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Dr Yihua Hu

 

Email: yihua.hu@york.ac.uk
Homepage: York Research Database
Tel: +44 (0)1904 32 2394

Research Area: renewable generation (photovoltaic, wind), power electronics converters & control, electric transportation, smart energy system for robotics and non-destructive test technology.

Areas of Expertise: Power electronics and motor drive, non-destructive testing

Biography

Biography

Yihua Hu received the B.S. degree in electrical engineering in 2003, and the Ph.D. degree in power electronics and drives in 2011, both at China University of Mining and Technology. Between 2011 and 2013, he was with the College of Electrical Engineering, Zhejiang University as a Postdoctoral Fellow. Between 2013 and 2015, he worked as a Research Associate at the power electronics and motor drive group, the University of Strathclyde. Between 2016 and 2019, he was a Lecturer at the Department of Electrical Engineering and Electronics, University of Liverpool (UoL). Currently, he is a Reader at Electronics Engineering Department at The University of York (UoY). He has published 100 papers in IEEE Transactions journals. His research interests include renewable generation, power electronics converters & control, electric vehicle, more electric ship/aircraft, smart energy system and non-destructive test technology. He is the associate editor of IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, IET Renewable Power Generation, IET Intelligent Transport Systems and Power Electronics and Drives.

Publications

Publications

Google Scholar

http://scholar.google.ca/citations?user=136qHkAAAAAJ&hl=en

ResearchGate

https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Yihua_Hu2

Selected Journal Articles/Book Chapters/Patent (* correspondence)

 

2020

1. C. Gong, Y. Hu*, K. Ni, J. Liu and J. Gao, "SM Load Torque Observer-Based FCS-MPDSC With Single Prediction Horizon for High Dynamics of Surface-Mounted PMSM," in IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol. 35, no. 1, pp. 20-24, Jan. 2020.

  1. J. Lu, Y. Hu, G. Chen, Z. Wang, and J. Liu, "Mutual calibration of multiple current sensors with accuracy uncertainties in IPMSM drives for electric vehicles," IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol. 67, no. 1, pp. 69-79, Jan. 2020.
  2. L. Xie, J. Si, Y. Hu, H. Feng and K. Ni, "Characteristics Analysis of the Motions of the 2-Degree-of-Freedom Direct Drive Induction Motor," in IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol. 67, no. 2, pp. 931-941, Feb. 2020.
  3. C. Gan, Q. Sun, J. Wu, W. Kong, C. Shi and Y. Hu, "MMC-Based SRM Drives with Decentralized Battery Energy Storage System for Hybrid Electric Vehicles," in IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol. 34, no. 3, pp. 2608-2621, March 2019.

3. J. Lu, Y. Hu, J. Liu, K. Ni, and H. Wen, "Detrimental Effect Elimination of Current Sensor Accuracy Uncertainty for High-Precision Position Sensorless Control of IPMSM Drives," in IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics. (Accepted)

4. J. Lu, Y. Hu, J. Liu, and Z. Wang, "All Current Sensors Survivable IPMSM Drive with Reconfigurable Inverter," in IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics. (Accepted)

6. X. Wang, Z. Wang, Z. Xu, M. Cheng, M. Cheng and Y. Hu, "Optimization of Torque Tracking Performance for Direct Torque Controlled PMSM Drives With Composite Torque Regulator," in IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics. (Accepted)

7. H. Shi, H. Wen, Y. Hu, Y. Yang, and Y. Wang, “Efficiency Optimization of DC Solid-State Transformer for Photovoltaic Power Systems,” in IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol. 67, no. 5, pp. 3583-3595, May 2020.

8. K. Shi, X. Yin, L. Jiang, Y. Liu, Y. Hu, and H. Wen, “Perturbation Estimation Based Nonlinear Adaptive Power Decoupling Control for DFIG Wind Turbine,” in IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol. 35, no. 1, pp. 319-333, Jan. 2020.

9. Q. Bu, H. Wen, J. Wen, Y. Hu, and Y. Du, “Transient DC Bias Elimination of Dual Active Bridge DC-DC Converter with Improved Triple-Phase-Shift Control,” in IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics. (Accepted)

10. S. Song, G. Chen, Y. Liu, Y. Hu, K. Ni and Y. Wang, “A Three-Switch-Based Single-Input Dual-Output Converter with Simultaneous Boost & Buck Voltage Conversion,” in IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics. (Accepted)

11. Y. Liu, G. Chen, Y. Hu, L. Huang and X. Qing, “Magnetic Coupling Branch Based Dual-Input/Output DC-DC Converters with Improved Cross-Regulation and Soft-Switching Operation,” in IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics. (Accepted)

12. Z. Wang, X. Wang, X. Yang, C. Wen, Y. Gong, and Y. Hu, “Mitigation of DC-Link Current Ripple for Dual Three-Phase Flux-Adjustable Hybrid PMAC Drives Using Collaborative Switching Strategy,” in IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics. (Accepted)

 

2019

1. X. Li, H. Wen, Y. Zhu, L. Jiang, Y. Hu and W. Xiao, "A Novel Sensorless Photovoltaic Power Reserve Control With Simple Real-Time MPP Estimation," IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol. 34, no. 8, pp. 7521-7531, Aug. 2019.

