Ning Zhou

Photo of Ning Zhou Associate Professor
Binghamton University
85 Murray Hill Road
E&S Building, Room 2327
Vestal, New York 13850
Email: ningzhou@binghamton.edu
Phone: 607-777-3195

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Research Disciplines: Research Interests:

Power system dynamic stability and control, State Estimation, Phasor Measurement Unit (PMU) application, Integration of renewable generation and smart appliance, Signal processing, System Identification


Biographical Sketch

Dr. Ning Zhou (S’01- M’05- SM’08) is currently with the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at Binghamton University as an associate professor. From 2005 to 2013, Dr. Zhou worked as a power system engineer at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. His research interests include power system dynamics and statistical signal processing. Dr. Zhou is a senior member of the IEEE Power and Energy Society (PES). He is the lead author of the 2009 Technical Committee Prize Paper from the IEEE/PES Power System Dynamic Performance Committee.  He is the recipient of 2009 Outstanding Engineer of Year Award from IEEE Power and Energy Society (PES) Richland Chapter. He received the NSF CAREER award on “Integrated Dynamic State Estimation for Monitoring Power Systems under High Uncertainty and Variation” in 2019.


Education

  • BSEE, 1992; Beijing Institute of Technology, Beijing, China, field of study: automatic control.
  • MSEE, 1995; Beijing Institute of Technology, Beijing, China, field of study: automatic control.
  • Ph.D., 2005; University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming; field of study: signal processing & power system.


Other Research

  • Ning Zhou (PI), “CAREER: Integrated Dynamic State Estimation for Monitoring Power Systems under High Uncertainty and Variation,” Sponsored by National Science Foundation (NSF), Sept. 2019 – Aug. 2024.
  • Ning Zhou, “Algorithm Development for Robust Dynamic State Estimation,” Sponsored by Department of Energy (DOE) through Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), 2018-2020.
  • Ziang Zhang (PI), Eva Wu(Co-PI), Ning Zhou (Co-PI), “Development of a Low-cost Active DER System,” funded by New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA), 2017-2019.
  • Ning Zhou, “Algorithm Development for Dynamic State Estimation,” Sponsored by DOE through Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), 2014-2017
  • Ning Zhou, “On-Line Validating and Calibrating Generator Dynamic and Electrical Parameters Using PMU and SCADA Data: Engine Development,” Sponsored by NYSERDA through Bigwood System Inc. (BSI), 2016- 2017
  • Ning Zhou, “BU Contributions to Data Integrity and Situational Awareness Tools (DISAT),” Sponsored by DOE through Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), 2014.
  • Ning Zhou (PI), Mark Zhang (Co-PI), Xingye Qiao (Co-PI), “Statistical Machine Learning Approach to Smart Grid Load Forecast based on Massive Datasets,” Sponsored by Smart Energy Transdisciplinary Area of Excellence (TAE), SUNY Binghamton University, June 2015 – Dec 2016.
  •  Ziang Zhang (PI), Yong Wang (Co-PI), Ning Zhou (Co-PI), “An Active Grid-Friendly Distributed Energy System Testbed,” funded by Smart Energy Transdisciplinary Area of Excellence (TAE), SUNY Binghamton University, June 2016 – May 2017


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