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Boran Fan
Position: Visiting Scholar from Tsinghua University
Host Faculty: Dushan Boroyevich

Education:
Ph.D., Tsinghua University (2018)
B.S., Tsinghua University (2013)

Research Interests: Multilevel converters and motor control

Publications:
Journal papers:
1. Fan Boran, Wang Kui, Zheng Zedong, Xu Lie, and Li Yongdong, “Optimized Branch Current Control of Modular Multilevel Matrix Converters Under Branch Fault Conditions,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol. 33, no. 6, pp. 4578–4583, 2018.

2. Fan Boran, Wang Kui, Pat Wheeler, Gu Chunyang, and Li Yongdong, “A Branch Current Reallocation Based Energy Balancing Strategy for the Modular Multilevel Matrix Converter Operating Around Equal Frequency,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol. 33, no. 2, pp. 1105–1117, 2018.

3. Fan Boran, Wang Kui, Pat Wheeler, Gu Chunyang, and Li Yongdong, “An Optimal Full Frequency Control Strategy for the Modular Multilevel Matrix Converter Based on Predictive Control,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol. 33, no. 8, pp. 6608–6621, 2018.

4. Fan Boran, Li Yongdong, Wang Kui, Zheng Zedong, and Xu Lie, “Hierarchical System Design and Control of an MMC-Based Power-Electronic Transformer,” IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, vol. 13, no. 1. pp. 238–247, 2017.

5. Wang Kui , Zheng Zedong , Wei Dabo, Fan Boran, Li Yongdong. Topology and Capacitor Voltage balancing Control of a Symmetrical Hybrid Nine-Level Inverter for High Speed Motor Drives[J]. IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, 2017, PP(99): 1.

Conference papers:
6. Fan Boran, Wang Kui, Zheng Zedong, Xu Lie, and Li Yongdong, “A new modulation method for a five-level hybrid-clamped inverter with reduced flying capacitor size,” in 2017 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE), 2017, pp. 5262–5266.

7. Fan Boran, Wang Kui, Gu Chunyang, Pat Wheeler, and Li Yongdong, “A branch current reallocation based energy balancing strategy for the Modular multilevel matrix converter operating around equal frequency,” IECON 2016 - 42nd Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society. pp. 3111–3116, 2016.

8. Fan Boran, Wang Kui, Li Yongdong, Zheng Zedong, and Xu Lie, “A branch energy control method based on optimized neutral-point voltage injection for a hexagonal modular multilevel direct converter (Hexverter),” Electrical Machines and Systems (ICEMS), 2015 18th International Conference on. pp. 1889–1893, 2015.

9. Fan Boran, Wang Kui, Li Yongdong, Xu Lie, and Zheng Zedong, “Capacitor voltage balancing control of a flying capacitor based n-level DC-DC converter,” Power Electronics and Applications (EPE’15 ECCE-Europe), 2015 17th European Conference on. pp. 1–8, 2015.

10. Fan Boran, Wang Kui, Li Yongdong, Xu Lie, and Zheng Zedong, “Module-capacitor voltage fluctuation optimization control for an alternate arm converter,” 2015 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE). pp. 3326–3330, 2015.

11. Fan Boran, Wang Kui, Zheng Zedong, Li Yongdong, and Wu Xiaokun, “Hierarchical control system of modular multilevel converter used in high-voltage direct current transmission,” Electrical Ma

Honors & Awards:
Best Paper Award at the 17th ICEMS

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