Laboratory Fellow/Technical Group Manager, Energy and Environment Directorate
Laboratory Fellow/Technical Group Manager, Energy and Environment Directorate

Zhenyu (Henry) Huang received his B. Eng. from Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China, and Ph.D. degree from Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, in 1994 and 1999, respectively. Prior to joining PNNL in 2003, he conducted extensive research at McGill University (Canada), the University of Alberta (Canada), and the University of Hong Kong. He is currently Laboratory Fellow and Technical Group Manager with the Energy and Environment Directorate, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, Washington, USA. He leads the Advanced Grid Analytics portfolio at PNNL and manages the Optimization and Control Group, focusing on developing and adapting latest math, computing, and data analytical techniques to understand and manage the emerging complexity in the power grid and other associated infrastructures. Dr. Huang’s research interests include high performance computing, data analytics, and optimization and control for power and energy systems. His ability to link fundamental science with engineering problems was well recognized. He has led research and development efforts that produced important software packages for power grid modeling and simulation including GridPACK and HELICS. He pioneered the use of modern high performance computing in power systems and currently leads the only exascale computing project for power grid applications.

Dr. Huang has over 140 peer-reviewed publications. Dr. Huang is a Fellow of IEEE and is active in several IEEE Power and Energy Society (PES) technical committees, including officer roles at committee, subcommittee, and working group levels. He led the Richland Chapter to win the 2007 IEEE PES Outstanding Small Chapter Award. He is recipient of the 2008 PNNL Ronald L. Brodzinski’s Award for Early Career Exceptional Achievement and the 2009 IEEE Power and Energy Society Outstanding Young Engineer Award. Dr. Huang is a registered Professional Engineer in Washington State. He can be reached at zhenyu.huang@pnl.gov.

Research Interests

  • Power system stability and control, high-performance computing applications, data analytics, and optimization and control of energy infrastructures.

Education and Credentials

  • Ph.D. Electrical Engineering, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, 1999
  • Bachelor, Electrical Engineering, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China, 1994

Affiliations and Professional Service

  • Fellow, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
  • Professional Member, IEEE-Eta Kappa Nu (IEEE-HKN) Honors Society
  • Editor, IEEE Transactions on Power Systems
  • Chair, IEEE/PES PSDP Power System Stability Controls Subcommittee
  • Chair, IEEE/PES PSDP Working Group on Dynamic Security Assessment 
  • Vice Chair, IEEE/PES AMPS (formerly PSACE) Computer and Analytical Methods Subcommittee (CAMS)
  • Chair, IEEE/PES PSACE Working Group on High Performance Computing Applications to Power Systems

Awards and Recognitions

  • 2009 IEEE PES Outstanding Young Engineer Award.
  • 2008 Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Ronald L. Brodzinski’s Award for Early Career Exceptional Achievement
  • 2007 IEEE PES Outstanding Small Chapter Award.

PNNL Patents

PNNL Publications

2018

  • Li Y, R Diao, R Huang, PV Etingov, X Li, Z Huang, S Wang, J Sanchez-Gasca, B Thomas, M Parashar, G Pai, S Kincic, and A Ning. 2018. "An Innovative Software Tool Suite for Power Plant Model Validation and Parameter Calibration using PMU Measurements." In IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting, July 16-20, 2017, Chicago, Illinois.  IEEE, PISCATAWAY, NJ.  doi:10.1109/PESGM.2017.8274654
  • Huang R, R Diao, Y Li, J Sanchez-Gasca, Z Huang, B Thomas, PV Etingov, S Kincic, S Wang, R Fan, GH Matthews, D Kosterev, S Yang, and J Zhao. 2018. "Calibrating Parameters of Power System Stability Models using Advanced Ensemble Kalman Filter." IEEE Transactions on Power Systems 33(3):2895-2905.  doi:10.1109/TPWRS.2017.2760163

2017

  • Huang Z, Z Tate, SG Abhyankar, Z Dong, SK Khaitan, L Min, and G Taylor. 2017. "Guest Editorial High Performance Computing (HPC) Applications for a More Resilient and Efficient Power Grid." IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid 8(3):1363-1365. doi:10.1109/TSG.2017.2690478
  • 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(3):2225-2233.  doi:10.1109/TPWRS.2016.2601024
  • Huang R, S Jin, Y Chen, R Diao, BJ Palmer, Q Huang, and Z Huang. 2017. "Faster than Real-Time Dynamic Simulation for Large-Size Power System with Detailed Dynamic Models using High-Performance Computing Platform." In IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting, July 16-20, 2017, Chicago, Illinois.  IEEE, PISCATAWAY, NJ. doi:10.1109/PESGM.2017.8274505
  • 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(3):1387-1395.  doi:10.1109/TSG.2016.2647220
  • Makarov YV, MA Elizondo, JG O'Brien, Q Huang, H Kirkham, Z Huang, M Chinthavali, D Suman, N Mohan, W Hess, D Duebner, D Orser, H Brown, D Osborn, J Feltes, D Kurthakoti Chandrashekhara, and W Zhu. 2017. Models and methods for assessing the value of HVDC and MVDC technologies in modern power grids. PNNL-26640, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. 
  • Yeung YH, A Pothen, M Halappanavar, and Z Huang. 2017. "AMPS: An Augmented Matrix Formulation for Principal Submatrix Updates with Application to Power Grids." SIAM Journal on Scientific Computing 39(5):S809 -- S827.  doi:10.1137/16M1082755

