On April 19, 2018, Professor Philip Krein, Academician of the American Academy of Engineering and Executive Dean of the Union College of Zhejiang University-Illinois University, was employed as a consultant professor at Huazhong University of Science and Technology..
Professor Philip Krein earned his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from University of Illinois in 1982. He is a Fellow of IEEE and a member of the U.S. National Academy of Engineering. Professor Krein received many awards. In 2015-2016, he is Chair of the IEEE Transportation Electrification Community. His research interests address all aspects of power electronics, machines, drives, electric transportation, and electrical energy, with emphasis on nonlinear control approaches. He holds thirty-four U.S. patents with additional patents pending.