Professor Luis (Nando) Ochoa
Professor of Smart Grids and Power Systems, The University of Melbourne
Nando Ochoa Pizzali is a professor of Smart Grids and Power Systems at the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering. He is also part-time Professor of Smart Grids at The University of Manchester, UK.
He is an IEEE PES Distinguished Lecturer since 2015 and an IEEE Senior Member since 2012. From 2007 to 2010 he was a Research Fellow in Energy Systems at the University of Edinburgh, UK. In 2010 he also undertook an industrial secondment with the Edinburgh-based company Psymetrix Ltd (now part of GE). He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical and Electrical Engineering received from UNI (Peru), and a Research MSc and a PhD in Electrical Power Engineering, both received from UNESP Ilha Solteira (Brazil). He is the co-author of 170+ research papers (publications) in peer-reviewed top-class international journals and conferences, 60+ technical reports, and the co-inventor of two patents, one filed by Psymetrix Ltd and one filed by The University of Melbourne.