From 2003 to 2012, Dr. Ning Lu was a senior research engineer with Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. She was a substation design engineer with the Shenyang Electric Power Survey and Design Institute from 1993 to 1998. She has conducted and managed research projects in modeling and analysis of power system load behaviors, wide area energy storage management systems, renewable integration, climate impact on power grids, and smart grid modeling and diagnosis. Dr. Lu is a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. She has authored or co-authored more than 60 publications, including journal articles, conference proceedings, and technical reports.

Research interests:

• Load modeling and control

• Wide-area energy storage

• Renewable integration

• Predictive defense model of the smart grid

• Climate change impacts on power grids


  • Ph.D. 2002
    Electric Power Engineering
    Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, NY
  • Master's 1999
    Electric Power Engineering
    Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, NY
  • Bachelor's 1993
    Electrical Engineering
    Harbin Institute of Technology, China

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