Pengcheng You (尤鹏程)

Postdoc Fellow
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Johns Hopkins University

Office: Barton 227
Email: pcyou AT jhu DOT edu


I'm now a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, working with Prof. Dennice Gayme and Prof. Enrique Mallada. I obtained my Ph.D. degree from Zhejiang University, working in the group of Networked Sensing and Control (NeSC) in Control Department, co-advised by Prof. Youxian Sun, Prof. Zaiyue Yang and Prof. Steven H. Low. I received my B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering and Chu Kochen Honors Program for Science and Engineering, also from Zhejiang University.


Education

  • (2013.09-2018.06) Ph.D., Control Science and Engineering, Zhejiang University
  • (2009.09-2013.06) B.S. with honors, Electrical Engineering, Zhejiang University

Appointments

Primary appointments

  • (2018.10-present) Postdoc, Deparment of Mechanical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
  • (2017.10-2018.01) Research intern, Data Sciences and Analytics Group, PNNL, Richland, WA
  • (2016.10-2017.10) Visiting student, Department of Computing & Mathematical Sciences, Caltech, Pasadena, CA

Short visits

  • (2018.07-2018.09) Department of Mechanical and Energy Engineering, Southern University of Science and Technology, Shenzhen, China
  • (2018.05) Department of Information Engineering, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
  • (2016.09) School of Science and Engineering, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen, China
  • (2015.11-2016.02) Engineering Product Development Pillar, Singapore University of Technology and Design, Singapore

Research Interest

  • smart grid (especially electric vehicle, power market, demand response, frequency regulation, microgrid, etc.), convex optimization, combinatorial optimization, online algothrim, machine learning, data mining
  • My research is broadly directed towards the mathematical modeling, analytical frameworks and computational methods, rooted in optimization, machine learning and control, to deal with emerging challenges in power and energy related fields.

Publication

Journal

  • [J10] Z. Yang, T. Guo, P. You, Y. Hou, and S. J. Qin. "Distributed Approach for Temporal-Spatial Charging Coordination of Plug-in Electric Taxi Fleet". IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, online (access)
  • [J9] Y. Zhang, P. You, and L. Cai. "Optimal Charging Scheduling by Pricing for EV Charging Station with Dual Charging Modes". IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, online (access)
  • [J8] P. You, S. H. Low, L. Zhang, R. Deng, G. B. Giannakis, Y. Sun, and Z. Yang. "Scheduling of EV Battery Swapping, II: Distributed Solutions". IEEE Transactions on Control of Network Systems, online (access)
  • [J7] P. You, S. H. Low, W. Tushar, G. Geng, C. Yuen, Z. Yang, and Y. Sun. "Scheduling of EV Battery Swapping, I: Centralized Solution". IEEE Transactions on Control of Network Systems, online (access)
  • [J6] Y. Zhou, D. K.Y. Yau, P. You, and P. Cheng. "Optimal-Cost Scheduling of Electrical Vehicle Charging under Uncertainty". IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, vol. 9, no. 5, pp. 4547-4554, Sep. 2018 (access)
  • [J5] H. Ma, Z. Yang, P. You, and M. Fei. "Multi-objective Biogeography-based Optimization for Dynamic Economic Emission Load Dispatch Considering Plug-in Electric Vehicles Charging". Energy, vol. 135, pp. 101-111, Sep. 2017 (access)
  • [J4] P. You, Z. Yang, Y. Zhang, S. H. Low, and Y. Sun. "Optimal Charging Schedule for a Battery Switching Station Serving Electric Buses". IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, vol. 31, no. 5, pp. 3473-3483, Sep. 2016 (access)
  • [J3] P. You, Z. Yang, M.-Y. Chow, and Y. Sun. "Optimal Cooperative Charging Strategy for a Smart Charging Station of Electric Vehicles". IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, vol. 31, no. 4, pp. 2946-2956, Jul. 2016 (access)
  • [J2] Z. Yang, R. Wu, J. Yang, K. Long, and P. You. "Economical Operation of Microgrid with Various Devices via Distributed Optimization". IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, vol. 7, no. 2, pp. 857-867, Mar. 2016 (access)
  • [J1] Z. Yang, K. Long, P. You, and M.-Y. Chow. "Joint Scheduling of Large-Scale Appliances and Batteries via Distributed Mixed Optimization". IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, vol. 30, no. 4, pp. 2031-2040, Jul. 2015 (access)

