Electric Power and Energy Systems (EPES) Research Lab

Zhifang Wang, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering
School of Engineering
Virginia Commonwealth University
601 West Main Street, Richmond, VA 23220
Phone:(804) 828-5330
Fax:(804) 827-0006
Email: zfwang@vcu.edu
Advisor:Dr. Robert J. Thomas, IEEE Life Fellow .
M.S., Tsinghua University, Electrical Power Engineering, Beijing, China, Aug 1998 .
Dissertation: Secondary Voltage Control.
Advisor:Dr. Qiang Lu, IEEE Fellow.
B.S., Tsinghua University, Electrical Power Engineering, Beijing, China, 1995.
Dissertation: Dynamic Long-term Voltage Stability.
Advisor:Dr. Yuanzhang Sun, IEEE senior member.
Associate Specialist, ECE, University of California, Davis, CA, 2010- 2012.
Postdoc, Information Trust Institute, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign,2008-2010.
Postdoc, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Cornell University, 2005-2008.
Integration of Renewable Generation.
Grid Vulnerability Analysis.
Voltage Stability and Controls.
Smart Grid Communication Architecture.
IEEE Donald G. Fink Award (2013)
IEEE Senior Member (2012)
Cornell Graduate Fellowship (1998)
Chinese Society for Electrical Engineering Scholarship First Prize (1995)
2017 NAPS Student Paper Contest Award (2017)
VCU SoE DERI Graduate Awards (2017)
VCU SoE Grade Appeal Committee
VCU ECE Graduate Committee
VCU ECE Faculty Search Committee
VCU ECE Strategic Plan Committee
Coordinator of ECE Graduate Seminars
Publications
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