2. X. Wang, Z. Wang, Z. Xu, M. Cheng, W. Wang and Y. Hu, "Comprehensive Diagnosis and Tolerance Strategies for Electrical Faults and Sensor Faults in Dual Three-Phase PMSM Drives," in IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol. 34, no. 7, pp. 6669-6684, July 2019.

3. G. Chen, Z. Jin, Y. Liu, Y. Hu, J. Zhang and X. Qing, "Programmable Topology Derivation of Integrated Three-Port DC-DC Converters with Reduced Switches for Low-Cost Applications," in IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol. 66, no. 9, pp. 6649-6660, Sept. 2019.

4. J. Lu, Y. Hu, J. Liu, "Analysis and Compensation of Sampling Errors in TPFS IPMSM Drives With Single Current Sensor," in IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol. 66, no. 5, pp. 3852-3855, May 2019.

  1. 6. K. Ni, Hu, G. Chen, C. Gan, X. Li, “Fault-Tolerant Operation of DFIG-WT with Four-Switch Three-Phase Grid-Side Converter by Using Simplified SVPWM Technique and Compensation Schemes,” IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, vol. 55, no. 1, pp. 659-669, 2019.
  2. K. Ni, Y. Hu, D. Lagos, G. Chen, Z. Wang and X. Li, "Highly Reliable Back-To-Back Power Converter without Redundant Bridge Arm for Doubly-Fed Induction Generator-Based Wind Turbine," in IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, vol. 55, no. 3, pp. 3024-3036, May-June 2019.

7. C. Gan, Q. Sun, J. Wu, C. Shi and Y. Hu, "A Universal Two-Sensor Current Detection Scheme for Current Control of Multiphase Switched Reluctance Motors with Multiphase Excitation," in IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol. 34, no. 2, pp. 1526-1539, Feb. 2019.

  1. J. Lu, Y. Hu*, J. Liu, X. Zhang, H. Wen and Z. Wang, "Position sensor fault detection of IPMSM using single DC-bus current sensor with accuracy uncertainty," in IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, vol. 24, no. 2, pp. 753-762, April 2019.
  2. L. Xie, J. Si, Y. Hu and H. Feng, "Helical Motion Analysis of the 2-Degree-of-Freedom Split-Stator Induction Motor," in IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, vol. 55, no. 6, pp. 1-5, June 2019, Art no. 8103705.
  1. R. Liang, N. Peng, L. Zhou, X. Meng, Y. Hu, Y. Shen, X. Xue, "Fault Location Method in Power Network by Applying Accurate Information of Arrival Time Differences of Modal Traveling Waves," in IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics.
    doi: 10.1109/TII.2019.2903267.
  2. L. Xie, J. Si, Y. Hu and Z. Wang, "Overview of 2-Degree-of-Freedom Rotary-Linear Motors Focusing on Coupling Effect," in IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, vol. 55, no. 4, pp. 1-11, April 2019, Art no. 8200611.
  1. M. Chen, M. Sun, H. Bao, Y. Hu and B. Bao, "Flux-Charge Analysis of Two-Memristor-Based Chua's Circuit: Dimensionality Decreasing Model for Detecting Extreme Multistability," in IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics. doi: 10.1109/TIE.2019.2907444
  2. Q. Sun, J. Wu, C. Gan, J. Si, J. Guo and Y. Hu, "Cascaded Multiport Converter for SRM-Based Hybrid Electrical Vehicle Applications," in IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics.
    doi: 10.1109/TPEL.2019.2909187
  3. G. Du, J. Wang, Z. Zhu, Y. Hu and D. Zhang, "Effect of Crossing Power Restraint on Reflux Safety Parameters in Multitrain Subway Systems," in IEEE Transactions on Transportation Electrification. doi: 10.1109/TTE.2019.2899207.

15. C. Gong, Y. Hu*, G. Chen, H. Wen, Z. Wang and K. Ni “A DC-Bus Capacitor Discharge Strategy for PMSM Drive System with Large Inertia and Small System Safe Current in EVs,” in IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, vol. 15, no. 8, pp. 4709 - 4718, Aug. 2019.

  1. K. Ni, Y. Hu*, Z. Wang, H. Wen, and C. Gan, “Asynchronized Synchronous Motor-Based More Electric Ship – Less Power Electronics for More System Reliability,” IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, vol. 24, no. 5, pp. 2353- 2364, Oct. 2019.
  2. K. Ni, Y. Hu*, R. Liang, H. Wen, and M. Alkahtani, “Internal Voltage Phase-Amplitude Dynamic Analysis with Interface Friendly Back-To-Back Power Converter Average Model for Less Power Electronics Based More-Electric Ship,” IEEE Access, vol. 7, pp. 93339-93351, Jul. 2019.
  1. K. Ni, Y. Liu, Z. Mei, T. Wu, Y. Hu*, H. Wen, and Y. Wang, “Electrical and Electronic Technologies in More-Electric Aircrafts: A Review,” IEEE Access, vol. 7, pp. 76145-76166, Jun. 2019.
  2. M. Ma, Z. Chang, Y. Hu, F. Li, C. Gan and W. Cao, "An Integrated Switched Reluctance Motor Drive Topology with Voltage-Boosting and On-Board Charging Capabilities for Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles (PHEVs)," in IEEE Access, vol. 6, pp. 1550-1559, Dec. 2018.

