Invited Talks

  1. Invited Tutorial, the 2nd IEEE Power Electronics and Applications Conference (PEAC), Nov. 4-8, 2018, Shengzhen, China.

  2. Invited Panel Moderator, the 31st World Electric Vehicle Symposium, September 30 – October 3, 2018, Kobe, Japan.

  3. Invited Plenary Speaker, SAE New Energy Vehicle Forum, September 11-12, 2018, Shanghai, China.

  4. Invited Speaker, Advanced Automotive Battery Conference, (AABC), June 7-8, 2018, San Diego, California.

  5. Invited Speaker, Workshop on Power Electronics, Shanghai Tech, Shanghai, June 4-5, 2018, Shanghai, China.

  6. Invited Tutorial, IEEE Workshop on Wide-band-gap Devices, (WiPDA-Asia), May 17-19, 2018, Xi’an, China.

  7. Panel Moderator and Invited Speaker, Smart Transportation Global Launch Event, March 2, 2018, San Diego, CA.

  8. Invited Panelist, Conference on Electric Vehicles and Roads, Feb 25-26, 2018, Park City, UT.

  9. Invited Plenary Session Speaker, SAE Hybrid Symposium, Feb 20-22, 2018, San Diego, CA.

  10. Invited Session Speaker Panel Moderator, US-China New Energy Efficiency Forum, CA, Nov 17-18, 2018, Santa Clara.

  11. Invited Keynote Speaker, EV100 Silicon Valley Forum at the Global Future Mobility Forum, Nov 11-12, 2017, Hangzhou, China.

  12. Keynote Speaker, 6th IEEE International Conference on Renewable Energy Research and Applications, Nov 6-8, 2017, San Diego, CA USA.

  13. Keynote Speaker, International Conference on Electrical and Information Technologies for Rail Transportation 2017 (EITRT 2017), Oct 21-22, 2017, Changsha, China.

  14. Keynote speaker, IEEE Transportation Electrification Conference (ITEC-Asia-Pacific), August 7-10, 2017, Harbin, China.

  15. Invited Tutorial, IEEE ECCE Asia, June 4-7, 2017, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

  16. Keynote speaker, IEEE Workshop on Wireless Power (WoW 2017), May 20-23, Chongqing, China.

  17. Keynote speaker, IEEE Wireless Power Transfer Conference (WPTC), May 10-12, Taiwan.

  18. Invited Seminar, February 24, 2017, Zhejiang University, China.

  19. Invited Seminar, February 24, 2017, Shanghai University of Science and Technology, China.

  20. Invited Seminar, February 23, 2017, Beijing Jiaotong University, China.

  21. Invited speaker, Jan 24, 2017, IEEE San Diego Section.

  22. Invited Seminar, December 22, 2016, Chongqing University, China.

  23. Invited Seminar, December 29, 2016, Huawei Technologies, Inc., China.

  24. Keynote speaker, EVTeC 2016 to be held in Yokohama, Japan, May 25-27, 2016.

  25. Keynote speaker, The 6th International Conference on Power Electronics Systems and Applications (PESA), Hong Kong, December 15-17, 2015.

  26. Keynote speaker, Annual Conference of the Chinese Society of Automotive Engineers, Shanghai, China, October 26-30, 2015.

  27. Invited Tutorial speaker, 2015 IEEE International Future Energy Electronics Conference (IEEE IFEEC 2015), Taipei, Taiwan, October 31-Nov 4, 2015.

  28. Invited panel organizer, Workshop on Wireless Power, Daejeon, Korea, June 5-6, 2015.

  29. Invited seminar, “Efficient wireless power transfer technology for electric vehicle charging,” Chinese Academy of Science – Shenzhen Institute of Advanced Technology, Shenzhen, China, May 19, 2015.

  30. Keynote speaker, “Symposium of Power Electronics and Electric Drives of Chinese Universities,” Beijing, China, April 18, 2015.

