Books

1. B. Wu, 'High-Power Converters and AC Drives', Wiley & IEEE Press, 330 pages, 2006, ISBN: 0-4717-3171-4.

2. B. Wu, Y. Lang, N. Zargari, and S. Kouro ‘Power Conversion and Control of Wind Energy Systems’, Wiley & IEEE Press, 453 pages, 2011, ISBN: 978-0-470-59365-3.

 

3. B. Wu and M. Narimani, High-Power Converters and AC Drives - Second Edition,” Wiley-IEEE Press, 450 pages, February 2017, ISBN: 978-1-119-15603-1.

 

4. V. Yaramasu and B. Wu, “Model Predictive Control of Wind Energy Conversion Systems,” Wiley-IEEE Press, 467 pages, February 2017, ISBN: 978-1-118-98858-9.

 

5. S. Du, A. Dekka, B. Wu, and N. Zargari, “Modular Multilevel Converters - Analysis, Control and Applications,” Wiley-IEEE Press, 318 pages, December 2017, ISBN: 978-1-119-36630-0.

 

Book 1

Book 1 in Chinese

Book 1 in Persian

Book 2

Book 2 in Chinese

 

 

 

 

 

Book 2 in Persian

Book 3

Book 4

Book 5

 

 

 

Recent Papers

 

Patents

1.       S.X. Du, B. Wu, N. Zargari, G. Cheng, Passive Cross-connected (PC) and Active Cross-connected (AC) Modular Multilevel Converters, U.S. Provisional Patent Application No. 62/252,735, filed November 9, 2015.

2.       M. Narimani, B. Wu, G. Cheng, and N. Zargari, "Control Techniques for Nested Neutral Point Clamped (NNPC) Converter,” US Patent #20,150,200,602, July16, 2015.

3.       K. Tian, B.Wu, N. Zargari, D. Xu, “Modular Multilevel Converter and Precharging Circuits Therefor”, US Patent Application, 14/597,261, filed January 15, 2015.

4.       M. Narimani, B. Wu, G. Cheng, and N. Zargari, "Multilevel Converter Systems and Methods with Reduced Common Mode Voltage,” European Patent Application Serial #15150396.8, filed January 8, 2015.

5.       K. Tian, Z.Y. Cheng, B. Wu, D. Xu, "Multilevel Converter Systems and Methods with Reduced Common Mode Voltage," European Patent Application Serial #15150415.6, filed January 8, 2015.

6.       M. Narimani, B. Wu, G. Cheng and N. Zargari, "Improved Multilevel Voltage Source Converters and Systems,” European Patent Application #14167709.6,  filed July 2, 2014.

7.       M. Narimani, B. Wu, G. Cheng and N. Zargari, "Multilevel Converter Systems and Sinusoidal Pulse Width Modulation Methods,” US Patent Application Serial Number #14/153,103, filed Jan 13, 2014.

8.       K. Tian, G. Cheng, B. Wu, and D. Xu, "Multilevel Converter Systems and Methods with Reduced Common Mode Voltage," US Patent Application Serial Number #14/151,142, filed Jan 9, 2014.

9.       M. Narimani, B. Wu, G. Cheng and N. Zargari, “A Hybrid Multi-Level Voltage Source Topology for Medium Voltage Power Conversion”, US Patent Application Serial Number #13/922,401, filed June 20, 2013.

10.   M.L. Zhang, S. Mostafaei, S. Beheshti, B. Wu and H. Zhang, “A Hybrid Active Anti-Islanding Detection Method and System,” Chinese Patent Application #201210436059.6, PCT/CN2012/084992, 11/2012.

11.   J.Y. Dai, Y. Lang, B. Wu, D. Xu and N. R. Zargari, “Power Conversion Systems and Methods for Controlling Harmonic distortion”, US Patent #8,044,631 B2, Oct. 25, 2011.

