CTI Professor: University of Tennessee - Knoxville from 2008
Research: Control, intelligent system and optimization methodologies applied to various power system problems, including: alternative energy integration, distribution systems, demand side management, electricity markets, equipment diagnostics and maintenance, oscillation damping, production scheduling, and wide area operations.
CTI Professor: University of Tennessee - Knoxville 2008-present
Professor: Washington State University 1992-2008 (Associate Professor 1996; Professor 2002)
Kyushu Electric Endowed Chair for Advanced Technology for Electrical Energy: Kumamoto University (Japan) 1999-2000
Visiting Professor: Royal Institute of Technology (Sweden) 1991-1992
Associate Professor: National Cheng Kung University (Taiwan) 1988-1991
Adjunct Professor: National Sun Yat-Sen University (Taiwan) 1988-1991
Adjunct Professor: Boston University 1988
Systems Analysis Staff: MIT Lincoln Laboratory 1987-1988
Director of CURENT: University of Tennessee - Knoxville 2011 - present
Department Head: University of Tennessee - Knoxville 2008-2013
Program Director: National Science Foundation, Division of Electrical and Communication Systems, 2004-2006
OVERVIEW OF PROFESSIONAL/SERVICE ACTIVITIES
Editor: IEEE Power Engineering Letters, 2004-2013.
Editor: IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, 2003-2010.
IEEE: Power Engineering Society (PES), Chair of Power Systems Analysis Computing and Economics committee, 2009-2011, Chair of Intelligent Systems Applications subcommittee under PSACE Committee, 1999-2003.
President: Intelligent Systems Application in Power (ISAP) Council, 2007-2013.
Technical Program Committee: Power System Computations Conference 2008-2011, ICEEDT07, ISAP (since inception).
Leadership Advisory Committee: IEEE PES Women-in-Power.
Member: NERC Smart Grid Task Force
Member: Advisory Board Emanual E.W. Jones Electrical Engineering Foundation
Ph.D. Electrical Engineering University of Washington 1987; Thesis: "Development of Expert Systems as On-Line Operational Aids"; Advisor: C.C. Liu
M.S. Electrical Engineering University of Washington 1984; Thesis: "Analysis of a Non-Gyroscopic Inertial Measurement Unit"; Advisor: E. Noges
B.S. Electrical Engineering - High Honors Michigan Technological University 1982; Emphasis: Control Theory and Computer Engineering
Languages: English - native speaker; Chinese - spoken fluency in Mandarin, functional literacy; Japanese - minimal but still trying; Swedish - almost non-existent now and getting worse.