Electric Power and Energy Systems (EPES) Research Lab

Zhifang Wang, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering
School of Engineering
Virginia Commonwealth University
601 West Main Street, Richmond, VA 23220
Phone:(804) 828-5330
Fax:(804) 827-0006
Email: zfwang@vcu.edu
Dr. Zhifang Wang joined the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Virginia Commonwealth University, in August 2012, and is currently an Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering. She is an IEEE Senior Member and IEEE PES Member since 2012. She received the IEEE Donald G. Fink Award in 2013 and HICCS-48 Best Paper Award in 2015.
Ph.D., Cornell University, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Ithaca, NY, USA, Aug 2005.
Dissertation: Bluetooth Enabled Wireless Network and Its application in Electric Power Systems.
Advisor:Dr. Robert J. Thomas, IEEE Life Fellow .
M.S., Tsinghua University, Electrical Power Engineering, Beijing, China, Aug 1998 .
Dissertation: Secondary Voltage Control.
Advisor:Dr. Qiang Lu, IEEE Fellow.
B.S., Tsinghua University, Electrical Power Engineering, Beijing, China, 1995.
Dissertation: Dynamic Long-term Voltage Stability.
Advisor:Dr. Yuanzhang Sun, IEEE senior member.
Assistant Professor, ECE, Virginia Commonwealth University, 2012-Present.
Associate Specialist, ECE, University of California, Davis, CA, 2010- 2012.
Postdoc, Information Trust Institute, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign,2008-2010.
Postdoc, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Cornell University, 2005-2008.
HICSS'48 Best Paper Award (2015)
IEEE Donald G. Fink Award (2013)
IEEE Senior Member (2012)
Cornell Graduate Fellowship (1998)
Chinese Society for Electrical Engineering Scholarship First Prize (1995)
VCU ECE Outstanding Graduate Award (2017)
2017 NAPS Student Paper Contest Award (2017)
VCU SoE DERI Graduate Awards (2017)
VCU SoE NWCIT Committee
VCU SoE Grade Appeal Committee
VCU ECE Graduate Committee
VCU ECE Faculty Search Committee
VCU ECE Strategic Plan Committee
Coordinator of ECE Graduate Seminars