Dr. Jimmy Chih-Hsien PENG
Dr. Jimmy Chih-Hsien Peng is an Associate Professor with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the National University of Singapore. Previously, he was part of the startup team at the Masdar Institute (now part of the Khalifa University), Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. In 2013, he was appointed as a Visiting Scientist with the Research Laboratory of Electronics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, Massachusetts. He later became a Visiting Assistant Professor at MIT in 2014. He is currently an Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, and the secretary for IEEE PES Working Group on High-Performance Computing for Power Grid Analysis and Operation. He also serves on the Long-range Planning (LRP) committee at the IEEE PES Governing Board. He is an Assessor for the Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment, New Zealand.
He is actively involved in industry standards. In 2020, he was nominated to serve on the Electrical and Electronics Standards Committee under the Singapore Standards Council—a body that approves the establishment, review, and withdrawal of Singapore Standards and Technical References. Previously, he was a committee member for the SPRING SS-535 Standard: Code of Practice for Installation, Operation, Maintenance, Performance and Construction Requirements of Mains Failure Standby Generating Systems. SPRING is an agency under the Ministry of Trade and Industry, Singapore. He was a former member of the IEC New Zealand National Committee under the Standards New Zealand—a business unit within the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment, New Zealand. He was nominated by the Standards New Zealand to join the IEC Young Professionals Program in 2011.
Current and Past Teaching:
EE2022 - Electrical Energy Systems
EE5702 - Advanced Power Systems Analysis
EPE606 - Power System Stability Analysis
EPE502 - Dynamic Systems and Control
SSC501 - Spacecraft Systems and Design
FDN455 - Introduction to Power Systems
FDN474 - Signals and Systems
Ph.D. (University of Auckland) in April 2012
B.E. (University of Auckland) in May 2008
Dr. Jiazuo HOU - Research Fellow
Jiazuo Hou received the B.E. degree from Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China, in 2016, the M.E. degree from Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China, in 2019, and the Ph.D. degree from The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China, in 2023, all in electrical engineering. He is currently a postdoctoral research fellow in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the National University of Singapore, Singapore.
His research interests include cyber-physical resilience of inverter-interfaced system, power system stability, security region, and high-voltage DC system.
YANG Yang - Ph.D. Candidate
Yang received his B.ENG. and Master degree in Electrical Engineering at Zhejiang University (ZJU), Hangzhou, China in 2017 and 2020, respectively. He also received the Diplôme d'Ingénieur at CentraleSupélec, Paris, France in 2020. He was a recipient of Chinese Government Scholarship and France Eiffel Excellence Scholarship. His master thesis investigated issues in reliability analysis and optimization research of power system considering down operating reserve.
He joined PEng Lab. in Aug. 2020, and is currently pursuing his Ph.D. degree at the National University of Singapore under the President's Graduate Fellowship programme. His research focuses on cyber resilience of power system.
Jialun ZHANG - Ph.D. Candidate
Jialun Zhang received his B.Eng (Hons) degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from the University of Manchester, UK, in 2017. He received M.Sc. degree in Energy Science and Technology from ETH Zurich, Switzerland, in 2020, where he is currently pursuing his Ph.D. degree at Singapore-ETH Centre.
His current research interests include resilient cyber-physical distribution system planning and operation.
Zhe GONG - Ph.D. Candidate
Zhe received her Bachelor’s degree at Shandong University, China, in 2019, majoring in electrical engineering and automation. She then continued her graduate studies at Tsinghua University, China, as a recommended postgraduate in Tsinghua Berkeley Shenzhen Institute. She received her Master degree in 2022. Her thesis topic is on the risk assessment and network reconfiguration of active distribution networks.
She is recipient of the NUS President's Graduate Fellowship. Her current research focuses on the network resilience of inverter-based distribution systems.
Shiqi LI - Ph.D. Candidate
Shiqi received his B.ENG degree in Communication Engineering at Beijing Jiaotong University, Beijing, China in 2022, and the M.Sc. degree in Electrical Engineering at National University of Singapore, Singapore in 2023. His research projects include anomaly detection and optimal allocation of generation reserves.
His current research focuses on the design of fast and safe charging algorithms for Li-ion battery devices.