Prof. Yi Zhang
Biography: Yi Zhang joined RTDS Technologies Inc. in 2000, where he now serves as Vice-President R&D and Chief Technology Officer (CTO). Dr. Zhang has over 31 years of experiences working in power system simulation and analysis. His expertise includes the Real Time EMT Simulation, Voltage Stability and HVDC, etc. As a principal member of the RTDS development team, Dr. Zhang developed many simulation models on RTDS Real Time Simulator in the past over 22 years. At present, he leads the research and development activities in RTDS Technologies. Dr. Zhang obtained Ph.D. degree from Shanghai Jiao Tong University and The University of Manitoba. He is a registered professional engineer in the province of Manitoba. Dr. Zhang also serves as an adjunct professor at the University of Manitoba Canada and Hunan University China, and an editor of IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery. Dr. Zhang is a Fellow of IEEE, a Fellow of Engineering Institute of Canada, and a Fellow of Canadian Academy of Engineering.