: Felipe CastroMS, PhD

Job Market Paper:

Utility Pricing in the Prosumer Era: An Empirical Analysis of Residential Electricity Pricing in California

Dissertation

On Rate Regulation in Modern Electricity Sectors (PhD ’17)

Curriculum VitaeCV Felipe Castro

Fields of Research:

  • Applied microeconomics
  • Energy and environmental economics
  • Mathematical programming
  • Computational optimization

Publications:

  • “Optimal Rate Design in Modern Electricity Sectors” with Callaway D.S., submitted to IEEE Transactions on Power Systems
  • “A Mathematical Programming Approach to Public Utility Pricing”, with Lara J.D. and Callaway D.S., in preparation to be submitted to Operations Research.

Education:

PhD, Energy and Resources, University of California at Berkeley, May 2017

MA, Economics, University of California at Berkeley, May 2016

MS, Industrial Engineering and Operations Research, University of California at Berkeley, December 2012

Industrial Engineering Degree, University of Chile, Chile, December 2007

BS in Industrial Engineering, University of Chile, Chile, December 2005

Honors and Awards:

  • University of California at Berkeley, Summer Institute Preparing for Future Faculty, Institute Fellow, Summer 2016
  • University of California at Berkeley, Department of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research, Department Fellowship, 2011-2012
  • Chilean Commission for Technological and Scientific Transfer Research Scholarship, Fellowship, 2011-2015

Teaching:

Mathematical Programming II – Teaching Assistant, UC Berkeley, Spring 2012

Summer Research Experience for Trainees – Mentor of PhD Student, UC Berkeley, Summer 2016

Undergrad Student Researcher Program – Mentor of 3 Undergrad Students, UC Berkeley, Academic year 2015 – 2016

Operations Management – Teaching Assistant, University of Chile, Spring 2009

Stochastic Processes – Teaching Assistant, University of Chile, Spring 2007

References:

Prof. Duncan Callaway
Associate Professor
Dept. of Energy & Resources
310 Barrows Hall
University of California at Berkeley
Berkeley CA 94720
Phone: (510) 543 5288
dcal@berkeley.edu

Prof. Daniel Kammen
Professor
Dept. of Energy & Resources, and
Goldman School of Public Policy
310 Barrows Hall
University of California at Berkeley
Berkeley CA 94720
Phone: (510) 642 1139
kammen@berkeley.edu

Prof. Shmuel Oren
Professor
Dept. of Ind. Eng. & Op. Res.
4141 Etcheverry Hall
University of California at Berkeley
Berkeley CA 94720
Phone: (510) 642 1836
oren@ieor.berkeley.edu

Contact Information:

Felipe A. Castro
Energy & Resources Group
University of California at Berkeley
Sutardja Dai Hall, 4th Floor
Berkeley, CA 94720, USA

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