Dr. Pablo Ruiz is an electrical engineer with over fifteen years of experience in electric power systems analysis, research and software development. He specializes in power system operations and planning, renewable power integration and the modeling, analysis and design of wholesale electricity markets.
Dr. Ruiz is also an Associate Research Professor at Boston University, where he served as the Principal Investigator for the DOE ARPA-E Topology Control Algorithms project, leading a team of researchers from seven institutions in the development of transmission topology control technology. In addition, he is a Senior Consultant at economic consulting firm The Brattle Group, where he supports utilities, system operators, technology vendors, project developers and other organizations.
Previously, Dr. Ruiz was an Associate Principal at Charles River Associates (CRA), and a Power Systems Engineer at AREVA T&D, where he developed and implemented the first stochastic unit commitment software program based on the leading power market engine in North America.
Dr. Ruiz has published articles in the IEEE Transactions on Power Systems and has presented papers at international conferences on transmission topology optimization, renewables integration and uncertainty management, power flow analysis, voltage stability, operating reserve requirements, transmission expansion and unit commitment.
Dr. Ruiz has held Research and Teaching Assistant positions at the University of Illinois and at Universidad Tecnológica Nacional, Argentina. He holds a Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.