Dr. Pengwei Du is currently Senior Operation Engineer-Renewable Integration with the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT). Prior to this, he was a senior research engineer with Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) from 2008 to 2013. Dr. Du has over 10-year extensive experiences in simulation, modeling, protection and control of power systems, renewable energy integration, microgrid, and cyber security. He has been the Principal Investigator (PI) or Co-PI of more than $2.0 million in research grants on renewable integration, demand response and wide-area monitoring and control at PNNL. He has been major author for over 50 journal articles, conference papers, and technical reports. Dr. Du holds two U.S. patents and has two pending. He is Guest Editor-in-Chief for Special Issue on "Energy Storage Applications for Smart Grid and Guest Editor for Special Issue on "Smart Grid Technologies and Development in China" in IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid. Dr. Du was also an adjunct professor at Washington State University in 2012. He graduated from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute with a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering.