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Song Yonghua

Adjunct Professor

Research Direction

Power System Security and Optimization, Smart Grid, Electricity Economics and Power Markets, Energy Policy

East Main Building, 9-307 Department of Electrical Engineering, Tsinghua University Beijing, 100084, P. R. China

yhsong@tsinghua.edu.cn

+86-10-62787721

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Biography

He received his BEng and PhD from Chengdu University of Science and Technology, and China Electric Power Research Institute in 1984 and 1989 respectively. In 2002, he was awarded DSc by Brunel University for his original achievements in power system research. In 2014, he was awarded Honorary DEng by Bath University for his leadership in Electrical Engineering. He was a Postdoctoral Fellow at Tsinghua University from June 1989 to March 1991. He then held various positions at Bristol University, Bath University and John Moores University from 1991 to 1996. In January 1997, he was appointed Professor of Power Systems at Brunel University where he was Pro-Vice Chancellor for Graduate Studies from August 2004. In January 2007, he took up a Pro-Vice Chancellorship and Professorship of Electrical Engineering at the University of Liverpool,holding Executive President position at Xi’an Jiaotong – Liverpool University in Suzhou, China. In 2009 he was appointed Assistant President for International Affairs of Tsinghua University and was Director of Chinese National Office of the Recruitment Program of Global Experts (1000 Talents Program) until December 2012. He currently is Executive Vice President of Zhejiang University.

He is a fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering, a fellow of International Euro-Asia Academy of Sciences, IEEE Fellow, IET Fellow, VicePresident of Chinese Society for Electrical Engineering (CSEE), and Vice-President of Chinese Electrotechnical Society.

Educational Background

Sep 1984 - Jun 1989 PhD (1989) and Master of Science (1986), Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) of China, Beijing, China

Sep 1980 - Jul 1984 Bachelor of Engineering, Chengdu University of Science and Technology, Chengdu, China

Work Experience

Nov 2012 – present, Professor, Executive Vice-President, Zhejiang University

Sept 2009 – Nov 2012, Director of Chinese National Office of the Recruitment Program of Global Experts (1000 Talents Program)

Feb 2009 – present, Adjunct Professor, Assistant President (April 2009 - Sept 2009), Tsinghua University, China

Jan 2007 – Feb 2009, Professor, Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Until August 2008),The University of Liverpool, UK, Executive President, Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, China

Jan 1997 – Dec 2006, Professor, Pro-Vice-Chancellor (from 1 August 2004), Brunel University, UK

Honors and Awards

(1) Research Award

Annual Award for Publishing a Paper of One-hundred Most Influential Scholar Papers, 2013

The Second Prize, the 11th National Excellent Book Award for Science and Technology, 2007

National Excellent Post-doctoral Fellow, 2005

The Special Prize, the 8th National Excellent Book Award for Science and Technology, 1997

Graduate Advising

Graduated Students

Post-Doc (4): Xia Yang, Hui Liu, Jing Heping, Jin Lin

Ph.D. (10): Zuowei Luo, Shu Zhang, Baowei Li, Hao Jiang, Fang Zhang, Kaiqiao Zhan, Zhiwei Xu, Huajie Ding, Yu Cai, Long Jia

M.S. (6): Aihu Du, Yuexi Yang, Chiwei Yi, Ding Xiang, Yu Zhou, Wanfang Guo

Current Graduate Students

Post-Doc (2): Can Wan, Xing Yan

Ph.D. candidate (9): Zijian Cao, Xuanyuan Wang, Hongcai Zhang, Boshi Zhao, Weiping Wu, Xiaoshuang Chen, Xuetao Xing, Xiaoyu Duan, Jiarong Li

M.S. candidate (1): Chen Fu

Research Interests

Smart Grid

Power System Security and Optimization

Electricity Economics and Power Markets

Energy Policy

Selected Academic Funds

2014-2017, Research and Demonstrations on Key technologies of Active Distribution Networks, National High-Technology Research and Development Program (863 Program, PI)

