Biography

Work Experience

  • Associate Professor
    January 2017 -
    Department of Electrical Engineering, Tsinghua University, China

  • Assistant Professor
    June 2016 - December 2016
    Department of Electrical Engineering, Tsinghua University, China

  • Lecturer
    September 2016 - June 2016
    Department of Electrical Engineering, Tsinghua University, China

  • Research Assistant
    December 2013 - March 2014
    School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard University, US

  • Research Assistant (Postdoctor)
    July 2012 - July 2014
    Department of Electrical Engineering, Tsinghua University, China

  • Research Assistant
    October 2010 - July 2011
    School of Electrical & Electronic Engineering, The University of Manchester, UK

Education

  • Ph.D., Electrical Engineering
    September 2007 - July 2012
    Department of Electrical Engineering, Tsinghua University, China
    Supervisor: Prof. Chongqing Kang, IEEE Fellow

  • B.E., Electrical Engineering
    September 2003 - July 2007
    Department of Electrical Engineering, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China

Membership

  • IEEE Senior Member (from 2018)

  • IET Member (from 2012)

  • CIGRE Member (from 2016)

  • Journal of China Electric Power Research Institute, Committee of Expert (from 2016, Special Contribution Award 2017)

  • China Variable-Generation Integration Group (CVIG), Member (from 2014)

  • The Energy Systems Integration Group (EISG), Member (from 2018)

ESI Highly Cited Paper

  1. Ning Zhang, Xi Lu, Michael B. McElroy, Chris P. Nielsen, Xinyu Chen, Yu Deng and Chongqing Kang. Reducing curtailment of wind electricity in China by employing electric boilers for heat and pumped hydro for energy storage, Applied Energy, 2016, 184: 987-994. “Link” ESI hot paper (Top 0.1%)

  2. Wujing Huang, Ning Zhang, Jingwei Yang, Yi Wang and Chongqing Kang. Optimal Configuration Planning of Multi-Energy Systems Considering Distributed Renewable Energy, IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, 2019, 10(2): 1452 - 1464 “Link

  3. Yi Wang, Ning Zhang, Yushi Tan, Tao Hong, Daniel Kirschen, and Chongqing Kang, “Combining Probabilistic Load Forecasts,” IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, 2019, 10(4): 3664-3674. “Link

  4. Yi Wang, Ning Zhang, Chongqing Kang, Miao Miao, Rui Shi and Qing Xia. An Efficient Approach to Power System Uncertainty Analysis With High-Dimensional Dependencies, IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, 2018, 33(3): 2984-2994. “Link

  5. Yi Wang, Jiangnan Cheng, Ning Zhang and Chongqing Kang. Automatic and linearized modeling of energy hub and its flexibility analysis, Applied Energy, 2018, 211: 705-714. “Link

  6. Yi Wang, Ning Zhang, Qixin Chen, Daniel S. Kirschen, Pan Li and Qing Xia. Data-Driven Probabilistic Net Load Forecasting With High Penetration of Behind-the-Meter PV, IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, 2018, 33(3): 3255-3264. “Link

  7. Yi Wang, Ning Zhang, Zhenyu Zhuo, Chongqing Kang and Daniel Kirschen. Mixed-integer linear programming-based optimal configuration planning for energy hub: Starting from scratch, Applied Energy, 2018, 210: 1141-1150. “Link

  8. Yi Wang, Ning Zhang, Chongqing Kang, Daniel S. Kirschen, Jingwei Yang and Qing Xia. Standardized matrix modeling of multiple energy systems, IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, 2017. accepted, in press. “Link

Honors & Awards

  • Career Award

  • China Electric Power outstanding young science and technology talent award, 2019

  • Tsinghua University Graduate Employment Improvement Award, 2018

  • The World Federation of Engineering Organizations (WFEO) Young Engineers for UN Sustainable Development Goals, 2018

  • Outstanding contribution award of young expert. Journal center of CEPRI, 2017

  • Young Elite Scientists Sponsorship Program by Chinese Association of Science and Technology, 2016

  • Excellent Graduate Student of Tsinghua University, 2012/07

  • Excellent Graduate Student of Beijing, 2012/07

  • Research Award

  • The first prize, Ministry of Education Science and Technology Award, for the project of “Key technology and engineering application of efficient modeling and optimization for large power grid dispatching”. 2019

