Liang Du

Assistant Professor in Electrical and Computer Engineering

Office Hours

Tuesday 3:30 - 5:00PM
Thursday 3:30 - 5:00PM



Dr. Liang Du is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering at Temple University.  Prior to joining Temple, Dr. Du worked as an Electrical Engineer with Schlumberger Sugar Land, TX after receiving his Ph.D. in Electric Energy from Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, in 2013. His other industry experience includes summer research internships with Eaton Corporation Innovation Center in Milwaukee, WI, Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories in Cambridge, MA, and Philips Research North America in Briarcliff Manor, NY, in 2011, 2012, and 2013, respectively. 


  • Ph.D. Electrical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2013

  • M.S. Electrical Engineering, Concordia University, 2007

  • B.S. Automation, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, 2003

Academic Appointments 

  • Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering, Temple University, July 2017 - present

Recent Publications 

  • X. Fan, L. Du, D. Duan, "Synchrophasor Data Correction under GPS Spoofing Attack: A State Estimation Based Approach", IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, to appear

  • L. Du, D. He, R. G. Harley, T. G. Habetler, “Electric Load Classification by Binary Voltage-Current Trajectory Mapping”, IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, vol.7, no.1, pp.358-365, Jan. 2016.

  • X, Liang, J. He, and L. Du, “Electrical Submersible Pump System Grounding – Current Practice and Future Trend”, Special Issue on Grounding, IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, vol.51, issue 6, pp. 5030-5037, 2015

  • L. Du, Y. Yang, D. He, R. G. Harley, T. G. Habetler, “Feature Extraction for Load Identification Using Long-Term Operating Waveforms”, IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, vol.6, issue 2, pp. 819-826, 2015

  • L. Du, S. Grijalva, and R. G. Harley, “Game-Theoretic Formulation of Power Dispatch with Guaranteed Convergence and Prioritized Best Response", IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy, vol.6, issue 1, pp. 51-59, 2015

  • L. Du, J. A. Restrepo, Y. Yang, R. G. Harley, T. G. Habetler, “Nonintrusive, Self-Organizing, and Probabilistic Classification and Identification of Plugged-In Electric Loads”, IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, vol.4, issue 3, pp. 1371-1380, 2013

  • D. He, L. Du, Y. Yang, R. G. Harley, and T. G. Habetler, “Front-End Electronic Circuit Topology Analysis for Model-Driven Classification and Monitoring of Appliance Loads in Smart Buildings”, IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, vol.3, issue 4, pp. 2286-2293, 2012.

Research Interests

  • Power Distribution Automation

  • Networked Microgrids

  • Renewable Integration

  • Data-Driven Analytics in Smart Grid

  • Power System Modeling and Identification