dr.ir. M.E.T. Gerards (Marco)

Assistant Professor

About Me

Marco Gerards received the M.Sc. degrees in computer science and in applied mathematics from the University of Twente, Enschede, the Netherlands, in 2008 and 2011 respectively. In 2014 he received his Ph.D. degree for a thesis on algorithmic power management. He worked on Google Summer of Code projects in 2006, 2007 and 2008, and while he was a computer science student, he was maintainer of GNU GRUB. His research interests are digital hardware design, sustainable computing and computing for sustainability.


Electric Vehicles
Energy Management
Demand Side Management
Power Management
Real Time Systems
Energy Efficient
Energy Management
Networks (Circuits)
Energy Management
Allocation Problem
Resource Allocation
Dynamic Frequency Scaling
Voltage Scaling
Electric Vehicle


Piotrowski, K., Geers, M. P. A., Garrido, D., Chen, J., Peralta, J. J., Casaca, A., & Gerards, M. E. T. (2018). Balancing energy production and consumption in energy efficient neighborhoods. In 2018 IEEE International Energy Conference, ENERGYCON 2018 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. DOI: 10.1109/ENERGYCON.2018.8398801
Gerards, M. E. T., Hurink, J. L., & Hübner, R. (2017). Demand side management in a field test: lessons learned. CIRED: Open Access Proceedings Journal, 2017(1), 1678-1681. DOI: 10.1049/oap-cired.2017.1238
Gerards, M. E. T., & Hurink, J. L. (2017). On the value of device flexibility in smart grid applications. Paper presented at 12th IEEE PES PowerTech Conference, Manchester, United Kingdom.DOI: 10.1109/PTC.2017.7981170
Gerards, M. E. T., & Hurink, J. L. (2016). Planning of on/off devices with minimum run-times. Paper presented at 2016 IEEE PES Innovative Smart Grid Technologies Europe, ISGT Europe 2016, Ljubljana, Slovenia.DOI: 10.1109/ISGTEurope.2016.7856220
van der Klauw, T., Hoogsteen, G., Gerards, M. E. T., Hurink, J. L., Feng, X., & Hebner, R. E. (2016). Assessing the potential of residential HVAC systems for demand-side management. In IEEE Power & Energy Society Innovative Smart Grid Technologies Conference, ISGT 2016 (pp. 107). USA: IEEE Power & Energy Society. DOI: 10.1109/ISGT.2016.7781193

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University of Twente
Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mathematics & Computer Science
Zilverling (building no. 11), room 5096
Hallenweg 19
7522NH  Enschede
The Netherlands

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University of Twente
Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mathematics & Computer Science
Zilverling  5096
P.O. Box 217
7500 AE Enschede
The Netherlands