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Dr Weiqi Hua

Research Associate

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Email
huaw5@cardiff.ac.uk
Campuses
Adeiladau'r Frenhines - Adeilad y Dwyrain, 5 The Parade, Heol Casnewydd, Caerdydd, CF24 3AA

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Dr. Weiqi Hua has been with the Centre for Integrated Energy Generation and Supply at Cardiff University since November 2020. He has received his PhD and MSc degrees from Durham University in 2020 and 2017, respectively. He was the visiting researcher to the Hellenic Telecommunications Organisation, Greece in 2019, visiting researcher to the Chinese Academy of Sciences, China in 2018 and 2019, and visiting undergraduate student to the Hong Kong University, China in 2013.

Dr. Hua's research interests include:

i. Energy systems modelling and optimisation with the renewable energy integration.

ii. Energy policy and economics.

iii. Data-driven energy scheduling, planning and uncertainty analysis using machine learning.

iv. Peer-to-peer energy trading based on the blockchain and smart contracts.

Dr Hua has also undertaken research collaborating with academia and industries. He has been involved in research projects as research associate/researcher including:

i. EPSRC (EPSRC_UKRI Innovation Fellowship): Maximising flexibility through multi-scale integration of energy system (MISSION).

ii. European Commission – Horizon 2020: Virtual Power Plant for Interoperable and Smart isLANDS (VPP4ISLANDS).

iii.EU ERDF:  Solid Wall Insulation innovation.

iv.  European Commission – Horizon 2020 Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA):Testing and Evaluating Sophisticated information and communication Technologies for enaBling a smartEr griD (TESTBED).


As a member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), Dr Hua has served as a Technical Program Committee (TPC) Member of IEEE SmartGridComm 2020, and appointed as the sessional chair for IEEE SmartGridComm 2018, Aalborg, Denmark and IEEE International Smart Cities Conference 2017, Wuxi, China. He has been a reviewer for journals: IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy, IET Renewable Power Generation, IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution, Energy and AI, Eurasip Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking.

There are PhD vacancies co-supervised by Dr Hua in the areas of:

i. Energy Systems Modelling and Optimisation

ii. Renewable Energy Integration

iii. Peer-to-Peer Energy Trading

For more information and application procedures, please find at:

Energy Systems Modelling and Optimisation/Renewable Energy Integration/Peer-to-Peer Energy Trading at Cardiff University on FindAPhD.com

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Dr Weiqi Hua, PhD, MIEEE, MIET

Qualifications:

  • PhD, Engineering, Durham University, 2020.
  • MSc, New and Renewable Energy, Durham University, 2017.

Research and Working Experience:

  • 10.2020 -               : Research associate on energy systems modelling.
  • 09.2020 -  11.2020: Visiting researcher at Hellenic Telecommunications Organisation S.A. (OTE), Greece.
  • 01.2019 -  03.2019: Visiting researcher at Institute of Electrical Engineering, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China.
  • 02.2019 -  05.2019: Visiting researcher at Institute of Electrical Engineering, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China.
  • 07.2013 - 08.2013: Visiting student at the University of Hong Kong, China.
  • 07.2020                : Technical Program Committee (TPC) Member of IEEE SmartGridComm 2020.
  • 11.2018                : Chair on the Session of Operation and Integration of Electric Vehicles in Smart Grid, IEEE SmartGridComm2018, Aalborg, Denmark.
  • 10.2017                : Chair on the Session of Smart Energy Systems, IEEE International Smart Cities Conference 2017, Wuxi, China.

Awards and Honors:

  • GBCET Award Funded by Great Britain-China Educational Trust (GBCET).
  • Allowance from European Horizon 2020 Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions for Secondment at the OTE, Greece.
  • Allowance from European Horizon 2020 Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions for Secondment at the CAS-IEE, China.
  • PhD Scholarship Funded by Hyundai Motor Company in South Korea and Research Doctoral Scholarship in Durham University.
  • Best Presentation of the 2nd International Conference on Power and Renewable Energy (ICPRE) 2017, Chengdu, China.
  • Jinpeng Scholarship for Visiting Student at Hong Kong University.

Research Interests:

  • Smart Grids
  • Low Carbon Policies
  • Demand Side Management
  • New and Renewable Energy
  • Game Theory
  • Virtual Power Plant
  • Carbon Market
  • Machine Learning
  • Blockchain
  • Peer-to-Peer Energy Trading.

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