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Prof. Wen-Ping Cao

Prof. Wen-Ping Cao
 

Office: N304, Main Building

School of Engineering and Applied Science

Aston University, Birmingham, B4 7ET

Phone: +44 (0)121 2044264 

Email: w.p.cao@aston.ac.uk   

Skype: wenpingcao

Linkedin, Researchgate

  • Royal Society Wolfson Research Merit Award, 2016
  • Astonishing Academic Award, Aston, 2016
  • Marie Curie International Outgoing Fellowship with MIT, FP7, 2015-2016
  • Semi-Finalist, “Annual MIT-CHIEF Business Plan Contest”, Boston, USA, 2015  
  • Winner, “Dragons' Den Competition”, Queen’s University Belfast, 2014 
  • Winner, “Innovator of the Year” Contest, Newcastle University, 2013
  • Best Paper Award, “9th International Symposium on Linear Drives for Industry Applications” (LDIA’13), July 2013
  • 2nd place, “Innovator of the Year” Contest, Newcastle University, 2012 
  • Electric machines and drives
  • Power electronics
  • Power system analysis
  • Electrified vehicles
  • Wind power generation
  • Measurement techniques
  1. Royal Society, NoTEMP, 2017-2021
  2. GoldWind, June 2016-May 2017
  3. EPSRC, EP/K008552/3, Mar-Nov. 2016
  4. Royal Society-NSFC, Newton Fund, Apr. 2015-Mar. 2017
  5. FP7-IOF, OHMWiT, 2015-2016
  6. NCL, SAgE Faculty Visiting Professorship Award, Dec. 2013
  7. NCL, URC Visiting Professorship Award, Jul. 2013
  8. EPSRC Feasibility Study, EP/1033246/1/SC17, 2013-2014
  9. TSB, KH135638, Apr.-May 2013
  10. TSB, TS/L003503/1, Oct. 2013-Sep. 2016
  11. RGF Fund, BH135512, Jun. 2013-Dec. 2014
  12. EPSRC, EPSRC EP/I013636/1, 2014-2016
  13. EPSRC, IDS grant, June 2014-Nov. 2017
  14. DEL, Studentship, 2015-2018
  15. FP7, FP7-PEOPLE-2012-IRSES/318925, 2012-2016    
  16. EPSRC, EP/K008552/2, Jan. 2014-Dec. 2015
  17. EPSRC, EP/K008552/1, Jan. 2013-Dec. 2013
  18. EPSRC, EP/F061714/1, Jul. 2010-Jul. 2011
• Chairman for IEEE Industrial Electronics Society, IEEE UKRI, 2016- 
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Degree Programme Director for MSc in Electrical Power Engineering and Systems, Aston, 2016- 
• Keynote speaker, Industry Parliament Trust (IPT) Breakfast Meeting at Parliament, Nov. 2016 
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Visiting research professor with Queen’s University Belfast, 2016-2018
• Visiting professor with Dalian University of Technology, 2016-2019 
 Visiting professor with Shenyang University of Technology, 2014-2017 

Visiting scientist with Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2015-2016
• Degree Programme Director for MSc in Electrical Power, NCL, 2011-2013

