Taiwei Chen (陳泰瑋) – Ph.D. Student

Taiwei Chen received his B.S. degree in Engineering Science from National Cheng Kung University (NCKU). He earned his M.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Texas at San Antonio, USA (UTSA), where he was involved in research on EMI/EMC performance in power electronics. His Master’s thesis was on “Inductor Design for Common-mode and Differential Mode Inductors” published in Dec. 2014. He has more than 6 years of experience in inverter circuit design, product testing and certification as an electrical engineer in the renewable energy industry. He is pursuing his PhD degree in Electrical Engineering at National Taiwan University. His research interests include energy harvesting power electronics, electric vehicles, improvement of microinverters, and electric power subsystem design of nano-satellites.

Selin Bagci – Ph.D. Student

Selin Bagci received the B.S. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering in 2018 from Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST), South Korea. She received the M.S. in Electrical Engineering in 2020 from National Taiwan University of Science and Technology (NTUST), Taiwan. She is currently a Ph.D. student in the Electrical Engineering Department at National Taiwan University. Her research interests are in dc-dc converter development and control for photovoltaic energy harvesting applications.

Papers:

F. Selin Bagci and Katherine A. Kim, “Burst-Mode Maximum Power Point Tracking Algorithm for Low-Power Photovoltaic Energy Harvesting Applications,” in Proc. IEEE Energy Conversion Congress Exposition Asia, Singapore, May. 2021, pp. 1-6. 

F. Selin Bagci, Katherine A. Kim, Ting-Yu Lin and Yu-Chen Liu, “Power Profile Measurement and System Design Analysis for a Wearable Photovoltaic Application,” in Proc. International Power Electronics and Motion Control Conference – ECCE Asia, Nanjing, China, Dec. 2020, pp. 1469-1474.

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, pp. 2008-2014.

Shang-You Chiu (邱上祐) – M.S. Student

Shang-You Chiu received the B.S. degree in Energy Engineering from National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) in 2020. He is currently a Masters student in the Electrical Engineering Department at National Taiwan University. His research focuses on the high-efficiency power converter development for photovoltaics and nanosatellites.

Chi Jui Lo (羅琪瑞) – M.S. Student

Chi Jui Lo received the B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from National Taiwan University in 2020. He is currently a Masters student in the Electrical Engineering Department at National Taiwan University. His research focuses on power converters and control development for photovoltaic systems.

Ying-Jiun Chen (陳盈均) – M.S. Student

Ying Jiun Chen received the B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from National Ilan University (NIU) in 2020. She is currently a Master’s student in the Electrical Engineering Department at National Taiwan University (NTU). She has experience in PCB layout and small-signals modeling of buck converters. Her research interests are in dc-dc converters and photovoltaic systems.

Papers:

Yu-Chen Liu, Meng-Chi Tsai,  Ying-Jiun Chen, Katherine A. Kim, Chen Chen, and Nguyen Anh Dung, “Design and Implementation of a Stepped Air-Gap Inductor for Buck Converters,” in Proc. IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference,  June 2021, pp. 1-6.

Yu-Ting Yang (楊喻婷) – M.S. Student

Yu-Ting Yang received the B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from National Tsing Hua University (NTHU), Taiwan, in 2020. She is currently a Master student in the Electrical Engineering Department at National Taiwan University (NTU). Her research focuses on power converters and control development for photovoltaic systems.

Guan-Ru Li (李冠儒) – M.S. Student

Guan-Ru Li received the B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from National Taiwan University of Science and Technology (NTUST) in 2020. He is currently a Master’s student in the Electrical Engineering Department at National Taiwan University. His research interests are in dc-dc converters and power factor correction (PFC).