Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Department of Computer Science (Cooperating Faculty)
Department of Statistics (Cooperating Faculty)
University of California, Riverside
428 Winston Chung Hall
Dr. Yu received his B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, in 2006. Dr. Yu also received his M.S. degrees in Electrical Engineering and Economics and Ph.D. degree from Iowa State University in 2010. Before joining University of California, Riverside, Dr. Yu was a senior power system planner and project manager at Southern California Edison from Jan, 2011 to July 2014.
Currently, he is an associate professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of California, Riverside, CA. Dr. Yu is the recipient of the Regents Faculty Fellowship and Regents Faculty Development award from University of California. He received multiple best paper awards form IEEE Power and Energy Society Grand International Conference and Exposition Asia and the Second International Conference on Green Communications, Computing and Technologies. Dr. Yu also received three best paper finalist awards from IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting.
Dr. Yu is the director of Smart City Innovation Laboratory at UC Riverside. Dr. Yu is also a cooperating faculty member of department of computer science and engineering, department of Statistics and Center for Environmental Research & Technology. He currently serves as the vice chair distribution system operation and planning subcommittee of IEEE Power and Energy Society and the co-chair for IEEE Big Data Applications in Power Distribution Networks Task Force. Dr. Yu currently serves as the associate editor for IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy, and International Transactions on Electrical Energy Systems.