Governor’s Chair Professor
The University of Tennessee
Yilu Liu completed her Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering in 1989 at The Ohio State University. She currently serves as a Governor’s Chair Professor at The University of Tennessee, Knoxville and Oak Ridge National Laboratory. She led the effort to create the North American Power Grid Monitoring Network (FNET/GridEye) which is still the only monitoring network that covers the entire North America as well as major grids worldwide. She is the recipient of Presidential Faculty Fellow Award, the NSF Young Investigator’s Award, and several university awards for research and teaching excellence. Liu and her student’s work has appeared in over 100 journal papers and more than 200 conference papers and she serves as an editor, reviewer and on the editorial board for about 20 journals including IEEE Transactions. Liu is a Fellow of IEEE, a member of National Academy of Inventors and a Member of the National Academy of Engineering.
Power grid monitoring and large system dynamics