Dr Yuchen Zhang
Research Associate

Dr Yuchen Zhang

PhD in Electrical Engineering (University of New South Wales, Australia)

Engineering
Electrical Engineering and Telecommunications

Yuchen Zhang is a postdoctoral research associate at the School of Electrical Engineering and Telecommunications, UNSW, Sydney. He is a recipient of 2022 Australian Research Council Discovery Early Career Researcher Award (ARC DECRA). He obtained his Ph.D., B.E., and B.Com. from UNSW, Sydney, in 2018, 2013, and 2013, respectively. His research interests include power system stability and control, energy storage, renewable energy system planning, condition monitoring, smart campus, data analytics and machine learning applications in power engineering.

Location
EE301
  • Journal articles | 2022
    Liu J; Zhang Y; Meng K; Dong ZY; Xu Y; Han S, 2022, 'Real-time emergency load shedding for power system transient stability control: A risk-averse deep learning method', Applied Energy, vol. 307, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apenergy.2021.118221
    Journal articles | 2022
    Yu L; Meng K; Zhang W; Zhang Y, 2022, 'An Overview of System Strength Challenges in Australia’s National Electricity Market Grid', Electronics (Switzerland), vol. 11, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/electronics11020224
    Journal articles | 2022
    Zhang Y; Yip C; Lu E; Dong ZY, 2022, 'A Systematic Review on Technologies and Applications in Smart Campus: A Human-Centered Case Study', IEEE Access, vol. 10, pp. 16134 - 16149, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ACCESS.2022.3148735
    Journal articles | 2021
    Dong ZY; Zhang Y, 2021, 'Interdisciplinary Vision of the Digitalized Future Energy Systems', IEEE Open Access Journal of Power and Energy, vol. 8, pp. 557 - 569, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/OAJPE.2021.3108937
    Journal articles | 2021
    Zuo T; Zhang Y; Meng K; Tong Z; Dong ZY; Fu Y, 2021, 'A Two-Layer Hybrid Optimization Approach for Large-Scale Offshore Wind Farm Collector System Planning', IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, vol. 17, pp. 7433 - 7444, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TII.2021.3056428
    Journal articles | 2021
    Zuo T; Zhang Y; Meng K; Tong Z; Dong ZY; Fu Y, 2021, 'Collector System Topology Design for Offshore Wind Farm's Repowering and Expansion', IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy, vol. 12, pp. 847 - 859, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TSTE.2020.3022508
    Journal articles | 2020
    Beswick K, 2020, 'Smart campus: definition, framework, technologies, and services', IET Smart Cities, vol. 2, pp. 43 - 54, http://dx.doi.org/10.1049/iet-smc.2019.0072
    Journal articles | 2020
    Ren C; Xu Y; Zhang Y; Zhang R, 2020, 'A Hybrid Randomized Learning System for Temporal-Adaptive Voltage Stability Assessment of Power Systems', IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, vol. 16, pp. 3672 - 3684, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TII.2019.2940098
    Journal articles | 2020
    Ren C; Zhang R; Zhang Y; Dong ZY, 2020, 'Hybrid randomised learning-based probabilistic data-driven method for fault-induced delayed voltage recovery assessment of power systems', IET Generation, Transmission and Distribution, vol. 14, pp. 5816 - 5822, http://dx.doi.org/10.1049/iet-gtd.2020.0402
    Journal articles | 2020
    Xie X; Xu Y; Dong ZY; Zhang Y; Liu J, 2020, 'Multi-objective coordinated dispatch of high wind-penetrated power systems against transient instability', IET Generation, Transmission and Distribution, vol. 14, pp. 4079 - 4088, http://dx.doi.org/10.1049/iet-gtd.2018.6948
    Journal articles | 2020
    Xie X; Zhang Y; Meng K; Dong ZY; Liu J, 2020, 'Emergency control strategy for power systems with renewables considering a utility-scale energy storage transient', CSEE Journal of Power and Energy Systems, vol. 7, pp. 986 - 995, http://dx.doi.org/10.17775/CSEEJPES.2019.02320
    Journal articles | 2020
