Dr. Chunyan Lai

Educational Qualification and Work Experience

B.S. degree in engineering from Sun Yat-sen University, China, in 2010.

Between 2010 and 2013, she spent two and a half years in the industry.

 

Publications:

Journal:

  1. C. Lai, G. Feng, K. L. V. Iyer, K. Mukherjee, and N. C. Kar, “Genetic algorithm based current optimization for torque ripple reduction of interior PMSMs,” Submitted to IEEE Transactions on Industrial Applications, Oct. 2016.
  2. C. Lai, G. Feng, K. Mukherjee, and N. C. Kar, “Investigations of the influence of PMSM parameter variations in optimal stator current design for torque ripple minimization,” Submitted to IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion, Oct. 2016.
  3. C. Lai, G. Feng, K. Mukherjee, V. Loukanov and N. C. Kar, “Torque Ripple Minimization for Interior PMSM with Consideration of Magnetic Saturation Incorporating On-line Parameter Identification,” Submitted to IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, Oct. 2016.
  4. C. Lai, G. Feng, K. L. V. Iyer, K. Mukherjee, and N. C. Kar, “Online estimation of inductances and magnet flux linkage in interior PMSM employing speed harmonic measurements,” Submitted to IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, Sept. 2016.
  5. C. Lai, G. Feng, K. Mukherjee, V. Loukanov and N. C. Kar, “Torque ripple modeling and minimization for interior PMSM considering magnetic saturation,” Submitted to IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, Aug. 2016.

Conference:

  1. C. Lai, G. Feng, K. Mukherjee, V. Loukanov and N. C. Kar, “Torque ripple minimization for interior pmsm with consideration of magnetic saturation incorporating on-line parameter identification,” Accepted for presentation in the IEEE Conference on Electromagnetic Field Computation, Florida, 2016.

Conferences/workshops attended

  • Presented industrial project with industrial partner Unconquered Sun Solar Technologies Inc. at the OCE Discovery conference, Toronto, Canada, 2013.
  • Presented research project at the University of Windsor booth at Automotive Parts Manufacturer’s Association Annual Conference and Exhibition, Windsor, 2013.
  • Poster presentation at the IEEE Transportation Electrification Conference and Expo, Michigan, USA, 2014.
  • Oral presentation at the IEEE International Conference on Electrical Machines, Germany, 2014.
  • Poster presentation at the IEEE International Magnetics Conference, Beijing, China, 2015.
  • Oral presentation at the 13th Joint MMM-Intermag Conference, California, USA, 2016.
  • Attended AUTO 21 Annual Conference, Niagara Falls, Canada, May 2014.
  • Assisted in organizing the Symposium for Green Energy and Technology and the IEEE International Workshop on Electrified Vehicle Components & Systemsat the University of Windsor, June 2013.
  • Attended AUTO 21 Annual Conference, Toronto, Canada, May 2013.
  • Participated in a three-day Electric motor forum in Toronto, December, 2013.

Awards/Achievements/Scholarships

  • University of Windsor Doctoral International Entrance Scholarship 2013-2017.
  • University of Windsor Graduate Teaching Assistance Winter 2013 to Summer 2016.
  • Research Scholarship from Centre for Hybrid Automotive Research and Green Energy 2013 until date.

Area of Research: Traction Machine Drives and Control