Tao Hong, PhD 

Associate Professor of Systems Engineering and Engineering Management
Adjunct Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Associate of Energy Production and Infrastructure Center (EPIC)
NCEMC Faculty Fellow of Energy Analytics
University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Office Hour: Thu 10:30am - 11:30am, CARC218

Email: hongtao01 at gmail dot com
URL: www.drhongtao.com
Google Scholar Citations

Energy Forecasting


Dr. Tao Hong is Associate Professor and Research Director of Systems Engineering and Engineering Management, Director of BigDEAL (Big Data Energy Analytics Laboratory), NCEMC Faculty Fellow of Energy Analytics, and associate of Energy Production and Infrastructure Center at University of North Carolina at Charlotte. He is the Founding Chair of IEEE Working Group on Energy Forecasting, Director at Large of International Institute of Forecasters, General Chair of Global Energy Forecasting Competition (gefcom.org), and author of the blog Energy Forecasting (blog.drhongtao.com). Dr. Hong received his B.Eng. in Automation from Tsinghua University in Beijing and his PhD with co-majors in Operations Research and Electrical Engineering from North Carolina State University. (A complete bio of Dr. Tao Hong is available HERE.) 

Interviews
  1. Energy education leader of the year (Charlotte Business Journal: 2017/5)
  2. A five-minute introduction to electric load forecasting (2016/9)
  3. How did you become a forecaster? (International Institute of Forecasters: 2015/5)
  4. Tao Hong: Be Honest (T&D World Magazine: 2015/7)
  5. The analytics skill gap: an academic's perspective (AllAnalytics: 2014/8)
  6. Using SAS in the energy analytics curriculum at UNC Charlotte (SAS: 2014/7)

TAO: The Analytics Officer