Biography

Dr. Xiaonan Lu is currently an Assistant Professor with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, College of Engineering, Temple University. He received his B.E. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, in 2008 and 2013, respectively. From Sep 2010 to Aug 2011, he was a guest Ph.D. student at the Department of Energy Technology, Aalborg University, Denmark. From Oct 2013 to Dec 2014, he was a Postdoc Research Associate at the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Tennessee, Knoxville. From Jan 2015 to Jul 2018, he was with Argonne National Laboratory, first as a Postdoc Appointee and then as an Energy Systems Scientist. In Jul 2018, he joined the College of Engineering, Temple University. Dr. Lu performs research in the areas of power electronics and power systems. His research interests include modeling and control of situation-aware power electronic inverters, dynamic formation of networked AC and DC microgrids, power electronics intensive power systems, AI-aided inverter control and design, real-time power and controller hardware-in-the-loop, etc.

Dr. Lu was the recipient of the Outstanding Postdoc Performance Award at Argonne National Laboratory in 2016 and the recipient of the IEEE Philadelphia Section Delaware Valley Young Electrical Engineer of the Year in 2020. He serves as the Associate Editor for IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, the Associate Editor for IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, the Editor for IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, and the Editor for IEEE Power Engineering Letters. He also serves as the Guest Associate Editor for multiple special issues in the IEEE Journal of Emerging and Selected Topics in Power Electronics, IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion, among others, focusing on the topics of inverter modeling and control, AC and DC microgrids, cyber-secure power electronics, etc. He was recognized as the Outstanding Reviewer for IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics in 2013, the Outstanding Reviewer for IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid in 2015, and the Star Reviewer for IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion in 2019. Five of Dr. Lu’s journal publications are recognized as the Top 1% Highly Cited Publications by Thomson Reuters Web of Science.

Research Interests

  • Modeling, control and design of grid-interactive inverters
    Control and operation of AC and DC microgrids
    Control and operation of coupled transmission and distribution systems
    Modeling and design of secured energy delivery systems under cyber-secured infrastructures
    Controller and power real-time hardware-in-the-loop testing

Courses Taught

Number

Name

Level

ECE 4722

Power Electronics

Undergraduate

ECE 5722

Power Electronic Devices and Systems

Graduate

ECE 5742

Power Converter Modeling and Control

Graduate

ECE 8722

Applications of Advanced Power Electronics Technologies

Graduate

Selected Publications

Recent

  • Du, Y., Lu, X., Wang, J., Chen, B.o., Tu, H., & Lukic, S. (2021). Dynamic Microgrids in Resilient Distribution Systems With Reconfigurable Cyber-Physical Networks. IEEE Journal of Emerging and Selected Topics in Power Electronics, 9(5), pp. 5192-5205. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). doi: 10.1109/jestpe.2020.2981921

  • Zhao, T., Wang, J., & Lu, X. (2021). An MPC-Aided Resilient Operation of Multi-Microgrids With Dynamic Boundaries. IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, 12(3), pp. 2125-2135. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). doi: 10.1109/tsg.2020.3042111

  • Wang, P., Ren, P., Lu, X., Wang, W., & Xu, D. (2021). Topology Analysis and Power Sharing Control of a Two-Stage Three-Port Hybrid Energy Storage Converter for DC Microgrids. IEEE Journal of Emerging and Selected Topics in Power Electronics, 9(1), pp. 647-665. doi: 10.1109/JESTPE.2019.2947249

  • Park, J.Y., Kim, Y.J., & Lu, X. (2021). New Analytical Model of Microgrid Frequency and Voltage Variations Due to Network Reconfiguration. IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, 12(1), pp. 905-908. doi: 10.1109/TSG.2020.3018632

  • Sun, D., Lu, X., Du, L., & Cao, Y. (2020). Optimal Design of PV Systems Considering Levelized Cost of Energy and Power Density. ECCE 2020 - IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition, pp. 1708-1714. doi: 10.1109/ECCE44975.2020.9235436

