Dr. Qianwen Xu 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 Wallenberg-NTU Presidential Postdoc Fellow in Nanyang Technological University in Singapore. She was also a visiting researcher with Imperial College London during March 2020 to June 2020. She was ranked among top 2% of scientists in a 2020 analysis of citations from Scopus, published from Stanford University. She was also awarded Wallenberg Presidential fellowship, Humboldt Research Fellowship, Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Students Abroad, Excellent Doctorate Research Work in Nanyang Technological University, Best paper award in IEEE PEDG 2020, etc.
Currently she is an assistant professor in Department of Electric Power and Energy Systems, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden. She is also the head of Smart Microgrid Laboratory @ KTH. Her research interests include advanced control, optimization, stability and reliability of microgrids and vehicular power systems. She has published over 40 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 Chapter, and an Associate Editor for IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid.