School of Engineering

Staff Profile

Dr Jialiang Yi

Research Associate


Dr Jialiang Yi is a research associate at EPSRC National Centre for Energy Systems Integration and a member of the electrical power research group. His current research is concerned with validating and demonstrating novel future energy system models, architecture and data streams. He did his PhD as part of the Customer Led Network Revolution project, which is the biggest smartgrid project in the UK.

Education background

BSc 2006 – 2010 Electrical Engineering, Harbin institute of technology, China

MSc 2010 – 2011 Sustainable Energy Technologies, Southampton University, UK

PhD 2011 – 2016 Electrical engineering, thesis entitled “Investigation of Control Strategies for Energy Storage and Demand Response in Distribution Networks”, Newcastle University, UK

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Research Projects:

Integrated Smart GRID Cross-Functional Solutions for Optimized Synergetic Energy Distribution, Utilization Storage Technologies (H2020)

EPSRC National Centre for Energy Systems Integration (Durham University, Heriot Watt University, Edinburgh University, Sussex University)

The Autonomic Power System, EPSRC Grand Challenges in Energy Networks, (EPSRC, Strathclyde University, Imperial College, Cambridge University, Manchester University, SPRU)

Customer Led Network Revolution, Low Carbon Networks Fund, Tier 2 (Ofgem,Northern Powergrid, British Gas, EA Technology)


Research interests:

Energy storage systems

Demand side response

Control and optimization of power systems

Quantification and management of uncertainties in power systems