News – 2016

October 2016

Prof. Khaligh receives of the 2016 Junior Faculty Outstanding Research Award from A. James Clark School of Engineering at the University of Maryland.


 

September 2016

Prof. Deepak Divan, from Georgia Tech, Speaks at the Booz Allen Hamilton Distinguished Colloquium Series in Electrical and Computer Engineering in the University of Maryland at College Park.


 

August 2016

Prof. Khaligh and former graduate research assistant Serkan Dusmez receive U.S. Patent 9,419,522 for a

ZVS DC/DC Converter for Converting Voltage Between a Battery and a DC Link in a Hybrid Energy Storage System and Method Thereof.


 

July 2016

Genovation Cars Inc’s GXE is the World’s First Street Legal Electric Car to Exceed 200mph.

Congratulations to Arun Sankar and high school students (Russell Edmonds, Marco Garcia and Frances Watson), who are the recipients of the Best Presentation Award for their Research Project titled “Wireless Power Transfer by Means of Inductive Coupling,” at the ESTEEM/SER- Quest Research Program.


 

May 2016

Congratulations to Ayan Mallik who is a recipient of a 2016 Graduate School’s Outstanding Graduate Research Assistant from the ECE Department at University of Maryland.

Congratulations to Peiwen He and Zeyu Zhang, who are recipients of the ECE Distinguished Teaching Assistant awards from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Maryland.

Junyi Shen defends her Ph.D. Dissertation, and joins QualComm as a Senior Systems Engineer.


 

April 2016

Prof. Kaushik Rajashekara from University of Texas at Dallas, Speaks at the Booz Allen Hamilton Distinguished Colloquium Series in Electrical and Computer Engineering in the University of Maryland at College Park.


 

March 2016

Prof. Khaligh is the General Chair of the 2016 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 2016 with more than 5300 participants, was held at the Long Beach Convention Center, Long Beach, CA March 2016.

Prof. Khaligh named a Distinguished Lecturer for the IEEE Industry Applications Society (IAS).


 

February 2016

Congratulations to Chuan Shi, who is a recipient of the Harry K. Wells Energy Research Fellowship ($24,000) from the University of Maryland Energy Research Center (UMERC), A. James Clark School of Engineering, University of Maryland.


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