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 Jianzhong Wu

Jianzhong Wu

Professor

School of Engineering

Email:
wuj5@cardiff.ac.uk
Telephone:
+44 (0)29 2087 0668
Location:
Room E/2.19, Queen's Buildings - East Building, 5 The Parade, Newport Road, Cardiff, CF24 3AA

Jianzhong Wu is a Professor of Multi-Vector Energy Systems and Head of Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering.

He is Co-Director of INCOSE UK Energy Systems Interest Group, Co-Director of UK Energy Research Centre, Co-Director of Supergen Hub on Energy Networks, a member of Wales Smart Energy System Group, the Scottish Power Energy Networks Strategic Stakeholder Panel for England and Wales, and the Academic Promotions Committee of Cardiff University.

He joined Cardiff University in June 2008 (Lecturer 2008; Senior Lecturer 2013; Reader 2014; Professor 2015). From 2006 to 2008, he was a Research Fellow in the University of Manchester.

Prof. Wu researches on Smart Grid and energy infrastructure (modelling, analysis and optimisation of integrated smart energy supply networks). He has contributed to more than 50 EU, EPSRC and industry funded projects as a Principal Investigator or a Co-Investigator. Particularly he was the deputy leader of the Multi-Energy Theme of EPSRC HubNet, Principal Investigator of projects on dynamic demand funded by National Grid, Toshiba and OPEN ENERGI, and the Cardiff Principal Investigator of an EU Horizon 2020 projects on “Peer to Peer Smart Energy Distribution Networks” and “MAGNITUDE”. He is a co-Principal Investigator of £24m WEFO funded FLEXIS project investing future energy systems and co-I of a £5m EPSRC project on Multi-Scale Infrastructure Systems Analytics. He was also involved in 3 EPSRC/NFSC Smart Grid projects and 1 UK-India Smart Grid project. He is a co-author of books “Smart Grid: Technology and Applications” (2012, Wiley) and “Smart Electricity Distribution Networks” (2017, CRC).

His professional involvements include: Member of the Council of China Electrotechnical Society; President of the UK Branch of China Electrotechnical Society; Co-Chair of the 9th International Conference on Applied Energy (2017); member of the Organizing Committees of International Conference on Applied Energy (2013, 2014, 2015, 2016); Vice-Chair of the Organizing Committee of 2012 IEEE PES Innovative Smart Grid Technologies (ISGT Asia); and member of the Organizing Committee of 2010 45th International Universities' Power Engineering Conference (UPEC).

He is an Associate Editor of Applied Energy (Impact Factor: 8.426) and received the Applied Energy Outstanding Contribution Award in 2018 in redognition of his outstanding contributions to the journal as an Editor for several years. He is Deputy Editor-in-Chief of IET Energy Systems Integration. He is the Director of Applied Energy UNiLAB on Synergies between Energy Networks (http://applied-energy.org/unilab/sen/home). 

Appointments

  • 18-     Head of Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, School of Engineering, Cardiff University
  • 15-     Professor on Multi-Vector Energy Systems, School of Engineering, Cardiff University
  • 14-15 Reader in Institute of Energy, Cardiff School of Engineering
  • 13-14 Senior Lecturer in Institute of Energy, Cardiff School of Engineering
  • 08-13 Lecturer in Institute of Energy, Cardiff School of Engineering
  • 06-08 Research Fellow in Joule Centre, University of Manchester
  • 06-06 Associate Professor, School of Electrical Engineering and Automation, Tianjin University, China
  • 04-06 Postdoctoral Researcher, School of Electrical Engineering and Automation, Tianjin University, China

Qualifications

  • PhD, Electrical Engineering, Tianjin University, 2004
  • MSc, Electrical Engineering, Tianjin University, 2002
  • BSc, Electrical Engineering, Tianjin University, 1999

Administration, Innovation and Engagement

  • Co-Director of INCOSE UK Energy Systems Interest Group, since 2018
  • Co-Director of EPSRC Supergen Energy Networks Hub, since 2018
  • Member of Wales Smart Energy System Group, since 2018
  • Founding Director of Applied Energy UNiLAB on Synergies between Energy Networks (http://applied-energy.org/unilab/sen/home), which includes leading research institutions and companies globally (DTU, KTH, GVGW, Imperial College, Tianjin University, Tsinghua University, TNO, KUL, Malardalen University, University of Pisa, Toshiba and Cardiff University), since 2016
  • Subject Editor (Smart Grid and Mutli-Vector Energy Systems) of Applied Energy (Impact Factor 7.182), since 2015
  • Chairman of the UK Branch of China Electrotechnical Society, since 2017
  • Member of the Council of China Electrotechnical Society (CES has more than 50k members), since 2015
  • Member of the Scottish Power Energy Networks Strategic Stakeholder Panel, since 2016
  • Member of the Academic Promotion Committee of Cardiff University, since 2016
  • Chair of 9th International Conference on Applied Energy (ICAE), Cardiff, UK, 21-24 Aug, 2017
  • Leading organizer and Chair of HubNet Colloquium on District Heating Networks - current practices and innovation gaps, Cardiff, UK, 1st March 2017. There were 80 attendees mainly from government and industry.
  • Guest-Editor-in-Chief of Special Issue on Synergies between Energy Networks for Applied Energy (Impact Factor 7.182), 2016
  • Guest Editor of Applied Energy UNiLAB Special Issue on Distributed Energy & Microgrid” for Applied Energy (Impact Factor 7.182), 2016
  • Acting Chairman and Secretary-general of the UK Branch of China Electrotechnical Society, 2013 – 2016
  • Guest-Editor-in-Chief of Special Issue on Integrated Energy Systems for Applied Energy (Impact Factor 7.182), 2015
  • Executive Editor of the special subject on “Smart Grid” for journal Engineering, Chinese Academy of Engineering, 2015
  • Member of the Organizing Committee, Program and Track Chair of Applied Energy Symposium and Forum 2016 on Renewable Energy Integration with Mini/Microgrid (REM2016), Maldives, 19-21 April, 2016
  • Member of the Organizing Committee of 8th International Conference on Applied Energy (ICAE), Beijing, China, 8-11 Oct, 2016
  • Member of the Organizing Committee of Applied Energy Symposium and Submit 2015 on Low-Carbon Cities and Urban Energy, Fuzhou, China, Nov 15-17, 2015
  • Member of the Organizing Committee of 6th International Conference on Applied Energy (ICAE), Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, March 28 - 31, 2015
  • Member of the Organizing Committee of 5th International Conference on Applied Energy (ICAE), Pretoria, South Africa, 1-4 July, 2013
  • Member of the Organizing Committee of HubNet Smart Grid Symposium, Cardiff, Sep 2013
  • Selected participant of the Cardiff Futures Programme (The Vice-Chancellor’s development programme at Cardiff University), 2013/14
  • Tutor of MSc Electrical Energy Systems in ENGIN, Sep. 2012 – Sep. 2014
  • Member and Section 3 Leader of CIGRE Working Group WG C6.21 Smart metering – state of the art, regulation, standards and future requirements, 2012
  • Vice-Chair of the Organizing Committee of 2012 IEEE PES Innovative Smart Grid Technologies (ISGT Asia), 2012
  • Member of the Organizing Committee of 2010 45th International Universities' Power Engineering Conference (UPEC), 2010
  • Member of Steering Committee of Smart Meters for Smart Grids Workshop, London, 2010

