Associate Professor

Phone: (+86)2787543071-306

Email: zyu1126@mail.hust.edu.cn

Academic Areas: Power Electronics

Research Interests:

Yu Zhang is an Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering at School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering,Huazhong University of Science and Technology(HUST).His research focuses on Power Electronics converters and systems such as:uninterruptable power supply and renewable energy generation system.In 2004,He completed a 1.5MVAUPS system for a factory through the parallel of 5 inverter modules,which won the Technology Achievement Awards from Guangdong Province. In 2007,He completed a 200kVA modular parallel UPS system with parallel of 20UPS modules,which also won the Technology Achievement Awards from Guangdong Province and was awarded the silver medal from the 41st International Exhibition of Inventions of Geneva.In 2009,He completed the 300kWPVgrid-connect inverter.In recent years,He focus on the high efficiency and high power density power supply systems.In last 10 years,He has achieved 5 patents and has published more than 40 academic papers which are indexed by SCI and EI.

Academic Degrees

PhD in Electrical Engineering, 2005,School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, HUST

Professional Experience

At HUST since 2008. School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Associate Professor;

School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Assistant Professor(2006-2007);

Ryerson University,Visiting Professor(2014)

Selected Publications

Instantaneous Current Sharing Control Strategy for Parallel Operation of UPS Modules Using Virtual Impedance:IEEE Trans.on Power Electronics,vol.28,Issue1,p.432-440,2013

Full Grid Voltage Feed-forward for Discrete State Feedback Controlled Grid-connected Inverter with LCL Filter:IEEE Trans.on Power Electronics,vol.27,Issue10,p.4234–4247,2012

Co-design of the LCL Filter and Control for Grid-Connected Inverters. Journal of Power Electronics,vol.14,no.5,pp.1047-1056,2014

Awards and Honors

 Distinguished patent Award,2014,State Intellectual Property Office

Silver Medal,41st International Exhibition of Inventions of Geneva,2013

Technology Achievement Awards,2011,Guangdong Province

Technology Patent Awards,2012,Mechanical Industry Association

Courses Taught

Power Electronics

Matlab for Power Electronics

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