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Research Topics

  • Wireless Power Transfer

  • Battery Modeling and Control

  • Power Electronics

  • Advanced Control

  • Renewable Energy Technologies

  • Electric Vehicles

Research Grants

Principal Investigator (2024-2025)

5th Call for Imperial-Nanyang Technological University Collaboration Fund - Open Theme, NTU&ICL, “Boosting the Lifespan of Second-Life Traction Batteries Using Next-Generation Electric Springs for Smart Grids” (03INS001928C140, SGD 8,000).

Principal Investigator (2024-2027)

MTC Young Individual Research Grants (YIRG), A*Star, “Development of Low-Frequency Metamaterials with Negative Magnetic Resistances” (M23M7c0115, SGD 292,500).

Principal Investigator (2024-2027)

MOE Academic Research Fund Tier 1, Ministry of Education, “Developing Low-Frequency Metamaterials for Three-Dimensional Inductive Power Transfer” (RG134/23, SGD 100,000).

Principal Investigator (2024-2026)

MOE Academic Research Fund Tier 1 Seed Fund, Ministry of Education, “Optimizing Electrical Capacity, Efficiency and Economics to Emerging Electrified Transportations” (RS12/23, SGD 100,000).

Principal Investigator (2023-2024)

EEE Teaching Ignition Grants / Laboratory Improvement Grants 2023, School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, “Enhance Practical Training Abilities of EEE Students for Cutting-Edge Power Electronic Technologies" (09FE.C140S.EEE, SGD 92,913.80).

Principal Investigator (2023-2024)

CoE Industry Events Support FY2023, College of Engineering, “Two Wireless Charging Prototypes" (C100021000, SGD 10,000).

Principal Investigator (2023-2025)

EEE Emerging Research Programme, School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, “Wireless Power Transfer” (03INS001708C140, SGD 100,000).

Co-Project Investigator (2023-2024)

2023 SATU Joint Research Scheme, SATU Presidents' Forum, “Design and Development of Generalized Control Drive for Permanent Magnet EV Motor”, “Stability Analysis of a Large-scale V2G/G2V Electric- Vehicle Load Connected to a Grid-connected DC Microgrid with Hybrid Renewable-Energy Systems”, and “Frequency Control Strategy of Bidirectional Interlinking Converters in Islanded Hybrid AC/DC Microgrids”.

Principal Investigator (2023-2026)

Start-up Research Grant, Nanyang Technological University, “Development of Coil, Circuit, and Control Designs for Wireless Power Transfer” (03INS001563C140, SGD 150,000).

Principal Investigator (2022-2025)

MOE Academic Research Fund Tier 1, Ministry of Education, “Novel 3-Dimensional Transmitter Winding Structure and Power Control for Omnidirectional Wireless Power Transfer” (RG116/21, SGD 150,000).

Collaborator (2022-2024)

MTC Individual Research Grants (IRG), A*Star, “Wireless Power Transfer: The Next Generation” (M21K2c0108, SGD 1,054,365).

Co-Principal Investigator (2022-2024)

Innovation and Technology Fund, Innovation and Technology Commission of Hong Kong, “Development of Fixed-Route Autonomous Driving for Light Vehicles with Smart Steering and Enhanced Power Regeneration - The Ultimate Solution for Smart Steering and Smart Energy Management” (ITP/047/21AP, HKD 3,862,645).

Principal Investigator (2022 – 2024)
Guangdong Basic and Applied Basic Research Foundation, Guangdong Science and Technology Department, “Efficiency Improvement and Cybersecurity Protection of Datacenter Grid by Electric Spring 2.0” (2022A1515010708, CNY 100,000).​

Principal Investigator (2021 – 2023)

Start-up Fund, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, “Investigations of Omnidirectional Wireless Power Transfer Systems with Large Spatial Freedom” (HKD 500,000).​

Invited Talks

10th International Power Electronics and Motion Control Conference (ECCE Asia) (May 2024)

2024 International Conference on Smart Grid and Energy (ICSGE) (Jan 2024)

2023 IEEE Transportation Electrification Conference and Exposition, Asia-Pacific (Nov 2023)

4th International Conference on Power and Electrical Engineering (Nov 2023)

3rd International Conference on Power and Electrical Engineering (Dec 2022)

8th International Conference on Power Electronics Systems and Applications (PESA) (Dec 2020)

Professional Activities

Associate Editor:

Chinese Journal of Electrical Engineering

Wireless Power Transfer

HKIE Transactions

Guest Editor:

IET Power Electronics, Special Issue "Advanced Technologies for Next-Generation Wireless Power Transfer"

Organization Committee Member:

2022 9th International Conference on Power Electronics Systems and Applications (PESA)

2020 8th International Conference on Power Electronics Systems and Applications (PESA)

Technical Program Committee Member:

2024 International Conference on Energy and Electrical Engineering

2023 IEEE Transportation Electrification Conference and Expo, Asia-Pacific (ITEC-AP)

2022 9th International Conference on Power Electronics Systems and Applications

2021 International Conference on Mechanical Engineering and Vehicle Engineering

2021 4th International Conference on Electrical Engineering and Green Energy

2020 International Conference on Electrical Engineering and Control Technologies

2019 International Conference on Electrical Engineering and Control Technologies

2019 5th International Symposium on Mechatronics and Industrial Informatics

Session Chair:

2024 50th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IECON)

2024 10th International Power Electronics and Motion Control Conference (ECCE-Asia)

2024 7th IEEE International Electrical and Energy Conference (CIEEC)

2024 IEEE Wireless Power Transfer Technology Conference and Exposition (WPTCE)

2023 IEEE Transportation Electrification Conference and Expo, Asia-Pacific (ITEC-AP)

2023 49th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IECON)

2022 12th International Conference on Advances in Power System Control, Operation and Management

2022 3rd IEEE International Power Electronics and Application Conference (PEAC)

2022 9th International Conference on Power Electronics Systems and Applications (PESA)

2022 International Power Electronics Conference (ECCE-Asia)

2021 1st IEEE International Power Electronics and Application Symposium (PEAS)

2021 IEEE IAS Industrial and Commercial Power System Asia

2021 12th International Conference on Electrical and Electromechanical Energy Conversion (ECCE-Asia)

2020 8th International Conference on Power Electronics Systems and Applications (PESA)

2018 IEEE PELS Workshop on Emerging Technologies: Wireless Power (WoW)

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