Refereed Conference Papers (published/accepted)

[99] Zahra Saadatizadeh, and Xiaodong Liang, "ZVS/ZCS Three-Winding Coupled Inductor Based Non-isolated Bidirectional DC-DC Converter with Ripples Elimination at High Current Port and MPPT of Photovoltaic Systems," accepted by the 47th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IECON 2021) on Sept. 17, 2021.

[98] Zahra Saadatizadeh, and Xiaodong Liang, "A Novel Expandable Diode-Capacitor Based DC-DC Converter with High Voltage Gains," accepted by the 47th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IECON 2021) on Sept. 17, 2021.

[97] Shah Mohammad Rezwanul Haque Shawon*, Md Abu Saaklayen*, and Xiaodong Liang, "Wind Speed Forecasting by Conventional Statistical Methods and Machine Learning Techniques," accepted by the annual IEEE Canada Electrical Power and Energy Conference (EPEC2021) on Sept. 17, 2021.

[96] Uzair Zaman*, Hamid Teimourzadeh, Elias Hassani Sangani*, Xiaodong Liang, and Chi Yung Chung, "Wind Speed Forecasting Using ARMA and Neural Network Models," accepted by the annual IEEE Canada Electrical Power and Energy Conference (EPEC2021) on Sept. 15, 2021.

[95] Aman Samson Mogos, Md. Salauddin, Xiaodong Liang, and Chi Yung Chung, "Very Short-Term Wind Speed Prediction Techniques Using Machine Learning," Accepted by 2021 Canadian Conference of Electrical and Computer Engineering on July 21, 2021.

[94] Mehdi Abbasipour*, Mosayeb Afshari Igder*, and Xiaodong Liang, "Data-Driven Wind Speed Forecasting Techniques Using Hybrid Neural Network Methods," Accepted by the 2021 Canadian Conference of Electrical and Computer Engineering on July 21, 2021.

[93] Xiaodong Liang, and Mehdi Abbasipour*, "HVDC Transmission and Its Potential Application in Remote Communities: a Review," accepted by 2021 56th IEEE Industry Applications Society (IAS) Annual Meeting.

[92] Xiaodong Liang, Md Abu Saaklayen*, Mosayeb Afshari Igder*, Shah Mohammad Rezwanul Haque Shawon*, and Sherif O. Faried, "Microgrid Formation and Service Restoration in Distribution Systems: a Review," accepted by 2021 56th IEEE Industry Applications Society (IAS) Annual Meeting.

[91] Chenyang Wang, Xiaodong Liang, and Emerson Adajar, "Effective Design and Testing of Portable Equipotential Zone Mats", accepted by 57th IEEE Industrial and Commercial Power System (I&CPS) Technical Conference, pp. 1-7, held virtually on April 27-30, 2021.

[90] Iraj Rahimi Pordanjani, Xiaodong Liang, Yunfei Wang, and Astried Schneider, "Single-Phase Ferroresonance in an Ungrounded System Causing Surge Arresters Failure during the System Energization", accepted by 57th IEEE Industrial and Commercial Power System (I&CPS) Technical Conference, pp. 1-8, held virtually on April 27-30, 2021.

[89] Md Nasmus Sakib Khan Shabbir*, Xiaodong Liang, Weixing Li, and Nahidul Khan, “Analytical Approach Based Reactive Power Capability Curve for DFIG Wind Power Plants,” Proceedings of 55th IEEE Industry Applications Society Annual Meeting, pp.1-9, Detroit, Michigan USA, October 11 - 15, 2020.

[88] Chenyang Wang, Xiaodong Liang, Emerson Adajar, and Paul Loewen, “Seasonal Variations of Tower Footing Impedance in Various Transmission Line Grounding Systems”, Proceedings of 55th IEEE Industry Applications Society Annual Meeting, pp.1-8, Detroit, Michigan USA, October 11 - 15, 2020.

[87] Shafi Md Kawsar Zaman*, Xiaodong Liang, and Lihong Zhang, "Induction Motor Fault Diagnosis Using Graph-Based Semi-Supervised Learning," Proceedings of 33rd Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering (CCECE), pp. 1-5, London, Ontario, Canada, April 26-29, 2020.

[86] Md Nasmus Sakib Khan Shabbir*, and Xiaodong Liang, "A DFFT and Coherence Analysis-Based Fault Diagnosis Approach for Induction Motors Fed by Variable Frequency Drives," Proceedings of 33rd Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering (CCECE), pp. 1-5, London, Ontario, Canada, April 26-29, 2020.

[85] Shafi Md Kawsar Zaman*, Xiaodong Liang, and Huaguang Zhang, "Graph-Based Semi-Supervised Learning for Induction Motors Single- and Multi-Fault Diagnosis Using Stator Current Signal," Proceedings of 56th IEEE Industrial and Commercial Power System (I&CPS) Technical Conference, pp. 1-10, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States, April 27-30, 2020.

