One Day Seminar on: Advanced Technologies in Power System and Power Electronics

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This one day seminar presents the technology advancements in power engineering from academic and industry, especially in the area of power electronics and power system. The topics include the high power converters, smart grid, renewable energy, future energy internet and other related topics. An open house after the seminar will be held in Ryerson downtown campus. The Canadian best research laboratories in power electronics and power system will welcome the visitors.



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  • 50 Carlton St.,
  • Toronto, Ontario
  • Canada M5B 1J2
  • Building: Coca Cola Court, Mattamy Athletic Centre
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Bin Wu of Ryerson University

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Power Engineering Research at Ryerson University

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Bin Wu received his Ph.D. degree in electrical and computer engineering from the University of Toronto, Canada in 1993. He joined Ryerson University in 1993, where he is currently a Professor and Senior NSERC/Rockwell Automation Industrial Research Chair in Power Electronics and Electric Drives. Dr. Wu has published more than 300 technical papers, authored/coauthored two Wiley-IEEE Press books, and holds more than 25 granted/pending US/European patents in the area of power conversion, medium voltage drives, and renewable energy systems. Dr. Wu received the Gold Medal of the Governor General of Canada in 1993, Premier’s Research Excellence Award in 2001, NSERC Synergy Award for Innovation in 2002, Ryerson Distinguished Scholar Award in 2003, YSGS Outstanding Contribution to Graduate Education Award, and Professional Engineers Ontario (PEO) Engineering Excellence Medal in 2014. He is a fellow of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Engineering Institute of Canada (EIC), and Canadian Academy of Engineering (CAE).

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Yunwei Li of University of Alberta

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Virtual Impedance based Grid Interfacing Converter Control for Active Distribution System Power Quality Improvement

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Dr. Yunwei (Ryan) Li is currently a Professor with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Alberta, Canada. Dr. Li received the Ph.D. degree from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. In 2005, Dr. Li was a Visiting Scholar with the Aalborg University, Denmark. From 2006 to 2007, he was a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Ryerson University, Canada. In 2007, he also worked at Rockwell Automation Canada. His research interests include control and PWM for power converters in distributed generation, microgrid, renewable energy, electric motor drives, and custom power devices. Dr. Li has published over 120 papers in these areas.

Dr. Li is a senior member of IEEE, a Professional Engineer with Alberta Canada. He serves as an Associate Editor for IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, and IEEE Journal of Emerging and Selected Topics in Power Electronics. Dr. Li received the 2013 Richard M. Bass Outstanding Young Power Electronics Engineer Award from IEEE Power Electronics Society.

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Bin Wu of Ryerson University

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Power Engineering Research at Ryerson University

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Yunwei Li of University of Alberta

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Virtual Impedance based Grid Interfacing Converter Control for Active Distribution System Power Quality Improvement

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Agenda

1) 9:00AM Welcome

2) 9:20AM Presentation I Dr. Bin Wu, Power Engineering Research at Ryerson University

3) 10:00AM Presentation II Dr. Yunwei Li, Virtual Impedance based Grid Interfacing Converter Control for Active Distribution System Power Quality Improvement

4) 10:40AM Coffee time and Break

5) 11:20AM Presentation III Dr. Samir Kouro, Research on Photovoltaic Energy Conversion Systems at UTFSM

6) 12:00PM Light lunch time

7) 12:30PM Presentation IV Dr. You Zhou, Power Electronics for Future Energy Internet

8) 1:20PM Presentation V Dr. Wuhua Li, Recent Research and Achievements in High Power Conversion System at SEEEDS

9) 2:00PM Lab tours – LEDAR and CUE laboratories in downtown campus