  • Liu, J., Cui, B., Chen, B., Lu, X., Qiu, F., & Mazumder, S. (2020). DC Microgrids under Denial of Service Attacks: Feasibility and Stability Issues. ECCE 2020 - IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition, pp. 424-430. doi: 10.1109/ECCE44975.2020.9236159

  • Dongye, Z., Wang, Y., Zhang, H., Zheng, S., Lu, X., & Lu, F. (2020). A 4kV/100A SiC MOSFETs-based solid state DC circuit breaker with low stray inductances and powered by a load-independent wireless power transfer system. ECCE 2020 - IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition, pp. 1279-1283. doi: 10.1109/ECCE44975.2020.9235748

  • Sun, D., Lu, X., & Du, L. (2020). Optimal Design of Grid Interactive Inverters Based on Harmonic State Space Modeling. ECCE 2020 - IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition, pp. 5040-5045. doi: 10.1109/ECCE44975.2020.9235676

  • Zhao, T., Chen, B.o., Zhao, S., Wang, J., & Lu, X. (2020). A Flexible Operation of Distributed Generation in Distribution Networks With Dynamic Boundaries. IEEE TRANSACTIONS on POWER SYSTEMS, 35(5), pp. 4127-4130. doi: 10.1109/TPWRS.2020.3004765

  • Lou, G., Gu, W., Lu, X., Xu, Y., & Hong, H. (2020). Distributed Secondary Voltage Control in Islanded Microgrids With Consideration of Communication Network and Time Delays. IEEE TRANSACTIONS on SMART GRID, 11(5), pp. 3702-3715. doi: 10.1109/TSG.2020.2979503

  • Zaery, M., Wang, P., Lu, X., Huang, R., Wang, W., & Xu, D. (2020). Fully Distributed Fixed-Time Optimal Dispatch for Islanded DC Microgrids. Conference Proceedings - IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition - APEC, 2020-March, pp. 603-608. doi: 10.1109/APEC39645.2020.9124439

  • Zaery, M., Wang, P., Lu, X., Wang, W., & Xu, D. (2020). Fully Distributed Controller for Economic Load Sharing of DC Microgrid Clusters. Conference Proceedings - IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition - APEC, 2020-March, pp. 597-602. doi: 10.1109/APEC39645.2020.9124512

  • Liu, J., Du, Y., Yim, S.I., Lu, X., Chen, B., & Qiu, F. (2020). Steady-State Analysis of Microgrid Distributed Control under Denial of Service Attacks. IEEE Journal of Emerging and Selected Topics in Power Electronics. doi: 10.1109/JESTPE.2020.2990879

  • Wang, P., Zhang, L., Lu, X., Sun, H., Wang, W., & Xu, D. (2019). An Improved Active Crosstalk Suppression Method for High-Speed SiC MOSFETs. IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, 55(6), pp. 7736-7744. doi: 10.1109/TIA.2019.2916302

  • Chen, L., Wang, Y., Lu, X., Zheng, T., Wang, J., & Mei, S. (2019). Resilient Active Power Sharing in Autonomous Microgrids Using Pinning-Consensus-Based Distributed Control. IEEE TRANSACTIONS on SMART GRID, 10(6), pp. 6802-6811. doi: 10.1109/TSG.2019.2911344

  • Liu, J., Lu, X., & Wang, J. (2019). Resilience Analysis of DC Microgrids Under Denial of Service Threats. IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, 34(4), pp. 3199-3208. doi: 10.1109/TPWRS.2019.2897499

  • Wang, P., Lu, X., Wang, W., & Xu, D. (2019). Hardware Decoupling and Autonomous Control of Series-Resonance-Based Three-Port Converters in DC Microgrids. IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, 55(4), pp. 3901-3914. doi: 10.1109/TIA.2019.2906112

  • Guo, Y., Chen, L., Lu, X., Wang, J., Zheng, T., & Mei, S. (2019). Region-Based Stability Analysis for Active Dampers in AC Microgrids. IEEE TRANSACTIONS on INDUSTRY APPLICATIONS, 55(6), pp. 7671-7682. doi: 10.1109/TIA.2019.2913819

