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Sara Jovanović
2022-06-28 at 10:25,

Summer School "Advanced Optimization, Learning, and Game-Theoretic Models in Energy Systems" held

Our assistants and PhD students Tomislav Antić, Domagoj Badanjak, Nikolina Čović, Marija Miletić, and Karlo Šepetanc participated in the Summer School "Advanced Optimization, Learning, and Game-Theoretic Models in Energy Systems", held in Copenhagen, June 20 - June 24, 2022, and organized by DTU. They had the chance to learn about novelties in the application of advanced optimization, machine learning, and game-theoretic models in energy systems and share their experience with recognized researchers from industry and academia.

Besides interesting lectures, participants of the DTU Summer School presented the results of their research in the poster session. After all presentations, other participants got the chance to vote for the best poster, and we are proud that they recognized our Nikolina, who got the best poster award.

Congratulations guys, keep up the good work!

Sara Jovanović
2022-06-23 at 10:22,


Our assistants Bojana Barać, Nikolina Čović and Petra Miljan participated at the IEEE Mediterranean Electrotechnical Conference (MELECON 2022) that was held in Palermo,  Italy last week. They presented three papers discussing energy storage systems and their control, along with energy management, smart metering and distributed energy resources.

Sara Jovanović
2022-06-23 at 10:16,

Active month filled with conferences and promotion of the importance of electric mobility in the future power system

Last month we were extremely active, disseminating our #research and #results, #promoting the importance of #electricmobility in the future #powersystem.
At the #MIPRO international #conference, Tomislav Capuder gave an invited #lecture on the potentials of #machinelearning in #advancedenergysystems and showed examples of successfully implemented tools within the #DINGO project (with our partners HELB, Sedam IT, HEP ODS) and #bigEVdata project (with our partners HEP d.d. and NEOS). Along with him, Goran Cacic from Green Energy Cooperative (ZEZ), Marko Vukobratović from Base58, Vedran Kirincic from Faculty of Engineering RITEH University of Rijeka and many other lecturers presented their projects and #ideas. We thank our colleagues from HEP ODS Ivan Periša, Renato Ćućić and Vitomir Komen for the invitation and organization of an excellent workshop.
Tomislav Capuder, together with our partners Domagoj Puzak from HEP d.d. and Mario Nimac from NEOS gave an invited lecture at the conference #HROUG2022 (Spring HrOUG 2022 - HrOUG 2022 Spring). We are extremely proud of this successful project through which new #chargingstations of various types have been installed throughout Croatia by HEP d.d., and together the partners have developed innovative predictive models that are the basis for #smartmanagement of #electrifiedtraffic. NEOS and Mario Nimac also presented a developed user interface that makes it easier to monitor the behavior of all HEP d.d. charging stations, but also enables #business #decisions based on large amounts of #data.

Sara Jovanović
2022-06-09 at 10:10,

MIPRO 2022 international conference held

Our researchers and PhD students Luka Budin and Ivan Duilo have presented their research at MIPRO 2022 international conference held from 23 to 27 May in Opatija:

  • Day-ahead Multiple Households Load Forecasting using Deep Learning and Unsupervised Clustering
  • Blockchain Application in Digital Platform FieldWork 4 RES used for Planning and Realization of Renewable Energy Sources Projects

Listed papers were created through research within the project »Development of an integrated solution for asset management and support for investment processes in the design, planning and implementation of the construction of renewable energy sources« under the supervision of prof. Marko Delimar. Business development manager Marin Curavić from ITSistemi has joined during the presentations.

Sara Jovanović
2022-06-07 at 15:00,

The 44th Annual Assembly of HATZ held

The 44th Annual Assembly of #HATZ was held at FER. Among those present were Minister Radovan Fuchs, the newly elected Rector of the University of Zagreb, Professor Stjepan Lakušić, and representatives of the Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts (HAZU), HIS, the Slovenian Academy of Engineering (IAS), etc.

We can boast that the following professors and assistants have received recognitions / awards: Professor Igor Kuzle became a full member and was elected a member of the Committee for Economic and Regional Co-operation; Professor Davor Grgic became a member of the Committee for Ethics; Professor Zeljko Tomsic became the Secretary of the Department of Power Systems and a member of the HATZ presidency. Dr. sc. Ivan Pavić received the Vera Johanides Award. Congratulations!


Sara Jovanović
2022-06-06 at 11:25,

PhD ceremony 2022 held

This year's University of Zagreb PhD promotion ceremony was held at the Croatian National Theatre on Monday, May 20, 2022. We are proud that a number of our PhD graduates proudly received their diplomas: Reni Banov (Supervisor Zdenko Šimić), Mateo Beus (supervisor Hrvoje Pandžić), Marko Išlić (supervisor Ante Marušić), Zora Luburić (supervisor Hrvoje Pandžić), Kristina Pandžić (supervisor Igor Kuzle), Ivan Pavić (supervisor Igor Kuzle), Kristina Perić (supervisor Zdenko Šimić) and Slavica Robić (supervisor Slavko Krajcar). Congratulations to our and all the other PhD graduates of the University of Zagreb! We are positive they will continue to push the boundaries of the science.

Sara Jovanović
2022-06-02 at 15:00,

Conference MIPRO and roadtrip to hydropower plant Senj

Conference MIPRO, which was held in Opatija, May 23-27, was a great opportunity to present our European research projects in collaboration with the Croatian TSO – HOPS. We presented projects CROSSBOW, FLEXGRID, FARCROSS and ATTEST. We took this opportunity to introduce our students who are currently working on their Master theses to our world of research and projects. We also took this opportunity to visit hydropower plant Senj, one of the largest power facilities in Croatia. The working part of this trip was fulfilled with a joint dinner with our students, where we listened to their experiences during their studies and learned their visions and thoughts on the job market in the power industry. We learned that many of them already work or have a stipend, proving their high value in the European job market.

Sara Jovanović
2022-05-18 at 10:34,

Our young researchers participated in the International Conference IEEE ENERGYCON 2022

Last week our assistants Ivan Pavić, Mirna Gržanić, Petra Miljan, Marija Miletić and Matej Krpan participated in the International Conference IEEE ENERGYCON 2022 in Riga. They presented three papers and Matej was awarded best presenter for his paper “Incorporating Settling Time Constraints of Energy Storage Systems in Frequency Containment Control Optimization Problems”.

Great job guys! 😊

Sara Jovanović
2022-05-10 at 10:45,

Workshops under the Interreg Danube STRIDE project

FER - Department of Energy and Power System held two local workshops under the Interreg Danube STRIDE project. First being held in the city of Pula on the 26th of April, and second in the city of Krk on the 3rd of May.

The aim of the STRIDE project is to improve energy planning through the integration of smart grid concepts in the Danube Region.

The workshops were co-organized with Istrian Regional Energy Agency IRENA, Engineers' Association TECHNE (both in Pula), Regional Energy Agency REA KVARNER, and HEP ODS (both in KrK).

Materials are free and available at STRIDE Smart Energy Platform after login.

We thank all of our partners and presenters. :)

Sara Jovanović
2022-05-05 at 11:04,

Election for the Department's head and deputy head held

Yesterday we held the election for the Department's head and deputy head. The incumbent head Hrvoje Pandžić and deputy Tomislav Capuder managed to keep their promises from two years ago so they got the opportunity to continue the good work. We believe that they will carry on creating a pleasant workplace environment and doing great things for the Department and its people. Congrats! :)