Conference

  • [C17] P. You*, J. Z.F. Pang*, and E. Yeung*. "Deep Koopman Controller Synthesis for Cyber-Resilient Market-Based Frequency Regulation" (*all authors contributed equally). IFAC Symposium on Control of Power and Energy Systems (CPES), Tokyo, Japan, 2018
  • [C16] P. You, J. Z.F. Pang, and E. Yeung. "Stabilization of Power Networks via Market Dynamics". ACM e-Energy, Karlsruhe, Germany, 2018 (access)
  • [C15] P. You, J. Z.F. Pang, S. H. Low, and P. Cheng. "Efficient Online Station Assignment for EV Battery Swapping" (poster abstract). ACM e-Energy, Karlsruhe, Germany, 2018 (access)
  • [C14] X. Liu, P. You, and Z. Yang. "Bilaterally Open Electricity Markets with High Penetration of Renewables". IEEE International Conference on Control & Automation (ICCA), Anchorage, US, 2018 (access)
  • [C13] Z. Yu, P. You, and Z. Yang. "Residential Load Reduction Scheduling with Optimal Power Flow and Segmented Incentives". IEEE PES General Meeting, Portland, US, 2018
  • [C12] J. Z.F. Pang, P. You, and M. Chen. "The Role of Information in Temporally Networked Cournot Markets: Second Chance in Power Markets". Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS), Hawaii, US, 2018, (access)
  • [C11] P. You, J. Z.F. Pang, M. Chen, S. H. Low, and Y. Sun. "Battery Swapping Assignment for Electric Vehicles: A Bipartite Matching Approach". IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), Melbourne, Australia, 2017 (access)
  • [C10] H. Ma, P. You, K. Liu, Z. Yang, and M. Fei. "Optimal Battery Charging Strategy Based on Complex System Optimization". International Conference on Intelligent Computing for Sustainable Energy and Environment (ICSEE), Nanjing, China, 2017 (access)
  • [C9] P. You, Y. Sun, J. Z.F. Pang, S. H. Low, and M. Chen. "Battery Swapping Assignment for Electric Vehicles: A Bipartite Matching Approach" (extended abstract). Greenmetrics, Urbana-Champaign, US, 2017 (access)
  • [C8] T. Guo, P. You, and Z. Yang. "Recommendation of Geo-Distributed Charging Stations for EVs: A Game Theoretical Approach". IEEE PES General Meeting, Chicago, US, 2017 (access)
  • [C7] H. Ma, Z. Yang, P. You, and M. Fei. "Complex System Optimization for Economic Emission Load Dispatch". International Conference on Control, Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK, 2016 (access)
  • [C6] J. Chen, R. Wu, P. You, and Z. Yang. "An Approach for Thermostatically Controlled Loads to Participate in Ancillary Service Market". International Conference on Global Energy Interconnection, Beijing, China, 2016
  • [C5] E. Liu, P. You, and P. Cheng. "Optimal Privacy-Preserving Load Scheduling in Smart Grid". IEEE PES General Meeting, Boston, US, 2016 (access)
  • [C4] P. You, S. H. Low, Z. Yang, Y. Zhang, and L. Fu. "Real-Time Recommendation Algorithm of Battery Swapping Stations for Electric Taxis". IEEE PES General Meeting, Boston, US, 2016 (access)
  • [C3] L. Mo, P. You, X. Cao, Y.-Q. Song, and J. Chen. "Distributed Multi-Charger Coordination for Wireless Rechargeable Sensor Networks". International Performance Computing and Communications Conference (IPCCC), Nanjing, China, 2015 (access)
  • [C2] P. You, Z. Yang, and Y. Zhang. "Efficient Battery Charging Schedule of Battery-Swapping Station for Electric Buses". European Control Conference (ECC), Linz, Austria, 2015 (access)
  • [C1] P. You, and Z. Yang. "Efficient Optimal Scheduling of Charging Station with Multiple Electric Vehicles via V2V". IEEE SmartGridComm, Venice, Italy, 2014 (access)

Preprint

  • [3] P. You. "Scheduling of EV Battery Swapping in Microgrid"
  • [2] P. You, J. Z.F. Pang, and S. H. Low. "Online Station Assignment for EV Battery Swapping"
  • [1] L. Mo, P. You, X. Cao, and Y.-Q. Song. "Event-Driven Joint Mobile Actuators Scheduling and Control in Cyber-Physical Systems"

Teaching & Mentorship

TA

  • Linear System Analysis, 2013 Fall

Co-mentor

    I am delighted and honored to have worked with
  • Xianglu Liu, graduate student, Zhejiang U.
  • Ziwen Yu, M.Sc. 2018, Zhejiang U.
    Thesis: "Experimental Testbed and Optimal Load Scheduling for Demand Response Management in Smart Grid"
  • Tianci Guo, M.Sc. 2017, Zhejiang U.
    Thesis: "Joint Temporal-Spatial Coordination of Charging Decision of Plug-in Electric Taxi Fleet"

Award & Scholarship

  • Student Travel Grant, ACM e-Energy--2018
  • Sifang Scholarship, College of Control Science and Engineering, Zhejiang University--2017, 2016
  • Outstanding Graduate Student, College of Control Science and Engineering, Zhejiang University--2017, 2016, 2015
  • Honors Bachelor Degree in Science and Engineering, Chu Kochen Honors College, Zhejiang University--2013
  • Scholarship for Excellent Student, Chu Kochen Honors College, Zhejiang University--2012, 2010

Academic Service

Peer Reviewer

  • Journal: TPS, TSG, TSE, TIE, TII, TPDS, TITS, TECS, IEEE Network, Automatica, etc.
  • Conference: EWSN'19, PESGM'17, PEMC'16, VTC’16-Fall, ICCA’16, IECON’15, ICC’15, CCC’15

Links: Google Scholar Citation


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