Xiaonan Lu (S’12-M’13) received his B.E. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, in 2008 and 2013, respectively. From Sep. 2010 to Aug. 2011, he was a guest Ph.D. student at Department of Energy Technology, Aalborg University, Denmark. From Oct. 2013 to Dec. 2014, he was a postdoc researcher in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Tennessee, Knoxville. In Jan. 2015, he joined the Energy Systems Division, Argonne National Laboratory, where he is currently an Energy Systems Scientist. He also holds an adjunct position at Northwestern-Argonne Institute of Science and Engineering (NAISE) in Northwestern University.
His research interests include modeling and control of power electronic converters in AC and DC microgrids, hardware-in-the-loop real-time simulation, distribution automation, etc. Dr. Lu received Outstanding Reviewer Award for IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics in 2013, Outstanding Reviewer Award for IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid in 2015, and Outstanding Postdoctoral Performance Award at Argonne National Laboratory in 2016.
Dr. Lu is the Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, the Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, and the Guest Associate Editor of the Special Issue entitled "Structured DC Microgrids" in the IEEE Journal of Emerging and Selected Topics of Power Electronics. He is a member of IEEE Power Electronics Society (PELS), Industry Applications Society (IAS), Power and Energy Society (PES) and Industrial Electronics Society (IES). He is also elected as the Secretary of Industrial Power Converter Committee (IPCC) in IEEE IAS.