Education & Certifications


  • M.Sc., Stanford University, Electrical Engineering (2015)
  • B.Eng., Harbin Institute of Technology, Electrical Engineering (2013)

All Publications


  • 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 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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