Energy Systems

Energy systems research is concerned with every step in generating, transmitting, distributing, and utilizing electrical energy. Students gain insights into the latest advancements in energy systems and find solutions for real-world challenges. Whether investigating the nuances of power semiconductor switches or navigating the complexities of expansive power systems, energy systems research addresses industrial needs and nurtures a passion for innovation and problem-solving in electrical energy.

Current research:

  • distributed generation and microgrids
  • smart grids
  • renewable energy includes PV, wind and biogas systems
  • electric energy storage
  • electric and hybrid electric vehicles
  • power electronics topologies, control and PWM techniques
  • industrial variable speed drive systems
  • power electronics for high speed machines
  • power electronics for renewable energy interfaces
  • electrical machines
  • computational electromagnetism
  • power quality
  • power system signaling, monitoring and measurements
  • real-time simulation of large-scale power electric and power electronic systems
  • electromagnetic transient analysis
  • parallel and distributed computing technologies
  • industrial, commercial and utility system reliability
  • power system stability
  • power system operation and control
  • high voltage DC (HVDC) systems
  • modular multilevel converters