Dr. Yen Kheng TAN Ph.D, M.T.D., B.Eng (Hons)

 陈衍庆博士

  Singaporean Chinese (Hokkien)

  Email: tanyenkheng@ieee.org

  Skype ID: tanyenkheng

 

  For more information: http://www.linkedin.com/in/yenkheng

 

 

Publications

Journals

  • Y.K. Tan and J.M. Guerrero, "Self-Sustainable Wireless Sensor Network for Smart Energy Microgrid Clusters", IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, in-preparation, 2012.

  • Y.K. Tan and S.K. Panda, "Resistor Emulation based Maximum Power Point Tracker for Optimal Thermal Energy Harvesting in Powering Wireless Sensor Nodes", IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, in-preparation, 2012.

  • Y.K. Tan, T. P. Huynh and Z.Z. Wang, "Smart Personal Sensor Network Control for Energy Saving in DC Grid Powered LED Lighting System", IEEE PES Transactions on Smart Grid, in-second-review, 2012.

  • H.C. Foong, Y.J. Zheng, Y.K. Tan and M.T. Tan, "Fast-Transient Integrated Digital DC-DC Converter with Predictive and Feedforward Control", IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems I, vol.59, issue.2, pp.1-10, 2012.

  • Y.K. Tan and S.K. Panda, "Energy Harvesting from Hybrid Indoor Ambient Light and Thermal Energy Sources for Enhanced Performance of Wireless Sensor Nodes", IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol.58, issue.9, pp.4424-4435, 2011.

  • Y.K. Tan and S.K. Panda, "Self-Autonomous Wireless Sensor Nodes with Wind Energy Harvesting for Remote Sensing of Wind-Driven Wildfire Spread", IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, vol.60, issue.4, pp.1367-1377, 2011.

  • Y.K. Tan and S.K. Panda, "Optimized Wind Energy Harvesting System Using Resistance Emulator and Active Rectifier for Wireless Sensor Nodes", IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol.26, issue.1, pp.38-50, 2011.

Conferences

Patent

  • Y.K. Tan and S.K. Panda, "Batteryless Wireless Control Switch Using Prestressed Piezoelectric Diaphragm Material", US Provisional Patent, serial No. 61/302,996, 10th February 2010.
Research Interests
  • Energy harvesting wireless sensor network (EH-WSN)
  • Micro power generation using solar, wind, thermal and vibration energy sources
  • Flexible and printable power (Fabric-based systems)
  • Ultra-Low Power Management and Embedded System (Discrete and IC design)
  • Wireless power transfer
  • Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology
  • Nonlinear Control and Motor Drives
  • Electric vehicles

Professional Activities

(A) Invited speaker:

(B) Conference Activities

  • Research/Industry Chair
    • The First International Conference on Sensor Device Technologies and Applications (SENSORDEVICES 2010), Italy, 2010
  • Session Chair
    • 9th International Conference on Power and Energy (IPEC 2010), 2010
  • Technical Program Committee
    • 9th IEEE International Conference on Power Electronics and Drive Systems (PEDS), 2011
    • IEEE ICC E2NETS Workshop on Energy Efficiency in Wireless Networks & Wireless Networks for Energy Efficiency, South Africa, 2010
    • IEEE International Conference on Mechatronics and Automation (ICMA) 2010
    • International Power Electronics Conference -ECCE Asia- (IPEC-Sapporo 2010), Japan, 2010
    • The First International Conference on Sensor Device Technologies and Applications (SENSORDEVICES 2010), Italy, 2010
    • 33rd International Telecommunications Energy Conference (INTELEC) 2011

(C) Editorial and Technical Review Services

  • Peer Reviewer, International Referred Journals:

    • IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics (TIE)
    • IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics (TPEL)
    • IEEE/ASME Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems (JMEMS)
    • IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement (TIM)
    • IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology (TVT)
    • IEEE Sensors Journal
    • IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing (TMC-CS)
    • ASME Journal of Vibration and Acoustics
    • Springer Microsystem Technologies – Micro- and Nanosystems. Information Storage and Processing Systems
    • Journal of Low Power Electronics (JOLPE)
       
  • Peer Reviewer, International Referred Conferences:

    • IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Expo (ECCE)

    • IEEE International Conference on Human System Interaction (HSI)

