Xiu Yao received her B.S. and M.S. degrees from Xi'an Jiaotong University, China in 2007 and 2010, respectively. She received her PhD degree from The Ohio State University in May 2015. In August 2015, Xiu Yao joined the State University of New York at Buffalo as an Assistant Professor.
Dissertation Topic: Modeling, Analysis and Detection of Series DC Arc Faults in Power Electronics Systems.