Xingpeng Li received the B.S. degree in electrical engineering from Shandong University, Jinan, China, in 2010, and the M.S. degree in electrical engineering from Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China, in 2013. He received the M.S. degree in industrial engineering and the Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, USA, in 2016 and 2017 respectively. Currently, he is an assistant professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Houston. He previously worked for ISO New England, Holyoke, MA, USA, and PJM Interconnection, Audubon, PA, USA. Before joining the University of Houston, he was a Senior Application Engineer for ABB. His research interests include power system operations and optimization, energy management system, microgrids, and grid integration of renewable energy sources.