Sandia Energy > Programs > Energy Storage > Staff > Alvaro Furlani Bastos Alvaro Furlani Electrical Engineer Contact Information Alvaro Furlani / (505) 414-2315 Biography Alvaro Furlani Bastos is a Postdoctoral Appointee in Energy Storage Analytics at Sandia National Laboratories. He received his BS degree in Electrical Engineering from the Federal University of Viçosa, Brazil, in 2014, and his MS and PhD degrees from The University of Texas at Austin in 2015 and 2020, respectively. His research interests include power quality, renewable energy integration, energy storage, data analytics, optimization, and machine learning. Research Interests Energy storage analytics: modeling and simulation, planning and optimal control, grid applications Power quality issues: analysis, detection, and mitigation Education Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin, 2020 M.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin, 2015 B.S. in Electrical Engineering, Federal University of Viçosa (Brazil), 2014 Google Scholar Alvaro Furlani Key Publications A.F. Bastos, K.W. Lao, G. Todeschini, S. Santoso “Novel Moving Average Filter for Detecting RMS Voltage Step Changes in Triggerless PQ Data” IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, vol. 33, no. 6, pp. 2920-2929, Dec. 2018, DOI: 10.1109/TPWRD.2018.2831183. A.F. Bastos, L. Biyikli, S. Santoso “Identifying switched capacitor relative locations and energizing operations” 2016 IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting (PESGM), Boston, MA, 2016, pp. 1-5, DOI: 10.1109/PESGM.2016.7741331. A.F. Bastos, K.W. Lao, G. Todeschini, S. Santoso “Accurate Identification of Point-on-Wave Inception and Recovery Instants of Voltage Sags and Swells” IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, vol. 34, no. 2, pp. 551-560, April 2019, DOI: 10.1109/TPWRD.2018.2876682. A.F. Bastos, S. Santoso, G. Todeschini “Comparison of Methods for Determining Inception and Recovery Points of Voltage Variation Events” 2018 IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting (PESGM), Portland, OR, 2018, pp. 1-5, DOI: 10.1109/PESGM.2018.8585977. A.F. Bastos, L. Biyikli, S. Santoso “Analysis of power factor over correction in a distribution feeder” 2016 IEEE/PES Transmission and Distribution Conference and Exposition (T&D), Dallas, TX, 2016, pp. 1-5, DOI: 10.1109/TDC.2016.7519899.