Professional Background


B.Eng., Xian Jiaotong University, 1982
M.Sc., University of Saskatchewan, 1985
Ph.D., University of British Columbia, 1989

Professional Experience

University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada (present)
Chair Professor (2008 to present)
Professor (2000 to 2008)
Associate Professor (1996-2000)

British Columbia Hydro and Power Authority, Vancouver, Canada (91-96)
Senior Grid Operation Engineer, Grid Operation and Inter-utility Affairs Division.
Distribution Engineer III, Distribution Technical Services Division.
Planning Engineer II, System Planning Division.

Powertech Labs, Inc. (BC Hydro R&D subsidiary), Surrey, Canada (89-91)
System Studies Engineer, Power System Studies Business Unit.


Power quality, harmonics and electromagnetic transients, and grounding

Advanced distribution system analysis (multi-phase power flow, short-circuit, distributed generation, induction etc.)

Power system stability and transmission capability assessment (voltage stability, network capability assessment)