Dr. Lina He

Education

Ph.D.        Electrical  and Electronics Engineering, University College Dublin, Ireland  (2010-2014)
MSEE       Electrical  and Electronics Engineering, Huazhong University Sci & Tech, China  (2007-2009)
BSEE          Electrical  and Electronics Engineering, Huazhong University Sci & Tech, China  (2003-2007)

Work experience

Assistant Professor                                 University of Illinois at Chicago  (2018-present)
Senior Consultant                                    Siemens PTI, MN, USA  (2017-2018)
Project Manager and Consultant    Siemens PTI headquarters, Erlangen, Germany  (2014-2017)
Research Scholar                                    Washington State University, Pullman, WA, USA  2013
Electrical Engineer                                  State Grid Corporation of China, Tianjing  (2009-2010)

Awards and honors

  • Best Paper of 2016 IEEE PES General Meeting (IEEE Power & Energy Society – 2016)
  • Outstanding Reviewer of IEEE Trans. on Power Systems (IEEE Power & Energy Society – 2014)
  • ​Outstanding Teaching Assistant (University College Dublin, School of EECE – 2012/2013)
  • Top Academic Award (Huazhong University, College of EE – 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008)
  • ​NARI ELECTRIC Award (Huazhong University, 2008)
  • Outstanding Master/Bachelor Thesis (Huazhong University, College of EE – 2009/2007)

IEEE Society Service

  • Secretary, IEEE PES Distribution System Operation and Planning Subcommittee, 2019 – present

Conference services

  • Session Chair, 2020 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE), “Distributed Energy Resources and Utility Interactions”,  Oct. 2020.
  • Session Chair, 2020 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE), “Microgrids 1”, Oct. 2020.
  • Session Chair, 2020 IEEE PES General Meeting, “Managing Power Electronic based Power Systems”, Aug. 2020.
  • Session Chair, 2020 IEEE PES General Meeting, “Distribution System Operation and Planning”, Aug. 2020.
  • Session Chair, 2020 IEEE PES General Meeting, “Renewable and Storage”, Aug. 2020.
  • Session Chair, 2020 IEEE Innovative Smart Grid Technologies (ISGT), “Physical and Cyber Security of Power Electronic based Power Systems”, Washington DC, Feb. 2020.​
  • Session Topic Chair, 2018 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE), “Sustainable Energy Systems”, Portland, OR, Sep. 2018.
  • ​Session Chair, 2018 Integrated Energy and Smart Micro-grid Technology, “Renewable Energy Forecasting”, Baoding, Hebei, China, May 2018.

Referee services

Associate Editor,IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy

Associate Editor,IEEE Power Engineering Letters

Associate Editor,IEEE Open Journal of Power Electronics

Associate Editor,International Journal of Electrical Power and Energy Systems

 

Reviewer of top journals and leading conferences, including IEEE Transactions on Power Systems,​IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery,​IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid,​IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics,​Journal of Modern Power Systems and Clean Energy,​IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution,​IET Renewable Power Generation,​International Transactions on Electrical Energy Systems,​CPSS Transactions on Power Electronics and Applications,2020 IEEE PES General Meeting,​2018 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE),​IEEE PES PowerTech 2017

Invited talks

  • 2019 Academic Seminar at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, “Protection, security and restoration of power electronics based power systems,” Richland, WA, Nov. 2019.
  • 2019 Academic Seminar at Siemens Corporation, “Security and protection of power electronics based power systems,” Princeton, NY, Oct. 2019.
  • 2019 GE Symposium, “Non-blackbox data-driven online modeling of power electronics for real-time security detection,” Niskayuna, NY, Sep. 2019.
  • 2019 Academic Seminar at Shanghai Jiao Tong University, “Security of Future Power Grid with Renewable Energy Integration,” Shanghai, China, Jan. 2019.
  • ​2018 Academic Seminar at Illinois Institute of Technology, “Security of Future Power Grid with Renewable Energy Integration,” Chicago, IL, Sep. 2018.
  • ​2018 Academic Seminar in SC&C company, “Security of Future Power Grid with Renewable Energy Integration,” Chicago, IL, Sep. 2018.
  • 2018 Academic Seminar at North China Electric Power University, “Security of Future Power Grid with Renewable Energy Integration,” Beijing, China, Jun. 2018.
  • 2018 Academic Seminar at Wuhan University, “Security of Future Power Grid with Renewable Energy Integration,” Wuhan, Hubei, China, May 2018.
  • ​2018 Academic Seminar at Huazhong University of Science and Technology, “Security of Future Power Grid with Renewable Energy Integration,” Wuhan, Hubei, China, May 2018.
  • ​2018 Integrated Energy and Smart Micro-grid Technology, “Smart Grid – Offshore Wind Power Integration,” Baoding, Hebei, China, May 2018.
  • ​2018 Academic Seminar at Virginia Tech, “Security of Future Power Grid with Renewable Energy Integration,” Blacksburg, VA, Mar. 2018.
  • ​2018 IEEE Power and Energy Conference Illinois (PECI), “Bypassing transients of pre-insertion resistor during energization of MMC-HVDC,” Urbana, IL, Feb. 2018.
  • ​2017 TechX Talk at Siemens DG Headquarter, “Voltage security of the future power grid with renewable energy integration,” Minnetonka, MN, Oct. 2017.
  • The 5th East Lake International Forum, “System security and protection coordination of AC grids with wind power integration,” Wuhan, China, Dec. 2016.
  • 2016 Summer Seminar at Arizona State University, “Offshore wind power integration,” Tempe, AZ, Jul. 2016.
  • 2016 IEEE PES General Meeting on Best Paper Session of Power System Modeling and Analysis, “Effects of pre-insertion resistor on energization of compensated Lines,” Boston, MA, Jul. 2016.
  • 2013 IEEE PES General Meeting, “Effects of HVDC connection for offshore wind turbines on AC distance protection, ” Vancouver, BC, Canada, Jul. 2013.
  • 2013 IEEE PES Innovative Smart Grid Technologies (ISGT), “Impact of LVRT capability of wind turbines on distance protection of AC grids,” Washington DC, Feb. 2013.
  • 2013 BOC Symposium at University College Dublin, “Challenges of offshore wind integration for the Irish grid,” Dublin, Ireland, Feb. 2013.
  • 2011 CIGRE Symposium “The Electric Power System of the Future”, “Protection coordination between a HVDC offshore wind system and AC grid, ” Bologna, Italy, Sep. 2011.
  • 2011 IEEE PES General Meeting, “Impact of AC grid faults on VSC-HVDC offshore wind network,” Detroit, MI, Jul. 2011.

Teaching experience

  • ECE 491 Power System Analysis
  • ECE 594 Modern Distributed Power Systems
  • ENGR 494 Autonomous Vehicles
  • ECE 491 Fundamentals of Power Systems

Memberships

  • ​Member of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
  • ​Member of Power Energy Society (PES)
  • Member of Power Electronics Society (PELS)