Kai Sun 孙凯

Associate Professor
Department of EECS, University of Tennessee


Tel: 865-974-3982
Email: kaisun(at)utk.edu

Address: 612 Min H. Kao Building, 1520 Middle Drive, Knoxville, TN 37996-2250

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Prof. Sun received his B.S. in Automation (1999) and Ph.D. in Control Science & Engineering (2004) both from Tsinghua University, Beijing. Before joining UTK, he was a Project Manager with the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) in Palo Alto, CA for R&D programs in Grid Operations and Planning from 2007 to 2012. He conducted postdoctoral studies at Arizona State University (2006-2007) and the University of Western Ontario (2005).

Prof. Sun is currently an editor/associate editor with IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid and IEEE Access, and is a faculty Member of NSF/DOE engineering research center CURENT. Prof. Sun is a recipient of 2016 NSF CAREER award.

His research interests include stability, dynamics and control of power grids and other complex systems.

PhD positions are available for Spring and Fall 2020. Applicants in power, control or applied mathematics are all welcome to apply.

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