Researcher

Dr Yuchen Zhang

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Fields of Research (FoR)

Renewable Power and Energy Systems Engineering (excl. Solar Cells), Power and Energy Systems Engineering (excl. Renewable Power), Knowledge Representation and Machine Learning

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Biography

Yuchen Zhang is a postdoctoral research associate at the School of Electrical Engineering and Telecommunications, UNSW, Sydney. He is a recipient of 2022 Australian Research Council Discovery Early Career Researcher Award (ARC DECRA). He obtained his Ph.D., B.E., and B.Com. from UNSW, Sydney, in 2018, 2013, and 2013, respectively. His research interests include power system stability and control, energy storage, renewable energy system...view more

Yuchen Zhang is a postdoctoral research associate at the School of Electrical Engineering and Telecommunications, UNSW, Sydney. He is a recipient of 2022 Australian Research Council Discovery Early Career Researcher Award (ARC DECRA). He obtained his Ph.D., B.E., and B.Com. from UNSW, Sydney, in 2018, 2013, and 2013, respectively. His research interests include power system stability and control, energy storage, renewable energy system planning, condition monitoring, smart campus, data analytics and machine learning applications in power engineering.


My Grants

ARC Discovery Early Career Researcher Award, "Data-driven Wide-area System Strength Monitoring under Weak Grid Conditions", 2022.


My Qualifications

PhD in Electrical Engineering (University of New South Wales, Australia)


My Awards

2022: ARC Discovery Early Career Researcher Award

2015: Research Training Program (RTP) Scholarship


My Research Activities

Dr Zhang is serving as the Guest Editor for the special issue entitled "Strength and Stability of Renewable Energy Systems: Challenges and Solutions". This special issue focuses on technical challenges in system strength and stability and encourages innovative and breakthrough technologies to strengthen renewable energy systems. Topics of interest include but are not limited to:

  • Technical challenges in weak grids with high power electronic penetration
  • System strength modelling and assessment
  • Non-network system strength enhancement
  • Power system stability analysis and control
  • Power electronics operation and control
  • Integration of renewable energy into electricity grids
  • Control and coordination of renewable energy sources
  • Energy storage optimization and control
  • Review of technologies for system strength analysis and enhancement

For further reading, please follow the link to the Special Issue Website at:

https://www.mdpi.com/journal/electronics/special_issues/Renewable_RES 

Welcome to make a contribution to this special issue if your expertise fits in any of the topics. The deadline for manuscript submission is 31/08/2021. 


My Research Supervision


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Areas of supervision

Power system stability and control, wind farm condition monitoring, smart campus, energy storage modelling and control, machine learning, and data-driven applications in energy systems


Currently supervising

1 PhD student and 1 Mphil student are currently under my supervision.

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