Academic Appointments


  • Lecturer, Electrical Engineering

Professional Education


  • Doctor of Philosophy, Stanford University, EE-PHD (2019)
  • Master of Science, Stanford University, EE-MS (2015)
  • Bachelor of Elec Engineering, Harbin Institute Of Technology, Electrical Engineering (2013)

Stanford Advisors


All Publications


  • A Multiresonant Gate Driver for High-Frequency Resonant Converters IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON INDUSTRIAL ELECTRONICS Gu, L., Tong, Z., Liang, W., Rivas-Davila, J. 2020; 67 (2): 1405–14
  • On the Techniques to Utilize SiC Power Devices in High- and Very High-Frequency Power Converters IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON POWER ELECTRONICS Tong, Z., Gu, L., Ye, Z., Surakitbovorn, K., Rivas-Davila, J. 2019; 34 (12): 12181–92
  • Cascode GaN/SiC Power Device for MHz Switching Xu, J., Gu, L., Ye, Z., Kargarrazi, S., Rivas-Davila, J., IEEE IEEE. 2019: 2780–85
  • A Wide-Input-Range High-Efficiency Step-Down Power Factor Correction Converter Using a Variable Frequency Multiplier Technique IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON POWER ELECTRONICS Gu, L., Liang, W., Praglin, M., Chakraborty, S., Rivas-Davila, J. 2018; 33 (11): 9399–9411
  • An Integrated RF Power Delivery and Plasma Micro-Thruster System for Nano-Satellites FRONTIERS IN PHYSICS Liang, W., Charles, C., Raymond, L., Stuchbery, A., Surakitbovorn, K., Gu, L., Boswell, R., Rivas-Davila, J. 2018; 6
  • High-Frequency Resonant Converter with Synchronous Rectification for High Conversion Ratio and Variable Load Operation Gu, L., Surakitbovorn, K., Rivas-Davila, J., IEEE IEEE. 2018: 632–38
  • High-Frequency Bidirectional Resonant Converter for High Conversion Ratio and Variable Load Operation Gu, L., Surakitbovorn, K., Zulauf, G., Chakraborty, S., Rivas-Davila, J., IEEE IEEE. 2018
  • Effect of Class 2 Ceramic Capacitance Variations on Switched Capacitor and Resonant Switched Capacitor Converters Xu, J., Gu, L., Hernandez, E., Rivas-Davila, J., IEEE IEEE. 2018
  • A Wide Input Range Isolated Stacked Resonant Switched-Capacitor dc-dc Converter for High Conversion Ratios Li, Y., Gu, L., Hariya, A., Ishizuka, Y., Rivas-Davila, J., Sanders, S., IEEE IEEE. 2018
  • 60 V-to-35 kV Input-Parallel Output-Series DC-DC Converter Using Multi-Level Class-DE Rectifiers Park, S., Gu, L., Rivas-Davila, J., IEEE IEEE. 2018: 2235–41
  • Design of Very-High-Frequency Synchronous Resonant DC-DC Converter for Variable Load Operation Gu, L., Liang, W., Davila, J., IEEE IEEE. 2017: 3447–54
  • A compact RF power inverter with reduced EMI for a CubeSat electrothermal micro-thruster Liang, W., Cui, X., Raymond, L., Gu, L., Charles, C., Boswell, R., Rivas-Davila, J., IEEE IEEE. 2017
  • A Multi-resonant Gate Driver for Very-High-Frequency (VHF) Resonant Converters Gu, L., Liang, W., Rivas-Davila, J., IEEE IEEE. 2017
  • Energy consumption analysis of constant voltage and constant current operations in capacitive deionization DESALINATION Qu, Y., Campbell, P. G., Gu, L., Knipe, J. M., Dzenitis, E., Santiago, J. G., Stadermann, M. 2016; 400: 18-24