Chris Mi is Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Michigan, Dearborn, and the Director of the DOE funded GATE Center for Electric Drive Transportation. He is a fellow of IEEE. He received the B.S. and M.S. degrees from Northwestern Polytechnical University, Xi'an, China, and the Ph.D. degree from the University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada, all in electrical engineering. Previously he was an Electrical Engineer with General Electric Canada Inc. He was the President and the Chief Technical Officer of 1Power Solutions, Inc. from 2008 to 2011.
His research interests are in electric and hybrid vehicles. He has taught tutorials and seminars on the subject of HEVs/PHEVs for the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE), the IEEE, workshops sponsored by the National Science Foundation (NSF), and the National Society of Professional Engineers. He has delivered courses to major automotive OEMs and suppliers, including GM, Ford, Chrysler, Honda, Tyco Electronics, A&D Technology, Johnson Controls, Quantum Technology, Delphi, and the European Ph.D School.
Dr. Mi is the recipient of Distinguished Teaching Award and Distinguished Research Award
of University of Michigan Dearborn. He is a recipient of the 2007 IEEE Region 4
Outstanding Engineer Award, IEEE Southeastern Michigan Section Outstanding Professional Award. and the
SAE Environmental Excellence in Transportation (E2T) Award, and ranked three times
Top Associate Editors by IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology. Dr. Mi is Associate Editor of three IEEE Transactions.
Dr. Mi was the Chair (2008-2009) and Vice Chair (2006-2007) of the IEEE Southeastern Michigan Section, the general Chair of the 5th IEEE Vehicle Power and Propulsion Conference. He is the topic chair for the 2011 IEEE International Future Energy Challenge, and the General Chair for the 2013 IEEE International Future Energy Challenge. He is a Distinguished Lecturer (DL) of the IEEE Vehicular Technology Society.
Dr. Mi is originally from China, a country with the largest population in
the world. If
you ever visit China, do not forget to see the greatest terracotta warriors and horses
in the city of Xi'an. He would be glad to give you some advices on your personal or