Associate Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Building: Nguyen Engineering Building
Mail Stop: 1G5
Liling Huang received her Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech). She joined the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at George Mason University as an Associate Professor in 2017. Prior to joining Mason, she was a professor in the Engineering Department at Northern Virginia Community College (NVCC) and taught at Southeastern University for one year prior to joining NVCC. During her academic career, she has instructed and developed a variety of electrical and power engineering courses including face-to-face, hybrid, and online courses. She received the Outstanding Service to Education award from NVCC in 2013. She was nominated for University Teaching Excellence Award at George Mason University in 2018.
She is a senior IEEE member and a principal consulting engineer for Dominion Energy Virginia and Northern Virginia Electric Cooperative. She was a certified professional electrical engineer and worked for Taiwan Provincial Government before joining Virginia Tech to conduct research on Smart Buildings and Energy Management Systems. During her industry career, she designed and procured electrical, mechanical, and HVAC systems for large commercial, industrial, residential, and high-rise buildings. She established the BS EE, BS CpE, and MS EE Concentrations in Power Engineering, and supports renewable energy-related projects at Mason. Her research interests lie in the areas of smart grid, power system protection and cybersecurity, Phasor Measurement Units, and grid modernization.