2012-2015, Control of Isolated Power Systems with High Penetration of Renewable Energy, National High-Technology Research and Development Program (863 Program, Co-I)

2012-2015, Research on key technologies and applications for operating system of electric vehicles, National High Technology Research and Development of China (863 Program). (PI)

2012-2015, Research on vehicle to grid techniques, National High Technology Research and Development of China (863 Program). (PI)

Selected International Collaboration Projects

2014-2017, PROActive INtegration of sustainable energy resources enabling active distribution networks, International S&T Cooperation Program of China (PI)

2014-2017, Developing Scalable Smart Grid Infrastructure to Enable Secure Transmission System Control, National Scientific Foundation Council (PI)

2013-2015, Integrated operation and planning for smart electric distribution networks (OPEN), NSFC and EPSRC-UK (PI)

2013-2014, Integration of High Penetration of Renewable Energy Resources into the Industrial Power System with Microgrid Solution, Sino-Danish RED Programme. (PI)

Selected Industry Projects

2014, Development of modeling and simulation technique for numerical analysis of large scale system with multiple equipment and controllers, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (Co-I)

2014, Random behavior characteristics of electric vehicle group and the impact on power system steady state operation. China Electric Power Research Institute. (Co-I)

2014, Cost-benefit analysis of investment on electric vehicle charging facilities and software development. Electric Power Research Institute of China Southern Power Grid. (Co-I)

2013-2014, Online reactive power reserve analysis and optimization system development for Jiangsu Power Grid. Jiangsu Electric Power Research Institute. (Co-I)

2013, Research on multilateral trading mechanism for renewable power. Jibei Electric Power Company. (Co-I)

2012-2013, Optimal planning and control strategies of energy storage system for wind farm. China Longyuan Power Group Corporation Limited. (PI)

2012-2013, Technology research and demonstration on the merge of electric vehicles with smart grid. State Grid Corporation of China. (Co-I)

2011-2012, Research on market mechanism for the ancillary service provided by energy storage resources. North China Grid Company. (PI)

2011, Optimal generation mix for North China Power Grid in the context of rapid development of renewable energy. North China Grid Company. (Co-I)

2010-2011, Smart dispatch to integrate renewable resources and demand response for smart operation of smart grids, AREVA T&D. (PI)

2010-2011, Research on the impacts of large scale electric vehicle integrations. Electric Power Research Institute of China Southern Power Grid. (PI)

2010-2011, Research on the optimal planning methods and low-carbon benefit evaluation for smart grid. State Power Economic Research Institute. (PI)

2010-2011, Research on reactive power compensation method for substation in city center. Jiangsu Electric Power Company. (Co-I)

2010-2011, Modeling, simulation of electric vehicle charging and discharging and analyzing their impact on power network (V2G). State Grid Corporation of China. (PI)

Prof. Song has authored/co-authored over 300 papers which include over 120 SCI journal papers, and 6 books.

Books

X.F. Wang, Y H Song, M. Irving, Modern Power Systems Analysis, Springer Verlag, 2008

Y H Song and X.F. Wang (eds.), Operation of Market-oriented Power Systems, Springer Verlag, 2003

G Cartina, Y H Song, and G Grigoras, Optimal Operation and Planning of Power Systems, Casa de Editura Nenus, IASI, Romania, 2003

Y H Song and A T Johns (eds.), Flexible AC Transmission Systems (FACTS), the IEE, 1999

Y H Song (ed.), Modern Optimisation Techniques in Power Systems, Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1999

Y H Song, A T Johns, and R K Aggarwal, Intelligent System Applications in Electric Power Systems, Kluwer Academic Publishers and Science Press, New York, 1997

Book Chapter

Zechun Hu, Yonghua Song, Zhiwei Xu. Hierarchical Coordinated Control Strategies for Plug-in Electric Vehicle Charging [Book Title: Plug In Electric Vehicles in Smart Grids, Charging Strategies, Chapter 3]. Rajakaruna Sumedha, Shahnia Farhad, Ghosh Arindam, Eds.; Springer Singapore, 2015, pp 55-87. (ISBN: 978-981-287-316-3)

