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Lina He

Assistant Professor

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Contact

Building & Room:

1117 SEO

Address:

851 S. Morgan St, MC 154, Chicago, IL 60607

Office Phone:

(312) 996-3085

Email:

lhe@uic.edu

About

Research and work experience

Assistant Professor  (2018-present)
University of Illinois at Chicago
Senior Consultant  (2017-2018)
Siemens PTI, MN, USA  
Project Manager and Consultant  (2014-2017)
Siemens PTI, Erlangen, Germany  
Research Scholar  2013
Washington state University, Pullman, WA, USA  
Electrical Engineer  (2009-2010)
State Grid Corporation of China, Tianjing

Teaching experience

  • ECE 491 Power System Analysis (Fall 2018, fall 2019)
  • ECE 594 Modern Distributed Power Systems (Spring 2019)
  • ENGR 494 Autonomous Vehicles (Spring 2019)
  • ECE 491 Fundamentals of Power Systems (Spring 2018)

Selected Publications

Publications

Journal Papers

  1. L. He and C.-C. Liu, “Parameter identification with PMUs for instability detection in power systems with HVDC integrated offshore wind energy,” IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, vol. 29, no.2, Mar. 2014.
  2. L. He, C.-C. Liu, A. Pitto, and D. Cirio, “Distance protection of AC grid with HVDC connected offshore wind generators,” IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, vol. 29, no.2, Apr. 2014.
  3. L. He, C. Mao, J. Lu, and D. Wang, “Novel excitation system using high power electronics full-controlled device rectifier,” High Voltage Engineering, vol. 35, no. 7, pp. 1711-1717, 2009.
  4. L. He, C. Mao, J. Lu, and D. Wang, “The new scheme of direct measurement of hydro power generator speed and power angle,” Water Resources and Power, vol. 26, no. 3, pp. 156-159, 2008.
  5. J. Wu, L. He, C. Mao, J. Lu, and D. Wang, “Novel excitation system of the synchronous generator,” Journal of Electric Power Science and Technology, vol. 24, no. 1, pp.12-18, 2009.
  6. Y. Luo, Y. Wang, W. Wan, B. Zhang, H. Cai, G. Liu, H. Li, L. He, and Y. Yi, “Fault chain model of cascading failure in AC grids,” Automation of Electric Power Systems, vol. 33, no. 24, pp.1-5, 2009.

Conference Papers

  1. L. He, “Bypassing transients of pre-insertion resistor during energization of MMC-HVDC,” 2018 IEEE Power and Energy Conference at Illinois (PECI), Urbana, IL, Feb. 2018.
  2. L. He, “Mitigation of energization transients due to energization of HVDC PLUS station,” 2017 IEEE PES General Meeting, Chicago, IL, Jul. 2017.
  3. L. He and R. Voelzke, “Effects of pre-insertion resistor on energization of compensated Lines,” 2016 IEEE PES General Meeting, Boston, MA, Jul. 2016. (Best Paper)
  4. L. He and C.-C. Liu, “Effects of HVDC connection for offshore wind turbines on AC grid protection,” 2013 IEEE PES General Meeting, Vancouver, BC, Canada, Jul. 2013.
  5. L. He and C.-C. Liu, “Impact of LVRT capability of wind turbines on distance protection of AC grids,” 2013 IEEE PES Innovative Smart Grid Technologies (ISGT), Washington DC, Feb. 2013.
  6. L. He and C.-C. Liu, “Protection coordination between a HVDC offshore wind system and AC grid,” 2011 CIGRE Symposium “The Electric Power System of the Future”, Bologna, Italy, Sep. 2011.
  7. E. Ciapessoni, D. Cirio, A. Gatti, A. Pitto, A.M. Denis, L. He, C.-C. Liu, C. Moreira, and B. Silva, “Impact of HVDC grid on AC system stability and operation,” 2014 CIGRE, Paris, France, Aug. 2014.
  8. E. Ciapessoni, D. Cirio, A. Gatti, A. Pitto, A.M. Denis, O. Despouys, L. He, C.-C. Liu, et al, “Dynamics and control of multi-terminal HVDC networks for integration of large offshore wind parks into AC grids,” 2012 CIGRE, Paris, France, Aug. 2012.
  9. K. Bell, D. Cirio, A.M. Denis, L. He, C.-C. Liu, C. Moreira, and P. Panciatici, “Economic and technical criteria for designing future offshore HVDC grids,” 2010 Europe IEEE Innovative Smart Grid Technologies (ISGT Europe), Sweden, Oct. 2010.

