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Nguyen, Thi Ha

About Thi Ha Nguyen, Ph.D.

Thi Ha Nguyen received the Ph. D. degree in electric power systems from Technical University of Denmark (DTU), Denmark in 2018. She has worked as a Visiting Scholar at the Center Energy Research - University of California, San Diego, and a Postdoc at Electric Power and Energy Center - DTU. She is currently an Assistant Research Professor at Eversource Energy Center - University of Connecticut (Uconn), where she leads the real-time digital simulator (RTDS) power grid testbed and supports research projects related to the integration of renewables in the power grid, cybersecurity, and power grid resilience. Her research interests include power system modelling, operation and control, frequency stability and control for low-inertia systems, renewable energy integration, and geographically distributed power-hardware-in-the-loop simulation.

Research Interests

  • Power system simulation, Power system stability, Power system operation and
  • Renewable energy modeling, integration and control (wind, Solar), FACTS devices
  • Geographically distributed real-time simulation (RTDS)
  • Power and control hardware-in-the-loop tests
  • Frequency characteristics and control for low inertia systems
  • Small-signal analysis


  • Feb. 2021 – Present Assistant Research Professor, Eversource Energy Center, University of Connecticut (Uconn), Connecticut, USA
  • Aug. 2018 – Jan. 2021 Postdoctoral Researcher in Power System, Department of Electrical Engineering, Lyngby, Denmark
  • Aug. 2015 – Aug. 2018 PhD degree in Power System, Department of Electrical Engineering, Lyngby, Denmark
  • Jul. 2012 – Jul. 2014 Technical University of Denmark (DTU), Technical University of Denmark (DTU), Master degree in Power System. Department of Electrical Engineering, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan
  • Jul. 2005 – Jul. 2010 Engineer degree in Power System, Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Science and Technology, the University of Danang, Danang, Vietnam

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