|Dr. Mo-Shing Chen, P.E.
Former Professor and Director of the Energy Systems Research Center
Ph.D. UT Austin 1962
M.S.E.E. UT Austin 1958
B.S.E.E. National Taiwan University 1954
Area Of Expertise: Modeling and analysis of electric power systems; the computer simulation of electric energy systems; power system planning; economical and security operation of electric power systems; energy conservation; modeling of synchronous machines; and modeling of power system load.
Background: Dr. Chen had industrial experience in all of the above areas with the following companies: U.S. Bureau of Reclamation; Texas Electric Service Company; Dallas Power and Light Company; City Public Service Board in San Antonio; Federal Power Commission in Mexico City; Condumex in Mexico City; Houston Lighting and Power; Upshur-Rural Electric Cooperative in Gilmer; Southway Electric Utility Service, Inc., in San Antonio; Gifford-Hill in Dallas; Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc.; Westvaco Paper Co. in Kentucky; Allis-Chalmers in New Orleans; Electricity Supply Commission in Johannesburg, South Africa; Taiwan Power Company Taipei, Taiwan, R.O.C.; and Harris Controls in Florida. He organized the Energy Systems Research Center in 1968, and he has served as principal investigator of numerous research projects totaling over ten million dollars. He has also organized and taught the short course, "Modeling and Analysis of Modern Power Systems," for the past thirty-one years. He has delivered distinguished lectures in Taiwan, Romania, South Africa, Mexico, Columbia, Panama, Japan, West Germany, Venezuela, Saudi Arabia, and Korea. During his career, Dr. Chen has received many honors and awards including the Edison Electric Institute’s first Power Engineering Educator Award in 1976. Dr. Chen is a Fellow of IEEE, and he has published more than 100 articles in the reference journals.