LAMPS - Laboratory of Applied Mathematical Programming and Statistics

We believe in the power of knowledge and innovation as a transformation engine for society. We aim to leverage this transformation process through a highly collaborative environment involving students, senior researchers, a network of external research collaborators, and industry agents. The Laboratory of Applied Mathematical Programming and Statistics (LAMPS) at the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio) is a research laboratory that leverages optimization and statistics to create new knowledge, test hypotheses and develop new tools for the industry and society, in particular for energy and financial sectors. LAMPS includes professors, researchers and students associated with the Electrical and Industrial Engineering Departments of PUC-Rio.

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Wednesday April 17th, 2019

Can current market designs keep up with new technologies? A take on the article “The Three Waves of U.S. Reforms,” written by Benjamin F. Hobbs e Shmuel S. Oren.

By Luíza Bastos Ribeiro and Marina Dietze The latest issue of IEEE power & energy magazine, published earlier this year, features the article entitle “The Three Waves of U.S. Reforms,” […]

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Monday April 15th, 2019

Next Wednesday, Marcelo Ruas presents his thesis, entitled “Quantile-based time series models for renewable generation probabilistic forecasting”

Marcelo Ruas, researcher at LAMPS and post-graduate student of the Electrical Engineering Department of PUC-Rio, presents his doctoral thesis at 2 PM on Wednesday, April 17, at DEE (room 401 […]

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Tuesday April 2nd, 2019

Research developed at LAMPS/PUC-Rio in partnership with Clapes UC and The Adolfo Ibáñez University is cited in La Tercera, in an article on the Chilean private pension system

Moved by the debate on the pension reform ocurring in Chile, Pulso, the business supplement of the mass-circulation newspaper La Tercera, published today a news story on the incompatibility between […]

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