ELITE Grid Research Lab

About the ELITE Grid Research Lab

The ELITE Grid Research Lab is led by Prof. Yunwei (Ryan) Li. The lab’s objectives are to develop key technologies and train highly qualified personnel (HQP) for Canada’s next-generation electric grids. We aim at developing grids with high percentages of renewable energy generation; highly efficient transmission and distribution structures; reliable and efficient power electronic interfaces to integrate renewable energy and high efficiency loads; and the highest cyber security and system reliability.

Lab Director

Dr. Yunwei (Ryan) Li

Ph.D., P.Eng., IEEE Fellow                                        Professor and University of Alberta Senior Engineering Research Chair                                          Interim Chair, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

ELITE Grid Research Lab News

The Recent MIF RCESI Workshop held at the University of Alberta!

Mar. 14th, 2024: We would like to share with you the success of the recent MIF RCESI workshop, which took place at Donadeo Innovation Centre for Engineering (ICE), University of Alberta. This workshop offered a precious opportunity to showcase various projects under the RCESI’s main themes. Additionally, the workshop also promoted valuable discussions around the project among attendees, offering meaningful insight and suggestions. For these, we extend our heartfelt appreciation to all the participants of the event!

Research Interests

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