Dr. Heng Wu

Heng Wu (S’17-M’ 20-SM’ 24) received B.S. and M.S. degrees in electrical engineering from Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics (NUAA), Nanjing, China, in 2012 and 2015, respectively, and the Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from Aalborg University, Aalborg, Denmark, in 2020. He is now an Assistant Professor and Leader of Electronic Power Grid (eGRID) Research Group with AAU Energy, Aalborg University. In this project he will be the co-supervisor for DC8.

From 2015 to 2017, He was an Electrical Engineer with NR Electric Co., Ltd, Nanjing, China. He was a guest researcher with Ørsted Wind Power, Fredericia, Denmark, in 2018, and Bundeswehr University Munich, Germany, in 2019. He was a Postdoctoral researcher with Aalborg University, Aalborg, Denmark, from 2020 to 2021. He is the Chairman of IEEE Task Force on Frequency-domain Modeling and Dynamic Analysis of HVDC and FACTS, the subgroup leader of Cigre working group B4/C4.93, the member of GB grid forming best practice expert group formed by national grid ESO, UK, and the member of the technical committee (TC) of European Academy of Wind Energy (EAWE). His research interests include the modelling and stability analysis of the power electronic based power systems. He is identified as world’s top 2% scientist by Stanford University from 2019. He received the 2019 Outstanding Reviewer Award of the IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON POWER ELECTRONICS and the 2021 Star Reviewer Award of the IEEE JOURNAL of EMERGING AND SELECTED TOPICS IN POWER ELECTRONICS.