Smart Microgrid and Renewable Technology (SMRT)

Research Laboratory


Room 224, Packard Laboratory, 19 West Memorial Drive, Bethlehem, PA 18015





  • Director: Dr. Wenxin Liu

  • PhD Students:

    • Cheng Wang

    • Jiajun Duan

    • Chunyang Zhao

    • Jiangkai Peng


  • Modular Multi-level Converter

  • Renewable Microgrid and Shipboard Power System Test-bed


  • Dr. Won-Sang Im (Post-Doc 2013~2016), Electrical Engineer, LG Electronics, Republic of Korea

  • Dr. Yinliang Xu (PhD 2000~2013), Assistant Professor, SYSU-CMU Joint Institute of Engineering, Sun Yat-Sen University, Guangzhou, China

  • Dr. Wei Zhang (PhD 2001~2014), Assistant Professor, Harbin Institute of Technology, Harbin, China

  • Dr. Ye Ma (PhD 2012~2015), Electrical Engineer, Smart Grid Group, Siemens, Minneapolis, MN

  • Mr. Liang Tan (MS 2013~2016), Electrical Engineer, ALA Scientific Instruments Inc., Long Island, NY

  • Mr. Abdulmonem Albudbaisi (MS 2012~2014), Electrical Engineer, Saudi Power, Saudi Arabia

  • Ms. Cheryl Nez (MS 2010~2012), Electrical Engineer, Salt River Project, AZ

  • Mr. Balwinder Singh (MS 2009~2011), PhD student at New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM

 Current and Past Visiting Scholars:

  • Prof. Xin Wang, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China

  • Prof. Hongmei Zhang, Shenyang Aerospace University, China

  • Prof. Xuejun Ma, Hubei Polytechnic University, China

  • Prof. Zhuo Liu, Northeastern University, China

  • Prof. Yujing Shi, Harbin University of Science and Technology, China

  • Prof. Nannan Zhang, Shenyang Agricultural University, Shenyang, China

  • Prof. Xinjie Han, Dalian Maritime University, Dalian, China

Research Sponsors:

  • National Science Foundation

  • Department of Energy

  • Office of Naval Research

  • California Energy Commission