Dr Jiajia Yang received his B.E. degree from Northeast Electric Power University, China, M.E. degree from Zhejiang University, China, and Ph.D. degree from the University of New South Wales, Australia, in 2011, 2014 and 2018 respectively, all in electrical engineering. 

He is an experienced power network modelling and planning professional with both industrial and research background in the Australian power energy industry.

He was as a Senior Research Associate at the University of New South Wales (UNSW), on research topics including power system operation and optimization, smart grid, electricity markets, network modelling/planning for renewable integration.

He also worked in the frontline of energy transitions in Australia, as a Senior Power System Analysis Engineer and providing technical support to multiple flagship Renewable Energy Zone (REZ) programs and Transmission Network Planning projects. 

He is a Senior Member of IEEE.

Dr Jiajia Yang joined James Cook University, Townsville, Australia in 2023 as a Senior Lecturer in renewable energy and electrical engineering.

  • EE3400: Power Engineering 1 (Level 3; CNS & TSV)
  • EE4400: Power Engineering 2 (Level 4; TSV)
  • EE5500: Sustainable Power Generation and Distribution (Level 5; TSV)
  • EG5311: Research Project 1 (Level 5; CNS & TSV)
  • Senior Power System Engineer
  • Senior Member of IEEE
  • Power system operation and optimization
  • Data science in smart grids
  • Electricity markets for renewable-rich power systems
  • Network modelling/planning for renewable integration
  • Localized / P2P electricity trading
  • Hydrogen economy
  • Renewable Energy
  • Power Engineering
  • 2023 to present - Senior Lecturer, James Cook University (Townsville, QLD, Australia)
  • 2022 to 2023 - Senior Power System Engineer, EnergyCo - NSW Government (Sydney, NSW, Australia)
  • 2018 to 2022 - Senior Research Associate, University of New South Wales (Sydney, NSW, Australia)
Research Disciplines
Socio-Economic Objectives
  • 2023 - High Impact Research Paper, journal of Energy Conversion and Economics
  • 2023 - Outstanding Editorial Board Member, journal of Energy Conversion and Economics
  • 2022 - IEEE PES General Meeting Best Paper Awards, IEEE
  • 2020 - Premium Paper Awards, journal of Energy Conversion and Economics
  • 2018 - Best Research Paper Award, journal of Electric Power Construction
  • 2023 - IEEE Senior Member

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