    Zhang Y; Dong ZY; Kong W; Meng K, 2020, 'A Composite Anomaly Detection System for Data-Driven Power Plant Condition Monitoring', IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, vol. 16, pp. 4390 - 4402, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TII.2019.2945366
    Journal articles | 2020
    Zhang Y; Dong ZY; Yip C; Swift S, 2020, 'Smart campus: a user case study in Hong Kong', IET Smart Cities, vol. 2, pp. 146 - 154, http://dx.doi.org/10.1049/iet-smc.2020.0047
    Journal articles | 2020
    Zhang Y; Su X; Meng K; Dong ZY, 2020, 'Robust fault detection approach for wind farms considering missing data tolerance and recovery', IET RENEWABLE POWER GENERATION, vol. 14, pp. 4150 - 4158, http://dx.doi.org/10.1049/iet-rpg.2020.0604
    Journal articles | 2020
    Zhang Y; Su X; Meng K; Dong ZY, 2020, 'Robust fault detection approach for wind farms considering missing data tolerance recovery', IET Renewable Power Generation, vol. 14, pp. 4150 - 4158, http://dx.doi.org/10.1049/iet-rpg.2020.0604
    Journal articles | 2020
    Zuo T; Zhang Y; Meng K; Dong ZY, 2020, 'Collector System Topology for Large-Scale Offshore Wind Farms Considering Cross-Substation Incorporation', IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy, vol. 11, pp. 1601 - 1611, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TSTE.2019.2932409
    Journal articles | 2019
    Zhang Y; Li M; Dong ZY; Meng K, 2019, 'A probabilistic anomaly detection approach for data-driven wind turbine condition monitoring', CSEE Journal of Power and Energy Systems, vol. 5, http://dx.doi.org/10.17775/cseejpes.2019.00010
    Journal articles | 2019
    Zhang Y; Xu Y; Bu S; Dong ZY; Zhang R, 2019, 'Online power system dynamic security assessment with incomplete PMU measurements: A robust white-box model', IET Generation, Transmission and Distribution, vol. 13, pp. 662 - 668, http://dx.doi.org/10.1049/iet-gtd.2018.6241
    Journal articles | 2019
    Zhang Y; Xu Y; Dong ZY; Zhang R, 2019, 'A Hierarchical Self-Adaptive Data-Analytics Method for Real-Time Power System Short-Term Voltage Stability Assessment', IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, vol. 15, pp. 74 - 84, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TII.2018.2829818
    Journal articles | 2018
    Ren C; Xu Y; Zhang Y, 2018, 'Post-disturbance transient stability assessment of power systems towards optimal accuracy-speed tradeoff', Protection and Control of Modern Power Systems, vol. 3, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s41601-018-0091-3
    Journal articles | 2018
    Xu Y; Yin M; Dong ZY; Zhang R; Hill DJ; Zhang Y, 2018, 'Robust dispatch of high wind power-penetrated power systems against transient instability', IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, vol. 33, pp. 174 - 186, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TPWRS.2017.2699678
    Journal articles | 2018
    Zhang Y; Xu Y; Dong ZY, 2018, 'Robust Ensemble Data Analytics for Incomplete PMU Measurements-Based Power System Stability Assessment', IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON POWER SYSTEMS, vol. 33, pp. 1124 - 1126, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TPWRS.2017.2698239
    Journal articles | 2018
    Zhang Y; Xu Y; Dong ZY; Zhang P, 2018, 'Real-Time Assessment of Fault-Induced Delayed Voltage Recovery: A Probabilistic Self-Adaptive Data-driven Method', IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TSG.2018.2800711
    Journal articles | 2018
    Zhang Y; Xu Y; Zhang R; Dong ZY, 2018, 'A Missing-Data Tolerant Method for Data-Driven Short-Term Voltage Stability Assessment of Power Systems', IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, vol. 10, pp. 5663 - 5674, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TSG.2018.2889788
    Journal articles | 2017
    Zhang Y; Xu Y; Dong ZY, 2017, 'Robust classification model for PMU-based on-line power system DSA with missing data', IET Generation, Transmission and Distribution, vol. 11, pp. 4484 - 4491, http://dx.doi.org/10.1049/iet-gtd.2016.2010
    Journal articles | 2017
