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Bita Analui was born in Tehran, Iran. After completing her Bachelor’s studies in Mathematics, she started to work as a statistics analyst in Tehran South West Power Distribution Company. While working, she persuaded her studies and completed her Master degree in Applies Mathematics, specialized in Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA). In September 2008, she was admitted and enrolled the prestigious ‘MSc Statistics’ program at the University of Sheffield. After completing her studies in England she moved to Austria and joined Prof. Pflug’s Research group. Since then and to enhance the practicality of her research, she has been collaborating in research projects facing with the real world problems, modeling and implementing the Multistage Stochastic Optimization models in Thermal and Hydroelectric operations while conducted as the project assistant and programmer in the field of optimal planning of unit commitment for electricity in Hydro and Thermal power production in Siemens Austria.


Date: 27.06.2014
Title:  Multistage Stochastic Optimization of Energy Portfolios under Model Ambiguity


Post PhD-Affiliation:

Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering school
at ASU (USA)


Since March 2010: Abraham Wald PhD candidate at the Departement of Statistics and Operations Research, University of Vienna “Theme: Sensitivity Analysis in Multi-stage Stochastic Optimization with Application in Energy”

2008- 2009: MSc Applied Statistics, the University of Sheffield, Sheffield, the United Kingdom

2005 - 2007: MSc Applied Mathematics, Iran University of Science and Technology (IUST), Tehran, Iran

1996 - 2000: BSc in Mathematics, Al-Zahra University, Tehran, Iran

Research Interests

Stochastic Optimization, Ambiguity Analysis in Energy Markets and Energy Portfolio Optimization.

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