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Gilsoo Jang, Ph. D.
  • Professor, School of Electrical Engineering, Korea University
  • Director, Advanced Power System Research Center, Korea University
  • Anam-dong, Seongbuk-gu, Seoul 136-713, Korea
  • Phone : +82-2-3290-3246 Fax : +82-2-3290-3692
Education
  • Ph.D. Electrical Engineering (Electric Power Systems) Auguest 1994 - August 1997
    Iowa State University, Ames, IowaMajor Professor : Dr. Vijay Vittal
    Dissertation:Nonlinear Control Design for Stressed Power Systems Using the Normal Forms of Vector Fields
  • M.S. Electrical Engineering March 1992 - February 1994
    Korea University, Seoul,Korea
    Thesis : Analysis of Small Signal Stability of Large-Scale Power Systems
  • B.S. Electrical Engineering March 1986 - February 1991
    Korea University, Seoul, Korea
Professional Experience
  • Editor, IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, IEEE, USA (1/11 - present)
  • Associate Dean, College of Engineering, Korea University, Seoul, Korea (3/11 – 3/13)
  • Visiting Associate Professor, Dept. of Electrical Engineering, Cornell University, NY, USA (1/06 – 1/07)
  • Professor, School of Electrical Engineering, Korea University, Seoul, Korea (3/08 – present)
  • Associate Professor, School of Electrical Engineering, Korea University, Seoul, Korea (3/03 – 2/08)
  • Assistant Professor, School of Electrical Engineering, Korea University, Seoul, Korea (3/00 – 2/03)
  • Senior Research Engineer, Power Systems Lab., Korea Electric Power Research Institute, Daejon, Korea (8/98 – 2/00)
  • Visiting Scientist, Dept. of Electrical & Computer Engineering, Iowa State University, IA, USA (9/97 – 8/98)
  • Research Assistant, Dept. of Electrical & Computer Engineering, Iowa State University, IA, USA (1/95 - 8/97)
  • Research Engineer, Samsung Heavy Industry, Changwon, Korea (2/91 - 10/91)
Memberships
  • Senior Member, IEEE Power Engineering Society, Seoul Section Secretary & treasurer (1995 ~ )
  • Senior Member, KIEE (Korean Institute of Electrical Engineers), Division director, Financial Director, International Director (1992 ~ )
  • Member, KSEE (Korean Society for Engineering Education)
  • The Korean National Committee of CIGRE AORC Representative, the chief technical officer (2009 ~ )
  • IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, Editor (2011 ~ 2016)
Research Interests
  • Power System Dynamics and Controls
  • Power Quality
  • Integration of Renewable Energy Resources
  • Applications of Power Electronics to Power System
Honors and Awards
  • MKE Minister Citation Award, Oct. 30, 2012
  • Who’s Who in Science and Engineering 2006~2009
  • KIEE Award, 2006, 2007, 2013 and 2015
  • Yeonam Foundation Fellowship, 2006
  • Korea University Best Teacher Award, 2009, 2010, 2015, and 2019
  • IEEE Seoul Section Award, 2016
  • Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy, commendation from minister, 2017
  • Ministry of Knowledge Economy, 2012
Books or Chapters of Books
  • C. Kim, G. Jang, S. Lim, J. Choo, “HVDC and Power Electronics,” Life & Power Press, February 2006
  • G. Jang,  J. Cha, “Understanding Electric Power Systems (Korean Version),” Kyowoo Publishing, January 2007
  • C. Kim, V. K. Sood, G. Jang, S. Lim, S. Lee, “HVDC Transmission: Power Conversion Applications in Power Systems,” Wiley, April 2009
  • C. Kim, S. Moon, K. Hur, J. Kim, G. Jang, "HVDC Transmission+1: MMC based VSC Technology in Power Systems," World Scientific, July 2020