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Dr. Weitao Yao received a B.Eng. degree in electrical engineering and automation from the South China University of Technology, Guangzhou, China, in 2015. He obtained his M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees, both in power engineering from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, in 2018 and 2023, respectively. Prior to joining XJTLU, he was a Research Associate in the Rolls-Royce@NTU Corporate Laboratory with the School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. In 2023, he joined as an assistant professor in the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, at Xian Jiaotong-Liverpool University. As an IEEE member, he regularly serves as the reviewer for some SCI journals and EI conferences. In recent years, he has published multiple top-tier SCI journals and EI conference papers. His research interests include microgrids, power system stability, distributed control for renewable energy, and cyber-physical systems. (accepting RA, Master, PhD students; Power systems, Power electronics, Automation and CS&AI background are preferred.)

Research interests

Cyber-Physical Systems

Distributed control for Renewable Energy

Power System stability



Research Associate & Research Fellow, Rolls-Royce@NTU Corporate Laboratory, Nanyang Technological University - 2022 to 2023

Assistant Professor, Xian Jiaotong-Liverpool University - 2023 to present


EEE335 -Drives, and Power Generation, Transmission and Relaying

EEE340 -Protective Relay

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BEng, South China University of Technology - 2015

MSc, Nanyang Technological University - 2018

PhD, Nanyang Technological University - 2023

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