Research Assistant Scholarships Available at Southern Methodist University
I have multiple PhD research assistant (RA) scholarships available at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas. The RA scholarships come with full tuition support and stipends.
The candidates will work on research topics including smart grid, microgrids, power system operation and control, renewable integration, grid resilience and cybersecurity. The candidates should have a strong background in one of the following areas: electric power engineering, control, mathematics or physics.
Interested candidates should contact Prof. Jianhui Wang at email@example.com
Jianhui Wang Ph.D.
Department of Electrical Engineering
Lyle School of Engineering
Southern Methodist University
Dallas, TX 75275, USA
Section Manager – Advanced Power Grid Modeling
Energy Systems Division
Argonne National Laboratory
9700 S. Cass Avenue, Bldg. 362
Argonne, IL 60439, USA
Editor-in-Chief, IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid
Google Scholar Profile: http://scholar.google.com/citations?user=IV2sb-sAAAAJ&hl=en
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Dr. Jianhui Wang is an Associate Professor with Southern Methodist University. He also holds a joint appointment with the Energy Systems division at Argonne National Laboratory. Dr. Wang is the Principal Investigator for a multitude of energy-related research projects focused on smart grid, microgrids, power system operation and control, renewable integration, grid resilience and cybersecurity. In addition, he is a Senior Institute Fellow of the Northwestern/Argonne Institute of Science and Engineering (NAISE) at Northwestern University, a Fellow of the Computation Institute at The University of Chicago, an Adjunct Professor at the University of Notre Dame and an Affiliate Professor at Auburn University. He has also held visiting positions in Europe, Australia and Hong Kong including a VELUX Visiting Professorship at the Technical University of Denmark (DTU). He has been invited to give tutorials and keynote speeches at major conferences including IEEE SmartGridComm, IEEE SEGE, IEEE HPSC and IGEC-XI.
Dr. Wang is the secretary of the IEEE Power & Energy Society (PES) Power System Operations, Planning & Economics committee. Before being promoted and elected to this position, he was the chair of the IEEE PES Power System Operation Methods Subcommittee for six years. He is also the recipient of the IEEE Chicago Section 2012 Outstanding Young Engineer Award.
Dr. Wang has authored and/or co-authored more than 300 journal and conference publications, which have been cited for more than 9,000 times by his peers. He is an associate editor of Journal of Energy Engineering, an editorial board member of Applied Energy and IEEE Power and Energy Magazine. He served as guest editor for a special issue of the IEEE Power and Energy Magazine on Electrification of Transportation, which won an APEX Grand Award. Dr. Wang also served as the editor of Artech House Publishers’ Power Engineering Book Series, and as the Technical Program Chair of the 2012 IEEE PES Innovative Smart Grid Technologies conference.
Dr. Wang is the Editor-in-Chief of the IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid and an IEEE PES Distinguished Lecturer. He is also a guest editor of a Proceedings of the IEEE special issue on power grid resilience. He is the recipient of the IEEE PES Power System Operation Committee Prize Paper Award in 2015.