Yan Chen received her Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from University of South Carolina, SC, USA, in 2018. She received her M.Sc. and B.Sc. from Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Hubei, China in 2013 and 2009, respectively. She joined Hawaii Natural Energy Institute, University of Hawaii, in 2018 as a postdoc fellow. Her research interests include power system simulation, probabilistic analysis, state estimation, optimization control, and smart grids.