Governor’s Chair for Power Electronics
Yilu Liu is an electrical engineer specializing in smart-grid technologies in electrical power production and distribution.
Liu’s work focuses on developing new and better ways to monitor and understand the flow of electrical energy through the nation’s power grid.
Liu is a Fellow of IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.), holds a joint appointment with Oak Ridge National Laboratory, and serves as deputy director of CURENT (Center for Ultra-Wide-Area-Resilient Electric Energy Transmission Networks) Engineering Research Center.
In the News
November 2018 Yilu Liu Receives R&D 100 Award
February 2016 Research Taking a Shot at Improving Solar Energy
September 2014 Big Orange. Big Ideas: Tennessee’s Energy
May 2011 Building the Brain of a Smart Grid
February 2011 Governor’s Chair Discusses Super Bowl Power Surge
August 2009 from Virginia Tech