North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, U.S.A.

Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering GPA 4.0/4.0 August 2013

Dissertation: “Smart Grid Operations Integrated with Plug-in Electric Vehicles and Renewable Energy Resources”

Advisor: Dr. Alex Q.Huang, IEEE Fellow, Member of National Academy of Inventors

Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA, U.S.A.

M.S. in Electrical Engineering GPA 3.9/4.0 December 2009

Thesis: “Microgrid Modeling, Planning and Operation”

Advisor: Dr. Yilu Liu, Member of National Academy of Engineering, IEEE Fellow and Governor’s Chair Professor of ORNL/UTK

Co-Advsiro: Dr. Virgilio Centeno

Clarkson University, Potsdam, NY, U.S.A.

B.S. in Electrical Engineering with Distinction May 2008

Advisor: Dr. Thomas H. Ortmeyer, IEEE Fellow