Y. Christine Chen

Associate Professor  
BASc (Toronto), MSc and PhD (Illinois, USA)

Office: KAIS 4101
Phone: (604) 827-4238
Email: chen@ece.ubc.ca




Christine Chen is an Associate Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at UBC. Prior to joining UBC, she earned her BASc degree in Engineering Science (Electrical Option) from the University of Toronto in 2009. She then received her MS and PhD degrees in Electrical Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2011 and 2014, respectively. Her research focuses on control and operation of electric power systems, with an emphasis on renewable integration. Christine has served on the editorial boards of the IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion, and IEEE PES Letters.

Research Interests 

Power systems analysis and control, grid monitoring and analytics, renewable resource integration

Research Area

Research Group


  • ELEC 352 – Electrical Energy Systems
  • ELEC 453 – Power System Analysis
  • EECE 555 – Renewable and Efficient Electric Power Systems
  • EECE 567 – Power System Dynamics and Stability

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