Xiao-Ping Zhang

Colleges, School and Institutes

Willingness to take PhD students


PhD projects

Xiao-Ping Zhang's research interests include:

Technologies for smart grids
Application of power electronics such as flexible AC transmission system and HVDC in transmission and distribution systems
Integration of PHEVs into power grids
Protection and control of distribution networks with distributed generation
Micro-generation and micro-grid
Smart metering and wide area monitoring and awareness
Power system economics
Large scale power system optimisation and planning
Analysis and control of power system stability
Power quality and harmonics
Professor Zhang is interested in supervising doctoral researchers in: electrical power systems; smart grids; power electronic control - FACTS and VSC HVD; renewable generation control; integration of PHEVs into power grids; smart metering, wide area awareness and self-healing power grids; energy markets and game theory.