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“The function of education, therefore, is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically… We must remember that intelligence is not enough. Intelligence plus character – that is the goal of true education.” 

The Purpose of Education, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. 1947

Edgar Virguez is an energy systems engineer promoting the transition towards decarbonized electric power systems. Understanding the collective effort required to achieve a rapid and cost-efficient energy transition, he pursues multidisciplinary inquiry-based research. He integrates methods from operations research and geospatial analysis, focusing on identifying pathways toward providing accessible, affordable, clean, and reliable electricity.

The menu located at the top will allow you to access information about his professional experience (“Career“), current interests (“Research” & “Teaching “), personal motivations (“About“), and the best way to contact him (“Contact“).