20. C. Gong, Y. Hu*, C. Gan, G. Chen and A. Mohammed, "Modelling, Analysis and Attenuation of Uncontrolled Generation for IPMSM based Electric Vehicles in Emergency," in IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics. doi: 10.1109/TIE.2019.2926049

21. C. Gong, Y. Hu*, H. Wen, G. Chen, W. Li and J. Gao, "Reliable Winding-based DC-Bus Capacitor Discharge Technique Over Full-Speed Range for IPMSM Drive in Electric Vehicles Without Position Sensor," in IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics. doi: 10.1109/TIE.2019.2946550

22. C. Gong, Y. Hu*, J. Gao, Y. Wang and L. Yan, "An Improved Delay-Suppressed Sliding Mode Observer for Sensorless Vector-Controlled PMSM," in IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics. doi: 10.1109/TIE.2019.2952824

23. C. Gong, Y. Hu*, M. Ma, L. Yan and J. Liu, "Accurate FCS Model Predictive Current Control Technique for Surface-mounted PMSMs at Low Control Frequency," in IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics. doi: 10.1109/TPEL.2019.2953787

24. C. Gan, Y. Chen, R. Qu, Z. Yu, W. Kong and Y. Hu, "An Overview of Fault-Diagnosis and Fault-Tolerance Techniques for Switched Reluctance Machine Systems," in IEEE Access, vol. 7, pp. 174822-174838, Nov. 2019.

25. M. Zheng, H. Wen, H. Shi, Y. Hu, Y. Yang, and Y. Wang, “Open-Circuit Fault Diagnosis of Dual Active Bridge DC-DC Converter With Extended-Phase-Shift Control,” in IEEE Access, vol. 7, pp. 23752-23765, Feb. 2019.

26. G. Chen, L. Mo, Y. Liu, X. Qing, and Y. Hu, “Computer-Aided Identification of Equivalent Power Electronics Converters,” in IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol. 34, no. 10, pp. 9374-9378, Oct. 2019.

 
2018

1. H. Shi, H. Wen, Y. Hu and L. Jiang, "Reactive power Minimization in Bidirectional DC-DC converters Using A Unified-Phasor-Based Particles Swarm Optimization," in IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol. 33, no. 12, pp. 10990 – 11006, Dec. 2018.

  1. Kai Ni, Yihua Hu*, Xianming Ye, Hamzah S. AlZubi, Phil Goddard and Mohammed Alkahtani, “Carbon Footprint Modeling of a Clinical Lab,” in Energies, vol. 11, no. 11, pp. 3105, Nov. 2018.
  2. C. Gan, N. Jin, Q. Sun, W. Kong, Y. Hu and L. M. Tolbert, "Multiport Bidirectional SRM Drives for Solar-Assisted Hybrid Electric Bus Powertrain With Flexible Driving and Self-Charging Functions," in IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol. 33, no. 10, pp. 8231-8245, Oct. 2018.
  3. Haochen Shi; Huiqing Wen; Jie Chen; Yihua Hu; Lin Jiang; Guipeng Chen; Jieming Ma., "Minimum-Backflow-Power Scheme of DAB-based Solid State Transformer with Extended-Phase-Shift Control," in IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, vol. 54, no. 4, pp. 3483-3496, July-Aug. 2018.
  4. J. Lu, X. Zhang, Y. Hu, J. Liu, C. Gan and Z. Wang, "Independent phase current reconstruction strategy for IPMSM sensorless control without using null switching states," in IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol. 65, no. 6, pp. 4492-4502, June 2018.

5. G. Chen, H. Peng, R. Zeng, Y. Hu and K. Ni, "A Fundamental Frequency Sorting Algorithm for Capacitor Voltage Balance of Modular Multilevel Converter with Low Frequency Carrier-Phase-Shift Modulation," in IEEE Journal of Emerging and Selected Topics in Power Electronics, vol. 6, no. 3, pp. 1595-1604, Sep. 2018.

7. Qingguo Sun, Jianhua Wu, Chun Gan, Yihua Hu, A New Phase Current Reconstruction Scheme for Four-Phase SRM Drives Using Improved Converter Topology Without Voltage Penalty, " in IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol. 65, no. 1, pp. 133-144, Jan. 2018.

8. K. Ni, W. Li, Y. Liu, D. Yu and Y. Hu, "Phase Current Reconstruction for the Grid-Side Converter with Four-Switch Three-Phase Topology in a DFIG-WT," in IEEE Access, vol. 6, pp. 39287-39297, July 2018.

9. Chun. Gan, Qinguo Sun, Nan Jin, Leon M. Tolbert, Zhibing Lin, Yihua Hu, Jianhua Wu, "Cost-Effective Current Measurement Technique for Four-Phase SRM Control by Split Dual Bus Line without Pulse Injection and Voltage Penalty," in IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol. 65, no. 6, pp. 4553-4564, June 2018.