  • Wang, P., Ren, P., Lu, X., Wang, W., & Xu, D. (2019). A Distributed State-of-Charge Balancing Control Scheme for Three-Port Output-Series Converters in DC Hybrid Energy Storage Systems. IEEE Access, 7, pp. 157173-157184. doi: 10.1109/ACCESS.2019.2949916

  • Sun, D., Du, L., Lu, X., & He, L. (2018). An energy-stored quasi-Z source converter based interlinking converter for hybrid AC/DC microgrids. Proceedings: IECON 2018 - 44th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society, pp. 3821-3826. doi: 10.1109/IECON.2018.8591538

  • Zhang, L.i., Sun, K., Li, Y.W., Lu, X., & Zhao, J. (2018). A Distributed Power Control of Series-Connected Module-Integrated Inverters for PV Grid-Tied Applications. IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, 33(9), pp. 7698-7707. doi: 10.1109/TPEL.2017.2769487

  • Chen, G., Tang, F., Shi, H., Yu, R., Wang, G., Ding, L., Liu, B., & Lu, X. (2018). Optimization Strategy of Hydrogovernors for Eliminating Ultralow-Frequency Oscillations in Hydrodominant Power Systems. IEEE Journal of Emerging and Selected Topics in Power Electronics, 6(3), pp. 1086-1094. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). doi: 10.1109/jestpe.2017.2788004

  • Lu, X., Chen, B.o., Chen, C., & Wang, J. (2018). Coupled Cyber and Physical Systems: Embracing Smart Cities with Multistream Data Flow. IEEE Electrification Magazine, 6(2), pp. 73-83. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). doi: 10.1109/mele.2018.2816845

  • Mashayekh, S., Stadler, M., Cardoso, G., Heleno, M., Madathil, S.C., Nagarajan, H., Bent, R., Mueller-Stoffels, M., Lu, X., & Wang, J. (2018). Security-Constrained Design of Isolated Multi-Energy Microgrids. IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, 33(3), pp. 2452-2462. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). doi: 10.1109/tpwrs.2017.2748060

  • Wang, P., Wang, W., Xu, D., & Lu, X. (2018). A Hardware Decoupling Method for Series-resonance-based Isolated Three-port DC/DC Converters. IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition.

  • Wang, P., Zhang, S., Xu, D., & Lu, X. (2018). A series-resonance-based three-port converter with unified autonomous control method in DC microgrids. IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition.

  • Wang, P., Lu, X., Wang, W., & Xu, D. (2018). Frequency Division Based Coordinated Control of Three-Port Converter Interfaced Hybrid Energy Storage Systems in Autonomous DC Microgrids. IEEE Access, 6, pp. 25389-25398. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). doi: 10.1109/access.2018.2830420

  • Maitra, A., Hubert, T., Wang, J., Singh, R., Kang, N., Lu, X., Reilly, J., Pratt, A., & Veda, S. (2017). DMS advanced applications for accommodating high penetrations of DERs and microgrids. CIRED - Open Access Proceedings Journal, 2017(1), pp. 2236-2240. Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET). doi: 10.1049/oap-cired.2017.1321

  • Lu, X. & Wang, J. (2017). A Game Changer: Electrifying Remote Communities by Using Isolated Microgrids. IEEE Electrification Magazine, 5(2), pp. 56-63. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). doi: 10.1109/mele.2017.2685958

  • Sun, K., Wang, X., Li, Y.W., Nejabatkhah, F., Mei, Y., & Lu, X. (2017). Parallel Operation of Bidirectional Interfacing Converters in a Hybrid AC/DC Microgrid Under Unbalanced Grid Voltage Conditions. IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, 32(3), pp. 1872-1884. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). doi: 10.1109/tpel.2016.2555140

  • Meng, L., Shafiee, Q., Trecate, G.F., Karimi, H., Fulwani, D., Lu, X., & Guerrero, J.M. (2017). Review on Control of DC Microgrids. IEEE Journal of Emerging and Selected Topics in Power Electronics, pp. 1-1. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). doi: 10.1109/jestpe.2017.2690219