 Invited Speeches and Activities

  • Keynote Speech entitled “Smart Local Energy Systems” in the Workshop on Nexus of Smart Energy, Intelligent Manufacturing and Transportation Systems, Leeds, UK, 24-25 Jan 2019.
  • Keynote Speech entitled “Future Energy Supply Networks” in IEEE 2nd International Electrical and Energy Conference (CIEEC2018), Beijing, China, 4th - 7th Nov, 2018.
  • Invited Speech entitled “Smart Local Energy Systems” in IEEE 2018 International Conference on Power System Technology (PowerCon 2018), Guangzhou, China, 6th - 8th Nov, 2018.
  • Keynote Speech entitled “Low-Carbon Local Energy Systems” on 22nd Oct 2018 in Global Engineering Conference (GEC), 22nd - 26th Oct 2018 in London. GEC is part of our ICE 200 bicentenary programme, the 50th anniversary of WFEO and the UK Government’s Year of Engineering. GEC brought together more than 2000 engineers from around the world to London to share ideas of how to address the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
  • Hosted visit of the Rt Hon Claire Perry MP, who is Minster of State for Energy and Clean Growth on 18th Oct 2018 in Cardiff University, as part of activities of the Green GB Week.
  • Chair of Panel “Applied Energy Global UNiLAB of Multi-Energy Microgrids” in 10th International Conference on Applied Energy (ICAE), Hong Kong, 24 Aug, 2018.
  • Invited Speech entitled “Coordinated Operation of Multi Energies” in IEEE PES General Meeting 2018 in the Panel “Energy Internet: Concept and Key Technologies”, Portland, the US, 7th Aug 2018.
  • Invited Speech entitled “Future Energy Supply Networks” to the National Assembly for Wales Cross Party Group on Sustainable Energy, Cardiff, UK, 13thJune, 2018.
  • Invited Speech entitled “Multi-Vector Innovation” in Utility Week Live, Birmingham, UK, 22ndMay, 2018.
  • Invited Speech entitled “Integration of the Networks” in the Wales Energy Conference 2018, Cardiff, UK, 16thMay, 2018.
  • Keynote Speech entitled “Virtual Energy Storage Systems for Power System Frequency Response” in 2017 China International Electrical and Energy Conference, Beijing, China, 26th Oct, 2017.
  • Chair of Round Table “Applied Energy UNiLAB” in 2017 China International Electrical and Energy Conference, Beijing, China, 26th Oct, 2017.
  • Chair of Panel “UNiLAB of Distributed Energy and Microgrids” in International Symposium of Renewable Energy Integration through Mini/Microgrids (REM), Cardiff, UK, 19th Oct, 2017.
  • Keynote Speech entitled “Synergies between Multi-Energy Networks” in the 33rd Annual Conference of Electric Power and Automation, Shenyang, China, 14th Oct 2017.
  • Chair of Panel “Synergies between Energy Networks” in 9th International Conference on Applied Energy (ICAE), Cardiff, UK, 22 Aug, 2017.
  • Invited by the InnovateUK and Scottish Power Energy Networks, joined the “Urban Innovation in Brazil Partnership Building Visit” organized by Newton Fund and KTN, and as one of the 14 UK delegated, visited Sao Paulo and Belo Horizonte during 21st – 27th Jan 17.
  • Keynote Speech entitled “Peer to Peer Smart Energy Systems” in Symposium of Energy Internet, Beijing, China, 11 Oct 2016.
  • Chair of Panel “Integrated Energy Networks” in 8th International Conference on Applied Energy (ICAE), Beijing, China, 9 Oct, 2016.
  • Invited Panel Member of “Applied Energy UNiLAB” in 8th International Conference on Applied Energy (ICAE), Beijing, China, 9 Oct, 2016.
  • Invited by the RCUK, joined the RCUK-SIN-UKTI “Powering the future” event, Shanghai, China, 23rd Sep 2016. Powering the Future brought together UK and Chinese energy researchers with policymakers and businesses to showcase the best research and innovation for the future of energy provision. Building on the £70 million joint investment to date from EPSRC, the National Natural Sciences Foundation of China, the Chinese Ministry of Science and Technology and the Chinese Academy of Sciences, this event provided opportunities to disseminate research findings and network with key decision makers in Chinese energy policy and businesses interested in leading energy research.
  • Invited speaker talking about “Peer to Peer Smart Energy Systems” in Low Carbon Cymru Conference, UK, 7th July, 2016.
  • Chair of Panel “Energy Storage” in the IEEE 8th International Power Electronics and Motion Control Conference (IPEMC 2016), Hefei, 22-25 May, 2016
  • Invited by EPSRC, joined the EPSRC KETEP workshop in Smart Grids to shape the UK-Korea Smart Grid call as one of the 10 UK delegates. London, 1st July, 2015
  • Invited Keynote speaker talking about “Multi-Vector Energy Systems” in Xiangshan Conference, China, 21-23 April 2015.
  • Chair of Panel “Smart Energy Supply Networks” in the 5th IEEE PES Innovative Smart Grid Technologies (ISGT) European 2014 Conference, October 12-15, 2014 in Istanbul.
  • Invited Speaker in HubNet Smart Grid Symposium, 9-10 Sep, 2014, Glasgow
  • Invited Speaker for the tutorial ““Future Grid with Non-Conventional Renewable Energy additions” during 2013 IEEE 8th International Conference on Industrial and Information Systems (http://www.iciis.org/2013/Pre-Conference%20Workshoptutorial.html), 17-20 Dec 2013
  • Invited Panel Member of the Round Table Session “Sharing of Smart Grid experience and roadmaps internationally”, The 22nd International Conference and Exhibition on Electricity Distribution (CIRED 2013), Sweden: 10-13 June 2013
  • Invited by EPSRC, joined the EPSRC NSFC workshop on Smart Grids and the Integration of Electric Vehicles, to shape the UK-China Smart Grid call on Electric Vehicles, as one of the 10 UK delegates. Xiamen, China, 29-30 Oct, 2012
  • Invited by EPSRC, joined the EPSRC NSFC workshop on Smart Grids, to shape the 1st UK-China Smart Grid call, as one of the 12 UK delegates. Kunming, China, 7-8 Nov, 2011
  • Invited Speaker at Smart Grid Research Symposium, Glasgow, 13-15 Apr 2010, “Smart Meters, Electric Vehicles and Hybrid Energy Systems”
  • Invited Speaker in the Panel of “Smart Grids beyond Electricity” at 2011 2nd IEEE PES ISGT Conference, Manchester, “Integrated Analysis of Smart Energy Infrastructures”, Dec 2011

Selected Publications

Books

  1. Wang C., Wu J., Ekanakaye J., Jenkins N., Smart Electricity Distribution Networks, CRC, (Feb 2017)
  2. Qadrdan M., Jenkins N., Wu J., Smart Grid and Energy Storage, in Mcevoys Handbook of Photovoltaics, Third Edition: Fundamentals and Applications, Academic Press, pp. 915-927, (Sep 2017)
  3. Ekanayake J, Liyanage K, Wu J, Yokoyama A, Jenkins N, Smart Grid - Technologies and Applications, Wiley, (Feb 2012)
  4. Co-author, Chapter on Workforce Training and Education on Smart Grids, in Smart Grid Handbook, Wiley, (July 2016)
  5. Co-author, “Chapter 16: Distribution System and Distribution Automation”, “China Electrical Engineering Canon”, China electrical power publisher, (2008)

