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    • School of Engineering and Applied Science, Aston University

      B4 7ET Birmingham

      United Kingdom

    Accepting PhD Students

    20132020

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    Research Output

    2020

    Active disturbance rejection control of a longitudinal tunnel ventilation system

    Si, L., Cao, W. & Chen, X., 11 Apr 2020, In : Energies. 13, 8, 1871.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    An Improved LPTN Method for Determining the Maximum Winding Temperature of a U-Core Motor

    Li, B., Yan, L. & Cao, W., 28 Mar 2020, In : Energies. 13, 7, 1566.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    A novel remaining useful life prediction framework for lithium-ion battery using grey model and particle filtering

    Chen, L., Wang, H., Chen, J., An, J., Ji, B., Lyu, Z., Cao, W. & Pan, H., 1 Jul 2020, In : International Journal of Energy Research. 44, 9, p. 7435-7449 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Automotive Battery Equalizers Based on Joint Switched-Capacitor and Buck-Boost Converters

    Liu, K., Yang, Z., Tang, X. & Cao, W., 25 Aug 2020, In : IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Development of a Direct Drive Synchronous Reluctance Motor with a Surrogate-Assisted Optimization Technique

    Bukhari, S. A. A. S., Cao, W., Li, G., Gadoue, S. & Abdel-Khalik, A., 6 Feb 2020, IEEE Conference on Power Electronics and Renewable Energy, CPERE 2019. IEEE, p. 319-326 8 p. 8980047

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference publication

    Evaluation of EV battery degradation under different charging strategies and V2G schemes

    Guo, J., Jin Yang, Wenping Cao & Serrano, C., 19 Mar 2020, 8th Renewable Power Generation Conference (RPG 2019). IEEE, p. 264 (7 pp.)-264 (7 pp.)

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference publication

    Fault coil location of inter-turn short-circuit for direct-drive permanent magnet synchronous motor using knowledge graph

    Lv, K., Gao, C., Si, J., Feng, H. & Cao, W., 1 Sep 2020, In : IET Electric Power Applications. 14, 9, p. 1712-1721

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    GA-Aided Power Flow Management in a Multi-Vector Energy System

    Chen, X., Cao, W. & Xing, L., 20 Feb 2020, 2019 IEEE Symposium Series on Computational Intelligence, SSCI 2019. IEEE, p. 3172-3176 5 p. 9002943

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference publication

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    Optimization design and performance analysis of a novel direct-drive pmsm with toroidal windings after shifting the magnetic poles

    Gao, C., Gao, M., Si, J., Feng, H. & Cao, W., 9 Jan 2020, 2019 IEEE Vehicle Power and Propulsion Conference, VPPC 2019 - Proceedings. IEEE, 8952370. (2019 IEEE Vehicle Power and Propulsion Conference, VPPC 2019 - Proceedings).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference publication

    2019

    Accelerated Particle Swarm Optimization for Photovoltaic Maximum Power Point Tracking under Partial Shading Conditions

    Alshareef, M., Lin, Z., Ma, M. & Cao, W., 15 Feb 2019, In : Energies. 12, 4, 623.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Analytical Evaluation of High-Efficiency Induction Motor Losses

    Aarniovuori, L., Lindh, P., Karkkainen, H., Niemela, M., Pyrhonen, J. & Cao, W., 5 Aug 2019, 2019 IEEE International Electric Machines and Drives Conference, IEMDC 2019. IEEE, p. 1501-1507 7 p. 8785380

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference publication

    Application of the Variational Mode Decomposition for Power Quality Analysis

    Cai, K., Cao, W., Liu, Z., Wang, W. & Li, G., 12 Feb 2019, In : Electric Power Components and Systems. 47, 1-2, p. 43-54 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    A Sensorless and Adaptive Control Strategy for a Wind Turbine Based on the Surface-Mounted Permanent Magnet Synchronous Generator and PWM-CSC

    Xing, N., Xia, J., Cao, W., Lin, Z. & Gadoue, S., 8 Mar 2019, 2019 26th International Workshop on Electric Drives: Improvement in Efficiency of Electric Drives, IWED 2019 - Proceedings. IEEE, p. 1-6 8664302

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference publication

    Bi-Signature optical spectroscopy for online fault detection in electrical machines

    Alalibo, B. P., Cao, W. & Liu, Z., 17 Jun 2019, In : The Journal of Engineering . 2019, 17, p. 3634-3638

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Comparison of electromagnetic performance of scpm wind power generators with different topologies

    Huang, X., Zhou, C., Zhang, K., Wu, L., Zhang, J. & Cao, W., 1 Mar 2019, In : IEEE Transactions on Applied Superconductivity. 29, 2, 8625601.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Experimental Investigation of the Losses and Efficiency of 75 kW Induction Motor Drive System

    Aarniovuori, L., Kärkkäinen, H., Niemela, M., Cai, K., Pyrhonen, J. & Cao, W., 9 Dec 2019, IECON 2019 - 45th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society. IEEE, (IECON 2019 - 45th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference publication

