Dr. Qiang Wei

Assistant Professor

Email: 
qwei@lakeheadu.ca
Phone Number: 
+1 807-343-8751
Office Location: 
AT5012
Office Hours: 
Mon-Fri 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Academic Qualifications: 

Ph.D., Ryerson University, Canada, Sept 2014-Jun 2017
M.Sc., Xi'an Jiaotong University, China, Sept 2009-Jun 2012
B.Sc., Henan University of Science and Technology, China, Sept 2004-Jul 2008

Date joined Lakehead: 
August, 2018
Research Interests: 

High Power Converters
Renewable Energy Conversion Systems
Medium Voltage Drives
Electric Vehicles

Publications (Journals):

[1] Q. Wei, B. Wu, D. Xu, N. R. Zargari, "A Further Study on PWM Current Source Converter Based Wind Energy Conversion System Considering the DC-Link Voltage," IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, in Press.

[2] Q. Wei, L. Xing, B. Wu, D. Xu, N. R. Zargari, "Modulation Schemes for Medium-Voltage Current Source Converter-Based Drives: An Overview," IEEE Journal of Emerging and Selected Topics in Power Electronics, in Press.

[3] Q. Wei, B. Wu, D. Xu, N. R. Zargari, "A New Configuration Using Current Source Converters in Low-Voltage Turbine-Based Wind Energy Conversion Systems," IEEE Journal of Emerging and Selected Topics in Power Electronics, vol. 6, no. 2, pp. 919-929, Jun. 2018.

[4] Q. Wei, B. Wu, D. Xu and N. R. Zargari, "Bipolar Operation Investigation of PWM Current Source Converter-Based Wind Energy Conversion Systems," IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol. 33, no. 2, pp. 1294-1302, Feb. 2018.

[5] Q. Wei, B. Wu, D. Xu and N. R. Zargari, "An Optimized Strategy for PWM Current Source Converter-Based Wind Conversion System with Reduced Cost and Improved Efficiency," IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol.33, no.2, pp. 1202-1210, Feb. 2018.

[6] Q. Wei, B. Wu, D. Xu and N. R. Zargari, "Minimization of Filter Capacitor for Medium-Voltage Current-Source Converters Based on Natural Sampling SVM," IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol. 33, no. 1, pp. 473-481, Jan. 2018.

[7] Q. Wei, B. Wu, D. Xu, N. R. Zargari, "Power Balancing Investigation of Grid-Side Series-Connected Current Source Inverters in Wind Energy Conversion Systems," IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol. 64, no. 12, pp. 9451-9460, Dec. 2017.

[8] Q. Wei, B. Wu, D. Xu and N. R. Zargari, "Natural Sampling SVM Based Method for Common-Mode Voltage Reduction in Medium-Voltage Current Source Rectifier," IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol. 32, no. 10, pp. 7553-7560, Oct. 2017.

[9] Q. Wei, B. Wu, D. Xu and N. R. Zargari, "Optimal Space Vector Sequence Investigation Based on Natural Sampling SVM for Medium-Voltage Current-Source Converter," IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol. 32, no. 1, pp. 176-185, Jan. 2017.

[10] Q. Wei, B. Wu, D. Xu and N. R. Zargari, "Model Predictive Control of Capacitor Voltage Balancing for Cascaded Modular DC–DC Converters," IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol. 32, no. 1, pp. 752-761, Jan. 2017.

[11] Q. Wei, B. Wu, D. Xu and N. R. Zargari, "A Medium-Frequency Transformer-Based Wind Energy Conversion System Used for Current-Source Converter-Based Offshore Wind Farm," IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol. 32, no. 1, pp. 248-259, Jan. 2017.

[12] Q. Wei, B. Wu, D. Xu and N. R. Zargari, "A Natural-Sampling-Based SVM Scheme for Current Source Converter with Superior Low-Order Harmonics Performance," IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol. 31, no. 9, pp. 6144-6154, Sept. 2016.