King Siu

Electrical Engineering
Assistant Professor

Discovery Park B233

King Man Siu
Areas of Expertise:
  • Robotics and Autonomous Vehicles
  • Sensors

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  • Ph.D. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Manitoba, 2019.
  • Master degree in Electronic and Information Engineering with Business Management, City University of Hong Kong, 2011.
  • Bachelor degree in Electronic and Communication Engineering, City University of Hong Kong, 2010.

Dr. King Man (Ken) Siu received his B.Eng. and M.Eng. degree in electronic engineering from City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, in 2010 and 2011, respectively, and his Ph.D. degree from University of Manitoba, Canada, in 2019. 

Before he started his PhD study, he has been a System Application Engineer at Infineon Technologies Hong Kong Ltd. to evaluate the latest power semiconductors and to develop their application platforms for 4 years. From 2019 to 2020, he has been a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at University of Manitoba, Canada, working on the high power converter development in sustainable area. 

Since 2021, he is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering at University of North Texas, USA. His research interests include grid-connected power electronics converters, microgrid technique, and renewable energy applications.


Research Interests

  • Power Electronics Technologies- Converter Topologies, Control Algorithms and Efficiency Enhancement 
  • Renewable Energy Conversion Technologies
  • Wide-Bandgap Semiconductor Applications 
  • Smart Grids and Distribution Energy Systems
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Professional Experience

Guest Associate Editor

  • CPSS Transactions on Power Electronics and Applications
    Special Issue on Power Quality Conditioning in Modern Power Grids Integrated Emerging Power Electronic Systems, 2021.

Reviewer Board Member

  • MPDI Electronics, Since 2020.


  • IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, Since 2020.
  • IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, Since 2020.
  • IEEE Access, Since 2020.
  • Journal of Modern Power Systems and Clean Energy, Since 2020 .
  • MPDI Electronics, Since 2020.
  • MPDI Energies, Since 2020.
  • MPDI Applied Sciences, Since 2020.
  • IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion, Since 2019.
  • IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, Since 2019.
  • IEEE Journal of Emerging and Selected Topics in Power Electronics, Since 2017.
  • International Power Electronics Conferences (APEC, ECCE, IECON, WiPDA), Since 2016.
  1. Carl Ho and Ken Siu, “Bi-Directional Bridgeless Buck-Boost Converter,” US Patent, No. US10381953 (B2), 12/08/2019
Honors and Awards
  • Best Paper Award at IEEE 7th International Conference on Smart Energy Grid Engineering, 2019.
  • Best Student Innovation Award at IEEE International Conference on Smart Energy Grid Engineering, 2019.
  • Best Student Team Regional Award at IEEE Empower a Billion Lives Competition in the Americas Region, 2019.
  • 3rd Prize in IEEE Student Project Demonstration on Emerging Technology Competition at IEEE 9th Annual Energy Conversion Congress & Exposition, 2017.