Yihua Hu

Yihua Hu


Former affiliation

Accepting PhD Students

PhD projects

1. motor control and power supply for more electric ship/aircraft
2. Advanced control for Electric vehicle
3. Photo-voltaic generation system
4. motion control for Robots

Personal profile

Research interests

Yihua Hu received the B.S. degree in electrical engineering in 2003, and the Ph.D. degree in power electronics and drives in 2011, both at China University of Mining and Technology. Between 2011 and 2013, he was with the College of Electrical Engineering, Zhejiang University as a Postdoctoral Fellow. Between 2013 and 2015, he worked as a Research Associate at the power electronics and motor drive group, the University of Strathclyde. Between 2016 and 2019, he was a Lecturer at the Department of Electrical Engineering and Electronics, University of Liverpool (UoL). Currently, he is a reader at Electronics Engineering Department at University of York (UoY). He has published over 100 papers in IEEE Transactions journals. His research interests include renewable generation, power electronics converters & control, electric vehicle, more electric ship/aircraft, smart energy system and non-destructive test technology. He is the associate editor of IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, IET Renewable Power Generation, IET Intelligent Transport Systems and Power Electronics and Drives.


  • TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
  • power electronics
  • motor drives
  • renewable generation
  • robotics
  • smart grid
  • electric vehicle
  • more electric ship/aircraft

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