Peiwen received a B.S. degree with honors in Electrical Engineering from Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China, in 2010 and a M.S. degree from Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, in 2012 in Electrical Engineering.

He is currently working toward the Ph.D. degree in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at the University of Maryland, College Park. Since 2015, Peiwen has been working as a graduate research assistant in the Maryland Power Electronics Laboratory (MPEL). Currently, he is working on developing a 1kW integrated, isolated and bidirectional onboard charger for PEV.

His research interests include modeling and design of high-frequency ac-dc, dc-dc and dc-ac power electronic converters and electric chargers for PEV.