Ieda Geriberto Hidalgo
Professor at the University of Campinas (Unicamp)

Faculty of Mechanical Engineering
Department of Energy – Energy Systems Planning

School of Technology
Technology and Innovation – Environment

Curriculum Vitae:

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Phone: +55 (19) 3521-3276

Academic Degrees
Under-Graduation in Computation (1996) – São Paulo State University (Brazil)
Specialization in Mathematics (2000) – NSP University Center (Brazil)
M.S. in Electrical Engineering (2004) – University of Campinas (Brazil)
Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering (2009) – University of Campinas (Brazil)
Post-Doc-I in Civil Engineering (2011) – Colorado State University (United States)
Post-Doc-II in Civil Engineering (2013) – State University of California, Los Angeles (United States)

Research interests:

Study objects

  • Energy Production Systems
    – hydropower, wind, natural-gas and biomass plants
    – sugarcane, eucalyptus and soybean industries


  • Optimization Methods (deterministic, metaheuristic and hybrid)
  • Forecasting Models (conceptual and empirical)
  • Simulation Models (deterministic and stochastics)
  • Decision Support Systems


  • Optimization of the Production System
  • Coordination of the Integrated Operation
  • Water Availability and Quality
  • Energy Trading
  • Economic Viability Studies
  • Risk Analyses