Basic Information

Prof. Wang Xiaoru

Organization: School of Electrical Engineering, Southwest Jiaotong University


Address:Southwest Jiaotong University, Chengdu, Sichuan 610031,China

Phone: 86 28 8760 1128

Fax: 86 28 8760 6978


    Dr. & Prof. Wang Xiaoru, born in Chengdu, Sichuan in November 1962, is an IEEE senior member. She is engaged in researching and teaching in the field of power system protection and stability control. She is a member of the editorial board of the journal《power system protection and control》and is a reviewer for several first class journals in domestic and abroad. She worked as a visiting scholar in three universities of the USA and Europe including in Cornell University. She is the primary investigatory or coordinator of three NSFC (Nature Science Found of China) programs. She has more than 160 papers published and is one of contributors of an English academic book. She teaches the course of Power System Analysis for undergraduate students and the course of Power System Operation and Control for PhD students. In 2009, she was awarded the Zhan Tianyou Railway Science and Technology Teaching Prize, First Prize of the Sichuan Province Excellent Education Achievement, and First Prize of the National Excellent Education Achievement.


Education Background

 · Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, July 1998, Southwest Jiaotong University, Chengdu, China

 · M.S. in Electrical Engineering, July 1988, Chongqing University, Chongqing, China

 · B.S. in Electrical Engineering, July 1983, Chongqing University, Chongqing, China


Working Experience

07/2002 – Present Professor
  School of Electrical Engineering, Southwest Jiaotong University, Chengdu, Sichuan 610031,China
11/2010 – 08/2011 Visiting Scholar
  Department of Energy Technology,Aalborg University, Pontoppidanstr?de 101, 9220 Aalborg east
09/2004 – 11/2004 Visiting Scholar
  The Bradley Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
09/2001 – 03/2002 Visiting Associate Professor
  School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853 USA
07/1998 – 08/2001 Associate Professor

  Institute of Railway Electrification & Automation, Southwest Jiaotong University, Chengdu, Sichuan 610031, China
07/1988 – 01/1994 Lecturer

  Department of Electrical Engineering, Chengdu Hydropower Technique School, Chengdu, Sichuan 610072, China

Research field
1) Dynamic Power System Analysis: Electromechanical Wave, Theory and Control Principle of Electromechanical dynamic in Power Systems;
2) Power System Stability Analysis and Control: Frequency Stability Analysis and Control, Online Voltage Stability Assessment, Analysis and Control of Small Signal Stability for Power Systems;
3) Grid Protection and Fault Diagnosis: Current Differential Protection in EHV/UHV Transmission Lines, Power Grid Wide-area Backup Protection, Grid Fault Diagnosis and Cascading failure analysis;
4) Protection and Control of Power System with Large Scale Renewable Energy Sources: Frequency and Active Power Control, Small Signal Stability Analysis and Control;
5) Power system protection and control based on the wide-area measurements;
6) Power Supply Capacity of Traction Power Supply System.
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