Viktorija Dudjak received her MSc degree in Electrical Power Engineering from University of Zagreb, Croatia, in 2011. Following her graduation, she joined Energy Institute Hrvoje Pozar in Zagreb, Department for Power Transmission and Distribution, where she worked as a Researcher between 2011 and 2018. Her research work mainly focused on mid- and long-term power distribution system planning and development, integration of RES and EV into power supply system and electricity network regulation.
Between 2019 and 2020, she worked as a Power System Engineer for Smart Wires, a modular power flow control development company based in San Francisco Bay Area, USA. Here, she was part of Product and Solution Analytics team, responsible for power transmission system planning studies, analytics tool development and model development for different network planning software.
In March 2020, Viktorija joined Institute of Electrical Engineering at the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences (HSLU) as a Research Associate. Here, she combines her previous analytics and power systems experience to provide applied research related to digitalization of energy systems.
Her main research interests include:
- Smart Grids, active distribution systems, community energy systems
- Advanced grid analytics and planning
- Machine learning applications in power systems