Yilu Liu

Yilu Liu (S’88–M’89–SM’99–F’04) is currently the Governor’s Chair Professor at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville and Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Prior to joining UTK/ORNL, she was a Professor at Virginia Tech. Dr. Liu received her MS and Ph.D. degrees from the Ohio State University, Columbus, in 1986 and 1989. She received the BS degree from Xian Jiaotong University. She led the effort to create the North America power grid monitoring network (FNET) while at Virginia Tech which is now operated at UTK and ORNL as GridEye. Dr. Liu is the deputy director of the NSF Engineering Research Center for Ultra-wide-area Resilient Electric Energy Networks (Curent.utk.edu). Her current research interests include power system wide-area monitoring and control, large interconnection level dynamic simulations, electromagnetic transient analysis, and power transformer modeling and diagnosis (liu@utk.edu).