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Hi and welcome!
I am an Assistant Professor at the Energy Analytics & Markets (ELMA) group of Center for Electric Power and Energy (CEE), Department of Electrical Engineering (DTU Elektro), Technical University of Denmark (DTU). Click here to see my official DTU webpage!
My research interests include electricity markets, operations research, decomposition techniques, distributed optimization, market design, investment problems, renewable energy integration, and game-theoretic equilibrium models.

  • Aug. 8, 2017: Accepted! Our paper E. Nasrolahpour, J. Kazempour, H. Zareipour, and W. D. Rosehart, "A bilevel model for participation of a storage system in energy and reserve markets," has been accepted to IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy.
  • Aug. 2. 2017: Invited to give a talk at Skoltech, Moscow, Russia, at the 3rd International Conference of Skoltech Center for Energy Systems Science for Energy Systems Regulation, Oct. 12-13, 2017.
  • Aug. 2. 2017: Invited to run a single-day workshop at University of Tabriz, Iran, on "Modern Challenges in Electricity Markets: An Optimization Perspective", Aug. 27, 2017. [link]
  • Jul. 31, 2017: Accepted! Our paper N. Mazzi, J. Kazempour, and P. Pinson, "Price-taker offering strategy in electricity pay-as-bid markets," has been accepted to IEEE Transactions on Power Systems. [paper]
  • Jul. 25, 2017: Anna Schwele will be defending her master thesis on "Impact of unit commitment constraints on generation expansion decisions under wind uncertainty", DTU Lyngby campus, building 325, room 101, 1pm. [thesis]
  • Jul. 17, 2017: Five master projects are available for Fall 2017 and Spring 2018. See projects here: Download
  • Jul. 6, 2017: Vladimir Dvorkin will be defending his master thesis on "Multi-stage strategic investment in CCGTs and wind power units via progressive hedging", DTU Lyngby campus, building 325, room 101, 9am. [thesis]
  • Jun. 23, 2017: Invited to give a talk at Imperial College London (Control and Power Group) on "Applications of Bilevel Programming to Power Systems and Electricity Markets". [slides]
  • Jun. 19, 2017: Christos Ordoudis will be presenting our paper "Exploiting flexibility in coupled electricity and natural gas markets: A price-based approach" at IEEE PowerTech 2017, Manchester, UK. [paper]
  • Jun. 1, 2017: Niklas Vespermann joined ELMA Group as a research assistant to work together on the EcoGrid 2.0 project. We will develop an offering strategy for demand response providers and aggregators in balancing electricity markets.
  • Opening: I am looking for an excellent PhD student to work on "Advanced Game-Theoretical Aspects in Electricity Markets". Apply here! The application deadline is June 21, 2017.
  • Jun. 12-16, 2017: DTU Summer School 2017: After last year's successful summer school, we organize our second summer school on "Modern Challenges in Power System Operation and Electricity Markets: An Optimization Perspective". Looking forward to welcoming you in Copenhagen! The deadline for registration is May 7, 2017.
  • Apr. 30, 2017: Accepted! Our two-part paper J. Kazempour and B. F. Hobbs, "Value of Flexible Resources, Virtual Bidding, and Self-Scheduling in Two-Settlement Electricity Markets With Wind Generation" has been accepted to IEEE Transactions on Power Systems. [part I, part II]
  • Opening: I am looking for an excellent PhD student to work on "Efficient and Scalable Market Design for Renewable-based Integrated Energy Systems". Apply here! The deadline for application is May 15, 2017.