Héctor Chávez

Facultad de Ingeniería

Universidad de Santiago de Chile

Héctor Chávez, Ph.D.

Professional Degree: 
Electrical Engineer
Research line: 
- Technical and economic impact of sustainable energy on energy systems
- Energy and ancillary service market design to integrate sustainable energy
- Optimal design of energy systems to satisfy the demand of electricity and heat in urban areas.
- Impact of sustainable energy variability on frequency control. Dimensioning of reserves to cope with sustainable energy variability.
- Definition of new ancillary service products to cope with sustainable energy variability.
- Optimal transmission planning in the presence of variable generation.
Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering (University of Texas at Austin, U.S.)
Master of Engineering Sciences c / m Electrical Eng. (UdeSantiago)
Bachelor of Science in Engineering (UdeSantiago)
Postdoctoral Fellow (KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden)

Dr. Chavez is the Director of the Master of Science in Electrical Engineering program, and Director of the Sustainable Energy Integration Laboratory in the Electrical Engineering Department. His research focuses on the operational and economic impact of the integration of sustainable sources into traditional energy systems.