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Associate Professor Jiefeng Hu

Associate Professor, Power Electronics and Renewable Energy Technologies

Engineering

Section/Portfolio:

Engineering

Location:

Mt Helen Campus, Online

Biography

Associate Professor Jiefeng (Jerry) Hu has an exceptional track record in the field of power converters control and energy conversion systems, with specific research interests in power electronics, renewable energy, and smart microgrids.

Dr Hu is currently Associate Professor in Power Converters and Smart Microgrids and Program Coordinator (Electrical Engineering) at Federation University Australia. Jerry is a senior member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers where he has served in a number of editorial roles. Jerry has published more than 100 research papers and has led or participated in research projects funded by Australian Research Council, Hong Kong Research Grants Council, and Hong Kong Innovation and Technology Commission.

Jerry received his PhD from University of Technology Sydney. He led an international team to develop advanced renewable energy technologies for smart cities at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University and was involved in the research of minigrids at the CSIRO.

A Holistic Power Management Strategy of Microgrids Based on Model Predictive Control and Particle Swarm Optimization

A Hybrid Modulation Control for Wireless Power Transfer Systems to Improve Efficiency Under Light-Load Conditions

Traditional wireless power transfer (WPT) systems usually adopt the triple-phase-shift control...

A New Hybrid Cascaded Switched-Capacitor Reduced Switch Multilevel Inverter for Renewable Sources and Domestic Loads

High-Efficiency WPT System for CC/CV Charging Based on Double-Half-Bridge Inverter Topology with Variable Inductors

Overview of Power Converter Control in Microgrids - Challenges, Advances, and Future Trends

Adaptive Droop Control Using Adaptive Virtual Impedance for Microgrids with Variable PV Outputs and Load Demands

An Adaptive Fault Ride-Through Scheme for Grid-Forming Inverters under Asymmetrical Grid Faults

A New Current Limiting and Overload Protection Scheme for Distributed Inverters in Microgrids under Grid Faults

A Special Magnetic Coupler Structure for Three-Coil Wireless Power Transfer: Analysis, Design, and Experimental Verification

In this article, a special magnetic coupler for three-coil wireless power transfer (WPT) is...

A Unified Model Predictive Voltage and Current Control for Microgrids With Distributed Fuzzy Cooperative Secondary Control

Economic Dispatch of Model Predictive Controlled Distributed Power Generation

Model Predictive Control for Microgrids: From power electronic converters to energy management

Microgrids have emerged as a promising solution for accommodating the integration of renewable...

Model predictive control of microgrids – An overview

The development of microgrids is an advantageous option for integrating rapidly growing renewable...

A compact design for a switchable wireless charger

With the continuous miniaturization of electronic products, the compact structure of wireless...

A Model Predictive Power Control Method for PV and Energy Storage Systems with Voltage Support Capability

The cascaded control method with an outer voltage loop and an inner current loop has been...

Analysis, design, and experimental verification of a mixed high-order compensations-based WPT system with constant current outputs for driving multistring LEDs

Current imbalance in multistring light-emitting diodes (LEDs) is a critical issue. It may cause...

A New Coupling Structure and Position Detection Method for Segmented Control Dynamic Wireless Power Transfer Systems

In this letter, a new coupling structure for dynamic wireless power transfer (DWPT) systems is...

A New Current Limiting and Overload Protection Strategy for Droop-Controlled Voltage-Source Converters in Islanded AC Microgrids under Grid Faulted Conditions

Grid-forming voltage source converter (VSC) plays a vital role in the future renewable...

An investigation of compensation networks for three-coil wireless power transfer

Wireless power transfer (WPT) can power loads over large air gaps with relatively high...

Distributed, Neurodynamic-Based Approach for Economic Dispatch in an Integrated Energy System

In an integrated energy system, the growing number of distributed heat and electric power...

Dual Cost Function Model Predictive Direct Speed Control with Duty Ratio Optimization for PMSM Drives

Traditional speed control of permanent magnet synchronous motors (PMSMs) includes a cascaded...

Dynamic Improvement of Inductive Power Transfer Systems with Maximum Energy Efficiency Tracking Using Model Predictive Control: Analysis and Experimental Verification

For inductive power transfer (IPT) systems, loads and system input voltages are subject to...

Efficiency analysis and optimization control for input-parallel output-series wireless power transfer systems

Wireless power transfer (WPT) technology has shown its significant role in various applications,...

Electric Vehicle Participated Electricity Market Model Considering Flexible Ramping Product Provisions

This article studies electric vehicle (EV) potential to participate in the energy market and...

Extension of ZVS Region of Series-Series WPT Systems by an Auxiliary Variable Inductor for Improving Efficiency

To maintain a stable output voltage under various operating conditions without introducing extra...