Selected International Journal Papers Since 2010

H. Zhang, Z. Hu, Z. Xu, Y. Song, "Evaluation of achievable vehicle-to-grid capacity using aggregate PEV model," IEEE Trans. Power Systems, In press

Z. Cao, J. Lin, C. Wan, Y. Song, et al. “Optimal cloud computing resource allocation for demand side management”, IEEE Trans. Smart Grid, In press

C. Wan, J. Lin, W, Guo, and Y. Song, “Maximum uncertainty boundary of volatile distributed generation in active distribution network” , IEEE Trans. Smart Grid, In press

H. Wu, Y. Zhou, S. Dong, Y. Song, “Probabilistic load flow based on generalized polynomial chaos,” IEEE Trans. Power Systems, In press

C. Wan, J. Lin, J. Wang, Y. Song, Z.Y. Dong “Direct quantile regression for nonparametric probabilistic forecasting of wind power generation”, IEEE Trans. Power Systems, In press

C. Wan, J. Lin, Y. Song, et al. "Probabilistic forecasting of photovoltaic generation:An efficient statistical approach", IEEE Trans. Power Systems, In press

Y. Zhou, H. Wu, C. Gu, Y. Song, “A novel method of polynomial approximation for parametric problems in power systems,” IEEE Trans. Power Systems, In press

Y. Qiu, H. Wu, Y. Zhou, Y. Song, “Global parametric polynomial approximation of static voltage stability region boundaries,” IEEE Trans. Power Systems, In press

C. Zhao, S. Dong, C. Gu, F. Li, Y. Song, N. P. Padhy, "New problem formulation for optimal demand side response in hybrid AC/DC systems," IEEE Trans. Smart Grid, In press

C. Wan, M. Niu, Y. Song, Z. Xu, “Pareto optimal prediction intervals of electricity price,” IEEE Trans. Power Systems, In press

Y. Cai, J. Lin, C. Wan, and Y. Song, “A stochastic bi-level trading model for an active distribution company with distributed generation and interruptible loads,” IET Renewable Power Generation, In press

Y. Cai,J. Lin, C. Wan, and Y. Song, “A stochastic short-term operation model for an active distribution company considering network constraints and demand response”, European Transactions on Electrical Power, In press

H. Zhang, Z. Hu, Z. Xu, Y. Song, "Optimal planning of PEV charging station with single output multiple cables charging spots," IEEE Trans. Smart Grid, In press

Z. Xu, Z. Hu, Y. Song, J. Wang, "Risk-averse optimal bidding strategy for demand-side resource aggregators in day-ahead electricity markets under uncertainty," IEEE Trans. Smart Grid, In press

Z. Xu, T. Deng, Z. Hu, Y. Song, J. Wang, "Data-driven pricing strategy for demand-side resource aggregators," IEEE Trans. Smart Grid, In press

X. Chen, J. Lin, C. Wan, Y. Song, et al. “Optimal meter placement for distribution network state estimation: A circuit representation based MILP approach”, IEEE Trans. Power Systems, vol.29, no.3, pp. 4357-4370, Nov. 2016.

Z. Xu, D. S. Callaway, Z. Hu, Y. Song, "Hierarchical coordination of heterogeneous flexible loads," IEEE Trans. Power Systems, vol. 31, no. 6, pp. 4206-4216, Nov. 2016.

H. Ding, P. Pinson, Z. Hu, Y. Song, "Optimal offering and operating strategies for wind-storage systems with linear decision rules," IEEE Trans. Power Systems, vol. 31, no. 6, pp. 4755-4764, Nov. 2016.

H. Zhang, Z. Hu, Z. Xu, Y. Song, "An integrated planning framework for different types of PEV charging facilities in urban area," IEEE Trans. Smart Grid, vol. 7, no. 5, pp. 2273-2284, Sept. 2016.

C. Gu, W. Yang, Y. Song, F. Li, "Distribution network pricing for uncertain load growth using fuzzy set theory," IEEE Trans. Smart Grid, vol. 7, no. 4, pp. 1932-1940, July 2016.