• Electrical, Energy, Engineering Academy (E3A), executive board, adviser, 2011-2013
• Invited Editor for the book “Renewable Energy”, InTech, Hampshire, UK. 2015
• Invited Lead Guest Editor, Electric Power Components and Systems Journal, USA, 2014
• Invited Lead Guest Editor, The Scientific World Journal, 2013
• Invited Chief Guest Editor for the Special Issue, American Journal of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Science and Education Publishing, USA, 2013
Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics
• Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, and IEEE Industry Applications Magazine
• Associate Editor of IET Power Electronics
• Editor of Journal of Power Sources
• Editor of Electric Power Components and Systems
• Editor of the American Journal of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
• Editorial Board of the Journal of Advances in Microelectronic Engineering
• Associate Editor of the Journal of Control, Automation and Electrical Systems
• Editorial Board of International Journal of Engineering and Technology
• Editorial Board of Journal of Electrical & Electronic Systems
• Editorial Board of Journal of the Journal of Electrical & Electronics
• Editorial Board of Energy and Power Engineering
• Editorial Board of Journal of Electrical Systems
• Editorial Board of International Journal of Advances in Power Systems
• Advisory Board for the world’s largest survey of “connected vehicles”
• Grant review expert - the Seventh Research Framework Programme
• Grant review expert - EPSRC Peer Review College Member
• Grant proposal reviewer for the Leverhulme Trust
• Grant proposal assessor for the UK’s Regional Development Agency
• Grant proposal reviewer for Singapore National Research Foundation
• Grant review expert for Kazakhstani Scientific Community’s Research Council
• Reviewer for IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics
• Reviewer for IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics
• Reviewer for IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics
• Reviewer for IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications
• Reviewer for IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion
• Reviewer for IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement
• Reviewer for IEEE Transactions on Device and Materials Reliability
• Reviewer for IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy
• Reviewer for IEEE Transactions on Magnetics
• Reviewer for IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology
• Reviewer for IEEE Industry Applications Magazine
• Reviewer for IEEE Instrumentation & Measurement Magazine
• Reviewer for IET Electric Power Applications
• Reviewer for IET Power Electronics
• Reviewer for IET Circuits, Devices & Systems
• Reviewer for Electric Power Components and Systems
• Reviewer for Electric Power Systems Research
• Reviewer for Journal of Modern Power Systems and Clear Energy 
• Reviewer for International Journal of Electronics and Electrical Engineering
• Reviewer for International Journal on Modelling Identification and Control
• Reviewer for the International Journal of Electrical Engineering Education
• Reviewer for International Transactions on Electrical Energy Systems
• Reviewer for Transactions of the Institute of Measurement and Control
• Reviewer for Autosoft Journal, Soft Computing and Automation Journal
• Reviewer for Journal of Modern Power Systems and Clean Energy
• Reviewer for Simulation Modelling Practice and Theory
• Reviewer for Superconductor Science and Technology
• Reviewer for Connection Science

Some aka post-print papers can be downloaded from Aston Pure. 

117) T. Yuan, Q. Duan, X. Chen, X. Yuan, W. Cao, J. Hu, Q. Zhu, "Coordinated control of a wind-methanol-fuel cell system with hydrogen storage" Energies, 2017. In press  
116) M. Ma, Z.Chang, Y. Hu,F. Li, C. Gan,W. Cao, “An integrated switched reluctance motor drive topology with voltage-boosting and on-board charging capabilities for plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs),”IEEE Access, 2017. In press     
115) Y. Zhang, S. McLoone, W. Cao, “Electromagnetic loss modeling and demagnetization analysis for high speed permanent magnet machine,” IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, 2017. In press     
114) J. Zhang, X. Huang, Y. Fang, W. Cao, “An accurate virtual signal injection control of MTPA for IPMSM with fast dynamic response,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, 2017. In press     
113) S. Jin, D. Wang, F. Zhang, L. Zhu, W. Cao, “Study on direct power control of open-winding brushless doubly-fed wind power generator," 
Acta Energiae Solaris Sinica, Vol. 38, issues 3, pp. 616-622, 2017.    
111) B. Alalibo, W. Cao, Z. Liu, N. Yang, “Finite element and spectral analyses of induction machine faults using Comsol with Matlab,” Engineering Science and Technology International Research Journal (ESTIRJ), Vol.1, No.3. 2017.

110) 
A. Bukhari, W. Cao, T. A. Soomro, K. Samo, T. Yuan, “Design and Comparative Investigation of a 12/8 and a 6/4 Switched Reluctance Machines for Electric Vehicles,” International Journal of Engineering Sciences & Research Technology (IJESRT). In press    
109) 
C. Gan, J. Wu, M. Shen, Q. Sun, Y. Hu, W. Cao, “Stator flux bridge effects on cogging torque mitigation in FSPM machines”,IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion. In press    
108) 
G. Du, W. Cao, J. Yang, B. Zhou, “An optimization model of EVs charging and discharging for power system demand leveling”, Journal of Mechanics Engineering and Automation, Vol. 7, Issue 5, pp. 243-254, May 2017.
107) Z. He, W. Cao, Z. Lin, Y. Hu, “Asymmetrical DC-DC converter with fault tolerant operation capability for distributed generation,” Journal of Energy and Power Sources. In press 
106) 
J. Si, L. Zhang, H. Feng, Y. Zhu, W. Cao, " Characteristic analysis and optimization of line-start surface-mounted and interior permanent magnet synchronous motor," Transactions of China Electrotechnical Society, Vol. 32, Issue 9, pp. 63-69, May 2017. In press  
104) A. Bukhari, W. Cao, K. Samo, Z. Liu, “Electrical machine drive technologies for green electric vehicles - a review,” Engineering Science and Technology International Research Journal (ESTIRJ), 2017. In press

