Academic Profile : Faculty

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Assoc Prof Tang Yi
Associate Professor, School of Electrical & Electronic Engineering
Assistant Chair (Graduate Studies), School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering (EEE)
Deputy Director, Centre for System Intelligence and Efficiency, School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering (EEE)
Dr. Yi Tang received the B.Eng. degree in electrical engineering from Wuhan University, Wuhan, China, in 2007 and the M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in power engineering from the School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, in 2008 and 2011, respectively.

From 2011 to 2013, he was a Senior Application Engineer with Infineon Technologies Asia Pacific, Singapore. From 2013 to 2015, he was a Postdoctoral Research Fellow with Aalborg University, Aalborg, Denmark. Since March 2015, he has been with Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, where he is now a tenured Associate Professor. He is the Cluster Director of the advanced power electronics research program at the Energy Research Institute @ NTU (ERI@N).

Dr. Tang received the Infineon Top Inventor Award in 2012, the Early Career Teaching Excellence Award in 2017, and multiple IEEE Prize Paper Awards. He serves as an Associate Editor for the IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics (TPEL) and the IEEE Journal of Emerging and Selected Topics in Power Electronics (JESTPE).
Power Electronics, Power Quality, Renewable Energy, Energy Storage, Smart Grid.


We are looking for self-motivated PhD students and postdoc research fellows to work on power electronics and power systems. Interested candidates are welcome to send application letters and resumes to Dr. Yi Tang, email:
  • Grid-Wide Intermittency Management By Aggregation Of Distributed Energy Storage Systems-Sub Project-Panasonic
  • Grid-Wide Intermittency Management By Aggregation Of Distributed Energy Storage Systems-Sub Project-Sunseap
  • Novel 3-Dimensional Transmitter Winding Structure and Power Control for Omnidirectional Wireless Power Transfer
  • Product Design and Development of 60KW PV Inverter
  • Ultra-high power density wireless charging for maritime applications
  • WP1: Smart Grid Physical Systems
  • WP2: Power Grid Support