  31. IEEE Distinguished Lecture, Queen’s University, North Ireland, March 2, 2015.

  32. IEEE Distinguished Lecture, University Udine, Italy, December 15, 2014.

  33. Invited Tutorial, “Wireless Charging of Electric Vehicles with Extremely High Efficiency and Misalignment Tolerance,” International Electric Vehicles Conference, IEVC, December 16-19, 2014.

  34. IEEE Distinguished Lecture, Bay Area Chapter, San Jose, California, October 23, 2014

  35. Invited seminar, Stanford University, California, October 24, 2014

  36. Invited seminar, Kunming University of Science and Technology, China, September 5, 2014

  37. Invited seminar, Southeastern University, China, September 3, 2014

  38. Four-day short course, “Power electronics, electric drives and wireless power transfer for electric drive vehicle applications,” Society of Automotive Engineers, SAE International, Shanghai, China, September 23-26, 2014.

  39. Keynote speaker, 3rd International Energy Transfer for Electric Vehicles Conference (E|TEV) 2014, Nuremberg, Germany, September 30-October 1, 2014.

  40. Moderator, “Hybrid Electric vehicles,” Rap Session at the IEEE Energy Conversion Conference and Expo, Pittsburg, PA, USA, September 14-18, 2014.

  41. Invited Tutorial, “Wireless Charging of Electric Vehicles with Extremely High Efficiency and Misalignment Tolerance,” IEEE Transportation Electrification Conference, ITEC-Asia Pacific, August 31-September 3, 2014.

  42.  Invited Seminar, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan, August 6, 2014.

  43. Invited Seminar, Fujen University, Taipei, Taiwan, August 6, 2014.

  44. Invited Seminar, National Tsinghua University, Hsinchu, Taiwan, August 5, 2014.

  45. Invited Seminar, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan, July 29, 2014.

  46. Invited Seminar, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taipei, Taiwan, July 28, 2014.

  47. Seminar on wireless power transfer, Northwestern Polytechnical University, January 2, 2014.

  48. Invited Speaker, SAE 2013 Energy Management Symposium in Dearborn, MI on Oct 21-22, 2013.

  49. Invited speaker, China SAE Annual Meeting, Beijing, China, November 24, 2013.

  50. Invited Tutorial, “Wireless Charging of Electric Vehicles with Extremely High Efficiency and Misalignment Tolerance,” Applied Power Electronics Conference (APEC), March 16-22, 2014.

  51. Invited Panelist, “Wireless Power Transfer,” Invited Session Speaker at IEEE Energy Conversion Conference and Expo, (ECCE), September 15-19, 2013.

  52. Invited plenary speaker, “Wireless Charging of Electric Vehicles with Extremely High Efficiency and Misalignment Tolerance,” China Vehicle Energy Conference, Chongqing, China, November 7, 2013.

  53. Invited plenary speaker, “Wireless Charging of Electric Vehicles with Extremely High Efficiency and Misalignment Tolerance,” SAE New Vehicle Conference, Shanghai, China, November 12-13, 2013.

  54. Tutorial, “Battery Management Systems,” Power Electronics Conference, ECCE Europe, Lille, France, September 2-4, 2013.

  55. Invited Seminar, “Wireless charging of electric vehicles for safe and reliable future transportation,” Chongqing University, Chongqing, China, 28, May 2013.

  56. Keynote, “Wireless charging of electric vehicles for safe and reliable future transportation,” International Symposium on Wireless Power Transmission, Gui Yang, China, 24-26, May 2013

  57. Invited workshop speaker at SunPower Corporation, sponsored by Total (The 11th largest company in the world),  San Jose, California, April 29-May 1, 2013.

  58. Tutorial, “Battery Management Systems,” Power Electronics Conference, ECCE Europe, Lille, France, September 2-4, 2013.

  59. Keynote, “Wireless charging of electric vehicles for safe and reliable future transportation,” International Symposium on Wireless Power Transmission) which will be held in Gui Yang, 24-26, May 2013.

