Our People - Power electronics

519-888-4567 x38797
DWE 2513C
Research Expertise
  • Modeling, model reduction methods, simulation, sensitivity analysis techniques, design and optimal control of advanced vehicle components and systems
  • Novel model-based design tools for automotive systems
  • Optimization of power management strategies for hybrid vehicles
  • Speed trajectory control for fuel optimal driving

Smart Hybrid and Electric Vehicle Systems Lab (SHEVS)

Powertrain and Emissions→Emissions control, Powertrain systems, Power electronics; Software and Data→Multi-disciplinary optimization; A to D profiles
519-888-4567 x35337
EIT 3105
Research Expertise
  • Analysis or conduction and breakdown mechanisms in insulating materials under high voltage stress
  • Characterization analysis of batteries and supercapacitors
  • High voltage and electrical insulation engineering
  • Performance evaluation of energy storage elements
  • Pulse power technologies
  • Use of partial discharge and other high frequency components as diagnostic tools for insulation failure analysis

Power and Energy Systems Group

Powertrain and Emissions→Fuel cells, Power electronics; I to M profiles
519-888-4567 ext 33737
EIT 4171
Research Expertise
  • Active power filters
  • Battery electric, hybrid electric and fuel cell vehicles
  • Current-source converter/inverter applications
  • Distributed power generation
  • Flexible alternating current (AC) transmission systems (FACTS)
  • Fuel cell power conditioners
  • Matrix converters
  • Photovoltaic grid-connected inverters
  • Power quality
  • Pulse power applications
  • Sustainable energy storage systems
  • Utility interface of alternative energy sources

Power and Energy Systems Group

Powertrain and Emissions→Fuel cells, Powertrain systems, Power electronics; I to M profiles
519-888-4567 ext 36159
E3 4115
Research Expertise
  • Active vehicle stability
  • Advanced vehicle systems
  • Air-gas hybrid engine
  • Complex hydraulic and vehicle dynamic systems modelling for articulated vehicles
  • Configuration and power management control strategies for electric and electric-gas hybrid
  • Embedded suspension systems
  • Engine and body mounting systems (Passive and Active)
  • Noise, Vibration and Harshness (NVH)

Mechatronic Vehicles Systems Laboratory

Green Intelligent Transport Systems (Green ITS)

Connected and Autonomous→Autonomous driving, Vehicle control; Powertrain and Emissions→Powertrain systems, Power electronics; Software and Data→Multi-disciplinary optimization; Structure and Safety→Noise, Vibration, Harshness (NVH); I to M profiles
519-888-4567 ext 33757
EIT 3106
Research Expertise
  • Distribution system automation and load management
  • Distribution system performance analysis
  • Distribution system planning
  • Energy Systems
  • Grounding system analysis
  • Power quality analysis
  • Power system asset management and monitoring
  • Reactive power control

Power and energy systems group

Powertrain and Emissions→Power electronics; N to S profiles
519-888-4567 x33968
E3 4108
Research Expertise
  • Automated mechatronics design
  • Flexible link manipulators
  • Haptics
  • Nonlinear control
  • Robot manipulators
  • Telehaptics
Connected and Autonomous→V2X - Communications; Powertrain and Emissions→Power electronics; T to Z profiles