Function: Research Associate
Dr. Feng joined UT-CEM in June 2015. His main research interest is on energy management and dynamic control for microgrids, all-electric ship power system, power system modeling and simulation, DC power system protection, smart grid cyber security, and oil & gas electric distribution systems. Prior to joining UT-CEM, Dr. Feng was a research scientist at ABB US Corporate Research in Raleigh, NC since 2011. He was involved in multiple R&D projects related to microgrids, DC power system protection, and distribution system thermal overload monitoring. His industrial experience also includes an internship with ExxonMobil working on stability analysis for an oil & gas electric power system.
Office of Naval Research: analysis and design of 20 kV DC cables for ship power systems.
Research Areas/Areas of Interest
All-electric ship power systems
Cyber-physical energy systems
Power system dynamics and control
DC power system protection
Power system modeling and simulation
IEEE PES member
Ph.D., Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, May 2012
M.S., Department of Automation, University of Science and Technology of China, July 2008
B.S., Department of Electrical Engineering, Harbin Institute of Technology, July 2005
- Best paper award at IEEE PES General Meeting for paper entitled “Study of intelligent overloading in power delivery systems”, July 2014.
- Best paper award at IEEE PES Transmission & Distribution Conference & Exposition for paper entitled “A framework for intelligent feeder overloading”, April 2014.
- Best paper award at the 7th Cyber Security and Information Intelligence Research Workshop published by ACM for paper entitled “A Class of Cyber-Physical Switching Attacks for Power System Disruption”, Oct. 2011.
X. Feng, K. L. Butler-Purry, and T. Zourntos, “A multi-agent system framework for real-time electric load management in MVAC all-electric ship power systems”, IEEE Trans. Power Systems, vol. 3, no. 3, pp. 1327 - 1336, May 2015.
X. Feng, K. L. Butler-Purry, and T. Zourntos, “Multi-agent system-based real-time load management for all-electric ship power systems in DC zone level,” IEEE Trans. Power Syst., vol. 27, no. 4, pp. 1719-1728, Nov./Dec. 2012.
D. Kundur, X. Feng, S. Mashayekh, S. Liu, T. Zourntos, and K. L. Butler-Purry, “Towards modeling the impact of cyber attacks on a smart grid”, International Journal on Security and Networks SpecialIssue on Security and Privacy in Smart Grid, vol. 6, no. 1, pp. 1-12, Jan. 2011.
R. E. Hebner, F. M. Uriarte, A. Kwasinski, A. L. Gattozzi, H. Estes, A. Anwar, P. Cairoli, R. A. Dougal, X. Feng, H.-M. Chou, L. Thomas, M. Pipattanasomporn,
S. Rahman, F. Katiraei, M. Steurer, M. O. Faruque, M. A. Rios, G. A. Ramos, and M. J. Mousavi, “Technical cross–fertilization between terrestrial microgrids and ship power systems”, Journal of Modern Power Systems and Clean Energy, May 2015.
X. Feng, L. Qi, and Z. Wang, “Estimation of short circuit currents in mesh DC networks”, in IEEE PES general meeting, Washington DC, July 2014, pp. 1-5.
X. Feng, and M. J. Mousavi, “Study of intelligent overloading in power delivery systems”, in IEEE PES general meeting, Washington DC, July 2014, pp. 1-5.
X. Feng, and M. J. Mousavi, “A framework for intelligent feeder overloading”, in IEEE PES Transmission & Distribution Conference & Exposition, Chicago, IL, April 2014, pp. 1-5.
X. Feng, “Dynamic balancing for low inertia power systems”, in Proceedings of IEEE PES general meeting, Vancouver, Canada, July 2013, pp. 1889-1893.
L. Tang, F. Yang, and X. Feng, “A novel method for distribution system feeder reconfiguration using black-box optimization”, in Proceedings of IEEE PES general meeting, Vancouver, Canada, July 2013, pp. 1748-1752.
