News – 2015

August 2015

Yichao Tang defends his Ph.D. Dissertation, and joins Texas Instruments as a Systems Engineer.


May 2015

Prof. Alireza Khaligh is the recipient of the 2015 Inaugural ISR Junior Faculty Fellowship from the Institute for Systems Research (ISR), University of Maryland.

Yichao Tang receives the 3rd Place in the 2015 Dean’s Doctoral Student Research Award Competition, A. James Clark School of Engineering, University of Maryland.


April 2015

Congratulations to Yichao Tang who is the top recipient of the 2015 ECE Distinguished Dissertation Fellowship, Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, University of Maryland.

Yichao is also a recipient of the 2015 Graduate School’s Outstanding Graduate Assistant Award, Graduate School, University of Maryland.


March 2015

Prof. Khaligh is the Program Chair of the 2015 IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC), the leading conference for practicing power electronics professionals. The APEC program addresses a broad range of topics in the use, design, manufacturing and marketing of all kinds of power electronics systems. The combination of high quality professional education seminars taught by world-class experts, a full program of refereed technical papers, a unique industry presentation seminar series, an interesting rap session program, a one of kind international micromouse competition, and the best power electronics exposition consistently provides an invaluable education and networking opportunity to power electronics researchers and engineers each year. The value of APEC to working power electronics professional is shown by the ever-growing number of participants.

APEC 2015 with more than 4000 participants, was held at the Charlotte Convention Center, Charlotte, NC, March 15-19, 2015.


February 2015

Prof. Fred C. Lee from Virginia Tech (Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University), Speaks at the Booz Allen Hamilton Distinguished Colloquium Series in Electrical and Computer Engineering in the University of Maryland at College Park. Prof. Lee talks on the topic, “Energy and Power Electronics”.


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