Dr. Qianwen Xu is Docent/Associate Professor in Department of Electric Power and Energy Systems, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden. She is also the director of Intelligent Sustainable Grid (ISG) Lab @ KTH. Previously, she received the B.Sc. degree from Tianjin University, China, in 2014, and PhD degree from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, in 2018, both in electrical engineering. Then she worked as a postdoc research fellow in Aalborg University in Denmark, a visiting researcher with Imperial College London, and a Wallenberg-NTU Presidential Postdoc Fellow in Nanyang Technological University in Singapore in 2018-2020.
Her research interests include advanced control, optimization and artificial intelligence application of sustainable power systems, microgrids and power converter systems. As the project manager (PI), she has received funding from Swedish Research Council (incl. VR Starting Grant), Swedish Energy Agency (incl. Future Electricity System program, Wind Power program, Building program E2B2), STINT (Swedish Foundation for International Cooperation in Research and Higher Education), C3.ai Digital Transformation Institute (C3.ai and Microsoft), Digital Futures, StandUP for Energy, etc. She has published over 50 technical papers, with 15 first-authored journal papers in top IEEE Transactions. She is Vice Chair in IEEE Power and Energy Society & Power Electronics Society, Sweden, and an Associate Editor for IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid and IEEE Journal of Emerging and Selected Topics in Power Electronics. She is recipient of Humboldt Research Fellowship, Excellent Doctorate Research Work in Nanyang Technological University, Best paper award in IEEE PEDG 2020, etc. She is the winner of Nordic Energy Challenge 2022. Her research work "Smart microgrid for sustainable communities" is selected by Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences (IVA) 100 list, 2023, as one of the most promising activities in Sweden in terms of societal impact and commercialization.
Communication and Control in Electric Power Systems (EH2741), assistant, teacher | Course web