Prof. Michael C. Caramanis
Michael C. Caramanis (BS in Ch.E. Stanford U. ,1971, MS and PhD in Engineering Harvard U. ,1976) is Boston University Professor of Mechanical and Systems Engineering, teaches in the areas of Stochastic Control, supply chains and Power Markets, and conducts research in smart grid enabled demand response, distributed renewable and other resource integration, and the extension of whole sale power markets to include distribution/retail participants. He is widely published in the areas of supply chain control and in Power system capacity expansion, markets and demand response including co-authorship of Spot Pricing of Electricity Kluwer, 1988. Before joining Boston University he served as Associate Director of the Scientific Secretariat of the Greek National Energy Council (1976-1979), MIT Energy Laboratory Utility Systems Associate Director (1979-1982) , and during a recent leave as chair of the Greek Regulatory Authority for Energy and Investment Group Chair of the Brussels-based Energy Charter (2004-2008).