Dr. Fran Li, a James McConnell Professor in EECS and an IEEE Fellow, has been named the Editor-In-Chief (EIC) of IEEE Open Access Journal of Power and Energy (OAJPE), effective January 1, 2020. The journal website can be found at https://www.ieee-pes.org/publications/open-access-journal-of-power-and-energy.
Prof. Li has been providing significant service in his professional society, IEEE Power and Energy Society (PES). For instance, he has been the Chair (since 2020) and Vice Chair (2016-2019) for the largest PES committee, Power System Operation, Planning and Economics (PSOPE). He has served as the Vice EIC for Journal of Modern Power Systems and Clean Energy (MPCE) in 2019, a Consulting Editor (2017-2019) and Editor (2011-2017) for IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy, an Editor for IEEE Transactions on Power Systems (2017-2019), and an Editor for IEEE PES Letters (2011-2019). He is the recipient of the PES Technical Committee Distinguished Service Award in 2015 and a co-recipient (as Vice Chair) of the “Technical Committee of the Year” award in 2018.
Prof. Li has also received numerous research awards including the 2018 PES Technical Committee Prize Paper award, the 2016-2017 Highly Cited Paper award from Applied Energy (IF: 8.426), and four Best Conference Papers at a number of recent IEEE PES General Meetings. He is an IEEE Fellow (Class of 2017).