2016

  • Chen Y, EB Fitzhenry, S Jin, BJ Palmer, P Sharma, and Z Huang. 2016. "An Integrated Software Package to Enable Predictive Simulation Capabilities." In 19th Power Systems Computation Conference (PSCC 2016), June, 20-24 2016, Genoa Italy.  IEEE, PISCATAWAY, NJ.  doi:10.1109/PSCC.2016.7540951
  • Jin S, Y Chen, R Diao, Z Huang, WA Perkins, and BJ Palmer. 2016. "Power Grid Simulation Applications Developed Using the GridPACKTM High Performance Computing Framework." Electric Power Systems Research 141:22-30.  doi:10.1016/j.epsr.2016.06.024
  • Makarov YV, D Meng, B Vyakaranam, R Diao, BJ Palmer, and Z Huang. 2016. "Direct methods to estimate the most limiting voltage level and thermal violations in coordinates of power transfers on critical transmission paths." In 49th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS 2016), January 5-8, 2016, Kauai, Hawaii, pp. 2466-2471.  IEEE, PISCATAWAY, NJ.  doi:10.1109/HICSS.2016.308
  • Palmer BJ, WA Perkins, Y Chen, S Jin, D Callahan, KA Glass, R Diao, MJ Rice, ST Elbert, MR Vallem, and Z Huang. 2016. "GridPACK� : A Framework for Developing Power Grid Simulations on High-Performance Computing Platforms." International Journal of High Performance Computing Applications 30(2):223-240.  doi:10.1177/1094342015607609
  • Sun Y, Z Hou, D Meng, NA Samaan, YV Makarov, and Z Huang. 2016. "Quantifying and Reducing Uncertainty in Correlated Multi-Area Short-Term Load Forecasting." In IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting (PESGM 2016), July 17-21, 2016, Boston, MA.  IEEE, PISCATAWAY, NJ.  doi:10.1109/PESGM.2016.7741272
  • Wang S, R Huang, Z Huang, and R Diao. 2016. Decoupled Modulation Control. PNNL-25450, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. 

2015

  • Chen Y, MJ Rice, KR Glaesemann, and Z Huang. 2015. "Sub-second State Estimation Implementation and its Evaluation with Real Data." In Proceedings of the IEEE Power & Energy General Meeting, July 26-30, 2015, Denver, Colorado.  Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Piscataway, NJ.  doi:10.1109/PESGM.2015.7285996
  • Chen Y, KR Glaesemann, MJ Rice, and Z Huang. 2015. "Integrated State Estimation and Contingency Analysis Software Implementation using High Performance Computing Techniques." In 9th IFAC Symposium on Control of Power and Energy Systems (CPES 2015), December 9-11, 2015, New Delhi, India. IFLAC-PapersOnLine, vol. 48, no. 30, ed. S Mishra, pp. 227-232.  Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands.  doi:10.1016/j.ifacol.2015.12.382
  • Fan R, Z Huang, S Wang, R Diao, and D Meng. 2015. "Dynamic State Estimation and Parameter Calibration of DFIG based on Ensemble Kalman Filter." In Proceedings Power & Energy Society General Meeting General Meeting, July 26-30, 2015, Denver, Colorado.  Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Piscataway, NJ. doi:10.1109/PESGM.2015.7285990
  • Huang Z, N Zhou, R Diao, S Wang, ST Elbert, D Meng, and S Lu. 2015. "Capturing Real-Time Power System Dynamics: Opportunities and Challenges." In Proceedings of the 2015 Power & Energy Society General Meeting, July 26-30, 2015, Denver, Colorado.  IEEE, Piscataway, NJ. doi:10.1109/PESGM.2015.7286337
  • 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, vol. 48, no. 30, ed. S Mishra, pp. 221-226.  Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands.  doi:10.1016/j.ifacol.2015.12.381
  • Makarov YV, R Diao, PV Etingov, Z Hou, Z Huang, D Meng, LE Miller, NA Samaan, Y Sun, MR Vallem, B Vyakaranam, S Wang, D Wu, and Y Zhang. 2015. Stochastic Operations and Planning. PNNL-23680, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. 
  • Wang P, DA Barajas-Solano, E Constantinescu, S Abhyankar, DL Ghosh, B Smith, Z Huang, and AM Tartakovsky. 2015. "Probabilistic Density Function Method for Stochastic ODEs of Power Systems with Uncertain Power Input." SIAM/ASA Journal on Uncertainty Quantification 3(1):873-896.  doi:10.1137/130940050

2014

  • Chen Y, and Z Huang. 2014. "A High Performance Computing Platform for Performing High-Volume Studies With Windows-based Power Grid Tools." In The 19th World Congress of the International Federation of Automatic Control, August 24-29, 2014, Cape Town, South Africa, pp. 10772-10777.  International Federation of Automatic Control, Rondebosch, South Africa. 
  • Chen Y, MJ Rice, KR Glaesemann, S Wang, and Z Huang. 2014. Sub-Second Parallel State Estimation. PNNL-23830, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. 
  • Chen Y, S Jin, MJ Rice, and Z Huang. 2014. "Parallel State Estimation Assessment with Practical Data." In IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting (PES), July 27-31, 2014. Vancouver, BC.  Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Piscataway, NJ. doi:10.1109/PESMG.2013.6672742
  • Huang Z, KP Schneider, J Nieplocha, and N Zhou. 2014. "Estimating Power System Dynamic States Using Extended Kalman Filter ." In IEEE PES General Meeting , Conference & Exposition, July 27-31, 2014, National Harbor, MD.  Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Piscataway, NJ. 
  • Huang Z, R Diao, S Jin, and Y Chen. 2014. "Predictive Dynamic Security Assessment through Advanced Computing." In IEEE PES General Meeting, Conference & Exposition, July 27-31, 2014, National Harbor, MD, pp. 1-5.  IEEE, Piscataway, NJ. doi:10.1109/PESGM.2014.6938850
  • Makarov YV, B Vyakaranam, D Wu, Z Hou, ST 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, pp. 1-5.  IEEE, Piscataway, NJ.  doi:10.1109/TDC.2014.6863289
  • Makarov YV, B Vyakaranam, Z Hou, D Wu, D Meng, S Wang, ST Elbert, LE Miller, and Z Huang. 2014. Non-iterative Voltage Stability. PNNL-23736, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. 
  • Wong PC, Z Huang, Y Chen, PS Mackey, and S Jin. 2014. "Visual Analytics for Power Grid Contingency Analysis." IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications 34(1):42-51. doi:10.1109/MCG.2014.17
  • Zhang J, G Welch, G Bishop, and Z Huang. 2014. "A Two-Stage Kalman Filter Approach for Robust and Real-Time Power System State Estimation." IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy 5(2):629-636.  doi:10.1109/TSTE.2013.2280246
  • Zhou N, Z Huang, D Meng, ST Elbert, S Wang, and R Diao. 2014. Capturing Dynamics in the Power Grid: Formulation of Dynamic State Estimation through Data Assimilation . PNNL-23213, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. 

