Department Manager, Idaho National Laboratory
Dr. Ning Kang is the Department Manager of the Idaho National Laboratory's Power & Energy Systems Department. Her research interests include clean and renewable energy resources grid integration, power systems reliability and resilience, and energy system decarbonization. Ning also serves as Department of Energy's Grid Modernization Laboratory Consortium's Pillar Lead for the Flexible Generation and Load area, one of the six pillars in DOE's Grid Modernization Initiative. Prior to joining INL, she was a Principal Engineer at the Argonne National Laboratory where she focused on research in transmission and distribution systems (T&D) co-simulation and planning and operations coordination. Ning has six years' industry R&D experience in developing innovative distribution system solutions when she was a Senior R&D Engineer at ABB U.S. Corporate Research Center. She has co-authored more than 50 publications and holds 5 US patents.