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Xuan Zhang

  • 2015 Neil Ave
    Columbus, OH 43210

About

Education:

  • Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, The Ohio State University, May 2016.
  • M.S. in Electrical Engineering, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Jun 2011. 
  • B.E. in Electrical Engineering, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Jun 2008.  

 

Industrial Experience:

  • Sr. Electrical Engineer, Power Electronics, Tesla Motors, Inc., Palo Alto, California, US, from June 2016.
  • Power electronics intern with ABB Corporate Research Center, Raleigh, NC, US, Jun.-Aug., 2014.
  • Power conversion circuits lab intern, GE Global Research, Shanghai, China, Feb.-Jun., 2011.

Major Research Topics:

  • Topology and control of power converters.
  • Evaluation and application of wide-bandgap (WBG) power devices.
  • Gate drive design.
  • Switched-capacitor circuits.
  • Transformer-less galvanic isolation.  

 

Honors and Awards

  • IEEE APEC 2016 Student Travel Grant.
  • IEEE ECCE 2015 Student Hardware Demo 1st-place Winner.
  • IEEE ECCE 2014 Student Travel Grant.
  • IEEE APEC 2014 Outstanding Presentation Award.
  • IEEE MWSCAS 2013 Student Contest 3rd-place Winner. 
  • IEEE ECCE 2012 Student Hardware Demo.
  • GE Foundation TECH Award 2010.
  • Huazhong University of Science and Technology Graduate Pacemaker 2010 (the highest honor for individual graduate students).
  • Microsoft Imagine Cup 2009 Embedded Development Competition 2nd-place Winner.
  • AREVA Scholarship 2009.
  • 30+ authored and co-authored IEEE conference/journal papers.
  • 30+ invited reviews for IEEE journals.