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Participating Professors

 

 

 

Longya Xu (CHPPE Director)

 

Education

Ph.D. 1990, University of Wisconsin-Madison

 

 

 

Areas of interest

Power electronic converters, control of variable-speed drives, finite element analysis, solid state control of electric power systems.                   

 

                                                           

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Jin Wang                           

 

Education

Ph. D. 2005, Michigan State University
M. S. 2001, Wuhan University
B. S. 1998, Xi’an Jiaotong University

 

Areas of interest   

Power electronics circuits and control, interface for renewable energy sources, hybrid electrical vehicle/fuel cell vehicle, high power converters and inverters, high voltage engineering.                 

 

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Wu Lu

 

Education

Ph.D. 1994, Southeast University, China

 

 

Areas of interest

Nano-fabrication and nano-electronics, chemical/biosensors and bioelectronics, III-Nitride high power and low noise electronicsm high speed III-V compound semiconductor devices and circuits

 

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Siddharth Rajan 

 

Education

Ph.D. 2006, University of California - Santa Barbara

 

Areas of interest

Nano-scale semiconductor devices, molecular beam epitaxy, and III-nitride semiconductors.

 

 

 

 

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Donald Kasten 

 

Education

Ph.D. 1976, University of Missouri- Columbia 

 

Areas of interest

Power systems, energy conversion 

 

 

 

 

 

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Mahesh Illindala

 

Education

Ph.D. 2005, University of Wisconsin- Madison

 

Areas of interest

Power systems, energy conversion, power electronics and controls for smart grids, distributed resources, microgrids, electrical energy conversion and storage, advanced 

electric device transportation systems

 

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Jiankang Wang

 

Education

Ph.D. 2013, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
M.S. 2009, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
B.S. 2007, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China

 

Areas of interest

Emerging technologies of modern power system operation and planning, electricity markets, reconfiguration, demand side management, distributed generation and renewable energy

 

 

 

 

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Ayman Fayed

 

Education

Ph.D. 2004, The Ohio State University
M.S. 2000, The Ohio State University
B.S. 1998, Cairo University

 

 

 

 

Areas of interest

On-chip power grids for dynamic energy distribution in highly-integrated systems, high-frequency switching regulators with on-chip and on-package passives for SoCs, low-noise

power supply modulators for RF transmitters, energy-harvesting platforms for power-restricted & remotely-deployed systems, and power conversion in emerging technologies. 

 

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Julia Zhang

 

Education

Ph.D. 2010, The Ohio State University

 

Areas of interest

Electric machine and drive systems, and their applications in vehicle systems include road vehicles, aircraft, ships, underwater vehicles, and robotics actuation. 

 

 

 

 

Anant Agarwal

 

Education

Ph.D. 1984, Lehigh University

 

Areas of interest

WBG and UWBG power device 2D modeling, fabrication, testing, circuit simulation models

and applications; GaN and SiC SMART power chips; High voltage SiC power devices: MOSFETs, Diodes, GTOs, Optically triggered Thyristors, IGBTs, HV power modules.