Refereed Journal Articles

  1. Thomas L, Zhou Y, Long C, Wu J, Jenkins N, A general form of smart contract for decentralised energy systems management, Nature Energy, 4, 140-149, 2019
  2. Ji H, Wang C, Li P, Song G, Yu H, Wu J, Quantified analysis method for operational flexibility of active distribution networks with high penetration of distributed generators, Applied Energy, Vol 239, 706-714, Apr 2019.
  3. Zhou Y, Cheng M, Wu J, Enhanced frequency response from industrial heating loads for electric power systems, IEEE Trans on Industrial Informatics, Accepted, Early Access: https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/8528550, Nov 2018
  4. Wang C, Lv C, Li P, Song G, Li S, Xu X, Wu J, Modeling and optimal operation of community integrated energy systems, Applied Energy, Vol 230, pp. 1242-1254, 2018.
  5. Qi Q, Long C, Wu J, Yu J, Impacts of medium voltage direct current link on the performance of electrical distribution networks, Applied Energy, Vol 230, pp. 175-188, 2018.
  6. Wang Z, Wang C, Li P, Fu X, Wu J. Extendable multirate real-time simulation of active distribution networks based on field programmable gate arrays. Applied Energy, Vol 228: pp. 2422-2436, 2018.
  7. Ji H, Wang C, Li P, Zhao J, Song G, Ding F, Wu J. A centralized-based method to determine the local voltage control strategies of distributed generator operation in active distribution networks. Applied Energy, 228: 2024-2036, 2018.
  8. Sahoo S, Pullaguram D, Mishra S, Wu J, Senroy N, A containment based distributed finite-time controller for bounded voltage regulation & proportionate current sharing in DC microgrids, Applied Energy, Vol 228, pp. 2526-2538, 2018.
  9. Chen Y, Wu J, “Distribution Patterns of Energy Consumed in Classified Public Buildings through the Data Mining Process”, Applied Energy, Vol 226, pp 240-251, Sep 2018.
  10. Ji H, Wang C, Li P, Song G, Wu J, SOP-based islanding partition method of active distribution networks considering the characteristics of DG, energy storage system and load, Energy, Vol 155, pp 312-325, July 2018.
  11. Wang Z, Zeng F, Li P, Wang C, Fu X, Wu J, Kernel Solver Design of FPGA-Based Real-time Simulator for Active Distribution Networks, IEEE Access, Vol 6, pp. 29146-29157, 2018.
  12. Li P, Sun H, Wang C, Liu Z, Wu J, PMU-Based Estimation of Voltage-to-Power Sensitivity for Distribution Networks Considering the Sparsity of Jacobian Matrix, IEEE Access, Vol 6, 31307-31316, 2018.
  13. Long C, Wu J, Zhou Y, Jenkins N, Peer-to-peer energy sharing through a two-stage aggregated battery control in a community Microgrid, Applied Energy, Vol 226, pp261-276, Sep 2018.
  14. Ji H, Wang C, Li P, Ding F, Wu J, Robust Operation of Soft Open Points in Active Distribution Networks with High Penetration of Photovoltaic Integration, IEEE Trans on Sustainable Energy, early access, 2018. https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/8355692/
  15. Aithal A, Li G, Wu J and Yu J.  Performance of an electrical distribution network with soft open point during a grid side AC fault. Applied Energy.  Vol 227, pp. 262-272, 2018.
  16. Dong X, Mu Y, Xu X, Jia H, Wu J, Yu X, Qi Y, A charging pricing strategy of electric vehicle fast charging stations for the voltage control of electricity distribution networks, Applied Energy, Vol 225, pp 857-868, Sep 2018.
  17. Zhou Y, Wu J, Long C, Evaluation of Peer-to-Peer energy sharing mechanisms based on a multi-agent simulation framework, Applied Energy, Vol 222, pp 993-1022, July 2018.
  18. Zhang C, Wu J, Zhou Y, Cheng M, Long C, Peer-to-Peer energy trading in a Microgrid, Applied Energy, Vol 220, pp 1-12, June 2018.
  19. Sami S, Meng C, Wu J, Jenkins N, Virtual energy storage system for voltage control of distribution networks. CSEE Journal of Power and Energy Systems, 4(2), 146-154, 2018
  20. Ji H, Wang C, Li P, Zhao J, Song G, Wu J, Quantified flexibility evaluation of soft open points to improve distributed generator penetration in active distribution networks based on difference-of-convex programming, Applied Energy, Vol 218, pp 338-348, May 2018.
  21. Abeysinghe S, Wu J, Sooriyabandara M, Abeysekera M, Xu T and Wang C, Topological properties of medium voltage electricity distribution networks. Applied Energy, Vol 210, pp 1101-1112, Jan 2018.
  22. Jia H, Li X, Mu Y, Xu C, Jiang Y, Yu X, Wu J, Dong C, Coordinated control for EV aggregators and power plants in frequency regulation considering time-varying delays, Applied Energy, Vol 210, pp. 1363-1376, Jan 2018.
  23. Ji H, Wang C, Li P, Zhao J, Song G, Ding F, Wu J, An enhanced SOCP-based method for feeder load balancing using the multi-terminal soft open point in active distribution networks, Applied Energy, Vol 208, pp 986-995, Dec 2017.
  24. Jin X, Wu J, Mu Y, Wang M, Xu X, Jia H, Hierarchical microgrid energy management in an office building, Applied Energy, Vol 208, pp 480-494, Dec 2017.
  25. Qi Q, Wu J, Chao L, Multi-objective operation optimization of an electrical distribution network with soft open point, Applied Energy, Vol 208, pp 734-744, Dec 2017.
  26. Li P, Ji H, Wang C, Zhao J, Song G, Ding F, Wu J, Optimal Operation of Soft Open Points in active distribution networks under three-phase unbalanced conditions, IEEE Trans on Smart Grid, 99, Accessible online: http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/8010861/, 10.1109/TSG.2017.2739999, available online from Aug 2017.
  27. Wang C, Fu X, Li P, Wu J and Wang L, Multiscale simulation of power system transients based on the matrix exponential function. IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, 32 (3), pp. 1913-1926, 2017.
  28. Li P, Ji H, Wang C, Zhao J, Song G, Ding F, Wu J, A coordinated control method of voltage and reactive power for active distribution networks based on Soft Open Point, IEEE Trans. Sustainable Energy, 8(4), pp. 1430-1442, 2017.
  29. Qadrdan M, Cheng M, Wu J, Jenkins N, Benefits of demand-side response in combined gas and electricity networks. Applied Energy, 192, pp 360-369, April 2017. [ESI Highly Cited Paper]
  30. Wang C, Song G, Li P, Ji H, Zhao J, Wu J, Optimal siting and sizing of Soft Open Points in active electrical distribution networks, Applied Energy, Vol 189, pp. 301-309, March 2017. [ESI Highly Cited Paper]
  31. Zhou Y, Wang C, Wu J, Optimal scheduling of aggregated thermostatically controlled loads with renewable generation in the intraday electricity market, Applied Energy, Vol 188, pp. 456-465, Feb 2017.
  32. Wang C, Yuan K, Li P, Zhao J, Yu H, Wei W, Wu J, A rolling projective integration method for stochastic dynamic simulation of active distribution networks, Proceedings of CSEE, 37(4), pp.1096-1105, 2017.
  33. Wang C, Song G, Li P, Ji H, Zhao J, Wu J, Optimal configuration of Soft Open Point for active distribution network considering the characteristics of distributed generation, Proceedings of CSEE, 37(7), pp.1889-1896, 2017.
  34. Cheng M, Wu J, Galswrothy S, Gargov N, Hung W, Zhou Y, Performance of industrial melting pots in the provision of dynamic frequency response in the Great Britain power system, Applied Energy, 201, pp. 245-256, 2016.
  35. Wu J, Yan J, Jia H, Hatziargyriou N, Djilali N, Sun H, Integrated energy systems, Applied Energy, 167: 155-157, 2016.
  36. Long, C, Wu J, Jenkins, N, Optimal operation of Soft Open Points in medium voltage electrical distribution networks with distributed generation, Applied Energy 184, pp. 427-437, 2016.
  37. Wang C, Fu X, Li P, Wu J, Wang L, Multiscale simulation of power system transients based on the Matrix Exponential function, IEEE Trans. on Power Systems, 32(3), 1913-1926, May 2017.
  38. Jin X, Mu Y, Jia H, Wu J, Jiang T, Yu X, Dynamic economic dispatch of a hybrid energy microgrid considering building based virtual energy storage system, Applied Energy, Vol 194, pp 386-389, May 2017. [ESI Highly Cited Paper]
  39. Al-Wakeel, A., Wu, J. and Jenkins, N. 2016. State estimation of medium voltage distribution networks using smart meter measurements. Applied Energy 184, pp. 207-218, Dec 2016.
  40. Cheng M, Sabah S, Wu J, Benefits of using virtual energy storage system for power system frequency response, Applied Energy, Vol 194, pp 376-385, May 2017.
  41. Al-Wakeel, Wu J, Jenkins N, K-means based load estimation of domestic smart meter measurements, Applied Energy, Vol 194, pp 333-342, May 2017.
  42. Teng F, Mu Y, Jia H, Wu J, Zeng P, Strbac G, Challenges on primary frequency control and potential solution from EVs in the future GB electricity system, Applied Energy, Vol 194, pp 353-362, May 2017.
  43. Wang M, Mu Y, Jia H, Wu J, Yu X, Qi Y, Active power regulation for large-scale wind farms through an efficient power plant model of electric vehicles, Applied Energy, Vol 185, Part 2, pp 1673-1683, 2017.
  44. Jin X, Mu Y, Jia H, Wu J, Xu X, Yu X, Optimal day-ahead scheduling of integrated urban energy systems, Applied Energy, 180: 1-13, 2016.
  45. Cao W, Wu J, Jenkins N, Wang C, Green T, Operating principle of Soft Open Points for electrical distribution network operation, Applied Energy, 164(15): 245-257, 2016.
  46. Cao W, Wu J, Jenkins N, Wang C, Green T, Benefits analysis of Soft Open Points for electrical distribution network operation, Applied Energy, 165(1): 36-47, 2016.
  47. Meng J, Mu Y, Jia H, Wu J, Yu X, Qu B, Dynamic frequency response from electric vehicles considering travelling behavior in the Great Britain power system, Applied Energy, 162: 966-979, 2016.