Guest editorial: Applications of predictive control in Microgrids

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Model Predictive Voltage and Power Control of Islanded PV-Battery Microgrids with Washout-Filter-Based Power Sharing Strategy

This paper proposes a new control strategy of microgrids for the improved voltage quality. In the...

A coordinated control of hybrid ac/dc microgrids with PV-wind-battery under variable generation and load conditions

Traditional power generation and consumption are undergoing major transformation. One of the...

A decoupled power and data-parallel transmission method with four-quadrant misalignment tolerance for wireless power transfer systems

In this letter, a new power and data-parallel transmission method for wireless power transfer...

A Flexible Load-Independent Multi-Output Wireless Power Transfer System Based on Cascaded Double T-Resonant Circuits: Analysis, Design and Experimental Verification

There are practical applications requiring the wireless power transfer (WPT) system to supply...

A New Coil Structure and Its Optimization Design With Constant Output Voltage and Constant Output Current for Electric Vehicle Dynamic Wireless Charging

Dynamic wireless power transfer (DWPT) is a promising solution to address electric vehicle range...

An Improved Model Predictive Direct Torque Control Strategy for Reducing Harmonic Currents and Torque Ripples of Five-Phase Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motors

Cost-Effective and Compact Multistring LED Driver Based on a Three-Coil Wireless Power Transfer System

In this letter, a multistring light-emitting diode (LED) driver based on a three-coil wireless...

Design and Realization of a Coreless and Magnetless Electric Motor Using Magnetic Resonant Coupling Technology

Electric motors have a wide range of applications in a diverse range of industries. This paper...

Distributed Coordinated Management for Multiple Distributed Energy Resources Optimal Operation with Security Constrains

Grid connection of large-scale distributed energy resources (DERs) brings not only many benefits...

Game-theoretic planning for integrated energy system with independent participants considering ancillary services of power-to-gas stations

The emergence of power-to-gas stations (P2GSes) has provided opportunities to make an efficient...

Model Predictive Control of Bidirectional DC-DC Converters and AC/DC Interlinking Converters-A New Control Method for PV-Wind-Battery Microgrids

In renewable energy systems, fluctuating outputs from energy sources and variable power demand...

Model Predictive Direct Speed Control With Torque Oscillation Reduction for PMSM Drives

Servo drives require high dynamics and reliability on speed control. Conventional cascade linear...

Multi-objective model predictive control of doubly-fed induction generators for wind energy conversion

As large-scale integration of wind systems into the power grid is on the rise, advanced control...

Reconfigurable Intermediate Resonant Circuit Based WPT System with Load-Independent Constant Output Current and Voltage for Charging Battery

In this letter, a compact battery charger based on wireless power transfer (WPT) technology...

Voltage Stabilization: A Critical Step Toward High Photovoltaic Penetration

The increasing photovoltaic (PV) power sources connected to low-voltage (LV) distribution...

Yen's Algorithm-Based Charging Facility Planning Considering Congestion in Coupled Transportation and Power Systems

To promote the penetration of electric vehicles (EVs), a charging facility (CF) planning model...

A Flexible Load-Independent Multi-Output Wireless Power Transfer System Based on Double-T Resonant Circuit Technique

Wireless Power Transfer (WPT) technology has been increasingly applied in power supply for...

A Model Predictive Control for Renewable Energy Based AC Microgrids Without Any PID Regulators

This letter presents a novel model predictive control strategy without involving any...

A model predictive control strategy of PV-Battery microgrid under variable power generations and load conditions

Renewable energy sources have been increasingly deployed as distributed generators in remote...

Analysis and design of load-independent output current or output voltage of a three-coil wireless power transfer system

The design of operating frequencies and compensation topologies for load-independent output...

A new decoupled rotlin motor with fuzzy sliding mode control

In this paper, a new rotary-linear switched-reluctance motor with a magnetic decoupled structure...

A New-Variable-Coil-Structure-Based IPT System with Load-Independent Constant Output Current or Voltage for Charging Electric Bicycles

This letter presents an inductive power transfer system based on a new variable coil structure to...

A Single Source Cascaded Multilevel Inverter Based on Switched-capacitor with Series and Parallel Connectivity

A cascaded switched-capacitor (SC) multilevel inverter (MLI) achieving voltage step-up and...

A Universal Model Predictive Control for Practical AC Microgrids with PVs and Battery Energy Storage Systems

In the existing research of microgrids, the inputs of the distributed inverters are usually...

Dual-phase-shift control scheme with current-stress and efficiency optimization for wireless power transfer systems

Traditional wireless power transfer (WPT) systems usually adopt the single-phase-shift (SPS)...

Fast islanding detection and grid-injected current compensation for distributed generation with synchronous machine

Fast islanding detection methods for inverter-based distributed generation such as photovoltaic...