103) 
N. Yang, W. Cao, Z. Liu, J. Morrow, “Design of an asymmetrical rotor for easy assembly and repair of field windings in synchronous machines,” IET Journal of Engineering, 2017. In press
102) Y. Zhang, W. Cao, S. McLoone,  F. Qiu, C. Gerada, “Power loss and thermal analysis of a MW high speed permanent magnet synchronous machine,” IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion, 2017. In press

101) 
W. Cao, Editors-in-Chief for the Book “Advancements in Energy Storage Technologies”, INTECH, Hampshire, UK., ISBN: 978-953-51-5713-7, 2017.
100) W. Cao, J. Yang, Invited Chief Editor for the book “Development of Microgrids”, INTECH, 
Hampshire, UK.,ISBN: 978-953-51-5354-0, 2017.  
99) J. Si, L. Xie, J. Han, H. Feng, W. Cao, Y. Hu, "Mathematical model of two-degree-of-freedom direct drive induction motor considering coupling effect", Journal of Electrical Engineering and Technology, Vol. 12, Issue 3, pp. 1227-1234, May 2017.  
98) S. Jin, L. Shi, L. Zhu, W. Cao, T. Dong, F. Zhang, “Dual two-level converters based on direct power control for open-winding brushless doubly-fed reluctance generator,” IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, 2017.  
97) S. Bukhari, W. Cao, T. Soomro, G. Du, “Future of microgrids with respect to electric vehicle and energy crisis,Book Chapter "Development of Microgrids", INTECH, Chapter X, Cao W.,
 ed. Hampshire, UK. May 2017.  
96) J. Si, L. Xie, X. Xu, Y. Zhu, W. Cao, “Static coupling effect of a 2-degree-of-freedom direct drive induction motor,” IET Electric Power Applications, Vol. 11, Issue 4, pp. 532-539, 2017.  
95) Y. Hu, G. Chen, Y. Liu, L. Jiang, P. Li, S. Finney, W. Cao, H. Chen, “Fault tolerance converter with modular structure for HVDC power transmitting applications,” IEEE Transactions on Industry Application, Year: 2017, , Vol. 53, Issue 3, pp. 2245-2256, May/Jun. 2017.  
94) J. Si, L. Xie, W. Cao, Y. Hu, H. Feng, “Performance analysis of the 2DoF direct drive induction motor applying composite multilayer method,” IET Electric Power Applications, Vol. 11, Issue 4, pp. 524-531, 2017. 
93) Y. Zhang, W. Cao, S. McLoone, J. Morrow, “Design and flux-weakening control of an interior permanent magnet synchronous motor for electric vehicles,” IEEE Transactions on Applied Superconductivity, Vol. 26, No. 7, Article 
0606906, Oct. 2016. 
92) Z. Liu, G. Tian, W. Cao*, X. Dai, B. Shaw, R. Lambert, “Non-invasive load monitoring of induction motor drives using magnetic flux sensors,” IET Power Electronics, Vol. 10, Issue 2, pp. 189-195, 2017. 
91) C. Gan, J. Wu, N. Wang, Y. Hu, W. Cao, S. Yang, "Independent current control of dual parallel SRM drive using a public current sensor," IEEE Transactions on Mechatronics, Vol. 22, Issue 1, pp. 392-401, Feb. 2017. 
90) C. Gan, J. Wu, Y. Hu, S. Yang, W. Cao, J.M. Guerrero, “New integrated multilevel converter for switched reluctance motor drives in plug-in hybrid electric vehicles with flexible energy conversion,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, Vol. 32, Issue 5, pp. 3754-3766, May 2017.
89) Z. Tan, X. Song, B. Ji, Z. Liu, J. Ma, W. Cao, “3D thermal analysis of a permanent magnet motor with cooling fans,” in book “China’s High-Speed Rail Technology: An International Perspective”, Springer-Nature, June 2016. 
88) W. Cao, Editors-in-Chief for the Book “Renewable Energy”, INTECH, 
Hampshire, UK., ISBN: 978-953-51-4249-2, 2016. 
86) Y. Hu, J. Zhang, J. Wu, W. Cao, G. Tian, J. Kirtley, “Efficiency improvement of nonuniformly aged PV arrays,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, Vol. 32, Issue 2, pp. 1124-1137, Feb. 2017.
85) S. Ademi, M. Jovanovic, H. Chaal, W. Cao, “A new sensorless speed control scheme for doubly-fed reluctance generators,” IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion, Vol. 31, Issue 3, pp. 993-1001, Sep. 2016.
