Dr. Yang is a Sr. Director, leading the energy solution team in Hitachi America. She has extensive academic and professional experiences on DER integration, distribution automation, smart grids and AI based data analytics. Dr. Yang led the development of pioneer AI co-simulation and IoT platform, i.e. HERO, serving utility and C&I customer needs on DER monitoring, control and report. She was PI to several projects in public sectors under DOE and state of California. Her work lays solid foundation on the industrial adoption of advanced AI analytics and state-of-art IoT technologies.