  48. Wang C, Song G, Li P, Yu H, Zhao J, Wu J, Research and prospect for Soft Open Point based flexible interconnection technology for smart distribution network, Automation of Electric Power Systems, 40(22), 168-175, 2016.
  49. Zhao J, Yu Y, Li P, Wu J, Wang C, Ding M, A fast calculation method of energy storage system for distribution network regulation based on Conic Programming, Automation of Electric Power Systems, 40(2), 30-35/48, 2016.
  50. Wang C, Song G, Li P, Zhao J, Wu J, A hybrid optimization method for distribution network operation with SNOP and tie switch, Proceedings of the CSEE, 36(9): 2315-2321, 2016.
  51. Yu X, Xu X, Chen Y, Wu J, Jia H, A brief review to integrated energy system and Energy Internet, Transactions of China Electrotechnical Society, 31(1): 1-13, 2016.
  52. Zhao J, Li Y, Li P, Ji H, Wang C, Wu J, Sequential voltage regulation of Soft Normally Open Point in active distribution network based on second-order Cone Programming, High Voltage Engineering, 42(7): 2134-2141, 2016.
  53. Wu J, Drivers and state-of-the-art of integrated energy systems in Europe, Automation of Electric Power Systems, 40(5): 1-7, 2016.
  54. Dong X, Mu Y, Jia H, Wu J, Yu X, Planning of fast EV charging stations on a round freeway, IEEE Trans on Sustainable Energy, 7(4): 1452-1461, 2016.
  55. Abeysekera M, Wu J, Jenkins N, Rees M, Steady state analysis of gas networks with distributed injection of alternative gas, Applied Energy, 164: 991-1002, 2016.
  56. Li B, Duan Z, Wang X, Wu J, Loss-of-excitation analysis and protection for pumped storage machines during starting, IET Renewable Power Generation, 10(1): 71-78, 2016.
  57. Liu X, Wu J, Jenkins N, Bagdanavicius A, Combined Analysis of Electricity and Heat Networks, Applied Energy, 162, 1238-1250, 2016. [ESI Highly Cited Paper]
  58. Sakiliba S, Hassan A, Wu J, Sanneh E, Ademi S, Assessment of stand-alone residential solar photovoltaic application in Sub-Saharan Africa: a case study of Gambia, Journal of Renewable Energy, Vol. 2015, 2015.
  59. Jenkins N, Long C, Wu J, An overview of Smart Grid in Great Britain, Engineering Journal, 1(4), pp. 413-421, 2015.
  60. Chaudry M, Abeysekera M, Hosseini SH, Jenkins N, Wu J, Uncertainties in decarbonising heat in the UK, Energy Policy, 87: 623-640, 2015.
  61. Cheng M, Wu J, Galsworthy S, Ugalde-Loo C, Gargov N, Hung W, Jenkins N, Power System Frequency Response from the Control of Bitumen Tanks, IEEE Trans on Power Systems, 99, 1-10, 2015.
  62. Meng, J, Mu Y, Wu J, Jia H, Dai Q, Yu X, Dynamic Frequency Response from Electric Vehicles in the Great Britain Power System, Journal of Modern Power Systems and Clean Energy, Volume 3, Issue 2, pp 203-211, 2015.
  63. Qadrdan M, Abeysekera M, Chaudry M, Wu J and Jenkins N, Role of Power-to-Gas in an integrated gas and electricity system in Great Britain, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Volume 40, Issue 17, pp 5763-5775, 2015. [ESI Highly Cited Paper]
  64. Wang C, Zhou Y, Wu J, Wang J, Peng P, Robust-Index Method for Household Load Scheduling Considering Uncertainties of Customer Behavior, IEEE Trans on Smart Grid, Volume 6, No. 4, pp 1806-1818, 2015.
  65. Wang M, Mu Y, Jia H, Wu J, Yao X, Yu X, Ekanayake J, A preventive control strategy for static voltage stability based on an efficient power plant model of electric vehicles, Journal of Modern Power Systems and Clean Energy, Volume 3, Issue 1, pp 103-113, Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2015.
  66. Adeuyi OD, Wu J, The North Sea Grid, Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers - Energy, 168(3): 160-165, 2015.
  67. Nistor S, Wu J, Sooriyabandara M, Ekanayake J, Capability of smart appliances to provide reserve services, Applied Energy, Volume 138, pp 590-597, 2015.
  68. Drysdale B, Wu J, Jenkins N, Flexible demand in the GB domestic electricity sector in 2030, Applied Energy, Volume 139, pp 281-290, 2015.
  69. Pirouti M, Bagdanavicius A, Wu J, Jenkins N, and Ekanayake J, Minimisation of the capital costs and energy usage in a district heating network, Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part A: Journal of Power and Energy, 229(3), pp 337-347, 2015.
  70. Wang C, Fu X, Li P, Wu J, “Accurate Dense Output Formula for Exponential Integrators Using the Scaling and Squaring Method”, Applied Mathematics Letters, Volume 43, pp 101-107, 2015.
  71. Li B, Duan Z, Wu J, Short-circuit analysis of pumped storage unit during back-to-back starting, IET Renewable Power Generation, 9(2), pp 99-108, 2015.
  72. Wang C, Yu H, Li P, Wu J, Ding C, Model Order Reduction for Transient Simulation of Active Distribution Networks, IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution, 9(5), pp 457-467, 2015.
  73. Wang C, Fu X, Li P, Wu J, SNOP-Based Operation Optimization and Analysis of Distribution Networks, Automation of Electric Power Systems, 39(9), pp 85-87, 2015.
  74. Wang C, Yu H, Li P, Wu J, Ding C, Song G, Lin D, and Xing F, EMTP-type Program Realization of Krylov Subspace Based Model Reduction Methods for Large Scale Active Distribution Network, CSEE Journal of Power and Energy Systems, 1(1), pp 52-60, 2015.
  75. Sun C, Li P, Wang C, Wu J, Lin D, Feng X, A Novel Power Flow Algorithm for Active Distribution System with Hybrid AC/DC Structure, Automation of Electric Power Systems, 39(21):59-65, 2015.
  76. Olanrewaju O, Chaudry M, Qadrdan M, Wu J, Jenkins N, Vulnerability assessment of the European natural gas supply ICE Energy, 168(1), pp5-15, 2014.
  77. Mu Y. Wu J., Jenkins N., H. Jia, C. Wang, A Spatial-Temporal Model for Grid Impact Analysis of Plug-in Electric Vehicles, Applied Energy, 114, 456-465, Feb 2014.
  78. Rees M.T., Wu J., Jenkins N., Abeysekera M., Carbon Constrained Design of Energy Infrastructure for New Build Schemes, Applied Energy, 113, 1220-1234, Jan 2014
  79. Chaudry M., Jenkins N., Qadrdan M., Wu J., Combined gas and electricity network expansion planning, Applied Energy, 113, 1171-1187, Jan 2014.
  80. Qadrdan M., Wu J., Jenkins N., Ekanayake J, Operating Strategies for a GB Integrated Gas and Electricity Network Considering the Uncertainty in Wind Power Forecasts, IEEE trans. on Sustainable Energy, 5(1), 128-138, 2014.
  81. Pirouti M, Bagdanavicius A, Ekanayake J, Wu J, Jenkins N, Energy Consumption and Economic analyses of a district heating network, the International Journal of Energy, 57(1), 149-159, 2013.
  82. Chaudry M., Wu J. and Jenkins N., A sequential Monte Carlo model of the combined GB gas and electricity network, Energy Policy, Volume 62, 473-483, 2013.
  83. Qadrdan M., Ghodsi M., Wu J., Probabilistic wind power forecasting using a single forecast, International Journal of Energy and Statistics, 1 (02), 99-111, 2013.
  84. Wu J, He Y, Jenkins N, A robust state estimator for medium voltage distribution networks, IEEE Trans on Power Systems, 28(2), 1008-1016, 2013.
  85. Mu Y, Wu J, Ekanayake J, Jenkins N, Primary frequency response from electric vehicles in the Great Britain power system, IEEE Trans on Smart Grid, 4(2), 1142-1150, 2013.
  86. Li Z, Wu J, He J, Dual Closed-loop Control of Soft Normally Open Points and Its Application in Distribution Networks, Smart Grids, 1(1), 49-55, 2013.
  87. Gu C, Wu J, Li F, Reliability based distribution network pricing, IEEE Trans on Power Systems, 27 (3), 1646-1655, 2012.
  88. Chu X, Wu J, Li Y, Temporal distribution model for analyzing charging characteristics of dispersed battery systems, Power System Protection and Control, 40(23), 120-125, 2012.
  89. Qadrdan M, Chaudry M, Wu J, Jenkins N, Ekanayake J, Impact of a large penetration of wind generation on the GB gas network, Energy Policy, 38 (10), 5684-5695, 2010.
  90. Xiao Z, Wu J, Jenkins N, An Overview of MicroGrid Control, Intelligent Automation and Soft Computing, 16 (2), 1079-8587, 2010.
  91. Awad B, Wu J, Jenkins N, Control of distributed generation, E&I Elektrotechnik und Informationstechnik , 125(12), 409-414, Springer-Verlag, Wien, 2008.
  92. Yu Y, Wang D, Wang C, Jia H, Wu J, Wei W, Zeng Y, Wang S, Wang F, Fu C, Feng Z, Zhang J, Wang Y, Framework of security region based probabilistic security assessment for power transmission system, Journal of Tianjin University Science and Technology, 40 (6), 699-703, 2007.
  93. Wu J, Yu Y, Self-adaptive load estimation method for distribution networks, Proceedings of the CSU-EPSA, 19(1), 25-30, 2007.
  94. Wu J, Yu Y, Cognitive methodology and its applications in power systems, Proceedings of the CSU-EPSA, 18 (3), 1-6, 2006.
  95. Z Feng, Y Yu, Y Zeng, H Jia, J Wu, Y Zhang, Intercept method for determining practical dynamic security regions of electrical power systems, Power System Technology, 30(6), 18-22, 2006.
  96. Wu J, Yu Y, Cognitive architecture of distribution management system, Automation of Electric Power Systems, 28(19), 42-47, 2004.
  97. Yu Y, Wu J, CBRFNN-based short-term nodal load forecasting for middle voltage distribution networks, Proceedings of the Chinese Society of Electrical Engineering, 25 (12), 18-23, 2004.
  98. Wu J, Yu Y, An efficient algorithm for distribution network service restoration, Power System Technology, 27(10), 83-86, 2003.
  99. Wu J, Yu Y, Global optimization algorithm to time-varying reconfiguration for operation cost minimization, Proceedings of the Chinese Society of Electrical Engineering, 23(11), 13-17, 2003.
  100. Wu J, Ge S, Yu Y, Component-based design and implementation of distribution network information management system, Automation of Electric Power Systems, 25(11), 49-51, 2001.


