Dr. Tao Hong

Dr. Tao Hong, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Graduate Program Director
Cameron 218

  • Ph.D., (co-majors) Electrical Engineering and Operations Research, North Carolina State University
  • M.S., (co-majors) Operations Research and Industrial Engineering, North Carolina State University
  • M.S., Electrical Engineering, North Carolina State University
  • B.Eng., Automation, Tsinghua University


EMGT 5963 Energy Systems Planning

  • Energy forecasting
  • Power systems operations and planning
  • Renewable integration
  • Risk management
  • Energy trading
  • Retail forecasting
  • Revenue optimization
Recent Publications: 
  • Tao Hong, Jason Wilson and Jingrui Xie, "Long Term Probabilistic Load Forecasting with Hourly Information", accepted by IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, 2013
  • Tao Hong, Pierre Pinson and Shu Fan, "Global Energy Forecasting Competition 2012", accepted by International Journal of Forecasting, 2013.
  • Tao Hong and Pu Wang, "Fuzzy Interaction Regression for Short Term Load Forecasting", accepted by Fuzzy Optimization and Decision Making, 2013.
  • Tao Hong and Alyssa Farrell, "Utilities Dust off the Forecasting Playbook: Smart Grid Data Brings Challenges and Opportunities", Analytics Magazine, July/August, 2013.
  • Tao Hong and Pu Wang, "On the Impact of Demand Response: Load Shedding, Energy Conservation, and Further Implications to Load Forecasting", 2012 IEEE PES General Meeting, San Diego, CA, Jul 19-22, 2012
  • Tao Hong, Pu Wang, and H. Lee Willis, "A Naive Multiple Linear Regression Benchmark for Short Term Load Forecasting," 2011 IEEE PES General Meeting, Detroit, MI, Jul 24-29, 2011
Professional Affiliations: 
  • Member of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
  • Chair of IEEE Working Group on Energy Forecasting
  • General Chair of Global Energy Forecasting Competition
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