Zongjie Wang
Assistant Professor
Office: ITE 441
Phone: 860-486-9452
Email: zongjie.wang@uconn.edu




  • Cornell University, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Joint Ph.D.
  • Harbin Institute of Technology, China, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Ph.D.
  • Harbin Institute of Technology, China, B.Sc.

Academic Appointments

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, University of Connecticut, 2021–present
  • Eversource Energy Center, Power System and Renewable Energy Integration Team, University of Connecticut, 2021–present
  • Research Associate, Systems Engineering, Cornell University, 2020–2021
  • Postdoctoral Associate, Systems Engineering, Cornell University, 2018–2020
  • Lecturer, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Cornell University, 2019-2020

Research Interests:

  • Modern power systems planning and operation
  • High penetration level of variable renewable energy integration
  • Electricity market
  • Non-linear power optimization and simulation techniques
  • Coordinated transmission and distribution systems
  • Data analytics

Ph.D. Candidates Recruitment:

Dr. Wang is looking for highly motivated students for multiple fully-funded Ph.D. positions

  1. One Ph.D. position on a funded power optimization-related project starting Jan. 2022. (Students who are already in the U.S. are preferred)
  2. Multi-Ph.D. positions starting either in Spring or Fall, 2022. (Students from either domestic or international are welcomed)

Candidates with a strong background in power system optimization, renewable energy integration, power system planning and operation, are encouraged to apply. Candidates with a strong academic record are preferred. The successful candidate will work on real-world projects in collaboration with industry partners. If you are interested, please send CV, GRE and TOEFL scores, publication sample (if any) to zongjie.wang@uconn.edu.

PhD candidate Info