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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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    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.

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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.

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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.

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    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.

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    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

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    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.

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    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.

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    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

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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.

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    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.

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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.

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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.

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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

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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.

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    2018
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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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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

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    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

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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.

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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.

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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

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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.

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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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    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.

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    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.

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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.

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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.

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    Independent current control of dual parallel SRM drive using a public current sensor

    Gan, C., Wu, J., Wang, N., Hu, Y., Cao, W. & Yang, S., Feb 2017, In : IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics. 22, 1, p. 392-401 10 p.

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    Investigation of Short Permanent Magnet and Stator Flux Bridge Effects on Cogging Torque Mitigation in FSPM Machines

    Gan, C., Wu, J., Shen, M., Kong, W., Hu, Y. & Cao, W., 24 Nov 2017, In : IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion.

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    Mathematical model of two-degree-of-freedom direct drive induction motor considering coupling effect

    Si, J., Xie, L., Han, J., Feng, H., Cao, W. & Hu, Y., 1 May 2017, In : Journal of Electrical Engineering and Technology. 12, 3, p. 1227-1234 8 p.

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    New integrated multilevel converter for switched reluctance motor drives in plug-in hybrid electric vehicles with flexible energy conversion

    Gan, C., Wu, J., Hu, Y., Yang, S., Cao, W. & Guerrero, J. M., May 2017, In : IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics. 32, 5, p. 3754-3766 13 p.

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    Non-invasive load monitoring of induction motor drives using magnetic flux sensors

    Liu, Z., Tian, G., Cao, W., Dai, X., Shaw, B. & Lambert, R., 10 Feb 2017, In : IET Power Electronics. 10, 2, p. 189-195 7 p.

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    Performance analysis of the 2DoF direct drive induction motor applying composite multilayer method

    Si, J., Xie, L., Cao, W., Hu, Y. & Feng, H., 1 Apr 2017, In : IET Electric Power Applications. 11, 4, p. 524-531 8 p.

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    Power Loss and Thermal Analysis of a MW High Speed Permanent Magnet Synchronous Machine

    Zhang, Y., McLoone, S., Cao, W., Qiu, F. & Gerada, C., 1 Dec 2017, In : IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion. 32, 4, p. 1468-1478

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    Static coupling effect of a two-degree-of-freedom direct drive induction motor

    Si, J., Xie, L., Xu, X., Zhu, Y. & Cao, W., 1 Apr 2017, In : IET Electric Power Applications. 11, 4, p. 532-539 8 p.

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    2016

    A new sensorless speed control scheme for doubly-fed reluctance generators

    Ademi, S., Jovanović, M. G., Chaal, H. & Cao, W., 17 Mar 2016, In : IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion. In press, 9 p., TEC-00475-2015.

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    Application of calorimetric method for loss measurement of a SynRM drive system

    Aarniovuori, L., Kolehmainen, J., Kosonen, A., Niemela, M., Chen, H., Cao, W. & Pyrhonen, J., Apr 2016, In : IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics. 63, 4, p. 2005-2015 11 p.

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    Central-tapped node linked modular fault-tolerance topology for SRM applications

    Hu, Y., Gan, C., Cao, W., Li, W. & Finney, S. J., Feb 2016, In : IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics. 31, 2, p. 1541-1554 14 p.

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    Design and flux-weakening control of an interior permanent magnet synchronous motor for electric vehicles

    Zhang, Y., Cao, W., McLoone, S. & Morrow, J., 1 Oct 2016, In : IEEE Transactions on Applied Superconductivity. 26, 7

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    Design of a modular, high step-up ratio DC–DC converter for HVDC applications integrating offshore wind power

    Hu, Y., Zeng, R., Cao, W., Zhang, J. & Finney, S. J., Apr 2016, In : IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics. 63, 4, p. 2190-2202 13 p.

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    Electromagnetic design and loss calculations of a 1.12-MW high-speed permanent-magnet motor for compressor applications

    Zhang, F., Du, G., Wang, T., Wang, F., Cao, W. & Kirtley, J. L., Mar 2016, In : IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion. 31, 1, p. 132-140 9 p.

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    Fault diagnosis scheme for open-circuit faults in switched reluctance motor drives using fast Fourier transform algorithm with bus current detection

    Gan, C., Wu, J., Yang, S., Hu, Y., Cao, W. & Si, J., 20 Jan 2016, In : IET Power Electronics. 9, 1, p. 20-30 11 p.

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