Yilu Liu News

Governor’s Chair Liu Named Fellow of National Academy of Inventors

Governor’s Chair for Power Electronics Yilu Liu has been named a 2016 fellow of the National Academy of Inventors. Liu serves as deputy director of the National Science Foundation–backed Center for Ultra-wide-area Resilient Electric Energy Transmission Networks—CURENT—which is housed in UT’s Tickle College of Engineering.

Tennessee’s Energy Fuels New TV Commercial

The energy of the university is on full display in the work and accomplishments of former Lady Vol and academic all-American Candace Parker and current Governor’s Chair for Power Electronics Yilu Liu. This energy is brought to light in UT’s new TV commercial. The spot will air during most televised Tennessee sporting events.

UT Leads Charge to Smart Grid with $18 Million Award

UT Knoxville will be at the forefront of research, education, and technology for sustainable energy systems with a five-year, $18 million award from the National Science Foundation and the U.S. Department of Energy. This is the first time UT Knoxville has been honored to lead an NSF Engineering Research Center and the first time an ERC will address power transmission systems.