Refereed Conference Papers

  1. Abdelrahman M, Long C, Wu J, Jenkins N, Optimal Operation of Multi-Termimal Soft Open Point to Increase Hosting Capacity of Distributed Generation in Medium Voltage Networks, 53rd International Universities Power Engineering Conference, UPEC 2018, Glasgow, 4th-7th September 2018.
  2. Haapola J, Ali S, Kalalas C, Markkula J, Rajatheva N, Pouttu A, Rapun J, Lalaguna I, Vazquez-Gallego F, Alonso-Zarate J, Deconinck G, Almasalma H, Wu J, Zhang C, Munoz E, Gallego F, Peer-to-Peer Energy Trading and Grid Control Communications Solutions' Feasibility Assessment Based on Key Performance Indicators, 2018 IEEE 87th Vehicular Technology Conference, 3-6 June 2018.
  3. Zhou Y, Cheng M, Wu J, Long C, Decentralized control of industrial heating loads for providing multiple levels and types of primary frequency control service, ICAE 2018, Hong Kong, 22-25 Aug, 2018.
  4. Bastida H, Ugalde-Loo C, Abeysekera M, Qadrdan M, Wu J, Jenkins N, dynamic modelling and control of thermal energy storage, ICAE 2018, Hong Kong, 22-25 Aug, 2018.
  5. Bastida H, Ugalde-Loo C, Abeysekera M, Qadrdan M, Wu J, Thermal dynamic modelling and temperature controller design for a house, ICAE 2018, Hong Kong, 22-25 Aug, 2018.
  6. Li P, Ji H, Song G, Yao M, Wang C, Wu J, A combined central and local voltage control strategy of Soft Open Points in active distribution networks, ICAE 2018, Hong Kong, 22-25 Aug, 2018.
  7. Li P, Su H, Yu L, Liu Z, Wang C, Wu J, Voltage control method of distribution networks using PMU based sensitivity estimation, ICAE 2018, Hong Kong, 22-25 Aug, 2018.
  8. Li X, Yu X, Jia H, Mu Y, Wu J, Wang M, Dong C, Structure constrained controller design for power plants and EV aggregator in frequency regulation considering time delays, ICAE 2018, Hong Kong, 22-25 Aug, 2018.
  9. Long C, Wu J, Zhou Y, Jenkins N, Aggregated battery control for peer-to-peer energy sharing in a community microgrid with PV battery systems, Energy Procedia, Vol 145, pp. 522-527, 2018.
  10. Pan Z, Wu J, Sun H, Abeysekera M, Quantification of operational flexibility from a heating network, Energy Procedia, Vol 145, pp. 516-521, 2018.
  11. Pan Z, Wu J, Sun H, Guo Q, Abeysekera M, “Quasi-Dynamic Interactions between Electricity Systems and Heating Systems”, IEEE Conference on Energy Internet and Energy System Integration, Beijing China, 26-28 Nov 2017 (Best Paper Award).
  12. Yue Zhou, Thomas L, Long C, Wu J, Blockchain: a potential technology for integrating distributed energy resources, The 4th Energy Forum, Beijing, China, 21-22 Sep 2017.
  13. Qi Q, Long C, Wu J, Using an MVDC link to increase DG hosting capacity of a distribution network, Energy Procedia, Vol 142, pp. 2224-2229, 2017. 
  14. Bhatt P, Long C, Wu J, Mehta B, Dynamic participation of DFIG for frequency regulation in electrical power systems, Energy Procedia, Vol 142, pp. 2183-2188, 2017. 
  15. Abeysekera M, Foulds E, Wu J, Modelling and analysis of a ground source heat pump combined with a PV-T and earth energy storage system, Energy Procedia, Vol 142, pp. 886-891, 2017. 
  16. Sahoo S, Zhang C, Pullaguram D, Mishra S, Wu J, Senroy N, Investigation of distributed cooperative control for DC microgrids in different communication medium, Energy Procedia, Vol 142, pp. 2218-2223, 2017.   
  17. Abhinav R, Pindoriya N, Wu J, Long C, Short-term wind power forecasting using wavelet-based neural network, Energy Procedia, Vol 142, pp. 455-460, 2017. 
  18. Ji H, Li P, Wang C, Song G, Zhao J, Su H, Wu J, A strengthened SOCP-based approach for evaluating the distributed generation hosting capacity with soft open points, Energy Procedia, 142: 1947-1952, 2017.
  19. Long C, Wu J, Zhang C, Cheng M, Thomas L, Jenkins N, Peer-to-peer energy trading in a community microgrid, in IEEE PES General Meeting, Chicago, USA. Jul. 2017.
  20. Zhou Y, Wu J, Long C, Cheng M, Zhang C, Performance evaluation of Peer-to-Peer energy sharing models, Energy Procedia, Vol 143, pp. 817-822, 2017.
  21. Thomas L, Long C, Burnap P, Wu J, Jenkins N, Automation of the supplier role in the GB power system using blockchain based smart contracts, 24th International Conference on Electricity Distribution (CIRED), 12-15 June, 2017.
  22. Long C, Wu J, Smith K, Moon A, Bryans R, Yu J, MVDC link in a 33kV distribution network, 24th International Conference on Electricity Distribution (CIRED), 12-15 June, 2017.
  23. Aithal A, Wu J, Operation of a medium voltage DC link, 24th International Conference on Electricity Distribution (CIRED), 12-15 June, 2017.
  24. Long C, Wu J, Zhang C, Thomas L, Cheng M, Jenkins N, Peer-to-Peer energy trading in a community Microgrid, IEEE PES General Meeting, Chicago, US, July 2017
  25. Qi Q, Wu J, Increasing distributed generation penetration using network reconfiguration and soft open points, Energy Procedia, Vol 105, pp. 2169-21874, 2017.
  26. Zhang C, Wu J, Long C, Review of Existing Peer-to-Peer Energy Trading Projects, Energy Procedia, Vol 105, pp. 2563-2568, 2017.  
  27. Abeysinghe S, Wu J, Sooriyabandara M, A Statistical Assessment Tool for Electricity Distribution Networks, Energy Procedia, Vol 105, pp. 2595-2600, 2017.
  28. Chen Y, Tan H, Wu J, Song X, Resilient regional energy benchmarking of classified public buildings, Energy Procedia, Vol 142, pp. 2365-2370, 2017.
  29. Long C, Wu J, Zhang C, Feasibility of peer-to-peer energy trading in low voltage electrical distribution networks, Energy Procedia, Vol 105, pp. 2227-2232, 2017.  
  30. Aithal A, Li G, Wu J, Long C, Grid side unbalanced fault detection using soft open point in an electrical distribution network, Energy Procedia, Vol 105, pp. 2859-2864, 2017.
  31. Li P, Song G, Ji H, Zhao J, Wang C and Wu J. A supply restoration method of distribution system based on Soft Open Point. Presented at: IEEE PES Innovative Smart Grid Technologies 2016 Asian Conference (ISGT Asia 2016), Melbourne, Australia, 28 November - 1 December 2016. pp. 535-540, 2016
  32. Jin H, Sun H, Guo Q, Wu J, Robust unit commitment considering reserve from grid-scale energy storage, IEEE 8th International Power Electronics and Motion Control Conference (IPEMC 2016), Hefei, 22-25 May, 2016
  33. Sabah S, Cheng M, Wu J, Modelling and control of multi-type grid-scale energy storage for power system frequency response, IEEE 8th International Power Electronics and Motion Control Conference (IPEMC 2016), Hefei, 22-25 May, 2016
  34. Zhang C., Wu J., Cheng M., A bidding system for peer-to-peer energy trading in a grid- connected Microgrid, Energy Procedia, Vol 103, pp. 147-152, 2016.
  35. Cheng M., Wu J., Use of heating loads for grid frequency control, Energy Procedia, Vol 103, pp. 135-140, 2016.
  36. Jin X, Mu Y, Jia H, Wu J, Yu X, Qi F, Hierarchical management for building microgrid considering virtual storage system and plug-in electric vehicles. Energy Procedia 103, pp. 219-224, 2016.
  37. Wang C, Song G, Li P, Ji H, Zhao J, Wu J, Optimal configuration of soft open point for active distribution network based on mixed-integer second-order cone programming. Energy Procedia 103, pp. 70-75. 2016.
  38. Al-Wakeel A, Wu J, K-means based cluster analysis of residential smart meter measurements. Energy Procedia 88, pp. 754-760. 2016.
  39. He Y., Jenkins N., Wu J., Smart metering for outage management of electric power distribution networks, Energy Procedia, Vol 103, 159-164, 2016.
  40. Cheng M, Sami S, Wu J, Virtual energy storage system for smart grids. Energy Procedia 88, pp. 436-442. 2016.
  41. Qi Q, Wu J, Zhang L, Cheng M, Multi-objective optimization of electrical distribution network operation considering reconfiguration and soft open points. Energy Procedia 103, pp. 141-146. 2016.
  42. Aithal A., Long C., Cao W., Wu J., Ugalde-Loo C., Impact of soft open point on feeder automation, IEEE International Energy Conference (ENERGYCON), Leuven, April 2016
  43. Teng F, Mu Y, Jia H, Wu J, Zeng P, Strbac G, Challenges of primary frequency control and benefits of primary frequency responses support from electric vehicles, Energy Procedia, Vol 88, pp. 985-990, 2016.
  44. Abeysinghe S, Nistor S, Wu J, Sooriyabandara M, Impact of Electrolysis on the connection of Distributed Generation, Energy Procedia 75, pp. 1159-1164. 2015.
  45. Wang M, Mu Y, Jia H, Zeng P, Wu J and Sheng W. An efficient power plant model of electric vehicles for unit commitment of large scale wind farms. Energy Procedia 75, pp. 1059-1064. 2015.
  46. Abeysekera M, Wu J, Method for simultaneous power flow analysis in coupled multi-vector energy networks. Energy Procedia 75, pp. 1165-1171,2015.
  47. Nan X, Abeysekera M, Wu J, Modelling of energy demand in a modern domestic dwelling. Energy Procedia 75, pp. 1803-1808. 2015.
  48. Cao W, Wu J, Huang Z, Soft Open Points for supply restoration in medium voltage distribution networks, IEEE PES Asia-Pacific Power and Energy Engineering Conference, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, Nov 15-18, 2015.
  49. Liu X, Mancarella P, Wu J, A tool for integrated analysis of multi-vector district energy networks, 2015 IEEE Eindhoven PowerTech, Jun 2015.
  50. Jayarathna C, Binduhewa P, Ekanayake J, Wu J, Load flow analysis of low voltage dc networks with photovoltaic, 2014 9th International Conference on Industrial and Information Systems (ICIIS), Dec 2014.
