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The Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles Workshop
will be delivered by Chris Mi, PhD

Chris Mi, PhD

Dr. Chris Mi is Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Director of DTE Power Electronics Laboratory at the University of Michigan-Dearborn, Michigan, USA. He is a leader expert in plug-in HEV and battery management. His research interests also inlcude power electronics, electric machines, and their applications in hybrid electric vehicles and renewable energy systems. Dr. Mi is a leading expert in hybrid and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles. He has taught tutorials and led seminars on Chris Mi, PhD EIT2009 the subject of HEV/PHEV for the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE), the IEEE, National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE), and NSF funded workshops. He delivered the HEV course to major automotive OEMs and suppliers, including GM, Ford, Chrysler, A&T Technology, GE, and Delphi. He has offered the tutorial in five countries, including the US, China, Korea, Singapore, and Mexico. He has published more than 90 referred articles and delivered 30 invited talks and keynote speeches, and served as panelists.

Dr. Mi is the recipient of the 2009 Distinguished Research Award of the University of Michigan-Dearborn, 2007 SAE Environmental Excellence in Transportation (E2T) Award for "Innovative Education and Training Program in Electric, Hybrid and Fuel Cell Vehicles," the 2005 Distinguished Teaching Award of the University of Michigan-Dearborn, IEEE Region 4 Outstanding Engineer Award, and IEEE Southeastern Michigan Section Outstanding Professional Award. He is also the recipient of the National Innovation Award (国家发明奖二等奖) and the Government Special Allowance Award (政府特殊津贴) given by the China Central Government.

Dr. Mi holds a BS and an MS degree from Northwestern Polytechnical University, Xi’an, China, and a Ph.D degree from the University of Toronto, Canada. Dr. Mi worked with General Electric Company from 2000 to 2001. Dr. Mi is the associate editor of Journal of Circuits, Systems, and Computers; the editorial board member of International Journal of Electric and Hybrid Vehicles; guest editor of IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, Special Issue on Vehicle Power and Propulsion; and regional editor of Journal of Small & Special Electrical Machines. Dr. Mi served as the Vice Chair of IEEE Southeastern Michigan Section from 2006 to 2007, and Section Chair for 2008. He is currently the General Chair of the Fifth IEEE International Vehicle Power and Propulsion Conference to be held in Dearborn, Michigan, September 7-11, 2009.

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