Bingnan Wang

  • Biography

    Bingnan's doctoral work focused on the study of wave propagation in novel electromagnetic materials, including photonic crystals and meta-materials. His research interests include electromagnetics and photonics, and their applications to communications, imaging, and energy systems.

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  • Internships with Bingnan

    • MD1381: Electric Motor Design

      MERL is seeking a motivated and qualified individual to conduct research in design, modeling, and simulation of electrical machines. The ideal candidate should have solid backgrounds in modeling (including model reduction)/co-simulation of electromagnetics and thermal dynamics of electrical machines, and demonstrated capability to publish results in leading conferences/journals. Experience with ANSYS, COMSOL, and real-time control experiments involving motor drives is a strong plus. Senior Ph.D. students in electrical or mechanical engineering are encouraged to apply. Start date for this internship is flexible and the duration is about 3-6 months.

    • MD1593: Design Optimization for Electric Machines

      MERL is seeking a motivated and qualified intern to conduct research on design optimization of electrical machines. The ideal candidate should have solid background and demonstrated research experience in mathematical optimization methods, especially in topology optimization, robust optimization, sensitivity analysis, and machine learning techniques. Hands-on experiences with the implementation of optimization algorithms, machine learning and deep learning methods are highly desirable. Knowledge and experience with electric machine principle, design and finite-element analysis is a strong plus. Senior Ph.D. students in related expertise are encouraged to apply. Start date for this internship is flexible and the duration is about 3-6 months. This internship is preferred to be onsite at MERL, but may be done remotely where you live if the COVID pandemic makes it necessary.

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  • MERL Publications

    •  Zhang, S., Ye, F., Wang, B., Habetler, T.G., "Semi-Supervised Bearing Fault Diagnosis and Classification using Variational Autoencoder-Based Deep Generative Models", IEEE Sensors Journal, January 2021.
      BibTeX TR2021-002 PDF
      • @inproceedings{Zhang2021jan,
      • author = {Zhang, Shen and Ye, Fei and Wang, Bingnan and Habetler, Thomas G},
      • title = {Semi-Supervised Bearing Fault Diagnosis and Classification using Variational Autoencoder-Based Deep Generative Models},
      • booktitle = {IEEE Sensors Journal},
      • year = 2021,
      • month = jan,
      • url = {https://www.merl.com/publications/TR2021-002}
      • }
    •  Zhang, S., Ye, F., Wang, B., Habetler, T.G., "Few-Shot Bearing Anomaly Detection via Model-Agnostic Meta-Learning", International Conference on Electrical Machines and Systems (ICEMS), November 2020.
      BibTeX TR2020-151 PDF
      • @inproceedings{Zhang2020nov2,
      • author = {Zhang, Shen and Ye, Fei and Wang, Bingnan and Habetler, Thomas G},
      • title = {Few-Shot Bearing Anomaly Detection via Model-Agnostic Meta-Learning},
      • booktitle = {International Conference on Electrical Machines and Systems (ICEMS)},
      • year = 2020,
      • month = nov,
      • url = {https://www.merl.com/publications/TR2020-151}
      • }
    •  Shin, K.-H., Wang, B., "Semi-Analytical Modeling for Interior Permanent Magnet Synchronous Machines Considering Permeability of Rotor Core", International Conference on Electrical Machines and Systems (ICEMS), November 2020.
      BibTeX TR2020-149 PDF
      • @inproceedings{Shin2020nov,
      • author = {Shin, Kyung-Hun and Wang, Bingnan},
      • title = {Semi-Analytical Modeling for Interior Permanent Magnet Synchronous Machines Considering Permeability of Rotor Core},
      • booktitle = {International Conference on Electrical Machines and Systems (ICEMS)},
      • year = 2020,
      • month = nov,
      • url = {https://www.merl.com/publications/TR2020-149}
      • }
    •  Wang, B., Hotta, A., "Contactless Eddy Current Sensing for Carbon Fiber Reinforced Polymer Defect Detection", Biennial IEEE Conference on Electromagnetic Field Computation (CEFC), November 2020.
      BibTeX TR2020-148 PDF
      • @inproceedings{Wang2020nov2,
      • author = {Wang, Bingnan and Hotta, Akira},
      • title = {Contactless Eddy Current Sensing for Carbon Fiber Reinforced Polymer Defect Detection},
      • booktitle = {Biennial IEEE Conference on Electromagnetic Field Computation (CEFC)},
      • year = 2020,
      • month = nov,
      • url = {https://www.merl.com/publications/TR2020-148}
      • }
    •  Zhang, S., Wang, B., Kanemaru, M., Lin, C., Liu, D., Habetler, T., "Model-Based Analysis and Quantification of Bearing Faults in Induction Machines", IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, DOI: 10.1109/TIA.2020.2979383, Vol. 56, No. 3, pp. 2158-2170, May 2020.
      BibTeX TR2020-059 PDF
      • @article{Zhang2020may,
      • author = {Zhang, Shen and Wang, Bingnan and Kanemaru, Makoto and Lin, Chungwei and Liu, Dehong and Habetler, Thomas},
      • title = {Model-Based Analysis and Quantification of Bearing Faults in Induction Machines},
      • journal = {IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications},
      • year = 2020,
      • volume = 56,
      • number = 3,
      • pages = {2158--2170},
      • month = may,
      • doi = {10.1109/TIA.2020.2979383},
      • issn = {1939-9367},
      • url = {https://www.merl.com/publications/TR2020-059}
      • }
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  • MERL Issued Patents

