Wilson Eberle

Associate Professor

Electrical
Office: EME4257
Phone: 250.807.8630
Email: Wilson.Eberle@ubc.ca

Graduate student supervisor



Research Summary

Power electronics; High power switching converters; Gate drive techniques

Courses & Teaching

ENGR 558 Power Electronics; ENGR 458 Power Electronics; ENGR 320 Electromechanical Devices; ENGR 499 Engineering Capstone Design Project; APSC 255 Analog and Digital Systems; APSC 172 Engineering Analysis I

Biography

Dr. Wilson Eberle joined the School of Engineering at UBC in July 2008. He is an Associate Professor in Electrical Engineering, specializing in Power Electronics.

Websites

Energy Systems and Power Electronics Laboratory (ESPEL)

Degrees

PhD – Electrical Engineering (Queen's University)
MSc – Electrical Engineering (Queen's University)
BSc – Electrical Engineering (Queen's University)

Selected Publications & Presentations

2015

[1] F. Chimento, N. Chen, M. Nawaz and L. Wang, “Dynamic Characterization of Parallel-Connected High-Power IGBT Modules,” IEEE Transactions on Industrial Applications, vol. 51, no. 1, pp. 539-546, Jan./Feb. 2015.

2014

[2] F. Musavi, D. Gautam, M. Craciun, W. Eberle and W. G. Dunford, “Control Strategies for Wide Output Voltage Range LLC Resonant DC-DC Converters in Battery Chargers,” IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol. 63, no. 3, pp. 1117-1125, Mar 2014.

[3] C. Clark, F. Musavi, and W. Eberle, “Digital DCM Detection and Mixed Conduction Mode Control for Boost PFC Converters,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol. 29, no. 1, pp. 347-355, Jan. 2014.

2013

[4] D. Gautam, F. Musavi , W. Eberle and W.G. Dunford, “A Zero Voltage Switching Full-Bridge DC-DC Converter with Capacitive Output Filter for Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle Battery Charging,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol. 28, no. 12, pp. 5728-5735, Dec. 2013.

[5] F. Musavi, D. Gautam, M. Craciun, W. Eberle and W. G. Dunford, “An LLC Resonant DC-DC Converter for Wide Output Voltage Range Battery Charging Applications,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol. 28, no. 12, pp. 5437-5445, Dec. 2013.

[6] L. Mei, D. Williams and W. Eberle, “A Synchronous Buck Converter Using a New Predictive Analog Dead-time Control Circuit to Improve Efficiency,” IEEE Canadian Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering, vol. 36, no. 4, pp. 181-187, Fall 2013.

[7] F. Musavi and W. Eberle, “An Overview of Wireless Power Transfer Technologies for EV Battery Charging,” IET Power Electronics, vol. 6, no. 7, pp. 1-7, Aug. 2013.

[8] F. Therrien, L. Wang, J. Jatskevich and O. Wasynczuk, “Efficient Explicit Representation of AC Machines Main Flux Saturation in State-Variable-Based Transient Simulation Packages,” IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion, vol. 28, no. 2, pp. 380-393, Jun. 2013.

[9] F. Musavi, W. Eberle and W. G. Dunford, “A Phase Shifted Gating Technique with Simplified Current Sensing for the Semi-Bridgeless AC-to-DC Converter,” IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol. 62, no. 4, pp. 1568-1576, May 2013.

[10] L. Wang and J. Jatskevich, “A Phase-Domain Synchronous Machine Model with Constant Equivalent Conductance Matrix for EMTP-Type Solution,” IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion, invited paper, vol. 28, no. 1, pp. 191-202, Mar. 2013.

[11] F. Musavi, M. Edington, W. Eberle and W. G. Dunford, “Control Loop Design for a PFC Boost Converter with Ripple Steering,” IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, vol. 49, no. 1, pp. 118-126, Jan./Feb. 2013.

Additional publications

Selected Grants & Awards

Dr. Eberle has received funding for ESPEL from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) of Canada, the Canadian Foundation for Innovation (CFI), the British Columbia Knowledge Development Fund (BCKDF), the University of British Columbia and the Kaiser Foundation for Higher Education.

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