84) Y. Hu, C. Gan, W. Cao, Y. Fang, S. Finney, “Solar PV-powered SRM drive for EVs with flexible energy control functions,” IEEE Transactions on Industry Application, Vol. 52, Issue 4, pp. 3357-3366, Jul./Aug. 2016. 
83) C. Gan, J. Wu, Y. Hu, S. Yang, W. Cao, J.L. Kirtley, “Online sensorless position estimation for switched reluctance motors using one current sensor,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, Vol. 31, Issue 10, pp. 7248-7263, Oct. 2016.
82) Y. Hu, R. Zeng, W. Cao, J. Zhang, S. Finney, “Design of a modular, high step-up ratio DC-DC converter for HVDC applications integrating offshore wind power,” IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, Vol. 63, Issue 4, pp. 2190-2202, Apr. 2016.
81) L. Aarniovuori, J. Kolehmainen, A. Kosonen, M. Niemelä, H. Chen, W. Cao, J.J. Pyrhönen, “Application of calorimetric method for loss measurement of a SynRM drive system,” IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, Vol. 63, Issue 4, pp. 2005-2015, Apr. 2016.
80) Y. Hu, B. Ji, S. Finney, W. Xiao, W. Cao, “High frequency inverter topologies integrated with the coupled inductor bridge arm,” IET Power Electronics, Vol. 9, Issue 6, pp. 1144-1152, 2016.
79) C. Gan, J. Wu, S. Yang, Y. Hu, W. Cao, J. Si, “Fault diagnosis scheme for open-circuit faults in switched reluctance motor drives using FFT algorithm with bus current detection,” IET Power Electronics, Vol. 9, Issue 1, pp. 20-30, 2016.
78) F. Zhang, G. Du, T. Wang, F. Wang, W. Cao, J. Kirtley, “Electromagnetic design and loss calculations of a 1.12-MW high-speed permanent-magnet motor for compressor applications,” IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion, Vol. 31, Issue 1, pp. 132-140, Mar. 2016.
77) C. Gan, J. Wu, S. Yang, Y. Hu, and W. Cao, “Wavelet packet decomposition-based fault diagnosis scheme for SRM drives with a single current sensor,” IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion, Vol. 31, Issue 1, pp. 303-313, Mar. 2016.
76) Y. Hu, C. Gan, W. Cao, J. Zhang, W. Li, S. Finney, “Flexible fault-tolerant topology for switched reluctance motor drives,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, Vol. 31, Issue 6, pp. 4654-4668, Jun. 2016.
75) X. Zhou, F. Tang, P.C. Loh, X. Jin, W. Cao, “Four-leg converters with improved common current sharing and selective voltage-quality enhancement for islanded microgrids,” IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, Vol. 31, Issue 2, pp. 522-531, Apr. 2016.
74) Y. Hu, J. Wu, W. Cao, W. Xiao, P. Li, S. Finney, Y. Li, “Ultra-high step-up DC-DC converter for distributed generation by three Degrees of Freedom (3DoF) approach,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, Vol. 31, Issue 7, pp. 4930-4941, Jul. 2016.
73) Y. Hu, C. Gan, W. Cao, W. Li, S. Finney, “Central-tapped node linked modular fault-tolerance topology for SRM applications,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, Vol. 31, Issue 2,  pp. 1541-1554, Feb. 2016.
67) F. Zhang, G. Jia, Y. Zhao, Z. Yang, W. Cao, J. Kirtley, “Simulation and experimental analysis of a brushless electrically excited synchronous machine with a hybrid rotor,” IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, Vol. 51, No. 12, Article 8115007, Dec. 2015.
66) F. Zhang, L. Zhu, S. Jin, W. Cao, D. Wang, J. Kirtley, “Developing a new SVPWM control strategy for open-winding brushless doubly fed reluctance generators,” IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, Vol. 51, No. 6, pp. 4567-4574, Nov/Dec. 2015.
65) Y. Hu, J. Zhang, W. Cao, J. Wu, G. Tian, S. Finney, J. Kirtley, “Online two-section PV array fault diagnosis with optimized voltage sensor locations,” IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, Vol. 62, Issue 11, pp. 7237-7246, Nov. 2015.
