“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 that must be combined to achieve a rapid and cost-efficient energy transition, he pursues a multidisciplinary inquiry-based method to formulate and answer critical research questions. Integrating methods from operations research, geospatial analysis, and environmental economics, Edgar´s research identify pathways toward a sustainable electric power system.

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