Hongbo Sun

Hongbo Sun
  • Biography

    Prior to Joining MERL in 2010, Hongbo was a principal applications Engineer at Oracle, and a technical architect at SPL WorldGroup.He is a registered Professional Engineer and has more than 20 years' experience in technical consulting, product development and research on electrical transmission and distribution system planning, analysis, operation, and automation.

  • Internships with Hongbo

    • DA1165: Disaster-resilient Power Grid

      MERL is seeking a highly motivated and qualified individual to join our internship program and conduct the research in the area of disaster-resilient power grid. The ideal candidate should have solid background in power systems, mathematical optimization, stochastic analysis, and good knowledge of power outage identification and service restoration. Experience with Matlab or C/C++ is required. The duration of the internship is expected to be 3-6 months, and the start date is flexible. Candidates in their senior or junior years of a Ph.D. program are encouraged to apply.

    • DA1166: Power Market Trading Analysis and Optimization

      MERL is seeking a highly motivated and qualified individual to join our internship program and conduct research in the area of power market trading analysis and optimization. The ideal candidate should have solid background in power market, mathematical optimization, and stochastic analysis. Good knowledge of anomaly detection and machine learning is a plus. Strong programming skills in Matlab, or C/C++ are required. The duration of the internship is expected to be 3-6 months, and the start date is flexible. Candidates in their senior or junior years of a Ph.D. program are encouraged to apply.

    • DA1167: Power Distribution System Fault Detection and Recovery

      MERL is seeking a highly motivated, qualified individual to join our internship program and conduct research in the area of fault detection and recovery of power distribution system. The ideal candidate should have solid background in power systems, distribution automation, and fault analysis. Strong programming skills in Matlab, or C/C++ are required. The duration of the internship is expected to be 3-6 months, and the start date is flexible. Candidates in their senior or junior years of a Ph.D. program are encouraged to apply.

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  • MERL Publications

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  • MERL Issued Patents

    • Title: "Method for Analyzing Faults in Ungrounded Power Distribution Systems"
      Inventors: Sun, Hongbo
      Patent No.: 9,835,673
      Issue Date: Dec 5, 2017
    • Title: "Decoupled Three-Phase Power Flow Analysis Method for Unbalanced Power Distribution Systems"
      Inventors: Sun, Hongbo; Dubey, Anamika
      Patent No.: 9,640,994
      Issue Date: May 2, 2017
    • Title: "State Estimation for Power System Using Hybrid Measurements"
      Inventors: Sun, Hongbo; Wang, Zhenhua
      Patent No.: 9,627,886
      Issue Date: Apr 18, 2017
    • Title: "Method for Determining Power Consumption of Loads in Ungrounded Power Distribution Systems"
      Inventors: Sun, Hongbo
      Patent No.: 9,488,682
      Issue Date: Nov 8, 2016
    • Title: "Method for Fault Location Analysis of Ungrounded Distribution Systems"
      Inventors: Sun, Hongbo; Tan, Zhenyu
      Patent No.: 9,476,931
      Issue Date: Oct 25, 2016
    • Title: "Locating Multi-Phase Faults in Ungrounded Power Distribution Systems"
      Inventors: Sun, Hongbo; Dubey, Anamika
      Patent No.: 9,476,930
      Issue Date: Oct 25, 2016
    • Title: "Method for Locating of Single-Phase-to-Ground Faults of Ungrounded Power Distribution Systems"
      Inventors: Sun, Hongbo
      Patent No.: 9,316,679
      Issue Date: Apr 19, 2016
    • Title: "Method for Locating Faults in Ungrounded Power Distribution Systems"
      Inventors: Sun, Hongbo
      Patent No.: 9,279,847
      Issue Date: Mar 8, 2016
    • Title: "Hybrid Three-Phase Power Flow Analysis Method for Ungrounded Distribution Systems"
      Inventors: Sun, Hongbo
      Patent No.: 8,965,593
      Issue Date: Feb 24, 2015
    • Title: "Power Flow Analysis for Balanced Power Distribution Systems"
      Inventors: Sun, Hongbo
      Patent No.: 8,326,594
      Issue Date: Dec 4, 2012
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