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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 a decarbonized electric power system. Understanding the collective effort required to achieve a rapid and cost-efficient energy transition, he pursues a multidisciplinary inquiry-based method to formulate and answer energy-transition-related research questions. He integrates methods from operations research, geospatial analysis, and environmental economics. His research contributes to answering critical questions that identify pathways toward sustainable power systems.

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“).