Dr. Lusha Wang is a tenure-track Assistant Professor with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Alabama. She was a Postdoctoral Appointee in the Energy System Division, Argonne National Laboratory from 2022-2023. She received the B.E. degree in Electrical Engineering from Wuhan University, Wuhan, China in 2016 and the Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering at the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Washington State University, Pullman, WA, USA in 2022, advised by Prof. Noel Schulz and Prof. Anamika Dubey. She has been a research aide with the Energy System Division, Argonne National Laboratory in 2019 and 2020.
Her research focuses on analyzing and managing electric vehicles (EVs) and distributed energy resources (DERs) in emerging power distribution and transportation systems for improved grid resilience. The goal of her research is to develop practically efficient tools for utilities that lead to intelligent and sustainable power and energy systems and facilitate electrification. Her main areas of interest include:
1. Transportation electrification2. Power distribution systems modeling and analysis 3. Power system resilience and protection 4. Power system optimization and control 5. Distributed renewable integration