Dr. Wei Gao

Students

Education

  • Ph.D, Mechnical Engineering, September 2012 – January 2017, Beijing Institute of Technology, Beijing, China
  • M.S, Vehicle Engineering, September 2008 – June 2010, Beijing Institute of Technology, Beijing, China
  • BSc., Vehicle Engineering, September 2003 – June 2007, South China University of Technology, Guangzhou, China

Experience

  • 02/2019 – present, Post-doctor, DOE GATE Center for Electric Drive Transportation, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, USA

The Research I have Been Working on

  • Development of Battery Management System for electric vehicles
  • Development of an offline battery parameter identification algorithm for electric vehicles
  • Optimal control and sizing of hybrid system based on dynamic programing
  • Modeling and driver-in-the loop realtime simulation of a hybrid tracked vehicle

Hobbies

  • Photography, swimming, and outdoor activities.

Journal Publications

  1. Gao W, Zou Y, Sun F, et al. Data pieces-based parameter identification for lithium-ion battery[J]. Journal of Power Sources, 2016, 328: 174-184.
  2. Gao W, Zou Y, Sun F. Two-Parameter Shifting Optimal Control for an Electric Bus [J]. Automotive Engineering, 2016, 38(3): 344-349.
  3. Gao W, Zou Y. The Influence of Gear Number Design to Energy Consumption for an Electric Bus[J]. Transaction of Beijing Institute of Technology, 2016, 36(5): 441-445.
  4. Zou Y, Gao W, Hou S, et al. System-Level Modeling and Real-Time Simulation for Hybrid Tracked Vehicle [J]. Transaction of Beijing Institute of Technology, 2013, 33(1): 31-36.
  5. Gao W, Zou Y, Sun F. Optimal component sizing for a parallel hybrid bus based on dynamic programming[C]//Transportation Electrification Asia-Pacific (ITEC Asia-Pacific), 2014 IEEE Energy Coversion Conference and Expo. IEEE, 2014: 1-5.

Chenwen Cheng, Post-Doctor

Students

Education

  • Ph.D, Electrical Engineering, September 2012 – June 2017, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China

  • BSc., Electrical Engineering, September 2008 – June 2012, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China

Experience

  • 01/2018 – present, Post-doctor, DOE GATE Center for Electric Drive Transportation, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, USA

The Research I have Been Working on

  • Wireless power transmission in gate drivers for power electronics devices

  • Optimized control of the DFIG-based wind power generation system

  • Predictive control of the three-phase grid-connected inverter

  • Control of servo drives

Hobbies

  • Photography, swimming, and outdoor activities.

Journal Publications

    1. Chenwen Cheng, Heng Nian, “Low-complexity model predictive stator current control of DFIG under harmonic grid voltages,” IEEE Trans. Energy Convers., vol. 32, no. 3, pp. 1072-1080, Sept. 2017.

    2. Chenwen Cheng, Heng Nian, Xiaohe Wang, Dan Sun, “Dead-beat predictive direct power control of voltage source inverters with optimized switching patterns,” IET Power Electron., vol. 10, no. 12, pp. 1438-1451, Oct. 2017.

    3. Chenwen Cheng, Heng Nian, Longqi Li, “Improved three-vector based dead-beat model predictive direct power control strategy for grid connected inverters,” Frontiers of Information Technology & Electronic Engineering, to be published.

    4. Heng Nian, Chenwen Cheng, Yipeng Song, “Coordinated control of the DFIG system based on repetitive control strategy under generalized harmonic grid voltages,” Journal of Power Electron., vol. 17, no. 3, pp. 733-743, May 2017.

    5. Chenwen Cheng, Peng Cheng, Heng Nian, Dan Sun, “Model Predictive Stator Current Control of Doubly Fed Induction Generator During Network Unbalance,” IET Power Electron., to be published.

    6. Chenwen Cheng, Heng Nian, Jian Wu, Peng Cheng, Yipeng Song, “An independent control technique of DFIG’s RSC and GSC based on repetitive control in generalized harmonic power grids (in Chinese),” Proceedings of the CSEE, vol. 36, no. 15, pp. 4099-4107, Aug. 2016.