10. Z. Wang, X. Wang, M. Cheng and Y. Hu, "Comprehensive Investigation on Remedial Operation of Switch Faults for Dual Three-phase PMSM Drives Fed by T-3L Inverters," in IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol. 65, no. 6, pp. 4574-4587, June 2018.

11. C. Gan, J. Wu, M. Shen, W. Kong, Y. Hu and W. Cao, "Investigation of Short Permanent Magnet and Stator Flux Bridge Effects on Cogging Torque Mitigation in FSPM Machines," in IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion, vol. 33, no. 2, pp. 845-855, June 2018.

  1. C. Gan, J. Wu, M. Shen, W. Kong, Y. Hu and W. Cao, "Investigation of Short Permanent Magnet and Stator Flux Bridge Effects on Cogging Torque Mitigation in FSPM Machines," in IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion, vol. 33, no. 2, pp. 845-855, June 2018.
  2. Yihua Hu, Chun Gan, Qingguo Sun, Peng Li, and Jianhua Wu, “Modular Tri-port High-Power Converter for SRM based Plug-in Hybrid Electrical Trucks,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics., vol. 33, no. 4, pp. 3247-3257, April 2018.
  3. H. Shi; H. Wen; J. Chen; Y. Hu; L. Jiang; G. Chen, "Minimum-Reactive-Power Scheme of Dual Active Bridge DC-DC Converter With 3-Level Modulated Phase-Shift Control," in IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications , vol. 53, no. 6, pp. 5573-5586, Nov.-Dec. 2017.

14. C. Gan, J. Wu, Q. Sun, W. Kong, H. Li and Y. Hu, "A Review on Machine Topologies and Control Techniques for Low-Noise Switched Reluctance Motors in Electric Vehicle Applications," in IEEE Access. , vol. 6, pp. 31430-31443, May 2018.

16. J. Lu, Y. Hu, X. Zhang, Z. Wang, J. Liu and C. Gan, "High frequency voltage injection sensorless control technique for IPMSMs fed by a three-phase four-switch inverter with a single current sensor," in IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, vol. 23, no. 2, pp. 758-768, April 2018.

17. Xingshuo Li, Huiqing Wen, Yihua Hu, Lin Jiang, Weidong Xiao, "Modified Beta Algorithm for GMPPT and Partial Shading Detection in Photovoltaic Systems" IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics. vol. 33, no. 3, pp. 2172-2186, March 2018.

18. Z. Wang; X. Wang; J. Cao; M. Cheng; Y. Hu, "Direct Torque Control of T-NPC Inverters Fed Double-Stator-Winding PMSM Drives With SVM," in IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics , vol. 33, no. 2, pp. 1541-1553, Feb. 2018.

 

2017

1. G. Chu, H. Wen, L. Jiang, Y. Hu and X. Li, "Bidirectional flyback based isolated-port submodule differential power processing optimizer for photovoltaic applications," Solar Energy, Volume 158, Pages 929-940, Dec. 2017.

  1. Quan Xu, Qinling Zhang, Bocheng Bao, and Yihua Hu, “Non-Autonomous Second-Order Memristive Chaotic Circuit” in IEEE Access, vol. 5, pp. 21039-21045, Oct. 2017.
  2. Ruidong Xu, Kai Ni, Yihua Hu, Jikai Si, Huiqing Wen, and Dongshen Yu,"Analysis of the Optimum Tilt Angle for a Soiled PV Panel," Energy Conversion and Management, Volume 148, Pages 100-109, Sept. 2017.
  1. 5. X. Wang; Z. Wang; M. Cheng; Hu, "Remedial Strategies of T-NPC Three-Level Asymmetric Six-phase PMSM Drives Based on SVM-DTC," in IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics , vol. 64, no. 9, pp. 6841-6853, Sept. 2017.
  2. Yihua Hu, Jiangfeng Zhang, Lin Jiang, Dongshen Yu, Peng Li, “Non-uniform Aged Modules Reconfiguration Algorithm for Large Scale PV Array” IEEE Transactions on Device and Materials Reliability, vol. 17, no. 3, pp. 560-569, Sept. 2017.
  3. Bocheng Bao, Ning Wang, Quan Xu, Huagan Wu, and Yihua Hu*, “A Simple Third-Order Memristive Band Pass Filter Chaotic Circuit,” IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems II: Express Briefs, vol. 64, no. 8, pp. 977-981, Aug. 2017.
  4. Yihua Hu, Guipeng Chen, Yang Liu, Peng Li, Lin Jiang, “Fault Tolerance Converter with Modular Structure for HVDC Power Transmitting Applications,” IEEE Transactions on Industry Application,vol. 53, no. 3, pp. 2245-2256, May-June 2017.

7. G. Chen; Y. Deng; L. Chen; Y. Hu; L. Jiang; X. He; Y. Wang, "A Family of Zero-Voltage-Switching Magnetic Coupling Non-isolated Bidirectional DC-DC Converters," in IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics , vol. 64, no. 8, pp. 6223-6233, Aug. 2017.

8. G. Chen; Y. Deng; K. Wang; Y. Hu; L. Jiang; H. Wen; X. He, "Topology Derivation and Analysis of Integrated Multiple Output Isolated DC-DC Converters With Stacked Configuration for Low-Cost Applications," in IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems I: Regular Papers, vol. 64, no. 8, pp. 2207-2218, Aug. 2017.

