Dr Zhiheng Zhao

Dr Zhiheng Zhao

Research Associate

Bachelor of Engineering 1st Class 1st Division Honors

Master of Philosophy (Engineering)

Doctor of Philosophy (Engineering)

Angel Investor Certificate (AGSM Program)

Electrical Engineering and Telecommunications

Dr. Zhiheng has a disciplinary background in renewable energy engineering, and project management, focusing on home energy management systems in the future grid. He also has extensive knowledge in research commercialization, entrepreneurship, and innovation development. Zhiheng has a Ph.D. in Engineering in which he examined the energy management systems for the energy end users, with handy solutions to improve user experience and computing power. Zhiheng is a passionate and active investor in cutting-edge technologies and innovations in multiple areas. He has launched three start-ups, and he is a mentor at the UNSW Career Discovery Program.  

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Building G17
  • Journal articles | 2021
    Liu Z; Zhuang W; Hu X; Zhao Z; Rong R; Li J; Li N; Ding W, 2021, 'Potential infection risk assessment of improper bioaerosol experiment operation in one BSL-3 laboratory based on the improved Wells-Riley method', Building and Environment, 201, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.buildenv.2021.107974
    Journal articles | 2021
    Miao H; Chen G; Zhao Z; Zhang F, 2021, 'Evolutionary Aggregation Approach for Multihop Energy Metering in Smart Grid for Residential Energy Management', IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, 17, pp. 1058 - 1068, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TII.2020.3007318
    Journal articles | 2020
    Zhao Z; Keerthisinghe C, 2020, 'A fast and optimal smart home energy management system: State-space approximate dynamic programming', IEEE Access, 8, pp. 184151 - 184159, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ACCESS.2020.3023665
  • Conference Papers | 2019
    Li C; Chen G; Liang G; Zhao Z, 2019, 'An object surveillance algorithm based on batch-normalized CNN and data augmentation in smart home', in 2019 29th Australasian Universities Power Engineering Conference, AUPEC 2019, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/AUPEC48547.2019.211817
    Conference Papers | 2018
    Zhao Z; Chen G, 2018, 'An Overview of Cyber Security for Smart Grid', in IEEE International Symposium on Industrial Electronics, pp. 1127 - 1131, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ISIE.2018.8433816
    Conference Papers | 2015
    Zhao Z; Verbic G; Fiorito F, 2015, 'Model Analysis of a Residential Building for Demand Response', Eindhoven (NL), presented at PowerTech 2015, Eindhoven (NL), 29 June 2015 - 02 July 2015, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/PTC.2015.7232534
    Conference Papers | 2014
    Zhao Z; Verbic G; Fiorito F, 2014, 'Investigating thermal inertia in lightweight buildings for demand response', in 2014 Australasian Universities Power Engineering Conference, AUPEC 2014 - Proceedings, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/AUPEC.2014.6966612


Digital Grid Futures Institute Fund

Australia Postgraduate Award

PGC Research Student's Award

Broad Research Areas:
Energy Management System, Renewable and Clean Energy, Smart Homes, Green Buildings, Research Commercialization, Entrepreneurship, and Innovations