[84] Chowdhury Andalib-Bin-Karim*, Xiaodong Liang, Weixing Li, Massimo Mitolo, and Md Nasmus Sakib Khan Shabbir*, "Improving Reactive Power Sharing in Microgrids by Adaptive Virtual Impedance Approach," Proceedings of 56th IEEE Industrial and Commercial Power System (I&CPS) Technical Conference, pp. 1-10, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States, April 27-30, 2020.

[83] Hla U May Marma*, and Xiaodong Liang, "Composite Load Model and Transfer Function Based Load Model for High Motor Composition Load", Proceedings of the 2019 annual IEEE Canada Electrical Power and Energy Conference (EPEC), pp. 1-5, Montréal, Québec, Canada on October 16-18, 2019.

[82] Mohammad Zawad Ali*, Md Nasmus Sakib Khan Shabbir*, Shafi Md Kawsar Zaman*, and Xiaodong Liang, “Machine Learning Based Fault Diagnosis for Single- and Multi-Faults for Induction Motors Fed by Variable Frequency Drives”, Proceedings of 54th IEEE Industry Applications Society (IAS) Annual Meeting, pp. 1-14, Baltimore, Maryland, United States, September 29th - October 3rd, 2019.

[81] Xiaodong Liang, Mohammad Zawad Ali*, and Huaguang Zhang, "Fault Diagnosis for Induction Motors Using Finite Element Method – A Review", Proceedings of 54th IEEE Industry Applications Society (IAS) Annual Meeting, pp. 1-11, Baltimore, Maryland, United States, September 29th - October 3rd, 2019.

[80] Chenyang Wang*, Xiaodong Liang, and Fabio Freschi, “Factors Affecting Induced Voltages on Underground Pipelines due to Inductive Coupling with Nearby Transmission Lines”, Proceedings of 54th IEEE Industry Applications Society (IAS) Annual Meeting, pp. 1-8, Baltimore, Maryland, United States, September 29th - October 3rd, 2019.

[79] Hla U May Marma*, Xiaodong Liang, Weixing Li, and Huaguang Zhang, “Comparative Study of Transfer Function Based Load Model and Composite Load Model”, Proceedings of 54th IEEE Industry Applications Society (IAS) Annual Meeting, pp. 1-13, Baltimore, Maryland, United States, September 29th - October 3rd, 2019.

[78] Matthew Carter*, and Xiaodong Liang, "Implementation of Power System Stabilizers in a Power Grid: A Case Study," Proceedings of IEEE Canadian Conference of Electrical and Computer Engineering (CCECE) 2019, pp. 1-4, Edmonton, AB, Canada, May 5-8, 2019.

[77] Muhammad Sifatul Alam Chowdhury*, and Xiaodong Liang, "Comparative Characteristic Analysis of Circular and Double D Power Pads for Electric Vehicle Wireless Charging Systems," Proceedings of IEEE Canadian Conference of Electrical and Computer Engineering (CCECE) 2019, pp. 1-4, Edmonton, AB, Canada, May 5-8, 2019.

[76] Muhammad Sifatul Alam Chowdhury*, and Xiaodong Liang, "Design of a Ferrite-Less Power Pad for Wireless Charging Systems of Electric Vehicles," Proceedings of IEEE Canadian Conference of Electrical and Computer Engineering (CCECE) 2019, pp. 1-4, Edmonton, AB, Canada, May 5-8, 2019.

[75] Shafi Md Kawsar Zaman*, Hla U May Marma*, and Xiaodong Liang, "Broken Rotor Bar Fault Diagnosis for Induction Motors Using Power Spectral Density and Complex Continuous Wavelet Transform Methods," Proceedings of IEEE Canadian Conference of Electrical and Computer Engineering (CCECE) 2019, pp. 1-4, Edmonton, AB, Canada, May 5-8, 2019.

[74] Mohammad Zawad Ali*, and Xiaodong Liang, "Induction Motor Fault Diagnosis Using Discrete Wavelet Transform," Proceedings of IEEE Canadian Conference of Electrical and Computer Engineering (CCECE) 2019, pp. 1-4, Edmonton, AB, Canada, May 5-8, 2019.

[73] Muhammad Sifatul Alam Chowdhury*, and Xiaodong Liang, "Power Transfer Efficiency Evaluation of Different Power Pads for Electric Vehicle’s Wireless Charging Systems", Proceedings of IEEE Canadian Conference of Electrical and Computer Engineering (CCECE) 2019, pp. 1-4, Edmonton, AB, Canada, May 5-8, 2019.

