Electric power systems, data analytics for power system planning and operations, modelling and stability assessment for renewable energy integration, optimization methods for smart grids and electricity markets.
Ph.D. in Electrical & Computer Engineering, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, 2017.
M.Eng. in Electrical & Computer Engineering, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, 2011.
B.Eng. in Electrical Engineering & Automation, Tianjin University, Tianjin, China, 2010.
Research Intern, Business Architecture & Technology Department, ISO New England, Holyoke, MA, May 2016 – August 2016.
Research Engineer, Research & Development Center, Beijing Sifang Automation Co. Ltd., Beijing, China, 2012 – 2013.
Research Engineer, Power System Department, China Electric Power Research Institute, Beijing, China, 2011 – 2012.
Recognition and awards:
Best Project Poster Award, Power System Engineering Research Center (PSERC) Industry Advisory Board (IAB) meeting, 2015.
Ebensberger Fellowship, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Texas A&M University, 2015.
Graduate Teaching Fellow, College of Engineering, Texas A&M University, 2015.
Outstanding PhD Student Award, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Texas A&M University, 2015.
China National Scholarship, China Ministry of Education, 2007.
Selected publications: M. Wu, and L. Xie, Calculating Steady-State Operating Conditions for DFIG-Based Wind Turbines, IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy (accepted, to appear).  M. Wu, and L. Xie, Online Detection of Low-Quality Synchrophasor Measurements: A Data-Driven Approach, IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, vol. 32, no. 4, pp. 2817-2827, Jul. 2017.  M. Wu, L. Xie, L. Cheng, and R. Sun, A Study on the Impact of Wind Farm Spatial Distribution on Power System Sub-synchronous Oscillations, IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, 31(3), pp. 2154-2162, May 2016.  M. Wu, W. Huang, Q. Zhang, X. Luo, S. Maslennikov, and E. Litvinov, Power Plant Model Veriﬁcation at ISO New England, 2017 IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting, Chicago, IL, Jul. 2017.  M. Wu, and L. Xie, Online Identiﬁcation of Bad Synchrophasor Measurements via Spatio-Temporal Correlations, 2016 Power Systems Computation Conference, Genoa, Italy, Jun. 2016.