2013

  • Diao R, Z Huang, C Jin, BGNVSR Vyakaranam, S Jin, and YV Makarov. 2013. "Towards More Transmission Asset Utilization through Real-time Path Rating." In IEEE International Conference on Smart Grid Communications (SmartGridComm 2013), October 21-24, 2013, Vancouver, BC, Canada, pp. 779-784.  IEEE, Piscataway, NJ. doi:10.1109/SmartGridComm.2013.6688054
  • Rice MJ, Z Huang, Y Chen, CH Allwardt, and PS Mackey. 2013. "Alleviating Contingency Violations through Visual Analytics and Suggested Actions." In IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting (PES 2013), July 21-25, 2013, Vancouver, BC.  IEEE, Piscataway, NJ.  doi:10.1109/PESMG.2013.6672738
  • Chen Y, S Jin, MJ Rice, and Z Huang. 2013. "Parallel State Estimation Assessment with Practical Data." In IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting (PES), July 21-25, 2013, Vancouver, BC, Canada, pp. 1-5.  Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Piscataway, NJ.  doi:10.1109/PESMG.2013.6672742
  • Dosiek L, N Zhou, JW Pierre, Z Huang, and DJ Trudnowski. 2013. "Mode Shape Estimation Algorithms Under Ambient Conditions: A Comparative Review." IEEE Transactions on Power Systems 28(2):779-787.  doi:10.1109/TPWRS.2012.2210570
  • Hogan EA, JE Cotilla Sanchez, M Halappanavar, S Wang, PS Mackey, P Hines, and Z Huang. 2013. "Towards Effective Clustering Techniques for the Analysis of Electric Power Grids." In HiPCNA-PG: Proceedings of the 3rd International Workshop on High Performance Computing, Networking and Analytics for the Power Grid, November 17-21, 2013, Denver Colorado, p. Article No. 1.  ACM , New York, NY.  doi:10.1145/2536780.2536785
  • Huang Z, P Du, D Kosterev, and S Yang. 2013. "Generator Dynamic Model Validation and Parameter Calibration Using Phasor Measurements at the Point of Connection." IEEE Transactions on Power Systems 28(2):1939-1949.  doi:10.1109/TPWRS.2013.2251482
  • Huang Z, Y Chen, and D Chavarría-Miranda. 2013. "High-Performance Computing for Real-Time Grid Analysis and Operation." In High Performance Computing in Power and Energy Systems. Power Systems, ed. SK Khaitan and A Gupta, pp. 151-188.  Springer, Berlin, Germany. 
  • 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, pp. 1-5.  Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Piscataway, NJ.  doi:10.1109/PESMG.2013.6672565

