Taehyung Kim, Ph.D

Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
Taehyung Kim ECE
College of Engineering and Computer Science
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Energy Systems Engineering
2031 Engineering Lab Building | 4901 Evergreen Road | Dearborn, MI 48128

Teaching Areas:

Automotive and Mobility Systems Engineering, Electrical Engineering

Research Areas:

Automotive Engineering, Power Electronics and Energy Systems

Biography and Education


Post-Doc., Electrical & Computer Engineering, Texas A&M University

Ph.D., Electrical & Computer Engineering, Texas A&M University

M.S., Electrical Engineering, Korea University

B.S., Electrical Engineering,  Korea University


Selected Publications

  1. T. Kim, S. Kwak, and J. Park, “Hybrid System Control for Robot Motors Based on a Reduced Component, Multi-Voltage Power Supply System,” IEEE Transactions on Circuits & Systems II, 2021.
  2. A. K. Mishra and T. Kim, "Analysis of a Hybrid Unmanned Aerial Vehicle With a BLDC Propulsion Motor Based on HIL Simulation," IEEE Transportation Electrification Conference and Expo, 2021 – Received the best paper award from the conference.
  3. A. K. Singh, A. K. Mishra, K. K. Gupta, P. Bhatnagar and T. Kim, “An Integrated Converter with Reduced Components for Electric Vehicles Utilizing Solar and Grid Power Sources,” IEEE Trans. on Transportation Electrification, vol. 6, no. 2, pp. 439-452, June 2020.
  4. T. Kim, M. Wang and W. Su, "Time-Sharing Duty Cycle-Based Concurrent Control for a Triple-Output Converter With Energy Storage," IEEE Access, vol. 7, pp. 182433-182443, 2019.
  5. T. Kim, S. Kwak, and H.-W. Lee, "Quad-bus motor drive system for electrified vehicles based on a dual-output–single inductor structure," IET Electric Power Applications, 2019.
  6. T. Kim and S. Kwak, "A Flexible Voltage Bus Converter for the 48/12 Volt Dual Supply System in Electrified Vehicles," IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol. 66, issue 3, March 2017.
  7. T. Kim, K. Lee, S. Kwak, "Dual Motor Drive for HVAC Applications Based on a Multi-Functional Bi-Directional Energy Conversion System," IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion, vol. 30, pp. 1556-1564, 2015.
  8.  T. Park and T. Kim “Novel Energy Conversion System Based on a Multi-Mode Single Leg Power Converter,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol. 28 no. 1, pp. 213-220, 2013.
  9. W. Na, T. Park, T. Kim, and S. Kwak, “Light Fuel-Cell Hybrid Electric Vehicles Based on Predictive Controllers”, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol. 60, no. 1, pp. 89-97, 2011
  10. T. Kim, O. Vodyakho, and J. Yang, “Fuel Cell Hybrid Electric Scooter: Development of Zero Emission Vehicles,” IEEE Industry Applications Magazine, pp. 25-31, March/April, 2011. Received IEEE- IAS Society's Annual Best Paper Award (2nd Place) - Society Level Annual Prize Paper Award.

Awards and Recognition

- NSF Mid Career Advancement Award, 2023

- IEEE - IAS (Industry Applications Society) Prize Paper Award (Annual Best Paper Award, 2nd place), 2012.

- Best Paper Award, 2021 IEEE Transportation Electrification Conference & Expo (IEEE – ITEC 2021).

- Listed in the “World Top 2% Scientists” (career-long, released by Stanford University in 2020).

- Listed in the Marquis Who’s Who in America.

- Technical Program Co-Chair, 2009 IEEE-Vehicle Power and Propulsion Conference.