Z. Xu, W. Su, Z. Hu, Y. Song, H. Zhang, "A hierarchical framework for coordinated charging of plug-in electric vehicles in China," IEEE Trans. Smart Grid, vol. 7, no. 1, pp. 428-438, Jan. 2016.

H. Ding, P. Pinson, Z. Hu, and Y. Song, "Integrated bidding and operating strategies for wind-storage systems," IEEE Trans. Sustainable Energy, vol. 7, no. 1, pp. 163-172, 2016.

H. Jiang, J. Lin, Y. Song, et al., “Explicit model predictive control applications in power systems: an AGC study for an isolated industrial system”, IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution, vol. 10, no. 4, pp. 964 – 971, 2016.

Z. Hu, K. Zhan, H. Zhang, Y. Song, “Pricing mechanisms design for guiding electric vehicle charging to fill load valley”, Applied Energy, vol. 178, pp. 155-163, 2016.

C. Wan, Y. Song, Z. Xu, G. Yang, A. Nielsen, “Probabilistic wind power forecasting with hybrid artificial neural networks,” Electric Power Components and Systems, vol. 44, no.15, pp. 1656-1668, 2016.

H. Jiang, J. Lin, Y. Song, et al. “MPC-based frequency control with demand-side participation?: A case study in an isolated wind-aluminum power system”, IEEE Trans. Power Systems, vol. 30, no. 6, pp. 3327–3337, 2015.

H. Ding, Z. Hu, Y. Song, "Rolling optimization of wind farm and energy storage system in electricity markets," IEEE Trans. Power Systems, vol.30, no.5, pp.2676-2684, Sept. 2015

H. Liu, Z. Hu, Y. Song, J. Wang, X. Xie, "Vehicle-to-grid control for supplementary frequency regulation considering charging demands," IEEE Trans. Power Systems, vol.30, no.6, pp.3110-3119, Nov. 2015

K. Zhan, Z. Hu, Y. Song, N. Lu, Z. Xu, L. Jia, “A probability transition matrix based decentralized electric vehicle charging method for load valley filling”, Electric Power Systems Research, vol. 125, pp. 1-7, August 2015

Y. Zhou, J. Lin, Y. Song, et al. “A power hardware-in-loop based testing bed for auxiliary active power control of wind power plants”, Electric Power System Research, vol. 124, pp. 10–17, 2015.

H. Ding, Z. Hu, Y. Song, “Value of the energy storage system in an electric bus fast charging station”, Applied Energy, vol. 157, pp. 630-639, Nov. 2015.

H. Jiang, J. Lin, Y. Song, et al. “Demand side frequency control scheme in an isolated wind power system for industrial aluminum smelting production”, IEEE Trans. Power Systems, vol. 29, no. 2, pp. 844–853, Mar. 2014.

W. Qi, Z. Xu, Z. Shen, Z. Hu, and Y. Song, "Hierarchical coordinated control of plug-in electric vehicles charging in multifamily dwellings," IEEE Trans. Smart Grid, vol.5, no.3, pp. 1465-1474, May 2014.

Z. Xu, Z. Hu, Y. Song, W. Zhao, and Y. Zhang, "Coordination of PEVs charging across multiple aggregators," Applied Energy, vol. 136, pp. 582-589, 2014.

H. Liu, Z. Hu, Y. Song, and J. Lin, "Decentralized vehicle-to-grid control for primary frequency regulation considering charging demands," IEEE Trans. Power Systems, vol.28, no.3, pp. 3480-3489, 2013.

Z. Luo, Z. Hu, Y. Song, Z. Xu, and H. Lu, "Optimal coordination of plug-in electric vehicles in power grids with cost-benefit analysis—Part I: Enabling techniques," IEEE Trans. Power Systems, vol.28, no.4, pp. 3546-3555, 2013.

Z. Luo, Z. Hu, Y. Song, Z. Xu, and H. Lu, "Optimal coordination of plug-in electric vehicles in power grids with cost-benefit Analysis—Part II: A case study in China," IEEE Trans. Power Systems, vol.28, no.4, pp. 3556-3565, 2013.

