2019 APEC Student Travel Support Recipients

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Abhishek Awasthi, Queen's University, Canada

  • A Novel Time Domain Analysis of DCM Boost Mode and CCM Buck Mode LLC Resonant Converter for PV Applications, ID# 2074

Abu Hanif, University of Missouri Kansas City, USA

  • Bond Wire Damage Detection and State of Health estimation of a 1200V, 900A Dual Pack IGBT Power Module using the RL-equivalent Circuit, ID# 1803

Adam Morgan, North Carolina State University, USA,

  • New Dynamic Power MOSFET Model to Determine Maximum Device Operating Frequency, ID# 1864

Akshay Singh, University of Maryland at College Park, USA,

  • A Comparative Study of Compact Failure-Tolerant Three-Phase RTRU for More Electric Aircrafts, ID# 1842

Amit Bhattacharjee, University of Central Florida, USA

  • A New Bidirectional High Frequency AC-Link Microinverter Based on Dual Active Bridge Topology, ID# 1524

Avishek Pal, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, India

  • Accurate Discrete-Time Modeling of an Interleaved Current-Fed Dual Active Bridge DC-DC Converter, ID# 1748
  • Discrete-Time Modeling of a Naturally Commutated Current-Fed Dual Active Bridge DC-DC Converter, ID# 1769

Bainan Sun, Technical University of Denmark, Denmark

  • Multi-physic analysis for GaN transistor PCB layout, ID# 1979

Changqing Yin, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

  • Two Degrees of Freedom Power Decoupling Method for Single-Phase Inverters, ID: 1762
  • Screen-Returned PCB Rogowski Coil for Switching Current Measurement of SiC Devices, ID# 1761

Chi Shao, Hangzhou Dianzi University, China

  • Soft Switching DC-DC Converters, ID# 1687

Deepak Ronanki , University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Canada

  • Quasi-online Low-Frequency Impedance Monitoring Scheme for Submodule Capacitors in Modular Multilevel Converters, ID# 1154
  • A Novel 2N+1 Carrier-Based Pulse Width Modulation Scheme for Modular Multilevel Converters with Reduced Control Complexity, ID# 1751

Dianzhi Yu, Minnesota State University, Mankato, USA

  • A Two-Stage Four-Port Inverter for Renewable Energy System Integration , ID# 1783

Ehsan Afshari, Northeastern University, USA

  • Single-Stage Multiport Capacitive-Link Universal Power Converter for SST Applications, ID# 1675

Eli Abramov, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel

  • Behavioral Modeling of Resonant Power Transfer Systems with Capacitive Coupling: Two-Port Network Approach, ID# 1163
  • Regulated Power Transfer Using Self-Tuned Networks for Capacitive Wireless Systems, ID# 1164

Erick Pool-Mazun, Texas A&M University, USA

  • A Direct Switch Mode AC to DC Rectifier with High-Frequency Isolation for Fast EV Battery Chargers, ID# 1257

Fatma Selin Bagci, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taiwan

  • Low-Power Photovoltaic Energy Harvesting with Parallel Differential Power Processing Using a SEPIC, ID# 1280

Hadi Moradisizkoohi, Florida International University, USA

  • Ultra-High Step-Up DC/DC Converter Based on Dual Coupled Inductors with Low Voltage Stress and Input Current Ripple for Renewable Energy Applications,ID# 1231
  • A Study on a Three-Level Flying Capacitor Boost Converter with an Integrated LC2D Output Network for Universal Input Voltage Applications,ID# 1088; Analysis and Design of a High Step-Up Transformerless DC-DC Converter with an Integrated L2C3D2 Network,ID# 1155

Haibo Li, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, USA

  • PMSM Current Management with Overcurrent Regulation, ID# 1819
  • A Sensor Fault Isolation Scheme for Co-Existence of PMSM Current Sensor and Non-Sensor Imbalance Faults, ID# 1816

Handong Gui, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, USA

  • A Simple Control to Reduce the Voltage Stress of Non-Conducting Switches in Three-Level ANPC Converter, #1611
  • Current Source Gate Drive to Reduce Switching Loss for SiC MOSFETs, #1612

Hang Dai, University of Wisconsin - Madison, USA

  • Characterization of Hybrid Reverse-Voltage-Blocking and Bidirectional Switches Using WBG Devices in Emerging Motor Drive Applications, ID# 1689

Haoyang Gan, Southwest Jiaotong University, China

  • Discrete Iterative Model and Dynamical Analysis of Inductor Current Compensation on Valley V2 Controlled Boost Converter, ID #1118

