Xiaofan Cui

Xiaofan Cui


58-113 Engr IV, Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles

Email: cuixf@seas.ucla.edu


  • Power Electronics, Batteries, Energy Storage, Microgrids, Renewable Energy Generation and Integration
  • Expert: Power & Energy, Circuit Design, Embedded Systems, First-Principle Modeling, Control & Optimization, Estimation & Identification
  • X. Cui and A.-T. Avestruz. "Fast-Response Variable Frequency DC-DC Converters Using Switching Cycle Event-Driven Digital Control." IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, 2023.X. Cui and A.-T. Avestruz. ?Large-Signal Stability Guarantees for Cycle-by-Cycle Controlled DC-DC Converters.? IEEE Control Systems Letters, 2022.
  • X. Cui, A. Ramyar, V. Contreras, P. Mohtat, J. Siegel, A. Stefanopoulou, and A.-T. Avestruz. "Lite-Sparse Hierarchical Partial Power Processing for Second-Use Battery Energy Storage Systems."IEEE Access, 2022.
  • X. Cui, A. Ramyar, J. Siegel, P. Mohtat, A. Stefanopoulou, and A.-T. Avestruz. "Comparing Power Processing System Approaches in Second-Use Battery Energy Buffering for Electric Vehicle Charging." Journal of Energy Storage, 2022.
  • F. Chang, X. Cui, M. Wang, W. Su, and A. Q. Huang. "Large-Signal Stability Criteria in DC Power Grids with Distributed-Controlled Converters and Constant Power Loads." IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, 2020.
  • S. Y. Chu, X. Cui, X. Zan and A.-T. Avestruz. "Transfer-Power Measurement Using a Non-Contact Method for Fair and Accurate Metering of Wireless Power Transfer in Electric Vehicles." IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, 2022.
  • Z. Song, S. Nazir, X. Cui, I. Hiskens and H. Hofmann. "Benefit Assessment of Second-life Electric Vehicle Batteries in Distributed Power Grid Applications." Journal of Energy Storage, 2022.
  • Ph.D. & M.Sc.: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Electrical and Computer Engineering (2022)
  • M.Sc: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mathematics
  • B.S.: Tsinghua University, Economics (2016)
  • B.E.: Tsinghua University, Electrical Engineering (2016)
  • MTRAC Winner Award, State of Michigan Translational Research and Commercialization Program (2021)
  • Richard F. and Eleanor A. Towner Prize for Distinguished Academic Achievement, University of Michigan (2021)
  • Rackham Graduate Student Research Grant, University of Michigan (2020)
  • Travel Grant by American Automatic Control Council (2019)
  • Rackham Graduate Student Fellowship, University of Michigan (2016)
  • Topic Chair, 2023 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE) (2023 - 2024)
  • Publication Chair, 2023 IEEE 24th Workshop on Control and Modeling for Power Electronics (2022 - 2023)
  • Member, IEEE Power Electronics Society Technical Committee (TC) 1-Control and Modeling of Power Electronics, TC 7- Critical Power and Energy Storage Systems (2021 - Present)
  • Member, Energy Systems Technical Committee, American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) (2023 - Present)
  • Member, IEEE Industry Applications Society (IAS): Industrial Power Converters Committees (IPCC) (2022-Present)
  • Member, IEEE Power Electronics Society (PELS) (2017 - Present)
  • Member, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) (2016 - Present)