Gabriela Martinez
Postdoctoral Associate

Cornell University
Department of Biological and Environmental Engineering
319 Riley-Robb Hall
email: gabriela dot martinez at cornell dot edu


Research Interests
General:  Stochastic Optimization, Numerical Analysis
Emphasis: Power System Optimization, Renewable Energy, Probabilistic Constraints, Stochastic Dominance Constraints

PhD. in  Applied Mathematics, May 2011,
Advised by Darinka Dentcheva. Stevens Institute of Technology. NJ, USA

M.Sc. in Computational Mathematics and Modeling, June 2007,
Advised by Claudia Sagastizábal. IMPA - National Institute of Pure and Applied Mathematics. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Co-advised by Andre Diniz. CEPEL - Brazilian Research Center of Electrical Energy. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

B.Sc. in Mathematics, Sept 2003,
National Polytechnic University. Quito, Ecuador

Scholarships and 
Award for Excellence in Graduate Research.  Stevens Institute of Technology.  May 2011,
Research Scholarship. CEPEL. Nov 2006-June 2007. 

Invited Presentations
"Approximation Models for Chance-Constrained Unit Commitment Models". Consortium for Electric Reliability Technology Solutions. CERTS. Aug 2014.
"Regularization Methods for Stochastic-Order Constrained Problems". SIAM Conference on Optimization. May 2014
"Two-stage Stochastic Optimization for Energy Planning in Microgrids". INFORMS Annual Meeting. Oct 2013.
"Stochastic Programming Models". 3M Computational Intelligence Colloquium. Dec 2012
"A Penalty Method for Problems with Stochastic Ordering Constraint". Department of Mathematics Humboldt State University. Nov 2012
"Optimization Problems with Probabilistic Constraints". Modern Math Workshops at SACNAS 2012
"Regularization Methods for Problems with Probabilistic Constraints".  DIMACS Workshop on Risk-Averse Algorithmic Decision Making.  May 2011
"A Decomposition Method for Two-stage Problems with Stochastic Dominance Constraints”.  9th US-Mexico Workshop on Optimization and Applications. Jan 2011