Le Xie is an Associate Professor and Eugene Webb Faculty Fellow in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University. He received a BE in Electrical Engineering from Tsinghua University in 2004, SM in Engineering Sciences from Harvard in 2005, and PhD in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Carnegie Mellon in 2009. His industry experience includes positions at ISO-New England and Edison Mission Energy Marketing and Trading. His research interests include modeling and control in data-rich large-scale systems, grid integration of clean energy resources, and electricity markets.
Xie is a recipient of the US National Science Foundation CAREER Award, and the DOE Oak Ridge Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award. He was awarded the 2017 IEEE PES Outstanding Young Engineer Award, the Texas A&M Dean of Engineering Excellence Award, and the ECE Outstanding Professor Award, and was named a TEES Select Young Fellow. He is an Editor of IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, and the founding chair of the IEEE Power and Energy Society Subcommittee on Big Data & Analytics for Grid Operations. He and his students have received the Best Paper awards at North American Power Symposium and IEEE SmartGridComm. He is the founding faculty advisor of the TAMU Energy Club.