J. Lin, Y. Sun, Y. Song, et al. “Wind power fluctuation smoothing controller based on risk assessment of grid frequency deviation in an isolated system”, IEEE Trans. Sustainable Energy, vol.4, no.2, pp. 379-392, 2013.

B. Li, Y. Song, and Z. Hu, "Carbon flow tracing method for assessment of demand side carbon emissions obligation," IEEE Trans. Sustainable Energy, vol.4, no.4, pp. 1100-1107, 2013.

F. Zhang, Z. Hu, and Y. Song, "Mixed-integer linear model for transmission expansion planning with line losses and energy storage systems," IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution, vol.7, no.8, pp. 919-928, 2013.

H. Liu, Z. Hu, and Y. Song, "Lyapunov-based decentralized excitation control for global asymptotic stability and voltage regulation of multi-machine power systems," IEEE Trans. Power Systems, vol.27, no.4, pp. 2262-2270, 2012.

H. Ding, Z. Hu, and Y. Song, "Stochastic optimization of the daily operation of wind farm and pumped-hydro-storage plant," Renewable Energy, vol. 48, pp. 571-578, 2012.

C. Gu, F. Li, and Y. Song, "Long-run network pricing to facilitate users' different security preference," IEEE Trans. Power Systems, vol. 26, no. 4, pp. 2408-2416, Nov. 2011.

X. Yang, Y. Song, G. Wang, and W. Wang, "A comprehensive review on the development of sustainable energy strategy and implementation in China," IEEE Trans. Sustainable Energy, vol. 1, no. 2, pp. 57-65, July 2010.

Selected Conference Papers Since 2010

Y. Cai, J. Lin, C. Wan, Y. Song, “A bi-level trading model for an active distribution company considering demand response exchange,” IEEE PES Asia-Pacific Power and Energy Engineering Conference 2016 (APPEEC 2016), 2016.

X. Chen, J. Lin, C. Wan, Y. Song, “A combined time-and-frequency-domain model for integration of wind power generation,” 2016 IEEE PES Innovative Smart Grid Technologies Asia (ISGT Asia), Nov. 2016

B. Peng, C. Wan, S. Dong, J. Lin, Y. Song, “A two-stage pattern recognition method for electric customer classification in smart grid,” IEEE Smart Grid Communications, Nov. 2016.

H. Ding, Z. Hu and Y. Song, "Optimal intra-day coordination of wind farm and pumped-hydro-storage plant," in PES General Meeting | Conference & Exposition, 2014 IEEE, National Harbor, MD, USA, 2014, pp. 1-5.

H. Zhang, W. Tang, Z. Hu, Y. Song, Z. Xu, and L. Wang, "A method for forecasting the spatial and temporal distribution of PEV charging load," in PES General Meeting | Conference & Exposition, 2014 IEEE, National Harbor, MD, USA, 2014, pp. 1-5.

D. Xiang, Z. Hu, Y. Song, and Y. Zhang, "The innovations and implications of the global business models for electric vehicles," in Transportation Electrification Asia-Pacific (ITEC Asia-Pacific), 2014 IEEE Conference and Expo, Beijing, China, 2014, pp. 1-6.

H. Ding, Z. Hu, Y. Song, X. Hu, and Y. Liu, "Coordinated control strategy of energy storage system with electric vehicle charging station," in Transportation Electrification Asia-Pacific (ITEC Asia-Pacific), 2014 IEEE Conference and Expo, Beijing, China, 2014, pp. 1-5.

L. Jia, Z. Hu, W. Liang, W. Lang, and Y. Song, "A novel approach for urban electric vehicle charging facility planning considering combination of slow and fast charging," in Power System Technology (POWERCON), 2014 International Conference on, Chengdu, China, 2014, pp. 3354-3360.

B. Zhao, Z. Hu, Q. Zhou, Y. Song, and C. He, "Online dynamic reactive power reserve optimization for power system with Multi-infeed HVDC systems," in Power System Technology (POWERCON), 2014 International Conference on, Chengdu, China, 2014, pp. 641-648.

