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Peng Wang

Peng Wang

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
PO Box 999
Richland, WA 99352


Peng Wang joined Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in 2018. He received his Ph. D degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of California, Riverside, M. S. degree in Control Science and Engineering from Shanghai Jiao Tong University, and B. S. degree in Information and Computing Science from Shandong University. His research interests include marked-based (transactive) control and coordination, control and optimization of energy storage systems, distributed control and optimization of large-scale complex systems, and distributed computation.

Research Interests

  • Market-based transactive control and coordination
  • Control and optimization of energy storage systems
  • Distributed control and optimization of large-scale complex systems
  • Distributed computation

Education and Credentials

  • Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, University of California, Riverside
  • M. S., Control Science and Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University
  • B. S., Information and Computing Science, Shandong Universty

PNNL Publications


  • Wang D., K. Ma, P. Wang, J. Lian, and D.J. Hammerstrom. 2020. "Frequency-domain Flexibility Characterization of Heterogeneous End-use Loads for Grid Services." In IEEE Power & Energy Society Innovative Smart Grid Technologies Conference (ISGT 2020), February 17-20, 2020, Washington DC, 1-5. Piscataway, New Jersey:IEEE. PNNL-SA-147265. doi:10.1109/ISGT45199.2020.9087674


  • Jia S., C.P. Shen, I. Adachi, J. Ahn, H. Aihara, S. Al Said, and D. Asner, et al. 2019. "Search for omega(2012) -> Kxi(1530) -> Kpixi at Belle." Phys Rev D 100, no. 3:Article No. 032006. PNNL-SA-147076. doi:10.1103/PhysRevD.100.032006
  • Ma K., J. Lian, P. Wang, and D.J. Hammerstrom. 2019. "Transactive Coordination of Flexible Loads with Energy Storage through Day-ahead Scheduling." In Proceedings of the IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting (PESGM 2019), August 4-8, 2019, Atlanta, GA. Piscataway, New Jersey:IEEE. PNNL-SA-139401. doi:10.1109/PESGM40551.2019.8973491
  • Ma K., P. Wang, T. Ramachandran, J. Lian, and D.J. Hammerstrom. 2019. "Optimal Iterative Method for Network Utility Maximization with Intertemporal Constraints." In 3rd IEEE Conference on Control Technology and Applications (CCTA 2019), August 19-21, 2019, Hong Kong, China, 543-548. Piscataway, New Jersey:IEEE. PNNL-SA-138370. doi:10.1109/CCTA.2019.8920423
  • Reiman A.P., A. Somani, M.E. Alam, P. Wang, D. Wu, and K. Kalsi. 2019. "Power Factor Correction in Feeders with Distributed Photovoltaics Using Residential Appliances as Virtual Batteries." IEEE Access 7. PNNL-SA-142759. doi:10.1109/ACCESS.2019.2928568
  • Wang P., B.P. Bhattarai, J. Lian, D.J. Hammerstrom, and K. Ma. 2019. "A Unified Virtual Battery Model for Responsive Assets." In Proceedings of the IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting (PESGM 2019), August 4-8, 2019, Atlanta, GA. Piscataway, New Jersey:IEEE. PNNL-SA-139440. doi:10.1109/PESGM40551.2019.8974107
  • Wang P., D. Wu, and J. Wang. 2019. "Impacts of Lock-off Time on Virtual Battery Model from Thermostatically Controlled Loads." In IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting (PESGM 2019), August 4-8, 2019. Piscataway, New Jersey:IEEE. PNNL-SA-139486. doi:10.1109/PESGM40551.2019.8973442
  • Wang P., S. Mou, J. Lian, and W. Ren. 2019. "Solving a system of linear equations: From centralized to distributed methods." Annual Reviews in Control 47. PNNL-SA-141094. doi:10.1016/j.arcontrol.2019.04.008


  • Bhattarai B.P., D.J. Hammerstrom, and P. Wang. 2018. "Definition of Market Performance Metrics to Enable Design and Valuation of Retail Transactive Energy System Markets." In 6th IEEE Conference on Technologies for Sustainability. Piscataway, New Jersey:IEEE. PNNL-SA-137449. doi:10.1109/SusTech.2018.8671375
  • Wang P., Y. Gao, N. Yu, W. Ren, J. Lian, and D. Wu. 2018. "Communication-efficient Distributed Solutions to a System of Linear Equations with Laplacian Sparse Structure." In 2018 IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), 3367-3372. Piscataway, New Jersey:IEEE. PNNL-SA-133154. doi:10.1109/CDC.2018.8619387

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