The Min H. Kao Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science has one open postdoctoral position in power electronics. The power electronics graduate program is associated with CURENT, an NSF/DOE Engineering Research Center that is developing technologies for the future electric grid that will have high penetration levels of renewable energy. Faculty and students work on a wide variety of applications including multilevel converters, wide bandgap power electronics characterization and testing, electric vehicles, wireless charging, data center power supplies, microgrids, and grid interface with renewables and storage.
Potential projects that this position would contribute to include (but are not limited to): -Control, protection, and operation of microgrids with high penetration levels of power electronic connected generation sources and energy storage. -Utility application of power electronics including emulation of the electric grid using power electronic converters including multilevel converters -Electric vehicle traction drives and charging and their impact on the electric grid.
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