SPEC People

Faculty and Staff


Dr. Alex Huang

Dula D. Cockrell Centennial Chair in Engineering, SPEC Director, IEEE Fellow

aqhuang@utexas.edu
512-232-1645(Pickle Campus)
512-232-6647(Main Campus)

Ruiyang Yu

Dr. Ruiyang (Ryan) Yu, Research Scientist, Ph.D.


Qingyun Huang

Dr. Qingyun Huang, Research Associate, Ph.D

qyhuang@utexas.edu
Research Interest:
-High efficiency and high density power electronics converter topologies
-Wide-band-gap devices' applications
-System modeling and digital control applied to power electronics

Ph.D. Students


Ma Qingxuan

Qingxuan Ma, Ph.D. Candidate

qxma@utexas.edu
Research Interest:
-Wide-band-gap high frequency AC-DC Converter
-Power Semiconductor Device Characterization

Tianxiang Chen

Tianxiang Chen, Ph.D. Candidate

txchen@utexas.edu
Research Interest:
-Wide-bandgap high-frequency high-density AC-DC converter and DC-DC converter
-Magnetic and thermal optimization for high-frequency power converter


Jungong Tong

Junhong Tong, Graduate Student

jredtong@utexas.edu
Research Interest:
-Wide-bandgap power semiconductor device

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XiXi Luo, Graduate Student

xixiluo@utexas.edu
Research Interest:
-Wide-bandgap semiconductor devices


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Wei Xu, Graduate Student

wei.xu@utexas.edu.
Research Interest:
-Medium Voltage High Power Converters
-Renewable Energy and Smart Grid
-Wide Bandgap Power Semiconductor Devices

ZhiChengguo

Zhicheng Guo, Graduate Student

zcguo@utexas.edu
Research interests:
-Wide-bandgap high-frequency high-density DC-DC converter
-Modular Multilevel Converter (MMC)


Houshang Salimian

Houshang Salimian, Graduate Student

salimian@utexas.edu
Research interests:
-Multilevel Converters
-Renewable Energy Systems

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Zibo Chen, Graduate Student

zibochen@utexas.edu
Research interests:
- Wide-band-gap High-Density Rectifier
- Medium Voltage High Power Inverter
- Renewable Energy Systems and Smart Grid


Adit

Adithyan Vetrivelan, Graduate Student

adithyan.vetrivelan@utexas.edu
Research interests:
- High density power electronics
- WBG devices & High frequency converters
- Digital control of power electronics

Sanjay

Sanjay Rajendran, Graduate Student

sanjayrajendran@utexas.edu
Research interests:
- Medium Voltage High Power Converters
- Renewable Energy Systems
- EV/PHEV Drives


MJ

MJ Heydari, Graduate Student

heydari@utexas.edu
Research Interest:
-High Power Density High-Efficiency Power Electronics
- PV Micro-inverters

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Saleh Farzamkia, Graduate Student

farzam@utexas.edu
Research Interest:
-Multilevel Converters
-Reliability Engineering
-Fault-Tolerance


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PENG HAN, Graduate Student

patrickhan@utexas.edu
Research Interest:
High power density and high-efficiency converters

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Mafu Zhang, Graduate Student

mafuzhang@utexas.edu
Research Interest:
-High Power Density High-Efficiency Power Electronics
-Multi-Objective Design Optimization of Power Electronics

Master Students

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Jackie Pang

jackiedapang@utexas.edu
Research interests:
- Current Source Inverter using wide-bandgap devices
- Nonlinear Control for parallel converters

Jin Gao

Jin Gao

jingao@utexas.edu
Research Interest:
- DC-DC Converters
- Current Source Inverter

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Chen Chen

chenchen@utexas.edu
Research interests:
- Medium Voltage High Power Inverter
- High Power and High-Efficiency Converters

Huanghaohe Zou

Huanghaohe Zou

hzou@utexas.edu
Research Interest:
- Medium Voltage High Power Converters
- Wide Bandgap High-Frequency Power Electronics

Rahul Choudhary

Rahul Choudhary

rahulchoudhary@utexas.edu
Research Interest:
- Multilevel inverters
- DC-DC converters
- PV systems

Alumni

Pengkun Liu

Pengkun Liu, Ph.D.

Graduation time: July 2021

Soumik Sen

Soumik Sen, Ph.D.

Graduation time: June 2021

Atsushi Shimbori

Atsushi Shimbori, Ph.D.

Graduation time: November 2020

Ao Sun

Ao Sun, M. S.

Graduation time: May 2021

Liqi Zhang

Liqi Zhang, Ph.D.

Graduation time: June 2020

Xin Zhao

Xin Zhao, Ph.D.

Graduation time: Apr 2020

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Hanning Tang, Ph.D.

Graduation time: November 2019

Yang Lei

Yang Lei, Ph.D.

Graduation time: August 2019