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Ben Guo

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Status in CURENT:

Ben is a Ph.D. student at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville in Electrical Engineering, with an anticipated graduation date of fall 2014.

Update: Ben completed his PhD defense on Oct. 24th. Dr. Ben Guo will start to work as a senior power electronics engineer at United Technologies Corporation Research Center, Hartford, CT in December 2014.

Biographic Info:

Hometown: Quzhou, Zhejiang Province

Country: People’s Republic of China

Office Location: 517 Min H. Kao Building

Email: bguo@utk.edu

Faculty Advisor: Fred Wang

Academic Background:

Tsinghua University, Beijing, China

      M.S. in Electrical Engineering

      Graduation Year: 2010

Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China

      B.S. in Biomedical Engineering

      Graduation Year: 2007 

Research Interests:

High-density, high-efficiency PFC rectifiers, EMI filter design and device modeling and application.

Publications:

[1]. Ben Guo, Fred Wang, Rolando Burgos, and Eddy Aeloiza, “Control of three-phase buck-type rectifier in discontinuous current mode,” 2013 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE), Sept. 2013.

[2]. Fan Xu, Ben Guo, Leon M. Tolbert, Fred Wang, and Ben J. Blalock, “An All-SiC Three-Phase Buck Rectifier for High Efficiency Data Center Power Supplies,” accepted by IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications.

[3]. Ben Guo, Fan Xu, Zheyu Zhang, Zhuxian Xu, Fred Wang, Leon M. Tolbert, and Benjamin J. Blalock, “Compensation of input current distortion in three-phase buck rectifiers,” 2013 Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC), pp. 930-938, 17-21 Mar. 2013.

[4]. Ben Guo, Fred Wang, and Rolando Burgos, “Modulation scheme analysis for high efficiency three-phase buck rectifier considering different device combinations,” 2012 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE), pp. 26-33, 15-20 Sept. 2012.

[5]. Ben Guo, Siqi Li, Xiaohua Jiang, and Tetsuo Kanie, “New bridge snubber for suppressing reverse recovery effects of CoolMOS™,” 2011 International Conference on Electrical Machines and Systems (ICEMS), pp. 1-5, 20-23 Aug. 2011.

[6]. Fan Xu, Ben Guo, Leon M. Tolbert, Fred Wang, and Ben J. Blalock, “Evaluation of SiC MOSFETs for a high efficiency three-phase buck rectifier,” 2012 Twenty-Seventh Annual IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC), pp. 1762-1769, 5-9 Feb. 2012.

[7]. Fan Xu, Ben Guo, Leon M. Tolbert, Fred Wang, and Ben J. Blalock, “Design and performance of an all-SiC three-phase buck rectifier for high efficiency data center power supplies,” 2012 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE), pp. 2927-2933, 15-20 Sept. 2012.

[8]. Fan Xu, Ben Guo, Zhuxian Xu, Leon M. Tolbert, Fred Wang, and Ben J. Blalock, “SiC based current source rectifier paralleling and circulating current suppression,” 2013 IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC), pp. 402-409, 17-21 Mar. 2013.