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Foundation degree in Power Systems
Lecturer with research interests in renewable power generation systems, power system transient analysis and
protection, active distribution systems and distributed generations, power
system simulation and power economics.
Qualifications & Education
2006 - 2007, Teaching Assistant, Department of Electrical Engineering, North China
Foundation degree program and ME3P01 Sustainable
and Renewable Technologies, BEng (Hons) Professional
Engineering (Power Systems)
- Renewable power
generation systems: including fault analysis, simulation and protection schemes
- Active distribution
systems: including Smart Grid infrastructure, distribution network planning,
and distributed generations.
Power system and
renewable power economics
Available to supervise PhD students
Membership of Professional Bodies
J. Yang, J. E. Fletcher, and J. O’Reilly, “Short-circuit and ground fault analysis and
location in VSC based dc network cables,” IEEE Transactions on Industrial
Electronics, invitation from the 2010 ISIE conference for special section
publication, accepted for publication and online, Jul. 2011, in press.
J. Yang, J. E. Fletcher, and J. O’Reilly, “Multi-terminal DC wind farm collection grid
internal fault analysis and protection design,” IEEE Transactions on Power
Delivery, vol. 25, no. 4, pp. 2308-2318, Oct. 2010.
J. Yang, J. E. Fletcher, and J. O’Reilly, “A series-dynamic-resistor-based converter
protection scheme for doubly-fed induction generator during various fault
conditions,” IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion, vol. 25, no. 2, pp.
422-432, Jun. 2010.
J. Yang, J. O’Reilly, and J. E. Fletcher, “Reliability enhancement of offshore wind farms
by redundancy analysis,” Journal of Automation of Electric Power Systems,
vol. 34, no. 4, pp. 84-91, Feb. 2010.
J. Yang, J. E. Fletcher, and J. O’Reilly, “Permanent Magnet Synchronous Generator based
Wind Power Generation System Fault Protection Schemes,” the 1st IET
Renewable Power Generation Conference, IET RPG 2011, Edinburgh, UK, 5-8 Sep.
J. Yang, J. E. Fletcher, and J. O’Reilly, “Protection scheme design for meshed VSC-HVDC
transmission systems for large-scale wind farms,” the 9th International
Conference on AC and DC Power Transmission, IET ACDC 2010, London, UK, 20-21
J. Yang, Y. Gao, and J. O’Reilly, “Permanent magnet synchronous generator
converter protection analysis during DC wind farm open-circuit fault
condition,” The 9th IEEE Annual Electrical Power and Energy
Conference 2009, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 22-23 Oct. 2009.
J. Yang, J. O’Reilly, and J. E. Fletcher, “Protection scheme switch-timing for doubly-fed
induction generator during fault conditions,” IEEE PowerTech 2009, Bucharest, Romania, 28 Jun. – 2
J. Yang, D. G. Dorrell, and J. E.
Fletcher, “A new converter
protection scheme for doubly-fed induction generators during disturbances,”
The 34th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics
Society, Orlando, Florida, USA, 10-13 Nov. 2008.