Department of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
Department of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science

Wei Sun


PATENTS
 
  1. Amir Golshani, Wei Sun, and Qun Zhou, Adaptive Power Grid Restoration, US Patent No. 15/909,062, June 2019.


BOOKS and BOOK CHAPTERS
 
  1. Y. Xu, W. Sun, and Z. Qu, "Renewable Energy Integration and System Operation Challenge: Control and Optimization of Millions of Devices," in New Technologies for Power System Operation and Analysis, Huaiguang Jiang, Yingchen Zhang, and Eduard Muljadi (Eds.), Elsevier Inc., Jun. 2020.
  2. W. Sun, K. Venayagamoorthy, and Q. Zhou, "Distribution System Restoration," in Application of Modern Heuristic Optimization Methods in Power and Energy Systems, Kwang Y. Lee, Zita Vale (Eds.), Wiley, Jan. 2020.
  3. Kai Sun, Yunhe Hou, Wei Sun, and Junjian Qi, "Power System Control under Cascading Failures: Understanding and Mitigation of Cascading Failures and System Restoration," Wiley-IEEE Press, ISBN: 978-1-119-28202-0, Nov 2018.


JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS
 
  1. M. Song, W. Sun, M. Shahidehpour, M. Yan, and C. Gao, "Multi-time Scale Coordinated Control and Scheduling of Inverter-based TCLs for Microgrid with Variable Wind Generation," IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy, in press, 2020.
  2. M. Rayati, A. Sheikhi, A. M. Ranjbar, and W. Sun, "Optimal Equilibrium Selection of Price-Maker Agents in Performance-Based Regulation Markets," Journal of Modern Power Systems and Clean Energy, accepted, 2020.
  3. M. Song, W. Sun, Y. Wang, M. Shahidehpour, Z. Li, and C. Gao, "Hierarchical Scheduling of Aggregated TCL Flexibility for Transactive Energy in Distribution Systems," IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, in press, 2019.
  4. A. Golshani, W. Sun, and K. Sun, "Real-time Optimized Load Recovery Considering Frequency Constraints," IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, vol. 34, no. 6, pp. 4204-4215, Nov. 2019.
  5. R. Roofegari, W. Sun, and A. Golshani, "Distributed Restoration for Integrated Transmission and Distribution Systems with DERs," IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, vol. 34, no. 6, pp. 4964-4973, Nov. 2019.
  6. R. Roofegari, and W. Sun, "Distributed Load Restoration in Unbalanced Active Distribution Systems," IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, vol. 10, no. 5, pp. 5759-5769, Sept. 2019.
  7. A. Golshani, W. Sun, Q. Zhou, Q. P. Zheng, and Y. Hou, "Incorporating Wind Energy in Power System Restoration Planning," IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, vol. 10, no. 1, pp. 16-28, Jan. 2019.
  8. W. Sun, S. Ma, I. Alvarez-Fernandez, R. Roofegari, and A. Golshani, "Optimal Self-healing Strategy for Microgrid Islanding," IET Smart Grid, 2018, 1, (4), p. 143-150.
  9. W. Sun, N. Kadel, I. Alvarez-Fernandez, R. Roofegari, and A. Golshani, "Optimal Distribution System Restoration using PHEVs," IET Smart Grid, 2019, 2, (1), p. 42-49.
  10. A. Golshani, W. Sun, Q. Zhou, Q. P. Zheng, J. Wang, and F. Qiu, "Coordination of Wind and Pumped-Storage Hydro Units in Power System Restoration," IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy, vol. 9, no. 4, pp. 1910-1920, Oct. 2018.
  11. S. Poudel, Z. Ni, and W. Sun, "Electrical Distance Approach for Searching Vulnerable Branches During Contingencies," IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, vol. 9, no. 6, pp. 3373-3382, Jul. 2018.
  12. A. Golshani, W. Sun, and K. Sun, "An Advanced Power System Partitioning Method for Fast and Reliable Restoration: Towards a Self-Healing Power Grid," IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution, vol. 12, no. 1, pp. 42-52, 2018.
  13. A. Golshani, W. Sun, Q. Zhou, Q. P. Zheng, and J. Tong, "Two-stage Adaptive Restoration Decision Support System for A Self-healing Power Grid," IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, vol. 13, no. 6, pp. 2802-2812, Dec. 2017.
  14. P. M. Baidya, and W. Sun, "Effective restoration strategies of interdependent power system and communication network," Journal of Engineering, 1(1), Nov. 2017.
  15. L. Tang, and W. Sun, "An Automated Transient Stability Constrained Optimal Power Flow based on Trajectory Sensitivity Analysis," IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, vol. 32, no. 1, pp. 590-599, Jan. 2017.
  16. Y. Jiang, S. Chen, C. C. Liu, W. Sun, X. Luo, S. Liu, N. Bhatt, S. Uppalapati, and D. Forcum, "Blackstart Capability Planning for Power System Restoration," International Journal of Electrical Power & Energy Systems, 86 (2017): 127-137.
  17. Z. Qin, Y. Hou, C. C. Liu, S. Liu, and W. Sun, "Coordinating Generation and Load Pickup during Load Restoration with Discrete Load Increments and Reserve Constraints," IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution, vol. 28, no. 3, pp. 2086-2100, July 2015.
  18. Q. Zhou, L. Tesfatsion, C. C. Liu, R. F. Chu, and W. Sun, "A Nash Approach to Planning Merchant Transmission for Renewable Resource Integration," IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, vol. 28, no. 3, pp. 2086-2100, August 2013.
  19. C. C. Liu, W. Sun, Y. Hou and S. Liu, "Putting into Practice the Dream of a Self-healing Smart Grid," IEEE Smart Grid Newsletter, September 2011.
  20. W. Sun, C. C. Liu, and L. Zhang, "Optimal Generator Start-up Strategy for Bulk Power System Restoration," IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, vol. 26, no. 3, pp. 1357-1366, August 2011.
  21. X. G. Wang, C. S. Wang, and W. Sun, "Fast Calculation and Analysis of Probabilistic Total Transfer Capability in Power System including Large-scale Wind Farms," Proceedings of the CSEE, vol. 28, no. 10, 2008.
  22. C. S. Wang, W. Sun, and X. G. Wang, "Total Transfer Capability Analysis in Power System including Large-scale Wind Farms," Automation of Electric Power Systems, vol. 31, no. 2, 2007.