    GA Optimization Method for a Multi-Vector Energy System Incorporating Wind, Hydrogen, and Fuel Cells for Rural Village Applications

    Chen, X., Cao, W. & Xing, L., 30 Aug 2019, In : Applied Sciences. 9, 17, 3554.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    High efficiency solar power generation with improved discontinuous pulse width modulation (DPWM) overmodulation algorithms

    Li, L., Wang, H., Chen, X., Bukhari, A. A. S., Cao, W., Chai, L. & Li, B., 9 May 2019, In : Energies. 12, 9, 1765.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Stator Design Aspects for Permanent Magnet Super-conducting Wind Power Generators

    Zhang, K., Huang, X., Wu, L., Fang, Y. & Cao, W., 1 Mar 2019, In : IEEE Transactions on Applied Superconductivity. 29, 2, 8625461.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Switched reluctance motor design for electric vehicles based on harmonics and back EMF analysis

    Bukhari, A. A. S., Alalibo, B. P., Cao, W., Lin, Z., Shaikh, S. H., Soomro, T. A., Ansari, S. & Jandan, F. A., 17 Jun 2019, In : The Journal of Engineering . 2019, 17, p. 4220-4225

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Voltage Source Converter Energy Efficiency Classification in Accordance with IEC 61800-9-2

    Aarniovuori, L., Karkkainen, H., Anuchin, A., Pyrhonen, J., Lindh, P. & Cao, W., 30 Oct 2019, In : IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    2018

    A Low-pass Filter Method to Suppress the Voltage Variations Caused by Introducing Droop Control in DC Microgrids

    Li, F., Lin, Z., Cao, W., Chen, A. & Wu, J., 6 Dec 2018, 2018 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE). IEEE, p. 1151-1155 (2018 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE)).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference publication

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    Controller Strategy for Open-Winding Brushless Doubly-Fed Wind Power Generator with Common Mode Voltage Elimination

    Zhang, F., Zhu, L., Jin, S., Su, X., Ademi, S. & Cao, W., 7 Mar 2018, In : IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics. p. 1-1

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Design and experimental verification of a 72/48 switched reluctance motor for low-speed direct-drive mining applications

    Elhomdy, E., Li, G., Liu, J., Bukhari, S. A. & Cao, W. P., 12 Jan 2018, In : Energies. 11, 1, 192.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Design of a high speed 18/12 switched reluctance motor drive with an asymmetrical bridge converter for electric vehicles

    Bukhari, A. A. S., Ali, S., Shaikh, S. H., Soomro, T. A., Lin, Z. & Cao, W., 26 Apr 2018, 2018 International Conference on Computing, Mathematics and Engineering Technologies (iCoMET). IEEE, p. 1-6

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference publication

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    Energetic macroscopic representation control method for a hybrid-source energy system including wind, hydrogen, and fuel cell

    Yuan, T., Dong, X., Chen, X., Cao, W., Hu, J. & Liu, C., 7 Aug 2018, In : Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy. 10, 4, 043308.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Hybrid Approach for Detecting and Classifying Power Quality Disturbances Based on the Variational Mode Decomposition and Deep Stochastic Configuration Network

    Cai, K., Alalibo, B., Cao, W., Liu, Z., Wang, Z. & Li, G., 5 Nov 2018, In : Energies. 11, 11, 3040.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Improved Synchronous Machine Rotor Design for the Easy Assembly of Excitation Coils Based on Surrogate Optimization

    Yuan, T., Yang, N., Zhang, W., Cao, W., Xing, N., Tan, Z. & Li, G., 21 May 2018, In : Energies. 11, 5, p. 1311

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Loss Components and Performance of Modern Induction Motors

    Aarniovuori, L., Niemela, M., Pyrhonen, J., Cao, W. & Agamloh, E. B., 24 Oct 2018, Proceedings - 2018 23rd International Conference on Electrical Machines, ICEM 2018. IEEE, p. 1253-1259 7 p. 8507189. (2018 XIII International Conference on Electrical Machines (ICEM)).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference publication

    Modelling a Vector Controlled Induction Motor in Simulink

    Aamiovuori, L., Karkkainen, H., Niemela, M., Pyrhonen, J., Alalibo, B. & Cao, W., 13 Dec 2018, 2018 X International Conference on Electrical Power Drive Systems (ICEPDS). IEEE

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference publication

    Mover design and characteristics analysis of 2DoFDDIM

    Wang, P., Si, J., Feng, H., Hu, Y. & Cao, W., 22 Mar 2018, In : IET Electric Power Applications. 12, 3, p. 373-378

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Optimised Power Error Comparison Strategy for Direct Power Control of the Open-winding Brushless Doubly-Fed Wind Power Generator