    • Title: "Compact Photonic Devices"
      Inventors: Kojima, Keisuke; Tahersima, Mohammad; Koike-Akino, Toshiaki; Jha, Devesh; Wang, Bingnan; Lin, Chungwei; Parsons, Kieran
      Patent No.: 10,859,769
      Issue Date: Dec 8, 2020
    • Title: "Negative Electroluminescent Cooling Device"
      Inventors: Lin, Chungwei; Wang, Bingnan; Teo, Koon Hoo
      Patent No.: 10,840,163
      Issue Date: Nov 17, 2020
    • Title: "Thermal Emitter for Energy Conversion Technical Field"
      Inventors: Wang, Bingnan; Lin, Chungwei; Wang, Jianjian; Teo, Koon Hoo
      Patent No.: 10,797,633
      Issue Date: Oct 6, 2020
    • Title: "Methods and Systems for Terahertz-Based Positioning"
      Inventors: Wang, Pu; Fu, Haoyu; Orlik, Philip V.; Koike-Akino, Toshiaki; Ma, Rui; Wang, Bingnan
      Patent No.: 10,795,151
      Issue Date: Oct 6, 2020
    • Title: "Near-Field Based Thermoradiative Device"
      Inventors: Wang, Bingnan; Lin, Chungwei; Teo, Koon Hoo
      Patent No.: 10,658,968
      Issue Date: May 19, 2020
    • Title: "Thermophotovoltaic Energy Converter"
      Inventors: Lin, Chungwei; Wang, Bingnan; Teo, Koon Hoo
      Patent No.: 10,497,821
      Issue Date: Dec 3, 2019
    • Title: "Polarization-Dependent Position Encoder"
      Inventors: Wang, Bingnan; Tsujita, Wataru; Sadamoto, Kota; Sawa, Yoshitsugu
      Patent No.: 10,451,447
      Issue Date: Oct 22, 2019
    • Title: "Contactless Sensor"
      Inventors: Wang, Bingnan; Teo, Koon Hoo; Orlik, Philip V.
      Patent No.: 10,288,759
      Issue Date: May 14, 2019
    • Title: "Digital Beamforming Transmitter Array System with Hardware Sharing and Reduction"
      Inventors: Wang, Bingnan; Peng, Zhengyu; Kim, Kyeong-Jin; Wang, Pu; Ma, Rui; Teo, Koon Hoo
      Patent No.: 10,270,510
      Issue Date: Apr 23, 2019
    • Title: "Compact Photonic Devices"
      Inventors: Kojima, Keisuke; Teng, Min; Koike-Akino, Toshiaki; Wang, Bingnan
      Patent No.: 10,234,627
      Issue Date: Mar 19, 2019
    • Title: "Beamforming Transmission with Analog Hardware Resource Sharing"
      Inventors: Kim, Kyeong-Jin; Peng, Zhengyu; Wang, Bingnan; Teo, Koon Hoo
      Patent No.: 10,218,550
      Issue Date: Feb 26, 2019
    • Title: "Photonic Integrated Circuit"
      Inventors: Kojima, Keisuke; Nishikawa, Satoshi; Toshiaki, Koike-Akino; Wang, Bingnan; Yagyu, Eiji
      Patent No.: 10,120,132
      Issue Date: Nov 6, 2018
    • Title: "Artificial Magnetic Structures for Wireless Power Transfer"
      Inventors: Wang, Bingnan; Yerazunis, William S.; Teo, Koon Hoo
      Patent No.: 9,842,685
