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Prof Luis nando Ochoa - personal details

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Prof Luis nando Ochoa

Role: Professor of Smart Grids

Tel: 0161 306-4819

Location: Ferranti Building-C4
School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
The University of Manchester
M13 9PL




I am part-time Professor of Smart Grids at the School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering. I am also Professor of Smart Grids and Power Systems at The University of Melbourne, Australia. From 2007 to 2010 I was a Research Fellow in Energy Systems with the Institute for Energy Systems in the School of Engineering at The University of Edinburgh, UK. I am an IEEE PES Distinguished Lecturer since 2015 an IEEE Senior Member since 2012. In 2010 I also undertook an industrial secondment with the Edinburgh-based company Psymetrix Ltd. I hold a Bachelor's degree in Mechanical and Electrical Engineering gained at UNI (Peru), and a Research MSc and a PhD in Electrical Power Engineering, both gained at UNESP Ilha Solteira (Brazil). I am co-author of more than 130 research papers (list of publications and Research Gate) in peer-reviewed top ranked journals and top class international conference and more than 50 technical reports. I am also co-inventor of one patent filed by Psymetrix Ltd. I am also Visiting Professor at UNICAMP (Brazil) since 2014.

Brief Intro


Interested in Smart Grids? Here is a short video showing how the electricity industry is taking the first steps.


Activities with IEEE CIGRE and Europe

Citation Metrics

Citation Metrics (March 2017):


  • h-index: 21
  • Number of documents: 92
  • Number of citations: 1702
  • h-index 26
  • Number of documents: 173
  • Number of citations: 3005

Most of my publications are fully available on  Research Gate.


Professional Memberships


BEng (UNI, Peru), Research MSc (UNESP Ilha Solteira, Brazil), PhD (UNESP Ilha Solteira, Brazil), SMIEEE