Liwei Zhou

Ph.D. Alumni

Liwei Zhou received the B.E. and the M.E. degrees both in electrical engineering from Shandong University, Jinan, China, in 2014 and 2017, respectively. He obtained the Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from Columbia University, New York City, in 2022. 

His current research interests include soft-switching techniques for modular power converter, model predictive control, state estimation and other advanced control technologies, grid-connected converter, electric vehicle battery charging control, and inductor design. He serves as the Session Chair in 2022 IEEE/AIAA ITEC+EATS, Tutorial/Short Course Chair in ITEC 2023 and the Guest Editor for the journal Energies. He won the best paper award in the International Conference on Applied Energy, MIT A+B 2022. He was the recipient of the IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Expo 2018 Student Travel Award. He was also the co-recipient of the Best Student Paper Award of the IEEE Transportation Electrification Conference and Expo 2021.