W. Guo, J. Lin, Y. Song. A Simulation Platform of Active Distribution Network Based on Co-simulation of GridLAB-D and Matlab. IEEE PowerCON 2014.

Y. Cai, J. Lin, Y. Song. Model Predictive Control-based Wind Farm Power Control with BESS. IEEE PowerCon 2014, 2014.

Y. Zhou, J. Lin, Y. Song, H. Liu, Y. Cai. A Power Hardware-In-Loop based Testing Facility for Auxiliary Frequency Control of Wind Power Plants. WeGAT 2014, 2014. (Conference Selected Paper)

F. Zhang, Z. Hu, H. Liu, and Y. Song, "Design of H2-optimal structured state feedback controller for energy storage systems in power system frequency regulation," in Power and Energy Society General Meeting (PES), 2013 IEEE, Vancouver, BC, Canada, 2013, pp. 1-5.

H. Ding, Z. Hu, Y. Song, J. Wu, and X. Fan, "Coordinated operational strategy of energy storage system and wind farm," in Innovative Smart Grid Technologies Europe (ISGT EUROPE), 2013 4th IEEE/PES, Lyngby, 2013, pp. 1-5.

H. Jiang, J. Lin, Y. Song. Frequency Control by Aluminum Smelter Load response in an Isolated Wind Power System: Study for an Industrial Case. IEEE PES General Meeting 2013, Vancouver, Canada.

Y. Cai, J. Lin, Y. Song, etc. Voltage Magnitude and Margin Controller for Remote Industrial Microgrid with High Wind Penetration. IEEE PES ISGT 2013, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Z. Xu, Z. Hu, Y. Song, Z. Luo, K. Zhan, and J. Wu, "Coordinated charging strategy for PEVs charging stations," in Power and Energy Society General Meeting, 2012 IEEE, San Diego, CA, 2012, pp. 1-8.

Z. Luo, Z. Hu, Y. Song, Z. Xu, H. Liu, L. Jia, and H. Lu, "Economic analyses of plug-in electric vehicle battery providing ancillary services," in Electric Vehicle Conference (IEVC), 2012 IEEE International, Greenville, SC, 2012, pp. 1-5.

H. Jiang, S. Zhang, Z. Hu, Y. Song, and C. Yi, "Robust optimization method for unit commitment with network losses considering wind uncertainties," in Power and Energy Society General Meeting, 2012 IEEE, San Diego, CA, 2012, pp. 1-5.

L. Jia, Z. Hu, Y. Song, and Z. Luo, "Optimal siting and sizing of electric vehicle charging stations," in Electric Vehicle Conference (IEVC), 2012 IEEE International, Greenville, SC, 2012, pp. 1-6.

Z. Hu and Y. Song, "Distribution network expansion planning with optimal siting and sizing of electric vehicle charging stations," in Universities Power Engineering Conference (UPEC), 2012 47th International, London, 2012, pp. 1-6.

K. Zhan, Z. Hu, Y. Song, Z. Luo, Z. Xu, and L. Jia, "Coordinated electric vehicle charging strategy for optimal operation of distribution network," in Innovative Smart Grid Technologies (ISGT Europe), 2012 3rd IEEE PES International Conference and Exhibition on, Berlin, 2012, pp. 1-6.

(1) Professional Society Membership

Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering

Fellow of International Euro-Asia Academy of Sciences

Vice President of Chinese Society of Electrical Engineering

Vice-President of Chinese Electrotechnical Society

IEEE Fellow

IET Fellow

(2) Editorship in International Journals

Editorial Board Member, IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy

Editorial Board Member, International Journal of Electrical Power and Energy Systems

(3) Editorship in Chinese Journals

Editor in Chief, Modern Electric Power (China)

Editorial Board Member, Proceedings of Chinese Society of Electrical Engineering (China) (EI Index Journal)

Editorial Board Member, Automation of Electric Power Systems (China) (EI Index Journal)