2012

  • Chen Y, Z Huang, and MA Elizondo. 2012. "Value of Faster Computation for Power Grid Operation." In The 8th Power Plant and Power System Control Symposium, September 2-5, 2012, Toulouse, France, vol. 8, no. Part 1, ed. M Fadel and S Caux, pp. 242-247.  International Federation of Automatic Control, Laxenburg, Austria.  doi:10.3182/20120902-4-fr-2032.00044
  • Zhou N, Z Huang, G Welch, and J Zhang. 2012. "Identifying Optimal Measurement Subspace for the Ensemble Kalman Filter." Electronics Letters 48(11):618-620. doi:10.1049/el.2012.0833
  • Chen Y, Z Huang, and MJ Rice. 2012. "Evaluation of Counter-Based Dynamic Load Balancing Schemes for Massive Contingency Analysis on Over 10,000 Cores." In SC Companion: High Performance Computing, Networking and Analysis (SCC 2012), November 10-16, 2012, Salt Lake City, UT, pp. 341-346.  IEEE Computer Society, Los Alamitos, CA. doi:10.1109/SC.Companion.2012.53
  • Chen Y, Z Huang, Y Liu, MJ Rice, and S Jin. 2012. " Computational Challenges for Power System Operation." In Proceedings of the 45th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences(HICSS), January 4-7, 2012, Maui, Hawaii, ed. RH Sprague, Jr., pp. 2141-2150.  IEEE Computing Society, Los Alamitos, CA.  doi:10.1109/HICSS.2012.171
  • Elizondo MA, Y Chen, and Z Huang. 2012. "Reliability Value of Fast State Estimation on Power Systems." In IEEE Power & Energy Society Transmission and Distribution Conference and Exposition (T&D), May 7-10, 2012, Orlando, Florida.  IEEE, Piscataway, NJ. doi:10.1109/TDC.2012.6281657
  • Halappanavar M, Y Chen, RD Adolf, DJ Haglin, Z Huang, and MJ Rice. 2012. "Towards Efficient N - x Contingency Selection Using Group Betweenness Centrality." In SC Companion: High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis (SCC 2012), November 10-16, 2012, Salt Lake City, UT, pp. 273 - 282.  Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Piscataway, NJ.  doi:10.1109/SC.Companion.2012.45
  • Huang Z, and Y Chen. 2012. "High-Performance Computing for Advanced Smart Grid Applications." Chapter 3, Section 3.13 in Smart Grids: Infrastructure, Technology, and Solutions. Electric Power and Energy Engineering, ed. S Borlase.  CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL. 
  • Huang Z, N Zhou, Y Li, PJ Nichols, S Jin, R Diao, and Y Chen. 2012. "Dynamic Paradigm for Future Power Grid Operation." IFAC Proceedings Volumes 45(21):218-223. doi:10.3182/20120902-4-FR-2032.00040
  • Huang Z, S Jin, and R Diao. 2012. "Predictive Dynamic Simulation for Large-Scale Power Systems through High-Performance Computing." In SC Companion: High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis (SCC 2012), November 10-16, 2012, Salt Lake City, Utah, pp. 347-354.  IEEE, PISCATAWAY, NJ.  doi:10.1109/SC.Companion.2012.54
  • Kalsi K, P Du, and Z Huang. 2012. "Model Calibration of Exciter and PSS Using Extended Kalman Filter." In IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting, July 22-26, 2012, San Diego, California, pp. 1-6.  IEEE, Piscataway, NJ.  doi:10.1109/PESGM.2012.6345560
  • Kalsi K, ST Elbert, M Vlachopoulou, N Zhou, and Z Huang. 2012. "Advanced Computational Methods for Security Constrained Financial Transmission Rights." In IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting, July 22-26, 2012, San Diego, California, pp. 1-8.  IEEE, Piscataway, NJ.  doi:10.1109/PESGM.2012.6345577
  • Kalsi K, Y Sun, Z Huang, P Du, R Diao, KK Anderson, Y Li, and B Lee. 2012. "Calibrating Multi-machine Power System Parameters with the Extended Kalman Filter." In 2011 IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting, July 24-28, 2011, Detroit, Michigan.  IEEE , Piscataway, NJ.  doi:10.1109/PES.2011.6039224
  • Li Y, Z Huang, N Zhou, B Lee, R Diao, and P Du. 2012. "Application of Ensemble Kalman Filter in Power System State Tracking and Sensitivity." In IEEE PES Transmission and Distribution Conference and Exposition (T&D 2012), May 7-10, 2012, Orlando, Florida , pp. 1-8.  Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Piscataway, NJ. doi:10.1109/TDC.2012.6281499
  • Singh R, R Diao, N Cai, Z Huang, B Tuck, and X Guo. 2012. "Initial Studies Toward Real-Time Transmission Path Rating." In 2012 IEEE PES Transmission & Distribution Conference & Exposition, May 7-10, 2012, Orlando, Florida.  IEEE, Piscataway, NJ. doi:10.1109/TDC.2012.6281529
  • Wong PC, HP Foote, PS Mackey, G Chin, Jr, Z Huang, and JJ Thomas. 2012. "A Space-Filling Visualization Technique for Multivariate Small World Graphs." IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics 18(5):797-809 .  doi:10.1109/TVCG.2011.99

