dr. J.S. Giraldo Chavarriaga (Juan)

About Me

Juan S. Giraldo received the B.Sc. degree in electrical engineering from the Universidad Tecnológica de Pereira, Colombia, in 2012, and the M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from the University of Campinas, Brazil, in 2015 and 2019, respectively. From July 2018 to July 2019, he was a Visiting Researcher at the University College Dublin, Ireland. Later, from October 2019 to May 2021, he was a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Department of Electrical Engineering, Eindhoven University of Technology, the Netherlands.


Juan is currently a Researcher with the Mathematics of Operations Research group at the University of Twente, Enschede, the Netherlands, mainly focused on field-tests for energy management and smart grids.


His current research interests include the optimization, planning, and control of electrical power systems, electricity markets, and machine learning applications to power systems. 


Engineering & Materials Science
Compensation And Redress
Distributed Power Generation
Dynamical Systems
Energy Management
Energy Storage
Linear Programming
Power Markets


Giraldo, J. S., Bañol Arias, M., Duque, E. M. S. , Hurink, J. L. , & Hoogsteen, G. (2022). A Compensation Mechanism for EV Flexibility Services using Discrete Utility Functions. In 2022 IEEE PES Innovative Smart Grid Technologies Conference Europe (ISGT-Europe) https://doi.org/10.1109/ISGT-Europe54678.2022.9960542
Giraldo, J. S., Adib Murad, M. A., Kërçi, T., & Milano, F. (2022). Impact of decentralized microgrids optimal energy management on power system dynamics. Electric power systems research, 212, [108337]. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.epsr.2022.108337
Duque, E. M. S. , Giraldo, J. S., Vergara, P. P., Nguyen, P. H., van der Molen, A., & Slootweg, J. G. (2022). Community energy storage operation via reinforcement learning with eligibility traces. Electric power systems research, 212, [108515]. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.epsr.2022.108515
Giraldo, J. S., Montoya, O. D., Vergara, P. P., & Milano, F. (2022). A fixed-point current injection power flow for electric distribution systems using Laurent series. Electric power systems research, 211, [108326]. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.epsr.2022.108326
Vergara, P. P., Salazar, M. , Giraldo, J. S., & Palensky, P. (2022). Optimal dispatch of PV inverters in unbalanced distribution systems using Reinforcement Learning. International Journal of Electrical Power and Energy Systems, 136, [107628]. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijepes.2021.107628

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University of Twente
Drienerlolaan 5
7522 NB Enschede
The Netherlands

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P.O. Box 217
7500 AE Enschede
The Netherlands