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Di Wu

Di Wu

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
PO Box 999
Richland, WA 99352
(509) 375-3975

Biography

Di Wu joined Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) in 2012. His research interests include distributed control and coordination in power systems, operational planning and optimization of energy storage, distributed control, and water-energy nexus. Before joining PNNL, his research mainly focuses on the impacts of plug-in electric vehicles on power systems and planning of national energy and transportation infrastructure. Dr. Wu is a member of the IEEE Power and Energy Society and Control Systems Society. He also serves as Associate Editor for IEEE Power and Energy Technology Systems Journal.

Research Interests

  • Control and Optimization of Distributed Energy Sources
  • Assessment of Energy Storage for Grid Applications
  • Distributed Control
  • Production Cost Analysis
  • Water-Energy Nexus
  • Power System Dynamic Simulation

Education and Credentials

  • Ph.D. Electrical & Computer Engineering, Iowa State University, 2012
  • M.S. Electrical Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China, 2006
  • B.S. Electrical Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China, 2003

PNNL Publications

2018

  • Meng Z., T. Yang, G. Li, W. Ren, and D. Wu. 2018. "Synchronization of coupled dynamical systems: tolerance to weak connectivity and arbitrarily bounded time-varying delays." IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control 63, no. 6:1791-1797. PNNL-SA-116223. doi:10.1109/TAC.2017.2754219
  • Viswanathan V.V., A.J. Crawford, M.E. Alam, P.J. Balducci, D. Wu, T.D. Hardy, and K. Mongird. 2018. Snohomish Public Utility District: An Assessment of Battery Technical Performance. PNNL-27237. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.
  • Voisin N., M. Kintner-Meyer, D. Wu, R. Skaggs, T. Fu, T. Zhou, and T.B. Nguyen, et al. 2018. "Opportunities for joint water-energy management: sensitivity of the 2010 Western U.S. electricity grid operations to climate oscillations." Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society 99, no. 2:299-312. PNNL-SA-121241. doi:10.1175/BAMS-D-16-0253.1

2017

  • Balducci P.J., M.E. Alam, V.V. Viswanathan, D. Wu, A.J. Crawford, K. Mongird, and M.R. Weimar, et al. 2017. The Salem Smart Power Center: An Assessment of Battery Performance and Economic Potential. PNNL-26858. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. doi:10.2172/1406263.
  • Diao R., S. Jin, F. Howell, Z. Huang, L. Wang, D. Wu, and Y. Chen. 2017. "On Parallelizing Single Dynamic Simulation using HPC Techniques and APIs of Commercial Software." IEEE Transactions on Power Systems 32, no. 3:2225-2233. PNNL-SA-112876. doi:10.1109/TPWRS.2016.2601024
  • Hansen J., T.W. Edgar, J.A. Daily, and D. Wu. 2017. "Evaluating Transactive Controls of Integrated Transmission and Distribution Systems using the Framework for Network Co-Simulation." In American Control Conference (ACC 2017), May 24-26, 2017, Seattle, Washington, 4010-4017. Piscataway, New Jersey:IEEE. PNNL-SA-124258. doi:10.23919/ACC.2017.7963570
  • Jin S., Z. Huang, R. Diao, D. Wu, and Y. Chen. 2017. "Comparative Implementation of High Performance Computing for Power System Dynamic Simulations." IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid 8, no. 3:1387-1395. PNNL-SA-113488. doi:10.1109/TSG.2016.2647220
  • Lian J., D. Wu, K. Kalsi, and H. Chen. 2017. "Theoretical Framework for Integrating Distributed Energy Resources into Distribution Systems." In IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting, July 16-20, 2017, Chicago, Illinois, 1-5. Piscataway, New Jersey:IEEE. PNNL-SA-122233. doi:10.1109/PESGM.2017.8274331
  • Viswanathan V.V., P.J. Balducci, M.E. Alam, A.J. Crawford, T.D. Hardy, and D. Wu. 2017. Washington Clean Energy Fund: Energy Storage System Performance Test Plans and Data Requirements. PNNL-26492. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.
  • Wu D., J. Lian, Y. Sun, T. Yang, and J. Hansen. 2017. "Hierarchical Control Framework for Integrated Coordination Between Distributed Energy Resources and Demand Response." Electric Power Systems Research 150. PNNL-SA-116222. doi:10.1016/j.epsr.2017.05.002
  • Wu D., M. Kintner-Meyer, T. Yang, and P.J. Balducci. 2017. "Analytical Sizing Methods for behind-the-meter Battery Storage." Journal of Energy Storage 12. PNNL-SA-122123. doi:10.1016/j.est.2017.04.009
  • Wu D., T. Yang, A. Stoorvogel, and J. Stoustrup. 2017. "Distributed Optimal Coordination for Distributed Energy Resources in Power Systems." IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering 14, no. 2:414-424. PNNL-SA-116492. doi:10.1109/TASE.2016.2627006
  • Wu J., T. Yang, D. Wu, K. Kalsi, and K. Johansson. 2017. "Distributed optimal dispatch of distributed energy resources over lossy communication networks." IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid 8, no. 6:3125-3137. PNNL-SA-122001. doi:10.1109/TSG.2017.2720761
  • Yang T., D. Wu, W. Ren, H. Wang, Y. Hong, and K. Johansson. 2017. "Cooperative Optimal Coordination for Distributed Energy Resources." In IEEE 56th Annual Conference Conference on Decision and Control (CDC 2017), December 12-15, 2017 Melbourne, Australia, 6334-6339. Piscataway, New Jersey:IEEE. PNNL-SA-124304. doi:10.1109/CDC.2017.8264614
  • Yang T., J. Lu, D. Wu, J. Wu, G. Shi, Z. Meng, and K. Johansson. 2017. "A Distributed Algorithm for Economic Dispatch over Time-Varying Directed Networks with Delays." IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics 64, no. 6:5095-5106. PNNL-SA-114079. doi:10.1109/TIE.2016.2617832

