Status in CURENT:

Yi is a postdoctoral research fellow at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville in Electrical

Engineering, with an anticipated ending date of 05/31/2017.

Biographic Info:

Hometown: Shanxi

Country: People’s Republic of China

Office Location: 411 Min H. Kao Building 

Email: ycui17@utk.edu

Faculty Advisor: Yilu Liu

Academic Background:

Institution: The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia

Degree: Ph.D in Electrical Engineering

Graduation Year: 2016

Institution: Southwest Jiaotong University, Chengdu, China 

Degree: M.S in Electrical Engineering

Graduation Year:2012

Institution:Southwest Jiaotong University, Chengdu, China 

Degree: B.S in Electrical Engineering

Graduation Year: 2009

Research Interests:

Power systems analysis, measurement based small signal stability, wide-area monitoring and control, sensor technology for online monitoring , condition assessment and fault diagnosis for power transformers , machine learning and computational intelligence, insulation ageing and life evaluation of transformers

Publications:

Y. Cui, H. Ma, T. Saha and C. Ekanayake, "Understanding Moisture Dynamics and Its Effect on Dielectric Response of Transformer Insulation," IEEE Trans. Power Delivery, vol.30, Issue 5, pp. 2195-2204, 2015.

Y. Cui, H. Ma and T. Saha, "Improvement of Power Transformer Insulation Diagnosis Using Oil Characteristics Data Preprocessed By SMOTEBoost Technique," IEEE Trans. Dielectr. Electr. Insul., vol.21, Issue 5, pp. 2363-2373, 2014.

D. Martin, Y. Cui, C. Ekanayake, H. Ma and T. Saha, "An Updated Model to Determine the Life Remaining of Transformer Insulation," IEEE Trans. Power Delivery, vol.30, Issue 1, pp. 395-402, 2015.

Y. Cui, H. Ma and T. Saha, "Pattern Recognition Techniques for Power Transformer Insulation Diagnosis - A Comparative Study Part 1: Framework, Literature, and Illustration," Int. T. Electr. Energy, vol.25, Issue 10, pp. 2247-2259, 2015.

Y. Cui, H. Ma and T. Saha, "Pattern Recognition Techniques for Power Transformer Insulation Diagnosis - A Comparative Study Part 2: Implementation, Case Study, and Statistical Analysis," Int. T. Electr. Energy, vol.25, Issue 10, pp. 2260-2274, 2015.

Y. Cui, H. Ma, T. Saha, C. Ekanayake and D. Martin, “Time Domain Diffusion-Driven Dielectric Response Model for Investigation of Moisture Dynamics in Transformers Insulation,” IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting (PESGM), July 26-30, 2015, Denver, Colorado, USA.

Y. Cui, H. Ma, T. Saha and C. Ekanayake, “A Diffusion-Driven Model for Investigating Moisture Effects on Dielectric Response Measurement of Transformer Insulation”, IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting (PESGM), July 27-31, 2014, Washington DC, USA

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