Dr. Xinwei Shen is an Assis. Prof./Principle Investigator, who also serves as the Vice Director of Students’ Affairs Office, at Tsinghua SIGS. His research interests include power system / integrated energy system / offshore renewable energy optimization. He graduated from Dept. of Electrical Eng., Tsinghua Univ. with B. Eng. and Ph. D., and used to be a visiting scholar at IIT, U. C. Berkeley and Univ. of Macau. He led several NSFC/National Key R&D of China/industry-sponsored research projects. He is a senior member of IEEE and CES, the young editorial board member of CSEE JPES/Applied Energy, and technical program co-chair of IEEE PES Energy Internet Coordinating Committee. He is also the winner of IEEE PES Technical Council Young Professionals Award (in 2023, the first recipient in Asia-pacific region) and winner of “Young Elite Scientists Sponsorship Program” by CSEE, Best Paper Award at IEEE PES GM et al.


Working Experience

Assistant Professor, SIGS, Tsinghua University, 2021.11 - present.

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

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

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(孙宏斌).

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.


  • Excellent Youth Basic Research Fund of Shenzhen (深圳市优秀青年基础研究项目) in 2024

  • The 7th IEEE Conference on Energy Internet and Energy System Integration, Outstanding Contribution Award

  • Key technologies, equipment and applications of the park integrated energy system planning and operation, 2023 China Southern Power Grid Science and Technology Progress/Guangdong Electric Power Science and Technology First-class Prize 园区综合能源系统规划运行关键技术、装备及工程应用,2023年南方电网科技进步一等奖 (12/15),广东电力科学技术一等奖 (4/11)

  • IEEE PES Tech Council Young Professionals Award (2023), which “recognizes the technical and PES leadership contributions of younger members of PES.”

  • Frontrunner 5000 (F5000)”, Top Articles in Outstanding Science &Technology Journals of China, 2020 (Top 1%, as 1st author)

  • Best Paper Award of IEEE conference on Energy Internet and Energy System Integration in 2020 (Top 3%, as advisor)

  • Best Paper Award of IEEE PES General Meeting in 2019 and 2020 (Top 4%, as advisor)

  • Best Paper Award of CSEE (Chinese Society of Electrical Eng.) journals, Second Prize, 2018 (as first author)

  • Outstanding Reviewer 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(电网技术)” in 2016

  • Best Reviewer of IEEE Trans. On Smart Grid in 2016

  • Outstanding Graduate Award of Beijing in 2016 (Top 5%)