Welcome to Power Energy Innovation Lab

Our research interests lie in the fields of electrical power systems,  power electronics,  and  high  voltage engineering, with a focus on modeling, protection and resilience of power electronics based power systems, renewable energy integration, wide-area protection and cybersecurity, HVDC control and operation and machine learning application in power systems.

We are looking for self-motivated and creative Ph.D. candidates. If you are interested in applying for the Ph.D. positions, please contact Dr. He by email (lhe@uic.edu) and send her a copy of your application materials (transcripts, overall GPA, publications, and GRE/TOEFL scores). Candidates with strong power systems/power electronics/computer science background and prior research experience are preferred. We are also looking for Visiting Scholars and Visiting Students.

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Open Positions !

Open Positions for Ph.D. Candidates and Post-doc (Fall 2020)

Invited talks

On Oct.18th, Dr. He was invited to give a talk on “Protection, security and restoration of power electronics based power systems” at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL).

Invited talks

On Oct. 4th, Dr. He was invited to give a talk on “Security and protection of power electronics based power systems” at Siemens.

Invited talks

On Sep. 18th, Dr. He will be invited to give a talk on “Non-blackbox data-driven online modeling of power electronics for real-time security detection” in 2019 GE Symposium.

Invited talks

On Aug. 30th, Dr. He was invited to give a talk on “security and protection of future power grids with renewable energy integration” at Argonne national laboratory.