  60. Invited panelist, “Training tomorrow’s innovators,” EDTA 2013 Conference & Annual Meeting, Washington DC, June 11, 2013.

  61. Invited Panelist, “Status of Various Electric Vehicles, “Rap Session Speaker at IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference, (APEC), March 16-22, 2013.

  62. Invited speaker, Plug-in for power workshop, Melbourne, Australia, December 5, 2012.

  63. Invited plenary speaker, “System Applications of Wide Band Gap Devices,” Workshop on Wide Band Gap Devices, organized by Oakridge National Laboratory, Knoxville, November 15-16, 2012.

  64. Panel Moderator, Workshop on Wide Band Gap Devices, organized by Oakridge National Laboratory, Knoxville, November 15-16, 2012.

  65. VTS Distinguished Lecture and Conference Speaker, “Plug-in for Power Seminar,” Swinburne University, Melbourne, Australia, December 5, 2012.

  66. VTS Distinguished Lecture, “Management of EV battery for safe, economic, and reliable operation,” Seoul National University, October 30, 2012.

  67. Invited Seminar, “Management of EV battery for safe, economic, and reliable operation,” Korea Institute of Advanced Science and Technology (KIAST), October 30, 2012.

  68. Invited Seminar, “Management of EV battery for safe, economic, and reliable operation,” Yonsei Institute of Convergence Technology, October 29, 2012.

  69. Tutorial, “Battery Management Systems,” Energy Conversion Conference and Expo (ECCE), Raleigh, North Carolina, September 16-21, 2012.

  70. Invited plenary speaker, “Vehicle Electrification: from Hype to Reality,” International New Energy Vehicle Symposium, June 7-8, 2012, Shanghai, China.

  71. Invited Instructor/Speaker, 13th Edition of the European Ph.D School, May 28 to June 1, 2012.

  72. Invited plenary speaker, “Will flux switching PM motor, Doubly Salient PM motor prevail in PEV applications?” SAE 2012 Powertrain Electric Motors Symposium for Electric and Hybrid Vehicles, April 23, 2012, WESTIN BOOK CADILLAC DETROIT, Detroit, Michigan, USA.

  73. Two-day short course, “Fundamentals of Power Electronics for Hybrid and Electric Vehicle Applications,” Quantum Technology, Lake Forest, California, March 27-28, 2012.

  74. Invited Tutorial, “Control and Management of Energy Storage Systems in EV and PHEV,” Applied Power Electronics Conference (APEC), February 2-5, 2012.

  75. Invited Panelist, SAE Powertrain eMotors Symposium, Shanghai, November 16, 2011.

  76. Rap Session Moderator, “Vehicle Electrification Technologies, today and tomorrow,” IEEE ECCE, Phoenix, AZ, Sept 17-22, 2011.

  77. Corporate training on PHEV and EV, Johnson Controls, Milwaukee, IL, June 22, 2011.

  78. Invited tutorial, Chris Mi, “Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles,” 8th International Conference on Power Electronics – ECCE Asia, ICPE2011, May 30 – June 3, Jeju, Korea.

  79. Rap Session, “Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles,” IEEE ECCE-Asia, ICPE2011, May 30 – June 3, Korea.

  80. Invited panelist, SAE 2011 Powertrain Electric Motors Symposium – for Electric and Hybrid Vehicles, March 23, 2011, Indianapolis, IN.

  81. Invited plenary speaker, “Safely charging Plugin electric vehicles from the electric grid”, Engineering in Motion: IEEE USA Annual meeting, March 3-6, 2011, Austin, TX

  82. Corporate training on PHEV, BMS and EV safety, Honda R & D America, Raymond, OH, Jan 21-22, 2011.

  83. Invited talk, “Key challenges in EV and PHEV,” Zhenjiang University, Houzhou, China, December 12, 2010.

  84. Invited Seminar, “Energy efficient motors and power electronics for EV, PHEV, and HEV,” SAE, Shanghai, China, December 13-16, 2010.

