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Zheyu Zhang

Status in CURENT:

Zheyu is a Ph.D. student, research assistant, at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville in Electrical Engineering, with an anticipated graduation date of fall 2015.

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Biographic Info:

Country: China  Hometown: Loudi, Hunan

Office Location: 209 Min H. Kao Building

Email: zzhang31@utk.edu

Faculty Advisor: Fred Wang

Academic Background:

Huazhong University of Science and Technology

      M.S. in Electrical Engineering, 2011

Huazhong University of Science and Technology

      B.S. in Electrical Engineering, 2008

Research Interests:

Wide Band-gap Devices and Applications, Active Gate Driver, Intelligent Power Module


Publications:

[1] Z. Zhang, B. Guo, F. Wang, L. M. Tolbert, B. J. Blalock, “Impact of ringing on switching losses of Wide Band-Gap devices in a phase-leg configuration”, in Proc. IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition, March. 2014, accepted.

[2] Z. Zhang, B. Guo, F. Wang, L. M. Tolbert, B. J. Blalock, “Methodology for switching characterization evaluation of Wide Band-Gap devices in a phase-leg configuration”, in Proc. IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition, March. 2014, accepted.

[3] Z. Zhang, F. Wang, L. M. Tolbert, B. J. Blalock, “Active gate driver for cross talk suppression of SiC power devices in a phase-leg configuration”, in Proc. IEEE Trans. Power Electronics, accepted.

[4] Z. Zhang, F. Wang, L. M. Tolbert, B. J. Blalock, “A gate assist circuit for cross talk suppression of SiC power devices in a phase-leg configuration”, in Proc. IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition, Sept. 2013, pp. 2536-2543.

[5] Z. Zhang, F. Wang, L. M. Tolbert, B. J. Blalock, “A novel gate assist circuit for cross talk mitigation of SiC power devices in a phase-leg configuration”, in Proc. IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition, March. 2013, pp. 1259-1265.

[6] Z. Zhang, W. Zhang, F. Wang, L. M. Tolbert, B. J. Blalock, “Analysis of the switching speed limitation of wide band-gap devices in a phase-leg configuration,” in Proc. IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition, Sept. 2012, pp. 3950-3955.

[7] Z. Zhang, X. Zou, Z. Wu, Y. Zou, “Analysis on harmonics current of three-phase bridge uncontrolled rectifier”, in Proc. IEEE Power and Energy Engineering Conference, March. 2010, pp. 1-4.

[8] Z. Zhang, Y. Zou, Z. Wu, J. Tang, “Design and research of three-phase power electronic load”, in Proc. IEEE Power Electronics and Motion Control Conference, Sept. 2009, pp. 1798-1802.

[9] W. Zhang, Z. Xu, Z. Zhang, F. Wang, L. M. Tolbert, B. J. Blalock, “Evaluation of 600 V cascode GaN HEMT in device characterization and all-GaN-based LLC resonant converter”, in Proc. IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition, Sept. 2013, pp. 3571-3578.

[10] B. Guo, F. Xu, Z. Zhang, Z. Xu, F. Wang, L. M. Tolbert, B. J. Blalock, “Compensation of input current distortion in three-phase buck rectifier”, in Proc. IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition, March. 2013, pp. 930-938.

[11] W. Zhang, Y. Long, Z. Zhang, F. Wang, L. M. Tolbert, B. J. Blalock, S. Henning, C. Wilson, R. Dean, “Evaluation and comparison of silicon and gallium nitride power transistors in LLC resonant converter”, in Proc. IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition, Sept. 2012, pp. 1362-1366.

[12] L. Zhu, Y. Zou, X. Zou, S. Chao, J. Tang, X. She, Z. Zhang, “A novel 3-D space vector modulation scheme for three-level three-leg NPC converter in three-phase four-wire APF system” in Proc. IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition, Sept. 2012, pp. 1527-1532.

[13] Z. Wu, Y. Zou, C. Wang, Y. Zhang, Z. Zhang, “A performance improvement technique for single-phase PWM rectifier”, in Proc. IEEE Power Electronics and Motion Control Conference, Sept. 2009, pp. 1638-1642.