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Dr. Rui Bo

Associate Professor

Electrical Engineering


Dr. Bo is an associate professor of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology (Missouri S&T, formerly known as University of Missouri Rolla). He received the BSEE and MSEE degrees in electric power engineering from Southeast University (China) in 2000 and 2003, respectively, and received the Ph.D. degree from The University of Tennessee, Knoxville (UTK) in 2009. He worked at ZTE Corporation and Shenzhen Cermate Technologies Inc. as a software engineer and then architect from 2003 to 2005, respectively. From 2009 to 2017, he worked at Mid-continent Independent Transmission System Operator (MISO) at Eagan, Minnesota, USA as an engineer, senior engineer, and then principal engineer and project manager. He joined Missouri S&T in 2017 as an assistant professor and was promoted to associate professor with tenure in 2023.

Self-Maintained Website:   sites.google.com/site/eeruibo

Selected Publications

  • Waqas ur Rehman, Jonathan W. Kimball, Rui Bo, "Energy Management of Extreme Fast Charging Stations Considering Demand Charges, Battery Degradation, and Forecast Uncertainties", IEEE Transactions on Transportation Electrification, Early Access, 2024.
  • Hossein Mehdipourpicha, Rui Bo, Siyuan Wang, "Optimal Offering Strategy of GenCo with Joint Participation in FTR Auction and Day-Ahead Market Considering Virtual Bidding", IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, vol. 38, no. 3, pp.2247 - 2260, May 2023.
  • Siyuan Wang, Jian Liu, Rui Bo, Yonghong Chen, "Approximating Input-Output Curve of Pumped Storage Hydro Plant: A Disjunctive Convex Hull Method", IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, vol. 38, no. 1, pp.63 - 74, January 2023
  • Waqas ur Rehman, Rui Bo, Hossein Mehdipourpicha, Jonathan Kimball, "Sizing Battery Energy Storage and PV System in an Extreme Fast Charging Station Considering Uncertainties and Battery Degradation", Applied Energy, Volume 313, 1 May 2022.
  • Siyuan Wang, Rui Bo, "Joint Planning of Electricity Transmission and Hydrogen Transportation Networks", IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, vol. 58, pp. 2887 - 2897, October 2021.

Book Chapters

  • Rui Bo, Ming Ni, Qian Chen, Tao Ding, Chinese Translation of Allen J. Wood, Bruce F. Wollenberg, Gerald B. Sheblé’s book "Power Generation, Operation and Control (3rd Edition)", to be published, Tsinghua University Press (China), 2017

Selected Honors and Awards

  • 2022 ISC Distinguished Investigator Award, Missouri S&T Intelligent Systems Center (ISC),
  • 2023 IEEE Saint Louis Section Outstanding Research and Scholarship Award,
  • 2022 2021-2022 Dean's Scholar Award, College of Engineering and Computing of Missouri S&T,
  • 2021 Faculty Excellence Award, Missouri S&T,
  • 2020 University of Missouri System President’s Award for Career Excellence - Early Career, University of Missouri System,
  • 2020 Faculty External Recognition Award, Missouri S&T,
  • 2019 Research Acceleration Award, College of Engineering and Computing of Missouri S&T,
  • 2018 DARPA Young Faculty Award,

Research Interests:

computation, optimization and economics in power system operation and planning; high performance computing; electricity market simulation, evaluation and design.



  • Doctor of Philosophy, University of Tennessee, Knoxville