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Award and Grant

  1. Co-PI, “Adaption and Coordination Technology of Large-Scale EV Charging and Variable Renewable Energy Based on Big Data and Electricity Network Reliability Analysis”, UM-SJTU, 2016-2018.
  2. PI, "Solar-Powered Pump and Purifier for Providing Clean Drinkable Water in Rural Nigerian Communities", Ford Motor Company Foundation, 2016-2017.
  3. PI, "Socio-Cyber-Physical Framework of Future Retail Electricity Market", MCubed Program, 2016-2017.
  4. PI, "High Efficient, Interoperable Wireless Charger for iCab", Denso International America, 2016.
  5. PI, (UM-Dearborn Campus Director), “GATE Center for Electric Drive Transportation at the University of Michigan-Dearborn”, Department of Energy, 2015-2017. [Note: The founding PI (2011-2015) is Prof. Chris Mi at San Diego State University.]
  6. PI, "Unified Wireless Charging and In-Wheel Motor Drive for Plug-in Electric Vehicles", Denso International America, 2015-2016.
  7. PI, "A Wireless Magnetic-Resonance Power Transmission System for EV Charging", US-China Clean Energy Center, 2015-2016.
  8. PI, "Multi-time-scale Framework for Economic Operation of Networked Microgrid-like Electric Vehicle Charging Facilities", University of Michigan Office of Research, 2015.
  9. PI, "I-Corps: Distributed Energy Management Systems for Grid Integration of Distributed Energy Storage Devices", National Science Foundation, 2014-2015
  10. PI, "A Distributed Algorithmic Framework for Energy and Power Management on Smart Grid Dynamic Operations", Dearborn's Rackham Grant for Faculty Research, 2014.
  11. PI, "Stochastic Optimization for Economic Operation of Plug-in Electric Vehicle (PEV) Charging Stations at a Municipal Parking Deck Integrated with On-site Renewable Energy Generation", Institute for Advanced Vehicle Systems (IAVS) Research Seed Funding, 2014
  12. PI, "Distributed Data Storage and Processing Framework for Distributed Grid Intelligence (DGI) Implementation in FREEDM Systems", NSF ERC FREEDM Systems Center, 2013-2014
  13. PI, "Smart Energy and Power Management Systems for Plug-in Electric Vehicle Charging at Municipal Parking Decks", University of Michigan-Dearborn Faculty Research Initiation and Seed Grant, 2013-2014.  
  14. PI, "Hardware Implementation of a Hadoop-based Big Data Testbed for Future Power Grids", Research Assistantship Grants, University of Michigan-Dearborn, 2014.
  15. Travel Grant for NSF Early-Career Investigators Workshop on Cyber-Physical Systems and Smart Cities, NSF, 2015.
  16. New Faculty StartUp Fund, University of Michigan-Dearborn, 2013-2018 
  17. Proposal Development Travel Grant, Office of Research & Sponsored Projects, University of Michigan-Dearborn, 2013-2015. 
  18. 2015 IEEE Power and Energy Society (PES) Technical Committee Prize Paper Award: W. Su, J. Wang, and J. Roh, Stochastic Energy Scheduling in Microgrids with Intermittent Renewable Energy Resources, IEEE Trans. on Smart Grid, vol.5, no.4, pp.1876-1883, July 2014.
  19. 2013 IEEE Industrial Electronics Society Student Best Paper Award: "A Survey on The Electrification of Transportation in A Smart Grid Environment," IEEE Trans. on Industrial Informatics, vol.8, no.1, pp.1-10, February 2012. An award ceremony was held at 2013 IECON in Austria Center Vienna, in Vienna, Austria in November 2013. (Link)
  20. Applied Energy’s Best Reviewers of 2012. An awards ceremony was held at the ICAE conference in Pretoria in July 2013. (Link)
  21. 2011 Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Self-Financed Students Abroad ($6,000) This award was established to encourage research excellence and to recognize the achievement among Chinese students abroad. It is granted across all fields of study and was presented to only 495 out of 440,000 Chinese oversea students all over the world in 2011. The final winners were selected by a review committee organized by China's Ministry of Education. (Link)