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PhD Students

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Hao Wen
Hao received his B.S. in Electrical Engineering from North China Electric Power University, (Beijing) in 2015, and his MS in Electrical Engineering from Ohio State University in 2017. He is currently pursuing his PhD in Electrical Engineering at Virginia Tech. His areas of interest include Wide Band Gap devices and solid-state transformers. Contact Hao at wen261@vt.edu wen261@vt.edu.
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Hsin-Che Hsieh
Hsin-Che Hsieh received his B.S and M.S degree from National Taiwan University of Science and Technology (Taiwan Tech) in 2014 and 2016 respectively. He is currently pursuing his PhD at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech). His fields of interests include high power wireless power transfer technology, high frequency resonant power converters and high power DC-DC converters. Contact Hsin-Che at hchsieh@vt.edu.
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Moonhyun Lee
Moonhyun Lee received his B.S. and M.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Seoul National University, Korea in 2014 and 2016, respectively. He is currently pursuing his Ph.D. at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. His research interests include high efficiency power converters and motor drives for renewables and automotives. Contact Moonhyun at leemh@vt.edu.
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Chih-Shen Yeh
Chih-Shen received a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from National Taiwan University in 2014. He is currently pursuing a combined M.S./PhD degree in Electrical Engineering at Virginia Tech. His areas of interest include high frequency DC-DC converter, solid-state transformer and renewable energy. Contact Chih-Shen atcsyeh10@vt.edu.
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Xiaonan Zhao
Xiaonan received a B.S. of Electrical Engineering from Beijing Jiaotong University in China in 2013. She is currently pursuing a PhD in Electrical Engineering at Virginia Tech. Her areas of interest include renewable energy and DC-DC converters. Contact Xiaonan at xiaonanzhao@vt.edu.
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John (Jongwan) Kim
John received his B.S. and M.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from Korea University, Seoul, Korea, in 2013 and 2015, respectively. He is currently pursuing his PhD at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. His research interests include synchronous reluctance motors and power converters. Contact Jongwan at jongwan@vt.edu.

Visiting PhD Students

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Luke Wen
Luke Wen is a visiting scholar from Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology(KAIST) in Korea, where he is working on his Ph.D in the School of Electrical Engineering. Han came to the Future Energy Electronic Center to broaden his opportunities and expand his abilities through hands-on research experiences. His research interests include high efficiency DC/DC converters and on-board charging. Contact Luke at jkhan@vt.edu.
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Ming-Cheng Chen
Ming-Cheng Chen is a visiting scholar from National Taiwan University of Science and Technology in Taiwan, where he is working on his PhD in electronic and computer engineering. Ming came to the Future Energy Electronic Center to further expand his abilities and opportunities through research experience. His research interests include digital control of switching conveters and high power density design Contact Ming-Cheng at jonechen@vt.edu.
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Vincent Jiang
Wen-Zhuang, (Vincent) Jiang is currently pursing his Ph.D degree at Taipei Tech, Taiwan. His research areas include DC-DC converters and LED drivers. He joined FEEC to expand his studies and experience. Contact Vincent at wenjia@vt.edu.
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Che-Yu Lu
Che-Yu is a PhD Candidate at the Institute of Electrical and Control Engineering, National Chiao Tung University in Taiwan. His specialized research is in the areea of DC-DC converters. Contact Che-Yu at cheyu@vt.edu.

MS Students

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David P Backus
David received his B.S. in Electrical Science and Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, (MIT) in 2010. He spent six years as an engineer designing battery management systems at EaglePicher Technologies. He is currently pursuing a M.S. in Electrical Engineering at Virginia Tech. David's research interests include switching power converters, DC power systems, and non-linear RF & microwave power amplifiers. Contact David at dpbj@vt.edu.
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Oscar Yu
Oscar received his B.S. in Electrical Engineering at the University of Texas in Austin. He spent a year at Texas Instruments as an engineer before coming to Virginia Tech's Bradley Department of Electrical Engineering to pursue his Masters degree. During the simmer of 2017, Oscar completed a telemetry internship at Sandia National Labs in California. His research interests are power converters, inverters and renewable energy applications. Contact Oscar at oscaryu1@vt.edu.
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Jinghui Yan
Jinghui received her B.S. in Electrical Science and Technology in 2015 at Northwestern Polytechinical University in Xi'an P.R.China. She is currently pursuing her M.S. in Electrical Engineering in the Bradley Department of Electrical Engineering at Virginia Tech. Her areas of interest include renewable energy applications and high-efficient DC/DC converters. Contact Jinghui at yinghui@vt.edu.
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Yu Wei
Yu received her B.S. in Electrical Engineering and Automation from Beijing Institute of Technology in 2015. She is currently pursuing an M.S. in Electrical Engineering at Virginia Tech. Her areas of interest include renewable energy applications and high-efficient DC/DC converters. Contact Yu at yu05@vt.edu.

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