Richard Y. Zhang
In October 2016, I successfully defended and submitted my PhD thesis. I am now Postdoctoral Scholar in the Industrial Engineering & Operations Research Department at UC Berkeley. My faculty mentor is Javad Lavaei.
Previously, I was a PhD student in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, advised by Jacob K. White. My committee consisted of John G. Kassakian, Konstantin Turitsyn, and Eugene Litvinov. I was a member of the Computational Prototyping Group (CPG), the Laboratory for Electromagnetic and Electronics Systems (LEES), and the Research Laboratory of Electronics (RLE).
Please email me if you find a bug in my code. All of the software below are released under the BSD 2-Clause License. Feel free to use the code however you like, but remember that there are no warranties, expressed or implied.
- fastlitz - Realistic litz wire characterization. Simulates litz wires in three-dimensions using the PEEC formulation. Computes the resistance of a wire, and the induced eddy loss when exposed to a magnetic field. Comes with a nice graphical user interface. [Associated paper] UPDATE 04/14: Removed dependencies on MATLAB Statistics Toolbox.
- pMag - Planar Magnetics Simulator. MATLAB software that implements several fast simulation techniques for planar magnetic devices. [User's Manual] [Associated paper].
- pFFT.m - MATLAB precorrected FFT. An implementation of precorrected FFT in MATLAB, with time-critical components written in C/C++ and precompiled for 64-bit Windows and Mac. Precorrected FFT accelerates surface / boundary integral equations, volume integral equations, molecular dynamics / n-body problems, to order near-linear complexity.
- 18.336J/6.335J: Fast Methods for Partial Differential and Integral Equations. MIT, Spring 2013
- 6.002x: Circuits and Electronics (MITx / EdX). MIT, Spring 2012
- ENEL 436: Power Electronics 2. University of Canterbury, 2010.
- ENCI 303: Elements of Simulation and Inference for Engineering Decision Making. University of Canterbury, 2008.
- MIT Energy Club, Co-President, 2012-2013
- MIT Energy Conference
- Content Co-Director, 2012
- Grid 101 Workshop Lead, 2010-2011
- MIT Graduate Student Council, Executive Committee, 2011-2012
- 2011 Graduate Orientation Program, Committee Co-Chair
- Legislative Action Sub-committee (LASC)
- ISO New England, Research Intern - Business Architecture & Technology, 2014.
- ABB, Power Electronics Engineer, 2009-2010.
- Beca Carter Hollings & Ferner, Power Systems Engineering Intern, 2008-2009.
- MWH Global, Electrical Engineering Intern, 2007-2008.
- Ph.D. (EECS), Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, USA, 2016.
- S.M. (EECS), Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, USA, 2012.
- B.E. (EEE) with first-class honours, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand, 2009.