Hantao Cui

Assistant Professor and Distinguished Fellow of ECE


200 Engineering South

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Oklahoma State University

Hantao Cui is an assistant professor with Electrical and Computer Engineering at Oklahoma State University. He received his Ph. D. in electrical engineering from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville in 2018. Prior to that, he received M.S. and B.S. in electrical engineering from Southeast University in China in 2013 and 2011. He was the Chief Technologist of the CURENT Large-Scale Testbed (LTB), a winner of the 2020 R&D 100 Awards, and is the author of ANDES for power systems modeling and analysis.

Hantao Cui has been an Associate Editor of the Journal of Modern Power Systems and Clean Energy since 2019. He is a Senior Member of the IEEE.

Hantao Cui’s research include:

  • Symbolic and numerical analysis in power systems
  • Cyber-physical system modeling, real-time simulation, and closed-loop control
  • Cybersecurity in transmission, distribution and microgrids
  • Microgrid and smart distribution control, distributed energy resources
  • Hardware-in-the-loop simulation, and real-time operating systems
  • Smart grid scheduling and operation under uncertainty

Hantao Cui publishes research papers and open-source software for research. Use the icons at the bottom of the page to checkout the most recent papers and tools.


Feb 10, 2024 Our paper titled “Bus Admittance Matrix Revisited: Performance Challenges on Modern Computers” is published in the IEEE Open Journal of Power and Energy. IEEEXplore. Source code is available in software.
Dec 20, 2023 Cui receives the NSF CAREER Award.
Oct 01, 2023 Our paper titled “Power Sharing-Based Framework for Allocating Automatic Generation Control in Distributed Energy Resources” is accepted by the 2024 IEEE PES T&D conference. Congrats to Ahmad!
Aug 25, 2023 CyberTraining project funded by National Science Foundation.
Aug 20, 2023 SENSL welcomes Haya Monawwar to the Ph.D. program! Haya will work on high-performance computing for power systems.

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