|Jorge de Sousa is Professor at the Lisbon Engineering Superior Institute (ISEL) where he is the head of the Energy Systems Unit. He is invited Professor at the New University at Lisbon in the Renewable Energies Master course. He holds a PhD in Economics (Energy Markets), from the New University at Lisbon, and a Master degree and Graduation in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (Power Systems), from the Technical University of Lisbon. He is a researcher at the Cie3 / Energy and Environmental Policy Group at the Technical University of Lisbon and International Associate Researcher at the MIT Centre for Energy and Environmental Policy Research. His areas of research include power systems economics, renewable energies, risk management in energy markets, market integration, emissions trading impact on the power sector, electricity markets modeling and simulation, and the integration of the electric vehicle in power systems. For the last 17 years he has participated in several projects as a consultant for institutions in the energy sector, from which he was the team leader of 15.
Paulo Trigo is Professor at the Lisbon Engineering Superior Institute (ISEL) where he teaches courses on Artificial Intelligence and Information Systems and he is co-responsible for the Informatics and Multimedia Master course. He holds a PhD in Computer Science / Artificial Intelligence from the Faculty of Sciences of the University of Lisbon (FSUL), a Master degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the Technical University of Lisbon and a Graduation in Applied Mathematics (Computer Science) from the FSUL. He is a senior researcher in the Laboratory of Agent Modelling (LabMAg) at the FSUL, a research unit dedicated to computational models of multi-agents systems. His research interests are in the fields of Distributed Artificial Intelligence, Autonomous Multi-Agent Systems, Simulation and Decision-Making and the Semantic Web approaches. For the last 4 years he has participated in several multidisciplinary projects involving the energy sector.