    Zhang Y; Xu Y; Dong ZY; Xu Z; Wong KP, 2017, 'Intelligent Early Warning of Power System Dynamic Insecurity Risk: Toward Optimal Accuracy-Earliness Tradeoff', IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, vol. 13, pp. 2544 - 2554, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TII.2017.2676879
  • Conference Papers | 2020
    Zhang Y; Dong ZY; Xu Y; Su X; Fu Y, 2020, 'Impact analysis of intra-interval variation on dynamic security assessment of wind-energy power systems', in IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/PESGM41954.2020.9281417
    Conference Papers | 2019
    Xie X; Zhang Y; Meng K; Dong ZY; Liu J; Tang S, 2019, 'Impact of Utility-Scale Energy Storage Systems on Power System Transient Stability Considering Operating Uncertainties', in 2019 IEEE PES Innovative Smart Grid Technologies Asia, ISGT 2019, pp. 508 - 513, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ISGT-Asia.2019.8881248
    Conference Papers | 2019
    Zuo T; Zhang Y; Meng K, 2019, 'Double-sided ring topology for offshore wind fram collector system layout: A multi-cable application', in IET Conference Publications, http://dx.doi.org/10.1049/cp.2019.0621
    Conference Papers | 2018
    Ren C; Xu Y; Zhang Y; Hu C, 2018, 'A Multiple Randomized Learning based Ensemble Model for Power System Dynamic Security Assessment', in IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/PESGM.2018.8585991
    Conference Papers | 2018
    Zhang Y; Dong ZY; Zhang R; Xu Y, 2018, 'A Noise-Tolerant Temporal-Adaptive Approach for Short-Term Voltage Stability Assessment of Power Systems', in International Conference on Innovative Smart Grid Technologies, ISGT Asia 2018, pp. 62 - 67, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ISGT-Asia.2018.8467941
    Conference Papers | 2016
    Zhang Y; Xu Y; Dong ZY; Zhang R; Wei W, 2016, 'Mining transient stability database for rule-based preventive control of power systems', in IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/PESGM.2016.7741566
    Conference Papers | 2015
    Xie X; Zhang R; Dong ZY; Zhang Y, 2015, 'An improved hybrid approach for transient stability-constrained optimal power flow', in IET Seminar Digest, Hong Kong, presented at 10th International Conference on Advances in Power System Control, Operation & Management (APSCOM), Hong Kong, 08 November 2015 - 12 November 2015, http://dx.doi.org/10.1049/ic.2015.0229
    Conference Papers | 2015
    Zhang Y; Xu Y; Dong ZY; Xie X; Chen G; Lu C, 2015, 'A good point set-based knowledgebase generation scheme for power system intelligent dynamic security assessment', in IET Seminar Digest, Hong Kong, presented at 10th International Conference on Advances in Power System Control, Operation & Management (APSCOM), Hong Kong, 08 November 2015 - 12 November 2015, http://dx.doi.org/10.1049/ic.2015.0228

ARC Discovery Early Career Researcher Award, "Data-driven Wide-area System Strength Monitoring under Weak Grid Conditions", 2022.

2022: ARC Discovery Early Career Researcher Award

2015: Research Training Program (RTP) Scholarship

Dr Zhang is serving as the Guest Editor for the special issue entitled "Strength and Stability of Renewable Energy Systems: Challenges and Solutions". This special issue focuses on technical challenges in system strength and stability and encourages innovative and breakthrough technologies to strengthen renewable energy systems. Topics of interest include but are not limited to:

  • Technical challenges in weak grids with high power electronic penetration
  • System strength modelling and assessment
  • Non-network system strength enhancement
  • Power system stability analysis and control
  • Power electronics operation and control
  • Integration of renewable energy into electricity grids
  • Control and coordination of renewable energy sources
  • Energy storage optimization and control
  • Review of technologies for system strength analysis and enhancement

For further reading, please follow the link to the Special Issue Website at:

https://www.mdpi.com/journal/electronics/special_issues/Renewable_RES 

Welcome to make a contribution to this special issue if your expertise fits in any of the topics. The deadline for manuscript submission is 31/08/2021.