Keynote Speaker VI

June 6, 2017 (Tue.) 09:20-10:00
Passive Components in Power Electronics


Prof. Toshihisa Shimizu



IEEE Fellow, IEEJ Fellow
Tokyo Metropolitan University, Japan

Power Electronics, Characterization of Passive Components, High-frequency Inverters, Photovoltaic Power Generations, EMI Filter Design.




Prof. Toshihisa Shimizu received his B.E., M.E. and Dr.Eng. degrees all in electrical engineering from Tokyo Metropolitan University in 1978, 1980, and 1991, respectively. In 1980, he joined Fuji Electric Corporate Research and Development Ltd, as a research engineer. Since 1993, he has been a full professor in Tokyo Metropolitan University. He is also a director of Center for Energy Integrity Systems in the same university.

His research interests include high-reliable and high-power-density converters, characterization of the magnetic materials and power capacitors applied to power converters, high frequency inverters, photovoltaic power generations, EMI filter design in power converters, etc. He published more than 100 journal papers, 300 regional and international conference proceedings, and 7 technical books. He also holds more than 40 patents and 10 patent pending. He honored several national research grants, and has been conducted research projects with more than 20 industrial companies.

He is a recipient of 3 transactions paper awards from IEE Japan, 5 international conference prize paper awards, and 12 awards for his voluntary work from IEEE and IEEJ.

He has been serving as an associate editor of the IEEE PELS Transactions, and served as IEEE PELS Japan chapter chair, a member at large of IEEE PELS, etc. He is now serving as a president of IEEJ IA society, and a vice president of standardization committee of IEEJ Headquarter. He is a Fellow member of IEEE and IEEJ.