Hariharan K, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, India

  • Constant on-Time Multi-Mode Digital Control with Superior Performance and Programmable Frequency, ID# 1631
  • Switching Sequence Synthesis for Minimizing RMS Current in a Single-Inductor-Multi-Output Converter, ID# 2055

He Du, Aalborg University, Denmark

  • Impact of the Case Temperature on the Reliability of SiC MOSFETs Under Repetitive Short Circuit Tests, ID# 1546

Hiroaki Toyoda, University of Tsukuba, Japan

  • Sinusoidal Voltage Output Inverter for Motor Drives Using Discontinuous Current Mode Operation, ID# 1765

Hiroki Nakashima, Nagasaki University, Japan

  • High Efficiency Wide Load Range LLC DC-DC Converter with Light-Load Flyback- Operation, ID# 1361

Hoang Vu Nguyen, Yeungnam University, South Korea

  • An Improved Low-Voltage Charging Circuit for Single-Phase Onboard Battery Chargers, ID# 1358

Jheng-An Juan Lu, National Taiwan University, Taiwan

  • A Novel Ripple-Coupling Constant on-Time Controlled Buck Converter IC with Highly Digital Charge-Pump Based Error Amplifier, ID# 1668

Jiahao Niu, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, USA

  • Impact of SVM on Circulating Harmonics in Paralleled Three Level ANPC Inverters, ID# 1484
  • Design of a Single Controller for Multiple Paralleled Inverters, ID# 1828

Jin Weijian, The University of Hong Kong, China

  • Single-Inductor Multiple-Output (SIMO) Buck Hybrid Converter with Simultaneous AC and DC Outputs for Multi-Coil Wireless Power Transfer Applications, ID# 1035
  • Power Loss Analysis of a Back-to-Back Switching Single-Inductor Multiple-Output Inverter, ID# 1093

Jing Yuan, Aalborg University, Denmark

  • An Embedded Switched-Capacitor Z-Source Inverter Achieving Continuous Input Currents, ID# 1194

Joseph Benzaquen Sune, Kansas State University, USA

  • Online Model Reference Parameter Estimation of a PFC Active Rectifier with Optimum Space-Vector Predictive Control for Variable Frequency Supply for More Electric Aircraft Applications, ID# 1915

Juan M. Arteaga, Imperial College London, United Kingdom

  • A Multi-MHz Wireless Power Transfer System with Mains Power Factor Correction Circuitry on the Receiver, ID# 1459

Lei Zhang, Arizona State University, USA

  • Component Sizing and Voltage Balancing of MMC-Based Solid-State Transformer Under Various AC-Link Excitation Voltage Waveforms, ID# 1301

Louelson Afranio Leugirdes de Azevedo Cavalcanti Costa, Federal University of Campina Grande, USA

  • Multiphase X-Type Current Source Rectifier with Reduced Active Switch Count, ID#: 1570

Lu Yue, State University of New York at Buffalo, USA

  • Sub-Modular Circuit Design for Self-Balancing Series-Connected IGBTs in a Modular Multilevel Converter, ID# 1979

Marcos Paulo Brito Gomes, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brazil

  • An Assessment of Cost-Effective Series Voltage Compensators Increasing Low Voltage Ride Through Capability on Industrial Electronic Loads, ID# 1435
  • An Assessment of Operation Performance of High Power Frequency Inverters with Low PWM Drive Issues, ID# 1511

Marcus Anderson Almeida Bezerra, Federal University of Ceara, Brazil

  • Isolated AC-DC Interleaved Converter for MVDC Collection Grid in HVDC Offshore Wind Farm, ID# 1478

Mateja Novak, Aalborg University, Denmark

  • Weighting Factor Design Based on Artificial Neural Network for Finite Set MPC Operated 3L-NPC Converter, ID# 1419

Mehdi Abbasi, York University, Canada,

  • A Balanced, Unity Power Factor, 3-Phase Bridgeless AC/DC Step-Up Transformer-Less Converter with Magnetic-Coupled Soft-Switched Step-Up Rectifiers for Wind Farm with a MVDC Grid, ID# 1896

Miaosong Gu, North China Electric Power University, China

  • An Electro-Thermo-Mechanical Model Basing on Experimental Results for Press-Pack IGBT Including MOS Side Two-Dimensional Effects, ID# 1541

Mostafa Noah, Nagoya university, Japan

  • Realizing Unbalanced Magnetic Leakage Distribution in the Transformer to Enhance the Light Load Efficiency of the LLC Resonant Converter, ID# 1145
  • Optimal Allocation of the Transformer Winding Layers with Respect to the Air-Gap to Minimize the Switching Frequency Range of LLC Resonant Converter, ID# 1182

Nasibeh Zohrabi, Mississippi State University, USA

  • Efficient Load Management in Electric Ships: A Model Predictive Control Approach, ID# 1121

