Statistical Science


Dr Afzal Siddiqui lectures at Ph.D. Winter School on Energy Systems and Markets in Kvitfjell, Norway

19 May 2015


Organised by the Centre for Sustainable Energy Studies (CenSES), the winter school was held during 22-28 March 2015. It offered Ph.D students an in-depth treatment of pertinent issues in the energy sector. The topics ranged from instruction on state-of-the-art techniques in optimisation to applications to market design.

Afzal's talk, entitled "MPECs in the Electric Power Industry: Formulation, Implementation, and Interpretation," covered the basics of mathematical programming with equilibrium constraints (MPECs) and presented their applications to power systems with increasing penetration of renewable energy technologies.