Associate Professor

Phone: +86-027-8754-2669


Academic Areas: Power systemand Its Automation

Research Interests:

Wang Dan is the associate professor of Dept. of Electrical Engineering, School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering inHuazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST). His research interests include power system operation and control, and applications of high power electronic technology to electric power systems. He focuses on electronic power transformer, DC distribution system, and excitation control of generator. He has published papers in the principal research journals in the area of electrical engineering. Moreover, he has coauthored two books and has been granted some Chinese patents. He has been awarded several Excellent Paper Awards by Chinese Society for Electrical Engineering (CSEE), Gold Medal of the 41st International Exhibition of Inventions of Geneva, and 2011-2012 Excellent Course Project Tutor in Power System Analysis.

Academic Degrees

Ph.D. in Power System and Its Automation, 2006, HUST.

M.S. in Power System and Its Automation, 2002, HUST.

B.S. in Electrical Engineering and Its Automation, 1999,HUST.

Professional Experience

HUST School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Associate Professor (2010-present); HUST School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Lecturer(2008-2010); Michigan State University Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering Visiting Research Associate (2008-2009); HUST Department of Control Science and Engineering Postdoctoral Scholar (2006-2008).

Selected Publications


Chengxiong Mao, Dan Wang, Shu Fan, Jiming Lu, Electronic Power Transformer. Beijing: China electric power Press, 2010. (in Chinese)

Jiming Lu, Chengxiong Mao, Shu Fan, Dan Wang, Microcomputer Excitation Control of Synchronous Generator. Beijing: China Electric Power Press, 2006. (in Chinese)


D. Wang, J. W. Yang, Z. Chen, C. X. Mao, and J. M. Lu, "A Transformerless Medium Voltage Multiphase Motor Drive System," Energies, vol. 9, May 2016.

T. L. Wei, C. X. Mao, J. M. Lu, D. Wang(Corresponding author), Q. Y. Wang, and W. W. Wu, "Low cost hybrid reactive power compensator using coordination control strategies," IET Generation Transmission & Distribution, vol. 10, pp. 1805-1814, May 19 2016.

Dan Wang, Yiran Liu, Xiang Liang, Chengxiong Mao, Jiming Lu. “DC distribution Network Voltage Class Sereis,”Automation of Electric Power Systems, vol. 39, no. 9, pp 19-25, May 2015. (in Chinese)

J. Tian, C. X. Mao, D. Wang (Corresponding author), J. M. Lu, X. Liang, and Y. R. Liu, "Analysis and control of electronic power transformer with star-configuration under unbalanced conditions," IET Electric Power Applications, vol. 9, pp. 358-369, May 2015.

R. Zhang, D. Wang (Corresponding author), C. X. Mao, J. M. Lu, J. W. Yang, Y. Yi, X. Chen, and J. F. Zhang, "Dual active bridge synchronous chopper control strategy in electronic power transformer," IET Electric Power Applications, vol. 8, pp. 89-97, Mar 2014.

D. Wang, C. Mao, J. Lu, and W.-J. Lee, "Electronic power transformer to secure the power supply of a mission critical micro

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