Piezoelectric Energy Harvesting System for Application of Korea Train eXpress (KTX) (Energy Harvesting and Storage Europe 2012)

Mr Daniel Song, PhD Candidate
Hanyang University
May 16, 2012.


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Presentation Summary

  • Feasibility study on application of piezoelectricity to convert vibration energy into electrical energy
  • Possibility was proved that vibration of superconducting maglev bogie condition enables to activate microelectronics
  • Feasibility study on application of piezoelectricity to Korea's high-speed rail system

Speaker Biography (Daniel Song)

Daniel Song is Ph.D. candidate in Electrical Engineering at Hanyang University, Seoul, South Korea. He graduated from Penn State University with Bachelor of Science in Material Science and Engineering. He has hands on experiences and major interests in characteristics analysis for electrical materials. He has been actively researching on piezoelectric energy system and its applications.

Company Profile (Hanyang University)

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Hanyang University was founded in 1939. It is ranked 4th in the number of CEO's at the top 100 Korean companies and 5th in Korea by number of SCI citations.
Seed lab (Superconductivity, Electrical material & Energy storage Device lab) was established in 2009. Superconductivity research area includes improving and stabilizing superconductor levitation. Current researches on piezoelectricity include "Water Energy Scavenging Technology using Piezoelectric Harvesting" and "Development of piezoelectric harvesting system for application of train".
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