  85. Invited talk, “Key challenges in EV and PHEV,” Shanghai Jiaotong University, Shanghai, China, December 17, 2010.

  86. Panelist, “eMobility 2050: What does the future hold?” at the German-American E-Mobility Forum, with moderated by Dr. Gerhard Schmidt, CTO, VP Research and Advanced Engineering, and panelist,  Marcus Fehling, Corporate Technology, Siemens AG, Nancy Gioia, Director for Global Electrification, Ford Motor Company, Sandy Stojkovski, President, AVL Strategic Analytic Services

  87. Seminar, “Battery management systems for electrified vehicles,” Delphi, Kokomo, Indiana, October 26, 2010.

  88. Seminar, “Key challenges of plug-in hybrid electric vehicles,” Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indianan, October 25, 2010.

  89. Invited Seminar, “The challenges and key technology of plug-in hybrid electric vehicles,” University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, September 3, 2010.

  90. Invited Seminar, “The challenges and key technology of plug-in hybrid electric vehicles,” Northwestern Polytechnical University, Xi’an, China, August 31, 2010.

  91. Invited Seminar, “The challenges and key technology of plug-in hybrid electric vehicles,” Beijing Jiaotong, Beijing, China, August 26, 2010.

  92. Invited Seminar, “The challenges and key technology of plug-in hybrid electric vehicles,” Beijing Institute of Technology, Beijing, China, August 25, 2010.

  93. Keynote speaker, “HEV and Battery Design in plug-in hybrid electric vehicles,” ANSYS Electric and Hybrid Vehicle Seminar, Dearborn, MI, July 17, 2010.

  94. Invited plenary speaker, “Designing safe charging solutions and business models for PHEV batteries,” EV Li-Ion Battery Forum 2010, Beijing, China, August 24-26, 2010.

  95. Invited tutorial, “Electric and Hybrid Vehicles in the Military – Principle and Power Management,” IDGA Exhibitions’ Military Vehicles Exhibition & Conference, Detroit, MI, USA, August 10-13, 2010.

  96. Invited speaker to talk about the future of electric vehicles at the IEEE USA Annual Meeting, Nashville, Tennessee, March 4-7, 2010.

  97. Panel Moderator, Conference on Energy for the Future, University Dearborn, March 16, 2010.

  98. Invited panel moderator, EV Battery Technology Conference, London, England, March 26-27, 2010.

  99. Invited tutorial, Chris Mi, “Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles,” IEEE International Symposium on Industry Electronics ISIE 2010, Bari, Italy, July 4-7, 2010.

  100. Invited Seminar, “Plug-in hybrid electric vehicles,” Tyco Electronics, Troy, Michigan, March 29-30, 2010.

  101. Invited Seminar, “Plug-in hybrid electric vehicles,” Delphi Automotive Systems, Singapore, February 22-24, 2010.

  102. Invited Seminar, “HEV power electronics,” Delphi Automotive Systems, Singapore, February 25-26, 2010.

  103. Invited Seminar, “Plug-in hybrid electric vehicles,” Chrysler, Auburn Hills, Michigan, February 10-11, 2010.

  104. Invited Seminar, “Fundamentals of hybrid electric vehicles,” Korea Society of Automotive Engineers, Seoul, Korea, November 19-21, 2009.

  105. Invited talk, “Batteries for plug-in hybrid electric vehicles,” Michigan’s Future Conference, Traverse City, Michigan, November 12-15, 2009.

  106. Invited tutorial, A. Bouscayrol, R. Trigui, and C. Mi, “Modelling methods for energy management of Hybrid Electric Vehicles,” IECON;09, Porto, Portugal, November 2, 2009.

  107. IEEE Vehicular Technology Society Educational Series, “Plug-in hybrid electric vehicle systems,” on DVD and on IEEE.tv, available from IEEE VT Society.

