Dr. Yue Zhao

Dr. Yue Zhao

Assistant Professor for the Electrical Engineering Department

Dr. Yue Zhao received a Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, USA, in 2014. He was an Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU), Richmond, USA, in 2014-2015. Since August 2015, he has been with the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville. He is also affiliated with NSF I/UCRC on Grid-connected Advanced Power Electronics Systems (GRAPES) and National Center for Reliable Electric Power Transmission (NCREPT) at the University of Arkansas.

Dr. Zhao’s current research interests include electric machines and drives, power electronics, and renewable energy systems. His research is current sponsored by the National Science Foundation (NSF), Department of Energy (DOE), Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) and Industry. He holds 4 U.S. patents and co-authored more than 40 papers in refereed journals and international conference proceedings. Dr. Zhao is an Associated Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications. Dr. Zhao was a recipient of 2018 National Science Foundation CAREER Award. He was a recipient of the Best Paper Prize of the 2012 IEEE Transportation Electrification Conference and Expo.

Michael Sykes

Michael Sykes

Website Coordinator/Undergraduate Research Assistant

Education:
Undergraduate working towards B.S. in Electrical Engineering
Research Interest:
Renewable Energy, Control Systems, and Power Electronics
Fei Diao

Fei Diao

Graduate Research Assistant

Education:
M.S., Electrical Engineering, Southwest Jiaotong University, China, 2018
B.S., Electrical Engineering and Automation, Southwest Jiaotong University, China, 2015
Research Interest:
Modulation/Control of Hybrid Sevel-Level Converter Based on T-Type Converter and H-Bridge Cascaded
Zhongjing Wang

Zhongjing Wang

Graduate Research Assistant

Education:
M.S., Electrical and Computer Engineering, The Ohio State University, USA, 2017
B.E., Automation, Central South University, China, 2015
Research Interest: 
The design and control of multi-level converters, micro-grid system control and power module packaging
Yuheng Wu

Yuheng Wu

Graduate Research Assistant

Education:
M.S., Control Theory and Control Engineering, Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, China, 2018
B.S., Detection, Guidance, and Control Technology,  Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, China, 2015
Research Interest: 
Power Electronics and Control Theory
Mohammad Hazzaz Mahmud

Mohammad Hazzaz Mahmud

Graduate Research Assistant

Education:
M.S., Electrical Engineering, Lamar University, Texas, 77705
B.S., Electrical Engineering, Ahsanullah University of Science and Technology, Bangladesh
Research Interest:
Control Algorithm Development, Motor Drive, and Power Electronics
Waleed Alhosaini

Waleed Alhosaini

Graduate Research Assistant

Education:
M.S., Electrical Engineering, University of Arkansas, USA, 2015
B.S., Electrical Engineering, Jouf University, Saudi Arabia, 2011
Research Interest: 
Power Electronics, Micro-grids and Smart Grids, and Control Systems
Zhe Zhao

Zhe Zhao

Graduate Research Assistant

Education:
M.S., Electrical Engineering, Arizona State University, USA, 2017
B.S., Electrical Engineering, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China, 2016
Research Interest: 
DC-Link Modeling, Multilevel Inverters, and Transformer Design
Yufei Li

Yufei Li

Post Doctoral Fellow

Education:
Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, Xi’an Jiaotong University, China, 2015
B.S., Electrical Engineering, Xi’an Jiaotong University, China, 2009
Research Interest:
Multilevel Converters and Model Predictive Control for Power Converters
Zhuxuan Ma

Zhuxuan Ma

Graduate Research Assistant

Education:
M.S., Electrical Engineering, The Ohio State University, USA, 2019
B.S., Electrical Engineering, Beijing Institute of Technology, China, 2017
Research Interest: 
Multilevel Inverters, Wide Band-gap Power Device, and Inductor Design
Nan Lin

Nan Lin

Graduate Research Assistant

Education:
M.S., Electrical Engineering, Zhejiang University, China, 2018
B.S., Electrical Engineering, Wuhan University, China, 2015
Research Interest: 
Motor Drives and Power Electronics