CONFERENCE PUBLICATIONS
 
  1. J. Xie, I. Alvarez-Fernandez, and W. Sun, "A Review of Machine Learning Applications in Power System Resilience," Proc. IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting, Montreal, Canada, August 2020.
  2. P. Baidya, W. Sun, and A. Perkins, "A Survey on Social Media to Enhance Cyber-Physical-Social Resilience of Smart Grid," IET International Conference on Renewable Power Generation, Shanghai, China, Oct. 24-25, 2019.
  3. H. Haggi, R. Roofegari, M. Song, and W. Sun, "A Review of Smart Grid Restoration to Enhance Cyber-Physical System Resilience," IEEE PES ISGT Asia, Chengdu, China, May 2019.
  4. J. Hong, W. Sun, and I. Alvarez-Fernandez, "A Coordinated Protection Strategy for Wind Integration," Power Systems Conference, Clemson University, Sept. 4-7, 2018.
  5. R. Roofegari, and W. Sun, "Chance-constrained Service Restoration for Distribution Networks with Renewables," 15th International Conference on Probabilistic Methods Applied to Power Systems, Boise, ID, June 24 - 28, 2018.
  6. R. Roofegari, A. Golshani, and W. Sun, "Integrated Transmission and Distribution Systems Restoration with Distributed Generation Scheduling," Proc. IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting, Portland, OR, August 2018.
  7. A. Das, Z. Ni and W. Sun, "A Fast Computation and Optimization Algorithm for Smart Grid Energy System," Proc. of the 32nd Youth Academic Annual Conference of Chinese Association of Automation (YAC'17), Hefei, May 19-21, 2017.
  8. K. Ly, W. Sun, and Y. Jin, "Emerging Challenges in Cyber-Physical Systems: A Balance of Performance, Correctness, and Security,” 2016 IEEE Conference on Computer Communications Workshops (INFOCOM WKSHPS), San Francisco, CA, pp. 498-502, 2016.
  9. A. Golshani, W. Sun, and Q. Zhou, "PHEVs Contribution to Self-Healing Process of Distribution Systems," Proc. IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting, Boston, MA, July 2016.
  10. D. Chaudhary, W. Sun, Q. Zhou, and A. Golshani, "Chance-Constrained Real-Time Volt/Var Optimization Using Simulated Annealing," Proc. IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting, Denver, CO, July 2015.
  11. S. Chalise, A. Golshani, S. Awasthi, S. Ma, B. Shrestha, L. Bajracharya, W. Sun, and R. Tonkoski, "Data Center Energy Systems: Current Technology and Future Direction," Proc. IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting, Denver, CO, July 2015.
  12. A. Golshani, W. Sun, and Q. Zhou, "Optimal PMU Placement for Power System Restoration," Power Systems Conference (PSC), 2015 Clemson University, 10-13 March 2015.
  13. W. Sun, Q. Zhou, E. Leebens, K. Nelson, C. Sandness, D. Chaudhary, B. Pierson, and T. Smith, "Voltage Regulation for Energy Conservation: A Utility Case Study," Power Systems Conference (PSC), 2015 Clemson University, 10-13 March 2015.
  14. N. Kadel, W. Sun, and Q. Zhou, "On Battery Storage System for Load Pickup in Power System Restoration," Proc. IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting, National Harbor, MD, 27-31 July 2014.
  15. W. Sun, R. Chambers, R. Kleinjan, J. Nelson, S. Hietpas, R. Johnson, T. Johnson, and T. Strube, "Design and Implementation of IEC 61850 in Communication-Assisted Protection Strategy," Transmission and Distribution Conference and Exposition (T&D), 2014 IEEE PES, 14-17 April 2014.