Near Field Wireless Power Transfer for Multiple Receivers by Using a Novel Magnetic Core Structure

A Wireless Power Transfer (WPT) method is proposed by using a novel magnetic core structure....

Power sharing and V/F restoration of standalone AC microgrids using model predictive control

This paper presents a two-level control framework for parallel distributed generators (DGs) based...

Real-Time Distributed Control of Battery Energy Storage Systems for Security Constrained DC-OPF

The introduction of fast-response battery energy storage system (BESS) provides a number of...

A seven level switched capacitor multilevel inverter with asymmetric input sources for microgrids

This paper presents a seven level inverter utilizing switched-capacitor technique. Proposed...

Coordinated control and fault protection investigation of a renewable energy integration facility with solar PVs and a micro-turbine

In this paper, a renewable energy integration facility (REIF) with photovoltaic (PV) distributed...

HELOS: Heterogeneous load scheduling for electric vehicle-integrated microgrids

With increasing concerns about worldwide environmental conditions and rapid development of...

Improved model predictive control of permanent magnet synchronous motor with duty ratio optimization and cost function correction

This paper presents an improved model predictive control (MPC) for permanent magnet synchronous...

Modeling of basic DC-DC converters

Three basic dc converters-buck, boost, and buck-boost converter are analyzed in this article....

Predictive control of power electronics converters in renewable energy systems

Predictive control has attracted much attention and has been widely used in power electronics and...

Predictive direct flux control - A new control method of voltage source inverters in distributed generation applications

Voltage source inverters (VSIs) have been widely utilized in electric drives and distributed...

A new control method of parallel-connected inverters using receding-horizon prediction with continuous control set

Existing control techniques of parallel-connected inverters are often complicated with multiple...

A new switched-capacitor based hybrid converter with large step-up DC gain and low voltage on its semiconductors

A step-up DC-DC converter is proposed by inserting a new switched-capacitor cell in a modified...

A new ZVS-PWM current-fed full-bridge converter with full soft-switching load range

This paper presents a new soft-switched, current-driven full-bridge converter. A simple snubber...

A ZCS-PWM Voltage-Driven Three-Level Converter With a Secondary-Side Simple Soft-Switching Snubber

A very simple, low component count snubber is used in order to get ZCS for all the switches of a...

Energy management strategy for parallel connected ESSs in DC microgrids with renewable energy generation

Parallel connected distributed generation with energy storage systems (ESSs) are popular in...

Generation of a Family of Very High DC Gain Power Electronics Circuits Based on Switched-Capacitor-Inductor Cells Starting from a Simple Graph

A simple graph with four nodes and eleven branches is defined. Its branches are filled in...

Hybrid switched-capacitor quadratic boost converters with very high DC gain and low voltage stress on their semiconductor devices

By inserting a simple cell formed by a capacitor and diode into quadratic boost structures, new...

Mixed switched-capacitor based high conversion ratio converter and generalization for renewable energy applications

A mixed switched-capacitor cell is proposed by integrating a voltage divider with a voltage...

Model predictive control of parallel distributed generation inverters in smart microgrids

In this paper, the parallel-connected three-phase voltage source inverter system is modeled and a...

A predictive current control of voltage source inverters for common-mode current attenuation

The development of distributed generation (DG) systems has led to the increasing use of voltage...

Distributed energy resource with PEV battery energy storage in the smart grid

This chapter presents various aspects of grid-connected distributed generation systems with...

Model predictive control of grid-connected inverters for PV systems with flexible power regulation and switching frequency reduction

This paper presents a model predictive direct power control strategy for a grid-connected...

Predictive Direct Power Control of Doubly Fed Induction Generators Under Unbalanced Grid Voltage Conditions for Power Quality Improvement

In renewable energy systems, fluctuating outputs from energy sources and variable power demand...

A new control method of cascaded brushless doubly fed induction generators using direct power control

Cascaded brushless doubly fed induction machines have attracted much attention because of the...

In-depth study of direct power control strategies for power converters

Direct power control (DPC) has received a significant amount of research attention because of its...

Model predictive control of inverters for both islanded and grid-connected operations in renewable power generations

As the penetration of renewable power generation units connected to the grid increases, high...

Model predictive control of smart microgrids

The exploitation of renewable energy and the development of intelligent electricity network have...

Model-predictive direct power control of doubly-fed induction generators under unbalanced grid voltage conditions in wind energy applications

Unbalanced grid voltage conditions in wind farms degrade the performance of the wind turbines and...

Multilevel design optimization of a fspmm drive system by using sequential subspace optimization method

In our previous research, flux-switching permanent magnet machine (FSPMM) was investigated for...

Three-vectors-based predictive direct power control of the doubly fed induction generator for wind energy applications

This paper proposes a simple but very effective method to achieve the predictive direct power...