[72] Yunfei Wang, Xiaodong Liang, Iraj Rahimi Pordanjani, Ryan Cui, Ali Jafari, and Colin Clark, "Ferroresonance Causing Sustained High Voltage at A De-energized 138 kV Bus: A Case Study," Proceedings of 55th IEEE Industrial & Commercial Power Systems (I&CPS) Technical Conference, pp. 1-9, Calgary, AB, Canada, May 6– 9, 2019.

[71] Yu Zhang, Ting Hu, Xiaodong Liang, Mohammad Zawad Ali*, and Md Nasmus Sakib Khan Shabbir*, "Fault Detection and Classification for Induction Motors using Genetic Programming", Proceedings of the 22nd European Conference on Genetic Programming (EuroGP), Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol. 11451, pp.178-193, April 2019.

[70] Xiaodong Liang, Xiaodi Yan*, and Nahidul Khan, "Measurement-Based Characteristic Curves at Point of Interconnection of Wind Farms", Proceedings of The 18th annual IEEE Canada Electrical Power and Energy Conference (EPEC 2018), pp. 1-5, Toronto, ON, Canada, October 10-11, 2018.

[69] Xiaodong Liang, and Ahmad El-Kadri, "Factors Affecting Electrical Submersible Pump Systems Operation", Proceedings of The 18th annual IEEE Canada Electrical Power and Energy Conference (EPEC 2018), pp. 1-6, Toronto, ON, Canada, October 10-11, 2018.

[68] Mohammad Zawad Ali*, Md Nasmus Sakib Khan Shabbir*, Xiaodong Liang, Yu Zhang, and Ting Hu, "Experimental Investigation of Machine Learning Based Fault Diagnosis for Induction Motors", Proceedings of 2018 IEEE Industry Applications Society (IAS) Annual Meeting, pp. 1-14, Portland, OR, USA, September 23 - 27, 2018.

[67] Md Nasmus Sakib Khan Shabbir*, Xiaodong Liang, Weixing Li, Anh Minh Le*, and Nahidul Khan, "A Data-Driven Voltage Control Approach for Grid-Connected Wind Power Plants", Proceedings of 2018 IEEE Industry Applications Society (IAS) Annual Meeting, pp. 1-14, Portland, OR, USA, September 23 - 27, 2018.

[66] Xiaodong Liang, and Muhammad Sifatul Alam Chowdhury*, "Emerging Wireless Charging Systems for Electric Vehicles – Achieving High Power Transfer Efficiency: A Review", Proceedings of 2018 IEEE Industry Applications Society (IAS) Annual Meeting, pp. 1-14, Portland, OR, USA, September 23 - 27, 2018.

[65] Amir Ahadi*, and Xiaodong Liang, "Wind Speed Time Series Predicted by Neural Network", Proceedings of the 31st Annual IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering (CCECE 2018), pp. 1-4, Québec City, Québec, Canada, May 13-16, 2018.

[64] Amir Ahadi*, and Xiaodong Liang, "Generation Adequacy Evaluation Using Fuzzy C–Means Method – A Case Study", Proceedings of the 31st Annual IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering (CCECE 2018), pp. 1-4, Québec City, Québec, Canada, May 13-16, 2018.

[63] Kenneth Edomwandekhoe*, and Xiaodong Liang, "Current Spectral Analysis of Broken Rotor Bar Faults for Induction Motors", Proceedings of the 31st Annual IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering (CCECE 2018), pp. 1-5, Québec City, Québec, Canada, May 13-16, 2018.

[62] Md Nasmus Sakib Khan Shabbir*, Mohammad Zawad Ali*, Muhammad Sifatul Alam Chowdhury*, and Xiaodong Liang, “A Probabilistic Approach for Peak Load Demand Forecasting”, Proceedings of the 31st Annual IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering (CCECE 2018), pp. 1-4, Québec City, Québec, Canada, May 13-16, 2018.

[61] Md Nasmus Sakib Khan Shabbir*, and Xiaodong Liang, “Feasibility Analysis and Design of a Concentrated Solar Power Plant”, Proceedings of the 31st Annual IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering (CCECE 2018), pp. 1-4, Québec City, Québec, Canada, May 13-16, 2018.

[60] Muhammad Sifatul Alam Chowdhury*, Md. Arman Uddin, Khandakar Abdulla Al Mamun, Xiaodong Liang, and Amir Ahadi*, “Concentrated Solar Power Generation in A Remote Island”, Proceedings of the 31st Annual IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering (CCECE 2018), pp. 1-4, Québec City, Québec, Canada, May 13-16, 2018.