  • The first prize, China Electric Power Science and Technology Award, for the project of “Key technology and engineering application of efficient modeling and optimization for large power grid dispatching”. 2019

  • The second prize, Guangdong Province Science and technology Award, for the project of “key technology, equipment R & D and engineering application for smart grid big data”, 2019

  • The first prize, China Electric Power Innovation Award, for the project of “key technologies and engineering demonstration of grid-side electrochemical energy storage”, 2019

  • The third prize, China Renewable Energy Society Science and Technology Award, for the project of “Research and development of operation simulation platform of renewable energy penetrated power system”, 2019

  • The first prize, State Grid Science and Technology Award, for the project of “key technologies and engineering demonstration of grid-side electrochemical energy storage”, 2019

  • The second prize, State Grid Science and Technology Award, for the project of “key technologies and applications of low carbon development of power grid for energy conservation and emission reduction”, 2019

  • Gold Medal, International Exhibition of Inventions of Geneva, for the project of “High renewable energy penetration power system operation simulation system”, 2019

  • The third prize, China Electric Power Science and Technology Award, for the project of “Key technology and application of power system optimal planning based on precise power system simulation”, 2018

  • The second prize, State Grid Science and Technology Award, for the project of “Key technology and application of power system optimal planning based on precise power system simulation” 2018

  • The third prize, State Grid Science and Technology Award, for the project of “Research and application of power system planning technology with large-scale renewable energy”, 2018

  • The second prize, Liaoning science and Technology Progress Award, for the project of “Grid adaptive wind power optimization planning and operation control technology and its application”, 2017

  • Silver Medal, International Exhibition of Inventions of Geneva, 2016

  • Silver award, Beijing Invention and Innovation Contest, 2016

  • Institute Prize, IEEE Global Energy Forecasting Competition 2015

  • Paper Award

  • Proceedings of the CSEE High Impact Award, for the paper of “Coordinated Planning of Multiple Energy Networks and Energy Hubs”, 2020.

  • Frontrunner 5000, Top Articles in Outstanding S&T Journals of China, for the paper of “Analysis of mid/long term random characteristics of photovoltaic power generation”, 2019

  • The third prize of CSEE best paper award, for the paper of Renewable energy trading in electricity market: review and prospect", 2019

  • Best Paper Award of IEEE Sustainable Power & Energy Conference (iSPEC 2019), for the paper of “A linear LMP model for active and reactive power with power loss”, 2019

  • Excellent Journal papers of China Association for science and technology, for the paper of “Electrical Consumer Behavior Model: Basic Concept and Research Framework”, 2019.

  • Best Paper of the Year of Automation of Electric Power Systems, for the paper of “Multi-energy System Towards Renewable Energy Accommodation: Review and Prospect”, 2019

  • Best Paper Award of IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting?PESGM2019?for the paper of “Stochastic Transmission Expansion Planning Considering the Transmission Overload Risk”, 2019

  • The second prize of CSEE best paper award, for the paper of “Review and prospect of optimal planning and operation of energy hub in energy internet”, 2018.

  • The third prize of CSEE best paper award, for the paper of “Blockchain technique in the Energy Internet: preliminary research framework and typical applications”, 2018.

  • Best Paper Award of 2017 IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting (PESGM2017) for the paper of “Modeling the transient security constraints of natural gas network in day-ahead power system scheduling”, 2017

  • The Twelfth Tsinghua University-Yokoyama Ryoji Outstanding Thesis Award, for the thesis of “Dependent probabilistic sequence operation in wind power outputs analysis”, 2015

  • Best Paper Award, Wind energy Grid-Adaptive Technologies Conference, for the paper of “Clustered wind farms planning considering the capacity credit using ordinal optimization technique”, 2014

  • Annual Award for Publishing a Paper of One-hundred Most Influential Scholar Papers, for the paper of “Impact of large-scale wind farm connecting with power grid on peak load regulation demand”, 2012

  • Frontrunner 5000, Top Articles in Outstanding S&T Journals of China, for the paper of “Impact of large-scale wind farm connecting with power grid on peak load regulation demand”, 2012

  • Excellent Doctoral Thesis of Tsinghua University, for the thesis of “Clustered wind power analysis and decision making methodology considering spatial dependency”, 2012