12.   J.Y. Dai, Y. Lang, B. Wu, D. Xu and N. R. Zargari, “Power Conversion Systems and Methods for Controlling Harmonic distortion”, 1) European Patent Application Serial #09180852.7, filed December 29, 2009; and 2) Chinese Patent Application filed December 30, 2009, Serial # to be provided.

13.   D. Xu, N. Zhu, X. Yuan, and B. Wu, “Multi-phase Power Converters and Integrated Choke,” US patent application, Serial #12/913,455, filed October 28, 2010.

14.   D. Xu, N. Zhu, X. Yuan, and B. Wu, “Multi-phase Power Converters and Integrated Choke,” European Patent application Serial #11186900.4, filed Oct. 27, 2011.

15.   A. Bortolus, B. Wu, Z. Cheng, J. Afsharian, and N. Zargari, “DC Power for SGCT Devices Using a High Frequency Current Loop with Multiple Current Transformers,” US patent application, Serial #12/894,794, filed September 20, 2010.

16.   J.Y. Dai, D. Xu, B. Wu, and N. Zargari, “Grid Fault Ride-through for Current Source Converter Based Wind Energy Conversion Systems”, US patent application, Serial #12/776,118, filed May 7, 2010.

17.   J.Y. Dai, D. Xu, B. Wu, and N. Zargari, “Grid Fault Ride-through for Current Source Converter Based Wind Energy Conversion Systems”, European Patent Application Serial #10174781.4, filed September 1, 2010.

18.   J.Y. Dai, N. R. Zargari, B. Wu, D. Xu, J. Wang, “Low Cost Current Source Converters for Power Generation Application,” US patent application, Serial #12/819,878, filed June 21, 2010.

19.   J.Y. Dai, N. R. Zargari, B. Wu, D. Xu, J. Wang, “Low Cost Current Source Converters for Power Generation Application,” 1) European Patent Application Serial #11170733.7, filed June 21, 2011; 2) Chinese Patent Application Serial #201110178658.8, filed Oct 17, 2011.  

20.   N. Zargari, B. Wu and W. Hu, “Self-Powered Supply for Power Converter Switch Driver,” US Patent #7,511,976 B2, March 31, 2009.

21.   M. Dong, B. Wu, N. Zargari and J. Rodriguez, “Digital Multilevel Modulation Schemes for Voltage Source Converter Having Cascaded Power Cells,” 1) US Patent Application Serial #12/453,319, filed May 6, 2009; and 2) Canadian Patent Application Serial #2,663,324, filed April 20, 2009.

22.   B. Wu, S. Rizzo, N. Zargari, C.W. Liu and W.X. Feng, “DC Voltage Balance Control for Three-Level NPC Power Converters with Even Order Harmonic Elimination Scheme,” US Patent #7,495,938 B2, February 24, 2009.

23.   Y.Q. Lang, N. Zargari, Manish Pande, and Bin Wu, “Current Source Converter based wind energy system,” US Patent Application Serial #12/183,816, Filed July 31, 2008.

24.   W.F. Zhang, Y. Liu and B. Wu, “Parallel Current Mode Control Using a Direct Duty Cycle Algorithm with Low Computational Requirements to Perform Power Factor Correction,” US Patent #7,317,625 B2, January 8, 2008.

25.   C.W. Liu, B. Wu and N. Zargari, “AC-TO-AC (Frequency) Converter with Three Switches Per Leg,” US Patent #7,310,254 B2, Dec. 18, 2007.

26.   A. Qiu, H. Kojori and B. Wu, “Sensorless Control Method and Apparatus for A Motor Drive System,” US Patent #7,276,877 B2, Oct. 2, 2007.

27.   A. Qiu, H. Kojori and B. Wu, “Sensorless Control Method and Apparatus for A Motor Drive System,” 1) International Patent Application # PCT/US2004/021875, filed July 9, 2004; and 2) European Patent Application #04756776.3-2215-US2004021875, filed Feb. 15, 2006.

