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Xiaoyu (Shawn) Wang

Education

  • Nanyang Technological University, Ph. D in Power Engr.
  • North China Electric Power University, MSc in Power Engr.
  • North China Electric Power University, BSc in Power Engr.

Expertise

  • Power systems modeling
  • Controller design for power electronic devices especially for renewable energy integration incorporated with energy storage systems (ESS)
  • Dynamic modeling of wind and solar energy resources

Membership

  • IEEE
  • Reviewer for:
    IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid
    IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy
    IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery
    IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion



IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics
Electric Power System Research
European Transactions on Electrical Power

Experience

Brookhaven National Laboratory, 2010 - present

  • Currently working on a project to investigate the degradation of inertial response with high penetration levels of solar energy integrated with grid and how to use ESS for addressing this technical issue, herein to increase the penetration levels of solar energy in the grid.
  • 2012 - Worked with a utility modeling its smarter grid with an integrated system model and applying algorithms for analyzing and evaluating cost benefits analysis of phase balancing, and capacitor placement, etc. in the utility system.

Publications

X. Y. Wang, M. Yue, R. Lofaro and E. Muljadi, “Impact of large scale integration of wind power on transient stability,” in preparation.

X. Y. Wang, M. Yue, and E. Muljadi, “System Design for an Integrated Solar Generation and Energy Storage System with a Ride-through Capability,” submitted to IEEE Trans. on Industrial Application.

X. Y. Wang, M. Yue, R. Lofaro and E. Muljadi, “Probability-based method for capacity specifications of storage systems in wind farms,” submitted to IEEE Trans. on Industrial Application.

M. Yue, X. Y. Wang, and M. Villaran, “Dynamic modeling of a hybrid solar/battery storage energy system and grid integration study,” submitted to IEEE Trans. on Sustainable Energy.

X. Y. Wang, M. Yue, and E. Muljadi, “Innovative Control System Design for an Integrated Solar Generation and Energy Storage System with Ride-through Capability,” in Proc. of ECCE 2012, Raleigh, NC, USA.

S. Zhang, K. J. Tseng, T. D. Nguyen, X. Y. Wang and D. M. Vilathgamuwa, “Design of a Robust Grid Interface System for PMSG-based Wind Turbine Generators,” IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol. 58, no. 1, pp. 316-328, Jan. 2011.

W. Z. Gao, X. Y. Wang, and E. Muljadi, “A new probability-based method for power capacity specification of energy storage systems for wind power plant,” in Proc. of ECCE 2011, Phoenix, AZ, USA.

W. Z. Gao, X. Y. Wang and E. Muljadi, “Probability-based method for power capacity specification of wind energy storage systems,” in Proc. of ICIEA 2011, Beijing, China.

H. Babazadeh, W. Z. Gao, X. Y. Wang, “Controller design for a Hybrid Energy Storage System enabling longer battery life in wind turbine generators,” in Proc. of NAPS 2011, Boston, MA, USA.

M. Yue, M. Villaran, R. Lofaro, and X. Y. Wang, “Detailed Modeling and Integration Study of Grid-Connected Solar PV Generation with Energy Storage and Power-Factor Control Capability,” in Proc. of SPI 2011, Dallas, TX, USA.

X. Y. Wang, D. M. Vilathgamuwa, K. J. Tseng et al., “Controller design for variable-speed permanent magnet wind turbine generators interfaced with Z-source inverter,” in Porc. of PEDS 2009, Taiwan.

S. S. Choi, D. L. Yao, X. Y. Wang, et al., “Design of Power Buffers and their applications in wind farms,” in Proc. of IEJ 2009, Japan.

X. Y. Wang, D. M. Vilathgamuwa and S. S. Choi, “Determinant of battery energy storage capacity required in a buffer as applied to wind energy,” IEEE Trans. on Energy Conversion, vol. 23, no. 3, pp. 868 - 878, Sept. 2008.

X. Y. Wang, D. M. Vilathgamuwa and S. S. Choi, “Design of energy storage system for a buffer scheme to enhance network transient stability and load ride-through,” International Journal of Power Sources, vol. 179, no. 2, pp. 819-829, May 2008.

X. Y. Wang, D. M. Vilathgamuwa and S. S. Choi, “Design of a power buffer system to enhance voltage stability,” in Proc. ICHQP 2008, Wollongong, NSW, Australia.

D. M. Vilathgamuwa, X. Y. Wang and C. Gajanayake, “Z-source converter based grid-interface for variable-speed permanent magnet wind turbine generators,” in Proc. of IEEE PESC 2008, Rhodes, Greece.

S. S. Choi, X. Y. Wang, and D. M. Vilathgamuwa, “On the design of power buffer and its applications,” in Proc. of IEEE DRTP 2008, Nanjing, China.

X. Y. Wang, D. M. Vilathgamuwa and S. S. Choi, “Decoupling load dynamics to prevent power system collapse,” in Proc. of IEEE PES 2006, Montreal, Canada.

X. Y. Wang, D. M. Vilathgamuwa and S. S. Choi, “Decoupling load and power system dynamics to improve system stability,” in Proc. of IEEE PEDS 2005, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

X. Y. Wang, Y. K. Wu and S. F. Huang, “Optical pilot differential current protection based on fault component,” Electric Power Automation Equipment, vol. 24, no. 2, pp. 60-63, Feb. 2004.