[59] Mohammad Zawad Ali*, Md Nasmus Sakib Khan Shabbir*, Muhammad Sifatul Alam Chowdhury*, Arko Ghosh, and Xiaodong Liang, “Regression Models of Critical Parameters Affecting Peak Load Demand Forecasting”, Proceedings of the 31st Annual IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering (CCECE 2018), pp. 1-4, Québec City, Québec, Canada, May 13-16, 2018.

[58] Yunfei Wang*, Xiaodong Liang, Michael Jackman, and Hooman Mazin, "Root Cause Investigation of Over-Current Ground Relay Tripping during Energizing Parallel Autotransformers", Proceedings of IEEE 54th Industrial and Commercial Power Systems (I&CPS) Conference, pp. 1-11, Niagara Falls, ON, Canada, May 7-10, 2018.

[57] Kenneth Edomwandekhoe*, and Xiaodong Liang, "Advanced Feature Selection for Broken Rotor Bar Faults in Induction Motors", Proceedings of IEEE 54th Industrial and Commercial Power Systems (I&CPS) Conference, pp. 1-10, Niagara Falls, ON, Canada, May 7-10, 2018.

[56] Xiaodong Liang, Yi He*, Massimo Mitolo, and Weixing Li, "Support Vector Machine Based Dynamic Load Model Using Synchrophasor Data", Proceedings of IEEE 54th Industrial and Commercial Power Systems (I&CPS) Conference, pp. 1-11, Niagara Falls, ON, Canada, May 7-10, 2018.

[55] Xiaodong Liang, “A Universal Synchrophasor Based Test Platform”, Proceedings of the 17th annual IEEE Canada Electrical Power and Energy Conference (EPEC 2017), pp. 1-6, Saskatoon, SK, Canada, October 22-25, 2017.

[54] Xiaodong Liang, “Temperature Estimation and Vibration Monitoring for Induction Motors”, Proceedings of the 17th annual IEEE Canada Electrical Power and Energy Conference (EPEC 2017), pp. 1-6, Saskatoon, SK, Canada, October 22-25, 2017.

[53] Chowdhury Andalib-Bin-Karim*, Xiaodong Liang, and Huaguang Zhang, “Fuzzy Secondary Controller Based Virtual Synchronous Machine Control Scheme for Microgrids”, Proceedings of 2017 IEEE Industry Applications Society (IAS) Annual Meeting, pp. 1-14, Cincinnati, OH, USA, October 1- 5, 2017.

[52] Xiaodong Liang, and Chowdhury Andalib-Bin-Karim*, “Harmonic Mitigation through Advanced Control Methods in Grid-Connected Renewable Energy Sources”, Proceedings of 2017 IEEE Industry Applications Society (IAS) Annual Meeting, pp. 1-12, Cincinnati, OH, USA, October 1- 5, 2017.

[51] Xiaodong Liang, and Kenneth Ik Edomwandekhoe*, “Condition Monitoring Techniques for Induction Motors”, Proceedings of 2017 IEEE Industry Applications Society (IAS) Annual Meeting, pp. 1-10, Cincinnati, OH, USA, October 1- 5, 2017.

[50] Xiaodong Liang, Hooman Erfanian Mazin, and Syed Enam Reza*, "Probabilistic Generation and Transmission Planning With Renewable Energy Integration", Proceedings of 2017 IEEE Industrial and Commercial Power Systems (I&CPS) Conference, pp. 1-9, May 7th - 11th, Niagara Falls, ON, Canada, 2017.

[49] Amir Ahadi*, Xiaodong Liang, and Weixing Li, "An Analytical Method for Wind Energy Potential, Reliability, and Cost Assessment for Wind Generation Systems", Proceedings of 2017 IEEE Industrial and Commercial Power Systems (I&CPS) Conference, pp. 1-11, May 7th - 11th, Niagara Falls, ON, Canada, 2017.

[48] Chowdhury Andalib-Bin-Karim*, Xiaodong Liang, Nahidul Khan, and Huaguang Zhang, "Determine Q-V Characteristics of Grid Connected Wind Farms for Voltage Control Using Data Driven Analytics Approach", Proceedings of 2017 IEEE Industrial and Commercial Power Systems (I&CPS) Conference, pp. 1-14, May 7th - 11th, Niagara Falls, ON, Canada, 2017.

[47] Shengqiang Li, Xiaodong Liang, and Wilsun Xu, "Dynamic Load Modeling for Industrial Facilities Using Template and PSS/E Composite Load Model Structure CLOD", Proceedings of 2017 IEEE Industrial and Commercial Power Systems (I&CPS) Conference, pp. 1-9, May 7th - 11th, Niagara Falls, ON, Canada, 2017.

[46] Amir Ahadi*, and Xiaodong Liang, "A Stand-Alone Hybrid Renewable Energy System Assessment Using Cost Optimization Method", Proceedings of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society's 18th International Conf. on Industrial Technology (ICIT), pp. 1-6, Toronto, Canada, March 22-25, 2017.

