PROFESSOR ALIREZA KHALIGH
With years of R&D experience in the modeling, simulation, design, and development of power electronics solutions, our team is highly experienced in a wide range of power electronic systems. Our proficiency in power electronics puts our team in a position to be a valuable resource for delivering impactful solutions for your requirements. Each member of our team is skilled and practiced in completing projects from modeling to implementation and validation. To see more lab highlights, follow us on Instagram @umd.mpel
With over 190 technical journal and conference papers, invention disclosures and patents, we present innovative solutions to complex problems. Our state of the art facilities and equipment allow us to conduct pioneering research to advance the field of power electronics. We are passionate about doing great work, with the goal of being a cornerstone of innovative academic power electronic research and development.
With years of experience working with many industries, our research team is well positioned to help you achieve your goals. Our connections drive us to deliver impactful solutions to difficult engineering problems. Due to the wealth of applications of power electronics systems our team is devoted to improving the world, as we turn to a more efficient, reliable, and cleaner energy future. We look forward to broadening our horizons and helping to make an impact wherever possible.
Alireza Khaligh is a Professor at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) and the Institute for Systems Research (ISR) in the University of Maryland at College Park (UMD). His major research interests include modeling, analysis, design, and control of power electronic converters for transportation electrification, renewable energies, energy harvesting, and micro-robotics. He is an author/coauthor of over 190 journal and conference papers. Dr. Khaligh is the Area Editor for “Vehicular Electronics and Systems Area” of IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology (TVT), and an Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Transportation Electrification. He has been an Associate Editor, Guest Editor and Guest Associate Editor for various journals and publications including IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, and IEEE Journal of Emerging and Selected Topics in Power Electronics.
Dr. Khaligh is the recipient of various awards and recognitions including 2017 Outstanding Young Alumnus Award from Illinois Institute of Technology, the 2016 E. Robert Kent Junior Faculty Teaching Award from Clark School of Engineering at UMD, the 2016 Junior Faculty Outstanding Research Award from Clark School of Engineering at UMD, the 2015 Junior Faculty Fellowship from the Institute for Systems Research at UMD, 2013 George Corcoran Memorial Award from the ECE Department at UMD, three Best Vehicular Electronics Awards from IEEE Vehicular Electronics Society (VTS), and 2010 Ralph R. Teetor Educational Award from Society of Automotive Engineers. Dr. Khaligh was the General Chair of the 2016 IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Expo (APEC), Long Beach, CA, the General Chair of the 2013 IEEE Transportation Electrification Conference and Expo (ITEC), Dearborn, MI, and the Program Chair of the 2011 IEEE Vehicle Power and Propulsion Conference (VPPC), Chicago, IL. He is a Fellow of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), a Distinguished Lecturer of the IEEE Vehicular Technology Society and also a Prominent Lecturer of the IEEE Industry Applications Society.