Prof. ZHAO Changhong 趙常宏教授

Assistant Professor (SMIEEE)
Education: BE (Tsinghua), MS, PhD (Caltech)
Research Area: Networking Theory, Internet and Applications
Tel: (852) 3943-5157
Fax: (852) 2603-5032
Address: Rm 806, Ho Sin Hang Engineering Building, CUHK
Email: chzhao [@] ie.cuhk.edu.hk

Prof. Zhao's website

Research Interests

  • Control and optimization
  • Cyber-physical systems
  • Smart grid and smart city

Courses Taught

  • Signals and Systems


Changhong Zhao received BE ('10) in Automation from Tsinghua University, and MS ('12) and PhD ('16) in Electrical Engineering from Caltech. He worked at US National Renewable Energy Laboratory before joining CUHK in 2019. He received Wilts Prize from Caltech EE Department and Demetriades Prize from Caltech EAS Division for his PhD thesis, the 2020/21 Early Career Award from Hong Kong Research Grants Council, the 2021 IEEE PES Prize Paper Award, and a 2021 Best Paper of IEEE Transactions on Power Systems.

Recent Selected Publications

  • T. Wu, C. Zhao, Y. J. Zhang. Privacy-preserving distributed optimal power flow with partially homomorphic encryption. IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, 2021.
  • Y. Chen, C. Zhao, S. Low, S. Mei. Approaching prosumer social optimum via energy sharing with proof of convergence. IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, 12(3):2484-2495, 2021.
  • X. Chen, C. Zhao, N. Li. Distributed automatic load frequency control with optimality in power systems. IEEE Transactions on Control of Network Systems, 8(1):307-318, 2021.
  • C. Zhao, V. Gupta, U. Topcu. Distributed load management. Advanced Data Analytics for Power Systems, Cambridge University Press, 2021, pp. 431-454.
  • X. Zhou, Z. Liu, C. Zhao, L. Chen. Accelerated voltage regulation in multi-phase distribution networks based on hierarchical distributed algorithm. IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, 35(3):2047-2058, 2020.