  • Lu, X., Wang, J., & Guo, L. (2016). Using microgrids to enhance energy security and resilience. The Electricity Journal, 29(10), pp. 8-15. Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.tej.2016.11.013

  • Qi, J., Hahn, A., Lu, X., Wang, J., & Liu, C. (2016). Cybersecurity for distributed energy resources and smart inverters. IET Cyber-Physical Systems: Theory & Applications, 1(1), pp. 28-39. Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET). doi: 10.1049/iet-cps.2016.0018

  • Ma, W., Wang, J., Lu, X., & Gupta, V. (2016). Optimal Operation Mode Selection for a DC Microgrid. IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, 7(6), pp. 2624-2632. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). doi: 10.1109/tsg.2016.2516566

  • Wang, P., Lu, X., Yang, X.u., Wang, W., & Xu, D. (2016). An Improved Distributed Secondary Control Method for DC Microgrids With Enhanced Dynamic Current Sharing Performance. IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, 31(9), pp. 6658-6673. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). doi: 10.1109/tpel.2015.2499310

  • Lu, X., Bahramirad, S., Wang, J., & Chen, C. (2015). Bronzeville Community Microgrids: A Reliable, Resilient and Sustainable Solution for Integrated Energy Management with Distribution Systems. The Electricity Journal, 28(10), pp. 29-42. Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.tej.2015.11.009

  • Lu, X., Sun, K., Guerrero, J.M., Vasquez, J.C., Huang, L., & Wang, J. (2015). Stability Enhancement Based on Virtual Impedance for DC Microgrids With Constant Power Loads. IEEE TRANSACTIONS on SMART GRID, 6(6), pp. 2770-2783. doi: 10.1109/TSG.2015.2455017

  • Lu, X., Sun, K., Huang, L., Blaabjerg, F., & Liserre, M. (2014). An Active Damping Method Based on Biquad Digital Filter for Parallel Grid-interfacing Inverters with LCL Filters. IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC).

  • Lu, X., Sun, K., Guerrero, J., Huang, L., & Society, I.I.E. (2012). SoC-Based Dynamic Power Sharing Method with AC-Bus Voltage Restoration for Microgrid Applications. 38TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE on IEEE INDUSTRIAL ELECTRONICS SOCIETY (IECON 2012), pp. 5677-5682. Retrieved from http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/

  • Lu, X., Sun, K., Guerrero, J.M., Vasquez, J.C., Huang, L., Teodorescu, R., & IEEE (2012). SoC-Based Droop Method for Distributed Energy Storage in DC Microgrid Applications. 2012 IEEE INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM on INDUSTRIAL ELECTRONICS (ISIE), pp. 1640-1645. Retrieved from http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/

  • Lu, X., Guerrero, J., Teodorescu, R., Kerekes, T., Sun, K., Huang, L., & IEEE (2011). Control of Parallel-Connected Bidirectional AC-DC Converters in Stationary Frame for Microgrid Application. 2011 IEEE ENERGY CONVERSION CONGRESS and EXPOSITION (ECCE), pp. 4153-4160. Retrieved from http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/

  • Lu, X., Sun, K., Ma, Y., Huang, L., Igarashi, S., & IEEE (2011). High Performance Hybrid Cascaded Inverter for Renewable Energy System. 2011 TWENTY-SIXTH ANNUAL IEEE APPLIED POWER ELECTRONICS CONFERENCE and EXPOSITION (APEC), pp. 970-975. Retrieved from http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/

  • Qi, J., Kim, Y., Chen, C., Lu, X., & Wang, J. Demand Response and Smart Buildings: A Survey of Control, Communication, and Cyber-Physical Security. ACM Transactions on Cyber-Physical Systems, 1(4).

  • Yu, J., Yu, J., Wang, Y., Cao, Y., Lu, X., & Zhao, D. Passivity-based Active Stabilization for DC Microgrid Applications. CSEE Journal of Power and Energy Systems, 4(1), pp. 29-38.