Publications

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. Formulations and Valid Inequalities for Optimal Black Start Allocation in Power Systems. Optimization Online, 2020.

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. A Combinatorial Algorithm for Large-Scale Power System Islanding. IEEE PowerTech, Milan, Italy, 2019.

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. Strong Mixed-Integer Formulations for Power System Islanding and Restoration. IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, vol. 34, no. 6, pp. 4880-4888, 2019.

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. A scalable mixed-integer decomposition approach for optimal power system restoration. Optimization Online, 2019.

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. A Stochastic Program for Optimal Black Start Allocation. 52nd Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, IEEE, 2019.

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. The Hidden Cost of Priority Dispatch for Wind Power. 52nd Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, IEEE, 2019.

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. Optimal Black Start Allocation for Power System Restoration. IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, vol. 33, no. 6, pp. 6766-6776, 2018.

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. Mixed-integer linear approximations of AC power flow equations for systems under abnormal operating conditions. Power and Energy Society General Meeting (PES), IEEE, 2018.

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. Fault ride through of VSC-HVDC connected offshore wind farms: a simplified model. EWEA 2015 annual event, 2015.

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. Assessment of Communication-Independent Grid Code Compatibility Solutions for VSC-HVDC Connected Offshore Wind Farms. Electric Power Systems Research, Elsevier, Volume 121, Pages 38-51, 2015.

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Teaching

  • Instructor for IEOR 166 (Decision Analysis), Spring 2018, UC Berkeley.
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  • Teaching Assistant for IEOR 166 (Decision Analysis), Spring 2017, UC Berkeley.
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Selected Awards

  • Outstanding Reviewer for the IEEE Transactions on Power Systems 2019 (PDF)
  • Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor Award 2018, for “outstanding work in the teaching of undergraduates” in IEOR 166, UC Berkeley, Spring 2017 (JPG)
  • IEOR Faculty Fellowship Award 2017, UC Berkeley. “The IEOR Faculty Fellowship is the highest graduate student award in the department. This award is given each year to recognize one student for their overall academic excellence and leadership.” (JPG)
  • Onassis Foundation Doctoral Fellowship
  • Chrysovergeio Award 2013 (ranked 1st among the 343 Electrical and Computer Engineering graduates of the National Technical University of Athens in 2013)
  • Kontaxis Award and Honorary Plate (JPG)
  • Thomaidis Award 2013 (undergraduate publication award)
  • Eurobank Award (ranked 1st among fellow high-school students in Panhellenic Exams 2008)
  • Silver Medalist in the Greek National Mathematical Olympiad (“Archimedes”) 2008

Invited Talks

  • Mixed Integer Programming Techniques for Efficient Black Start of the Power System, online webinar for the Power Systems Engineering Research Center and the Energy Systems Innovation Center of Washington State University (slides)
  • Mixed Integer Programming Techniques For Efficient Black Start of the Power System, at INFORMS Annual Meeting, Seattle, Washington, Oct 21, 2019
  • Strong Mixed-Integer Formulations for Power System Islanding and Restoration, at INFORMS Annual Meeting, Phoenix, Arizona, Nov 6, 2018
  • Optimal Black Start Allocation for Power System Restoration, at INFORMS Optimization Denver, Colorado, Mar 24, 2018
  • Value of Flexible Wind Dispatch in Stochastic Unit Commitment, at INFORMS Annual Meeting, Houston, Texas, Oct 23, 2017
  • Black Start Allocation for Power System Restoration, at INFORMS Annual Meeting, Houston, Texas, Oct 23, 2017
  • Reliability Metrics for Renewable Resources and Self-Reserves, at the PSERC Industry-University Members Meeting, Pullman, Washington, May 17, 2017