  16. W. Sun, and C. C. Liu, "Optimal Transmission Path Search in Power System Restoration," Bulk Power System Dynamics and Control - IX Optimization, Security and Control of the Emerging Power Grid (IREP), 2013 IREP Symposium, 25-30 August 2013.
  17. Q. Zhou, L. Tesfatsion, C. C. Liu, R. F. Chu, and W. Sun, "A Nash Approach to Planning Merchant Transmission for Renewable Resource Integration," Proc. IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting, Vancouver, BC, Canada, July 2013.
  18. W. Sun and Q. Zhou, "Maintenance Strategies for a Generation Company in a CO2 Allowance Market Environment," Proc. IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting, .
  19. Q. Zhou, W. Guan and W. Sun, "Impact of Demand Response Contracts on Load Forecasting in a Smart Grid Environment," Proc. IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting, San Diego, CA, July 2012.
  20. W. Sun, C. C. Liu, and L. Zhang, "Optimal Generator Start-up Strategy for Bulk Power System Restoration," Proc. IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting, San Diego, CA, July 2012.
  21. W. Sun, P. Zhang and Q. Zhou, "Optimization-based Strategies towards a Self-healing Smart Grid," IEEE Power & Energy Society Innovative Smart Grid Technologies Asia 2012, Tianjin, China, May 2012.
  22. W. Sun, C. C. Liu, and S. Liu, "Black Start Capability Assessment in Power System Restoration," Proc. IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting, Detroit, MI, July 2011.
  23. W. Sun, C. C. Liu, and R. F. Chu, "Optimal Generator Start-up Strategy for Power System Restoration," Proc. Intelligent System Applications to Power Systems, 2009. ISAP '09. 15th International Conference on, Curitiba, Brazil, November 2009.
  24. X. G. Wang, W. Sun, and C. S. Wang, "Total Transfer Capability Calculation in Power System including Large-scale Wind Farms," Proc. TENCON 2006, 2006 IEEE Region 10 Conference, Hong Kong, China, November 2006.


TECHNICAL REPORTS
 
  1. I. Alvarez-Fernandez, W. Sun, D. Ramasubramanian, A. Gaikwad, and J. Boemer, Parameterization of Aggregated Distributed Energy Resource Model for Bulk Power System Transient Stability Analysis, EPRI, Knoxville, TN: 2019.
  2. C. C. Liu, W. Sun, and S. Liu, Optimal Blackstart Capability (OBC) for Power System Restoration. Annual Report, EPRI, Palo Alto, CA: 2012.
  3. C. C. Liu, W. Sun, Y. Hou, and S. Liu, Power System Restoration Based on Generic Restoration Milestones (GRMs). Final Report, EPRI, Palo Alto, CA: 2011.
  4. C. C. Liu, W. Sun, Y. Hou, and S. Liu, Power System Restoration Based on Generic Restoration Milestones (GRMs). Annual Report, EPRI, Palo Alto, CA: 2010.
  5. W. Jewell, S. S. Oren, Y. Chen, C. C. Liu, J. Price, and W. Sun, Technical and Economic Implications of Greenhouse Gas Regulation in a Transmission Constrained Restructured Electricity Market. PSERC Technical Report 10-08.
  6. C. C. Liu, V. Vittal, G. T. Heydt, K. Tomsovic, and W. Sun, Development and Evaluation of System Restoration Strategies from a Blackout. PSERC Technical Report 09-08.


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