(Updated  on 2/20/2017)

Bin Wang

bwang(at)utk.edu

Min H Kao Bldg #207
1520 Middle Drive, Knoxville, TN 37996






Useful links: 
  • A test cases library of power system sustained/forced oscillations (LINK)
  • IEEE PES Task Force on Oscillation Source Location (LINK)

Education
  • B.E. in Electrical Engineering from Xi'an Jiaotong University, Xi'an, Shaanxi, China, 2011
  • M.S. in Electrical Engineering from Xi'an Jiaotong University, Xi'an, Shaanxi, China, 2013

Research Interests
  • Power system nonlinear dynamics, stability and control

Publications
Papers under review or in revision:
  1. C Liu, B Wang, X Xu, K Sun, CL Bak, "Approximate analytical solutions of power flow equations based on multi-dimensional holomorphic embedding method," IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, submitted
  2. B Wang, C Liu, K Sun, "Multi-stage holomorphic embedding method for calculating the power-voltage curve," IEEE Power Engineering Letters, submitted
  3. B Wang, K Sun, W Kang, "Nonlinear modal decoupling of multi-oscillator systems with applications to power systems," IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, submitted, (arXiv preprint)
  4. C Liu, B Wang, F Hu, K Sun, CL Bak, "Real-time voltage stability assessment for load areas based on the holomorphic embedding method," IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, submitted (arXiv preprint)
Journal papers:
  1. S Maslennikov, B Wang, E Litvinov, "Dissipating energy flow method for locating the source of sustained oscillations," International Journal of Electrical Power and Energy Systems, vol.88, pp.55-62, Jun. 2017 (PDF)
  2. B Wang, X Su, K Sun, "Properties of the frequency-amplitude curve,IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, vol.32, no.1, pp.826-827, Jan. 2017 (PDF)
  3. B Wang, K Sun, "Location methods of oscillation sources in power systems: a survey," Journal of Modern Power Systems and Clean Energy, vol.5, no.2, pp.151-159, Jul. 2016 (PDF)
  4. B Wang, K Sun, "Formulation and characterization of power system electromechanical oscillations," IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, vol.31, no.6, pp.5082-5093, Nov. 2016 (PDF)
  5. J Xia, J Suonan, Y Zhang, B Wang, W Shao, S He, "Improved pilot protection based on longitudinal impedance of decoupled transmission line" (in Chinese), Journal of Electric Power Automation Equipment, vol.33, no.12, pp.58-65, 2013  (PDF)
  6. J Suonan, B Wang, G Song, X Kang, Z Jiao, "Performance study of fast phasor calculation method for power systems" (in Chinese), Journal of Electric Power Science and Technology, vol.28, no.1, pp.25-30, 2013 (PDF)
  7. J Suonan, B Wang, L Wang, J Sun, M Xiao, "A fast phasor calculation algorithm for power systems" (in Chinese), Proceedings of the CSEE, vol.33, no.1, pp.123-129, 2013 (PDF)
Conference papers:
  1. S Maslennikov, B Wang, E Litvinov, "Locating the source of sustained oscillations by using PMU measurements," to be presented at the IEEE PES General Meeting, 2017
  2. IR Cabrera, B Wang, K Sun, "A method to locate the source of forced oscillations based on linearized model and system measurements," to be presented at the IEEE PES General Meeting, 2017
  3. W Ju, B Wang, K Sun, "Can nonlinear electromechanical oscillation be analyzed using an equivalent SMIB system?" to be presented at the IEEE PES General Meeting, 2017 (PDF)
  4. Y Zhu, B Wang, K Sun, "Damping control for power systems using energy storage," to be presented at the Chinese Control and Decision Conference, 2017
  5. C Liu, B Wang, K Sun, "Fast power system simulation using semi-analytical solutions based on Pade approximants," to be presented at the IEEE PES General Meeting, 2017 (PDF)
  6. E Abreut, B Wang, K Sun, "Semi-analytical fault-on trajectory simulation and its application in direct methods," to be presented at the IEEE PES General Meeting, 2017 (PDF)
  7. S Maslennikov, B Wang, Q Zhang, F Ma, X Luo, K Sun, E Litvinov, "A test cases library for methods locating the sources of sustained oscillations", IEEE PES General Meeting, Boston, 2016 (PDF)
  8. N Duan, B Wang, K Sun, J Ning, "Analysis of power system oscillation frequency using differential Groebner basis and the harmonic balance method", IEEE PES General Meeting, Denver2015 (PDF)
  9. B Wang, K Sun, X Su, "A decoupling based direct method for power system transient stability analysis", IEEE PES General Meeting, Denver2015 (PDF)
  10. Y Lei, Y Liu, G Kou, B Wang, C Liu, K Tomsovic, K Sun, "A study on wind frequency control under high wind penetration on an NPCC system model", IEEE PES General Meeting, National Harbor2014 (PDF)
  11. B Trento, B Wang, K Sun, LM Tolbert, "Integration of phase-locked loop based real-time oscillation tracking in grid synchronized systems", IEEE PES General Meeting, National Harbor2014 (PDF)
  12. B Wang, K Sun, AD Rosso, E Farantatos, N Bhatt, "A study on fluctuations in electromechanical oscillation frequencies of power systems", IEEE PES General Meeting, National Harbor2014 (PDF)
  13. B Wang, J Suonan, H Liu, G Song, "Long transmission lines fault location based on parameter identification using one-terminal data", Asia-Pacific Power and Energy Engineering Conference, Shanghai, 2012 (PDF)   
Theses:
  1. B Wang, "A novel algorithm of transmission line single-ended fault location based on parameter identification," B.S. degree thesis, Xi'an Jiaotong University, Jul. 2011 (PDF)
  2. B Wang, "Research on power system phasor estimation," M.S. degree thesis, Xi'an Jiaotong University, May 2013 (PDF)
Patent:
  1. J Suonan, B Wang, "Constant frequency phasor extraction method", Chinese Patent No. 102520246B, 2014 (LINK)

