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Dr Rui Carvalho

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Assistant Professor in the Department of Engineering
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 33 42382
Room number: E384 (Christopherson)

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I've joined Durham in March 2015. Prior to that, I was a Senior Research Associate at the Centre for Mathematical Sciences, University of Cambridge.

My web page can be found here.

Research Groups

Department of Engineering

Research Projects

Durham Energy Institute


Journal Article

  • Buzna, Ľuboš & Carvalho, Rui (2017). Controlling congestion on complex networks: fairness, efficiency and network structure. Scientific Reports 7(1): 9152.
  • Carvalho, Rui, Buzna, Lubos, Gibbens, Richard & Kelly, Frank (2015). Critical behaviour in charging of electric vehicles. New Journal of Physics 17(9): 095001.
  • Carvalho, Rui, Buzna, Lubos, Bono, Flavio, Masera, Marcelo, Arrowsmith, David K. & Helbing, Dirk (2014). Resilience of Natural Gas Networks during Conflicts, Crises and Disruptions. PLoS ONE 9(3): e90265.

Conference Paper

  • Gardlo, Miroslav, Buzna, Ľuboš, Carvalho, Rui, Gibbens, Richard & Kelly, Frank (2018), Collective Effects and Performance of Algorithmic Electric Vehicle Charging Strategies, COMPENG 2018. Florence, IEEE, Piscataway, NJ, 1-7.
  • Buzna, Lubos, Carvalho, Rui, Bono, Flavio, Masera, Marcelo & Arrowsmith, David (2014), Congestion dependencies in the European gas pipeline network during crises, in Rosas-Casals, Marti & Grau, Antoni eds, 2014 Complexity in Engineering (COMPENG). Barcelona, Spain, IEEE, Piscataway, 1-5.

Working Paper

  • Strakaa, Milan Carvalho, Rui, van der Poel, Gijs & Buzna, Ľubos (2020). Explaining the distribution of energy consumption at slow charging infrastructure for electric vehicles from socio-economic data.