[45] Chowdhury Andalib-Bin-Karim*, Xiaodong Liang, and Hasab-Ul Alam Chowdhury, "Generation Reliability Assessment of Stand-Alone Hybrid Power System - A Case Study", Proceedings of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society's 18th International Conf. on Industrial Technology (ICIT), pp. 1-6, Toronto, Canada, March 22-25, 2017.

[44] Amir Ahadi*, Syed Enam Reza*, and Xiaodong Liang, "Probabilistic Reliability Evaluation for Power Systems with High Penetration of Renewable Power Generation", Proceedings of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society's 18th International Conf. on Industrial Technology (ICIT), pp. 1-5, Toronto, Canada, March 22-25, 2017.

[43] Xiaodong Liang, and Scott A. Wallace, "Processing Synchrophasor Data Using a Feature Selection Procedure", Proceedings of IEEE PES Asia-Pacific Power and Energy Engineering Conference 2016 (IEEE PES APPEEC 2016), pp. 1-5, Xi'an, China, Oct. 25-28, 2016.

[42] Xiaodong Liang, and Chowdhury Andalib Bin Karim*, "Virtual Synchronous Machine Method in Renewable Energy Integration", Proceedings of IEEE PES Asia-Pacific Power and Energy Engineering Conference 2016 (IEEE PES APPEEC 2016), pp. 1-5, Xi'an, China, Oct. 25-28, 2016.

[41] Xiaodong Liang, and Chenyang Wang, "Factors Affecting Ground Potential Rise and Fault Currents along Transmission Lines with Multi-Grounded Shield Wires", Proceedings of 2016 IEEE Industry Applications Society (IAS) Annual Meeting, pp. 1-12, Portland, OR, USA, October 2-6, 2016.

[40] Xiaodong Liang, Scott A. Wallace, and Duc Nguyen*, "Rule-Based Data-Driven Analytics for Wide-Area Fault Detection Using Synchrophasor Data", Proceedings of 2016 IEEE Industry Applications Society (IAS) Annual Meeting, pp. 1-9, Portland, OR, USA, October 2-6, 2016.

[39] Xiaodong Liang, "Emerging Power Quality Challenges Due to Integration of Renewable Energy Sources", Proceedings of 2016 IEEE Industry Applications Society (IAS) Annual Meeting, pp. 1-9, Portland, OR, USA, October 2-6, 2016.

[38] Xiaodong Liang, "Innovative Design and Feasibility Study for a Subsea Electrical Submersible Pump System", Proceedings of 2016 IEEE 52nd Industrial and Commercial Power System Conference, pp. 1-10, Detroit, Michigan, USA, May 1-5, 2016.

[37] Xiaodong Liang, "A New Composite Load Model Structure for Industrial Facilities", Proceedings of 2016 IEEE 52nd Industrial and Commercial Power System Conference, pp. 1-10, Detroit, Michigan, USA, May 1-5, 2016.

[36] Duc Nguyen*, Richard Barella*, Scott Wallace, Xinghui Zhao, and Xiaodong Liang, "Smart Grid Line Event Classification Using Supervised Learning Over PMU Data Streams", Proceedings of the Sixth International Green and Sustainable Computing Conference (IGSC15), Las Vegas, United States, pp. 1-8, Dec 14, 2015.

[35] Omid Ghoreishi, Xiaodong Liang, and Wilsun Xu, "Phase-to-Phase Communication Scheme for Downhole Monitoring Tool Design in Electrical Submersible Pump Systems", Proceedings of 2015 IEEE Industry Application Society (IAS) Annual meeting, Dallas, United States, pp. 1-13, Oct 18-22, 2015.

[34] Xiaodong Liang, and John Hofman*, "Trip Curves and Ride-Through Evaluation for Power Electronics Devices in Power System Dynamic Studies", Proceedings of 2015 IEEE Industry Application Society (IAS) Annual meeting, Dallas, United States, pp. 1-8, Oct 18-22, 2015.

[33] Xiaodong Liang, and Bagen Bagen, "Probabilistic Planning and Risk Analysis for Renewable Power Generation System", Proceedings of CIGRE Canada Conference, pp. 1-8, Winnipeg, Manitoba, August 31-September 2, 2015.

[32] Xiaodong Liang, and Wilsun Xu, "Downhole Monitoring Tool Design Using Power Line Disturbances", Proceedings of 2015 IEEE 51st Industrial and Commercial Power System (I&CPS) Conference, pp. 1-11, Calgary, Canada, May 5-8, 2015.