      Issue Date: Dec 12, 2017
    • Title: "System and Method for Manipulating Polarizations of Optical Signal"
      Inventors: Kojima, Keisuke; Felicetti, Manuela; Koike-Akino, Toshiaki; Wang, Bingnan; Nishikawa, Satoshi; Yagyu, Eiji
      Patent No.: 9,557,485
      Issue Date: Jan 31, 2017
    • Title: "Wireless Energy Transfer with Negative Index Material"
      Inventors: Teo, Koon Hoo; Huang, Da; Wang, Bingnan
      Patent No.: 9,461,505
      Issue Date: Oct 4, 2016
    • Title: "System and Method for Automatically Optimizing Wireless Power"
      Inventors: Yerazunis, William S.; Wang, Bingnan; Teo, Koon Hoo; Duan, Chunjie; Barnwell, III, John C.; Burns, Dan J
      Patent No.: 9,281,875
      Issue Date: Mar 8, 2016
    • Title: "Proximity Sensor Detecting Metallic and Non-Metallic Objects"
      Inventors: Wang, Bingnan; Long, Jiang; Teo, Koon Hoo
      Patent No.: 9,274,075
      Issue Date: Mar 1, 2016
    • Title: "Mode-Evolution Compound Converter"
      Inventors: Kojima, Keisuke; Wang, Bingnan; Yuan, Wangqing; Yagyu, Eiji
      Patent No.: 9,128,242
      Issue Date: Sep 8, 2015
    • Title: "Multi-Mode Interference Device"
      Inventors: Kojima, Keisuke; Ozbayat, Selman; Koike-Akino, Toshiaki; Wang, Bingnan; Nishikawa, Satoshi; Yagyu, Eiji
      Patent No.: 9,116,298
      Issue Date: Aug 25, 2015
    • Title: "Multi-Mode Interference Device"
      Inventors: Koike-Akino, Toshiaki; Kojima, Keisuke; Wang, Bingnan; Nishikawa, Satoshi; Yagyu, Eiji
      Patent No.: 9,097,852
      Issue Date: Aug 4, 2015
    • Title: "Compound Optical Combiner"
      Inventors: Kojima, Keisuke; Wang, Bingnan; Koike-Akino, Toshiaki; Yagyu, Eiji; Nishikawa, Satoshi
      Patent No.: 9,052,461
      Issue Date: Jun 9, 2015
    • Title: "Multi-Mode Interference Manipulator"
      Inventors: Kojima, Keisuke; Wang, Bingnan; Koike-Akino, Toshiaki; Yuan, Wangqing; Nishikawa, Satoshi
      Patent No.: 8,942,517
      Issue Date: Jan 27, 2015
    • Title: "Wireless Energy Transfer Using Array of Resonant Objects"
      Inventors: Wang, Bingnan; Teo, Koon Hoo
      Patent No.: 8,890,366
      Issue Date: Nov 18, 2014
    • Title: "System and Method for Analyzing Spiral Resonators"
      Inventors: Wang, Bingnan; Teo, Koon Hoo; Ellstein, David
      Patent No.: 8,831,917
      Issue Date: Sep 9, 2014
    • Title: "Wireless Energy Transfer with Anisotropic Metamaterials"
      Inventors: Wang, Bingnan; Huang, Da; Teo, Koon Hoo
      Patent No.: 8,786,135
      Issue Date: Jul 22, 2014
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