  51. Cao W, Wu J, Jenkins N, Feeder load balancing in MV distribution networks using Soft Normally-Open Points, IEEE PES ISGT Europe, Istanbul, Oct 2014.
  52. Adhikari D, Wu J, O'Malley G, Real time closed-loop test rig for decentralized control of smart distribution networks, Energy Procedia, Vol 61, pp. 709-713, 2014.
  53. Abeysekera M, Rees M, Wu J, Simulation and analysis of gas networks with decentralized fuel injection, Energy Procedia, Vol 61, pp. 402-406, 2014.
  54. Liu X, Jenkins N, Wu J, Bagdanavicius A, Combined analysis of electricity and heat networks, Energy Procedia, Vol 61, pp. 155-159, 2014.
  55. Abeysekera M, Rees M and Wu J. Simulation and analysis of low pressure gas networks with decentralized fuel injection. Energy Procedia 61, pp. 402-406. 2014.
  56. Cheng M, Wu J, Galsworthy S, Jenkins N, Hung W, Availability of Load to Provide Frequency Response in the Great Britain Power System, the 18th Power Systems Computation Conference (PSCC'14), Wroclaw, Poland, August 18-22, 2014.
  57. Al-Wakeel A, Wu J, Verga M, Jenkins N, State Estimation of Low Voltage MicroGrid Using An Iteratively Reweighted Least Squares Method, CIRED Workshop, Rome, 11-12 June, 2014.
  58. Cheng M, Wu J, Ekanayake JB, Jenkins N, Primary frequency response in the Great Britain power system from dynamically controlled refrigerators, CIRED 2013, 2013.
  59. Drysdale B, Wu J, Jenkins N, Flexible Demand in the GB Domestic Electricity Sector in 2030, The 5th International Conference on Applied Energy, ICAE2013, 2013.
  60. Nistor S., Wu J., Ekanakaye J., Sooriyabandara M., Capability of smart appliances to provide reserve services, The 5th International Conference on Applied Energy, ICAE2013, 2013.
  61. Nistor S., Wu J., Sooriyabandara M., The impact and opportunities of smart appliances on distribution networks, 2013 IEEE ISGT Europe, 2013.
  62. Adeuyi O., Jenkins N., Wu J., Topologies of the North Sea Super Grid, UPEC 2013 Conference, 2013.
  63. Sweet T., Sweet C., Wu J., Drysdale B., Jenkins N., Case study vs simulation data for a grid-connected 2.45kWp PV system, 9th Photovoltaic Science Application and Technology (PVSAT-9) Conference and Exhibition, 2013.
  64. Wu. Z, Wu J., Feasibility study of district heating with CHP, thermal store and heat pump, IET Renewable Power Generation Conference 2013, Beijing, 2013.
  65. Thomas LJ, Wu J, Ekanayake JB, Jenkins N, Enabling distributed frequency response using smart meters, 2012 3rd IEEE PES Innovative Smart Grid Technologies Europe (ISGT Europe), 1-5, 2012.
  66. Hatziargyriou N, Pecas Lopes J, Bower E, Strunz K, Rivier M, LioLiou V, Wu J, Papathanassiou S, Karfopoulos E, Gonzalez Bordagaray A, Cabral P, Lianos Lecum C, Walsh A, Kanellopoulos K, Joyce C, Hartmann N, Willums J-O, Impact of electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles on grid infrastructure - results from the MERGE project, CIGRE (International Council on Large Electric Systems) Session 2012, Paris, 2012.
  67. Thomas L, Burchill A, Samarakoon K,He Y, Wu J, Ekanakaye J, Jenkins N, Control of electricity networks using smart meter data, CIGRE (International Council on Large Electric Systems) Session 2012, Paris, 2012.
  68. Pirouti M, Bagdanavicius A, Wu J, Ekanayake J, Jenkins N, Selection of optimal pipe diameters in a district heating network using minimisation of annual total energy and exergy consumption, the 13th International Symposium on District Heating and Cooling, Copenhagen, 2012.
  69. Pirouti M, Bagdanavicius A, Wu J, Jenkins N, Ekanayake J, Optimal operation of a district heating system, the 7th Conference on Sustainable Development of Energy, Water and Environment Systems (SDEWES), Ohrid, 1-10, 2012.
  70. Pirouti M, Bagdanavicius A, Wu J, Ekanayake J, Optimisation of supply temperature and mass flow rate for a district heating network, the 25th International Conference on Efficiency, Cost, Optimization, Simulation and Environmental Impact of Energy Systems (ECOS), Perugia, 104: 1-12, 2012.
  71. Nistor S, Wu J, Sooriyabandara M. Ekanakaye J, Cost optimization of smart appliances,  IEEE PES Innovative Smart Grid Technologies Conference Europe (ISGT), Manchester, 2011.
  72. Rees M, Wu J, Awad B, Ekanakaye J, Jenkins N, A modular approach to integrated energy distribution system analysis, 17th Power Systems Computation Conference, Stockholm, Sweden, 2011.
  73. Rees M, Wu J, Awad B, Ekanayake J, Jenkins N, A total energy approach to integrated community infrastructure design, IEEE PES General Meeting, Detroit, US, 2011.
  74. Pirouti M, Wu J, Bagdanavicius A, Ekanayake J, Jenkins N, Optimal operation of biomass combined heat and power in spot market, IEEE PES PowerTech 2011, Thornheim, Norway, 2011.
  75. Awad N, Wu J, Ekanayake J, Jenkins N, Integrated operation of an energy MicroGrid with islanded electricity network, The 21st International Conference and Exhibition on Electricity Distribution, CIRED 2011, Frankfurt, 2011.
  76. Wu J, Ekanayake J, Samarakoon K, Frequency response from electric vehicles, The First International Conference on Smart Grids, Green Communications and IT Energy-aware Technologies, Venice, Italy, 2011.
  77. Samarakoon K, Wu J, Ekanayake J, Jenkins N, Use of delayed smart meter measurements for distribution state estimation, IEEE PES General Meeting, Detroit, US , 2011.
  78. O'Malley G, Wu J, Jenkins N, Technical requirements of smart electric power distribution networks in the UK, 45th International Universities Power Engineering Conference (UPEC), 2010.
  79. Pirouti M, Wu J, Ekanayake J, Jenkins N, Dynamic modelling and control of a direct-combustion biomass CHP unit, 45th International Universities Power Engineering Conference (UPEC), 2010.
  80. He Y, Jenkins N, Wu J, Eltayeb M, ICT infrastructure for smart distribution networks, 2010 IEEE International Symposium on Power Line Communications and Its Applications (ISPLC), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 319-324, 2010.
  81. Qadrdan M, Chaudry M, Ekanayake J, Wu J, Jenkins N, Impact of wind variability on GB gas and electricity supply, 2010 IEEE International Conference on Sustainable Energy Technologies (ICSET), Kandy, Sri Lanka, 2010.
  82. Samarakoon K, Ekanayake J, Wu J, Smart metering and self-healing of distribution networks, 2010 IEEE International Conference on Sustainable Energy Technologies (ICSET), Kandy, Sri Lanka, 2010.
  83. Sun Q, Wu J, Zhang Y, Jenkins N, Ekanayake J, Comparison of the development of smart grids in China and the United Kingdom, IEEE PES Innovative Smart Grid Technologies Conference, Europe, ISGT Europe, 2010.
  84. Chaudry M, Qadrdan M, Wu J, Jenkins N, Economic impacts of wind generation variability on gas network operation, 8th BIEE Academic Conference, Oxford, 2010.
  85. Qadrdan M, Chaudry M, Wu J, Vulnerability Analysis of the Integrated Energy Infrastructure, Proceedings of the 44th International Universities Power Engineering Conference, UPEC2009, Glasgow, 2009.
  86. Rees M, Wu J, Awad B, Steady State Flow Analysis for Integrated Urban Heat and Power Distribution Networks, Proceedings of the 44th International Universities Power Engineering Conference, UPEC2009, Glasgow, 2009.
  87. Bieshoy A, Modasar C, Wu J, Jenkins N, Integrated optimal power flow for electric power and heat in a MicroGrid, 20th International Conference on Electricity Distribution, CIRED 2009, Prague, June 2009, 2009.
  88. Wu J, Analogism-based self-adaptive supply restoration of medium-voltage distribution networks, Proceedings of the World Congress on Intelligent control and Automation (WCICA), 2583-2588, 2008
  89. Wu J, Jenkins N, Self-adaptive and robust method for distribution network load and state estimation, 16th Power Systems Computation Conference, 1-7, 2008.
  90. Kondoh J, Shafiu A, Wu J, Jenkins N, Load management on small-scale customers, Technical Meeting on Metabolism Society and Environmental Systems, IEE Japan, 1, 13-18, 2007.
  91. Wu J, Yu Y, CBR-based load estimation for distribution networks, 2006 IEEE Mediterranean Electrotechnical Conference, 952-955, 2006.
  92. Wu J, Yu Y, A novel method for online nodal load estimation of middle voltage distribution network, Proceedings of the World Congress on Intelligent Control and Automation, Vol. 2 7622-7626, 2006.
  93. Wei W, Jia H, Zhang P, Wang C, Wu J, Lee ST, Development of power system voltage stability region (PSVSR) for static voltage security assessment, IEEE International Conference on Power System Technology, 1-6, 2006.
  94. Wu J, Yu Y, Robust state estimation for distribution networks with generation, IET 2006 China International Conference on Electricity Distribution, CICED 2006, 527,124-127, 2006.
  95. Wu J, Yu Y, Connectionism-based CBR method for distribution short-term nodal load forecasting, Proceedings of IEEE Region 10 Annual International Conference, 1302-1307, 2005.
  96. Wang D, Yu Y, Fu C, Zhang J, Wu J, Jia H, Security region based probabilistic security assessment of power transmission system, Proceedings of IEEE/PES Transmission and Distribution Conference, 1-5, 2005.
  97. Wu J, Yu Y, A new method for snapshot and time-varying distribution network reconfiguration, Fifth World Congress on Intelligent Control and Automation, Vol. 6, 5069-5073, 2004.
  98. Yu Y, Wu J, Loads combination method based core schema genetic shortest-path algorithm, IEEE International Conference on Power System Technology, Vol. 3, 1729-1733, 2002