10. Guipeng Chen, Yan Deng, Yihua Hu, Lin Jiang, “Integrated Multiple Output Synchronous Buck Converter for Electric Vehicle Power Supply,” IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology,vol. 66, no. 7, pp. 5752-5761, July 2017.

  1. Chun Gan, Jianhua Wu, Yihua Hu, Shiyou Yang, Wenping Cao, “New Integrated Multilevel Converter for Switched Reluctance Motor Drives in Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles With Flexible Energy Conversion ,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics., vol. 32, no. 5, pp. 3754-3766, May, 2017.
  2. Yihua Hu, Jiangfeng Zhang, Jiande Wu, Wenping Cao, Gui Yun Tian, “Efficiency Improvement of Non-Uniformly-Aged PV Arrays,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics., vol. 32, no. 2, pp. 1124-1137, Feb. 2017.
  3. Peng Li, Yihua Hu*, “Unified Non-Inverting and Inverting PWM AC-AC Converter with Versatile Modes of Operation” IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol. 64, no. 2, pp. 1137-1147, Feb. 2017.
  4. Dongsheng Yu, Zhi Zhou, Herbert H.C. Iu, Tyrone Fernando, and Yihua Hu, “A Coupled Memcapacitor Emulator Based Relaxation Oscillator,” IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems II: Express Briefs, vol. 63, no. 12, pp. 1101-1105, Dec. 2016.

14. Chun Gan, Jianhua Wu, Ning Wang, Yihua Hu, Wenping Cao, and Shiyou Yang, “Independent current control of dual parallel SRM drive using a public current sensor,” IEEE Transactions on Mechatronics. vol. 22, no. 1, pp. 392-401, Feb. 2017.

16. Lesiba Mokgonyana, Jiangfeng Zhang, Hailong Li, Yihua Hu, “Optimal location and capacity planning for distributed generation with independent power production and self-generation,” Applied Energy, Volume 188, Pages 140–150, Feb. 2017.

 

2016

 Hengyang Luo, Huiqing Wen, Xingshuo Li, Lin Jiang, Yihua Hu, “Synchronous Buck Converter based Low-Cost and High-Efficiency Sub-Module DMPPT PV System under Partial Shading Conditions, ” Energy Conversion and Management, Vol. 126, PP. 473–487, Oct. 2016.

  1. Chun Gan, Jianhua Wu, Yihua Hu, Shiyou Yang, Wenping Cao and James Kirtley,“Online Sensorless Position Estimation for Switched Reluctance Motors Using One Current Sensor,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics., vol. 31, no. 10, 7248–7263, Oct. 2016.

3. Bin Gao, Yunze He, Wai Lok Woo, Gui Yun Tian, Jia Liu, and Yihua Hu, “Multi-dimensional Tensor-based Inductive Thermography with Multiple Physical Fields for Offshore Wind Turbine Gear Inspection” IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol. 63, no. 10, pp. 6305-6315, Oct. 2016. 

  1. Xingshuo Li, Huiqing Wen, Lin Jiang, Yihua Hu, and Chenhao Zhao, “An Improved Beta Method with Auto-scaling Factor for Photovoltaic system,” IEEE Transactions on Industry Application, vol. 52, no. 5, pp. 4281-4291, Sept.-Oct. 2016.
  2. Yihua Hu, Chun Gan, Wenping Cao, Youtong Fang, Stephen Finney, “ Solar PV-Powered SRM Drive for EVs with Flexible Energy Control Functions ,” IEEE Transactions on Industry Application,vol. 52, no. 4, pp. 3357-3366, July-Aug. 2016.

6. Guipeng Chen, Yan Deng, Yong Tao, Xiangning He,  Yousheng Wang and Yihua Hu, “Topology Derivation and Generalized Analysis of Zero-Voltage-Switching Synchronous DC-DC Converters with Coupled Inductors,” IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol. 63, no. 8, pp. 4805-4815, Aug. 2016. 