2011

  • Chen Y, JC Fuller, R Diao, N Zhou, Z Huang, and FK Tuffner. 2011. "The Influence of Topology Changes on Inter-area Oscillation Modes and Mode Shapes." In 2011 IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting, July 24-29, 2011, Detroit, Michigan.  IEEE, Piscataway, NJ.  doi:10.1109/PES.2011.6039904
  • Chen Y, Z Huang, and N Zhou. 2011. "An Advanced Framework for Improving Situational Awareness in Electric Power Grid Operation." In Proceedings of the 18th World Congress of the International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC), August 28-September 2, 2011, MIlan, Italy, vol. 18, pp. 12162-12170.  International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC), Laxenburg, Austria.  doi:10.3182/20110828-6-IT-1002.03381
  • Du P, Z Huang, R Diao, B Lee, and KK Anderson. 2011. "Application of Kalman Filter to Improve Model Integrity for Securing Electricity Delivery." In IEEE PES Power Systems Conference & Exhibition (PSCE 2011), March 20-23, 2011, Phoenix, Arizona, pp. 1-7.  IEEE, PISCATAWAY, NJ.  doi:10.1109/PSCE.2011.5772609
  • Du P, Z Huang, Y Sun, R Diao, K Kalsi, KK Anderson, Y Li, and B Lee. 2011. "Distributed Dynamic State Estimation with Extended Kalman Filter." In 43rd North American Power Symposium (NAPS 2011), August 4-6, 2011, Boston, Massachusetts.  Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc., Piscataway, NJ.  doi:10.1109/NAPS.2011.6024863
  • Makarov YV, PV Etingov, J Ma, Z Huang, and K Subbarao. 2011. "Incorporating Uncertainty of Wind Power Generation Forecast into Power System Operation, Dispatch, and Unit Commitment Procedures." IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy 2(4):433-442. doi:10.1109/TSTE.2011.2159254
  • Adolf RD, DJ Haglin, M Halappanavar, Y Chen, and Z Huang. 2011. "Techniques for Improving Filters in Power Grid Contingency Analysis." In Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Machine Learning and Data Mining in Pattern Recognition (MLDM), August 30-September 3, 2011, New York. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol. 6871, ed. P Perner, pp. 599-611.  Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Germany.  doi:10.1007/978-3-642-23199-5_44
  • Anderson KK, Z Huang, Y Li, P Du, R Diao, and B Lee. 2011. "Sensitivity Analysis of the Kalman Filter and Its Applications in Power Systems." In IEEE PES Innovative Smart Grid Technologies (ISGT 2011), January 17-19, 2011, Anaheim, California, pp. 1-6.  IEEE, PISCATAWAY, NJ.  doi:10.1109/ISGT.2011.5759157
  • Diao R, Z Huang, N Zhou, Y Chen, FK Tuffner, JC Fuller, S Jin, and JE Dagle. 2011. "Deriving Optimal Operational Rules for Mitigating Inter-area Oscillations." In IEEE/PES Power Systems Conference & Exposition (PSCE 2011), March 20-23, 2011, Phoenix, Arizona.  Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Piscataway, NJ.  doi:10.1109/PSCE.2011.5772564
  • Huang Z, N Zhou, FK Tuffner, and DJ Trudnowski. 2011. "Use of Modal Sensitivity to Operating Conditions for Damping Control in Power Systems." In Proceedings of the 44th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS 2011), January 4-7, 2011, Koloa, Kauai, Hawaii, ed. RH Spauge, Jr.  IEEE Computer Society, Los Alamitos, CA. doi:10.1109/HICSS.2011.469
  • Huang Z, Y Chen, FL Greitzer, and R Eubank. 2011. "Contingency Visualization for Real-Time Decision Support in Grid Operation." In IEEE 2011 Power and Energy Society General Meeting, July 24-29, 2011, Detroit, Michigan.  IEEE, Piscataway, NJ. doi:10.1109/PES.2011.6039887
  • Makarov YV, S Lu, NA Samaan, Z Huang, K Subbarao, PV Etingov, J Ma, RP Hafen, R Diao, and N Lu. 2011. "Integration of Uncertainty Information into Power System Operations." In Proceedings of the 2011 IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting, July 24-29, 2011, Detroit, Michigan.  Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Piscataway, NJ. doi:10.1109/PES.2011.6039913
  • Sun Y, P Du, Z Huang, K Kalsi, R Diao, KK Anderson, Y Li, and B Lee. 2011. "PMU Placement for Dynamic State Tracking of Power Systems." In 43rd North American Power Symposium (NAPS 2011), August 4-6, 2011 Boston, Massachusetts.  Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc., Piscataway, NJ.  doi:10.1109/NAPS.2011.6024865
  • Zhang J, G Welch, G Bishop, and Z Huang. 2011. "Reduced Measurement-space Dynamic State Estimation (ReMeDySE) for Power Systems." In IEEE Trondheim PowerTech, June 19-23, 2011, Trondheim, Norway.  Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Piscataway, NJ.  doi:10.1109/PTC.2011.6019407