    7. Heng Nian, Chenwen Cheng, Yipeng Song, Peng Cheng, “A direct power control technique of DFIG based on repetitive control in generalized harmonic power grids (in Chinese),” Proceedings of the CSEE, vol. 36, no. 2, pp. 407-416, Jan. 2016.

Conference Publications

    1. Heng Nian, Chenwen Cheng, “Improved grid connection operation of type-III wind turbine under unbalanced fundamental and distorted grid voltages,” 10th International Conference on Advances in Power System Control, Operation & Management (APSCOM 2015), 2015.

Tianze Kan, Doctoral Candidate

Students

Education

  • Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, September 2015 – present, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, USA

  • Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, September 2015 – present, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA

  • M.S., Electrical Engineering, August 2011 – May 2013, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA

  • B.Eng., Electrical Engineering, September 2007 – June 2011, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China

Research Interest

  • Wireless Charging for Electric Vehicles and Comsumer Electronics

  • Electromagnetics Design

  • Compensation Topology

  • Power Converters Design and Validation

Work Experience

  • 01/2018 – 04/2018, Wireless Power Modeling Intern, Integrated Device Technology, Inc., San Jose, CA, USA

  • 09/2015 – 12/2017, Reserach Assistant, DOE GATE Center for Electric Drive Transportation, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, USA

  • 09/2013 – 08/2015, Graduate Student Research Assistant, DOE GATE Center for Electric Drive Transportation, University of Michigan, Dearborn, MI, USA

  • 01/2013 – 05/2013, Student Worker, Ming Hsieh Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA

Teaching Experience

  • 08/2017 – 12/2017, Teaching Associate, EE-330L Engineering Electronics Lab, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, USA

Academic Services

  • Reviewer for IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, IEEE Transactions on Transportation Electrification, IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition, IEEE Transportation Electrification Conference and Expo, and IEEE Engergy Conversion Congress and Exposition.

Honors/Awards

 

  • 2015 IEEE IFEC Best Innovation Design

  • 2015 IEEE IFEC Dedicated Volunteer

Journal Publications

  1. T. Kan, F. Lu, T. D. Nguyen, P. P. Mercier, and C. Mi, “Integrated Coil Design for EV Wireless Charging Systems Using LCC Compensation Topology,” IEEE Trans. Power Electron., 2018. [accepted]

  2. T. Kan, R. Mai, P. P. Mercier, and C. Mi, “Design and Analysis of a Three-Phase Wireless Charging System for Lightweight Autonomous Underwater Vehicles,” IEEE Trans. Power Electron., 2017. [in press]

  3. T. Kan, T. D. Nguyen, J. C. White, R. K. Malhan, and C. Mi, “A new integration method for an electric vehicle wireless charging system using LCC compensation Topology: Analysis and Design,” IEEE Trans. Power Electron., vol. 32, no. 2, pp. 1481-1492, Feb. 2017.

  4. X. Zhang, T. Kan, C. You, and C. Mi, “Modeling and analysis of AC output power factor for wireless Chargers in electric vehicles,” IEEE Trans. Power Electron., vol. 32, no. 2, pp. 1638-1650, Feb. 2017.

  5. Z. Bi*, T. Kan*, C. C. Mi, Y. Zhang, Z. Zhao, and G. A. Keoleian, “A review of wireless power transfer for electric vehicles: Prospects to enhance sustainable mobility,” Applied Energy, 179, pp. 413-425, Oct. 2016. [*equal contribution]

  6. W. Li, H. Zhao, S. Li, J. Deng, T. Kan, and C. C. Mi, “Integrated LCC compensation topology for wireless charger in electric and plug-in electric vehicles,” IEEE Trans. Ind. Electron., vol. 62, no. 7, pp. 4215-4225, July. 2015.

Conference Publications

  1. T. Kan, R. Mai, P. P. Mercier, and C. Mi, “A Three-Phase Wireless Charging System for Lightweight Autonomous Underwater Vehicles,” in Proc. IEEE Appl. Power Electron. Conf. Expo., 2017, pp. 1407-1411.

  2. W. Li, H. Zhao, T. Kan, and C. Mi, “Inter-operability considerations of the double-sided LCC compensated wireless charger for electric vehicle and plug-in hybrid electric vehicle applications,” in Proc. IEEE PELS Workshop Emerging Technol. : Wireless Power, 2015, pp. 1-6.