Pablo A. Ruiz, PhD

Pablo Ruiz

Research Associate Professor

  • Office 15 St. Mary’s Street, EMB 140

Research Associate Professor

  • Education Ph.D., University of Illinois
  • Areas of Interest Analysis and design of power and energy markets, Decision support for power and energy systems operations and planning, Computing techniques applied to power and energy systems problems

Biography

Selected Publications:
  • P. A. Ruiz, A. Rudkevich, M. C. Caramanis, E. Goldis, E. Ntakou and R. Philbrick, “Reduced MIP formulation for transmission topology control,” in Proc. 50th Allerton Conference on Communications, Control and Computing, October 2012.
  • P. A. Ruiz, J. M. Foster, A. Rudkevich and M. C. Caramanis, “Tractable transmission topology control using sensitivity analysis,” IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, vol. 27, no. 3, Aug 2012, pp. 1550 – 1559.
  • A. Rudkevich and P. A. Ruiz, “Locational carbon footprint of the power industry: implications for operations, planning and policy making,” invited chapter for the book Handbook of Power Systems: CO2, edited by Prof. P. Pardalos, Springer, 2012.
  • P. A. Ruiz, J. M. Foster, A. Rudkevich and M. C. Caramanis, “On fast transmission topology control heuristics,” in Proc. IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting, July 2011.
  • P. A. Ruiz, C. R. Philbrick and P. W. Sauer, “Modeling approaches for computational cost reduction in stochastic unit commitment formulations,” IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, vol. 25, no. 1, Feb. 2010, pp. 588 – 589
  • P. A. Ruiz, C. R. Philbrick, K. W. Cheung, E. Zak and P. W. Sauer, “Uncertainty management in the unit commitment problem,” IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, vol. 24, no. 2, May 2009, pp. 642 – 651.
  • P. A. Ruiz and P. W. Sauer, “Spinning contingency reserve: economic value and demand functions,” IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, vol. 23, no. 3, Aug 2008, pp. 1071 – 1078.
  • P. A. Ruiz and P. W. Sauer, “Valuation of reserve services,” in Proceeding of the Hawaii International Conference on Systems Sciences 41, Waikoloa, HI, Jan. 2008.
  • P. A. Ruiz and G. Gross, “Short-term resource adequacy in electricity market design,” IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, vol. 23, no. 3, Aug 2007, pp. 916 – 926.
  • P. A. Ruiz and P. W. Sauer, “Voltage and reactive power estimation for outage studies,” IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, vol. 22, no. 2, May 2007, pp. 639 – 647.
  • P. A. Ruiz and J. Contreras, “An effective transmission expansion cost allocation based on game theory,” IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, vol. 22, no. 1, Feb. 2007, pp. 136 – 145.

Affiliation: Adjunct Faculty (ME), Research Faculty (ME)