Cluster Directors


Jack Zhang Xin


Asst Prof Jack Zhang Xin
School of Electrical & Electronic Engineering

Cluster Director
Renewables’ Integration & Micro Grids​
Energy Research Institute @ NTU (ERI@N)

Phone: +65 6790 5419
Office: S2 B2C 95

Xin Zhang (M'15) received the Ph.D. degree in Automatic Control and Systems Engineering from the University of Sheffield, U.K., in 2016 and the Ph.D. degree in Electronic and Electrical Engineering from Nanjing University of Aeronautics & Astronautics, China, in 2014. He was the Postdoctoral Research Fellow (2017.01 - 2017.09) at the City University of Hong Kong and the Research Associate (2014.02 - 2016.12) at the University of Sheffield. Currently, he is an Assistant Professor at the School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering of Nanyang Technological University, where he is also the Cluster Director of Energy Research Institute @NTU. He is the general manager of Air T&D Pte Ltd.

His current research interests include Advanced control and topologies of modern power electronic systems/converters in smart grid, electric vehicle/aircraft/ship, Stability and reliability of modern power electronic systems, Application of SiC / GaN power devices and Smart green buildings. He has published more than 100 journal and international conference papers and currently holding more than 10 on-going research grants, as well as filled in 10 Chinese patents.

He has received Young Engineer Award Nomination of PCIM Asia at 2011, the highly-prestigious Chinese National Award for Outstanding Students Abroad at 2016, the 'IET Control & Automation Doctoral Dissertation Prize' Award Nomination at 2017, Zhang Si-Ying Outstanding Youth Paper Award at 2018. He is the Associate Editor of IEEE transactions on industrial electronics, Journal of Emerging and Selected Topics in Power Electronics, IET Power electronics and CCDC. He serviced as the committee member of IEEE IA/PEL joint society at Singapore (2018 to now), International TPC member of CCDC (2017 to now), Tutorial Chair of IEEE Southern Power Electronics Conference (SPEC 2018), Topic Chair of IEEE Asian Conference on Energy, Power and Transportation Electrification (ACEPT 2018), tutorial Chair of IEEE International Future Energy Electronics Conference (IFEEC 2019), Publication Chair of IEEE International Conference on Power Electronics and Drive Systems (PEDS 2019), Session chair of IEEE PEAC 2018/IEEE ECCE Asia 2018/IEEE PEDG 2015, etc.