Research and Life


Nan Duan 
Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Research Staff
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Research Interests: power system angular stability, power system time domain simulation,numerical integration methods, parallel computing (ResearchGateGoogle Scholar)


Education:

2013 - 2017        The University of Tennessee, Knoxville - Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering

2010 - 2013        Beijing University of aeronautics and astronautics - Master of Engineering

2006 - 2010        Beijing University of Technology - Bachelor of Science

Research Experiences:

2018 -                 Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, CA - Postdoctoral Research Staff

2013 - 2017        The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN - Research Assistant

2015 - 2017        Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN - Research Assistant 

5/2017 - 7/2017      GE Global Research, Niskayuna, NY - Research Fellow 

Preprints:

[Pre2] N. Duan, K. Sun, "Stochastic Power System Simulation Using the Adomian Decomposition" (arXiv:1710.02415)

[Pre1] N. Duan, K. Sun, "Finding Semi-Analytic Solutions of Power System Differential-Algebraic Equations for Fast Transient Stability Simulation" (arXiv:1412.0904)

Patent:

[P1] N. Duan, K. Sun, Transient Stability Simulation and Operation of Power Systems, US Patent Application, No. 14/956,076, Dec 2015 (Link)


Journal Paper:

[J1] N. Duan, K. Sun, "Power System Simulation Using the Multi-stage Adomian Decomposition Method, IEEE Transactions on Power Systems," vol. 32, no. 1, pp 430-441, Jan. 2017. (PDF)

Conference Papers:

[C9] N. Duan, S. Simunovic, A. Dimitrovski, K. Sun, “Improving the Convergence Rate of Parareal-in-time Power System Simulation Using the Krylov Subspace,” to be presented at the IEEE PES General Meeting 2018, Portland, OR.

[C8] N. Duan, W. Huang, K. Sun, X. Luo, Q. Zhang “Multiple-shaft Turbine Model Reduction by Fractional-order Modeling,” to be presented at the IEEE PES General Meeting 2018, Portland, OR.

[C7] D. Osipov, N. DuanA. Dimitrovski, S. Allu, S. Simunovic, K. Sun, “Adaptive Model Reduction for Parareal in Time Mehod for Transient Stability Simulations,” to be presented at the IEEE PES General Meeting 2018, Portland, OR.

[C6] N. Duan, C. Baone, A. Menon, M. Dokucu, “Synchrophasor Based Dynamic Model Validation Leveraging Multiple Events,” IEEE ISGT 2018, Washington, DC.

[C5] N. Duan, A. Dimitrovski, S. Simunovic, K. Sun, J. Qi, J. Wang “Embedding Spatial Decomposition in Parareal in Time Power System Simulation,” IEEE ISGT Europe 2017, Torino, Italy (PDF)

[C4] N. Duan, A. Dimitrovski, S. Simunovic, K. Sun, “Applying Reduced Generator Models in the Coarse Solver of Parareal in Time Parallel Power System Simulation,” IEEE ISGT Europe 2016, Ljubljana, Slovenia (PDF)

[C3] A. Teron, A. Bartlett, N. Duan, K. Sun, “Estimating the Nonlinear Oscillation Frequency of a Power System Using the Harmonic Balanced Method,” IEEE PES General Meeting 2016, Boston, MA (PDF)

[C2] 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 2015, Denver, CO (PDF)

[C1] N. Duan, K. Sun, “Application of the Adomian Decomposition Method for Semi-Analytic Solutions of Power System Differential Algebraic Equations”, IEEE Powertech 2015, Eindhoven (PDF)


Teaching Experiences:

ECE521 (Power System Analysis I) Fall 2013, University of Tennessee, Knoxville - Teaching Assistant

ECE522 (Power System Analysis II) Spring 2014, University of Tennessee, Knoxville - Teaching Assistant

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