Ning Lu

 100-29 Keystone
 Campus Box 7911


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

Research Focus

  • Power Electronics and Power Systems

Recent News

Guvenc and Lu Elevated to IEEE Fellows

Posted on December 1, 2020 | Filed Under: Faculty

Two NC State ECE professors–Ismail Guvenc and Ning Lu–were honored with elevation to IEEE Fellow in recognition of their outstanding contributions to the field of electrical and computer engineering.

Recent Media Mentions

How Mussels can be Monitored to Indicate Aquatic Toxins

April 12, 2021

AZoCleantech speaks with Dr. Alper Bozkurt and Dr. Jay Levine from NC State. The pair teamed up to develop a system that monitors the movement of mussels. The opening and closing of bivalve mollusks can indicate toxins in aquatic environments. 


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