S. Liu, X. Feng, D. Kundur, T. Zourntos, and K. L. Butler-Purry, “A class of cyber-physical switching attacks for power system disruption”, in 7th Annual Cyber Security and Information Intelligence Research Workshop, Oak Ridge, TN, Oct. 2011.
S. Liu, X. Feng, D. Kundur, T. Zourntos, and K. L. Butler-Purry, “Switched system models for coordinated cyber-physical attack construction and simulation”, in Second IEEE International Conference on Smart Grid Communications(SmartGridComm), Brussels, Belgium, Oct. 2011.
X. Feng, K. L. Butler-Purry, and T. Zourntos, “Analysis of various partition strategies for multi-agent system-based real-time load management for NG IPS ships”, 2011 IEEE Electric Ship Technologies Symposium, Alexandria, VA, April 2011, pp. 173-180.
X. Feng, K. L. Butler-Purry, T. Zourntos, H. M. Chou, “Multi-agent system-based real-time load management for NG IPS ships in high/medium voltage level”, IEEE Power System Conference and Exposition 2011, Phoenix, AZ, March 2011, pp. 1-8.
D. Kundur, X. Feng, S. Liu, T. Zourntos, and K. L. Butler-Purry, “Towards a framework for cyber attack impact analysis of the electric smart grid”, in First IEEE International Conference on Smart Grid Communications, Gaithersburg, MD, Oct. 2010, pp. 244 - 249.
X. Feng, T. Zourntos, K. L. Butler-Purry, and S. Mashayekh, “Dynamic load management for NG IPS ships”, in Proceedings of IEEE PES General Meeting 2010, Minneapolis, MN, July 2010, pp. 4760-4767.
X. Feng, K. L. Butler-Purry, and T. Zourntos, “Multi-agent system-based real-time load management for next generation integrated shipboard power systems”, in Proceedings of IEEE PES General Meeting 2010, Student Poster Contest, Minneapolis, MN, July 201
S. Cong, G. Li, and X. Feng, “Parameters identification of nonlinear DC motor model using compound evolution algorithms”, in Proceedings of the World Congress on Engineering, London, UK, July, 2010, pp. 15-20.
S. Cong, G. Li, and X. Feng, “An improved algorithm of chaos optimization”, in 8th IEEE International Conference on Control & Automation, Xiamen, China, June 2010, pp. 1196-1200.
S. Cong and X. Feng, “Quantum system schmidt decomposition and its geometric analysis”, Proceedings of the 27th Chinese Control Conference, Kunming Chine, July 2008, pp. 142-145.
S. Cong, and X. Feng, “Parameters identification of nonlinear DC motor model based on genetic algorithms and simplex method”, Control Engineering, vol. 16, no. 1, Jan. 2009.
C. Feng, S. Cong and X. Feng, “A new adaptive inertia weight strategy in particle swarm optimization”, IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, Singapore, Sep. 2007, pp. 4186-4190.
X. Feng, et al., “PM stepper motor high order sliding mode control based on robust differentiation”, International Conference on Automatic Science and Technology, Oct. 2007.
S. Cong, and X. Feng, “Geometric algebra analysis of quantum pure state and mixed state”, Science & Technology Review, vol. 24, no. 10, pp. 25-28, Oct. 2006.
S. Cong, X. Feng, “The geometric relationship of quantum system state and Bloch sphere”, System Simulation Technology & Application, vol. 8, Aug. 2006, pp. 822-825.
F. Yang and X. Feng, Microgrid Energy Management System and Method for Controlling Operation of a Microgrid, priority date: Jul 31, 2013, application number US 13/955,575 (http://www.google.com/patents/US20150039145).
X. Feng and M. J. Mousavi, Oil Immersed Transformer Thermal Monitoring and Prediction System, priority date: Aug 23, 2013, application number PCT/US2014/052218 (http://www.google.com/patents/WO2015027127A1?cl=en).