  108. Invited Seminar, “Plug-in hybrid electric vehicles and lithium-ion batteries,” University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan, July 10, 2009.

  109. Invited Seminar, “Plug-in hybrid electric vehicles battery management,” Chungbuk National University, Cheongju, Korea, July 8, 2009.

  110. Tutorial, “Plug-in hybrid electric vehicles – power electronics, battery management, control, optimization, and V2G,” IEEE International Symposium on Industrial Electronics, Seoul, Korea, July 5-8, 2009.

  111. Invited Tutorial, “Plug-in hybrid electric vehicles – power electronics, battery management, control, optimization, and V2G,” 2009 IEEE International Conference on Electro/Information Technology, Windsor, Canada, June 7-9, 2009.

  112. Invited talk, “Improving the life, capacity andsafety of lithium ion batteries with power electronics based solutions,” University of Lille, French Network of HEV, Lille, France, May 11, 2009.

  113. Invited speaker, “Improving the life, capacity and safety of lithium ion batteries with power electronics based solutions,” Driving Green and Energy Efficiency – 2009 DCEA Automotive Technology Conference and Annual Meeting, Detroit, April 19, 2009.

  114. Invited 3-day seminar on “Fundamentals of Hybrid Electric Vehicles,” A & T Technology, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA, April 7-9, 2009.

  115. Panelist, “Panel discussion on entrepreneurship, angel and venture capital funding,” IEEE USA Annual Conference – Engineering the Alternative Energy Debate, Salt Lake City, UT, February 28, 2009.

  116. Panelist, “The Electrification of the Automobile: The 21st Century Shift,” Panel Discussion at the Fuel Cell and Lithium Battery Hybrid Systems Symposium, Las Vegas, NV, December 10, 2008.

  117. Invited three-day Seminar on Hybrid Electric Vehicles at the Korea Auto-parts and Auto Related Industries (KOAA) Show, Seoul, Korea, November 20-22, 2008.

  118. Invited tutorial, “Planetary gear system based hybrid powertrain and e-CVT,” the 2008 Vehicle Power and Propulsion Conference (VPPC’08), September 2008, Harbin, China.

  119. Invited lecture at the National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE) Annual Conference, “Enabling technologies for hybrid electric vehicles,” Portland Oregon, July 25, 2008.

  120. Invited lecture, “Advanced Electrical Propulsion Systems and Present and Future Vehicle Electrochemistries,” GM Tech Center, Warren, Michigan, September 27-29, 2007, May 19-21, 2008, and September 17-19, 2008.

  121. Invited lecture, “Plug-in hybrid electric vehicles,” Chinese Society of Automotive Engineers, Wuhu, China, July 1, 2008.

  122. Invited lecture, “Plug-in hybrid electric vehicles,” Chinese Society of Automotive Engineers,Tianjing, China, June 30, 2008.

  123. Invited talk at the Purdue Pugwash – Midwest Regional Conference 2008, “Transportation Energy,” Lafayette, Indiana, March 22, 2008.

  124. Invited seminar at US Army TARDEC-TACOM, “Hyperthermia treatment of cancer using nanoparticles,” Warren, Michigan, March 5, 2008.

  125. Invited seminar at the University of Michigan Control Seminar Series, “Isolated Bidirectional DC-DC Converter for Hybrid Electric Vehicle Applications,” Ann Arbor, Michigan, November 16, 2007.

  126. Invited two-day workshop, “Advanced Power Electronics and Electric Drives for Hybrid Vehicle Applications,” DOE National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, Colorado, January 29-30, 2008.

  127. Invited 5-day workshop on HEV Power Electronics, Delphi, Singapore, August 21-25, 2007

  128. Invited 3-day seminar on “Fundamentals of Hybrid Electric Vehicles,” Shanghai, China, August 16-18, 2007.

  129. Invited dinner keynote speech, “Emerging Technologies of Hybrid Electric Vehicles,” IEEE Iowa Section, Power Engineering Chapter, Quad Cities, Iowa, September 18, 2007.

