Bo-Kyung Yoon, Jee-Hoon Jung, Jeong Min Baik, and Katherine A. Kim, “Realistic Circuit Modeling Using Derating Factors for Triboelectric Nanogenerators in Energy Harvesting Applications,” in Proc. International Conference on Power Electronics – ECCE Asia, May 2019. (IEEE Xplore Link coming soon)
Seungbin Park , Mina Kim , Hoejeong Jeong , Katherine A. Kim , Taewon Kim , A-Rong Kim , and Jee-Hoon Jung, “Design Methodology of Bidirectional Flyback Converter for Differential Power Processing Modules in PV Applications,” in Proc. International Conference on Power Electronics – ECCE Asia, May 2019. (IEEE Xplore Link coming soon)
Yu-Chen Liu, Yong-Long Syu, Kai-De Chen, Chen Chen, Katherine A. Kim, Huang-Jen Chiu, “High Switching Frequency TCM Control for Bidirectional Interleaved Buck Converter Without Phase Error for Battery Charging,” in Proc. IEEE Workshop on Wide Bandgap Power Devices and Applications in Asia, May 2019. (IEEE Xplore link coming soon)
Kwabena Opoku Bempah, Kyoungjun Kwon and Katherine A. Kim, “Experimental Study of Photovoltaic Panel Mounting Configurations for Tube-Shaped Structures,” Applied Energy, vol. 240, pp. 754-765, April 2019. (Elsevier Link)
At the Applied Power Electronics Conference (APEC) 2019, in Anaheim, CA, USA, Selin Bagci presented her paper on “Low-Power Photovoltaic Energy Harvesting With Parallel Differential Power Processing Using a SEPIC” during the T40 Power Electronics Applications Session on March 21, 2019. Selin is a previous PEARS undergraduate intern and current MS student at National Taiwan University of Science and Technology. Congratulations to Selin on her first major conference presentation.
F. Selin Bagci, Yu-Chen Liu, and Katherine A. Kim, “Low-Power Photovoltaic Energy Harvesting With Parallel Differential Power Processing Using a SEPIC,” in Proc. IEEE Applied Power Electron. Conf., Mar. 2019. (IEEE Xplore Link)
Yu-Chen Liu, Kai-De Chen, Chen Chen, Yong-Long Syu, Guan-Wei Lin, Katherine A. Kim
Hoejeong Jeong, Hyunji Lee, Yu-Chen Liu and Katherine A. Kim, “Review of Differential Power Processing Converter Techniques for Photovoltaic Applications,” IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion, vol. 34, no. 1, pp. 351-360, Mar. 2019. (IEEE Xplore Link)
Dr. Katherine A. Kim received the B.S. degree in Electrical and computer engineering (ECE) from the Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering in 2007. She received the M.S. degree and Ph.D. degree in ECE from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2011 and 2014, respectively. Areas of research include power electronics, modeling & control, differential power processing systems, photovoltaic hot spot detection methods, and protection for photovoltaic systems.
Dr. Kim received the National Science Foundation’s East Asia and Pacific Summer Institutes Fellowship (EAPSI) in 2010 and Graduate Research Fellowship (GRF) in 2011. She served as the Chair of the IEEE Power and Energy Society (PES)/Power Electronics Society (PELS) Joint Student Chapter at the University of Illinois in 2010-2011 and as the Co-Director of the IEEE Power and Energy Conference at Illinois (PECI) in 2012. She served as the Student Membership Chair for IEEE PELS in 2013-2014. She is currently an Associate Editor for the IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, the IEEE PELS Women in Engineering (WIE) chair for 2018, and an IEEE PELS Member-At-Large for 2016-2018.
Hoejeong Jeong received the B.S degree in ECE from Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) in 2017. She majored in Electrical Engineering and System Design. She graduated with the M.S. degree in ECE from UNIST in February 2019. Her research interests are energy harvesting for wearable devices, GaN transistors, and DPP systems.
Hoejeong Jeong, Hyeun-Tae Cho, Taewon Kim, Yu-Chen Liu and Katherine A. Kim, “A Scalable Unit Differential Power Processing System Design for Photovoltaic Applications,” in Proc. IEEE Workshop on Control and Modeling for Power Electron., June 2018, pp. 1-8.
Jin Pyo Lee, Jae Won Lee, Bo-Kyung Yoon, Hee Jae Hwang, Sungwoo Jung, Katherine A. Kim, Dukhyun Choi, ChangdukYang, Jeong Min Baik, “Boosting the energy conversion efficiency of a combined triboelectric nanogenerator-capacitor,” Nano Energy, vol. 56, pp. 571-580, Feb. 2019. (Elsevier Link)
Kyungmin Na, Hyunggun Ma, Gyeongho Namgoong, Katherine A. Kim, Jee-Hoon Jung, and Franklin Bien, “Step-charging technique for CC/CV mode battery charging with low-cost control components in IPT systems,” IET Power Electronics, vol. 11, no. 15, pp. 2523-2530, Dec. 2018. (IET Digital Library Link)
Prof. Katherine A. Kim gave a seminar entitled “Enabling Solar Photovoltaic Energy for Wearables and Internet of Things (IoT) Applications” at National Ilan University, Yilan, Taiwan. Prof. Kim was invited by Prof. Yu-Chen Liu of the Electrical Engineering Department of National Ilan University.
Hyeun-Tae Cho, Yu-Chen Liu and Katherine A. Kim, “Short-Primary Linear Induction Motor Modeling with End Effects for Electric Transportation Systems,” in Proc. IEEE
International Symposium on Computer Consumer and Control, Dec. 2018, pp. 1-4. (IEEE Xplore Link)
Prof. Katherine A. Kim attended the International Symposium on Computer, Consumer and Control (IS3C) on December 6-7, 2018, sponsored by National Chin-Yi University of Technology in Taichung, Tawan.
In place of her student, Hyeun-Tae Cho, who already graduated, she presented their paper on “Short-Primary Linear Induction Motor Modeling with End Effects for Electric Transportation Systems”.
Hyunji Lee and Katherine A. Kim, “Design Considerations for Parallel Differential Power Processing Converters in a Photovoltaic-Powered Wearable Application,” Energies, vol. 11, no. 12, pp. 1-17, Nov. 2018, art. no. 3329. (Energies Link)
Prof. Katherine Kim and graduate student Hoejeong Jeong attended the Symposium on Semiconductor Power Conversion (S2PC) in Jinju, Korea on November 2-4, 2018.
On November 3, 2013, Hoejeong Jeong presented a poster on “Structure of Segmented Differential Power Processing System for Photovoltaic Applications” during Poster Session I.
Katherine A. Kim, “Career Advice from Inspiring IEEE Members at the Women in Engineering Breakfast,” in IEEE Power Electronics Magazine, vol. 5, no. 3, pp. 64-65, Sept. 2018. (IEEE Xplore Link)
Yongheng Yang, Katherine A. Kim, Frede Blaabjerg, and Ariya Sangwongwanich. Advances in Grid-Connected Photovoltaic Power Conversion Systems. Duxford: Woodhead Publishing, 2018, pp. 1-205. (Elsevier Link)
Bokyung Yoon received the B.S. degree in ECE from UNIST in 2018. She is currently a Master’s student in ECE at UNIST. Her research interests are in analysis, control, and hardware development for energy harvesting power electronics.