Dr. Xinwei Shen (沈欣炜)
Ph.D., Assistant Prof.
Senior Member, IEEE

Tsinghua-Berkeley Shenzhen Institute (TBSI)
Tsinghua Shenzhen International Graduate School (SIGS)
Tsinghua University

I am an assistant professor (also a Principle Investigator, PI) in SIGS, Tsinghua University, desparately looking for young talents to join my research group.

  • Currently I've been actively (co-)advising graduate students with Professors at TBSI, SIGS.
    Please check out the graduates' program for master(TBSI) (2022 fall), master(SIGS) (2022 fall) and Ph. D.(2023 fall)
  • Several Post-Doc Positions are avaliable. The salary package is Negotiable, but defnitely >= ¥300k per year(pre-tax) including subsids from Shenzhen Goverment.
  • 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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    News

    • 2020-11-03, I am officially appointed as an Assistant Professor (PI) by SIGS, Tsinghua Univ.! Thanks for all my refs! (including Prof. Shmuel Oren, Prof. Scott Moura, Prof. Danniel Kammen from UCB, Prof. M. Shahidehpour from IIT, and Prof. Hongbin Sun)
    • 2020-10-24,The 5th IEEE conf. on Energy Internet and Energy system Integration (EI^2) is held in Taiyuan, Shanxi, gathering around 1000 online/on-site attendees. I chair/co-chair two panels titled "Key Tech. of Security Analysis and Economic Operation of Regional IES under Carbon-Neutral Goal"[JPG] and "Energy Internet Tech. for Offshore Renewable Energy"[JPG] with respected panelists from top universities in China.
    • 2021-10-22, I am honored to be selected as one of the winners for "Young Talents Lift Programme(青年人才托举工程)" by CSEE![link]
    • 2021-08-17, Congrats to Haizhou! Our paper entitled "A Data-Driven Warm Start Approach for Convex Relaxation in Optimal Gas Flow" [preprint] has been accepted by IEEE Transactions on Power Systems!
    • 2021-07-29, My paper entitled "Large-scale Offshore Wind Farm Electrical Collector System Planning: A Mixed-Integer Linear Programming Approach" [preprint] has been submitted to 5th IEEE conference on Energy Internet and Energy system Integration 2021, (co-authors: Dr. Sunwei Li and Mr. Hongke Li)
    • 2021-07-27, I co-chair a panel session (with Prof. Qinglai Guo) at IEEE PES GM 2021, entitled "Modeling and Optimization for Integrated Energy System and Multi Energy Networks" [link]
      Thanks to Prof. Ian Hiskens (U. Michigan), Prof. Tao Jiang (Northeast Electric Power University, NEEPU, China), Dr. Cheng Wang (NCEPU, China) and Prof. Pierluigi Mancarella (Univ. Melbourne)!If interested, please enjoy their talks via [link1], [link2], [link3].
      At the same time, Hanyang Lin has presented his work at Poster session with [link], based on a paper co-advised by me.
    • 2021-07-21, Our paper (with Ang Xuan as first author) entitled "Two-stage Planning for Electric-gas Coupled Integrated Energy System with CCUS considering Carbon Tax and Price Uncertainties" [preprint] has been submitted to IEEE Trans. on Smart Grid.
    • 2021-07-12, My application for IEEE Senior Member has been approved! [Letter]
    • 2021-05-11, I was informed that my paper "Active distribution network planning-operation co-optimization considering the coordination of ESS and DG (in Chinese, published in 2015)" was selected to be "Frontrunner 5000" in 2020!
    • 2021-04-15, Congrats to Ang Xuan! Our paper entitled "A Conditional Value-at-Risk Based Planning Model for Integrated Energy System with Energy Storage and Renewables" [Online] has been accepted by Applied Energy!
    • 2021-01-11, Congrats to Haizhou! Our paper entitled "A Data-Driven Approach towards Fast Economic Dispatch in Electricity-Gas Coupled Systems Based on Artificial Neural Network" [Online] has been accepted by Applied Energy!
    • 2020-12-04, Congrats to Haizhou! Our paper entitled "Application of Modified Progressive Hedging to Stochastic Unit Commitment in Electricity-Gas Coupled Systems" [Early Access] has been accepted by CSEE JPES!
    • 2020-10-25, Congrats to Xin Qin! Our paper entitled "Combined Electric and Heat System Testbeds for Power Flow Analysis and Economic Dispatch" [PDF] has been accepted by CSEE JPES!
    • 2020-08-09, Congrats to Xinyi! Our paper entitled “A stochastic distribution system planning method considering regulation services and energy storage degradation” [PDF] has been accepted by Applied Energy!
    • 2020-08, my research proposal entitled “Research on Data-driven planning method for Integrated Energy Distribution System considering multiple energy storage” was approved by National Natural Science Foundation of China!

