Dr. Z. Zhang

B.Eng., M.Eng., TJU; Ph.D. HKU Sen.M.I.E.E.E
Email: zhangz@eee.hku.hk / zhangz@tju.edu.cn
Web: https://www.eee.hku.hk/~zhangz
Tel.: 2859-8617
Office: CB LG203

Dr. Z. Zhang

Honorary Associate Professor

Research Interests

Power Electronics for Renewables, Wireless Power Transfer, Distributed Energies, Electric Drives

Dr. Z. Zhang received his B.Sc.(Eng.) and M.Sc.(Eng.) degrees from the School of Electrical Engineering & Automation at Tianjin University. He obtained Ph.D. and worked as Post-doctoral Fellow in the Department of Electrical & Electronic Engineering at The University of Hong Kong. Professionally, he has worked in SoftBrands Co., Ltd., NNE Pharmaplan Co., Ltd. and IBM Research – China as Software Engineer, Automation Engineer, and Great Minds Winner respectively. He currently serves as Associate Professor in the School of Electrical Engineering & Automation at Tianjin University.

He has authored and coauthored more than 30 international referred papers, 2 book chapters and 8 patents. In addition, Dr. Zhang has served as chairs for many international academic conferences, especially in the area of wireless power transfer. Currently, he serves as Editorial Board Member of IET Renewable Power Generation and Cambridge Journals – wireless power transfer.

 

Selected Book Chapters

  • Zhang, Energy Cryptography for Wireless Charging of Electric Vehicles. In Energy Systems for Electric and Hybrid Vehicles. The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), 2016, pp. 319-417.

 

Selected Papers

  • Zhang and K.T. Chau, “Pulse-width-modulation-based electromagnetic interference mitigation of bidirectional grid-connected converters for electric vehicles,” IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, 2016. (In press)
  • Han, K.T. Chau, and Z. Zhang, “Flexible contactless induction heating using magnetic resonant coupling,” IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, 2016. (In press)
  • Zhang and K.T. Chau, “Homogeneous wireless power transfer for move-and-charge,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol. 30, no. 11, pp. 6213-6220, Nov. 2015.
  • Zhang, K.T. Chau, C. Qiu, and C. Liu, “Energy encryption for wireless power transfer,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol. 30, no. 9, pp. 5237-5246, Sep. 2015.
  • Zhang, K.T. Chau, C. Liu, C. Qiu, W. Li, and T.W. Ching, “A positioning-tolerant wireless charging system for roadway-powered electric vehicles,” Journal of Applied Physics, vol. 117, no. 17, pp. 17B520: 1-4, Mar. 2015.
  • Zhang, K.T. Chau, C. Liu, F. Li, and T.W. Ching, “Quantitative analysis of mutual inductances for optimal wireless power transfer via magnetic resonant coupling,” IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, vol. 50, no. 2, pp. 8600504: 1-4, Nov. 2014.
  • Zhang, K.T. Chau, C. Liu, C. Qiu, and F. Lin, “An effective wireless power transfer system with security considerations for electric vehicle applications,” Journal of Applied Physics, vol. 115, no. 17, pp. 17A328: 1-3, Feb. 2014.
  • Zhang, K.T. Chau, and Z. Wang, “Analysis and stabilization of chaos in electric-vehicle steering system,” IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol. 60, no. 1, pp. 118-126, Jan. 2013.
  • Zhang, K.T. Chau, and Z. Wang, “Chaotic speed synchronization control of multiple induction motors using stator flux regulation,” IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, vol. 48, no. 11, pp. 4487-4490, Nov. 2012.
  • Zhang, K.T. Chau, Z. Wang, F. Li, and J. Li, “Analysis of chaos in Josephson-Junction with external magnetic field for high-precision voltage measurement in electric vehicles,” IEEE Transactions on Applied Superconductivity, vol. 22, no. 3, pp. 4904704: 1-4, Jun. 2012.
  • Zhang, K.T. Chau, Z. Wang, and W. Li, “Improvement of electromagnetic compatibility of motor drives using hybrid chaotic pulse width modulation,” IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, vol. 47, no. 10, pp. 4018-4021, Oct. 2011.
 

Last updated: October 10th, 2016