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Wenyuan Tang joined NC State in August 2017 as a Chancellor’s Faculty Excellence Program cluster hire in Sustainable Energy Systems and Policy. Tang, an assistant professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, aims to understand the interactions between power systems and electricity markets and to improve the system efficiency through innovative market design. His previous research contributes to a set of methodologies that employ game theory in the theoretical analysis and design of market mechanisms. He is currently utilizing data and data analytics methods including machine learning to develop new approaches to power system optimization and to gain deeper insights into electricity market design.
Tang received a bachelor’s of engineering in electrical engineering from Tsinghua University in Beijing, China, as well as master’s degrees in electrical engineering and applied mathematics and a Ph.D. in electrical engineering from the University of Southern California, Los Angeles. Prior to joining the NC State faculty, he was a postdoctoral scholar at the University of California, Berkeley, and Stanford University.