    • IEEE International Conference on Industrial Technology (ICIT)
    • IEEE International Conference of Industrial Electronics Society (IECON)
    • IEEE International Symposium of Industrial Electronics (ISIE)
    • IEEE International Conference on Industrial Informatics (INDIN)
    • IEEE International Conference on Optimization of Electrical and Electronic Equipment (OPTIM)
    • IEEE International Conference on Mechatronics and Automation (ICMA)
    • IEEE  International Conference on Electrical Machines (ICEM)
    • IEEE International Conference on Power and Energy (IPEC)
    • The First International Conference on Sensor Device Technologies and Applications (SENSORDEVICES)
    • 10th International Conference on Theoretical and Applied Electricity (ICATE)
    • The Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC)

     

  • Peer Reviewer, Hewlett Packard Higher Education Grant Program, 2006.
  • Invited Book Editor,

Other Publications

Articles

Book chapters

  • Yen Kheng Tan (2012). Energy Harvesting Autonomous Sensor Systems: Design, Analysis and Practical Implementation, 450 pages, Taylor & Francis, CRC Press.
  • Yen Kheng Tan, Yuan Jin Zheng and H.C. Foong (2011). Ultra Low Power Management Circuit for Optimal Energy Harvesting in Wireless Body Area Network, In Kris Iniewski, editor, CMOS Circuits for Emerging Technologies, Wiley.
  • Yen Kheng Tan and King Jet Tseng (2011). Low Voltage DC Grid Powered LED Lighting System with Smart Ambient Sensors Control for Energy Conservation in Green Building, In Lars Torsten Berger and Kris Iniewski, editors, Smart Grids - Applications, Communications, Security, Wiley.
  • Josep M. Guerrero and Yen Kheng Tan (2011). Multiple Distributed Smart Microgrids with Self-Autonomous Energy Harvesting Wireless Sensor Network, In Lars Torsten Berger and Kris Iniewski , editors, Smart Grids - Applications, Communications, Security, Wiley.
  • Yen Kheng Tan and Wee Song Koh (2011). Wearable Energy Harvesting System for Powering Wireless Devices, Sustainable Energy Harvesting Technologies - Past, Present and Future, ISBN 978-953-307-438-2, INTECH.
  • Yen Kheng Tan (2011). The Prospect of Energy-Harvesting Technologies for Healthcare WSN, In D. Lai, R. K. Begg, and M. Palaniswami, editors, Healthcare Sensor Networks Challenges Toward Practical Implementation, Taylor and Francis, CRC Press.
  • Yen Kheng Tan and Sanjib Kumar Panda (2010). Review of Energy Harvesting Technologies for Sustainable WSN, Sustainable Wireless Sensor Network, Winston Seah (Editor) and Yen Kheng Tan (Editor-in-Chief), ISBN 978-953-307-297-5, INTECH. Available from: http://www.intechopen.com/articles/show/title/review-of-energy-harvesting-technologies-for-sustainable-wsn
  • Yen Kheng Tan and Sangit Sasidhar (2009). Engineering Better Electric-Powered Wheelchairs To Enhance Rehabilitative and Assistive Needs of Disabled and Aged Populations, Rehabilitation Engineering, Tan Yen Kheng (Ed.), ISBN: 978-953-307-023-0, INTECH, Available from: http://sciyo.com/articles/show/title/engineering-better-electric-powered-wheelchairs-to-enhance-rehabilitative-and-assistive-needs-of-dis.
Academic Activities

Co-supervisor:

Graduate Assistant:

  • EE4502 - Electric Drives & Control
  • MCH5004 - Mechatronics System Design
  • Student Outreach

International Awards
  • 2nd Prize in the Graduate Student Workshop, IEEE Power Engineering Section, Singapore, 2008. [Link]
  • 2nd Prize in the “5th International Symposium on Nanomanufacturing”, 23 - 25 Jan 2008, Singapore. [Link]
  • 2nd Prize in the International category of "2006 National University Student Creativity-in-Action Contest" held in Taiwan on 18th Nov 2006. [ECE Link] [CDT Link]

Teaching Awards

  • Science Mentorship Programme (SMP) Outstanding Mentor Award at the 16th Youth Science Conference, held at Ngee Ann Polytechnic, Convention Centre on 18 September 2010.
Discussion Forums

Since June 2009