Xiaoming Yuan received the B.Eng. degree from Shandong University, Jinan, China, in 1986, the M.Eng. degree from Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China, in 1993, and the Ph.D. degree from Federal University of Santa Catarina, Florianópolis, Brazil, in 1998 ,all in electrical engineering.
He was with Qilu Petrochemical Corporation, Zibo, China, from 1986 to 1990, where he was involved in the commissioning and testing of relaying and automation devices in power systems, adjustable speed drives, and high-power UPS systems. From 1998 to 2001, he was a Project Engineer with the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich, Switzerland, where he was involved in flexible ac transmission systems and power quality. From 2001 to 2008, he was with the GE Global Research Center, Shanghai, China, as the Manager of the Low Power Electronics Laboratory. From 2008 to 2010, he was with the GE Global Research Center, Niskayuna, NY, USA, as an Electrical Chief Engineer. His current research interests include stability and control of power system with multimachine multiconverters, control and grid-integration of renewable energy generations, and control of high voltage dc transmission systems.
Dr. Yuan was a recipient of the first prize paper award from the Industrial Power Converter Committee of the IEEE Industry Applications Society in 1999. He is a Distinguished Expert of the National Thousand Talents Program of China, and the Chief Scientist of the National Basic Research Program of China(973 Program).