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Yilu Liu

Governor’s Chair for Power Electronics, UTK


Dr. Liu is the Governor's Chair Professor of ORNL/UTK and a Fellow of IEEE. She joined The University of Tennessee in August 2009 from Virginia Tech. She also has a joint appointment with Oak Ridge National Laboratory.


Smart grids

Renewable energy

Power grid wide area monitoring and control




Yilu Liu Named Governor's Chair

Awards and Recognitions

Fellow of IEEE - 2003

Dean's Award for Research Excellence - 2005.

Presidential Faculty Fellow named by President Clinton, NSF - 1994

Young Investigator Award, NSF - 1993

Dean's list for top teachers in the College of Engineering for 12 years (1997-2000, 2002-2009)

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