Dr. Jorge Barrera

Assistant Professor, Utility Analytics Dr. Jorge Barrera

Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering
2295 Mowry Road
PO Box 110940
Gainesville, FL 32611-0940
Phone: (352) 392-1864
Fax: (352) 392-4092
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Dr. Barrera is an assistant professor in utility analytics for resource efficiency. He received a PhD in systems engineering from the University of Virginia in 2013 and has gained experience in data sciences and systems optimization while working in the internet industry.

Dr. Barrera is interested in the use of data sciences, operations research, and systems modeling to optimize the use of our natural resources.

Selected Publications

Jorge Barrera and Alfredo Garcia. Auction design for the efficient allocation of service capacity under congestion. Operations Research, 63(1):151–165, 2015.

Jorge Barrera and Alfredo Garcia. Dynamic incentives for congestion control. IEEE Trans. on Automatic Control, 60(2):299–310, 2015.

Alfredo Garcia, Juan Alzate and Jorge Barrera. Regulatory design and incentives for renewable energy. Journal of Regulatory Economics, 41(3):315–336, 2012.