RenewElec Team - Ph.D. Students
RenewElec is a collaborative effort funded by the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, the RK Mellon Foundation, the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Energy Technology Laboratory, the Electric Power Research Institute, the Heinz Endowments, and lead by Carnegie Mellon University's Engineering and Public Policy Department. Bios for the project team can be found below.
Dinghuan Zhu is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University. He received the Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China, in 2009. His research is focused on control and optimization of power systems with penetrations of renewable energy and energy storage systems. Specifically, Dinghuan’s research includes integration of energy storage devices in the power system for various applications such as frequency regulation, renewable energy management, and transmission/distribution upgrade deferral.