The TAMU College of Engineering has granted the 2020-2021 Dean of Engineering Excellence Award – Professor Level to Le Xie, Ph.D. professor at the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, Chancellor EDGES Fellow, and Presidential Impact Fellow. He is also the Assistant Director of Energy Digitization at the Texas A&M Energy Institute.
Dr. Xie received a B.E. in Electrical Engineering from Tsinghua University in 2004, S.M. in Engineering Sciences from Harvard in 2005, and Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Carnegie Mellon in 2009. His industry experience includes ISO-New England and Edison Mission Energy Marketing and Trading. His research interest includes modeling and control in data-rich large-scale systems, grid integration of clean energy resources, and electricity markets.
Dr. Xie received the U.S. National Science Foundation CAREER Award, and DOE Oak Ridge Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award. He was awarded the 2017 IEEE PES Outstanding Young Engineer Award. He was a recipient of a Texas A&M Dean of Engineering Excellence Award, ECE Outstanding Professor Award, and TEES Select Young Fellow. He is an Editor of IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, and the founding chair of the IEEE PES Subcommittee on Big Data & Analytics for Grid Operations. His group received the Best Paper awards at North American Power Symposium 2012, IEEE SmartGridComm 2013, HICSS 2019, and IEEE Sustainable Power & Energy Conference 2019. He chaired the 2018 NSF Workshop on Real-time Learning and Decision Making in Dynamical Systems.
His personal website can be accessed here.