2016

  • Fang H., D. Wu, and T. Yang. 2016. "Cooperative Management of a Lithium-Ion Battery Energy Storage Network: A Distributed MPC Approach." In IEEE 55th Conference on Decision and Control, December 12-14, 2016, Las Vegas, NV, 4226-4232. Piscataway, New Jersey:IEEE. PNNL-SA-121223. doi:10.1109/CDC.2016.7798911
  • Ke X., D. Wu, J.S. Rice, M.C. Kintner-Meyer, and N. Lu. 2016. "Quantifying impacts of heat waves on power grid operation." Applied Energy 183. PNNL-SA-116806. doi:10.1016/j.apenergy.2016.08.188
  • Voisin N., M.C. Kintner-Meyer, R. Skaggs, T.B. Nguyen, D. Wu, J.A. Dirks, and Y. Xie, et al. 2016. "Vulnerability of the US Western Electric Grid to Hydro-Climatological Conditions: How bad can it get?." Energy 115, no. Part 1:1-12. PNNL-SA-112684. doi:10.1016/j.energy.2016.08.059
  • Wu D., M.C. Kintner-Meyer, T. Yang, and P.J. Balducci. 2016. "Economic Analysis and Optimal Sizing for behind-the-meter Battery Storage." In 2016 IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting, July 17-21, 2016, Boston, Massachusetts, 1-5. Piscataway, New Jersey:IEEE. PNNL-SA-114067. doi:10.1109/PESGM.2016.7741210
  • Yang T., and D. Wu. 2016. "Distributed Load Shedding over Directed Communication Networks with Time Delays." In IEEE/PES Transmission and Distribution Conference and Exposition (T&D 2016), May 2-5, 2016, Dallas, Texas, edited by IEEE, 1-5. Piscataway, New Jersey:IEEE. PNNL-SA-109031. doi:10.1109/TDC.2016.7519859
  • Yang T., D. Wu, A.A. Stoorvogel, and J. Stoustrup. 2016. "Distributed Coordination of Energy Storage with Distributed Generators." In IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting (PESGM 2016), July 17-21, 2016, Boston, MA. Piscataway, New Jersey:IEEE. PNNL-SA-114377. doi:10.1109/PESGM.2016.7741778
  • Yang T., D. Wu, Y. Sun, and J. Lian. 2016. "Minimum-Time Consensus-Based Approach for Power System Applications." IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics 63, no. 2:1318-1328. PNNL-SA-107198. doi:10.1109/TIE.2015.2504050

