- AC, DC and hybrid microgrids
- Control and modeling of power electronic inverters
- Control and operation of energy storage systems
- Real-time controller/power hardware-in-the-loop simulation
Xiaonan Lu (S’11-M’14) received the B.E. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, in 2008 and 2013, respectively. From Sep. 2010 to Aug. 2011, he was a guest Ph.D. student at Department of Energy Technology, Aalborg University, Denmark. From Oct. 2013 to Dec. 2014, he was a postdoc researcher in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Tennessee, Knoxville. In Jan. 2015, he joined the Energy Systems Division, Argonne National Laboratory. He is also a Member of Northwestern-Argonne Institute of Science and Engineering (NAISE).
Dr. Lu received Outstanding Reviewer Award for IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics in 2013, Outstanding Reviewer Award for IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid in 2015, and Outstanding Postdoctoral Performance Award in Argonne National Laboratory in 2016. He is the Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, the Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, and the Guest Associate Editor of the Special Issue entitled “Structured DC Microgrids” in the IEEE Journal of Emerging and Selected Topics of Power Electronics. He is a member of IEEE Power Electronics Society (PELS), Industry Applications Society (IAS), Power and Energy Society (PES) and Industrial Electronics Society (IES).