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Fang Lin Luo is a professor at Anhui University (AHU), Hefei, China, and the director of the
Research Institute of Renewable Energy and Power Electronics, AHU. He also holds a joint
professional position at the Nanyang Technological University (NTU). He was an associate
professor at the School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, NTU, from 1995 to 2012.
He earned a BS, first class with honors (magna cum laude), in radio-electronic physics at
Sichuan University, Chengdu, China, and a PhD in electrical engineering and computer
science at the University of Cambridge, England, United Kingdom, in 1986.
After graduation from Sichuan University, he joined the Chinese Automation Research
Institute of Metallurgy, Beijing, China, as a senior engineer. He then went to Enterprises
Saunier Duval, Paris, France, as a project engineer from 1981 to 1982. He was with Hocking
NDT Ltd., Allen-Bradley IAP Ltd., and Simplatroll Ltd. in England as a senior engineer after
earning a PhD at the University of Cambridge. He is a fellow of the Cambridge Philosophical
Society and a senior member of IEEE. He has published 15 books and more than 300 technical
papers in IEE/IET Proceedings and IEEE Transactions and attended various international
conferences. His research interest lies in power electronics; DC and AC motor drives with
computerized artificial intelligence control; digital signal processing; AC/DC, DC/DC, and
AC/AC converters and DC/AC inverters; renewable energy systems; and electric vehicles.
He is currently associate editor of the IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics and
associate editor of IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics. He is also international editor
of the international journal Advanced Technology of Electrical Engineering and Energy.
Professor Luo was the chief editor of the international journal Power Supply Technologies
and Applications from 1998 to 2003. He is the general chairman of the First IEEE Conference
on Industrial Electronics and Applications (ICIEA’2006) and the Third IEEE Conference on
Industrial Electronics and Applications (ICIEA’2008).