64) Y. Hu, C. Gan, W. Cao, C. Li, S. Finney, “Split converter-fed SRM drive for flexible charging in EV/HEV applications,” IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, Vol. 62, Issue 10, pp. 6085-6095, Oct. 2015.
63) F. Zhang, G. Du, T. Wang, G. Liu, W. Cao, “Rotor retaining sleeve design for a 1.12-MW high-speed PM machine,” IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, Vol. 51, No. 5, pp. 3675-3685, Sep/Oct. 2015.
62) C. Gan, J. Wu, M. Shen, S. Yang Y. Hu, W. Cao, “Investigation of skewing effects on the vibration reduction of three-phase switched reluctance motors,” IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, Vol. 51, Issue 9, Article 8203509, Sep. 2015.
61) Z. Tan, X. Song, W. Cao, Z. Liu, Y. Tong, “DFIG machine design for maximizing power output based on surrogate optimization algorithm,” IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion, Vol. 30, Issue 3, pp. 1154-1162, Sep. 2015.
60) J. Si, H. Feng, L. Ai, Y. Hu, W. Cao, “Design and analysis of a 2-DoF split-stator induction motor,” IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion, Vol. 30, Issue 3, pp. 1200-1208, Sep. 2015.
58) L. Zhang, J. Si, X. Zhang, H. Feng, W. Cao, “Optimization of permanent magnet for the surface-mounted and interior permanent magnet synchronous motor,” Small & Special Electrical Machines, pp. 10-12, July 2015.
57) L. Zhang, J. Si, Z. Liu, Z. Zhang, W. Cao, “Comparison of surface-mounted and interior PM machine,” Small & Special Electrical Machines, Vol. 6, pp. 12-15, 2015.
56) L. Zhang, J. Si, Z. Liu, Z. Zhang, W. Cao, “Optimization and analysis of the surface-mounted and interior permanent magnet synchronous motor,” Small & Special Electrical Machines, Vol. 43, Issue 6, July 2015.
55) M. Ma, X. He, W. Cao, X. Song, B. Ji, “Optimised phase disposition pulse-width modulation strategy for hybrid-clamped multilevel inverters using switching state sequences,” IET Power Electronics, Vol. 8, Issue 7, pp. 1095-1103, July 2015.
54) J. Si, L. Ai, L. Xie, W. Cao, Y. Zhu, “Analysis on electro-magnetic field and performance calculation of 2-DoF direct drive induction motor,” Transactions of China Electrotechnical Society, Vol. 30, No. 14, pp. 153-160, July 2015.
53) Y. Zhang, W. Cao, J. Morrow, “Design of an interior permanent magnet synchronous motor (PMSM) for EV traction,” Transactions of China Electrotechnical Society, Vol. 30, No. 14, pp. 108-115, July 2015.
52) Y. Hu, W. Xiao, W. Cao, B. Ji, J. Morrow, “Three-port DC-DC converter for stand-alone photovoltaic systems,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, Vol. 30, Issue 6, pp. 3068-3076, June 2015.
51) F. Zhang, G. Du, T. Wang, F. Wang, W. Cao, D. Wang, “Integrated design of 1.12MW high speed PM machine based on multi-physics fields,” Transactions of China Electrotechnical Society, Vol. 30, Issue 12, pp. 171-180, June 2015.
50) B. Ji, X. Song, E. Sciberras, W. Cao, Y. Hu, V. Pickert, “Multiobjective design optimization of IGBT power modules considering power cycling and thermal cycling,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, Vol. 30, Issue 5, pp. 2493-2504, May 2015.
49) J. Si, L. Xie, L. Ai, Z. Zhang, W. Cao, “Performance analysis of concentrated winding arc-shaped linear induction motor,” Small & Special Electrical Machines, Vol. 43, Issue 2, Apr. 2015.
48) Y. Hu, C. Gan, S. Hu, W. Cao, X. Wang, S. Finney, “Winding-centre-tapped switched reluctance motor drive for multi-source charging in electric vehicle applications,” IET Power Electronics, Vol. 8, Issue 11, pp. 2067-2075, Apr. 2015.
47) B. Ji, X. Song, W. Cao, V. Pickert, Y. Hu, J. Mackersie, and G. Pierce, “In situ diagnostics and prognostics of solder fatigue in IGBT modules for electric vehicle drives,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, Vol. 30, Issue 3, pp. 1535-1543, Mar. 2015.
