Wenyuan Tang

Assistant Professor
 Keystone Science Center 24
 Campus Box 7571


Wenyuan Tang joined the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at North Carolina State University as an assistant professor in August 2017. He was a postdoctoral scholar at the University of California, Berkeley and Stanford University from September 2015 to August 2017. His research interests include power system operation, energy economics, and data analytics for smart grids.


  • Ph.D. 2015
    Electrical Engineering
    University of Southern California, Los Angeles
  • Master's 2014
    Applied Mathematics
    University of Southern California, Los Angeles
  • Master's 2010
    Electrical Engineering
    University of Southern California, Los Angeles
  • Bachelor's 2008
    Electrical Engineering
    Tsinghua University, Beijing

Highlighted Awards

Awards & Honors

  • 2014 - SmartGridComm 2014 Student Travel Grant, IEEE Communications Society
  • 2013 - Best Honorable Mention Poster Award, University of Southern California
  • 2010 - Annenberg Graduate Fellowship, University of Southern California

Recent News

Tang, Zhou, and Ricketts are Recipients of ECE Faculty Awards

Posted on May 7, 2021 | Filed Under: Faculty

ECE is proud to announce that Wenyuan Tang, Huiyang Zhou, and David Ricketts are the 2021 recipients of the Departmental Faculty Awards — the Bennet Faculty Fellow Award and the William F. Lane Outstanding Teaching Award.

Solar farm in Monroe, N.C., built by Strata Solar
FREEDM researchers receive funding for work on grid resilience tools

Posted on May 23, 2019 | Filed Under: Power and Research

Researchers in the FREEDM Systems Center received a $3.1 million research award from the U.S. Department of Energy to advance solar energy’s role in strengthening the resilience of the U.S. electricity grid.

ECE Welcomes New Faculty

Posted on June 23, 2017 | Filed Under: Faculty and News

NC State ECE is proud announce the addition of three new assistant professors to the distinguished faculty. A variety of scholars from across the country will be joining the Wolfpack to lend their experience and expertise to our students an …


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