[31] Xiaodong Liang, Sherif O. Faried, and Ahmed M. El-Serafi, "Space Harmonics of Synchronous Machines Calculated by Finite Element Method", Proceedings of 2015 IEEE 51st Industrial and Commercial Power System (I&CPS) Conference, pp. 1-12, Calgary, Canada, May 5-8, 2015.

[30] Xiaodong Liang, Narayan C. Kar, and Joe Liu, “Load Filter Design Method for Medium Voltage Drive Applications in Electrical Submersible Pump Systems”, Proceedings of 2014 IEEE Industry Applications Society (IAS) Annual Meeting, pp. 1-14, Vancouver, BC, Canada, October 5-9, 2014.

[29] Xiaodong Liang, Bagen Bagen, and David Wenzhong Gao, “An Effective Approach to Reducing Arc Flash Hazards in Power Systems”, Proceedings of 2014 IEEE Industry Applications Society (IAS) Annual Meeting, pp. 1-9, Vancouver, BC, Canada, October 5-9, 2014.

[28] Xiaodong Liang, Scott A. Wallace, and Xinghui Zhao, “A Technique for Detecting Wide-Area Single-Line-To-Ground Faults”, Proceedings of 2nd IEEE Conference on Technologies for Sustainability (SusTech), pp. 121 - 124, Portland, Oregon, USA, July 24-26, 2014.

[27] Shengqiang Li, Wilsun Xu, and Xiaodong Liang, "Dynamic Model for Paper Mill Facilities Using Template-Based Load Modeling Technique", Proceedings of IEEE 50th Industrial and Commercial Power System (I&CPS) conference, pp. 1-11, Fort Worth, Texas, USA, May 20-23, 2014.

[26] Shengqiang Li, Xiaodong Liang, and Wilsun Xu, "Modeling DC Motor Drive Systems in Power System Dynamic Studies", Proceedings of IEEE 50th Industrial and Commercial Power System (I&CPS) conference, pp. 1-11, Fort Worth, Texas, USA, May 20-23, 2014.

[25] Xiaodong Liang, and Wilsun Xu, “Modeling Variable Frequency Drives and Motor Systems in Power Systems Dynamic Studies”, Proceedings of 2013 IEEE Industry Applications Society (IAS) Annual Meeting, pp. 1-11, Orlando, Florida, USA, October 6-11, 2013.

[24] Xiaodong Liang, Shengqiang Li, and Wilsun Xu, "A New Approach to Creating Dynamic Models for Industrial Facilities", Proceedings of 2013 CIGRE Canadian Conference, pp. 1-9, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, September 9 - 11, 2013.

[23] Xiaodong Liang, John Stevens, and Dwayne Kelly, "Subsea Cable Applications in Offshore Oil Field Facilities", Proceedings of 2013 SPE Offshore Europe Oil and Gas Conference and Exhibition, pp. 156-167, Aberdeen, UK, September 3-6, 2013.

[22] Xiaodong Liang, Ahmed El-Kadri, John Stevens, and Rotimi Adedun, "Frequency Response Analysis for Phase-Shifting Transformers in Oil Field Facilities", Proceedings of 2013 IEEE 49th Industrial and Commercial Power Systems (I&CPS) Conference, pp. 1-10, Evergreen Marriott, Stone Mountain, GA, USA, 30 Apr - 03 May, 2013.

[21] Xiaodong Liang, and C.Y. Chung, "Bus Split Algorithm for Aggregation of Induction Motors and Synchronous Motors in Dynamic Load Modeling", Proceedings of 2013 IEEE 49th Industrial and Commercial Power Systems (I&CPS) Conference, pp. 1-12, Evergreen Marriott, Stone Mountain, GA, USA, 30 Apr - 03 May 2013.

[20] Xiaodong Liang, and Ernesto Fleming, "Power Consumption Evaluation for Electrical Submersible Pump Systems", Proceedings of 2012 IEEE 48th Industrial and Commercial Power Systems (I&CPS) Conference, pp. 1-6, Louisville, Kentucky, USA, 19 May-25 May 2012.

[19] Xiaodong Liang, Obinna Ilochonwu, and Rotimi Adedun, "Dynamic Response of Variable Frequency Drives in Electrical Submersible Pump Systems", Proceedings of 2012 IEEE 48th Industrial and Commercial Power Systems (I&CPS) Conference, pp. 1-11, Louisville, Kentucky, USA, 19 May - 25 May 2012.

[18] Xiaodong Liang, and Rotimi Adedun, "Load Harmonics Analysis and Mitigation", Proceedings of 2012 IEEE 48th Industrial and Commercial Power Systems (I&CPS) Conference, pp. 1-8, Louisville, Kentucky, USA, 19 May - 25 May 2012.