    Research Interests

    My research group and I mainly focus on optimization for energy systems, including following research topics:
    • Power system, especially Active Distribution Network/System
    • Energy Internet
    • Energy Storage System
    • Integrated Energy System
    • Data-driven Smart Grid
    • Offshore Renewable Energy

    Education

    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]

      [2] Xinwei Shen, M. Shahidehpour, S. Zhu, Yingduo Han et al, “Multi-stage Planning of Active Distribution Networks Considering the Co-optimization of Operation Strategies”, IEEE Trans. On Smart Grid, 2018, 9(2): 1425 – 1433 [PDF]

      [3] Xinwei Shen, Yingduo Han, Shouzhen Zhu et al “Comprehensive Power-supply Planning of Active Distribution System Considering Cooling, Heating and Power Load Balance”, Journal of Modern Power Systems and Clean Energy, Vol.3 Issue 4, 2015: 485-493.
      (Best Paper Award of CSEE journals, Second Prize in 2018) [PDF]

      [4] Xinwei Shen, Yingduo Han, Shouzhen Zhu et al “Active Distribution Network Planning-Operation Co-optimization Considering the Coordination of ESS and DG” (in Chinese), Power System Technology, Vol.39 Issue 7, 2015.
      (Best paper candidates of Chinese Association of Science and Technology (CAST) in 2018) [PDF]

      [5] Xinyi Zhao, Xinwei Shen*, Q Guo, H Sun, S. Oren. “A stochastic distribution system planning method considering regulation services and energy storage degradation”, Applied Energy, 2020, 277: 115520. [PDF]

      [6] Cong Chen, Hongbin Sun, Xinwei Shen*, Ye Guo, Qinglai Guo et al. “Two-stage robust planning-operation co-optimization of energy hub considering precise energy storage economic model”, Applied energy, 2019, 252: 113372. [PDF]

      [7] Xin Qin, Hongbin Sun, Xinwei Shen*, Qinglai Guo. “A generalized quasi-dynamic model for electric-heat coupling integrated energy system with distributed energy resources”, Applied energy, 2019, 251: 113270. [PDF]

      [8] Haizhou Liu, Xinwei Shen*, Qinglai Guo et al. “Application of Modified Progressive Hedging to Stochastic Unit Commitment in Electricity-Gas Coupled Systems”, CSEE Journal of Power and Energy Systems (Accepted). [preprint]

      [9] Tianyu Hu, Qinglai Guo, Xinwei Shen, Hongbin Sun. “Utilizing Unlabeled Data to Detect Electricity Fraud in AMI: A Semi-supervised Deep Learning Approach”, IEEE Trans. On Neural networks and Learning Systems, 2019, 30(11):3287 - 3299. [PDF]

      [10] Haizhou Liu, Xinwei Shen*, Qinglai Guo et al. “A Data-Driven Approach towards Fast Economic Dispatch in Electricity-Gas Coupled Systems Based on Artificial Neural Network”, Applied Energy, 2021, 286: 116480. [Online]

      [11] Ang Xuan, Xinwei Shen*, Qinglai Guo et al. “A Conditional Value-at-Risk Based Planning Model for Integrated Energy System with Energy Storage and Renewables”, Applied energy, 2021, 294: 116971. [Online]

    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]

      [2] 沈欣炜, 郭庆来, 许银亮, 等. 考虑多能负荷不确定性的区域综合能源系统鲁棒规划[J]. 电力系统自动化, 2019, 43(7): 34-41.
      Shen X, Guo Q, Xu Y, et al. Robust Planning Method for Regional Integrated Energy System Considering Multi-Energy Load Uncertainties[J]. Autom. Electr. Power Syst, 2019, 43: 34-41. [PDF]

      [3] 陈聪, 沈欣炜, 夏天, 等. 计及㶲效率的综合能源系统多目标优化调度方法[J]. 电力系统自动化, 2019 (12): 8.
      Chen C, Shen X, Xia T. Multi-objective optimal dispatch method for integrated energy system considering exergy efficiency[J]. Autom Electr Power Syst, 2019, 43(12): 60-67. [PDF]

      [4] 沈欣炜, 郑竞宏, 朱守真, 等. 光伏并网逆变器控制参数的 dq 轴解耦辨识策略[J]. 电力系统自动化, 2014, 38(4): 38G43.
      Shen, Xinwei, et al. "A dq Axis Decoupling Parameter Identification Strategy for Grid Connected Inverter Controller of Photovoltaic Generation System [J]." Automation of Electric Power Systems. Vol. 38. No. 4. 2014. 1-6. [PDF]