2010

  • Chen Y, Z Huang, and D Chavarría-Miranda. 2010. "Performance Evaluation of Counter-Based Dynamic Load Balancing Schemes for Massive Contingency Analysis with Different Computing Environments ." In Proceedings of the 2010 IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting.  Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Piscataway, NJ. doi:10.1109/PES.2010.5589536
  • Chen Y, Z Huang, PC Wong, PS Mackey, CH Allwardt, J Ma, and FL Greitzer. 2010. "An Advanced Decision Support Tool for Electricity Infrastructure Operations." In Critical Infrastructure Protection IV, IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology, vol. 342, no. 2010, ed. T. Moore and S. Shenoi, pp. 245-260.  Springer, New York, NY. doi:10.1007/978-3-642-16806-2_17
  • Du P, Z Huang, R Diao, B Lee, and KK Anderson. 2010. "PMU Placement for Enhancing Dynamic Observability of a Power Grid." In 2010 IEEE Conference on Innovative Technologies for an Efficient and Reliable Electricity Supply, pp. 15-21.  IEEE, New York. doi:10.1109/CITRES.2010.5619843
  • Ma J, Z Huang, PC Wong, and TA Ferryman. 2010. "Probabilistic Vulnerability Assessment Based on Power Flow and Voltage Distribution." In 2010 IEEE PES Transmission and Distribution Conference and Exposition, pp. 1-8.  Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Piscataway, NJ.  doi:10.1109/TDC.2010.5484304
  • Makarov YV, PV Etingov, Z Huang, J Ma, and K Subbarao. 2010. "Incorporating Wind Generation Forecast Uncertainty into Power System Operation, Dispatch, and Unit Commitment Procedures." In Proceedings of the 9th International Workshop on Large-Scale Integration of Wind Power into Power Systems as well as on Transmission Networks for Offshore Wind Power Plants, Qu�bec City, Qu�bec, Canada, October 18- 19, p. Paper No. w147.  Energynautics GmbH, Langen, Germany. 
  • Zhou N, Z Huang, FK Tuffner, JW Pierre, and S Jin. 2010. "Automatic Implementation of Prony Analysis for Electromechanical Mode Identification from Phasor Measurements." In 2010 IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting, pp. 1-8.  Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Piscataway, NJ.  doi:10.1109/PES.2010.5590169
  • Zhou N, Z Huang, FK Tuffner, S Jin, J Lin, and ML Hauer. 2010. Algorithm Summary and Evaluation: Automatic Implementation of Ringdown Analysis for Electromechanical Mode Identification from Phasor Measurements . PNNL-19172, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. 
  • Huang Z, N Zhou, FK Tuffner, Y Chen, DJ Trudnowski, R Diao, JC Fuller, WA Mittelstadt, JF Hauer, and JE Dagle. 2010. MANGO - Modal Analysis for Grid Operation: A Method for Damping Improvement through Operating Point Adjustment. PNNL-19890, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. 
  • Huang Z, N Zhou, FK Tuffner, Y Chen, DJ Trudnowski, W Mittelstadt, JF Hauer, and JE Dagle. 2010. "Improving Small Signal Stability through Operating Point Adjustment." In Proceedings of the 2010 IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting.  Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Piscataway, NJ.  doi:10.1109/PES.2010.5589519
  • Jin S, Z Huang, Y Chen, D Chavarría-Miranda, JT Feo, and PC Wong. 2010. "A Novel Application of Parallel Betweenness Centrality to Power Grid Contingency Analysis." In IEEE International Symposium on Parallel & Distributed Processing (IPDPS 2010), pp. 1-7.  Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Piscataway, NJ.  doi:10.1109/IPDPS.2010.5470400
  • Ma J, Y Chen, Z Huang, and PC Wong. 2010. "Using State Estimation Residuals to Detect Abnormal SCADA Data ." In 2010 IEEE PES Transmission and Distribution Conference and Exposition.  Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Piscataway, NJ. doi:10.1109/TDC.2010.5484686
  • Ma J, Y Chen, Z Huang, and PC Wong. 2010. "Using State Estimation Residuals to Detect Abnormal SCADA Data." In 2010 IEEE PES Transmission and Distribution Conference and Exposition, pp. 1-7.  Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Piscataway, NJ. doi:10.1109/TDC.2010.5484686
  • Makarov YV, PV Etingov, Z Huang, J Ma, BB Chakrabarti, K Subbarao, C Loutan, and RT Guttromson. 2010. "Integration of Wind Generation and Load Forecast Uncertainties into Power Grid Operations." In IEEE PES Transmission and Distribution Conference and Exposition.  IEEE , Piscataway, NJ.  doi:10.1109/TDC.2010.5484201
  • Makarov YV, Z Huang, PV Etingov, J Ma, RT Guttromson, K Subbarao, and BB Chakrabarti. 2010. Wind Energy Management System Integration Project Incorporating Wind Generation and Load Forecast Uncertainties into Power Grid Operations . PNNL-19083, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. 
  • Makarov YV, Z Huang, PV Etingov, J Ma, RT Guttromson, K Subbarao, and BB Chakrabarti. 2010. Wind Energy Management System EMS Integration Project: Incorporating Wind Generation and Load Forecast Uncertainties into Power Grid Operations . PNNL-19189, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. 
  • Tuffner FK, Z Huang, N Zhou, RT Guttromson, and A Jayantilal. 2010. "Initial Studies on Actionable Control for Improving Small Signal Stability in Interconnected Power Systems." In IEEE PES Transmission and Distribution Conference and Exposition, pp. 1-6.  Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Piscataway, NJ.  doi:10.1109/TDC.2010.5484340
  • Zhang J, G Welch, G Bishop, and Z Huang. 2010. "Optimal PMU Placement Evaluation for Power System Dynamic State Estimation." In Proceedings of IEEE PES Conference on Innovative Smart Grid Technologies Europe (ISGT 2010), October 11-13, 2010, Gothenburg, Sweden.  Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Piscataway, NJ. doi:10.1109/ISGTEUROPE.2010.5639006

2009

  • Chen Y, S Jin, D Chavarría-Miranda, and Z Huang. 2009. "Application of Cray XMT for Power Grid Contingency Selection." In Proceedings of the Cray User Group Meeting: Compute the Future.  Cray User Group, Inc., Corvallis, OR. 
  • Zhou N, Z Huang, FK Tuffner, and S Jin. 2009. Oscillation Detection Algorithm Development Summary Report and Test Plan . PNNL-18945, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. 
  • Zhou N, Z Huang, L Dosiek, DJ Trudnowski, and JW Pierre. 2009. "Electromechanical Mode Shape Estimation Based on Transfer Function Identification Using PMU Measurement." In IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting (PES '09), July 26-30, 2009, Calgary, Alberta, Canada.  IEEE, Piscataway, NJ.  doi:10.1109/PES.2009.5275924
  • Gorton I, Z Huang, Y Chen, BK Kalahar, S Jin, D Chavarría-Miranda, DJ Baxter, and JT Feo. 2009. "A High-Performance Hybrid Computing Approach to Massive Contingency Analysis in the Power Grid." In 5th IEEE International Conference on e-Science (e-Science 2009), December 9-11, 2009, Oxford, United Kingdom, pp. 277-283.  IEEE Computer Society, Los Alamitos, CA.  doi:10.1109/e-Science.2009.46
  • Huang Z, B Yang, and D Kosterev. 2009. "Benchmarking of Planning Models Using Recorded Dynamics." In Proceedings of IEEE Power and Energy Society Power Systems Conference and Exposition (PSCE 2009), March 15-18, 2009, Seattle, Washington.  Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Piscataway, NJ.  doi:10.1109/PSCE.2009.4840151
  • Huang Z, P Du, D Kosterev, and B Yang. 2009. "Application of Extended Kalman Filter Techniques for Dynamic Model Parameter Calibration." In Proceedings of IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting (PES 2009), March 15-18, 2009, Seattle, Washington.  Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Piscataway, NJ. doi:10.1109/PES.2009.5275423
  • Huang Z, Y Chen, and J Nieplocha. 2009. "Massive Contingency Analysis with High Performance Computing." In Proceedings of IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting (PES 2009), July 26-30, 2009, Calgary, Canada.  Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Piscataway, NJ.  doi:10.1109/PES.2009.5275421
  • Lu N, B Yang, Z Huang, and R Bravo. 2009. "The System Impact of Air-Conditioner Under-voltage Protection Schemes." In IEEE /PES Power System Conference & Exposition, PSCE '09, March 15-18, 2009, Seattle, WA.  IEEE, Piscataway, NJ. doi:10.1109/PSCE.2009.4840053
  • Schneider KP, Z Huang, B Yang, ML Hauer, and J Nieplocha. 2009. "Dynamic State Estimation Utilizing High Performance Computing Methods." In IEEE/PES Power System Conference and Exhibition (PSCE 2009), March 15-18, 2009, Seattle, Washington.  IEEE, Piscataway, NJ.  doi:10.1109/PSCE.2009.4839961

