Women in Power: Females in Research

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The event, initiated by Dr. Jiawei Wang (currently under the Villum Postdoc programme for excellent young femal scientists), aims to initiate a new subgroup under the IEEE PES Women in Power (WiP) committee for all-female power and energy researchers in Denmark, in order to encourage young female researchers in electrical engineering to be more confident, by sharing their personal experiences and talking to role models. 

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  • Date: 31 May 2021
  • Time: 01:00 PM to 03:00 PM
  • All times are (UTC+01:00) Copenhagen
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Yi Zong


Female in Research – My experience at CEE/DTU

Sharing of more than 20 years experience of doing research and education in Denmark as a female researcher and scientist.


Yi Zong (M'12) was born in Wuhan, Hubei province, China, on August 21, 1971. She received a Ph.D. degree in System Engineering and Automation in 2006, at the University Complutense of Madrid, Spain. Her employment experience included the Wuhan Institute of Technology, China. Since 2007 she had been employed as Post.doc and Scientist at the Program of Wind Energy System and Intelligent Energy System at Risø National Laboratory for Sustainable Energy, Technical University of Denmark. She is currently a Senior Scientist at the Center for Electric Power and Energy, Department of Electrical Engineering, Risø Campus, Technical University of Denmark. Her special fields of interest include advanced and intelligent control for the integration of distributed energy resources in the future energy systems


Part 1: Opening (Dr. Jiawei Wang)

Part 2: Experience sharing (Dr. Yi Zong)

Part 3: Open discussion