Ting An is a Chief Expert at GEIRI,Global Energy Interconnection Research Institute Co. Ltd, State Grid Corporation of China,China

Ting An

Chief Expert at GEIRI

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Global Energy Interconnection Research Institute Co. Ltd, State Grid Corporation of China


Dr. Ting An is a State Specially Recruited Expert and a Chief Expert at Global Energy Interconnection Research Institute (GEIRI).

She is a Charted Engineer in the UK, a Fellow of the IET, Convener of CIGRE SC B4.72 Working Group.

She is also a distinguished expert of China Energy Research Association, a guest professor of the Institute of Electrical Engineering, Chinese Academy of Sciences and Shaanxi University of Technology respectively.

Dr. An had worked for China Electric Power Research Institute (CEPRI) China for 5 years, Power Electronic Systems Limited of GE Grid Solutions (former ALSTHOM) T&D UK for 8 years, E.ON New Build & Technology in the UK for 14  years. 

She has worked for GEIRI as a Chief Expert on HVDC since October 2013.

She has gained experience in the planning, modeling, simulation, and analysis of transmission and distribution systems including HVAC, HVDC, FACTS, SVC, renewable energy Resources, and smart grids.

She has been selected and invited as a special reporter to participate in the preparations for the 48th CIGRE Session to be held in Paris, 2020.

She was invited to give a keynote speech at the 15th International ACDC Power Transmission Conference held in the United Kingdom in February 2019, for the HVDC circuit breaker seminar at the 47th CIGRE International Conference held in Paris in August 2018.  

She was also a Guest Editor-in-chief of the English-language Journal JPES, Special Issue on "HVDC u- transmission Technology", a member of the technical committee of the Second International Conference on high voltage direct current (HVDC2016) and a chair of the workshop and keynote speaker.


HVDC grid test models for different application scenarios and load flow studies, T. An; C. Han; Y. Wu; G. Tang, Journal of Modern Power Systems and Clean Energy.

Feasibility and Reliability Analysis of LCC DC Grids and LCC/VSC Hybrid DC Grids, G. Li; J. Liang; T. Joseph; T. An; J. Lu; M. Szechtman; B. R. Andersen; Q. Zhuang, IEEE Access.

A Pole-to-Pole Short-Circuit Fault Current Calculation Method for DC Grids, C. Li; C. Zhao; J. Xu; Y. Ji; F. Zhang; T. An, IEEE Transactions on Power Systems.

Conditions on Optimum Percentage of Second-order Harmonic Circulating Current Injection Based on MMC, W. Xiao-xue; A. Ting; Y. Jie; Z. Cheng-Yong, 2019 IEEE 3rd Information, Technology, Networking, Electronic and Automation Control Conference (ITNEC).

A low-order AC-frequency and DC-voltage response model of HVDC grid-connected with wind farms, H. Ye; Yao Liu; Z. Qi; T. An; X. Zhou2016 IEEE PES Asia-Pacific Power and Energy Engineering Conference (APPEEC).

Low-Order Response Modeling for Wind Farm-MTDC Participating in Primary Frequency Controls, H. Ye; W. Pei; L. Kong; T. An, IEEE Transactions on Power Systems.

Reliability Study of HVDC Grid with Renewable Generation and VSC Converters, R. G. De Biase; J. A. Jardini; T. An, 2018 IEEE PES Transmission & Distribution Conference and Exhibition - Latin America (T&D-LA).

Dynamic phasor modeling and operating characteristic analysis of half-bridge MMC, Xiaojun Lu; W. Lin; Jinyu Wen; Wei Yao; Ting An; Yunfeng Li, 2016 IEEE 8th International Power Electronics and Motion Control Conference (IPEMC-ECCE Asia).

Hybrid AC/DC optimal power flow for meshed HVDC grids: Case studies, H. Ergun; J. Dave; T. An; C. Han; D. Van Hertem, 15th IET International Conference on AC and DC Power Transmission (ACDC 2019).

Optimal Design of MMC Levels for Electromagnetic Transient Studies of MMC- HVDC, J. Xu; C. Zhao; Y.Xiong; C. Li; Y. Ji; T. An,  IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery.

Research and application on multi-terminal and DC grids based on VSC-HVDC technology in China, T. An; G. Tang; W. Wang, High Voltage.

A General Unified AC/DC Power Flow Algorithm With MTDC, J. Lei; T. An; Z. Du; Z. Yuan, IEEE Transactions on Power Systems.

Equivalent Electromagnetic Transient Simulation Model and Fast Recovery Control of Overhead VSC-HVDC Based on SB-MMC, W. Xiang; W. Lin; T. An; J. Wen; Y. Wu, IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery.

A DC grid benchmark model for studies of the interconnection of power systems  T. An; X. Zhou; C. Han; Y. Wu; Z. He; H. Pang; G. Tang, CSEE Journal of Power and Energy Systems.

Dynamic equivalent model of VSC based on singular perturbation, Z. Yuan; Z. Du; C. Li; T. An, IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution.

A control strategy of frequency self-adaptation without a phase-locked loop for VSC-HVDC, Y. Li; G. Tang; T. An; H. Pang; Z. He; Y. Wu, CSEE Journal of Power and Energy Systems.

TNEP of meshed HVDC grids: ‘AC’, ‘DC’ and convex formulations, J. Dave; H. Ergun; T. An; J. Lu; D. Van Hertem, IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution.

Improved Analytical Model for the Study of Steady-State Performance of Droop- Controlled VSC-MTDC Systems, L. Xiao; Z. Xu; T. An; Z. Bian, IEEE Transactions on Power Systems.

Start-up and Shut-down Strategies of Hybrid LCC/VSC DC Grids, G. Li; J. Liang; T. Joseph; T. An; M. Szechtman; B. Andersen; Q. Zhuang, 2018 2nd IEEE Conference on Energy Internet and Energy System Integration (EI2).

Power Compensation Control for Interconnection of Weak Power Systems by VSC-HVDC, Y. Li; G. Tang; T. An; H. Pang; P. Wang; J. Yang; Y. Wu; Z. He, IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery.



1978 - 1982: Xi’an Jiao tong University, China, with B.Eng degree in electrical engineering

1982 - 1985: Graduate School of China institute of electric power Research Institute, China, with M.Sc degree in high voltage engineering

1995 - 2000: University of Manchester, the UK with a Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering



Her research area Is HVDC, HVDC grids, and off-shore HVDC

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