28.   N. Zargari, S. Rizzo, Y. Xiao, and B. Wu, “Power Converter with Reduced Common Mode Voltage,” US patent #7,274,576 B1, Sept, 26, 2007.

29.   B. Wu, S. Rizzo, N. Zargari and Y. Xiao, “Integrated DC Link Choke and Method for Suppressing Common-Mode Voltage in a Motor Drive,” US patent #7,132,812, November 7, 2006.

30.   W.X. Feng, C.W. Liu, B. Wu, et al, “DC Voltage Balance Control for Three-Level NPC Power Converters with Even Order Harmonic Elimination Scheme,” European Patent Application # 06007880.5, filed April 13, 2006, disclosed Oct. 18, 2006.

31.   B. Wu, S. Rizzo, N. Zargari and Y. Xiao, “Integrated DC Link Choke and Method for Suppressing Common-Mode Voltage in a Motor Drive,” US patent #6,867,564, March 15, 2005.

32.   B. Wu, S. Rizzo N. Zargari and Y. Xiao, “Integrated dc Link Choke and Method for Suppressing Common-Mode Voltage in a Motor Drive,” US Patent, #6,617,814 B1, September 9, 2003.

33.   J. Ma, B. Wu, N. Zargari and S. Rizzo, “PWM Rectifier Having De-coupled Power Factor and Output Current Control Loops,” US Patent #6,366,483 B1, April 2, 2002.

34.   J. Ma, B. Wu, N. Zargari and S. Rizzo, “CSI based Drive Having Feed-forward Control of Inverter Input Voltage,” US Patent #6,269,010 B1, July 31, 2001.

35.   J. Ma, B. Wu, N. Zargari and S. Rizzo, “CSI-based Drive Having Active Damping Control,” US Patent #6,166,929, Dec., 26, 2000.

36.   F. DeWinter, N. Zargari, B. Wu, and Y. Xiao, “Harmonic Eliminating PWM Converter,” US Patent #5,835,364, Nov., 1998.

 

Invited Seminars/Tutorials (2005 – 2006)

High-Power Converters and AC Drives’, the 36th IEEE Power Electronics Specialists Conference (PESC), Brazil, June 2005.

‘High-Power Converters and Medium Voltage Drives’, GE China Technology Center, October 2005.

‘High-Power Converters and Industry Applications’, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, October 2005.

‘Medium Voltage Drives with Multilevel Voltage Source Inverter Technology’, IEEE IAS Toronto Chapter, Toronto, Feb. 2006.

‘Advanced Controls Schemes for Induction Motor Drives’, Harbin Institute of Technology, Harbin, China, June 2006.

Medium Voltage Drives with Multilevel Voltage Source Inverter Technology’, Harbin Institute of Technology, Shenzhen Campus, China, June 2006.

‘Power Converter Technology and High Power Drives,’ Chungbuk National University, Cheongju, Korea, June 2006.

‘High-Power Variable-Speed Drives’, IEEE Power Electronics Society Beijing Chapter, China, August 2006.

‘Power Converter Systems’, Institute of Electrical Engineering, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China, August 2006.

‘High-Power Medium Voltage Drives’, ABB (China) Limited, Beijing, August 2006.

Advanced Course on Power Electronics Technology’, Xian Jiangtong University, Xian, China, August 2006.

‘High-Power Converters and Applications in Drive/Wind/Power Industries’, IEEE PES/IAS Toronto Chapter, Toronto, October 2006.

‘High-Power Converters – Topologies, Controls and Applications’, presented with Dr. Josep Pou at the 32nd IEEE Industrial Electronics Conference (IECON), France, November 2006.

 

Wind Power Technology – State of the Art’, 东华大学 Donghua University, Shanghai, China.

High Power Converters and Applications in the Drive and Wind Energy Systems’, 中国电子科技大学 University of Electronics Science and Technology of China.

Control and Analysis of DFIG and PMSG Wind Energy Systems’, 合肥工业大学 Hefei University of Technology, Hefei, China.

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