  1. Yihua Hu, Jiande Wu, Wenping Cao, Weidong Xiao, Peng Li, Stephen Finney, Yuan Li, “Ultra-High Step-up DC-DC Converter for Distributed Generation by Three Degrees of Freedom (3DoF) Approach,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol. 31, no. 7, pp. 4930 – 4941, Jul. 2016.
  2. Yihua Hu, Chun Gan, Wenping Cao, Jiangfeng Zhang, Wuhua Li, Stephen Finney, “Flexible Fault-Tolerant Topology for Switched Reluctance Motor Drives,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics. vol. 31, no. 6, pp. 4654 – 4668, Jun. 2016.
  1. Yihua Hu, Bing Ji, Stephen Finney, Weidong Xiao, Wenping Cao, Chushan Li, “High Frequency Inverter Topologies Integrated with the Coupled Inductor Bridge Arm,” IET Power Electronics. vol. 9, no. 6, pp. 1144–1152, May 2016.
  2. Yihua Hu, Rong Zeng, Wenping Cao, Jiangfeng Zhang, Stephen Finney, “Design of a Modular, High Step-Up Ratio DC–DC Converter for HVDC Applications Integrating Offshore Wind Power,” IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol. 63, no. 4, pp. 2190 - 2202, Apr. 2016.
  1. Chun Gan, Jianhua Wu, Shiyou Yang, Yihua Hu, Wenping Cao,“Wavelet Packet Decomposition-Based Fault Diagnosis Scheme for Power Converters in SRM Drives With a Single DC-Link Current Sensor,” IEEE Trans. Energy Conversion. vol. 31, no. 1, 303 - 313, Mar. 2016.
  2. Chun Gan, Jianhua Wu, Qingguo Sun; Shiyou Yang, Yihua Hu, “Low-Cost Direct Instantaneous Torque Control for Switched Reluctance Motors With Bus Current Detection Under Soft-Chopping Mode,” IET Power Electronics. Vol. 9, Iss. 3, pp. 482–490, Mar. 2016.
  1. Yihua Hu, Chun Gan, Wenping Cao, Wuhua Li, Stephen Finney, Central-Tapped Node Linked Modular Fault Tolerance Topology for SRM Based EV/HEV Applications,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics. vol. 31, no. 2, pp. 1541 – 1554, Feb. 2016.
  2. Yihua Hu, Jiangfeng Zhang, Wenping Cao, Jiande Wu, Stephen Finney, Gui Yun Tian and James Kirtley, “Online Two-Section PV Array Fault Diagnosis With Optimized Voltage Sensor Locations” IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol. 62, no. 11, 7237 – 7246, Nov. 2015.

15. Chun Gan, Jianhua Wu, Shiyou Yang, Yihua Hu, Wenping Cao, “Fault diagnosis scheme for open-circuit faults in switched reluctance motor drives using FFT algorithm with bus current detection” IET Power Electronics. vol. 9, no. 1, 20 –30, Feb. 2016.  

 

2015

  1. Yihua Hu, Chun Gan, Sideng Hu, Wenping Cao, Xiaoming Wang, “Winding-Center-Tapped Switched Reluctance Motor Drive for Multi-Sourced Charging in EV Applications” IET Power Electronics, vol. 8, no. 11, pp. 2067–2075, Nov. 2015.
  2. Jiande Wu, Jin Du, Zhengyu Lin, Yihua Hu, Xiangning He, “Wireless Power and Data Transfer via a Common Inductive Link using Frequency Division Multiplexing,” IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol. 62, no. 12, 7810- 7820, Nov. 2015.
  1. Yihua Hu, Chun Gan, Wenping Cao, Chushan Li, Stephen Finney, “Split Converter-Fed SRM Drive for Flexible Charging in EV/HEV Applications,” IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol. 62, no. 10, 6085 – 6095, Oct. 2015.
  2. Chun Gan, Jianhua Wu, Shiyou Yang, Yihua Hu, Wenping Cao,“Investigation of Skewing Effects on the Vibration Reduction of Three-Phase Switched Reluctance Motors,” IEEE Trans. Magnetics, vol. 51, no. 9, Sep. 2015.
  1. Siji Kai, Haichao Feng, Liwang Ai , Yihua Hu*, Wenping Cao, “Design and Analysis of a Direct-Drive 2-DOF Induction Motor” IEEE Trans. Energy Conversion. vol. 30, no. 2, 1200 – 1208, Sep. 2015.
  2. Peng Li, Grain Adam, Yihua Hu, Barry Williams, Derrick Holliday,Three-Phase AC Side Voltage-Doubling High Power Density Voltage Source Converter with Intrinsic Buck-Boost Cell and Common Mode Voltage Denting” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics. vol. 30, no. 9, 5284 – 5298, Sep. 2015.
  1. Wuhua Li, Chi Xu ,Chushan Li Yihua Hu*, Xiangning He, Changliang Xia,“Decoupling Controlled Tri-Port Composited DC/DC Converter for Multiple Energy Interface” IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol. 62, no. 7, 4504 – 4513, July. 2015.
  2. Yihua Hu, Yang Du, Weidong Xiao, Stephen Finney, “DC-Link Voltage Control Strategy in Reducing Capacitance and Total Harmonic Distortion for Single-Phase Grid- Connected PV Inverters,” IET Power Electronics, vol. 8, no. 8, pp. 1386 - 1393, July 2015.
  1. Yihua Hu, Wenping Cao, Weidong Xiao, Bing Ji. “Three-Port DC-DC Converter for Stand-Alone Photovoltaic Systems,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol. 30, no. 6, 3068–3076, Jun. 2015.
  2. Chun Gan, Jianhua Wu, Shiyou Yang, Yihua Hu; “Phase Current Reconstruction of Switched Reluctance Motors from DC-link Current under Double High Frequency Pulses Injection” IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol. 62, no. 5, 3265 – 3276, May. 2015.
  3. Jiande Wu, Jin Du, Zhengyu Lin, Yihua Hu, Xiangning He. “Power Conversion and Signal Transmission Integration Method Based on Dual Modulation of DC–DC Converters,” IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol. 62, no. 2, 1291– 1300, Feb. 2015.

12. Bing Ji, Wenping Cao, Xueguan Song, Yihua Hu, Volker Pickert, “Multiobjective Design Optimization of IGBT Power Modules Considering Power Cycling and Thermal Cycling” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics. vol. 30, no. 5, 2493– 2504, May. 2015.   

