Dr. Xinwei Shen (沈欣炜)
Ph.D., Research Scientist
Senior Member, IEEE

Lab 1c of Smart Grid and Renewable Energy (L-SGRE)
Tsinghua-Berkeley Shenzhen Institute (TBSI)
Tsinghua Shenzhen International Graduate School (SIGS)
Tsinghua University

I am a Research Scientist in TBSI, SIGS, Tsinghua University.
Currently I've also been actively co-advising graduate students with Professors at TBSI, SIGS.
Please check out the graduates' program for master(TBSI) , master(SIGS) and Ph. D.
Some Research Assistant Positions are also avaliable. We'll provide living expenses for qualified candidates. Please send your CV to me if interested.

Office: 902A, Infor. Building of Tsinghua Campus, University Town, Tsinghua Shenzhen International Graduate School (SIGS), Shenzhen, Guangdong, 518055, China
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Email: sxw.tbsi [AT] sz.tsinghua.edu.cn
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Research Interests

My research group and I mainly focus on optimization for energy systems, including following research topics:


Selected Papers

Journals (*Corresponding):

    [1] Xinwei Shen, M. Shahidehpour, Y. Han, S. Zhu, J. Zheng et al, “Expansion Planning of Active Distribution Networks With Centralized and Distributed Energy Storage Systems”, IEEE Trans. on Sustainable Energy, 2017, 8(1): 126-134 [PDF]

Chinese Journals:

    [1] 沈欣炜, 朱守真, 郑竞宏, 等. 考虑分布式电源及储能配合的主动配电网规划–运行联合优化[J]. 电网技术, 2015, 39(7): 1913-1920.
    Shen X W, Zhu S Z, Zheng J H, et al. Active distribution network planning-operation co-optimization considering the coordination of ESS and DG[J]. Power Syst Technol, 2015, 39(7): 1913-1920. [PDF]


    [1] Cong Chen, Xinwei Shen*, Qinglai Guo, Hongbin Sun et al. “Adaptive Robust Planning-Operation Co-optimization of Energy Hubs with Modified Column-and-Constraint Generation Algorithm”, IEEE PES GM 2019, Atlanta, U.S. (best paper award,Top 3%) [PDF]

Working Experience

[3] Visiting Scholar, State Key Lab of Internet of Things in Smart Cities, University of Macau, 2021.01 - 2021.07.

[2] Research Scientist, Lab of Smart Grid and Renewable Energy, TBSI, 2018.10 - Present.

[1] Research Fellow, Post-Doc, Lab of Smart Grid and Renewable Energy, TBSI, 2016.7 - 2018.9.


Research Projects

Academic Services


  • Best Paper Award [JPG] of IEEE conference on Energy Internet and Energy System Integration 2020 (Top 3%)
  • Best Paper Award of IEEE PES General Meeting 2019 and 2020 (Top 4%)
  • Best Paper Award of CSEE (Chinese Society of Electrical Eng.) journals, Second Prize, 2018
  • Outstanding Reviewer [JPG] of Journal of Modern Power System and Clean Energy in 2017
  • Special/First-class Awards funding of China Postdoctoral Science Foundation in 2018/2016 (Top 2%)
  • Outstanding Author Award of Chinese Journal “Power System Technology” in 2016
  • Best Reviewer of IEEE Trans. On Smart Grid in 2016
  • Outstanding Graduate Award [JPG] of Beijing in 2016 (Top 5%)


  • Class of 2019: Cong Chen (Ph. D. Graduate in Cornell Univ.), Jiazhen Wang (Huawei), Qunli Lin (Huawei), Kun Yang (Shunfeng Tech.)
  • Class of 2020: Xin Qin (Ph. D. Graduate in Cambridge Univ.)
  • Class of 2021: Xinyi Zhao (Ph. D. Graduate in University of Washinton), Jin Yu (National ISO centre, SGCC)