Le Xie, Ph.D., Fellow of IEEE

Segers Family Dean’s Excellence Professor
Chancellor EDGES Fellow, and  Presidential Impact Fellow
Engineering Dean’s Research Fellow
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Associate Director-Energy Digitization, Texas A&M Energy Institute

Email: le.xie@tamu.edu  [Department Profile Page]

Announcements & News

  • We are excited to announce a new initiative on blockchain and energy, available at Texas A&M Blockchain and Energy Initiative.
  • Prof. Xie is appointed as the Engineering Dean’s Research Fellow in the academic year 2022-2023, he will coordinate the energy cluster research that is happening in the College of Engineering at Texas A&M.
  • We congratulate 3 recent postdoc/Ph.D.s who have joined academia as Tenure-track Assistant Professors:
    Dr. Tong Huang, ECE Department at San Diego State University
    Dr. Sivaranjani (Siva) Seetharaman, School of Industrial Engineering at Purdue University
    Dr. Bin Wang, ECE Department of the University of Texas at San Antonio
  • Prof. Xie and collaborators have published a new article to appear in Patterns (Cell Press), entitled “Energy System Digitization in the Era of AI: A Three-Layered Approach towards Carbon Neutrality”. Preprint available here.
  • Prof. Xie and collaborators have published a new article to appear in Proceedings of the IEEE, entitled “On an Information and Control Architecture for Future Electric Energy Systems”. Paper available online at: https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/9951598.
  • Prof. Xie and collaborators have published a new article to appear in Nature Scientific Data, entitled “PSML: A Multi-scale Time-series Dataset with Benchmarks for Machine Learning in Decarbonized Energy Grids”. Preprint available at arXiv.
  • Prof. Xie and collaborators have published a new article to appear in Proceeding of the IEEE, entitled “Massively Digitized Power Grid: Opportunities and Challenges of Use-inspired AI”. Preprint available at arXiv.
  • Prof. Xie was appointed Segers Family Dean’s Excellence Professor in the College of Engineering, effective May 1, 2022
  • Prof. Xie is appointed an IEEE Power and Energy Society Distinguished Lecturer, effective March 2022
  • Prof. Xie serves as an Associate Editor for IEEE Transactions on Power Systems effective January 2022
  • Prof. Xie is elevated to the Fellow of IEEE (Class of 2022) [Press Release]
  • A new paper PyProD: A Machine Learning-Friendly Platform for Protection Analytics in Distribution Systems has been accepted for publication in HICSS 2022
  • A new paper An Open-source Extendable Model and Corrective Measure Assessment of the 2021 Texas Power Outage is published in Advances in Applied Energy
  • An Op-Ed on grid infrastructure published at the Hill
  • New paper on retail rate structure, to appear in Utilities Policy. News Article
  • Prof. Xie receives Technical Committee on Cyber-Physical Systems Mid-Career Award
  • A commentary article “Towards Carbon-neutral Electricity and Mobility: Is the Grid Infrastructure Ready?”  has just been accepted by Joule.
  • New paper Computing Essential Sets for Convex and Non-convex Scenario Problems: Theory and Application  has been accepted by the IEEE Transactions on Control of Network Systems
  • An open-source model and data to analyze the 2021 Texas power outage
  • Prof. Xie is awarded the 2021 Dean of Engineering Excellence Award (Professor Level).
  • Article about the 2021 ERCOT blackout: Opinion: What went wrong with Texas’s power failure and how to fix it by Le Xie, Mark Barteau, Chanan Singh, and Efstratios Pistikopoulos. (Link from Texas A&M Today)
  • Interview reports about the 2021 ERCOT blackout:
  • The paper A Neural Lyapunov Approach to Transient Stability Assessment in Interconnected Microgrids has received the Best Paper Award in HICSS-54