Nomar S. González-Santini, Michigan State University, USA

  • Z-Source Inverter for High-Frequency Transformer Core-Loss Reduction, ID# 1572

Oscar Yu, Virginia Tech, USA

  • Sequential Parallel Switching for Drain-Source Synchronous Rectifier Efficiency and Light-Load Stability Improvement, ID# 1825

Ramu Nair R, Indian Institute of Science Bangalore, India

  • Unified Grid Integration Algorithm for Synchronization and Power Control of Doubly-Fed Induction Generator, ID# 1454

Rohail Hassan, Utah State University, USA

  • Continuous Stability Monitoring of DC Microgrids Using Controlled Injection, ID# 2002

Sayan Acharya, North Carolina State University, USA

  • Stability Analysis of a Medium Voltage Cascaded Converter System with Reduced DC-Link Capacitance, ID# 1569
  • Mission Profile Based Reliability Analysis of a Medium Voltage (MV) Three-Phase PV Inverter Considering the Influence of High dv/dt on Parasitic Filter Elements, ID# 1487
  • Benchmarking and Qualification of Gate Drivers for Medium Voltage (MV) Operation of 10 kV Silicon Carbide (SiC) MOSFETs, ID# 1481

Shuang Xu, University of New Brunswick, Canada

  • Pulse Energy Modulation for a Single-Phase Bridge Inverter with Power Decoupling Capability, ID# 1002

Sivanagaraju Gangavarapu, Concordia University, Canada

  • Analysis and Design of a Three-Phase Single-Stage Isolated Buck-Boost Derived PFC Converter with a Novel Clamping Circuit, ID# 1229

Steffen Beushausen, RWTH Aachen University, Germany

  • Comparison of Fast and Reliable Zero-Voltage Detection Topologies, ID 1446

Tzu-Hao Chien, National Taiwan University, Taiwan

  • A Fast Transient Flip Voltage Follower Based Low Dropout Regulator with AC-Coupled Pseudo Tri-Loop Technique Without Using Any Output Capacitor, ID# 1475

Waleed Alhosaini, University of Arkansas, USA

  • A Model Predictive Voltage Control Using Virtual Space Vectors for a Grid-Forming Energy Storage Converters, ID# 1968

Woongkul Lee, University of Wisconsin - Madison, USA

  • Single-Turn Air-Core Integrated Planar Inductor for GaN HEMT-Based Zero-Voltage Switching Synchronous Buck Converter, ID# 1817

Xin Meng, Xi'an Jiaotong University, China

  • A Generalized Droop Control for Grid-Supporting Inverter Based on Comparison Between Traditional Droop Control and Virtual Synchronous Generator Control, ID# 1978

Xintong Lyu, The Ohio State University, USA

  • A Highly Reliable Short Circuit Protection Method for E-Mode GaN HEMTs, ID# 1278

Xu Zhang, Harbin Institute of Technology, China

  • Voltage Redistribution-Based Anti-Windup Scheme for Current Control of Induction Motor Drives in the Field-Weakening Region, ID# 1405

Yanchao Li, North Dakota State University, USA,

  • A 100kW 1.2-Liter DC-DC Converter for Electric Vehicle Application, ID# 1823
  • A GaN Resonant Multilevel Modular Converter for 1200V Electric Vehicle Applications, ID# 1682

Yi Dou, Technical University of Denmark, Denmark,

  • Investigation and Design of Wireless Power Transfer System for Autonomous Underwater Vehicle, ID# 1957

Youssef Kandeel, National University of Ireland Galway, Ireland,

  • Comparison of Coupled vs. Non-Coupled Microfabricated Inductors in 2W 20MHz Interleaved Buck Converter, ID# 1031

Yu Yang, Nanyang Technological University , Singapore,

  • Off-Policy Integral Reinforcement Learning with Application to H Infinity Input Constrained Control of Permanent Magnet Synchronous Machine, ID# 1522

Yuan Jiaqi, Concordia University, China,

  • FPGA Resource Optimization Method for Hardware in the Loop Real-Time Simulation of Power Converters, ID# 1200

Yue Han, Zhejiang University, China,

  • Suppressing Methods of Common-Mode Noise in LLC Resonant DC-DC Converters, ID# 1685

Yufei He, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, China,

  • Enhanced voltage regulation of AC microgrids with electric springs, ID# 1204

Zhengyang Feng , University of Strathclyde, United Kingdom,

  • A high-efficiency super-junction MOSFET based inverter-leg configuration using a dual-mode switching technique, ID# 1080

Zhongyi Quan, University of Alberta, Canada,

  • Design of Interleaved Converters with Minimum Filtering Requirement, ID# 1982

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