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Prof. Mohammad Shahidehpour, Academician of US National Academy of Engineering, Came to Our University for Academic Exchange

On the afternoon of Dec. 7, 2016, Prof. Mohammad Shahidehpour, a member of the US National Academy of Engineering, was invited by the School of Electrical and Automation Engineering of Nanjing Normal University for academic exchange. Prof. Mohammad Shahidehpour gave a lecture entitled "Distribution System Operators and Transactive Energy in the Optimal Operation of Electricity Markets with Variable Renewable Energy Resources" in the chamber of Building 100, Suiyuan Campus. Prof. Yang Jiquan, Vice Dean of the School of Electrical and Automation Engineering, presided the meeting. The relevant teachers and students attended the meeting.

Prof. Mohammad Shahidehpour (IEEE Fellow, Academician of US National Academy of Engineering) is Professor of the School Electrical and Computer Engineering, Director of the Robert W. Galvin Center for Electricity Innovation, and Deputy Director of the Institute for Sustainable Development and Energy Research at Illinois Institute of Technology. He has worked with government agencies and power companies over the past 35 years on the optimization and control of energy system, integrated resource planning, microgrid and energy hubs, physical information systems and large-scale renewable energy integration. He has co-authored 6 books and 475 technical papers on electric power system operation and planning, served as the founding Editor-in-Chief of the IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, and also worked for several leading magazines as honourary, special and guest editor.

In his report, Prof. Mohammad Shahidehpour elaborated the future trend of energy consumption and pointed out the importance of new energy in the future. At the same time, professor gave a brilliant elaboration on Load Response, the roles of Distribution System Operator and Independent System Operator, Microgrid Energy Management System.

After the lecture, Prof. Mohammad Shahidehpour gave a warm and interactive exchange with the teachers and students, answered the questions of the teachers and students in their research, and discussed the problems in related fields. After the meeting the teachers and students said that this lecture helps open their multi-dimensional research ideas and provide a new perspective for the future research.


Provide by School of Electrical and Automation Engineering

Dec. 8, 2016