Dr. Zhenhua Jiang Joins UDRI as Ohio Research Scholar
Zhenhua Jiang joined the University of Dayton Research Institute as an endowed researcher in electrical power systems under funding from the Ohio Research Scholars Program as well as GE Aviation. He has over 15 years of research experience in the fields of advanced power systems, power electronics and alternative energy systems. He specializes in the analysis, design, modeling, simulation and validation of various advanced power technologies and control methodologies, with applications in hybrid power sources and systems, microgrids, power systems for more-electric aircrafts, hybrid electric vehicles and all-electric ships, and smart grid. Prior to joining UDRI, he was a lead electrical engineer and project manager at GE Global Research Center in Niskayuna, NY, working on advanced distribution system automation and grid integration of renewables, energy storage and electric vehciles. Before that, he taught and performed research at several universities and was a Principal Investigator for multiple federal, state and industry funded projects related to integrating renewable and distributed energy resources into power systems.
Dr. Jiang is a Senior Member of IEEE and a member of CIGRE. He served as a Technical Committee Program Chiar for IEEE PES Energy Development and Power Generation Committee and is currently an editor for the journal of Modeling and Simulation Practice and Theory. He has been an invited reviewer for 25 journals, over 30 conferences and several federal funding agencies. He has published numerous papers in journals and conference proceedings, which received over 1000 citations.