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Dr. Su is looking for highly motivated Ph.D. students starting in 2023. The research assistantship is available. An earned master's degree is preferred. If you are interested in Dr. Su’s research areas, please send your resume to Dr. Su (wencong@umich.edu).

Visiting students/scholars, master-thesis students, and undergraduate students: Please email your CV to <wencong@umich.edu>, if you are interested in joining Dr. Su's group. Hourly-based financial support is available.

Short Bio:

Dr. Wencong Su is an Associate Professor and Interim Department Chair of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Michigan-Dearborn, USA. Dr. Su received his B.S. degree (with distinction) from Clarkson University, Potsdam, NY, USA, in 2008, his M.S. degree from Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA, USA, in 2009, and his Ph.D. degree from North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, USA, in 2013, respectively, all in electrical and computer engineering. He was a licensed Professional Engineer (P.E.) in the State of Michigan. He worked as a Research Aide at Argonne National Laboratory in IL, USA, in 2012. He also worked as an R&D engineer intern at ABB U.S. Corporate Research Center in NC, USA, in 2009. His current research interests include power and energy systems, transportation electrification, and cyber-physical systems. Dr. Su is a Fellow of IET (Institution of Engineering and Technology) and a Senior Member of IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers). Dr. Su is an Editor of IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, an Associate Editor of IEEE Access, and an Associate Editor of IEEE DataPort. He was the Guest Editor-in-Chief of IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid - Special Section on Power-Electronics-Enabled Smart Power Distribution Grid in 2020-2021. He was the Guest Editor of IEEE Open Access Journal of Power and Energy - Special Section on COVID-19 Impact on Electrical Grid Operation: Analysis and Mitigation in 2021. He was the Guest Editor of IET Cyber-Physical Systems: Theory & Applications - Special Issue on Cyber-Physical Systems in Smart Grids: Security and Operation in 2017. He has authored one book, four book chapters, and over 120 high-quality articles in prestigious international journals and peer-reviewed conference proceedings. He serves as the campus director of the Center for Electric Drive Transportation (2015-present) and NSF REU Site (2018-present) at the University of Michigan-Dearborn. He also serves as an associate director of Dearborn Artificial Intelligence Research Center (2020-present). Dr. Su was the recipient of the 2015 IEEE Power and Energy Society (PES) Technical Committee Prize Paper Award and the 2013 IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IES) Student Best Paper Award. Dr. Su was the 2021 recipient of the Distinguished Research Award at the University of Michigan-Dearborn.

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​Wencong Su, Ph.D., P.E., FIET, SMIEEE

Associate Professor and Intermi Department Chair

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Michigan-Dearborn

Office: 2029 Enegineering Lab Builidng (ELB)

Lab: IAVS-1060, ELB-1026, and ELB-1042

4901 Evergreen Road Dearborn, MI, 48128, U.S.A.

Email: wencong@umich.edu

Web: www.SuWencong.com

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Editor, IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid

Associate Editor, IEEE Access

Associate Editor, IEEE DataPort