  130. Invited tutorial, “Planetary gear system based hybrid powertrain and e-CVT,” the 2007 Vehicle Power and Propulsion Conference (VPPC’07), September 2007, Arlington, Texas, USA.

  131. Invited three-day lecture, “Electrical Engineering Fundamentals and Introductory Power Electronics for Hybrid Vehicle Applications,” DOE National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, Colorado, May 21-23, 2007.

  132. Invited Three daylecture, “Intelligent Power Management of HEV,” US Army TARDEC, Warren, Michigan, August 28-30, 2007.

  133. Invited keynote speech, “Electric Aspects of Hybrid Electric Vehicles,” 2007 Detroit Automotive Technology Conference on Hybrid Vehicle Technologies, Troy, Michigan, April 15, 2007.

  134. Invited Instructor for the US Army Tank Automotive Research, Development, and Engineering Center (TARDEC) 25-hour Training Course on “Advanced Power Electronics and Electric Drives for Hybrid Electric Vehicle Applications,” Warren, Michigan, September 2006 to January 2007.

  135. Invited Lecture, NSF Sponsored 2-day Workshop on Hybrid Vehicles, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan, June 30, 2006.

  136. Invited Panelists, “Alternative Fuel Vehicles for the 21st Century,” the Ninth Annual Wharton Technology Conference, the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, February 24th, 2006.

  137. Invited Tutorial, “Enabling Technologies for Hybrid Electric Vehicles,” the Sixth International Conference on Electro/Information Technology, East Lansing, Michigan USA, May 7-10, 2006.

  138. Invited Keynote Speaker, “Hybrid Vehicles for the Future,” IEEE e-Conference on Hybrid Electric Vehicles, August 2005.

  139. Keynote Speaker, “Hybrid Vehicles: Now and Then,” the IEEE Grand Symposium of Mexico, Monterey, Mexico, October 2003.

  140. Invited Speaker, “The Future of Electric Drives,” the IEEE Southeast Michigan Section Fall Conference, Southfield, Michigan, October 2003.

  141. Invited Speaker, “Hybrid Electric Vehicles,” the IEEE Southeast Michigan Section Spring Conference Southfield, Michigan, March 2004.

  142. Invited Speaker, “State of the Art Wind Power Generation System,” the IEEE Southeast Michigan Section Spring Conference, Dearborn, Michigan, April 2005.

  143. Invited Speaker “Modeling, Control andDesign of Hybrid Electric Vehicles,” Converge Conference, Ansoft, San Diego/Los Angeles/France/Southfield, Michigan, November 2005.

  144. Keynote Speaker, “Historic Overview and the Future of Hybrid Vehicle,” three-day ArvinMeritor Innovation Workshop, ArvinMeritor, Inc., Troy, Michigan, May 2005.

  145. Workshop, “Iterative Learning Control of Antilock Braking,” US Army Tank Automotive Research Center, Warren, Michigan, January 2005.

  146. Invited Speaker, “Iterative Learning Control,” Automotive Electromagnetics Workshop, sponsored by SAE and Ansoft, Detroit, Michigan, October 2004.

  147. Invited Lecture, “Permanent Magnet Machines,” General Electric China Technology Center, Shanghai, China, August 2004.

  148. Invited Lecture, “Permanent Magnet Machines – Theory, Design, and Application,” General Electric Company, Fort Wayne, Indiana, March 2002 and April 2004.

  149. Workshop, “Electric and Hybrid Vehicles,” US Army Vetronics Institute, the VI Winter Workshop Series, Detroit, Michigan, January 2004.

  150. Seminar, “Wind Power Generation Systems,” General Electric Company, Peterborough, Ontario, Canada, March 2003.

  151. Workshop, “High EfficiencyPermanent Magnet Machines for Military Applications,” Workshop held at the US Army Vetronics Institute, Detroit, Michigan, January 2002.