He has also worked for Hong Kong Polytechnic University and as system planning manager with TASnetworks, Australia. Professor Dong's research interest includes power system planning and stability, smart grid/micro-grid, load modeling, renewable energy grid connection, electricity market, data mining, big data analytics, artificial intelligence, and computational methods. He has served as editor for a number of international top journals such IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, IEEE PES Letters, IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy, IET Renewable Power Generation, and Journal of Modern Power Systems and Clean Energy. He is an international Advisor for the lead Chinese journal of Automation of Electric Power Systems and a guest editor for Southern Power System Technology under China Southern Power Grid. He also serves as guest editor for the International Journal of Systems Science.
Professor Z Y (Joe) Dong is a Professor in the School of Electrical Engineering and Telecommunications, UNSW. He was the Head of School of Electrical and Information Engineering in the University of Sydney, and a contractor with Ausgrid and EPRI, USA. He was a member of the ARC College of Experts over 2015-2017. Prior to joining the University of New South Wales in 2017, he was Ausgrid Chair and Director of Ausgrid Centre of Excellence for Intelligent Electricity Networks (CIEN) at the University of Newcastle, Australia.