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Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering, Iowa State University

Zhaoyu Wang is the Harpole-Pentair Assistant Professor with Iowa State University. He received the B.S. and M.S. degrees in electrical engineering from Shanghai Jiaotong University in 2009 and 2012, respectively, and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical and computer engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology in 2012 and 2015, respectively. He was a Research Aid at Argonne National Laboratory in 2013 and an Electrical Engineer Intern at Corning Inc. in 2014. His research interests include power distribution systems, microgrids, renewable integration, power system resilience, and power system modeling. He is the Principal Investigator for a multitude of projects focused on these topics and funded by the National Science Foundation, the Department of Energy, National Laboratories, PSERC, Iowa Energy Center, and Industry. Dr. Wang received the IEEE PES General Meeting Best Paper Award in 2017 and the IEEE Industrial Application Society Prize Paper Award in 2016. Dr. Wang is the Secretary of IEEE Power and Energy Society Award Subcommittee. He is an editor of IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid and IEEE PES Letters.


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    Harpole-Pentair Assistant Professor, Iowa State University