Electrical Engineering

  • Name:Chen, Sijie
  • Title:Assistant Professor
  • Office:SEIEE Bldg 1-332
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  • Email:sijie.chen@sjtu.edu.cn
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Research Field

Demand response; Transactive energy system; Electricity market; Blockchain and machine learning applications in power systems; Power system optimization


2009-2014, Ph.D., Tsinghua University
2005-2009, B.Eng., Tsinghua University

Work experience

10/2016 - present, Assistant Professor, School of Electronic Information and Electrical Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University
08/2014-09/2016, Assistant Research Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Washington State University


PI, Research on the smart grid soft connection mechanism and model considering the development of global energy internet, sponsored by State Grid Corporation of China, 2017-2018,¥700,000
PI, Operation mechanism, platform, and strategy for a distribution system with high penetration of distributed generators and intelligent loads, sponsored by Shanghai Pujiang Program, 2017-2019,¥200,000
PI, Transaction modeling and technique for a distribution system with high penetration of distributed generators and intelligent loads, sponsored by State Key Laboratory of Control and Simulation of Power System and Generation Equipment, 2017-2019,¥50,000
PI, Transactive distribution power system operation: mechanism, model, and method, sponsored by NSFC, 2018-2020, ¥250,000

Awards and Honors

Tsinghua University Outstanding Graduates Award (~10%)
Recipient of Shanghai Pujiang Talent Program


Power system economics


[1] Sijie Chen, Chen-Ching Liu. From demand response to transactive energy: state of the art, Journal of Modern Power Systems and Clean Energy [J], 2017, 5(1): 10-19.
[2] Sijie Chen, Qixin Chen, Yin Xu. Strategic bidding and compensation mechanism for a load aggregator with direct thermostat control capabilities, IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid [J], 2016, PP(99): 1-10.
[3] Sijie Chen, H. Alan Love, Chen-Ching Liu. Optimal opt-in residential time-of-use contract based on principal-agent theory, IEEE Transactions on Power Systems [J], 2016, 31(6): 4415-4426.
[4] Sijie Chen, Qixin Chen, Qing Xia, Chen-Ching Liu, Chongqing Kang. Transmission capacity margin in market clearing, Electric Power Systems Research [J], 2016, 143: 682-691.
[5] Sijie Chen, Qixin Chen, Qing Xia, Haiwang Zhong, Chongqing Kang. N?1 security assessment approach based on the steady-state security distance, IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution [J], 2015, 9(15): 2419–2426.
[6] Sijie Chen, Qixin Chen, Qing Xia, Chongqing Kang. Steady-state security assessment method based on distance to security region boundaries, IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution [J], 2013, 7(3): 288-297.
[7] Yazhou Jiang, Sijie Chen, Chen-Ching Liu, et al. Blackstart capability planning for power system restoration. International Journal of Electrical Power & Energy Systems [J], 2017, 86: 127-137.
[8] Sijie Chen, Qixin Chen, Qing Xia. Steady-state security distance: concept, model and meaning. Proceedings of the CSEE [J], 2015, 35(3): 600-608.
[9] Sijie Chen, Qixin Chen, Qing Xia, Chongqing Kang, Ming Jing, and Qiang Ma. Active boundary identifying technique for steady-state security distance assessment. IEEE Power Energy Soc Gen Meet. [C]. 2013: 1-5.
[10] Adam Hahn, Sijie Chen, Rajveer Singh, Chen-Ching Liu. Smart contract-based campus demonstration of decentralized transactive energy auctions. The Eighth Conference on Innovative Smart Grid Technologies [C]. Arlington, VA: 2017: 1–5.
[11] Xinyi Le, Sijie Chen, Yu Zheng, Juntong Xi. A multiple-objective neurodynamic optimization to electric load management under demand-response program. 14th International Symposium on Neural Networks [C]. Sapporo, Japan: 2017: 1–10.
[12] Jian Ping, Sijie Chen, Ning Zhang, Zheng Yan, Liangzhong Yao, Decentralized transactive mechanism in distribution network based on smart contract. Proceedings of the CSEE [J], accepted.
[13] Xiangrui Kong, Xiaoyuan Xu, Zheng Yan, Sijie Chen, Huoming Yang, Dong Han, Deep learning hybrid method for islanding detection in distributed generation, Applied Energy [J], accepted.
[14] Yiyan Li, Xiaoyuan Xu, Sijie Chen, Zheng Yan, Determine the reliable generating capacity of power systems with high HVDC penetration considering both stability and ancillary service requirements, IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution [J], accepted.