Photovoltaic Modeling and Simulation
Circuit and Control Design for Power Electronics
Power Electronics Systems Simulation and Hardware

Recent News and Events

Attended IPEC 2018-ECCE Asia in Niigata, Japan

Posted on 23 May 2018
Prof. Katherine Kim and undergraduate intern Bo-Kyung Yoon attended the International Power Electronics Conference (ICPE 2018-ECCE Asia), May 20-24, 2018, in Niigata, Jap

Attended NGPT 2018 in Seoul, Korea

Posted on 11 May 2018
Prof. Katherine Kim, Bo-Kyung Yoon, and PEARS Lab members attended the International Conference on Nanogenerators and Piezotronics (NGPT), May 8-11, 2018, in Seoul, Korea

Attended APEC 2018 in San Antonio, TX, USA

Posted on 08 Mar 2018
Prof. Katherine Kim attended the Applied Power Electronics Conference 2018 in San Antonio, TX, USA in March 2018. Prof. Kim was a chair for the morning technical session

Attended IEEE Seoul Section Student Paper Contest 2017 in Seoul, Korea

Posted on 02 Dec 2017
Prof. Katherine A. Kim and undergraduate student intern Bo-Kyung Yoon attended the IEEE Seoul Section Student Paper Contest 2017 at Hongik University, Seoul, Korea. Bo-Ky

Recent Journal Publications

Journal Publication: Energies

Posted on 06 Mar 2018
Yu-Chen Liu, Ming-Cheng Chen, Chun-Yu Yang, Katherine A. Kim and Huang-Jen Chiu, “High-Efficiency Isolated Photovoltaic Microinverter Using Wide-Band Gap Switches f

Journal Publication: IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems II: Express Briefs

Posted on 28 Dec 2017
Yu-Chen Liu, Fu-Ciao Syu, Hsin-Chi Hsieh, Katherine A. Kim and Huang-Jen Chiu, “Hybrid Switched-Inductor Buck PFC Converter for High-Efficiency LED Drivers,”

Journal Publication: IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics

Posted on 01 Aug 2017
Xuan Hung Mai, Sang-Kyu Kwak, Jee-Hoon Jung, and Katherine A. Kim, “Comprehensive Electric-Thermal Photovoltaic Modeling for Power-Hardware-in-the-Loop Simulation (

Journal Publication: CPSS Transactions on Power Electronics and Applications

Posted on 01 Jun 2017
Katherine A. Kim, Yu-Chen Liu, Ming-Cheng Chen, and Huang-Jen Chiu,“Opening the Box: Survey of High Power Density Inverter Techniques From the Little Box Challenge,” CPSS