abstract

2019

Impact of Strategic Behaviors of the Electricity Consumers on Power System Reliability

Authors
Gazafroudi, AS; Shafie Khah, M; Fitiwi, DZ; Santos, SF; Corchado, JM; Catalão, JPS;

Publication
Studies in Systems, Decision and Control - Sustainable Interdependent Networks II

Abstract

2019

Three-Level Hybrid Energy Storage Planning under Uncertainty

Authors
Hemmati, R; Shafie Khah, M; Catalao, JPS;

Publication
IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics

Abstract
In conventional hybrid energy storage systems, two storage units complement each other. One low-capacity and fast-response unit as power supplier, and one high-capacity and low-response unit as an energy supplier. The power supplier mitigates fast fluctuations in generation or demand by transferring energy over seconds or minutes, and the energy supplier transfers energy over hours for managing energy. The proposed planning results in a large-scale optimization programming that optimizes large numbers of design variables at the same time. In order to increase the flexibility of the planning, the initial energy of the storage units is also modelled as a design variable and optimized. The uncertainty of loads is modelled and a stochastic planning is carried out to solve the problem. The introduced three-level hybrid energy storage planning is simulated on two test systems, and the results demonstrate that the proposed planning can reduce the planning cost by about 1.8%. IEEE

2019

Distributed energy resource and network expansion planning of a CCHP based active microgrid considering demand response programs

Authors
Varasteh, F; Nazar, MS; Heidari, A; Shafie khah, M; Catalao, JPS;

Publication
Energy

Abstract

2019

Impact of distributed generation on protection and voltage regulation of distribution systems: A review

Authors
Razavi, SE; Rahimi, E; Javadi, MS; Nezhad, AE; Lotfi, M; Shafie khah, M; Catalao, JPS;

Publication
Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews

Abstract

Supervised
thesis

2018

An Engineering Approach to Digital Analytics

Author
Marco António da Costa Rodrigues

Institution
UP-FEUP

2018

Sustainable distribution network planning considering multi-energy systems and plug-in electric vehicles parking lots

Author
Nilufar Neyestani

Institution
Outra

2018

Human Activities Recognition: a Transfer Learning Approach

Author
Paulo Miguel Santos Barbosa

Institution
UP-FEUP

2018

Patient Generated Health Data by Glintt

Author
João Luís Maia Gomes

Institution
UP-FEUP

2018

Enhancing the efficiency of electricity utilization through home energy management systems within the smart grid framework

Author
Tiago Mendes

Institution
Outra