  • The paper A Cross-Domain Approach to Analyzing the Short-Run Impact of COVID-19 on the U.S. Electricity Sector has been accepted by Joule for publication!
  • Dr. Xie’s research is featured at Texas A&M Engineering News about Power Electronics at the Network Edge
  • COVID-19 Impact on Energy Consumption in ERCOT: Interview by 25abc
  • Prof. Xie received the Chancellor Enhancing Development and Generating Excellence in Scholarship (EDGES) Fellows in June 2020
  • A collaborative paper by T. Huang, H. Sun, K. Kim, D. Nikovski, and L. Xie, “A Holistic Framework for Parameter Coordination of Interconnected Microgrids against Disasters” has been selected as one of the Best Conference Paper for IEEE PES General Meeting 2020. Congratulations to Tong!
  • Combined data hub of Electricity Market and COVID-19 data COVID-EMDA is online! News Report from Texas A&M Energy Institute; News Clip from KBTX TV; IEEE Spectrum news article
  • Dr. Xie gave a Webinar on Massively Digitized Power Grid
  • US Department of Energy (DOE) provided funding to advance solar technologies. Dr. Xie’s team received 4.4 million for their project “Secure Monitoring and Control of Solar PV Systems through Dynamic Watermarking.”
  • Students from Dr. Xie’s group Won Best Paper Awards at IEEE Sustainable Power & Energy Conference in China.
  • Dr. Xie became the site principal investigator (PI) at Texas A&M for the Institute for Data-Intensive Research.
  • Dr. Xie is part of the organizing committee for the NSF Workshop on Machine Learning and Data Science for Power Systems.
  • Graduate student Sadegh Modarresi graduted with Ph.D., congratulations Sadgeh!
  • Dr. Xie is organizing the NSF workshop on Real-time Learning and Decision Making in Dynamical Systems(February 12-13, 2018).
  • Graduate student Meng Wu graduated with Ph.D, she started her new career at Arizona State University as an assistant professor. Congratulations Meng!
  • Big data in electric power industry: Texas A&M organizes 2017 ISAP Conference and IEEE Big Data Workshop.
  • Researchers to develop technology restoring power in Hurricane Harvey-hit areas with NSF RAPID grant.
  • Dr. Le Xie received the Outstanding Young Engineering Award (杰出青年工程师奖) from IEEE PES for his contribution to the power systems analytics research and leadership in big data (2017 PES General Meeting, Chicago, IL).
  • Xinbo Geng received the honorable mention for the graduate student poster contest at the 2017 PESGM for the poster entitled “Look-ahead Coordination of Reactive Power Support Devices with High Renewables ”. Congratulations Xinbo!
  • Texas A&M’s IEEE student chapter named North America’s top performer
  • Student-run 2017 Texas Power and Energy Conference kicks off on campus
  • Grid-X initiative hosts “Workshop on Architecture and Economics of the Future Grid”
  • Benjamin Wiseman and Jonathan Snograss were awarded with Powell fellowship. Congratulations, Benjamin and Jonathan!
  • Meng Wu was selected as the teaching fellow of the Dwight Look College of Enginnering, Texas A&M University. Congratulations Meng!
  • Graduate student Yun Zhang graduated with Ph.D. Congratulations Yun!
  • Graduate student Omar A. Urquidez graduated with Ph.D. Congratulations Omar!
  • Graduate student Yang Chen graduated with Ph.D. Congratulations Yang!
  • Professor Le Xie was awarded Dean of Engineering Excellence Award in May 2015.
  • Xinbo Geng received the Best M.Sc Student award of the Dwight Look College of Engineering, Texas A&M University, in September 2015. Congratulations Xinbo!
  • Meng Wu received the Best Ph.D Student award of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Texas A&M University, for her outstanding performance in Ph.D programs, in August 2015. Congratulations Meng!
  • Xinbo Geng received the Best M.Sc Student award of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Texas A&M University, for his outstanding performance in M.Sc programs, in August 2015. Congratulations Xinbo!