Dr. Liang's main research interests include:

1) power systems dynamics;

2) renewable energy integration;

3) synchrophasor technology and smart grids;

4) electric machines;

5) power electronic devices in power systems; and

6) protection of power systems and components.

7) With more than a decade oil field service experience, she has passion in power system applications in oil field facilities, which will also be one of her research themes. It includes onshore, offshore and subsea power engineering, and electrical submersible pump (ESP) systems.


Our research is sponsored by

The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC);

The City of Saskatoon/Saskatoon Light and Power;

Manitoba Hydro;

Canada Foundation for Innovation;

University of Saskatchewan;

IEEE Foundation;

Memorial University of Newfoundland;

Department of Tourism, Culture, Industry and Innovation of Newfoundland;

Avalon Controls;

Bonneville Power Administration;

AltaLink Management Ltd;

Washington State University.


Professional Services

Dr. Liang serves as Vice Chair and Papers Review Chair for:

The Power System Engineering Committee, Industrial and Commercial Power System Department, in IEEE Industry Application Society (IAS) (2021 - present)


Dr. Liang serves as Associate Editor for:

IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications (2013 - present)

IEEE Industry Applications Magazine (2013 - present) 

IEEE Access (2019 - present)

IEEE Journal of Emerging and Selected Topics in Industrial Electronics (JESTIE) (2021 - present)


Google Scholar : https://scholar.google.ca/citations?user=YjmZm2YAAAAJ&hl=en/

Researchgate : https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Xiaodong_Liang/