    Conferences:

      [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]

      [2] Haizhou Liu, Xinwei Shen*, Hongbin Sun ; Wenzhi Zhao et al. “Stochastic Day-Ahead Scheduling of Electricity-Gas Coupled Systems via Progressive Hedging”, 2020 IEEE/IAS Industrial and Commercial Power System Asia, Jinan, China. [PDF]

      [3] Zuxun Xiong, Xinwei Shen*, Bin Wang, Qinglai Guo et al. “Optimal Planning of Electric-heat Coupled Integrated Energy System With N-1 Constraints”, 2020 IEEE 4th Conference on Energy Internet and Energy System Integration (EI2), Wuhan, China.(best paper award,Top 3%) [PDF]

    Working Experience

    [4] Assistant Professor, SIGS, Tsinghua University, 2021.11 - present.

    • PI, Ph. D. supervisor, co-advising graduates in both TBSI and Institute of Ocean Engineering, SIGS.

    [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 - 2021.10.

    • Lead multiple research projects funded by Shenzhen government, SGCC and CSG.
    • Co-advising 10+ graduate students with Prof. Hongbin Sun.

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

    • Won Special/First-class Awards funding of China Postdoctoral Science Foundation in 2018/2016. (Top 2%)
    • Visiting U.C. Berkeley in 2017, hosted by Prof. Scott Moura leading ECAL.

    Teaching

    Research Projects

    • 2020.11-Now      National Natural Science Foundation of China, Youth Fund, “Research on Data-driven planning method for Integrated Energy System considering multiple energy storage”, (¥240,000, PI, in TBSI)
    • 2020.10-Now      National Key R&D Plan of China, “Key Technology of Digital Grid”, (¥ Unknown, co-PI with Dr. Ye Guo, in Tsinghua, led by China Southern Power Grid Corp.)
    • 2019.12-Now      National Natural Science Foundation of China, General Fund, “On the coordination of multi-area electricity markets considering the loop flow effect”, (PI: Dr. Ye Guo, in TBSI)
    • 2019.12-Now      China Southern Power Grid Corp. (CSG), “Energy Consumption Analysis and Development Suggestions based on Big Data in Smart Cities”, (¥1. 8 M, co-PI with Dr. Xuan Zhang, in TBSI)
    • 2017.7-2021.07      Basic Scientific Research Founding from Science, Technology and Innovation Commission of Shenzhen Municipality, “Planning & Design Platform for Integrated Energy System in Energy Internet” (¥2 M in Total, co-PI with Prof. Hongbin Sun, in TBSI)
    • 2018.9-2021.06      From CSG, “Research on Stochastic Programming method and algorithm for Long-term Reserve Capacity Planning in Integrated Energy System” (¥1,315,000, PI, in TBSI)
    • 2018.4-2019.01      Special Awards Funding from China Postdoctoral Science Foundation, “Research on Integrated Energy System Planning method based on Two-stage Robust Optimization” (¥150,000, PI, in TBSI)
    • 2016.8-2018.10      National Key R&D Plan of China, “Research and Demonstration of Key Technology of Power Distribution System Considering Interaction Between Multi Users in Industrial Park”

    Academic Services

    • 2012 – Now      IEEE/IEEE PES Member (Senior Member since 2021)
    • 2013 - Now      Reviewer for IEEE Trans. On PS/TSE/TSG, IET G,T.&D./RPG, Applied Energy et al.
    • 2018.08 – Now      Member of IEEE PES Working Group on Low Carbon Energy System Transition / Demand Response
    • 2018.11 – Now      Chair of Working Group on Benchmark and Standard Case for Energy Internet, Technical Committee on Energy Internet, IEEE PES China Sector
    • 2019.01 – Now      Member of Working Group on Industry Standard about “Grid-scale Energy Storage System for peak load shaving and frequency control” for China Electricity Council
    • 2020.09 - Now      Vice chair of IEEE PES Working Group on Integrated Energy System/Multi-Energy Network Modeling and Planning
    • 2020.08 - Now      Web Master of IEEE PES Energy Internet Coordinating Committee (EICC)
    • 2018.08 - Now      Member of Chinese Society of Electrical Engineering (CSEE)
    • 2020.12 - Now      Senior Member of Chinese Electrotechnical Society (CES)
    • 2020.10 - Now      Standing Director [JPG] of DER and DSP Subcommittee, IEEE PES Power System Operation Planning & Economics Satellite Committee - China

    Awards

    • 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%)

    Alumni

  • 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)