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

Recent News and Events

Prof. Katherine A. Kim elevated to IEEE Senior Member

Posted on 03 Jul 2018
Prof. Katherine A. Kim was elevated to IEEE Senior Member, within the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), in July 2018. For IEEE Senior Member grade

Attended KIPE 2018 Annual Conference

Posted on 03 Jul 2018
The PEARS Lab attended the Korean Institution of Power Electronics (KIPE) 2018 Annual Conference (전력전자학술대회), July 3-6, 2018, in Hoengseong, Gangwon-do, Korea. The group e

Attended COMPEL 2018 in Padova, Italy

Posted on 26 Jun 2018
Prof. Katherine Kim and graduate student Hoejeong Jeong attended COMPEL 2018 on June 25-28 in Padova, Italy. On Tuesday, June 26, Hoejeong Jeong presented the paper on &#

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

Recent Journal Publications

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

Posted on 01 Aug 2018
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: 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 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