Engineering | School of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering

Jiangchao Qin

Assistant Professor
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Research expertise: Power electronics, power electronics-based power systems, high voltage direct current (HVDC) transmission and DC grids, WBG-based converters, grid integration of renewable energy resources, microgrids, energy storage systems, hybrid electric vehicles and transportation electrification, electric drives

Jiangchao Qin joined the ASU faculty as an assistant professor in August 2015. He received a bachelor’s degree from Xi’an Jiaotong University, China, in 2002, and a Ph.D. from Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, USA, in 2014. He spent the summer of 2012 in the High-Power Energy Conversion Lab, GE Global Research in Niskayuna, New York, as a research intern. From 2014 to 2015, he worked as a postdoctoral fellow at Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia.

Professional preparation

Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, Purdue University, 2014
B.E., Electrical Engineering, Xi’an Jiaotong University, China, 2002

Selected publications

H. Yang, J. Qin, S. Debnath, and M. Saeedifard, “Phasor-Domain Steady-State Modeling and Design of the DC-DC Modular Multilevel Converter”, IEEE Trans. on Power Delivery, online on

Q. Yang, J. Qin, and M. Saeedifard, “A Post-Fault Strategy to Control the Modular Multilevel Converter under Submodule Failure,” IEEE Trans. on Power Delivery, online on

S. Debnath, J. Qin, and M. Saeedifard, “Control and Stability Analysis of Modular Multilevel Converter under Low-frequency Operation,” IEEE Trans. on Industrial Electronics, vol.62, no.9, pp.5329-5339, 2015.

L. Wu, J. Qin, M. Saeedifard, O. Wasynczuk, and K. Shenai, “Efficiency Evaluation of the Modular Multilevel Converter Based on Si and SiC Switching Devices for Medium/High-Voltage Applications,” IEEE Trans. on Electron Devices, vol.62, no.2, pp.286-293, 2015.

J. Qin, M. Saeedifard, A. Rockhill, and R. Zhou, “Hybrid Design of Modular Multilevel Converters Based on Various Types of SubModule Circuits,” IEEE Trans. on Power Delivery, Vol.30, No.1, pp.385-394, 2015.

J. Qin and M. Saeedifard, “A Zero-Sequence Voltage Injection-Based Control Strategy for a Parallel Hybrid Modular Multilevel HVDC Converter System,” IEEE Trans. on Power Delivery, Vol.30, No.2, pp.728-736, 2015.

S. Debnath, J. Qin, B. Bahrani, M. Saeedifard, and P. B. Mantovalleni, “Operation, Control, and Applications of the Modular Multilevel Converter: A Review,” IEEE Trans. on Power Electronics, Vol. 30, No. 1, pp. 37-53, 2015.

J. Qin and M. Saeedifard, “Reduced Switching Frequency Voltage Balancing Strategies for Modular Multilevel HVDC Converters,” IEEE Trans. on Power Delivery, Vol. 28, No. 4, pp. 2403- 2410, 2013.

J. Qin and M. Saeedifard, “Predictive Control of a Modular Multi-Level Converter for a Back-to-Back HVDC Transmission System,” IEEE Trans. on Power Delivery, Vol. 27, No. 3, pp. 1538-1547, 2012.