2008

  • Huang Z, and J Nieplocha. 2008. "Transforming Power Grid Operations via High Performance Computing." In 2008 IEEE Power Engineering Society General Meeting - Conversion and Delivery of Electrical Energy in the 21st Century.  IEEE , Piscataway, NJ. doi:10.1109/PES.2008.4596063
  • Huang Z, and JE Dagle. 2008. "SynchroPhasor Measurements: System Architecture and Performance Evaluation in Supporting Wide-Area Applications." In 2008 IEEE Power Engineering Society General Meeting - Conversion and Delivery of Electrical Energy in the 21st Century.  IEEE , Piscataway, NJ.  doi:10.1109/PES.2008.4596890
  • Huang Z, B Kasztenny, V Madani, KE Martin, S Meliopoulos, D Novosel, and J Stenbakken. 2008. "Performance Evaluation of Phasor Measurement Systems." In Proceedings of IEEE Power Engineering Society General Meeting - Conversion and Delivery of Electrical Energy in the 21st Century, July 20-24, 2008, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Piscataway, NJ.  doi:10.1109/PES.2008.4596880
  • Yang B, Z Huang, and D Kosterev. 2008. "Multi-terminal Subsystem Model Validation for Pacific DC Intertie." In Proceedings of IEEE Power Engineering Society General Meeting - Conversion and Delivery of Electrical Energy in the 21st Century, July 20-24, 2008, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Piscataway, NJ. doi:10.1109/PES.2008.4596870
  • Baldick R, B Chowdhury, I Dobson, ZY Dong, B Gou, DL Hawkins, Z Huang, M Joung, D Kirschen, F Li, J Li, Z Li, CC Liu, L Mili, S Miller, R Podmore, KP Schneider, K Sun, D Wang, Z Wu, P Zhang, W Zhang, and X Zhang. 2008. "Initial Review of Methods for Cascading Failure Analysis in Electric Power Transmission Systems." In IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting - Conversion and Delivery of Electrical Energy in the 21st Century, pp. 1-8.  I E E E, Piscataway, NJ.  doi:10.1109/PES.2008.4596430
  • Baldick R, B Chowdhury, I Dobson, ZY Dong, B Gou, DL Hawkins, Z Huang, M Joung, J Kim, D Kirschen, S Lee, F Li, J Li, Z Li, CC Liu, X Luo, L Mili, S Miller, M Nakayama, M Papic, R Podmore, J Rossmaier, KP Schneider, H Sun, K Sun, D Wang, Z Wu, L Yao, P Zhang, W Zhang, and X Zhang. 2008. "Vulnerability Assessment for Cascading Failures in Electric Power Systems." In IEEE/PES Power Systems Conference and Exposition, PSCE '09.  IEEE, Piscataway, NJ.  doi:10.1109/PSCE.2009.4839939
  • Huang Z, PC Wong, PS Mackey, Y Chen, J Ma, KP Schneider, and FL Greitzer. 2008. "Managing Complex Network Operation with Predictive Analytics." In Proceedings of AAAI Spring Symposium on Technosocial Predictive Analytics, ed. A Sanfilippo, pp. 59-65.  AAAI Press, Menlo Park, CA. 
  • Huang Z, TB Nguyen, D Kosterev, and RT Guttromson. 2008. "Model Validation of Power System Components Using Hybrid Dynamic Simulation." In IEEE PES Transmission and Distribution Conference and Exposition, 2005-2006, pp. 153-160.  IEEE , Piscataway, NJ. doi:10.1109/TDC.2006.1668475
  • Lu N, YL Xie, and Z Huang. 2008. Air Conditioner Compressor Performance Model. PNNL-17796, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. 
  • Lu N, YL Xie, Z Huang, F Puyleart, and S Yang. 2008. "Load Component Database of Household Appliances and Small Office Equipment." In 2008 IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting - Conversion and Delivery of Electrical Energy in the 21st Century .  IEEE , Piscataway, NJ.  doi:10.1109/PES.2008.4596224
  • Nieplocha J, D Chavarría-Miranda, V Tipparaju, Z Huang, and A Marquez. 2008. "A parallel WLS state estimator on shared memory computers." In Proceedings of The 8th International Power Engineering Conference, IPEC 2007, pp. 395-400.  IEEE , Piscataway, NJ. 