Torque ripple minimization of switched reluctance motors by controlling the phase currents during commutation

A novel operation of controlling the phase currents to minimize the torque ripple of switched...

Virtual flux droop method - A new control strategy of inverters in microgrids

The parallel operation of inverters in microgrids is mainly based on the droop method. The...

A new virtual-flux-vector based droop control strategy for parallel connected inverters in microgrids

Voltage and frequency droop method is commonly used in microgrids to achieve proper autonomous...

Customer rating prediction using hypergraph kernel based classification

A model based predictive torque and flux control (PTFC) is proposed in this paper for doubly fed...

Model-predictive control of grid-connected inverters for PV systems with flexible power regulation and switching frequency reduction

This paper presents a model-predictive direct power control (MPDPC) strategy for a grid-connected...

Multi-objective model-predictive control for high-power converters

This paper presents a multi-objective model-predictive control (MOMPC) strategy for controlling...

Overview of supercapacitor cell voltage balancing methods for an electric vehicle

Supercapacitors (SCs), also known as electric double-layer capacitors or ultracapacitors, are...

Predictive direct virtual torque and power control of doubly fed induction generators for fast and smooth grid synchronization and flexible power regulation

Predictive direct torque control of the electric motors has been well developed. It is simple and...

Robust design optimization of PM-SMC motors for six sigma quality manufacturing

Model-predictive direct power control of AC/DC converters with one step delay compensation

This paper presents a model-predictive direct power control (MPDPC) strategy for a three-phase...

Research on lightning over-voltage in 1000kV gas insulated switchgear substation

This paper investigates the lightning over-voltage process of a 1000 kV ultra-high voltage(UHV)...

Theoretical research on short circuit fault of rotor inner winding in large turbo generator

This paper analyzes the rotor magnetic potential distribution of one large turbo generator both...

A cascaded brushless doubly fed induction generator for wind energy applications based on direct power control

This paper proposes a direct power control (DPC) strategy for cascaded brushless doubly fed...

A comparative study of direct power control of AC/DC converters for renewable energy generation

Direct power control (DPC) has been proposed and well developed for its distinguished advantages...

A droop control strategy of parallel-inverter-based microgrid

In this paper, the control strategy for a parallel-inverters-based microgrid is presented. The...

Cogging torque reduction for radially laminated flux-switching permanent magnet machine with 12/14 poles

Flux-switching permanent-magnet machine (FSPMM) offers high torque density, impressive flux...

Grid synchronization of DFIG using model predictive direct power control

This paper presents a model based predictive direct power control (MPDPC) strategy to achieve...

Model predictive direct torque control for grid synchronization of doubly fed induction generator

A novel model predictive direct torque control (MPDTC) is proposed in this paper to achieve soft...

Predictive direct control of doubly fed induction generator for grid synchronization in wind power generation

Predictive direct control has been proposed and well developed because of its combination of...

Predictive direct power control of doubly fed induction generator with power ripples reduction and one step delay compensation for wind power generation

Nowadays flexible power regulation is very important for doubly fed induction generator...

Predictive direct torque and flux control of doubly fed induction generator with switching frequency reduction for wind energy applications

A model based predictive torque and flux control (PTFC) is proposed in this paper for doubly fed...

Predictive direct virtual torque control of doubly fed induction generator for grid synchronization

Predictive direct torque control (PDTC) has been proposed and well developed because of its...

Simple and robust predictive direct control of DFIG with low constant switching frequency and reduced torque and flux ripples

For conventional direct torque control (CDTC) methods, there are usually undesired torque and...

Smart grid - The next generation electricity grid with power flow optimization and high power quality

As the demand for electricity power increases rapidly while the fossil fuels decrease year by...

A novel control strategy for Doubly Fed Induction Generator and Permanent Magnet Synchronous Generator during voltage dips

This paper proposes a novel control strategy for Doubly Fed Induction Generator (DFIG) based wind...

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Control strategies of variable-speed wind system under new grid code requirement- A survey

A model based predictive torque and flux control (PTFC) is proposed in this paper for doubly fed...

Design and implementation of a wireless sensor network for smart homes

A model based predictive torque and flux control (PTFC) is proposed in this paper for doubly fed...

Flux-switching permanent magnet machine drive system for plug-in hybrid electrical vehicle

Plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) depends mostly on the electric drive system where the...

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Modelling of surface mounted PM machines incorporating saturation saliency and frequency variation

In this paper a comprehensive magnetic model is developed for a surface mounted permanent magnet...

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Rotational magnetic properties of SMC materials in 3-D flux electrical machines

Soft magnetic composite (SMC) materials are widely applied in three-dimensional (3-D) magnetic...

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Speed sensorless stator flux oriented control of three-level inverter-fed induction motor drive based on fuzzy logic and Sliding mode control

A novel simplified stator flux oriented control (SFOC) for three-level inverter-fed induction...