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.

Ph.D. Students


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


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PENG HAN, Graduate Student

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

MJ

heydari@utexas.edu

Research Interest:
-PV Micro Inverters
-High Power Density High-Efficiency Power Electronics


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Saleh Farzamkia, Graduate Student

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

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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


Vishal Kumar

Vishal Kumar Meena

vpiloda@utexas.edu
Research Interest:
-DC-DC Converters

Fei Zhou

Fei Zhou

oscarzhou@utexas.edu
Research Interest:
- High power density and high-efficiency converters
- Wide-bandgap semiconductor devices

Xiaoyi Yang

Xiaoyi Yang

yangxy96@utexas.edu
Research interests:
- Battery management system
- DC-DC converters

Yoon Sheen

Yoon Sheen

s.yoonsheen@utexas.edu
Research interests:
- DC-DC converters
- Wide bandgap semiconductor devices

Wei-jung Hsu

Weijung Hsu

wjhsu@utexas.edu
Research interest:
- High power density and high-efficiency converters

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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

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Bharath Kumar Rayachoty

bharathkumarrayachoty@utexas.edu
Research Interest:
- High power-density DC-DC converters
- Battery Management Systems

Alumni

Ma Qingxuan

Qingxuan Ma, Ph.D.

Graduation time: Apr 2022
GaN Systems Inc.

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Tianxiang Chen, Ph.D.

Graduation time: Apr 2022
NVIDIA Corporation

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Jackie Pang, M. S.

Graduation time: December 2021
Texas Instruments

Jin Gao

Jin Gao, M. S.

Graduation time: December 2021
Maxim Integrated

Pengkun Liu

Pengkun Liu, Ph.D.

Graduation time: July 2021
Texas Instruments

Soumik Sen

Soumik Sen, Ph.D.

Graduation time: June 2021
Tesla

Atsushi Shimbori

Atsushi Shimbori, Ph.D.

Graduation time: November 2020
Ford Motor Company

Ao Sun

Ao Sun, M. S.

Graduation time: May 2020
Monolithic Power Systems

Liqi Zhang

Liqi Zhang, Ph.D.

Graduation time: June 2020
Hitachi Energy

Xin Zhao

Xin Zhao, Ph.D.

Graduation time: Apr 2020
Monolithic Power Systems

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Hanning Tang, Ph.D.

Graduation time: November 2019
SharkNinja

Yang Lei

Yang Lei, Ph.D.

Graduation time: August 2019
Dell

Qingyun Huang

Qingyun Huang, Ph.D.

Graduation time: August 2018
University of Missouri