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Henry Huang

Division Director, Energy Systems and Infrastructure Analysis, Argonne National Laboratory, USA


Zhenyu (Henry) Huang is Division Director of Energy Systems and Infrastructure Analysis at Argonne National Laboratory. He leads an organization devoted to developing and using analytical tools and technologies to help decision makers lead the transition to efficient, clean, renewable energy and ensure a robust and secure U.S. grid. He formerly served as a distinguished Laboratory Fellow at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) and research professor at Washington State University. Dr. Huang’s expertise extends to policy advising, particularly as a Policy Advisor for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)’s Undersecretary for Science and Innovation, where he led significant initiatives such as the DOE’s Grid Modernization Initiative and the White House’s Net Zero Grid and Electrification Game Changers Initiative. Within PNNL, Dr. Huang led key portfolios in power electronics and renewable integration and served as the Deputy Sector Manager for grid research. His research interests encompass high-performance computing, data analytics, and optimization and control for power and energy systems dominated by inverters and renewables. Before joining PNNL in 2003, Dr. Huang conducted extensive research in power system stability and analysis at various academic institutions, including the University of Alberta, McGill University, and the University of Hong Kong. He has over 200 peer-reviewed publications. He is a Fellow of IEEE. He received his B. Eng. from Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China and Ph.D. degree from Tsinghua University, Beijing, China.

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