Zhao Receives IEEE Best Associate Editor Award

January 5, 2021

Dr. Junbo Zhao received the 2020 Best Associate Editor Award for the IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid (TSG). In an email notification (official commendation letter to follow), dated December 23, 2020, the Editor in Chief of the IEEE TSG, Dr. Claudio Canizares applauded Dr. Zhao’s outstanding efforts as an associate editor.

“IEEE TSG is one of the best journals in our field. It is such an honor to be recognized by the editorial board. Serving well our research community is always one of career goals and I will continue to do so” stated Dr. Zhao, Assistant Professor in ECE.

“Being recognized for service by one of the top journals within the field is remarkable achievement. Dr. Zhao continues to shine bright through world-class research, teaching, and service” said Dr. Khan, the ECE Department Head.

For more information about Dr. Zhao, please visit his webpage.


The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Mississippi State University consists of 23 faculty members (including 7 endowed professors), 3 clinical faculty, 10 professional and support staff, and over 700 undergraduate and graduate students with approximately 88 being at the Ph.D. level. With research expenditure of the department in excess of $10M, the department houses the largest High Voltage Laboratory among North American Universities. For more detailed information on the department please visit our website www.ece.msstate.edu.