    Zhu, L., Zhang, F., Jin, S., Ademi, S., Su, X. & Cao, W., 22 Oct 2018, In : IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Optimization strategy for economic power dispatch utilizing retired EV batteries as flexible loads

    Hu, S., Sun, H., Peng, F., Zhou, W., Cao, W., Su, A., Chen, X. & Sun, M., 26 Jun 2018, In : Energies. 11, 7, 1657.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    The characteristics analysis and cogging torque optimization of a surface-interior permanent magnet synchronous motor

    Si, J., Zhao, S., Zhang, L., Cao, R. & Cao, W., 31 Dec 2018, In : Chinese Journal of Electrical Engineering. 4, 4, p. 41-47

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    Virtual Inertia Adaptive Control of a Doubly Fed Induction Generator (DFIG) Wind Power System with Hydrogen Energy Storage

    Yuan, T., Wang, J., Guan, Y., Liu, Z., Song, X., Che, Y. & Cao, W., 12 Apr 2018, In : Energies. 11, 4, p. 904

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    2017

    An Accurate Virtual Signal Injection Control of MTPA for IPMSM with Fast Dynamic Response

    Wang, J., Huang, X., Yu, D., Chen, Y. Z., Zhang, J., Niu, F., Fang, Y. T., Cao, W. & Zhang, H., 19 Oct 2017, In : IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    An integrated switched reluctance motor drive topology with voltage-boosting and on-board charging capabilities for plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs)

    Ma, M., Chang, Z., Hu, Y., Li, F., Gan, C. & Cao, W., 4 Dec 2017, In : IEEE Access. 6, p. 1550-1559

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    A novel direct power control for open-winding brushless doubly-fed reluctance generators fed by dual two-level converters using a common DC bus

    Zhu, L., Zhang, F., Jin, S., Yu, S., Ademi, S. & Cao, W., 8 Aug 2017, Proceedings - 2017 IEEE International Symposium on Industrial Electronics, ISIE 2017. IEEE, p. 1901-1906 6 p. 8001541. (2017 IEEE 26th International Symposium on Industrial Electronics (ISIE)).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference publication

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    Characteristic analysis and optimization of line-start surface-mounted and interior permanent magnet synchronous motor

    Jikai, S., Zhang, L., Feng, H., Yifeng, Z. & Cao, W., 10 May 2017, In : Diangong Jishu Xuebao/Transactions of China Electrotechnical Society. 32, 9, p. 63-69 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Coordinated Control of a Wind-Methanol-Fuel Cell System with Hydrogen Storage

    Yuan, T., Duan, Q., Chen, X., Yuan, X., Cao, W., Hu, J. & Zhu, Q., 4 Dec 2017, In : Energies.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Design of an asymmetrical rotor for easy assembly and repair of field windings in synchronous machines

    Yang, N., Cao, W., Liu, Z. & Morrow, J., 28 Jun 2017, In : Journal of Engineering. 2017, 8, p. 427-434

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    Dual Two-Level Converters Based on Direct Power Control for an Open-Winding Brushless Doubly-Fed Reluctance Generator

    Jin, S., Shi, L., Zhu, L., Cao, W., Dong, T. & Zhang, F., 12 Apr 2017, In : IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications. 53, 4, p. 3898-3906 9 p., 7898426.

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    Efficiency improvement of non-uniformly-aged PV arrays

    Hu, Y., Zhang, J., Wu, J., Cao, W., Tian, G. Y. & Kirtley, J. L., Feb 2017, In : IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics. 32, 2, p. 1124-1137 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Electromagnetic loss modeling and demagnetization analysis for high speed permanent magnet machine

    Zhang, Y., McLoone, S. & Cao, W., 11 Oct 2017, In : IEEE Transactions on Magnetics. 99

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    Fault-Tolerant Converter with a Modular Structure for HVDC Power Transmitting Applications

    Hu, Y., Chen, G., Liu, Y., Jiang, L., Li, P., Finney, S. J., Cao, W. & Chen, H., 24 Jan 2017, In : IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications. 53, 3, p. 2245-2256 12 p., 7831355.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    High speed permanent magnet motor design and power loss analysis

    Zhang, Y., McLoone, S. & Cao, W., 26 Oct 2017, 2017 IEEE Transportation Electrification Conference and Expo, Asia-Pacific, ITEC Asia-Pacific 2017. IEEE, 8080966

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference publication

    High-step-up flyback-forward asymmetrical DC-DC converter for photovoltaic power system with active clamping circuit

    He, Z., Cao, W., Lin, Z. & Hu, Y., 23 Mar 2017, The 5th IEEE International Conference on Renewable Energy Research and Applications (ICRERA 2016). IEEE, p. 177-182 6 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference publication

    Improved condition monitoring of the faulty blower wheel driven by brushless DC motor in air handler unit (AHU)

    Jiang, C., Habetler, T. G. & Cao, W., 13 Feb 2017, ECCE 2016 - IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition, proceedings. IEEE, 5 p. 7855188

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference publication