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Dr. Luana Marangon Lima
Associate Director for Educational Programs

Dr. Luana Marangon Lima is a visiting assistant professor of energy and environment in the environmental sciences and policy division of Duke University’s Nicholas School of the Environment. As associate director for educational programs at the Energy Initiative, she works with faculty, staff, and students to enhance energy education offerings at Duke University.

She received her Ph.D. in operations research and industrial engineering from the Cockrell School of Engineering at University of Texas at Austin (2011). She holds a M.Sc. (2007) and B.Sc. (2005) in electrical engineering from Universidade Federal de Itajuba (Brazil).

Prior to joining Duke, she was an assistant professor in the electrical and energy systems department at Universidade Federal de Itajuba (Brazil). She also worked as a consultant for several years at MC&E.

Her research and teaching focus on optimization methods and data analytics applications to energy systems—more specifically, renewable energy integration, electricity markets, power generation planning and scheduling, and transmission and distribution grid regulation.

Mailing Address

Duke University Energy Initiative
Box 90467
Durham, NC 27708

Street / Delivery Address

Duke University Energy Initiative
140 Science Drive
Gross Hall, Suite 101
Durham, NC 27708


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