Ying Xue

Colleges, School and Institutes

Research interests

Dr. Xue’s research interests are control and topology innovations in HVDC & FACTS; modelling, control and real-time simulation of power systems with renewable energy systems; power system simulation technologies; protection & control of electrical power systems.


Ying Xue graduated from University of Birmingham and Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST) with BEng in electrical engineering in 2012. He then went on to study for a PhD in electrical engineering in the department of Electronic, Electrical and Systems Engineering in the University of Birmingham. In 2016, he started to work as research fellow for a Network Innovation Allowance (NIA) project in collaboration with National Grid. He took up the lectureship in 2017.


  • PhD in Electrical Engineering (University of Birmingham)
  • BEng (Hons) in Electronic and Electrical Engineering (University of Birmingham)
  • BEng in Electrical Engineering and Automation (Huazhong University of Science & Technology)

Willingness to take PhD students


PhD projects

Dr. Xue is interested in supervising PhD students in the following areas
-Renewable Energy Integration
-Power System Stability with High Renewable Penetration
-Power System Simulation Technology
-Power System Protection

Sustainable Development Goals