Prof. De Doncker and Dr. Jingxin Hu gave a lecture in the 2020 Asian PhD School on Advanced Power Electronics

14/08/2020

On August 14th, 2020, Prof. De Doncker and Dr. Jingxin Hu were invited to give an online lecture on the topic of “Fast Charging in Urban Environments” in the 2020 Asian PhD School on Advanced Power Electronics, which is organized by Xi’an Jiaotong University in China and co-sponsored by the IEEE Power Electronics Society.  Prof. De Doncker reviewed the technological and political drivers for fast charging, and shared his views on the impacts of fast charging on the drivetrain design as well as batteries. Dr. Hu introduced the latest advances in dc-dc converters with improved efficiency, fast dynamics and short-circuit fault handling capability. The lecture has attracted more than 160 online and offline attendees worldwide from both industry and universities. More information about the PhD School can be found on http://phdschoolape.xjtu.edu.cn/.