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RENEWABLE ENERGY AND POWER ELECTRONICS LAB

Activities

Professional Services

Dr. Gao currently serves as an Editor for the IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON SUSTAINABLE ENERGY, an Associate Editor for the IEEE JOURNAL OF EMERGING AND SELECTED TOPICS IN POWER ELECTRONICS, and he has been an active Reviewer of leading journals and conferences such as the IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON POWER SYSTEMS, IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON VEHICULAR TECHNOLOGY, the IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON POWER ELECTRONICS, the IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON SMART GRID, the IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON ENERGY CONVERSION, the IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON SUSTAINABLE ENERGY, the IET RENEWABLE POWER GENERATION, the IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON POWER DELIVERY; IEEE Vehicular Power and Propulsion Conference (VPPC), IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting. He currently serves as the Secretary of IEEE Power Electronics Society Denver Section.

He has been active in various technical committees of IEEE societies and conference organizing committees. He is a member of the Power and Energy Education Committee (PEEC) of IEEE PES (Power and Energy Society). He served as General Chair to host 2012 IEEE Symposium on Power Electronics and Machines in Wind Applications (PEMWA) in Denver, CO, USA. He was a Technical Cochair for IEEE Vehicular Power and Propulsion Conference, held in Dearborn, MI, USA, September 7-11, 2009. He was also a Technical Program Cochair in the Organizing Committee of 2013 IEEE GreenTech Conference held in Denver, April 2013. He will serve as the General Chair to host North American Power Symposium (NAPS 2016), September 18-20, 2016, Denver, USA.

Dr. Gao has been invited to serve on the grant review panel for many funding agencies including the U.S. National Science Foundation, the U.S. Department of Energy, and the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada.

University Services and Outreach

[1]   School of Engineering and Computer Science (SECS) Faculty Committee

[2]   member of SECS Dean’s Faculty Advisory Council

[3]   University Honors Council

[4]   University International Council

[5]   member of DU Academic Assessment Advisory Committee (AAAC)

[6]   ECE/MME Common Curriculum Review Committee

[7]   member of Faculty Search Committee, ECE

[8]   ECE Seminar Coordinator

[9]   Volunteered for freshmen registration Autumn 2011, 2012, 2013

[10] Outreach to high school students at Summer Camp “Engineering of xtreme sports @ DU 2012, 2013” 

2012 IEEE Symposium on Power Electronics and Machines in Wind Applications (PEMWA)

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2016 North American Power Symposium (NAPS 2016)

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