Dr. Bing Yan is currently an assistant professor in the Department of Electrical and Microelectronic Engineering at the Rochester Institute of Technology. She received her B.S. degree in information management and information system from Renmin University of China in 2010, M.S. degrees in electrical engineering and statistics from the University of Connecticut in 2012 and 2017, respectively, and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from the University of Connecticut in 2016. Before joining the Rochester Institute of Technology, she was an assistant research professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Connecticut.
Dr. Yan’s research interests include power system optimization, grid integration of renewables (wind and solar), operation optimization of microgrids and distributed energy systems, scheduling of manufacturing systems, and mixed integer linear programming optimization. Dr. Yan has been working on many projects collaborated with industrial partners over the years, resulting in more than 30 peer-reviewed articles. Either as PI, Co-PI, or Senior Personnel, Dr. Yan has two grants from the National Science Foundation, and multiple contracts from Brookhaven National Laboratory under the Department of Energy, ISO-New England, Mid-Continent ISO, National Cheng Kung University, and ABB.