[17] Xiaodong Liang, Obinna Ilochonwu, and Jeffrey Lim, "Influence of Reactors on Input Harmonics of Variable Frequency Drives", Proceedings of 2011 IEEE 47th Industrial and Commercial Power Systems (I&CPS) Conference, pp. 1-9, Newport Beach, California, USA, May 1-5, 2011.

[16] Xiaodong Liang, Jeffrey Lim, and Obinna Ilochonwu, "Power System Optimization for Industrial Facilities Using Power Studies", Proceedings of 2011 IEEE 47th Industrial and Commercial Power Systems (I&CPS) Conference, pp. 1-7, Newport Beach, California, USA, May 1-5, 2011.

[15] Xiaodong Liang, and Obinna Ilochonwu, "Induction Motor Starting in Practical Industrial Applications", Proceedings of 2010 IEEE 46th Industrial and Commercial Power Systems (I&CPS) Conference, pp. 1-10, Tallahassee, Florida, USA, May 9-13, 2010.

[14] Xiaodong Liang, and Joe Liu, "Generators Operating with Variable Frequency Drives in an Offshore Facility", Proceedings of 2010 IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering (CCECE), pp. 1-7, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, May 2-5, 2010.

[13] Xiaodong Liang, and Obinna Ilochonwu, "Passive Harmonic Filter Design Scheme for Subsea Cable Application with 6-pulse Variable Frequency Drives", Proceedings of 2009 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE), pp. 597–603, San Jose, California, USA, September 20-24, 2009.

[12] Xiaodong Liang, and Sherif O. Faried, "Subsea Cables Application in Electrical Submersible Pump Systems", Proceedings of 2009 IEEE 45th Industrial and Commercial Power Systems (I&CPS) Conference, pp. 1–9, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, May 3-7, 2009.

[11] Xiaodong Liang, and Jeffrey Lim, "Power Systems Protection in an Oil Field Distribution System", Proceedings of 2009 IEEE 45th Industrial and Commercial Power Systems (I&CPS) Conference, pp. 1–8, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, May 3-7, 2009.

[10] A.M. El-Serafi, X. Liang, and S.O. Faried, "Factors Affecting the Accuracy of Determining the Saturated Synchronous Machines Cross-Magnetizing Parameters by the Finite Element Method", Proceedings of the XVIII International Conference on Electrical Machines (ICEM'2008), pp. 1–6, Vilamoura (Algarve), Portugal, September 6-9, 2008.

[9] Xiaodong Liang, and William Jackson, "Influence of Subsea Cables on Offshore Power Distribution Systems", Proceedings of 2008 IEEE Industry Applications Society Annual Meeting, pp. 1–7, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, Oct. 5-9, 2008.

[8] Xiaodong Liang, and William Jackson, "Investigation of Non-Linear Devices Modeled as a Harmonic Current Source", Proceedings of 2008 IEEE 44th Industrial and Commercial Power Systems (I&CPS) Conference, pp. 1 – 7, Clearwater Beach, Florida, USA, May 4-8, 2008.

[7] Xiaodong Liang, Ryan Laughy, and Joe Liu, "Investigation of Induction Motors Starting and Operation with Variable Frequency Drives", Proceedings of 2007 IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering (CCECE), pp. 556–561, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, April 22-26, 2007.

[6] Ryan Laughy, Joe Liu, and Xiaodong Liang, "Induction Motors Starting for ESP System Applications", Proceedings of ESP Workshop, SPE International Conference, The Woodlands, pp. 1–9, Texas, USA, April 25-27, 2007.

[5] Xiaodong Liang, Yilmaz Luy, and Don O. Koval, "Investigations of Input Harmonic Distortions of Variable Frequency Drives", Proceedings of 2007 IEEE 43rd Industrial and Commercial Power Systems (I&CPS) Conference, pp. 1–11, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, May 6-9, 2007.

[4] Xiaodong Liang, William Jackson, and Ryan Laughy, "Transformer Winding Connections for Practical Industrial Applications", Proceedings of 2007 IEEE PCIC (Petroleum and Chemical Industry Committee) Conference, pp. 1–9, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, September 17-19, 2007.

[3] Xiaodong Liang, and Yilmaz Luy, "Harmonic Analysis for Induction Motors", Proceedings of 2006 IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering (CCECE), pp. 172–177, Ottawa, Canada, May 7-10, 2006.

[2] A.M. El-Serafi, Xiaodong Liang, and S.O. Faried, "Determination of the parameters representing the cross-magnetizing phenomenon in saturated synchronous machines by the finite element method", Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Electrical Machines (ICEM'2002), pp. 1–4, Bruges, Belgium, August 26-28, 2002.

[1] Xiaodong Liang, Decheng Li, Zhongshu Lu, and Yiquan Wang, "A new Design Method of the Induction Motor with a Double-Layer Rotor", Proceedings of the International Conference on Electrical Machines and Applications, ICEMA'96, Harbin, P. R. China, Vol.1, pp. 332-335, 1996.

