B.S. - Northwestern Polytechnical University, Xi'an, China Ph. D. - Electrical and Computer Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Dr. Gao has been an active reviewer of leading journals and conferences such as IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid and many more. He was a Technical Co-chair in the Organizing Committee of 2009 IEEE Vehicular Power and Propulsion Conference, held in Dearborn, Michigan, USA, September 7-11, 2009. Dr. Gao served on the grant review panel for the U.S. National Science Foundation, the U.S. Department of Energy, and the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada. In September 2007, Dr. Gao was elected as a member of the Sigma Xi. He is a member of Eta Kappa Nu, the Electrical and Computer Engineering Honor Society and served as an HKN Faculty Advisor. Since June 2003, Dr. Gao has been a Senior Member of the IEEE. He received the Best Paper Award in the Complex Systems Track at the 2002 Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS), Jan. 2002.
Areas of Research
Renewable Energy Electric Power Systems Smart Grid Hybrid Electric Vehicles