Invited talks

  1. 2019 Academic Seminar at Shanghai Jiao Tong University, “Security of Future Power Grid with Renewable Energy Integration,” Shanghai, China, Jan. 2019.
  2. ​2018 Academic Seminar at Illinois Institute of Technology, “Security of Future Power Grid with Renewable Energy Integration,” Chicago, IL, Sep. 2018.
  3. ​2018 Academic Seminar in SC&C company, “Security of Future Power Grid with Renewable Energy Integration,” Chicago, IL, Sep. 2018.
  4. 2018 Academic Seminar at North China Electric Power University, “Security of Future Power Grid with Renewable Energy Integration,” Beijing, China, Jun. 2018.
  5. 2018 Academic Seminar at Wuhan University, “Security of Future Power Grid with Renewable Energy Integration,” Wuhan, Hubei, China, May 2018.
  6. ​2018 Academic Seminar at Huazhong University of Science and Technology, “Security of Future Power Grid with Renewable Energy Integration,” Wuhan, Hubei, China, May 2018.
  7. ​2018 Integrated Energy and Smart Micro-grid Technology, “Smart Grid – Offshore Wind Power Integration,” Baoding, Hebei, China, May 2018.
  8. ​2018 Academic Seminar at Virginia Tech, “Security of Future Power Grid with Renewable Energy Integration,” Blacksburg, VA, Mar. 2018.
  9. ​2018 IEEE Power and Energy Conference Illinois (PECI), “Bypassing transients of pre-insertion resistor during energization of MMC-HVDC,” Urbana, IL, Feb. 2018.
  10. 2017 TechX Talk at Siemens DG Headquarter, “Voltage security of the future power grid with renewable energy integration,” Minnetonka, MN, Oct. 2017.
  11. The 5th East Lake International Forum, “System security and protection coordination of AC grids with wind power integration,” Wuhan, China, Dec. 2016.
  12. 2016 Summer Seminar at Arizona State University, “Offshore wind power integration,” Tempe, AZ, Jul. 2016.
  13. 2016 IEEE PES General Meeting on Best Paper Session of Power System Modeling and Analysis, “Effects of pre-insertion resistor on energization of compensated Lines,” Boston, MA, Jul. 2016.
  14. 2013 IEEE PES General Meeting, “Effects of HVDC connection for offshore wind turbines on AC distance protection, ” Vancouver, BC, Canada, Jul. 2013;
  15. 2013 IEEE PES Innovative Smart Grid Technologies (ISGT), “Impact of LVRT capability of wind turbines on distance protection of AC grids,” Washington DC, Feb. 2013.
  16. 2013 BOC Symposium at University College Dublin, “Challenges of offshore wind integration for the Irish grid,” Dublin, Ireland, Feb. 2013.
  17. 2011 CIGRE Symposium “The Electric Power System of the Future”, “Protection coordination between a HVDC offshore wind system and AC grid, ” Bologna, Italy, Sep. 2011
  18. 2011 IEEE PES General Meeting, “Impact of AC grid faults on VSC-HVDC offshore wind network,” Detroit, MI, Jul. 2011.

Technical Reports

  1. C.-C. Liu, L. He, S. Finney, G. P. Adam, J.-B. Curis, O. Despouys, et al, “Preliminary analysis of HVDC networks for off-Shore wind farms and their coordinated protection,” TWNTIES WP5 Deliverable No. 5.1, European Commission, Mar. 2011.
  2. E. Ciapessoni, D. Cirio, A. Gatti, A. Pitto, C. Moreira, B. Silva, Y. Phulpin, F. Resende, A.-M. Denis, O. Despouys, T. Prevost, C.-C. Liu, and L. He, “Principles of an optimal operation of the AC/DC interconnected power systems – Specification of the requirements for the HVDC grid (DCG) injections to the AC grid,” TWNTIES WP5 Deliverable No. 5.2-b, European Commission, Dec. 2011.
  3. A.-M. Denis, O. Despouys, D. Cirio, A. Pitto, C. Moreira, B. Silva, F. Resende, H. Vasconcelos, C.-C. Liu, L. He, et al, “Advanced results of simulations of control and protection of HVDC networks: behavior and optimization,” TWNTIES WP5 Deliverable No. 5.3, European Commission, Mar. 2013.
  4. K. Bell, A.-M. Denis, O. Despouys, S. Nguefeu, J. Tasine, L. Violleau, J. Curis, W. Grieshaber, D. Cirio, A. Pitto, G. Migliavacca, R. Calisti, C. Moreira, B. Silva, C.-C. Liu, L. He, et al, “DC grids: motivation, feasibility and outstanding issues,” TWNTIES WP5 Deliverable No. 5.4, European Commission, Sep. 2013.

Service to Community

Conference service

  • Topic Chair, 2018 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE), “Sustainable Energy Systems”, Portland, OR, Sep. 2018.
  • ​Session Chair, 2018 Integrated Energy and Smart Micro-grid Technology, “Renewable Energy Forecasting”, Baoding, Hebei, China, May 2018.

Notable Honors

2016, Best Paper of 2016 IEEE PES General Meeting, IEEE Power & Energy Society

2014, Outstanding Reviewer of IEEE Trans. on Power Systems, IEEE Power & Energy Society

2012/2013, Outstanding Teaching Assistant, University College Dublin, School of EECE

2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, Top Academic Scholarship, Huazhong University, College of EE

2008, NARI ELECTRIC Scholarship, Huazhong University

2009/2007, Outstanding Master/Bachelor Thesis, Huazhong University, College of EE

Education

Ph.D.     Electrical and Electronics Engineering, University College Dublin, Ireland (2010-2014)
MSEE    Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Huazhong University Sci & Tech, China(2007-2009)
BSEE   Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Huazhong University Sci & Tech, China(2003-2007)

Professional Memberships

  • Member of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
  • ​Member of Power Energy Society (PES)

Intellectual Property

L. He, et al, “Multi-pulse current source converter based self-shunt excitation system,” Granted Patent, Patent Publication No.: CN101593982 B, filed on Apr. 1st 2009, published on Nov. 30th 2011.

L. He, et al, “Multi-pulse voltage source converter based self-shunt excitation system,” Granted Patent, Patent Publication No.: CN101521446 B, filed on Apr. 1st 2009, published on Apr. 20th 2011.