K. I. Hwu (M’06) was born in Taichung, Taiwan, on August 24, 1965.
He received the B.S. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from National Tsing Hua University, Hsinchu, Taiwan, in 1995 and 2001, respectively.
From 2001 to 2002, he was the Team Leader of the Voltage-Regulated Module (VRM) at AcBel Company.
From 2002 to 2004, he was a Researcher at the Energy and Resources Laboratories, Industrial Technology Research Institute.
He is currently a Professor at the Institute of Electrical Engineering, National Taipei University of Technology, Taipei, Taiwan, where he was the Chairman of the Center for Power Electronics Technology from 2005 to 2006.
Dr. Hwu has been a member of the Program Committee of the IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition since 2005.
He has also been a member of the Technical Review Committee of the Bureau of Standards, Metrology, and Inspection since 2005.
Since 2008, he has been a member of the IET.
His fields of research interests include converter topologies, magnetic component applications, power factor correction rectifiers, sustainable energy applications, LED lighting drivers, and digital control.