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Lei_Qin_1188wQin Lei

Assistant Professor
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Research expertise
High power converters for high voltage direct current (HVDC) transmission/medium voltage direct current (MVDC) transmission, medium voltage drive, grid-integration of renewable energy sources, transportation electrification/electric vehicle/hybrid electric vehicle, power management for smart-grid/micro-grid, wide-band gap device application (SiC, GaN), energy storage

Qin Lei joined the ASU faculty as an assistant professor in January 2016. She received her bachelor’s degree from Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China, in 2006, and her doctoral degree from Michigan State University in 2012. She joined the High Power Conversion Lab of GE Global Research in Niskayuna, New York as an electrical engineer after graduation. She currently works as an electrical engineer in ULC robotics in Long Island, New York.

B.S., Electrical Engineering, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China, September 2002-June 2006;
Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, Michigan State Univesity, August 2007-October 2012.

Work Experience
Intern, United Technology Research Center, Hartford, CT, March 2012-October 2012;
Electrical Engineer, GE Global Research Center, Niskayuna, NY, October 2012-March 2015;
Electrical Engineer, ULC Robotics, Long Island, NY, March 2015-present.

Major Awards and Honors
Technical Bronze Award, GE Global Research, Niskayuna, NY (2014)
Innovation patent award, GE Global Research, Niskayuna, NY (2013)
Best presentation award in 27th APEC, FL (2012)
Student demo award in ECCE, AZ (2011)
Best presentation award in 25th APEC, CA (2010)

Selected publications

Shen, Jie, Stefan Schroeder, Kunlun Chen, Shuitao Yang, Q. U. Bo, and Qin Lei. “System and method for unified common mode voltage injection.” U.S. Patent Application 14/317,361, filed June 27, 2014;

Qin Lei, Jie Shen, Stefan Schroeder, Disclosure, docket 275537-1, “GENERALIZED NEUTRAL POINT BALANCE METHOD FOR N-LEVEL MULTILEVEL CONVERTER,” 20-NOV-14.

Qin Lei; Fang Zheng Peng; Shuitao Yang, “Multiloop control method for high-performance microgrid inverter through load voltage and current decoupling with only output voltage feedback,” Power Electronics, IEEE Transactions on , vol.26, no.3, pp.953,960, March 2011;

Qin Lei; Fang Zheng Peng, “Space Vector Pulsewidth Amplitude Modulation for a Buck–Boost Voltage/Current Source Inverter,” Power Electronics, IEEE Transactions on , vol.29, no.1, pp.266,274, Jan. 2014 ;

Qin Lei; Dong Cao; Fang Zheng Peng, “Novel Loss and Harmonic Minimized Vector Modulation for a Current-Fed Quasi-Z-Source Inverter in HEV Motor Drive Application,” Power Electronics, IEEE Transactions on , vol.29, no.3, pp.1344,1357, March 2014;

Shuitao Yang; Qin Lei; Peng, F.Z.; Zhaoming Qian; , “A Robust Control Scheme for Grid-Connected Voltage-Source Inverters,” Industrial Electronics, IEEE Transactions on , vol.58, no.1, pp.202-212, Jan. 2011;

Shuitao Yang; Peng, F.Z.; Qin Lei; Inoshita, R.; Zhaoming Qian; , “Current-Fed Quasi-Z-Source Inverter With Voltage Buck–Boost and Regeneration Capability,” Industry Applications, IEEE Transactions on , vol.47, no.2, pp.882-892, March-April 2011;

Qin Lei; Miaosen Shen; Blasko, V.; Peng, F.Z., “A generalized input impedance model of three phase diode rectifier,” Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC), 2013 Twenty-Eighth Annual IEEE , vol., no., pp.2655,2661, 17-21 March 2013;

Qin Lei; Peng, F.Z.; Miaosen Shen, “Switched-coupled-inductor inverter,” Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE), 2013 IEEE , vol., no., pp.5280,5287, 15-19 Sept. 2013.