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Dr Kang Ma was appointed Lecturer in the Department of Electronic & Electrical Engineering in 2017.


Dr Ma’s research interests lie in low voltage (415v) network, three-phase imbalanced distribution network, distribution network operation and planning

His current research project is on Energy Literacy through an Intelligent Home Energy Advisor (ENLITEN), a project funded by EPSRC.


  • TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
  • Electrical power distribution
  • Distribution system
  • Three-phase imbalance
  • Distribution network planning
  • Distribution network operation

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Projects 2016 2022

Research Output 2015 2019

  • 13 Article
  • 2 Paper
  • 1 Conference contribution
  • 1 Conference article

A Statistical Approach to Estimate Imbalance-Induced Energy Losses for Data-Scarce Low Voltage Networks

Fang, L., Ma, K., Li, R., Wang, Z. & Shi, H., 9 Jan 2019, In : IEEE Transactions on Power Systems. p. 1-1 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Future Distribution System Architecture in the UK

Kong, W., Ma, K., Li, F. & Sidebotham, L., 3 Jan 2019, 2018 International Conference on Power System Technology, POWERCON 2018 - Proceedings. IEEE, p. 516-521 6 p. 8602349

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Impact Assessment Criteria of Distribution System Architecture

Kong, W., Ma, K., Li, F., Thompson, E. & Sidebotham, L., 5 Apr 2019, (Accepted/In press).

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

A Novel MILP Formulation for Fault Isolation and Network Reconfiguration in Active Distribution Systems

Ma, S., Li, S., Wang, Z., Arif, A. & Ma, K., 24 Dec 2018, In : 2018 IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting (PESGM).

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

Chance-Constrained Optimization for Multi Energy Hub Systems in a Smart City

Huo, D., Gu, C., Ma, K., Wei, W., Xiang, Y. & Le Blond, S., 21 Jul 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics. 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Constrained optimization
Energy resources
Flow of gases
Security systems