13. Bing Ji; Wenping Cao, Pickert Volker, Xueguan Song, Yihua Hu, Pierce Gareth, “In-Situ Diagnostics and Prognostics of Solder Fatigue in IGBT Modules for Electric Vehicle Drives,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics. vol. 30, no. 3, 1291 –1543, Mar. 2015.

  1. Yihua Hu, Wenping Cao, Bing Ji, Jikai Si, Xiangping Chen “New Multi-Stage Hysteresis Control of DC-DC Converters for Grid-Connected Photovoltaic Systems,” Renewable Energy, vol.74, 247-254, Feb. 2015.
  2. Yihua Hu, Wenping Cao, Jien MaStephen J. FinneyDavid Li, “Identifying PV module mismatch faults by a thermography-based temperature distribution analysis,” IEEE Transactions on Device and Materials Reliability, vol. 14, no. 4, 951 – 960, Dec. 2014.

 

2014

  1. Yihua Hu, Xueguan Song, Wenping Cao, Bing Ji. “New SR Drive with Integrated Charging Capacity for Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles (PHEVs),” IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol. 61, no. 10, 5722 – 5731, Oct. 2014.
  2. Yihua Hu, Wenping Cao, Weidong Xiao, Stephen Finney, “New Modular Structure DC-DC Converter Without Electrolytic Capacitors for Renewable Energy Applications” IEEE Transaction on Sustainable Energy, vol. 5, no. 4, 1184–1192, Oct. 2014.
  1. Yihua Hu, Yan Deng, Jiangtao Long, Xiaoxun Lu, Xiangning He. “A High Step-up Passive Absorption Circuit Used in Flyback-Forward High Step-up Converter” IET Power Electronics, vol. 7, no. 8, pp. 1945 - 1953, Aug. 2014.
  2. Yihua Hu, Wuhua Li, Weidong Xiao Xiangning He. “Three-phase Interleaved High Step-up Converter with Double Flexible Output Voltage” IET Power Electronics, vol. 7, no. 7, pp. 1841 - 1849, July 2014.
  1. Wuhua Li; Weichen Li; Xin Xiang; Yihua Hu*; Xiangning He. “High Step-Up Interleaved Converter with Built-In Transformer Voltage Multiplier Cells for Sustainable Energy Applications,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol. 29, no. 6, 2829 – 2836, Jun. 2014.
  2. Yihua Hu, Yan Deng, Quanwei Liu, Xiangning He. “Asymmetry three-level grid-connected current hysteresis control with varying bus voltage and virtual over-sample method”. IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol. 29, no. 6, 3214 – 3222, Jun. 2014.  
  1. Yihua Hu, Wenping Cao, Jiande Wu, Bing Ji, Derrick Holliday. “Thermography-Based Virtual MPPT Scheme for Improving PV Energy Efficiency at Partial Shading Conditions”. IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics. vol. 29, no. 11, 5667 – 5672, Jun. 2014.
  2. Yihua Hu, Bin Gao, Xueguan Song, Gui Yun Tian, Kongjing Li, Xiangning He. “Photovoltaic Fault Detection Using a Parameter Based Model” Solar Energy, Vol. 96, 96–102, Oct. 2013.

9. Zhiyuan Zou, Yihua Hu*, Bin Gao, W.L.Woo and Xinyu Zhao “Study of the Gradual Change Phenomenon in the Infrared Image When Monitoring Photovoltaic Array” Journal of Applied Physics, vol.115(4), 2014.  


2012

  1. Yihua Hu, Hao Chen, Ruidong Xu, Rui Li“A New Type of High Step-up DC-DC Converter,” Transactions of China Electrotechnical Society . (in Chinese), Vol. 27, no.9, pp. 185-191, 2012.
  2. Yihua Hu, Yan Deng, Quanwei Liu, Yong Tao. “Multi-Stage Virtual Over-Sample Digital Hysteresis Control,” Proceedings of the Chinese Society for Electrical Engineering. (in Chinese), vol. 32, no. 36, pp. 1-8, 2012.
  1. Yihua Hu, Hao Chen, Ruidong Xu, Dongshen Yu, Rui Li. “Maximum Power Point Tracking Under Shadowed Conditions,” Proceedings of the Chinese Society for Electrical Engineering, vol. 32, no. 9, pp. 10-20, 2012.
  2. Yihua Hu, Hao Chen, Ruidong Xu, Xianxin Hu, Xiaokun Wang. “Study on PV Module Characteristics Effected by Shadow Problem,” Transactions of China Electrotechnical Society. (in Chinese), vol. 26,no.1, pp. 123-128, 2011.


2011

  1. Yihua Hu, Hao Chen, Ruidong Xu, Rui Li. “Photovoltaic (PV) Array Fault Diagnosis Strategy Based on Optimal Sensor Placement,” Proceedings of the Chinese Society for Electrical Engineering. (in Chinese), vol. 31,no. 33, pp. 19-30, 2011.
  2. Yihua Hu, Hao Chen, Ruidong Xu. “A New Type of PV Array Fault Diagnosis Strategy,” Proceedings of the Chinese Society for Electrical Engineering. (in Chinese), pp. 185-191, 2010.