Patent

  • Aithal A, Wu J, Fault Diagonotices in an Electricity Supply Network, Intellectual Property Office of the UK, No. 1816580.3, 11 Oct 2018 

PhD Examination

External Examiner for

  • Y Zhang, Cost-Reflective Network Pricing for High Voltage and Low Voltage Distribution Networks, University of Bath, May 2012
  • P Pachanapan, Power Quality Enhancement in Distribution Networks with Distributed Generation, University of Strathclyde, Oct 2012
  • Z Zheng, Overall CO2 Efficiency Assessment for A Low Carbon Energy System, University of Bath, April 2014
  • R Storry, A Multiple-Objective Optimisation Approach to the Network Arrangement of Electrical Thermal Storage, University of Strathclyde, Aug 2014
  • P Mathuria, Portfolio Optimization in Electricity Markets, Malaviya National Institute of Technology, India, Sep 2014
  • S Mohtashami, Strategic Distribution Network Planning with Smart Grid Technologies, Imperial College, Dec 2014
  • F Perkonigg, A Method for Development and Validation of Multi-Agent Systems using Accurate Communication Network Modelling, Imperial College, Dec 2014
  • F Starfelt, From Combined Heat and Power to Polygeneration, Mälardalen University, Sweden, April 2015
  • F Teng, Assessment of the Value of Flexibility by Using Stochastic Scheduling Tool, Imperial College, April 2015
  • B Numbi, Optimal Energy Management of Crushing Processes in the Mining Industry, University of Pretoria, June 2015
  • Y Fan, Distribution Network Integration of Electric Vehicles, University of Bath, Oct 2015.
  • N Ni, Optimal Energy Management of Power Systems and Microgrids Incorporating Demand Response Programs, University of Pretoria, Nov 2015
  • K Sharma, Large Scale Wind Power Integration in Competitive Electricity Market, Malaviya National Institute of Technology, India, Nov 2015
  • R Moreira, Business Models for Energy Storage Systems, Imperial College, Dec 2015
  • A Bruce, Impacts of variable renewable generation on thermal power plant operating regimes, University of Edinburgh, Jan 2016
  • T Lau, Verification of Carbon Savings in Energy Smart Infrastructure, Brunel University, Feb, 2016
  • Q Chen, Gaining Insight into the Smart Grid by Analysing Smart Metering Data, University of Bristol, May 2016
  • D Yu, Holistic Sizing and Operational Optimisation of Domestic Micro-CHP and Hybrid Energy Storage Systems, University of Bath, Jun 2016
  • J Devlin, A Gas Energy Flow Constrained Unit Commitment Analysis of the British and Irish Power Systems Considering High Wind Power Penetrations, Queen’s University of Belfast, Jun 2016
  • Z Zhang, Contributions of Distributed Generation to Electric Transmission System, University of Bath, Dec 2016
  • W Kong, Towards the Future Smart Electricity Grid Via Advanced Data Analytics for Customers, The University of Sydney, April 2017
  • Z Ma, Smart Transmission with Large Renewable Energy, University of Bath, Apr 2017
  • Y Zhang, Integration of Battery and Hydrogen Storage with Grid-Connected Photovoltaic System in Buildings, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden, May 2017
  • K Murray, The Effect of Weather and Climate Change on Operation of Meshed Power Networks, University of Strathclyde, May, 2017
  • A Nechifor, Estimation of Dynamic Load Model Parameters using Real-time Measurements and a Flexible Phasor Data Concentrator, University of Manchester, May 2017
  • A Saint-Pierre, Analysis and Assessment of Flexibility in Multi-Energy Systems, University of Manchester, June 2017
  • H Ameli, Value of Flexibility Options in Transition to Lower Carbon Natural Gas and Power Systems Imperial College, Jan 2018
  • Q Zhai, Modelling of energy storage system in the Australian Electricity Market, UNSW, April 2018
  • G Hawker, Spatial and Temporal Disaggregation of Whole System Energy Models through Exemplar Local Multi-Carrier Networks, University of Strathclyde, May 2018.
  • M Syed, Enhanced frequency control for greater decentralisation and distributed operation of power systems: design to laboratory validation. University of Strathclyde, June 2018.
  • C Zhang, Operation and Planning of Distributed Energy Resources in Active Distribution Networks, UNSW, June 2018
  • P Jain, Vehicle-to-Grid and Grid-to-Vehicle: Impact Assessment and Resource Modelling to Enable Grid Support, IIT Indore, July 2018.
  • R Mohanty, Protection and fault location for dc microgrids, IIT Kharagpur, July 2018.

Internal Examiner for

  • I Grau, Management of Electric Vehicle Battery Charging in Distribution Networks, 2012
  • M Ahemda, Earthing Performance of Transmission Line Towers, 2012
  • L Livermore, Integration of Offshore Wind Farms through High Voltage Direct Current Networks, 2013
  • J Licari, Control of a Variable Speed Wind Turbine, 2013
  • B. Whitby, Control of an Axial Flow Tidal Stream Turbine, 2013
  • M Al-Essa, The Integration of Distributed Energy Resources into Electric Power Systems, 2017
  • C Li, The Protection and Interconnection of HVDC Grids, 2017
  • M Nawir, Integration of Wind Farms into Weak AC Grids, 2017

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Since joining Cardiff, Jianzhong Wu has taught at all levels from Year 1 undergraduate to MSc students, from the school-level module (EN1042 with around 360 students) in large teaching theatres, down to 1 to 1 supervision. He is/was the module leader for EN1065 Power Engineering, EN3708 Renewable Energy Technologies, EN3701 Power System Analysis, ENT778 Power System Analysis, ENT774 Research Study, EN4705/ENT739 Alternative Energy Systems and ENT759 Dissertation. The modules he taught also include EN1064 Network Analysis, EN1042 Computing I, EN1040 Electrical Tech., EN1072 Laboratory, EN2073 Lab. and Design, ENT778 Power System Analysis and ENT777/EN4708 Power System Protection.

