Roberto del Real

Roberto del Real - Director of Utilities for Energy Management & Strategic Programs

Roberto del Real poses for a photo in front of a control room window.

About Roberto

Roberto del Real is the Director of Utilities for Energy Management and Strategic Programs at UT Austin’s Utilities and Energy Management (UEM). He has worked for the university for eighteen years and has served in various capacities during his tenure at UEM. At UEM, he has served as the Plant Operations Maintenance Manager, Controls Systems Manager, Associate Director of Energy Management and Optimization, and now as Director of Utilities.  

Trained as an engineer, he has a unique 30-year background in leadership, engineering, and project management on multimillion-dollar projects, strategic planning, and operational optimization programs that have provided advantages and considerable benefits to the companies he has worked for. 

Roberto has a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Texas at El Paso.

Roberto's Areas of Expertise

  • Energy Infrastructure 
  • Program and Project Development 
  • Energy Engineering 
About Energy Management & Strategic Programs

Energy Management & Strategic Programs (EMSP) provides energy efficiency in campus buildings and in the power plant through innovation, state-of-the-art technologies and optimization tools and oversees the following service areas:

  • Campus Energy Management
  • Plant Energy Management
  • Electrical and Instrumentation
  • Instruments and Controls
  • Metering and Controls
  • Programming

Energy Management & Strategic Programs' Leadership Team

  • Director for Energy Management & Strategic Programs: Roberto Del Real, PE
  • Assistant Director for Process Controls: Eduardo Juvera
  • Assistant Director for Electrical Power: Akram Abderrahmani
  • Assistant Director for Energy Management: Adam Keeling, PE
  • Engineering Manager: VACANT
  • Strategic Programs Manager: Nelson B. Bishop, PE

Refer to the Energy Management & Strategic Programs for more team details.

Contact Information

Office Phone: 512-471-8810