Refereed Conference Papers (submitted)

To be updated

Non-Refereed Conference Papers

[14] Muhammad Sifatul Alam Chowdhury*, and Xiaodong Liang, "A Comparative Approach to Select Power Pad for Electric Vehicle Wireless Charging System", 2018 Annual IEEE Newfoundland Electrical and Computer Engineering Conference (NECEC), pp. 1-5, St. John's, Canada, November 2018.

[13] Shafi Md Kawsar Zaman*, and Xiaodong Liang, "Power System Stability Evaluation Using Dynamic Model of a Fixed Speed Induction Generator", 2018 Annual IEEE Newfoundland Electrical and Computer Engineering Conference (NECEC), pp. 1-5, St. John's, Canada, November 2018.

[12] MD Nasmus Sakib Khan Shabbir*, and Xiaodong Liang, "A Soft-switching Charging System Design for Electric Vehicles", 2018 Annual IEEE Newfoundland Electrical and Computer Engineering Conference (NECEC), pp. 1-5, St. John's, Canada, November 2018.

[11] Mohammad Zawad Ali*, and Xiaodong Liang, "Characterization of Different Broken Rotor Bar Faults of Induction Motors by Orthogonal Matching Pursuit", 2018 Annual IEEE Newfoundland Electrical and Computer Engineering Conference (NECEC), pp. 1-5, St. John's, Canada, November 2018.

[10] Hla U May Marma*, and Xiaodong Liang, "Fire Hazard Investigation in Garments Industry: A Case Study", 2018 Annual IEEE Newfoundland Electrical and Computer Engineering Conference (NECEC), pp. 1-5, St. John's, Canada, November 2018.

[9] Amir Ahadi*, and Xiaodong Liang, "A Fuzzy C-means Based Clustering Technique for Wind Farm Generation Adequacy Evaluation", 2017 Annual IEEE Newfoundland Electrical and Computer Engineering Conference (NECEC), pp. 1-5, St. John's, Canada, November 2017.

[8] Md Nasmus Sakib Khan Shabbir*, and Xiaodong Liang, "Feasibility Analysis and Design of a Parabolic Trough CSP Power Plant in Bangladesh", 2017 Annual IEEE Newfoundland Electrical and Computer Engineering Conference (NECEC), pp. 1-5, St. John's, Canada, November 2017.

[7] Muhammad Sifatul Alam Chowdhury*, and Xiaodong Liang, "Prospect of Concentrated Solar Power to Mitigate Power Crisis in Islands of Bangladesh", 2017 Annual IEEE Newfoundland Electrical and Computer Engineering Conference (NECEC), pp. 1-5, St. John's, Canada, November 2017.

[6] Chowdhury Andalib-Bin-Karim*, and Xiaodong Liang, "A Comparative Study between Droop and Virtual Synchronous Generator based Inverter Control for Voltage and Frequency Regulation in Microgrids", 2017 Annual IEEE Newfoundland Electrical and Computer Engineering Conference (NECEC), pp. 1-5, St. John's, Canada, November 2017.

[5] Kenneth Edomwandekhoe, and Xiaodong Liang, "The Incipient Detection of Induction Motor Broken Rotor Bar Fault by YUL AR and MUSIC Pseudo Spectrum Method", 2017 Annual IEEE Newfoundland Electrical and Computer Engineering Conference (NECEC), pp. 1-5, St. John's, Canada, November 2017.

[4] Amir Ahadi*, and Xiaodong Liang, "An Analytical Method for Assessment of Wind Resource and Wind Energy Potential in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada", 2016 Annual IEEE Newfoundland Electrical and Computer Engineering Conference (NECEC), pp. 1-5, St. John's, Canada, November 2016.

[3] Syed E Reza*, and Xiaodong Liang, "Probabilistic Reliability Evaluation for Power Systems with High Penetration of Wind Power", 2016 Annual IEEE Newfoundland Electrical and Computer Engineering Conference (NECEC), pp. 1-5, St. John's, Canada, November 2016.

[2] Chowdhury Andalib-Bin-Karim*, and Xiaodong Liang, "Virtual Synchronous Machine Method for Power Quality Improvement in Grid Connected Renewable Energy System", 2016 Annual IEEE Newfoundland Electrical and Computer Engineering Conference (NECEC), pp. 1-5, St. John's, Canada, November 2016.

[1] Xiaodong Liang, "Practical Issues and Solutions for Design and Operation of Electrical Submersible Pump Systems", 2015 Annual IEEE Newfoundland Electrical and Computer Engineering Conference (NECEC), pp. 1-5, St. John's, Canada, November 2015.