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C C Chan

Prof. Ching Chuen Chan

University of Hong Kong, China


Email: ccchan@eee.hku.hk


Qualifications

Prof. C C Chan holds BSc, MSc, PhD, HonDSc, HonDTech degrees. He has had over 50 years' academic and industrial experience. He is currently the Honorary Professor and the former Head of the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, the University of Hong Kong. He is the Founding President of the International Academy for Advanced Study. He served as Visiting Professor of a number of well-known universities around the world, including MIT, University of California Berkeley, University of Cambridge, etc. He is Co-founder and President of the World Electric Vehicle Association, the President of the Electric Vehicles Association of Asia Pacific, and Past President of the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers. He serves as Senior Consultant to governments and industries worldwide. Prof. Chan is a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering, U.K., the Chinese Academy of Engineering, the Ukraine Academy of Engineering Sciences, IEEE, IET and HKIE. He received the IEE International Lecture Medal in 2000 and delivered lectures on electric vehicles worldwide. He was selected as one of Asia’s Best Technology Pioneers by Asiaweek; named as “Father of Asian Electric Vehicles” by Magazine Global View; named as “Pitamaha (Grandfather) of Electric Vehicle Technology” in India; received the “Environmental Excellence in Transportation Award” from the Society of Automotive Engineers U.S.A.; Honour of “China Automobile Industry Character”; Gold Medal of Hong Kong Institution of Engineers. He authored and coauthored 11 books, over 300 technical papers and holds 9 patents. His mission is to promote the global collaboration for the advancement of science and technology for global sustainable development.


Publications(Selected)

  1. K.T. Chau, C.C. Chan, Chuanhua Liu, “Overview of Permanent-Magnet Brushless Drives for Electric and Hybrid Electric Vehicles”, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, Vol. 55, No. 6, pp. 2246-2257, June 2008.
  2. C.C. Chan, “The State of the Art of Electric, Hybrid and Fuel Cell Vehicles”, Proceedings of IEEE, Special Issue on Electric, Hybrid and Fuel Cell Vehicles, pp. 704-718, April 2007.
  3. C.C. Chan, “Guest Editorial – Scanning the Issue”, Proceedings of IEEE, Special Issue on Electric, Hybrid and Fuel Cell Vehicles, pp. 703, April 2007.
  4. K.T. Chau and C.C. Chan, “Emerging Energy-Efficient Technologies for Hybrid Electric Vehicles”, Proceedings of IEEE, Special Issue on Electric, Hybrid and Fuel Cell Vehicles, April 2007.
  5. Y.S. Wong, K.T. Chau and C.C. Chan, “Battery Sizing for Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles,” Journal of Asian Electric Vehicles (JAEV), Vol. 4, No. 2, pp. 899-904, December 2006.
  6. M.S.W. Chan, K.T. Chau and C.C. Chan, “A New Switched-capacitor Inverter for Electric Vehicles,” Journal of Asian Electric Vehicles (JAEV), Vol. 4, No. 2, pp. 905-909, December 2006.
  7. Hui Zhang, Kaipei Liu, Michael Braun, C.C Chan: “Study of the algorithm of real-time solution of selective harmonic controlling equations for PWM with low switching frequency”, Proceeding of the Chinese Society for Electrical Engineering, Vol 26, No.24, pp. 24-28, November 2006.
  8. Shumei Cui, Yuan Cheng and C.C. Chan: “An Advanced Electric Variable Transmission”, Transactions of China Electrotechnical Society, Vol. 21, No.8, August 2006.
  9. Hui Zhang, K.P. Liu, M. Braun, C.C. Chan: “ Novel Partly Unsymmetrical Optimal PWM Technique for High Power Inverters”, Transactions of China Electrotechnical Society, Vol. 21, No. 6, pp. 17-22, June 2006.
  10. Yuan Cheng, Shumei Cui, Liwei Song and C.C. Chan: “The Study of the Operation Modes and Electromehanical Converter for Automobiles”, IEEE Transactions on Magnetic.
  11. M.S.W. Chan, K.T. Chau and C.C. Chan, “Effective Charging Method for Ultracapacitors,” Journal of Asian Electric Vehicles (JAEV), Vol. 3, No. 2, pp. 771-776, December 2005.
  12. Y.S. Wong, K.T. Chau and C.C. Chan, “Load Forecasting of Hybrid Electric Vehicles under Real Time Pricing,” Journal of Asian Electric Vehicles (JAEV), Vol. 3, No. 2, pp. 815-818, December 2005.
  13. W.X. Shen, K.T. Chau, C.C. Chan and E.W.C. Lo, “Neural Network-based Residual Capacity Indicator for Nickel-metal Hydride Batteries in Electric Vehicles”, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, Vol. 54, No. 5, pp. 1705–1712, September 2005.
  14. C.C. Chan and Y.S. Wong, “Electric Vehicles Charge Forward”, IEEE Power and Energy Magazine, pp.24-33, November/December 2004.
  15. M.S.W. Chan, K.T. Chau and C.C. Chan, “Design and Implementation of Neural Network Based Capacity Indicator for Lithium-ion Battery,” Journal of Asian Electric Vehicles (JAEV), Vol. 2, No. 2, pp. 627-632, December 2004.
  16. C.C. Chan, and Y. S. Wong, “Recent advances in electric vehicles”, IEEE Power and Energy Magazine, pp.2-12, November/December 2004.
  17. K.T. Chau, K.C. Wu and C.C. Chan, “A New Battery Capacity Indicator for Lithium-ion Battery Powered Electric Vehicles Using Adaptive Neuro-fuzzy Inference System”, Energy Conversion and Management (ECM), Vol. 45, No. 11-12, pp. 1681-1692, July 2004.
  18. M. Cheng, K.T. Chau, C.C. Chan and Q. Sun, “Control and Operation of a New 8/6-pole Doubly Salient Permanent-magnet Motor Drive”, IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, Vol. 39, No. 5, pp.1363-1371, September/October 2003.
  19. S.Z. Jiang, K.T. Chau and C.C. Chan, “Harmonic Reduction in DC-link Current of a Dual-inverter Pole-changing Induction Motor Drive for Electric Vehicles”, Electric Power Components and Systems (EPCS), Vol. 31, No. 11, pp. 1063-1081, November 2003.
  20. M. Cheng, K.T. Chau, C.C. Chan and Q. Sun, “Control and Operation of a New 8/6-pole Doubly Salient Permanent Magnet Motor Drive”, IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications (TIA), pp. 1363-1371, September/October 2003.