Mo-Yuen Chow earned his degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Madison (B.S., 1982); and Cornell University (M. Eng., 1983; Ph.D., 1987). Upon completion of his Ph.D. degree, Dr. Chow joined the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at North Carolina State University as an Assistant Professor. He became an Associate Professor in 1993, and a Professor since 1999. Dr. Chow is a Changjiang Scholar and a Visiting Professor at Zhejiang University. He worked in U.S. Army, TACOM TARDEC Division as a Senior Research Scientist during the summer of 2003. He spent his sabbatical leave as a Visiting Scientist in 1995 in ABB Automated Distribution Division.
Dr. Mo-Yuen Chow is the founder and the director of the Advanced Diagnosis, Automation and Control Laboratory at North Carolina State University. His recent research focuses on distributed control, and fault management with applications on smart grids, PHEVs, batteries, and mechatronics/robotics systems. He has served as a Principal Investigator in projects supported by various federal agencies and private companies. He has published one book, seven book chapters, and over two hundred journal and conference articles.
Dr. Chow is an IEEE Fellow, a co-Editor-in-Chief of IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, was the Editor-in-Chief of IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics 2010-2012, a co-Editor-in-Chief of IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, a past Technical Editor of IEEE Transactions on Mechatronics, a past Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics and IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics. He was the Vice President for Publication of IEEE Industrial Electronics Society in 2006-2007, and the Vice President for Membership of IEEE Industrial Electronics Society in 2000-2001. He was the General Chair of IEEE-IECON05, the General Co-Chair of IEEE-IECON10 and IEEE-ISIE12.
Dr. Chow served as a guest editor for the IEEE Transactions on Mechatronics Focus Section on Mechatronics in Multi Robot Systems (2009), IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics special sections on Distributed Network-Based Control Systems and Applications (2003), on Motor Fault Detection and Diagnosis (2000), and on Application of Intelligent Systems to Industrial Electronics (1993). He was a Senior Fellow of Japan Society for the Promotion of Science in 2003. He has received the IEEE Eastern North Carolina Section Outstanding Engineering Educator Award in 2004, the IEEE Region-3 Joseph M. Biedenbach Outstanding Engineering Educator Award in 2005, the IEEE Eastern North Carolina Section Outstanding Service Award in 2007, the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society Anthony J Hornfeck Service Award in 2013. He is a Distinguished Lecturer of IEEE IES.
Cornell University, Ithaca
Cornell University, Ithaca
Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of Wisconsin, Madison
- Control, Robotics, and Mechatronics
- Power Electronics and Power Systems
Awards & Honors
- 2020 - IEEE IES Dr.-Ing. Eugene Mittelmann Achievement Award
- 2014 - Co-Editor-in-Chief, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics
- 2014 - IEEE IES Distinguished Lecturer
- 2013 - IEEE IES Anthony J. Hornfeck Service Award
- 2010-2012 - Editor-in-Chief of IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics
- 2010 - Changjiang Scholar (with Zhejiang University)
- 2009 - Co-Editor-in-Chief, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics
- 2008-2009 - Technical Editor, IEEE Transactions on Mechatronics
- 2008 - Guest Editor of IEEE Transactions on Mechatronics Focus Section "Mechatronics in Multi Robot Systems"
- 2007-2008 - Associate Editor, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics
- 2007 - IEEE Fellow
- 2005 - IEEE Region 3 Joseph M Biedenbach Outstanding Engineering Educator Award
- 2004 - IEEE Eastern North Carolina Outstanding Engineering Educator Award
- 2003 - Guest Editor, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics Special Issue on Distributed Network-Based Control Systems and Applications
- 2003 - Senior Fellow of Japan Society for the Promotion of Science
- 2000 - Guest Editor, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics Special Issue on Motor Fault Detection and Diagnosis (Vol 47, no. 5, 2000)
- 1993-2008 - Associate Editor, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics
- 1993 - Guest Editor, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics Special Issue on Application of Intelligent Systems to Industrial Electronics (Vol 40, no. 2, 1993)
Posted on July 2, 2020 | Filed Under: Awards
Congratulations to Dr. Mo-Yuen Chow, 2020 recipient of the IEEE IES Mittelmann Achievement Award, recognizing his substantial technical contributions and leadership with industrial electronics technologies
Posted on February 3, 2016 | Filed Under: News
Dr. Mo-Yuen Chow, professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, has been awarded $791,950 from Total S.A. to develop a Cooperative Distributed Home Energy Management System (HEMS).
Posted on March 31, 2005 | Filed Under: News
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Distributed technique for power scheduling advances smart grid concept
June 25, 2015
NC State researchers have developed a new technique for “scheduling” energy in electric grids that moves away from centralized management by tapping into the distributed computing power of energy devices. Mo-Yuen Chow and Navid Rahbari-Asr, electrical and computer engineering, geatured.
Algorithm detects and isolates cyber-attacks
May 16, 2013
NC State researchers have developed a software algorithm that detects and isolates cyber-attacks on networked control systems ? which are used to coordinate transportation, power and other infrastructure across the United States. Mo-Yuen Chow and Wente Zeng , electrical and computer engineering, featured.
New Algorithm Lets SCADA Devices Detect, Deflect Attacks
May 16, 2013
NC State researchers have built a prototype that lets SCADA devices police one another in order to catch and cut off a fellow power plant or factory floor device that has been compromised. Mo-Yuen Chow and Wente Zeng, electrical and computer engineering, featured.
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