RenewElec Team - Senior Personnel
RenewElec is a collaborative effort funded by the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, the RK Mellon Foundation, the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Energy Technology Laboratory, the Electric Power Research Institute, the Heinz Endowments, and lead by Carnegie Mellon University's Engineering and Public Policy Department. Bios for the project team can be found below.
Dr. Gabriela Hug is an assistant professor with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University. She received her M.Sc. degree in electrical engineering and her Ph.D. in electric power systems from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) Zurich in 2004 and 2008, respectively. In 2008 - ‐ 2009, she was with the Special Studies Group of Hydro One, Toronto, Canada, where she worked on various projects such as overvoltage studies due to line breaker reclosure, simulations for Dynamic Transformer Rating, probabilistic assessment of relay failures, and implications on required workforce, etc. She joined Carnegie Mellon University in July 2009. Her current research focuses on optimization and control in electric power systems, the integration of intermittent renewable generation, Flexible AC Transmission Systems (FACTS), application of predictive control and decomposition theory in the electric power system.