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Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
Taehyung Kim
185 FCN
19000 Hubbard Dr.
Dearborn, MI 48128

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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


Teaching and Research

Selected Publications


[1]     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, in press, 2016.

[2]     T. Kim and S. Kwak, "A Single Pole Switch Leg Based Multi-Port Converter With an Energy Storage, " IET Power Electronics, Vol. 9, Issue 6, pp. 1322-1330, 2016.

[3]    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, Dec., 2015.

 [4]   K. Lee and T. Kim, "Operating-point insensitive voltage control of the Z-source inverter based on an indirect capacitor current control," IET Power Electronics, vol. 1, pp. 1-9, 2015.

[5]     S. Kim, J. Park, K. Lee, and T. Kim, "Novel PWM Strategy to Minimize the Switching Losses of Z-Source Inverters," Electric Power Components and Systems, vol. 42, pp. 1-13, 2014.

[6]    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.

[7]    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.

[8]     T. Kim, O. Vodyakho, and J. Yang, “Fuel Cell Hybrid Electric Scooter,” 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. 

[9]    T. Kim, “Regenerative Braking Control of a Light Fuel Cell Hybrid Electric Vehicle,” Electric Power Components and Systems, vol. 39, no. 5, pp. 446-460, Mar., 2011. 

[10]     D. Paul and T. Kim, “On the Feasibility of the Wireless Steering Wheel: Modeling

Awards and Recognition

  • IEEE  Industry Applications Society (IAS) 2012 Annual Prize Paper Award (2012 IEEE IAS society best magazine paper, 2nd place), 2012.
  • Listed in the Marquis Who’s Who in America.
  • Technical Co-Chair, 2009 IEEE-Vehicle Power and Propulsion Conference.
  • Scholarship from Department of Electrical Engineering, Korea University, 1997.


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