Contracts

Title People Sponsor Value to ENGIN Duration
Co-Director of UK Energy Research Centre Phase 4 (£18m total Value) Wu J, Qadrdan M EPSRC £472,972 01/05/2019-30/04/2024
Cardiff Principle Investigator and Co-Director of EPSRC Supergen Energy Networks Hub (£5.1m total value) Wu J EPSRC £536,656 01/10/2018-30/09/2022
The Active Building Centre (£36m ISCF project total value) Wu J, Jenkins N EPSRC £122,266 03/09/2018-02/03/2022
Energy Revolution Research Consortium - Core - EnergyREV (£8m total value) Wu J UKRI £74,634 01/12/2018-31/03/2022
Energy Revolution Research Consortium - Plus - EnergyREV - Next Wave of Local Energy Systems in a Whole Systems Context (£1m total value) Wu J UKRI £145,888 01/12/2018-31/03/2022
Cardiff PI of NIA project “Distributed Leger Technology-enabled distribution network operation (DeDSO)” Wu J, Thomas L, Ming W Scottish Power Energy Networks, SSE and UK Power Networks £131,052 01/06/2018-31/12/2019
UK-Jordan Educational and Research Partnership to Build Capacity of Power Grid to Integrate Solar PV Systems Wu J, Ming W, Long C, Zhou Y Royal Academy of Engineering £40,555 01/04/2018-31/03/2020
Cardiff PI of InnovateUK funded project “Development of a Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) Micro-grid Management Platform” Wu J, Abeysekera M InnovateUK £48,991 01/12/2018-31/05/2019
CESI Flex Fund of EPSRC National Centre for Energy Systems Integration, “Decision Support Tool for the Operation of Public Sector Multi-energy Systems” Abeysekera M, Wu J, and  Jenkins N EPSRC £39,508 01/01/2019-31/12/2019
Off-grid Microgrids for the Electrification of Remote Communities Workshop Wu J, Ming W British Council £23,100 2017-2018
Cardiff PI of H2020 project "Bringing flexibility provided by multi energy carrier integration to a new MAGNITUDE" (€4m total value) Wu J, Qadrdan M, Ugalde-loo C, Jenkins N European Commission - Horizon 2020 €248,575 01/10/2017-31/03/2021
Industry-Academia Collaborative Project to Address System Wide Impacts of Renewable Energy Sources in Engineering Program Wu J, Ming W, Long C Royal Academy of Engineering £95,792 17/04/2017-16/04/2019
UK Consortium for the collaboration with Chinese Excellence League (E9) Group of Universities Wu J British Council £500,000 (Total project value) 15/02/2017 - 14/02/2021
MISTRAL: Multi-scale Infrastructure Systems Analytics Jenkins N, Wu J EPSRC £329736 11/02/2016 - 10/08/2020
NIC project Angle DC led by Scottish Power Energy Networks Liang J, Wu J, Ugalde-loo C OFGEM £220000 01/2016 - 04/2020
Co-Principal Investigator of "Flexible Integrated Energy Systems" Jenkins N, Wu J, Ugalde-loo C, Cipcigan L, Ming W WEFO £2500000 2016-2021
Cardiff PI of Joint UK-India Clean Energy Centre (JUICE) Wu J, Jenkins N EPSRC £117,812 2016 - 2020
Blockchain based smart contracts for peer to peer energy trading using the GB smart metering system Wu J, Thomas L EPSRC through HubNet £50,091 2016 - 2017
SUPERGEN HDPS - Core - with Strathclyde - HIDEF Jenkins N, Ekanayake J, Wu J EPSRC £421,811 01/07/2009 - 30/06/2013
Autonomous regional active network management system Jenkins N, Wu J Imperial College London £49,380 17/03/2008 - 30/06/2010
Transformation of the top and tail of energy networks Jenkins N, Haddad M, Pidgeon N (Psych), Wu J EPSRC via Imperial £538,087 01/10/2011 - 30/09/2015
Long term dynamics of interdependent infrastructure systems - infrastructure transitions (ITRC) Jenkins N, Wu J EPSRC £285,730 01/01/2011 - 31/12/2015
Role of Energy Storage in Enhancing Operation and Stability Performance of Sustainability Power Systems (RESTORES) Jenkins N, Wu J EPSRC via Manchester University £101,610 01/07/2014 - 30/06/2017
HubNet: see award ref 1746 Jenkins N, Wu J EPSRC Via Imperial College 0 01/06/2011 - 31/05/2016
Integrated operation and planning for smart electric power distribution networks (OPEN) Jenkins N, Wu J EPSRC £1,002,351 21/04/2013 - 20/04/2016
Economics and grid planning for smart electromobility Jenkins N, Wu J, Cipcigan L EPSRC via Imperial College London £325,170 31/12/2013 - 30/12/2016
Increasing the observability of electrical distrubtion systems using smart meters Wu J, EPSRC £99,733 01/04/2012 - 30/09/2013
Peer to peer smart energy distribution networks Wu J, Ekanyake J, Jenkins N European Commission - Horizon 2020 £304,592 01/01/2015 - 31/12/2017
PI of NIC project "Development of dynamic demand models in DigSILENT powerfactory" Wu J, Jenkins N National Grid £212,519 01/05/2014 - 30/04/2016
High energy and power density (HEAPD): Solutions to large energy deficits Wu J, Jenkins N EPSRC via University of Bath £276,544 01/05/2014 - 30/04/2017
Districts of the Future (DoF) Wu J, Jenkins N European Commission £50,645 11/01/2015 - 31/10/2016
Peer to Peer Smart Energy Distribution Networks Wu J, Ugalde-loo C Toshiba Research Europe Ltd £58,056 01/04/2014 - 31/03/2017
System architecture challenges: Supergen+ for Hubnet Ugalde-Loo C, Wu J EPSRC via Imperial College London £104,907 01/01/2015 - 31/05/2016
Supporting energy efficiency in smart generations grids through ICT - SEESGEN-ICT Ekanayake J, Wu Y Commission of European Communities £11,520 01/06/2009 - 31/05/2011
Mobile Energy Resources in Grids of Electricity (MERGE) Ekanayake J, Jenkins N, Cipcigan L, Wu J European Commission (FP7) £238,558 01/01/2010 - 31/12/2011
Demand management through smart meters Ekanayake J, Wu J TOSHIBA RESEARCH EUROPE LTD £1,500 01/10/2013 - 31/12/2013
Demand management through smart meters Ekanayake J, Wu J Toshiba Research Europe Ltd £20,188 01/01/2010 - 30/09/2011
Commonwealth Professional Fellowship 2015 - Mr Samarakoon Ekanayake J, Wu J Commonwealth Scholarship Commission £1539 26/01/2015 - 24/04/2015

Supervised Students

Title Student Status Degree
Demand Side Participation Though Smart Metering BURCHILL Alasdair Current PhD
Integrated Load And State Estimation Using Domestic Smart Meter Measurements ALWAKEEL Ali Saad Jawad Graduate PhD
Model local DC grids for local power balancing and system security. AITHAL Avinash Venkataramana Graduate PhD
ICT INFRASTRUCTURE FOR SMART GRIDS ZHANG Chenghua Graduate PhD
Connection Imbalance in Low Voltage Distribution Networks THOMAS Lee James Graduate PhD
The Integrated Design of New Build Mulit Vector Energy Supply Schemes REES Marc Graduate PhD
Control and Operation of Biomass CHP Units and their use in District Heating Systems PIROUTI Marouf Graduate PhD
Dynamic Demand for Frequency Response Services in the Great Britain Power System CHENG Meng Graduate PhD
Modelling of an Integrated Gas and Electricity Network with Significant Wind Capacity QADRDAN Meysam Graduate PhD
MODELLING AND PLANNING OF A HYBRID ENERGY SYSTEM ABEYSEKERA Muditha Prasanna Graduate PhD
THE FUTURE OF GAS IN A LOW CARBON ENERGY SYSTEM. OLANREWAJU Oluwabamise Titilope Gradaute PhD
Assessment and planning of smart electricity distribution networks QI Qi Graduate PhD
UNIT COMMITMENT OF FUTURE POWER SYSTEMS WITH A LARGE PENETRATION OF INTERMITTENT RENEWABLE GENERATION. (ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING/POWER SYSTEMS ENGINEERING). SAMI Saif Sabah Graduate PhD
Analysis and design of integrated multi-vector energy networks. KANTEH SAKILIBA Sambu Graduate PhD
PEER TO PEER SMART ENERGY NETWORKS ABEYSINGHE Sathsara Madumali Sulakshana Graduate PhD
Analysis of integrated multi-vector energy systems HOSSEINI Seyed Hamid Reza Graduate PhD
RESIDENTIAL DEMAND RESPONSE IN THE POWER SYSTEM NISTOR Silviu Graduate PhD
Soft Open Points For The Operation Of medium Voltage Distribution Networks CAO Wanyu Graduate PhD
GRID ECONOMICS, PLANNING AND BUSINESS MODELS FOR SMART ELECTRIC MOBILITY. NAN Xiaodan Graduate PhD
Combined Analysis Of Electricity And Heat Networks LIU Xue Zhi Graduate PhD

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