46) J. Zhang, W. Chen, X. Huang, Y. Fang, J. Zhang, J. Ma, W. Cao, “Evaluation of applying retaining shield rotor for high-speed interior permanent magnet motors,” IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, Vol. 51, Issue 3, Article 8100404, Mar. 2015.
45) Y. Hu, W. Cao, B. Ji, J. Si, X. Chen, “New multi-stage DC-DC converters for grid-connected photovoltaic systems,” Renewable Energy, Vol. 74, pp. 247-254, Feb. 2015.
44) Y. Hu, Y. Du, W. Xiao, S. Finney, W. Cao, “DC-link voltage control strategy for reducing capacitance and total harmonic distortion in single-phase grid-connected PV inverters,” IET Power Electronics, Vol. 8, Issue 8,  pp. 1386-1393, Jan. 2015.
43) G. Liu, X. Zhao, F. Zhang, W. Cao, “Iron loss and air friction loss for high speed permanent magnet claw pole machines,” Transactions of China Electrotechnical Society, Vol. 30, Issue 2, pp. 148-154, Jan. 2015.
41) S. Jin, F. Zhang, L. Zhu, W. Cao, “Research on robust PIMD control for brushless doubly fed machine,” Recent Advances in Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Vol. 7, Issue 1, pp. 20-25, 2014.
39) Y. Hu, W. Cao, J. Ma, S. Finney, D. Li, “Identifying PV module mismatch faults by a thermography-based temperature distribution analysis,” IEEE Transactions on Device and Materials Reliability, Vol. 14, Issue 4, pp. 951-960, Dec. 2014.
38) Y. Hu, W. Cao, J. Wu, B. Ji, D. Holliday, “Thermography-based virtual MPPT scheme for improving PV energy efficiency under partial shading conditions,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, Vol. 29, Issue 11, pp. 5667-5672, Nov. 2014.
37) Y. Hu, W. Cao, S. Finney, W. Xiao, F. Zhang, S. McLoone, “New modular structure DC-DC converter without electrolytic capacitors for renewable energy applications,” IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy, Vol. 5, Issue 4, pp. 1184-1192, Oct. 2014.
36) Y. Hu, X. Song, W. Cao, B. Ji, “New SR drive with integrated charging capacity for plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs),” IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, Vol. 61, Issue 10, pp. 5722-5731, Oct. 2014.
35) K. Li, G. Tian, L. Cheng, A. Yin, W. Cao, S. Crichton, “State detection of bond wires in IGBT modules using eddy current pulsed thermography,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, Vol. 29, Issue 9, pp. 5000-5009, Sep. 2014.
34) J. Si, L. Ai, M. Si, W. Cao, “Characteristics analysis of 2-DoF direct drive induction motor,” Small & Special Electrical Machines, Vol. 42, No. 8,  pp. 1-4, Aug. 2014.
33) F. Zhang, S. Wang, G. Liu, X. Bian, W. Cao, “Multi-physical field analysis and drive system design of high-speed claw pole motor with outer permanent magnetic rotor,” Transactions of China Electrotechnical Society, Vol. 30, pp. 17-24, Jul. 2014.
32) X. Song, S. Kang, W. Shin, Y.C. Park, W. Cao, M. Cao, “Numerical investigation of a liquid-gas ejector used for shipping ballast water treatment,” Mathematical Problems in Engineering, Vol. 2014(259593), pp. 1-7, Jun. 2014.
31) F. Zhang, G. Du, T. Wang, W. Cao, “Rotor containment sleeve study of high-speed PM machine based on multi-physics fields,” Electric Machines and Control, Vol. 18, No. 6,  pp. 15-21.
30) X. Song, L. Cui, M. Cao, W. Cao, Y. Park, W.M. Dempster, “A CFD analysis of the dynamics of a direct-operated safety relief valve mounted on a pressure vessel,” Energy Conversion and Management, Vol. 81, May 2014, pp. 407-419, Jun. 2014.
28) X. Song, J. Zhang, S. Kang, M. Ma, B. Ji, W. Cao, V. Pickert, “Surrogate-based analysis and optimization for the design of heat sinks with jet impingement,” IEEE Transactions on Components, Packaging and Manufacturing Technology, Vol. 4, Issue 3, pp. 429-437, Mar. 2014.