2007

  • Huang Z, JF Hauer, and KE Martin. 2007. "Evaluation of PMU Dynamic Performance in Both Lab Environments and under Field Operating Conditions." In Proceedings of 2007 IEEE Power Engineering Society General Meeting , vol. 1-10, pp. 3209-3214.  Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers, Piscataway, NJ.  doi:10.1109/PES.2007.385992
  • Huang Z, L Bao, and W Xu. 2007. "A method to measure QV curves and its applications in power systems." International Journal of Electrical Power & Energy Systems 29(2):147-154. doi:10.1016/j.ijepes.2006.06.003
  • Huang Z, Y Cui, and W Xu. 2007. "Application of Modal Sensitivity for Power System Harmonic Resonance Analysis." IEEE Transactions on Power Systems 22(1):222-231. doi:10.1109/TPWRS.2006.883678
  • Widergren SE, Z Huang, and JE Dagle. 2007. "Electric System-wide Measurements: North American Directions." In Proceedings of the 40th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences - 2007, p. 120.  IEEE , Piscataway, NJ.  doi:10.1109/HICSS.2007.198
  • Freitas W, W Xu, Z Huang, and JC Vieira. 2007. "Characteristics of Vector Surge Relays for Distributed Synchronous Generator Protection ." Electric Power Systems Research 77(2):170-180.  doi:10.1016/j.epsr.2006.02.011
  • Huang Z, KP Schneider, and J Nieplocha. 2007. "Feasibility Studies of Applying Kalman Filter Techniques to Power System Dynamic State Estimation ." In International Power Engineering Conference. IPEC 2007, pp. 376-382.  IEEE , Piscataway, NY. 
  • Huang Z, RT Guttromson, J Nieplocha, and RG Pratt. 2007. "Transforming Power Grid Operations." Scientific Computing 24(5):22-27. 
  • Huang Z, AJ Faris, KE Martin, JF Hauer, CA Bonebrake, and JM Shaw. 2007. Laboratory Performance Evaluation Report of SEL 421 Phasor Measurement Unit . PNNL-16852, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. 
  • Huang Z, B Lesieutre, S Yang, A Ellis, A Meklin, B Wong, A Gaikwad, D Brooks, DJ Hammerstrom, J Phillips, D Kosterev, M Hoffman, O Ciniglio, R Hartwell, P Pourbeik, A Maitra, and N Lu. 2007. Load Monitoring CEC/LMTF Load Research Program. PNNL-17110, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. 

2006

  • Huang Z, D Kosterev, RT Guttromson, and TB Nguyen. 2006. "Model Validation with Hybrid Dynamic Simulation." In 2006 IEEE Power Engineering Society General Meeting .  IEEE , Piscataway, NJ.  doi:10.1109/PES.2006.1709399
  • Huang Z, D Kosterev, RT Guttromson, and TB Nguyen. 2006. "Model Validation with Hybrid Dynamic Simulation." In IEEE Power Engineering Society General Meeting, 2006, JUNE 18-22, 2006, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.  IEEE , Piscataway, NJ. doi:10.1109/PES.2006.1709399
  • Huang Z, TB Nguyen, D Kosterev, and RT Guttromson. 2006. "Model Validation of Power System Components Using Hybrid Dynamic Simulation." In IEEE PES Transmission & Distribution Conference & Exposition 2005/2006, pp. 153-160.  IEEE POWER ENGG SOC, Piscataway, NJ.  doi:10.1109/TDC.2006.1668475
  • Nieplocha J, A Marquez, V Tipparaju, D Chavarría-Miranda, RT Guttromson, and Z Huang. 2006. "Towards Efficient Parallel State Estimation Solvers on Shared Memory Computers." In High Speed Computation Panel of the Proceedings of the 2006 IEEE Power Engineering Society General Meeting, 18-22 June 2006 , pp. 1-5.  IEEE , Piscataway, NJ. 
  • Vieira JCM, W Freitas, Z Huang, W Xu, and A Morelato. 2006. "Formulas for predicting the dynamic performance of ROCOF relays for embedded generation applications." IEE Proceedings. Generation, Transmission, and Distribution. 153(4):399-406. 
  • Zhou N, Z Huang, J Nieplocha, and TB Nguyen. 2006. "Wide-Area Situational Awareness of Power Grids with Limited Phasor Measurements." In Third International Conference on Critical Infrastructures, Alexandria, VA, September 24 to 27, 2006.  International Institute for Critical Infrstructures, Blacksburg, VA. 

2005

  • Cai JY, Z Huang, JF Hauer, and KE Martin. 2005. "Current Status and Experience of WAMS Implementation in North America." In Proceedings of the IEEE Power Engineering Society Asia-Pacific Transmission & Distribution Conference and Exposition 2005 held in Dalian, China, August 2005.  IEEE Power Engineering Society, Piscataway, NJ. doi:10.1109/TDC.2005.1546889
  • Chassin DP, Z Huang, MK Donnelly, CA Hassler, E Ramirez, and CW Ray. 2005. "Estimation of WECC System Inertia Using Observed Frequency Transients ." IEEE Transactions on Power Systems 20(2):1190-1192.  doi:10.1109/TPWRS.2005.846155
  • Freitas W, Z Huang, and W Xu. 2005. "A Practical Method for Assessing the Effectiveness of Vector Surge Relays for Distributed Generation Applications." IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery Vol 20:57-63. 
  • Freitas W, W Xu, CM Affonso, and Z Huang. 2005. "Comparative Analysis between ROCOF and Vector Surge Relays for Distributed Generation Applications." IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery 20(2):1315 - 1324. 
  • Xu W, Z Huang, Y Cui, and H Wang. 2005. "Harmonic Resonance Mode Analysis." IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery 20(2):1182-1190. 

2004

  • Huang Z, RT Guttromson, and JF Hauer. 2004. "Large-Scale Hybrid Dynamic Simulation Employing Field Measurements ." In IEEE Power Engineering Society General Meeting 6-10 June 2004, pp. 1570-1576.  Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Piscataway, NJ. 
  • Widergren SE, JM Roop, RT Guttromson, and Z Huang. 2004. "Simulating the Dynamic Coupling of Market and Physical System Operations." In IEEE Power Engineering Society General Meeting, 2004, vol. 1, pp. 748-753.  IEEE Power Engineering Society, Piscataway, NJ.