Liwei received the B.E. and M.E. degrees in electrical engineering from Shandong University, Jinan, China, in 2014 and 2017, respectively. He is currently working toward the Ph.D. degree with Motor Drives and Power Electronics Laboratory (MPLab), Columbia University, New York, NY. Since 2017, he has been a Graduate Research Assistant with MPLab.
His current research interests include soft-switching techniques for modular power converter, model predictive control, and other advanced control technologies, grid-connected converter, EV battery charging control, and inductor design. He was the recipient of IEEE Energy Conversion Congress & Expo, 2018 Student Travel Award.