2015

  • Balducci P.J., T.D. Hardy, D. Wu, V.V. Viswanathan, W.J. Hutton, and P.A. Craig. 2015. Washington Clean Energy Fund: Use Case Analysis Project Task 2.1 Preliminary Report Outlining Data Needs for Financial Evaluation. PNNL-24919. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.
  • Jin S., Y. Chen, D. Wu, R. Diao, and Z. Huang. 2015. "Implementation of Parallel Dynamic Simulation on Shared-Memory vs. Distributed-Memory Environments." In 9th IFAC Symposium on Control of Power and Energy Systems (CPES 2015), December 9-11, 2015, New Delhi, India. IFAC-PapersOnLine, edited by S Mishra, 48, 221-226. Amsterdam:Elsevier. PNNL-SA-100015. doi:10.1016/j.ifacol.2015.12.381
  • Ke X., N. Lu, D. Wu, and M.C. Kintner-Meyer. 2015. "A modified priority list-based MILP method for solving large-scale unit commitment problems." In 2015 IEEE Proceedings of Power & Energy Society General Meeting, July 26-30, 2015, Denver, Colorado, 1-5. Piscataway, New Jersey:IEEE. PNNL-SA-106918. doi:10.1109/PESGM.2015.7286561
  • Makarov Y.V., R. Diao, P.V. Etingov, Z. Hou, Z. Huang, D. Meng, and L.E. Miller, et al. 2015. Stochastic Operations and Planning. PNNL-23680. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.
  • Wu D., C. Jin, P.J. Balducci, and M.C. Kintner-Meyer. 2015. "An Energy Storage Assessment: Using Optimal Control Strategies to Capture Multiple Services." In IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting, July 26-30, 2015, Denver, Colorado, 1-5. Piscataway, New Jersey:IEEE. PNNL-SA-106768. doi:10.1109/PESGM.2015.7285820
  • Yang T., D. Wu, Y. Sun, and J. Lian. 2015. "Impacts of Time Delays on Distributed Algorithms for Economic Dispatch." In IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting, July 26-30, 2015, Denver, Colorado, 1-5. Piscataway, New Jersey:IEEE. PNNL-SA-106877. doi:10.1109/PESGM.2015.7286216

2014

  • Etingov P.V., Y.V. Makarov, D. Wu, Z. Hou, Y. Sun, S. Maslennikov, and X. Luo, et al. 2014. "Uncertainty-based Estimation of the Secure Range for ISO New England Dynamic Interchange Adjustment." In 2014 IEEE PES Transmission & Distribution Conference & Exposition, April 14-17, 2014, Chicago, Illinois, 1-5. Piscataway, New Jersey:IEEE. PNNL-SA-97885. doi:10.1109/TDC.2014.6863202
  • Makarov Y.V., B. Vyakaranam, D. Wu, Z. Hou, S.T. Elbert, and Z. Huang. 2014. "On the Configuration of the US Western Interconnection Voltage Stability Boundary." In IEEE PES Transmission and Distribution Conference and Exposition, April 14-17, 2014, Chicago, Illinois, 1-5. Piscataway, New Jersey:IEEE. PNNL-SA-97919. doi:10.1109/TDC.2014.6863289
  • Makarov Y.V., B. Vyakaranam, Z. Hou, D. Wu, D. Meng, S. Wang, and S.T. Elbert, et al. 2014. Non-iterative Voltage Stability. PNNL-23736. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.

2013

  • Balducci P.J., C. Jin, D. Wu, M.C. Kintner-Meyer, P. Leslie, and C. Daitch. 2013. Assessment of Energy Storage Alternatives in the Puget Sound Energy System. PNNL-23040. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.
  • Etingov P.V., Y.V. Makarov, D. Wu, Z. Hou, Y. Sun, S. Maslennikov, and X. Luo, et al. 2013. Analysis of ISO NE Balancing Requirements: Uncertainty-based Secure Ranges for ISO New England Dynamic Inerchange Adjustments. PNNL-22222. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.
  • Jin S., Z. Huang, R. Diao, D. Wu, and Y. Chen. 2013. "Parallel Implementation of Power System Dynamic Simulation." In IEEE Power and Energy Society (PES) General Meeting, July 21-25, 2013, Vancouver, BC, 1-5. Piscataway, New Jersey:Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). PNNL-SA-92399. doi:10.1109/PESMG.2013.6672565
  • Samaan N.A., R. Bayless, M. Symonds, T.B. Nguyen, C. Jin, D. Wu, and R. Diao, et al. 2013. Analysis of Benefits of an Energy Imbalance Market in the NWPP. PNNL-22877. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.
  • Wu D., C. Jin, P.J. Balducci, and M.C. Kintner-Meyer. 2013. Assessment of Energy Storage Alternatives in the Puget Sound Energy System Volume 2: Energy Storage Evaluation Tool. PNNL-23039. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.

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