Senior Research Engineer, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Dr. Ning Lu is a senior research engineer with Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. Dr. Lu has over 16 years of experience in electric power engineering. She has managed research projects in smart house technology development, modeling climate impacts on residential and commercial building energy consumption, wind integration studies, and wide-area energy storage management systems. Dr. Lu is a senior member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. She has authored or co-authored more than 40 publications, including journal articles, conference proceedings, and technical reports. Dr. Lu joined Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in 2003. She was with the Shenyang Electric Power Survey and Design Institute in China from 1993 to 1998. Her research interests include modeling and analysis of power system load behaviors, energy storage evaluation, renewable integration, climate impact on power grids, and smart grid modeling and diagnosis. Dr. Lu has a Ph.D. and M.S. in Electric Power Engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York, in December 2002 and December 1999, respectively. She graduated with a B.Eng. in Electrical Engineering at Harbin Institute of Technology, Harbin, Heilongjiang, China, in July 1993.