Overview

TheDepartmentofAppliedElectronicEngineering,theformerTeaching&ResearchingGroupofShipElectric&AutomationofHuazhongInstituteofTechnology,wasfoundedin1959.MasterprogramunderthedisciplineofElectricalDrivesandtheirAutomationstartedin1981,andwasoneofthefirstbatchofmasterprogramsgrantedbytheStateCouncil.PhDprogramunderthesamedisciplinestartedin1994.MasterprogramofPowerElectronicsstartedin1994.Thedepartmentwasawardedasthe“KeydisciplineofChina”in2007.NowitofferstheMasterprogram,PhDprogram,andapost-doctoralresearchcenterallinthedisciplineofPowerElectronicsandElectricalDrives.

 Themainresearchareasofthedepartmentinclude:

(1)Advancedsemiconductor,packagingandintegration

(2)Renewableenergygenerationandenergystoragesystems

(3)Powerelectronicstechnologyinelectricvehicle

(4)Powerelectronicsonvariablespeeddriver

(5)Powerelectronicsonpowersystemapplications

(6)EMCtechnologyinpowerelectronics

(7)Specialpowersourcesforshipapplications

 Thedepartmenthas29facultymembers.Thereare8professors,11associateprofessors,3assistantprofessorsand7engineers.Thedepartmentofferfivecoursesfortheundergraduatesas“AutomaticControl”,“PowerElectronics”“SignalsandSystems”,“Matlab”,“PowerElectronicApparatusandSystems”,7specializedcoursesforMastercandidatesandseveralcourses(lectures)forPhDcandidates.Wehavepublishedmorethan10textbooksandspecialtybooks,twoofthemwereawardedState-LevelPrizes.

 Thedepartmenthasnearly160full-timePhDandmastercandidates.Asforthepostgraduates’education,wefocusontheteaching-researching-developingmode,tryingtocultivatethequalifiedscientistsandspecialistsonpowerelectronics.Lotsofthegraduateshavebecomingexpertsofvariousenterprises.

 Groupmembers:KangYong,XiongRui,DuanShanxu,LinHua,ZhangKai,PengLi,HuJiabing,XiongJian,DaiKe,PeiXunjun,ZhangYu,LinXinchun,ZouXudong,LinLei,CaiTao,LiuBangyin,ChenYu,ZhangRong,ChaoZheyun,WangXuehua,ChenChangsong,LiangLin