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Zuyi Li, Ph.D.

Professor
Associate Director, Robert W. Galvin Center for Electricity Innovation

Office: 

3301 South Dearborn, Siegel Hall 223

Phone: 

312.567.5259

Fax: 

312.567.8976

Email: 

Expertise 

Market operation of electric power system, integration of renewable energy, energy efficiency and cyber security in smart grid, power system wide-area protection, large-scale optimization

Research 

Dr. Li joined the IIT faculty in August of 2004. His research focuses on power systems, smart grid, renewable energy, with an emphasis on large-scale optimization, economic and secure operation of electric power systems, market operation of electric power systems, energy efficiency and cyber security in smart grid, renewable energy integration, power system protection.

Awards 

2012 IEEE-Chicago Section Certificate of Appreciation [for dedicated commitment and significant contributions to the IEEE]

2011 Innovation Award from Electrical and Computer Engineering Department Heads Association ECEDHA for establishing the Illinois Institute of Technology as a global leader in microgrids, smart grid technology, and sustainable energy [with Mohammad Shahidehpour and Andrew Barbeau]

2009 Best IEEE Power and Energy Society Transaction Paper Award [for the paper: L. Wu, M. Shahidehpour, and Zuyi Li, “GENCO’s risk-constrained hydrothermal scheduling,” IEEE Transactions on Power System, Vol. 23, No. 4, pp. 1847-1858, November 2008]

2008 Best IEEE Transaction Paper Award [for the paper: H. Li, W. Li, and Zuyi Li, “A multi-period energy acquisition model for a distribution company with distributed generation and interruptible load,” IEEE Transactions on Power System, Vol. 22, No. 2, pp. 588-596, May 2007]

Books 

M. Shahidehpour, H. Yamin, and Zuyi Li, “Market Operations in Electric Power Systems”, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., February 2002

Publications 

  1. Yanling Yuan, Zuyi Li, and Kui Ren, "Quantitative Analysis of Load Redistribution Attacks in Power Systems," IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, vol.23, no.9, pp.1731-1738, Sept. 2012
  2. Lei Wu, M. Shahidehpour, and Zuyi Li, "Comparison of Scenario-Based and Interval Optimization Approaches to Stochastic SCUC," IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, vol.27, no.2, pp.913-921, May 2012
  3. J. Li, Zuyi Li, K. Ren, and X. Liu, "Towards Optimal Electric Demand Management for Internet Data Centers," IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, vol.3, no.1, pp.183-192, March 2012
  4. Wei Tian, Mohammad Shahidehpour, and Zuyi Li, “Analysis of 2030 Large-Scale Wind Energy Integration in the Eastern Interconnection Using WINS,” The Electricity Journal, Volume 24, Issue 8, pp. 71-87, October 2011
  5. Yanling Yuan, Zuyi Li, and Kui Ren, "Modeling Load Redistribution Attacks in Power Systems," IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, vol.2, no.2, pp.382-390, June 2011
  6. H. KhorashadiZadeh and Zuyi Li, “Phasor Measurement Unit Based Transmission Line Protection Scheme Design,” Electric Power Systems Research, pp. 421-429, February 2011.
  7. A. Lotfjou, M. Shahidehpour, Y. Fu, and Zuyi Li, “Security-Constrained Unit Commitment With AC/DC Transmission Systems,” IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, Vol. 25, No.1, pp. 531-542, February 2010
  8. Y. Fu, M. Shahidehpour, Zuyi Li, T. Zheng, and E. Litvinov, “Coordination of Midterm Outage Scheduling With Short-Term Security-Constrained Unit Commitment,” IEEE Transaction on Power Systems, Vol. 24, No. 4, pp. 1818-1830, November 2009 
  9. C. Liu, M. Shahidehpour, and Zuyi Li, “Security-Constrained Unit Commitment with Natural Gas Transmission Constraints,” IEEE Transaction on Power Systems, Vol. 24, No. 3, pp. 1523-1536, August 2009 
  10. J. Guo, Y. Fu, Zuyi Li, and M. Shahidehpour, “Direct calculation of Line Outage Distribution Factors,” IEEE Transaction on Power Systems, Vol. 24, No. 3, pp. 1633-1634, August 2009
  11. A. Flueck and Zuyi Li, “Quest for Perfect Power at Illinois Institute of Technology,” IEEE Power and Energy Magazine, Vol. 6, No. 5, October 2008
  12. J. Wang, M. Shahidehpour, and Zuyi Li, “Security-Constrained Unit Commitment with Volatile Wind Power Generation,” IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, Vol. 23, No. 3, pp. 1319-1327, August 2008