Gen Li

Associate Professor

Gen Li

Department of Engineering Technology and Didactics

Energy Technology and Computer Science

Lautrupvang 15

Building Ballerup Room T1.14

2750 Ballerup




HVDC Offshore Wind Energy DC Grid DC protection Energy Islands Power system protection

Gen Li received the B.Eng. degree in Electrical Engineering from Northeast Electric Power University, Jilin, China, in 2011, the M.Sc. degree in Power Engineering from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, in 2013 and the Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from Cardiff University, Cardiff, U.K., in 2018. He is now an Associate Professor at Technical University of Denmark (DTU), Ballerup, Denmark. From 2013 to 2016, he was a Marie Curie Early Stage Research Fellow funded by the European Commission’s MEDOW project. He has been a Visiting Researcher at China Electric Power Research Institute and Global Energy Interconnection Research Institute, Beijing, China, at Elia, Brussels, Belgium and at Toshiba International (Europe), London, U.K. He was a Research Associate at the School of Engineering, Cardiff University from 2018 to 2022. His research interests include control and protection of HVDC and MVDC technologies, power electronics, reliability modelling and evaluation of power electronics systems. Dr. Li is a Chartered Engineer in the U.K., an Associate Editor of the CSEE Journal of Power and Energy Systems, a Young Editorial Board Member of Applied Energy, an Editorial Board Member of CIGRE ELECTRA and Global Energy Interconnection and an IET Professional Registration Advisor. His Ph.D. thesis received the First CIGRE Thesis Award in 2018. He is the Vice-Chair of IEEE PES Young Professionals, the Technical Panel Sectary of CIGRE UK B5 Protection and Automation and a Steering Committee Member of CIGRE Denmark NGN.