27) H. Chen, B. Ji, V. Pickert, W. Cao, “Real-time temperature estimation for power MOSFETs considering thermal ageing effects,” IEEE Transactions on Device and Materials Reliability, Vol. 14, Issue 1,  pp. 220-228, Mar. 2014.
26) F. Zhang, G. Du, T. Wang, N. Huang, W. Cao, “Ventilation system design and research on wind friction loss of rotor surface of MW high-speed permanent magnet motor,” Electric Machines and Control, Vol. 18, Issue 2, pp. 50-55, Feb. 2014.
25) B. Ji, V. Pickert, W. Cao, B. Zahawi, “In situ diagnostics and prognostics of wire bonding faults in IGBT modules for electric vehicle drives,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, Vol. 28, Issue 12, pp. 5568-5577, Dec. 2013.
23) Y. Xie, C. Gu, W. Cao, “Study of broken bars in three-phase squirrel-cage induction motors at standstill,” International Transactions on Electrical Energy Systems, Vol. 23, Issue 7, pp. 1124-1138, Oct. 2013.
21) D. Atkinson, G. Pannell, W. Cao*, B. Zahawi, T. Abeyasekera, M. Jovanovic, “A doubly-fed induction generator test facility for grid fault ride-through analysis,” IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement Magazine, Vol. 15, Issue 6, pp. 20-27, Dec. 2012.
19) W. Cao, B.C. Mecrow, G.J. Atkinson J.W. Bennett, D.J. Atkinson, “Overview of electric motor technologies used for more electric aircraft (MEA),” IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, Vol. 59, Issue 9, pp. 3523-3531, Sep. 2012.
13) W. Cao, X. Huang, I. French and D. Xu, “Assessment of IEC 60034-2-1 in determining induction machine efficiency,” European Transactions on Electrical Power, Vol. 1, Issue 1, pp. 188-195, Jan. 2011.
12) W. Cao, G.M. Asher, X. Huang, H. Zhang, I. French, J. Zhang, M. Short, “Calorimeters and techniques used for power loss measurements in electrical machines,” IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement Magazine, Vol. 13, Issue 6, pp. 26-33, Dec. 2010.
10) W. Cao, K.J. Bradley, J.C. Clare and P. Wheeler, “Comparison of stray load and inverter-induced harmonic losses in induction motors using calorimetric and harmonic injection methods,” IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, Vol. 46, Issue 1, pp. 249-255, Jan-Feb. 2010.
9) W. Cao, “Comparison of IEEE 112 and new IEC standard 60034-2-1,” IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion, Vol. 24, Issue 3,  pp. 802-808, Sep. 2009.
8) W. Cao, X. Huang, and I. French, “Design of a 300 kW calorimeter for electrical motor loss measurement,” IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, Vol. 58, Issue 7, pp. 2365-2367, July 2009.
7) W. Cao, K.J. Bradley and A. Ferrah, “Development of a high-precision calorimeter for measuring power loss in electrical machines,” IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, Vol. 58, Issue 3, pp. 570-577, Mar. 2009.
5) K. Bradley, W. Cao, J.C. Clare and P. Wheeler, “Predicting inverter-induced harmonic loss by improved harmonic injection,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, Vol. 23, Issue 5, pp. 2619-2624, Sep. 2008.
4) W. Cao, K.J. Bradley, “Assessing the impacts of rewind and repeated rewinds on induction motors: is an opportunity for re-designing the machine being wasted?” IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, Vol. 42, Issue 4, pp. 958-964, Jul/Aug. 2006.
2) K.J. Bradley, W. Cao, and J. Arellano-Padilla, “Evaluation of stray load loss in induction motors with a comparison of input-output and calorimetric methods,” IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion, Vol. 21, Issue 3,  pp. 682-689, Sep. 2006.
1) W. Cao, K.J. Bradley and J. Allen, “Evaluation of additional loss in induction motors consequent on repair and rewinding,” IEE Proceedings on Electric Power Applications, Vol. 153, Issue 1, pp. 1-6, Jan. 2006.