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I was born in Porto (Portugal) in 8 April 1955, graduated in Electrical Engineering in the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Porto - FEUP (1977), and completed my PhD in Power Systems in 1988, also from the University of Porto. In November 1996 I got the aggregation title from the University of Porto. In 1978 I joined the Department of Electrical Engineering of FEUP, where I am Full Professor since 2000. In the period 1990-98, I was also the Director of the Library of FEUP. In the period 2001-08, I was the director of the MSc program on Information Management, and I am presently the director of the PhD program in Sustainable Energy Systems, integrated in the MIT-Portugal program. I lectured several courses in graduation, MSc and PhD courses in Electrical Engineering and Power Systems and supervised the research activities of many graduation, MSc and PhD students. I also collaborated with the Management School of the University of Porto, lecturing MSc courses on Decision-Aid. I am a member of the Senate of the University of Porto since October 2009.

In 1985 I joined INESC (now INESC TEC). Since 1996 I coordinate the Centre for Power and Energy Systems of INESC TEC, leading 60+ researchers (including 20+ PhD). I am presently the President of the Scientific Council of INESC TEC. I have been involved in several national, EU and international RTD projects and in development contracts and consultancy for utilities, TSO, DSO, industrial partners, government agencies and for the Regulatory Authority for the Energy Services of Portugal. In particular, I was or am the responsible for the INESC TEC research team in the EU financed projects “CARE” (Advanced Control Advice for power systems with large-scale integration of Renewable Energy sources), “MORE CARE” (More Advanced Control Advice for Secure Operation of Isolated Power Systems with Increased Renewable Energy Penetration and Storage), “ANEMOS.PLUS” (Advanced Tools for the Management of Electricity Grids with Large-Scale Wind Generation) and “evolvDSO” (Development of methodologies and tools for new and evolving DSO roles for efficient DRES integration in distribution networks). I am presently the Principal Investigator of project “SusCity” (Urban data driven models for creative and resourceful urban transitions), financed by FCT (MPP-Testbed).

I also coordinated the research teams of the contracts “CCR” (Load Profiling and Distribution Network Characterization), with EDP Distribution (the Portuguese DSO), Study on the Impact of Large Renewable Deployment on European Electricity Higher Voltage Systems (JRC-Institute for Energy), “RESERVES” (Mid and Long Term Evaluation of the adequacy of Operational Reserve levels in the Iberian Electric Power Systems), with the TSO of Portugal (REN) and Spain (REE), “RECEP” (Development and testing of methodologies to determine the hosting capacity in the nodes of the National Grid of Portugal) (REN), “ReservaProb” (Software Module for helping setting the operational reserve of the National Electric System) (REN) and “MORA” (Long-term adequacy evaluation of reserves in a multi-area context) (REN). I was also involved in consultancy actions regarding the design of public tenders, namely the call for tenders for new wind power generation in Portugal mainland.

My research interests include classic and fuzzy modeling of power systems, reliability and optimization and decision-aid, with application to renewables’ integration, electric vehicles’ deployment and smart grids. I was involved in the organization of the international conferences PMAPS’2000, IEEE PPT’2001, ISAP’2015 and EEM’2016. I am a member of the Editorial board of EPSR (Top Reviewer in 2010) and of Int J of Multicriteria Decision Making. I am a senior member of IEEE.

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  • Name

    Manuel Matos
  • Cluster

    Power and Energy
  • Role

    Centre Coordinator
  • Since

    01st April 1985
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Publications

2017

Forecasting and setting power system operating reserves

Authors
Matos, M; Bessa, R; Botterud, A; Zhou, Z;

Publication
Renewable Energy Forecasting: From Models to Applications

Abstract
The system operator is responsible for maintaining a constant balance between generation and load to keep frequency at the nominal value. This fundamental objective is achieved with upward (e.g., synchronized and nonsynchronized generation units) and downward (e.g., demand response, storage) reserve capacity. The system operator needs to define, in advance, the reserve capacity requirements that mitigate the risk of imbalances due to forecast errors and unplanned outages of generation units. The research trend is to apply probabilistic methodologies for setting the reserve requirements based on uncertainty forecasts for renewable generation and load, as well as a probabilistic modeling of units' outages. This chapter describes two probabilistic methods, which share a common modeling framework, for quantifying risk and reserve requirements in two types of electricity markets: (1) sequential markets with the reserves market after the energy market clearing and (2) cooptimization (or joint market clearing) of energy and reserves. Two case studies with real data are presented to illustrate the application of both methodologies.

2016

Control and Management Architectures

Authors
Matos, MA; Seca, L; Madureira, AG; Soares, FJ; Bessa, RJ; Pereira, J; Peças Lopes, J;

Publication
Smart Grid Handbook

Abstract

2007

Decision under risk as a multicriteria problem.

Authors
Manuel Matos

Publication
EJOR - European Journal of Operational Research, vol.181, no.3, pp.1516-1529

Abstract

Supervised
thesis

2016

Hosting capacity for distributed generation using energy storage and load flexibility

Author
Carlos Alberto Nogueira Pereira

Institution
UP-FEUP

2016

Enabling Active Demand Response in Smart Grids

Author
José Pedro Barreira Iria

Institution
UP-FEUP

2016

Advanced Modelling and Optimization Solutions for Integrating Distributed Energy Resources

Author
Rui Filipe Carneiro Barbosa Pinto

Institution
UP-FEUP

2016

Provision of Advanced Ancillary Services through Demand Side Integration

Author
Miguel Luis Delgado Heleno

Institution
UP-FEUP

2015

approach to the conception of energy solutions for isolated communities in developing countries

Author
Golnar Hejazi

Institution
UP-FEUP