Academic services & awards
  • Awards
             - Excellent Reviewer Award from Modern Power Systems and Clean Energy in 2016
             - Best Reviewer Award from IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid in 2016
             - Control Room Solutions Task Team MVP Award from North American SynchroPhasor Initiative in 2016
             - Min H. Kao Fellowship Award from Univerisity of Tennessee, Knoxville in 2016
             - Excellent Student Award from the Ministry of Education of Xinjiang Autonomous Territory in 2013
             - Excellent Mentor of Young Scholar Students  Award from CURENT Engineering Research Center in 2013
             - Outstanding Graduate Student Award from the Ministry of Education of Shaanxi Province in 2011
             - ABB Fellowship Award from Xi'an Jiaotong University from 2008 to 2010

  • Reviewer 
             - Journal reviewer
                        IEEE Transactions on Power Systems
                        IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid
                        International Journal of Electrical Power and Energy Systems
                        Journal of Modern Power Systems and Clean Energy
                        Journal of Control and Decision
             - Conference reviewer
                        IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting
                        Chinese Control and Decision Conference
                        International Conference on Electric Utility Deregulation and Restructuring and Power Technologies
                        

  • Lectures and talks
             - Invited talk at Envision, Shanghai, China
                        "Power system nonlinear oscillations and oscillation source location," on Dec 9, 2016

             - Invited talk at Student Leadership Council Seminar, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN
                        "Nonlinear oscillation analysis and oscillation source location in power systems," on Aug 19, 2016 

             - Lectures University of Tennessee, Knoxville's class ECE692 "Power System Stability" in Feb. 2016 
                        "Demo of SSAT software by Powertech Lab on model-based small signal analysis" on Feb.9 2016
                        "Measurement-based small signal analysis" on Feb.11 2016
                        "Direct methods for transient stability analysis" on Feb.25, Mar.1 and Mar.3 2016

             - Invited talks at NSF/DOE CURENT Site Visit Conference in Knoxville, TN
                        "A decoupling based direct method for power system transient stability analysis" on Oct. 6-7, 2015
                        "A study on fluctuations in electromechanical oscillation frequencies of power systems" on May 12-16, 2014

        
     - Lectures at University of Tennessee, Knoxville's class ECE692 "Synchrophasor Measurements" in Feb. 2013
                        "A tutorial on PSAT software by Powertech Lab" on Feb. 9 2013
                        "A tutorial on TSAT software by Powertech Lab" on Feb. 11 2013