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Dr. Lina He

Assistant Professor

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, the University of Illinois at Chicago

Office: Room 1117, Sciences and Engineering Offices (SEO)
Phone: 001 (312) 996-3085

Dr. Lina He is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC), Chicago, IL. She received her Ph.D. degree from the University College Dublin, Ireland in 2014 under the supervision of Professor Chen-Ching Liu. She also received her Master’s and Bachelor’s degrees from Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China in 2009 and 2007, respectively. Prior to joining UIC, she had served as a Senior Consultant and Project Manager at Siemens headquarters in Germany and Siemens US for 4 years.

Dr. He is the secretary of the Distribution System Operations, Planning, and Economics (DSOPE) Subcommittee of the IEEE Power & Energy Society. She is also an Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy, the IEEE Power Engineering Letters, the IEEE Open Journal of Power Electronics, and the International Journal of Sustainable Computing: Informatics and Systems. She holds two patents on power electronics based self-shunt excitation systems. Her research interests include modeling, control, protection, and security of power electronics based power systems, renewable energy integration, HVDC control and operation, PMUs, and wide-area protection and cybersecurity.

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Congratulations! Our project is funded by the DOD!

Our project entitled “Real-time-simulation and hardware-in-the-loop (RTS-HIL) scalable and flexible software/hardware platform for emerging DOD R&D needs” is funded by the DOD.

Open Positions !

Open Positions for Ph.D. Candidates and Post-doc (Fall 2021)