Dr José Barreira Iria

PhD in Sustainable Energy Systems | MSc in Electrical and Computer Engineering
Research Fellow
ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science

Areas of expertise

  • Power And Energy Systems Engineering (Excl. Renewable Power) 090607
  • Renewable Power And Energy Systems Engineering (Excl. Solar Cells) 090608
  • Optimisation 010303
  • Operations Research 010206

Research interests

  • Electricity markets
  • Optimization modeling
  • Demand response
  • Energy storage 
  • Electric vehicles
  • Energy forecasting
  • Uncertainty modeling in the context of power systems 
  • Distribution network planning and operation


Dr. José Iria is a highly motivated academic and research engineer with strong experience in electricity markets, optimization modeling, power system modeling and simulation. In these areas, he has actively participated in several European R&D projects (FP7 and H2020), U.S. R&D projects, and consultancy activities for distribution and transmission system operators, and smart grid companies. In addition, he gave advanced training and presented technical workshops within the field of electricity markets and demand response.

He obtained a PhD degree in Sustainable Energy Systems, under the MIT|Portugal Program, from the University of Porto in 2019, and a MSc degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Porto in 2011. He was a researcher and consultant at INESC TEC between 2012 and 2019. He was also an affiliated researcher at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory between 2017 and 2018.


Researcher's projects

  • Optimal Distributed Energy Resources Scheduling for Frequency Stability Project

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