2010  

  1. Yihua Hu, Hao Chen, Ruidong Xu, Xiaoshu Zan. “A Novel Two Stage Variable Step-size Maximum Power Point Tracking Control,” Transactions of China Electrotechnical Society. (in Chinese), vol. 25, no.8, pp. 161-166, 2010.


Book chapters

1. "Control circuits in power electronics: practical issues in design and implementation".

       Chapter name: “Mixed FPGA-DSP controllers for DC-DC converters in renewable energy applications”, April, 2015.

2. "Renewable Energy", ISBN 978-953-51-4249-2, “Theoretical Analysis and Implementation of Photovoltaic Fault Diagnosis”, Sep. 2015. I am also Co-editor of this book.

3. "New Applications of Electric Drives", ISBN 978-953-51-4603-2. “Fault Diagnosis of Switched Reluctance Motors in Electrified Vehicle Applications” July, 2015.

Research

Research

Research Funding/Projects

  • EPSRC IAA Awards, “ Line-field Optical Coherence Tomography Based Assessment for High Temperature Silicone Gel in Developing SiC Power Module” (£15k) PI.
  • EPSRC Centre for Power Electronics and EPSRC Challenge Network in Automotive Power Electronics: Knowledge Exchange Awards, “ Line-field Optical Coherence Tomography Based Assessment for High Temperature Silicone Gel in Developing SiC Power Module” (£90k) PI.
  • Newton Advanced Fellowship (NAF\R1\191153), “Artificial Intelligence Supported Safe Operation and Health Prediction for Electric Vehicle Motors”, 1/03/2019~1/03/2022, £111k (PI).
  • EPSRC Power Electronics Centre Impact Acceleration Fellowship, “ Line-field Optical Coherence Tomography Based Quality Inspection System for IGBT Modules Manufacturing/Developing”, £45k. (PI)
  • EPSRC Power Electronics Centre (1067464), “ Battery Integrated Power Electronics for EV drive train, Biped’”, £ (PI at Liverpool)
  • HYOSUNG CORPORATION POWER & INDUST SYSTEMS (KOREA)“Development of Simulation Model for High Voltage Gas-blast Circuit Breakers using SF6 Alternative Gases and Performance Optimisation Study”, £180 (Co-PI)
  • EPSRC Power Electronics Centre, “Multi-physics sensor fusion for power electronic converter prognostics” RGS 127925, £ (PI at Liverpool)
  • eFutures Sandpit Award: Portable and Low-cost Mass Based Sensing of Hydrocarbons, £7.5k. (Co-PI)
  • Royal Academy of Engineering, Industry Academia Partnership Programme - 17/18 - IAPP1\100015, “ Design and maintenance optimisation for large-scale PV arrays” £ (PI)
  • Royal Society's £15K Research Grants 2017 R1, RG160685, “Hybrid bridge arm based fault tolerance solid state transformer (SST) ”15/08/2017~15/08/2018, £6k. (PI)
  • SANTANDER TRAVEL GRANT, visit Southeast University, £ (PI)
  • Consultancy project. “Photovoltaic Array Soiling Management” June. 2017~ August. 2018,£3k. (PI)
  • ERIGrid Transnational Access,(ERIGrid Reference 01.005-2016) “Fault-Tolerant Operation of a Permanent Magnetic Generator-based Wind Turbine with Four-Switch Three-Phase Converters” 2017. (PI)
  • UoL-NTHU joint Ph.D scholarship, “Integrated multi-port converter for switched reluctance motor based plug-in hybrid electrical vehicles,” 2017-Sep, 2021, £71.1k. (PI)
  • State Key Laboratory of Alternate Electrical Power System with Renewable Energy Sources(Grant No. LAPS17022) “PV array fault diagnosis based on Thermal-Electrical model”, Jan. 2017-Dec. 2018, RMB 50,000. (PI)
  • Researcher Exchange funding, EPSRC National Centre for Power Electronics, “Advanced control of multilevel multiphase drives for high-power high-reliability applications”, host university, £6K. (PI)
  • Low Carbon Eco-Innovatory, Graduate project, “Laboratory Simulation Application for a Reduced Carbon Footprint” 2016-Nov. 2020. £66k. (PI)
  • ETP Knowledge Exchange Network “Battery deterioration modeling and test” Nov,2015-Feb,2016, £12,480. (PI)
  • National Natural Science Foundation (NSFC), “Research on the management of PV module in scale PV array system under efficient working condition”, Project number: 51207138, 2013-Dec. 2015, RMB 250,000. (PI)
  • The State Key Laboratory of Mechanical Transmission Open Funding, “Tri-port convert for Hybrid Electrical Vehicle”, Project number: SKLMT-KFKT-201618, 2017-Dec. 2018, RMB 80,000. (PI)
  • China Postdoctoral Science Foundation, “Research on the multi-local maximum power points tracking of Photovoltaic (PV) system based on string current information”, Project number: 2012M511363, Jan. 2012-Dec. 2013, RMB 50,000. (PI)
  • Postgraduate students research funding of Jiangsu Province, “Research on Photovoltaic Maximum Power Tracking System” Project number: CX09B_114Z, RMB 20,000, Apr. 2010-Jan. 2011. (PI)

Teaching

Teaching

Power electronics, Renewable power generation.