Dr. Fei (Fred) Wang holds the Condra Chair of Excellence in Power Electronics and is a Professor in Electrical Engineering at The University of Tennessee. He also has a joint appointment with Oak Ridge National Lab. He is conducting research on: design, modeling, control, and integration of advanced power electronics converters; motor drives; power electronics application to transportation, renewable, and utility power systems. Dr. Wang is a recognized leader in power electronics, has authored and coauthored over 200 refereed publications, holds 7 US patents, and is a Fellow of IEEE.

    Dr. Wang received his B.S.E.E. from Xi'an Jiaotong University, Xi'an, China in 1982. In 1985 and 1990, he received his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees, respectively, in Electrical Engineering from University of Southern California (USC), Los Angeles, California. He worked as a research scientist at USC's electric power lab from 1990 to 1992. His study and research at USC included power system transients and insulation coordination, power equipment diagnosis, and electromagnetic field effects and shielding.